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Bucs dodge bullet in win
Marquis' skid continues
Jason Marquis lost his seventh straight start as he allowed seven runs and did not make it out of the fourth inning against the Pirates. The Cardinals also struggled at the plate, managing only five hits against five Pittsburgh pitchers in a shutout loss at PNC Park.
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Pirates 10, Cardinals 0
Zach Duke retired all six batters he faced before his injury. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Series at a glance:
Pirates win convincingly
Nate McLouth smashed his first big league homer, and Ty Wigginton delivered a three-run triple in his return from the Minors. Pirates phenom Zach Duke left the game with an injury, but might only miss one start.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 23, 2005
STL
St. Louis (79-47)
Lost 1
Pittsburgh 10, St. Louis 0   PIT
Pittsburgh (54-72)
Won 1
August 23, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Pittsburgh
4 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 X   10 16 0
Standings through 8/23/05  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Pirates Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS4010001.269
Edmonds, CF2010110.269
King, P0000000.000
Mabry, RF1000011.257
Pujols, 1B3010111.333
Taguchi, LF-CF3000014.296
1-Thompson, PR0000000.250
Seabol, RF-2B4000012.217
Nunez, 3B3000100.308
Luna, 2B3000010.283
Eldred, P0000000.000
b-Walker, PH1000013.272
Molina, C2010000.257
Rodriguez, LF2010003.291
Marquis, P1000000.368
Flores, P0000000.000
Tavarez, P0000000.000
a-Diaz, PH-C2000002.205
Totals310503717 

a-Grounded into a double play for Tavarez in the 6th. b-Struck out for Eldred in the 9th.
1-Ran for Taguchi in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Edmonds (31, Torres).
TB: Eckstein; Edmonds 2; Pujols; Molina; Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Taguchi 2; Rodriguez 2.
GIDP: Diaz.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Eckstein-Luna).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Duffy, CF4220105.347
McLouth, RF5222015.200
Bay, LF5020021.307
1-Restovich, PR-LF0100000.265
Ward, 1B4111020.270
Mackowiak, 2B3100012.264
Sanchez, 2B1000110.267
Doumit, C2311200.252
Wigginton, 3B4023103.215
Wilson, J, SS4032001.240
Duke, P1010000.095
Torres, P2010012.500
White, P0000000.000
a-Redman, T, PH1011000.259
Grabow, P0000000.000
b-Eldred, PH1000012.273
Vogelsong, P0000000.167
Totals371016105921 

a-Singled for White in the 7th. b-Struck out for Grabow in the 8th.
1-Ran for Bay in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Wigginton (1, Marquis).
HR: McLouth (1, 4th inning off Marquis, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Duffy 2; McLouth 5; Bay 2; Ward; Doumit; Wigginton 4; Wilson, J 3; Duke; Torres; Redman, T.
RBI: Ward (59), Wigginton 3 (14), Wilson, J 2 (38), McLouth 2 (3), Redman, T (22), Doumit (25).
2-out RBI: Wigginton 3; Wilson, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, J; Torres; Duffy; McLouth 2; Eldred.
SF: Ward; Wilson, J.
GIDP: McLouth.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: (Wilson, J-Mackowiak-Ward).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis (L, 9-13)3.08773214.67
Flores 1.00000303.60
Tavarez 1.02000002.85
King 1.00000102.97
Eldred 2.06332302.22
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duke 2.00000201.81
Torres (W, 4-4)3.23001203.65
White 1.10001003.67
Grabow 1.01000103.44
Vogelsong 1.01001204.87

Marquis pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.

WP: Marquis, Vogelsong.
HBP: Doumit (by Marquis), Taguchi (by Vogelsong).
Pitches-strikes: Marquis 79-49, Flores 15-11, Tavarez 7-6, King 12-8, Eldred 49-31, Duke 30-18, Torres 52-34, White 20-10, Grabow 11-9, Vogelsong 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Marquis 6-1, Flores 0-0, Tavarez 1-2, King 0-2, Eldred 0-3, Duke 2-2, Torres 7-2, White 4-0, Grabow 1-1, Vogelsong 0-1.
Batters faced: Marquis 20, Flores 3, Tavarez 5, King 3, Eldred 14, Duke 6, Torres 14, White 5, Grabow 4, Vogelsong 6.
Inherited runners-scored: White 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 23,948.

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