St. Louis Cardinals 8, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 7
Played on Monday, April 10, 2000 (N) at Enron Field

STL N    2  0  3    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   8 13  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  1    1  4  0  -   7  7  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       5   1
Renteria ss                   4   2   1   2       1   0       0   2
  Slocumb p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lankford lf                   4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Mohler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Polanco ss                  1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
McGwire 1b                    5   1   1   2       0   2      11   0
Edmonds cf                    4   1   4   0       1   0       1   0
Tatis 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   3       1   2
  Paquette 3b                 2   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Matheny c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       6   3
Drew rf                       3   1   2   2       1   0       1   0
Hentgen p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Dunston lf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       38   8  13   8       3  10      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Edmonds 2 (3,off Lima,off Cabrera); Vina (1,off Lima).
3B: Paquette (1,off Cabrera).
HR: McGwire (3,1st inning off Lima 1 on 2 out); Renteria (2,3rd inning off
Lima 1 on 0 out); Lankford (2,3rd inning off Lima 0 on 0 out); Drew (4,8th
inning off Cabrera 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Vina (3,by Cabrera).
IBB: Drew (1,by Lima).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Renteria (2,2nd base off Lima/Meluskey); Edmonds (2,2nd base off Lima/Meluskey);
Vina (1,2nd base off Cabrera/Meluskey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     2   2   1   1       2   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     3   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   2   2       0   0       7   0
Ward lf                       4   2   2   3       0   0       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Spiers 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Meluskey c                    4   0   0   0       0   3      11   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Lima p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Powell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barker pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7   7   7       3   7      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell.
E: Meluskey (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (2,off Slocumb).
HR: Ward 2 (3,2nd inning off Hentgen 0 on 0 out,8th inning off Slocumb 1 on
1 out); Biggio (1,6th inning off Hentgen 0 on 0 out); Hidalgo (3,7th inning
off Hentgen 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Alou (1,by Veres).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bagwell (1,2nd base by Hentgen/Matheny); Barker (2,2nd base by Veres/Matheny).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hentgen W(2-0)                6     4   3   3   2   5   3  23
Mohler                        1.1   1   2   2   1   0   0   6
Slocumb                       0.2   2   2   2   0   1   1   4
Veres SV(2)                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   7   7   3   7   4  36

Hentgen faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
HBP: Veres (2,Alou).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima L(1-1)                   7     8   5   5   3   8   3  31
Cabrera                       1     3   3   3   0   1   1   7
J. Powell                     1     2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    13   8   8   3  10   4  42

HBP: Cabrera (1,Vina).
IBB: Lima (1,Drew).

Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - Dan Iassogna, 2B - Mark Hirschbeck, 3B - Wally Bell
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 36324


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Vina                2b        Biggio              2b
2. Renteria            ss        Cedeno              cf
3. Lankford            lf        Bagwell             1b
4. McGwire             1b        Ward                lf
5. Edmonds             cf        Hidalgo             rf
6. Tatis               3b        Spiers              3b
7. Matheny             c         Meluskey            c
8. Drew                rf        Bogar               ss
9. Hentgen             p         Lima                p

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina flied to center; Renteria walked; Renteria
stole second; Lankford grounded out (second to first) [Renteria
to third]; McGwire homered [Renteria scored]; Edmonds singled to
right; Edmonds stole second; Tatis struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Cedeno struck
out (catcher to first); Bagwell flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Matheny struck out; Drew singled to right [Drew
out at second (right to shortstop)]; Hentgen grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ward homered; Hidalgo popped to second in foul
territory; Spiers grounded out (shortstop to first); Meluskey
was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: On a bunt Vina singled to first; Renteria homered
[Vina scored]; Lankford homered; McGwire was called out on
strikes; Edmonds walked; Tatis struck out; Matheny struck out; 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bogar grounded out (third to first); Lima struck
out; Biggio walked; Cedeno walked [Biggio to second]; Bagwell
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Drew lined to shortstop; Hentgen struck out; Vina
lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ward grounded out (pitcher to first); Hidalgo lined
to third; Spiers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Renteria flied to center; Lankford popped to
first in foul territory; McGwire flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Meluskey was called out on strikes; Bogar grounded
out (shortstop to first); Lima struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Edmonds doubled to left; Tatis struck out;
Matheny grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Edmonds to
third]; Drew was walked intentionally; Hentgen flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: PAQUETTE REPLACED TATIS (PLAYING 3B); Biggio
homered; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); Bagwell singled
to left; Ward flied to center; Bagwell was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Vina doubled to right; Renteria grounded out
(second to first) [Vina to third]; Lankford was called out on
strikes; McGwire popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Hidalgo homered; MOHLER REPLACED LANKFORD
(PITCHING); DUNSTON REPLACED HENTGEN (PLAYING LF); Spiers
grounded out (first unassisted); Meluskey grounded out (first
unassisted); Bogar popped to second in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: CABRERA REPLACED LIMA (PITCHING); Edmonds doubled
to center; Paquette tripled [Edmonds scored]; Matheny lined to
pitcher; Drew homered [Paquette scored]; Dunston struck out;
Vina was hit by a pitch; Vina stole second [Vina to third (error
by Meluskey)]; Renteria flied to center; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR CABRERA; Johnson grounded out
(third to first); Biggio walked; Cedeno singled to left [Biggio
to second]; SLOCUMB REPLACED RENTERIA (PITCHING); POLANCO
REPLACED MOHLER (PLAYING SS); Bagwell doubled [Biggio scored,
Cedeno scored]; Ward homered [Bagwell scored]; Hidalgo was
called out on strikes; Spiers lined to second; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 7.

CARDINALS 9TH: J. POWELL REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Polanco
singled; McGwire was called out on strikes; Edmonds singled to
center [Polanco to third]; Paquette lined into a double play
(first unassisted) [Edmonds out at first]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cardinals 8, Astros 7.

ASTROS 9TH: VERES REPLACED SLOCUMB (PITCHING); Meluskey struck
out; Bogar lined to shortstop; ALOU BATTED FOR J. POWELL; Alou
was hit by a pitch; BARKER RAN FOR ALOU; Barker was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 8, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        8  13   0    7
 Astros           7   7   1    2


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