Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Regular Season Game 149

Played on Saturday, September 12, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

STL N 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 5 1 HOU N 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 x - 3 6 0

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMcEwing 2b 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 DeShields ph,2b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Tatis 3b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 5 Lankford ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Mabry 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 McGwire 1b 3 0 0 0 1 3 9 0 Jordan cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Gant lf 4 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 Marrero c 4 0 1 0 0 2 8 1 Ordaz ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Drew ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Oliver p 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Croushore p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Kelly ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Little rf 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 0Totals32 2 5 2 3 15 24 10FIELDING -E:Gant (5).BATTING -2B:Tatis (11,off Randy Johnson).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -SB:Tatis (5,3rd base off Randy Johnson/Ausmus).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABiggio 2b 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 Gutierrez ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 Bell rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 Bagwell 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 6 1 Alou lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Hidalgo cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 Berry 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 Ausmus c 2 1 0 0 1 1 15 0 Randy Johnson p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Incaviglia ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Elarton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals28 3 6 3 4 8 27 6BATTING -2B:Bell (39,off Oliver); Hidalgo (12,off Oliver); Biggio (47,off Oliver).SH:Berry (1,off Oliver).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -SB:Biggio 2 (47,2nd base off Oliver/Marrero,3rd base off Oliver/Marrero); Ausmus (10,2nd base off Oliver/Marrero).CS:Biggio (6,2nd base by Oliver/Marrero).

PITCHING

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPOliver L(3-3) 6.1 6 3 3 4 6 0 28 Croushore 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 5Totals8 6 3 3 4 8 0 33WP:Oliver (1).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRandy Johnson W(8-1) 7 4 2 2 2 11 0 27 Elarton 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 Wagner SV(29) 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 4Totals9 5 2 2 3 15 0 35Umpires:HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Sam Holbrook, 2B - Rich Rieker, 3B - Dana DeMuthTime of Game:2:36Attendance:52493 Starting Lineups: St. Louis Cardinals Houston Astros 1. McEwing 2b Biggio 2b 2. Tatis 3b Gutierrez ss 3. McGwire 1b Bell rf 4. Jordan cf Bagwell 1b 5. Gant lf Alou lf 6. Marrero c Hidalgo cf 7. Ordaz ss Berry 3b 8. Oliver p Ausmus c 9. Little rf Randy Johnson p CARDINALS 1ST: McEwing singled to left; Tatis doubled to right [McEwing scored]; McGwire was called out on strikes; Tatis stole third; Jordan struck out; Gant singled to left [Tatis scored]; Marrero struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Biggio stole second; Gutierrez struck out; Biggio stole third; Bell grounded out (third to first) [Biggio scored]; Bagwell singled to left; Oliver threw a wild pitch [Bagwell to second]; Alou singled to third [Bagwell to third]; Hidalgo forced Alou (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 2ND: Ordaz grounded out (second to first); Oliver singled to left; Little walked [Oliver to second];Debut game for Mark Little;McEwing popped to first; Tatis flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 2ND: Berry flied to right; Ausmus was called out on strikes; Randy Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 3RD: McGwire walked; Jordan flied to center; Gant struck out; Marrero flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Biggio was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Gutierrez flied to right; Bell doubled to center; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 4TH: Ordaz grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver grounded out (third to first); Little grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 4TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Hidalgo singled to left [Hidalgo to second (error by Gant)]; Berry popped to first; Ausmus grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 5TH: McEwing struck out; Tatis was called out on strikes; McGwire struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 5TH: Randy Johnson struck out; Biggio struck out; Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 6TH: Jordan grounded out (third to first); Gant struck out; Marrero struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 6TH: Bell grounded out (second to first); Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 7TH: Ordaz popped to third; Oliver struck out; Little struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 7TH: Hidalgo doubled to center; Berry out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Hidalgo to third]; Ausmus walked; INCAVIGLIA BATTED FOR RANDY JOHNSON; Ausmus stole second; Incaviglia walked; Biggio doubled to left [Hidalgo scored, Ausmus scored, Incaviglia to third]; CROUSHORE REPLACED OLIVER (PITCHING); Gutierrez struck out; Bell flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. CARDINALS 8TH: ELARTON REPLACED INCAVIGLIA (PITCHING); DESHIELDS BATTED FOR MCEWING; DeShields walked; LANKFORD BATTED FOR TATIS; Lankford forced DeShields (first to shortstop); McGwire was called out on strikes; Jordan popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. ASTROS 8TH: DESHIELDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); MABRY REPLACED LANKFORD (PLAYING 3B); Bagwell flied to right; Alou struck out; Hidalgo lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. CARDINALS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED ELARTON (PITCHING); Gant struck out; Marrero singled to center; DREW BATTED FOR ORDAZ; Drew was called out on strikes; KELLY BATTED FOR CROUSHORE; Marrero advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Marrero to second]; Kelly struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Cardinals 2 5 1 6 Astros 3 6 0 6

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