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Mets in a must-win hole
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Cardinals 4, Mets 2
Jose Valentin follows through on his two-run double in the fourth inning. (Chris Carlson/AP)
 Delgado barehands a grounder:  350K
 Valentin's two-run double: 350K
 Lo Duca throws out runner for DP: 350K
 Randolph's postgame remarks: 350K
 Mets discuss Game 5 loss: 350K
 Valentin's two-run double
 Reyes strikes out as Mets drop Game 5
Tom Glavine was chased after four-plus innings, allowing three runs on seven hits, as the Mets fell behind in the NLCS and are a loss away from ending their season. Jose Valentin continued to roll with a two-run double that ignited the Mets in the fourth, but New York was shut out thereafter.
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NYM
October 17, 2006
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NY Mets
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 8 0
St. Louis
0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 X   4 10 0
STL
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5010020.261
Lo Duca, C4010001.238
Beltran, CF4010011.316
Delgado, 1B3110103.389
Wright, 3B4010013.118
Green, RF4110002.294
Valentin, 2B3012112.294
Chavez, LF4010002.158
Glavine, P2000002.000
  Bradford, P0000000.000
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  a-Tucker, PH1000010.333
  Hernandez, R, P0000000.000
  Mota, P0000000.000
  b-Floyd, PH1000000.000
Totals352822616 

a-Struck out for Feliciano in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Mota in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Chavez (2, Weaver), Green (1, Weaver), Valentin (2, Weaver), Wright (1, Kinney).
TB: Reyes; Lo Duca; Beltran; Delgado; Wright 2; Green 2; Valentin 2; Chavez 2.
RBI: Valentin 2 (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wright; Glavine 2; Valentin 2.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Lo Duca-Valentin).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS5120001.263
Wilson, LF5011002.214
Pujols, 1B3111101.294
Encarnacion, RF3010101.200
Rolen, 3B3110114.231
Edmonds, CF3010114.250
Belliard, 2B4011016.222
  Wainwright, P0000000.000
Molina, C3000100.375
Weaver, P2000003.250
  a-Duncan, PH1111000.143
  Kinney, P0000000.000
  Flores, P0000000.000
  Miles, 2B1010000.667
Totals3341045322 

a-Homered for Weaver in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Wilson (1, Glavine).
3B: Miles (1, Mota).
HR: Pujols (1, 4th inning off Glavine, 0 on, 1 out), Duncan (1, 6th inning off Feliciano, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Eckstein 2; Wilson 2; Pujols 4; Encarnacion; Rolen; Edmonds; Belliard; Duncan 4; Miles 3.
RBI: Pujols (1), Belliard (1), Wilson (1), Duncan (1).
2-out RBI: Belliard.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Encarnacion; Weaver 2; Belliard 3; Wilson.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Eckstein (2, 2nd base off Glavine/Lo Duca).
CS: Rolen (1, 2nd base by Glavine/Lo Duca).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Glavine (L, 1-1)4.07333212.45
Bradford 0.11000100.00
Feliciano 1.21110013.00
Hernandez, R 1.00002000.00
Mota 1.01000004.91
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (W, 1-1)6.06222103.09
Kinney (H, 1)1.12000300.00
Flores (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Wainwright (S, 1)1.10000200.00

Glavine pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.

WP: Hernandez, R.
IBB: Pujols (by Glavine), Edmonds (by Hernandez, R).
Pitches-strikes: Glavine 80-40, Bradford 7-7, Feliciano 23-14, Hernandez, R 18-10, Mota 15-9, Weaver 95-58, Kinney 27-18, Flores 3-2, Wainwright 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Glavine 5-4, Bradford 0-0, Feliciano 1-4, Hernandez, R 2-1, Mota 2-1, Weaver 9-8, Kinney 1-0, Flores 0-1, Wainwright 2-0.
Batters faced: Glavine 21, Bradford 2, Feliciano 6, Hernandez, R 5, Mota 4, Weaver 26, Kinney 6, Flores 1, Wainwright 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bradford 2-0, Feliciano 3-0, Flores 2-0, Wainwright 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Kellogg. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Jim Joyce. LF: Jerry Layne. RF: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 61 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:26.
Att: 46,496.

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