St. Louis 8, Cincinnati 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 7 0
St. Louis 1 2 0 0 0 4 1 0 X 8 12 0
WP: R. Flores (2-0)
LP: G. Majewski (0-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cincinnati
- J. Hamilton homered to deep right center
- B. Phillips tripled to right, A. Gonzalez scored
- A. Dunn doubled to center, B. Phillips scored
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- J. Edmonds doubled to right, A. Pujols scored, J. Edmonds out at third
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion hit an inside the park home run to deep left
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- Y. Molina homered to deep left, C. Duncan scored
Bot 6th: St. Louis
- R. Ankiel homered to deep right center, D. Eckstein, S. Taguchi and B. Ryan scored
Bot 7th: St. Louis
- R. Franklin singled to shallow right, A. Miles scored
Top 9th: Cincinnati
- J. Hamilton grounded out to shortstop, N. Hopper scored
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Hamilton cf 5 1 1 2 0 0 2 .278
A. Gonzalez ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .271
K. Griffey Jr. rf 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .286
B. Phillips 2b 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .290
A. Dunn lf 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 .263
J. Valentin c 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .287
S. Hatteberg 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .306
E. Encarnacion 3b 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 .282
    G. Majewski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Guardado p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Stanton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. Hopper ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .324
T. Shearn p 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    J. Coutlangus p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Keppinger 3b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .361
 Totals 31 5 7 5 7 5 17  
 Batting
2B - A Dunn (23, An Reyes).
3B - B Phillips (6, An Reyes); K Griffey Jr (1, R Flores).
HR - J Hamilton (18, 1st inning off An Reyes 0 on, 0 Out), E Encarnacion (11, 2nd inning off An Reyes 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - J Hamilton 2 (43), B Phillips (80), A Dunn (92), E Encarnacion (58).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Hatteberg 2, B Phillips 1.
GIDP - J Hamilton, B Phillips, E Encarnacion.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - K Griffey Jr (J Edmonds at 3rd base).
DP - 1 (A Gonzalez-B Phillips-S Hatteberg).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 .288
R. Ankiel rf 5 1 2 4 0 0 3 .328
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 .317
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .252
C. Duncan lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .269
Y. Molina c 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .278
A. Miles 2b 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 .300
A. Reyes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
    T. Wellemeyer p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .091
    A. Wainwright ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Taguchi ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .297
    R. Franklin p 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .500
    J. Isringhausen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Ryan 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .315
 Totals 34 8 12 8 3 4 16  
 Batting
2B - J Edmonds (12, T Shearn); A Miles (15, T Shearn); S Taguchi (13, G Majewski).
HR - Y Molina (5, 2nd inning off T Shearn 1 on, 0 Out), R Ankiel (5, 6th inning off E Guardado 3 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Edmonds (38), Y Molina 2 (32), R Ankiel 4 (14), R Franklin (1).
2-out RBI - J Edmonds, R Franklin.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Ankiel 1, D Eckstein 1, Y Molina 2.
GIDP - R Ankiel.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - A Miles (1, 2nd base off M Stanton/J Valentin).
 
 Fielding
PB - Y Molina.
DP - 3 (A Pujols-D Eckstein-A Pujols, D Eckstein-A Pujols, D Eckstein-A Miles-A Pujols).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Shearn 4.1 7 3 3 2 3 1 4.76
J. Coutlangus 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.82
G. Majewski (L, 0-2) 0.0 2 3 3 0 0 0 9.17
E. Guardado (BS, 2) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 14.85
M. Stanton 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.16
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Reyes 1.0 4 4 4 1 2 2 5.63
T. Wellemeyer 3.0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3.83
R. Flores (W, 2-0) 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.66
R. Franklin (H, 23) 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.86
J. Isringhausen 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1.64
WP - J Coutlangus, J Isringhausen.
HBP - A Gonzalez (by An Reyes); D Eckstein 2 (by G Majewski, M Stanton).
Pitches-strikes - T Shearn 85-54; J Coutlangus 19-12; G Majewski 13-8; E Guardado 14-7; M Stanton 31-20; An Reyes 41-22; T Wellemeyer 36-18; R Flores 36-21; R Franklin 24-17; J Isringhausen 16-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Shearn 5-4; J Coutlangus 1-1; G Majewski 0-0; E Guardado 0-2; M Stanton 4-2; An Reyes 1-0; T Wellemeyer 8-1; R Flores 1-3; R Franklin 1-4; J Isringhausen 1-2.
Batters faced - T Shearn 21; J Coutlangus 4; G Majewski 3; E Guardado 3; M Stanton 8; An Reyes 9; T Wellemeyer 9; R Flores 8; R Franklin 8; J Isringhausen 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Rick Reed. 2B--Alfonso Marquez. 3B--Chuck Meriwether.
Time: 3:17.
Attendance: 43,564.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
CINCINNATI SECOND BASEMAN BRANDON PHILLIPS TRIPLED IN THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES.
CINCINNATI THIRD BASEMAN EDWIN ENCARNACION LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH A LEFT EYE INJURY.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 1, 2007 5:16 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
J. Hamilton J. Hamilton
1-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
R. Ankiel R. Ankiel
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI