St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 69
Played on Monday, June 21, 1999 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
STL N    0  3  1    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   5 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Spiers 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
Bagwell 1b                    2   1   1   1       1   0       6   1
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Everett cf                    3   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
Hidalgo lf                    3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Bako c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Bergman p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Barker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   5   3       2   4      24  13

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

BATTING - 
2B: Spiers (9,off Bottenfield); Everett (13,off Bottalico).
SF: Hidalgo (3,off Bottenfield); Bagwell (3,off Bottenfield).
HBP: Everett (6,by Bottenfield).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Everett (20,2nd base off Bottenfield/Marrero).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McEwing 2b,cf                 4   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
T. Howard rf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Bottalico p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGwire 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       7   0
Lankford lf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Tatis 3b                      3   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Dunston cf                    3   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Polanco 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Renteria ss                   3   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Marrero c                     3   1   0   0       0   0       5   0
Bottenfield p                 1   0   1   2       0   0       0   2
  Bragg ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   5  10   5       1   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: T. Howard (1), McGwire (2).

BATTING - 
2B: McEwing (12,off Bergman); Bottenfield (2,off Bergman); Lankford (15,off
Williams).
HR: McGwire (22,3rd inning off Bergman 0 on 1 out).
SH: Bottenfield (3,off Bergman).
HBP: Tatis (11,by Bergman).
GDP: McGwire (8,off Bergman).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergman L(4-4)                4     9   5   5   0   1   1  19
Williams                      2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Elarton                       2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8    10   5   5   1   5   1  33

HBP: Bergman (1,Tatis).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bottenfield W(11-3)           7     4   3   1   2   3   0  27
Bottalico SV(10)              2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9     5   3   1   2   4   0  34

HBP: Bottenfield (4,Everett).

Umpires: HP - Ron Kulpa, 1B - Rich Rieker, 2B - Bruce Dreckman, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 41506


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        McEwing             2b
2. Spiers              3b        T. Howard           rf
3. Bagwell             1b        McGwire             1b
4. Bell                rf        Lankford            lf
5. Everett             cf        Tatis               3b
6. Hidalgo             lf        Dunston             cf
7. Bako                c         Renteria            ss
8. Gutierrez           ss        Marrero             c
9. Bergman             p         Bottenfield         p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio popped to first; Spiers flied to center;
Bagwell walked; Bell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: McEwing doubled to left; T. Howard singled to
left [McEwing to third]; McEwing was picked off third (catcher
to third); McGwire grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [T. Howard out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett popped to second; Hidalgo flied to right;
Bako was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Lankford grounded out (first unassisted); Tatis
was hit by a pitch; Dunston singled to left [Tatis to second];
Renteria singled to left [Tatis scored, Dunston to second];
Marrero forced Renteria (shortstop to second) [Dunston to
third]; Bottenfield doubled to left [Dunston scored, Marrero
scored]; McEwing flied to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Gutierrez lined to shortstop; Bergman flied to left;
Biggio walked; Spiers flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: T. Howard flied to center; McGwire homered;
Lankford struck out; Tatis singled to left; Dunston flied to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell singled to center; Bell grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Bagwell to second]; Everett singled to
right [Bagwell scored]; Everett stole second [Everett to third
(error by McGwire)]; Hidalgo out on a sacrifice fly to left
[Everett scored (unearned)]; Bako popped to second; 2 R (1 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Renteria singled to left; Marrero lined to right;
Bottenfield out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Renteria to second]; McEwing singled to center [Renteria
scored, McEwing out at second (center to third to shortstop)]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez lined to center; BARKER BATTED FOR
BERGMAN; Barker flied to center; Biggio popped to catcher; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 5TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED BARKER (PITCHING); T. Howard
grounded out (first to pitcher); McGwire struck out; Lankford
doubled to left; Tatis struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Spiers doubled to right [Spiers to third (error by
T. Howard)]; Bagwell out on a sacrifice fly to right [Spiers
scored (unearned)]; Bell grounded out (pitcher to first);
Everett was hit by a pitch; Everett was picked off first
(pitcher to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: Dunston struck out; Renteria grounded out (third
to first); Marrero grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: MCEWING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); POLANCO
REPLACED DUNSTON (PLAYING 2B); Hidalgo flied to center; Bako
popped to third; Gutierrez singled to center; WARD BATTED FOR
WILLIAMS; Ward struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: ELARTON REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); BRAGG BATTED
FOR BOTTENFIELD; Bragg grounded out (shortstop to first);
McEwing struck out; T. Howard lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: BOTTALICO REPLACED T. HOWARD (PITCHING); BRAGG
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Biggio lined to left; Spiers flied
to right; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: McGwire flied to center; Lankford walked; Tatis
flied to right; Polanco forced Lankford (second to shortstop); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Bell was called out on strikes; Everett doubled to
center; Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first) [Everett to
third]; Bako grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   5   0    4
 Cardinals        5  10   2    4


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