Houston Astros 10, St. Louis Cardinals 5
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Saturday, July 22, 2000 (D) at Enron Field

STL N    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  1  1  -   5  6  1
HOU N    5  1  0    4  0  0    0  0  x  -  10 17  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Renteria ss                   1   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Slocumb p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilkins ph                  1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edmonds cf                    3   1   1   3       0   1       2   1
Howard lf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Tatis 3b                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  James p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Polanco ph,ss               2   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Richard rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Perez 1b                      3   0   1   1       1   2      11   0
Matheny c                     4   1   1   0       0   1       6   0
Hentgen p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Thompson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paquette 3b                 2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       31   5   6   5       2  10      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vina-Perez.
E: Matheny (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Vina (17,off Miller); Perez (3,off Valdes).
HR: Edmonds (28,6th inning off Miller 1 on 2 out).
SH: Renteria (6,off Miller).
SF: Edmonds (6,off Miller).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       5   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Biggio 2b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Spiers 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   3   3   2       0   0      10   0
Hidalgo cf,lf                 5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Alou rf                       3   0   2   0       2   0       1   0
Meluskey c                    3   2   2   3       0   0      10   1
Ward lf                       5   2   2   1       0   2       2   0
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Truby 3b                      5   0   3   2       0   0       0   2
Miller p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
  Barker cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38  10  17  10       2   5      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (21,off Hentgen); Ward (6,off Hentgen); Truby (4,off Thompson).
HR: Meluskey (11,1st inning off Hentgen 1 on 2 out); Bagwell (25,2nd inning
off Hentgen 0 on 1 out).
SH: Miller (1,off Hentgen).
HBP: Meluskey 2 (3,by Thompson,by Veres); Bagwell (10,by Thompson).
GDP: Meluskey (4,off James).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hentgen L(9-7)                3    10   6   6   1   0   2  20
Thompson                      1.1   5   4   4   1   1   0  11
James                         1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Slocumb                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Veres                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        8    17  10  10   2   5   2  44

HBP: Thompson 2 (3,Meluskey,Bagwell); Veres (5,Meluskey).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller W(1-2)                 8     4   4   4   2   9   1  30
Valdes                        1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     6   5   5   2  10   1  35

WP: Miller (1).

Umpires: HP - Laz Diaz, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Jeff Kellogg, 3B - Eric Cooper
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 42588


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Vina                2b        Lugo                ss
2. Renteria            ss        Biggio              2b
3. Edmonds             cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Howard              lf        Hidalgo             cf
5. Tatis               3b        Alou                rf
6. Richard             rf        Meluskey            c
7. Perez               1b        Ward                lf
8. Matheny             c         Truby               3b
9. Hentgen             p         Miller              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina doubled to right; Renteria out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Vina to third]; Edmonds hit
a sacrifice fly to left [Vina scored]; Howard struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo singled to right; Biggio singled to left [Lugo
to second]; Bagwell doubled to left [Lugo scored, Biggio to
third]; Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first) [Biggio
scored]; Alou flied to right [Bagwell to third]; Meluskey
homered [Bagwell scored]; Ward doubled to right; Truby singled
to left [Ward scored]; Miller singled [Truby to second]; Lugo
grounded out (first unassisted); 5 R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 2ND: Tatis popped to shortstop; Richard lined to
right; Perez walked; Matheny grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 2ND: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Bagwell
homered; Hidalgo grounded out (first unassisted); Alou walked;
Meluskey singled to center [Alou to third]; Ward flied to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 3RD: Hentgen grounded out (second to first); Vina
grounded out (pitcher to first); Renteria grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
6.

ASTROS 3RD: Truby singled to center; Miller out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Truby to second]; Lugo lined to
center; Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 4TH: Edmonds struck out; Howard was called out on
strikes; Tatis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: THOMPSON REPLACED HENTGEN (PITCHING); Bagwell
singled to center; Hidalgo singled to left [Bagwell to second];
Alou walked [Bagwell to third, Hidalgo to second]; Meluskey was
hit by a pitch [Bagwell scored, Hidalgo to third, Alou to
second]; Ward singled to center [Hidalgo scored, Alou out at
home (center to catcher), Meluskey to second]; Truby doubled to
left [Meluskey scored, Ward to third]; Miller struck out; Lugo
singled to right [Ward scored, Truby to third, Lugo to second
(error by Matheny)]; Biggio grounded out (second to first); 4 R,
5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 10.

CARDINALS 5TH: Richard grounded out (third to first); Perez
struck out; Matheny grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 10.

ASTROS 5TH: Bagwell was hit by a pitch; Hidalgo popped to
second; JAMES REPLACED TATIS (PITCHING); PAQUETTE REPLACED
THOMPSON (PLAYING 3B); Alou singled to left [Bagwell to second];
Meluskey grounded into a double play (second to first) [Alou out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 10.

CARDINALS 6TH: Paquette struck out; Vina grounded out (second to
first); Renteria walked; Edmonds homered [Renteria scored];
Howard was called out on strikes; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 10.

ASTROS 6TH: Ward struck out; Truby popped to first; Miller was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 10.

CARDINALS 7TH: POLANCO BATTED FOR JAMES; Polanco lined to
center; Richard flied to left; Perez was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 10.

ASTROS 7TH: POLANCO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SLOCUMB
REPLACED RENTERIA (PITCHING); Lugo grounded out (third to
first); Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 10.

CARDINALS 8TH: SPIERS REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING 2B); Matheny
singled to right; Miller threw a wild pitch [Matheny to second];
Paquette struck out; Vina singled to right [Matheny to third];
WILKINS BATTED FOR SLOCUMB; Wilkins grounded out (first
unassisted) [Matheny scored, Vina to second]; Edmonds flied to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: VERES REPLACED WILKINS (PITCHING); Hidalgo struck
out; Alou singled to right; Meluskey was hit by a pitch [Alou to
second]; Ward struck out; Truby grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 10.

CARDINALS 9TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BARKER
REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING CF); VALDES REPLACED WARD (PITCHING);
Howard grounded out (second to first); Polanco singled to right;
Richard grounded out (first unassisted) [Polanco to second];
Perez doubled to right [Polanco scored]; Matheny struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        5   6   1    3
 Astros          10  17   0   10


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