Cincinnati 8, St. Louis 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(33-24)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 8 13 1
St. Louis 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 7 7 0
WP: E. Yan (1-0) S: T. Coffey (3)
LP: J. Isringhausen (1-3)
(35-22)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- S. Rolen singled to left, D. Eckstein scored, S. Taguchi to second, S. Taguchi scored, S. Rolen to third on third baseman R. Aurilia's fielding error
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez singled to left, D. Ross and B. Phillips scored, B. Claussen to second
Top 5th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. homered to deep center
Bot 5th: St. Louis
- J. Encarnacion homered to deep left, S. Rolen scored
Bot 6th: St. Louis
- J. Suppan homered to deep right, A. Miles scored
Top 7th: Cincinnati
- R. Aurilia hit sacrifice fly to left, F. Lopez scored
Top 8th: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips singled to center, A. Kearns scored
Bot 8th: St. Louis
- Y. Molina homered to deep left
Top 9th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. homered to deep right, F. Lopez and R. Freel scored
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Lopez ss 5 2 4 2 0 0 0 .288
R. Aurilia 3b 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 .256
    R. Freel pr-lf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265
K. Griffey Jr. cf 5 2 3 4 0 0 1 .287
A. Dunn lf 3 0 0 0 2 2 1 .232
    T. Coffey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Kearns rf 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .289
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .275
B. Phillips 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .303
D. Ross c 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .333
B. Claussen p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    Q. McCracken ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171
    E. Yan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Valentin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
    E. Encarnacion 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
 Totals 35 8 13 8 4 3 12  
 Batting
2B - K Griffey Jr (6, J Suppan); A Kearns (16, B Looper); F Lopez (11, J Isringhausen).
3B - F Lopez (1, J Hancock).
HR - K Griffey Jr 2 (10, 5th inning off J Suppan 0 on, 1 Out, 9th inning off J Isringhausen 2 on, 1 Out).
S - B Claussen.
SF - R Aurilia.
RBI - F Lopez 2 (22), K Griffey Jr 4 (34), R Aurilia (18), B Phillips (33).
2-out RBI - F Lopez 2, B Phillips.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Aurilia 1.
GIDP - S Hatteberg, A Kearns.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - R Aurilia (3, throw).
DP - 1 (B Phillips-F Lopez-S Hatteberg).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .322
S. Taguchi cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .288
    J. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .323
S. Rolen 3b 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .335
J. Encarnacion rf 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .254
J. Edmonds 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .252
H. Luna lf-2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .296
Y. Molina c 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .204
A. Miles 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .284
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
J. Suppan p 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .105
    C. Duncan ph 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .429
    J. Hancock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Looper p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Perez lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
 Totals 33 7 7 6 5 6 7  
 Batting
HR - J Encarnacion (8, 5th inning off B Claussen 1 on, 2 Out), C Duncan (2, 6th inning off R White 1 on, 2 Out), Y Molina (1, 8th inning off E Yan 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Rolen (34), J Encarnacion 2 (28), C Duncan 2 (5), Y Molina (20).
2-out RBI - J Encarnacion 2, C Duncan 2, Y Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Luna 2.
GIDP - J Encarnacion.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - S Taguchi (D Ross at Home).
DP - 2 (A Miles-D Eckstein-J Edmonds, D Eckstein-H Luna-J Edmonds).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Claussen 5.0 5 4 3 3 4 1 5.40
R. White 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 1 7.25
E. Yan (W, 1-0) 2.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2.25
T. Coffey (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.91
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan 6.0 8 3 3 2 2 1 5.01
J. Hancock (H, 3) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.03
R. Flores (H, 7) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.57
B. Looper (H, 8) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.75
J. Isringhausen (L, 1-3; BS, 4) 0.1 2 3 3 2 0 1 3.91
B. Thompson 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.39
WP - J Isringhausen.
Pitches-strikes - B Claussen 114-70; R White 18-10; E Yan 18-9; T Coffey 14-8; J Suppan 98-56; J Hancock 7-7; R Flores 5-4; B Looper 11-7; J Isringhausen 30-14; B Thompson 5-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Claussen 4-7; R White 1-1; E Yan 6-0; T Coffey 2-0; J Suppan 11-4; J Hancock 0-2; R Flores 0-1; B Looper 0-2; J Isringhausen 0-1; B Thompson 2-0.
Batters faced - B Claussen 23; R White 5; E Yan 7; T Coffey 3; J Suppan 26; J Hancock 3; R Flores 2; B Looper 4; J Isringhausen 5; B Thompson 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Derryl Cousins. 1B--Tim Timmons. 2B--Joe Brinkman. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 43,707.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
ST. LOUIS THIRD BASEMAN SCOTT ROLEN EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Tuesday, Jun 6, 2006 4:26 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
K. Griffey Jr. K. Griffey Jr.
3-5, 2 HR
4 RBI
 St. Louis
J. Encarnacion J. Encarnacion
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI