St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Wednesday, May 22, 2002 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
STL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   3  8  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       5   2   2   1       0   1       2   5
Biggio 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   2       3   5
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   0       2   2      12   0
Berkman cf,lf                 3   0   0   1       2   1       1   0
Ward lf                       4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Hunter pr,cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Blum 3b                       2   0   0   0       2   1       0   3
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Oswalt p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ensberg 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       7  11      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lugo-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (13,off Kile).
HR: Lugo (1,3rd inning off Kile 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Ausmus (8,off Veres).
IBB: Blum (1,by Veres); Berkman (8,by Veres).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hunter (2,2nd base off Veres/Marrero); Lugo (5,2nd base off Veres/Marrero).
CS: Ward (2,3rd base by Kile/Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   3
Polanco ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Pujols lf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Edmonds cf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Martinez 1b                   2   0   2   0       2   0       6   0
Cairo 3b                      4   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Matheny c                     2   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
  Drew ph,rf                  2   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Marrero rf,c                  2   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Kile p                        2   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Timlin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       30   3   8   3       3   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Matheny-Cairo, Veres-Vina-Martinez.
E: Cairo (1), Marrero (4), Kile (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Edmonds (12,off Oswalt); Vina (14,off Dotel).
HR: Drew (7,9th inning off Stone 0 on 0 out).
SH: Polanco (5,off Dotel).
GDP: Cairo (1,off Oswalt).
IBB: Marrero (4,by Oswalt).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        7     5   1   1   2   4   0  27
Dotel                         0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Borbon                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Stone L(2-2)                  0.1   1   1   1   0   0   1   2
Totals                        8     8   3   3   3   4   1  34

Stone faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
WP: Oswalt (2).
IBB: Oswalt (1,Marrero).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile                          6     6   2   2   4   7   1  28
Timlin                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Veres W(3-3)                  2     1   0   0   3   2   0  10
Totals                        9     7   2   2   7  11   1  41

IBB: Veres 2 (3,Blum,Berkman).

Umpires: HP - Brian Runge, 1B - Tim McClelland, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Ted Barrett
Time of Game: 2:55   Attendance: 32481


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo singled to right; Biggio struck out; Bagwell
doubled to right [Lugo to third]; Berkman grounded out (second
to first) [Lugo scored, Bagwell to third]; Ward struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo was called out on strikes; Blum walked;
Ausmus popped to first; Oswalt forced Blum (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Edmonds doubled; Oswalt threw a wild pitch
[Edmonds to third]; Martinez walked; Cairo forced Martinez
(third to second) [Edmonds scored]; Matheny grounded out (first
unassisted) [Cairo to second]; Marrero was walked intentionally;
Kile struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Lugo homered; Biggio popped to pitcher; Bagwell
struck out; Berkman walked; Ward popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Vina grounded out (shortstop to first); Polanco
grounded out (second to first); Pujols singled to center;
Edmonds forced Pujols (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo grounded out (pitcher to first); Blum popped
to catcher in foul territory; Ausmus popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Martinez singled to center; Cairo grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Martinez out at
second]; Matheny grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Oswalt was called out on strikes; Lugo struck out;
Biggio singled to center; Bagwell walked [Biggio to second];
Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Marrero grounded out (third to first); Kile
singled to right; Vina lined to center; Polanco lined to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Ward singled to right; Hidalgo singled to left [Ward
to second]; Blum struck out while Ward was caught stealing third
(catcher to third) [Hidalgo to second]; Ausmus walked; Oswalt
reached on an error by Kile [Hidalgo to third, Ausmus to
second]; Lugo flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Pujols popped to second; Edmonds grounded out
(shortstop to first); Martinez singled to center; Cairo struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: TIMLIN REPLACED KILE (PITCHING); Biggio lined to
center; Bagwell was called out on strikes; Berkman was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: DREW BATTED FOR MATHENY; Drew struck out; Marrero
struck out; ROBINSON BATTED FOR TIMLIN; Robinson grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: DREW STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); MARRERO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); VERES REPLACED ROBINSON (PITCHING); Ward
singled to right; HUNTER RAN FOR WARD; Hunter stole second
[Hunter to third (error by Marrero)]; Hidalgo struck out; Blum
was walked intentionally; Ausmus grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Blum out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HUNTER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); DOTEL REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING);
Vina doubled; Polanco out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Vina to third]; Pujols singled to left [Vina scored]; ENSBERG
REPLACED DOTEL (PLAYING 3B); BORBON REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING);
Edmonds flied to center; Martinez walked [Pujols to second];
STONE REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Cairo forced Martinez (second
to shortstop) [Pujols to third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Ensberg grounded out (second to first); Lugo reached
on an error by Cairo; Biggio struck out; Lugo stole second;
Bagwell walked; Berkman was walked intentionally [Lugo to third,
Bagwell to second]; Hunter grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Drew homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   0   12
 Cardinals        3   8   3    7


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