St. Louis Cardinals 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Friday, September 20, 2002 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  1    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  0
STL N    2  2  0    1  0  3    1  0  x  -   9 14  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     5   1   2   3       0   0       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Berkman rf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Ward lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Loretta ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Blum 3b                       2   1   0   0       2   0       0   2
Ausmus c                      4   1   2   0       0   0       9   1
Munro p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Zinter ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Merced ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hernandez pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robertson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lane ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   3   7   3       6   5      24   9

BATTING - 
HR: Hunter (3,5th inning off Williams 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Munro (1,off Williams); Ausmus (29,off Veres); Loretta (7,off Kline).
Team LOB: 7.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   2   1   0       1   0       2   5
Marrero rf                    4   4   4   2       1   0       0   0
Edmonds cf                    3   1   1   2       1   1       5   0
Pujols lf                     4   0   1   2       1   1       0   0
Rolen 3b                      5   1   2   2       0   2       1   3
Martinez 1b                   5   0   1   1       0   1      10   1
Renteria ss                   3   0   1   0       1   1       4   5
Matheny c                     3   1   2   0       1   0       5   0
Williams p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Molina p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cairo ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kline p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   9  14   9       6   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Vina-Renteria-Martinez, Martinez-Renteria-Martinez, Rolen-Vina-Martinez.

BATTING - 
3B: Vina (5,off Munro).
HR: Marrero (16,6th inning off Robertson 0 on 0 out); Edmonds (28,6th inning
off Robertson 0 on 0 out); Rolen (29,6th inning off Robertson 0 on 1 out).
SH: Matheny (8,off Cruz).
SF: Edmonds (6,off Robertson).
HBP: Renteria (4,by Puffer).
IBB: Marrero (11,by Robertson).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Marrero (14,2nd base off Munro/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Munro L(5-5)                  4     9   5   5   3   5   0  24
Cruz                          1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Robertson                     1.2   4   4   4   2   1   3  11
Puffer                        1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8    14   9   9   6   8   3  45

WP: Robertson (2).
HBP: Puffer (4,Renteria).
IBB: Robertson (2,Marrero).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Williams                      4.2   6   3   3   2   3   1  21
Molina                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Veres                         1     0   0   0   3   0   0   5
White W(5-6)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Kline                         2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     7   3   3   6   5   1  37


Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Larry Poncino, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Tony Randazzo
Time of Game: 3:22   Attendance: 34990


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Hunter              cf        Vina                2b
2. Biggio              2b        Marrero             rf
3. Berkman             rf        Edmonds             cf
4. Bagwell             1b        Pujols              lf
5. Ward                lf        Rolen               3b
6. Loretta             ss        Martinez            1b
7. Blum                3b        Renteria            ss
8. Ausmus              c         Matheny             c
9. Munro               p         Williams            p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter grounded out (third to first); Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina tripled to right; Marrero singled to right
[Vina scored]; Edmonds grounded out (first unassisted) [Marrero
to second]; Pujols walked; Rolen was called out on strikes;
Martinez singled [Marrero scored, Pujols to second]; Renteria
flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Ward grounded
out (second to first); Loretta lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Matheny grounded out (shortstop to first);
Williams was called out on strikes; Vina walked; Marrero singled
to center [Vina to second]; Edmonds walked [Vina to third,
Marrero to second]; Pujols singled to left [Vina scored, Marrero
scored, Edmonds to second]; Rolen lined to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Blum walked; Ausmus singled to right [Blum to
second]; Munro grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Blum to third, Ausmus out at second]; Hunter singled
to center [Blum scored]; Biggio forced Hunter (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: Martinez flied to left; Renteria singled; Matheny
singled to right [Renteria to third]; Williams reached on a
fielder's choice [Renteria out at home (pitcher to catcher),
Matheny to second]; Vina grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman struck out; Bagwell singled to center; Ward
forced Bagwell (second to shortstop); Loretta singled to left
[Ward to second]; Blum popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Marrero singled; Edmonds struck out while Marrero
stole second; Pujols struck out; Rolen singled [Marrero scored];
Martinez struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
5.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus singled; ZINTER BATTED FOR MUNRO; Zinter
struck out; Hunter homered [Ausmus scored]; Biggio was called
out on strikes; Berkman walked; MOLINA REPLACED WILLIAMS
(PITCHING); Bagwell walked [Berkman to second]; Williams left
with tightness in back and ribs; Ward flied to center; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 5TH: CRUZ REPLACED ZINTER (PITCHING); Renteria walked;
Matheny out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Renteria to
second]; CRUZ BATTED FOR MOLINA; Cruz struck out; Vina grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 6TH: VERES REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Loretta walked; Blum
walked [Loretta to second]; Ausmus grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Loretta to third, Blum out at
second]; MERCED BATTED FOR CRUZ; Merced walked; HERNANDEZ RAN
FOR MERCED; Hunter flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: ROBERTSON REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Marrero
homered; Edmonds homered; Pujols flied to right; Rolen homered;
Martinez grounded out (second to first); Renteria was called out
on strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 8.

ASTROS 7TH: WHITE REPLACED VERES (PITCHING); Biggio was called
out on strikes; Berkman grounded out (second to first); Bagwell
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 8.

CARDINALS 7TH: Matheny walked; CAIRO BATTED FOR WHITE; Robertson
threw a wild pitch [Matheny to second]; Cairo singled to left
[Matheny to third]; Vina grounded out (third to first) [Cairo to
second]; Marrero was walked intentionally; Edmonds hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Matheny scored, Cairo to third]; PUFFER
REPLACED ROBERTSON (PITCHING); Pujols forced Marrero (third to
second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 9.

ASTROS 8TH: KLINE REPLACED CAIRO (PITCHING); Ward singled to
right; Loretta grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Ward out at second]; Blum grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 9.

CARDINALS 8TH: Rolen was called out on strikes; Martinez
grounded out (pitcher to first); Renteria was hit by a pitch;
Matheny singled [Renteria to second]; Kline batted left handed;
Kline grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Ausmus flied to center; LANE BATTED FOR PUFFER; Lane
struck out; Hunter lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    7
 Cardinals        9  14   0   12


Data courtesy of Retrosheet