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Standings
TEX
@ANA
4
1
TBD
@BAL
7
3
NYY
@CHW
3
1
DET
@MIN
11
8
OAK
@SEA
7
4
BOS
@TOR
4
2
ATL
@CIN
9
5
 
(10)
LAD
@COL
9
4
STL
@HOU
12
6
ARI
@MIL
6
10
MON
@NYM
2
1
FLA
@PHI
8
7
 
(12)
CHC
@PIT
12
1
SDP
@SFG
11
0
Wednesday, April 21, 2004, 6:07PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 27,354, Time of Game: 2:58
Cardinals
12
8-7
 Won 2 
4th, 1 GB
at Astros
6
9-6
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Matt Morris (3-1)
L: Tim Redding (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       3  1  0   4  0  4   0  0  0   12 16  2
Astros          0  0  0   0  1  2   1  2  0    6  8  1

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Marlon Anderson 2B 5 2 2 1 0 2 5 .323 .364 .710 1.073 17 13 -0.030 0.32 0.017 -0.047 0.5 3 2 HR,GDP
Ray Lankford LF 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .385 .484 .885 1.368 20 11 0.085 0.23 0.098 -0.013 0.1 1 0 HR
   Cal Eldred P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Julian Tavarez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Albert Pujols 1B 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .298 .423 .719 1.142 19 13 0.030 0.20 0.039 -0.009 0.4 14 0 2B
Jim Edmonds CF 5 1 1 4 0 2 5 .288 .381 .596 .977 17 13 -0.026 0.28 0.010 -0.036 2.4 1 0 HR
Scott Rolen 3B 4 2 3 2 0 1 4 .387 .409 .839 1.248 18 12 0.169 0.36 0.171 -0.002 2.2 0 6 HR,2B
   Cody McKay PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .077 .143 .077 .220 3 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0
Edgar Renteria SS 5 1 3 0 0 1 5 .333 .403 .471 .874 17 14 0.030 0.18 0.037 -0.007 1.3 0 3
Reggie Sanders RF 4 2 2 3 0 1 4 .339 .383 .750 1.133 9 8 0.081 0.28 0.082 -0.002 1.5 1 0 HR,2B
   So Taguchi RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .292 .348 .639 3 3 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.8 0 0 GDP
Mike Matheny C 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .300 .321 .480 .801 18 14 -0.032 0.19 0.000 -0.032 -1.6 6 1
Matt Morris P 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .417 .417 .500 .917 15 9 0.054 0.29 0.056 -0.002 1.1 0 1
   Colin Porter PH-LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 2 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.3 1 0
Team Totals 42 12 16 12 2 8 44 .381 .409 .810 1.219 158 114 0.360 0.24 0.510 -0.151 7.3 27 15
2B: A Pujols (6, off T Redding); R Sanders (5, off T Redding); S Rolen (2, off R Stone).
HR: R Lankford (3, off T Redding, 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); S Rolen (8, off T Redding, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); R Sanders (6, off T Redding, 4th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to LF); M Anderson (4, off T Redding, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); J Edmonds (3, off R Stone, 6th inn, 3 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: S Rolen 7; R Sanders 6; M Anderson 5; R Lankford 4; J Edmonds 4; E Renteria 3; A Pujols 2; M Morris 2; C Porter.
GIDP: S Taguchi (1); M Anderson (1).
RBI: J Edmonds 4 (13); R Sanders 3 (17); S Rolen 2 (25); M Morris (4); R Lankford (3); M Anderson (7).
2-out RBI: S Rolen 2; M Anderson.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Renteria-M Anderson-A Pujols.
E: J Edmonds (1); C McKay (1).

