St. Louis Cardinals 9, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Tuesday, June 16, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    4  0  1    2  1  0    0  1  0  -   9 12  0
HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clayton ss                    4   1   1   0       1   1       0   1
DeShields 2b                  4   2   2   1       1   0       2   2
McGwire 1b                    3   2   0   0       2   1       6   0
Jordan cf                     4   2   2   2       1   0       5   0
Pagnozzi c                    4   0   1   1       0   2       4   1
Gaetti 3b                     5   2   3   3       0   1       0   1
  Howard pr,3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gant lf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Croushore p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGee ph,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hunter rf,lf                  4   0   2   2       1   0       5   0
  Frascatore p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Acevedo p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Mabry ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       35   9  12   9       7   8      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Pagnozzi (4,off Schourek); Clayton (15,off Schourek); Gaetti (13,off Miller);
Hunter (5,off Miller).
HR: Gaetti (7,1st inning off Schourek 2 on 2 out); Jordan (12,4th inning off
Miller 1 on 2 out); DeShields (3,8th inning off Harris 0 on 1 out).
SH: Acevedo (1,off Schourek).
SF: Pagnozzi (1,off Schourek).
GDP: McGwire (3,off Miller).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jordan (5,2nd base off Miller/Ausmus).
CS: Clayton (6,3rd base by Schourek/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       2   6
Spiers 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Bell rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   2       0   0       9   1
Alou cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Clark lf                      2   1   0   0       2   0       3   0
Gutierrez ss                  2   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Montgomery ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Phillips ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scanlan p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   2   1       0   0       8   0
Schourek p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Bogar ss                    2   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Totals                       34   4   8   4       3   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bogar-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (11,off Acevedo).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Acevedo W(2-1)                6     7   4   4   1   2   0  25
Croushore                     2     1   0   0   2   2   0   9
Frascatore                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   4   3   4   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schourek L(3-5)               3     5   6   6   7   2   1  20
Miller                        3     5   2   2   0   4   1  13
Harris                        2     1   1   1   0   1   1   7
Scanlan                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    12   9   9   7   8   3  44

Schourek faced 1 batter in the 4th inning

Umpires: HP - Dana DeMuth, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Paul Schrieber
Time of Game: 3:10   Attendance: 34822


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Clayton             ss        Biggio              2b
2. DeShields           2b        Spiers              3b
3. McGwire             1b        Bell                rf
4. Jordan              cf        Bagwell             1b
5. Pagnozzi            c         Alou                cf
6. Gaetti              3b        Clark               lf
7. Gant                lf        Gutierrez           ss
8. Hunter              rf        Ausmus              c
9. Acevedo             p         Schourek            p

CARDINALS 1ST: Clayton walked; DeShields singled to right
[Clayton to second]; Clayton was caught stealing third (pitcher
to second to third to shortstop); McGwire walked [DeShields to
second]; Jordan walked [DeShields to third, McGwire to second];
Pagnozzi out on a sacrifice fly to left [DeShields scored];
Gaetti homered [McGwire scored, Jordan scored]; Gant grounded
out (second to first); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Spiers singled to second;
Bell singled to third [Spiers to second]; Bagwell doubled to
first [Spiers scored, Bell scored]; Alou flied to right [Bagwell
to third]; Clark walked; Gutierrez singled to first [Bagwell
scored, Clark to third]; Ausmus singled to third [Clark scored,
Gutierrez to second]; Schourek struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Cardinals 4, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hunter singled to shortstop; Acevedo out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Hunter to second]; Clayton
grounded out (second to first) [Hunter to third]; DeShields
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Biggio struck out; Spiers flied to left; Bell lined
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: McGwire walked; Jordan flied to left; Pagnozzi
doubled to left [McGwire to third]; Gaetti struck out; Gant
walked; Hunter walked [McGwire scored, Pagnozzi to third, Gant
to second]; Acevedo was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell lined to right; Alou singled to left; Clark
flied to center; Gutierrez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Clayton doubled to left; BOGAR REPLACED SCHOUREK
(PLAYING SS); MILLER REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PITCHING); DeShields
walked (walk was charged to Schourek); McGwire grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Clayton to third,
DeShields out at second]; Jordan homered [Clayton scored];
Pagnozzi struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros
4.

ASTROS 4TH: Ausmus popped to pitcher; Bogar grounded out (third
to first); Biggio lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 7, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Gaetti doubled to center; Gant was called out on
strikes; Hunter doubled to left [Gaetti scored]; Acevedo singled
to right [Hunter to third]; Clayton struck out; DeShields
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Spiers grounded out (second to first); Bell singled
to center; Bell was picked off first (catcher to first); Bagwell
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: McGwire flied to right; Jordan singled to center;
Jordan stole second; Pagnozzi was called out on strikes; Gaetti
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou flied to right; Clark grounded out (second to
first); MONTGOMERY BATTED FOR MILLER; Montgomery lined to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: HARRIS REPLACED MONTGOMERY (PITCHING); Gant
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hunter flied to center; MABRY
BATTED FOR ACEVEDO; Mabry grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: HUNTER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MABRY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); CROUSHORE REPLACED GANT (PITCHING); Ausmus
singled to shortstop; Bogar walked [Ausmus to second]; Biggio
flied to right [Ausmus to third, Bogar to second]; Spiers was
called out on strikes; Bell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Clayton grounded out (third to first); DeShields
homered; McGwire struck out; Jordan flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 9, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
popped to second; Clark walked; PHILLIPS BATTED FOR HARRIS;
Phillips popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 9,
Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: SCANLAN REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Pagnozzi
grounded out (first unassisted); Gaetti singled to shortstop;
MCGEE BATTED FOR CROUSHORE; HOWARD RAN FOR GAETTI; McGee struck
out; Hunter lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 9,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MCGEE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); HOWARD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); FRASCATORE REPLACED HUNTER (PITCHING); Ausmus
flied to center; Bogar flied to center; Biggio flied to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 9, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        9  12   0    8
 Astros           4   8   0    6


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