Houston 6, St. Louis 5
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(80-71)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 0
Houston 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 X 6 9 2
WP: D. Borkowski (2-2) S: D. Wheeler (7)
LP: C. Carpenter (15-7)
(74-78)
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Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio safe at first on second baseman C. Biggio's fielding error, C. Carpenter scored, P. Wilson to third
- A. Pujols grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, P. Wilson scored, S. Spiezio out at second
Top 4th: St. Louis
- R. Belliard scored on wild pitch
Bot 4th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left center, M. Lamb scored
Top 5th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols singled to deep right, P. Wilson scored, S. Spiezio to second
- R. Belliard grounded into fielder's choice, S. Spiezio scored, A. Pujols out at third, S. Rolen to second
Bot 5th: Houston
- O. Palmeiro singled to center, A. Everett and C. Burke scored
Bot 8th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep right center, C. Jimerson scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
P. Wilson rf 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 .259
    C. Duncan ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .302
S. Spiezio lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .263
A. Pujols 1b 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .328
J. Encarnacion cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .281
S. Rolen 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .300
R. Belliard 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .238
Y. Molina c 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .218
A. Miles ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
C. Carpenter p 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .132
    J. Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302
 Totals 32 5 5 2 4 5 10  
 Batting
2B - R Belliard (7, A Pettitte).
S - A Miles.
RBI - A Pujols (129), R Belliard (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Carpenter 1, S Rolen 1, Y Molina 1.
GIDP - A Pujols.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A Miles-A Pujols, C Carpenter-A Miles-A Pujols).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Lamb 3b 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .305
L. Berkman 1b 4 2 3 4 0 0 1 .315
L. Scott lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .374
A. Huff rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233
    E. Bruntlett 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
C. Burke cf 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .282
A. Everett ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .239
B. Ausmus c 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231
A. Pettitte p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .231
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Ensberg ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .230
    C. Jimerson pr-rf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 29 6 9 6 0 5 5  
 Batting
2B - C Burke (22, C Carpenter); L Berkman (28, C Carpenter).
HR - L Berkman 2 (43, 4th inning off C Carpenter 1 on, 1 Out, 8th inning off C Carpenter 1 on, 2 Out).
S - C Biggio , B Ausmus.
RBI - L Berkman 4 (126), O Palmeiro 2 (13).
2-out RBI - L Berkman 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Huff 1.
GIDP - L Berkman, C Biggio.
Team LOB - 1.
 Fielding
E - C Biggio (6, catch); M Lamb (9, ground ball).
DP - 1 (C Biggio-A Everett-L Berkman).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Carpenter (L, 15-7) 8.0 9 6 6 0 5 2 2.93
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte 5.0 5 5 1 4 2 0 4.31
D. Borkowski (W, 2-2) 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.33
D. Wheeler (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.49
WP - A Pettitte.
IBB - S Rolen (by A Pettitte).
BALK - A Pettitte.
Pitches-strikes - C Carpenter 106-71; A Pettitte 93-59; D Borkowski 33-23; D Wheeler 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Carpenter 13-6; A Pettitte 11-3; D Borkowski 5-2; D Wheeler 2-0.
Batters faced - C Carpenter 31; A Pettitte 25; D Borkowski 9; D Wheeler 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Angel Hernandez. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Hunter Wendelstedt.
Time: 2:17.
Attendance: 32,975.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Friday, Sep 22, 2006 5:34 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
R. Belliard R. Belliard
1-4
1 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
3-4, 2 HR
4 RBI