Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 147
Played on Thursday, September 12, 2002 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  1  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   3 12  0
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  4  x  -   6  9  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       3   0   2   1       1   0       1   2
Marrero rf                    4   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Edmonds cf                    5   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Pujols lf                     5   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Rolen 3b                      4   1   2   0       1   0       0   0
Renteria ss                   5   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
Martinez 1b                   5   1   2   1       0   1       8   0
Matheny c                     1   0   0   0       3   1       9   0
Finley p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Delgado ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Fassero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Drew ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crudale p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Molina p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  12   3       6   6      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vina-Martinez.

BATTING - 
2B: Renteria (33,off Hernandez).
SH: Delgado (1,off Robertson).
SF: Vina (7,off Robertson).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Martinez (3,2nd base off Lidge/Zaun).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Biggio 2b                     3   1   2   1       1   1       2   1
Berkman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   2       9   0
Loretta 3b                    3   2   1   0       1   0       2   2
  Ausmus c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Vizcaino ss,3b                4   1   2   3       0   1       0   2
Lane rf                       3   1   2   0       1   1       3   2
Zaun c                        4   0   1   2       0   0       4   0
  Everett ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hernandez p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Hidalgo ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robertson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gordon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   9   6       4   9      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hernandez-Bagwell, Lane-Bagwell.
E: Biggio (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Loretta (16,off Finley); Zaun (6,off Finley); Vizcaino (19,off White).
3B: Lane (1,off Finley).
HR: Biggio (14,8th inning off Veres 0 on 0 out); Vizcaino (5,8th inning off
Crudale 2 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Finley                        5     4   2   2   3   6   0  21
White                         1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Fassero                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Veres L(5-8)                  0.1   2   2   2   0   1   1   3
Crudale                       0.1   2   2   2   1   0   1   4
Molina                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8     9   6   6   4   9   2  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hernandez                     5     6   2   1   5   2   0  24
Lidge                         0     1   1   1   1   0   0   2
Robertson                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Gordon                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Dotel W(6-4)                  1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Wagner SV(32)                 1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9    12   3   2   6   6   0  43

Lidge faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Jim Wolf, 1B - Charlie Reliford, 2B - Marvin Hudson, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 3:17   Attendance: 26365


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Vina                2b        Hunter              cf
2. Marrero             rf        Biggio              2b
3. Edmonds             cf        Berkman             lf
4. Pujols              lf        Bagwell             1b
5. Rolen               3b        Loretta             3b
6. Renteria            ss        Vizcaino            ss
7. Martinez            1b        Lane                rf
8. Matheny             c         Zaun                c
9. Finley              p         Hernandez           p

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina popped to second; Marrero walked; Edmonds
lined into a double play (pitcher to first) [Marrero out at
first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter struck out; Biggio was called out on strikes;
Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Pujols singled to center; Rolen reached on an
error by Biggio [Pujols to second]; Renteria popped to second;
Martinez singled to right [Pujols scored (unearned), Rolen out
at third (right to third)]; Matheny walked [Martinez to second];
Finley flied to right; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell struck out; Loretta doubled to left;
Vizcaino grounded out (shortstop to first); Lane walked; Zaun
doubled to left [Loretta scored, Lane scored]; Hernandez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Vina singled; Marrero struck out; Edmonds singled
to right [Vina to third]; Pujols flied into a double play (right
to first) [Edmonds out at first]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Hunter flied to right; Biggio singled to center;
Berkman lined into a double play (second to first) [Biggio out
at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Rolen singled to center; Renteria doubled [Rolen
scored]; Martinez lined to center; Matheny walked; Finley forced
Renteria (third unassisted) [Matheny to second]; Vina walked
[Matheny to third, Finley to second]; Marrero struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell struck out; Loretta grounded out (shortstop
to first); Vizcaino struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Edmonds grounded out (first unassisted); Pujols
grounded out (third to first); Rolen walked; Renteria flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Lane tripled to center; Zaun popped to shortstop;
HIDALGO BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Hidalgo grounded out (pitcher to
first); Hunter walked; Biggio walked [Hunter to second]; Berkman
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: LIDGE REPLACED HIDALGO (PITCHING); Martinez
singled to right; Martinez stole second; Matheny walked; DELGADO
BATTED FOR FINLEY; ROBERTSON REPLACED LIDGE (PITCHING); Delgado
out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Martinez to third,
Matheny to second]; Vina hit a sacrifice fly to left [Martinez
scored]; Marrero grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: WHITE REPLACED DELGADO (PITCHING); Bagwell grounded
out (shortstop to first); Loretta grounded out (pitcher to
first); Vizcaino doubled; Lane was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: GORDON REPLACED ROBERTSON (PITCHING); Edmonds
singled to right; Pujols struck out; Rolen flied to right;
Renteria flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Zaun flied to right; WARD BATTED FOR GORDON; FASSERO
REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Ward grounded out (second to first);
Hunter lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Martinez grounded
out (shortstop to first); Matheny was called out on strikes;
DREW BATTED FOR FASSERO; Drew singled to right; Vina singled to
right [Drew to second]; Marrero grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: VERES REPLACED DREW (PITCHING); Biggio homered;
Berkman struck out; Bagwell singled to left; CRUDALE REPLACED
VERES (PITCHING); Loretta walked [Bagwell to second]; Vizcaino
homered [Bagwell scored, Loretta scored]; Lane singled to left;
Zaun flied to center; MERCED BATTED FOR DOTEL; MOLINA REPLACED
CRUDALE (PITCHING); Merced struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: EVERETT REPLACED ZAUN (PLAYING SS); AUSMUS
REPLACED LORETTA (PLAYING C ); VIZCAINO CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 3B); WAGNER REPLACED MERCED (PITCHING); Edmonds was
called out on strikes; Pujols singled to left; Rolen singled
[Pujols to second]; Renteria grounded out (third to first)
[Pujols to third, Rolen to second]; Martinez struck out; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3  12   0   13
 Astros           6   9   1    6


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