Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Regular Season Game 107
Played on Tuesday, July 29, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  2  1  -   4  8  0
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  1    1  1  x  -   5 10  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeShields 2b                  4   2   2   1       1   0       1   1
Clayton ss                    5   0   2   0       0   1       2   3
Lankford cf                   4   0   0   1       0   2       3   0
Gant lf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       2   1
Plantier rf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Young ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Fossas p                    0   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
Mabry 1b,rf                   3   0   2   0       0   1       7   1
  McGee ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Difelice c                    2   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
  Lampkin ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Bell ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sheaffer 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Osborne p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Livingstone ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Petkovsek p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaetti ph,1b                1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   3       3   8      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Difelice-DeShields-Mabry.

BATTING - 
2B: Clayton (27,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   2   3   2       0   0       1   3
Mouton cf                     3   0   1   1       1   2       2   1
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Gonzalez lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Bell rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Berry 3b                      1   0   1   0       2   0       0   2
  Gutierrez 3b                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   1       1   1       8   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   1   1       0   1       2   2
Reynolds p                    2   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carr cf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   5  10   5       5   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mouton-Bagwell.
E: Berry (11), Carr (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (15,off Petkovsek).
3B: Biggio (4,off Petkovsek).
HR: Biggio (14,3rd inning off Osborne 1 on 1 out).
IBB: Berry (1,by Osborne).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gutierrez (4,2nd base off Frascatore/Lampkin).
CS: Mouton (6,2nd base by Osborne/Difelice); Biggio (6,2nd base by Osborne/Difelice).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osborne L(1-3)                5     4   2   2   3   6   1  20
Petkovsek                     2     4   2   2   1   1   0  10
Fossas                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Frascatore                    0.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   4
Beltran                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    10   5   5   5   7   1  36

WP: Petkovsek (1).
IBB: Osborne (1,Berry).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(6-6)               7     6   1   1   0   5   0  26
Magnante                      0.1   0   2   0   1   0   0   3
Wagner SV(19)                 1.2   2   1   1   2   3   0   9
Totals                        9     8   4   2   3   8   0  38

WP: Wagner (1).

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Mark Hirschbeck, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 3:06   Attendance: 25399


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. DeShields           2b        Biggio              2b
2. Clayton             ss        Mouton              cf
3. Lankford            cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Gant                lf        Gonzalez            lf
5. Plantier            rf        Bell                rf
6. Mabry               1b        Berry               3b
7. Difelice            c         Ausmus              c
8. Sheaffer            3b        Bogar               ss
9. Osborne             p         Reynolds            p

CARDINALS 1ST: DeShields grounded out (third to first); Clayton
lined to left; Lankford struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Mouton walked;
Bagwell struck out while Mouton was caught stealing second
(catcher to second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Gant was called out on strikes; Plantier struck
out; Mabry singled to first; Difelice forced Mabry (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez popped to second; Bell lined to left; Berry
singled to left; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Sheaffer was called out on strikes; Osborne
singled to left; DeShields hit into a double play to center
[Osborne out at first (center to first)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bogar grounded out (third to first); Reynolds
singled to right; Biggio homered [Reynolds scored]; Mouton
struck out; Bagwell flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Clayton singled to center; Lankford grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Clayton to second]; Gant flied to left
[Clayton to third]; Plantier grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez walked; Bell grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Gonzalez to second]; Berry was walked intentionally;
Ausmus struck out; Bogar struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Mabry struck out; Difelice grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sheaffer grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds struck out; Biggio singled to third; Biggio
was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Mouton struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: LIVINGSTONE BATTED FOR OSBORNE; Livingstone
grounded out (first to pitcher); On a bunt DeShields singled to
pitcher; Clayton doubled to left [DeShields to third]; Lankford
grounded out (first unassisted) [DeShields scored, Clayton to
third]; Gant flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: PETKOVSEK REPLACED LIVINGSTONE (PITCHING); Bagwell
lined to center; Gonzalez popped to shortstop; Bell doubled to
left; Petkovsek threw a wild pitch [Bell to third]; Berry
walked; Ausmus singled to left [Bell scored, Berry out at third
(left to third)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Plantier grounded out (second to first); Mabry
singled to left; LAMPKIN BATTED FOR DIFELICE; Lampkin forced
Mabry (second to shortstop); Sheaffer flied to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: LAMPKIN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Bogar grounded
out (shortstop to first); HOWARD BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Howard was
called out on strikes; Biggio tripled to center; Mouton singled
to left [Biggio scored]; Bagwell lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: MAGNANTE REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); GAETTI
BATTED FOR PETKOVSEK; Gaetti reached on an error by Berry;
DeShields walked [Gaetti to second]; Clayton popped to first;
WAGNER REPLACED MOUTON (PITCHING); CARR REPLACED MAGNANTE
(PLAYING CF); GUTIERREZ REPLACED BERRY (PLAYING 3B); Lankford
struck out; Gant singled to center [Gaetti scored (unearned),
DeShields to third, Gant to second (error by Carr)]; YOUNG
BATTED FOR PLANTIER; Wagner threw a wild pitch [DeShields scored
(unearned), Gant to third]; Young was called out on strikes; 2 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: FOSSAS REPLACED YOUNG (PITCHING); GAETTI STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); MABRY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Gonzalez popped to catcher; FRASCATORE REPLACED FOSSAS
(PITCHING); Bell flied to right; Gutierrez singled to right;
Gutierrez stole second; Ausmus walked; Bogar singled to center
[Gutierrez scored, Ausmus to second]; BELTRAN REPLACED
FRASCATORE (PITCHING); Carr popped to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: MCGEE BATTED FOR MABRY; McGee walked; BELL BATTED
FOR LAMPKIN; Bell popped to second; Sheaffer flied to center;
McGee advanced to second because of defensive indifference
[McGee to second]; Gaetti walked; DeShields singled to center
[McGee scored, Gaetti to second]; Clayton struck out; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   8   0    7
 Astros           5  10   2    7


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