St. Louis Cardinals 10, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 78
Played on Thursday, July 1, 1999 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    0  1  1    0  1  4    0  3  0  -  10 12  0
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   4 10  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McEwing 2b,rf                 4   1   2   2       0   1       5   2
Drew cf                       5   2   2   2       0   1       4   0
McGwire 1b                    3   1   1   1       2   1       3   0
  Castillo c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lankford lf                   4   2   2   0       1   2       3   0
Tatis 3b                      4   1   2   1       1   1       0   0
Renteria ss                   4   0   1   1       0   1       1   3
Bragg rf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Polanco ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aybar p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Radinsky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Howard ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bottalico p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Marrero c,1b                  3   2   1   0       1   0       7   0
Bottenfield p                 2   0   1   2       0   0       1   1
  Croushore p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGee rf                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  D. Howard 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34  10  12   9       6   9      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Renteria-McEwing-McGwire.

BATTING - 
2B: Lankford (16,off Holt); Bottenfield (3,off Cabrera).
HR: Drew (3,8th inning off T. Miller 1 on 1 out).
SH: Bottenfield (4,off Holt).
SF: McEwing (4,off Holt); Renteria (4,off Cabrera).
GDP: Drew (2,off Holt).
IBB: Marrero (3,by Cabrera).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Marrero (8,2nd base off Holt/Eusebio); McGee (2,2nd base off T. Miller/Eusebio).
CS: Tatis (4,2nd base by Holt/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   1       1   1       3   2
Bell rf                       4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   1       2   0       8   0
Everett cf                    5   1   1   2       0   1       2   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Hidalgo lf,cf                 5   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Eusebio c                     5   1   3   0       0   1       9   1
Gutierrez ss                  2   0   2   0       2   0       1   2
Holt p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  T. Miller p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howell ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Mieske lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  10   4       7   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Holt-Gutierrez-Bagwell.
E: Eusebio (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Eusebio (6,off Bottenfield).
HR: Biggio (6,1st inning off Bottenfield 0 on 0 out); Everett (9,1st inning
off Bottenfield 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Eusebio (5,off Aybar).
Team LOB: 12.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bottenfield W(12-3)           5     7   4   4   4   3   2  26
Croushore                     1     0   0   0   2   3   0   5
Aybar                         1.2   3   0   0   1   0   0   8
Radinsky                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Bottalico                     1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    10   4   4   7   8   2  43

Bottenfield faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt L(1-8)                   5     6   5   5   3   5   0  22
Cabrera                       1     2   2   2   1   1   0   6
T. Miller                     2     4   3   3   2   2   1  12
Powell                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    12  10  10   6   9   1  43

Holt faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Holt 2 (2), Cabrera (1).
IBB: Cabrera (1,Marrero).

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Bill Hohn, 2B - Paul Schrieber, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 3:22   Attendance: 43727


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: McEwing singled to right; Drew grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [McEwing out at
second]; McGwire popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio homered; Bell struck out; Bagwell walked;
Everett homered [Bagwell scored]; Spiers flied to left; Hidalgo
singled to left; Eusebio singled to center [Hidalgo to second];
Gutierrez walked [Hidalgo to third, Eusebio to second]; Holt
grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Lankford walked; Tatis singled to left [Lankford
to second]; Renteria struck out; Bragg flied to right [Lankford
to third]; Holt threw a wild pitch [Lankford scored, Tatis to
second]; Marrero grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Biggio walked; Bell forced Biggio (shortstop to
second); Bagwell forced Bell (shortstop to second); Everett
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Bottenfield grounded out (shortstop to first);
McEwing struck out; Drew singled to center; Holt threw a wild
pitch [Drew to second]; McGwire singled to center [Drew scored];
Lankford struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
3.

ASTROS 3RD: Spiers grounded out (second to first); Hidalgo was
called out on strikes; Eusebio doubled to center; Gutierrez
walked; Holt lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Tatis walked; Tatis was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Renteria lined to third; Bragg struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio flied to right; Bell lined to center; Bagwell
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Marrero singled to left; Marrero stole second;
Bottenfield out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Marrero
to third]; McEwing out on a sacrifice fly to right [Marrero
scored]; Drew struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett flied to left; Spiers struck out; Hidalgo
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: McGwire walked; Lankford doubled to right
[McGwire to third]; CABRERA REPLACED HOLT (PITCHING); Tatis
singled to center [McGwire scored, Lankford to third]; Renteria
out on a sacrifice fly to left [Lankford scored]; Cabrera threw
a wild pitch [Tatis to second]; Bragg was called out on strikes;
Marrero was walked intentionally; Bottenfield doubled to right
[Tatis scored, Marrero scored]; McEwing grounded out (third to
first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Eusebio singled to right; Gutierrez singled to right
[Eusebio to second]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR CABRERA; CROUSHORE
REPLACED BOTTENFIELD (PITCHING); Johnson struck out; Biggio
struck out; Bell walked [Eusebio to third, Gutierrez to second];
Bagwell walked [Eusebio scored, Gutierrez to third, Bell to
second]; Everett struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 7,
Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: T. MILLER REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Drew
grounded out (third to first); McGwire walked; Lankford singled
to right [McGwire to second]; Tatis popped to second; Renteria
singled to left [McGwire to third, Lankford to second]; POLANCO
BATTED FOR BRAGG; Polanco flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Cardinals 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: AYBAR REPLACED POLANCO (PITCHING); MCGEE REPLACED
CROUSHORE (PLAYING RF); Spiers walked; Hidalgo flied to center;
Eusebio grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Spiers out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
7, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Marrero flied to center; McGee walked; McGee
stole second; McEwing singled to center [McGee scored, McEwing
to third (error by Eusebio)]; Drew hit an inside the park homer
to center [McEwing scored]; McGwire was called out on strikes;
Lankford struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 10, Astros
4.

ASTROS 8TH: MCEWING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); CASTILLO
REPLACED MCGWIRE (PLAYING C ); MARRERO CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 1B); D. HOWARD REPLACED MCGEE (PLAYING 2B); Gutierrez
singled to right; HOWELL BATTED FOR T. MILLER; Howell singled to
center [Gutierrez to second]; Biggio flied to right; Bell flied
to right; Bagwell singled to center [Gutierrez to third, Howell
to second]; RADINSKY REPLACED AYBAR (PITCHING); Everett lined to
center; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 10, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: POWELL REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING); HIDALGO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); MIESKE REPLACED HOWELL (PLAYING
LF); Tatis struck out; Renteria grounded out (third to first);
T. HOWARD BATTED FOR RADINSKY; T. Howard grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 10, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: BOTTALICO REPLACED T. HOWARD (PITCHING); Spiers
grounded out (second to first); Hidalgo struck out; Eusebio
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 10, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals       10  12   0    6
 Astros           4  10   1   12


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