Houston Astros 2, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 99
Played on Tuesday, July 24, 2001 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
STL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  2  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   4
Lugo ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   2      13   0
Berkman cf,lf                 3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Alou rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Merced lf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Hidalgo ph,cf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Ausmus c                      3   1   1   0       0   1       7   1
Miller p                      3   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   7   2       0   6      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (23,off Morris).
SF: Bagwell (3,off Morris).
HBP: Berkman (9,by Morris).
GDP: Castilla (9,off Morris).
Team LOB: 4.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Polanco 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Edmonds cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
McGwire 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1      10   0
Pujols rf                     1   0   0   0       2   1       2   0
Lankford lf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Renteria ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
Marrero c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   2
Morris p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Paquette ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   2   1       2   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Polanco-Vina-McGwire, Renteria-Polanco.
E: Morris (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Polanco (11,off Miller).
HR: McGwire (13,4th inning off Miller 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller W(12-5)                8     2   1   1   2   7   1  28
Wagner SV(23)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     2   1   1   2   8   1  31


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris L(12-6)                8     7   2   0   0   5   0  30
Kline                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   0   0   6   0  33

HBP: Morris (9,Berkman).

Umpires: HP - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Rob Drake, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 37307


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Lugo flied to
right; Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina grounded out (second to first); Polanco
grounded out (second to first); Edmonds grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman was hit by a pitch; Alou singled to left
[Berkman to second]; Merced singled to center [Berkman to third,
Alou out at second (center to catcher to second)]; Castilla
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Merced
out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McGwire grounded out (shortstop to first); Pujols
walked; Lankford popped to shortstop; Renteria flied to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus singled to right; Miller reached on an error
by Morris [Ausmus to third]; Biggio singled to center [Ausmus
scored (unearned), Miller to second]; Lugo forced Biggio
(pitcher to shortstop) [Miller to third]; Bagwell hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Miller scored (unearned)]; Berkman
popped to second; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Marrero grounded out (third to first); Morris
grounded out (shortstop to first); Vina flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou doubled to left; Merced grounded out (first
unassisted) [Alou to third]; Castilla lined into a double play
(shortstop to third) [Alou out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Polanco grounded out (third to first); Edmonds
struck out; McGwire homered; Pujols walked; Lankford flied to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus struck out (catcher to first); Miller
grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Renteria struck out; Marrero grounded out
(shortstop to first); Morris struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Lugo lined to shortstop; Bagwell struck out; Berkman
singled; Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Vina flied to left; Polanco doubled to right;
Edmonds flied to left in foul territory; McGwire was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Merced was called out on strikes; Castilla singled
to center; Ausmus grounded out (third to first) [Castilla to
second]; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Pujols struck out; Lankford struck out; Renteria
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Lugo grounded
out (first unassisted); Bagwell lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Marrero grounded out (shortstop to first);
PAQUETTE BATTED FOR MORRIS; Paquette flied to center; Vina was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: KLINE REPLACED PAQUETTE (PITCHING); Berkman struck
out; Alou flied to center; HIDALGO BATTED FOR MERCED; Hidalgo
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
1.

CARDINALS 9TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HIDALGO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); WAGNER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING);
Polanco struck out (catcher to first); Edmonds grounded out
(second to first); McGwire grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   0    4
 Cardinals        1   2   1    3


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