St. Louis 3, Houston 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(13-17)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 X 3 7 0
WP: B. Looper (4-2) S: J. Isringhausen (8)
LP: C. Sampson (3-2)
(12-17)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- C. Lee singled to left, M. Ensberg scored
Bot 4th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen singled to left, C. Duncan and A. Kennedy scored, J. Edmonds to second, S. Rolen to second, J. Edmonds to third advancing on throw
- R. Ludwick grounded out to shortstop, J. Edmonds scored, S. Rolen to third
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 .263
M. Ensberg 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .250
L. Berkman 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .277
C. Lee lf 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .299
L. Scott rf 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .247
H. Pence cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .219
A. Everett ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .196
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
B. Ausmus c 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .311
C. Sampson p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .100
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .344
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Loretta ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .385
 Totals 35 1 10 1 2 7 14  
 Batting
2B - L Scott (9, B Looper).
RBI - C Lee (29).
2-out RBI - C Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Everett 1, C Biggio 2, H Pence 3.
GIDP - B Ausmus, H Pence.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - B Ausmus (2, 2nd base off R Springer/G Bennett).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Biggio-A Everett-L Berkman).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Kennedy 2b 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .238
C. Duncan lf 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .323
A. Pujols 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264
J. Edmonds cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .193
S. Rolen 3b 3 0 1 2 1 0 0 .215
R. Ludwick rf 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 .000
G. Bennett c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .321
D. Eckstein ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .220
B. Looper p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .154
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Spiezio ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .222
    R. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 3 7 3 3 4 12  
 Batting
2B - C Duncan (7, C Sampson).
RBI - S Rolen 2 (13), R Ludwick (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Ludwick 2, G Bennett 1.
GIDP - B Looper.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (A Kennedy-D Eckstein-A Pujols, D Eckstein-A Kennedy-A Pujols).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Sampson (L, 3-2) 4.2 5 3 3 1 1 0 3.90
T. Miller 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.04
B. Lidge 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.50
C. Qualls 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 4.61
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Looper (W, 4-2) 6.0 6 1 1 2 3 0 2.66
R. Springer (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.79
R. Franklin (H, 6) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.29
J. Isringhausen (S, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.19
WP - C Qualls.
IBB - S Rolen (by C Qualls).
Pitches-strikes - C Sampson 64-42; T Miller 16-11; B Lidge 21-13; C Qualls 19-9; B Looper 100-59; R Springer 27-21; R Franklin 18-12; J Isringhausen 20-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Sampson 6-7; T Miller 2-1; B Lidge 0-1; C Qualls 1-2; B Looper 11-4; R Springer 0-1; R Franklin 1-2; J Isringhausen 0-1.
Batters faced - C Sampson 19; T Miller 4; B Lidge 4; C Qualls 6; B Looper 24; R Springer 4; R Franklin 5; J Isringhausen 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ed Hickox.
Time: 2:57.
Attendance: 44,483.
Weather: 73 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, right to left.

Updated on Sunday, May 6, 2007 6:33 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Lee C. Lee
3-4
1 RBI
 St. Louis
S. Rolen S. Rolen
1-3
2 RBI