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Bucs blank Redbirds
Pirates 1, Cardinals 0
Shawn Chacon struck out three and walked four on Saturday night. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
After right-hander Shawn Chacon gave up four hits in five shutout innings, catcher Ronny Paulino delivered a sacrifice fly in the seventh, leading the Pirates over the Cardinals. Freddy Sanchez went 1-for-4 with one run.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 02, 2006
Pittsburgh (54-82)
Won 1
Pittsburgh 1, St. Louis 0   STL
St. Louis (72-62)
Lost 1
September 2, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 6 0
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 8 0
Standings thru 9/2/06  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
Duffy, CF3000012.210
Bautista, 3B4010003.252
Sanchez, SS4110001.344
Bay, LF4000042.286
Nady, RF4010000.289
Doumit, 1B2000110.188
  Torres, P0000000.250
Paulino, C2001000.316
Castillo, 2B3010002.275
Chacon, P0000000.000
  a-Davis, PH1010000.250
  Capps, P0000000.000
  b-Randa, PH-1B1010000.269

a-Singled for Chacon in the 6th. b-Singled for Capps in the 8th.

2B: Bautista (18, Weaver).
TB: Bautista 2; Sanchez; Nady; Castillo; Davis; Randa.
RBI: Paulino (44).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay; Castillo.
S: Chacon.
SF: Paulino.
GIDP: Bautista 2.
Team LOB: 4.

CS: Duffy (1, 2nd base by Weaver/Molina).

DP: (Castillo-Sanchez-Doumit).

Miles, SS5030002.275
Duncan, RF4000113.323
Pujols, 1B3010202.317
Rolen, 3B3010104.313
Spiezio, LF3000016.262
Encarnacion, CF3010102.290
Belliard, 2B4020023.284
Molina, C3000003.212
  b-Wilson, PH1000013.268
  Rose, C0000000.000
Weaver, P1000000.150
  a-Rodriguez, PH1000010.302
  Looper, P0000000.500
  c-Vizcaino, PH1000010.203

a-Struck out for Weaver in the 7th. b-Struck out for Molina in the 8th. c-Struck out for Looper in the 9th.

2B: Miles (18, Chacon).
TB: Miles 4; Pujols; Rolen; Encarnacion; Belliard 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Spiezio 3; Miles 2; Encarnacion; Wilson 2.
S: Weaver; Spiezio.
GIDP: Molina.
Team LOB: 12.

DP: 2 (Miles-Belliard-Pujols, Rolen-Belliard-Pujols).

Chacon 5.04004306.75
Capps (W, 6-1)2.01000103.41
Torres (S, 1)2.03001303.60
Weaver (L, 5-14)7.05111405.92
Looper 2.01000203.71

WP: Chacon.
IBB: Pujols (by Chacon), Encarnacion (by Torres).
HBP: Duffy (by Weaver).
Pitches-strikes: Chacon 90-49, Capps 16-13, Torres 32-22, Weaver 84-54, Looper 26-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chacon 3-9, Capps 3-2, Torres 2-1, Weaver 9-7, Looper 2-2.
Batters faced: Chacon 23, Capps 6, Torres 10, Weaver 26, Looper 6.
Umpires: HP: Chuck Meriwether. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:36.
Att: 41,466.

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