St. Louis 7, Kansas City 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(28-34)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 14 1
Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 4 1
WP: A. Wainwright (5-5)
LP: O. Perez (3-7)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- A. Pujols singled to center, D. Eckstein scored
Top 2nd: St. Louis
- A. Miles hit sacrifice fly to right, S. Spiezio scored
- A. Pujols singled to left, G. Bennett and D. Eckstein scored, S. Taguchi to third, A. Pujols to second on left fielder J. Gathright's throwing error
- J. Encarnacion singled to right, A. Pujols and S. Taguchi scored
Top 4th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen hit sacrifice fly to left, S. Taguchi scored
Bot 9th: Kansas City
- A. Gordon homered to deep center, E. German and E. Brown scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 .312
    A. Kennedy 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .217
S. Taguchi cf 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 .277
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 2 3 1 0 0 .302
J. Encarnacion rf 5 0 2 2 0 1 1 .274
S. Rolen 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .260
    C. Duncan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
S. Spiezio dh-3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .262
R. Ludwick lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242
G. Bennett c 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .263
A. Miles 2b-ss 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 .273
 Totals 38 7 14 7 2 4 13  
 Batting
2B - D Eckstein (8, O Perez); S Spiezio (9, O Perez).
S - S Taguchi.
SF - A Miles , S Rolen.
RBI - A Pujols 3 (43), A Miles (11), J Encarnacion 2 (13), S Rolen (24).
2-out RBI - A Pujols 2, J Encarnacion 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Spiezio 1, S Rolen 1, A Kennedy 1, D Eckstein 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - A Miles (4, ground ball).
 Kansas City
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. DeJesus cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .259
E. German 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .264
M. Teahen rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 .279
M. Sweeney dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
    E. Brown ph-dh 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 .217
A. Gordon 3b 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 .199
J. Buck c 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .271
R. Shealy 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .221
T. Pena Jr. ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261
J. Gathright lf 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .318
 Totals 32 3 4 3 3 6 6  
 Batting
HR - A Gordon (4, 9th inning off T Johnson 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - A Gordon 3 (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D DeJesus 1, M Teahen 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - J Gathright (1, throw).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Wainwright (W, 5-5) 8.0 1 0 0 2 3 0 4.66
T. Johnson 0.1 2 3 3 1 1 1 4.50
R. Springer 0.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.49
 Kansas City
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
O. Perez (L, 3-7) 3.0 10 7 6 2 0 0 6.19
B. Duckworth 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.94
J. Peralta 3.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 3.59
J. Gobble 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.31
J. Soria 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.16
O. Dotel 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
Pitches-strikes - A Wainwright 110-66; T Johnson 16-8; R Springer 17-14; O Perez 67-44; J Peralta 55-38; B Duckworth 3-2; J Gobble 14-11; J Soria 13-8; O Dotel 17-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Wainwright 9-12; T Johnson 0-0; R Springer 0-0; O Perez 7-2; J Peralta 2-6; B Duckworth 0-0; J Gobble 3-0; J Soria 0-1; O Dotel 2-0.
Batters faced - A Wainwright 28; T Johnson 4; R Springer 3; O Perez 21; J Peralta 12; B Duckworth 0; J Gobble 4; J Soria 3; O Dotel 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Mark Carlson. 2B--Larry Young. 3B--Angel Hernandez.
Time: 3:07.
Attendance: 25,555.
Weather: 81 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
KANSAS CITY PITCHER BRANDON DUCKWORTH HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
ST. LOUIS SHORTSTOP DAVID ECKSTEIN HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE FOURTH INNING WITH TIGHTNESS IN HIS LOWER BACK.
ST. LOUIS RIGHT FIELDER JUAN ENCARNACION EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SIXTH INNING.
KANSAS CITY'S MIKE SWEENEY HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING WITH TIGHTNESS IN HIS LOWER BACK.
KANSAS CITY PITCHER BRANDON DUCKWORTH HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING WITH TIGHTNESS IN HIS LEFT RIB CAGE.

Updated on Thursday, Jun 14, 2007 5:34 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
2-4
3 RBI
 Kansas City
A. Gordon A. Gordon
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI