Houston Astros 17, St. Louis Cardinals 11
Regular Season Game 93
Played on Wednesday, July 18, 2001 (N) at Enron Field

STL N    1  0  1    0  6  1    2  0  0  -  11 18  2
HOU N    4  2  0    0  8  1    2  0  x  -  17 16  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       5   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Polanco 3b                    6   1   3   1       0   1       0   3
Edmonds cf                    5   1   2   1       0   2       4   0
McGwire 1b                    4   2   2   2       1   2       7   0
Pujols rf                     5   1   2   3       0   2       0   0
Bonilla lf                    3   1   1   0       1   2       0   1
  Andy Benes p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clapp 2b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Renteria ss                   5   2   2   0       0   1       0   3
Marrero c                     5   1   2   2       0   2       9   0
Matthews p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hackman p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stechschulte p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Paquette lf                 2   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       44  11  18  11       2  14      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Vina (4), Marrero (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Polanco (10,off Oswalt); Renteria 2 (8,off Oswalt,off Villone); Marrero
(6,off Oswalt); Paquette (8,off Villone).
HR: Pujols (23,5th inning off Oswalt 2 on 0 out); McGwire (11,6th inning off
Villone 0 on 1 out).
SH: Hackman (1,off Oswalt).
GDP: Renteria (9,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   4   2   2       0   0       4   2
Lugo ss                       3   1   0   0       2   2       3   2
Bagwell 1b                    5   4   4   5       1   0       2   0
Berkman lf                    5   2   3   2       1   0       0   0
Alou rf                       4   2   3   3       1   0       2   1
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Castilla 3b                   3   1   1   2       1   2       0   1
Ausmus c                      5   2   2   2       0   1      14   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Villone p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dotel p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37  17  16  16       7   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lugo-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Biggio (7), Lugo (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou 2 (21,off Matthews,off Stechschulte); Bagwell (21,off Hackman); Berkman
(30,off Hackman); Castilla (19,off Stechschulte).
3B: Hidalgo (2,off Andy Benes); Bagwell (2,off Andy Benes).
HR: Alou (20,1st inning off Matthews 2 on 1 out); Ausmus (3,2nd inning off
Matthews 0 on 0 out); Biggio (15,2nd inning off Matthews 0 on 1 out); Bagwell
(26,5th inning off Stechschulte 2 on 2 out).
SH: Lugo (6,off Matthews); Villone (3,off Stechschulte).
SF: Castilla (2,off Andy Benes).
HBP: Biggio 2 (22,by Matthews,by Andy Benes).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (4,2nd base off Andy Benes/Marrero).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Matthews                      2.1   5   6   6   1   3   3  14
Hackman L(0-1)                2     2   3   2   1   1   0  10
Stechschulte                  0.2   6   5   5   1   0   1   8
Andy Benes                    1.1   3   3   3   2   2   0  10
Veres                         1.2   0   0   0   2   2   0   7
Totals                        8    16  17  12*  7   8   4  49

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
BK: Hackman (1).
HBP: Matthews (4,Biggio); Andy Benes (5,Biggio).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        4.1  11   8   7   2   5   1  27
Villone W(4-3)                2.1   5   3   3   0   4   1  11
Dotel                         2.1   2   0   0   0   5   0   9
Totals                        9    18  11  10   2  14   2  47


Umpires: HP - Doug Eddings, 1B - Eric Cooper, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Brian Gorman
Time of Game: 3:39   Attendance: 33016


