St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 137
Played on Sunday, September 4, 2005 (D) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  1  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Eckstein ss                   5   1   2   0       0   2       1   5
Edmonds cf                    4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Pujols 1b                     2   0   0   0       2   0      16   0
Molina c                      4   0   2   2       0   1       4   1
Grudzielanek 2b               4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Taguchi rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Nunez 3b                      3   1   3   0       1   0       1   3
Luna lf                       3   1   0   0       0   1       3   1
Marquis p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   5
Totals                       31   4   9   4       3   7      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Eckstein-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Eckstein (22,off Duckworth).
SH: Marquis 2 (2,off Rodriguez,off Gallo).
HBP: Luna (1,by Rodriguez).
GDP: Pujols (16,off Rodriguez); Luna (2,off Rodriguez).
IBB: Pujols (23,by Duckworth).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pujols (14,3rd base off Strickland/Chavez).
CS: Taguchi (2,2nd base by Duckworth/Chavez).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Burke 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   4
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Berkman 1b                    3   1   2   1       0   0       7   0
Lane rf                       3   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Scott lf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Chavez c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       7   2
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rodriguez p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Duckworth p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Strickland p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   1   5   1       0   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Everett-Burke-Berkman, Ensberg-Burke-Berkman.

BATTING - 
HR: Berkman (16,4th inning off Marquis 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Ensberg (11,off Marquis).
Team LOB: 2.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marquis W(11-13)              9     5   1   1   0   5   1  30


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez L(9-7)              6     4   3   3   2   4   0  23
Duckworth                     1.1   4   1   1   1   2   0   8
Strickland                    0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Gallo                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   4   4   3   7   0  37

HBP: Rodriguez (6,Luna).
IBB: Duckworth (1,Pujols).

Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Brian Knight, 3B - Greg Gibson
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 38277


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Eckstein            ss        Taveras             cf
2. Edmonds             cf        Burke               2b
3. Pujols              1b        Ensberg             3b
4. Molina              c         Berkman             1b
5. Grudzielanek        2b        Lane                rf
6. Taguchi             rf        Scott               lf
7. Nunez               3b        Everett             ss
8. Luna                lf        Chavez              c
9. Marquis             p         Rodriguez           p

CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein singled to center; Edmonds flied to
center; Pujols grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Eckstein out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras grounded out (third to first); Burke singled
to left; Ensberg grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Burke out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman singled to center; Lane singled to left
[Berkman out at third (left to third), Lane to second (on
throw)]; Scott grounded out (second to first) [Lane to third];
Everett struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Nunez singled to third; Luna grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Nunez out at second];
Marquis grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Chavez grounded out (third to first); Rodriguez
struck out (catcher to first); Taveras flied to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Eckstein was called out on strikes; Edmonds flied
to center; Pujols grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Burke grounded out (shortstop to first); Ensberg was
called out on strikes; Berkman homered; Lane flied to left; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Molina struck out; Grudzielanek flied to center;
Taguchi flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Scott struck out; Everett grounded out (pitcher to
first); Chavez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Nunez walked; Luna was hit by a pitch [Nunez to
second]; Marquis out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Nunez to third, Luna to second]; On a bunt Eckstein struck out;
Edmonds singled to right [Nunez scored, Luna scored]; Pujols
walked [Edmonds to second]; Molina singled to center [Edmonds
scored, Pujols to second]; Grudzielanek struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: LAMB BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Lamb struck out; Taveras
grounded out (pitcher to first); Burke grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: DUCKWORTH REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); Taguchi
singled to center; Taguchi was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Nunez singled to left; Luna struck out; Marquis
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ensberg flied to right; Berkman grounded out (third
to first); Lane singled to left; Scott grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Eckstein doubled to left; Edmonds grounded out
(second to first) [Eckstein to third]; Pujols was walked
intentionally; Molina singled to left [Eckstein scored, Pujols
to second]; STRICKLAND REPLACED DUCKWORTH (PITCHING);
Grudzielanek struck out while Pujols stole third; Taguchi flied
to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); BIGGIO
BATTED FOR CHAVEZ; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first);
PALMEIRO BATTED FOR STRICKLAND; Palmeiro grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: AUSMUS REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING C ); GALLO
REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Nunez singled to first; Luna
forced Nunez (shortstop to second); Marquis out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Luna to second]; Eckstein popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Burke
flied to left; Ensberg lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   9   0    6
 Astros           1   5   0    2


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