Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 3

Regular Season Game 28

Played on Thursday, May 4, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - 3 9 0 HOU N 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 x - 4 6 0

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AEckstein ss 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 6 Luna 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 Wainwright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bennett ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pujols 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 Encarnacion rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 Rolen 3b 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 4 Edmonds cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 Molina c 2 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 Rodriguez ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Taguchi lf 3 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 Miles ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Carpenter p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Spiezio ph,2b 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0Totals35 3 9 3 2 3 24 13FIELDING -DP:2. Luna-Eckstein-Pujols, Eckstein-Luna-Pujols.BATTING -2B:Taguchi (5,off Pettitte); Rolen (6,off Pettitte).HBP:Molina (1,by Pettitte).GDP:Edmonds (4,off Pettitte).Team LOB:8.BASERUNNING -SB:Taguchi (3,2nd base off Pettitte/Ausmus).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABiggio 2b 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 7 Bruntlett 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Taveras cf 2 1 1 1 1 0 4 0 Berkman 1b 4 1 1 2 0 1 12 0 Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 4 Wilson lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Lane rf 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Everett ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 Pettitte p 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals28 4 6 4 2 7 27 16FIELDING -DP:1. Biggio-Everett-Berkman.BATTING -2B:Everett (6,off Carpenter); Ensberg (9,off Carpenter).HR:Berkman (11,4th inning off Carpenter 1 on 0 out).HBP:Taveras (1,by Carpenter).GDP:Berkman (4,off Carpenter); Ausmus (1,off Carpenter).Team LOB:3.

PITCHING

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPCarpenter L(3-2) 6 6 4 4 2 4 1 25 Wainwright 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 6Totals8 6 4 4 2 7 1 31HBP:Carpenter (3,Taveras).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPPettitte W(2-4) 6.2 7 3 3 1 1 0 28 Qualls 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Wheeler 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 Lidge SV(11) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 5Totals9 9 3 3 2 3 0 38HBP:Pettitte (1,Molina).Umpires:HP - James Hoye, 1B - Ron Kulpa, 2B - Dale Scott, 3B - Chad FairchildTime of Game:2:46Attendance:37290 Starting Lineups: St. Louis Cardinals Houston Astros 1. Eckstein ss Biggio 2b 2. Luna 2b Taveras cf 3. Pujols 1b Berkman 1b 4. Encarnacion rf Ensberg 3b 5. Rolen 3b Wilson lf 6. Edmonds cf Lane rf 7. Molina c Ausmus c 8. Taguchi lf Everett ss 9. Carpenter p Pettitte p CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein popped to third; Luna flied to right; Pujols grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to third; Taveras walked [Biggio to second]; Berkman grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Biggio to third, Taveras out at second]; Ensberg struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Encarnacion singled to right; Rolen forced Encarnacion (second to shortstop); Edmonds singled to right [Rolen to third]; Molina was hit by a pitch [Edmonds to second]; Taguchi doubled to left [Rolen scored, Edmonds scored, Molina to third]; Carpenter grounded out (second to first); Eckstein popped to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Wilson lined to left; Lane grounded out (third to first); Ausmus grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. CARDINALS 3RD: Luna grounded out (shortstop to first); Pujols flied to center; Encarnacion singled to left; Rolen doubled to left [Encarnacion to third]; Edmonds flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 3RD: Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); Pettitte flied to left; Biggio grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. CARDINALS 4TH: Molina grounded out (second to first); Taguchi was called out on strikes; Carpenter grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 4TH: Taveras was hit by a pitch; Berkman homered [Taveras scored]; Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson struck out; Lane struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Eckstein flied to center; Luna grounded out (third to first); Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Everett doubled to left; Pettitte walked; Biggio struck out; Taveras singled to left [Everett scored, Pettitte to second]; Berkman grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. CARDINALS 6TH: Encarnacion grounded out (shortstop to first); Rolen walked; Edmonds grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Rolen out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. ASTROS 6TH: Ensberg doubled to left; Wilson flied to right [Ensberg to third]; Lane singled to right [Ensberg scored]; Ausmus grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Lane out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4. CARDINALS 7TH: Molina singled to right; Taguchi forced Molina (shortstop to second); SPIEZIO BATTED FOR CARPENTER; Taguchi stole second; Spiezio grounded out (third to first); Eckstein singled to center [Taguchi scored]; QUALLS REPLACED PETTITTE (PITCHING); Luna grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 4. ASTROS 7TH: WAINWRIGHT REPLACED LUNA (PITCHING); SPIEZIO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Everett popped to third; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR QUALLS; Palmeiro grounded out (third to first); Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 4. CARDINALS 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Pujols grounded out (second to first); Encarnacion flied to left; Rolen singled to left; Edmonds struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 4. ASTROS 8TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman struck out; Ensberg was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 4. CARDINALS 9TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING 2B); LIDGE REPLACED WHEELER (PITCHING); RODRIGUEZ BATTED FOR MOLINA; Rodriguez singled to right; MILES BATTED FOR TAGUCHI; Miles struck out; Spiezio walked [Rodriguez to second]; Eckstein flied to center; BENNETT BATTED FOR WAINWRIGHT; Bennett forced Spiezio (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 4. Final Totals R H E LOB Cardinals 3 9 0 8 Astros 4 6 0 3

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