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Friday, July 21, 2000, 7:05PM
, Enron Field
Attendance: 42,811, Time of Game: 3:17
Cardinals
12
55-41
 Won 1 
1st
at Astros
1
33-63
 Lost 1 
6th, 22 GB
W: Rick Ankiel (7-5)
L: Scott Elarton (9-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       2  0  0   3  4  0   2  0  1   12 16  1
Astros          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  1

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Fernando Vina 2B 5 2 2 1 1 0 .297 .799 15 10 0.027 0.73 0.070 -0.043 1.2 1 2 2B
Edgar Renteria SS 5 2 2 4 1 1 .277 .763 22 14 0.091 0.91 0.172 -0.081 2.9 1 2 HR
Jim Edmonds CF 5 1 1 1 1 1 .329 1.076 36 21 0.028 0.58 0.083 -0.054 -0.1 3 0 2B
Thomas Howard LF 5 1 2 2 0 0 .192 .621 21 15 0.146 0.67 0.147 -0.001 0.4 0 0 2B
   Mike James P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mike Matheny PH-1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .240 .629 2 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.2 2 0
Fernando Tatis 3B 5 0 1 1 0 1 .346 1.171 26 16 0.022 0.58 0.078 -0.056 -0.9 0 0
   Placido Polanco 3B 1 0 1 1 0 0 .314 .737 2 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 1.2 0 0 2B
Chris Richard RF 5 0 1 0 1 1 .222 .919 32 20 -0.018 0.40 0.012 -0.031 -0.8 3 0
Eduardo Perez 1B 4 2 1 1 0 1 .355 1.121 17 11 -0.060 0.58 0.013 -0.073 0.1 5 0 HR,HBP
   Alan Benes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Rick Wilkins C 4 2 2 0 1 1 .500 1.100 14 7 0.012 0.42 0.038 -0.025 0.5 12 1
Rick Ankiel P 3 2 2 1 1 0 .286 .818 22 13 0.098 0.65 0.098 0.000 2.3 0 1
   Craig Paquette PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .750 2 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 44 12 16 12 6 6 .364 1.042 211 132 0.346 0.58 0.711 -0.364 6.6 27 8
2B: P Polanco (6, off D Henry); F Vina (16, off J Cabrera); J Edmonds (18, off S Elarton); T Howard (3, off S Elarton).
HR: E Perez (3, off J Cabrera; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF-CF); E Renteria (12, off J Slusarski; 5th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: E Perez (2, by J Slusarski).
TB: E Renteria 5; E Perez 4; F Vina 3; T Howard 3; J Edmonds 2; P Polanco 2; R Ankiel 2; R Wilkins 2; M Matheny; F Tatis; C Richard.
RBI: E Renteria 4 (45); T Howard 2 (22); F Tatis (42); R Ankiel (7); J Edmonds (65); E Perez (6); P Polanco (17); F Vina (22).
2-out RBI: E Renteria 3; F Tatis; T Howard; P Polanco.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 7 for 18.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Vina-E Renteria-E Perez.
E: E Renteria (13).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julio Lugo SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 .252 .661 18 11 -0.046 0.44 0.007 -0.053 -0.7 1 1
Craig Biggio 2B 2 0 0 0 1 2 .263 .768 14 8 -0.026 0.58 0.012 -0.038 0.2 3 3
   Yorkis Perez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Matt Mieske PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .141 .444 4 2 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
   Doug Henry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 2 1 0 0 .289 .962 13 6 0.051 0.59 0.103 -0.052 -0.3 5 1 HR,CS,GDP
   Daryle Ward 1B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .232 .759 2 1 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.2 1 0
Richard Hidalgo CF-LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 .281 .982 22 15 -0.039 0.36 0.000 -0.039 -1.3 4 0
Moises Alou LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .351 1.036 8 4 0.022 0.53 0.038 -0.016 -0.1 1 0
   Glen Barker CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .569 3 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Lance Berkman RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .294 .938 14 9 -0.046 0.47 0.001 -0.047 -0.4 5 0
Chris Truby 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .230 .598 14 7 -0.039 0.31 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 0 1
Tony Eusebio C 3 0 1 0 1 2 .217 .672 16 9 0.017 0.26 0.021 -0.004 -0.0 6 0
Scott Elarton P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .590 5 3 -0.048 1.75 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 0 1
   Joe Slusarski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Tim Bogar PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .131 .440 4 3 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.1
   Jose Cabrera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Spiers 2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 .313 .804 8 4 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 1
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 5 12 .188 .579 145 84 -0.157 0.40 0.182 -0.339 -4.4 27 8
HR: J Bagwell (24, off R Ankiel; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: J Bagwell 5; T Eusebio; J Lugo; L Berkman; D Ward.
