St. Louis Cardinals 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Friday, June 3, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  9  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Eckstein ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Edmonds cf                    4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Pujols 1b                     4   1   2   1       0   2       8   0
Sanders lf                    3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Grudzielanek 2b               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Seabol 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Nunez 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Taguchi rf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Molina c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Carpenter p                   3   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       1   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Pujols, Grudzielanek-Eckstein-Pujols, Nunez-Pujols.
E: Carpenter (1).
PB: Molina (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Molina (6,off Pettitte); Edmonds (14,off Pettitte).
HR: Pujols (13,9th inning off Springer 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Eckstein (6,off Qualls); Grudzielanek (7,off Springer).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sanders 2 (7,2nd base off Pettitte/Ausmus,3rd base off Pettitte/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Self rf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   3
Berkman 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      14   0
  Bruntlett pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   3       1   2
Burke lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Everett ss                    3   0   3   0       0   0       2   5
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Pettitte p                    2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph,rf              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   0   9   0       2   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Everett-Berkman, Everett-Biggio-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (14,off Carpenter).
GDP: Burke (1,off Carpenter).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Everett (4,Home by Carpenter/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carpenter W(8-3)              8     8   0   0   2   6   0  30
King                          0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Tavarez SV(3)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     9   0   0   2   7   0  33

King faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte L(3-6)               7     5   1   1   0   5   0  26
Qualls                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Springer                      1     1   1   1   1   0   1   4
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1   5   1  33


Umpires: HP - Jerry Meals, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Hunter Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 34092


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Eckstein            ss        Taveras             cf
2. Edmonds             cf        Self                rf
3. Pujols              1b        Biggio              2b
4. Sanders             lf        Berkman             1b
5. Grudzielanek        2b        Ensberg             3b
6. Seabol              3b        Burke               lf
7. Taguchi             rf        Everett             ss
8. Molina              c         Ausmus              c
9. Carpenter           p         Pettitte            p

CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein grounded out (pitcher to first); Edmonds
struck out; Pujols singled to right; Sanders flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Self
flied to right; Biggio singled to left; Berkman grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Grudzielanek popped to first; Seabol grounded out
(third to first); Taguchi lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg was called out on strikes; Burke walked;
Everett singled to center [Burke to third]; Ausmus lined into a
double play to first [Everett out at first (first unassisted)];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Molina doubled to left; Carpenter reached on a
fielder's choice [Molina out at third (shortstop to third)];
Eckstein singled to left [Carpenter to second]; Edmonds doubled
to right [Carpenter scored, Eckstein to third]; Pujols struck
out (catcher to first); Sanders struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Pettitte lined to left; Taveras popped to second;
Self was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Grudzielanek grounded out (shortstop to first);
Seabol grounded out (third to first); Taguchi grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio lined to pitcher; Berkman walked; Ensberg
singled to right [Berkman to second]; Burke grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Ensberg out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Molina grounded out (second to first); Carpenter
struck out; On a bunt Eckstein made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett singled to left; Ausmus grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Everett to second]; Pettitte singled to
right [Everett to third]; Everett was caught stealing home
(catcher to third to catcher) [Pettitte to second]; Taveras
singled to right [Pettitte out at home (right to catcher)]; 0 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Edmonds flied to center; Pujols was called out on
strikes; Sanders singled to left; Sanders stole second; Sanders
stole third; Grudzielanek grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Self flied to center; Biggio struck out; Berkman
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Seabol flied to right; Taguchi flied to left;
Molina popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: NUNEZ REPLACED SEABOL (PLAYING 3B); Ensberg struck
out; Burke grounded out (second to first); Everett doubled to
center; Molina allowed a passed ball [Everett to third]; Ausmus
lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED PETTITTE (PITCHING); Carpenter
singled to right; Eckstein grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Carpenter out at second]; Edmonds grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: PALMEIRO BATTED FOR QUALLS; Palmeiro struck out;
Taveras singled to left; LAMB BATTED FOR SELF; Lamb flied to
right; Taveras was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Carpenter [Taveras to second]; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: SPRINGER REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); PALMEIRO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Pujols homered; Sanders walked;
Grudzielanek grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Sanders out at second]; Nunez popped to shortstop; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: KING REPLACED CARPENTER (PITCHING); Berkman singled
to right; BRUNTLETT RAN FOR BERKMAN; TAVAREZ REPLACED KING
(PITCHING); Ensberg was called out on strikes; Burke lined into
a double play to third [Bruntlett out at first (third to
first)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   7   1    4
 Astros           0   9   0    6


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