Houston 6, St. Louis 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(27-26)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 6 8 0
St. Louis 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 1
WP: A. Pettitte (4-6) S: B. Lidge (14)
LP: J. Hancock (1-1)
(33-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- L. Berkman singled to center, W. Taveras scored
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- Y. Molina doubled to deep right, S. Rolen scored
Bot 4th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen homered to deep left
- J. Encarnacion homered to deep left
Top 7th: Houston
- M. Lamb singled to right, C. Burke scored, B. Ausmus to second
- C. Biggio homered to deep left, O. Palmeiro scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .274
C. Biggio 2b 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .285
L. Berkman 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .292
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .267
P. Wilson rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .265
C. Burke lf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .295
B. Ausmus c 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .301
A. Everett ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206
    M. Lamb ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .360
    E. Bruntlett ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .326
A. Pettitte p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .095
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .211
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Lane ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 6 8 5 1 9 6  
 Batting
2B - W Taveras (7, An Reyes); C Biggio (20, An Reyes); C Burke (7, An Reyes).
HR - C Biggio (5, 7th inning off J Hancock 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - L Berkman (44), M Lamb (10), O Palmeiro (2), C Biggio 2 (19).
2-out RBI - C Biggio 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ensberg 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Biggio-A Everett-L Berkman).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .328
H. Luna lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .340
A. Pujols 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .314
S. Rolen 3b 4 2 3 1 0 0 2 .327
J. Encarnacion rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .249
S. Taguchi cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .283
Y. Molina c 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .174
A. Miles 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .296
A. Reyes p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Hancock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .341
    B. Looper p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    L. Bigbie ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
 Totals 35 3 9 3 1 7 10  
 Batting
2B - S Rolen 2 (14, A Pettitte, D Wheeler); Y Molina (6, A Pettitte); H Luna (6, A Pettitte).
HR - S Rolen (6, 4th inning off A Pettitte 0 on, 0 Out), J Encarnacion (7, 4th inning off A Pettitte 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - Y Molina (16), S Rolen (27), J Encarnacion (24).
2-out RBI - Y Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Miles 1, S Rolen 1, S Taguchi 1.
GIDP - D Eckstein.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - S Taguchi (2, throw).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte (W, 4-6) 6.0 7 3 3 1 4 2 5.65
R. Springer (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.44
D. Wheeler (H, 7) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.84
B. Lidge (S, 14) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.26
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Reyes 6.1 5 3 3 1 7 0 2.25
J. Hancock (L, 1-1; BS, 2) 0.2 3 3 3 0 1 1 2.88
B. Looper 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.80
IBB - A Pujols (by A Pettitte).
Pitches-strikes - A Pettitte 87-51; R Springer 16-9; D Wheeler 16-10; B Lidge 7-6; An Reyes 98-64; J Hancock 22-15; B Looper 23-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Pettitte 9-5; R Springer 0-2; D Wheeler 1-1; B Lidge 1-1; An Reyes 4-8; J Hancock 1-0; B Looper 2-3.
Batters faced - A Pettitte 25; R Springer 3; D Wheeler 5; B Lidge 3; An Reyes 25; J Hancock 5; B Looper 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Larry Poncino. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 2:35.
Attendance: 44,732.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, out to center.

Updated on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 5:29 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
S. Rolen S. Rolen
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI