Game Information
Score of Game
Houston Astros 4 St. Louis Cardinals 2
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
Yes
Ballpark
Attendance
41,528
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
Umpires
SLN Record
45-39 -- NL Central -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 1 / 2 / 8
SLN Streak
Loss 2
HOU Record
43-43 -- NL Central -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 4 / 9 / 17
HOU Streak
Win 1
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1SLN1David EcksteinSSRHOUTaylor BuchholzRPopout0---3-2CBBBCXPopped out to Third Base [Morgan Ensberg]10-0---
    1SLN2Chris DuncanLFLHOUTaylor BuchholzRGroundout1---1-1FBXGrounded out to Second Base [Craig Biggio]20-0---
    1SLN3Albert Pujols1BRHOUTaylor BuchholzRLineout2---3-2BBCBCXLined out to Third Base [Morgan Ensberg]30-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1HOU1Craig Biggio2BRSLNSidney PonsonRFlyout0---1-1FBXFlied out to Right Field [Juan Encarnacion]40-0---
    1HOU2Mike Lamb1BLSLNSidney PonsonRHome Run1---0-1CXHome Run on line drive to Right Field50-0---
    1HOU3Chris BurkeCFRSLNSidney PonsonRFlyout1---1-0BXFlied out to Right Field [Juan Encarnacion]61-0---
    1HOU4Lance BerkmanRFLSLNSidney PonsonRStrikeout2---3-2FCBBBFSStrikeout Swinging71-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2SLN4Scott Rolen3BRHOUTaylor BuchholzRDouble0---3-1BBBCXDoubled on line drive to Center Field80-1---
    2SLN5Jim EdmondsCFLHOUTaylor BuchholzRLineout0-2-1-0BXLined out to Right Field [Lance Berkman]; Scott Rolen thrown out at third Base90-1---
    2SLN6Juan EncarnacionRFRHOUTaylor BuchholzRGroundout2---1-2BFSXGrounded out to Third Base [Morgan Ensberg]100-1---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2HOU5Preston WilsonLFRSLNSidney PonsonRWalk0---3-1CBBBBWalked111-0---
    2HOU6Eric MunsonCLSLNSidney PonsonRFlyout01--0-2FFXFlied out to Center Field [Jim Edmonds]121-0---
    2HOU7Morgan Ensberg3BRSLNSidney PonsonRGroundout11--3-2CCBBB1>XGrounded out to Third Base [Scott Rolen] ... Preston Wilson advanced to second131-0---
    2HOU8Adam EverettSSRSLNSidney PonsonRWild Pitch2-2-1-1BCBWild Pitch by Sidney Ponson ... Preston Wilson advanced to third141-0Non-Batter Event
    2HOU8Adam EverettSSRSLNSidney PonsonRFlyout2--33-2BCB.BCXFlied out to Center Field [Jim Edmonds]151-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3SLN7Yadier MolinaCRHOUTaylor BuchholzRHit by Pitch0---0-0HHit by Pitch160-1---
    3SLN8Aaron Miles2BLHOUTaylor BuchholzRGroundout01--0-2CC.FFXGrounded out to Shortstop [Adam Everett] ... Gary Bennett forced out at second base170-1---
    3SLN9Sidney PonsonPRHOUTaylor BuchholzRStrikeout11--2-2B1C>FB1LStrikeout on foul bunt180-1---
    3SLN1David EcksteinSSRHOUTaylor BuchholzRPassed Ball21--1-2FB1CBPassed Ball by Eric Munson ... Aaron Miles advanced to second190-1Non-Batter Event
    3SLN1David EcksteinSSRHOUTaylor BuchholzRFlyout2-2-3-2FB1CB.BXFlied out to Left Field [Preston Wilson]200-1---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3HOU9Taylor BuchholzPRSLNSidney PonsonRGroundout0---1-1.BCXGrounded out to Second Base [Aaron Miles]211-0---
    3HOU1Craig Biggio2BRSLNSidney PonsonRSingle1---1-1BCXInfield Single to Shortstop221-0---
    3HOU2Mike Lamb1BLSLNSidney PonsonRGroundout11--0-0XGrounded out to Shortstop [David Eckstein]. Double Play ... Craig Biggio out at 2b.231-0---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4SLN2Chris DuncanLFLHOUTaylor BuchholzRGroundout0---2-1BFBXGrounded out to First Base [Mike Lamb]240-1---
    4SLN3Albert Pujols1BRHOUTaylor BuchholzRSingle1---2-1BSBXSingled on line drive to Left Field250-1---
    4SLN4Scott Rolen3BRHOUTaylor BuchholzRLineout11--1-2FB11CXLined out to Left Field [Preston Wilson]260-1---
    4SLN5Jim EdmondsCFLHOUTaylor BuchholzRHome Run21--2-1CBBXHome Run on fly ball to Right Field ... Albert Pujols Scored270-1---
    4SLN6Juan EncarnacionRFRHOUTaylor BuchholzRGroundout2---0-1CXGrounded out to Second Base [Craig Biggio]282-1---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4HOU3Chris BurkeCFRSLNSidney PonsonRWalk0---3-2BBBCFBWalked291-2---
    4HOU4Lance BerkmanRFLSLNSidney PonsonRHit by Pitch01--0-0HHit by Pitch ... Chris Burke advanced to second301-2---
    4HOU5Preston WilsonLFRSLNSidney PonsonRReached on Error012-0-2CSXReached on Error by Second Base [Aaron Miles] ... Chris Burke Scored ... Lance Berkman advanced to third ... Preston Wilson advanced to second311-2---
    4HOU6Eric MunsonCLSLNSidney PonsonRWalk0-233-2*BBFFFFBFBWalked322-2---
    4HOU7Morgan Ensberg3BRSLNSidney PonsonRGroundout01231-2BFCXGrounded out to Second Base [Aaron Miles]. Double Play ... Eric Munson out at 2b. ... Lance Berkman Scored ... Preston Wilson advanced to third332-2---
    4HOU8Adam EverettSSRSLNSidney PonsonRStrikeout2--31-2SBFSStrikeout Swinging343-2---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5SLN7Gary BennettCRHOUTaylor BuchholzRFlyout0---1-1CBXFlied out to Left Field [Preston Wilson]352-3---
    5SLN8Aaron Miles2BLHOUTaylor BuchholzRGroundout1---1-2BFCXGrounded out to Shortstop [Adam Everett]362-3---
    5SLN9Sidney PonsonPRHOUTaylor BuchholzRStrikeout2---2-2SBFBSStrikeout Swinging372-3---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5HOU9Taylor BuchholzPRSLNSidney PonsonRFlyout0---1-1BCXFlied out to Center Field [Jim Edmonds]383-2---
    5HOU1Craig Biggio2BRSLNSidney PonsonRFlyout1---1-1BFXFlied out to Center Field [Jim Edmonds]393-2---
    5HOU2Mike Lamb1BLSLNSidney PonsonRStrikeout2---2-2CBF.BSStrikeout Swinging403-2---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6SLN1David EcksteinSSRHOUTaylor BuchholzRFlyout0---1-0BXFlied out to Left Field [Preston Wilson]412-3---
    6SLN2Chris DuncanLFLHOUTaylor BuchholzRStrikeout1---1-2CBFSStrikeout Swinging422-3---
    6SLN3Albert Pujols1BRHOUTaylor BuchholzRWalk2---3-0BBBBWalked432-3---
    6SLN4Scott Rolen3BRHOUTaylor BuchholzRGroundout21--1-1S1BXGrounded out to Third Base [Morgan Ensberg]442-3---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6HOU3Chris BurkeCFRSLNSidney PonsonRStrikeout0---1-2BCFSStrikeout Swinging453-2---
    6HOU4Lance BerkmanRFLSLNSidney PonsonRWalk1---3-0BBBBWalked463-2---
    6HOU5Preston WilsonLFRSLNSidney PonsonRPopout11--0-2CFXPopped out to First Base [Albert Pujols]473-2---
    6HOU6Eric MunsonCLSLNSidney PonsonRFlyout21--3-2FB*BFB>XFlied out to Center Field [Jim Edmonds]483-2---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7SLN5Jim EdmondsCFLHOUChad QuallsRSingle0---3-1.BSBBXSingled on line drive to Right Field492-3---
    7SLN6Juan EncarnacionRFRHOUChad QuallsRGroundout1---0-0XGrounded out to Third Base [Morgan Ensberg]502-3---
    7SLN7Gary BennettCRHOUChad QuallsRSingle2---0-2CSFFXInfield Single to Second Base512-3---
    7SLN8Aaron Miles2BLHOUChad QuallsRGroundout21--0-0XGrounded out to Second Base [Craig Biggio] ... Gary Bennett forced out at second base522-3---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7HOU7Morgan Ensberg3BRSLNSidney PonsonRSingle0---0-1CXSingled on ground ball to Left Field533-2---
    7HOU8Adam EverettSSRSLNSidney PonsonRSingle01--2-1B11BCXBunt Single to Third Base ... Morgan Ensberg advanced to second543-2---
    7HOU9Orlando PalmeiroPHLSLNJosh KinneyRGroundout012-1-0..BXGrounded out to Catcher [Gary Bennett] ... Morgan Ensberg forced out at third base ... Adam Everett advanced to second553-2---
    7HOU1Craig Biggio2BRSLNJosh KinneyRGroundout112-1-2SBFXGrounded out to Third Base [Scott Rolen]. Double Play ... Orlando Palmeiro out at 2b.563-2---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8SLN9John RodriguezPHLHOUDan WheelerRDouble0---1-1..BSXDoubled on fly ball to Center Field572-3---
    8SLN1David EcksteinSSRHOUDan WheelerRGroundout0-2-2-1BCBXSacrifice Hit to Third Base [Morgan Ensberg] ... John Rodriguez advanced to third582-3---
    8SLN2Chris DuncanLFLHOUDan WheelerRStrikeout1--33-2*BBBFFFSStrikeout Swinging592-3---
    8SLN3Albert Pujols1BRHOUDan WheelerRIntentional Walk2--33-0IIIIWalked Intentionally602-3---
    8SLN4Scott Rolen3BRHOUBrad LidgeRLineout21-31-0..BXLined out to Second Base [Craig Biggio]612-3---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8HOU2Mike Lamb1BLSLNAdam WainwrightRSingle0---1-2..CBSXInfield Single to Pitcher ... Mike Lamb advanced to second623-2---
    8HOU3Chris BurkeCFRSLNAdam WainwrightRPopout0-2-2-1BBFXPopped out to Pitcher [Adam Wainwright]633-2---
    8HOU4Lance BerkmanRFLSLNAdam WainwrightRIntentional Walk1-2-3-0IIIIWalked Intentionally643-2---
    8HOU5Preston WilsonLFRSLNAdam WainwrightRSingle112-2-0BBXSingled on ground ball to Center Field ... Mike Lamb Scored ... Lance Berkman advanced to second653-2---
    8HOU6Brad AusmusCRSLNAdam WainwrightRGroundout112-0-2CCXGrounded out to Second Base [Aaron Miles] ... Preston Wilson forced out at second base ... Lance Berkman advanced to third664-2---
    8HOU7Morgan Ensberg3BRSLNAdam WainwrightRStrikeout21-33-2SBBBS>CStrikeout Looking674-2---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9SLN5Jim EdmondsCFLHOUBrad LidgeRGroundout0---3-2..CBBBFXGrounded out to Shortstop [Adam Everett]682-4---
    9SLN6Juan EncarnacionRFRHOUBrad LidgeRStrikeout1---2-2BBCFSStrikeout Swinging692-4---
    9SLN7Gary BennettCRHOUBrad LidgeRGroundout2---1-2FBSXGrounded out to Shortstop [Adam Everett]702-4---
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