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Standings
SEA
@LAA
5
9
CHW
@KCR
0
3
BAL
@TEX
6
3
 
(10)
MIL
@ATL
1
3
LAD
@COL
4
9
NYM
@FLA
7
8
 
(10)
PIT
@SDP
3
6
CIN
@SFG
4
2
HOU
@STL
18
1
PHI
@WSN
7
6
Thursday, September 20, 2007, 7:12PM
, Busch Stadium III
Attendance: 42,171, Time of Game: 3:09
Astros
18
67-86
 Won 2 
5th, 13 GB
at Cardinals
1
71-81
 Lost 1 
3rd, 8½ GB
W: Wandy Rodriguez (9-13)
L: Braden Looper (12-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  2  0   2  0  1   5  6  2   18 23  2
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  8  3

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Josh Anderson CF 6 0 3 3 1 0 7 .444 .512 .528 1.040 22 12 -0.012 0.39 0.035 -0.047 1.9 4 0
Craig Biggio 2B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .247 .279 .378 .657 13 7 -0.089 0.48 0.001 -0.091 -0.5 1 5 GDP
   Brad Ausmus 3B 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .236 .319 .327 .645 7 7 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0 GDP
Lance Berkman 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .276 .386 .494 .880 16 9 -0.007 0.22 0.015 -0.023 -0.7 7 1 2B
   Adam Everett SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .230 .277 .318 .595 9 4 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 1
Carlos Lee LF 3 3 2 0 1 0 4 .299 .352 .522 .873 21 12 0.055 0.54 0.068 -0.013 0.7 1 0
   Eric Bruntlett LF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .250 .349 .288 .637 6 4 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.7 1 0
Mike Lamb 3B-1B 5 3 3 1 1 0 6 .292 .368 .456 .824 22 12 0.034 0.53 0.083 -0.048 2.4 5 0 2B
Chris Burke RF 6 1 1 1 0 1 6 .231 .310 .361 .671 18 15 -0.055 0.46 0.020 -0.075 -0.7 3 0
Cody Ransom SS-2B 3 5 3 0 2 0 6 .318 .516 .500 1.016 19 7 0.040 0.32 0.040 0.000 2.9 2 2 2B,HBP,IW
J.R. Towles C 4 3 4 8 1 0 6 .412 .474 .706 1.180 26 16 0.314 0.67 0.314 0.000 7.5 3 1 HR,2·2B,HBP
Wandy Rodriguez P 4 1 1 1 0 2 5 .128 .163 .149 .312 15 13 -0.047 0.40 0.000 -0.047 -0.8 0 1 SH
   Humberto Quintero PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .226 .281 .264 .545 2 2 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.4
   Mark McLemore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 48 18 23 16 6 3 57 .479 .554 .646 1.199 196 120 0.233 0.39 0.576 -0.344 13.3 27 11
2B: J Towles 2 (2, 2 off B Looper); M Lamb (13, off B Looper); L Berkman (22, off B Looper); C Ransom (1, off B Looper).
HR: J Towles (1, off A Miles, 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: W Rodriguez (12, off B Looper).
IBB: C Ransom (1, by B Looper).
HBP: J Towles (1, by K Jimenez); C Ransom (2, by A Miles).
TB: J Towles 9; C Ransom 4; M Lamb 4; J Anderson 3; L Berkman 2; C Lee 2; C Biggio; B Ausmus; C Burke; E Bruntlett; W Rodriguez; A Everett; H Quintero.
GIDP: B Ausmus (11); C Biggio (5).
RBI: J Towles 8 (9); J Anderson 3 (8); W Rodriguez (2); C Biggio (48); C Burke (27); B Ausmus (25); M Lamb (40).
2-out RBI: J Anderson 2; J Towles 2; M Lamb; C Biggio; B Ausmus.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 11 for 25.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Ransom-C Biggio-L Berkman; L Berkman-M Lamb.
