Houston 6, St. Louis 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 13 1
St. Louis 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 8 0
WP: B. Backe (2-1) S: B. Lidge (16)
LP: J. Pineiro (5-4)
(71-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- J. Anderson grounded out to second
- C. Burke doubled to right
- L. Berkman homered to deep center, C. Burke scored
- C. Lee doubled to deep center
- H. Pence struck out swinging
- T. Wigginton singled to left, C. Lee scored, T. Wigginton to second advancing on throw
- C. Ransom grounded out to third

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 0

  Bottom 1st: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein singled to center
- R. Ankiel grounded into fielder's choice, D. Eckstein out at second
- R. Ludwick singled to center, R. Ankiel to third
- S. Spiezio hit sacrifice fly to right, R. Ankiel scored
- S. Schumaker singled to right, R. Ludwick to second
- Y. Molina grounded into fielder's choice, S. Schumaker out at second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Top 2nd: Houston
- J.R. Towles flied out to right center
- B. Backe popped out to shallow right
- J. Anderson singled to center
- J. Anderson caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Bottom 2nd: St. Louis
- M. Cairo popped out to shallow left center
- J. Pineiro struck out swinging
- A. Miles flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Top 3rd: Houston
- C. Burke grounded out to third
- L. Berkman grounded out to pitcher
- C. Lee struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Bottom 3rd: St. Louis
- D. Eckstein walked
- R. Ankiel flied out to right
- R. Ludwick popped out to third
- S. Spiezio popped out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Top 4th: Houston
- H. Pence singled to left
- T. Wigginton grounded out to pitcher, H. Pence to second
- C. Ransom walked
- J.R. Towles grounded into fielder's choice, H. Pence to third, C. Ransom out at second
- B. Backe struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Bottom 4th: St. Louis
- S. Schumaker doubled to center
- Y. Molina grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, S. Schumaker out at third
- M. Cairo flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Top 5th: Houston
- J. Anderson grounded out to pitcher
- C. Burke popped out to right center
- L. Berkman walked
- C. Lee singled to right, L. Berkman to second
- H. Pence flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 1

  Bottom 5th: St. Louis
- J. Pineiro flied out to center
- A. Miles reached on bunt single to third
- D. Eckstein singled to right, A. Miles to third
- R. Ankiel grounded into fielder's choice, A. Miles scored, D. Eckstein out at second
- R. Ludwick fouled out to first

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 2

  Top 6th: Houston
- T. Wigginton struck out swinging
- C. Ransom flied out to center
- J.R. Towles walked
- B. Backe singled to left, J.R. Towles to second
- T. Johnson relieved J. Pineiro
- J. Anderson grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 2

  Bottom 6th: St. Louis
- S. Spiezio walked
- S. Schumaker struck out looking
- Y. Molina lined out to left
- M. Cairo flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 2

  Top 7th: Houston
- R. Springer relieved T. Johnson
- C. Burke grounded bunt out to pitcher
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- C. Lee flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 2

  Top 1st: Houston
- B. Ryan hit for R. Springer
- D. Sarfate pitching

  Bottom 7th: St. Louis
- B. Ryan walked
- A. Miles popped out to third
- D. Eckstein singled to right, B. Ryan to third
- R. Ankiel struck out swinging
- R. Ludwick struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, St. Louis 2

  Top 8th: Houston
- R. Franklin relieved R. Springer
- H. Pence singled to right
- T. Wigginton flied out to right
- C. Ransom ground rule double to deep right center, H. Pence to third
- J.R. Towles doubled to left, C. Ransom and H. Pence scored
- O. Palmeiro hit for D. Sarfate
- O. Palmeiro singled to left, J.R. Towles to third
- R. Flores relieved R. Franklin
- J. Anderson singled to pitcher, J.R. Towles scored, O. Palmeiro to second
- C. Burke grounded into fielder's choice, O. Palmeiro to third, J. Anderson out at second
- L. Berkman grounded out to second

3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Houston 6, St. Louis 2

  Bottom 8th: St. Louis
- E. Bruntlett in right field
- C. Qualls relieved D. Sarfate
- S. Spiezio grounded out to second
- S. Schumaker grounded out to shortstop
- Y. Molina safe at first on right fielder E. Bruntlett's fielding error, Y. Molina to second
- M. Cairo singled to right, Y. Molina to third
- J. Edmonds hit for R. Flores
- J. Edmonds grounded out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Houston 6, St. Louis 2

  Top 9th: Houston
- M. Maroth relieved R. Flores
- C. Lee flied out to deep right
- E. Bruntlett walked
- T. Wigginton struck out swinging, E. Bruntlett caught stealing, catcher to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 6, St. Louis 2

  Bottom 9th: St. Louis
- S. Randolph relieved C. Qualls
- A. Miles popped out to center
- D. Eckstein fouled out to shallow left
- R. Ankiel walked
- R. Ankiel stole second
- R. Ludwick walked
- S. Spiezio walked, R. Ankiel to third, R. Ludwick to second
- A. Pujols hit for S. Schumaker
- B. Lidge relieved S. Randolph
- S. Schumaker walked, R. Ankiel scored, R. Ludwick to third, S. Spiezio to second
- A. Reyes ran for A. Pujols
- Y. Molina grounded into fielder's choice, A. Reyes out at second

1 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 6, St. Louis 3
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
D. Eckstein D. Eckstein
3-4