San Diego 6, St. Louis 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(84-72)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 10 1
St. Louis 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 11 2
WP: S. Cassidy (6-4) S: S. Linebrink (2)
LP: B. Thompson (1-2)
(80-75)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- C. Duncan homered to deep center
Top 2nd: San Diego
- G. Blum singled to center, A. Gonzalez scored, M. Cameron to second
- J. Barfield singled to right, M. Cameron scored, G. Blum to third
- B. Giles doubled to deep center, D. Roberts, G. Blum and M. Thompson scored
Bot 3rd: St. Louis
- A. Pujols singled to center, P. Wilson scored, C. Duncan to second
Bot 4th: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds homered to deep right center, J. Vizcaino and R. Belliard scored
Top 7th: San Diego
- M. Piazza singled to left, B. Giles scored
 San Diego
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Roberts lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .292
B. Giles rf 3 1 2 3 2 0 1 .267
T. Walker 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .280
    M. Alexander 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
    R. Branyan ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .291
M. Piazza c 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .278
    K. Greene pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
    A. Embree p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Meredith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Linebrink p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
A. Gonzalez 1b 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .300
M. Cameron cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .268
G. Blum ss 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .252
J. Barfield 2b 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 .285
M. Thompson p 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .160
    J. Adkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. McAnulty ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .231
    S. Cassidy p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Bowen c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .233
 Totals 33 6 10 6 5 7 14  
 Batting
2B - A Gonzalez (37, J Suppan); B Giles 2 (35, B Thompson, J Suppan).
S - M Alexander.
RBI - G Blum (32), J Barfield (57), B Giles 3 (78), M Piazza (66).
2-out RBI - B Giles 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Walker 1, M Piazza 1.
GIDP - B Giles, A Gonzalez.
Reached via catcher's interference - D Roberts 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - D Roberts 2 (45, 2nd base off B Looper/G Bennett, 3rd base off T Johnson/Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
E - M Alexander (2, throw).
DP - 1 (J Barfield-G Blum-A Gonzalez).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
P. Wilson rf 5 1 1 0 0 2 3 .259
C. Duncan lf 5 1 2 1 0 2 1 .304
A. Pujols 1b 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 .328
S. Rolen 3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .294
J. Encarnacion cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278
R. Belliard 2b 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .237
    S. Spiezio ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
J. Vizcaino ss 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 .236
    J. Nelson pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Rodriguez ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .309
    G. Bennett c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Y. Molina c 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .216
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .189
    B. Looper p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
J. Suppan p 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .189
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Edmonds ph 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 .262
    J. Kinney p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Miles ph-ss 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .269
 Totals 38 5 11 5 2 9 14  
 Batting
HR - C Duncan (21, 1st inning off M Thompson 0 on, 1 Out), J Edmonds (19, 4th inning off M Thompson 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Duncan (42), A Pujols (130), J Edmonds 3 (68).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Suppan 1, S Rolen 1, J Encarnacion 1, P Wilson 1.
GIDP - S Rolen.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - J Vizcaino (6, throw); Y Molina (5, catchers interference).
Outfield assists - C Duncan (D Roberts at Home).
DP - 3 (A Pujols-J Vizcaino-A Pujols, S Rolen-A Pujols, R Belliard-A Miles-A Pujols).
 San Diego
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Thompson 3.1 8 5 4 0 1 2 4.99
J. Adkins 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.91
S. Cassidy (W, 6-4) 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2.53
A. Embree (H, 15) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.35
C. Meredith (H, 14) 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.74
S. Linebrink (S, 2) 1.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 3.50
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan 3.2 6 5 4 3 2 0 4.18
T. Johnson 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.14
J. Kinney 2.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.74
B. Thompson (L, 1-2) 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.68
B. Looper 1.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.66
WP - J Suppan.
IBB - B Giles (by B Looper).
Pitches-strikes - M Thompson 52-36; J Adkins 22-12; S Cassidy 26-17; A Embree 4-3; C Meredith 17-12; S Linebrink 21-14; J Suppan 75-45; T Johnson 5-4; J Kinney 32-18; B Thompson 18-12; B Looper 16-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Thompson 7-2; J Adkins 4-1; S Cassidy 0-0; A Embree 0-0; C Meredith 2-1; S Linebrink 1-0; J Suppan 6-2; T Johnson 0-0; J Kinney 1-2; B Thompson 4-1; B Looper 1-1.
Batters faced - M Thompson 18; J Adkins 5; S Cassidy 5; A Embree 1; C Meredith 5; S Linebrink 6; J Suppan 20; T Johnson 1; J Kinney 7; B Thompson 7; B Looper 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Bill Miller. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Gerry Davis.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 40,149.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, out to right.

Updated on Monday, Sep 25, 2006 11:21 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 San Diego
B. Giles B. Giles
2-3
3 RBI
 St. Louis
J. Edmonds J. Edmonds
1-1, 1 HR
3 RBI