St. Louis Cardinals 10, Houston Astros 9
Regular Season Game 80
Played on Saturday, July 1, 2000 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  3  2    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   9 15  0
STL N    3  0  0    3  0  4    0  0  x  -  10 11  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   1   2       0   0       3   1
Meluskey c                    5   1   3   1       0   0       9   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   2   3   2       0   0       5   0
Berkman rf                    5   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Alou lf                       4   1   2   2       1   0       0   0
Hidalgo cf                    5   1   2   2       0   2       4   0
Bogar ss                      3   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Spiers ph,ss                1   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Lugo pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Truby 3b                      5   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Dotel p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Slusarski p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Barker pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41   9  15   9       2   6      24   5

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (10,off Stephenson); Hidalgo (19,off James).
3B: Alou (1,off Stephenson).
HR: Bagwell 2 (20,1st inning off Stephenson 0 on 2 out,9th inning off Veres
0 on 0 out); Alou (11,3rd inning off Stephenson 0 on 1 out); Hidalgo (21,3rd
inning off Stephenson 0 on 1 out).
SH: Dotel (7,off Stephenson).
GDP: Bagwell (12,off Stephenson).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Barker (2,2nd base off Slocumb/Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Renteria ss                   4   2   1   0       1   1       2   1
Drew rf                       5   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Edmonds cf                    3   2   2   2       2   0       6   0
McGwire 1b                    2   2   1   3       3   0       6   1
Lankford lf                   5   0   1   0       0   3       2   0
Tatis 3b                      3   1   1   3       2   0       0   1
Paquette 2b                   4   1   1   1       1   2       3   3
Marrero c                     2   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Matheny c                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Stephenson p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ankiel ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Thompson p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  James p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Slocumb p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35  10  11  10       9   9      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tatis-Paquette-McGwire.
E: Drew (5), Paquette (6), Matheny (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Edmonds 2 (16,off Slusarski 2).
HR: McGwire (30,1st inning off Dotel 2 on 1 out); Paquette (8,4th inning off
Dotel 0 on 0 out); Tatis (7,6th inning off Henry 2 on 2 out).
IBB: McGwire (11,by Henry).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Marrero (4,2nd base off Dotel/Meluskey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dotel                         3.1   7   6   6   3   5   2  20
Slusarski L(1-5)              2     2   2   2   2   2   0  10
Henry                         1.2   1   2   2   2   1   1   8
Valdes                        1     1   0   0   2   1   0   6
Totals                        8    11  10  10   9   9   3  44

WP: Dotel (4).
IBB: Henry (2,McGwire).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stephenson                    4    11   7   6   0   3   3  22
Thompson W(1-1)               2.1   1   1   0   0   1   0   9
James                         0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Slocumb                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Veres SV(16)                  1     1   1   1   2   2   1   6
Totals                        9    15   9   7   2   6   4  44

WP: Veres (2).

Umpires: HP - Tim Welke, 1B - Jim Reynolds, 2B - Mark Wegner, 3B - Ian Lamplugh
Time of Game: 3:34   Attendance: 47675


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        Renteria            ss
2. Meluskey            c         Drew                rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Edmonds             cf
4. Berkman             rf        McGwire             1b
5. Alou                lf        Lankford            lf
6. Hidalgo             cf        Tatis               3b
7. Bogar               ss        Paquette            2b
8. Truby               3b        Marrero             c
9. Dotel               p         Stephenson          p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Meluskey
popped to center; Bagwell homered; Berkman doubled to center;
Alou tripled [Berkman scored]; Hidalgo struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Renteria lined to center; Drew singled; Edmonds
walked [Drew to second]; McGwire homered [Drew scored, Edmonds
scored]; Lankford struck out; Tatis walked; Dotel threw a wild
pitch [Tatis to second]; Paquette lined to second; 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Bogar singled; Truby singled to left [Bogar to
second]; Dotel out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Bogar to third, Truby to second]; Biggio singled to right
[Bogar scored, Truby scored, Biggio to third (error by Drew)];
Meluskey singled to right [Biggio scored (unearned)]; Bagwell
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Meluskey
out at second]; 3 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Marrero grounded out (shortstop to first);
Stephenson struck out; Renteria struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman popped to shortstop; Alou homered; Hidalgo
homered; Bogar lined to shortstop; Truby struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Drew singled to right; Edmonds lined to right;
McGwire walked [Drew to second]; Lankford struck out; Tatis
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Dotel was called out on strikes; Biggio lined to
left; Meluskey singled to right; Bagwell singled to center
[Meluskey to third]; Berkman lined to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Paquette homered; On a bunt Marrero singled to
pitcher; ANKIEL BATTED FOR STEPHENSON; Ankiel struck out while
Marrero stole second; Renteria singled [Marrero stayed at
second]; Drew singled to right [Marrero scored, Renteria to
second]; SLUSARSKI REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Edmonds doubled to
right [Renteria scored, Drew to third]; McGwire walked; Lankford
struck out; Tatis forced McGwire (shortstop to second); 3 R, 5
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 5TH: MATHENY REPLACED MARRERO (PLAYING C ); THOMPSON
REPLACED ANKIEL (PITCHING); Alou lined to center; Hidalgo flied
to center; Bogar grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 5TH: Paquette struck out; Matheny popped to first in
foul territory; Thompson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Truby lined to left; Slusarski grounded out (first
to pitcher); Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 6TH: Renteria walked; Drew flied to right; Edmonds
doubled to center [Renteria scored]; HENRY REPLACED SLUSARSKI
(PITCHING); McGwire was walked intentionally; Lankford flied to
center; Tatis homered [Edmonds scored, McGwire scored]; Paquette
walked; Matheny grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 10.

ASTROS 7TH: Meluskey singled to center; Bagwell reached on an
error by Paquette [Meluskey to second]; Berkman struck out;
JAMES REPLACED THOMPSON (PITCHING); Alou flied to center;
Hidalgo doubled to left [Meluskey scored (unearned), Bagwell to
third]; SPIERS BATTED FOR BOGAR; Spiers grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals
10.

CARDINALS 7TH: SPIERS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); HOWARD BATTED
FOR JAMES; Howard struck out; Renteria grounded out (shortstop
to first); Drew popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 10.

ASTROS 8TH: SLOCUMB REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Truby lined to
center; WARD BATTED FOR HENRY; Ward singled to center; BARKER
RAN FOR WARD; Barker stole second [Barker to third (error by
Matheny)]; Biggio popped to second; Meluskey grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 10.

CARDINALS 8TH: VALDES REPLACED BARKER (PITCHING); Edmonds
walked; McGwire flied to center; Lankford singled to right
[Edmonds to second]; Tatis walked [Edmonds to third, Lankford to
second]; Paquette struck out; Matheny lined to second; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 10.

ASTROS 9TH: VERES REPLACED SLOCUMB (PITCHING); Bagwell homered;
Berkman struck out; Alou walked; Veres threw a wild pitch [Alou
to second]; Hidalgo struck out; Spiers walked; LUGO RAN FOR
SPIERS; Truby popped to first; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9,
Cardinals 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  15   0    8
 Cardinals       10  11   3   10


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