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Cards dish out Busch whacking
Road rough on Tigers' bats
Reliever Joel Zumaya committed a costly error -- the third by a Tigers pitcher in the Series -- and a pair of runs scored as a result in the Tigers' Game 3 setback. Starter Nate Robertson lasted just five innings, with a two-run double in the fourth proving to be his ultimate undoing.
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 Tigers blanked in St. Louis
 Leyland's postgame interview
Cardinals 5, Tigers 0
Jim Edmonds delivers his decisive two-run double in the fourth inning Tuesday. (Charles Krupa/AP)
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Carpenter in cruise control
Chris Carpenter was his usual dominant self at Busch Stadium, shutting down the Tigers as the Cardinals seized the Series lead. Jim Edmonds smacked a two-run double in the fourth, and St. Louis tacked on the rest of its runs courtesy of a throwing error and a wild pitch.
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 Edmonds' two-run double
DET
October 24, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 1
St. Louis
0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 X   5 7 0
STL
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF4000021.000
Monroe, LF4000010.273
Polanco, 2B3000000.000
Ordonez, RF3000000.200
Guillen, SS3000010.500
Rodriguez, C3000010.000
Casey, 1B3020000.333
Inge, 3B3010012.300
  Rodney, P0000000.000
  Miner, P0000000.000
Robertson, P0000000.000
  a-Gomez, PH1000000.000
  Ledezma, P0000000.000
  Zumaya, P0000000.000
  Grilli, P0000000.000
  Perez, 3B0000000.000
  b-Infante, PH1000000.000
Totals28030063 

a-Grounded out for Robertson in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Perez in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Casey 2; Inge.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Granderson.
S: Robertson.
GIDP: Inge.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
E: Zumaya (1, throw).
DP: (Perez-Casey).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS4120100.154
Wilson, LF3110211.143
Pujols, 1B4110001.200
Rolen, 3B4110114.417
Belliard, 2B4000016.000
Edmonds, CF2012210.444
Molina, C3010103.273
Taguchi, RF3100114.143
Carpenter, P3000004.000
  Looper, P0000000.000
Totals305728523 

BATTING
2B: Pujols (1, Robertson), Edmonds (2, Robertson), Molina (1, Ledezma).
TB: Eckstein 2; Wilson; Pujols 2; Rolen; Edmonds 2; Molina 2.
RBI: Edmonds 2 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Carpenter 3; Belliard; Molina.
S: Carpenter.
GIDP: Rolen.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: (Rolen-Belliard-Pujols).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (L, 0-1)5.05223303.60
Ledezma 0.11000100.00
Zumaya 1.00202100.00
Grilli 0.20001000.00
Rodney 0.11112006.75
Miner 0.20000000.00
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carpenter (W, 1-0)8.03000600.00
Looper 1.00000000.00

WP: Miner, Carpenter.
IBB: Molina (by Robertson), Edmonds (by Grilli).
HBP: Pujols (by Miner).
Pitches-strikes: Robertson 93-54, Ledezma 10-5, Zumaya 24-11, Grilli 11-5, Rodney 17-6, Miner 8-5, Carpenter 82-55, Looper 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Robertson 3-9, Ledezma 0-0, Zumaya 1-1, Grilli 2-0, Rodney 1-0, Miner 2-0, Carpenter 12-6, Looper 2-1.
Batters faced: Robertson 23, Ledezma 2, Zumaya 6, Grilli 3, Rodney 4, Miner 2, Carpenter 26, Looper 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Zumaya 1-0, Grilli 1-0, Miner 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Tim McClelland. LF: Randy Marsh. RF: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 43 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 3:03.
Att: 46,513.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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