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Monday, October 18, 2004, 7:51PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 43,045, Time of Game: 2:33
Cardinals
0
at Astros
3
W: Brad Lidge (1-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  1  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  3    3  3  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

St. Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Womack 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .150 .371 16 10 -0.092 1.24 0.019 -0.111 -0.6 3 1
Larry Walker RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 .324 1.219 15 9 -0.053 1.12 0.029 -0.082 -0.3 1 0
Albert Pujols 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .412 1.353 12 8 -0.124 1.20 0.000 -0.124 -0.8 6 3
Scott Rolen 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .194 .778 18 12 -0.094 1.22 0.000 -0.094 -0.7 0 4
Jim Edmonds CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 .267 .876 9 5 -0.013 0.90 0.033 -0.046 -0.1 2 0
Edgar Renteria SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .639 8 6 -0.070 0.93 0.000 -0.070 -0.5 3 0
Reggie Sanders LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .519 5 3 -0.105 1.32 0.000 -0.105 -0.7 2 0
Mike Matheny C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .577 12 8 -0.088 1.16 0.000 -0.088 -0.6 5 0
Woody Williams P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .500 10 5 -0.037 0.72 0.000 -0.037 -0.3 3 1
   John Mabry PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .333 4 3 -0.026 1.00 0.000 -0.026 -0.1
   Jason Isringhausen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 1 0 2 6 .036 .136 109 69 -0.702 1.11 0.081 -0.783 -4.7 25 9
TB: T Womack.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .793 17 12 -0.097 0.95 0.000 -0.097 -0.8 1 0
   Brad Lidge P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Carlos Beltran CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .462 1.697 13 6 0.060 1.62 0.136 -0.076 -0.1 3 0 SB
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .282 .904 15 11 -0.118 1.41 0.012 -0.130 -0.7 9 0
Lance Berkman RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 .410 1.295 18 7 -0.001 1.35 0.039 -0.040 0.2 2 0 IW
Jeff Kent 2B 4 1 1 3 0 0 .225 .861 11 6 0.191 2.04 0.289 -0.097 1.5 3 4 HR
Morgan Ensberg 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .712 12 5 -0.023 0.94 0.023 -0.046 -0.1 2 3 HBP
Jose Vizcaino SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .184 .411 8 7 -0.085 1.08 0.000 -0.085 -0.7 1 1
Brad Ausmus C 2 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .652 15 7 -0.038 1.32 0.039 -0.077 -0.1 6 0
Brandon Backe P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 8 6 -0.059 1.23 0.000 -0.059 -0.5 0 1
   Orlando Palmeiro PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .778 3 2 -0.036 1.41 0.000 -0.036 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 28 3 3 3 3 5 .107 .433 120 69 -0.206 1.36 0.538 -0.743 -1.4 27 9
HR: J Kent (3, off J Isringhausen; 9th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
IBB: L Berkman (2, by J Isringhausen).
HBP: M Ensberg (1, by W Williams).
TB: J Kent 4; C Beltran; J Bagwell.
RBI: J Kent 3 (10).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Baserunning
SB: C Beltran (3, 2nd base off J Isringhausen/M Matheny).

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
Woody Williams 7 1 0 0 2 4 0 2.84 25 94 52 33 7 12 11 8 2 0 77 0.452 0.99 3.7
Jason Isringhausen, L (0-1) 1.1 2 3 3 1 1 1 6.35 7 26 17 11 2 4 0 5 1 0 0 0 -0.248 2.52 -2.2
Team Totals 8.1 3 3 3 3 5 1 3.24 32 120 69 44 9 16 11 13 3 0 77 0 0 0.204 1.36 1.4

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
Brandon Backe 8 1 0 0 2 4 0 2.89 27 100 62 37 12 13 9 12 3 0 82 0.561 1.03 4.2
Brad Lidge, W (1-0) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.96 3 9 7 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.142 1.85 0.5
Team Totals 9 1 0 0 2 6 0 0.00 30 109 69 39 15 15 10 12 3 0 82 0 0 0.703 1.11 4.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: W Williams (1; M Ensberg).
IBB: J Isringhausen (1; L Berkman).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Eric Cooper, LF - Gary Darling, RF - Mike Winters.
Time of Game: 2:33.
Attendance: Not Given.
Start Time Weather: 74° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St. Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Tony Womack 2B 1 Craig Biggio LF
2 Larry Walker RF 2 Carlos Beltran CF
3 Albert Pujols 1B 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Scott Rolen 3B 4 Lance Berkman RF
5 Jim Edmonds CF 5 Jeff Kent 2B
6 Edgar Renteria SS 6 Morgan Ensberg 3B
7 Reggie Sanders LF 7 Jose Vizcaino SS
8 Mike Matheny C 8 Brad Ausmus C
9 Woody Williams P 9 Brandon Backe P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR HOU J. Kent J. Isringhausen 29% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball); Beltran Scores; Berkman Scores
b9 0-0 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Isringhausen -8% 64% Flyball: CF
b9 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  HOU C. Beltran J. Isringhausen 7% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t6 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Pujols B. Backe 7% 58% Popfly: 2B
b9 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU L. Berkman J. Isringhausen 6% 70% Beltran Steals 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' Brandon Backe facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL T. Womack B. Backe 2% 52% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL L. Walker B. Backe 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL A. Pujols B. Backe 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Woody Williams facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Biggio W. Williams -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Beltran W. Williams -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Bagwell W. Williams 1% 52% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman W. Williams -2% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O STL S. Rolen B. Backe 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Edmonds B. Backe 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL E. Renteria B. Backe 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Woody Williams facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU J. Kent W. Williams -2% 53% Popfly: SS
b2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg W. Williams -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Vizcaino W. Williams -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Sanders B. Backe 3% 53% Lineout: 3B
t3 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL M. Matheny B. Backe 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL W. Williams B. Backe 1% 56% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Woody Williams facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Ausmus W. Williams 4% 60% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Backe W. Williams -4% 56% Strikeout (missed bunt)
b3 0-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  O HOU C. Biggio W. Williams -3% 53% Popfly: SS
b3 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Beltran W. Williams -3% 50% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O STL T. Womack B. Backe 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL L. Walker B. Backe 2% 55% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O STL A. Pujols B. Backe 1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Woody Williams facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell W. Williams -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman W. Williams 3% 56% Walk
b4 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Kent W. Williams -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Ensberg W. Williams 2% 55% Hit By Pitch; Berkman to 2B
b4 0-0 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Vizcaino W. Williams -5% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 4-5-6
t5 0-0 0 --- 10,(3-2)  O STL S. Rolen B. Backe 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  STL J. Edmonds B. Backe -3% 50% Walk
t5 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O STL E. Renteria B. Backe 4% 54% Flyball: RF
t5 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Sanders B. Backe 3% 57% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Woody Williams facing 8-9-1
b5 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus W. Williams -3% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Backe W. Williams -2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Biggio W. Williams -2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 8-9-1
t6 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL M. Matheny B. Backe 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O STL W. Williams B. Backe 2% 56% Lineout: 2B
t6 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  STL T. Womack B. Backe -2% 54% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t6 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  STL L. Walker B. Backe -3% 51% Walk; Womack to 2B
t6 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Pujols B. Backe 7% 58% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Woody Williams facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- 4,(3-0)  O HOU C. Beltran W. Williams -3% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell W. Williams -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU L. Berkman W. Williams -2% 50% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 4-5-6
t7 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL S. Rolen B. Backe 4% 54% Popfly: 2B
t7 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL J. Edmonds B. Backe 3% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL E. Renteria B. Backe 2% 59% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Woody Williams facing 5-6-7
b7 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Kent W. Williams -4% 55% Lineout: LF
b7 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Ensberg W. Williams -3% 52% Popfly: 2B
b7 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Vizcaino W. Williams -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 7-8-9
t8 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL R. Sanders B. Backe 5% 55% Flyball: CF
t8 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL M. Matheny B. Backe 4% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
John Mabry pinch hits for Woody Williams (P) batting 9th
t8 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL J. Mabry B. Backe 3% 61% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Jason Isringhausen facing 8-9-1
Jason Isringhausen replaces John Mabry (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus J. Isringhausen -5% 56% Strikeout Swinging
Orlando Palmeiro pinch hits for Brandon Backe (P) batting 9th
b8 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU O. Palmeiro J. Isringhausen -4% 53% Popfly: 2B
b8 0-0 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio J. Isringhausen -3% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brad Lidge facing 1-2-3
Brad Lidge replaces Craig Biggio (LF) pitching and batting 1st
Orlando Palmeiro moves from PH to LF
t9 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O STL T. Womack B. Lidge 6% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL L. Walker B. Lidge 5% 61% Strikeout Swinging
t9 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL A. Pujols B. Lidge 4% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Jason Isringhausen facing 2-3-4
b9 0-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  HOU C. Beltran J. Isringhausen 7% 72% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b9 0-0 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell J. Isringhausen -8% 64% Flyball: CF
b9 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU L. Berkman J. Isringhausen 6% 70% Beltran Steals 2B
b9 0-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU L. Berkman J. Isringhausen 1% 71% Intentional Walk
b9 0-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR HOU J. Kent J. Isringhausen 29% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball); Beltran Scores; Berkman Scores
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

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