Houston 5, St. Louis 4, 10 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 4 12 1
Houston 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 9 0
WP: M. Melancon (8-4)
LP: O. Dotel (3-3)
(56-104)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: St. Louis
- M. Holliday singled to shallow left, D. Freese scored, A. Pujols to third, A. Pujols out at home
Bot 3rd: Houston
- W. Rodriguez sacrificed to catcher, C. Barmes scored, J.R. Towles to second
- J. Bourgeois doubled to left, J.R. Towles scored
Bot 4th: Houston
- M. Downs homered to deep left, C. Lee scored
Top 5th: St. Louis
- D. Freese grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Jay scored, G. Laird to third, R. Furcal out at second
Top 8th: St. Louis
- L. Berkman doubled to left, A. Pujols and M. Holliday scored
Bot 10th: Houston
- A. Sanchez reached on bunt single to pitcher, B. Bogusevic scored, J. Bourgeois to second
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .231
    K. McClellan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    M. Boggs p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Craig ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .307
    F. Salas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283
    O. Dotel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Freese 3b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .295
    D. Descalso ph-3b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .262
A. Pujols 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .301
M. Holliday lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 .297
L. Berkman rf 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 .298
    A. Chambers pr-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Y. Molina c 2 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 .306
R. Theriot 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .271
J. Jay cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298
J. Garcia p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .097
    G. Laird ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .232
    N. Punto ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
 Totals 36 4 12 3 0 5 2 2 19  
 Batting
2B - A Pujols (29, W Rodriguez); M Holliday (36, W Rodriguez); L Berkman (22, W Wright); Y Molina (32, M Melancon); J Jay (24, W Rodriguez).
S - R Theriot, N Punto.
RBI - M Holliday (75), L Berkman 2 (93).
2-out RBI - M Holliday.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Descalso 2, A Pujols 1, J Jay 1, N Punto 2.
GIDP - D Freese, R Theriot.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - A Pujols (9, 3rd base off W Wright/J Towles), M Holliday (2, 2nd base off W Wright/J Towles).
CS - R Theriot (6, 2nd base by M Melancon/J Towles).
 
 Fielding
E - O Dotel (1, field).
DP - 1 (R Theriot-A Pujols).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Bourgeois cf-lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .294
A. Sanchez 2b 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .237
J.D. Martinez lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279
    J. Schafer pr-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
C. Lee 1b 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .276
M. Downs rf 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 .276
C. Johnson 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .253
C. Barmes ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .246
J.R. Towles c 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .185
W. Rodriguez p 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .180
    W. Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J.B. Shuck ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292
    F. Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Del Rosario p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Melancon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Bogusevic ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287
 Totals 34 5 9 5 1 2 9 0 8  
 Batting
2B - J Bourgeois (8, J Garcia); W Rodriguez (3, K McClellan); B Bogusevic (13, O Dotel).
HR - M Downs (10, 4th inning off J Garcia 1 on, 0 Out).
S - J Bourgeois, W Rodriguez.
RBI - J Bourgeois (16), A Sanchez (28), M Downs 2 (41), W Rodriguez (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Martinez 1, M Downs 2.
GIDP - J Bourgeois.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Martinez.
DP - 2 (C Barmes-A Sanchez-C Lee, A Sanchez-C Barmes-C Lee).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Garcia 4.0 4 4 4 1 5 1 1.32 3.56  
K. McClellan 1.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.31 4.19  
M. Boggs 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.38 3.60  
F. Salas 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.96 2.30  
O. Dotel (L, 3-3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0.89 3.42  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez 6.1 8 2 2 3 2 0 1.31 3.49  
W. Lopez (H, 14) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.27 2.83  
F. Rodriguez 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1.50 3.51  
W. Wright (BS, 1) 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.77 0.77  
E. Del Rosario 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.66 4.13  
M. Melancon (W, 8-4) 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.22 2.78  
WP - J Garcia.
Pitches-strikes - K McClellan 22-13; M Boggs 8-7; F Salas 23-15; O Dotel 17-11; J Garcia 64-42; W Rodriguez 102-66; W Lopez 12-8; F Rodriguez 8-3; W Wright 3-2; E Del Rosario 10-5; M Melancon 29-20.
Ground balls-fly balls - K McClellan 3-2; M Boggs 2-0; F Salas 1-2; O Dotel 0-2; J Garcia 5-3; W Rodriguez 14-5; W Lopez 2-0; F Rodriguez 1-0; W Wright 0-0; E Del Rosario 1-1; M Melancon 4-2.
Batters faced - K McClellan 6; M Boggs 3; F Salas 6; O Dotel 6; J Garcia 17; W Rodriguez 27; W Lopez 2; F Rodriguez 2; W Wright 1; E Del Rosario 4; M Melancon 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Nauert. 1B--Dana DeMuth. 2B--Kerwin Danley. 3B--Doug Eddings.
Weather: 73 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011 3:22 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
M. Holliday Matt Holliday
2-4
1 RBI
 Houston
M. Downs Matt Downs
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI