Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 6 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 151
Played on Tuesday, September 19, 2000 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  1    0  1  0    0  1  1    3  -   8 13  3
STL N    3  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0    1  -   6  8  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno lf                     5   1   4   0       0   1       2   0
Lugo ss                       5   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   2   1       1   0       8   0
Hidalgo cf                    5   1   3   2       0   0       4   0
Alou rf                       4   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Meluskey c                    3   0   2   1       1   1       9   0
Spiers 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   1       1   4
Truby 3b                      5   1   1   3       0   1       1   4
Miller p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Ward ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Barker pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slusarski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berkman ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  13   7       5   7      30  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Lugo-Bagwell, Miller-Lugo, Truby-Bagwell.
E: Cedeno (3), Spiers (8), Truby (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell 2 (35,off Hentgen,off Veres); Meluskey (19,off Christiansen).
HR: Hidalgo (40,3rd inning off Hentgen 0 on 1 out); Truby (11,10th inning off
Stechschulte 2 on 1 out).
SH: Cedeno (2,off Veres); Meluskey (1,off Alan Benes).
HBP: Bagwell (15,by James).
GDP: Truby (4,off Hentgen); Lugo (9,off Hentgen).
IBB: Spiers (3,by Alan Benes).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (10,2nd base by Hentgen/Matheny); Barker (6,2nd base by Hentgen/Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       2   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Polanco pr,2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Drew rf                       4   1   0   0       1   1       3   1
Edmonds cf                    3   2   1   0       2   0       4   0
Clark 1b                      2   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
  Paquette 1b                 3   1   1   1       0   0       6   1
Tatis 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Lankford lf                   4   1   2   2       1   2       0   0
Renteria ss                   4   0   0   0       1   0       5   3
Matheny c                     5   0   1   0       0   1       7   3
Hentgen p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  McGwire ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Christiansen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Alan Benes p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stechschulte p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6   8   5       5   7      30  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Matheny-Vina, Polanco-Renteria-Paquette, Renteria-Paquette.
E: Tatis (7), Renteria 2 (24).

BATTING - 
2B: Matheny (21,off Miller); Paquette (24,off Dotel).
HR: Lankford (24,4th inning off Miller 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Vina (26,by Miller).
GDP: Renteria 2 (19,off Miller,off Valdes).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller                        6     6   4   3   2   4   1  26
Franklin                      1     0   1   0   0   0   0   4
Slusarski                     0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Valdes                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Dotel W(3-5)                  1.2   1   1   1   3   3   0   9
Cabrera SV(2)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                       10     8   6   4   5   7   1  44

Franklin faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
HBP: Miller (3,Vina).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hentgen                       7    10   3   3   2   5   1  29
James                         0.1   0   1   0   0   0   0   2
Christiansen                  0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Veres                         1.1   1   1   1   1   1   0   6
Alan Benes L(2-2)             0.1   0   2   2   2   0   0   3
Stechschulte                  0.2   1   1   1   0   1   1   3
Totals                       10    13   8   7   5   7   2  46

WP: Hentgen (3).
HBP: James (3,Bagwell).
IBB: Alan Benes (2,Spiers).

Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Marty Foster, 2B - Ron Kulpa, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 3:58   Attendance: 39155


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Cedeno              lf        Vina                2b
2. Lugo                ss        Drew                rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Edmonds             cf
4. Hidalgo             cf        Clark               1b
5. Alou                rf        Tatis               3b
6. Meluskey            c         Lankford            lf
7. Spiers              2b        Renteria            ss
8. Truby               3b        Matheny             c
9. Miller              p         Hentgen             p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno singled to left; Lugo struck out while Cedeno
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Bagwell doubled;
Hidalgo singled to left [Bagwell scored]; Alou reached on an
error by Tatis [Hidalgo to second]; Meluskey walked [Hidalgo to
third, Alou to second]; Spiers popped to first; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: On a bunt Vina singled to second; Drew walked
[Vina to second]; Edmonds walked [Vina to third, Drew to
second]; Clark singled to center [Vina scored, Drew scored,
Edmonds to third]; Tatis reached on an error by Cedeno [Edmonds
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Clark to second]; Lankford struck
out; Renteria grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Clark to third, Tatis out at second]; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Truby popped to pitcher; Miller was called out on
strikes; Cedeno singled to center; Lugo flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Matheny doubled to left; On a bunt Hentgen hit
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop) [Matheny out at
third]; Vina singled to right; Drew grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell flied to center; Hidalgo homered; Alou
struck out; Meluskey struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Edmonds flied to center; Clark grounded out
(second to first); Tatis flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: PAQUETTE REPLACED CLARK (PLAYING 1B); Spiers struck
out; Truby flied to right; Miller flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Lankford homered; Renteria grounded out (third to
first); Matheny was called out on strikes; Hentgen struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled; Lugo flied to right; Hentgen threw a
wild pitch [Cedeno to second]; Bagwell walked; Hidalgo singled
to right [Cedeno scored (error by Renteria), Bagwell out at
second (right to first to shortstop), Hidalgo to second]; Alou
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Vina was hit by a pitch; POLANCO RAN FOR VINA;
Drew flied to left; Edmonds singled to right [Polanco to
second]; Paquette popped to second; Tatis popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: POLANCO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Meluskey
singled to right; Spiers forced Meluskey (pitcher to shortstop);
Truby grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Spiers out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Lankford struck out; Renteria grounded out
(second to first); Matheny grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: WARD BATTED FOR MILLER; Ward singled to center;
BARKER RAN FOR WARD; Barker was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Cedeno singled; Lugo grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: FRANKLIN REPLACED BARKER (PITCHING); MCGWIRE
BATTED FOR HENTGEN; McGwire flied to center; Polanco lined to
shortstop; Drew grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: JAMES REPLACED MCGWIRE (PITCHING); Bagwell was hit
by a pitch; Hidalgo flied to center; CHRISTIANSEN REPLACED JAMES
(PITCHING); Alou reached on an error by Renteria [Bagwell to
second]; Meluskey doubled to right [Bagwell scored (unearned),
Alou to third]; Spiers reached on a fielder's choice [Alou out
at home (shortstop to catcher), Meluskey to third]; VERES
REPLACED CHRISTIANSEN (PITCHING); Truby struck out (catcher to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Edmonds reached on an error by Spiers; SLUSARSKI
REPLACED FRANKLIN (PITCHING); Paquette reached on an error by
Truby [Edmonds to third, Paquette to second]; Tatis reached on a
fielder's choice [Edmonds out at home (third to catcher),
Paquette to third]; Lankford singled to right [Paquette scored
(unearned), Tatis to second]; VALDES REPLACED SLUSARSKI
(PITCHING); Renteria grounded into a double play (third to
first) [Lankford to second, Tatis out at third]; 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: BERKMAN BATTED FOR VALDES; Berkman walked; Cedeno
out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Berkman to second];
Lugo grounded out (third to first); Bagwell doubled to left
[Berkman scored]; Hidalgo flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 5, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: DOTEL REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); Matheny popped
to shortstop; HOWARD BATTED FOR VERES; Howard struck out;
Polanco flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 10TH: ALAN BENES REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Alou walked;
Meluskey out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Alou to
second]; Spiers was walked intentionally; STECHSCHULTE REPLACED
ALAN BENES (PITCHING); Truby homered [Alou scored, Spiers
scored]; Dotel grounded out (second to first); Cedeno struck
out; 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 10TH: Drew was called out on strikes; Edmonds walked;
Edmonds advanced to second because of defensive indifference
[Edmonds to second]; Paquette doubled to right [Edmonds scored];
Tatis struck out; Lankford walked; Renteria walked [Paquette to
third, Lankford to second]; CABRERA REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING);
Matheny flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  13   3    8
 Cardinals        6   8   3    8


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