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TEX
@BAL
6
4
CLE
@CHW
9
4
NYY
@DET
8
5
NYY
@DET
4
12
SEA
@KCR
2
0
 
(10)
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@MIN
7
2
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@TBD
2
1
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@TOR
5
4
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@CIN
3
1
 
(8)
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@HOU
11
17
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@LAD
0
5
PHI
@MON
6
7
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@NYM
3
4
 
(11)
CHC
@PIT
6
5
ARI
@SDP
3
0
COL
@SFG
0
10
Wednesday, July 18, 2001, 6:07PM
, Enron Field
Attendance: 33,016, Time of Game: 3:39
Cardinals
11
47-46
 Lost 1 
3rd, 8 GB
at Astros
17
52-41
 Won 1 
2nd, 3 GB
W: Ron Villone (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       1  0  1   0  6  1   2  0  0   11 18  2
Astros          4  2  0   0  8  1   2  0  X   17 16  2

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 1 2 1 0 1 .309 .793 20 13 0.013 0.82 0.060 -0.047 -0.3 3 0
   Dave Veres P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kerry Robinson PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .690 1 1 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.1
Placido Polanco 3B 6 1 3 1 0 1 .329 .760 18 13 0.079 0.54 0.107 -0.027 1.5 0 3 2B
Jim Edmonds CF 5 1 2 1 0 2 .289 .903 16 13 0.030 0.81 0.089 -0.059 0.5 4 0
Mark McGwire 1B 4 2 2 2 1 2 .201 .775 23 14 0.101 1.09 0.157 -0.056 1.8 7 0 HR
Albert Pujols RF 5 1 2 3 0 2 .327 .997 19 12 0.260 0.98 0.272 -0.012 2.9 0 0 HR
Bobby Bonilla LF 3 1 1 0 1 2 .218 .693 17 12 0.018 1.25 0.086 -0.068 -0.1 0 1
   Andy Benes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .357 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Stubby Clapp 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .467 5 3 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 1
Edgar Renteria SS 5 2 2 0 0 1 .240 .636 14 10 -0.034 1.42 0.154 -0.188 -0.8 0 3 2·2B,GDP
Eli Marrero C 5 1 2 2 0 2 .288 .761 16 13 0.131 0.79 0.166 -0.036 0.5 9 0 2B
Mike Matthews P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .143 2 1 -0.015 0.57 0.000 -0.015 -0.2 0 0
   Luther Hackman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 3 3 -0.042 1.23 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 0 0 SH
   Gene Stechschulte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 2.417 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Craig Paquette LF 2 1 1 1 0 0 .248 .710 4 3 0.018 0.16 0.019 -0.001 0.8 1 0 2B
Team Totals 44 11 18 11 2 14 .409 1.094 158 111 0.557 0.88 1.110 -0.553 6.0 24 9
2B: E Marrero (6, off R Oswalt); P Polanco (10, off R Oswalt); E Renteria 2 (8, 1 off R Oswalt, 1 off R Villone); C Paquette (8, off R Villone).
HR: A Pujols (23, off R Oswalt; 5th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to LF); M McGwire (11, off R Villone; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: L Hackman (1, off R Oswalt).
TB: M McGwire 5; A Pujols 5; E Renteria 4; P Polanco 4; E Marrero 3; J Edmonds 2; C Paquette 2; F Vina 2; B Bonilla; K Robinson.
GIDP: E Renteria (9).
RBI: A Pujols 3 (72); M McGwire 2 (26); E Marrero 2 (10); P Polanco (21); C Paquette (26); F Vina (35); J Edmonds (52).
2-out RBI: P Polanco.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 7 for 15.
Fielding
E: E Marrero (5); F Vina (4).
