Arizona 9, St. Louis 7
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 1 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 7 11 3
Arizona 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 2 X 9 12 2
WP: L. Vizcaino (4-4) S: J. Valverde (15)
LP: J. Sosa (3-11)
(68-75)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- C. Duncan homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Arizona
- E. Byrnes reached on fielder's choice, C. Quentin scored, S. Drew to third on third baseman S. Rolen's throwing error
- S. Drew stole home, E. Byrnes stole second
- O. Hudson singled to right, E. Byrnes scored
- J. Estrada singled to right, O. Hudson scored, L. Gonzalez to second
Top 4th: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio doubled to deep left, A. Pujols scored
- J. Vizcaino singled to center, S. Spiezio scored
Top 5th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep left, J. Suppan scored
Top 6th: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio homered to deep center
- J. Suppan sacrificed to pitcher, J. Encarnacion scored, J. Vizcaino to third
Bot 7th: Arizona
- L. Gonzalez singled to center, E. Byrnes scored, O. Hudson to third
- J. Estrada doubled to right, O. Hudson and L. Gonzalez scored
Bot 8th: Arizona
- T. Clark homered to deep right center
- E. Byrnes homered to deep left
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Schumaker cf-lf 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .178
C. Duncan lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .302
    S. Taguchi cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
    A. Miles ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .269
A. Pujols 1b 5 2 3 2 0 1 2 .321
S. Rolen 3b 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .304
S. Spiezio 2b 5 2 2 2 0 3 2 .268
J. Encarnacion rf 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 .285
J. Vizcaino ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .218
Y. Molina c 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .222
J. Suppan p 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 .204
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Kinney p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .299
    J. Sosa p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130
    J. Hancock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 7 11 7 2 11 18  
 Batting
2B - S Spiezio (11, En Gonzalez); J Vizcaino (4, T Pena).
HR - C Duncan (16, 1st inning off En Gonzalez 0 on, 1 Out), A Pujols (45, 5th inning off En Gonzalez 1 on, 2 Out), S Spiezio (12, 6th inning off T Pena 0 on, 0 Out).
S - J Suppan.
RBI - C Duncan (33), S Spiezio 2 (45), J Vizcaino (8), A Pujols 2 (118), J Suppan (6).
2-out RBI - J Vizcaino, A Pujols 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Rodriguez 1, S Spiezio 1, S Schumaker 1.
GIDP - S Rolen.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - S Rolen 2 (14, ground ball, throw); J Vizcaino (5, catch).
DP - 2 (J Vizcaino-S Spiezio-A Pujols, S Rolen-S Spiezio-A Pujols).
 Arizona
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
E. Byrnes cf-lf 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 .271
O. Hudson 2b 3 2 1 1 2 0 0 .290
L. Gonzalez lf 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 .282
    J. Valverde p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Estrada c 5 0 2 3 0 1 3 .302
C. Jackson 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .278
    C. Young cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
C. Tracy 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .275
C. Quentin rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .255
S. Drew ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .307
E. Gonzalez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
    A. Green ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195
    T. Pena p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Cruz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Easley ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
    L. Vizcaino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Clark ph-1b 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .200
 Totals 36 9 12 7 4 2 15  
 Batting
2B - S Drew (12, J Suppan); L Gonzalez (49, J Suppan); J Estrada (26, R Flores).
HR - T Clark (6, 8th inning off J Sosa 0 on, 2 Out), E Byrnes (23, 8th inning off J Sosa 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - O Hudson (65), J Estrada 3 (69), L Gonzalez (71), T Clark (16), E Byrnes (68).
2-out RBI - L Gonzalez, J Estrada 2, T Clark, E Byrnes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Estrada 1, C Tracy 1, C Quentin 1.
GIDP - C Jackson, C Quentin.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - S Drew (2, Home off J Suppan/Y Molina), E Byrnes (21, 2nd base off J Suppan/Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - S Drew (5, ground ball); C Jackson (9, ground ball).
DP - 1 (O Hudson-S Drew-C Jackson).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan 5.1 6 4 0 1 1 0 4.25
T. Johnson (H, 10) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
J. Kinney (H, 2) 0.1 1 2 2 1 0 0 5.65
R. Flores (BS, 1) 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.78
J. Sosa (L, 3-11) 0.2 3 2 2 1 0 2 5.68
J. Hancock 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.80
 Arizona
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Gonzalez 5.0 6 5 5 2 4 2 9.00
T. Pena 1.0 2 2 1 0 0 1 5.33
J. Cruz 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.32
L. Vizcaino (W, 4-4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.20
J. Valverde (S, 15) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 6.33
IBB - C Jackson (by R Flores).
Pitches-strikes - J Suppan 86-51; T Johnson 13-7; J Kinney 10-4; R Flores 13-6; J Sosa 21-12; J Hancock 2-1; En Gonzalez 87-54; T Pena 16-10; J Cruz 13-9; L Vizcaino 18-11; J Valverde 28-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Suppan 8-8; T Johnson 0-2; J Kinney 1-0; R Flores 0-1; J Sosa 2-0; J Hancock 0-1; En Gonzalez 6-5; T Pena 2-1; J Cruz 0-0; L Vizcaino 1-0; J Valverde 0-1.
Batters faced - J Suppan 23; T Johnson 3; J Kinney 3; R Flores 4; J Sosa 6; J Hancock 1; En Gonzalez 22; T Pena 6; J Cruz 3; L Vizcaino 5; J Valverde 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Bill Welke. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Tim Mcclelland.
Ejections: ST LOUIS' La Russa by Culbreth (6th).
Time: 3:13.
Attendance: 25,381.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
ST. LOUIS MANAGER TONY LARUSSA WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE FIELDIN CULBRETH IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.
THE HOME RUNS BY ARIZONA'S TONY CLARK AND ERIC BYRNES IN THE EIGHTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 10, 2006 8:51 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Arizona
L. Gonzalez L. Gonzalez
4-5
1 RBI