St. Louis 7, Pittsburgh 3
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(77-84)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 7 14 0
Pittsburgh 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1
WP: A. Wainwright (14-12)
LP: T. Gorzelanny (14-10)
(68-93)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche ground rule double to left, N. Morgan scored
- J. Bautista doubled to left, A. LaRoche scored
- S. Pearce singled to left, J. Bautista scored, R. Paulino to second
Top 2nd: St. Louis
- R. Ankiel singled to right, R. Ludwick scored, M. Cairo to third
- G. Bennett singled to third, M. Cairo scored, R. Ankiel to second
Top 4th: St. Louis
- R. Ankiel homered to deep right
- D. Eckstein singled to center, G. Bennett scored, A. Miles to second
Top 5th: St. Louis
- R. Ankiel singled to left, A. Pujols scored, M. Cairo to second
Top 6th: St. Louis
- S. Taguchi singled to center, A. Miles scored
Top 9th: St. Louis
- A. Pujols singled to center, S. Taguchi scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Eckstein ss 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 .311
S. Taguchi lf 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .291
A. Pujols 1b 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 .330
R. Ludwick rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .268
M. Cairo 3b 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .254
    B. Barden 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .171
R. Ankiel cf 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 .293
G. Bennett c 4 1 3 1 0 0 2 .252
A. Wainwright p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .290
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .314
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Franklin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    B. Falkenborg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Miles 2b 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .290
 Totals 36 7 14 7 3 3 15  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (38, T Gorzelanny); S Taguchi (15, S Torres).
HR - R Ankiel (11, 4th inning off T Gorzelanny 0 on, 1 Out).
S - R Ludwick , A Wainwright.
RBI - R Ankiel 3 (39), G Bennett (17), D Eckstein (31), S Taguchi (30), A Pujols (103).
2-out RBI - D Eckstein, S Taguchi.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Ludwick 1, S Taguchi 1.
GIDP - G Bennett, S Schumaker, B Barden.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
Picked Off - R Ankiel (2nd base, R Paulino).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Cairo-A Miles-A Pujols).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Morgan cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .294
M. Kata 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
A. LaRoche 1b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .273
X. Nady lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .277
J. Bautista 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .256
R. Paulino c 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .263
S. Pearce rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .281
J. Wilson ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .296
    C. Izturis ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
T. Gorzelanny p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063
    R. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Phelps ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .351
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 3 6 3 1 5 7  
 Batting
2B - N Morgan (3, A Wainwright); A LaRoche (42, A Wainwright); J Bautista (36, A Wainwright).
S - M Kata.
RBI - A LaRoche (88), J Bautista (63), S Pearce (6).
2-out RBI - J Bautista, S Pearce.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Wilson 1.
GIDP - S Pearce.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
E - S Torres (2, catch).
Outfield assists - S Pearce (D Eckstein at Home).
DP - 3 (J Wilson-M Kata-A LaRoche, C Izturis-M Kata-A LaRoche, J Bautista-M Kata-A LaRoche).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Wainwright (W, 14-12) 7.0 6 3 3 1 2 0 3.70
R. Flores (H, 13) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.28
R. Franklin (H, 25) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.71
B. Falkenborg 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.91
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Gorzelanny (L, 14-10) 6.0 11 6 6 3 1 1 3.88
R. Sanchez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.09
S. Torres 2.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 5.47
HBP - A LaRoche (by R Flores).
Pitches-strikes - A Wainwright 88-61; R Flores 4-2; R Franklin 4-3; B Falkenborg 11-9; T Gorzelanny 90-57; R Sanchez 12-8; S Torres 28-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Wainwright 12-7; R Flores 1-1; R Franklin 0-0; B Falkenborg 1-0; T Gorzelanny 10-6; R Sanchez 1-1; S Torres 5-0.
Batters faced - A Wainwright 27; R Flores 3; R Franklin 1; B Falkenborg 3; T Gorzelanny 30; R Sanchez 3; S Torres 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Gerry Davis. 1B--Brian Gorman. 2B--Paul Nauert. 3B--Mike Dimuro.
Time: 2:32.
Attendance: 35,169.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 1 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
PITTSBURGH CENTER FIELDER NYJER MORGAN EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE FIRST INNING.
ST. LOUIS THIRD BASEMAN MIGUEL CAIRO HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH TIGHTNESS IN HIS RIGHT HAMSTRING.
PITTSBURGH SHORTSTOP JACK WILSON HAS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT HEAD INJURY AFTER COLLIDING WITH SECOND BASEMAN MATT KATA.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 30, 2007 5:35 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
R. Ankiel R. Ankiel
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche A. LaRoche
1-3
1 RBI