St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
STL N    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  x  -   3  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Blum 3b,2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       7   2
Berkman lf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Hunter rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Vizcaino 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Everett ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       7   3
Johnson p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Ensberg 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       32   1   6   1       0   5      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (5,off Simontacchi); Hunter (2,off Simontacchi).
HR: Berkman (8,4th inning off Simontacchi 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Biggio (7,by Simontacchi).
GDP: Berkman (5,off Simontacchi).
Team LOB: 5.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cairo 2b                      3   1   1   1       0   0       1   3
Drew rf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Pujols lf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       2   0
Edmonds cf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Palmeiro ph,cf              3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Rolen 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       0   2
Renteria ss                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Martinez 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   1      15   1
Matheny c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       4   1
Simontacchi p                 4   1   0   0       0   1       1   3
Totals                       31   3   9   3       3   2      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cairo-Renteria-Martinez.

BATTING - 
2B: Cairo (6,off Johnson); Drew (4,off Johnson); Martinez (10,off Stone).
SH: Palmeiro (4,off Stone).
HBP: Cairo (1,by Stone).
GDP: Renteria (9,off Johnson).
IBB: Pujols (2,by Johnson).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Johnson L(0-1)                5.2   8   3   3   2   2   0  26
Stone                         2.1   1   0   0   1   0   0  10
Totals                        8     9   3   3   3   2   0  36

HBP: Stone (3,Cairo).
IBB: Johnson (1,Pujols).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Simontacchi W(2-3)            9     6   1   1   0   5   1  33

HBP: Simontacchi (3,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Laz Diaz, 1B - Dan Iassogna, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Jim Joyce
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 28667


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              cf        Cairo               2b
2. Blum                3b        Drew                rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Pujols              lf
4. Berkman             lf        Edmonds             cf
5. Hunter              rf        Rolen               3b
6. Vizcaino            2b        Renteria            ss
7. Ausmus              c         Martinez            1b
8. Everett             ss        Matheny             c
9. Johnson             p         Simontacchi         p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out (catcher to first); Blum popped to
first; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Cairo lined to left; Drew grounded out (first to
pitcher); Pujols flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman grounded out (pitcher to first); Hunter
grounded out (shortstop to first); Vizcaino singled to left;
Ausmus lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: PALMEIRO BATTED FOR EDMONDS; Palmeiro grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cardinals Jim Edmonds left the game
due to an injured chest; Rolen grounded out (shortstop to
first); Renteria walked; Martinez popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: PALMEIRO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Everett
grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson grounded out (second to
first); Biggio singled to right; Blum popped to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Matheny popped to shortstop; Simontacchi was
called out on strikes; Cairo lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell flied to center; Berkman homered; Hunter
struck out; Vizcaino grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Drew singled to center; Pujols flied to center;
Palmeiro singled to right [Drew to third]; Rolen singled to
right [Drew scored, Palmeiro to second]; Renteria grounded into
a double play (second to first) [Rolen out at second]; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus grounded out (first unassisted); Everett
doubled to left; Johnson struck out; Biggio was hit by a pitch;
Blum grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Martinez was called out on strikes; Matheny
singled to shortstop; Simontacchi forced Matheny (pitcher to
shortstop); Cairo doubled to right [Simontacchi scored]; Drew
doubled to center [Cairo scored]; Pujols was walked
intentionally; Palmeiro lined to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell singled to left; Berkman grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Bagwell out at
second]; Hunter doubled to left; Vizcaino grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Rolen singled to right; Renteria popped to
shortstop; Martinez popped to third; Matheny singled to center
[Rolen to third]; BLUM CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); STONE
REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); ENSBERG REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING
3B); Simontacchi forced Matheny (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus flied to left; Everett grounded out (pitcher
to first); Ensberg grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cairo was hit by a pitch; Drew forced Cairo
(first to shortstop); Pujols walked [Drew to second]; Palmeiro
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Drew to third,
Pujols to second]; Rolen grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio grounded out (first to pitcher); Blum flied
to center; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Renteria grounded out (second to first); Martinez
doubled to left; Matheny grounded out (third to first);
Simontacchi flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Berkman struck out; Hunter grounded out (shortstop
to first); MERCED BATTED FOR STONE; Merced flied to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   0    5
 Cardinals        3   9   0    9


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