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

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    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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio grounded out to third
- W. Taveras struck out swinging
- L. Berkman doubled to deep center
- M. Ensberg grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 1st: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein singled to right
- J. Edmonds popped out to second
- A. Pujols flied out to deep left center
- R. Sanders homered to deep left, D. Eckstein scored
- L. Walker struck out looking

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

  Top 2nd: Houston
- M. Lamb grounded out to second
- J. Lane grounded out to second
- A. Everett struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek singled to center
- Y. Molina flied out to left center
- A. Nunez singled to right, M. Grudzielanek to third
- C. Carpenter sacrificed to pitcher, M. Grudzielanek scored, A. Nunez to second
- D. Eckstein lined out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to center
- A. Pettitte sacrificed to pitcher, B. Ausmus to second
- C. Biggio walked
- W. Taveras walked, B. Ausmus to third, C. Biggio to second
- L. Berkman grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, W. Taveras out at second

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

  Bottom 3rd: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds grounded out to second
- A. Pujols walked
- R. Sanders grounded into double play third to second to first, A. Pujols out at second

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

  Top 4th: Houston
- M. Ensberg ground rule double to deep center
- M. Lamb grounded out to second, M. Ensberg to third
- J. Lane walked
- A. Everett grounded into fielder's choice, M. Ensberg out at home, J. Lane to second
- B. Ausmus grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: St. Louis
- L. Walker singled to center
- M. Grudzielanek struck out swinging
- Y. Molina grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, L. Walker out at second

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

  Top 5th: Houston
- A. Pettitte grounded out to pitcher
- C. Biggio flied out to center
- W. Taveras grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 5th: St. Louis
- A. Nunez singled to left center
- C. Carpenter sacrificed to pitcher, A. Nunez to second
- D. Eckstein singled to right center, A. Nunez scored, D. Eckstein to second advancing on throw
- J. Edmonds flied out to center
- A. Pujols singled to right center, D. Eckstein scored
- R. Sanders walked, A. Pujols to second
- L. Walker grounded out to second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, St. Louis 5

  Top 6th: Houston
- L. Berkman grounded out to second
- M. Ensberg grounded out to third
- M. Lamb flied out to deep left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, St. Louis 5

  Bottom 6th: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop
- Y. Molina flied out to center
- A. Nunez flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, St. Louis 5

  Top 7th: Houston
- J. Lane fouled out to first
- A. Everett singled to left
- B. Ausmus lined out to right
- C. Burke hit for A. Pettitte
- C. Burke homered to deep left, A. Everett scored
- C. Biggio struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, St. Louis 5

  Bottom 7th: St. Louis
- R. Springer relieved A. Pettitte
- C. Carpenter struck out looking
- D. Eckstein lined out to center
- J. Edmonds walked
- A. Pujols lined out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, St. Louis 5

  Top 8th: Houston
- W. Taveras grounded out to second
- L. Berkman grounded out to second
- M. Ensberg grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, St. Louis 5

  Bottom 8th: St. Louis
- E. Astacio relieved R. Springer
- R. Sanders fouled out to right
- L. Walker struck out swinging
- M. Grudzielanek struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, St. Louis 5

  Top 9th: Houston
- J. Isringhausen relieved C. Carpenter
- S. Taguchi in right field
- M. Lamb singled to left
- J. Lane struck out looking
- A. Everett singled to shortstop, M. Lamb to second, M. Lamb to third, A. Everett to second on shortstop D. Eckstein's throwing error
- B. Ausmus hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Lamb scored
- J. Vizcaino hit for E. Astacio
- J. Vizcaino grounded out to first

1 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 5
 
 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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