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2005 League Championship Series (4-2): Houston Astros (89-73) over St. Louis Cardinals (100-62)

WS: CHW-HOU / ALCS: CHW-LAA / NLCS: HOU-STL / Div. Series: CHW-BOS / LAA-NYY / STL-SDP / HOU-ATL
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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 12, 2005 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  1     3  7  0
    St. Louis Cardinals          2  1  0    0  2  0    0  0  x     5  8  1

    PITCHERS: HOU - Pettitte, Springer (7), Astacio (8)
              STL - Carpenter, Isringhausen (9)

               WP - Chris Carpenter
	       LP - Andy Pettitte
             SAVE - Jason Isringhausen

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Burke
              STL - Sanders

  ATTENDANCE: 52,332

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 13, 2005 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               0  1  0    0  1  0    0  2  0     4 11  1
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     1  6  0

    PITCHERS: HOU - Oswalt, Lidge (8)
              STL - Mulder, Tavarez (8), Marquis (9)

               WP - Roy Oswalt
	       LP - Mark Mulder
             SAVE - Brad Lidge

   HOME RUNS: HOU - none
              STL - Pujols

  ATTENDANCE: 52,358

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 15, 2005 at Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  1     3  7  1
    Houston Astros               0  0  0    2  0  2    0  0  x     4 11  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Morris, Thompson (6), Flores (7), Tavarez (8)
              HOU - Clemens, Qualls (7), Lidge (9)

               WP - Roger Clemens
	       LP - Matt Morris
             SAVE - Brad Lidge

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              HOU - Lamb

  ATTENDANCE: 42,823

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 16, 2005 at Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  5  1
    Houston Astros               0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  x     2  6  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Suppan, Marquis (6)
              HOU - Backe, Gallo (6), Qualls (7), Wheeler (8), Lidge (9)

               WP - Chad Qualls
	       LP - Jason Marquis
             SAVE - Brad Lidge

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              HOU - Lane

  ATTENDANCE: 43,010

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 17, 2005 at Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  3     5  9  1
    Houston Astros               0  1  0    0  0  0    3  0  0     4  9  2

    PITCHERS: STL - Carpenter, Isringhausen (8)
              HOU - Pettitte, Qualls (7), Gallo (8), Wheeler (8), Lidge (9)

               WP - Jason Isringhausen
	       LP - Brad Lidge
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - Pujols
              HOU - Berkman

  ATTENDANCE: 43,470

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               0  0  2    1  0  1    1  0  0     5 11  0
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0     1  4  1

    PITCHERS: HOU - Oswalt, Qualls (8), Wheeler (9)
              STL - Mulder, Thompson (5), Marquis (6), Flores (7), Tavarez (7), Isringhausen (9)

               WP - Roy Oswalt
	       LP - Mark Mulder
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Lane
              STL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 52,438

Series MVP - Roy Oswalt

Series Batting Stats

Houston Astros Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Ezequiel Astacio 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 21 0 3 0 0 0 .143 .286
Brad Ausmus 6 22 3 7 2 0 0 1 1 6 .318 .333 .409 .742 1 0 0 134 387 35 100 3 47 5 .258 .682
Brandon Backe 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 28 45 5 10 0 6 1 .222 .626
Jeff Bagwell 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 39 100 11 25 3 19 0 .250 .738
Lance Berkman 6 21 2 6 2 0 1 3 4 3 .286 .400 .524 .924 0 0 0 132 468 76 137 24 82 4 .293 .934
Craig Biggio 6 24 2 8 0 0 0 3 2 3 .333 .385 .333 .718 0 0 0 155 590 94 156 26 69 11 .264 .792
Eric Bruntlett 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 91 109 19 24 4 14 7 .220 .705
Chris Burke 6 20 5 6 0 1 1 3 1 3 .300 .333 .550 .883 0 0 0 108 318 49 79 5 26 11 .248 .676
Roger Clemens 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 32 58 2 12 0 4 0 .207 .523
Morgan Ensberg 6 21 1 5 1 0 0 2 2 2 .238 .292 .286 .577 0 0 1 150 526 86 149 36 101 6 .283 .945
Adam Everett 6 23 2 7 1 1 0 2 0 4 .304 .304 .435 .739 0 0 1 152 549 58 136 11 54 21 .248 .654
Mike Gallo 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Lamb 4 16 3 3 1 0 1 2 0 3 .188 .188 .438 .625 0 0 1 125 322 41 76 12 53 1 .236 .703
Jason Lane 6 21 3 5 0 0 2 3 2 4 .238 .333 .524 .857 0 0 0 145 517 65 138 26 78 6 .267 .815
Brad Lidge 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
Roy Oswalt 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 0 35 73 1 13 0 2 0 .178 .389
Orlando Palmeiro 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 114 204 22 58 3 20 3 .284 .772
Andy Pettitte 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 62 1 5 0 3 0 .081 .174
Chad Qualls 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Russ Springer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 0 0 0 0 0 0
Willy Taveras 6 14 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 .357 .400 .357 .757 0 1 0 152 592 82 172 3 29 34 .291 .666
Jose Vizcaino 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 98 187 15 46 1 23 2 .246 .636
Dan Wheeler 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 85 198 22 55 7 2 5 19 15 33 .278 .329 .409 .738 1 1 163 5462 693 1400 161 115 .256 .730

St. Louis Cardinals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Chris Carpenter 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 77 7 5 0 2 0 .065 .211
David Eckstein 6 20 5 4 0 0 0 2 3 2 .200 .346 .200 .546 1 1 1 158 630 90 185 8 61 11 .294 .758
Jim Edmonds 6 19 2 4 1 0 0 0 5 5 .211 .375 .263 .638 1 0 1 142 467 88 123 29 89 5 .263 .918
Randy Flores 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Mark Grudzielanek 6 22 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 3 .227 .261 .227 .488 0 0 0 137 528 64 155 8 59 8 .294 .741
Jason Isringhausen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hector Luna 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 2 64 137 26 39 1 18 10 .285 .753
John Mabry 5 8 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .125 .125 .250 .375 0 0 0 112 246 26 59 8 32 0 .240 .701
Jason Marquis 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 44 87 10 27 1 10 0 .310 .786
Yadier Molina 6 22 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 2 .318 .318 .455 .773 0 0 0 114 385 36 97 8 49 2 .252 .654
Matt Morris 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 31 57 4 5 0 2 0 .088 .235
Mark Mulder 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 32 62 3 9 0 3 0 .145 .327
Abraham Nunez 4 13 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .385 .385 .385 .769 0 0 0 139 421 64 120 5 44 0 .285 .704
Albert Pujols 6 23 3 7 0 0 2 6 1 3 .304 .320 .565 .885 0 0 0 161 591 129 195 41 117 16 .330 1.039
John Rodriguez 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 .000 .400 .000 .400 0 0 56 149 15 44 5 24 2 .295 .818
Reggie Sanders 5 18 1 3 0 0 1 2 1 8 .167 .211 .333 .544 1 0 0 93 295 49 80 21 54 14 .271 .886
Jeff Suppan 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 32 58 5 12 1 5 0 .207 .539
So Taguchi 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 143 396 45 114 8 53 11 .288 .734
Julian Tavarez 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brad Thompson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 6 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .333
Larry Walker 6 19 0 3 1 0 0 1 4 4 .158 .292 .211 .502 0 0 0 100 315 66 91 15 52 2 .289 .886
Totals 82 187 16 39 6 0 3 16 16 42 .209 .276 .289 .565 3 1 162 5538 805 1494 170 83 .270 .762

Houston Astros Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Ezequiel Astacio 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 22 14 5.67 3 6 0 81.0 100 25 66 1.543
Brandon Backe 1 1 1.59 0 0 0 0 5.2 2 1 1 3 7 0.882 26 25 4.76 10 8 0 149.1 151 67 97 1.460
Roger Clemens 1 1 3.00 1 0 0 0 6.0 6 2 2 2 1 1.333 32 32 1.87 13 8 0 211.1 151 62 185 1.008
Mike Gallo 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 36 0 2.66 0 1 0 20.1 18 10 12 1.377
Brad Lidge 4 0 7.20 0 1 3 0 5.0 6 4 4 2 7 1.600 70 0 2.29 4 4 42 70.2 58 23 103 1.146
Roy Oswalt 2 2 1.29 2 0 0 0 14.0 8 2 2 4 12 0.857 35 35 2.94 20 12 0 241.2 243 48 184 1.204
Andy Pettitte 2 2 5.11 0 1 0 0 12.1 15 7 7 4 6 1.541 33 33 2.39 17 9 0 222.1 188 41 171 1.030
Chad Qualls 4 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 4.2 0 0 0 0 4 0.000 77 0 3.28 6 4 0 79.2 73 23 60 1.205
Russ Springer 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 1.000 62 0 4.73 4 4 0 59.0 49 21 54 1.186
Dan Wheeler 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.2 2 0 0 0 2 0.750 71 0 2.21 2 3 3 73.1 53 19 69 0.982
Totals 21 6 2.72 4 2 3 0 53.0 39 16 16 16 42 1.038 163 163 3.511 89 73 1443.0 1336 440 1164 1.231

St. Louis Cardinals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Chris Carpenter 2 2 3.00 1 0 0 0 15.0 14 6 5 4 9 1.200 33 33 2.83 21 5 0 241.2 204 51 213 1.055
Randy Flores 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0.750 50 0 3.46 3 1 1 41.2 37 13 43 1.200
Jason Isringhausen 3 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 4.0 3 1 0 0 2 0.750 63 0 2.14 1 2 39 59.0 43 27 51 1.186
Jason Marquis 3 0 3.38 0 1 0 0 5.1 6 3 2 3 4 1.688 33 32 4.13 13 14 0 207.0 206 69 100 1.329
Matt Morris 1 1 5.06 0 1 0 0 5.1 8 4 3 1 3 1.688 31 31 4.11 14 10 0 192.2 209 37 117 1.277
Mark Mulder 2 2 3.09 0 2 0 0 11.2 14 5 4 3 8 1.457 32 32 3.64 16 8 0 205.0 212 70 111 1.376
Jeff Suppan 1 1 1.80 0 0 0 0 5.0 3 1 1 3 5 1.200 32 32 3.57 16 10 0 194.1 206 63 114 1.384
Julian Tavarez 3 0 5.40 0 0 0 0 3.1 5 2 2 0 2 1.500 74 0 3.43 2 3 4 65.2 68 19 47 1.325
Brad Thompson 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2.000 40 0 2.95 4 0 1 55.0 46 15 29 1.109
Totals 19 6 2.94 2 4 1 0 52.0 55 22 17 15 33 1.346 162 162 3.486 100 62 1445.2 1399 443 974 1.274

WS: CHW-HOU / ALCS: CHW-LAA / NLCS: HOU-STL / Div. Series: CHW-BOS / LAA-NYY / STL-SDP / HOU-ATL
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