Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 145
Played on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 (D) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   5 14  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    6   1   3   0       0   0       1   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   0       1   0       2   4
Berkman 1b                    4   2   3   1       1   0      13   0
Huff rf                       4   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
  Jimerson pr,rf              0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Scott lf                      4   1   2   1       1   2       2   0
Burke 2b                      5   0   2   2       0   0       1   3
Bruntlett ss                  5   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Oswalt p                      5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41   5  14   5       5   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ensberg-Burke-Berkman.
E: Taveras (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (25,off Narveson).
HR: Berkman (40,6th inning off Hancock 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Huff (7,off Thompson); Bruntlett (2,off Thompson).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras 2 (32,2nd base off Marquis/Bennett,2nd base off Thompson/Bennett);
Bruntlett (3,2nd base off Marquis/Bennett).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miles ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  Narveson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schumaker ph,rf             1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Duncan rf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pujols 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       8   2
Spiezio lf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Rolen 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Encarnacion cf                4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Belliard 2b                   4   0   2   1       0   0       1   2
Bennett c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
  Rodriguez ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taguchi ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Marquis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thompson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nelson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kinney p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Rose ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hancock p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ss                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wilson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       2   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Miles-Pujols, Miles-Belliard-Pujols.
E: Duncan (5), Hancock (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Duncan (11,off Oswalt).
GDP: Pujols (17,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(13-8)                8.1   7   1   1   2   3   0  34
Miller                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wheeler SV(5)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     7   1   1   2   4   0  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marquis L(14-15)              1     5   4   4   2   2   0  10
Thompson                      2     2   0   0   2   0   0   8
Kinney                        2     3   0   0   0   2   0   9
Hancock                       1     2   1   1   0   0   1   6
Narveson                      2     1   0   0   1   2   0   9
Sosa                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    14   5   5   5   6   1  46

Marquis faced 1 batter in the 2nd inning

Umpires: HP - Ted Barrett, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Rick Reed, 3B - Tim Tschida
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 40459


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Taveras             cf        Miles               ss
2. Ensberg             3b        Duncan              rf
3. Berkman             1b        Pujols              1b
4. Huff                rf        Spiezio             lf
5. Scott               lf        Rolen               3b
6. Burke               2b        Encarnacion         cf
7. Bruntlett           ss        Belliard            2b
8. Ausmus              c         Bennett             c
9. Oswalt              p         Marquis             p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to center; Taveras stole second;
Ensberg singled to left [Taveras to third]; Berkman walked
[Ensberg to second]; Huff was called out on strikes; Scott
walked [Taveras scored, Ensberg to third, Berkman to second];
Burke singled to left [Ensberg scored, Berkman scored, Scott to
second]; Bruntlett singled to center [Scott scored, Burke to
third]; Bruntlett stole second; Ausmus struck out; Oswalt
grounded out (third to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Miles grounded out (first unassisted); Duncan
walked; Pujols flied to right; Spiezio flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Taveras singled to center; THOMPSON REPLACED MARQUIS
(PITCHING); Taveras stole second; Ensberg walked; Berkman popped
to third; Huff grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Ensberg out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Rolen grounded out (second to first); Encarnacion
grounded out (shortstop to first); Belliard singled to left;
Bennett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Scott singled to right; Burke singled to shortstop
[Scott to second]; Bruntlett grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Scott to third, Burke out at
second]; Ausmus walked; Oswalt grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: NELSON BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Nelson struck out;
Miles flied to left; Duncan doubled to right; Pujols flied to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: KINNEY REPLACED NELSON (PITCHING); Taveras singled
to center; Ensberg forced Taveras (pitcher to shortstop);
Berkman singled to left [Ensberg to third]; Huff was called out
on strikes; Scott struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Spiezio struck out; Rolen grounded out (shortstop
to first); Encarnacion was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Burke flied to right; Bruntlett popped to shortstop;
Ausmus singled to center; Oswalt grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Belliard grounded out (second to first); Bennett
lined to first; ROSE BATTED FOR KINNEY; Rose popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: HANCOCK REPLACED ROSE (PITCHING); Taveras lined to
right; Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman
homered; Huff reached on an error by Hancock (assist by Pujols);
Scott singled to center [Huff to second]; Burke popped to first;
1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Miles grounded out (third to first); Duncan
popped to third; Pujols walked; Spiezio singled to right [Pujols
to third]; Rolen grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: NARVESON REPLACED MILES (PITCHING); VIZCAINO
REPLACED HANCOCK (PLAYING SS); Bruntlett flied to right; Ausmus
reached on an error by Duncan [Ausmus to second]; Oswalt struck
out; Taveras flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Encarnacion popped to first; Belliard grounded
out (shortstop to first); Bennett reached on an error by
Taveras; Vizcaino grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Ensberg flied to center; Berkman doubled to left;
Huff walked; JIMERSON RAN FOR HUFF; Scott struck out; Burke
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: JIMERSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); SCHUMAKER
BATTED FOR NARVESON; Schumaker singled to second; Duncan flied
to right; Pujols grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Schumaker out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 9TH: SCHUMAKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); SOSA REPLACED
DUNCAN (PITCHING); Bruntlett lined to shortstop; Ausmus grounded
out (first to pitcher); Oswalt singled to right; Taveras popped
to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: Spiezio popped to third; Rolen singled to center;
Encarnacion singled to right [Rolen to third]; Belliard singled
to center [Rolen scored, Encarnacion to second]; RODRIGUEZ
BATTED FOR BENNETT; MILLER REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); TAGUCHI
BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Taguchi flied to right; WILSON BATTED FOR
VIZCAINO; WHEELER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Wilson struck out;
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  14   1   14
 Cardinals        1   7   2    8


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