St. Louis 5, Atlanta 3
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atlanta 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 9 0
WP: R. King (3-2)
LP: C. Reitsma (3-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Atlanta
- K. Johnson homered to deep center
Top 2nd: Atlanta
- J. Francoeur homered to deep left
Bot 8th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep center
Top 9th: Atlanta
- J. Francoeur doubled to deep right center, M. Giles scored
Bot 9th: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein homered to deep left, A. Nunez, S. Taguchi and H. Luna scored
 Atlanta
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .271
K. Johnson lf 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 .228
M. Giles 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .305
A. Jones cf 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .273
A. LaRoche 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .257
J. Francoeur rf 4 1 2 2 0 2 0 .403
B. McCann c 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .297
W. Betemit 3b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .308
J. Sosa p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .062
    P. Orr ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303
    K. Farnsworth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Foster p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Reitsma p 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000
 Totals 30 3 6 3 4 10 9  
 Batting
2B - J Francoeur (8, J Isringhausen).
HR - K Johnson (8, 1st inning off C Carpenter 0 on, 1 Out), J Francoeur (8, 2nd inning off C Carpenter 0 on, 0 Out).
S - M Giles.
RBI - K Johnson (32), J Francoeur 2 (21).
2-out RBI - J Francoeur.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Reitsma 2.
GIDP - A LaRoche.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - M Giles (13, 2nd base off J Isringhausen/M Mahoney).
 
 Fielding
PB - B McCann.
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 1 2 4 2 0 0 .272
J. Rodriguez lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .333
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .343
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .270
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .297
A. Nunez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .306
S. Taguchi rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .280
M. Mahoney c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182
    H. Luna ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .263
C. Carpenter p 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .037
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Seabol ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .234
 Totals 34 5 9 5 3 5 16  
 Batting
2B - S Taguchi (12, J Sosa); D Eckstein (16, J Sosa); J Edmonds (26, J Sosa).
HR - A Pujols (31, 8th inning off K Farnsworth 0 on, 2 Out), D Eckstein (5, 9th inning off C Reitsma 3 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Pujols (89), D Eckstein 4 (38).
2-out RBI - A Pujols.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Rodriguez 1, J Edmonds 1, M Grudzielanek 2, C Carpenter 1, A Nunez 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - D Eckstein (8, 2nd base off J Sosa/B McCann).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - S Taguchi (B McCann at 2nd base).
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-D Eckstein-A Pujols).
 Atlanta
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Sosa 7.0 4 0 0 2 5 0 2.36
K. Farnsworth (H, 2) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.91
J. Foster 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.68
C. Reitsma (L, 3-3; BS, 5) 0.2 4 4 4 0 0 1 3.67
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Carpenter 8.0 4 2 2 2 10 2 2.26
J. Isringhausen 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 1.86
R. King (W, 3-2) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.30
HBP - B McCann (by R King).
Pitches-strikes - J Sosa 87-57; K Farnsworth 12-9; J Foster 7-3; C Reitsma 25-18; C Carpenter 113-75; J Isringhausen 12-6; R King 9-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Sosa 5-11; K Farnsworth 1-1; J Foster 0-0; C Reitsma 1-1; C Carpenter 6-7; J Isringhausen 2-0; R King 1-0.
Batters faced - J Sosa 27; K Farnsworth 3; J Foster 1; C Reitsma 6; C Carpenter 29; J Isringhausen 4; R King 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dan Iassogna. 1B--Dale Scott. 2B--Tim Tschida. 3B--Ron Kulpa.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 47,714.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
ATLANTA'S MARCUS GILES SINGLED IN THE NINTH INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES.

Updated on Monday, Aug 8, 2005 4:28 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Atlanta
J. Francoeur J. Francoeur
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
D. Eckstein D. Eckstein
2-3, 1 HR
4 RBI