St. Louis 4, Kansas City 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(28-15)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 9 0
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 8 1
WP: A. Reyes (1-0) S: J. Isringhausen (14)
LP: D. Bautista (0-2)
(10-30)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: St. Louis
- J. Encarnacion doubled to center, S. Rolen scored
Top 8th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep center, S. Spiezio and D. Eckstein scored
Bot 8th: Kansas City
- M. Grudzielanek singled to left, A. Blanco scored, E. German to second
- R. Sanders doubled to deep center, E. German scored, M. Grudzielanek out at home
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .322
S. Spiezio dh 5 1 1 0 0 2 1 .300
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 1 3 0 0 1 .317
S. Rolen 3b 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .310
J. Edmonds cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .252
J. Encarnacion rf 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 .235
J. Rodriguez lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .371
    S. Taguchi lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .237
Y. Molina c 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .160
A. Miles 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .299
 Totals 35 4 9 4 2 6 14  
 Batting
2B - D Eckstein (6, D Bautista); J Encarnacion (4, D Bautista).
HR - A Pujols (21, 8th inning off A Burgos 2 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Encarnacion (16), A Pujols 3 (53).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pujols 1, Y Molina 3.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - S Rolen (3, 2nd base off D Bautista/J Buck).
CS - D Eckstein (2, 2nd base by E Dessens/J Buck).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - S Taguchi (M Grudzielanek at Home).
PB - Y Molina.
DP - 1 (D Eckstein-A Pujols).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Costa cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309
    E. German ph-cf 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .407
M. Grudzielanek 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .306
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .264
R. Sanders rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .237
M. Stairs dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .212
E. Brown lf 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .224
T. Graffanino 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .244
J. Buck c 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .253
    P. Bako ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .195
A. Blanco ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333
 Totals 33 2 8 2 2 5 12  
 Batting
2B - R Sanders (7, J Hancock).
RBI - M Grudzielanek (8), R Sanders (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Graffanino 1, M Stairs 2.
GIDP - T Graffanino.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Buck (3, throw).
DP - 1 (J Buck-A Blanco).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Reyes (W, 1-0) 5.2 4 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
T. Johnson (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
B. Looper (H, 4) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 3.45
R. Flores 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.50
J. Hancock (H, 2) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.08
J. Isringhausen (S, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.94
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Bautista (L, 0-2) 6.0 5 1 1 0 3 0 3.75
A. Burgos 1.1 3 3 3 2 1 1 6.53
J. Nelson 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
E. Dessens 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.74
IBB - J Encarnacion (by A Burgos).
HBP - S Rolen (by D Bautista).
Pitches-strikes - An Reyes 81-56; T Johnson 5-3; B Looper 11-6; R Flores 15-8; J Hancock 10-5; J Isringhausen 13-8; D Bautista 100-61; A Burgos 32-17; J Nelson 6-4; E Dessens 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - An Reyes 7-9; T Johnson 0-0; B Looper 2-0; R Flores 0-0; J Hancock 1-0; J Isringhausen 2-0; D Bautista 13-2; A Burgos 2-1; J Nelson 0-1; E Dessens 0-1.
Batters faced - An Reyes 22; T Johnson 1; B Looper 4; R Flores 3; J Hancock 2; J Isringhausen 3; D Bautista 24; A Burgos 9; J Nelson 2; E Dessens 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Time: 2:56.
Attendance: 40,516.
Weather: 77 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, in from right.

Updated on Sunday, May 21, 2006 4:57 am ET

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