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 CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .339 .393 .589 .983 16 11 -0.040 0.32 0.002 -0.042 -0.6 2 0
Adam Everett SS 4 2 0 0 1 0 5 .328 .385 .431 .816 23 14 -0.020 0.19 0.002 -0.022 -0.0 3 3
Jeff Bagwell 1B 3 1 1 2 0 1 3 .382 .507 .709 1.216 11 8 -0.010 0.16 0.002 -0.012 1.5 5 0 HR
   Chad Harville P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Vizcaino PH-2B 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .125 .222 .188 .410 9 5 0.004 0.08 0.005 -0.001 0.3 1 1
Jeff Kent 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .288 .343 .492 .835 14 10 -0.011 0.26 0.010 -0.021 0.6 3 3
   Octavio Dotel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lance Berkman LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .280 .431 .560 .991 19 10 -0.028 0.28 0.000 -0.028 -1.4 1 0
Richard Hidalgo RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .386 .419 .719 1.139 9 6 -0.010 0.20 0.000 -0.010 -0.3 1 0
   Brandon Backe P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Morgan Ensberg PH-3B 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .158 .283 .211 .493 5 4 0.017 0.14 0.018 -0.001 1.6 0 1
Mike Lamb 3B-1B 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .333 .316 .722 1.038 12 8 -0.013 0.28 0.008 -0.020 0.6 2 3 HR
   Jason Lane PH-1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .400 .700 .800 1.500 5 1 0.012 0.46 0.012 0.000 0.2 1 0
Brad Ausmus C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .308 .333 .442 .776 12 10 -0.015 0.39 0.022 -0.037 -1.2 8 0 2B,GDP
Tim Redding P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 3 3 -0.025 1.01 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 0 0
   Ricky Stone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Orlando Palmeiro RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .286 .333 .357 .690 14 10 -0.001 0.05 0.002 -0.003 0.4 0 0
Team Totals 36 6 8 5 3 7 39 .222 .282 .417 .699 152 100 -0.140 0.26 0.083 -0.222 1.3 27 11
2B: B Ausmus (2, off C Eldred).
HR: M Lamb (2, off M Morris, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF-RF); J Bagwell (5, off M Morris, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: M Lamb 4; J Bagwell 4; B Ausmus 3; J Kent 2; C Biggio; O Palmeiro.
GIDP: B Ausmus (1).
RBI: J Bagwell 2 (15); O Palmeiro (2); M Lamb (5); M Ensberg (4).
2-out RBI: J Bagwell 2; M Lamb; O Palmeiro.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Everett-J Vizcaino-J Lane; J Kent-A Everett-J Bagwell.
E: A Everett (1).

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, W (3-1) 6 4 3 1 0 4 2 3.86 23 91 62 38 5 19 12 8 1 0 60 0.136 0.31 0.1
Cal Eldred 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 10.80 5 18 14 6 1 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 0.001 0.03 -0.5
Julian Tavarez 0.1 1 2 1 2 1 0 10.38 5 23 11 3 2 6 1 1 1 0 0 0 -0.024 0.22 -2.9
Ray King 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.26 6 20 13 8 1 4 3 1 0 0 2 0 0.027 0.28 2.0
Team Totals 9 8 6 3 3 7 2 3.00 39 152 100 55 9 36 18 12 3 0 60 2 0 0.140 0.26 -1.3

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
Tim Redding, L (0-3) 3.2 9 8 8 0 4 4 10.22 19 79 61 37 8 16 5 10 1 0 15 -0.352 0.51 -6.0
Ricky Stone 1.2 5 4 4 2 1 1 10.80 13 42 24 17 1 6 6 4 1 0 0 0 -0.010 0.06 -3.5
Brandon Backe 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.52 6 17 13 7 4 2 1 3 2 0 1 0 0.001 0.01 1.2
Chad Harville 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 3 10 7 3 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.00 0.5
Octavio Dotel 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.26 3 10 9 4 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 9 16 12 12 2 8 5 12.00 44 158 114 68 19 27 16 18 4 0 15 1 0 -0.359 0.24 -7.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Andy Fletcher, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Gary Cederstrom.
Time of Game: 2:58.
Attendance: 27,354.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 76° F, Wind 13mph out to Leftfield.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Marlon Anderson 2B 1 Craig Biggio CF
2 Ray Lankford LF 2 Adam Everett SS
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Jim Edmonds CF 4 Jeff Kent 2B
5 Scott Rolen 3B 5 Lance Berkman LF
6 Edgar Renteria SS 6 Richard Hidalgo RF
7 Reggie Sanders RF 7 Mike Lamb 3B
8 Mike Matheny C 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Matt Morris P 9 Tim Redding P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR STL S. Rolen T. Redding 16% 74% Home Run (Fly Ball); Pujols Scores
t1 0-0 1 --- 9,(3-2)  R STL R. Lankford T. Redding 10% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t2 3-0 1 -2- 9,(3-2)  R STL M. Morris T. Redding 5% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Sanders Scores
t4 4-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  RRR STL R. Sanders T. Redding 5% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball); Rolen Scores; Renteria Scores
t2 3-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Sanders T. Redding 4% 81% Double to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)

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' Tim Redding facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O STL M. Anderson T. Redding -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 1 --- 9,(3-2)  R STL R. Lankford T. Redding 10% 57% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t1 1-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  STL A. Pujols T. Redding 4% 61% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t1 1-0 1 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Edmonds T. Redding -3% 58% Strikeout Swinging
t1 1-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  RR STL S. Rolen T. Redding 16% 74% Home Run (Fly Ball); Pujols Scores
t1 3-0 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O STL E. Renteria T. Redding -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Morris 2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU A. Everett M. Morris 1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris 1% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Tim Redding facing 7-8-9
t2 3-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Sanders T. Redding 4% 81% Double to LF (Fly Ball to LF Line)
t2 3-0 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Matheny T. Redding -3% 79% Popfly: 2B
t2 3-0 1 -2- 9,(3-2)  R STL M. Morris T. Redding 5% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Sanders Scores
t2 4-0 1 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO STL M. Anderson T. Redding -2% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 4-5-6
b2 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Kent M. Morris 2% 84% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
b2 0-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Berkman M. Morris 1% 85% Flyball: LF
b2 0-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo M. Morris 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Tim Redding facing 2-3-4
t3 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL R. Lankford T. Redding -1% 85% Flyball: CF
t3 4-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL A. Pujols T. Redding -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 4-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O STL J. Edmonds T. Redding -1% 83% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Lamb M. Morris 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Ausmus M. Morris -2% 83% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b3 0-4 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU T. Redding M. Morris 2% 86% Strikeout (foul bunt)
b3 0-4 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Morris 2% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Tim Redding facing 5-6-7
t4 4-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  STL S. Rolen T. Redding 1% 89% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t4 4-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  STL E. Renteria T. Redding 4% 92% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Rolen to 3B
t4 4-0 0 1-3 1,(0-0)  RRR STL R. Sanders T. Redding 5% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball); Rolen Scores; Renteria Scores
t4 7-0 0 --- 8,(2-2)  O STL M. Matheny T. Redding -0% 97% Flyball: RF
t4 7-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL M. Morris T. Redding -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 7-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  R STL M. Anderson T. Redding 1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball)
Ricky Stone replaces Tim Redding pitching and batting 9th
t4 8-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  STL R. Lankford R. Stone 0% 98% Walk
t4 8-0 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Pujols R. Stone -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-8, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 2-3-4
b4 0-8 0 --- 7,(1-2)  O HOU A. Everett M. Morris 0% 98% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
b4 0-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-8 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Kent M. Morris 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-0, Astros' Ricky Stone facing 4-5-6
t5 8-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL J. Edmonds R. Stone 0% 99% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Short LF-CF)
t5 8-0 0 1-- 6,(3-2)  O STL S. Rolen R. Stone -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t5 8-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  STL E. Renteria R. Stone 0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Edmonds to 2B
t5 8-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Sanders R. Stone -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Edmonds to 3B
t5 8-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Matheny R. Stone -0% 98% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-8, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 5-6-7
b5 0-8 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman M. Morris 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo M. Morris 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-8 2 --- 5,(3-1)  R HOU M. Lamb M. Morris -1% 98% Home Run (Fly Ball to CF-RF)
b5 1-8 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus M. Morris 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 8, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-1, Astros' Ricky Stone facing 9-1-2
t6 8-1 0 --- 3,(2-0)  STL M. Morris R. Stone 0% 99% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t6 8-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL M. Anderson R. Stone 0% 99% Single to RF (Line Drive); Morris to 2B
t6 8-1 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O STL R. Lankford R. Stone -0% 99% Popfly: SS
t6 8-1 1 12- 6,(3-2)  STL A. Pujols R. Stone 0% 99% Walk; Morris to 3B; Anderson to 2B
t6 8-1 1 123 6,(2-2)  RRRR STL J. Edmonds R. Stone 1% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball); Morris Scores; Anderson Scores; Pujols Scores
t6 12-1 1 --- 5,(1-2)  STL S. Rolen R. Stone 0% 100% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
Brandon Backe replaces Richard Hidalgo (RF) pitching and batting 6th
Orlando Palmeiro replaces Ricky Stone (P) playing RF batting 9th
t6 12-1 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O STL E. Renteria B. Backe 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 12-1 2 -2- 5,(1-2)  O STL R. Sanders B. Backe 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-12, Cardinals' Matt Morris facing 9-1-2
b6 1-12 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU O. Palmeiro M. Morris 0% 100% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
b6 1-12 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Biggio M. Morris 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-12 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU A. Everett M. Morris -0% 100% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Everett to 2B
b6 1-12 2 -2- 2,(0-1)  RR HOU J. Bagwell M. Morris -0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball); Everett Scores/unER; Bagwell Scores/unER
b6 3-12 2 --- 6,(2-2)  HOU J. Kent M. Morris -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b6 3-12 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU L. Berkman M. Morris 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 3.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 12-3, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 8-9-1
t7 12-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL M. Matheny B. Backe -0% 100% Lineout: 2B
Colin Porter pinch hits for Matt Morris (P) batting 9th
t7 12-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  STL C. Porter B. Backe 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t7 12-3 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O STL M. Anderson B. Backe -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t7 12-3 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Lankford B. Backe -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-12, Cardinals' Cal Eldred facing 6-7-8
Cal Eldred replaces Ray Lankford (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Colin Porter moves from PH to LF
Morgan Ensberg pinch hits for Brandon Backe (P) batting 6th
b7 3-12 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg C. Eldred 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b7 3-12 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Lamb C. Eldred 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b7 3-12 2 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU B. Ausmus C. Eldred -0% 100% Double to LF (Ground Ball thru LF Line)
b7 3-12 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  R HOU O. Palmeiro C. Eldred -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Ausmus Scores
b7 4-12 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Biggio C. Eldred 0% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 4.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 12-4, Astros' Chad Harville facing 3-4-5
Chad Harville replaces Jeff Bagwell (1B) pitching and batting 3rd
Mike Lamb moves from 3B to 1B
Morgan Ensberg moves from PH to 3B
t8 12-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Pujols C. Harville -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 12-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL J. Edmonds C. Harville -0% 100% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
Cody McKay pinch hits for Scott Rolen (3B) batting 5th
t8 12-4 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL C. McKay C. Harville -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 4-12, Cardinals' Julian Tavarez facing 2-3-4
Julian Tavarez replaces Cal Eldred pitching and batting 2nd
Cody McKay moves from PH to 3B
So Taguchi replaces Reggie Sanders playing RF batting 7th
b8 4-12 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU A. Everett J. Tavarez -0% 100% Walk
Jose Vizcaino pinch hits for Chad Harville (P) batting 3rd
b8 4-12 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Vizcaino J. Tavarez -0% 99% Walk; Everett to 2B
b8 4-12 0 12- 4,(1-2)  HOU J. Kent J. Tavarez -1% 98% Single to LF (Line Drive); Everett to 3B; Vizcaino to 2B
b8 4-12 0 123 6,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Tavarez 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-12 1 123 1,(0-0)  RR HOU M. Ensberg J. Tavarez -2% 97% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Short LF); Everett Scores; Vizcaino Scores/unER/No RBI; Kent to 3B; Ensberg to 2B
Ray King replaces Julian Tavarez pitching and batting 2nd
Jason Lane pinch hits for Mike Lamb (1B) batting 7th
b8 6-12 1 -23 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Lane R. King -1% 96% Walk
b8 6-12 1 123 1,(0-0)  OO HOU B. Ausmus R. King 4% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 6.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 12-6, Astros' Octavio Dotel facing 6-7-8
Octavio Dotel replaces Jeff Kent (2B) pitching and batting 4th
Jason Lane moves from PH to 1B
Jose Vizcaino moves from PH to 2B
t9 12-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  STL E. Renteria O. Dotel 0% 100% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
t9 12-6 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO STL S. Taguchi O. Dotel -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t9 12-6 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Matheny O. Dotel -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 6-12, Cardinals' Ray King facing 9-1-2
b9 6-12 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU O. Palmeiro R. King 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 6-12 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU C. Biggio R. King -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b9 6-12 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU A. Everett R. King 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B; Biggio to 2B
b9 6-12 2 -2- 4,(0-2)  O HOU J. Vizcaino R. King 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 12, Astros 6.

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