Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(58-87)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 5 10 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 6 2
WP: R. Vogelsong (2-1) S: M. Gonzalez (2)
LP: J. Marquis (12-14)
(93-54)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay homered to deep right center
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- B. Eldred homered to deep left center
Bot 4th: St. Louis
- E. Diaz doubled to left, S. Taguchi scored
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay doubled to deep left, T. Redman scored, N. McLouth to third
Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- B. Eldred homered to deep left
Bot 7th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols grounded out to shortstop, J. Rodriguez scored, M. Grudzielanek to third
- J. Gall hit sacrifice fly to deep left, M. Grudzielanek scored
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- T. Redman doubled to left center, F. Sanchez scored
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235
J. Wilson ss 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 .249
J. Bay lf 5 1 3 2 0 1 1 .301
R. Mackowiak 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .279
C. Wilson rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .255
    J. Fogg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .106
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mesa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J.J. Furmaniak ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    M. Gonzalez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Doumit c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .244
B. Eldred 1b 4 2 2 2 0 1 0 .255
F. Sanchez 2b 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 .270
O. Perez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
    R. Vogelsong p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
    T. Redman ph-rf 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 .251
 Totals 39 5 10 5 0 9 13  
 Batting
2B - J Bay (41, J Marquis); T Redman (11, J Tavarez).
HR - J Bay (29, 1st inning off J Marquis 0 on, 2 Out), B Eldred 2 (9, 2nd inning off J Marquis 0 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off J Marquis 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bay 2 (85), B Eldred 2 (20), T Redman (24).
2-out RBI - J Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Doumit 1, C Wilson 3, J Bay 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Mackowiak-F Sanchez-B Eldred).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .288
    J. Rodriguez rf 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .304
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .294
A. Pujols 1b 4 0 0 1 1 0 3 .335
J. Gall lf 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .231
    L. Walker ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
    R. Sanders ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .274
S. Taguchi cf 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .293
S. Seabol 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .200
    J. Mabry ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
E. Diaz c 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 .210
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
H. Luna rf-ss 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .282
    A. Nunez ph-ss 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .295
J. Marquis p 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .321
    J. Edmonds ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
    C. Eldred p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Duncan ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    Y. Molina c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
 Totals 31 3 6 3 8 6 21  
 Batting
2B - E Diaz (6, R Vogelsong).
SF - J Gall.
RBI - E Diaz (17), A Pujols (109), J Gall (7).
2-out RBI - E Diaz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Marquis 2, S Taguchi 3.
GIDP - M Grudzielanek.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - S Taguchi (11, 2nd base off R Vogelsong/R Doumit).
 
 Fielding
E - J Marquis (2, throw); A Nunez (12, line drive).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez 1.2 0 0 0 2 0 0 6.04
R. Vogelsong (W, 2-1) 2.1 2 1 1 2 2 0 4.68
J. Fogg 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 4.88
J. Grabow 0.0 0 2 2 2 0 0 4.11
J. Mesa (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.72
S. Torres (H, 7) 1.1 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.09
M. Gonzalez (S, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.16
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Marquis (L, 12-14) 6.0 8 4 3 0 5 3 4.12
C. Eldred 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.59
J. Tavarez 1.0 1 1 0 0 2 0 3.15
WP - J Marquis, R Vogelsong, J Mesa.
HBP - H Luna (by O Perez).
Pitches-strikes - O Perez 31-17; R Vogelsong 39-25; J Fogg 34-22; J Grabow 9-1; J Mesa 13-10; S Torres 23-16; M Gonzalez 4-4; J Marquis 101-69; C Eldred 23-15; J Tavarez 16-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - O Perez 3-2; R Vogelsong 3-2; J Fogg 0-5; J Grabow 0-0; J Mesa 1-1; S Torres 1-2; M Gonzalez 1-0; J Marquis 6-8; C Eldred 2-2; J Tavarez 0-1.
Batters faced - O Perez 8; R Vogelsong 10; J Fogg 9; J Grabow 2; J Mesa 3; S Torres 7; M Gonzalez 2; J Marquis 27; C Eldred 7; J Tavarez 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Larry Young.
Ejections: PITTSBURGH's Perez by Cooper (2nd).
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 40,172.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
PITTSBURGH STARTING PITCHER OLIVER PEREZ WAS EJECTED IN THE SECOND INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE ERIC COOPER AFTER PEREZ HIT ST. LOUIS' HECTOR LUNA WITH A PITCH.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 15, 2005 6:02 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Bay J. Bay
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
E. Diaz E. Diaz
2-2
1 RBI