St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 3 (14 innings)
Regular Season Game 70
Played on Tuesday, June 22, 1999 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  1    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   3 11  0
STL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  -   4 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     7   0   1   0       0   1       6   4
Gutierrez ss                  7   1   4   0       0   1       2   5
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   0   0       2   1      14   1
Bell rf                       6   1   1   2       1   3       3   0
Hidalgo lf                    5   0   1   0       2   1       4   0
Everett cf                    7   0   2   0       0   3       1   0
Eusebio c                     6   1   1   1       1   2       7   1
  McCurry p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    1   0   0   0       1   1       0   4
  Spiers ph,3b                3   0   1   0       2   0       1   2
Lima p                        3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  T. Miller p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Barker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mieske ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bako c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       52   3  11   3      10  17      41  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Johnson-Biggio-Bagwell, Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell, Gutierrez-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Everett 2 (15,off Mercker,off Aybar); Gutierrez 2 (5,off Mercker,off Croushore).
HR: Eusebio (2,3rd inning off Mercker 0 on 0 out); Bell (8,4th inning off Mercker
1 on 1 out).
IBB: Eusebio (2,by Mercker); Spiers (2,by Slocumb); Bagwell (8,by Croushore).
Team LOB: 17.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Spiers 2 (6,2nd base off Aybar/Marrero,2nd base off Slocumb/Marrero); Hidalgo
(6,2nd base off Slocumb/Marrero).
CS: Hidalgo 2 (2,2nd base by Mercker/Marrero 2).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McEwing 2b                    6   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Dunston cf                    2   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Bragg cf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aybar p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGee ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Radinsky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bottalico p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Polanco ss                  3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
McGwire 1b                    5   0   1   1       2   2       9   0
Lankford lf,cf                5   1   2   1       1   1       6   0
Tatis 3b                      5   0   2   0       1   1       0   2
Davis rf                      6   0   0   1       0   3       2   0
Renteria ss                   3   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
  Slocumb p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Castillo ph,c               1   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Marrero c                     5   1   1   0       0   0      14   2
  Croushore p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mohler p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Mercker p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Howard ph,lf             5   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       50   4  13   3       6  10      42   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Marrero-McGwire.
E: Polanco (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Marrero (10,off Lima); McGee (5,off Lima).
SH: McEwing (5,off Wagner).
GDP: Tatis (4,off Lima); Marrero 2 (12,off Lima,off Powell).
IBB: McGwire 2 (9,by Lima,by Wagner).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dunston (5,2nd base off Lima/Eusebio); Tatis (14,2nd base off Powell/Eusebio);
T. Howard (1,2nd base off Elarton/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima                          7.2   7   3   3   2   2   0  30
T. Miller                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Powell                        1     0   0   0   2   1   0   4
Elarton                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Williams                      1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Wagner                        2     1   0   0   1   3   0   8
McCurry L(0-1)                0.2   3   1   1   0   2   0   5
Totals                       13.2  13   4   4   6  10   0  57

WP: Lima (3).
IBB: Lima (2,McGwire); Wagner (1,McGwire).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mercker                       6     6   3   3   3   6   2  25
Aybar                         2     2   0   0   1   3   0   9
Radinsky                      0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Bottalico                     0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Slocumb                       2     0   0   0   4   3   0  11
Croushore                     2     1   0   0   1   3   0   8
Mohler W(1-0)                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       14    11   3   3  10  17   2  62

WP: Croushore (6).
IBB: Mercker (2,Eusebio); Slocumb (2,Spiers); Croushore (2,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Rich Rieker, 1B - Bruce Dreckman, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Ron Kulpa
Time of Game: 4:43   Attendance: 36481


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        McEwing             2b
2. Gutierrez           ss        Dunston             cf
3. Bagwell             1b        McGwire             1b
4. Bell                rf        Lankford            lf
5. Hidalgo             lf        Tatis               3b
6. Everett             cf        Davis               rf
7. Eusebio             c         Renteria            ss
8. Johnson             3b        Marrero             c
9. Lima                p         Mercker             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Gutierrez
flied to center; Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: McEwing flied to center; Dunston popped to left;
McGwire popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell struck out; Hidalgo walked; Everett struck out
while Hidalgo was caught stealing second (catcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Lankford singled to right; Tatis grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Lankford out at second];
Davis grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Eusebio homered; Johnson was called out on strikes;
Lima struck out; Biggio flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Renteria singled to left; Marrero grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Renteria out at
second]; Mercker flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gutierrez singled to center; Bagwell flied to right;
Bell homered [Gutierrez scored]; Hidalgo lined to center;
Everett doubled to left; Eusebio was walked intentionally;
Johnson walked [Everett to third, Eusebio to second]; Lima
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: McEwing grounded out (third to first); Dunston
singled to left; McGwire struck out while Dunston stole second;
Lankford singled to center [Dunston scored, Lankford to second];
Tatis flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals
1.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio flied to left; Gutierrez doubled to right;
Bagwell flied to left; Bell grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Davis popped to shortstop; Renteria popped to
first; Marrero grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: BRAGG REPLACED DUNSTON (PLAYING CF); Hidalgo singled
to right; Everett popped to second; Hidalgo was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Eusebio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: T. HOWARD BATTED FOR MERCKER; T. Howard flied to
left; McEwing grounded out (third to first); Bragg lined to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: AYBAR REPLACED BRAGG (PITCHING); LANKFORD CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); T. HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF);
SPIERS BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Spiers walked; Spiers stole second;
Lima struck out; Biggio lined to center; Gutierrez singled to
third [Spiers to third]; Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: SPIERS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); McGwire
struck out; Lankford walked; Tatis singled to center [Lankford
to third]; Davis grounded out (third to first) [Lankford scored,
Tatis to second]; Renteria flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Bell struck out; Hidalgo flied to left; Everett
doubled to left; Eusebio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Marrero doubled to right; T. Howard grounded out
(second to first) [Marrero to third]; Lima threw a wild pitch
[Marrero scored]; McEwing lined to left; MCGEE BATTED FOR AYBAR;
McGee doubled to right; McGwire was walked intentionally; T.
MILLER REPLACED LIMA (PITCHING); Lankford forced McGwire
(pitcher to shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: RADINSKY REPLACED MCGEE (PITCHING); Spiers singled
to center; BARKER BATTED FOR T. MILLER; Barker struck out;
BOTTALICO REPLACED RADINSKY (PITCHING); Biggio singled to right
[Spiers to third]; Gutierrez struck out; Bagwell walked [Biggio
to second]; Bell forced Bagwell (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: POWELL REPLACED BARKER (PITCHING); Tatis walked;
Davis struck out; Tatis stole second; Renteria walked; Marrero
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Renteria out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 10TH: POLANCO REPLACED BOTTALICO (PLAYING SS); SLOCUMB
REPLACED RENTERIA (PITCHING); Hidalgo walked; Everett struck out
while Hidalgo stole second; Eusebio grounded out (second to
first) [Hidalgo to third]; Spiers was walked intentionally; WARD
BATTED FOR POWELL; Spiers stole second; Ward walked; Biggio
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 10TH: ELARTON REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); T. Howard
singled to right; T. Howard stole second; On a bunt McEwing made
an out to pitcher; Polanco grounded out (shortstop to first) [T.
Howard to third]; McGwire grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 11TH: Gutierrez flied to center; Bagwell flied to center;
Bell walked; Hidalgo reached on an error by Polanco [Bell to
second]; Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 11TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED ELARTON (PITCHING); Lankford
struck out (catcher to first); Tatis singled to center; Davis
struck out; CASTILLO BATTED FOR SLOCUMB; Castillo walked [Tatis
to second]; Marrero flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 12TH: CASTILLO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); CROUSHORE
REPLACED MARRERO (PITCHING); Eusebio grounded out (shortstop to
first); Spiers grounded out (first unassisted); MIESKE BATTED
FOR WILLIAMS; Mieske struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 12TH: WAGNER REPLACED MIESKE (PITCHING); T. Howard
singled to left; McEwing out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
pitcher to second) [T. Howard to second]; Polanco popped to
second; McGwire was walked intentionally; Lankford popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 13TH: Biggio popped to first; Gutierrez doubled to
center; Bagwell was walked intentionally; Bell struck out;
Croushore threw a wild pitch [Gutierrez to third, Bagwell to
second]; Hidalgo struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 13TH: Tatis struck out; Davis struck out; Castillo
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 14TH: MOHLER REPLACED CROUSHORE (PITCHING); Everett flied
to left; Eusebio grounded out (second to first); Spiers flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 14TH: MCCURRY REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); BAKO
REPLACED WAGNER (PLAYING C ); Mohler struck out; T. Howard
struck out; McEwing singled to right; Polanco singled to center
[McEwing to second]; McGwire singled to center [McEwing scored,
Polanco to second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  11   0   17
 Cardinals        4  13   1   12


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