St. Louis 6, Chi Cubs 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(66-71)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi Cubs 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 7 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 X 6 9 1
WP: R. King (4-2) S: J. Tavarez (4)
LP: R. Novoa (3-5)
(88-50)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 5th: St. Louis
- A. Nunez singled to left, J. Suppan scored, D. Eckstein to third, A. Nunez to second advancing on throw
- D. Eckstein scored, A. Nunez to third, A. Pujols to second on wild pitch, A. Nunez out at home
Top 6th: Chi Cubs
- J. Burnitz singled to right, D. Lee and R. Cedeno scored
Bot 8th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep left center, A. Nunez and D. Eckstein scored
- J. Edmonds homered to deep left center
Top 9th: Chi Cubs
- J. Hairston Jr. walked, H. Blanco scored, C. Patterson to third, N. Perez to second
- J. Macias hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Patterson scored
 Chi Cubs
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Hairston Jr. lf 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 .261
R. Cedeno ss 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .296
    J. Macias ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .271
D. Lee 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .343
J. Burnitz rf 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .265
N. Garciaparra 3b 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .271
T. Walker 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 6 .304
    R. Novoa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Ohman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Mitre p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364
H. Blanco c 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .250
C. Patterson cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .222
M. Prior p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195
    S. McClain ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
    M. Wuertz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. Perez 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .283
 Totals 31 4 7 4 5 3 15  
 Batting
2B - N Garciaparra (7, J Suppan).
S - R Cedeno.
SF - J Macias.
RBI - J Burnitz 2 (74), J Hairston Jr (30), J Macias (11).
2-out RBI - J Burnitz 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Walker 3, H Blanco 1.
GIDP - D Lee.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - T Walker (1, 2nd base by J Suppan/E Diaz).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .284
A. Nunez 3b 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .300
A. Pujols 1b 3 1 2 3 1 0 1 .336
J. Edmonds cf 4 1 1 1 0 3 1 .269
L. Walker rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
J. Rodriguez lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .295
    S. Taguchi lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .296
E. Diaz c 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .198
J. Suppan p 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .184
    A. Reyes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Seabol ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Luna ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .284
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 6 9 5 3 8 6  
 Batting
2B - D Eckstein (23, M Prior).
HR - A Pujols (36, 8th inning off R Novoa 2 on, 0 Out), J Edmonds (25, 8th inning off W Ohman 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Nunez (41), A Pujols 3 (103), J Edmonds (78).
2-out RBI - A Nunez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pujols 1, H Luna 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - A Nunez (10, ground ball).
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-A Pujols).
 Chi Cubs
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Prior 6.0 5 2 2 2 6 0 3.69
M. Wuertz 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.02
R. Novoa (L, 3-5) 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 1 4.17
W. Ohman 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 2.43
S. Mitre 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.62
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan 6.0 4 2 0 2 3 0 3.76
A. Reyes 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.52
B. Thompson 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.93
R. King (W, 4-2) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.95
J. Isringhausen 0.0 3 2 2 1 0 0 2.39
J. Tavarez (S, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
WP - M Prior, J Suppan.
IBB - A Pujols (by M Prior), D Lee (by B Thompson).
HBP - J Hairston Jr (by B Thompson); E Diaz (by W Ohman).
Pitches-strikes - M Prior 104-66; M Wuertz 11-7; R Novoa 12-6; W Ohman 12-9; S Mitre 5-3; J Suppan 94-50; A Reyes 11-8; B Thompson 6-1; R King 10-5; J Isringhausen 17-11; J Tavarez 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Prior 4-7; M Wuertz 0-2; R Novoa 0-0; W Ohman 2-0; S Mitre 0-0; J Suppan 7-7; A Reyes 0-3; B Thompson 1-0; R King 1-1; J Isringhausen 0-0; J Tavarez 2-1.
Batters faced - M Prior 24; M Wuertz 3; R Novoa 3; W Ohman 5; S Mitre 1; J Suppan 24; A Reyes 3; B Thompson 3; R King 3; J Isringhausen 4; J Tavarez 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Wally Bell. 1B--John Hirschbeck. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Time: 3:01.
Attendance: 49,646.
Weather: 82 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
ST. LOUIS DAVID ECKSTEIN DOUBLED IN THE THIRD INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.
THE HOME RUNS BY ST. LOUIS' ALBERT PUJOLS AND JIM EDMONDS IN THE EIGHTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Monday, Sep 5, 2005 5:22 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Chi Cubs
J. Burnitz J. Burnitz
1-4
2 RBI
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI