Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 10
Played on Friday, April 13, 2001 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  1  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   4 10  1
STL N    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       5   2   2   0       0   0       2   3
Biggio 2b                     4   1   3   3       1   0       4   2
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   0       2   0       6   0
Berkman lf                    4   0   1   0       1   2       2   0
Hidalgo cf,rf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Merced rf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Barker cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   2       7   0
Truby 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Bottenfield p                 3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  10   4       4   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lugo-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Bagwell (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (2,off Kile); Ausmus (2,off James).
3B: Lugo (1,off Kile).
HR: Merced (1,2nd inning off Kile 0 on 0 out); Biggio (2,7th inning off Kile
1 on 2 out).
GDP: Lugo (1,off Kile).
Team LOB: 9.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       5   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Renteria ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
Edmonds cf                    4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
McGwire 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Paquette 1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Lankford lf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Pujols 3b                     4   0   3   0       0   0       1   2
Drew rf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Polanco ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matheny c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
  Marrero pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kile p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Sutton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bonilla ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   2   9   1       0   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Renteria-Vina-McGwire.

BATTING - 
2B: Lankford (3,off Bottenfield).
HR: Edmonds (3,3rd inning off Bottenfield 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Matheny (1,by Bottenfield).
GDP: Drew (1,off Bottenfield).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bottenfield W(1-1)            7     5   2   2   0   4   1  27
Jackson                       1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Wagner SV(3)                  1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     9   2   2   0   6   1  37

HBP: Bottenfield (1,Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile L(1-2)                   7     8   4   4   3   6   2  31
James                         2     2   0   0   1   1   0   9
Totals                        9    10   4   4   4   7   2  40

WP: James (1).

Umpires: HP - Dan Morrison, 1B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 2B - Scott Higgins, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 42153


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Lugo                ss        Vina                2b
2. Biggio              2b        Renteria            ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Edmonds             cf
4. Berkman             lf        McGwire             1b
5. Hidalgo             cf        Lankford            lf
6. Merced              rf        Pujols              3b
7. Ausmus              c         Drew                rf
8. Truby               3b        Matheny             c
9. Bottenfield         p         Kile                p

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo tripled to center; Biggio singled to right
[Lugo scored]; Bagwell popped to third in foul territory;
Berkman flied to center; Hidalgo forced Biggio (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina flied to left; Renteria flied to left;
Edmonds grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Merced homered; Ausmus was called out on strikes;
Truby was called out on strikes; Bottenfield grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McGwire reached on an error by Bagwell [McGwire
to second]; Lankford popped to shortstop; Pujols singled
[McGwire to third]; Drew was called out on strikes; Matheny was
hit by a pitch [Pujols to second]; Kile struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lugo grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell walked; Berkman
singled to left [Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo forced Berkman
(shortstop to second) [Bagwell to third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Vina grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to
first); Renteria grounded out (shortstop to first); Edmonds
homered; McGwire was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Merced struck out; Ausmus struck out (catcher to
first); Truby was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Lankford doubled to right; Pujols singled to
right [Lankford to third]; Drew grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Lankford scored, Pujols out at
second]; Matheny was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bottenfield singled to left; Lugo grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Bottenfield out at
second]; Biggio walked; Bagwell flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Kile popped to shortstop; Vina grounded out
(second to first); Renteria grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman walked; Hidalgo lined to center; Merced
flied to center; Ausmus flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Edmonds popped to catcher in foul territory;
McGwire flied to right; Lankford singled to right; Pujols flied
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: PAQUETTE REPLACED MCGWIRE (PLAYING 1B); Truby
grounded out (third to first); Bottenfield flied to right; Lugo
singled to right; Biggio homered [Lugo scored]; Bagwell doubled
to left; Berkman was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Drew lined to center; Matheny popped to second;
SUTTON BATTED FOR KILE; Sutton flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: JAMES REPLACED SUTTON (PITCHING); Hidalgo grounded
out (third to first); Merced grounded out (second to first);
Ausmus doubled to left; Truby grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: HIDALGO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BARKER
REPLACED MERCED (PLAYING CF); JACKSON REPLACED BOTTENFIELD
(PITCHING); Vina singled to left; Renteria lined to second;
Edmonds singled to left [Vina to second]; Paquette flied to
center; Lankford flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
4, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: WARD BATTED FOR JACKSON; Ward flied to left; Lugo
grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio singled to right;
James threw a wild pitch [Biggio to second]; Bagwell walked;
Berkman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Pujols singled
to left; POLANCO BATTED FOR DREW; Polanco lined to second;
Matheny singled [Pujols to second]; BONILLA BATTED FOR JAMES;
MARRERO RAN FOR MATHENY; Bonilla struck out; Vina was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   1    9
 Cardinals        2   9   0    8


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