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Walker drives Cards past Royals
St. Louis had won six in a row in the I-70 Series, but it appeared that streak might come to an end on Saturday -- until the seventh inning, that is, when Larry Walker launched a three-run shot into the right-field stands.
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Larry Walker accounted for five runs on Saturday night, four driven in and one scored. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
The Royals hadn't beaten the Cards in six tries and were intent upon ending that skid on Saturday night. They took a two-run lead into the seventh, but with two men on, Larry Walker drove Jaime Cerda's offering deep to right.
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STL
St. Louis (27-15)
Won 2
St. Louis 6, Kansas City 5   KC
Kansas City (12-31)
Lost 2
May 21, 2005
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St. Louis
0 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 0   6 7 0
Kansas City
1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0   5 9 1
Standings through 5/21/05  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Royals Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS5110002.311
Walker, DH3224001.272
Pujols, 1B4011001.335
Edmonds, CF3000111.282
Grudzielanek, 2B4010001.336
Sanders, LF3000032.248
Mabry, RF4000043.327
Nunez, 3B3100121.286
Molina, C4220001.227
Totals3367521013 

BATTING
2B: Walker (10, Lima).
HR: Walker (5, 7th inning off Cerda, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Eckstein; Walker 6; Pujols; Grudzielanek; Molina 2.
RBI: Pujols (36), Walker 4 (20).
2-out RBI: Pujols; Walker.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nunez.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sanders (4, 2nd base off Lima/Castillo).
PO: Pujols (1st base by Lima).

FIELDING
DP: (Eckstein-Grudzielanek-Pujols).

 
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Berroa, SS3120001.253
DeJesus, CF3013002.257
Sweeney, 1B4001012.322
Stairs, DH4010022.267
Brown, RF4000021.224
Long, LF4000000.200
Teahen, 3B4111010.246
Castillo, C3110000.211
a-Diaz, PH1000000.235
Gotay, 2B3230000.232
Totals33595068 

a-Lined out for Castillo in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Gotay (5, Morris).
HR: Teahen (1, 2nd inning off Morris, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Berroa 2; DeJesus; Stairs; Teahen 4; Castillo; Gotay 4.
RBI: Sweeney (33), Teahen (8), DeJesus 3 (15).
2-out RBI: Teahen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Stairs.
S: Berroa.
SF: DeJesus.
GIDP: Brown.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Brown (4, fielding).
Pickoffs: Lima (Pujols at 1st base).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morris (W, 4-0)7.09550413.50
Tavarez (H, 8)1.00000202.91
Isringhausen (S, 11)1.00000000.68
 
Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lima 5.03322307.36
Cerda (BS, 1)(L, 1-4)1.14330416.38
Wood 2.20000303.76

Balk: Morris.
HBP: Walker (by Lima), Sanders (by Lima).
Pitches-strikes: Morris 80-61, Tavarez 15-10, Isringhausen 5-4, Lima 93-51, Cerda 35-26, Wood 41-21.
Ground outs-fly outs: Morris 10-7, Tavarez 1-0, Isringhausen 2-1, Lima 5-6, Cerda 0-0, Wood 4-1.
Batters faced: Morris 29, Tavarez 3, Isringhausen 3, Lima 21, Cerda 8, Wood 8.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, R to L.
T: 2:33.
Att: 39,781.

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