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Monday, October 17, 2005, 7:28PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 43,470, Time of Game: 3:19
Cardinals
5
at Astros
4
L: Brad Lidge (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  3    5  9  1
Astros          0  1  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    4  9  2
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
David Eckstein SS 4 2 2 0 0 0 .300 .789 22 15 0.094 1.03 0.168 -0.074 0.9 0 3 SB,CS,HBP
Jim Edmonds CF 3 2 1 0 2 0 .296 .943 23 12 0.170 1.18 0.194 -0.024 1.5 3 0
Albert Pujols 1B 5 1 1 3 0 1 .429 1.214 14 9 0.573 1.74 0.731 -0.158 1.0 12 1 HR
Reggie Sanders LF 5 0 1 0 0 2 .259 .866 18 11 -0.144 1.19 0.025 -0.169 -1.4 2 1 SB
Larry Walker RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .083 .365 13 7 -0.087 1.60 0.029 -0.116 -0.7 1 0
   Jason Isringhausen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mark Grudzielanek 2B 4 0 2 2 0 0 .188 .375 10 7 0.122 1.56 0.196 -0.073 1.1 2 0
Yadier Molina C 4 0 2 0 0 1 .290 .677 16 14 0.007 0.91 0.069 -0.062 0.1 6 1 2B
Hector Luna 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 6 6 -0.091 1.16 0.000 -0.091 -0.9 0 2
   John Rodriguez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .400 4 3 -0.039 1.52 0.000 -0.039 -0.2
   So Taguchi RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Chris Carpenter P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 9 5 -0.077 0.93 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 0 4
   John Mabry RF-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .556 5 4 -0.024 0.97 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 9 5 3 7 .250 .686 140 93 0.504 1.25 1.412 -0.907 0.4 27 12
2B: Y Molina (3, off A Pettitte).
HR: A Pujols (2, off B Lidge; 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
HBP: D Eckstein (1, by A Pettitte).
TB: A Pujols 4; Y Molina 3; D Eckstein 2; M Grudzielanek 2; R Sanders; J Edmonds.
RBI: A Pujols 3 (8); M Grudzielanek 2 (2).
2-out RBI: A Pujols 3; M Grudzielanek 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
E: H Luna (2).
Outfield Assists: R Sanders (M Ensberg at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: D Eckstein (1, 2nd base off A Pettitte/B Ausmus); R Sanders (1, 2nd base off A Pettitte/B Ausmus).
CS: D Eckstein (1, 2nd base by A Pettitte POCS).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .316 .793 11 8 0.108 1.71 0.188 -0.080 1.0 1 2
   Eric Bruntlett 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Vizcaino PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 7 5 -0.067 2.67 0.000 -0.067 -0.2
Chris Burke CF-LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 .368 1.271 22 15 -0.001 1.73 0.137 -0.138 -0.3 0 0 SH
Lance Berkman LF-1B 3 1 2 3 1 0 .355 1.119 19 10 0.401 1.80 0.428 -0.028 2.3 4 1 HR
Morgan Ensberg 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .257 .668 19 11 -0.098 1.20 0.000 -0.098 -0.9 2 6
Mike Lamb 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .924 12 9 -0.112 0.98 0.000 -0.112 -1.1 10 1
   Mike Gallo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Dan Wheeler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brad Lidge P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jason Lane RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .235 .678 18 11 0.039 0.98 0.085 -0.047 0.3 2 0 HBP
Brad Ausmus C 4 1 1 0 0 0 .222 .664 12 8 0.026 1.20 0.105 -0.079 0.4 6 3 2B
Adam Everett SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .265 .631 22 16 -0.028 0.97 0.048 -0.076 -0.4 1 1
Andy Pettitte P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .750 6 5 -0.127 2.08 0.000 -0.127 -1.2 0 2 SH
   Chad Qualls P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Orlando Palmeiro PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .651 2 2 -0.049 1.91 0.000 -0.049 -0.2
   Willy Taveras CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .760 2 2 -0.090 3.50 0.000 -0.090 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 34 4 9 4 1 6 .265 .688 152 102 0.002 1.48 0.991 -0.991 -0.6 27 17
2B: B Ausmus (3, off C Carpenter).
HR: L Berkman (2, off C Carpenter; 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: A Pettitte (4, off C Carpenter); C Burke (1, off C Carpenter).
HBP: J Lane (2, by C Carpenter).
TB: L Berkman 5; B Ausmus 2; C Biggio 2; M Ensberg; J Lane; A Everett; C Burke.
RBI: L Berkman 3 (8); C Biggio (3).
2-out RBI: C Biggio.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
E: A Everett (2); M Lamb (1).
Outfield Assists: L Berkman (M Grudzielanek at 2nd base).

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
Chris Carpenter 7 9 4 3 1 6 1 2.14 32 119 80 47 16 17 16 8 5 0 50 -0.222 1.49 -0.4
Jason Isringhausen, W (1-0) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 6 33 22 17 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0.219 1.43 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 4 3 1 6 1 3.00 38 152 102 64 18 20 19 11 5 0 50 0 0 -0.003 1.48 0.6

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 6.1 7 2 2 2 4 0 4.66 29 103 68 43 7 18 12 10 3 0 53 0.083 1.27 1.1
Chad Qualls 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70 2 7 4 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.058 1.34 0.5
Mike Gallo, H (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.037 1.46 0.2
Dan Wheeler, H (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 2 4 4 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.038 0.75 0.3
Brad Lidge, BS (1), L (0-1) 1 2 3 3 1 3 1 4.00 6 25 16 3 9 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 -0.720 1.25 -2.5
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 3 7 1 5.00 40 140 93 51 16 26 17 11 3 1 53 1 0 -0.504 1.25 -0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: C Carpenter (1; J Lane); A Pettitte (1; D Eckstein).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: A Pettitte (1; D Eckstein, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Poncino, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Tim McClelland, 3B - Greg Gibson, LF - Wally Bell, RF - Phil Cuzzi.
Time of Game: 3:19.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 David Eckstein SS 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Jim Edmonds CF 2 Chris Burke CF
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Lance Berkman LF
4 Reggie Sanders LF 4 Morgan Ensberg 3B
5 Larry Walker RF 5 Mike Lamb 1B
6 Mark Grudzielanek 2B 6 Jason Lane RF
7 Yadier Molina C 7 Brad Ausmus C
8 Hector Luna 3B 8 Adam Everett SS
9 Chris Carpenter P 9 Andy Pettitte P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RRR STL A. Pujols B. Lidge 73% 81% Home Run (Deep LF); Eckstein Scores; Edmonds Scores
b7 1-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RRR HOU L. Berkman C. Carpenter -37% 12% Home Run (Line Drive); Biggio Scores/unER; Burke Scores
t3 0-1 2 123 3,(1-1)  RR STL M. Grudzielanek A. Pettitte 20% 61% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Eckstein Scores; Edmonds Scores; Walker to 3B
b7 1-2 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  HOU C. Burke C. Carpenter -14% 49% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Biggio to 3B
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Ausmus C. Carpenter -11% 31% Double to SS (Ground Ball); Lane to 3B

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 --- 4,(1-2)  STL D. Eckstein A. Pettitte 4% 54% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  STL J. Edmonds A. Pettitte 5% 59% Walk; Eckstein to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Pujols A. Pettitte -5% 54% Popfly: 3B
t1 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Sanders A. Pettitte -4% 49% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O STL L. Walker A. Pettitte -4% 45% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU C. Biggio C. Carpenter -3% 42% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Burke C. Carpenter 2% 43% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Biggio to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  HOU L. Berkman C. Carpenter -2% 41% Walk
b1 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Ensberg C. Carpenter 3% 44% Groundout: P-1B; Biggio to 3B; Berkman to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Lamb C. Carpenter 6% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Grudzielanek A. Pettitte -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 8,(0-2)  STL Y. Molina A. Pettitte 4% 52% Double to RF (Fly Ball)
t2 0-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O STL H. Luna A. Pettitte -4% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL C. Carpenter A. Pettitte -3% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU J. Lane C. Carpenter -4% 41% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Ausmus C. Carpenter -11% 31% Double to SS (Ground Ball); Lane to 3B
b2 0-0 0 -23 3,(0-2)  O HOU A. Everett C. Carpenter 5% 36% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 1 -23 4,(1-2)  O HOU A. Pettitte C. Carpenter 9% 45% Fielder's Choice 1B; Lane out at Hm/1B-C; Ausmus to 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  R HOU C. Biggio C. Carpenter -10% 35% Single to LF (Line Drive); Ausmus Scores; Pettitte to 2B
b2 1-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Burke C. Carpenter 4% 39% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  STL D. Eckstein A. Pettitte 4% 43% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t3 0-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL J. Edmonds A. Pettitte 3% 46% Eckstein Steals 2B
t3 0-1 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  STL J. Edmonds A. Pettitte 8% 53% Single to RF (Line Drive); Eckstein to 3B
t3 0-1 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Pujols A. Pettitte -7% 46% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 1 1-3 7,(3-2)  O STL R. Sanders A. Pettitte -8% 39% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 1-3 6,(3-2)  STL L. Walker A. Pettitte 3% 42% Walk; Edmonds to 2B
t3 0-1 2 123 3,(1-1)  RR STL M. Grudzielanek A. Pettitte 20% 61% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Eckstein Scores; Edmonds Scores; Walker to 3B
t3 2-1 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O STL Y. Molina A. Pettitte -5% 56% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 3-4-5
b3 1-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman C. Carpenter 3% 59% Lineout: CF
b3 1-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg C. Carpenter 2% 61% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Lamb C. Carpenter 1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 8-9-1
t4 2-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL H. Luna A. Pettitte -2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-1 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL C. Carpenter A. Pettitte -2% 58% Lineout: RF
t4 2-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL D. Eckstein A. Pettitte -1% 57% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 6-7-8
b4 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU J. Lane C. Carpenter -5% 52% Hit By Pitch
b4 1-2 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Carpenter 5% 57% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 1-2 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU A. Everett C. Carpenter -5% 52% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Ausmus to 2B
b4 1-2 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O HOU A. Pettitte C. Carpenter 4% 56% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Ausmus to 3B; Everett to 2B
b4 1-2 2 -23 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio C. Carpenter 8% 64% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 2-3-4
t5 2-1 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL J. Edmonds A. Pettitte -2% 61% Groundout: C-1B
t5 2-1 1 --- 4,(3-0)  O STL A. Pujols A. Pettitte -2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Sanders A. Pettitte 1% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t5 2-1 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  STL L. Walker A. Pettitte 1% 62% Sanders Steals 2B
t5 2-1 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O STL L. Walker A. Pettitte -4% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 2-3-4
b5 1-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU C. Burke C. Carpenter 3% 62% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b5 1-2 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU L. Berkman C. Carpenter -4% 58% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b5 1-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg C. Carpenter 4% 62% Strikeout Swinging
b5 1-2 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Lamb C. Carpenter 4% 66% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 6-7-8
t6 2-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL M. Grudzielanek A. Pettitte -3% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Grudzielanek out at 2B/LF-2B
t6 2-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  STL Y. Molina A. Pettitte 3% 66% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t6 2-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL H. Luna A. Pettitte -3% 63% Popfly: 3B
t6 2-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL C. Carpenter A. Pettitte -3% 60% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 6-7-8
b6 1-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lane C. Carpenter 4% 64% Flyball: LF
b6 1-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Carpenter 3% 67% Flyball: RF
b6 1-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU A. Everett C. Carpenter 2% 69% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Andy Pettitte facing 1-2-3
t7 2-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  STL D. Eckstein A. Pettitte 4% 73% Reached on E6 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball)
t7 2-1 0 1-- 1,(0-1)  O STL J. Edmonds A. Pettitte -6% 67% Eckstein Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS)
t7 2-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  STL J. Edmonds A. Pettitte 3% 69% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to 2B)
Chad Qualls replaces Andy Pettitte pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O STL A. Pujols C. Qualls -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B; Edmonds to 2B
t7 2-1 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O STL R. Sanders C. Qualls -4% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Chris Carpenter facing 9-1-2
Orlando Palmeiro pinch hits for Chad Qualls (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU O. Palmeiro C. Carpenter 5% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU C. Biggio C. Carpenter -5% 63% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b7 1-2 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  HOU C. Burke C. Carpenter -14% 49% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Biggio to 3B
b7 1-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  RRR HOU L. Berkman C. Carpenter -37% 12% Home Run (Line Drive); Biggio Scores/unER; Burke Scores
b7 4-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg C. Carpenter 1% 13% Single to LF (Line Drive); Ensberg out at 2B/LF-2B
b7 4-2 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Lamb C. Carpenter 1% 14% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Mike Gallo facing 5-6-7
Mike Gallo replaces Mike Lamb (1B) pitching and batting 5th
Lance Berkman moves from LF to 1B
Eric Bruntlett replaces Craig Biggio playing 2B batting 1st
Chris Burke moves from CF to LF
Willy Taveras replaces Orlando Palmeiro (PH) playing CF batting 9th
t8 2-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL L. Walker M. Gallo -4% 10% Groundout: P-1B
Dan Wheeler replaces Mike Gallo pitching and batting 5th
t8 2-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Grudzielanek D. Wheeler -2% 7% Flyball: CF
t8 2-4 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL Y. Molina D. Wheeler -1% 6% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Jason Isringhausen facing 6-7-8
Jason Isringhausen replaces Larry Walker (RF) pitching and batting 5th
John Mabry replaces Chris Carpenter (P) playing RF batting 9th
b8 4-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Lane J. Isringhausen 1% 7% Flyball: CF
b8 4-2 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Isringhausen 0% 7% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU A. Everett J. Isringhausen 0% 8% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-4, Astros' Brad Lidge facing 8-9-1
Brad Lidge replaces Dan Wheeler pitching and batting 5th
John Rodriguez pinch hits for Hector Luna (3B) batting 8th
t9 2-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Rodriguez B. Lidge -4% 4% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t9 2-4 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL J. Mabry B. Lidge -2% 1% Strikeout Swinging
t9 2-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  STL D. Eckstein B. Lidge 2% 4% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t9 2-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL J. Edmonds B. Lidge 0% 4% Defensive Indifference; Eckstein to 2B
t9 2-4 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  STL J. Edmonds B. Lidge 4% 7% Walk
t9 2-4 2 12- 2,(0-1)  RRR STL A. Pujols B. Lidge 73% 81% Home Run (Deep LF); Eckstein Scores; Edmonds Scores
t9 5-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Sanders B. Lidge -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-5, Cardinals' Jason Isringhausen facing 9-1-2
John Mabry moves from RF to 3B
So Taguchi replaces John Rodriguez (PH) playing RF batting 8th
b9 4-5 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU W. Taveras J. Isringhausen 9% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Jose Vizcaino pinch hits for Eric Bruntlett (2B) batting 1st
b9 4-5 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU J. Vizcaino J. Isringhausen 7% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 4-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Burke J. Isringhausen 5% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 4.

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