St. Louis 4, Houston 3, 11 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(27-27)
  Final 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Houston 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 0
St. Louis 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 8 0
WP: B. Looper (3-0)
LP: M. Gallo (1-2)
(34-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- L. Berkman singled to center, O. Palmeiro scored
Top 3rd: Houston
- C. Burke grounded out to second, O. Palmeiro scored, L. Berkman to third, M. Lamb to second
Bot 3rd: St. Louis
- A. Pujols grounded out to second, D. Eckstein scored
Bot 5th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen doubled to left, D. Eckstein scored, A. Pujols to third
- J. Encarnacion struck out, reached on wild pitch, A. Pujols scored, S. Rolen to third on wild pitch
Top 6th: Houston
- E. Bruntlett doubled to deep left, B. Ausmus scored
Bot 11th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi singled to center, Y. Molina scored, A. Miles to third, D. Eckstein to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .268
O. Palmeiro lf 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .238
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Munson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .298
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. Wilson rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
L. Berkman rf-lf 4 0 2 1 1 2 0 .297
M. Ensberg 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .265
M. Lamb 1b 3 0 1 0 2 0 2 .359
C. Burke 2b 5 0 0 1 0 1 4 .273
B. Ausmus c 5 1 1 0 0 2 3 .298
E. Bruntlett ss 5 0 2 1 0 1 0 .333
T. Buchholz p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .048
    C. Biggio ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Lane lf-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 41 3 10 3 3 9 16  
 Batting
2B - O Palmeiro (1, J Suppan); L Berkman (9, J Suppan); B Ausmus (9, J Suppan); E Bruntlett (5, J Suppan); M Lamb (5, A Wainwright).
S - J Lane.
RBI - L Berkman (45), C Burke (9), E Bruntlett (8).
2-out RBI - E Bruntlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, B Ausmus 3, E Munson 1, C Burke 1.
GIDP - M Ensberg.
Team LOB - 9.
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 .330
J. Rodriguez rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .341
    S. Taguchi ph-cf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .284
A. Pujols 1b 3 1 1 1 2 1 0 .315
S. Rolen 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .325
J. Encarnacion cf-rf 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .242
L. Bigbie lf 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .217
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Looper p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Y. Molina c 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .176
A. Miles 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 .292
J. Suppan p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059
    J. Marquis ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .188
    A. Wainwright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    H. Luna lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333
 Totals 41 4 8 3 4 7 16  
 Batting
2B - D Eckstein (8, T Buchholz); S Rolen (15, T Buchholz); Y Molina (7, M Gallo).
RBI - A Pujols (65), S Rolen (28), S Taguchi (18).
2-out RBI - S Rolen, S Taguchi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Bigbie 2, Y Molina 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Eckstein-A Miles-A Pujols).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Buchholz 5.0 5 3 3 3 2 0 5.55
T. Miller 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40
D. Borkowski 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.80
D. Wheeler 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.63
R. Springer 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.26
M. Gallo (L, 1-2) 0.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 6.06
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan 6.0 8 3 3 2 2 0 5.06
A. Wainwright 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2.02
J. Isringhausen 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 3.05
B. Looper (W, 3-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.63
WP - T Buchholz.
IBB - M Lamb (by J Suppan), A Pujols (by T Buchholz).
HBP - S Rolen (by T Buchholz); D Eckstein (by M Gallo).
Pitches-strikes - T Buchholz 107-57; T Miller 8-7; D Borkowski 23-18; D Wheeler 17-9; R Springer 17-10; M Gallo 18-13; J Suppan 98-61; A Wainwright 30-21; J Isringhausen 34-21; B Looper 9-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Buchholz 9-5; T Miller 2-0; D Borkowski 2-1; D Wheeler 1-2; R Springer 1-1; M Gallo 1-1; J Suppan 8-8; A Wainwright 1-2; J Isringhausen 1-2; B Looper 0-2.
Batters faced - T Buchholz 25; T Miller 3; D Borkowski 6; D Wheeler 3; R Springer 4; M Gallo 6; J Suppan 27; A Wainwright 7; J Isringhausen 8; B Looper 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Darling. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Bruce Dreckman. 3B--Rob Drake.
Time: 3:42.
Attendance: 43,534.
Weather: 85 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, out to center.

Updated on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 5:03 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-4
1 RBI
 St. Louis
S. Rolen S. Rolen
1-4
1 RBI