St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 3 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Saturday, July 11, 1998 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   3  9  0
STL N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  -   4  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Everett cf                    6   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Bell rf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   2       0   0       8   0
Alou lf                       3   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
Berry 3b                      4   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
  Ausmus ph,c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   1   0       0   2       4   1
  Clark ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gutierrez ph,ss             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Lima p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Phillips ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph,3b                0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   3   9   3       4   6      31   6

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

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (21,off Mercker); Lima (1,off Mercker); Biggio (27,off Mercker).
HR: Bagwell (20,3rd inning off Mercker 0 on 1 out).
SH: Lima (6,off Mercker); Ausmus (2,off Brantley).
SF: Bagwell (1,off Mercker); Spiers (2,off Painter).
HBP: Biggio (16,by Painter).
IBB: Gutierrez (5,by Painter).
Team LOB: 11.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clayton ss                    5   1   1   0       0   0       1   7
Lankford cf                   4   0   0   0       1   4       4   0
McGwire 1b                    4   1   1   2       1   1      11   1
Jordan rf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Gant lf                       4   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
Mabry 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Polanco 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Mercker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Croushore p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McGee ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Petkovsek p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lampkin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brantley p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Painter p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pagnozzi c                    4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Totals                       36   4   6   4       3   8      33  13

BATTING - 
HR: Gant (13,4th inning off Lima 1 on 2 out); McGwire (38,11th inning off Wagner
1 on 1 out).
GDP: Jordan (12,off Henry).
IBB: McGwire (18,by Henry).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jordan 3 (9,2nd base off Lima/Eusebio 2,3rd base off Lima/Eusebio); Lankford
(9,2nd base off Henry/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima                          8     3   2   2   1   7   1  28
Henry                         2     1   0   0   2   0   0   8
Wagner L(2-3)                 0.1   2   2   2   0   1   1   3
Totals                       10.1   6   4   4   3   8   2  39

IBB: Henry (2,McGwire).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mercker                       7     7   2   2   2   3   1  30
Croushore                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Petkovsek                     2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Brantley                      0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Painter W(3-0)                0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                       11     9   3   3   4   6   1  47

BK: Mercker (2).
HBP: Painter (4,Biggio).
IBB: Painter (2,Gutierrez).

Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Larry Poncino, 2B - Steve Rippley, 3B - Gary Darling
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 45760


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        Clayton             ss
2. Everett             cf        Lankford            cf
3. Bell                rf        McGwire             1b
4. Bagwell             1b        Jordan              rf
5. Alou                lf        Gant                lf
6. Berry               3b        Mabry               3b
7. Eusebio             c         Polanco             2b
8. Bogar               ss        Mercker             p
9. Lima                p         Pagnozzi            c

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Everett
doubled to center; Bell singled to center [Everett to third,
Bell to second (on throw)]; Bagwell out on a sacrifice fly to
right [Everett scored, Bell to third]; Alou walked; Berry flied
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Clayton popped to third; Lankford struck out;
McGwire struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Eusebio singled to third; Bogar singled to center
[Eusebio to third]; Lima out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Bogar to second]; Biggio popped to first; Everett
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Jordan singled to left; Gant flied to left; Mabry
struck out; Jordan stole second; Polanco popped to shortstop; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bell flied to center; Bagwell homered; Alou grounded
out (shortstop to first); Berry walked; Eusebio lined to right;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: On a bunt Mercker grounded out (pitcher to
first); Pagnozzi was called out on strikes; Clayton flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bogar struck out; Lima doubled to left; Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lima to third]; Everett
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Lankford was called out on strikes; McGwire
popped to first; Jordan walked; Jordan stole second; Jordan
stole third; Gant homered [Jordan scored]; Mabry grounded out
(first unassisted); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bell lined to center; Bagwell flied to right; Alou
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Polanco flied to center; Mercker popped to
shortstop; Pagnozzi singled to center; Clayton flied to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Berry flied to center; Eusebio grounded out (third
to first); Bogar grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Lankford struck out; McGwire grounded out
(pitcher to first); Jordan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Lima lined to center; Biggio doubled to left;
Everett reached on a fielder's choice [Biggio out at third
(shortstop to third)]; Mercker balked [Everett to second]; Bell
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Gant struck out; Mabry popped to shortstop;
Polanco flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: CROUSHORE REPLACED MERCKER (PITCHING); Bagwell
popped to third; Alou flied to right; Berry grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: MCGEE BATTED FOR CROUSHORE; McGee grounded out
(first unassisted); Pagnozzi popped to second; Clayton popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: PETKOVSEK REPLACED MCGEE (PITCHING); Eusebio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bogar struck out; PHILLIPS
BATTED FOR LIMA; Phillips struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: HENRY REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Lankford
walked; Lankford stole second; McGwire was walked intentionally;
Jordan grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Lankford to third, McGwire out at second]; Gant grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 10TH: Biggio struck out; Everett singled to right; Bell
forced Everett (third to second); Bagwell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
2.

CARDINALS 10TH: Mabry lined to right; Polanco singled to right;
LAMPKIN BATTED FOR PETKOVSEK; Lampkin popped to right; Pagnozzi
lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 11TH: BRANTLEY REPLACED LAMPKIN (PITCHING); Alou walked;
Berry singled to left [Alou to second]; AUSMUS BATTED FOR
EUSEBIO; Ausmus out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Alou
to third, Berry to second]; CLARK BATTED FOR BOGAR; PAINTER
REPLACED BRANTLEY (PITCHING); GUTIERREZ BATTED FOR CLARK;
Gutierrez was walked intentionally; SPIERS BATTED FOR HENRY;
Spiers out on a sacrifice fly to left [Alou scored, Berry to
third, Gutierrez to second]; Biggio was hit by a pitch; Everett
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 11TH: AUSMUS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); GUTIERREZ
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SPIERS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
WAGNER REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); Clayton singled to center;
Lankford struck out; McGwire homered [Clayton scored]; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   9   0   11
 Cardinals        4   6   0    4


Data courtesy of Retrosheet