St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Wednesday, May 22, 1996 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  3  1    0  0  1  -   5 11  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  5  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McGee lf                      4   1   2   1       1   1       2   0
Clayton ss                    4   0   0   0       1   3       2   2
Jordan rf                     5   1   2   3       0   1       4   0
Lankford cf                   4   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
Gaetti 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Mabry 1b                      5   1   2   1       0   0       6   1
Pagnozzi c                    5   1   1   0       0   1       5   1
Alicea 2b                     3   0   2   0       1   1       3   3
Alan Benes p                  2   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
  Mathews p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  11   5       5   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Alicea (11).

BATTING - 
2B: McGee 2 (8,off Kile 2); Pagnozzi (7,off Kile); Jordan (7,off Kile); Mabry
(11,off Swindell).
HR: Mabry (4,6th inning off Kile 0 on 0 out); Jordan (4,9th inning off Swindell
0 on 1 out).
SH: Alan Benes (3,off Kile).
HBP: Gaetti (1,by Kile).
IBB: Lankford (4,by Kile); McGee (1,by Kile).
Team LOB: 11.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Berry 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Bell rf                       4   1   0   0       0   1       3   1
May lf                        3   0   1   1       1   0       5   0
Miller ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Wilkins c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Hunter cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Kile p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Cangelosi ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hartgraves p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Simms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Swindell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   1       2   4      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bell-Wilkins.

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (9,off Alan Benes).
HBP: Biggio (10,by Alan Benes).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berry (3,2nd base by Alan Benes/Pagnozzi).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Alan Benes W(4-3)             8.2   5   2   2   2   4   0  33
Mathews SV(2)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     5   2   2   2   4   0  34

BK: Alan Benes (1).
HBP: Alan Benes (2,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile L(5-3)                   6     6   4   4   5   5   1  29
Hartgraves                    2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Swindell                      1     3   1   1   0   1   1   6
Totals                        9    11   5   5   5   8   2  43

HBP: Kile (3,Gaetti).
IBB: Kile 2 (3,Lankford,McGee).

Umpires: HP - Brian Gorman, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 15353


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. McGee               lf        Biggio              2b
2. Clayton             ss        Berry               3b
3. Jordan              rf        Bagwell             1b
4. Lankford            cf        Bell                rf
5. Gaetti              3b        May                 lf
6. Mabry               1b        Miller              ss
7. Pagnozzi            c         Wilkins             c
8. Alicea              2b        Hunter              cf
9. Alan Benes          p         Kile                p

CARDINALS 1ST: McGee grounded out (first unassisted); Clayton
flied to center; Jordan flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was hit by a pitch; Berry forced Biggio
(second to shortstop); Bagwell flied to center; Berry was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Lankford flied to center; Gaetti lined to left;
Mabry flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell popped to first; May walked; Miller was called
out on strikes; Alan Benes balked [May to second]; Wilkins
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pagnozzi was called out on strikes; Alicea
singled to right; Alan Benes was called out on strikes; McGee
doubled to left [Alicea to third]; Clayton struck out; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hunter grounded out (second to first); Kile struck
out; Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Jordan grounded out (pitcher to first); Lankford
flied to left; Gaetti was hit by a pitch; Mabry flied to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Berry popped to catcher; Bagwell flied to center;
Bell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Pagnozzi doubled to center; Alicea was called out
on strikes; Alan Benes walked; McGee doubled to center [Pagnozzi
scored, Alan Benes to third]; Clayton walked; Jordan doubled to
left [Alan Benes scored, McGee scored, Clayton to third];
Lankford was walked intentionally; Gaetti flied into a double
play to right [Clayton out at home (right to catcher)]; 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: May grounded out (second to first); Miller lined to
right; Wilkins singled to second; Hunter forced Wilkins (second
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Mabry homered; Pagnozzi flied to left; Alicea
walked; Alan Benes out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Alicea to second]; McGee was walked intentionally; Clayton
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: CANGELOSI BATTED FOR KILE; Cangelosi flied to
center; Biggio flied to right; Berry singled to left; Bagwell
lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: HARTGRAVES REPLACED CANGELOSI (PITCHING); Jordan
struck out; Lankford grounded out (second to first); Gaetti
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); May flied to
right; Miller grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Mabry grounded out (first unassisted); Pagnozzi
lined to right; Alicea singled to center; Alan Benes singled to
left [Alicea to second]; McGee struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Wilkins lined to center; Hunter lined to center;
SIMMS BATTED FOR HARTGRAVES; Simms popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: SWINDELL REPLACED SIMMS (PITCHING); Clayton was
called out on strikes; Jordan homered; Lankford singled to
center; Gaetti flied to left; Mabry doubled [Lankford to third];
Pagnozzi grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Biggio singled to left; Berry forced Biggio (first
to shortstop); Bagwell walked [Berry to second]; Bell forced
Bagwell (shortstop to second) [Berry scored (error by Alicea),
Bell to second]; May singled to shortstop [Bell scored]; Miller
doubled to left [May to third]; MATHEWS REPLACED ALAN BENES
(PITCHING); Wilkins flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        5  11   1   11
 Astros           2   5   0    5


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