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  Detroit Tigers 000000300   3 9 1  
  St. Louis Cardinals 000000022   4 9 0  

Top 1: Detroit Tigers
Anthony Reyes takes the mound. Curtis Granderson flies out. Placido Polanco hits a single. [1] Sean Casey lines out to 3B. Magglio Ordonez grounds out to 2B.
 Detroit Tigers010
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Bottom 1: St. Louis Cardinals
Nate Robertson takes the mound. David Eckstein flies out. Preston Wilson's bunt is fielded cleanly and he is thrown out at first. Albert Pujols strikes out.
 Detroit Tigers010
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Top 2: Detroit Tigers
Carlos Guillen hits a double. [2] Ivan Rodriguez grounds out to 3B. Craig Monroe flies out to shallow LF. Brandon Inge flies out to shallow LF.
 Detroit Tigers020
 St. Louis Cardinals000
Bottom 2: St. Louis Cardinals
Jim Edmonds's bunt is fielded cleanly and he is thrown out at first. Scott Rolen strikes out. Juan Encarnacion gets walked. [1] Ronnie Belliard hits a line drive single to LF. [13] Yadier Molina flies out to shallow CF.
 Detroit Tigers020
 St. Louis Cardinals010
Top 3: Detroit Tigers
Nate Robertson grounds out. Curtis Granderson hits a double. [2] Placido Polanco grounds out to P. Sean Casey grounds out to 1B.
 Detroit Tigers030
 St. Louis Cardinals010
Bottom 3: St. Louis Cardinals
Anthony Reyes flies out to CF (+). David Eckstein hits a single. [1] Preston Wilson pops out to P. Albert Pujols hits a line drive single to LF. [13] Jim Edmonds grounds out to C.
 Detroit Tigers030
 St. Louis Cardinals030
Top 4: Detroit Tigers
Magglio Ordonez grounds out. Carlos Guillen hits a double. [2] Ivan Rodriguez flies out to shallow RF. Craig Monroe grounds out to 3B.
 Detroit Tigers040
 St. Louis Cardinals030
Bottom 4: St. Louis Cardinals
Scott Rolen grounds out. Juan Encarnacion pops out. Ronnie Belliard grounds out.
 Detroit Tigers040
 St. Louis Cardinals030
Top 5: Detroit Tigers
Brandon Inge grounds out. Nate Robertson pops out. Curtis Granderson gets walked. [1] Granderson steals second. [2] Placido Polanco flies out to deep LF.
 Detroit Tigers040
 St. Louis Cardinals030
Bottom 5: St. Louis Cardinals
Yadier Molina flies out. Anthony Reyes hits a single. [1] David Eckstein flies out to shallow LF. Preston Wilson flies out to shallow LF.
 Detroit Tigers040
 St. Louis Cardinals040
Top 6: Detroit Tigers
Sean Casey grounds out. Magglio Ordonez grounds out. Carlos Guillen hits a double. [2] Ivan Rodriguez grounds out to SS.
 Detroit Tigers050
 St. Louis Cardinals040
Bottom 6: St. Louis Cardinals
Albert Pujols flies out. Jim Edmonds flies out. Scott Rolen pops out.
 Detroit Tigers050
 St. Louis Cardinals040
Top 7: Detroit Tigers
Craig Monroe hits a single. [1] Brandon Inge hits a flyball triple to CF. [3] Pitching change: Anthony Reyes is replaced by Josh Kinney. Nate Robertson is being pinch hit for by Marcus Thames. Marcus Thames pops out to SS. Curtis Granderson grounds out to C. Placido Polanco hits a single. [1] Sean Casey hits a line drive triple to right center. [3] Magglio Ordonez flies out to shallow RF.
 Detroit Tigers390
 St. Louis Cardinals040
Bottom 7: St. Louis Cardinals
Joel Zumaya is the new pitcher. Juan Encarnacion grounds out. Ronnie Belliard hits a groundball to SS which is fielded cleanly, but Carlos Guillen's throw is high. Official scorer: E-6. [1] Yadier Molina hits into a fielders choice. [1] Josh Kinney is being pinch hit for by John Rodriguez. John Rodriguez gets walked. [12] David Eckstein gets walked. [123] Pitching change: Joel Zumaya is replaced by Fernando Rodney. Preston Wilson strikes out.
 Detroit Tigers391
 St. Louis Cardinals040
Top 8: Detroit Tigers
Tyler Johnson is the new pitcher. Carlos Guillen strikes out. Ivan Rodriguez flies out. Craig Monroe grounds out.
 Detroit Tigers391
 St. Louis Cardinals040
Bottom 8: St. Louis Cardinals
Albert Pujols grounds out. Jim Edmonds hits a single. [1] Scott Rolen hits a home run. Juan Encarnacion gets walked. [1] Pitching change: Fernando Rodney is replaced by Todd Jones. Ronnie Belliard flies out to shallow RF. Yadier Molina flies out to shallow CF.
 Detroit Tigers391
 St. Louis Cardinals260
Top 9: Detroit Tigers
Brandon Inge pops out. Todd Jones strikes out. Curtis Granderson pops out.
 Detroit Tigers391
 St. Louis Cardinals260
Bottom 9: St. Louis Cardinals
Tyler Johnson is being pinch hit for by Scott Spiezio. Scott Spiezio hits a single. [1] Scott Spiezio is being pinch-run for by So Taguchi. David Eckstein hits a flyball single to CF. [13] Preston Wilson is hit by a pitch. [123] Albert Pujols gets walked. Taguchi scores from third. [123] Pitching change: Todd Jones is replaced by Jason Grilli. Jim Edmonds hits a groundball single to LF.
 Detroit Tigers391
 St. Louis Cardinals490
Detroit Tigers
PLAYER POS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB BA
Curtis Grandersoncf4010100.235
Placido Polanco2b4121001.412
Sean Casey1b4011001.188
Magglio Ordonezrf4000002.313
Carlos Guillenss4030010.357
Ivan Rodriguezc4000001.250
Craig Monroelf4110001.333
Brandon Inge3b4111001.143
Nate Robertsonp2000000.000
Marcus Thamesph1000000.250
Joel Zumayap0000000.000
Fernando Rodneyp0000000.000
Todd Jonesp1000010.000
Jason Grillip0000000.000
TOTALS   36 3 9 3 1 2 7  
BATTING
2B: C. Granderson (1), C. Guillen 3 (3)
3B: S. Casey (1), B. Inge (1)

