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Weaver takes tough loss
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Mets 2, Cardinals 0
Jeff Weaver allowed just four hits in his 5 2/3 innings of work in Game 1. (Nick Laham/Getty)
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Jeff Weaver hung right with Tom Glavine, shutting out the Mets through
5 2/3 innings, but he then allowed a two-run homer to Carlos Beltran that ultimately decided Game 1 of the NLCS. The Cardinals managed just four hits in the shutout.
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STL
October 12, 2006
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St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 0
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 X   2 6 0
NYM
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS3000102.000
Wilson, LF4010001.250
Pujols, 1B3000111.000
Encarnacion, RF4000002.000
Rolen, 3B3000100.000
Edmonds, CF3010000.333
  c-Spiezio, PH1000001.000
Belliard, 2B3000001.000
Molina, C10101001.000
  a-Miles, PH1000000.000
  Looper, P0000000.000
Weaver, P2010012.500
  Johnson, P0000000.000
  Thompson, P0000000.000
  b-Rodriguez, PH1000010.000
  Bennett, C0000000.000
Totals290404310 

a-Grounded out for Molina in the 8th. b-Struck out for Thompson in the 8th. c-Popped out for Edmonds in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Wilson; Edmonds; Molina; Weaver.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Weaver.
Team LOB: 6.

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4000002.000
Lo Duca, C4120010.500
Beltran, CF4112001.250
Delgado, 1B3020100.667
Wright, 3B3000103.000
Floyd, LF1000000.000
  Chavez, LF3000004.000
Green, RF2010100.500
Valentin, 2B3000012.000
Glavine, P2000001.000
  a-Franco, PH1000011.000
  Mota, P0000000.000
  Wagner, P0000000.000
Totals302623314 

a-Struck out for Glavine in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Delgado 2 (2, Weaver, Looper).
HR: Beltran (1, 6th inning off Weaver, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Lo Duca 2; Beltran 4; Delgado 4; Green.
RBI: Beltran 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Beltran 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez 3; Reyes.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Green (1, 2nd base off Johnson/Molina).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Beltran (Pujols at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Wright-Valentin, Beltran-Delgado).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (L, 0-1)5.24222113.18
Johnson 1.00001200.00
Thompson 0.10000000.00
Looper 1.02000000.00
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Glavine (W, 1-0)7.04002200.00
Mota (H, 1)1.00001100.00
Wagner (S, 1)1.00001000.00

IBB: Wright (by Weaver).
Pitches-strikes: Weaver 98-59, Johnson 21-10, Thompson 4-3, Looper 16-12, Glavine 89-53, Mota 19-10, Wagner 15-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Weaver 11-5, Johnson 1-0, Thompson 0-1, Looper 1-2, Glavine 4-15, Mota 1-1, Wagner 1-2.
Batters faced: Weaver 23, Johnson 4, Thompson 1, Looper 5, Glavine 25, Mota 4, Wagner 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Johnson 2-0, Thompson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Jerry Layne. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth. LF: Jeff Kellogg. RF: Gary Darling.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 56,311.

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