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Griffey guides Reds to win
Reds rally to fifth straight
Ken Griffey Jr. connected on two home runs, including a three-run shot in the ninth inning, keying the Reds' comeback win over the Cardinals. Griffey, who has 546 career homers, tied a Major League record by going deep in his 43rd ballpark.
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 Griffey goes deep twice
Reds 8, Cardinals 7
Cincinnati's Ken Griffey Jr. collected his 53rd multihomer game on Monday night. (Kyle Ericson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Cards unable to close win
Juan Encarnacion and Chris Duncan each hit a two-run home run, and Yadier Molina added a solo homer, but the Cardinals fell to the Reds. Right-hander Jeff Suppan made a quality start, but he missed out on his 100th career win for the third time.
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 Encarnacion goes long
 Molina's deep home run
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 05, 2006
CIN
Cincinnati (33-24)
Won 5
Cincinnati 8, St. Louis 7   STL
St. Louis (35-22)
Lost 1
June 5, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 3   8 13 1
St. Louis
2 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0   7 7 0
Standings thru 6/5/06  |  Gameday  |  Reds Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS5242000.288
Aurilia, 3B3011102.256
1-Freel, PR-LF0100000.265
Griffey, CF5234001.287
Dunn, LF3000221.232
Coffey, P0000000.000
Kearns, RF5110013.289
Hatteberg, 1B4010003.275
Phillips, 2B4121000.303
Ross, C3110101.333
Claussen, P1000003.111
White, P0000000.000
a-McCracken, PH1000000.171
Yan, P0000000.000
b-Valentin, PH1000000.226
Encarnacion, 3B0000000.273
Totals3581384314 

a-Flied out for White in the 7th. b-Flied out for Yan in the 9th.
1-Ran for Aurilia in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Griffey (6, Suppan), Kearns (16, Looper), Lopez (11, Isringhausen).
3B: Lopez (1, Hancock).
HR: Griffey 2 (10, 5th inning off Suppan, 0 on, 1 out; 9th inning off Isringhausen, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Lopez 7; Aurilia; Griffey 10; Kearns 2; Hatteberg; Phillips 2; Ross.
RBI: Lopez 2 (22), Griffey 4 (34), Aurilia (18), Phillips (33).
2-out RBI: Lopez 2; Phillips.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aurilia.
S: Claussen.
SF: Aurilia.
GIDP: Hatteberg; Kearns.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Aurilia (3, throw).
DP: (Phillips-Lopez-Hatteberg).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS5110001.322
Taguchi, CF3100100.288
b-Rodriguez, PH1000010.323
Rolen, 3B2111200.335
Encarnacion, RF4122002.254
Edmonds, 1B3000111.252
Luna, LF-2B4000023.296
Molina, C4111000.204
Miles, 2B3100110.284
Thompson, P0000000.500
Suppan, P2010010.105
a-Duncan, PH1112000.429
Hancock, P0000000.000
Flores, P0000000.000
Looper, P0000000.500
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
Perez, T, LF1000000.200
Totals33776567 

a-Homered for Suppan in the 6th. b-Struck out for Taguchi in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Encarnacion (8, 5th inning off Claussen, 1 on, 2 out), Duncan (2, 6th inning off White, 1 on, 2 out), Molina (1, 8th inning off Yan, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Eckstein; Rolen; Encarnacion 5; Molina 4; Suppan; Duncan 4.
RBI: Rolen (34), Encarnacion 2 (28), Duncan 2 (5), Molina (20).
2-out RBI: Encarnacion 2; Duncan 2; Molina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Luna 2.
GIDP: Encarnacion.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Taguchi (Ross at home).
DP: 2 (Miles-Eckstein-Edmonds, Eckstein-Luna-Edmonds).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Claussen 5.05433415.40
White 1.01221117.25
Yan (W, 1-0)2.01111016.15
Coffey (S, 3)1.00000101.91
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Suppan 6.08332215.01
Hancock (H, 3)0.21110003.03
Flores (H, 7)0.20000103.57
Looper (H, 8)0.22110003.75
Isringhausen (BS, 4)(L, 1-3)0.12332013.91
Thompson 0.20000002.39

WP: Isringhausen.
Pitches-strikes: Claussen 114-70, White 18-10, Yan 18-9, Coffey 14-8, Suppan 97-56, Hancock 7-7, Flores 5-4, Looper 11-7, Isringhausen 30-14, Thompson 5-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Claussen 4-7, White 1-1, Yan 6-0, Coffey 2-0, Suppan 11-4, Hancock 0-2, Flores 0-1, Looper 0-2, Isringhausen 0-1, Thompson 2-0.
Batters faced: Claussen 23, White 5, Yan 7, Coffey 3, Suppan 26, Hancock 3, Flores 2, Looper 4, Isringhausen 5, Thompson 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Thompson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Joe Brinkman. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:10.
Att: 43,707.

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