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2004 NLCS (4-3): St. Louis Cardinals (105-57) over Houston Astros (92-70)

WS: BOS-STL / ALCS: BOS-NYY / NLCS: STL-HOU / Div. Series: BOS-ANA / NYY-MIN / STL-LAD / HOU-ATL
 2003 NLCS /  2005 NLCS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 13, 2004 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               2  0  0    2  0  0    0  2  1     7 10  1
    St. Louis Cardinals          2  0  0    0  2  6    0  0  x    10 12  0

    PITCHERS: HOU - Backe, Qualls (5), Harville (6), Wheeler (7)
              STL - Williams, Calero (7), Haren (8), King (8), Tavarez (8), Isringhausen (9)

               WP - Woody Williams
	       LP - Chad Qualls
             SAVE - Jason Isringhausen

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Beltran, Berkman, Kent, Lamb
              STL - Pujols

  ATTENDANCE: 52,323

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 14, 2004 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               1  0  0    1  1  0    1  0  0     4 10  1
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  4  0    0  2  x     6  9  0

    PITCHERS: HOU - Munro, Harville (5), Wheeler (6), Miceli (8)
              STL - Morris, Kline (6), Calero (6), Tavarez (8), Isringhausen (9)

               WP - Julian Tavarez
	       LP - Dan Miceli
             SAVE - Jason Isringhausen

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Beltran, Ensberg
              STL - Pujols, Rolen (2), Walker

  ATTENDANCE: 52,347

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 16, 2004 at Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          1  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     2  5  0
    Houston Astros               3  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  x     5  8  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Suppan, Haren (7), King (8), Eldred (8)
              HOU - Clemens, Lidge (8)

               WP - Roger Clemens
	       LP - Jeff Suppan
             SAVE - Brad Lidge

   HOME RUNS: STL - Edmonds, Walker
              HOU - Beltran, Berkman, Kent

  ATTENDANCE: 42,896

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 17, 2004 at Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          3  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  0     5  9  0
    Houston Astros               1  0  2    0  0  2    1  0  x     6  9  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Marquis, Calero (5), King (6), Tavarez (7), Isringhausen (8)
              HOU - Oswalt, Wheeler (7), Lidge (8)

               WP - Dan Wheeler
	       LP - Julian Tavarez
             SAVE - Brad Lidge

   HOME RUNS: STL - Pujols
              HOU - Beltran, Berkman

  ATTENDANCE: 42,760

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 18, 2004 at Minute Maid Park (Houston Astros)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  1  0
    Houston Astros               0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3     3  3  0

    PITCHERS: STL - Williams, Isringhausen (8)
              HOU - Backe, Lidge (9)

               WP - Brad Lidge
	       LP - Jason Isringhausen
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: STL - none
              HOU - Kent

  ATTENDANCE: 43,045

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 20, 2004 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9   10 11 12     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               1  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     4 10  0
    St. Louis Cardinals          2  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2     6 15  0

    PITCHERS: HOU - Munro, Harville (3), Qualls (4), Wheeler (7), Lidge (9), Miceli (12)
              STL - Morris, King (6), Calero (6), Isringhausen (8), Tavarez (11)

               WP - Julian Tavarez
	       LP - Dan Miceli
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Lamb
              STL - Edmonds, Pujols

  ATTENDANCE: 52,144

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 21, 2004 at Busch Stadium II (St. Louis Cardinals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Houston Astros               1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0     2  3  0
    St. Louis Cardinals          0  0  1    0  0  3    0  1  x     5  9  1

    PITCHERS: HOU - Clemens, Oswalt (7)
              STL - Suppan, Calero (7), Tavarez (8), Isringhausen (9)

               WP - Jeff Suppan
	       LP - Roger Clemens
             SAVE - Jason Isringhausen

   HOME RUNS: HOU - Biggio
              STL - Rolen

  ATTENDANCE: 52,140

Series MVP - Albert Pujols

Series Batting Stats

St. Louis Cardinals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Marlon Anderson 5 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .600 .667 1.267 0 0 0 113 253 31 60 8 28 6 .237 .649
Kiko Calero 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Roger Cedeno 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 95 200 22 53 3 23 5 .265 .702
Jim Edmonds 7 24 2 7 2 0 2 7 2 6 .292 .357 .625 .982 0 0 1 153 498 102 150 42 111 8 .301 1.061
Cal Eldred 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Dan Haren 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 12 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jason Isringhausen 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74 3 1 1 0 2 0 .333 .667
Ray King 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Steve Kline 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 1 0 0 0 0
Hector Luna 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 83 173 25 43 3 22 6 .249 .668
John Mabry 4 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 87 240 32 71 13 40 0 .296 .867
Jason Marquis 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 35 72 6 21 0 9 1 .292 .672
Mike Matheny 7 19 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 8 .105 .150 .105 .255 0 0 0 122 385 28 95 5 50 0 .247 .640
Yadier Molina 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 51 135 12 36 2 15 0 .267 .684
Matt Morris 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 32 62 4 10 0 6 0 .161 .386
Albert Pujols 7 28 10 14 2 0 4 9 4 3 .500 .563 1.000 1.563 0 0 0 154 592 133 196 46 123 5 .331 1.072
Edgar Renteria 7 24 1 4 0 0 0 2 2 5 .167 .231 .167 .397 0 0 0 149 586 84 168 10 72 17 .287 .728
Scott Rolen 7 29 6 9 2 0 3 6 2 9 .310 .355 .690 1.044 0 0 0 142 500 109 157 34 124 4 .314 1.007
Reggie Sanders 6 21 1 4 2 0 0 0 1 5 .190 .227 .286 .513 0 0 0 135 446 64 116 22 67 21 .260 .797
Jeff Suppan 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 31 57 3 4 0 0 0 .070 .156
So Taguchi 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 109 179 26 52 3 25 6 .291 .756
Julian Tavarez 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 0 0 0 0 0 0
Larry Walker 7 29 6 7 1 1 2 5 3 8 .241 .313 .552 .864 0 0 0 *82 258 51 77 17 47 6 .298 1.013
Woody Williams 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 0 0 0 34 61 3 11 0 2 0 .180 .446
Tony Womack 7 26 5 7 1 0 0 1 1 3 .269 .296 .308 .604 2 0 0 145 553 91 170 5 38 26 .307 .735
Totals 107 235 34 60 12 1 11 33 17 56 .255 .310 .455 .765 2 0 162 5555 855 1544 214 111 .278 .804

Houston Astros Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Brad Ausmus 7 19 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 8 .105 .190 .105 .296 0 0 0 129 403 38 100 5 31 2 .248 .631
Brandon Backe 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 16 3 5 1 6 0 .313 .889
Jeff Bagwell 7 27 1 7 2 0 0 3 4 5 .259 .355 .333 .688 1 1 0 156 572 104 152 27 89 6 .266 .842
Carlos Beltran 7 24 12 10 1 0 4 5 8 4 .417 .563 .958 1.521 4 0 0 *159 599 121 160 38 104 42 .267 .915
Lance Berkman 7 24 7 7 2 0 3 9 5 4 .292 .400 .750 1.150 1 0 0 160 544 104 172 30 106 9 .316 1.016
Craig Biggio 7 32 3 6 1 0 1 1 0 4 .188 .188 .313 .500 0 1 0 156 633 100 178 24 63 7 .281 .806
Eric Bruntlett 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 45 52 14 13 4 8 4 .250 .847
Raul Chavez 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 64 162 9 34 0 23 0 .210 .515
Roger Clemens 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 33 72 1 12 0 7 0 .167 .381
Morgan Ensberg 7 22 2 3 0 0 1 2 1 3 .136 .240 .273 .513 0 1 0 131 411 51 113 10 66 6 .275 .742
Adam Everett 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 104 384 66 105 8 31 13 .273 .703
Chad Harville 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *59 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jeff Kent 7 25 3 6 2 0 3 7 3 5 .240 .367 .680 1.047 0 0 0 145 540 96 156 27 107 7 .289 .880
Mike Lamb 2 5 2 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 .400 .500 1.600 2.100 0 0 0 112 278 38 80 14 58 1 .288 .867
Jason Lane 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 107 136 21 37 4 19 1 .272 .812
Brad Lidge 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 80 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Dan Miceli 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000
Peter Munro 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 1 22 29 4 2 0 1 0 .069 .194
Roy Oswalt 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 36 71 1 10 0 6 0 .141 .339
Orlando Palmeiro 7 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .429 .500 .929 0 0 0 102 133 19 32 3 12 2 .241 .690
Chad Qualls 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jose Vizcaino 7 28 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .286 .536 0 1 1 138 358 34 98 3 33 1 .274 .685
Dan Wheeler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *46 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .400
Totals 100 233 31 53 10 0 14 30 25 42 .227 .314 .451 .765 6 4 162 5468 803 1458 187 89 .267 .778

