St. Louis 8, Colorado 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(21-29)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 8 11 1
Colorado 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 9 0
WP: T. Wellemeyer (1-0)
LP: J. Hirsh (2-5)
(25-28)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- S. Rolen doubled to deep left, S. Taguchi scored, A. Pujols to third
- A. Pujols scored, S. Rolen to third on wild pitch
Bot 1st: Colorado
- M. Holliday grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, K. Matsui scored, T. Tulowitzki out at second
Bot 2nd: Colorado
- B. Hawpe homered to deep right
Top 4th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen doubled to deep left center, J. Edmonds scored
Top 5th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols homered to deep center, A. Miles and S. Taguchi scored
- J. Edmonds homered to deep right
- T. Wellemeyer singled to center, J. Encarnacion scored, A. Kennedy to third
Bot 6th: Colorado
- M. Holliday homered to deep left center
Bot 7th: Colorado
- J. Baker doubled to deep center, Y. Torrealba scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Miles ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 .287
S. Taguchi lf 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 .256
A. Pujols 1b 4 2 2 3 1 0 0 .296
J. Edmonds cf 5 2 3 1 0 0 3 .245
S. Rolen 3b 5 0 2 2 0 1 2 .252
J. Encarnacion rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .220
    R. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
G. Bennett c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .208
A. Kennedy 2b 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .228
T. Wellemeyer p 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .250
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Ludwick rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208
 Totals 37 8 11 7 3 3 13  
 Batting
2B - S Rolen 2 (9, J Hirsh 2); J Encarnacion (2, J Hirsh).
3B - J Edmonds (2, J Hirsh).
HR - A Pujols (9, 5th inning off J Hirsh 2 on, 0 Out), J Edmonds (5, 5th inning off J Hirsh 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - S Rolen 2 (22), A Pujols 3 (28), J Edmonds (18), T Wellemeyer (1).
2-out RBI - S Rolen, T Wellemeyer.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Miles 1, J Encarnacion 1, T Wellemeyer 1.
GIDP - S Rolen.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - A Kennedy (4, throw).
Outfield assists - S Taguchi (J Baker at 2nd base).
DP - 3 (A Kennedy-A Miles-A Pujols, A Pujols-A Miles-T Wellemeyer, S Taguchi-A Kennedy).
 Colorado
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .312
T. Tulowitzki ss 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .278
M. Holliday lf 4 1 3 1 0 0 1 .347
T. Helton 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .343
G. Atkins 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .223
B. Hawpe rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .292
Y. Torrealba c 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223
S. Finley cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .185
J. Hirsh p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .050
    T. Martin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Baker ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .227
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Corpas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Spilborghs ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .278
 Totals 33 4 9 3 1 7 12  
 Batting
2B - J Baker (2, R Franklin).
HR - B Hawpe (8, 2nd inning off T Wellemeyer 0 on, 1 Out), M Holliday (10, 6th inning off T Wellemeyer 0 on, 0 Out).
S - T Martin.
RBI - B Hawpe (32), M Holliday (42), J Baker (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Hawpe 1, T Helton 1, T Tulowitzki 1.
GIDP - M Holliday, B Hawpe.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - K Matsui (8, 2nd base off T Wellemeyer/G Bennett).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (K Matsui-T Tulowitzki-T Helton).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wellemeyer (W, 1-0) 5.0 7 3 3 1 3 2 3.86
R. Flores 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.79
R. Franklin 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.27
T. Johnson (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.96
J. Isringhausen 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.35
 Colorado
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Hirsh (L, 2-5) 4.2 10 8 8 2 2 2 5.10
T. Martin 2.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.22
L. Hawkins 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.52
M. Corpas 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.77
WP - J Hirsh.
IBB - A Kennedy 2 (by J Hirsh).
HBP - S Taguchi (by J Hirsh); Y Torrealba (by R Franklin).
Pitches-strikes - T Wellemeyer 78-49; R Flores 12-8; R Franklin 28-21; T Johnson 3-1; J Isringhausen 8-6; J Hirsh 103-65; T Martin 30-18; L Hawkins 15-10; M Corpas 10-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wellemeyer 8-4; R Flores 1-1; R Franklin 1-2; T Johnson 0-1; J Isringhausen 2-0; J Hirsh 5-7; T Martin 1-5; L Hawkins 2-1; M Corpas 3-0.
Batters faced - T Wellemeyer 21; R Flores 3; R Franklin 8; T Johnson 1; J Isringhausen 3; J Hirsh 27; T Martin 8; L Hawkins 3; M Corpas 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Nauert. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Gerry Davis. 3B--Mike Everitt.
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 19,062.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY ST LOUIS' ALBERT PUJOLS AND JIM EDMONDS IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Thursday, May 31, 2007 12:01 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
2-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Colorado
M. Holliday M. Holliday
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI