St. Louis Cardinals 12, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 15
Played on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    3  1  0    4  0  4    0  0  0  -  12 16  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  2    1  2  0  -   6  8  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Anderson 2b                   5   2   2   1       0   2       3   2
Lankford lf                   4   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
  Eldred p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Pujols 1b                     4   2   1   0       1   0      14   0
Edmonds cf                    5   1   1   4       0   2       1   0
Rolen 3b                      4   2   3   2       0   1       0   6
  McKay ph,3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Renteria ss                   5   1   3   0       0   1       0   3
Sanders rf                    4   2   2   3       0   1       1   0
  Taguchi rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matheny c                     5   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Morris p                      3   1   2   1       0   0       0   1
  Porter ph,lf                1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       42  12  16  12       2   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Renteria-Anderson-Pujols.
E: Edmonds (1), McKay (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (6,off Redding); Sanders (5,off Redding); Rolen (2,off Stone).
HR: Lankford (3,1st inning off Redding 0 on 1 out); Rolen (8,1st inning off
Redding 1 on 2 out); Sanders (6,4th inning off Redding 2 on 0 out); Anderson
(4,4th inning off Redding 0 on 2 out); Edmonds (3,6th inning off Stone
3 on 1 out).
GDP: Anderson (1,off Redding); Taguchi (1,off Dotel).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Everett ss                    4   2   0   0       1   0       3   3
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   2       0   1       5   0
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ph,2b              1   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
Kent 2b                       4   0   2   0       0   0       3   3
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Hidalgo rf                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Backe p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph,3b               2   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
Lamb 3b,1b                    3   1   1   1       0   1       2   3
  Lane ph,1b                  0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   1   2   0       0   0       8   0
Redding p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro rf                 3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6   8   5       3   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kent-Everett-Bagwell, Everett-Vizcaino-Lane.
E: Everett (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (2,off Eldred).
HR: Lamb (2,5th inning off Morris 0 on 2 out); Bagwell (5,6th inning off Morris
1 on 2 out).
GDP: Ausmus (1,off King).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris W(3-1)                 6     4   3   1   0   4   2  23
Eldred                        1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Tavarez                       0.1   1   2   1   2   1   0   5
King                          1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     8   6   3   3   7   2  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Redding L(0-3)                3.2   9   8   8   0   4   4  19
Stone                         1.2   5   4   4   2   1   1  13
Backe                         1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Harville                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Dotel                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    16  12  12   2   8   5  44


Umpires: HP - Andy Fletcher, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Gary Cederstrom
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 27354


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Anderson            2b        Biggio              cf
2. Lankford            lf        Everett             ss
3. Pujols              1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Edmonds             cf        Kent                2b
5. Rolen               3b        Berkman             lf
6. Renteria            ss        Hidalgo             rf
7. Sanders             rf        Lamb                3b
8. Matheny             c         Ausmus              c
9. Morris              p         Redding             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Anderson struck out; Lankford homered; Pujols
doubled to right; Edmonds struck out; Rolen homered [Pujols
scored]; Renteria was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Everett
grounded out (third to first); Bagwell grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Sanders doubled to left; Matheny popped to
second; Morris singled to center [Sanders scored]; Anderson
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Morris out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent popped to first; Berkman flied to left; Hidalgo
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
4, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Lankford flied to center; Pujols grounded out
(third to first); Edmonds was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lamb grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
singled to right; On a bunt Redding struck out; Biggio forced
Ausmus (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
4, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Rolen singled to right; Renteria singled to right
[Rolen to third]; Sanders homered [Rolen scored, Renteria
scored]; Matheny flied to right; Morris grounded out (second to
first); Anderson homered; STONE REPLACED REDDING (PITCHING);
Lankford walked; Pujols grounded out (third to first); 4 R, 4 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett popped to second; Bagwell struck out; Kent
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
8, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Edmonds reached on an error by Everett; Rolen was
called out on strikes; Renteria singled to center [Edmonds to
second]; Sanders forced Renteria (third to second) [Edmonds to
third]; Matheny forced Sanders (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman struck out; Hidalgo was called out on
strikes; Lamb homered; Ausmus grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Morris singled to left; Anderson singled to right
[Morris to second]; Lankford popped to shortstop; Pujols walked
[Morris to third, Anderson to second]; Edmonds homered [Morris
scored, Anderson scored, Pujols scored]; Rolen doubled to right;
BACKE REPLACED HIDALGO (PITCHING); PALMEIRO REPLACED STONE
(PLAYING RF); Renteria grounded out (shortstop to first);
Sanders struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 12, Astros
1.

ASTROS 6TH: Palmeiro flied to center; Biggio grounded out
(second to first); Everett reached on an error by Edmonds
[Everett to second]; Bagwell homered (unearned) [Everett scored
(unearned)]; Kent singled to left; Berkman grounded out (pitcher
to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 12, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Matheny lined to second; PORTER BATTED FOR
MORRIS; Porter singled to right; Anderson struck out; Lankford
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 12, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: ELDRED REPLACED LANKFORD (PITCHING); PORTER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); ENSBERG BATTED FOR BACKE; Ensberg grounded
out (pitcher to first); Lamb struck out (catcher to first);
Ausmus doubled to left; Palmeiro singled to right [Ausmus
scored]; Biggio flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
12, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: HARVILLE REPLACED BAGWELL (PITCHING); ENSBERG
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); LAMB CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
1B); Pujols grounded out (third to first); Edmonds flied to
left; MCKAY BATTED FOR ROLEN; McKay grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 12, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED ELDRED (PITCHING); MCKAY STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); TAGUCHI REPLACED SANDERS (PLAYING RF);
Everett walked; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR HARVILLE; Vizcaino walked
[Everett to second]; Kent singled to left [Everett to third,
Vizcaino to second]; Berkman was called out on strikes; Ensberg
reached on an error by McKay [Everett scored, Vizcaino scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Kent to third, Ensberg to second]; KING
REPLACED TAVAREZ (PITCHING); LANE BATTED FOR LAMB; Lane walked;
Ausmus grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Lane out at second]; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 12, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: VIZCAINO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); DOTEL
REPLACED KENT (PITCHING); LANE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B);
Renteria singled to second; Taguchi grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Renteria out at second]; Matheny
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 12, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Palmeiro flied to left; Biggio singled to left;
Everett grounded out (pitcher to first) [Biggio to second];
Vizcaino was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 12, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals       12  16   2    5
 Astros           6   8   1    6


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