St. Louis Cardinals 8, Houston Astros 7 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 139
Played on Monday, September 2, 1996 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    3  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   7 13  0
STL N    1  2  0    2  0  1    0  1  0    1  -   8 17  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       3   5
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   2   3       0   1      12   1
Bell rf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Berry 3b                      4   2   2   2       0   0       0   2
  Spiers 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph,3b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mouton lf                     5   1   2   1       0   2       3   1
Gutierrez ss                  5   1   3   1       0   1       4   3
Manwaring c                   4   1   1   0       0   1       4   1
  Eusebio ph,c                0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Kile p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Abreu ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42   7  13   7       3  10      29  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell, Gutierrez-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (42,off Osborne); Berry (36,off Osborne); Manwaring (8,off Osborne);
Gutierrez (8,off Fossas).
HR: Berry (14,4th inning off Osborne 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Bell (16,off Osborne).
IBB: Eusebio (1,by Alan Benes).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mouton (21,2nd base off Osborne/Pagnozzi); Hunter (29,2nd base off Eckersley/Pagnozzi).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith ss                      5   4   3   3       1   1       1   4
Lankford cf                   3   0   2   1       2   1       2   0
McGee lf                      5   0   4   3       1   0       2   0
Jordan rf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Mabry 1b                      5   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Gaetti 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Alan Benes p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pagnozzi c                    5   1   1   0       0   1      11   0
Alicea 2b                     4   2   2   0       1   1       2   1
Osborne p                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Petkovsek p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bradshaw ph                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Batchelor p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clayton ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mathews p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sweeney ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eckersley p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Fossas p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sheaffer 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mejia pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   8  17   8       6   5      30   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Smith-Alicea-Mabry.

BATTING - 
2B: Smith (7,off Kile); Osborne (4,off Kile); Lankford (32,off Hernandez).
HR: Smith (2,4th inning off Kile 1 on 2 out).
SH: Lankford (1,off Kile); Sweeney (5,off Hernandez).
GDP: Mabry (17,off Kile); Jordan (6,off Hernandez).
IBB: McGee (2,by Hernandez); Lankford (10,by Brocail).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mejia (4,2nd base off Brocail/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile                          5    11   5   5   2   2   1  26
Morman                        0.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   4
Hernandez                     2.2   2   1   1   1   2   0  10
Hudek                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Brocail L(1-5)                0.2   2   1   1   2   0   0   5
Totals                        9.2  17   8   8   6   5   1  48

IBB: Hernandez (3,McGee); Brocail (1,Lankford).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osborne                       3.1   8   7   7   1   3   1  18
Petkovsek                     0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Batchelor                     2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Mathews                       2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Eckersley                     1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Fossas                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Alan Benes W(13-8)            0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Totals                       10    13   7   7   3  10   1  45

IBB: Alan Benes (2,Eusebio).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Gary Darling, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 4:01   Attendance: 32955


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Hunter              cf        Smith               ss
2. Biggio              2b        Lankford            cf
3. Bagwell             1b        McGee               lf
4. Bell                rf        Jordan              rf
5. Berry               3b        Mabry               1b
6. Mouton              lf        Gaetti              3b
7. Gutierrez           ss        Pagnozzi            c
8. Manwaring           c         Alicea              2b
9. Kile                p         Osborne             p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter singled to left; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Hunter to second]; Bagwell doubled to left
[Hunter scored]; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first) [Bagwell
to third]; Berry doubled to left [Bagwell scored]; Mouton
singled to right [Berry scored]; Gutierrez struck out; 3 R, 4 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Smith doubled to right; Lankford out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Smith to third]; McGee
singled to left [Smith scored]; Jordan singled to right [McGee
to third]; Mabry grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Jordan out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Manwaring popped to shortstop; Kile struck out;
Hunter flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Gaetti singled to center; Pagnozzi forced Gaetti
(second to shortstop); Alicea singled to right [Pagnozzi to
third]; Osborne doubled to left [Pagnozzi scored, Alicea to
third]; Smith grounded out (second to first) [Alicea scored,
Osborne to third]; Lankford struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Bagwell popped to catcher in foul
territory; Bell grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Biggio out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: McGee singled to center; Jordan flied out to
left; Mabry singled to right [McGee to third, Mabry out at
second (right to third to second)]; Gaetti grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Berry homered; Mouton singled to third; Mouton stole
second; Gutierrez singled to left [Mouton scored]; Manwaring
doubled to left [Gutierrez to third]; Kile struck out; PETKOVSEK
REPLACED OSBORNE (PITCHING); Hunter walked; Biggio struck out;
Bagwell singled to left [Gutierrez scored, Manwaring scored,
Hunter to third]; Bell flied out to right; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 7, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Pagnozzi grounded out (shortstop to first);
Alicea struck out; BRADSHAW BATTED FOR PETKOVSEK; Bradshaw
singled to right; Smith homered [Bradshaw scored]; Lankford
walked; McGee grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 5TH: BATCHELOR REPLACED BRADSHAW (PITCHING); Berry
grounded out (first unassisted); Mouton flied out to center;
Gutierrez singled to right; Manwaring struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 5TH: Jordan walked; Mabry flied out to left; Gaetti
flied out to center; Pagnozzi singled to right [Jordan to
third]; Alicea popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 6TH: ABREU BATTED FOR KILE; Abreu flied out to left;
Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: MORMAN REPLACED ABREU (PITCHING); CLAYTON BATTED
FOR BATCHELOR; Clayton popped to shortstop; Smith walked;
Lankford singled to left [Smith to second]; McGee singled to
left [Smith scored, Lankford to second]; HERNANDEZ REPLACED
MORMAN (PITCHING); Jordan grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [McGee out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 7TH: MATHEWS REPLACED CLAYTON (PITCHING); Bagwell struck
out; Bell singled to center; Berry flied out to right; Mouton
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Mabry popped to first in foul territory; Gaetti
popped to second; Pagnozzi struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); Manwaring
flied out to left; Hernandez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: SPIERS REPLACED BERRY (PLAYING 3B); On a bunt
Alicea singled to pitcher; SWEENEY BATTED FOR MATHEWS; Sweeney
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Alicea to second];
Smith struck out (catcher to first); Lankford doubled to right
[Alicea scored]; McGee was walked intentionally; Jordan grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7,
Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: ECKERSLEY REPLACED SWEENEY (PITCHING); On a bunt
Hunter singled to pitcher; On a bunt Biggio made an out to
pitcher; Bagwell flied out to center; Hunter stole second; Bell
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
7, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 9TH: HUDEK REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Mabry struck
out; Gaetti lined to left; Pagnozzi flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 10TH: FOSSAS REPLACED ECKERSLEY (PITCHING); MILLER BATTED
FOR SPIERS; Miller popped to second; Mouton was called out on
strikes; Gutierrez doubled; ALAN BENES REPLACED GAETTI
(PITCHING); SHEAFFER REPLACED FOSSAS (PLAYING 3B); EUSEBIO
BATTED FOR MANWARING; Eusebio was walked intentionally; MAY
BATTED FOR HUDEK; May struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
7, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 10TH: MILLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); EUSEBIO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); BROCAIL REPLACED MAY (PITCHING);
Alicea walked; On a bunt Sheaffer forced Alicea (first to
shortstop); MEJIA RAN FOR SHEAFFER; Mejia stole second; Smith
singled to left [Mejia out at home (left to catcher), Smith to
second (on throw to home)]; Lankford was walked intentionally;
McGee singled to center [Smith scored, Lankford to second]; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  13   0    8
 Cardinals        8  17   0   11


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