St. Louis 4, Detroit 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap - Series Breakdown

(95-67)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 2
St. Louis 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 4 8 1
WP: J. Weaver (1-1) S: A. Wainwright (1)
LP: J. Verlander (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein singled to third, Y. Molina scored, D. Eckstein to second on B. Inge's throwing error
Top 4th: Detroit
- S. Casey homered to deep right, M. Ordonez scored
Bot 4th: St. Louis
- J. Weaver reached on fielder's choice, Y. Molina scored, S. Taguchi to third, J. Weaver to second on pitcher J. Verlander's throwing error
- D. Eckstein grounded out to shortstop, S. Taguchi scored, J. Weaver to third
Bot 7th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen singled to right, D. Eckstein scored, P. Wilson to third
 Detroit
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
C. Granderson cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .095
C. Monroe lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .150
    J. Zumaya p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Guillen ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .353
M. Ordonez rf 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 .105
S. Casey 1b 4 1 3 2 0 1 0 .529
    R. Santiago pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
I. Rodriguez c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .158
P. Polanco 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
B. Inge 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .353
J. Verlander p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    A. Gomez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Rodney p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Thames lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 2 5 2 2 10 8  
 Batting
2B - B Inge (2, J Weaver); S Casey 2 (2, A Wainwright, J Weaver).
HR - S Casey (2, 4th inning off J Weaver 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - S Casey 2 (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Monroe 1, I Rodriguez 1, B Inge 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - B Inge (3, throw); J Verlander (2, throw).
DP - 1 (I Rodriguez-C Guillen-S Casey).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Series Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 .364
C. Duncan rf 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .125
    P. Wilson lf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
A. Pujols 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .200
J. Edmonds cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .235
S. Rolen 3b 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .421
R. Belliard 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000
Y. Molina c 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 .412
S. Taguchi lf-rf 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .182
J. Weaver p 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    S. Spiezio ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Wainwright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 4 8 3 4 5 15  
 Batting
S - S Taguchi.
RBI - D Eckstein 2 (4), S Rolen (2).
2-out RBI - D Eckstein, S Rolen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Duncan 2, R Belliard 3, J Weaver 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - A Pujols (1, 2nd base by J Verlander/I Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
E - C Duncan (1, fly ball).
 Detroit
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Verlander (L, 0-2) 6.0 6 3 1 3 4 0 5.73
F. Rodney 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.50
J. Zumaya 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Series ERA 
J. Weaver (W, 1-1) 8.0 4 2 1 1 9 1 2.77
A. Wainwright (S, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
WP - J Verlander 2, A Wainwright.
Pitches-strikes - J Verlander 101-58; F Rodney 25-14; J Zumaya 6-5; J Weaver 99-69; A Wainwright 26-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Verlander 8-6; F Rodney 1-2; J Zumaya 0-2; J Weaver 9-6; A Wainwright 2-0.
Batters faced - J Verlander 27; F Rodney 6; J Zumaya 3; J Weaver 30; A Wainwright 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--John Hirschbeck. 1B--Tim Mcclelland. 2B--Randy Marsh. 3B--Alfonso Marquez. LF--Wally Bell. RF--Mike Winters.
Time: 2:56.
Attendance: 46,638.
Weather: 47 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, left to right.

Updated on Saturday, Oct 28, 2006 3:41 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Detroit
S. Casey S. Casey
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
D. Eckstein D. Eckstein
2-4
2 RBI