St. Louis 9, Kansas City 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(27-15)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 9 12 0
Kansas City 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 9 1
WP: C. Carpenter (4-2) S: A. Wainwright (1)
LP: M. Redman (0-4)
(10-29)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Kansas City
- T. Graffanino grounded into fielder's choice, R. Sanders scored, M. Stairs to third, E. Brown out at second
- A. Berroa grounded out to third, M. Stairs scored, T. Graffanino to second
- J. Buck singled to right, T. Graffanino scored
Bot 3rd: Kansas City
- R. Sanders homered to deep left center, D. Mientkiewicz scored
Top 4th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep center, S. Spiezio scored
- S. Rolen scored, J. Encarnacion to third on wild pitch
- S. Taguchi grounded out to shortstop, J. Encarnacion scored
Top 5th: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio singled to left, D. Eckstein scored
- S. Rolen doubled to deep left, S. Spiezio and A. Pujols scored
- J. Encarnacion tripled to deep center, S. Rolen scored
- S. Taguchi sacrificed to pitcher, J. Encarnacion scored
Bot 6th: Kansas City
- D. Mientkiewicz doubled to deep right, S. Costa scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .317
S. Spiezio dh 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 .308
A. Pujols 1b 5 2 2 2 0 0 4 .319
S. Rolen 3b 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 .301
J. Encarnacion rf 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .227
J. Edmonds cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .252
S. Taguchi lf 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 .239
Y. Molina c 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .165
H. Luna 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .338
 Totals 37 9 12 8 3 2 16  
 Batting
2B - J Encarnacion (3, M Redman); S Rolen (9, J Peralta).
3B - J Encarnacion (3, J Peralta).
HR - A Pujols (20, 4th inning off M Redman 1 on, 0 Out).
S - S Taguchi.
RBI - A Pujols 2 (50), S Taguchi 2 (13), S Spiezio (15), S Rolen 2 (22), J Encarnacion (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pujols 2.
GIDP - J Edmonds 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Costa cf 5 1 2 0 0 3 1 .323
M. Grudzielanek 2b 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .307
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .256
R. Sanders rf 4 2 1 2 0 2 3 .227
M. Stairs dh 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 .226
E. Brown lf 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 .220
T. Graffanino 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .256
A. Berroa ss 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .238
J. Buck c 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .262
 Totals 36 6 9 6 4 9 13  
 Batting
2B - M Stairs (4, C Carpenter); S Costa (5, C Carpenter); D Mientkiewicz (9, C Carpenter).
HR - R Sanders (5, 3rd inning off C Carpenter 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - T Graffanino (11), A Berroa (12), J Buck (12), R Sanders 2 (18), D Mientkiewicz (12).
2-out RBI - J Buck, D Mientkiewicz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Sanders 2, A Berroa 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - A Berroa (6, ground ball).
DP - 2 (M Grudzielanek-A Berroa-D Mientkiewicz, D Mientkiewicz).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Carpenter (W, 4-2) 6.0 9 6 6 3 8 1 2.63
T. Johnson (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
A. Wainwright (S, 1) 2.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.37
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Redman (L, 0-4) 4.0 7 6 6 2 1 1 6.88
J. Peralta 3.0 4 3 3 0 1 0 3.94
J. Nelson 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
M. Wood 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.73
WP - M Redman 2.
HBP - R Sanders (by C Carpenter); S Rolen (by M Wood).
Pitches-strikes - C Carpenter 107-67; T Johnson 1-1; A Wainwright 24-17; M Redman 79-45; J Peralta 36-23; J Nelson 25-14; M Wood 7-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Carpenter 9-1; T Johnson 1-0; A Wainwright 6-1; M Redman 8-3; J Peralta 5-3; J Nelson 1-2; M Wood 2-1.
Batters faced - C Carpenter 31; T Johnson 1; A Wainwright 9; M Redman 20; J Peralta 13; J Nelson 6; M Wood 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Sam Holbrook. 1B--Randy Marsh. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Hunter Wendelstedt.
Time: 2:46.
Attendance: 33,045.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 2 mph, in from right.

Updated on Saturday, May 20, 2006 5:10 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Kansas City
R. Sanders R. Sanders
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI