St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Monday, September 11, 2006 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  2
STL N    0  0  2    5  0  0    0  0  x  -   7  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamb 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Berkman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       9   2
Huff rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Scott lf,cf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Burke cf,2b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Everett ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Buchholz p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Nieve p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Jimerson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Palmeiro ph,lf              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   0   6   0       2   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Everett 2 (7).

BATTING - 
GDP: Ausmus (21,off Carpenter).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lamb (4,2nd base by Carpenter/Molina).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miles ss                      4   1   0   0       1   0       2   4
Duncan rf                     3   2   1   0       2   0       1   0
Pujols 1b                     3   2   2   0       2   1       9   0
Rolen 3b                      4   0   0   1       0   1       1   2
  Rodriguez ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Schumaker lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Spiezio lf,3b                 4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Encarnacion cf                3   1   1   2       1   0       2   0
Belliard 2b                   4   0   2   4       0   0       4   2
Molina c                      3   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
Carpenter p                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       33   7   7   7       8   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miles-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Spiezio (12,off Buchholz); Duncan (10,off Buchholz); Pujols (28,off Springer).
3B: Belliard (1,off Nieve).
IBB: Molina (2,by Buchholz); Pujols (25,by Buchholz); Spiezio (1,by Nieve).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Buchholz L(6-10)              3.1   5   5   2   4   1   0  21
Nieve                         1.2   1   2   2   4   2   0  10
Borkowski                     2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Springer                      0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Miller                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        8     7   7   2*  8   5   0  41

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
IBB: Buchholz 2 (4,Molina,Pujols); Nieve (5,Spiezio).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Carpenter W(14-6)             9     6   0   0   2   6   0  33


Umpires: HP - Rick Reed, 1B - Tim Tschida, 2B - Ted Barrett, 3B - Laz Diaz
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 41061


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        Miles               ss
2. Lamb                3b        Duncan              rf
3. Berkman             1b        Pujols              1b
4. Huff                rf        Rolen               3b
5. Scott               lf        Spiezio             lf
6. Burke               cf        Encarnacion         cf
7. Everett             ss        Belliard            2b
8. Ausmus              c         Molina              c
9. Buchholz            p         Carpenter           p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Lamb singled
to left; Lamb was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Berkman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Miles walked; Duncan flied to center; Pujols
struck out; Rolen lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Huff grounded out (first unassisted); Scott walked;
Burke flied to center; Everett forced Scott (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Spiezio doubled to right; Encarnacion grounded
out (shortstop to first); Belliard flied to center; Molina was
walked intentionally; Carpenter reached on an error by Everett
[Spiezio to third, Molina to second]; Miles flied to left; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus was called out on strikes; Buchholz lined to
second; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Duncan walked; Pujols singled to left [Duncan to
second]; Rolen flied to left; Spiezio flied to center;
Encarnacion singled to center [Duncan scored, Pujols to second];
Belliard singled to left [Pujols scored, Encarnacion to second];
Molina grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Lamb was called out on strikes; Berkman was called
out on strikes; Huff lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Carpenter grounded out (third to first); Miles
reached on an error by Everett; Duncan doubled to right [Miles
to third]; Pujols was walked intentionally; NIEVE REPLACED
BUCHHOLZ (PITCHING); Rolen grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Miles scored (unearned), Duncan to third, Pujols to second];
Spiezio was walked intentionally; Encarnacion walked [Duncan
scored (unearned), Pujols to third, Spiezio to second]; Belliard
tripled to center [Pujols scored (unearned), Spiezio scored
(unearned, but earned for the pitcher), Encarnacion scored
(unearned, but earned for the pitcher)]; Molina struck out; 5 R
(2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Scott grounded out (pitcher to first); Burke singled
to right; Everett singled to left [Burke to second]; Ausmus
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Everett out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 5TH: Carpenter grounded out (third to first); Miles
grounded out (first unassisted); Duncan walked; Pujols walked
[Duncan to second]; Rolen was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 6TH: JIMERSON BATTED FOR NIEVE; Jimerson popped to
second; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Lamb flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 6TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED JIMERSON (PITCHING); Spiezio
grounded out (second to first); Encarnacion flied to right;
Belliard grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman popped to third; Huff struck out; Scott
singled to shortstop; Burke singled to right [Scott to third];
Everett forced Burke (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 7TH: Molina grounded out (shortstop to first);
Carpenter struck out; Miles grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Ausmus flied to center; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR
BORKOWSKI; Palmeiro grounded out (second to first); Biggio
walked; Lamb grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 8TH: SPRINGER REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); SCOTT
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); BURKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
2B); PALMEIRO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Duncan grounded out
(first unassisted); Pujols doubled to right; RODRIGUEZ BATTED
FOR ROLEN; MILLER REPLACED SPRINGER (PITCHING); Rodriguez struck
out; Spiezio flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: SCHUMAKER REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PLAYING LF); SPIEZIO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Berkman grounded out (second to
first); Huff singled to second; Scott flied to left; Burke
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   6   2    6
 Cardinals        7   7   0   10


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