Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 148
Played on Friday, September 11, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  6  x  -   8 14  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
DeShields 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Lankford cf                   4   1   2   0       0   2       1   0
McGwire 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1      14   0
Jordan rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Gant lf                       4   0   3   0       0   0       1   0
Tatis 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       1   4
Polanco ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       3   7
Morris p                      3   0   0   1       0   1       0   2
  Busby p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McEwing ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Marrero c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       34   2   8   2       1  10      24  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. DeShields-Polanco-McGwire, DeShields-Polanco-McGwire, Tatis-McGwire, Polanco-DeShields-McGwire.
E: Polanco (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Lankford (34,off Hampton).
GDP: Jordan (18,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tatis (4,3rd base off Hampton/Ausmus); Polanco (2,2nd base off Hampton/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   1   1       0   1       2   1
Everett cf                    4   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
Bell rf                       4   2   3   2       0   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       8   0
Alou lf                       4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Berry 3b                      2   1   0   0       2   0       1   5
Gutierrez ss                  3   1   1   2       0   0       2   3
Ausmus c                      4   1   2   2       0   0      10   0
Hampton p                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clark ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   8  14   8       4   2      27  10

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

BATTING - 
2B: Alou 2 (31,off Morris 2); Gutierrez (22,off Morris).
HR: Bell (20,6th inning off Morris 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Gutierrez (6,by Morris).
GDP: Berry (7,off Morris); Ausmus (16,off Morris); Gutierrez (17,off Morris);
Biggio (8,off Morris).
IBB: Berry 2 (2,by Morris 2).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris L(5-5)                 7.1  13   8   8   4   1   1  35
Busby                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    14   8   8   4   2   1  38

WP: Busby (2).
HBP: Morris (3,Gutierrez).
IBB: Morris 2 (5,Berry 2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton                       7.2   8   2   2   1   7   0  31
Powell W(6-5)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1  10   0  35


Umpires: HP - Dana DeMuth, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Sam Holbrook, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 52186


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. DeShields           2b        Biggio              2b
2. Lankford            cf        Everett             cf
3. McGwire             1b        Bell                rf
4. Jordan              rf        Bagwell             1b
5. Gant                lf        Alou                lf
6. Tatis               3b        Berry               3b
7. Polanco             ss        Gutierrez           ss
8. Morris              p         Ausmus              c
9. Marrero             c         Hampton             p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to left; Everett grounded out (second
to first); Bell singled to center; Bagwell flied to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Alou popped to shortstop (shortstop to first); Berry
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gutierrez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Morris was called out on strikes; Marrero flied
to left; DeShields grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus singled to left; Ausmus was picked off first
(pitcher to first); Hampton grounded out (third to first);
Biggio singled to center; Everett lined to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Lankford struck out; McGwire grounded out (third
to first); Jordan grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell singled to center; Bagwell flied to right; Alou
singled to center [Bell to second]; Berry grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Alou out at second]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Gant singled to center; Tatis singled to left
[Gant to second]; Polanco forced Gant (third unassisted) [Tatis
to second]; Tatis stole third and Polanco stole second; Morris
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Tatis scored, Polanco to
third]; Marrero popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez was hit by a pitch; Ausmus grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gutierrez out at
second]; Hampton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: DeShields grounded out (shortstop to first);
Lankford doubled to center; McGwire struck out; Jordan singled
to shortstop [Lankford scored]; Gant singled to shortstop
[Jordan to second]; Tatis walked [Jordan to third, Gant to
second]; Polanco forced Tatis (third to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio struck out (catcher to first); Everett
walked; Bell homered [Everett scored]; Bagwell singled to
center; Alou doubled to first [Bagwell to third]; Berry was
walked intentionally; Gutierrez grounded into a double play
(third to first) [Alou out at third]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Morris grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Marrero
struck out; DeShields popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Hampton
singled to left; Biggio grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Hampton out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Lankford singled to center; McGwire singled to
left [Lankford to second]; Jordan grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Lankford to third, McGwire out at
second]; POWELL REPLACED HAMPTON (PITCHING); Gant flied to
right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Everett singled to right; Bell forced Everett
(pitcher to shortstop) [Bell to second (error by Polanco)];
Bagwell walked; Alou doubled to left [Bell scored, Bagwell to
third]; Berry was walked intentionally; Gutierrez doubled to
right [Bagwell scored, Alou scored, Berry to third]; Ausmus
singled to center [Berry scored, Gutierrez scored]; BUSBY
REPLACED MORRIS (PITCHING); CLARK BATTED FOR POWELL; Clark
singled to right [Ausmus to third]; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Ausmus scored, Clark to second]; Busby
threw a wild pitch [Clark to third]; Everett struck out; 6 R, 5
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 8.

CARDINALS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Tatis was
called out on strikes; Polanco struck out; MCEWING BATTED FOR
BUSBY; McEwing struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   8   1    6
 Astros           8  14   0    6


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