Houston 2, St. Louis 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
Houston 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 2 6 0
WP: C. Qualls (1-0) S: B. Lidge (3)
LP: J. Marquis (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein walked
- J. Edmonds grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, D. Eckstein out at second
- A. Pujols struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio grounded out to third
- C. Burke lined out to center
- L. Berkman grounded out to second

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

  Top 2nd: St. Louis
- L. Walker grounded out to second
- R. Sanders struck out looking
- J. Mabry struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- M. Ensberg singled to left
- M. Lamb struck out swinging
- J. Lane singled to left, M. Ensberg to second
- B. Ausmus struck out swinging
- A. Everett grounded into fielder's choice, J. Lane out at second

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

  Top 3rd: St. Louis
- Y. Molina grounded out to shortstop
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to shortstop
- J. Suppan flied out to center

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- B. Backe grounded out to shortstop
- C. Biggio grounded out to pitcher
- C. Burke walked
- L. Berkman walked, C. Burke to second
- M. Ensberg grounded into fielder's choice, L. Berkman out at second

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

  Top 4th: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein walked
- J. Edmonds doubled to left, D. Eckstein to third
- A. Pujols hit sacrifice fly to right center, D. Eckstein scored
- L. Walker walked
- R. Sanders struck out swinging
- J. Mabry flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- M. Lamb struck out swinging
- J. Lane homered to deep left
- B. Ausmus struck out swinging
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 5th: St. Louis
- Y. Molina grounded out to shortstop
- M. Grudzielanek grounded out to second
- J. Suppan struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- B. Backe struck out looking
- C. Biggio walked
- C. Burke lined out to left
- L. Berkman popped out to third

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

  Top 6th: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein struck out swinging
- J. Edmonds struck out looking
- A. Pujols singled to left
- M. Gallo relieved B. Backe
- L. Walker grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- J. Marquis relieved J. Suppan
- M. Ensberg singled to left
- M. Lamb flied out to center
- J. Lane walked, M. Ensberg to second
- B. Ausmus struck out looking
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 7th: St. Louis
- C. Qualls relieved M. Gallo
- R. Sanders popped out to second
- J. Mabry grounded out to second
- Y. Molina grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- O. Palmeiro hit for C. Qualls
- O. Palmeiro walked
- C. Biggio safe at first on pitcher J. Marquis' fielding error, O. Palmeiro to second
- C. Burke flied out to left
- L. Berkman walked, O. Palmeiro to third, C. Biggio to second
- W. Taveras ran for O. Palmeiro
- M. Ensberg hit sacrifice fly to center, W. Taveras scored
- M. Lamb flied out to left

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

  Top 8th: St. Louis
- C. Burke in left field
- L. Berkman at first
- D. Wheeler relieved C. Qualls
- W. Taveras in center field
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right
- J. Marquis popped bunt out to catcher
- D. Eckstein flied out to center
- J. Rodriguez hit for J. Edmonds
- J. Edmonds flied out to deep center

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

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- S. Taguchi in center field
- J. Lane grounded out to shortstop
- B. Ausmus grounded out to shortstop
- A. Everett singled to left
- W. Taveras singled to left, A. Everett to second
- C. Biggio popped out to shallow center

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

  Top 9th: St. Louis
- B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler
- E. Bruntlett at second
- A. Pujols singled to center
- L. Walker singled to right, A. Pujols to third
- R. Sanders grounded into fielder's choice, A. Pujols out at home, L. Walker to third
- J. Mabry grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, R. Sanders out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 1, Houston 2
 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
2-3
1 RBI
 Houston
J. Lane J. Lane
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Sun Oct 16, 2005
St. Louis 1
Houston 2

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