St. Louis 7, Houston 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(70-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2
St. Louis 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 X 7 7 0
WP: C. Carpenter (14-6)
LP: T. Buchholz (6-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: St. Louis
- J. Encarnacion singled to center, C. Duncan scored, A. Pujols to second
- R. Belliard singled to left, A. Pujols scored, J. Encarnacion to second
Bot 4th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen grounded out to first, A. Miles scored, C. Duncan to third, A. Pujols to second
- J. Encarnacion walked, C. Duncan scored, A. Pujols to third, S. Spiezio to second
- R. Belliard tripled to deep center, S. Spiezio, J. Encarnacion and A. Pujols scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .248
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Lamb 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .305
L. Berkman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .309
A. Huff rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .253
L. Scott lf-cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .367
C. Burke cf-2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .283
A. Everett ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .237
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .228
T. Buchholz p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .033
    F. Nieve p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
    C. Jimerson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
 Totals 31 0 6 0 2 6 10  
 Batting
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Everett 1.
GIDP - B Ausmus.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - M Lamb (4, 2nd base by C Carpenter/Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - A Everett 2 (7, ground ball 2).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Miles ss 4 1 0 0 1 0 3 .266
C. Duncan rf 3 2 1 0 2 0 1 .302
A. Pujols 1b 3 2 2 0 2 1 1 .323
S. Rolen 3b 4 0 0 1 0 1 5 .302
    J. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .297
    S. Schumaker lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178
S. Spiezio lf-3b 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .268
J. Encarnacion cf 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .285
R. Belliard 2b 4 0 2 4 0 0 1 .231
Y. Molina c 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .220
C. Carpenter p 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .129
 Totals 33 7 7 7 8 5 21  
 Batting
2B - S Spiezio (12, T Buchholz); C Duncan (10, T Buchholz); A Pujols (28, R Springer).
3B - R Belliard (1, F Nieve).
RBI - J Encarnacion 2 (74), R Belliard 4 (14), S Rolen (82).
2-out RBI - J Encarnacion 2, R Belliard 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Miles 2, S Spiezio 1, S Rolen 1, Y Molina 2.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Miles-A Pujols).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Buchholz (L, 6-10) 3.1 5 5 2 4 1 0 5.95
F. Nieve 1.2 1 2 2 4 2 0 4.06
D. Borkowski 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.31
R. Springer 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.69
T. Miller 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.27
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Carpenter (W, 14-6) 9.0 6 0 0 2 6 0 2.84
IBB - Y Molina (by T Buchholz), A Pujols (by T Buchholz), S Spiezio (by F Nieve).
Pitches-strikes - T Buchholz 77-44; F Nieve 47-22; D Borkowski 21-15; R Springer 3-2; T Miller 10-7; C Carpenter 115-79.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Buchholz 3-6; F Nieve 3-0; D Borkowski 4-1; R Springer 1-0; T Miller 0-1; C Carpenter 12-8.
Batters faced - T Buchholz 21; F Nieve 10; D Borkowski 6; R Springer 2; T Miller 2; C Carpenter 33.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Rick Reed. 1B--Tim Tschida. 2B--Ted Barrett. 3B--Laz Diaz.
Time: 2:29.
Attendance: 41,061.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to center.

Updated on Monday, Sep 11, 2006 10:49 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Burke C. Burke
2-4
0 RBI
 St. Louis
R. Belliard R. Belliard
2-4
4 RBI