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Standings
CLE
@ANA
6
8
 
(11)
DET
@CHW
8
7
 
(10)
KCR
@MIN
2
1
NYY
@OAK
2
4
BOS
@SEA
10
5
BAL
@TEX
5
4
MIL
@TOR
2
6
CHC
@ATL
4
5
CIN
@FLA
9
7
STL
@HOU
2
3
 
(11)
PIT
@LAD
3
5
COL
@MON
5
4
PHI
@SDP
3
13
NYM
@SFG
4
6
Friday, April 4, 1997, 7:06
, Astrodome
Attendance: 25,985, Time of Game: 3:56
Cardinals
2
0-4
 Lost 4 
4th, 3 GB
at Astros
3
3-1
 Won 1 
1st
W: Russ Springer (1-0)
L: Eric Ludwick (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0    2  9  0
Astros          1  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0   0  1    3 14  3
Winning Run scored with 1 out

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Delino DeShields 2B 5 0 1 0 1 0 6 .235 .278 .353 .631 22 14 0.059 1.32 0.140 -0.081 -0.1 2 3 SB
Ron Gant LF 6 0 1 0 0 2 6 .125 .176 .188 .364 19 16 -0.011 2.01 0.115 -0.126 -0.6 3 0 CS
Royce Clayton SS 6 0 1 0 0 0 6 .176 .176 .294 .471 22 18 -0.330 2.17 0.022 -0.351 -1.5 3 6 2B
Brian Jordan CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .250 .294 .250 .544 14 10 0.009 1.39 0.124 -0.115 0.1 3 0 SB
Dmitri Young 1B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .375 .444 .875 1.319 17 9 0.044 1.62 0.151 -0.107 0.4 10 0 2B
Gary Gaetti 3B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .133 .133 .133 .267 20 14 -0.203 1.91 0.000 -0.203 -1.5 1 3
   Tony Fossas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Eric Ludwick P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
John Mabry RF 3 0 2 2 0 0 3 .286 .286 .357 .643 16 10 0.240 1.23 0.240 0.000 2.0 2 0 2B
   Rich Batchelor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Roberto Mejia PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 3 -0.050 1.80 0.000 -0.050 -0.2
   John Frascatore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   David Bell PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 3 -0.103 3.65 0.000 -0.103 -0.3 0 0
Tom Lampkin C 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .000 .091 .000 .091 20 11 -0.174 1.78 0.009 -0.183 -1.0 6 1 IW
Matt Morris P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 5 4 -0.077 1.45 0.000 -0.077 -0.8 0 0
   Lance Painter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Willie McGee RF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .286 .500 .429 .929 7 2 -0.007 1.38 0.037 -0.044 0.2 0 0
   Mark Sweeney RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 6 4 -0.044 1.79 0.000 -0.044 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 44 2 9 2 4 8 48 .205 .271 .273 .544 177 118 -0.647 1.73 0.838 -1.484 -3.4 31 13
2B: R Clayton (2, off C Holt); D Young (1, off C Holt); J Mabry (1, off C Holt).
IBB: T Lampkin (1, by C Holt).
TB: D Young 3; J Mabry 3; R Clayton 2; B Jordan 2; D DeShields; R Gant.
RBI: J Mabry 2 (2).
2-out RBI: J Mabry.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. D DeShields-R Clayton; R Clayton-D DeShields-D Young.
Baserunning
SB: B Jordan (1, 2nd base off C Holt/B Ausmus); D DeShields (2, 2nd base off R Springer/B Ausmus).
CS: R Gant (1, 2nd base by C Holt/B Ausmus).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 6 .529 .579 .647 1.226 22 13 0.185 1.62 0.219 -0.034 1.3 6 4 SB,HBP
Pat Listach SS 5 0 1 0 1 1 6 .286 .313 .357 .670 20 11 -0.072 2.53 0.190 -0.262 -0.6 1 3
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 3 2 1 0 6 .333 .444 .333 .778 22 9 0.383 2.54 0.434 -0.050 2.5 11 1 CS,HBP,IW
Derek Bell CF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .200 .294 .267 .561 25 14 -0.091 2.83 0.154 -0.245 -0.3 1 0
Luis Gonzalez LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .313 .313 .375 .688 18 13 -0.084 2.10 0.144 -0.228 -0.9 3 0
Bill Spiers 3B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .429 .500 .571 1.071 10 7 0.010 0.88 0.027 -0.016 0.0 0 4
   Sean Berry PH-3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 13 8 -0.445 3.42 0.000 -0.445 -2.4 0 0 GDP
Bobby Abreu RF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .250 .250 .333 .583 17 12 -0.235 1.96 0.013 -0.248 -1.1 2 0
   Russ Springer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Brad Ausmus C 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .444 .545 .444 .990 16 9 0.013 1.62 0.128 -0.115 -0.1 8 1
Chris Holt P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 6 5 -0.049 0.98 0.000 -0.049 -0.4 0 1
   Jose Lima P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Thomas Howard PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .667 .667 1.333 2.000 6 3 0.261 2.58 0.261 0.000 1.2 2B
   Ramon Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Billy Wagner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   James Mouton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .200 .250 .450 2 1 -0.076 3.19 0.000 -0.076 -0.4
   John Hudek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Ray Montgomery RF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 3 3 0.055 1.79 0.055 0.000 0.3 0 0
Team Totals 42 3 14 3 4 6 48 .333 .417 .357 .774 180 108 -0.145 2.17 1.625 -1.768 -0.9 33 15
2B: T Howard (2, off R Batchelor).
IBB: J Bagwell (2, by J Frascatore).
HBP: C Biggio (1, by R Batchelor); J Bagwell (1, by J Frascatore).
TB: C Biggio 3; J Bagwell 3; T Howard 2; L Gonzalez; P Listach; B Ausmus; B Abreu; B Spiers; D Bell; R Montgomery.
GIDP: S Berry (1).
RBI: J Bagwell 2 (3); T Howard (1).
Team LOB: 14.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
E: S Berry (1); P Listach (2); B Spiers (1).
Baserunning
SB: C Biggio (1, 2nd base off M Morris/T Lampkin).
CS: J Bagwell (1, 2nd base by M Morris/T Lampkin).

