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  Detroit Tigers 110001000   3 10 0  
  St. Louis Cardinals 00010104x   6 7 0  

Top 1: Detroit Tigers
Jeff Suppan takes the mound. Curtis Granderson flies out. Placido Polanco hits a home run. Sean Casey grounds out. Magglio Ordonez pops out.
 Detroit Tigers110
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Bottom 1: St. Louis Cardinals
Justin Verlander takes the mound. David Eckstein grounds out. Chris Duncan strikes out. Albert Pujols flies out.
 Detroit Tigers110
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Top 2: Detroit Tigers
Carlos Guillen flies out. Ivan Rodriguez hits a home run. Craig Monroe hits a single. [1] Brandon Inge flies out to deep CF. Justin Verlander strikes out.
 Detroit Tigers230
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Bottom 2: St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Edmonds grounds out. Scott Rolen strikes out. Preston Wilson pops out.
 Detroit Tigers230
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Top 3: Detroit Tigers
Curtis Granderson lines out. Placido Polanco hits a single. [1] Sean Casey flies out to shallow RF. Magglio Ordonez hits a line drive single to SS. [12] Carlos Guillen pops out to SS.
 Detroit Tigers250
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Bottom 3: St. Louis Cardinals
Ronnie Belliard gets walked. [1] Yadier Molina flies out to shallow LF. Jeff Suppan bunts a groundball to C. Belliard advances to second. [2] David Eckstein is hit by a pitch. [12] Chris Duncan flies out to shallow RF.
 Detroit Tigers250
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Top 4: Detroit Tigers
Ivan Rodriguez grounds out. Craig Monroe flies out. Brandon Inge pops out.
 Detroit Tigers250
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Bottom 4: St. Louis Cardinals
Albert Pujols hits a triple. [3] Jim Edmonds gets walked. [13] Scott Rolen flies out to deep RF. Pujols tags and scores. [1] Preston Wilson strikes out. Ronnie Belliard flies out to deep RF.
 Detroit Tigers250
 St. Louis Cardinals110
Top 5: Detroit Tigers
Justin Verlander strikes out. Curtis Granderson flies out. Placido Polanco gets walked. [1] Sean Casey gets walked. [12] Magglio Ordonez pops out to 2B.
 Detroit Tigers250
 St. Louis Cardinals110
Bottom 5: St. Louis Cardinals
Yadier Molina grounds out. Jeff Suppan strikes out. David Eckstein grounds out.
 Detroit Tigers250
 St. Louis Cardinals110
Top 6: Detroit Tigers
Carlos Guillen flies out. Ivan Rodriguez hits a home run. Craig Monroe hits a single. [1] Brandon Inge strikes out. Justin Verlander grounds out to 2B.
 Detroit Tigers370
 St. Louis Cardinals110
Bottom 6: St. Louis Cardinals
Chris Duncan flies out. Albert Pujols hits a home run. Jim Edmonds strikes out. Scott Rolen flies out.
 Detroit Tigers370
 St. Louis Cardinals220
Top 7: Detroit Tigers
Curtis Granderson lays a bunt down and is safe. [1] Placido Polanco flies out to shallow RF. Sean Casey grounds out to to C. [2] Magglio Ordonez grounds out to SS.
 Detroit Tigers380
 St. Louis Cardinals220
Bottom 7: St. Louis Cardinals
Preston Wilson strikes out. Ronnie Belliard gets walked. [1] Yadier Molina hits a line drive single to CF. [13] Jeff Suppan is being pinch hit for by John Rodriguez. John Rodriguez strikes out. David Eckstein flies out to shallow LF.
 Detroit Tigers380
 St. Louis Cardinals230
Top 8: Detroit Tigers
Josh Kinney is the new pitcher. Carlos Guillen strikes out. Ivan Rodriguez hits a double. [2] Craig Monroe flies out to shallow LF. Brandon Inge strikes out.
 Detroit Tigers390
 St. Louis Cardinals230
Bottom 8: St. Louis Cardinals
Chris Duncan hits a home run. Pitching change: Justin Verlander is replaced by Todd Jones. Albert Pujols gets walked. [1] Jim Edmonds gets walked. [12] Scott Rolen hits a flyball single to LF. [123] Preston Wilson hits a flyball single to RF. Edmonds scores from second. [12] Pitching change: Todd Jones is replaced by Joel Zumaya. Ronnie Belliard hits into a fielders choice. [13] Yadier Molina flies out to shallow RF. Josh Kinney is being pinch hit for by Scott Spiezio. Scott Spiezio hits a groundball single to CF. [13] David Eckstein flies out to shallow LF.
 Detroit Tigers390
 St. Louis Cardinals670
Top 9: Detroit Tigers
Adam Wainwright is the new pitcher. Joel Zumaya is being pinch hit for by Marcus Thames. Marcus Thames flies out. Curtis Granderson strikes out. Placido Polanco hits a single. [1] Sean Casey grounds out to 2B.
 Detroit Tigers3100
 St. Louis Cardinals670
Detroit Tigers
PLAYER POS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB BA
Curtis Grandersoncf5010010.231
Placido Polanco2b4131100.385
Sean Casey1b4000101.167
Magglio Ordonezrf4010003.417
Carlos Guillenss4000012.200
Ivan Rodriguezc4232000.333
Craig Monroelf4020000.364
Brandon Inge3b4000021.100
Justin Verlanderp3000022.000
Todd Jonesp0000000.000
Joel Zumayap0000000.000
Marcus Thamesph1000000.286
TOTALS   37 3 10 3 2 6 9  
BATTING
2B: I. Rodriguez (1)
HR: P. Polanco (1), I. Rodriguez 2 (2)

PITCHER IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Justin Verlander7.004333721023.86
Todd Jones (L, 0-2)0.002332001727.00
Joel Zumaya1.00100000120.00
TOTALS   7 6 6 5 7 2 131  


St. Louis Cardinals
PLAYER POS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB BA
David Ecksteinss4000004.273
Chris Duncanrf4111012.333
Albert Pujols1b3321100.273
Jim Edmondscf2100210.182
Scott Rolen3b3111010.455
Preston Wilsonlf4012020.333
Ronnie Belliard2b2000201.400
Yadier Molinac4010000.182
Jeff Suppanp1000010.000
John Rodriguezph1000010.000
Josh Kinneyp0000000.000
Scott Spiezioph1011000.600
Adam Wainwrightp0000000.000
TOTALS   29 6 7 6 5 7 7  
BATTING
3B: A. Pujols (1)
HR: C. Duncan (1), A. Pujols (1)
HBP: D. Eckstein

PITCHER IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Jeff Suppan7.00833233983.86
Josh Kinney (W, 2-0)1.00100020150.00
Adam Wainwright (S, 2)1.00100010140.00
TOTALS   10 3 3 2 6 3 127  



Player of the Game

Albert Pujols
(St. Louis Cardinals)



Boxscore Key

+ defense turns hit into an out.

++ defense holds batter to lesser hit.

- defense turns out into a hit.