St. Louis 8, Houston 1
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(23-29)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 8 10 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 1
WP: R. Franklin (2-0)
LP: C. Qualls (4-3)
(22-32)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds sacrificed to catcher, A. Pujols to third, A. Pujols scored on first baseman L. Berkman's throwing error
Bot 6th: Houston
- C. Lee doubled to deep center, H. Pence scored
Top 9th: St. Louis
- J. Encarnacion homered to deep left center
- G. Bennett homered to deep left
- S. Spiezio doubled to deep right, R. Ludwick and A. Kennedy scored
- K. Wells singled to right, S. Spiezio scored, A. Pujols to third
- G. Bennett doubled to left, K. Wells and A. Pujols scored, J. Encarnacion to third
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .280
    A. Miles ph-ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .269
S. Spiezio lf-3b 5 1 2 2 0 1 4 .275
A. Pujols 1b 4 2 1 0 1 1 1 .295
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .240
S. Rolen 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
    S. Taguchi lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
    R. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Wells ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .300
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Encarnacion rf 4 1 1 1 1 2 2 .224
G. Bennett c 5 1 2 3 0 0 2 .263
A. Kennedy 2b 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 .224
A. Wainwright p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .316
    R. Ludwick lf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224
 Totals 35 8 10 7 4 8 16  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (11, R Oswalt); S Spiezio (7, D Wheeler); G Bennett (2, D Wheeler).
HR - J Encarnacion (1, 9th inning off C Qualls 0 on, 0 Out), G Bennett (1, 9th inning off C Qualls 0 on, 0 Out).
S - R Ludwick , J Edmonds , A Wainwright.
RBI - J Encarnacion (7), G Bennett 3 (7), S Spiezio 2 (17), K Wells (2).
2-out RBI - K Wells, G Bennett 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Spiezio 2, G Bennett 1, A Kennedy 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - R Ludwick (2, 2nd base off D Wheeler/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Miles-A Kennedy-A Pujols).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .236
H. Pence cf 4 1 2 0 0 2 2 .353
L. Berkman 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .245
C. Lee lf 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 .317
L. Scott rf 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .231
M. Ensberg 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 .226
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Moehler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
A. Everett ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .209
B. Ausmus c 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .236
R. Oswalt p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .115
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Loretta 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .346
 Totals 31 1 5 1 5 7 13  
 Batting
2B - H Pence (10, A Wainwright); C Lee (17, A Wainwright).
RBI - C Lee (49).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ensberg 3, H Pence 1.
GIDP - M Ensberg.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - H Pence (4, 2nd base off A Wainwright/G Bennett).
 
 Fielding
E - L Berkman (5, throw).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Wainwright 7.0 4 1 1 4 6 0 5.12
R. Franklin (W, 2-0) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.21
R. Springer 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.00
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt 7.0 4 1 1 2 4 0 3.20
C. Qualls (L, 4-3) 1.0 3 2 2 0 2 2 4.39
T. Miller 0.0 0 2 2 0 0 0 6.91
D. Wheeler 0.2 3 3 3 2 1 0 4.07
B. Moehler 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.27
WP - T Miller.
IBB - A Pujols (by D Wheeler).
HBP - D Eckstein (by R Oswalt); A Kennedy (by T Miller).
Pitches-strikes - A Wainwright 108-69; R Franklin 15-7; R Springer 15-10; R Oswalt 94-63; C Qualls 24-15; T Miller 7-4; D Wheeler 23-14; B Moehler 3-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Wainwright 8-7; R Franklin 2-1; R Springer 0-2; R Oswalt 12-5; C Qualls 1-0; T Miller 1-0; D Wheeler 0-1; B Moehler 0-0.
Batters faced - A Wainwright 29; R Franklin 4; R Springer 3; R Oswalt 28; C Qualls 6; T Miller 2; D Wheeler 7; B Moehler 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gary Cederstrom. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Adrian Johnson. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Time: 3:13.
Attendance: 36,784.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
ST LOUIS THIRD BASEMAN SCOTT ROLEN LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING DUE TO A STRAINED RIGHT HAMSTRING.
THE HOMERUNS BY ST LOUIS' JUAN ENCARNACION AND GARY BENNETT IN THE NINTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Saturday, Jun 2, 2007 6:05 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
G. Bennett G. Bennett
2-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Houston
H. Pence H. Pence
2-4