Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 2
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 8 2
Cincinnati 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 X 6 5 0
WP: T. Coffey (4-0)
LP: R. King (4-4)
(71-81)
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Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: St. Louis
- Y. Molina singled to left, M. Grudzielanek scored
Bot 4th: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez reached on fielder's choice, R. Freel scored, F. Lopez to second on first baseman A. Pujols' throwing error
Top 5th: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds doubled to left, M. Morris scored, D. Eckstein to third
Bot 8th: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez singled to right, R. Freel scored
- A. Kearns grounded into fielder's choice, F. Lopez scored, A. Dunn to third, J. LaRue out at second
- E. Encarnacion doubled to deep left, A. Dunn, J. Cruz and A. Kearns scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .290
J. Edmonds cf 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .259
A. Pujols 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .335
R. Sanders lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .264
    S. Schumaker lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
S. Taguchi rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .293
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Eldred p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .294
Y. Molina c 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .261
A. Nunez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .287
M. Morris p 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .093
    J. Gall ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    R. King p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Mabry rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
 Totals 35 2 8 2 2 5 9  
 Batting
2B - J Edmonds (36, B Claussen).
3B - M Grudzielanek (3, B Claussen).
RBI - Y Molina (48), J Edmonds (85).
2-out RBI - Y Molina, J Edmonds.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sanders 2, Y Molina 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - A Pujols (12, throw); A Nunez (13, throw).
DP - 1 (D Eckstein-M Grudzielanek-A Pujols).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel lf 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .274
F. Lopez ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .285
A. Dunn 1b 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .247
R. Aurilia 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .279
J. LaRue c 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .260
A. Kearns rf 4 1 0 1 0 1 3 .238
W. Pena cf 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .260
    J. Cruz ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .250
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
E. Encarnacion 3b 3 0 1 3 0 0 1 .227
B. Claussen p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .078
    J. Valentin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .288
    T. Coffey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Denorfia ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300
 Totals 30 6 5 5 5 5 11  
 Batting
2B - R Freel 2 (19, M Morris, B Thompson); E Encarnacion (14, J Tavarez).
RBI - F Lopez (73), A Kearns (62), E Encarnacion 3 (24).
2-out RBI - E Encarnacion 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J LaRue 1, A Kearns 1, C Denorfia 1.
GIDP - E Encarnacion.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - R Freel (34, 3rd base off R King/Y Molina).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Morris 6.0 1 1 0 3 4 0 3.97
B. Thompson (H, 7) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2.91
R. King (L, 4-4; BS, 5) 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.40
J. Tavarez 0.2 1 2 2 2 0 0 3.36
C. Eldred 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.08
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Claussen 7.0 6 2 2 2 5 0 3.91
T. Coffey (W, 4-0) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.99
D. Weathers 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.50
IBB - A Pujols (by B Claussen), J LaRue (by J Tavarez).
HBP - E Encarnacion (by B Thompson).
Pitches-strikes - M Morris 90-55; B Thompson 18-8; R King 7-4; J Tavarez 22-9; C Eldred 2-2; B Claussen 107-75; T Coffey 15-10; D Weathers 12-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Morris 11-4; B Thompson 1-1; R King 0-0; J Tavarez 1-1; C Eldred 0-1; B Claussen 7-9; T Coffey 1-2; D Weathers 2-1.
Batters faced - M Morris 23; B Thompson 5; R King 2; J Tavarez 5; C Eldred 1; B Claussen 29; T Coffey 5; D Weathers 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Greg Gibson.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 17,461.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, right to left.

Updated on Friday, Sep 23, 2005 5:21 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
3-4
0 RBI
 Cincinnati
E. Encarnacion E. Encarnacion
1-3
3 RBI