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Carpenter keeps rolling
Cards ace wins 19th
Chris Carpenter recorded his 11th straight victory and Major League-best 19th overall with 7 2/3 superb innings against the Marlins. David Eckstein pounded out four hits and collected three RBIs, and Larry Walker went
3-for-5 with his 12th home run.
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Cardinals Coverage
 
Cardinals 6, Marlins 1
Chris Carpenter became the first 19-game winner in the Major Leagues this season. (Alan Diaz/AP)
Series at a glance:
Burnett wild in loss
A.J. Burnett will have to wait for his career-high 13th victory after struggling with his control against the Cardinals, walking six and allowing six runs as he lasted only five innings. The Marlins right-hander had issued only 12 free passes over his previous seven starts.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 29, 2005
CIN
PIT
PPD
WSH
ATL
PPD
STL
St. Louis (84-48)
Won 3
St. Louis 6, Florida 1   FLA
Florida (69-62)
Lost 2
August 29, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0   6 10 0
Florida
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 1
Standings through 8/29/05  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Marlins Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS5143010.281
Walker, RF5131000.277
Pujols, 1B5000025.331
Edmonds, CF3100212.266
Rodriguez, LF2010210.294
1-Taguchi, PR-LF1000010.294
Mabry, 3B2000013.257
Grudzielanek, 2B1010100.303
Molina, C4111114.253
Nunez, 2B-3B3100106.299
Carpenter, P2100113.031
King, P0000000.000
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
Totals3361058923 


1-Ran for Rodriguez in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Grudzielanek (27, Resop, C).
3B: Eckstein (7, Burnett).
HR: Walker (12, 3rd inning off Burnett, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Eckstein 6; Walker 6; Rodriguez; Grudzielanek 2; Molina.
RBI: Eckstein 3 (50), Walker (42), Molina (38).
2-out RBI: Eckstein 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mabry 2; Carpenter 2; Molina.
S: Carpenter; Mabry.
GIDP: Nunez; Pujols.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Mabry-Nunez-Pujols).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF4000112.264
Castillo, 2B4010002.299
Cabrera, 3B4010020.331
Delgado, 1B3120112.293
Encarnacion, RF4020013.300
Conine, LF3001015.308
Gonzalez, SS4000001.262
Treanor, C3010000.214
c-Lo Duca, PH1000000.301
Burnett, P0000000.121
a-Harris, PH1000010.281
Messenger, P0000000.500
b-Lowell, PH1010000.237
Villone, P0000000.000
Resop, C, P0000000.000
d-Aguila, PH0000100.210
Totals321813715 

a-Struck out for Burnett in the 5th. b-Singled for Messenger in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Treanor in the 9th. d-Walked for Resop, C in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Delgado (32, Carpenter), Encarnacion (22, Carpenter).
TB: Castillo; Cabrera; Delgado 3; Encarnacion 3; Treanor; Lowell.
RBI: Conine (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo; Gonzalez; Conine 2.
S: Burnett.
SF: Conine.
GIDP: Conine.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Cabrera (6, fielding).
Outfield assists: Conine (Eckstein at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Gonzalez-Castillo-Delgado, Gonzalez-Delgado).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carpenter (W, 19-4)7.27111502.29
King 0.00001002.80
Tavarez 0.11000102.77
Isringhausen 1.00001101.75
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burnett (L, 12-8)5.06656513.07
Messenger 2.03002104.57
Villone 1.00000103.35
Resop, C 1.01000207.45

King pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Burnett.
Pitches-strikes: Carpenter 94-65, King 7-3, Tavarez 5-4, Isringhausen 26-16, Burnett 95-58, Messenger 41-23, Villone 7-6, Resop, C 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Carpenter 15-3, King 0-0, Tavarez 0-0, Isringhausen 1-1, Burnett 7-2, Messenger 5-0, Villone 1-1, Resop, C 0-1.
Batters faced: Carpenter 30, King 1, Tavarez 2, Isringhausen 4, Burnett 26, Messenger 10, Villone 3, Resop, C 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Tavarez 1-0.
EjectionsFlorida Marlins catcher Paul Lo Duca ejected by 1B umpire Ted Barrett. (9th).
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 18 mph, R to L.
T: 2:50.
Att: 18,388.

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