St. Louis 6, Houston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(70-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 5 9 1
St. Louis 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 6 7 1
WP: B. Looper (9-1)
LP: B. Lidge (1-5)
(77-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras grounded out to shortstop
- M. Lamb homered to deep right
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- A. Huff popped out to shallow center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, St. Louis 0

  Bottom 1st: St. Louis
- P. Wilson popped out to shallow right
- A. Pujols struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, St. Louis 0

  Top 2nd: Houston
- L. Scott doubled to deep center
- C. Burke struck out swinging
- E. Bruntlett flied out to deep center, L. Scott to third
- B. Ausmus walked
- A. Pettitte grounded into fielder's choice, B. Ausmus out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, St. Louis 0

  Bottom 2nd: St. Louis
- S. Rolen grounded out to second
- J. Encarnacion grounded out to shortstop
- R. Belliard grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, St. Louis 0

  Top 3rd: Houston
- W. Taveras flied out to right
- M. Lamb doubled to deep left
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- A. Huff lined out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, St. Louis 0

  Bottom 3rd: St. Louis
- A. Miles walked
- Y. Molina grounded out to pitcher, A. Miles to second
- J. Weaver struck out swinging
- P. Wilson homered to deep left center, A. Miles scored
- S. Spiezio safe at first on shortstop E. Bruntlett's fielding error
- C. Sampson relieved A. Pettitte
- A. Pujols grounded into fielder's choice, S. Spiezio out at second

2 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Houston 1, St. Louis 2

  Top 4th: Houston
- L. Scott singled to pitcher
- C. Burke walked, L. Scott to second
- E. Bruntlett singled to shortstop, L. Scott to third, C. Burke to second
- B. Ausmus popped out to first
- O. Palmeiro hit for C. Sampson
- O. Palmeiro singled to center, C. Burke and L. Scott scored, E. Bruntlett to second
- W. Taveras grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, O. Palmeiro out at second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 2

  Bottom 4th: St. Louis
- D. Borkowski relieved C. Sampson
- S. Rolen lined out to center
- J. Encarnacion tripled to deep right
- R. Belliard grounded out to shortstop
- A. Miles intentionally walked
- Y. Molina singled to center, J. Encarnacion scored, A. Miles to third
- J. Weaver grounded out to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 3

  Top 5th: Houston
- M. Lamb grounded out to shortstop
- L. Berkman grounded out to first
- A. Huff popped out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 3

  Bottom 5th: St. Louis
- P. Wilson popped out to catcher
- S. Spiezio ground rule double to deep right
- A. Pujols intentionally walked
- S. Rolen struck out looking
- J. Encarnacion singled to left, S. Spiezio scored, A. Pujols to third, J. Encarnacion to second advancing on throw
- R. Belliard fouled out to first

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 4

  Top 6th: Houston
- S. Spiezio at third
- C. Duncan in left field
- L. Scott walked
- C. Burke homered to deep left, L. Scott scored
- J. Hancock relieved J. Weaver
- E. Bruntlett struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus struck out looking
- C. Jimerson hit for D. Borkowski
- C. Jimerson struck out swinging

2 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, St. Louis 4

  Bottom 6th: St. Louis
- R. Springer relieved D. Borkowski
- A. Miles popped out to shortstop
- Y. Molina flied out to center
- M. Rose hit for J. Hancock
- M. Rose struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, St. Louis 4

  Top 7th: Houston
- T. Johnson relieved J. Hancock
- W. Taveras reached on bunt single to pitcher, W. Taveras to second on pitcher T. Johnson's throwing error
- M. Lamb grounded out to pitcher, W. Taveras to third
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- A. Huff flied out to deep left

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Houston 5, St. Louis 4

  Bottom 7th: St. Louis
- C. Qualls relieved R. Springer
- P. Wilson flied out to center
- S. Spiezio flied out to deep center
- A. Pujols walked
- C. Duncan struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, St. Louis 4

  Top 8th: Houston
- L. Scott hit by pitch
- B. Looper relieved T. Johnson
- C. Burke sacrificed to pitcher, L. Scott to second
- E. Bruntlett lined out to second
- B. Ausmus grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, St. Louis 4

  Bottom 8th: St. Louis
- D. Wheeler relieved C. Qualls
- J. Lane in left field
- J. Encarnacion struck out looking
- R. Belliard grounded out to third
- A. Miles flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, St. Louis 4

  Top 9th: Houston
- J. Lane struck out looking
- W. Taveras doubled to right
- M. Lamb struck out swinging
- L. Berkman intentionally walked
- A. Huff lined out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, St. Louis 4

  Bottom 9th: St. Louis
- M. Lamb at first
- L. Berkman in right field
- B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler
- M. Ensberg at third
- J. Rodriguez hit for Y. Molina
- J. Rodriguez singled to right
- S. Schumaker ran for J. Rodriguez
- J. Vizcaino hit for B. Looper
- J. Vizcaino sacrificed to third, S. Schumaker to second
- P. Wilson struck out swinging
- S. Spiezio hit by pitch
- A. Pujols doubled to deep left, S. Spiezio and S. Schumaker scored

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, St. Louis 6
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
M. Lamb M. Lamb
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 St. Louis
P. Wilson P. Wilson
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI