Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Regular Season Game 76
Played on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   4  8  2
HOU N    0  1  2    0  0  1    0  1  x  -   5  7  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McEwing 2b                    4   2   2   0       0   1       2   2
Renteria ss                   4   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
McGwire 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       5   1
Lankford lf                   4   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Tatis 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   2       0   2
  Aybar p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGee rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Castillo c                    3   0   1   0       1   2       7   1
Bragg cf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  T. Howard ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Acevedo p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Croushore p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Polanco ph,3b               2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   4       1  13      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Castillo-McEwing.
E: Renteria (14), Polanco (6).

BATTING - 
2B: McEwing (16,off Reynolds).
HR: Tatis (17,2nd inning off Reynolds 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   2   2       0   0       1   1
Bell rf                       3   0   0   0       2   2       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   0       7   1
Everett cf                    4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   1       0   1       0   2
Hidalgo lf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   0   0       1   0      12   0
  Barker pr,rf                0   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Reynolds p                    3   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
  Elarton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howell ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Bako c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   5   7   5       4   7      27   4

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo (19,off Acevedo); Bagwell (17,off Acevedo).
3B: Gutierrez (3,off Acevedo).
HBP: Gutierrez (2,by Acevedo); Bagwell (2,by Acevedo).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hidalgo (7,2nd base off Acevedo/Castillo); Barker (10,2nd base off Aybar/Castillo).
CS: Biggio (7,2nd base by Croushore/Castillo).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Acevedo                       5.1   6   4   4   3   3   0  28
Croushore                     1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Aybar L(4-2)                  1     1   1   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        8     7   5   4   4   7   0  38

HBP: Acevedo 2 (3,Gutierrez,Bagwell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reynolds                      7     6   4   4   1  10   1  28
Elarton W(5-2)                1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Wagner SV(19)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   4   1  13   1  36

Reynolds faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Paul Schrieber, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Tom Hallion, 3B - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 34797


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: McEwing lined to shortstop; Renteria grounded out
(first unassisted); McGwire was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio lined to left; Bell walked; Bagwell popped to
shortstop; Everett singled to center [Bell to second]; Spiers
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Lankford was called out on strikes; Tatis
homered; McGee grounded out (third to first); Castillo walked;
Bragg struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo doubled to left; Eusebio walked; Gutierrez
was hit by a pitch [Hidalgo to third, Eusebio to second];
Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first) [Hidalgo scored,
Eusebio to third, Gutierrez to second]; Biggio grounded out
(third to first); Bell flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Acevedo was called out on strikes; McEwing struck
out; Renteria lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell doubled to right; Everett singled to left
[Bagwell to third, Everett to second]; Spiers grounded out
(second to first) [Bagwell scored, Everett to third]; Hidalgo
reached on an error by Renteria [Everett scored]; Hidalgo stole
second; Eusebio flied to right [Hidalgo to third]; Gutierrez was
called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: McGwire grounded out (third to first); Lankford
lined to first; Tatis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds flied to center; Biggio flied to left; Bell
walked; Bagwell was hit by a pitch [Bell to second]; Everett
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: McGee flied to left; Castillo singled to center;
Bragg forced Castillo (first to shortstop); Acevedo was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Spiers was called out on strikes; Hidalgo flied to
center; Eusebio popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: McEwing doubled to left; Renteria singled to
right [McEwing scored]; McGwire popped to first; Lankford struck
out; Tatis popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Gutierrez tripled to center; Reynolds was called out
on strikes; Biggio singled to center [Gutierrez scored];
CROUSHORE REPLACED ACEVEDO (PITCHING); Bell struck out while
Biggio was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: McGee grounded out (second to first); Castillo
struck out; Bragg was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Everett
struck out; Spiers popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: POLANCO BATTED FOR CROUSHORE; Polanco singled to
center; McEwing singled to right [Polanco to third]; ELARTON
REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Renteria flied to center; McGwire
singled to left [Polanco scored, McEwing to second]; Lankford
singled to right [McEwing scored, McGwire to second]; Tatis
struck out; McGee struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: AYBAR REPLACED TATIS (PITCHING); POLANCO STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); Hidalgo popped to shortstop; Eusebio reached
on an error by Polanco; BARKER RAN FOR EUSEBIO; Gutierrez struck
out; HOWELL BATTED FOR ELARTON; Barker stole second; Howell
walked; Biggio singled to center [Barker scored (unearned),
Howell to second]; Bell struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED BELL (PITCHING); BARKER STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); BAKO REPLACED HOWELL (PLAYING C ); Castillo
struck out; T. HOWARD BATTED FOR BRAGG; T. Howard flied to left;
Polanco flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   8   2    5
 Astros           5   7   0    9


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