Houston Astros 7, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Wednesday, July 23, 1997 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    3  0  0    2  0  1    0  1  0  -   7 11  0
STL N    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   4   2   1       2   0       1   4
Howard cf                     4   1   3   3       1   0       3   0
  Carr cf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    2   1   1   1       2   0       9   1
Gonzalez lf                   4   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Bell rf                       3   0   2   1       2   0       3   0
Berry 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Gutierrez 3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      5   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Bogar ss                      5   0   0   0       0   2       2   4
Holt p                        3   0   0   0       0   3       0   2
  Magnante p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Phillips ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   7  11   7       8   9      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (18,off Stottlemyre).
3B: Howard (1,off Beltran).
HR: Howard (3,1st inning off Stottlemyre 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Bagwell (10,by Stottlemyre).
GDP: Berry (7,off Ludwick).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (18,2nd base off Stottlemyre/Lampkin); Ausmus (10,2nd base off
Frascatore/Lampkin).
CS: Bell (5,2nd base by Stottlemyre/Lampkin).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeShields 2b                  3   1   1   1       1   0       3   3
Young 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Gant lf                       4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Lankford cf                   2   0   0   0       2   0       1   0
Gaetti 3b                     3   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
Mabry rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Clayton ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Lampkin c                     3   1   1   0       1   0      10   1
Stottlemyre p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Livingstone ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frascatore p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beltran p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallego ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ludwick p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Petkovsek p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sheaffer ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   5   2       4   2      27  10

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

BATTING - 
SH: Stottlemyre (4,off Holt).
SF: Gaetti (2,off Magnante).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt                          4.1   5   2   2   4   0   0  22
Magnante W(3-0)               3.2   0   0   0   0   2   0  11
Lima                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   2   2   4   2   0  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stottlemyre L(9-7)            4     6   5   5   5   4   1  23
Frascatore                    1     1   1   1   1   2   0   5
Beltran                       1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Ludwick                       2     2   1   1   2   3   0   9
Petkovsek                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    11   7   7   8   9   1  45

Frascatore faced 1 batter in the 6th inning
HBP: Stottlemyre (9,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Bruce Dreckman, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Mike Winters
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 33376


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        DeShields           2b
2. Howard              cf        Young               1b
3. Bagwell             1b        Gant                lf
4. Gonzalez            lf        Lankford            cf
5. Bell                rf        Gaetti              3b
6. Berry               3b        Mabry               rf
7. Ausmus              c         Clayton             ss
8. Bogar               ss        Lampkin             c
9. Holt                p         Stottlemyre         p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to shortstop; Howard homered [Biggio
scored]; Bagwell walked; Bagwell stole second; Gonzalez grounded
out (second to first) [Bagwell to third]; Bell singled to center
[Bagwell scored]; Berry was called out on strikes while Bell was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: DeShields grounded out (shortstop to first);
Young singled to center; Gant flied to center; Lankford flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus was called out on strikes; Bogar grounded out
(second to first); Holt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Gaetti lined to third; Mabry grounded out (second
to first); Clayton flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio lined to third; Howard popped to second;
Bagwell walked; Gonzalez walked [Bagwell to second]; Bell walked
[Bagwell to third, Gonzalez to second]; Berry flied to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Lampkin singled to center; Stottlemyre out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Lampkin to second];
DeShields singled to center [Lampkin scored]; Young forced
DeShields (pitcher to shortstop); Gant singled to left [Young to
second]; Lankford walked [Young to third, Gant to second];
Gaetti popped to third; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ausmus doubled to center; Bogar grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Ausmus to third]; Holt struck out; Biggio
singled to shortstop [Ausmus scored]; Howard walked [Biggio to
second]; Bagwell was hit by a pitch [Biggio to third, Howard to
second]; Gonzalez singled to shortstop [Biggio scored, Howard to
third, Bagwell to second]; Bell flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Mabry flied to center; Clayton grounded out
(second to first); Lampkin walked; LIVINGSTONE BATTED FOR
STOTTLEMYRE; Livingstone flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: FRASCATORE REPLACED LIVINGSTONE (PITCHING); Berry
grounded out (first unassisted); Ausmus singled to right; Ausmus
stole second; Bogar struck out; Holt was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: DeShields walked; Young grounded out (shortstop
to first) [DeShields to second]; Gant singled to left [DeShields
to third]; Lankford walked [Gant to second]; MAGNANTE REPLACED
HOLT (PITCHING); Gaetti out on a sacrifice fly to right
[DeShields scored, Gant to third]; Mabry grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio walked; BELTRAN REPLACED FRASCATORE
(PITCHING); Howard tripled to right [Biggio scored]; Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez reached on a
fielder's choice [Howard out at home (first to catcher)]; Bell
singled to third [Gonzalez to second]; Berry flied to right; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: On a bunt Clayton grounded out (pitcher to
first); Lampkin grounded out (second to first); GALLEGO BATTED
FOR BELTRAN; Gallego struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: LUDWICK REPLACED GALLEGO (PITCHING); Ausmus struck
out; Bogar was called out on strikes; Magnante struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: DeShields popped to shortstop; Young grounded out
(shortstop to first); Gant struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio walked; Howard singled to center [Biggio to
third]; Bagwell singled to center [Biggio scored, Howard to
second]; Gonzalez flied to left; Bell walked [Howard to third,
Bagwell to second]; Berry grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Bell out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 7, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: CARR REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING CF); GUTIERREZ
REPLACED BERRY (PLAYING 3B); Lankford flied to left; Gaetti
flied to center; Mabry flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: PETKOVSEK REPLACED LUDWICK (PITCHING); Ausmus
grounded out (third to first); Bogar grounded out (pitcher to
first); PHILLIPS BATTED FOR MAGNANTE; Phillips flied to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: LIMA REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Clayton flied
to left; Lampkin grounded out (second to first); SHEAFFER BATTED
FOR PETKOVSEK; Sheaffer grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  11   0   11
 Cardinals        2   5   0    7


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