St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 156
Played on Sunday, September 22, 2002 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  0
STL N    3  0  0    1  0  2    1  0  x  -   7 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   0   0       0   1       0   3
Loretta 3b                    4   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   1       5   0
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Lane rf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Blum lf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Saarloos p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   7   3       1   5      24   5

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (7,off Fassero).
HR: Loretta (3,1st inning off Finley 1 on 1 out); Lane (2,4th inning off Finley
0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bagwell (3,2nd base by Finley/Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vina 2b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       2   3
Marrero lf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Edmonds cf                    3   2   3   1       1   0       4   0
  Taguchi pr,cf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols 3b                     4   2   2   3       0   1       0   2
Martinez 1b                   3   1   1   1       0   1      11   0
  Cairo ph,1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Drew rf                       2   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
  Perez ph,rf                 0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Matheny c                     4   0   2   1       0   0       5   1
Delgado ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Finley p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Robinson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Fassero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Difelice ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7  10   7       3   9      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Vina (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Edmonds (31,off Saarloos); Pujols (37,off Borbon).
HR: Pujols (34,1st inning off Saarloos 2 on 1 out); Martinez (21,4th inning
off Saarloos 0 on 0 out).
SF: Drew (3,off Borbon).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Vina (16,2nd base off Cruz/Ausmus).
CS: Vina (11,2nd base by Saarloos/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Saarloos L(6-7)               5     5   4   4   1   4   2  20
Borbon                        0.2   1   2   2   1   1   0   4
Stone                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Cruz                          1     2   1   1   0   2   0   5
Wagner                        1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Totals                        8    10   7   7   3   9   2  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Finley W(6-4)                 7     5   3   2   0   1   2  26
Fassero                       0.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   3
Veres                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Isringhausen                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   2   1   5   2  35


Umpires: HP - Tony Randazzo, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Larry Poncino
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 38706


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Hunter              cf        Vina                2b
2. Biggio              2b        Marrero             lf
3. Loretta             3b        Edmonds             cf
4. Bagwell             1b        Pujols              3b
5. Vizcaino            ss        Martinez            1b
6. Lane                rf        Drew                rf
7. Ausmus              c         Matheny             c
8. Blum                lf        Delgado             ss
9. Saarloos            p         Finley              p

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
reached on an error by Vina; Loretta homered [Biggio scored
(unearned)]; Bagwell singled to left; Vizcaino popped to first
in foul territory; Bagwell was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Vina singled to center; Vina was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Marrero walked; Edmonds singled
[Marrero to second]; Pujols homered [Marrero scored, Edmonds
scored]; Martinez grounded out (second to first); Drew lined to
right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Lane flied to right; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop
to first); Blum singled to left; Saarloos flied to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Matheny flied to right; Delgado struck out;
Finley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Hunter grounded out (second to first); Biggio lined
to right; Loretta grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Vina flied to left; Marrero flied to left;
Edmonds doubled to left; Pujols struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell flied to left; Vizcaino flied to center;
Lane homered; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Martinez homered; Drew struck out; Matheny flied
to center; Delgado grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Blum grounded out (third to first); Saarloos
grounded out (third to first); Hunter lined to second; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: On a bunt Finley grounded out (pitcher to first);
Vina grounded out (second to first); Marrero flied to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio flied to center; Loretta grounded out (second
to first); Bagwell singled to left; Vizcaino flied to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: BORBON REPLACED SAARLOOS (PITCHING); Edmonds
walked; Pujols doubled to left [Edmonds to third]; Martinez
struck out; Drew hit a sacrifice fly to center [Edmonds scored,
Pujols to third]; STONE REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Matheny
singled [Pujols scored]; Delgado flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Lane grounded out (second to first); Ausmus flied to
center; Blum struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: ROBINSON BATTED FOR FINLEY; CRUZ REPLACED STONE
(PITCHING); Robinson struck out; Vina singled to right; Marrero
struck out while Vina stole second; Edmonds singled to right
[Vina scored]; TAGUCHI RAN FOR EDMONDS; Pujols popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 8TH: TAGUCHI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); ENSBERG BATTED
FOR CRUZ; FASSERO REPLACED ROBINSON (PITCHING); Ensberg doubled
to left; Hunter walked; Biggio struck out; VERES REPLACED
FASSERO (PITCHING); Loretta singled to center [Ensberg to third,
Hunter to second]; Bagwell struck out; Vizcaino grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 8TH: CAIRO BATTED FOR MARTINEZ; WAGNER REPLACED
ENSBERG (PITCHING); Cairo grounded out (first unassisted); PEREZ
BATTED FOR DREW; Perez walked; Matheny singled to left [Perez to
second]; Delgado struck out; DIFELICE BATTED FOR VERES; Difelice
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: CAIRO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); PEREZ STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED DIFELICE (PITCHING);
Lane flied to right; Ausmus was called out on strikes; Blum
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    5
 Cardinals        7  10   1    5


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