St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 152
Played on Wednesday, September 26, 2001 (N) at Enron Field

STL N    0  0  0    1  2  0    1  1  0  -   5  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  5  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cairo 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Drew ph,rf                  1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Polanco 3b,2b                 5   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
McGwire 1b                    4   2   2   3       0   2       8   0
Pujols lf                     3   0   0   0       1   3       2   0
  Mathews p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edmonds cf                    2   1   2   0       2   0       3   0
Paquette rf,3b                4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Renteria ss                   4   0   0   0       0   3       2   3
Matheny c                     4   1   2   0       0   0      10   1
Kile p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Saturria lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bonilla ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Robinson lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   8   5       3  10      27   8

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

BATTING - 
2B: Edmonds (35,off Villone); Matheny (11,off Linebrink).
HR: McGwire 2 (27,5th inning off Villone 1 on 2 out,8th inning off Dotel 0
on 0 out).
SH: Kile (5,off Cruz).
SF: Drew (4,off Cruz).
GDP: Paquette (10,off Cruz).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       4   5
Lugo ss                       4   0   2   0       0   2       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   2   1       1   0       5   0
Berkman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Merced rf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Truby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Castilla 3b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Villone p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Linebrink p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       2  11      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Castilla-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Berkman (6), Merced (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Bagwell (38,9th inning off Mathews 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Hidalgo (15,off Kile).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile W(15-10)                 7     4   0   0   2  10   0  26
Mathews                       1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Kline                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   1   1   2  11   1  33

Mathews faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Villone L(6-8)                5     4   3   3   2   7   1  22
Cruz                          2     2   1   0   0   1   0   7
Dotel                         1     1   1   1   1   1   1   5
Linebrink                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   5   4   3  10   2  38


Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Jim Joyce
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 44203


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Cairo               2b        Biggio              2b
2. Polanco             3b        Lugo                ss
3. McGwire             1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Pujols              lf        Berkman             lf
5. Edmonds             cf        Hidalgo             cf
6. Paquette            rf        Merced              rf
7. Renteria            ss        Castilla            3b
8. Matheny             c         Ausmus              c
9. Kile                p         Villone             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Cairo reached on an error by Merced [Cairo to
second]; Polanco flied to center; McGwire struck out; Pujols
walked; Edmonds walked [Cairo to third, Pujols to second];
Paquette flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Lugo
singled to center; Bagwell lined to right; Berkman struck out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Renteria struck out; Matheny grounded out (second
to first); Kile grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo flied to left; Merced flied to center;
Castilla grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Cairo lined to left; Polanco grounded out (second
to first); McGwire struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Villone struck
out; Biggio was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Pujols struck out; Edmonds doubled to left;
Paquette singled to left [Edmonds scored]; Renteria struck out;
Matheny flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lugo singled; Bagwell walked [Lugo to second];
Berkman was called out on strikes; Hidalgo struck out; Merced
flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Kile was called out on strikes; Cairo singled to
center; Polanco forced Cairo (third to second); McGwire homered
[Polanco scored]; over the railroad track and out of the
stadium; Pujols was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Castilla singled to center; Ausmus flied to center;
VIZCAINO BATTED FOR VILLONE; Vizcaino struck out; Biggio walked
[Castilla to second]; Lugo struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: CRUZ REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Edmonds
singled; Paquette grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Edmonds out at second]; Renteria was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell singled to center; Berkman struck out;
Hidalgo grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Bagwell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Matheny singled to left [Matheny to second (error
by Berkman)]; Kile out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Matheny to third]; DREW BATTED FOR CAIRO; Drew hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Matheny scored (unearned)]; Polanco flied to
center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: DREW STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); POLANCO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); PAQUETTE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B);
Merced struck out; Castilla lined to shortstop; Ausmus was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); McGwire homered;
Pujols struck out; Edmonds walked; Paquette popped to second;
Renteria flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: SATURRIA REPLACED KILE (PLAYING LF); MATHEWS
REPLACED PUJOLS (PITCHING); BARKER BATTED FOR DOTEL; Barker
grounded out (pitcher to first); Biggio flied to center; Lugo
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: LINEBRINK REPLACED BARKER (PITCHING); Matheny
doubled; BONILLA BATTED FOR SATURRIA; Bonilla struck out; Drew
flied to right [Matheny to third]; Polanco grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: ROBINSON REPLACED BONILLA (PLAYING LF); Bagwell
homered; KLINE REPLACED MATHEWS (PITCHING); Berkman popped to
shortstop; Hidalgo grounded out (shortstop to first); TRUBY
BATTED FOR MERCED; Truby popped to first in foul territory; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        5   8   0    6
 Astros           1   5   2    5


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