St. Louis Cardinals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Kiko Calero 5 0 3.86 0 0 0 0 7.0 8 3 3 1 7 1.286 41 0 2.78 3 1 2 45.1 27 10 47 0.816
Cal Eldred 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 3.000 52 0 3.76 4 2 1 67.0 71 17 54 1.313
Dan Haren 2 0 10.80 0 0 0 0 1.2 3 2 2 0 2 1.800 14 5 4.50 3 3 0 46.0 45 17 32 1.348
Jason Isringhausen 6 0 4.70 0 1 3 0 7.2 4 4 4 4 3 1.043 74 0 2.87 4 2 47 75.1 55 23 71 1.035
Ray King 4 0 10.80 0 0 0 0 1.2 4 2 2 0 1 2.400 86 0 2.61 5 2 0 62.0 43 24 40 1.081
Steve Kline 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 67 0 1.79 2 2 3 50.1 37 17 35 1.073
Jason Marquis 1 1 6.75 0 0 0 0 4.0 5 3 3 2 2 1.750 32 32 3.71 15 7 0 201.1 215 70 138 1.416
Matt Morris 2 2 5.40 0 0 0 0 10.0 11 6 6 8 6 1.900 32 32 4.72 15 10 0 202.0 205 56 131 1.292
Jeff Suppan 2 2 3.00 1 1 0 0 12.0 8 5 4 4 9 1.000 31 31 4.16 16 9 0 188.0 192 65 110 1.367
Julian Tavarez 5 0 3.00 2 1 0 0 6.0 3 2 2 2 3 0.833 77 0 2.38 7 4 4 64.1 57 19 48 1.181
Woody Williams 2 2 2.77 1 0 0 0 13.0 5 4 4 3 9 0.615 31 31 4.18 11 8 0 189.2 193 58 131 1.323
Totals 31 7 4.26 4 3 3 0 63.1 53 31 30 25 42 1.232 162 162 3.746 105 57 1453.2 1378 440 1041 1.251

Houston Astros Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Brandon Backe 2 2 2.84 0 0 0 0 12.2 6 4 4 4 10 0.789 33 9 4.30 5 3 0 67.0 75 27 54 1.522
Roger Clemens 2 2 4.15 1 1 0 0 13.0 10 6 6 2 9 0.923 33 33 2.98 18 4 0 214.1 169 79 218 1.157
Chad Harville 3 0 13.50 0 0 0 0 1.1 3 2 2 1 3 3.000 *59 0 4.69 3 2 0 55.2 56 27 46 1.491
Brad Lidge 4 0 0.00 1 0 2 0 8.0 1 0 0 2 14 0.375 80 0 1.90 6 5 29 94.2 57 30 157 0.919
Dan Miceli 2 0 27.00 0 2 0 0 1.1 3 4 4 1 0 3.000 74 0 3.59 6 6 2 77.2 74 27 83 1.300
Peter Munro 2 2 9.00 0 0 0 0 7.0 14 7 7 1 5 2.143 21 19 5.15 4 7 0 99.2 120 26 63 1.465
Roy Oswalt 2 1 6.75 0 0 0 0 8.0 11 6 6 4 2 1.875 36 35 3.49 20 10 0 237.0 233 62 206 1.245
Chad Qualls 2 0 11.25 0 1 0 0 4.0 8 5 5 2 4 2.500 25 0 3.55 4 0 1 33.0 34 8 24 1.273
Dan Wheeler 4 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 7.0 4 0 0 0 9 0.571 *46 1 4.29 3 1 0 65.0 76 20 55 1.477
Totals 23 7 4.91 3 4 2 0 62.1 60 34 34 17 56 1.235 162 162 4.054 92 70 1443.0 1416 525 1282 1.345

WS: BOS-STL / ALCS: BOS-NYY / NLCS: STL-HOU / Div. Series: BOS-ANA / NYY-MIN / STL-LAD / HOU-ATL
 2003 NLCS /  2005 NLCS

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