Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(96-58)
    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)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein popped out to second
- J. Edmonds flied out to deep left center
- A. Pujols flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 0, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 1st: Cincinnati
- R. Freel lined out to third
- F. Lopez flied out to deep left
- A. Dunn struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 0, Cincinnati 0

  Top 2nd: St. Louis
- R. Sanders struck out swinging
- S. Taguchi flied out to right
- M. Grudzielanek tripled to deep center
- Y. Molina singled to left, M. Grudzielanek scored
- A. Nunez struck out looking

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 2nd: Cincinnati
- R. Aurilia struck out swinging
- J. LaRue lined out to center
- A. Kearns grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Cincinnati 0

  Top 3rd: St. Louis
- M. Morris struck out swinging
- D. Eckstein lined out to right
- J. Edmonds singled to right
- A. Pujols grounded into fielder's choice, J. Edmonds out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 3rd: Cincinnati
- W. Pena walked
- E. Encarnacion grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, W. Pena out at second
- B. Claussen struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Cincinnati 0

  Top 4th: St. Louis
- R. Sanders flied out to center
- S. Taguchi grounded out to shortstop
- M. Grudzielanek flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 4th: Cincinnati
- R. Freel doubled to left center
- F. Lopez reached on fielder's choice, R. Freel scored, F. Lopez to second on first baseman A. Pujols' throwing error
- A. Dunn grounded out to first
- R. Aurilia grounded out to second, F. Lopez to third
- J. LaRue walked
- A. Kearns struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
St. Louis 1, Cincinnati 1

  Top 5th: St. Louis
- Y. Molina grounded out to shortstop
- A. Nunez grounded out to third
- M. Morris walked
- D. Eckstein singled to shallow center, M. Morris to second
- J. Edmonds doubled to left, M. Morris scored, D. Eckstein to third
- A. Pujols intentionally walked
- R. Sanders grounded out to first

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1

  Bottom 5th: Cincinnati
- W. Pena grounded out to second
- E. Encarnacion grounded out to third
- B. Claussen grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1

  Top 6th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi grounded out to shortstop
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right
- Y. Molina popped out to shallow center
- A. Nunez flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1

  Bottom 6th: Cincinnati
- R. Freel safe at first on third baseman A. Nunez's throwing error
- F. Lopez grounded out to third, R. Freel to second
- A. Dunn walked
- R. Aurilia flied out to right center, R. Freel to third
- J. LaRue grounded into fielder's choice, A. Dunn out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1

  Top 7th: St. Louis
- J. Gall hit for M. Morris
- J. Gall struck out swinging
- D. Eckstein grounded out to second
- J. Edmonds struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1

  Bottom 7th: Cincinnati
- B. Thompson relieved M. Morris
- A. Kearns grounded out to third
- W. Pena struck out swinging
- E. Encarnacion hit by pitch
- J. Valentin hit for B. Claussen
- J. Valentin flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1

  Top 8th: St. Louis
- T. Coffey relieved B. Claussen
- A. Pujols grounded out to second
- R. Sanders flied out to right center
- S. Taguchi singled to center
- M. Grudzielanek singled to first, S. Taguchi to second
- Y. Molina flied out to shallow center

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1

  Bottom 8th: Cincinnati
- S. Schumaker in left field
- R. Freel doubled to center
- R. King relieved B. Thompson
- R. Freel stole third
- F. Lopez singled to right, R. Freel scored
- A. Dunn singled to center, F. Lopez to second
- J. Tavarez relieved R. King
- J. Mabry in right field
- R. Aurilia flied out to right, F. Lopez to third, A. Dunn to second
- J. LaRue intentionally walked
- A. Kearns grounded into fielder's choice, F. Lopez scored, A. Dunn to third, J. LaRue out at second
- J. Cruz hit for W. Pena
- J. Cruz walked, A. Kearns to second
- E. Encarnacion doubled to deep left, A. Dunn, J. Cruz and A. Kearns scored
- C. Eldred relieved J. Tavarez
- C. Denorfia hit for T. Coffey
- C. Denorfia flied out to center

5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 6

  Top 9th: St. Louis
- D. Weathers relieved T. Coffey
- C. Denorfia in center field
- A. Nunez flied out to center
- J. Mabry grounded out to shortstop
- D. Eckstein grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 6
 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
M. Grudzielanek M. Grudzielanek
3-4
0 RBI
 Cincinnati
E. Encarnacion E. Encarnacion
1-3
3 RBI