Houston 7, St. Louis 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(80-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 8 0
Houston 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 X 7 11 0
WP: C. Qualls (7-3)
LP: J. Hancock (3-3)
(77-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- S. Rolen singled to left, C. Duncan scored, A. Pujols to third
Bot 4th: Houston
- B. Ausmus doubled to left, A. Huff and L. Scott scored
Bot 5th: Houston
- L. Berkman hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Lamb scored
Top 6th: St. Louis
- J. Rodriguez singled to right, C. Duncan scored, A. Pujols to third
Top 7th: St. Louis
- R. Belliard grounded out to second, J. Nelson scored, S. Spiezio to second
Bot 7th: Houston
- L. Berkman grounded out to second, E. Bruntlett scored, C. Biggio to second
- A. Huff homered to deep right, C. Biggio and L. Scott scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
    J. Vizcaino ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
    R. Belliard ph-2b 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .241
C. Duncan rf 2 2 1 0 2 1 1 .302
    J. Hancock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    P. Wilson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .260
A. Pujols 1b 3 0 2 0 1 1 1 .329
S. Rolen 3b 4 0 1 1 0 2 5 .297
J. Rodriguez lf-rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .305
J. Encarnacion cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .280
A. Miles 2b-ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .265
Y. Molina c 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .215
    J. Nelson pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Bennett c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
J. Weaver p 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .120
    S. Spiezio ph-lf 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .270
 Totals 34 3 8 3 4 12 15  
 Batting
2B - R Belliard (8, D Wheeler).
RBI - S Rolen (92), J Rodriguez (19), R Belliard (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Miles 1, S Rolen 1, P Wilson 1, J Weaver 1.
GIDP - J Rodriguez.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Pujols-D Eckstein-A Pujols).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 .247
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Lamb 3b 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 .306
    M. Ensberg ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .235
L. Berkman 1b 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 .318
L. Scott lf 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 .368
A. Huff rf 3 2 2 3 1 0 2 .239
    C. Jimerson rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
C. Burke cf-2b 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .276
A. Everett ss 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .238
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .243
    W. Taveras cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279
B. Ausmus c 4 0 1 2 0 1 2 .230
R. Clemens p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .080
    W. Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .081
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Bruntlett ss 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 .283
 Totals 33 7 11 7 3 9 19  
 Batting
2B - M Lamb (21, J Weaver); L Scott (19, J Weaver); B Ausmus (16, J Weaver); E Bruntlett (8, J Hancock).
3B - M Lamb (3, J Weaver).
HR - A Huff (12, 7th inning off R Flores 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - L Berkman.
RBI - B Ausmus 2 (38), L Berkman 2 (130), A Huff 3 (36).
2-out RBI - B Ausmus 2, A Huff 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Clemens 1, A Huff 1.
GIDP - M Lamb.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (R Clemens-A Everett-L Berkman).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Weaver 6.0 7 3 3 2 5 0 5.21
J. Hancock (L, 3-3) 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.96
R. Flores 0.2 1 2 2 1 1 1 5.45
B. Thompson 1.1 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.65
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Clemens 5.0 4 1 1 1 6 0 2.35
W. Rodriguez 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 5.56
B. Lidge (H, 4) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 5.56
T. Miller (BS, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.02
C. Qualls (W, 7-3) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.89
D. Wheeler 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.55
IBB - A Pujols (by T Miller).
Pitches-strikes - J Weaver 88-54; J Hancock 5-3; R Flores 13-5; B Thompson 20-14; R Clemens 76-55; W Rodriguez 6-2; B Lidge 19-13; T Miller 13-8; C Qualls 19-13; D Wheeler 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Weaver 6-7; J Hancock 0-0; R Flores 1-0; B Thompson 1-0; R Clemens 5-4; W Rodriguez 0-0; B Lidge 1-1; T Miller 1-0; C Qualls 2-0; D Wheeler 0-1.
Batters faced - J Weaver 26; J Hancock 2; R Flores 4; B Thompson 5; R Clemens 19; W Rodriguez 1; B Lidge 6; T Miller 4; C Qualls 4; D Wheeler 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Sam Holbrook.
Time: 3:09.
Attendance: 43,704.
Weather: 74 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
ST LOUIS SHORTSTOP DAVID ECKSTEIN LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING DUE TO AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.

Updated on Monday, Sep 25, 2006 5:29 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
R. Belliard R. Belliard
1-2
1 RBI
 Houston
A. Huff A. Huff
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI