St. Louis 5, Houston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(100-62)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 9 1
Houston 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 9 2
WP: J. Isringhausen (1-0)
LP: B. Lidge (0-1)
(89-73)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Houston
- C. Biggio singled to left, B. Ausmus scored, A. Pettitte to second
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- M. Grudzielanek singled to right center, J. Edmonds and D. Eckstein scored, L. Walker to third
Bot 7th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left, C. Biggio and C. Burke scored
Top 9th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep left, J. Edmonds and D. Eckstein scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .235
J. Edmonds cf 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 .250
A. Pujols 1b 5 1 1 3 0 1 4 .368
R. Sanders lf 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .200
L. Walker rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .133
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 .211
Y. Molina c 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .333
H. Luna 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
    J. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    S. Taguchi rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Carpenter p 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
    J. Mabry rf-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
 Totals 36 5 9 5 3 7 18  
 Batting
2B - Y Molina (3, A Pettitte).
HR - A Pujols (2, 9th inning off B Lidge 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Grudzielanek 2 (2), A Pujols 3 (6).
2-out RBI - M Grudzielanek 2, A Pujols 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sanders 1, L Walker 2, C Carpenter 1, Y Molina 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - D Eckstein (1, 2nd base off A Pettitte/B Ausmus), R Sanders (1, 2nd base off A Pettitte/B Ausmus).
CS - D Eckstein (1, 2nd base by A Pettitte).
 
 Fielding
E - H Luna (2, ground ball).
Outfield assists - R Sanders (M Ensberg at 2nd base).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .316
    E. Bruntlett 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Vizcaino ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Burke cf-lf 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .312
L. Berkman lf-1b 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 .353
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .235
M. Lamb 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .188
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Lane rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .235
B. Ausmus c 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .222
A. Everett ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .300
A. Pettitte p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    W. Taveras cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300
 Totals 34 4 9 4 1 6 12  
 Batting
2B - B Ausmus (2, C Carpenter).
HR - L Berkman (1, 7th inning off C Carpenter 2 on, 1 Out).
S - A Pettitte , C Burke.
RBI - C Biggio (2), L Berkman 3 (3).
2-out RBI - C Biggio.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 2, M Lamb 2, C Burke 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - A Everett (1, throw); M Lamb (1, catch).
Outfield assists - L Berkman (M Grudzielanek at 2nd base).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Carpenter 7.0 9 4 3 1 6 1 3.00
J. Isringhausen (W, 1-0) 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
A. Pettitte 6.1 7 2 2 2 4 0 5.11
C. Qualls 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
M. Gallo (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
D. Wheeler (H, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
B. Lidge (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 1.0 2 3 3 1 3 1 7.20
HBP - D Eckstein (by A Pettitte); J Lane (by C Carpenter).
Pitches-strikes - C Carpenter 119-80; J Isringhausen 33-22; A Pettitte 103-68; C Qualls 7-4; M Gallo 1-1; D Wheeler 4-4; B Lidge 25-16.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Carpenter 9-5; J Isringhausen 3-3; A Pettitte 8-5; C Qualls 2-0; M Gallo 1-0; D Wheeler 1-1; B Lidge 0-0.
Batters faced - C Carpenter 32; J Isringhausen 6; A Pettitte 29; C Qualls 2; M Gallo 1; D Wheeler 2; B Lidge 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Poncino. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Tim Mcclelland. 3B--Greg Gibson. LF--Wally Bell. RF--Phil Cuzzi.
Time: 3:19.
Attendance: 43,470.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Monday, Oct 17, 2005 11:56 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
1-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI