St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 44
Played on Tuesday, May 21, 2002 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
STL N    0  0  0    1  1  1    0  0  x  -   3  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       4   1   0   0       0   1       0   1
Biggio 2b                     4   0   3   1       0   0       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1      11   0
Berkman cf                    2   0   0   0       2   1       2   0
Ward lf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Blum 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
Hernandez p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   6   1       3   6      24  10

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio 2 (12,off Simontacchi 2).
Team LOB: 7.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   1   2   1       0   1       1   4
Polanco ss                    4   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Edmonds cf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       4   1
Perez rf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Drew rf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Cairo 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Matheny c                     3   0   1   1       0   0       7   0
Marrero lf                    1   1   0   0       2   0       0   0
Simontacchi p                 3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Stechschulte p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Matthews p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   6   3       3   5      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Polanco (5,off Hernandez); Matheny (5,off Hernandez).
HBP: Matheny (1,by Hernandez).
IBB: Marrero (3,by Hernandez).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hernandez L(4-2)              6     5   3   3   3   3   0  27
Stone                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Borbon                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Puffer                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8     6   3   3   3   5   0  34

HBP: Hernandez (2,Matheny).
IBB: Hernandez (3,Marrero).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Simontacchi W(2-0)            7     5   1   1   2   4   0  27
Stechschulte                  0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Matthews                      0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Isringhausen SV(11)           1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   1   1   3   6   0  35


Umpires: HP - Ted Barrett, 1B - Brian Runge, 2B - Tim McClelland, 3B - Chuck Meriwether
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 33442


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Lugo                ss        Vina                2b
2. Biggio              2b        Polanco             ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Pujols              1b
4. Berkman             cf        Edmonds             cf
5. Ward                lf        Perez               rf
6. Hidalgo             rf        Cairo               3b
7. Blum                3b        Matheny             c
8. Ausmus              c         Marrero             lf
9. Hernandez           p         Simontacchi         p

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo flied to right; Biggio singled to left; Bagwell
flied to center; Berkman walked [Biggio to second]; Ward
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina grounded out (pitcher to first); Polanco
flied to center; Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo popped to second; Blum lined to center;
Ausmus popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Edmonds struck out; Perez grounded out (second to
first); Cairo flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hernandez struck out; Lugo flied to center; Biggio
doubled to left; Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Matheny grounded out (third to first); Marrero
grounded out (third to first); Simontacchi struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman was called out on strikes; Ward singled to
right; Hidalgo popped to shortstop in foul territory; Blum flied
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Vina singled to right; Polanco doubled [Vina
scored]; Pujols popped to first in foul territory; Edmonds
walked; Perez popped to second; Cairo flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus singled to center; Hernandez forced Ausmus
(pitcher to shortstop); Lugo forced Hernandez (second to
shortstop); Biggio doubled to center [Lugo scored, Biggio out at
third (center to third)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Matheny was hit by a pitch; Marrero walked
[Matheny to second]; Simontacchi forced Matheny (third
unassisted) [Marrero to second]; Vina singled to right [Marrero
scored, Simontacchi to third]; Polanco struck out; Pujols
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell struck out; Berkman flied to center; Ward
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Edmonds flied to left; Perez grounded out (second
to first); Cairo singled to center; Matheny doubled [Cairo
scored]; Marrero was walked intentionally; Simontacchi flied to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: DREW REPLACED PEREZ (PLAYING RF); Hidalgo flied to
right; Blum flied to right in foul territory; Ausmus walked;
MERCED BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Merced grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: STONE REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Vina struck
out; Polanco grounded out (second to first); Pujols singled to
left; BORBON REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Edmonds struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: STECHSCHULTE REPLACED SIMONTACCHI (PITCHING); Lugo
struck out; Biggio grounded out (first unassisted); Bagwell
singled to left; MATTHEWS REPLACED STECHSCHULTE (PITCHING);
Berkman walked [Bagwell to second]; Ward struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Drew flied to right; PUFFER REPLACED BORBON
(PITCHING); Cairo grounded out (shortstop to first); Matheny
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING); Hidalgo
flied to right; Blum grounded out (second to first); Ausmus
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   0    7
 Cardinals        3   6   0    7


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