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Box > St. Louis 5, Tampa Bay 2
Cards surge ahead in throwbacks
Scott Rolen made his presence felt in his return from the DL, as he singled and came around to score in the fourth inning. Albert Pujols gave the Cardinals the lead for good with a two-run shot in the fifth, helping starter Matt Morris remain undefeated.
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Albert Pujols watches his two-run home run during the fifth inning Saturday. (Steve Nesius/AP)
The Devil Rays jumped out to a lead on Throwback Night thanks to RBI singles from Julio Lugo and Jorge Cantu in the third, but they couldn't keep up with the Cardinals' offense. Starter Mark Hendrickson took the loss after allowing five runs in eight innings.
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 Pujols goes deep to break tie
 Lugo plates Rays' first run
 Cantu delivers an RBI single
St. Louis (43-24)
Won 2
St. Louis 5, Tampa Bay 2   TB
Tampa Bay (23-45)
Lost 2
June 18, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0   5 10 1
Tampa Bay
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 0
Standings through 6/18/05  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
Eckstein, SS3000101.294
Taguchi, CF5121000.263
Pujols, 1B4112102.326
Sanders, LF3010101.284
Rolen, 3B4110022.257
Grudzielanek, 2B4000013.310
Seabol, DH3121101.280
Mabry, RF4010014.270
Molina, C4121012.253

2B: Seabol (3, Hendrickson).
HR: Pujols (17, 5th inning off Hendrickson, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Taguchi 2; Pujols 4; Sanders; Rolen; Seabol 3; Mabry; Molina 2.
RBI: Seabol (8), Taguchi (13), Pujols 2 (54), Molina (20).
2-out RBI: Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Seabol; Pujols; Eckstein.
S: Eckstein.
GIDP: Mabry.
Team LOB: 7.

SB: Sanders 2 (13, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Cash, 3rd base off Hendrickson/Cash).

E: Rolen (5, fielding).
Pickoffs: Molina (Cantu at 1st base).

Crawford, LF4010002.274
Lugo, SS4011001.287
Huff, RF4000013.253
Cantu, 3B4011000.308
Lee, 1B4010010.253
Gomes, DH4020001.324
Taylor, CF4000024.211
Cash, C3110011.286
a-Gonzalez, PH1000012.246
Green, 2B2100020.273

a-Struck out for Cash in the 9th.

2B: Gomes 2 (4, Morris, Isringhausen).
3B: Crawford (6, Morris).
TB: Crawford 3; Lugo; Cantu; Lee; Gomes 4; Cash.
RBI: Lugo (30), Cantu (35).
2-out RBI: Cantu.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Taylor; Huff; Gonzalez 2.
Team LOB: 6.

PO: Cantu (1st base by Molina).

PB: Cash (1).
DP: (Green-Lugo-Lee).

Morris (W, 8-0)8.05220603.16
Isringhausen (S, 20)1.02000202.01
Hendrickson (L, 2-4)8.010554515.83
Orvella 1.00000004.50

WP: Hendrickson.
HBP: Green (by Morris).
Pitches-strikes: Morris 97-64, Isringhausen 19-12, Hendrickson 116-75, Orvella 7-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Morris 9-8, Isringhausen 0-1, Hendrickson 6-12, Orvella 2-1.
Batters faced: Morris 30, Isringhausen 5, Hendrickson 36, Orvella 3.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Jim Wolf. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:25.
Att: 20,416.

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