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

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  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)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: St. Louis
- P. Wilson grounded out to second
- S. Spiezio walked
- A. Pujols walked, S. Spiezio to second
- J. Encarnacion struck out swinging
- S. Rolen popped out to second

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio struck out looking
- M. Lamb singled to left
- L. Berkman grounded into double play shortstop to first, M. Lamb out at second

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

  Top 2nd: St. Louis
- R. Belliard grounded out to shortstop
- Y. Molina grounded out to third
- A. Miles grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- L. Scott flied out to right center
- A. Huff grounded out to first
- C. Burke struck out looking

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

  Top 3rd: St. Louis
- C. Carpenter singled to left
- P. Wilson singled to center, C. Carpenter to second
- 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
- J. Encarnacion struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop
- B. Ausmus grounded out to shortstop
- A. Pettitte grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 4th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen flied out to center
- R. Belliard doubled to left
- R. Belliard scored on wild pitch
- Y. Molina walked
- A. Miles sacrificed to catcher, Y. Molina to second
- C. Carpenter grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- C. Biggio grounded out to third
- M. Lamb singled to left
- L. Berkman homered to deep left center, M. Lamb scored
- L. Scott grounded out to third
- A. Huff flied out to left

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

  Top 5th: St. Louis
- P. Wilson safe at first on M. Lamb's fielding error
- S. Spiezio singled to center, P. Wilson to third
- A. Pujols singled to deep right, P. Wilson scored, S. Spiezio to second
- J. Encarnacion grounded out to third, S. Spiezio to third, A. Pujols to second
- S. Rolen intentionally walked
- R. Belliard grounded into fielder's choice, S. Spiezio scored, A. Pujols out at third, S. Rolen to second
- Y. Molina flied out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- C. Burke doubled to left
- A. Everett singled to shortstop
- B. Ausmus sacrificed to catcher, C. Burke to third, A. Everett to second
- O. Palmeiro hit for A. Pettitte
- O. Palmeiro singled to center, A. Everett and C. Burke scored
- C. Biggio grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, O. Palmeiro out at second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 5, Houston 4

  Top 6th: St. Louis
- D. Borkowski relieved A. Pettitte
- A. Miles grounded out to second
- C. Carpenter struck out swinging
- P. Wilson struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- M. Lamb grounded out to second
- L. Berkman doubled to deep left center
- L. Scott flied out to right
- A. Huff struck out swinging

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

  Top 7th: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio flied out to deep center
- A. Pujols grounded out to third
- J. Encarnacion grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- C. Burke flied out to center
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus flied out to right center

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

  Top 8th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen popped out to shallow right
- R. Belliard grounded out to shortstop
- Y. Molina grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- M. Ensberg hit for D. Borkowski
- M. Ensberg singled to right
- C. Biggio sacrificed to pitcher, M. Ensberg to second
- C. Jimerson ran for M. Ensberg
- M. Lamb struck out swinging
- L. Berkman homered to deep right center, C. Jimerson scored
- L. Scott popped out to center

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 5, Houston 6

  Top 9th: St. Louis
- D. Wheeler relieved D. Borkowski
- E. Bruntlett at second
- C. Jimerson in right field
- A. Miles grounded out to second
- J. Rodriguez hit for C. Carpenter
- J. Rodriguez grounded out to first
- C. Duncan hit for P. Wilson
- C. Duncan struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 5, Houston 6
 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
R. Belliard R. Belliard
1-4
1 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
3-4, 2 HR
4 RBI