St. Louis Cardinals 12, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 140
Played on Tuesday, September 3, 1996 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  6  0
STL N    0  0  1    2  0  1    4  4  x  -  12 15  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       4   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    1   1   0   0       3   0       8   0
Bell rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   1       0   0       0   3
Eusebio c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Mouton lf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
  Small p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holt p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Simms ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Miller ss                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Abreu lf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   2       3  10      24   8

BATTING - 
2B: Simms (2,off Bailey).
GDP: Eusebio (3,off Stottlemyre).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hunter 2 (31,2nd base off Stottlemyre/Pagnozzi,3rd base off Stottlemyre/Pagnozzi);
Bagwell (21,2nd base off Stottlemyre/Pagnozzi).
CS: Eusebio (1,2nd base by Stottlemyre/Pagnozzi).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clayton ss                    4   1   1   2       0   0       3   2
Lankford cf                   4   1   1   1       0   2       1   0
  Young ph,1b                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Gant lf                       3   3   2   0       1   0       3   0
  Bradshaw ph,cf              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jordan rf                     4   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
  Bell ph,3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mabry 1b,rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Gaetti 3b                     4   2   2   2       0   1       0   0
  Difelice c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pagnozzi c                    4   2   3   0       0   0       9   1
  Bailey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Alicea 2b                     4   1   2   2       0   1       3   2
Stottlemyre p                 3   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sweeney ph,lf               1   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       38  12  15  11       1   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Pagnozzi-Clayton, Clayton-Alicea-Mabry.
E: Pagnozzi (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Pagnozzi (21,off Reynolds); Gant 2 (13,off Reynolds 2); Clayton (20,off
Reynolds); Jordan (32,off Small); Gaetti (23,off Small).
3B: Alicea (3,off Small).
HR: Gaetti (18,4th inning off Reynolds 1 on 2 out).
SF: Clayton (4,off Reynolds).
IBB: Gant (5,by Small).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lankford (30,2nd base off Small/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds L(16-8)              6.2   9   7   7   0   5   1  29
Small                         0.1   4   4   4   1   0   0   6
Holt                          1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8    15  12  12   1   5   1  40

Small faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
BK: Reynolds (1).
IBB: Small (3,Gant).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stottlemyre W(12-10)          8     4   2   2   2   9   0  29
Bailey                        1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     6   3   3   3  10   0  35

WP: Stottlemyre (7).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Rich Rieker, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Ejections: HOU Manager Terry Collins by Charlie Reliford [Balk call]
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 23955


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Hunter              cf        Clayton             ss
2. Biggio              2b        Lankford            cf
3. Bagwell             1b        Gant                lf
4. Bell                rf        Jordan              rf
5. Spiers              3b        Mabry               1b
6. Eusebio             c         Gaetti              3b
7. Mouton              lf        Pagnozzi            c
8. Miller              ss        Alicea              2b
9. Reynolds            p         Stottlemyre         p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter singled to left; Pagnozzi dropped a foul fly
hit by Biggio for an error; Biggio popped to second; Hunter
stole second; Bagwell walked; Hunter stole third and Bagwell
stole second; Bell struck out; Stottlemyre threw a wild pitch
[Hunter scored, Bagwell to third]; Spiers grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Clayton flied to center; Lankford struck out;
Gant grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Eusebio singled to center; Mouton struck out while
Eusebio was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Miller struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Jordan grounded out (third to first); Mabry
grounded out (first unassisted); Gaetti grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds struck out; Hunter struck out; Biggio was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pagnozzi doubled; Alicea singled to right
[Pagnozzi to third]; Stottlemyre flied to left in foul
territory; Clayton hit a sacrifice fly to left [Pagnozzi scored,
Alicea to second]; Lankford struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell walked; Bell singled to right [Bagwell to
third]; Spiers reached on a fielder's choice [Bagwell scored,
Bell to second]; Eusebio grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Bell to third, Spiers out at second];
Mouton struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Gant doubled to left; Jordan popped to shortstop;
Mabry flied to center; Gaetti homered [Gant scored]; Pagnozzi
popped to first in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller flied to left; Reynolds struck out; Hunter
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Alicea flied to left; Stottlemyre flied to
center; Clayton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell
flied to center; Bell singled to third; Spiers flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Lankford grounded out (shortstop to first); Gant
doubled to left; Jordan singled to left [Gant to third]; Mabry
struck out; Reynolds balked [Gant scored, Jordan to second];
Astros manager Terry Collins ejected by 3B umpire Charlie
Reliford; Gaetti struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Eusebio lined to right; Mouton grounded out (second
to first); Miller popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: Pagnozzi singled to shortstop; Alicea struck out;
On a bunt Stottlemyre forced Pagnozzi (pitcher to shortstop)
[Stottlemyre to first]; Clayton doubled [Stottlemyre scored,
Clayton to third (on throw)]; Lankford singled to center
[Clayton scored]; SMALL REPLACED MOUTON (PITCHING); ABREU
REPLACED REYNOLDS (PLAYING LF); Lankford stole second; Gant was
walked intentionally; Jordan doubled [Lankford scored, Gant
scored]; Mabry flied to center; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Abreu flied to right; Hunter flied to left; Biggio
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
8.

CARDINALS 8TH: Gaetti doubled to left; Pagnozzi singled to
center [Gaetti to third]; Alicea tripled [Gaetti scored,
Pagnozzi scored]; HOLT REPLACED SMALL (PITCHING); SWEENEY BATTED
FOR STOTTLEMYRE; Sweeney singled to center [Alicea scored];
Clayton grounded out (pitcher to first) [Sweeney to second];
YOUNG BATTED FOR LANKFORD; Young singled to center [Sweeney
scored]; BRADSHAW BATTED FOR GANT; Bradshaw flied to right; BELL
BATTED FOR JORDAN; Bell forced Young (third to second); 4 R, 5
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 12.

ASTROS 9TH: BELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); DIFELICE REPLACED
GAETTI (PLAYING C ); BAILEY REPLACED PAGNOZZI (PITCHING);
BRADSHAW STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); YOUNG STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING 1B); MABRY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); SWEENEY
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Bagwell walked; Bell forced Bagwell
(pitcher to shortstop); Spiers flied to left; Eusebio singled to
right [Bell to second]; SIMMS BATTED FOR HOLT; Simms doubled
[Bell scored, Eusebio to third]; Miller struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   0    5
 Cardinals       12  15   1    4


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