St. Louis 7, Detroit 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(83-78)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 8 2
Detroit 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 3
WP: A. Reyes (1-0)
LP: J. Verlander (0-1)
(95-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Detroit
- C. Guillen singled to deep right, C. Monroe scored, M. Ordonez to third, C. Guillen to second on J. Encarnacion's fielding error
Top 2nd: St. Louis
- S. Rolen homered to deep left
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- C. Duncan doubled to right, Y. Molina scored
- A. Pujols homered to deep right, C. Duncan scored
Top 6th: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds singled to right, A. Pujols scored
- J. Encarnacion reached on fielder's choice, J. Edmonds scored, S. Rolen to third, J. Encarnacion to second on B. Inge's fielding error, S. Rolen scored on B. Inge's throwing error
Bot 9th: Detroit
- C. Monroe homered to deep left
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
C. Duncan dh 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .250
    P. Wilson ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
A. Pujols 1b 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 .333
J. Edmonds cf 4 1 2 1 0 2 0 .500
S. Rolen 3b 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 .500
J. Encarnacion rf 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 .000
R. Belliard 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
Y. Molina c 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .250
S. Taguchi lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
 Totals 36 7 8 6 2 10 11  
 Batting
2B - C Duncan (1, J Verlander); S Rolen (1, J Verlander).
HR - S Rolen (1, 2nd inning off J Verlander 0 on, 1 Out), A Pujols (1, 3rd inning off J Verlander 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Rolen (1), C Duncan (1), A Pujols 2 (2), J Edmonds (1), J Encarnacion (1).
2-out RBI - C Duncan, A Pujols 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Wilson 1, S Taguchi 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - J Encarnacion (1, bobble); S Rolen (1, ground ball).
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Granderson cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Monroe lf 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .500
P. Polanco 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
M. Ordonez rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
C. Guillen 1b 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .500
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000
S. Casey dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
B. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
R. Santiago ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    M. Thames ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. Perez ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 2 4 2 1 5 6  
 Batting
2B - C Monroe (1, An Reyes).
HR - C Monroe (1, 9th inning off An Reyes 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - C Guillen (1), C Monroe (1).
2-out RBI - C Guillen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 2.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - J Verlander (1, throw); B Inge 2 (2, interference, throw).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
A. Reyes (W, 1-0) 8.0 4 2 2 1 4 1 2.25
B. Looper 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 0-1) 5.0 6 7 6 2 8 2 10.80
J. Grilli 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
F. Rodney 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
W. Ledezma 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
T. Jones 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Walker 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
WP - J Walker.
Pitches-strikes - An Reyes 91-67; B Looper 22-15; J Verlander 96-59; J Grilli 11-7; F Rodney 12-10; W Ledezma 15-9; T Jones 8-7; J Walker 7-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - An Reyes 3-17; B Looper 1-1; J Verlander 6-1; J Grilli 2-2; F Rodney 0-2; W Ledezma 1-2; T Jones 2-0; J Walker 0-0.
Batters faced - An Reyes 29; B Looper 4; J Verlander 23; J Grilli 4; F Rodney 3; W Ledezma 4; T Jones 3; J Walker 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Mike Winters. LF--John Hirschbeck. RF--Tim Mcclelland.
Time: 2:54.
Attendance: 42,479.
Weather: 56 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, in from center.

Updated on Sunday, Oct 22, 2006 4:18 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
S. Rolen S. Rolen
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Detroit
C. Monroe C. Monroe
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI