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  St. Louis Cardinals 000000112   4 14 0  
  Detroit Tigers 021000000   3 9 0  

Top 1: St. Louis Cardinals
Jeremy Bonderman takes the mound. David Eckstein's bunt is fielded cleanly and he is thrown out at first. Chris Duncan flies out. Albert Pujols flies out.
 St. Louis Cardinals000
 Detroit Tigers000
Bottom 1: Detroit Tigers
Chris Carpenter takes the mound. Curtis Granderson strikes out. Placido Polanco hits a single. [1] Sean Casey hits into a 3-6-3 double-play.
 St. Louis Cardinals000
 Detroit Tigers010
Top 2: St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Edmonds hits a double. [2] Scott Rolen grounds out to 2B. Edmonds advances to third. [3] Preston Wilson hits a ground ball to P. Edmonds is tagged out trying to score. [1] Wilson is thrown out stealing second.
 St. Louis Cardinals010
 Detroit Tigers010
Bottom 2: Detroit Tigers
Magglio Ordonez hits a double. [2] Carlos Guillen hits a flyball single to RF (++). Ordonez scores from second. [1] Ivan Rodriguez flies out to shallow RF. Guillen steals second. [2] Craig Monroe flies out to deep LF. Marcus Thames hits a flyball double down the RF line. [2] Brandon Inge strikes out.
 St. Louis Cardinals010
 Detroit Tigers240
Top 3: St. Louis Cardinals
Juan Encarnacion grounds out. Yadier Molina grounds out. Ronnie Belliard hits a single. [1] David Eckstein grounds out to 2B.
 St. Louis Cardinals020
 Detroit Tigers240
Bottom 3: Detroit Tigers
Curtis Granderson hits a single. [1] Placido Polanco lines out to 1B. Granderson steals second. [2] Sean Casey hits a groundball single to CF. Granderson scores from second. [1] Magglio Ordonez hits a flyball single to shallow RF (-). [13] Carlos Guillen flies out to shallow LF. Ivan Rodriguez grounds out to SS.
 St. Louis Cardinals020
 Detroit Tigers370
Top 4: St. Louis Cardinals
Chris Duncan lines out. Albert Pujols flies out. Jim Edmonds grounds out.
 St. Louis Cardinals020
 Detroit Tigers370
Bottom 4: Detroit Tigers
Craig Monroe hits a single. [1] Marcus Thames flies out to shallow RF. Brandon Inge flies out to shallow LF. Curtis Granderson strikes out.
 St. Louis Cardinals020
 Detroit Tigers380
Top 5: St. Louis Cardinals
Scott Rolen grounds out. Preston Wilson hits a double. [2] Juan Encarnacion hits a groundball single to LF. [13] Yadier Molina hits into a 3-6-3 double-play.
 St. Louis Cardinals040
 Detroit Tigers380
Bottom 5: Detroit Tigers
Placido Polanco flies out. Sean Casey gets walked. [1] Magglio Ordonez hits into a fielders choice. [1] Carlos Guillen gets walked. [12] Ivan Rodriguez grounds out to SS.
 St. Louis Cardinals040
 Detroit Tigers380
Top 6: St. Louis Cardinals
Ronnie Belliard grounds out. David Eckstein hits a single. [1] Chris Duncan hits a line drive double down the RF line. [23] Albert Pujols gets walked. [123] Jim Edmonds's popup is misplayed, but due to the infield fly rule, he's called out. Scott Rolen lines out to SS.
 St. Louis Cardinals060
 Detroit Tigers380
Bottom 6: Detroit Tigers
Craig Monroe grounds out. Marcus Thames grounds out. Brandon Inge gets walked. [1] Curtis Granderson strikes out.
 St. Louis Cardinals060
 Detroit Tigers380
Top 7: St. Louis Cardinals
Preston Wilson grounds out. Juan Encarnacion flies out. Yadier Molina hits a single. [1] Ronnie Belliard hits a flyball single to LF. [13] David Eckstein hits a groundball single to SS. [12] Chris Duncan lines out to 2B.
 St. Louis Cardinals190
 Detroit Tigers380
Bottom 7: Detroit Tigers
Placido Polanco grounds out. Sean Casey flies out. Magglio Ordonez flies out.
 St. Louis Cardinals190
 Detroit Tigers380
Top 8: St. Louis Cardinals
Albert Pujols hits a double. [2] Jim Edmonds lines out to P. Scott Rolen hits a line drive single to LF. Pujols scores from second. [1] Pitching change: Jeremy Bonderman is replaced by Todd Jones. Preston Wilson pops out to 3B. Juan Encarnacion flies out to shallow RF.
 St. Louis Cardinals2110
 Detroit Tigers380
Bottom 8: Detroit Tigers
Carlos Guillen strikes out. Ivan Rodriguez flies out. Pitching change: Chris Carpenter is replaced by Josh Kinney. Craig Monroe grounds out to 2B (+).
 St. Louis Cardinals2110
 Detroit Tigers380
Top 9: St. Louis Cardinals
Yadier Molina pops out. Ronnie Belliard hits a single. [1] David Eckstein hits a line drive single to CF. [13] Chris Duncan hits a line drive single to LF. [13] Pitching change: Todd Jones is replaced by Joel Zumaya. Albert Pujols hits into a fielders choice. Duncan is forced at second, but Albert Pujols beats the throw to first. Eckstein scores. [1] Jim Edmonds strikes out.
 St. Louis Cardinals4140
 Detroit Tigers380
Bottom 9: Detroit Tigers
Adam Wainwright is the new pitcher. Marcus Thames grounds out. Brandon Inge strikes out. Curtis Granderson gets walked. [1] Placido Polanco hits a groundball single to LF. [13] Sean Casey grounds out to P.
 St. Louis Cardinals4140
 Detroit Tigers390
St. Louis Cardinals
PLAYER POS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB BA
David Ecksteinss5131001.429
Chris Duncandh5021002.400
Albert Pujols1b4111100.125
Jim Edmondscf5010011.222
Scott Rolen3b4011003.500
Preston Wilsonlf4010000.375
Juan Encarnacionrf4010001.143
Yadier Molinac4110001.143
Ronnie Belliard2b4130000.500
TOTALS   39 4 14 4 1 1 9  
BATTING
2B: C. Duncan (1), A. Pujols (1), J. Edmonds (1), P. Wilson (1)

BASERUNNING
SB: P. Wilson 0/1
DP: Y. Molina

PITCHER IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Chris Carpenter7.678333501233.52
Josh Kinney (W, 1-0)0.3300000030.00
Adam Wainwright (S, 1)1.00100110170.00
TOTALS   9 3 3 4 6 0 143  


Detroit Tigers
PLAYER POS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB BA
Curtis Grandersoncf4110132.250
Placido Polanco2b5020000.222
Sean Casey1b4011102.250
Magglio Ordonezrf4120000.500
Carlos Guillenss3111110.333
Ivan Rodriguezc4000004.125
Craig Monroelf4010000.286
Marcus Thamesdh4011000.333
Brandon Inge3b3000121.167
TOTALS   35 3 9 3 4 6 9  
BATTING
2B: M. Ordonez (1), M. Thames (2)

BASERUNNING
SB: C. Granderson 1/1 (1), C. Guillen 1/1 (1)
DP: S. Casey

PITCHER IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Jeremy Bonderman7.331122100942.45
Todd Jones (L, 0-1)1.003220001913.50
Joel Zumaya0.6700001070.00
TOTALS   14 4 4 1 1 0 120  



Player of the Game

Chris Carpenter
(St. Louis Cardinals)



Boxscore Key

+ defense turns hit into an out.

++ defense holds batter to lesser hit.

- defense turns out into a hit.