St. Louis 4, Houston 3, 13 innings
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(44-44)
    4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 R H E
Houston 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 12 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 8 0
WP: B. Thompson (1-0)
LP: C. Harville (0-1)
(57-32)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek homered to deep left
Top 5th: Houston
- C. Burke scored, B. Ausmus to third, W. Taveras to second on wild pitch
Bot 8th: St. Louis
- E. Diaz homered to deep left
Top 9th: Houston
- M. Lamb hit sacrifice fly to left, O. Palmeiro scored
Top 13th: Houston
- M. Lamb singled to center, O. Palmeiro scored
Bot 13th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep left center, D. Eckstein scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 6 0 3 0 1 0 1 .300
C. Biggio 2b 5 0 0 0 2 0 3 .283
L. Berkman 1b 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .289
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Bruntlett ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Harville p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Ensberg 3b 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 .291
J. Lane rf 6 0 1 0 0 1 3 .232
A. Everett ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .249
    J. Vizcaino ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .227
C. Burke lf 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .231
    O. Palmeiro ph-lf 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 .307
B. Ausmus c 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .247
A. Pettitte p 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .071
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lamb ph-1b 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 .218
 Totals 45 3 12 2 7 5 24  
 Batting
2B - M Ensberg (20, M Mulder); O Palmeiro (9, J Isringhausen).
S - B Ausmus 2.
SF - M Lamb.
RBI - M Lamb 2 (27).
2-out RBI - M Lamb.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Everett 1, J Lane 1, C Biggio 1, L Berkman 3.
GIDP - C Burke, W Taveras, M Lamb.
Team LOB - 14.
 Base Running
SB - W Taveras (23, 2nd base off J Isringhausen/E Diaz).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (A Everett-L Berkman-B Ausmus-M Ensberg, C Biggio-A Everett-L Berkman, B Ausmus-M Ensberg).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 1 0 0 3 1 1 .282
J. Edmonds cf 6 0 1 0 0 2 2 .270
A. Pujols 1b 5 1 1 2 1 0 2 .335
R. Sanders lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
    L. Walker rf 4 0 1 0 1 0 4 .269
S. Rolen 3b 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .244
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 .283
S. Taguchi rf-lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .269
E. Diaz c 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .239
M. Mulder p 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .114
    J. Mabry ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Nunez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .293
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Reyes p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 42 4 8 4 6 10 17  
 Batting
2B - J Edmonds (21, A Pettitte).
HR - M Grudzielanek (5, 2nd inning off A Pettitte 0 on, 1 Out), E Diaz (1, 8th inning off C Qualls 0 on, 0 Out), A Pujols (23, 13th inning off C Harville 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - M Grudzielanek (30), E Diaz (12), A Pujols 2 (71).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Walker 1, A Nunez 2.
GIDP - D Eckstein.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - L Walker (1, 3rd base by A Pettitte/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (M Grudzielanek-A Pujols, D Eckstein-M Grudzielanek-A Pujols, S Rolen-M Grudzielanek-A Pujols).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte 7.0 4 1 1 3 3 1 2.98
C. Qualls 0.2 1 1 1 2 0 1 4.04
M. Gallo 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.91
D. Wheeler 2.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1.56
B. Lidge 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.37
R. Springer 1.1 0 1 1 1 2 0 5.51
C. Harville (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 6.65
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mulder 8.0 8 1 1 3 3 0 4.13
J. Isringhausen (BS, 3) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 2.01
J. Tavarez 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2.18
A. Reyes 1.2 0 1 1 1 1 0 2.21
R. King 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.52
B. Thompson (W, 1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.62
WP - M Mulder.
HBP - A Everett (by J Tavarez).
Pitches-strikes - A Pettitte 88-53; C Qualls 17-8; M Gallo 5-4; D Wheeler 34-21; B Lidge 11-7; R Springer 28-16; C Harville 7-4; M Mulder 112-67; J Isringhausen 17-10; J Tavarez 34-15; A Reyes 26-17; R King 10-8; B Thompson 5-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Pettitte 9-7; C Qualls 0-2; M Gallo 0-1; D Wheeler 0-3; B Lidge 0-1; R Springer 1-1; C Harville 0-0; M Mulder 16-5; J Isringhausen 1-1; J Tavarez 5-1; A Reyes 2-2; R King 0-0; B Thompson 1-0.
Batters faced - A Pettitte 25; C Qualls 5; M Gallo 1; D Wheeler 8; B Lidge 3; R Springer 5; C Harville 1; M Mulder 33; J Isringhausen 6; J Tavarez 8; A Reyes 6; R King 2; B Thompson 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 4:23.
Attendance: 48,420.
Weather: 83 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
ST. LOUIS OUTFIELDER REGGIE SANDERS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
ST. LOUIS OUTFIELDER REGGIE SANDERS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING DUE TO A LEFT RIB CONTUSION AND A SPRAINED RIGHT ANKLE.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 16, 2005 12:54 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
M. Lamb M. Lamb
1-2
2 RBI
 St. Louis
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI