Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 6
Played on Sunday, April 6, 1997 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  x  -   3  7  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mejia 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Gant lf                       5   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Clayton ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Jordan cf                     3   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Mabry rf,1b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Young 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       4   1
  Frascatore p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lampkin c                     4   0   2   1       0   2       8   0
Bell 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
Stottlemyre p                 2   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Fossas p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sweeney rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gaetti ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       2  10      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mejia-Clayton-Young.
E: Clayton (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Gant (2,off Reynolds).
SH: Mejia (1,off Reynolds).
HBP: Jordan (1,by Reynolds).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Listach ss                    2   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Berry ph,3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howard cf                     2   0   2   1       1   0       2   0
  Montgomery ph,rf            1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Abreu rf                      3   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Bell ph,cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Spiers 1b,ss                  3   1   0   0       1   1       7   0
Bogar 3b,ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Bagwell ph,1b               1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   1      10   2
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   7   3       3   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Berry (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (3,off Stottlemyre); Bagwell (1,off Frascatore).
HBP: Listach (1,by Stottlemyre).
GDP: Gonzalez (1,off Stottlemyre).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Listach (1,2nd base off Stottlemyre/Lampkin).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stottlemyre                   6.2   6   1   1   2   6   0  28
Fossas                        0.2   0   1   0   0   0   0   3
Frascatore L(0-1)             0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     7   3   2   3   6   0  35

HBP: Stottlemyre (1,Listach).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds                      6.1   7   2   2   2   6   0  29
Lima                          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Martin W(1-0)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wagner SV(3)                  1     0   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2  10   0  38

HBP: Reynolds (1,Jordan).

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 18752


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Mejia               2b        Biggio              2b
2. Gant                lf        Listach             ss
3. Clayton             ss        Howard              cf
4. Jordan              cf        Gonzalez            lf
5. Mabry               rf        Abreu               rf
6. Young               1b        Spiers              1b
7. Lampkin             c         Bogar               3b
8. Bell                3b        Ausmus              c
9. Stottlemyre         p         Reynolds            p

CARDINALS 1ST: Mejia popped to third; Gant struck out; Clayton
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Biggio grounded out (third to first);
Listach was hit by a pitch; Howard doubled to center [Listach
scored]; Gonzalez walked; Abreu singled to right [Howard to
third, Gonzalez to second]; Spiers popped to catcher; Bogar
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Jordan singled to shortstop; Mabry struck out;
Young struck out; Lampkin singled to center [Jordan to second];
Bell forced Lampkin (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus lined to third; Reynolds grounded out
(shortstop to first); Biggio lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Stottlemyre grounded out (first unassisted);
Mejia grounded out (shortstop to first); Gant lined to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Listach singled to right; Listach stole second;
Howard walked; Gonzalez grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Listach to third, Howard out at second];
Abreu struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Clayton flied to center; Jordan singled to left;
On a bunt Mabry singled to pitcher [Jordan to second]; Young
grounded out (second to first) [Jordan to third, Mabry to
second]; Lampkin struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Spiers struck out; Bogar lined to right; Ausmus
singled to third; Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Bell was called out on strikes; Stottlemyre
walked; Mejia struck out; Gant forced Stottlemyre (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio flied to left; Listach grounded out (catcher
unassisted); Howard singled to center; Gonzalez flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Clayton popped to third; Jordan was hit by a
pitch; Mabry lined to left; Young walked [Jordan to second];
Lampkin singled to left [Jordan scored, Young to second]; Bell
forced Lampkin (third to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Abreu was called out on strikes; Spiers grounded out
(first to pitcher); Bogar grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Stottlemyre singled to right; Mejia out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Stottlemyre to second]; Gant
doubled to left [Stottlemyre scored]; LIMA REPLACED REYNOLDS
(PITCHING); Clayton grounded out (catcher to first) [Gant to
third]; Jordan popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus struck out; MOUTON BATTED FOR LIMA; Mouton
popped to shortstop; Biggio singled to second; BERRY BATTED FOR
LISTACH; FOSSAS REPLACED STOTTLEMYRE (PITCHING); Berry flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: BERRY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); MARTIN
REPLACED MOUTON (PITCHING); BOGAR CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); Mabry grounded out (first unassisted); Young grounded out
(second to first); Lampkin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: MONTGOMERY BATTED FOR HOWARD; Montgomery reached on
an error by Clayton; Gonzalez popped to second; FRASCATORE
REPLACED YOUNG (PITCHING); MABRY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
SWEENEY REPLACED FOSSAS (PLAYING RF); BELL BATTED FOR ABREU;
Bell grounded out (third to first) [Montgomery to second];
Spiers walked; BAGWELL BATTED FOR BOGAR; Bagwell doubled to left
[Montgomery scored (unearned), Spiers scored]; Ausmus lined to
right; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: MONTGOMERY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BELL
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); SPIERS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); BAGWELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); WAGNER REPLACED MARTIN
(PITCHING); Bell was called out on strikes; GAETTI BATTED FOR
SWEENEY; Gaetti reached on an error by Berry; Mejia struck out;
Gant struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   7   1    9
 Astros           3   7   1    8


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