San Diego 3, St. Louis 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(88-74)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 2
WP: C. Young (1-0) S: T. Hoffman (1)
LP: J. Suppan (0-1)
(83-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: San Diego
- R. Branyan tripled to right, A. Gonzalez and M. Cameron scored
- G. Blum hit sacrifice fly to right, R. Branyan scored
Bot 8th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi homered to deep left
 San Diego
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Roberts lf 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 .545
T. Walker 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000
    T. Hoffman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Giles rf 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .200
M. Piazza c 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .111
    A. Embree p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Linebrink p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Barfield ph-2b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
A. Gonzalez 1b 3 1 2 0 2 1 0 .300
M. Cameron cf 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .200
R. Branyan 3b 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 .182
    K. Greene ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000
G. Blum ss-3b 3 0 1 1 1 0 3 .167
C. Young p 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
    R. Bowen c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 34 3 10 3 8 6 27  
 Batting
2B - M Cameron (1, J Suppan); R Branyan (1, J Suppan); G Blum (1, J Hancock); M Piazza (1, R Flores).
S - D Roberts.
SF - G Blum.
RBI - R Branyan 2 (2), G Blum (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Cameron 2, T Walker 2, G Blum 2, C Young 1, K Greene 1.
GIDP - T Walker.
Team LOB - 14.
 Base Running
SB - D Roberts (1, 2nd base off J Suppan/Y Molina).
Picked Off - M Piazza (1st base, Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (R Branyan-T Walker-A Gonzalez, G Blum-T Walker-A Gonzalez).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .167
C. Duncan lf 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 .167
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Pujols 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .417
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .300
S. Rolen 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .091
J. Encarnacion rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .273
R. Belliard 2b 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500
Y. Molina c 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
    S. Spiezio ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    G. Bennett c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Suppan p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    J. Hancock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Miles ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Looper p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Taguchi ph-lf 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 30 1 5 1 3 11 11  
 Batting
2B - R Belliard (1, C Young).
HR - S Taguchi (1, 8th inning off S Linebrink 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - S Taguchi (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Spiezio 1, J Edmonds 1, S Rolen 1.
GIDP - Y Molina, A Pujols.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - D Eckstein (1, 2nd base off C Young/M Piazza).
 
 Fielding
E - C Duncan (1, line drive); Y Molina (1, throw).
DP - 1 (J Suppan-D Eckstein-A Pujols).
 San Diego
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
C. Young (W, 1-0) 6.2 4 0 0 2 9 0 0.00
A. Embree (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
S. Linebrink (H, 1) 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 6.75
T. Hoffman (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Suppan (L, 0-1) 4.1 6 3 3 3 3 0 6.23
J. Hancock 1.2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0.00
R. Flores 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
B. Looper 1.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
T. Johnson 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
B. Thompson 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
IBB - J Edmonds (by C Young), G Blum (by J Suppan).
Pitches-strikes - C Young 102-63; A Embree 7-4; S Linebrink 19-12; T Hoffman 7-6; J Suppan 82-41; J Hancock 35-19; R Flores 11-4; B Looper 18-12; T Johnson 12-6; B Thompson 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Young 3-8; A Embree 0-0; S Linebrink 3-0; T Hoffman 1-1; J Suppan 5-4; J Hancock 2-2; R Flores 1-0; B Looper 3-2; T Johnson 0-0; B Thompson 0-1.
Batters faced - C Young 25; A Embree 1; S Linebrink 4; T Hoffman 3; J Suppan 21; J Hancock 8; R Flores 3; B Looper 6; T Johnson 3; B Thompson 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Greg Gibson. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Marty Foster. LF--Gerry Davis. RF--Bill Welke.
Time: 3:33.
Attendance: 46,634.
Weather: 66 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, right to left.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 8, 2006 3:42 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 San Diego
R. Branyan R. Branyan
1-3
2 RBI
 St. Louis
S. Taguchi S. Taguchi
1-1, 1 HR
1 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Sat Oct 7, 2006
San Diego 3
St. Louis 1

Final

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Detroit 8

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NY Mets 9
LA Dodgers 5

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