St. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 1
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(76-84)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 6 11 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 0
WP: R. Springer (8-1)
LP: J. Grabow (3-2)
(68-92)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi singled to third, D. Eckstein scored, A. Pujols to second
Bot 6th: Pittsburgh
- M. Kata singled to left, J. Wilson scored
Top 8th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi walked, D. Eckstein scored, A. Pujols to third, R. Ludwick to second
- G. Bennett singled to right, R. Ludwick, A. Pujols and S. Taguchi scored
Top 9th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols doubled to deep left, D. Eckstein scored, A. Pujols to third advancing on throw
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 4 3 2 0 1 0 1 .310
R. Ankiel rf-cf 4 0 2 0 0 2 2 .282
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 .328
R. Ludwick lf-rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .270
S. Taguchi cf-lf 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .289
A. Miles 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .292
G. Bennett c 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .238
    J. Edmonds ph 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 .250
    J. Pineiro pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .056
    K. Stinnett c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
T. Wellemeyer p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .125
    M. Cairo ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .316
    R. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    T. Percival p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Ryan 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .287
 Totals 35 6 11 6 3 6 19  
 Batting
2B - D Eckstein (23, Z Duke); G Bennett (7, Z Duke); A Pujols (37, S Torres).
S - R Ankiel.
RBI - S Taguchi 2 (29), J Edmonds 3 (52), A Pujols (102).
2-out RBI - S Taguchi, J Edmonds 3, A Pujols.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Miles 1, R Ludwick 1, D Eckstein 1, B Ryan 1.
GIDP - A Pujols 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - B Ryan (7, 2nd base off Z Duke/R Paulino), D Eckstein (10, 2nd base off J Grabow/R Paulino).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Morgan cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .296
M. Kata 2b 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .259
A. LaRoche 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273
X. Nady lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .280
J. Bautista 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .256
R. Paulino c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .260
S. Pearce rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .283
J. Wilson ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .297
Z. Duke p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Marte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Osoria p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Izturis ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 1 5 1 1 6 6  
 Batting
3B - N Morgan (4, R Franklin).
S - Z Duke.
RBI - M Kata (10).
2-out RBI - M Kata.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Kata 1, X Nady 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Bautista-M Kata-A LaRoche, J Wilson-M Kata-A LaRoche).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Wellemeyer 6.0 3 1 1 0 5 0 3.11
R. Springer (W, 8-1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.22
R. Franklin 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.72
T. Percival 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.85
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Duke 7.0 8 1 1 0 4 0 5.53
J. Grabow (L, 3-2) 0.1 0 4 4 3 0 0 4.53
D. Marte 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.38
F. Osoria 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.18
S. Torres 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.51
IBB - A Pujols (by J Grabow).
HBP - R Ludwick (by J Grabow).
Pitches-strikes - T Wellemeyer 70-48; R Springer 19-13; R Franklin 14-11; T Percival 13-7; Z Duke 91-59; J Grabow 22-6; D Marte 5-3; F Osoria 7-5; S Torres 17-14.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Wellemeyer 6-7; R Springer 0-2; R Franklin 2-1; T Percival 2-1; Z Duke 10-7; J Grabow 1-0; D Marte 0-0; F Osoria 1-0; S Torres 1-1.
Batters faced - T Wellemeyer 21; R Springer 4; R Franklin 4; T Percival 4; Z Duke 27; J Grabow 5; D Marte 1; F Osoria 2; S Torres 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Dimuro. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Paul Nauert.
Time: 2:35.
Attendance: 30,603.
Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, out to center.

Updated on Friday, Sep 28, 2007 9:50 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
A. Pujols A. Pujols
2-4
1 RBI
 Pittsburgh
M. Kata M. Kata
2-4
1 RBI