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Vina                2b        Biggio              2b
2. Polanco             3b        Lugo                ss
3. Edmonds             cf        Bagwell             1b
4. McGwire             1b        Berkman             lf
5. Pujols              rf        Alou                rf
6. Bonilla             lf        Hidalgo             cf
7. Renteria            ss        Castilla            3b
8. Marrero             c         Ausmus              c
9. Matthews            p         Oswalt              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina singled to right; Polanco singled to left
[Vina to second]; Edmonds was called out on strikes; McGwire
singled to left [Vina scored, Polanco to second]; Pujols reached
on an error by Lugo [Polanco to third, McGwire to second];
Bonilla struck out; Renteria forced Pujols (second to
shortstop); 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio was hit by a pitch; Lugo out on a sacrifice
bunt (first unassisted) [Biggio to second]; Bagwell singled to
center [Biggio scored]; Berkman walked [Bagwell to second]; Alou
homered [Bagwell scored, Berkman scored]; Hidalgo was called out
on strikes; Castilla struck out; 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 2ND: Marrero struck out; Matthews lined to center;
Vina popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus homered; Oswalt was called out on strikes;
Biggio homered; Lugo popped to second; Bagwell flied to center;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 3RD: Polanco doubled; Edmonds singled to center
[Polanco scored]; McGwire struck out; Pujols singled to center
[Edmonds to third]; Bonilla walked [Pujols to second]; Renteria
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Bonilla out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
doubled to left; HACKMAN REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING); Hidalgo
grounded out (third to first); Castilla walked; Ausmus forced
Castilla (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 4TH: Marrero singled to center; Hackman forced Marrero
(pitcher to shortstop); Vina struck out; Polanco grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Oswalt popped to second; Biggio grounded out (third
to first); Lugo was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 2, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 5TH: Edmonds reached on an error by Biggio; McGwire
walked [Edmonds to second]; Pujols homered [Edmonds scored
(unearned), McGwire scored]; Bonilla singled to center; Renteria
doubled to left [Bonilla to third]; Marrero doubled to right
[Bonilla scored, Renteria scored]; Hackman out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Marrero to third]; VILLONE REPLACED
OSWALT (PITCHING); Vina singled to right [Marrero scored, Vina
out at second (right to second)]; Polanco struck out; 6 R (5
ER), 5 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Bagwell doubled; Berkman doubled to center [Bagwell
scored]; Alou reached on an error by Vina [Berkman scored (no
RBI), Alou to second]; Hidalgo grounded out (third to first);
Hackman balked [Alou to third]; STECHSCHULTE REPLACED HACKMAN
(PITCHING); Castilla doubled to right [Alou scored (unearned)];
Ausmus singled to right [Castilla scored]; Villone out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Ausmus to second]; Biggio
singled to left [Ausmus scored (unearned, but earned for the
pitcher)]; Lugo walked [Biggio to second]; Bagwell homered
(unearned, but earned for the pitcher) [Biggio scored (unearned,
but earned for the pitcher), Lugo scored (unearned, but earned
for the pitcher)]; Berkman singled to left; Alou doubled to left
[Berkman out at home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; 8 R (7
ER), 8 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 14.

CARDINALS 6TH: Edmonds struck out; McGwire homered; Pujols was
called out on strikes; Bonilla was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 9, Astros 14.

ASTROS 6TH: PAQUETTE REPLACED STECHSCHULTE (PLAYING LF); ANDY
BENES REPLACED BONILLA (PITCHING); Hidalgo tripled to center;
Castilla hit a sacrifice fly to left [Hidalgo scored]; Ausmus
flied to center; Villone struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 9, Astros 15.

CARDINALS 7TH: Renteria doubled; Marrero lined to right;
Paquette doubled [Renteria scored]; Vina flied to center;
Polanco singled to right [Paquette scored]; DOTEL REPLACED
VILLONE (PITCHING); Edmonds singled to center [Polanco to
second]; McGwire struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
11, Astros 15.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio was hit by a pitch; Lugo struck out while
Biggio stole second [Biggio to third (error by Marrero)];
Bagwell tripled [Biggio scored]; Berkman singled to center
[Bagwell scored]; Alou walked [Berkman to second]; VERES
REPLACED VINA (PITCHING); CLAPP REPLACED ANDY BENES (PLAYING
2B); Hidalgo walked (walk was charged to Andy Benes) [Berkman to
third, Alou to second]; Castilla struck out; Ausmus struck out;
2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 11, Astros 17.

CARDINALS 8TH: Pujols struck out; Clapp was called out on
strikes; Renteria struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
11, Astros 17.

ASTROS 8TH: Dotel lined to center; Biggio flied to center; Lugo
walked; Bagwell walked [Lugo to second]; Berkman grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 11, Astros
17.

CARDINALS 9TH: Marrero struck out; Paquette flied to right;
ROBINSON BATTED FOR VERES; Robinson singled to left; Polanco
forced Robinson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 11, Astros 17.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals       11  18   2    9
 Astros          17  16   2    8


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