St. Louis Cardinals 10, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 100
Played on Wednesday, July 25, 2001 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  2
STL N    1  1  0    3  2  0    0  3  x  -  10 13  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   2       1   3
Lugo ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       5   0
Berkman lf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Merced rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Eusebio c                     3   0   1   0       1   1       7   0
Lopez 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Redding p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Mann p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Servais ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Villone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       4   9      24   4

FIELDING - 
E: Berkman (4), Eusebio (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (23,off Hermanson); Hidalgo (16,off Hermanson).
HR: Berkman (28,2nd inning off Hermanson 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Merced (2,2nd base off Hermanson/Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       5   0   0   1       0   0       4   3
Polanco ss                    5   1   3   1       0   0       0   3
Pujols rf                     5   2   2   1       0   0       1   0
McGwire 1b                    3   2   1   2       1   0      12   1
Edmonds cf                    5   2   2   0       0   1       0   0
Paquette 3b                   4   0   2   1       0   2       0   5
Lankford lf                   3   1   1   1       0   2       0   0
Matheny c                     2   1   1   1       1   0       9   0
Hermanson p                   3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Timlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bonilla ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       36  10  13   8       2   7      27  15

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (21,off Redding); Bonilla (6,off Villone).
HR: Pujols (24,1st inning off Redding 0 on 2 out); McGwire (14,8th inning off
Villone 1 on 2 out).
SF: Matheny (2,off Redding); Lankford (3,off Redding).
HBP: McGwire (2,by Redding).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Vina (11,2nd base off Redding/Eusebio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Redding L(3-1)                5.1  10   7   4   1   4   1  29
Mann                          0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Cruz                          1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Villone                       1     3   3   3   0   1   1   6
Totals                        8    13  10   7   2   7   2  41

WP: Villone (4).
HBP: Redding (1,McGwire).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hermanson W(8-8)              7     4   2   2   3   9   1  27
Timlin                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Veres                         1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   2   4   9   1  36


Umpires: HP - Rob Drake, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Kerwin Danley
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 36685


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              2b        Vina                2b
2. Lugo                ss        Polanco             ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Pujols              rf
4. Berkman             lf        McGwire             1b
5. Merced              rf        Edmonds             cf
6. Hidalgo             cf        Paquette            3b
7. Eusebio             c         Lankford            lf
8. Lopez               3b        Matheny             c
9. Redding             p         Hermanson           p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Lugo grounded out (third to
first); Bagwell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina grounded out (first unassisted); Polanco
flied to right; Pujols homered; McGwire flied to left; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman homered; Merced singled to right; Merced
stole second; Hidalgo lined to second; Eusebio grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Merced to third]; Lopez grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Edmonds singled; Paquette singled to center
[Edmonds to third]; Lankford struck out; Matheny hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Edmonds scored]; Hermanson was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Redding struck out; Biggio walked; Lugo forced
Biggio (shortstop to second); Lugo was picked off first (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Vina grounded out (second to first); On a bunt
Polanco singled to third; Pujols flied to right; McGwire popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell doubled to left; Berkman grounded out
(second to first) [Bagwell to third]; Merced struck out; Hidalgo
doubled [Bagwell scored]; Eusebio walked; Lopez grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Edmonds singled to right; Paquette struck out;
Lankford singled to center [Edmonds to second]; Matheny walked
[Edmonds to third, Lankford to second]; Hermanson reached on a
fielder's choice [Edmonds scored (error by Eusebio; assist by
Lugo) (unearned) (no RBI), Lankford scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Matheny to third]; Vina forced Hermanson (second to shortstop)
[Matheny scored (unearned)]; Vina stole second; Polanco lined to
shortstop; 3 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Redding struck out; Biggio struck out; Lugo was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 5TH: Pujols doubled to center; McGwire was hit by a
pitch; Edmonds grounded out (first unassisted) [Pujols to third,
McGwire to second]; Paquette singled to center [Pujols scored,
McGwire to third]; Lankford hit a sacrifice fly to right
[McGwire scored]; Matheny singled [Paquette to second];
Hermanson struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
7.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell walked; Berkman struck out; Merced grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 6TH: Vina grounded out (second to first); Polanco
singled to left [Polanco to second (error by Berkman)]; MANN
REPLACED REDDING (PITCHING); Pujols flied to center; McGwire
walked; Edmonds forced McGwire (shortstop unassisted) [Polanco
to third]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Eusebio was called out on strikes; Lopez struck out;
SERVAIS BATTED FOR MANN; Servais grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 7TH: CRUZ REPLACED SERVAIS (PITCHING); Paquette struck
out; Lankford struck out; Matheny flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 8TH: TIMLIN REPLACED HERMANSON (PITCHING); Biggio singled
to center; Lugo forced Biggio (third to second); Bagwell forced
Lugo (third to second); Berkman grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 8TH: BONILLA BATTED FOR TIMLIN; VILLONE REPLACED CRUZ
(PITCHING); Bonilla doubled to left; ROBINSON RAN FOR BONILLA;
Villone threw a wild pitch [Robinson to third]; Vina popped to
second; Polanco singled to right [Robinson scored]; Pujols flied
to center; McGwire homered [Polanco scored]; Edmonds struck out;
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 10.

ASTROS 9TH: VERES REPLACED ROBINSON (PITCHING); Merced grounded
out (first to pitcher); Hidalgo popped to first; Eusebio singled
to left; Lopez walked [Eusebio to second]; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR
VILLONE; Vizcaino grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   2    7
 Cardinals       10  13   0    7


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