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MLB Play by Play - Atlanta vs. St. Louis

Braves 1st
Mark Mulder pitching:
Rafael Furcal:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Furcal reached on an infield single.
Marcus Giles:Ball, Ball, Foul, Giles grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Furcal out at second.
Jeff Francoeur:Francoeur ground-rule doubled to left.
Andruw Jones:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Jones flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 1st
John Smoltz pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Eckstein flied out to right.
John Rodriguez:Rodriguez singled to right.
Albert Pujols:Pujols homered to left, Rodriguez scored.
Jim Edmonds:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Edmonds grounded out to first.
Mark Grudzielanek:Foul, Foul, Grudzielanek grounded out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Braves 2nd
Mark Mulder pitching:
Julio Franco:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Franco struck out looking.
Wilson Betemit:Strike looking, Betemit grounded out to third.
Johnny Estrada:Ball, Estrada grounded out to pitcher.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 2nd
John Smoltz pitching:
Abraham O. Nunez:Strike swinging, Nunez grounded out to shortstop.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Taguchi struck out swinging.
Einar Diaz:Diaz popped out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Braves 3rd
Mark Mulder pitching:
Kelly Johnson:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Johnson walked.
John Smoltz:Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Smoltz sacrificed to pitcher, Johnson to second.
Rafael Furcal:Ball, Furcal flied out to left.
Marcus Giles:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Johnson to third on wild pitch, Ball, Foul, Giles flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 3rd
John Smoltz pitching:
Mark Mulder:Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Mulder struck out swinging.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Foul, Eckstein struck out swinging.
John Rodriguez:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Rodriguez flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Braves 4th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Jeff Francoeur:Strike looking, Francoeur singled to left.
Andruw Jones:Foul, Ball, Jones reached on an infield single, Francoeur to second.
Julio Franco:Strike swinging, Franco reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Francoeur to third, Jones out at second.
Wilson Betemit:Foul, Betemit singled to center, Francoeur scored, Franco to second.
Johnny Estrada:Estrada grounded into double play pitcher to second to first, Betemit out at second.
End of Inning (1 Run, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 4th
John Smoltz pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Ball, Pujols flied out to center.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Edmonds homered to right.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Ball, Grudzielanek singled to center.
Abraham O. Nunez:Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Grudzielanek caught stealing, catcher to second, Nunez struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Braves 5th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Kelly Johnson:Johnson grounded out to third.
John Smoltz:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Smoltz struck out swinging.
Rafael Furcal:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Furcal grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 5th
John Smoltz pitching:
So Taguchi:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Taguchi struck out looking.
Einar Diaz:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Diaz grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Mulder:Mulder grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Braves 6th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Marcus Giles:Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Ball, Giles singled to center.
Jeff Francoeur:Strike looking, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Francoeur struck out swinging.
Andruw Jones:Foul, Jones flied out to right.
Julio Franco:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Franco grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 6th
John Smoltz pitching:
David Eckstein:Eckstein doubled to left.
John Rodriguez:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Rodriguez popped out to shortstop.
Albert Pujols:Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Intentional ball, Pujols intentionally walked.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Ball, Intentional ball, Eckstein to third, Pujols to second on wild pitch, Intentional ball, Edmonds intentionally walked.
Mark Grudzielanek:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
Abraham O. Nunez:Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Nunez singled to left, Eckstein and Pujols scored, Edmonds to second, Nunez out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Braves 7th
Mark Mulder pitching:
Wilson Betemit:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Betemit singled to left center.
Johnny Estrada:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Estrada flied out to deep right.
Kelly Johnson:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Johnson walked, Betemit to second
Adam A. LaRoche hit for John Smoltz.
Adam A. LaRoche:Strike looking, LaRoche popped out to left.
Rafael Furcal:Furcal grounded into fielder's choice to third, Betemit out at third, Johnson to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 7th
Jim Brower pitching:
So Taguchi:Taguchi homered to left center.
Einar Diaz:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Diaz popped out to second
John Mabry hit for Mark Mulder.
John Mabry:Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Mabry grounded out to first.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein hit by pitch.
John Rodriguez:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Rodriguez flied out to right.
End of Inning (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Braves 8th
Julian Tavarez pitching:
Marcus Giles:Ball, Giles grounded out to third.
Jeff Francoeur:Ball, Francoeur grounded out to pitcher.
Andruw Jones:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Jones walked
Ryan Langerhans ran for Andruw Jones.
Julio Franco:Ball, Franco reached on an infield single, Langerhans to second.
Wilson Betemit:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Betemit struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Cardinals 8th
Macay McBride pitching:
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pujols walked.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Strike looking, Edmonds struck out looking.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Grudzielanek singled to right, Pujols to second.
Abraham O. Nunez:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Nunez walked, Pujols to third, Grudzielanek to second.
So Taguchi:Ball, Taguchi singled to right, Pujols and Grudzielanek scored, Nunez to second.
Einar Diaz:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Diaz singled to right, Nunez scored, Taguchi to third
Scott Seabol hit for Julian Tavarez.
Scott Seabol:Seabol hit sacrifice fly to left, Taguchi scored.
David Eckstein:Strike looking, Eckstein singled to center, Diaz to second.
John Rodriguez:Dan Kolb relieved Macay McBride, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Rodriguez safe at first on shortstop Furcal's throwing error, Diaz scored, Eckstein to third, Rodriguez to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Pujols flied out to left.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 4 Hits, 1 Error)

Braves 9th
Hector Luna in right
Brian McCann hit for Johnny Estrada
Randy Flores pitching:
Brian McCann:Foul, Strike looking, McCann flied out to center.
Kelly Johnson:Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Johnson grounded out to first
Pete Orr hit for Dan Kolb.
Pete Orr:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Orr singled to center.
Rafael Furcal:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Furcal walked, Orr to second.
Marcus Giles:Ball, Giles doubled to center, Orr and Furcal scored.
Jeff Francoeur:Cal Eldred relieved Randy Flores, Ball, Ball, Francoeur popped out to first.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)