St. Louis 15, Oakland 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(29-36)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 1 0 3 1 10 0 0 0 0 15 16 1
Oakland 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 6 14 1
WP: R. Springer (2-0)
LP: L. DiNardo (2-3)
(37-30)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- J. Encarnacion grounded out to shortstop, S. Spiezio scored
Bot 2nd: Oakland
- M. Scutaro doubled to deep center, J. Cust scored
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio doubled to right, B. Ryan scored, S. Taguchi to third
- A. Pujols grounded out to second, S. Taguchi scored, S. Spiezio to third
- J. Encarnacion hit sacrifice fly to deep center, S. Spiezio scored
Bot 3rd: Oakland
- N. Swisher homered to deep right center
- D. Johnson scored, J. Cust to third on wild pitch
Top 4th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi singled to left, A. Miles scored, K. Stinnett to second
Top 5th: St. Louis
- A. Miles singled to right, J. Encarnacion scored, S. Rolen to third
- K. Stinnett doubled to deep right, S. Rolen scored, A. Miles to third
- B. Ryan singled to first, A. Miles scored, K. Stinnett to third
- S. Taguchi doubled to deep right, K. Stinnett and B. Ryan scored
- J. Encarnacion grounded into fielder's choice, S. Taguchi scored, S. Spiezio to third, A. Pujols out at second
- C. Duncan homered to deep right, S. Spiezio, S. Rolen and J. Encarnacion scored
Bot 5th: Oakland
- M. Ellis homered to deep left, J. Cust and B. Crosby scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Taguchi cf 6 2 4 3 0 1 0 .304
S. Spiezio dh 3 3 2 1 2 0 2 .271
A. Pujols 1b 5 0 2 1 1 1 4 .305
J. Encarnacion rf 5 2 1 3 0 0 4 .271
S. Rolen 3b 2 2 0 0 3 1 1 .261
R. Ludwick lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .229
    C. Duncan ph-lf 2 1 1 4 0 1 0 .258
A. Miles 2b 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 .279
K. Stinnett c 5 1 2 1 0 2 0 .217
B. Ryan ss 5 2 2 1 0 1 2 .222
 Totals 41 15 16 15 6 7 16  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (13, L DiNardo); S Spiezio (10, L DiNardo); A Miles (8, L DiNardo); J Encarnacion (6, R Lugo); K Stinnett (1, R Lugo); S Taguchi (7, R Lugo).
HR - C Duncan (12, 5th inning off K Calero 3 on, 2 Out).
SF - J Encarnacion.
RBI - J Encarnacion 3 (16), S Spiezio (21), A Pujols (45), S Taguchi 3 (12), A Miles (13), K Stinnett (4), B Ryan (1), C Duncan 4 (30).
2-out RBI - C Duncan 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Rolen 1, A Pujols 2.
GIDP - J Encarnacion.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Encarnacion (4, bobble).
DP - 2 (A Pujols-B Ryan-A Pujols, A Miles-B Ryan-A Pujols).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Buck lf 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 .288
M. Kotsay cf 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 .254
N. Swisher rf 5 1 2 1 0 1 4 .294
D. Johnson 1b 4 1 0 0 1 1 6 .253
B. Crosby ss 5 1 1 0 0 2 3 .237
J. Cust dh 3 2 3 0 2 0 0 .259
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 1 3 0 2 4 .260
    J. Furmaniak 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
M. Scutaro 3b 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 .233
K. Suzuki c 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .500
 Totals 39 6 14 5 5 6 25  
 Batting
2B - M Scutaro (3, T Wellemeyer); J Cust (7, T Wellemeyer); K Suzuki (1, T Wellemeyer).
HR - N Swisher (10, 3rd inning off T Wellemeyer 0 on, 1 Out), M Ellis (6, 5th inning off R Flores 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Scutaro (10), N Swisher (39), M Ellis 3 (34).
2-out RBI - M Ellis 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Ellis 1, D Johnson 2, B Crosby 1, T Buck 1.
GIDP - M Kotsay, T Buck.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - B Crosby (9, throw).
DP - 1 (J Furmaniak-B Crosby-D Johnson).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wellemeyer 3.1 6 3 2 2 2 1 4.88
R. Flores 1.2 2 3 3 2 0 1 5.76
R. Franklin 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.76
R. Springer (W, 2-0) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.04
B. Thompson 2.0 3 0 0 0 2 0 5.28
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
L. DiNardo (L, 2-3) 3.2 7 5 5 2 1 0 2.21
R. Lugo 0.2 5 7 7 1 1 0 13.14
K. Calero 0.2 1 3 3 2 0 1 6.39
R. Flores 3.0 1 0 0 1 5 0 0.69
J. Marshall 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.25
WP - T Wellemeyer 2.
HBP - S Spiezio (by R Lugo).
Pitches-strikes - T Wellemeyer 85-46; R Flores 29-15; R Franklin 18-14; R Springer 20-11; B Thompson 31-22; L DiNardo 77-48; R Lugo 30-17; K Calero 17-8; R Flores 62-40; J Marshall 7-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wellemeyer 3-5; R Flores 4-1; R Franklin 3-0; R Springer 0-1; B Thompson 3-1; L DiNardo 5-5; R Lugo 0-1; K Calero 2-0; R Flores 0-4; J Marshall 2-1.
Batters faced - T Wellemeyer 18; R Flores 8; R Franklin 5; R Springer 4; B Thompson 9; L DiNardo 20; R Lugo 9; K Calero 5; R Flores 11; J Marshall 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--Todd Tichenor. 2B--Lance Barksdale. 3B--Tim Welke.
Time: 3:31.
Attendance: 28,572.
Weather: 54 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
ST LOUIS RIGHT FIELDER JUAN ENCARNACION EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 16 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Jun 17, 2007 5:42 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
S. Taguchi S. Taguchi
4-6
3 RBI
 Oakland
M. Ellis M. Ellis
1-4, 1 HR
3 RBI