St. Louis 5, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(89-73)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 7 0
St. Louis 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 X 5 8 1
WP: C. Carpenter (1-0) S: J. Isringhausen (1)
LP: A. Pettitte (0-1)
(100-62)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- R. Sanders homered to deep left, D. Eckstein scored
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- C. Carpenter sacrificed to pitcher, M. Grudzielanek scored, A. Nunez to second
Bot 5th: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein singled to right center, A. Nunez scored, D. Eckstein to second advancing on throw
- A. Pujols singled to right center, D. Eckstein scored
Top 7th: Houston
- C. Burke homered to deep left, A. Everett scored
Top 9th: Houston
- B. Ausmus hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Lamb scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
W. Taveras cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
L. Berkman lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
M. Lamb 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250
J. Lane rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000
A. Everett ss 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .500
B. Ausmus c 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .333
A. Pettitte p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Burke ph 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Astacio p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Vizcaino ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
 Totals 31 3 7 3 3 4 11  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman (1, C Carpenter); M Ensberg (1, C Carpenter).
HR - C Burke (1, 7th inning off C Carpenter 1 on, 2 Out).
S - A Pettitte.
SF - B Ausmus.
RBI - C Burke 2 (2), B Ausmus (1).
2-out RBI - C Burke 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Vizcaino 1, B Ausmus 1, M Ensberg 1.
GIDP - L Berkman.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Ensberg-C Biggio-M Lamb, M Lamb-A Everett-M Lamb).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .500
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
A. Pujols 1b 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .333
R. Sanders lf 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .333
L. Walker rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .250
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .250
Y. Molina c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
A. Nunez 3b 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .667
C. Carpenter p 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .000
    S. Taguchi rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 28 5 8 5 3 5 11  
 Batting
HR - R Sanders (1, 1st inning off A Pettitte 1 on, 2 Out).
S - C Carpenter 2.
RBI - R Sanders 2 (2), C Carpenter (1), D Eckstein (1), A Pujols (1).
2-out RBI - R Sanders 2, A Pujols.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Walker 1, D Eckstein 1.
GIDP - R Sanders, Y Molina.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - D Eckstein (1, throw).
DP - 1 (M Grudzielanek-D Eckstein-A Pujols).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
A. Pettitte (L, 0-1) 6.0 8 5 5 2 2 1 7.50
R. Springer 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
E. Astacio 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Carpenter (W, 1-0) 8.0 5 2 2 3 3 1 2.25
J. Isringhausen (S, 1) 1.0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0.00
Pitches-strikes - A Pettitte 92-56; R Springer 20-11; E Astacio 11-7; C Carpenter 96-61; J Isringhausen 23-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Pettitte 9-7; R Springer 0-2; E Astacio 0-1; C Carpenter 17-4; J Isringhausen 1-1.
Batters faced - A Pettitte 26; R Springer 4; E Astacio 3; C Carpenter 31; J Isringhausen 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Phil Cuzzi. LF--Larry Poncino. RF--Gerry Davis.
Time: 2:29.
Attendance: 52,332.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 2 mph, in from center.

Updated on Wednesday, Oct 12, 2005 11:23 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Burke C. Burke
1-1, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
R. Sanders R. Sanders
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Wed Oct 12, 2005
Houston 3
St. Louis 5

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LA Angels 1
Chi White Sox 2

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