E: C Ransom (2); J Anderson (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
David Eckstein SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .300 .349 .370 .720 8 5 0.087 0.76 0.099 -0.012 1.1 1 4 2B
   Russell Branyan 1B-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .195 .317 .428 .745 2 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 2 0
So Taguchi LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .287 .349 .364 .713 11 9 -0.191 1.16 0.000 -0.191 -2.4 3 0 GDP
   Kelvin Jimenez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Aaron Miles LF-P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297 .335 .361 .695 1 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 0 0
Rick Ankiel CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .320 .538 .858 11 6 -0.038 0.36 0.000 -0.038 -0.0 3 0 2B
Scott Spiezio 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .257 .339 .367 .706 11 6 -0.033 0.43 0.000 -0.033 -0.6 10 0
   Brian Barden SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .148 .207 .185 .392 2 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.5 1 2
Ryan Ludwick RF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .256 .319 .481 .800 8 4 0.077 0.49 0.077 0.000 0.6 1 0 2B
   Brian Falkenborg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Kelly Stinnett C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .190 .203 .286 .489 5 3 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 0 0
Yadier Molina C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .279 .344 .374 .718 7 5 -0.133 1.36 0.010 -0.143 -1.5 1 0 CS
   Gary Bennett C-1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222 .261 .285 .546 7 4 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.4 3 0
Miguel Cairo 3B-LF 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .257 .305 .336 .640 8 4 0.010 0.74 0.043 -0.034 1.1 0 1
Braden Looper P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .196 .268 .235 .503 9 6 -0.050 0.93 0.000 -0.050 -0.6 0 1
   Andy Cavazos P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Skip Schumaker LF-RF 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .315 .346 .441 .787 3 2 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.7 0 0
Brendan Ryan 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .302 .354 .426 .780 11 10 0.004 0.42 0.023 -0.019 -0.2 2 5
Team Totals 33 1 8 1 0 3 33 .242 .242 .333 .576 104 67 -0.267 0.58 0.252 -0.520 -3.7 27 14
2B: D Eckstein (19, off W Rodriguez); R Ludwick (19, off W Rodriguez); R Ankiel (8, off M McLemore).
TB: R Ludwick 3; D Eckstein 3; M Cairo 2; R Ankiel 2; S Schumaker.
GIDP: S Taguchi (10).
RBI: S Schumaker (16).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Barden-B Ryan-G Bennett; B Ryan-D Eckstein-S Spiezio.
E: B Ryan (8); S Taguchi (4); R Ludwick (1).
Baserunning
CS: Y Molina (1, Home by W Rodriguez/J Towles).

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
Wandy Rodriguez, W (9-13) 8 7 1 1 0 2 0 4.66 29 88 58 39 5 14 12 15 6 0 66 0.268 0.65 3.2
Mark McLemore 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.94 4 16 9 8 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 0 3 0 1.00 33 104 67 47 6 14 12 18 7 0 66 0 0 0.268 0.58 3.7

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
Braden Looper, L (12-11) 5.2 9 5 5 3 1 0 4.67 28 98 63 43 6 14 7 17 7 0 29 -0.209 0.77 -2.3
Andy Cavazos 0.2 3 4 4 1 0 0 9.95 6 24 13 10 0 3 4 1 1 0 2 0 -0.017 0.15 -2.0
Kelvin Jimenez 1 3 4 3 1 2 0 7.71 9 33 17 9 3 5 4 1 1 0 2 2 -0.006 0.04 -3.1
Brian Falkenborg 0.2 5 3 3 1 0 0 6.00 8 25 16 12 0 4 5 2 2 0 3 3 0.000 0.00 -4.4
Aaron Miles 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 9.00 6 16 11 8 1 2 1 4 2 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 -1.5
Team Totals 9 23 18 14 6 3 1 14.00 57 196 120 82 10 28 21 25 13 0 29 7 5 -0.232 0.39 -13.3
Balks: None.
WP: W Rodriguez 2 (3); B Falkenborg (1).
HBP: A Miles (1; C Ransom); K Jimenez (3; J Towles).
IBB: B Looper (2; C Ransom).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Rick Reed, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Alfonso Marquez.
Time of Game: 3:09.
Attendance: 42,171.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 86° F, Wind 7mph out to Centerfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         St. Louis Cardinals
1 Josh Anderson CF 1 David Eckstein SS
2 Craig Biggio 2B 2 So Taguchi LF
3 Lance Berkman 1B 3 Rick Ankiel CF
4 Carlos Lee LF 4 Scott Spiezio 1B
5 Mike Lamb 3B 5 Ryan Ludwick RF
6 Chris Burke RF 6 Yadier Molina C
7 Cody Ransom SS 7 Miguel Cairo 3B
8 J.R. Towles C 8 Braden Looper P
9 Wandy Rodriguez P 9 Brendan Ryan 2B

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  RR HOU J. Towles B. Looper 19% 68% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Lee Scores; Ransom Scores
b1 0-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  OO STL S. Taguchi W. Rodriguez 10% 49% Double Play: Groundout: 1B (2B-1B); Eckstein out at 3B/1B-3B
t4 2-0 1 123 9,(2-2)  RR HOU J. Towles B. Looper 9% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lee Scores; Lamb Scores; Ransom to 2B
t4 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Lamb B. Looper 8% 83% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Lee to 3B
b6 0-5 0 12- 4,(1-2)  OO STL S. Taguchi W. Rodriguez 7% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Ryan to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Braden Looper facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU J. Anderson B. Looper -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU C. Biggio B. Looper -2% 46% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  O HOU L. Berkman B. Looper -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  STL D. Eckstein W. Rodriguez -6% 39% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
b1 0-0 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  OO STL S. Taguchi W. Rodriguez 10% 49% Double Play: Groundout: 1B (2B-1B); Eckstein out at 3B/1B-3B
b1 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Ankiel W. Rodriguez 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Braden Looper facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Lee B. Looper 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Lamb B. Looper -4% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  O HOU C. Burke B. Looper -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU C. Ransom B. Looper 2% 49% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lee to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- 4,(1-2)  RR HOU J. Towles B. Looper 19% 68% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Lee Scores; Ransom Scores
t2 2-0 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O HOU W. Rodriguez B. Looper -3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O STL S. Spiezio W. Rodriguez 3% 68% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  STL R. Ludwick W. Rodriguez -4% 64% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b2 0-2 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O STL Y. Molina W. Rodriguez 4% 68% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b2 0-2 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O STL M. Cairo W. Rodriguez 3% 71% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Braden Looper facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU J. Anderson B. Looper 3% 74% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t3 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO HOU C. Biggio B. Looper -6% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t3 2-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman B. Looper -1% 67% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL B. Looper W. Rodriguez 3% 70% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL B. Ryan W. Rodriguez 2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O STL D. Eckstein W. Rodriguez 1% 73% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Braden Looper facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  HOU C. Lee B. Looper 3% 76% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t4 2-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Lamb B. Looper 8% 83% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Lee to 3B
t4 2-0 0 -23 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Burke B. Looper -4% 80% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t4 2-0 1 -23 4,(3-0)  HOU C. Ransom B. Looper 1% 80% Intentional Walk
t4 2-0 1 123 9,(2-2)  RR HOU J. Towles B. Looper 9% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive); Lee Scores; Lamb Scores; Ransom to 2B
t4 4-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  O HOU W. Rodriguez B. Looper -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (P's Left); Ransom to 3B; Towles to 2B
t4 4-0 2 -23 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Anderson B. Looper -2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 4, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O STL S. Taguchi W. Rodriguez 2% 87% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
