St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 3 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 (D) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  -   3 10  0
STL N    0  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   4  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Palmeiro lf                   4   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Munson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman rf,lf                 4   0   2   1       1   2       5   0
Ensberg 3b                    5   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Lamb 1b                       3   0   1   0       2   0      13   1
Burke 2b                      5   0   0   1       0   1       0  10
Ausmus c                      5   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Bruntlett ss                  5   0   2   1       0   1       1   2
Buchholz p                    2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane lf,rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41   3  10   3       3   9      32  15

BATTING - 
2B: Palmeiro (1,off Suppan); Berkman (9,off Suppan); Ausmus (9,off Suppan);
Bruntlett (5,off Suppan); Lamb (5,off Wainwright).
SH: Lane (2,off Isringhausen).
GDP: Ensberg (2,off Suppan).
IBB: Lamb (2,by Suppan).
Team LOB: 9.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Eckstein ss                   5   2   2   0       0   0       0   3
Rodriguez rf                  3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Taguchi ph,cf               3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Pujols 1b                     3   1   1   1       2   1      10   0
Rolen 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   1       0   4
Encarnacion cf,rf             5   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Bigbie lf                     3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Looper p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Molina c                      4   1   1   0       1   0       9   0
Miles 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
Suppan p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marquis ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wainwright p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Luna lf                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41   4   8   3       4   7      33  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Eckstein-Miles-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Eckstein (8,off Buchholz); Rolen (15,off Buchholz); Molina (7,off Gallo).
HBP: Rolen (3,by Buchholz); Eckstein (10,by Gallo).
IBB: Pujols (11,by Buchholz).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buchholz                      5     5   3   3   3   2   0  25
Miller                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Borkowski                     2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Wheeler                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Springer                      1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Gallo L(1-2)                  0.2   3   1   1   0   0   0   6
Totals                       10.2   8   4   4   4   7   0  47

WP: Buchholz (3).
HBP: Buchholz (2,Rolen); Gallo (2,Eckstein).
IBB: Buchholz (2,Pujols).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Suppan                        6     8   3   3   2   2   0  27
Wainwright                    2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Isringhausen                  2     1   0   0   1   3   0   8
Looper W(3-0)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                       11    10   3   3   3   9   0  45

IBB: Suppan (2,Lamb).

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Larry Poncino, 2B - Bruce Dreckman, 3B - Rob Drake
Time of Game: 3:42   Attendance: 43534


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Taveras             cf        Eckstein            ss
2. Palmeiro            lf        Rodriguez           rf
3. Berkman             rf        Pujols              1b
4. Ensberg             3b        Rolen               3b
5. Lamb                1b        Encarnacion         cf
6. Burke               2b        Bigbie              lf
7. Ausmus              c         Molina              c
8. Bruntlett           ss        Miles               2b
9. Buchholz            p         Suppan              p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras flied to center; Palmeiro doubled to left;
Berkman singled to center [Palmeiro scored]; Ensberg singled to
center [Berkman to second]; Lamb flied to center; Burke flied to
center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein grounded out (second to first);
Rodriguez singled to center; Pujols singled to second [Rodriguez
to second]; Rolen was hit by a pitch [Rodriguez to third, Pujols
to second]; Encarnacion flied to right; Bigbie was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Bruntlett
was called out on strikes; Buchholz singled to right; Taveras
forced Buchholz (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Molina grounded out (third to first); Miles
grounded out (second to first); Suppan grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Palmeiro singled to center; Berkman doubled to right
[Palmeiro to third]; Ensberg popped to first; Lamb was walked
intentionally; Burke grounded out (second to first) [Palmeiro
scored, Berkman to third, Lamb to second]; Ausmus was called out
on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Eckstein doubled to left; Rodriguez grounded out
(first to pitcher) [Eckstein to third]; Pujols grounded out
(second to first) [Eckstein scored]; Rolen grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bruntlett flied to right; Buchholz grounded out
(third to first); Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Encarnacion popped to third; Bigbie grounded out
(second to first); Molina walked; Miles flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Palmeiro flied to right; Berkman walked; Ensberg
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Berkman out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Suppan flied to right; Eckstein singled to right;
Rodriguez grounded out (second to pitcher) [Eckstein to second];
Pujols was walked intentionally; Rolen doubled to left [Eckstein
scored, Pujols to third]; Encarnacion struck out but Pujols
advanced to home and Rolen advanced to third and Encarnacion
advanced to first on a wild pitch; Bigbie walked [Encarnacion to
second]; Molina flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Lamb flied to center; Burke grounded out (third to
first); Ausmus doubled to center; Bruntlett doubled to left
[Ausmus scored]; BIGGIO BATTED FOR BUCHHOLZ; Biggio flied to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: MILLER REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); On a bunt
Miles made an out to first; MARQUIS BATTED FOR SUPPAN; Marquis
struck out; Eckstein grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: WAINWRIGHT REPLACED MARQUIS (PITCHING); Taveras was
called out on strikes; Palmeiro lined to second; Berkman was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: TAGUCHI BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; BORKOWSKI REPLACED
PALMEIRO (PITCHING); LANE REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING LF); Taguchi
flied to right; Pujols struck out; Rolen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: TAGUCHI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); ENCARNACION
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Ensberg struck out; Lamb doubled
to center; Burke flied to left; Ausmus grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Encarnacion grounded out (third to first); Bigbie
struck out; Molina grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED BIGBIE (PITCHING); LUNA
REPLACED WAINWRIGHT (PLAYING LF); Bruntlett singled to left;
Lane out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Bruntlett to
second]; Taveras was called out on strikes; MUNSON BATTED FOR
BORKOWSKI; Munson flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: WHEELER REPLACED MUNSON (PITCHING); Miles
grounded out (second to first); Luna flied to center; Eckstein
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Berkman struck out; Ensberg popped to first; Lamb
walked; Burke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 10TH: SPRINGER REPLACED WHEELER (PITCHING); BERKMAN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); LANE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
RF); Taguchi flied to right; Pujols walked; Rolen forced Pujols
(second to shortstop); Encarnacion was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 11TH: LOOPER REPLACED ISRINGHAUSEN (PITCHING); Ausmus
struck out; Bruntlett popped to first; Lane popped to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 11TH: WILSON REPLACED SPRINGER (PLAYING RF); GALLO
REPLACED LANE (PITCHING); Looper grounded out (second to first);
Molina doubled to center; Miles singled to third [Molina stayed
at second]; Luna lined to third; Eckstein was hit by a pitch
[Molina to third, Miles to second]; Taguchi singled to center
[Molina scored, Miles to third, Eckstein to second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   0    9
 Cardinals        4   8   0   11


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