St. Louis 16, Pittsburgh 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 11 1
St. Louis 2 3 0 2 5 4 0 0 X 16 22 0
WP: K. Jimenez (2-0)
LP: B. Bullington (0-1)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
- C. Duncan singled to center, A. Pujols scored, R. Ludwick to second
- Y. Molina singled to center, R. Ludwick scored, C. Duncan to second
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista singled to left, B. Bullington scored, N. McLouth to second
- F. Sanchez singled to center, N. McLouth scored, J. Bautista to third, F. Sanchez to second advancing on throw
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- R. Ankiel homered to deep right, B. Barden and B. Ryan scored
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista grounded out to shortstop, M. Kata scored
Bot 4th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols singled to left, B. Ryan scored, R. Ankiel to second
- R. Ludwick singled to center, R. Ankiel scored, A. Pujols to third, R. Ludwick to second advancing on throw
Bot 5th: St. Louis
- A. Miles scored, S. Schumaker to second on wild pitch
- D. Eckstein singled to center, S. Schumaker scored
- R. Ankiel homered to deep right, D. Eckstein scored
- M. Cairo singled to left, A. Pujols scored
Bot 6th: St. Louis
- R. Ankiel doubled to deep right, D. Eckstein and B. Ryan scored
- S. Taguchi singled to left, R. Ankiel scored, R. Ludwick to second
- A. Miles grounded into fielder's choice, R. Ludwick scored, S. Taguchi to third, K. Stinnett out at second
Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- C. Maldonado doubled to left, J. Wilson scored
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf-lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 .246
J. Bautista 3b 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 .261
    D. Davidson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Perez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Paulino ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .256
    S. Youman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
F. Sanchez 2b 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 .316
    C. Izturis ph-3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254
J. Phelps 1b 2 0 1 0 2 1 1 .393
J. Bay lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .253
    N. Morgan ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
S. Pearce rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .227
J. Wilson ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .284
C. Maldonado c 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .083
B. Bullington p 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
    M. Kata ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276
    J. Van Benschoten p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Castillo ph-3b-2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
 Totals 35 4 11 4 4 5 14  
 Batting
2B - M Kata (6, T Percival); J Wilson (25, An Reyes); C Maldonado (1, An Reyes).
RBI - J Bautista 2 (58), F Sanchez (72), C Maldonado (2).
2-out RBI - J Bautista, F Sanchez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Izturis 1, J Bay 2, S Pearce 2.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - J Castillo (9, ground ball).
DP - 2 (F Sanchez-J Wilson-J Phelps, J Wilson-F Sanchez-J Phelps).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 .301
    R. Branyan 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .199
R. Ankiel cf 4 4 3 7 1 0 1 .358
    A. Reyes p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .080
A. Pujols 1b 5 2 2 1 1 0 0 .316
    J. Edmonds 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245
R. Ludwick rf 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 .250
C. Duncan lf 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 .262
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Cairo ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .100
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Taguchi ph-cf 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .296
Y. Molina c 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 .280
    K. Stinnett c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174
A. Miles 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 3 .304
M. Maroth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    K. Jimenez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Barden ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .077
    T. Percival p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    S. Schumaker lf 3 1 1 0 0 1 5 .315
B. Ryan 3b-ss 5 3 3 0 0 1 2 .341
 Totals 44 16 22 15 4 4 16  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (27, J Grabow); D Eckstein (16, D Davidson); R Ankiel (6, D Davidson).
HR - R Ankiel 2 (9, 2nd inning off B Bullington 2 on, 1 Out, 5th inning off J Grabow 1 on, 1 Out).
S - D Eckstein.
RBI - C Duncan (70), Y Molina (36), R Ankiel 7 (29), A Pujols (85), R Ludwick (39), D Eckstein (26), M Cairo (1), S Taguchi (22), A Miles (26).
2-out RBI - C Duncan, Y Molina, M Cairo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Miles 1, S Schumaker 3.
GIDP - R Ankiel, Y Molina.
Team LOB - 10.
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Bullington (L, 0-1) 3.0 7 5 5 2 1 1 15.00
J. Van Benschoten 1.1 6 5 5 2 1 0 10.86
J. Grabow 0.2 5 2 2 0 1 1 3.64
D. Davidson 1.0 4 4 3 0 0 0 27.00
J. Perez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.68
S. Youman 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.66
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Maroth 1.2 6 2 2 2 1 0 11.07
K. Jimenez (W, 2-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.10
T. Percival (H, 2) 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.48
R. Springer 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.43
R. Flores 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.47
A. Reyes 2.0 2 1 1 2 1 0 5.61
WP - J Van Benschoten.
IBB - C Duncan (by J Van Benschoten).
HBP - R Ludwick (by D Davidson); J Phelps (by An Reyes).
Pitches-strikes - B Bullington 63-41; J Van Benschoten 41-24; J Grabow 26-17; D Davidson 32-20; J Perez 8-7; S Youman 11-8; M Maroth 54-29; K Jimenez 7-4; T Percival 24-16; R Springer 15-10; R Flores 16-10; An Reyes 45-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Bullington 8-0; J Van Benschoten 2-1; J Grabow 1-0; D Davidson 3-0; J Perez 1-1; S Youman 2-1; M Maroth 1-3; K Jimenez 0-0; T Percival 2-3; R Springer 1-1; R Flores 1-2; An Reyes 2-3.
Batters faced - B Bullington 17; J Van Benschoten 11; J Grabow 7; D Davidson 9; J Perez 3; S Youman 3; M Maroth 13; K Jimenez 1; T Percival 8; R Springer 4; R Flores 3; An Reyes 11.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Runge. 1B--Mike Winters. 2B--Bruce Froemming. 3B--Mark Wegner.
Time: 3:06. (Plus 2 rain delays totaling 116 minutes in the 1st, 9th).
Attendance: 42,330.
Weather: 75 degrees, rain.
Wind: 8 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.
THE GAME HAS BEEN CALLED AFTER A 30 MINUTE DELAY.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 6, 2007 9:07 pm ET

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