Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 5
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(95-57)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 1
Cincinnati 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 X 6 8 2
WP: J. Hancock (1-0) S: D. Weathers (14)
LP: R. King (4-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Cincinnati
- R. Aurilia homered to deep center, A. Dunn scored
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek safe at first on shortstop F. Lopez's throwing error, D. Eckstein and S. Taguchi scored, A. Pujols to third, M. Grudzielanek to second
- J. Gall homered to deep left, A. Pujols and S. Seabol scored
Bot 3rd: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn doubled to left, F. Lopez and R. Freel scored
Bot 5th: Cincinnati
- R. Aurilia singled to center, A. Holbert scored, A. Dunn to second
Bot 7th: Cincinnati
- J. Valentin singled to center, A. Dunn scored, R. Aurilia to third, J. Valentin to second advancing on throw
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .288
    L. Walker ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .279
S. Taguchi cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .291
    A. Reyes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mabry ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .334
R. Sanders rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .268
    S. Schumaker cf-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
M. Grudzielanek 2b 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .293
    S. Seabol pr-3b 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 .216
J. Gall lf 4 1 1 3 0 1 3 .250
Y. Molina c 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .261
H. Luna 3b-2b 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 .268
J. Suppan p 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
    C. Duncan ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Rodriguez rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296
 Totals 33 5 7 3 5 6 20  
 Batting
HR - J Gall (2, 3rd inning off R Keisler 2 on, 2 Out).
S - J Suppan.
RBI - J Gall 3 (10).
2-out RBI - J Gall 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Eckstein 1, S Taguchi 1, H Luna 1.
GIDP - H Luna.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - H Luna (9, 2nd base off J Standridge/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
E - J Suppan (1, throw).
Outfield assists - J Gall (F Lopez at Home).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel 2b-cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .272
F. Lopez ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .285
A. Dunn lf 1 2 1 2 2 0 0 .248
R. Aurilia 3b 4 1 3 3 0 0 1 .282
J. Valentin 1b 4 0 1 1 0 2 3 .295
A. Kearns rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .237
J. LaRue c 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .262
W. Pena cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255
    R. Olmedo 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210
R. Keisler p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    A. Holbert ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .263
    J. Standridge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Encarnacion ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .224
    J. Hancock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Coffey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Cruz ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .252
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 6 8 6 4 10 9  
 Batting
2B - A Dunn (33, J Suppan).
HR - R Aurilia (14, 1st inning off J Suppan 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - R Aurilia 3 (63), A Dunn 2 (94), J Valentin (46).
2-out RBI - R Aurilia 3, J Valentin.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Valentin 2, A Kearns 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Holbert (1, 2nd base off J Suppan/Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - F Lopez (15, throw); J LaRue (5, throw).
DP - 1 (R Aurilia-J Valentin).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan 5.0 4 5 5 4 6 1 3.72
B. Thompson 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.79
R. King (L, 4-3) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2.95
A. Reyes 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.29
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Keisler 5.0 4 5 0 4 3 1 5.85
J. Standridge 1.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.81
J. Hancock (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.35
T. Coffey (H, 3) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.07
D. Weathers (S, 14) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.54
IBB - A Dunn (by J Suppan).
HBP - A Dunn (by R King).
Pitches-strikes - J Suppan 99-57; B Thompson 21-16; R King 9-5; A Reyes 19-9; R Keisler 87-50; J Standridge 17-13; J Hancock 6-4; T Coffey 11-7; D Weathers 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Suppan 8-1; B Thompson 1-1; R King 0-0; A Reyes 2-0; R Keisler 6-6; J Standridge 0-0; J Hancock 1-2; T Coffey 2-1; D Weathers 1-2.
Batters faced - J Suppan 23; B Thompson 6; R King 3; A Reyes 4; R Keisler 24; J Standridge 4; J Hancock 3; T Coffey 4; D Weathers 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Angel Hernandez. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 16,587.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
ST. LOUS' MARK GRUDZIELANEK LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE THIRD INNING AFTER A COLLISION AT FIRST BASE.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 20, 2005 10:05 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
J. Gall J. Gall
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Cincinnati
R. Aurilia R. Aurilia
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI