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TEX
@LAA
3
2
 
(12)
OAK
@BAL
9
0
CLE
@CHW
3
4
KCR
@DET
7
2
BOS
@NYY
7
3
MIN
@SEA
4
1
TOR
@TBD
5
8
CHC
@ARI
3
8
NYM
@CIN
5
9
SDP
@COL
14
6
ATL
@FLA
2
1
 
(13)
STL
@HOU
1
4
WSN
@PHI
7
3
MIL
@PIT
10
2
LAD
@SFG
10
4
Wednesday, April 6, 2005, 4:06PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 28,496, Time of Game: 2:40
Cardinals
1
1-1
 Lost 1 
3rd, 1 GB
at Astros
4
1-1
 Won 1 
3rd, 1 GB
W: Chad Qualls (1-0)
S: Brad Lidge (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  4  0
Astros          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  3  X    4 15  0

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David Eckstein SS 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .375 .444 .375 .819 17 9 0.146 1.13 0.169 -0.022 1.4 2 4
Larry Walker RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .333 .333 .667 1.000 20 12 -0.146 1.52 0.000 -0.146 -1.3 1 0
Albert Pujols 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .333 .333 .667 16 10 -0.096 1.19 0.047 -0.142 -0.8 10 0
Scott Rolen 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .222 .222 .333 .556 11 8 -0.134 1.37 0.000 -0.134 -1.3 1 6
Mark Grudzielanek 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 7 6 -0.100 1.30 0.000 -0.100 -0.8 1 1
   Julian Tavarez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Ray King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim Edmonds CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .286 .800 1.086 9 6 -0.064 0.82 0.000 -0.064 -0.5 1 0
Reggie Sanders LF 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .333 .429 1.333 1.762 7 4 0.068 1.25 0.141 -0.073 0.5 1 0 HR
Yadier Molina C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 7 4 -0.075 1.00 0.000 -0.075 -0.5 5 1
Jason Marquis P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 6 5 -0.027 0.52 0.000 -0.027 -0.2 0 2
   Bill Pulsipher P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Abraham Nunez 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 1 -0.026 0.99 0.000 -0.026 -0.1 1 0
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 1 5 31 .133 .161 .233 .395 102 65 -0.454 1.16 0.357 -0.809 -3.6 24 15
HR: R Sanders (2, off A Pettitte, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: R Sanders 4; D Eckstein 2; A Pujols.
RBI: R Sanders (3).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Marquis-D Eckstein-A Pujols; D Eckstein-M Grudzielanek-A Pujols.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Adam Everett SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .222 .300 .333 .633 10 9 -0.036 0.93 0.026 -0.062 0.0 1 5 2B
Craig Biggio 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .500 .556 .750 1.306 19 9 -0.038 1.00 0.042 -0.080 -0.8 2 2 2B
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .143 .250 .143 .393 24 13 -0.023 1.50 0.108 -0.131 0.1 11 1
Morgan Ensberg 3B 3 1 3 0 1 0 4 .429 .500 .429 .929 20 9 0.109 1.26 0.169 -0.060 0.7 2 3 CS
Luke Scott LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 16 9 -0.104 1.41 0.000 -0.104 -1.0 1 0
   Chad Qualls P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chris Burke PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 2 -0.063 2.66 0.000 -0.063 -0.4
   Raul Chavez C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Jason Lane RF 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .500 .500 .625 1.125 12 8 0.104 1.34 0.125 -0.021 0.7 2 0
Brad Ausmus C 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .333 .429 .333 .762 17 12 -0.077 1.41 0.050 -0.128 -0.4 4 1 GDP
   Mike Lamb PH 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 3.000 4.000 7 5 0.285 3.58 0.285 0.000 2.0 3B
   Brad Lidge P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willy Taveras CF 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .500 .500 .625 1.125 10 7 -0.028 1.23 0.073 -0.101 -0.1 2 0 GDP
Andy Pettitte P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 12 9 -0.055 1.08 0.000 -0.055 -0.5 1 1
   Orlando Palmeiro LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 2 -0.025 1.23 0.000 -0.025 -0.5 0 0 SH
Team Totals 35 4 15 4 2 4 38 .429 .459 .543 1.002 153 94 0.049 1.32 0.878 -0.830 -0.1 27 13
2B: C Biggio (2, off J Marquis); A Everett (1, off R King).
3B: M Lamb (1, off J Tavarez).
SH: O Palmeiro (1, off B Pulsipher).
TB: M Lamb 3; J Lane 3; M Ensberg 3; A Everett 3; B Ausmus 2; C Biggio 2; W Taveras 2; J Bagwell.
GIDP: B Ausmus (1); W Taveras (1).
RBI: M Lamb 2 (2); J Bagwell (1); W Taveras (1).
2-out RBI: J Bagwell.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Everett-C Biggio.
Baserunning
CS: M Ensberg (1, 2nd base by J Marquis/Y Molina).

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jason Marquis 6 9 1 1 1 4 0 1.50 25 111 68 46 6 16 12 8 2 0 53 0.222 1.08 2.1
Bill Pulsipher 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 3 3 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 -0.035 1.91 -0.2
Julian Tavarez, L (0-1) 1 4 3 3 1 0 0 20.25 8 31 17 14 1 2 5 2 1 0 1 0 -0.241 2.41 -2.3
Ray King 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 8 6 4 0 2 0 3 1 0 1 0 0.007 0.15 0.5
Team Totals 8 15 4 4 2 4 0 4.50 38 153 94 66 7 21 18 14 5 0 53 2 0 -0.047 1.32 0.1

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Andy Pettitte 6 4 1 1 0 3 1 1.50 21 71 47 27 10 10 10 8 2 0 63 0.222 1.18 2.1
Chad Qualls, W (1-0) 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 6 16 11 7 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.197 1.28 1.0
Brad Lidge, S (1) 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 4 15 7 2 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.034 0.95 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 5 1 1.00 31 102 65 36 13 16 14 11 2 0 63 0 0 0.453 1.16 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: A Pettitte (1); B Lidge (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Paul Emmel, 2B - Tony Randazzo, 3B - Ed Montague.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 28,496.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 78° F, Wind 19mph from Left to Right, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 David Eckstein SS 1 Adam Everett SS
2 Larry Walker RF 2 Craig Biggio 2B
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Scott Rolen 3B 4 Morgan Ensberg 3B
5 Mark Grudzielanek 2B 5 Luke Scott LF
6 Jim Edmonds CF 6 Jason Lane RF
7 Reggie Sanders LF 7 Brad Ausmus C
8 Yadier Molina C 8 Willy Taveras CF
9 Jason Marquis P 9 Andy Pettitte P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-1 1 12- 7,(2-2)  RR HOU M. Lamb J. Tavarez 28% 96% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Ensberg Scores; Lane Scores
t5 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R STL R. Sanders A. Pettitte -14% 53% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b6 1-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU B. Ausmus J. Marquis -13% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 0-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell J. Marquis 11% 65% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Biggio Scores
t6 1-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  OO STL A. Pujols A. Pettitte 10% 58% Line Drive Double Play: SS; Eckstein out at 2B/SS-2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL D. Eckstein A. Pettitte 2% 52% Bunt Groundout: C-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL L. Walker A. Pettitte 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Pujols A. Pettitte 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Jason Marquis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU A. Everett J. Marquis -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Marquis -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Marquis -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL S. Rolen A. Pettitte 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL M. Grudzielanek A. Pettitte 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL J. Edmonds A. Pettitte 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Jason Marquis facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Ensberg J. Marquis 4% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Scott J. Marquis -6% 53% Ensberg Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b2 0-0 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU L. Scott J. Marquis -2% 51% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU J. Lane J. Marquis 1% 52% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b2 0-0 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  HOU B. Ausmus J. Marquis 3% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive); Lane to 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  O HOU W. Taveras J. Marquis -5% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL R. Sanders A. Pettitte 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL Y. Molina A. Pettitte 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Marquis A. Pettitte 1% 56% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Jason Marquis facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O HOU A. Pettitte J. Marquis -3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU A. Everett J. Marquis -2% 51% Popfly: 3B
b3 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Biggio J. Marquis 3% 54% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
b3 0-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell J. Marquis 11% 65% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Biggio Scores
b3 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU M. Ensberg J. Marquis 2% 66% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short LF-CF); Bagwell to 2B
b3 1-0 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O HOU L. Scott J. Marquis -4% 62% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  STL D. Eckstein A. Pettitte -5% 58% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL L. Walker A. Pettitte 4% 62% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  STL A. Pujols A. Pettitte -5% 57% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Eckstein to 2B
t4 0-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O STL S. Rolen A. Pettitte 6% 63% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O STL M. Grudzielanek A. Pettitte 5% 69% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Jason Marquis facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lane J. Marquis -2% 66% Groundout: P-SS-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- 8,(2-2)  HOU B. Ausmus J. Marquis 2% 69% Single to RF (Fly Ball to RF Line)