Outfield Assists: B Bonilla (L Berkman at home plate).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 4 4 2 2 0 0 .312 .904 22 13 0.159 0.33 0.165 -0.006 2.8 4 2 HR,SB,2·HBP
Julio Lugo SS 3 1 0 0 2 2 .278 .761 23 9 -0.025 0.35 0.009 -0.034 -0.6 3 2 SH
Jeff Bagwell 1B 5 4 4 5 1 0 .283 .960 26 13 0.268 0.60 0.271 -0.004 5.2 2 0 HR,3B,2B
Lance Berkman LF 5 2 3 2 1 0 .358 1.151 16 8 0.161 0.56 0.170 -0.009 1.4 0 0 2B
Moises Alou RF 4 2 3 3 1 0 .369 1.057 11 6 0.386 0.91 0.388 -0.002 4.2 2 1 HR,2·2B
Richard Hidalgo CF 4 1 1 0 1 1 .273 .830 20 11 -0.064 0.50 0.014 -0.078 0.6 2 0 3B
Vinny Castilla 3B 3 1 1 2 1 2 .267 .773 20 11 0.083 0.52 0.092 -0.009 -0.3 0 1 2B,SF
Brad Ausmus C 5 2 2 2 0 1 .207 .575 19 13 0.121 0.49 0.141 -0.020 0.4 14 0 HR
Roy Oswalt P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .690 5 4 -0.017 0.33 0.000 -0.017 -0.5 0 2
   Ron Villone P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 5 4 -0.013 0.41 0.000 -0.013 -0.3 0 0 SH
   Octavio Dotel P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .200 1 1 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 37 17 16 16 7 8 .432 1.532 168 93 1.059 0.52 1.250 -0.192 12.5 27 8
2B: L Berkman (30, off L Hackman); J Bagwell (21, off L Hackman); V Castilla (25, off G Stechschulte); M Alou 2 (21, 1 off G Stechschulte, 1 off M Matthews).
3B: J Bagwell (2, off A Benes); R Hidalgo (2, off A Benes).
HR: C Biggio (15, off M Matthews; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF-CF); J Bagwell (26, off G Stechschulte; 5th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF); B Ausmus (3, off M Matthews; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); M Alou (20, off M Matthews; 1st inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: V Castilla (2, off A Benes).
SH: J Lugo (6, off M Matthews); R Villone (3, off G Stechschulte).
HBP: C Biggio 2 (22, by A Benes, by M Matthews).
TB: J Bagwell 10; M Alou 8; C Biggio 5; B Ausmus 5; L Berkman 4; R Hidalgo 3; V Castilla 2.
RBI: J Bagwell 5 (81); M Alou 3 (71); V Castilla 2 (51); C Biggio 2 (44); L Berkman 2 (86); B Ausmus 2 (16).
2-out RBI: J Bagwell 3; C Biggio.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 9 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Lugo-C Biggio-J Bagwell.
E: C Biggio (7); J Lugo (14).
Outfield Assists: M Alou (F Vina at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: C Biggio (4, 2nd base off A Benes/E Marrero).

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
Mike Matthews 2.1 5 6 6 1 3 3 3.95 14 44 27 16 2 9 2 7 2 0 25 -0.403 0.66 -5.1
Luther Hackman, L (0-1) 2 2 3 2 1 1 0 4.82 10 32 17 11 0 6 5 3 2 0 1 0 -0.284 0.92 -1.1
Gene Stechschulte 0.2 6 5 5 1 0 1 4.60 8 22 13 12 0 1 1 6 5 0 1 1 -0.338 0.72 -5.0
Andy Benes 1.1 3 3 3 2 2 0 7.15 10 41 20 10 5 5 0 5 3 0 0 0 -0.038 0.06 -3.5
Dave Veres 1.2 0 0 0 2 2 0 3.46 7 29 16 6 5 5 1 2 1 0 3 0 0.005 0.03 2.2
Team Totals 8 16 17 12 7 8 4 13.50 49 168 93 55 12 26 9 23 13 0 25 5 1 -1.058 0.52 -12.5

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
Roy Oswalt 4.1 11 8 7 2 5 1 3.14 27 87 60 32 10 18 9 11 9 0 14 -0.540 1.29 -5.2
Ron Villone, W (4-3) 2.1 5 3 3 0 4 1 5.93 11 39 28 12 5 11 0 7 5 0 1 1 -0.041 0.41 -2.2
Octavio Dotel 2.1 2 0 0 0 5 0 2.97 9 32 23 12 6 5 1 3 2 0 1 0 0.024 0.21 1.4
Team Totals 9 18 11 10 2 14 2 10.00 47 158 111 56 21 34 10 21 16 0 14 2 1 -0.557 0.88 -6.0
Balks: L Hackman (1).
WP: None.
HBP: A Benes (5; C Biggio); M Matthews (4; C Biggio).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Doug Eddings, 1B - Eric Cooper, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Brian Gorman.
Time of Game: 3:39.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Fernando Vina 2B 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Placido Polanco 3B 2 Julio Lugo SS
3 Jim Edmonds CF 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Mark McGwire 1B 4 Lance Berkman LF
5 Albert Pujols RF 5 Moises Alou RF
6 Bobby Bonilla LF 6 Richard Hidalgo CF
7 Edgar Renteria SS 7 Vinny Castilla 3B
8 Eli Marrero C 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Mike Matthews P 9 Roy Oswalt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR HOU M. Alou M. Matthews 20% 78% Home Run (Fly Ball); Bagwell Scores; Berkman Scores
t5 2-6 0 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR STL A. Pujols R. Oswalt -17% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball); Edmonds Scores/unER; McGwire Scores
t5 5-6 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  STL E. Renteria R. Oswalt -14% 44% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Bonilla to 3B
t5 5-6 0 -23 2,(0-1)  RR STL E. Marrero R. Oswalt -14% 30% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Bonilla Scores; Renteria Scores
b5 7-8 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R HOU M. Alou L. Hackman 13% 65% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Berkman Scores/No RBI; Alou to 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' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  STL F. Vina R. Oswalt -3% 47% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Short RF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL P. Polanco R. Oswalt -5% 41% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF); Vina to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Edmonds R. Oswalt 5% 46% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  R STL M. McGwire R. Oswalt -9% 38% Single to LF (Line Drive); Vina Scores; Polanco to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 5,(2-2)  STL A. Pujols R. Oswalt -5% 33% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Polanco to 3B; McGwire to 2B
t1 1-0 1 123 4,(1-2)  O STL B. Bonilla R. Oswalt 6% 39% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 2 123 2,(0-1)  O STL E. Renteria R. Oswalt 6% 45% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Mike Matthews facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU C. Biggio M. Matthews 4% 49% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lugo M. Matthews -2% 47% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Biggio to 2B
b1 0-1 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R HOU J. Bagwell M. Matthews 8% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive); Biggio Scores
b1 1-1 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU L. Berkman M. Matthews 3% 59% Walk; Bagwell to 2B
b1 1-1 1 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR HOU M. Alou M. Matthews 20% 78% Home Run (Fly Ball); Bagwell Scores; Berkman Scores
b1 4-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo M. Matthews -1% 77% Strikeout Looking
b1 4-1 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU V. Castilla M. Matthews -1% 77% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 4.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 8-9-1
t2 1-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL E. Marrero R. Oswalt 2% 79% Strikeout Swinging
t2 1-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL M. Matthews R. Oswalt 1% 80% Lineout: CF
t2 1-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL F. Vina R. Oswalt 1% 81% Foul Flyball: SS (Deep 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cardinals' Mike Matthews facing 8-9-1
b2 4-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  R HOU B. Ausmus M. Matthews 6% 87% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b2 5-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Oswalt M. Matthews -1% 86% Strikeout Looking
b2 5-1 1 --- 4,(1-2)  R HOU C. Biggio M. Matthews 4% 90% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
b2 6-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU J. Lugo M. Matthews -0% 90% Popfly: 2B
b2 6-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Matthews -0% 90% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 6.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-6, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 2-3-4
t3 1-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL P. Polanco R. Oswalt -3% 86% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t3 1-6 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  R STL J. Edmonds R. Oswalt -4% 82% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Polanco Scores
t3 2-6 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. McGwire R. Oswalt 3% 85% Strikeout Swinging
t3 2-6 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  STL A. Pujols R. Oswalt -5% 80% Single to CF (Line Drive); Edmonds to 3B
t3 2-6 1 1-3 7,(3-2)  STL B. Bonilla R. Oswalt -4% 76% Walk; Pujols to 2B
t3 2-6 1 123 3,(0-2)  OO STL E. Renteria R. Oswalt 12% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-2, Cardinals' Mike Matthews facing 4-5-6
b3 6-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU L. Berkman M. Matthews -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 6-2 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Alou M. Matthews 2% 89% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
Luther Hackman replaces Mike Matthews pitching and batting 9th
b3 6-2 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo L. Hackman -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 6-2 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU V. Castilla L. Hackman 0% 88% Walk
b3 6-2 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus L. Hackman -2% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 6.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-6, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 8-9-1
t4 2-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  STL E. Marrero R. Oswalt -3% 84% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 2-6 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL L. Hackman R. Oswalt 3% 86% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 2-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL F. Vina R. Oswalt 2% 89% Strikeout Swinging
t4 2-6 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O STL P. Polanco R. Oswalt 2% 90% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-2, Cardinals' Luther Hackman facing 9-1-2
b4 6-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Oswalt L. Hackman -1% 90% Popfly: 2B
b4 6-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio L. Hackman -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 6-2 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Lugo L. Hackman -0% 89% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 6.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-6, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 3-4-5
t5 2-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  STL J. Edmonds R. Oswalt -3% 86% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t5 2-6 0 1-- 8,(3-2)  STL M. McGwire R. Oswalt -5% 81% Walk; Edmonds to 2B
t5 2-6 0 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR STL A. Pujols R. Oswalt -17% 63% Home Run (Fly Ball); Edmonds Scores/unER; McGwire Scores
t5 5-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  STL B. Bonilla R. Oswalt -5% 58% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t5 5-6 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  STL E. Renteria R. Oswalt -14% 44% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Bonilla to 3B
t5 5-6 0 -23 2,(0-1)  RR STL E. Marrero R. Oswalt -14% 30% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Bonilla Scores; Renteria Scores
t5 7-6 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  O STL L. Hackman R. Oswalt 1% 32% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Marrero to 3B
Ron Villone replaces Roy Oswalt pitching and batting 9th
t5 7-6 1 --3 5,(2-2)  RO STL F. Vina R. Villone -3% 29% Single to RF (Line Drive); Marrero Scores; Vina out at 2B/RF-2B
t5 8-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL P. Polanco R. Villone 1% 30% Strikeout Swinging
6 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 6-8, Cardinals' Luther Hackman facing 3-4-5
b5 6-8 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell L. Hackman 8% 38% Double (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b5 6-8 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  R HOU L. Berkman L. Hackman 13% 51% Double to CF (Line Drive); Bagwell Scores
b5 7-8 0 -2- 1,(0-0)  R HOU M. Alou L. Hackman 13% 65% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Berkman Scores/No RBI; Alou to 2B
b5 8-8 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Hidalgo L. Hackman -6% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 8-8 1 -2- HOU V. Castilla L. Hackman 4% 63% Balk; Alou to 3B
Gene Stechschulte replaces Luther Hackman pitching and batting 9th
b5 8-8 1 --3 5,(2-2)  R HOU V. Castilla G. Stechschulte 9% 72% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF); Alou Scores/unER
b5 9-8 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  R HOU B. Ausmus G. Stechschulte 8% 81% Single to RF (Line Drive); Castilla Scores
b5 10-8 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Villone G. Stechschulte -1% 79% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Ausmus to 2B
b5 10-8 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  R HOU C. Biggio G. Stechschulte 7% 86% Single to LF (Line Drive); Ausmus Scores/Team unER
b5 11-8 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Lugo G. Stechschulte 1% 87% Walk; Biggio to 2B
b5 11-8 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RRR HOU J. Bagwell G. Stechschulte 10% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball); Biggio Scores/Team unER; Lugo Scores/Team unER; Bagwell Scores/Team unER
b5 14-8 2 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU L. Berkman G. Stechschulte 0% 97% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 14-8 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Alou G. Stechschulte -0% 97% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Berkman out at Hm/LF-SS-C
8 runs, 8 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 14.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 8-14, Astros' Ron Villone facing 3-4-5
t6 8-14 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Edmonds R. Villone 1% 98% Strikeout Swinging
t6 8-14 1 --- 6,(3-2)  R STL M. McGwire R. Villone -2% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t6 9-14 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL A. Pujols R. Villone 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
t6 9-14 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL B. Bonilla R. Villone 0% 97% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 9, Astros 14.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 14-9, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 6-7-8
Andy Benes replaces Bobby Bonilla (LF) pitching and batting 6th
Craig Paquette replaces Gene Stechschulte (P) playing LF batting 9th
b6 14-9 0 --- 9,(3-2)  HOU R. Hidalgo A. Benes 1% 98% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
b6 14-9 0 --3 1,(0-0)  RO HOU V. Castilla A. Benes 0% 98% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep LF); Hidalgo Scores
b6 15-9 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus A. Benes -0% 98% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 15-9 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Villone A. Benes -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 9, Astros 15.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 9-15, Astros' Ron Villone facing 7-8-9
t7 9-15 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL E. Renteria R. Villone -1% 97% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF)
t7 9-15 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Marrero R. Villone 1% 98% Lineout: RF
t7 9-15 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R STL C. Paquette R. Villone -2% 96% Double (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Renteria Scores
t7 10-15 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL F. Vina R. Villone 1% 97% Flyball: CF
t7 10-15 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R STL P. Polanco R. Villone -2% 95% Single to RF (Line Drive); Paquette Scores
Octavio Dotel replaces Ron Villone pitching and batting 9th
t7 11-15 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  STL J. Edmonds O. Dotel -1% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive); Polanco to 2B
t7 11-15 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. McGwire O. Dotel 3% 97% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 15.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 15-11, Cardinals' Andy Benes facing 1-2-3
b7 15-11 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Biggio A. Benes 0% 97% Hit By Pitch
b7 15-11 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Lugo A. Benes 0% 98% Strikeout Swinging, Biggio Steals 2B; Biggio to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)
b7 15-11 1 --3 3,(2-0)  R HOU J. Bagwell A. Benes 1% 99% Triple (Line Drive to CF-RF); Biggio Scores
b7 16-11 1 --3 1,(0-0)  R HOU L. Berkman A. Benes 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Bagwell Scores
b7 17-11 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Alou A. Benes 0% 99% Walk; Berkman to 2B
Dave Veres replaces Fernando Vina (2B) pitching and batting 1st
Stubby Clapp replaces Andy Benes (P) playing 2B batting 6th
b7 17-11 1 12- 4,(3-0)  HOU R. Hidalgo A. Benes 0% 100% Walk; Berkman to 3B; Alou to 2B
b7 17-11 1 123 7,(3-2)  O HOU V. Castilla D. Veres -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b7 17-11 2 123 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus D. Veres -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 17.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 11-17, Astros' Octavio Dotel facing 5-6-7
t8 11-17 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL A. Pujols O. Dotel 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t8 11-17 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Clapp O. Dotel 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t8 11-17 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL E. Renteria O. Dotel 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 17.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 17-11, Cardinals' Dave Veres facing 9-1-2
b8 17-11 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU O. Dotel D. Veres -0% 100% Lineout: CF
b8 17-11 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Biggio D. Veres -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 17-11 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Lugo D. Veres 0% 100% Walk
b8 17-11 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  HOU J. Bagwell D. Veres 0% 100% Walk; Lugo to 2B
b8 17-11 2 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Veres -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 17.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 11-17, Astros' Octavio Dotel facing 8-9-1
t9 11-17 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Marrero O. Dotel 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 11-17 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL C. Paquette O. Dotel 0% 100% Flyball: RF
Kerry Robinson pinch hits for Dave Veres (P) batting 1st
t9 11-17 2 --- 1,(0-0)  STL K. Robinson O. Dotel -0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t9 11-17 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O STL P. Polanco O. Dotel 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 11, Astros 17.

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