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Box > St. Louis 6, Washington 3
Cards keep Nats on the skids
Tony Armas threw 54 strikes in 104 pitches en route to giving up five runs in five innings and taking the loss in St. Louis. The Nationals did their damage with doubles by Brad Wilkerson and Nick Johnson in the third.
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Jim Edmonds hit his eighth home run of the season in the first inning. (Tom Gannam/AP)
After the late Darryl Kile was honored in a pregame ceremony, his old teammates came through with a win. Jim Edmonds drove in four runs with a homer and two doubles, while Matt Morris threw seven solid innings.
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WSH
Washington (24-24)
Lost 4
St. Louis 6, Washington 3   STL
St. Louis (31-16)
Won 4
May 27, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 6 2
St. Louis
2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 X   6 9 2
Standings through 5/27/05  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilkerson, CF4111010.275
Carroll, 2B4100011.263
Johnson, 1B3012010.312
Guillen, RF4010001.299
Church, LF4000033.287
Castilla, 3B4020002.291
Schneider, C4000014.230
Guzman, SS4110011.186
Armas, P1000000.000
Kim, P0000000.000
a-Godwin, PH1000010.000
Majewski, P0000000.000
Nitkowski, P0000000.000
Ayala, P0000000.000
Totals333630912 

a-Struck out for Kim in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Wilkerson (18, Morris), Johnson (10, Morris).
TB: Wilkerson 2; Johnson 2; Guillen; Castilla 2; Guzman.
RBI: Wilkerson (18), Johnson 2 (27).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Church; Schneider.
S: Armas.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Armas (1, pickoff), Wilkerson (3, fielding).
DP: (Carroll-Guzman-Johnson).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS2100201.296
Walker, RF3210112.268
Pujols, 1B3100103.326
Edmonds, CF3234100.287
Mabry, 3B3011001.294
Grudzielanek, 2B4021010.325
Sanders, LF4010022.263
Molina, C4000002.244
Morris, P2000001.118
a-Seabol, PH1010000.188
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
Totals296965412 

a-Singled for Morris in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Walker (11, Armas), Edmonds 2 (13, Armas, Nitkowski).
HR: Edmonds (8, 1st inning off Armas, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Walker 2; Edmonds 8; Mabry; Grudzielanek 2; Sanders; Seabol.
RBI: Edmonds 4 (30), Mabry (15), Grudzielanek (19).
2-out RBI: Edmonds 4; Mabry.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mabry; Pujols.
S: Mabry.
GIDP: Sanders.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Eckstein (4, 2nd base by Armas/Schneider), Edmonds (3, home by Armas/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Morris (1, fielding), Eckstein (9, throw).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Armas (L, 1-3)5.05555216.20
Kim 1.01000000.00
Majewski 1.01000101.31
Nitkowski 0.111100027.00
Ayala 0.21000102.73
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morris (W, 5-0)7.05320803.38
Tavarez (H, 10)1.00000002.84
Isringhausen (S, 13)1.01000100.59

WP: Majewski.
IBB: Edmonds (by Armas).
HBP: Johnson (by Morris).
Pitches-strikes: Armas 105-55, Kim 8-5, Majewski 21-11, Nitkowski 8-5, Ayala 11-8, Morris 98-68, Tavarez 11-7, Isringhausen 16-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Armas 6-5, Kim 2-1, Majewski 2-0, Nitkowski 1-0, Ayala 1-0, Morris 10-3, Tavarez 2-1, Isringhausen 1-1.
Batters faced: Armas 23, Kim 3, Majewski 4, Nitkowski 2, Ayala 3, Morris 28, Tavarez 3, Isringhausen 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ayala 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 63 degrees, rain.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 2:44 (:27 delay, 0).
Att: 47,383.

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