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Cards prove streak resistant
Pujols hits No. 44 in win
Jeff Suppan gave up five hits in 7 2/3 shutout innings, while Albert Pujols connected on his 44th home run of the season, as the Cardinals ended the Nationals' winning streak. Yadier Molina added two hits and one RBI.
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 Pujols' long home run
Cardinals 2, Nationals 0
Albert Pujols celebrates his solo home run in the first inning on Tuesday night. (Nick Wass/AP)
Series at a glance:
Nationals' streak snapped
Veteran right-hander Pedro Astacio allowed two runs and six hits over 6 1/3 innings, but the Nationals were shut out by the Cardinals. Astacio struck out two while not issuing a walk. The setback ended Washington's winning streak at five games.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 05, 2006
HOU
PHI
PPD
ATL
NYM
PPD
STL
St. Louis (74-63)
Won 1
St. Louis 2, Washington 0   WSH
Washington (60-78)
Lost 1
September 5, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 7 1
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Standings thru 9/5/06  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Nationals Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taguchi, CF4010001.271
Duncan, LF4000022.314
Pujols, 1B3111100.321
Rolen, 3B4110002.309
Wilson, RF4010010.264
Belliard, 2B4000002.281
Miles, SS4010000.271
Molina, C3021000.219
Suppan, P3000005.204
  Wainwright, P0000000.500
  Isringhausen, P0000000.000
Totals332721312 

BATTING
2B: Molina (26, Astacio).
HR: Pujols (44, 1st inning off Astacio, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Taguchi; Pujols 4; Rolen; Wilson; Miles; Molina 3.
RBI: Pujols (116), Molina (43).
2-out RBI: Pujols.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Taguchi (9, 2nd base off Rauch/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Duncan (4, fielding).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4010111.290
Lopez, SS5000024.273
Zimmerman, 3B3000101.285
Johnson, 1B4010001.290
Kearns, RF3010010.264
  1-Lombard, PR-RF0000000.000
Schneider, C4010013.240
Castro, 2B4000012.236
Logan, CF3010110.357
Astacio, P1000010.200
  Wagner, P0000000.333
  a-Fick, PH1000001.217
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  b-Church, PH0000100.255
Totals320504813 

a-Grounded out for Wagner in the 7th. b-Walked for Rivera in the 9th.
1-Ran for Kearns in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Soriano; Johnson; Kearns; Schneider; Logan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson; Lopez 2; Castro; Schneider 2.
S: Astacio.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Castro (1, missed catch).
DP: 2 (Johnson-Zimmerman, Lopez-Castro).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Suppan (W, 11-7)7.25002504.39
Wainwright (H, 16)0.10000103.07
Isringhausen (S, 33)1.00002203.26
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Astacio (L, 3-5)6.16220215.83
Wagner 0.20000003.86
Rauch 1.01001103.14
Rivera 1.00000004.34

IBB: Pujols (by Rauch).
HBP: Kearns (by Wainwright).
Pitches-strikes: Suppan 121-74, Wainwright 7-3, Isringhausen 28-14, Astacio 87-56, Wagner 2-1, Rauch 18-9, Rivera 7-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Suppan 11-7, Wainwright 0-0, Isringhausen 0-1, Astacio 8-9, Wagner 0-2, Rauch 0-2, Rivera 2-1.
Batters faced: Suppan 31, Wainwright 2, Isringhausen 5, Astacio 26, Wagner 1, Rauch 4, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Wainwright 2-0, Wagner 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Gerry Davis. 1B: Brian Gorman. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 68 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 14 mph, L to R.
T: 2:40.
Att: 25,937.

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