b4 0-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O STL R. Ankiel W. Rodriguez 1% 89% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b4 0-4 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL S. Spiezio W. Rodriguez 1% 90% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Braden Looper facing 2-3-4
t5 4-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Biggio B. Looper -1% 89% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 4-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU L. Berkman B. Looper 2% 90% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF)
t5 4-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Lee B. Looper -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
t5 4-0 2 -2- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Lamb B. Looper -1% 88% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 5-6-7
b5 0-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  STL R. Ludwick W. Rodriguez -3% 84% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b5 0-4 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  O STL Y. Molina W. Rodriguez 3% 87% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 0-4 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  STL M. Cairo W. Rodriguez -1% 86% Wild Pitch; Molina to 2B
b5 0-4 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  STL M. Cairo W. Rodriguez -4% 82% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Molina to 3B
b5 0-4 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  O STL B. Looper W. Rodriguez 7% 89% Molina Caught Stealing Hm (C-3B); Cairo to 2B
b5 0-4 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL B. Looper W. Rodriguez 2% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Braden Looper facing 6-7-8
t6 4-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Burke B. Looper -1% 91% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
t6 4-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU C. Ransom B. Looper 1% 92% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
t6 4-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R HOU J. Towles B. Looper 3% 96% Ground-rule Double (Fly Ball to RF Line); Ransom Scores
t6 5-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  O HOU W. Rodriguez B. Looper -1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
t6 5-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU J. Anderson B. Looper 0% 95% Walk
Andy Cavazos replaces Braden Looper pitching and batting 8th
t6 5-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Biggio A. Cavazos -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 5, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 9-1-2
b6 0-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL B. Ryan W. Rodriguez -2% 92% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b6 0-5 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  STL D. Eckstein W. Rodriguez -4% 88% Single to CF (Line Drive); Ryan to 2B
b6 0-5 0 12- 4,(1-2)  OO STL S. Taguchi W. Rodriguez 7% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Ryan to 3B
b6 0-5 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Ankiel W. Rodriguez 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cardinals' Andy Cavazos facing 3-4-5
Gary Bennett replaces Yadier Molina playing C batting 6th
t7 5-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman A. Cavazos -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
t7 5-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Lee A. Cavazos 0% 97% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru SS-3B Hole)
t7 5-0 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  HOU M. Lamb A. Cavazos 0% 97% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Lee to 2B
t7 5-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  RR HOU C. Burke A. Cavazos 2% 99% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Lee Scores; Lamb Scores/Adv on E7 (throw)/No RBI; Burke to 2B
t7 7-0 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU C. Ransom A. Cavazos 0% 99% Walk
Kelvin Jimenez replaces So Taguchi (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Skip Schumaker replaces Andy Cavazos (P) playing LF batting 8th
t7 7-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  HOU J. Towles K. Jimenez 0% 99% Hit By Pitch; Burke to 3B; Ransom to 2B
t7 7-0 1 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU W. Rodriguez K. Jimenez -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t7 7-0 2 123 3,(2-0)  RR HOU J. Anderson K. Jimenez 1% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Burke Scores; Ransom Scores; Towles to 2B
t7 9-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  R HOU C. Biggio K. Jimenez 0% 100% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Towles Scores; Anderson to 3B/Adv on E9 (throw); Biggio to 2B
t7 10-0 2 -23 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Berkman K. Jimenez -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
5 runs, 5 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 10, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-10, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
Mike Lamb moves from 3B to 1B
Cody Ransom moves from SS to 2B
Brad Ausmus replaces Craig Biggio (2B) playing 3B batting 2nd
Adam Everett replaces Lance Berkman (1B) playing SS batting 3rd
Eric Bruntlett replaces Carlos Lee playing LF batting 4th
b7 0-10 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O STL S. Spiezio W. Rodriguez 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b7 0-10 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL R. Ludwick W. Rodriguez 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 0-10 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O STL G. Bennett W. Rodriguez 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 10, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 10-0, Cardinals' Kelvin Jimenez facing 4-5-6
Russell Branyan replaces David Eckstein (SS) playing 1B batting 1st
Brian Barden replaces Scott Spiezio (1B) playing SS batting 4th
t8 10-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU E. Bruntlett K. Jimenez 0% 100% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t8 10-0 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  HOU M. Lamb K. Jimenez 0% 100% Walk; Bruntlett to 2B
t8 10-0 0 12- 4,(0-2)  O HOU C. Burke K. Jimenez -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t8 10-0 1 12- 3,(2-0)  HOU C. Ransom K. Jimenez 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive); Bruntlett to 3B; Lamb to 2B
Brian Falkenborg replaces Ryan Ludwick (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Aaron Miles replaces Kelvin Jimenez (P) playing LF batting 2nd
Skip Schumaker moves from LF to RF
t8 10-0 1 123 7,(3-2)  R HOU J. Towles B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Walk; Bruntlett Scores/unER; Lamb to 3B; Ransom to 2B
t8 11-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  R HOU W. Rodriguez B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short CF-RF); Lamb Scores; Ransom to 3B; Towles to 2B
t8 12-0 1 123 1,(0-0)  R HOU J. Anderson B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Ransom Scores; Towles to 3B; Rodriguez to 2B
t8 13-0 1 -23 3,(2-0)  RO HOU J. Anderson B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B); Towles Scores/Team unER; Rodriguez to 3B
t8 14-0 2 --3 4,(0-2)  R HOU B. Ausmus B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Rodriguez Scores/Team unER
t8 15-0 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  HOU A. Everett B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Ausmus to 2B
t8 15-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU E. Bruntlett B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Ausmus to 3B; Everett to 2B
t8 15-0 2 123 3,(1-1)  R HOU M. Lamb B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Ausmus Scores/Team unER; Everett to 3B; Bruntlett to 2B
t8 16-0 2 123 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Burke B. Falkenborg 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
6 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Astros 16, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-16, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 7-8-9
b8 0-16 0 --- 1,(0-0)  STL M. Cairo W. Rodriguez -0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Cairo to 3B/Adv on E8
b8 0-16 0 --3 3,(1-1)  R STL S. Schumaker W. Rodriguez 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Cairo Scores
b8 1-16 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  STL B. Ryan W. Rodriguez -0% 100% Wild Pitch; Schumaker to 2B
b8 1-16 0 -2- 8,(1-2)  O STL B. Ryan W. Rodriguez 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b8 1-16 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O STL R. Branyan W. Rodriguez 0% 100% Flyball: RF; Schumaker to 3B
b8 1-16 2 --3 1,(0-0)  O STL A. Miles W. Rodriguez 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 16, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 16-1, Cardinals' Aaron Miles facing 7-8-9
Aaron Miles moves from LF to P
Kelly Stinnett replaces Brian Falkenborg (P) playing C batting 5th
Gary Bennett moves from C to 1B
Russell Branyan moves from 1B to 3B
Miguel Cairo moves from 3B to LF
t9 16-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Ransom A. Miles 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
t9 16-1 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  RR HOU J. Towles A. Miles 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Ransom Scores
Humberto Quintero pinch hits for Wandy Rodriguez (P) batting 9th
t9 18-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU H. Quintero A. Miles 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t9 18-1 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  HOU J. Anderson A. Miles 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Quintero to 2B
t9 18-1 0 12- 3,(0-2)  OO HOU B. Ausmus A. Miles 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS); Quintero to 3B
t9 18-1 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O HOU A. Everett A. Miles 0% 100% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 18, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-18, Astros' Mark McLemore facing 3-4-5
Mark McLemore replaces Humberto Quintero (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-18 0 --- 5,(3-1)  STL R. Ankiel M. McLemore 0% 100% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b9 1-18 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O STL B. Barden M. McLemore 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 1-18 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O STL K. Stinnett M. McLemore 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 1-18 2 -2- 4,(1-2)  O STL G. Bennett M. McLemore 0% 100% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 18, Cardinals 1.

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