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Matt Morris 5 7 1 1 1 1 0 1.80 22 79 50 33 4 13 7 13 8 0 49 -0.093 1.20 -0.4
Lance Painter, H (1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0.110 3.39 0.8
Rich Batchelor, BS (1) 1.2 2 1 1 0 1 0 6.75 6 21 12 6 2 4 2 2 2 0 3 0 0.114 2.59 1.1
John Frascatore 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 0.00 11 46 22 17 2 3 4 3 2 0 0 0 0.242 3.50 1.0
Tony Fossas 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 6.00 3 14 11 5 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.136 1.80 0.5
Eric Ludwick, L (0-1) 0.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 9.00 5 19 12 6 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 -0.364 3.38 -2.1
Team Totals 10.1 14 3 3 4 6 0 2.61 48 182 108 68 12 28 15 21 12 0 49 6 0 0.145 2.17 0.9
M Morris faced 3 batters in the 6th inning.

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chris Holt 6.1 6 2 2 2 4 0 2.84 28 99 60 35 12 13 16 6 2 0 55 0.075 1.13 0.9
Jose Lima 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0.057 1.10 0.5
Ramon Garcia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.068 1.85 -0.4
Billy Wagner 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 8 30 24 11 10 3 4 2 0 0 1 0 0.310 2.47 1.4
John Hudek 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.50 4 17 10 6 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.136 2.69 0.5
Russ Springer, W (1-0) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 5 29 20 11 3 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.136 3.04 0.5
Team Totals 11 9 2 2 4 8 0 1.64 48 179 118 67 28 23 23 13 3 0 55 2 0 0.646 1.73 3.4
R Garcia faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Frascatore (1; J Bagwell); R Batchelor (1; C Biggio).
IBB: J Frascatore (1; J Bagwell); C Holt (1; T Lampkin).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Mike Winters.
Time of Game: 3:56.
Attendance: 25,985.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Delino DeShields 2B 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Ron Gant LF 2 Pat Listach SS
3 Royce Clayton SS 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Brian Jordan CF 4 Derek Bell CF
5 Dmitri Young 1B 5 Luis Gonzalez LF
6 Gary Gaetti 3B 6 Bill Spiers 3B
7 John Mabry RF 7 Bobby Abreu RF
8 Tom Lampkin C 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Matt Morris P 9 Chris Holt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 1-2 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  R HOU T. Howard R. Batchelor 26% 62% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Ausmus Scores
b6 1-2 1 123 4,(2-1)  OO HOU S. Berry R. Batchelor -26% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b11 2-2 1 123 2,(1-0)  R HOU J. Bagwell E. Ludwick 17% 100% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Montgomery Scores; Biggio to 3B; Listach to 2B
b9 2-2 2 123 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell J. Frascatore -16% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t11 2-2 2 -23 8,(2-2)  O STL R. Clayton R. Springer 15% 64% Lineout: 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL D. DeShields C. Holt 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Gant C. Holt 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Clayton C. Holt -2% 52% Double to 1B (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL B. Jordan C. Holt 3% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Biggio M. Morris 4% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU P. Listach M. Morris -3% 55% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 7,(2-2)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris 2% 57% Biggio Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris 8% 65% Single to LF (Fly Ball to Short LF); Biggio Scores
b1 1-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Bell M. Morris -2% 63% Flyball: CF
b1 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez M. Morris -2% 61% Bagwell Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL D. Young C. Holt -7% 54% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF Line)
t2 0-1 0 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL G. Gaetti C. Holt 5% 59% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-1 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  R STL J. Mabry C. Holt -9% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive); Young Scores
t2 1-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O STL T. Lampkin C. Holt 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Mabry to 2B
t2 1-1 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Morris C. Holt 3% 55% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 5-6-7
b2 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Gonzalez M. Morris -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
b2 1-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Spiers M. Morris -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU B. Abreu M. Morris 1% 52% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b2 1-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Morris -2% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- 7,(2-2)  STL D. DeShields C. Holt -4% 46% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to SS-3B Hole)
t3 1-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Gant C. Holt 4% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Clayton C. Holt 3% 53% Popfly: 1B
t3 1-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL B. Jordan C. Holt 3% 55% Gant Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Holt M. Morris -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Morris -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b3 1-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU P. Listach M. Morris -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL B. Jordan C. Holt -4% 46% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
t4 1-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL D. Young C. Holt 4% 50% Flyball: LF
t4 1-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL G. Gaetti C. Holt 3% 53% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t4 1-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL J. Mabry C. Holt -1% 52% Jordan Steals 2B
t4 1-1 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  R STL J. Mabry C. Holt -13% 39% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Jordan Scores
t4 2-1 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  STL T. Lampkin C. Holt -1% 38% Intentional Walk
t4 2-1 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Morris C. Holt 4% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 3-4-5
b4 1-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris -3% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-2 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU D. Bell M. Morris 3% 43% Walk
b4 1-2 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez M. Morris -4% 39% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b4 1-2 2 1-- 7,(2-2)  HOU B. Spiers M. Morris 3% 42% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Bell to 2B
b4 1-2 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Abreu M. Morris -6% 36% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 1-2-3
t5 2-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL D. DeShields C. Holt 2% 38% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t5 2-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Gant C. Holt 2% 40% Strikeout Swinging
t5 2-1 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL R. Clayton C. Holt 1% 41% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 8-9-1
b5 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Morris -3% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU C. Holt M. Morris -2% 35% Lineout: RF
b5 1-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Morris -2% 34% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 4-5-6
t6 2-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL B. Jordan C. Holt 2% 36% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 2-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  STL D. Young C. Holt -3% 33% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t6 2-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Gaetti C. Holt 3% 36% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 2-1 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL J. Mabry C. Holt -2% 34% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Gaetti to 2B
t6 2-1 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O STL T. Lampkin C. Holt 5% 39% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 2-3-4
b6 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU P. Listach M. Morris 6% 45% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B)
b6 1-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris 9% 55% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Listach to 2B
b6 1-2 0 12- 6,(3-2)  HOU D. Bell M. Morris 12% 67% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep SS-2B); Listach to 3B; Bagwell to 2B
Lance Painter replaces Matt Morris pitching and batting 9th
b6 1-2 0 123 3,(2-0)  O HOU L. Gonzalez L. Painter -11% 56% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
Rich Batchelor replaces John Mabry (RF) pitching and batting 7th
Willie McGee replaces Lance Painter (P) playing RF batting 9th
Sean Berry pinch hits for Bill Spiers (3B) batting 6th
b6 1-2 1 123 4,(2-1)  OO HOU S. Berry R. Batchelor -26% 30% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Chris Holt facing 9-1-2
Sean Berry moves from PH to 3B
t7 2-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL W. McGee C. Holt -4% 27% Walk
t7 2-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O STL D. DeShields C. Holt 4% 30% Flyball: LF
Jose Lima replaces Chris Holt pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-1 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Gant J. Lima 3% 33% Flyball: CF
t7 2-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Clayton J. Lima 3% 36% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Rich Batchelor facing 7-8-9
b7 1-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Abreu R. Batchelor -5% 31% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU B. Ausmus R. Batchelor 5% 36% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
Thomas Howard pinch hits for Jose Lima (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  R HOU T. Howard R. Batchelor 26% 62% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep 1B); Ausmus Scores
b7 2-2 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Biggio R. Batchelor 2% 64% Hit By Pitch
b7 2-2 1 12- 2,(1-0)  OO HOU P. Listach R. Batchelor -14% 50% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Ramon Garcia facing 4-5-6
Ramon Garcia replaces Thomas Howard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL B. Jordan R. Garcia -7% 43% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
Billy Wagner replaces Ramon Garcia pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-2 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  O STL D. Young B. Wagner 7% 50% Flyball: RF
t8 2-2 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O STL G. Gaetti B. Wagner 6% 56% Strikeout Swinging
Roberto Mejia pinch hits for Rich Batchelor (P) batting 7th
t8 2-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL R. Mejia B. Wagner 5% 61% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 3-4-5
John Frascatore replaces Roberto Mejia (PH) pitching and batting 7th
b8 2-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Frascatore 6% 67% Hit By Pitch
b8 2-2 0 1-- 7,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell J. Frascatore -6% 61% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU L. Gonzalez J. Frascatore 14% 75% Single to RF (Line Drive); Bell to 3B
b8 2-2 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  O HOU S. Berry J. Frascatore -14% 61% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-2 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  O HOU B. Abreu J. Frascatore -11% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Billy Wagner facing 8-9-1
t9 2-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL T. Lampkin B. Wagner 6% 56% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t9 2-2 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL W. McGee B. Wagner 4% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
t9 2-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL D. DeShields B. Wagner -3% 57% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t9 2-2 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  STL R. Gant B. Wagner -7% 50% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); DeShields to 3B
t9 2-2 2 1-3 4,(0-2)  O STL R. Clayton B. Wagner 14% 64% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' John Frascatore facing 8-9-1
Mark Sweeney replaces Willie McGee playing RF batting 9th
b9 2-2 0 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU B. Ausmus J. Frascatore 7% 71% Walk
James Mouton pinch hits for Billy Wagner (P) batting 9th
b9 2-2 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Mouton J. Frascatore -8% 63% Bunt Popfly: P
b9 2-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU C. Biggio J. Frascatore 7% 71% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ausmus to 2B
b9 2-2 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O HOU P. Listach J. Frascatore -7% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole); Ausmus to 3B; Biggio to 2B
b9 2-2 2 -23 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Bagwell J. Frascatore 2% 66% Intentional Walk
b9 2-2 2 123 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Bell J. Frascatore -16% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B (SS-3B Hole)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' John Hudek facing 4-5-6
John Hudek replaces James Mouton (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t10 2-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL B. Jordan J. Hudek 6% 56% Strikeout Looking
t10 2-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  STL D. Young J. Hudek -6% 50% Walk
t10 2-2 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Gaetti J. Hudek 3% 53% Groundout: P-1B; Young to 2B
David Bell pinch hits for John Frascatore (P) batting 7th
t10 2-2 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL D. Bell J. Hudek 10% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 10th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Tony Fossas facing 5-6-7
Tony Fossas replaces Gary Gaetti (3B) pitching and batting 6th
David Bell moves from PH to 3B
b10 2-2 0 --- 5,(0-2)  O HOU L. Gonzalez T. Fossas -6% 58% Strikeout Looking
b10 2-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU S. Berry T. Fossas -4% 53% Strikeout Looking
b10 2-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Abreu T. Fossas -3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Top of the 11th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Russ Springer facing 8-9-1
Russ Springer replaces Bobby Abreu (RF) pitching and batting 7th
Ray Montgomery replaces John Hudek (P) playing RF batting 9th
t11 2-2 0 --- 4,(0-2)  O STL T. Lampkin R. Springer 6% 56% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
t11 2-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL M. Sweeney R. Springer 4% 60% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B)
t11 2-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  STL D. DeShields R. Springer -3% 57% Walk
t11 2-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Gant R. Springer -4% 53% DeShields Steals 2B
t11 2-2 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  STL R. Gant R. Springer -3% 50% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); DeShields to 3B
t11 2-2 2 1-3 2,(0-1)  STL R. Clayton R. Springer -1% 49% Defensive Indifference; Gant to 2B
t11 2-2 2 -23 8,(2-2)  O STL R. Clayton R. Springer 15% 64% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 11th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Eric Ludwick facing 8-9-1
Eric Ludwick replaces Tony Fossas pitching and batting 6th
b11 2-2 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus E. Ludwick -6% 58% Flyball: CF
b11 2-2 1 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU R. Montgomery E. Ludwick 5% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
b11 2-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Biggio E. Ludwick 7% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole); Montgomery to 2B
b11 2-2 1 12- 6,(3-2)  HOU P. Listach E. Ludwick 13% 83% Walk; Montgomery to 3B; Biggio to 2B
b11 2-2 1 123 2,(1-0)  R HOU J. Bagwell E. Ludwick 17% 100% Single to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Montgomery Scores; Biggio to 3B; Listach to 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

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