Pittsburgh 8, St. Louis 2
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(61-78)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 3 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 8 12 0
St. Louis 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
WP: T. Armas (3-5)
LP: M. Mulder (0-1)
(68-68)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- J. Wilson doubled to left, A. LaRoche, R. Paulino and J. Bay scored
Bot 3rd: St. Louis
- R. Ankiel homered to deep right, D. Eckstein scored
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- R. Paulino homered to deep center, J. Bay and S. Pearce scored
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche homered to deep right
Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- C. Izturis singled to center, S. Pearce scored, J. Wilson to third
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Izturis 3b 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 .256
J. Bautista cf-rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .259
F. Sanchez 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .314
    M. Kata ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
A. LaRoche 1b 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .269
J. Bay lf 3 2 1 0 1 2 0 .254
S. Pearce rf 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 .278
    D. Marte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
R. Paulino c 4 2 2 3 0 0 1 .256
J. Wilson ss 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 .282
T. Armas p 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .130
    S. Chacon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
    N. Morgan cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .267
 Totals 36 8 12 8 2 7 13  
 Batting
2B - J Wilson 2 (24, M Mulder 2); S Pearce 2 (2, B Falkenborg, M Mulder).
HR - R Paulino (10, 4th inning off M Mulder 2 on, 0 Out), A Laroche (21, 5th inning off B Falkenborg 0 on, 2 Out).
S - T Armas.
RBI - J Wilson 3 (46), R Paulino 3 (46), A LaRoche (81), C Izturis (12).
2-out RBI - A LaRoche, C Izturis.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Izturis 1, J Bautista 1.
GIDP - F Sanchez.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
CS - C Izturis (2, 2nd base by M Mulder).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .296
    B. Ryan ph-ss 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .331
R. Ankiel rf-cf 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .338
A. Pujols 1b 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .316
    S. Taguchi pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .245
    R. Ludwick ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .247
C. Duncan lf-1b 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .261
Y. Molina c 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .277
    K. Stinnett c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .178
R. Branyan 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
M. Mulder p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
    B. Barden ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077
    B. Falkenborg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Wellemeyer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
    M. Cairo ph-2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Miles 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .299
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .314
 Totals 32 2 5 2 4 8 10  
 Batting
2B - D Eckstein (15, T Armas); A Pujols (26, T Armas).
HR - R Ankiel (7, 3rd inning off T Armas 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - R Ankiel 2 (22).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Miles 1, J Edmonds 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (D Eckstein-A Miles-A Pujols).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Armas (W, 3-5) 6.0 5 2 2 2 5 1 6.49
S. Chacon 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.01
D. Marte 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.08
M. Capps 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.15
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Mulder (L, 0-1) 4.0 8 6 6 1 1 1 13.50
B. Falkenborg 2.0 4 2 2 0 3 1 5.79
T. Wellemeyer 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.75
R. Flores 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.56
T. Johnson 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.90
Pitches-strikes - T Armas 96-58; S Chacon 15-9; D Marte 15-7; M Capps 9-8; M Mulder 59-39; B Falkenborg 39-25; T Wellemeyer 10-7; R Flores 8-5; T Johnson 18-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Armas 5-8; S Chacon 1-2; D Marte 0-1; M Capps 1-1; M Mulder 7-3; B Falkenborg 1-2; T Wellemeyer 1-0; R Flores 2-1; T Johnson 0-2.
Batters faced - T Armas 25; S Chacon 4; D Marte 4; M Capps 3; M Mulder 19; B Falkenborg 10; T Wellemeyer 3; R Flores 3; T Johnson 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Brian Knight. 2B--Mike Winters. 3B--Bruce Froemming.
Time: 2:32. (Plus rain delay totaling 54 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 42,299.
Weather: 72 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 2 mph, in from right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 5, 2007 11:55 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Wilson J. Wilson
3-4
3 RBI
 St. Louis
R. Ankiel R. Ankiel
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI