Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Regular Season Game 71
Played on Wednesday, June 23, 1999 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  2    0  0  2    0  2  0  -   8 12  1
STL N    0  0  1    1  0  1    1  0  0  -   4 14  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   1       1   0       2   4
Spiers 3b                     5   0   2   2       0   0       1   1
Bagwell 1b                    2   2   1   1       3   0       8   0
Bell rf                       5   1   2   0       0   3       5   0
Everett cf                    3   1   1   2       1   2       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogar ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  T. Miller p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo lf,cf                 4   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Eusebio c                     5   0   2   1       0   0       9   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   1   0   0       1   1       0   4
Reynolds p                    2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Mieske lf                   1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   8  12   8       9   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gutierrez-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Eusebio (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (16,off Acevedo); Mieske (1,off Mohler).
GDP: Gutierrez 2 (3,off Acevedo 2).
IBB: Biggio (2,by Mohler).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bagwell (5,2nd base by Stephenson/Castillo).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McEwing 2b                    5   1   2   0       0   1       3   1
Bragg rf,cf                   5   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
McGwire 1b                    5   0   3   1       0   0       8   0
Lankford lf                   5   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
McGee cf                      3   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Stephenson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Howard ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mohler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Howard ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Renteria ss                   3   1   2   1       0   0       4   5
Castillo c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Polanco 3b                    4   0   0   1       0   1       0   2
Acevedo p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Davis rf                    2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   4  14   4       0   9      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Renteria-McGwire, Renteria, Renteria-McEwing-McGwire, Renteria-McGwire.

BATTING - 
2B: McEwing (13,off Reynolds); Davis (8,off Reynolds); McGwire (13,off T. Miller).
HR: Renteria (5,6th inning off Reynolds 0 on 0 out); Bragg (3,7th inning off
Reynolds 0 on 0 out).
SH: Renteria (4,off Reynolds); Castillo (2,off Reynolds).
GDP: Polanco (4,off Reynolds).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds W(10-6)              6    11   4   3   0   5   2  29
Powell                        2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
T. Miller                     1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    14   4   3   0   9   2  41

Reynolds faced 1 batter in the 7th inning

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Acevedo L(4-3)                5.2   9   6   6   4   4   0  27
Stephenson                    1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Mohler                        2     2   2   2   4   2   0  11
Totals                        9    12   8   8   9   8   0  43

WP: Acevedo (2).
IBB: Mohler (1,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Dreckman, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Ron Kulpa, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 3:32   Attendance: 36402


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        McEwing             2b
2. Spiers              3b        Bragg               rf
3. Bagwell             1b        McGwire             1b
4. Bell                rf        Lankford            lf
5. Everett             cf        McGee               cf
6. Hidalgo             lf        Renteria            ss
7. Eusebio             c         Castillo            c
8. Gutierrez           ss        Polanco             3b
9. Reynolds            p         Acevedo             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Spiers
grounded out (third to first); Bagwell walked; Bell singled to
left [Bagwell to second]; Everett doubled to left [Bagwell
scored, Bell scored, Everett to third]; Hidalgo flied to right;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: McEwing lined to left; Bragg singled to left;
McGwire grounded out (second to first) [Bragg to second];
Lankford struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Eusebio singled to left; Gutierrez grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Eusebio out at second];
Reynolds flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McGee singled to center; Renteria flied to right;
Castillo grounded out (third to first) [McGee to second];
Polanco grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio singled to left; Spiers grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Biggio to second]; Acevedo threw a wild
pitch [Biggio to third]; Bagwell singled to center [Biggio
scored]; Bell singled to center [Bagwell to third]; Everett
struck out; Hidalgo singled to right [Bagwell scored, Bell to
second]; Eusebio forced Hidalgo (shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Acevedo struck out; McEwing doubled to center;
Bragg grounded out (second to first) [McEwing to third]; McGwire
singled to left [McEwing scored]; Lankford popped to third; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gutierrez was called out on strikes; Reynolds was
called out on strikes; Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: McGee singled to center; Renteria reached on an
error by Eusebio on a sacrifice bunt [McGee to second]; Castillo
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [McGee to third,
Renteria to second]; Polanco grounded out (shortstop to first)
[McGee scored (unearned)]; Acevedo struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Spiers singled to center; Bagwell lined into a
double play (shortstop unassisted) [Spiers out at second]; Bell
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: McEwing singled to center; Bragg struck out;
McGwire flied to right; Lankford singled to right [McEwing to
third]; McGee struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Everett walked; Hidalgo walked [Everett to second];
Eusebio singled to left [Everett scored, Hidalgo to second];
Gutierrez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Hidalgo to third, Eusebio out at second]; Reynolds
walked; BRAGG CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); STEPHENSON
REPLACED MCGEE (PITCHING); DAVIS REPLACED ACEVEDO (PLAYING RF);
Biggio singled to left [Hidalgo scored, Reynolds to second];
Spiers flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Renteria homered; Castillo singled to left;
Polanco grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Castillo out at second]; Davis doubled to left; McEwing
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
6, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Bagwell walked; Bagwell was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Bell struck out; Everett was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Bragg homered; POWELL REPLACED EVERETT
(PITCHING); HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); MIESKE
REPLACED REYNOLDS (PLAYING LF); McGwire singled to center;
Lankford flied to right; T. HOWARD BATTED FOR STEPHENSON; T.
Howard flied to left; Renteria singled to right [McGwire to
second]; Castillo flied to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: MOHLER REPLACED T. HOWARD (PITCHING); Hidalgo struck
out; Eusebio grounded out (first unassisted); Gutierrez walked;
Mieske doubled to left [Gutierrez to third]; Biggio was walked
intentionally; Spiers singled to center [Gutierrez scored,
Mieske scored, Biggio to third]; Bagwell walked [Spiers to
second]; Bell struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Polanco struck out; Davis flied to right; McEwing
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: BOGAR BATTED FOR POWELL; Bogar walked; Hidalgo lined
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Bogar out at first];
Eusebio grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 8, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: T. MILLER REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING); Bragg
grounded out (shortstop to first); McGwire doubled to left;
Lankford struck out; D. HOWARD BATTED FOR MOHLER; D. Howard
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  12   1    8
 Cardinals        4  14   0   10


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