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  St. Louis Cardinals 010000001   2 9 0  
  Detroit Tigers 00030000x   3 9 1  

Top 1: St. Louis Cardinals
Kenny Rogers takes the mound. David Eckstein flies out. Preston Wilson hits a single. [1] Wilson is thrown out stealing second. Albert Pujols flies out.
 St. Louis Cardinals010
 Detroit Tigers000
Bottom 1: Detroit Tigers
Jeff Weaver takes the mound. Curtis Granderson strikes out. Placido Polanco grounds out. Sean Casey lines out.
 St. Louis Cardinals010
 Detroit Tigers000
Top 2: St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Edmonds grounds out. Scott Spiezio grounds out. Scott Rolen hits a home run. Juan Encarnacion gets walked. [1] Yadier Molina grounds out to 2B.
 St. Louis Cardinals120
 Detroit Tigers000
Bottom 2: Detroit Tigers
Magglio Ordonez flies out. Carlos Guillen gets walked. [1] Guillen is thrown out stealing second. Ivan Rodriguez hits a single. [1] Craig Monroe hits a line drive single to CF. [12] Marcus Thames strikes out.
 St. Louis Cardinals120
 Detroit Tigers020
Top 3: St. Louis Cardinals
Ronnie Belliard hits a groundball to 3B which is fielded cleanly, but Brandon Inge's throw is in the dirt. Official scorer: E-5. [1] David Eckstein gets walked. [12] Preston Wilson hits into a 4-6-3 double-play. [3] Albert Pujols flies out to shallow CF.
 St. Louis Cardinals120
 Detroit Tigers021
Bottom 3: Detroit Tigers
Brandon Inge lines out. Curtis Granderson hits a single. [1] Placido Polanco lines out to 2B. Sean Casey pops out to 1B.
 St. Louis Cardinals120
 Detroit Tigers031
Top 4: St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Edmonds hits a single. [1] Edmonds is thrown out stealing second. Scott Spiezio pops out. Scott Rolen hits a single. [1] Juan Encarnacion grounds out to SS.
 St. Louis Cardinals140
 Detroit Tigers031
Bottom 4: Detroit Tigers
Magglio Ordonez hits a single. [1] Carlos Guillen hits a groundball single to CF. [13] Ivan Rodriguez hits a ground ball to SS. Ordonez is tagged out trying to score. [12] Craig Monroe hits into a fielders choice. [13] Marcus Thames hits a line drive double down the RF line. Monroe scores from first. [2] Brandon Inge hits a popup single to LF. Thames scores from second. [1] Inge is thrown out stealing second.
 St. Louis Cardinals140
 Detroit Tigers371
Top 5: St. Louis Cardinals
Yadier Molina flies out. Ronnie Belliard lines out. David Eckstein flies out.
 St. Louis Cardinals140
 Detroit Tigers371
Bottom 5: Detroit Tigers
Curtis Granderson strikes out. Placido Polanco pops out. Sean Casey lines out.
 St. Louis Cardinals140
 Detroit Tigers371
Top 6: St. Louis Cardinals
Preston Wilson grounds out. Albert Pujols lines out. Jim Edmonds flies out.
 St. Louis Cardinals140
 Detroit Tigers371
Bottom 6: Detroit Tigers
Magglio Ordonez flies out. Carlos Guillen strikes out. Ivan Rodriguez flies out.
 St. Louis Cardinals140
 Detroit Tigers371
Top 7: St. Louis Cardinals
Scott Spiezio hits a single. [1] Scott Rolen hits a line drive single to CF. [12] Juan Encarnacion pops out to SS. Yadier Molina hits into a 6-3 double-play.
 St. Louis Cardinals160
 Detroit Tigers371
Bottom 7: Detroit Tigers
Craig Monroe flies out. Marcus Thames gets walked. [1] Brandon Inge hits into a fielders choice. [1] Curtis Granderson pops out to SS.
 St. Louis Cardinals160
 Detroit Tigers371
Top 8: St. Louis Cardinals
Ronnie Belliard hits a single. [1] David Eckstein gets walked. [12] Preston Wilson hits a flyball single to LF. [123] Albert Pujols hits a ground ball to P. Belliard is forced at home. Pujols is thrown out at first to complete the double-play.[23] Jim Edmonds grounds out to 2B.
 St. Louis Cardinals180
 Detroit Tigers371
Bottom 8: Detroit Tigers
Placido Polanco grounds out. Sean Casey hits a single. [1] Magglio Ordonez hits a groundball single to P. [12] Carlos Guillen strikes out. Ivan Rodriguez pops out to 3B.
 St. Louis Cardinals180
 Detroit Tigers391
Top 9: St. Louis Cardinals
Todd Jones is the new pitcher. Scott Spiezio hits a single. [1] Todd Jones throws a wild pitch. Spiezio advances to second. [2] Scott Rolen flies out to deep RF. Spiezio advances to third. [3] Juan Encarnacion grounds out to 2B. Spiezio scores. Yadier Molina is being pinch hit for by John Rodriguez. John Rodriguez gets walked. [1] Ronnie Belliard grounds out to P.
 St. Louis Cardinals290
 Detroit Tigers391
St. Louis Cardinals
PLAYER POS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB BA
David Ecksteinss2000200.000
Preston Wilsonlf4020000.500
Albert Pujols1b4000001.000
Jim Edmondscf4010002.250
Scott Spieziodh4120000.500
Scott Rolen3b4131000.750
Juan Encarnacionrf3001101.000
Yadier Molinac3000002.000
John Rodriguezph0000100.000
Ronnie Belliard2b4010001.250
TOTALS   32 2 9 2 4 0 7  
BATTING
HR: S. Rolen (1)

BASERUNNING
SB: P. Wilson 0/1, J. Edmonds 0/1
DP: P. Wilson, A. Pujols, Y. Molina

PITCHER IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Jeff Weaver (L, 0-1)8.009332501243.38
TOTALS   9 3 3 2 5 0 124  


Detroit Tigers
PLAYER POS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB BA
Curtis Grandersoncf4010021.250
Placido Polanco2b4000000.000
Sean Casey1b4010001.250
Magglio Ordonezrf4020000.500
Carlos Guillenss3110120.333
Ivan Rodriguezc4010002.250
Craig Monroelf3110000.333
Marcus Thamesdh2112112.500
Brandon Inge3b3011000.333
TOTALS   31 3 9 3 2 5 6  
BATTING
2B: M. Thames (1)

BASERUNNING
SB: C. Guillen 0/1, B. Inge 0/1

FIELDING
E: B. Inge

PITCHER IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Kenny Rogers (W, 1-0)8.008113011121.13
Todd Jones (S, 1)1.00111100199.00
TOTALS   9 2 2 4 0 1 131  



Player of the Game

Kenny Rogers
(Detroit Tigers)



Boxscore Key

+ defense turns hit into an out.

++ defense holds batter to lesser hit.

- defense turns out into a hit.