St. Louis Cardinals 11, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 149
Played on Friday, September 17, 1999 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  1  1    0  2  2    0  0  0  -   8  8  1
STL N    0  0  0    9  1  1    0  0  x  -  11 18  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   1   1       0   1       3   1
Spiers rf                     4   1   2   0       1   1       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   3   2   2       1   1       6   0
Everett cf                    3   1   1   1       2   2       4   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   1   2       0   1       0   2
Ward lf                       4   0   1   2       0   2       1   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   0   0       0   3       5   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   1   0   0       1   1       4   4
Lima p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Javier ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  T. Miller p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   8   8   8       6  13      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Lima (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (35,off Stephenson).
3B: Spiers (5,off Stephenson).
HR: Everett (24,5th inning off Stephenson 0 on 0 out); Caminiti (11,5th inning
off Stephenson 0 on 0 out); Bagwell (41,6th inning off Aybar 1 on 2 out).
SH: Lima (13,off Stephenson).
SF: Ward (2,off Stephenson).
HBP: Caminiti (2,by Stephenson); Bagwell (11,by Stephenson).
Team LOB: 7.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Renteria ss                   5   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
McGee lf,rf                   5   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
McGwire 1b                    5   1   2   4       0   1       5   1
T. Howard rf                  4   3   4   1       1   0       2   0
  McEwing lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tatis 3b                      4   2   2   1       0   2       1   0
  Polanco 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Drew cf                       3   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Kennedy 2b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       3   2
Marrero c                     5   0   1   1       0   1      13   0
Stephenson p                  2   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
  D. Howard ph                1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Aybar p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slocumb p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jensen ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Croushore p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mohler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bottalico p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       41  11  18  11       3   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Drew-Kennedy.

BATTING - 
2B: Stephenson (1,off Lima).
3B: Drew (6,off Powell).
HR: McGwire (56,4th inning off Lima 3 on 2 out); T. Howard (3,4th inning off
Lima 0 on 2 out); Tatis (29,4th inning off Lima 0 on 2 out); D. Howard
(1,5th inning off Williams 0 on 1 out).
SF: Drew (3,off Lima).
HBP: Drew (6,by T. Miller).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima L(20-8)                  3.2  11   9   9   1   3   3  23
Williams                      1.1   3   1   1   0   0   1   7
T. Miller                     2     3   1   1   1   1   0  11
Powell                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        8    18  11  11   3   5   4  46

HBP: T. Miller (4,Drew).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stephenson W(6-1)             5     7   6   6   3   6   2  26
Aybar                         1     1   2   2   1   2   1   5
Slocumb                       2     0   0   0   0   4   0   6
Croushore                     0     0   0   0   2   0   0   2
Mohler                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Bottalico SV(20)              0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     8   8   8   6  13   3  42

Croushore faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
BK: Aybar (2).
HBP: Stephenson 2 (5,Caminiti,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 3:21   Attendance: 37027


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        Renteria            ss
2. Spiers              rf        McGee               lf
3. Bagwell             1b        McGwire             1b
4. Everett             cf        T. Howard           rf
5. Caminiti            3b        Tatis               3b
6. Ward                lf        Drew                cf
7. Eusebio             c         Kennedy             2b
8. Gutierrez           ss        Marrero             c
9. Lima                p         Stephenson          p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Spiers singled to shortstop;
Bagwell doubled to center [Spiers to third]; Everett walked;
Caminiti was hit by a pitch [Spiers scored, Bagwell to third,
Everett to second]; Ward sacrifice flied into a double play to
center [Bagwell scored, Everett to third, Caminiti out at second
(center to second)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Renteria struck out; McGee grounded out (pitcher
to first); McGwire struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Eusebio flied to right; Gutierrez walked; Lima out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gutierrez to second];
Biggio singled to center [Gutierrez scored]; Spiers grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: T. Howard singled to left; Tatis struck out; Drew
popped to shortstop; Kennedy grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Everett walked [Bagwell
to second]; Caminiti flied to left [Bagwell to third]; Ward
singled to left [Bagwell scored, Everett to third]; Eusebio
struck out; Gutierrez lined to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Marrero grounded out (shortstop to first);
Stephenson doubled to center; Renteria grounded out (third to
first); McGee singled to left [Stephenson to third]; McGwire
forced McGee (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lima grounded out (second to first); Biggio grounded
out (shortstop to first); Spiers tripled to left; Bagwell struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: T. Howard singled to right; Tatis singled to
shortstop [T. Howard to third, Tatis to second (error by Lima)];
Drew lined out on a sacrifice fly to center [T. Howard scored,
Tatis to third]; Kennedy singled to right [Tatis scored];
Marrero flied to left; Stephenson singled to third [Kennedy to
second]; Renteria walked [Kennedy to third, Stephenson to
second]; McGee singled to center [Kennedy scored, Stephenson to
third, Renteria to second]; McGwire homered [Stephenson scored,
Renteria scored, McGee scored]; T. Howard homered; Tatis
homered; WILLIAMS REPLACED LIMA (PITCHING); Drew singled to
right; Kennedy flied to center; 9 R, 9 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 9.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett homered; Caminiti homered; Ward was called
out on strikes; Eusebio was called out on strikes; Gutierrez was
called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Cardinals 9.

CARDINALS 5TH: Marrero lined to shortstop; D. HOWARD BATTED FOR
STEPHENSON; D. Howard homered; Renteria lined to shortstop;
McGee singled to shortstop; McGwire flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 10.

ASTROS 6TH: AYBAR REPLACED D. HOWARD (PITCHING); JAVIER BATTED
FOR WILLIAMS; Javier walked; Biggio forced Javier (shortstop to
second); Aybar balked [Biggio to second]; Spiers struck out;
Bagwell homered [Biggio scored]; Everett was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 10.

CARDINALS 6TH: T. MILLER REPLACED JAVIER (PITCHING); T. Howard
walked; Tatis struck out; Drew was hit by a pitch [T. Howard to
second]; Kennedy flied to center [T. Howard to third]; Marrero
singled to right [T. Howard scored, Drew to third]; PEREZ BATTED
FOR AYBAR; Perez forced Marrero (shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 11.

ASTROS 7TH: POLANCO REPLACED TATIS (PLAYING 3B); SLOCUMB
REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); Caminiti struck out; Ward struck out;
Eusebio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals
11.

CARDINALS 7TH: Renteria flied to right; McGee grounded out
(shortstop to first); McGwire singled to center; T. Howard
singled to center [McGwire to second]; Polanco forced T. Howard
(third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 11.

ASTROS 8TH: Gutierrez grounded out (pitcher to first); JOHNSON
BATTED FOR T. MILLER; Johnson was called out on strikes; Biggio
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 11.

CARDINALS 8TH: POWELL REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Drew tripled
to right; Kennedy grounded out (pitcher to first); Marrero
struck out; JENSEN BATTED FOR SLOCUMB; Jensen walked; Renteria
forced Jensen (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Cardinals 11.

ASTROS 9TH: MCGEE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MCEWING
REPLACED T. HOWARD (PLAYING LF); CROUSHORE REPLACED JENSEN
(PITCHING); Spiers walked; Bagwell walked [Spiers to second];
MOHLER REPLACED CROUSHORE (PITCHING); Everett struck out;
BOTTALICO REPLACED MOHLER (PITCHING); Caminiti grounded out
(first unassisted) [Spiers to third, Bagwell to second]; Ward
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
8, Cardinals 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8   8   1    7
 Cardinals       11  18   0   11


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