GIDP: J Bagwell (13).
RBI: J Bagwell (66).
2-out RBI: J Bagwell.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: C Biggio (5).
Baserunning
CS: J Bagwell (5, 2nd base by R Ankiel/R Wilkins).

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
Rick Ankiel, W (7-5) 7 3 1 1 3 11 1 3.71 26 107 60 26 13 21 6 6 1 0 75 0.154 0.57 3.2
Mike James 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.91 5 15 11 5 0 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.6
Alan Benes 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 5.25 6 24 13 7 3 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.6
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 5 12 1 1.00 37 146 84 38 16 30 11 9 2 0 75 0 0 0.155 0.40 4.4

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
Scott Elarton, L (9-4) 3.1 7 5 3 3 0 0 5.44 21 86 50 36 4 10 5 13 6 0 27 -0.258 1.13 -3.1
Joe Slusarski 1.2 3 4 4 0 0 1 4.33 9 39 28 22 0 6 3 5 2 0 2 1 -0.086 0.51 -2.9
Jose Cabrera 1 3 2 2 2 1 1 6.43 8 35 20 9 5 6 1 4 2 0 0 0 -0.002 0.02 -3.3
Yorkis Perez 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 5.16 7 29 19 9 4 6 1 3 1 0 3 0 0.001 0.01 3.0
Doug Henry 1 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.84 6 22 15 8 3 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.4
Team Totals 9 16 12 10 6 6 2 10.00 51 211 132 84 16 32 11 27 13 0 27 5 1 -0.345 0.58 -6.6
J Cabrera faced 5 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: A Benes (5); S Elarton 2 (6).
HBP: J Slusarski (2; E Perez).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eric Cooper, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Mike Reilly, 3B - Jeff Kellogg.
Time of Game: 3:17.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Fernando Vina 2B 1 Julio Lugo SS
2 Edgar Renteria SS 2 Craig Biggio 2B
3 Jim Edmonds CF 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Thomas Howard LF 4 Richard Hidalgo CF
5 Fernando Tatis 3B 5 Moises Alou LF
6 Chris Richard RF 6 Lance Berkman RF
7 Eduardo Perez 1B 7 Chris Truby 3B
8 Rick Wilkins C 8 Tony Eusebio C
9 Rick Ankiel P 9 Scott Elarton P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 2-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R STL E. Renteria S. Elarton 12% 76% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Ankiel Scores; Vina to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  R STL T. Howard S. Elarton 10% 57% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Vina Scores
b1 0-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  R HOU J. Bagwell R. Ankiel -9% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t4 3-1 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R STL J. Edmonds S. Elarton 8% 84% Double to RF (Line Drive); Vina Scores/unER; Renteria to 3B
t1 1-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  R STL F. Tatis S. Elarton 8% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive); Howard Scores

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' Scott Elarton facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL F. Vina S. Elarton 3% 53% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL E. Renteria S. Elarton -3% 50% Foul Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  O STL J. Edmonds S. Elarton -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  R STL T. Howard S. Elarton 10% 57% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Vina Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  R STL F. Tatis S. Elarton 8% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive); Howard Scores
t1 2-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O STL C. Richard S. Elarton -2% 63% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Rick Ankiel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lugo R. Ankiel 2% 65% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio R. Ankiel 2% 67% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  R HOU J. Bagwell R. Ankiel -9% 58% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b1 1-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Ankiel 1% 59% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 7-8-9
t2 2-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL E. Perez S. Elarton -2% 57% Groundout: P-1B
t2 2-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Wilkins S. Elarton 2% 59% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
t2 2-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  STL R. Ankiel S. Elarton 3% 63% Walk; Wilkins to 2B
t2 2-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O STL F. Vina S. Elarton -4% 59% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Wilkins to 3B
t2 2-1 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O STL E. Renteria S. Elarton -5% 54% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Rick Ankiel facing 5-6-7
b2 1-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU M. Alou R. Ankiel -4% 50% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b2 1-2 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Ankiel 4% 54% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-2 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Truby R. Ankiel 3% 57% Flyball: RF
b2 1-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU T. Eusebio R. Ankiel -2% 55% Walk; Alou to 2B
b2 1-2 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU S. Elarton R. Ankiel 5% 60% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 3-4-5
t3 2-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O STL J. Edmonds S. Elarton -2% 58% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t3 2-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  STL T. Howard S. Elarton 2% 60% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t3 2-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL F. Tatis S. Elarton 1% 62% Wild Pitch; Howard to 2B
t3 2-1 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL F. Tatis S. Elarton -3% 58% Popfly: 2B
t3 2-1 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  STL C. Richard S. Elarton 0% 59% Wild Pitch; Howard to 3B
t3 2-1 2 --3 4,(3-0)  STL C. Richard S. Elarton 1% 60% Walk
t3 2-1 2 1-3 7,(3-2)  O STL E. Perez S. Elarton -5% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Rick Ankiel facing 1-2-3
b3 1-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Lugo R. Ankiel 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-2 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio R. Ankiel 2% 60% Strikeout Swinging
b3 1-2 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell R. Ankiel -2% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 1-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Ankiel 3% 61% Bagwell Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Scott Elarton facing 8-9-1
t4 2-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Wilkins S. Elarton -3% 59% Flyball: RF
t4 2-1 1 --- 8,(3-2)  STL R. Ankiel S. Elarton 3% 61% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t4 2-1 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  STL F. Vina S. Elarton 4% 65% Walk; Ankiel to 2B
t4 2-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  R STL E. Renteria S. Elarton 12% 76% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Ankiel Scores; Vina to 3B
t4 3-1 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  R STL J. Edmonds S. Elarton 8% 84% Double to RF (Line Drive); Vina Scores/unER; Renteria to 3B
Joe Slusarski replaces Scott Elarton pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-1 1 -23 5,(1-2)  RO STL T. Howard J. Slusarski 1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B; Renteria Scores/unER; Edmonds to 3B
t4 5-1 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O STL F. Tatis J. Slusarski -2% 83% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Rick Ankiel facing 4-5-6
b4 1-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Ankiel 2% 85% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-5 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Alou R. Ankiel 2% 87% Flyball: RF
b4 1-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Ankiel 1% 88% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Joe Slusarski facing 6-7-8
t5 5-1 0 --- 12,(2-2)  O STL C. Richard J. Slusarski -1% 87% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 5-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  STL E. Perez J. Slusarski 1% 88% Hit By Pitch
t5 5-1 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL R. Wilkins J. Slusarski 1% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive); Perez to 2B
t5 5-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  R STL R. Ankiel J. Slusarski 4% 93% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Perez Scores; Wilkins to 2B
t5 6-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O STL F. Vina J. Slusarski -1% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Wilkins to 3B; Ankiel to 2B
t5 6-1 2 -23 2,(0-1)  RRR STL E. Renteria J. Slusarski 6% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball); Wilkins Scores; Ankiel Scores
t5 9-1 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O STL J. Edmonds J. Slusarski -0% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 9, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-9, Cardinals' Rick Ankiel facing 7-8-9
b5 1-9 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Truby R. Ankiel 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-9 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio R. Ankiel 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
Tim Bogar pinch hits for Joe Slusarski (P) batting 9th
b5 1-9 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Bogar R. Ankiel 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 9, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 9-1, Astros' Jose Cabrera facing 4-5-6
Jose Cabrera replaces Tim Bogar (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 9-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O STL T. Howard J. Cabrera -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 9-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL F. Tatis J. Cabrera -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t6 9-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL C. Richard J. Cabrera -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 9, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-9, Cardinals' Rick Ankiel facing 1-2-3
b6 1-9 0 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Lugo R. Ankiel -1% 98% Walk
b6 1-9 0 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Biggio R. Ankiel -1% 97% Walk; Lugo to 2B
b6 1-9 0 12- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU J. Bagwell R. Ankiel 2% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Lugo to 3B
b6 1-9 2 --3 9,(3-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo R. Ankiel 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 9, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 9-1, Astros' Jose Cabrera facing 7-8-9
t7 9-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL E. Perez J. Cabrera 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t7 10-1 0 --- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Wilkins J. Cabrera 0% 100% Walk
t7 10-1 0 1-- 6,(1-2)  STL R. Ankiel J. Cabrera 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Wilkins to 2B
t7 10-1 0 12- 3,(0-2)  R STL F. Vina J. Cabrera 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive); Wilkins Scores; Ankiel to 3B
t7 11-1 0 -23 5,(3-1)  STL E. Renteria J. Cabrera 0% 100% Walk
Yorkis Perez replaces Craig Biggio (2B) pitching and batting 2nd
Bill Spiers replaces Jose Cabrera (P) playing 2B batting 9th
t7 11-1 0 123 5,(2-2)  O STL J. Edmonds Y. Perez -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t7 11-1 1 123 2,(0-1)  O STL T. Howard Y. Perez -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t7 11-1 2 123 6,(3-2)  O STL F. Tatis Y. Perez -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-11, Cardinals' Rick Ankiel facing 5-6-7
Placido Polanco replaces Fernando Tatis playing 3B batting 5th
b7 1-11 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU M. Alou R. Ankiel 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b7 1-11 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU L. Berkman R. Ankiel -0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
b7 1-11 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Truby R. Ankiel 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b7 1-11 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O HOU T. Eusebio R. Ankiel 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 11-1, Astros' Yorkis Perez facing 6-7-8
Daryle Ward replaces Jeff Bagwell playing 1B batting 3rd
Richard Hidalgo moves from CF to LF
Glen Barker replaces Moises Alou (LF) playing CF batting 5th
t8 11-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  STL C. Richard Y. Perez 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t8 11-1 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Perez Y. Perez -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 11-1 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  O STL R. Wilkins Y. Perez -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
Craig Paquette pinch hits for Rick Ankiel (P) batting 9th
t8 11-1 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL C. Paquette Y. Perez 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-11, Cardinals' Mike James facing 9-1-2
Mike James replaces Thomas Howard (LF) pitching and batting 4th
Craig Paquette moves from PH to LF
b8 1-11 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU B. Spiers M. James 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b8 1-11 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU J. Lugo M. James -0% 100% Single (Ground Ball)
Matt Mieske pinch hits for Yorkis Perez (P) batting 2nd
b8 1-11 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Mieske M. James 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b8 1-11 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU D. Ward M. James -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Lugo to 2B
b8 1-11 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo M. James 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 1.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 11-1, Astros' Doug Henry facing 1-2-3
Doug Henry replaces Matt Mieske (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
t9 11-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL F. Vina D. Henry 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 11-1 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O STL E. Renteria D. Henry 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 11-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  STL J. Edmonds D. Henry 0% 100% Walk
Mike Matheny pinch hits for Mike James (P) batting 4th
t9 11-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL M. Matheny D. Henry 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Edmonds to 2B
t9 11-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R STL P. Polanco D. Henry 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Edmonds Scores; Matheny to 3B
t9 12-1 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O STL C. Richard D. Henry 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-12, Cardinals' Alan Benes facing 5-6-7
Alan Benes replaces Eduardo Perez (1B) pitching and batting 7th
Mike Matheny moves from PH to 1B
b9 1-12 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU G. Barker A. Benes 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 1-12 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman A. Benes 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 1-12 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Truby A. Benes 0% 100% Walk
b9 1-12 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU T. Eusebio A. Benes 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF); Truby to 2B
b9 1-12 2 12- 2,(1-0)  HOU B. Spiers A. Benes 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Truby to 3B; Eusebio to 2B
b9 1-12 2 -23 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Spiers A. Benes 0% 100% Walk
b9 1-12 2 123 4,(0-2)  O HOU J. Lugo A. Benes 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 1.

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