BASERUNNING
SB: C. Granderson 1/1 (2)

FIELDING
E: C. Guillen

PITCHER IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Nate Robertson6.00400120770.00
Joel Zumaya0.67000200210.00
Fernando Rodney0.672221112227.00
Todd Jones (L, 0-3)0.672221002227.00
Jason Grilli0.001000003----
TOTALS   9 4 4 5 3 1 145  


St. Louis Cardinals
PLAYER POS AB R H RBI BB SO LOB BA
David Ecksteinss4120100.333
Preston Wilsonlf4000014.250
Albert Pujols1b4011110.267
Jim Edmondscf5121002.250
Scott Rolen3b4112010.400
Juan Encarnacionrf2000200.111
Ronnie Belliard2b4010000.357
Yadier Molinac4000003.133
Anthony Reyesp2010000.500
Josh Kinneyp0000000.000
John Rodriguezph0000100.000
Tyler Johnsonp0000000.000
Scott Spiezioph1010000.667
So Taguchipr0100000.000
TOTALS   34 4 9 4 5 3 9  
BATTING
HR: S. Rolen (2)
HBP: P. Wilson

PITCHER IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
Anthony Reyes6.00722100843.00
Josh Kinney1.00211000143.86
Tyler Johnson (W, 1-0)2.00000020240.00
TOTALS   9 3 3 1 2 0 122  



Player of the Game

Scott Rolen
(St. Louis Cardinals)



Boxscore Key

+ defense turns hit into an out.

++ defense holds batter to lesser hit.

- defense turns out into a hit.