St. Louis 10, Oakland 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(30-36)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 1 1 0 2 0 0 4 2 0 10 12 0
Oakland 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 10 3
WP: R. Springer (3-0)
LP: C. Lewis (0-2)
(37-31)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio homered to deep left
Bot 1st: Oakland
- J. Cust homered to deep center, M. Ellis and T. Buck scored
- B. Crosby doubled to deep right center, S. Stewart scored, B. Crosby to third advancing on throw
- J. Kendall doubled to deep left, B. Crosby scored, M. Scutaro to third
Top 2nd: St. Louis
- G. Bennett hit sacrifice fly to deep right center, R. Ludwick scored
Top 4th: St. Louis
- B. Ryan singled to left, R. Ludwick scored
- S. Taguchi singled to center, B. Ryan scored
Top 7th: St. Louis
- S. Rolen singled to right, A. Pujols scored, J. Encarnacion to third
- R. Ludwick homered to deep left, S. Rolen and J. Encarnacion scored
Bot 7th: Oakland
- B. Crosby doubled to deep left, J. Cust scored
Top 8th: St. Louis
- R. Ludwick singled to left, J. Encarnacion and A. Pujols scored, S. Rolen to second
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Taguchi cf 5 0 1 1 1 1 3 .300
S. Spiezio dh 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 .275
A. Pujols 1b 3 2 1 0 2 1 1 .305
J. Encarnacion rf 4 2 1 0 1 0 4 .270
S. Rolen 3b 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 .259
R. Ludwick lf 5 3 3 5 0 0 0 .253
A. Miles 2b 4 0 2 0 1 1 2 .285
G. Bennett c 3 0 0 1 1 0 3 .253
B. Ryan ss 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .231
 Totals 38 10 12 10 8 4 15  
 Batting
HR - S Spiezio (3, 1st inning off J Kennedy 0 on, 1 Out), R Ludwick (3, 7th inning off C Lewis 2 on, 0 Out).
SF - G Bennett.
RBI - S Spiezio (22), G Bennett (10), B Ryan (2), S Taguchi (13), S Rolen (27), R Ludwick 5 (13).
2-out RBI - B Ryan, S Taguchi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Encarnacion 2, S Taguchi 2.
GIDP - G Bennett, A Miles.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - R Ludwick (3, 2nd base off J Kennedy/J Kendall), S Taguchi (4, 2nd base off J Kennedy/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Miles-A Pujols).
 Oakland
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Buck rf 5 1 1 0 0 3 6 .286
M. Ellis 2b 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256
N. Swisher cf 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .287
J. Cust dh 5 2 3 3 0 1 0 .274
S. Stewart lf 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 .271
D. Johnson 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .253
B. Crosby ss 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .242
M. Scutaro 3b 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .238
J. Kendall c 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .224
 Totals 36 6 10 6 3 5 14  
 Batting
2B - B Crosby 2 (12, R Franklin, An Reyes); J Kendall (7, An Reyes); J Cust (8, An Reyes).
HR - J Cust (9, 1st inning off An Reyes 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Cust 3 (25), B Crosby 2 (28), J Kendall (20).
2-out RBI - B Crosby 2, J Kendall.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Scutaro 1, S Stewart 1, T Buck 4.
GIDP - T Buck.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - M Scutaro (3, ground ball); J Kennedy (3, throw); J Marshall (1, throw).
DP - 2 (M Ellis-B Crosby-D Johnson, B Crosby-M Ellis-D Johnson).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Reyes 5.0 7 5 5 3 3 1 6.34
R. Springer (W, 3-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.92
T. Johnson (H, 4) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.50
R. Franklin (H, 10) 1.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.69
J. Isringhausen 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.67
 Oakland
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Kennedy 5.0 7 4 3 4 1 1 3.62
C. Lewis (L, 0-2; BS, 1) 1.0 4 4 4 0 1 1 8.79
S. Casilla 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
J. Marshall 2.0 1 2 1 3 0 0 5.19
WP - J Kennedy.
HBP - M Ellis (by An Reyes); M Scutaro (by An Reyes).
Pitches-strikes - An Reyes 101-56; R Springer 18-10; T Johnson 6-4; R Franklin 16-10; J Isringhausen 13-8; J Kennedy 91-48; C Lewis 28-16; S Casilla 19-12; J Marshall 32-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - An Reyes 3-9; R Springer 0-1; T Johnson 2-0; R Franklin 2-2; J Isringhausen 2-1; J Kennedy 8-6; C Lewis 0-2; S Casilla 1-0; J Marshall 5-2.
Batters faced - An Reyes 27; R Springer 3; T Johnson 3; R Franklin 5; J Isringhausen 3; J Kennedy 26; C Lewis 7; S Casilla 4; J Marshall 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Todd Tichenor. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Tim Welke. 3B--Jim Reynolds.
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 35,077.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
ST. LOUIS CENTER FIELDER SO TAGUCHI EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FOURTH INNING.
ST. LOUIS RIGHT FIELDER JUAN ENCARNACION EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 17 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE SEVENTH INNING.

Updated on Monday, Jun 18, 2007 4:37 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
R. Ludwick R. Ludwick
3-5, 1 HR
5 RBI
 Oakland
J. Cust J. Cust
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI