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Scores
Standings
CLE
@LAA
3
10
BOS
@BAL
7
6
CHW
@DET
2
3
LAD
@CHC
7
4
PIT
@STL
4
16
 
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Thursday, September 6, 2007, 2:36PM
, Busch Stadium III
Attendance: 42,330, Time of Game: 3:06
Pirates
4
61-79
 Lost 1 
6th, 10½ GB
at Cardinals
16
69-68
 Won 1 
3rd, 1 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  2  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    4 11  1
Cardinals       2  3  0   2  5  4   0  0  X   16 22  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nate McLouth CF-LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .246 .330 .436 .766 20 15 -0.025 0.60 0.021 -0.045 -0.7 0 0
Jose Bautista 3B 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .261 .340 .427 .767 17 9 0.122 0.87 0.122 0.000 1.3 0 0
   Dave Davidson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Juan Perez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ronny Paulino PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .256 .302 .391 .694 6 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.1
   Shane Youman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .154 .083 .237 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Freddy Sanchez 2B 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .316 .358 .462 .820 12 8 0.106 1.12 0.134 -0.028 1.0 3 6
   Cesar Izturis PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254 .304 .304 .608 6 4 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.8 0 1
Josh Phelps 1B 2 0 1 0 2 1 5 .319 .405 .525 .930 25 9 0.008 0.75 0.034 -0.026 0.8 13 0 HBP
Jason Bay LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .253 .329 .424 .753 15 7 -0.064 1.75 0.030 -0.093 -0.7 0 0
   Nyjer Morgan PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 5 3 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.3 1 0
Steve Pearce RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .227 .227 .409 .636 15 12 -0.105 1.02 0.000 -0.105 -1.4 1 0
Jack Wilson SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .284 .341 .406 .747 14 7 -0.029 0.44 0.009 -0.038 0.3 2 6 2B
Carlos Maldonado C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .083 .294 .167 .461 11 8 -0.041 0.38 0.000 -0.041 0.5 4 0 2B
Bryan Bullington P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 7 4 0.013 0.39 0.013 0.000 0.1 0 1
   Matt Kata PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .227 .267 .375 .642 2 1 0.057 0.89 0.057 0.000 0.6 2B
   John Van Benschoten P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Grabow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Castillo PH-3B-2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .239 .266 .322 .588 6 4 -0.002 0.03 0.000 -0.002 -0.7 0 1
Team Totals 35 4 11 4 4 5 40 .314 .400 .400 .800 161 93 0.040 0.69 0.420 -0.378 0.2 24 15
2B: M Kata (8, off T Percival); J Wilson (25, off A Reyes); C Maldonado (1, off A Reyes).
HBP: J Phelps (5, by A Reyes).
TB: J Wilson 3; M Kata 2; F Sanchez 2; J Bautista 2; C Maldonado 2; N McLouth; J Phelps; B Bullington.
RBI: J Bautista 2 (58); F Sanchez (72); C Maldonado (2).
2-out RBI: F Sanchez; J Bautista.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Wilson-F Sanchez-J Phelps; F Sanchez-J Wilson-J Phelps.
E: J Castillo (9).

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 4 2 3 1 0 0 5 .301 .347 .360 .707 18 10 0.023 0.81 0.050 -0.027 1.9 2 2 2B,SH
   Russell Branyan 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .199 .313 .461 .774 4 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 1
Rick Ankiel CF 4 4 3 7 1 0 5 .358 .409 .765 1.174 14 8 0.134 0.77 0.207 -0.073 4.3 1 0 2·HR,2B,GDP
   Anthony Reyes P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .080 .080 .080 .160 3 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Albert Pujols 1B 5 2 2 1 1 0 6 .316 .421 .554 .974 29 17 0.071 0.34 0.080 -0.009 0.9 6 0 2B
   Jim Edmonds 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .316 .382 .698 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ryan Ludwick RF 5 2 2 1 0 0 6 .250 .310 .470 .779 24 18 0.080 0.32 0.087 -0.007 1.4 2 0 HBP
Chris Duncan LF 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .262 .352 .486 .839 10 5 0.081 0.88 0.092 -0.012 0.9 0 0 IW
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Miguel Cairo PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .239 .297 .299 .596 7 4 0.003 0.07 0.003 0.000 0.9
   Randy Flores P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   So Taguchi PH-CF 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .296 .354 .369 .724 9 5 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.6 0 0
Yadier Molina C 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .280 .353 .378 .731 13 11 0.035 0.61 0.088 -0.052 -0.6 4 0 GDP
   Kelly Stinnett C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .174 .174 .283 .457 4 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.7 1 0
Aaron Miles 2B 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .304 .340 .366 .706 10 6 0.000 0.35 0.030 -0.030 0.8 4 0
Mike Maroth P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .214 .286 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Kelvin Jimenez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brian Barden PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .077 .143 .077 .220 4 0 0.037 0.92 0.037 0.000 0.4
   Troy Percival P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 3 -0.012 0.43 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
   Skip Schumaker LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .315 .350 .454 .804 14 10 0.021 0.13 0.022 -0.001 -0.3 3 0
Brendan Ryan 3B-SS 5 3 3 0 0 1 5 .341 .399 .484 .883 15 11 0.066 0.48 0.080 -0.014 0.5 1 0
Team Totals 44 16 22 15 4 4 50 .500 .551 .705 1.256 181 117 0.539 0.46 0.776 -0.237 11.8 24 5
2B: A Pujols (27, off J Grabow); D Eckstein (16, off D Davidson); R Ankiel (6, off D Davidson).
HR: R Ankiel 2 (9, 1 off B Bullington, 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF, 1 off J Grabow, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: D Eckstein (6, off B Bullington).
IBB: C Duncan (3, by J Van Benschoten).
HBP: R Ludwick (5, by D Davidson).
TB: R Ankiel 10; D Eckstein 4; A Miles 3; B Ryan 3; A Pujols 3; Y Molina 2; R Ludwick 2; C Duncan; S Schumaker; S Taguchi; M Cairo.
GIDP: Y Molina (17); R Ankiel (2).
RBI: R Ankiel 7 (29); S Taguchi (22); M Cairo (11); C Duncan (70); A Miles (26); A Pujols (85); R Ludwick (39); D Eckstein (26); Y Molina (36).
2-out RBI: Y Molina; C Duncan; M Cairo.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 10 for 19.

Pittsburgh Pirates

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
Bryan Bullington, L (0-1) 3 7 5 5 2 1 1 15.00 17 63 41 30 4 7 10 4 3 0 24 -0.363 0.92 -3.4
John Van Benschoten 1.1 6 5 5 2 1 0 10.86 11 41 24 21 1 2 2 6 5 0 0 0 -0.157 0.62 -3.5
John Grabow 0.2 5 2 2 0 1 1 3.64 7 26 17 11 2 4 2 4 2 0 1 1 -0.018 0.04 -2.5
Dave Davidson 1 4 4 3 0 0 0 27.00 9 32 20 15 1 4 4 4 4 0 0 0 -0.001 0.00 -3.5
Juan Perez 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.68 3 8 7 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Shane Youman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.66 3 11 8 7 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 22 16 15 4 4 2 16.88 50 181 117 87 10 20 21 20 14 0 24 1 1 -0.539 0.46 -11.8

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
Mike Maroth 1.2 6 2 2 2 1 0 6.85 13 54 29 14 7 8 4 6 2 0 34 -0.172 1.23 -1.7
Kelvin Jimenez, W (2-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8.10 1 7 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.076 2.97 0.8
Troy Percival, H (2) 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 2.48 8 24 16 10 3 3 2 5 1 0 0 0 0.018 0.82 0.0
Russ Springer 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.43 4 15 10 5 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.035 0.47 0.5
Randy Flores 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.47 3 16 10 7 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.5
Anthony Reyes 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 5.61 11 45 24 17 0 7 2 5 2 0 0 0 0.001 0.00 -0.3
Team Totals 8 11 4 4 4 5 0 4.50 40 161 93 55 11 27 11 19 5 0 34 3 0 -0.040 0.69 -0.2
Balks: None.
WP: J Van Benschoten (1).
HBP: D Davidson (1; R Ludwick); A Reyes (8; J Phelps).
IBB: J Van Benschote (1; C Duncan).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brian Runge, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Mark Wegner.
Time of Game: 3:06.
Attendance: 42,330.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 75° F, Wind 8mph out to Leftfield, Rain.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Nate McLouth CF 1 David Eckstein SS
2 Jose Bautista 3B 2 Rick Ankiel CF
3 Freddy Sanchez 2B 3 Albert Pujols 1B
4 Josh Phelps 1B 4 Ryan Ludwick RF
5 Jason Bay LF 5 Chris Duncan LF
6 Steve Pearce RF 6 Yadier Molina C
7 Jack Wilson SS 7 Aaron Miles 2B
8 Carlos Maldonado C 8 Mike Maroth P
9 Bryan Bullington P 9 Brendan Ryan 3B

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 2-2 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RRR STL R. Ankiel B. Bullington 17% 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Barden Scores; Ryan Scores
t2 1-2 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R PIT F. Sanchez M. Maroth -12% 49% Single to CF (Line Drive); McLouth Scores; Bautista to 3B; Sanchez to 2B/Adv on throw
t2 0-2 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R PIT J. Bautista M. Maroth -9% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Bullington Scores; McLouth to 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R STL C. Duncan B. Bullington 9% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pujols Scores; Ludwick to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- 6,(1-2)  R STL Y. Molina B. Bullington 9% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ludwick Scores; Duncan to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Mike Maroth facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth M. Maroth 2% 52% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT J. Bautista M. Maroth -2% 50% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez M. Maroth 3% 53% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Phelps M. Maroth -2% 51% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Bautista to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Bay M. Maroth -3% 48% Walk; Bautista to 3B; Phelps to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 4,(1-2)  O PIT S. Pearce M. Maroth 7% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bryan Bullington facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL D. Eckstein B. Bullington 3% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO STL R. Ankiel B. Bullington -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  STL A. Pujols B. Bullington 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 10,(3-2)  STL R. Ludwick B. Bullington 3% 55% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pujols to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  R STL C. Duncan B. Bullington 9% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pujols Scores; Ludwick to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- 6,(1-2)  R STL Y. Molina B. Bullington 9% 73% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ludwick Scores; Duncan to 2B
b1 2-0 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O STL A. Miles B. Bullington -3% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Mike Maroth facing 7-8-9
t2 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT J. Wilson M. Maroth 2% 72% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT C. Maldonado M. Maroth 2% 74% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT B. Bullington M. Maroth -1% 72% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t2 0-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  PIT N. McLouth M. Maroth -2% 70% Single to LF (Line Drive); Bullington to 2B
t2 0-2 2 12- 2,(1-0)  R PIT J. Bautista M. Maroth -9% 61% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Bullington Scores; McLouth to 2B
t2 1-2 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R PIT F. Sanchez M. Maroth -12% 49% Single to CF (Line Drive); McLouth Scores; Bautista to 3B; Sanchez to 2B/Adv on throw
t2 2-2 2 -23 6,(3-2)  PIT J. Phelps M. Maroth -1% 48% Walk
Kelvin Jimenez replaces Mike Maroth pitching and batting 8th
t2 2-2 2 123 7,(3-2)  O PIT J. Bay K. Jimenez 8% 55% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' Bryan Bullington facing 8-9-1
Brian Barden pinch hits for Kelvin Jimenez (P) batting 8th
b2 2-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL B. Barden B. Bullington 4% 59% Walk
b2 2-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL B. Ryan B. Bullington 6% 64% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Barden to 2B
b2 2-2 0 12- 2,(1-0)  O STL D. Eckstein B. Bullington -0% 64% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Barden to 3B; Ryan to 2B
b2 2-2 1 -23 2,(0-1)  RRR STL R. Ankiel B. Bullington 17% 81% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Barden Scores; Ryan Scores
b2 5-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL A. Pujols B. Bullington -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 5-2 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL R. Ludwick B. Bullington -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-5, Cardinals' Troy Percival facing 6-7-8
Troy Percival replaces Brian Barden (PH) pitching and batting 8th
t3 2-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT S. Pearce T. Percival 2% 81% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t3 2-5 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Wilson T. Percival 1% 83% Popfly: 2B (Short CF-RF)
t3 2-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT C. Maldonado T. Percival 1% 84% Popfly: SS (Deep SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Pirates' Bryan Bullington facing 5-6-7
b3 5-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL C. Duncan B. Bullington -1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b3 5-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL Y. Molina B. Bullington -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b3 5-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Miles B. Bullington 1% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 5-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O STL T. Percival B. Bullington -1% 81% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-5, Cardinals' Troy Percival facing 9-1-2
Matt Kata pinch hits for Bryan Bullington (P) batting 9th
t4 2-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT M. Kata T. Percival -6% 76% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t4 2-5 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O PIT N. McLouth T. Percival 2% 78% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Kata to 3B
t4 2-5 1 --3 6,(3-2)  RO PIT J. Bautista T. Percival -0% 77% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Kata Scores
t4 3-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT F. Sanchez T. Percival -1% 76% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 3-5 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Phelps T. Percival 3% 79% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Pirates' John Van Benschoten facing 9-1-2
John Van Benschoten replaces Matt Kata (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b4 5-3 0 --- 3,(0-2)  STL B. Ryan J. Van Benschoten 2% 81% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b4 5-3 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL D. Eckstein J. Van Benschoten -2% 79% Flyball: RF
b4 5-3 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Ankiel J. Van Benschoten 2% 81% Walk; Ryan to 2B
b4 5-3 1 12- 7,(2-2)  R STL A. Pujols J. Van Benschoten 7% 88% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Ryan Scores; Ankiel to 2B
b4 6-3 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R STL R. Ludwick J. Van Benschoten 6% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ankiel Scores; Pujols to 3B; Ludwick to 2B/Adv on throw
b4 7-3 1 -23 4,(3-0)  STL C. Duncan J. Van Benschoten 0% 94% Intentional Walk
b4 7-3 1 123 3,(1-1)  OO STL Y. Molina J. Van Benschoten -4% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 7.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-7, Cardinals' Russ Springer facing 5-6-7
Russ Springer replaces Chris Duncan (LF) pitching and batting 5th
Skip Schumaker replaces Troy Percival (P) playing LF batting 8th
t5 3-7 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT J. Bay R. Springer 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 3-7 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT S. Pearce R. Springer 1% 92% Popfly: 3B (Weak SS)
t5 3-7 2 --- 3,(2-0)  PIT J. Wilson R. Springer -1% 92% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 3-7 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT C. Maldonado R. Springer 2% 93% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-3, Pirates' John Van Benschoten facing 7-8-9
b5 7-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL A. Miles J. Van Benschoten 1% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 7-3 0 1-- 6,(1-2)  STL S. Schumaker J. Van Benschoten 2% 96% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Miles to 3B
b5 7-3 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  O STL B. Ryan J. Van Benschoten -1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b5 7-3 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  R STL D. Eckstein J. Van Benschoten 1% 96% Wild Pitch; Miles Scores; Schumaker to 2B
b5 8-3 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  R STL D. Eckstein J. Van Benschoten 1% 98% Single to CF (Line Drive); Schumaker Scores
John Grabow replaces John Van Benschoten pitching and batting 9th
b5 9-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR STL R. Ankiel J. Grabow 2% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Eckstein Scores
b5 11-3 1 --- 5,(2-2)  STL A. Pujols J. Grabow 0% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b5 11-3 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O STL R. Ludwick J. Grabow -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Pujols to 3B
Miguel Cairo pinch hits for Russ Springer (P) batting 5th
b5 11-3 2 --3 7,(3-2)  R STL M. Cairo J. Grabow 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Pujols Scores
b5 12-3 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  STL Y. Molina J. Grabow 0% 100% Single to LF (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Cairo to 2B
b5 12-3 2 12- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Miles J. Grabow 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cairo to 3B; Molina to 2B
b5 12-3 2 123 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Schumaker J. Grabow -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
5 runs, 8 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 12.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-12, Cardinals' Randy Flores facing 9-1-2
Randy Flores replaces Miguel Cairo (PH) pitching and batting 5th
Kelly Stinnett replaces Yadier Molina playing C batting 6th
Jose Castillo pinch hits for John Grabow (P) batting 9th
t6 3-12 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Castillo R. Flores 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t6 3-12 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT N. McLouth R. Flores 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t6 3-12 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT J. Bautista R. Flores 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 12.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 12-3, Pirates' Dave Davidson facing 9-1-2
Dave Davidson replaces Jose Bautista (3B) pitching and batting 2nd
Jose Castillo moves from PH to 3B
b6 12-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  STL B. Ryan D. Davidson 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to CF-RF)
b6 12-3 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  STL D. Eckstein D. Davidson 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Short LF Line); Ryan to 3B
b6 12-3 0 -23 2,(1-0)  RR STL R. Ankiel D. Davidson 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Ryan Scores; Eckstein Scores
b6 14-3 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Pujols D. Davidson 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Ankiel to 3B
b6 14-3 1 --3 3,(0-2)  STL R. Ludwick D. Davidson 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
So Taguchi pinch hits for Randy Flores (P) batting 5th
b6 14-3 1 1-3 6,(3-2)  R STL S. Taguchi D. Davidson 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Ankiel Scores; Ludwick to 2B
b6 15-3 1 12- 4,(1-2)  STL K. Stinnett D. Davidson 0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Ludwick to 3B; Taguchi to 2B
b6 15-3 1 123 2,(0-1)  RO STL A. Miles D. Davidson 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Ludwick Scores/unER; Taguchi to 3B
b6 16-3 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  O STL S. Schumaker D. Davidson 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 16.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-16, Cardinals' Anthony Reyes facing 3-4-5
Anthony Reyes replaces Rick Ankiel (CF) pitching and batting 2nd
Russell Branyan replaces David Eckstein (SS) playing 3B batting 1st
Brendan Ryan moves from 3B to SS
So Taguchi moves from PH to CF
Cesar Izturis pinch hits for Freddy Sanchez (2B) batting 3rd
t7 3-16 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT C. Izturis A. Reyes 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t7 3-16 1 --- 4,(3-0)  PIT J. Phelps A. Reyes -0% 100% Walk
Nyjer Morgan pinch hits for Jason Bay (LF) batting 5th
t7 3-16 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. Morgan A. Reyes 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak 3B)
t7 3-16 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O PIT S. Pearce A. Reyes 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 16.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 16-3, Pirates' Juan Perez facing 9-1-2
Juan Perez replaces Dave Davidson pitching and batting 2nd
Jose Castillo moves from 3B to 2B
Cesar Izturis moves from PH to 3B
Nate McLouth moves from CF to LF
Nyjer Morgan moves from PH to CF
b7 16-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL B. Ryan J. Perez 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 16-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Branyan J. Perez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 16-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL A. Reyes J. Perez 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 16.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-16, Cardinals' Anthony Reyes facing 7-8-9
t8 3-16 0 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Wilson A. Reyes -0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t8 3-16 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  R PIT C. Maldonado A. Reyes 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Wilson Scores
t8 4-16 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Castillo A. Reyes 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 4-16 1 -2- 4,(0-2)  O PIT N. McLouth A. Reyes 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B); Maldonado to 3B
Ronny Paulino pinch hits for Juan Perez (P) batting 2nd
t8 4-16 2 --3 6,(3-2)  PIT R. Paulino A. Reyes -0% 100% Walk
t8 4-16 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  O PIT C. Izturis A. Reyes 0% 100% Flyball: LF (Short LF Line)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 16.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 16-4, Pirates' Shane Youman facing 3-4-5
Shane Youman replaces Ronny Paulino (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
b8 16-4 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O STL A. Pujols S. Youman 0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b8 16-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Ludwick S. Youman 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b8 16-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL S. Taguchi S. Youman 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 16.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-16, Cardinals' Anthony Reyes facing 4-5-6
Jim Edmonds replaces Albert Pujols playing 1B batting 3rd
t9 4-16 0 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT J. Phelps A. Reyes 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cardinals 16.

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