St. Louis 7, Milwaukee 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Milwaukee 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 8 1
St. Louis 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 7 12 1
WP: R. Springer (5-1)
LP: F. Cordero (0-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Milwaukee
- R. Braun homered to deep left
Top 2nd: Milwaukee
- C. Counsell doubled to left, D. Miller scored, C. Hart to third
- R. Braun singled to center, C. Counsell and C. Hart scored
Top 3rd: Milwaukee
- M. Parra doubled to deep right, D. Miller and T. Graffanino scored
Bot 3rd: St. Louis
- A. Pujols hit sacrifice fly to right, A. Miles scored
- J. Encarnacion singled to center, D. Eckstein scored, S. Taguchi to second
Bot 5th: St. Louis
- J. Encarnacion singled to left, A. Pujols scored
Bot 7th: St. Louis
- J. Encarnacion singled to left, S. Taguchi scored
Bot 9th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols singled to center, C. Duncan scored
- S. Rolen doubled to left, J. Encarnacion scored
- R. Ludwick singled to left, S. Rolen scored
 Milwaukee
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Hart rf 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 .284
C. Counsell ss 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .238
R. Braun 3b 4 1 3 3 1 1 0 .352
P. Fielder 1b 4 0 1 0 1 2 4 .284
B. Hall cf 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .275
G. Jenkins lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .257
D. Miller c 3 2 1 0 1 0 3 .267
T. Graffanino 2b 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .238
M. Parra p 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 .500
    C. Villanueva p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    K. Mench ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283
    D. Turnbow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Cordero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 6 8 6 6 5 16  
 Batting
2B - C Counsell (10, B Thompson); M Parra (1, B Thompson).
HR - R Braun (18, 1st inning off B Thompson 0 on, 2 Out).
S - M Parra.
RBI - R Braun 3 (49), C Counsell (19), M Parra 2 (2).
2-out RBI - R Braun 3, C Counsell, M Parra 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Miller 2, G Jenkins 1, C Hart 1.
GIDP - P Fielder.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - R Braun (13, ground ball).
DP - 2 (C Counsell-T Graffanino-P Fielder 2).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .295
    A. Kennedy ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
S. Taguchi cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .297
    C. Duncan ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .291
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 2 2 0 0 3 .316
J. Encarnacion rf 5 1 3 3 0 0 1 .295
S. Rolen 3b 3 1 1 1 1 0 3 .266
R. Ludwick lf 5 0 1 1 0 1 3 .244
Y. Molina c 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .249
A. Miles 2b 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .281
B. Thompson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158
    B. Falkenborg p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .300
    T. Percival p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Edmonds ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 7 12 7 4 3 17  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (21, M Parra); C Duncan (16, F Cordero); S Rolen (15, F Cordero).
3B - A Miles (1, M Parra).
S - B Thompson.
SF - A Pujols.
RBI - A Pujols 2 (67), J Encarnacion 3 (39), S Rolen (44), R Ludwick (24).
2-out RBI - J Encarnacion 3, S Rolen, R Ludwick.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Ludwick 1, S Rolen 1, S Schumaker 1.
GIDP - S Taguchi, A Miles.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - D Eckstein (12, ground ball).
DP - 1 (A Pujols-D Eckstein-B Falkenborg).
 Milwaukee
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Parra 6.0 6 3 1 2 3 0 2.16
C. Villanueva (H, 16) 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.73
D. Turnbow (H, 26) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.55
F. Cordero (L, 0-4; BS, 5) 0.2 4 3 3 0 0 0 3.38
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Thompson 3.0 7 6 4 4 2 1 5.15
B. Falkenborg 3.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.91
T. Percival 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.07
R. Springer (W, 5-1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.84
WP - B Thompson, C Villanueva.
HBP - S Rolen (by M Parra).
Pitches-strikes - M Parra 92-58; C Villanueva 21-11; D Turnbow 13-6; F Cordero 29-17; B Thompson 97-56; B Falkenborg 35-22; T Percival 20-14; R Springer 18-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Parra 5-10; C Villanueva 0-3; D Turnbow 2-1; F Cordero 1-1; B Thompson 5-2; B Falkenborg 5-3; T Percival 2-3; R Springer 0-2.
Batters faced - M Parra 27; C Villanueva 6; D Turnbow 3; F Cordero 6; B Thompson 21; B Falkenborg 10; T Percival 6; R Springer 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tony Randazzo. 1B--Angel Campos. 2B--Charlie Reliford. 3B--Greg Gibson.
Ejections: ST LOUIS' La Russa by Gibson (6th).
Time: 3:12.
Attendance: 45,089.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
ST LOUIS PITCHER BRAD THOMPSON LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT HAND INJURY.
ST LOUIS MANAGER TONY LA RUSSA HAS BEEN EJECTED BY THIRD BASE UMPIRE GREG GIBSON IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING FOR ARGUING A CHECK SWING CALL.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 29, 2007 5:13 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Milwaukee
R. Braun R. Braun
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 St. Louis
J. Encarnacion J. Encarnacion
3-5
3 RBI