Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Friday, April 4, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   2  9  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  -   3 14  3
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeShields 2b                  5   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Gant lf                       6   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Clayton ss                    6   0   1   0       0   0       3   6
Jordan cf                     5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Young 1b                      4   1   2   0       1   0      10   0
Gaetti 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
  Fossas p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ludwick p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mabry rf                      3   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
  Batchelor p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mejia ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Frascatore p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bell ph,3b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lampkin c                     4   0   0   0       1   0       6   1
Morris p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Painter p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGee rf                    1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sweeney rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       44   2   9   2       4   8      31  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Clayton-DeShields-Young, DeShields-Clayton.

BATTING - 
2B: Clayton (2,off Holt); Young (1,off Holt); Mabry (1,off Holt).
IBB: Lampkin (1,by Holt).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jordan (1,2nd base off Holt/Ausmus); DeShields (2,2nd base off Springer/Ausmus).
CS: Gant (1,2nd base by Holt/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   3   0       0   0       6   4
Listach ss                    5   0   1   0       1   1       1   3
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   3   2       1   0      11   1
Bell cf                       4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Gonzalez lf                   5   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Spiers 3b                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
  Berry ph,3b                 3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Abreu rf                      5   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   1   1   0       1   0       8   1
Holt p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Garcia p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hudek p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Montgomery rf               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42   3  14   3       4   6      33  15

FIELDING - 
E: Listach (2), Spiers (1), Berry (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (2,off Batchelor).
HBP: Biggio (1,by Batchelor); Bagwell (1,by Frascatore).
GDP: Berry (1,off Batchelor).
IBB: Bagwell (2,by Frascatore).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (1,2nd base off Morris/Lampkin).
CS: Bagwell (1,2nd base by Morris/Lampkin).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris                        5     7   1   1   1   1   0  22
Painter                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Batchelor                     1.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   6
Frascatore                    2     2   0   0   2   1   0  11
Fossas                        1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Ludwick L(0-1)                0.1   3   1   1   1   0   0   5
Totals                       10.1  14   3   3   4   6   0  48

Morris faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
HBP: Batchelor (1,Biggio); Frascatore (1,Bagwell).
IBB: Frascatore (1,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt                          6.1   6   2   2   2   4   0  28
Lima                          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Garcia                        0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wagner                        2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Hudek                         1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Springer W(1-0)               1     0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                       11     9   2   2   4   8   0  48

Garcia faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
IBB: Holt (1,Lampkin).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Mike Winters
Time of Game: 3:56   Attendance: 25985


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. DeShields           2b        Biggio              2b
2. Gant                lf        Listach             ss
3. Clayton             ss        Bagwell             1b
4. Jordan              cf        Bell                cf
5. Young               1b        Gonzalez            lf
6. Gaetti              3b        Spiers              3b
7. Mabry               rf        Abreu               rf
8. Lampkin             c         Ausmus              c
9. Morris              p         Holt                p

CARDINALS 1ST: DeShields grounded out (third to first); Debut
game for Matt Morris; Gant struck out; Clayton doubled to
first; Jordan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to center; Listach flied to left;
Biggio stole second; Bagwell singled to left [Biggio scored];
Bell flied to center; Bagwell was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Young doubled to right; Gaetti struck out; Mabry
singled to center [Young scored]; Lampkin grounded out (second
to first) [Mabry to second]; Morris struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Spiers
grounded out (shortstop to first); Abreu singled to right;
Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: DeShields reached on an error by Spiers; Gant
forced DeShields (third to second); Clayton popped to first;
Gant was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Holt grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio flied
to right; Listach struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Jordan singled to right; Young flied to left;
Gaetti flied to left; Jordan stole second; Mabry doubled to left
[Jordan scored]; Lampkin was walked intentionally; Morris
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell
walked; Gonzalez popped to third; Spiers singled to right [Bell
to second]; Abreu lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: DeShields grounded out (pitcher to first); Gant
struck out; Clayton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Holt lined
to right; Biggio lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Jordan grounded out (shortstop to first); Young
singled to left; Gaetti forced Young (second to shortstop);
Mabry reached on an error by Listach [Gaetti to second]; Lampkin
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Listach singled to center; Bagwell singled to left
[Listach to second]; Bell singled to center [Listach to third,
Bagwell to second]; PAINTER REPLACED MORRIS (PITCHING); Gonzalez
flied to left; BERRY BATTED FOR SPIERS; MCGEE REPLACED PAINTER
(PLAYING RF); BATCHELOR REPLACED MABRY (PITCHING); Berry
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Bell
out at second]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: BERRY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); McGee walked;
DeShields flied to left; LIMA REPLACED HOLT (PITCHING); Gant
flied to center; Clayton flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Abreu struck out; Ausmus singled to center; HOWARD
BATTED FOR LIMA; Howard doubled to right [Ausmus scored]; Biggio
was hit by a pitch; Listach lined into a double play (second to
shortstop) [Howard out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: GARCIA REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Jordan singled
to center; WAGNER REPLACED GARCIA (PITCHING); Young flied to
right; Gaetti struck out; MEJIA BATTED FOR BATCHELOR; Mejia
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: FRASCATORE REPLACED MEJIA (PITCHING); Bagwell was
hit by a pitch; Bell forced Bagwell (second to shortstop);
Gonzalez singled to right [Bell to third]; Berry was called out
on strikes; Abreu flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Lampkin popped to second; McGee grounded out
(second to first); DeShields singled to center; Gant singled to
center [DeShields to third]; Clayton forced Gant (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SWEENEY REPLACED MCGEE (PLAYING RF); Ausmus walked;
MOUTON BATTED FOR WAGNER; On a bunt Mouton made an out to
pitcher; Biggio singled to center [Ausmus to second]; Listach
grounded out (third to first) [Ausmus to third, Biggio to
second]; Bagwell was walked intentionally; Bell grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 10TH: HUDEK REPLACED MOUTON (PITCHING); Jordan was
called out on strikes; Young walked; Gaetti grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Young to second]; BELL BATTED FOR
FRASCATORE; Bell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: BELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); FOSSAS REPLACED
GAETTI (PITCHING); Gonzalez was called out on strikes; Berry was
called out on strikes; Abreu was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 11TH: SPRINGER REPLACED ABREU (PITCHING); MONTGOMERY
REPLACED HUDEK (PLAYING RF); Lampkin grounded out (first to
pitcher); Sweeney popped to second; DeShields walked; DeShields
stole second; Gant reached on an error by Berry [DeShields to
third]; Gant advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Gant to second]; Clayton lined to second; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 11TH: LUDWICK REPLACED FOSSAS (PITCHING); Ausmus flied to
center; Montgomery singled to left; Biggio singled to left
[Montgomery to second]; Listach walked [Montgomery to third,
Biggio to second]; Bagwell singled to center [Montgomery scored,
Biggio to third, Listach to second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   9   0   13
 Astros           3  14   3   14


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