St. Louis 2, Washington 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(8-16)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 1
St. Louis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 2 5 1
WP: B. Looper (2-0) S: J. Isringhausen (7)
LP: J. Rauch (0-1)
(16-8)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio hit sacrifice fly to deep right, J. Encarnacion scored, A. Pujols to third
Top 4th: Washington
- J. Guillen homered to deep left
Bot 8th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep right
 Washington
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Soriano lf 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 .320
J. Vidro 2b 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 .356
N. Johnson 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .352
J. Guillen rf 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 .250
R. Zimmerman 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231
M. Byrd cf 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .244
B. Schneider c 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .187
R. Clayton ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .256
L. Hernandez p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
    J. Rauch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ward ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .294
    M. Anderson pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .095
 Totals 36 1 9 1 3 4 15  
 Batting
HR - J Guillen (2, 4th inning off C Carpenter 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Guillen (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Johnson 2, R Clayton 2, J Guillen 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - J Guillen (2, fly ball).
DP - 1 (J Rauch-R Clayton-N Johnson).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .319
J. Encarnacion rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .212
A. Pujols 1b 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .350
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .200
S. Spiezio 3b 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 .281
S. Taguchi lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .262
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Y. Molina c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .152
H. Luna 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364
C. Carpenter p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .077
    J. Gall ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Looper p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schumaker lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
 Totals 28 2 5 2 4 4 9  
 Batting
HR - A Pujols (14, 8th inning off J Rauch 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - S Spiezio.
RBI - S Spiezio (8), A Pujols (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Taguchi 3, Y Molina 1.
GIDP - S Taguchi.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - D Eckstein (2, ground ball).
 Washington
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. Hernandez 7.0 3 1 0 4 4 0 5.49
J. Rauch (L, 0-1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1.88
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Carpenter 7.0 9 1 1 0 3 1 1.80
B. Looper (W, 2-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.54
J. Isringhausen (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 3 0 0 6.00
Pitches-strikes - L Hernandez 99-58; J Rauch 11-6; C Carpenter 105-71; B Looper 11-7; J Isringhausen 26-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - L Hernandez 6-11; J Rauch 2-1; C Carpenter 10-8; B Looper 1-1; J Isringhausen 3-0.
Batters faced - L Hernandez 29; J Rauch 4; C Carpenter 30; B Looper 3; J Isringhausen 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Bob Davidson.
Ejections: WASHINGTON's Jackson by Welke (4th).
Time: 2:22.
Attendance: 39,596.
Weather: 58 degrees, rain.
Wind: 10 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.
WASHINGTON'S DAMIAN JACKSON WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE BILL WELKE IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Sunday, Apr 30, 2006 3:16 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Washington
J. Guillen J. Guillen
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI