St. Louis Cardinals 11, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Wednesday, September 20, 2000 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  1    0  3  0  -   6  9  0
STL N    0  0  5    3  0  0    3  0  x  -  11 11  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo 2b                       5   1   0   0       0   2       5   1
Bogar ss                      4   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   3       7   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Alou rf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
  Linebrink p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman lf,rf                 3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Truby 3b                      2   1   1   0       1   1       0   1
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Chavez c                      4   0   2   1       0   0       6   1
Holt p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Ginter ph                   0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  B. Powell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meacham p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph,lf                2   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6   9   6       3   8      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lugo.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (36,off Morris).
HR: Hidalgo (41,6th inning off Ankiel 0 on 2 out).
SF: Ginter (1,off Ankiel).
GDP: Chavez (5,off Ankiel).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berkman (2,2nd base by Ankiel/Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   2   2   1       0   1       2   3
Paquette 1b                   5   3   3   3       0   0      10   0
Edmonds cf                    4   1   1   4       1   1       1   0
Lankford lf                   4   2   3   2       0   1       2   0
Tatis 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   2       0   1
Drew rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Renteria ss                   3   1   0   1       1   0       1   5
Matheny c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       8   1
Ankiel p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Morris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGwire ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Saturria pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Timlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34  11  11  11       3   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tatis-Vina-Paquette.
E: Vina (6), Ankiel (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Lankford (14,off Holt).
HR: Edmonds (41,3rd inning off Holt 3 on 1 out); Lankford 2 (26,3rd inning
off Holt 0 on 1 out,7th inning off B. Powell 0 on 1 out); Paquette 2 (14,4th
inning off Holt 1 on 2 out,7th inning off B. Powell 0 on 0 out).
HBP: McGwire (6,by Linebrink); Vina (27,by Linebrink).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Renteria (20,2nd base off Holt/Chavez).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt L(7-15)                  4     8   8   8   2   4   3  22
B. Powell                     2.1   2   2   2   0   2   2   9
Meacham                       0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Linebrink                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    11  11  11   3   6   5  39

WP: Holt (8).
HBP: Linebrink 2 (3,McGwire,Vina).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ankiel W(10-7)                7     4   3   2   2   8   1  26
Morris                        1     3   3   3   1   0   0   7
Timlin                        1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   6   5   3   8   1  38


Umpires: HP - Marty Foster, 1B - Ron Kulpa, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Angel Hernandez
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 38653


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Lugo                2b        Vina                2b
2. Bogar               ss        Paquette            1b
3. Bagwell             1b        Edmonds             cf
4. Hidalgo             cf        Lankford            lf
5. Alou                rf        Tatis               3b
6. Berkman             lf        Drew                rf
7. Truby               3b        Renteria            ss
8. Chavez              c         Matheny             c
9. Holt                p         Ankiel              p

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo struck out; Bogar struck out; Bagwell struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina struck out; Paquette popped to first in foul
territory; Edmonds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman walked; Berkman was
caught stealing second (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Lankford doubled; Tatis popped to second; Drew
flied to left; Renteria grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Truby was called out on strikes; Chavez grounded out
(second to first); Holt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Matheny singled to left; Ankiel struck out; Vina
singled to left [Matheny to second]; Paquette singled to left
[Matheny to third, Vina to second]; Edmonds homered [Matheny
scored, Vina scored, Paquette scored]; Lankford homered; Tatis
struck out; Drew flied to left; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Lugo lined to right; Bogar reached on an error by
Ankiel; Bagwell struck out; Hidalgo grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 4TH: Renteria walked; Renteria stole second; Matheny
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Renteria to third]; Ankiel
popped to second; Vina singled to right [Renteria scored]; Holt
threw a wild pitch [Vina to second]; Paquette homered [Vina
scored]; Edmonds walked; Lankford struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 8.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou singled to right; Berkman flied to right; Truby
singled to left [Alou to second]; Chavez singled to right [Alou
scored, Truby to third (error by Vina), Chavez to second];
GINTER BATTED FOR HOLT; Ginter hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Truby scored (unearned)]; Debut game for Keith Ginter;
Lugo struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 8.

CARDINALS 5TH: B. POWELL REPLACED GINTER (PITCHING); Tatis
struck out; Drew flied to left; Renteria flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell
struck out; Hidalgo homered; Alou grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 8.

CARDINALS 6TH: Matheny flied to center; Ankiel flied to left;
Vina popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 8.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman flied to right; Truby walked; Chavez
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Truby
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 8.

CARDINALS 7TH: Paquette homered; Edmonds was called out on
strikes; Lankford homered; MEACHAM REPLACED B. POWELL
(PITCHING); Tatis walked; Drew singled to right [Tatis to
third]; Renteria grounded out (third to first) [Tatis scored,
Drew to second]; Matheny grounded out (catcher to first); 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 11.

ASTROS 8TH: CEDENO BATTED FOR MEACHAM; MORRIS REPLACED ANKIEL
(PITCHING); Cedeno singled to center; Lugo forced Cedeno (second
to shortstop); Bogar walked [Lugo to second]; Bagwell doubled to
left [Lugo scored, Bogar to third]; Hidalgo popped to first in
foul territory; Alou singled to center [Bogar scored, Bagwell
scored]; Berkman flied to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Cardinals 11.

CARDINALS 8TH: CEDENO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BERKMAN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MCGWIRE BATTED FOR MORRIS;
LINEBRINK REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); McGwire was hit by a pitch;
SATURRIA RAN FOR MCGWIRE; Vina was hit by a pitch [Saturria to
second]; Paquette popped to first in foul territory; Edmonds
lined into a double play (second unassisted) [Saturria out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 11.

ASTROS 9TH: TIMLIN REPLACED SATURRIA (PITCHING); ENSBERG BATTED
FOR TRUBY; Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Debut
game for Morgan Ensberg; Chavez singled; Cedeno singled to
left [Chavez to second]; Lugo flied to center; Bogar lined to
second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   0    5
 Cardinals       11  11   2    4


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