Houston 5, St. Louis 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
Houston 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 X 5 9 1
WP: R. Oswalt (1-0)
LP: A. Reyes (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
- C. Lee hit sacrifice fly to left center, M. Ensberg scored
Bot 2nd: Houston
- C. Biggio doubled to center, A. Everett and B. Ausmus scored
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- G. Bennett singled to center, A. Kennedy scored
Bot 6th: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep right
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .235
C. Duncan lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .400
A. Pujols 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059
S. Rolen 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .118
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
S. Spiezio rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400
A. Kennedy 2b 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .231
G. Bennett c 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 .400
A. Reyes p 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
    B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 29 1 5 1 1 4 10  
 Batting
2B - A Kennedy (1, R Oswalt); S Spiezio (1, R Oswalt).
S - An Reyes.
RBI - G Bennett (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Duncan 1, D Eckstein 2.
GIDP - J Edmonds, D Eckstein.
Team LOB - 3.
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 5 0 1 2 0 0 1 .273
    J. Lane cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .188
L. Berkman 1b 4 1 2 1 0 2 0 .235
C. Lee lf 3 1 2 2 0 0 1 .278
L. Scott rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .250
C. Burke 2b 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .222
A. Everett ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .294
B. Ausmus c 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 .300
R. Oswalt p 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .200
 Totals 30 5 9 5 3 3 11  
 Batting
2B - C Biggio (1, An Reyes).
HR - C Lee (1, 6th inning off B Thompson 0 on, 0 Out), L Berkman (1, 7th inning off B Thompson 0 on, 2 Out).
S - R Oswalt.
SF - C Lee.
RBI - C Lee 2 (5), C Biggio 2 (3), L Berkman (2).
2-out RBI - C Biggio 2, L Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Oswalt 1, C Biggio 1, M Ensberg 1, C Burke 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
Picked Off - C Burke (1st base, An Reyes).
 
 Fielding
E - M Ensberg (2, ground ball).
DP - 2 (C Biggio-A Everett-L Berkman, R Oswalt-A Everett-L Berkman).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Reyes (L, 0-1) 5.0 5 3 3 1 3 0 5.40
B. Thompson 1.2 3 2 2 1 0 2 6.23
T. Johnson 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
R. Springer 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16.20
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 1-0) 9.0 5 1 1 1 4 0 1.08
HBP - B Ausmus 2 (by An Reyes, B Thompson).
Pitches-strikes - An Reyes 94-63; B Thompson 35-18; T Johnson 9-5; R Springer 14-9; R Oswalt 86-63.
Ground balls-fly balls - An Reyes 3-8; B Thompson 2-3; T Johnson 1-0; R Springer 2-1; R Oswalt 17-3.
Batters faced - An Reyes 21; B Thompson 10; T Johnson 2; R Springer 4; R Oswalt 28.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Jeff Nelson. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Weather: INDOORS.

Updated on Saturday, Apr 7, 2007 9:44 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
G. Bennett G. Bennett
2-3
1 RBI
 Houston
C. Lee C. Lee
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI