Houston Astros 7, St. Louis Cardinals 5
Regular Season Game 11
Played on Saturday, April 12, 1997 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  4    0  0  0  -   7  6  0
STL N    0  2  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   5  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Listach ss                    3   0   0   1       1   0       1   4
Spiers 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   4
  Martin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Montgomery ph               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   1   1       0   1      12   0
Gonzalez lf                   3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biggio 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Bell cf                       3   1   1   1       2   0       2   0
Howard rf,lf                  3   1   1   0       2   0       0   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   1       1   1       8   0
Johnson 3b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
Garcia p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Abreu ph,rf                 2   1   1   3       0   1       2   0
Totals                       31   7   6   7       9   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Listach-Spiers-Bagwell, Listach-Spiers-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (2,off Stottlemyre).
3B: Abreu (1,off Stottlemyre).
HR: Bagwell (2,3rd inning off Stottlemyre 0 on 0 out).
SF: Listach (2,off Frascatore).
HBP: Bagwell (2,by Stottlemyre).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Spiers (1,2nd base off Stottlemyre/Lampkin); Listach (2,3rd base off Ludwick/Lampkin).
CS: Johnson (1,3rd base by Ludwick/Lampkin).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clayton ss                    5   0   2   3       0   2       0   3
Sweeney rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Young 1b                      4   0   0   0       1   3       8   0
Gant lf                       3   0   0   0       2   0       3   0
Mabry cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Ludwick p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Difelice ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Gaetti 3b                     3   2   3   0       0   0       1   1
Lampkin c                     3   2   2   1       0   0       8   1
  Bell ph,2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Scarsone 2b,cf                3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Stottlemyre p                 1   0   0   1       1   0       0   1
  Frascatore p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGee ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Mathews p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fossas p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sheaffer cf,c               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   8   5       7   7      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Gaetti (1,off Garcia); Lampkin (1,off Garcia); Clayton (4,off Lima).
SH: Sweeney (1,off Garcia).
HBP: Gaetti (1,by Garcia).
GDP: Mabry (2,off Garcia); Lampkin (2,off Garcia).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia W(1-0)                 5     4   2   2   4   2   0  22
Lima                          0.2   3   3   3   1   0   0   6
Martin                        1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Wagner SV(4)                  2     1   0   0   2   4   0   9
Totals                        9     8   5   5   7   7   0  41

WP: Garcia (1).
HBP: Garcia (1,Gaetti).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stottlemyre L(0-1)            5.1   5   7   7   5   5   1  27
Frascatore                    0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Mathews                       1     1   0   0   2   1   0   6
Fossas                        0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Ludwick                       1.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     6   7   7   9   7   1  42

Mathews faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
HBP: Stottlemyre (2,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Brian Gibbons, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 3:15   Attendance: 28235


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Listach             ss        Clayton             ss
2. Spiers              2b        Sweeney             rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Young               1b
4. Gonzalez            lf        Gant                lf
5. Bell                cf        Mabry               cf
6. Howard              rf        Gaetti              3b
7. Eusebio             c         Lampkin             c
8. Johnson             3b        Scarsone            2b
9. Garcia              p         Stottlemyre         p

ASTROS 1ST: Listach grounded out (shortstop to first); Spiers
walked; Bagwell was hit by a pitch [Spiers to second]; Gonzalez
struck out; Bell doubled to right [Spiers scored, Bagwell to
third]; Howard walked; Eusebio walked [Bagwell scored, Bell to
third, Howard to second]; Johnson popped to second; 2 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Clayton singled to shortstop; Sweeney out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Clayton to second]; Young
walked; Gant walked [Clayton to third, Young to second]; Mabry
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Gant
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garcia struck out; Listach flied to center; Spiers
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Gaetti doubled to right; Lampkin doubled to right
[Gaetti scored]; Garcia threw a wild pitch [Lampkin to third];
Scarsone walked; Stottlemyre grounded out (second to first)
[Lampkin scored, Scarsone to second]; Clayton grounded out
(second to first) [Scarsone to third]; Sweeney flied to center;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell homered; Gonzalez was called out on strikes;
Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard flied to center;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Young struck out; Gant popped to shortstop; Mabry
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Eusebio struck out; Johnson flied to center; Garcia
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Gaetti was hit by a pitch; Lampkin grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Gaetti out at
second]; Scarsone singled to left; Stottlemyre walked [Scarsone
to second]; Clayton struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Listach flied to center; Spiers singled to center;
Bagwell was called out on strikes; Spiers stole second; Gonzalez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Sweeney grounded out (pitcher to first); Young
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gant grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bell walked; On a bunt Howard singled to third [Bell
to second]; Eusebio grounded out (pitcher to first) [Bell to
third, Howard to second]; Johnson walked; ABREU BATTED FOR
GARCIA; Abreu tripled to right [Bell scored, Howard scored,
Johnson scored]; FRASCATORE REPLACED STOTTLEMYRE (PITCHING);
Listach out on a sacrifice fly to left [Abreu scored]; Spiers
grounded out (first unassisted); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
7, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: LIMA REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); ABREU STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); HOWARD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
Mabry flied to right; Gaetti singled to center; Lampkin singled
to right [Gaetti to second]; Scarsone flied to right; MCGEE
BATTED FOR FRASCATORE; McGee walked [Gaetti to third, Lampkin to
second]; Clayton doubled to right [Gaetti scored, Lampkin
scored, McGee scored]; MARTIN REPLACED SPIERS (PITCHING); BIGGIO
REPLACED LIMA (PLAYING 2B); Sweeney lined to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: MATHEWS REPLACED MCGEE (PITCHING); Bagwell grounded
out (shortstop to first); Biggio struck out; Bell walked; Howard
walked [Bell to second]; Eusebio popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: Young struck out; Gant grounded out (pitcher to
first); Mabry grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Johnson singled to right; FOSSAS REPLACED MATHEWS
(PITCHING); Abreu struck out; Listach walked [Johnson to
second]; MONTGOMERY BATTED FOR MARTIN; LUDWICK REPLACED MABRY
(PITCHING); SHEAFFER REPLACED FOSSAS (PLAYING CF); Johnson was
caught stealing third (catcher to third) [Listach to second];
Montgomery walked while Listach stole third; Bagwell popped to
catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: WAGNER REPLACED MONTGOMERY (PITCHING); Gaetti
singled to left; BELL BATTED FOR LAMPKIN; Bell popped to
catcher; Scarsone struck out; Sheaffer walked [Gaetti to
second]; Clayton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: BELL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); SCARSONE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); SHEAFFER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C );
Biggio flied to left; Bell flied to right; Howard grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: Sweeney grounded out (second to first); Young
struck out; Gant walked; DIFELICE BATTED FOR LUDWICK; Difelice
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7   6   0    8
 Cardinals        5   8   0    9


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