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Box > Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 4
Yo ho ho and an extra-inning win
Jose Castillo hit a go-ahead home run in the 10th, one inning after Jason Bay's second homer of the day forced extra frames against the Cardinals on Sunday. Bay finished with four RBIs, while Jose Mesa got the save.
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Jason Bay hit two home runs, the second of which tied the game in the ninth inning. (Bill Boyce/AP)
The Cardinals were poised to reel off their third straight win over the Pirates, but that changed when Jason Isringhausen surrendered a game-tying home run in the ninth. Reggie Sanders and Yadier Molina homered.
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Cardinals Coverage
• Cards notes: Gibson takes his turn
 
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 Castillo's game-winning home run
 Bay ties it up in the ninth
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 Molina hits into an unusual double play
PIT
Pittsburgh (34-40)
Won 1
Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 4   STL
St. Louis (47-28)
Lost 1
June 26, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1   5 7 0
St. Louis
0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 11 0
Standings through 6/26/05  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lawton, RF3100101.265
Sanchez, 3B4000002.280
Bay, LF4234000.305
Ward, 1B3000101.277
Mackowiak, CF4010001.302
Cota, C4000011.243
Castillo, 2B4111001.270
Wilson, J, SS4010001.231
Perez, P1110000.200
Meadows, P0000000.000
a-Doumit, PH1000000.239
White, P0000000.000
Grabow, P0000000.000
b-Redman, T, PH1000000.281
Mesa, P0000000.000
Totals33575218 

a-Flied out for Meadows in the 8th. b-Flied out for Grabow in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Bay (21, Marquis).
HR: Bay 2 (15, 3rd inning off Marquis, 2 on, 2 out; 9th inning off Isringhausen, 0 on, 0 out), Castillo (5, 10th inning off Reyes, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bay 10; Mackowiak; Castillo 4; Wilson, J; Perez.
RBI: Bay 4 (40), Castillo (23).
2-out RBI: Bay 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ward.
S: Perez.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ward (1, 2nd base by Isringhausen/Molina), Lawton (9, 2nd base by Reyes/Molina).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Lawton (Nunez at 2nd base).
DP: 6 (Sanchez-Castillo-Ward, Lawton-Castillo, Castillo-Wilson, J-Ward, Sanchez-Cota-Ward, Cota-Castillo, Wilson, J-Castillo-Ward).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS2000202.293
King, P0000000.000
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
c-Walker, PH1000002.247
Reyes, P0000000.000
Taguchi, CF3000003.280
b-Edmonds, PH-CF1000102.292
Pujols, 1B4020111.337
Sanders, LF4121112.280
Grudzielanek, 2B5010004.294
Luna, RF3100103.214
d-Mabry, PH1000002.250
Nunez, 3B-SS3130100.318
Molina, C3123011.269
Marquis, P2010010.368
Thompson, P0000000.000
a-Rolen, PH-3B1000111.248
Totals3341148523 

a-Struck out for Thompson in the 7th. b-Walked for Taguchi in the 8th. c-Popped out for Isringhausen in the 9th. d-Grounded into a double play for Luna in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Nunez (5, Perez).
HR: Sanders (15, 2nd inning off Perez, 0 on, 0 out), Molina (5, 2nd inning off Perez, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Pujols 2; Sanders 5; Grudzielanek; Nunez 4; Molina 5; Marquis.
RBI: Sanders (37), Molina 3 (27).
2-out RBI: Molina 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Luna 2; Edmonds.
S: Molina.
GIDP: Taguchi 2; Grudzielanek; Mabry.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Edmonds (2, 2nd base off White/Cota), Luna (2, 2nd base off Perez/Cota).
CS: Eckstein (5, 2nd base by Perez/Cota).

FIELDING
DP: (Pujols-Eckstein).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 6.07445226.16
Meadows 1.00000205.28
White 1.12003002.41
Grabow (W, 2-0)0.20000002.18
Mesa (S, 19)1.02000104.08
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis 6.05331014.12
Thompson (H, 4)1.00000002.08
King (H, 9)0.20000002.53
Tavarez (H, 18)0.10000002.57
Isringhausen (BS, 2)1.01111112.13
Reyes (L, 2-1)1.01110012.15

Perez pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Marquis pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: White.
IBB: Pujols (by White), Rolen (by White).
HBP: Lawton (by Reyes).
Pitches-strikes: Perez 92-55, Meadows 15-9, White 22-9, Grabow 3-2, Mesa 10-7, Marquis 86-54, Thompson 11-10, King 4-3, Tavarez 8-5, Isringhausen 16-10, Reyes 16-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Perez 7-6, Meadows 1-0, White 4-0, Grabow 0-2, Mesa 2-0, Marquis 8-10, Thompson 1-2, King 0-2, Tavarez 1-0, Isringhausen 0-1, Reyes 0-2.
Batters faced: Perez 25, Meadows 3, White 8, Grabow 2, Mesa 4, Marquis 23, Thompson 3, King 2, Tavarez 1, Isringhausen 4, Reyes 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Meadows 1-0, Grabow 2-0, Thompson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Terry Craft. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 91 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 3:06.
Att: 45,050.

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