MLB Play by Play - St. Louis vs. Kansas City

Cardinals 1st
Mark Redman pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Eckstein grounded out to second.
Scott Spiezio:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Spiezio lined out to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pujols grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 1st
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Shane Costa:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Costa struck out looking.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek grounded out to first.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 2nd
Mark Redman pitching:
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Rolen walked.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Encarnacion flied out to center.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Edmonds grounded into double play second to shortstop, Rolen out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 2nd
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Sanders hit by pitch.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Stairs doubled to left, Sanders to third.
Emil Brown:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Brown walked.
Tony Graffanino:Graffanino reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Sanders scored, Stairs to third, Brown out at second.
Angel M. Berroa:Berroa grounded out to third, Stairs scored, Graffanino to second.
John Buck:Ball, Ball, Buck singled softly to right, Graffanino scored.
Shane Costa:Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Costa struck out looking.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 3rd
Mark Redman pitching:
So Taguchi:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Taguchi grounded out to second.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Molina grounded out to shortstop.
Hector Luna:Strike looking, Ball, Luna singled to center.
David Eckstein:Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Eckstein reached on fielder's choice to shortstop, Luna out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 3rd
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Mark Grudzielanek:Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike looking, Mientkiewicz singled to center.
Reggie Sanders:Foul, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Sanders homered to center, Mientkiewicz scored.
Matt Stairs:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Foul, Stairs walked.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Ball, Brown reached on fielder's choice to third, Stairs out at second.
Tony Graffanino:Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Graffanino singled to right, Brown to second.
Angel M. Berroa:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Berroa reached on fielder's choice to second, Graffanino out at second.
End of Inning (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 4th
Mark Redman pitching:
Scott Spiezio:Spiezio reached on bunt single to third.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Strike swinging, Pujols homered to center, Spiezio scored.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Ball, Foul, Rolen singled to left.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Encarnacion doubled to left, Rolen to third.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Edmonds struck out swinging.
So Taguchi:Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Rolen scored, Encarnacion to third on wild pitch, Taguchi grounded out to shortstop, Encarnacion scored.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Ball, Ball, Molina walked.
Hector Luna:Strike looking, Luna flied out to left.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 4th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
John Buck:Buck grounded out to shortstop.
Shane Costa:Costa singled to center.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Grudzielanek reached on fielder's choice to second, Costa out at second.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Ball, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Mientkiewicz walked, Grudzielanek to second.
Reggie Sanders:Strike swinging, Foul, Sanders struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 5th
Mark Redman pitching:
David Eckstein:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Eckstein singled to left center.
Scott Spiezio:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Eckstein to second on wild pitch, Ball, Spiezio singled softly to left center, Eckstein scored.
Albert Pujols:Pickoff attempt, Joel Peralta relieved Mark Redman, Pujols singled to left center, Spiezio to third.
Scott Rolen:Ball, Rolen doubled to deep left, Spiezio and Pujols scored.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Foul, Encarnacion tripled to center, Rolen scored.
Jim Edmonds:Strike looking, Edmonds grounded out to first.
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Ball, Taguchi sacrificed to pitcher, Encarnacion scored.
Yadier Molina:Strike swinging, Molina grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 5th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
Matt Stairs:Ball, Stairs grounded out to shortstop.
Emil Brown:Brown singled to left.
Tony Graffanino:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Graffanino struck out looking.
Angel M. Berroa:Berroa lined out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 6th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Hector Luna:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Luna flied out to center.
David Eckstein:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Eckstein grounded out to second.
Scott Spiezio:Spiezio singled to right.
Albert Pujols:Pujols flied out to left.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
Royals 6th
Chris Carpenter pitching:
John Buck:Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Buck struck out swinging.
Shane Costa:Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Costa doubled to deep right.
Mark Grudzielanek:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Grudzielanek struck out swinging.
Doug Mientkiewicz:Mientkiewicz doubled to deep right, Costa scored.
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Sanders struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 7th
Joel Peralta pitching:
Scott Rolen:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Rolen struck out swinging.
Juan Encarnacion:Ball, Encarnacion grounded out to shortstop.
Jim Edmonds:Ball, Ball, Edmonds flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 7th
Tyler J. Johnson pitching:
Matt Stairs:Stairs grounded out to second.
Adam Wainwright relieved Tyler J. Johnson.
Emil Brown:Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Brown walked.
Tony Graffanino:Foul, Strike looking, Graffanino grounded out to first, Brown to second.
Angel M. Berroa:Ball, Berroa grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 8th
Joe Nelson pitching:
So Taguchi:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Taguchi safe at first on shortstop Berroa's fielding error.
Yadier Molina:Ball, Molina popped out to first.
Hector Luna:Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Luna singled to right, Taguchi to second.
David Eckstein:Eckstein lined out to center.
Scott Spiezio:Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Spiezio walked, Taguchi to third, Luna to second.
Albert Pujols:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pujols reached on fielder's choice to third, Spiezio out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
Royals 8th
Adam Wainwright pitching:
John Buck:Buck grounded out to third.
Shane Costa:Strike looking, Foul, Costa struck out swinging.
Mark Grudzielanek:Ball, Grudzielanek grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Cardinals 9th
Mike Wood pitching:
Scott Rolen:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Rolen hit by pitch.
Juan Encarnacion:Encarnacion lined out to center.
Jim Edmonds:Edmonds grounded into double play first, Rolen out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Royals 9th
Adam Wainwright pitching:
Doug Mientkiewicz:Strike looking, Mientkiewicz grounded out to first.
Reggie Sanders:Ball, Foul, Sanders popped out to second.
Matt Stairs:Strike looking, Foul, Stairs grounded out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

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