St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 12
Played on Sunday, April 15, 2001 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  0    1  0  2    0  0  0  -   5  9  1
STL N    0  1  0    4  0  1    0  0  x  -   6 12  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vizcaino ss                   5   0   1   2       0   0       2   2
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   1       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   3   2       0   0       5   0
Berkman lf                    5   1   3   1       0   1       6   0
Hidalgo cf                    5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Merced rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Lugo ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   1   1   0       1   0       7   1
Truby 3b                      2   1   0   0       2   1       0   1
Lima p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ward ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  J. Powell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hayes ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Barker pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   5   9   5       6   8      24   7

FIELDING - 
E: Vizcaino (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Bagwell (4,1st inning off Andy Benes 1 on 1 out); Berkman (2,4th inning
off Andy Benes 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Barker (1,2nd base off Stechschulte/Marrero).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       5   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Renteria ss                   5   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
Edmonds cf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
McGwire 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
  Paquette pr,1b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Lankford lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Pujols 3b                     4   2   3   0       0   0       1   3
Drew rf                       1   2   1   1       3   0       5   0
Marrero c                     4   1   2   1       0   1      11   0
Andy Benes p                  2   1   1   3       0   1       0   1
  Matthews p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stechschulte p              0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bonilla ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  12   6       3   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Paquette (1), Veres (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Andy Benes (1,off Lima); Renteria (1,off Lima).
HR: Drew (4,6th inning off J. Powell 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Marrero (1,2nd base off Lima/Ausmus).
CS: Renteria (1,2nd base by Cruz/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima                          5     7   5   5   2   4   0  24
J. Powell L(1-1)              2     4   1   1   1   2   1  11
Cruz                          1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    12   6   6   3   7   1  38


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andy Benes                    5.2   6   5   5   3   6   2  26
Matthews                      0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
James W(1-0)                  0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Stechschulte                  2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Veres                         0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Kline SV(1)                   0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   5   5   6   8   2  42

WP: Matthews (1).

Umpires: HP - Scott Higgins, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Dan Morrison, 3B - Hunter Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 27993


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Vizcaino            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        Marrero             c
9. Lima                p         Andy Benes          p

ASTROS 1ST: Vizcaino popped to third in foul territory; Biggio
singled to center; Bagwell homered [Biggio scored]; Berkman
singled to right; Hidalgo popped to second; Merced flied to
left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina grounded out (pitcher to first); Renteria
struck out; Edmonds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus flied to right; Truby flied to right; Lima
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McGwire grounded out (third to first); Lankford
flied to left; Pujols singled to left; Drew walked [Pujols to
second]; Marrero singled to center [Pujols scored, Drew to
third]; Marrero stole second; Andy Benes was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Vizcaino flied to right; Biggio grounded out (third
to first); Bagwell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Vina flied to left; Renteria flied to left;
Edmonds singled; McGwire struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman homered; Hidalgo struck out; Merced grounded
out (second to first); Ausmus singled to center; Truby walked
[Ausmus to second]; Lima grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Lankford flied to left; Pujols singled to
shortstop [Pujols to second (error by Vizcaino)]; Drew walked;
Marrero singled [Pujols to third, Drew to second]; Andy Benes
doubled to left [Pujols scored, Drew scored, Marrero scored];
Vina flied to right; Renteria doubled [Andy Benes scored];
Edmonds flied to left; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Vizcaino flied to right; Biggio struck out; Bagwell
singled to right; Berkman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 5TH: McGwire flied to center; Lankford grounded out
(second to first); Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Hidalgo was called out on strikes; Merced was called
out on strikes; Ausmus walked; Truby walked [Ausmus to second];
WARD BATTED FOR LIMA; MATTHEWS REPLACED ANDY BENES (PITCHING);
Matthews threw a wild pitch [Ausmus to third, Truby to second];
Ward walked; Vizcaino singled to right [Ausmus scored, Truby
scored, Ward to third]; JAMES REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING);
Biggio popped to catcher in foul territory; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: J. POWELL REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Drew homered;
Marrero popped to second; SUTTON BATTED FOR JAMES; Sutton flied
to left; Vina singled; Renteria forced Vina (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 7TH: STECHSCHULTE REPLACED SUTTON (PITCHING); Bagwell
singled; Berkman grounded out (first to pitcher) [Bagwell to
second]; Hidalgo flied to right [Bagwell to third]; Merced
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Edmonds was called out on strikes; McGwire
singled to right; PAQUETTE RAN FOR MCGWIRE; Lankford popped to
shortstop; Pujols singled to right [Paquette to third]; Drew
walked [Pujols to second]; Marrero struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 8TH: PAQUETTE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Ausmus flied
to left; Truby struck out; HAYES BATTED FOR J. POWELL; Hayes
walked; BARKER RAN FOR HAYES; Barker stole second; Vizcaino
reached on an error by Paquette [Barker out at home (first to
catcher)]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: BONILLA BATTED FOR STECHSCHULTE; CRUZ REPLACED
BARKER (PITCHING); Bonilla grounded out (pitcher to first); Vina
struck out; Renteria singled to left; Renteria was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 9TH: VERES REPLACED BONILLA (PITCHING); Biggio walked;
Biggio was picked off first but was safe on an error by Veres
[Biggio to third]; Bagwell reached on a fielder's choice [Biggio
out at home (third to catcher)]; KLINE REPLACED VERES
(PITCHING); Berkman singled to center [Bagwell to second];
Hidalgo flied to left; LUGO BATTED FOR MERCED; Lugo was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   1   10
 Cardinals        6  12   2    8


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