Houston 3, St. Louis 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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Houston 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 8 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 8 1
WP: R. Oswalt (19-12) S: B. Lidge (39)
LP: M. Morris (14-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras grounded out to second
- C. Biggio flied out to right
- M. Ensberg singled to left
- L. Berkman grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 1st: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein singled to center
- J. Edmonds struck out looking
- A. Pujols fouled out to first
- L. Walker singled to center, D. Eckstein to second
- R. Sanders struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, St. Louis 0

  Top 2nd: Houston
- M. Lamb grounded out to first
- J. Lane grounded out to shortstop
- A. Everett singled to right
- B. Ausmus struck out looking

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

  Bottom 2nd: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to third
- A. Nunez grounded out to first
- Y. Molina singled to center
- M. Morris grounded out to second

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

  Top 3rd: Houston
- R. Oswalt grounded out to catcher
- W. Taveras singled to right
- C. Biggio grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, W. Taveras out at second

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

  Bottom 3rd: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein grounded out to second
- J. Edmonds singled to center
- A. Pujols flied out to left
- L. Walker singled to right, J. Edmonds to third
- R. Sanders grounded into fielder's choice, L. Walker out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, St. Louis 0

  Top 4th: Houston
- M. Ensberg flied out to center
- L. Berkman popped out to shortstop
- M. Lamb walked
- J. Lane fouled out to first

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

  Bottom 4th: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop
- A. Nunez struck out swinging
- Y. Molina struck out swinging

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

  Top 5th: Houston
- A. Everett flied out to left
- B. Ausmus hit by pitch
- R. Oswalt reached on fielder's choice, B. Ausmus to second on pitcher M. Morris' throwing error
- W. Taveras struck out looking
- C. Biggio flied out to right

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

  Bottom 5th: St. Louis
- M. Morris struck out looking
- D. Eckstein singled to shortstop
- J. Edmonds struck out looking, D. Eckstein caught stealing, catcher to shortstop

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

  Top 6th: Houston
- M. Ensberg popped out to third
- L. Berkman struck out looking
- M. Lamb singled to right
- J. Lane homered to deep center, M. Lamb scored
- A. Everett grounded out to third

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, St. Louis 0

  Bottom 6th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols flied out to right
- L. Walker doubled to deep center
- R. Sanders doubled to deep right, L. Walker scored
- M. Grudzielanek struck out swinging
- A. Nunez flied out to left

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

  Top 7th: Houston
- J. Marquis relieved M. Morris
- J. Mabry at third
- B. Ausmus grounded out to first
- R. Oswalt grounded out to third
- W. Taveras struck out looking

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

  Bottom 7th: St. Louis
- Y. Molina flied out to right
- J. Mabry flied out to right
- D. Eckstein grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 8th: Houston
- C. Biggio homered to deep left
- M. Ensberg flied out to right
- L. Berkman grounded out to second
- M. Lamb grounded out to third

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Bottom 8th: St. Louis
- L. Berkman at first
- B. Lidge relieved R. Oswalt
- C. Gipson in left field
- J. Edmonds flied out to center
- A. Pujols flied out to center
- L. Walker grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Top 9th: Houston
- S. Taguchi in right field
- J. Tavarez relieved J. Marquis
- J. Lane flied out to left
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus singled to center
- J. Bagwell hit for C. Gipson
- C. Gipson singled to center, B. Ausmus to third
- W. Taveras walked, J. Bagwell to second
- C. Biggio grounded into fielder's choice, W. Taveras out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Bottom 9th: St. Louis
- E. Bruntlett at second
- C. Burke in left field
- R. Sanders walked
- S. Schumaker ran for R. Sanders
- S. Schumaker picked off at first, pitcher to first
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to third
- J. Rodriguez hit for J. Tavarez
- J. Rodriguez struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
J. Lane J. Lane
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
L. Walker L. Walker
3-4
0 RBI