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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein grounded out to shortstop
- C. Duncan grounded out to second
- A. Pujols struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Detroit
- C. Granderson grounded out to first
- C. Monroe doubled to left
- P. Polanco popped out to shallow right center
- M. Ordonez walked
- C. Guillen singled to deep right, C. Monroe scored, M. Ordonez to third, C. Guillen to second on J. Encarnacion's fielding error
- I. Rodriguez lined out to second

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

  Top 2nd: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds struck out swinging
- S. Rolen homered to deep left
- J. Encarnacion popped out to right
- R. Belliard grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 2nd: Detroit
- S. Casey struck out swinging
- B. Inge flied out to deep right
- R. Santiago popped out to shortstop

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

  Top 3rd: St. Louis
- Y. Molina singled to right
- S. Taguchi grounded out to catcher, Y. Molina to second
- D. Eckstein struck out looking
- C. Duncan doubled to right, Y. Molina scored
- A. Pujols homered to deep right, C. Duncan scored
- J. Edmonds struck out swinging

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 4, Detroit 1

  Bottom 3rd: Detroit
- C. Granderson flied out to left
- C. Monroe grounded out to shortstop
- P. Polanco lined out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 4, Detroit 1

  Top 4th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen struck out swinging
- J. Encarnacion walked
- R. Belliard struck out swinging
- Y. Molina struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 4, Detroit 1

  Bottom 4th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez flied out to center
- C. Guillen struck out looking
- I. Rodriguez flied out to right center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 4, Detroit 1

  Top 5th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi grounded out to first
- D. Eckstein grounded out to shortstop
- C. Duncan struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 4, Detroit 1

  Bottom 5th: Detroit
- S. Casey flied out to deep right center
- B. Inge struck out swinging
- R. Santiago struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 4, Detroit 1

  Top 6th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols walked
- A. Pujols to third on J. Verlander's throwing error
- J. Edmonds singled to right, A. Pujols scored
- S. Rolen ground rule double to deep right, J. Edmonds to third
- J. Grilli relieved J. Verlander
- 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
- R. Belliard grounded out to pitcher
- Y. Molina flied out to center
- S. Taguchi popped out to catcher

3 runs, 2 hits, 3 errors
St. Louis 7, Detroit 1

  Bottom 6th: Detroit
- C. Monroe fouled out to first
- P. Polanco grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 7, Detroit 1

  Top 7th: St. Louis
- F. Rodney relieved J. Grilli
- D. Eckstein popped out to second
- C. Duncan struck out swinging
- A. Pujols flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 7, Detroit 1

  Bottom 7th: Detroit
- M. Ordonez popped out to first
- C. Guillen singled to shallow right
- I. Rodriguez flied out to deep left
- S. Casey popped out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 7, Detroit 1

  Top 8th: St. Louis
- W. Ledezma relieved F. Rodney
- J. Edmonds singled to right center
- S. Rolen popped out to shortstop
- J. Encarnacion grounded into fielder's choice, J. Edmonds out at second
- R. Belliard flied out to deep right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 7, Detroit 1

  Bottom 8th: Detroit
- B. Inge flied out to right
- M. Thames hit for R. Santiago
- R. Santiago popped out to shortstop
- C. Granderson flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 7, Detroit 1

  Top 9th: St. Louis
- N. Perez at shortstop
- T. Jones relieved W. Ledezma
- Y. Molina grounded out to third
- S. Taguchi singled to third
- D. Eckstein grounded into fielder's choice, S. Taguchi out at second
- J. Walker relieved T. Jones
- P. Wilson hit for C. Duncan
- D. Eckstein to second on wild pitch
- C. Duncan struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
St. Louis 7, Detroit 1

  Bottom 9th: Detroit
- P. Wilson at designated hitter
- C. Monroe homered to deep left
- B. Looper relieved A. Reyes
- P. Polanco grounded out to second
- M. Ordonez struck out swinging
- C. Guillen safe at first on third baseman S. Rolen's fielding error
- I. Rodriguez flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
St. Louis 7, Detroit 2
 
 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