St. Louis Cardinals 8, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 5
Played on Saturday, April 6, 2002 (N) at Astros Field

STL N    0  1  0    0  1  0    1  2  3  -   8 15  3
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   4  9  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       6   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Polanco 3b                    5   0   3   0       0   0       1   2
Perez 1b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Drew ph,rf                  2   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Pujols lf                     4   1   2   3       0   0       2   0
  Robinson pr,lf              0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edmonds cf                    4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Renteria ss                   4   0   0   0       1   0       1   5
Difelice c                    4   2   3   2       0   0       8   0
Marrero rf,1b                 4   1   3   2       0   0       5   0
  Martinez 1b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Morris p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Timlin p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cairo ph                    0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Hackman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   8  15   8       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Renteria-Vina-Martinez, Renteria-Martinez.
E: Pujols (1), Renteria (1), Marrero (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Difelice (1,off Hernandez); Marrero (2,off Hernandez); Vina (2,off Cruz);
Drew (2,off Linebrink); Pujols (3,off Linebrink).
3B: Marrero (1,off Hernandez).
HR: Pujols (1,5th inning off Hernandez 0 on 2 out); Difelice (2,8th inning
off Cruz 0 on 1 out); Marrero (1,8th inning off Cruz 0 on 1 out).
SF: Pujols (1,off Cruz); Cairo (1,off Dotel).
HBP: Difelice (1,by Linebrink).
Team LOB: 11.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Ausmus c                      5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   2   0       2   0      12   1
Berkman cf                    5   0   1   2       0   0       4   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   1   2       1   1       4   0
Ward lf                       4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   0   1   0       1   2       0   2
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Hernandez p                   2   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum ph                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Linebrink p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   9   4       5   8      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (1,off Hackman).
HBP: Blum (1,by Morris).
GDP: Everett (1,off Kline); Ausmus (1,off Hackman).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris W(2-0)                 6     6   2   0   2   7   0  28
Timlin                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Kline                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Hackman                       1     3   2   2   1   0   0   6
Totals                        9     9   4   2   5   8   0  41

Timlin faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
HBP: Morris (1,Blum).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hernandez                     5     6   2   2   2   1   1  23
Stone                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Cruz L(0-1)                   1.2   5   3   3   0   1   2  10
Linebrink                     0.1   3   3   3   1   0   0   6
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    15   8   8   3   3   3  46

Linebrink faced 5 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Linebrink (1,Difelice).

Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - Ted Barrett, 2B - Brian Runge, 3B - Jim Wolf
Time of Game: 3:08   Attendance: 36255


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Vina                2b        Biggio              2b
2. Polanco             3b        Ausmus              c
3. Perez               1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Pujols              lf        Berkman             cf
5. Edmonds             cf        Hidalgo             rf
6. Renteria            ss        Ward                lf
7. Difelice            c         Ensberg             3b
8. Marrero             rf        Everett             ss
9. Morris              p         Hernandez           p

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina flied to center; Polanco singled to center;
Perez lined to shortstop; Pujols grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
singled to right [Ausmus to second (error by Marrero)]; Bagwell
walked; Berkman lined to left; Hidalgo was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Edmonds lined to second; Renteria flied to right;
Difelice doubled to left; Marrero tripled to center [Difelice
scored]; Morris struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ward struck out; Ensberg was called out on strikes;
Everett grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: On a bunt Vina grounded out (pitcher to first);
Polanco singled to right; Perez walked [Polanco to second];
Pujols grounded out (third to first) [Polanco to third, Perez to
second]; Edmonds walked; Renteria flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hernandez singled to right; Biggio flied to center;
Ausmus reached on an error by Renteria [Hernandez to second];
Bagwell singled to left [Hernandez to third, Ausmus to second];
Berkman popped to third in foul territory; Hidalgo singled to
left [Hernandez scored (unearned), Ausmus scored (unearned),
Bagwell to third]; Ward grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R (0
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Difelice grounded out (pitcher to first); Marrero
doubled to right; Morris flied to right; Vina grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Ensberg struck out; Everett flied to right;
Hernandez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Polanco grounded out (shortstop to first); Perez
grounded out (second to first); Pujols homered; Edmonds grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio struck out; Ausmus was called out on strikes;
Bagwell singled to right; Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: STONE REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Renteria
grounded out (third to first); On a bunt Difelice singled to
third; Marrero flied to right; Morris grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Hidalgo grounded out (third to first); Ward was
called out on strikes; Ensberg singled [Ensberg to third (error
by Pujols)]; Everett walked; BLUM BATTED FOR STONE; Blum was hit
by a pitch [Everett to second]; Biggio flied to right in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: CRUZ REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); Vina singled to
left; Polanco singled to left [Vina to second]; DREW BATTED FOR
PEREZ; Drew forced Polanco (first to shortstop) [Vina to third];
Pujols hit a sacrifice fly to center [Vina scored]; Edmonds
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: DREW STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); MARRERO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); TIMLIN REPLACED MORRIS (PITCHING);
Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Berkman grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Renteria grounded out (shortstop to first);
Difelice homered; Marrero homered; Timlin struck out; Vina
doubled to right; LINEBRINK REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Polanco
flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED MARRERO (PLAYING 1B); Hidalgo
walked; KLINE REPLACED TIMLIN (PITCHING); Ward struck out;
Ensberg walked [Hidalgo to second]; Everett grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Ensberg out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Drew doubled to right; Pujols doubled to center
[Drew scored]; ROBINSON RAN FOR PUJOLS; Edmonds singled to right
[Robinson to third]; Renteria walked [Edmonds to second];
Difelice was hit by a pitch [Robinson scored, Edmonds to third,
Renteria to second]; DOTEL REPLACED LINEBRINK (PITCHING);
Martinez struck out; CAIRO BATTED FOR KLINE; Cairo hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Edmonds scored]; Vina forced Difelice
(shortstop to second); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 8,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: ROBINSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MERCED BATTED
FOR DOTEL; HACKMAN REPLACED CAIRO (PITCHING); Merced singled to
center; Biggio singled [Merced to second]; Ausmus grounded into
a double play (shortstop to first) [Merced to third, Biggio out
at second]; Bagwell walked; Berkman doubled to center [Merced
scored, Bagwell scored]; Hidalgo flied to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        8  15   3   11
 Astros           4   9   0   10


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