b4 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU W. Taveras J. Marquis -5% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Edmonds A. Pettitte 3% 67% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 0-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R STL R. Sanders A. Pettitte -14% 53% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t5 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL Y. Molina A. Pettitte 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Marquis A. Pettitte 1% 57% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Jason Marquis facing 9-1-2
b5 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU A. Pettitte J. Marquis -3% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU A. Everett J. Marquis -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Biggio J. Marquis 2% 53% Walk
b5 1-1 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Marquis -3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 1-2-3
t6 1-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  STL D. Eckstein A. Pettitte -5% 45% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 1-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL L. Walker A. Pettitte 5% 50% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t6 1-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  STL A. Pujols A. Pettitte -3% 47% Wild Pitch; Eckstein to 2B
t6 1-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  OO STL A. Pujols A. Pettitte 10% 58% Line Drive Double Play: SS; Eckstein out at 2B/SS-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Jason Marquis facing 4-5-6
b6 1-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU M. Ensberg J. Marquis 5% 63% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
b6 1-1 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU L. Scott J. Marquis -5% 58% Strikeout Swinging
b6 1-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Lane J. Marquis 5% 63% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Ensberg to 2B
b6 1-1 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU B. Ausmus J. Marquis -13% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Chad Qualls facing 4-5-6
Chad Qualls replaces Luke Scott (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Orlando Palmeiro replaces Andy Pettitte (P) playing LF batting 9th
t7 1-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL S. Rolen C. Qualls 4% 54% Popfly: 2B
t7 1-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Grudzielanek C. Qualls 3% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Edmonds C. Qualls 2% 59% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Bill Pulsipher facing 8-9-1
Bill Pulsipher replaces Jason Marquis pitching and batting 9th
b7 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU W. Taveras B. Pulsipher 6% 64% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b7 1-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU O. Palmeiro B. Pulsipher -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Taveras to 2B
Julian Tavarez replaces Mark Grudzielanek (2B) pitching and batting 5th
Abraham Nunez replaces Bill Pulsipher (P) playing 2B batting 9th
b7 1-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  HOU A. Everett J. Tavarez 2% 65% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Taveras stays at 2B
b7 1-1 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Tavarez -6% 59% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Taveras to 3B
b7 1-1 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Tavarez -9% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Chad Qualls facing 7-8-9
t8 1-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Sanders C. Qualls 5% 55% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t8 1-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL Y. Molina C. Qualls 4% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL A. Nunez C. Qualls 3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Julian Tavarez facing 4-5-6
b8 1-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Ensberg J. Tavarez 6% 67% Walk
Chris Burke pinch hits for Chad Qualls (P) batting 5th
b8 1-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Burke J. Tavarez -6% 61% Bunt Popfly: P
b8 1-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU J. Lane J. Tavarez 6% 67% Single to LF (Line Drive); Ensberg to 2B
Mike Lamb pinch hits for Brad Ausmus (C) batting 7th
b8 1-1 1 12- 7,(2-2)  RR HOU M. Lamb J. Tavarez 28% 96% Triple to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Ensberg Scores; Lane Scores
b8 3-1 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R HOU W. Taveras J. Tavarez 2% 97% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Lamb Scores
Ray King replaces Julian Tavarez pitching and batting 5th
b8 4-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU O. Palmeiro R. King -0% 97% Flyball: LF
b8 4-1 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU A. Everett R. King 0% 97% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Taveras to 3B
b8 4-1 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio R. King -1% 97% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Brad Lidge facing 1-2-3
Brad Lidge replaces Mike Lamb (PH) pitching and batting 7th
Raul Chavez replaces Chris Burke (PH) playing C batting 5th
t9 1-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL D. Eckstein B. Lidge -4% 93% Walk
t9 1-4 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL L. Walker B. Lidge -1% 92% Defensive Indifference; Eckstein to 2B
t9 1-4 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL L. Walker B. Lidge 4% 96% Strikeout Looking
t9 1-4 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O STL A. Pujols B. Lidge 3% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-4 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  STL S. Rolen B. Lidge -0% 99% Wild Pitch; Eckstein to 3B
t9 1-4 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O STL S. Rolen B. Lidge 1% 100% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

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