Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 147
Played on Thursday, September 16, 2004 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  3    1  1  0    1  0  0  -   8  8  0
STL N    1  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   3 10  4
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Beltran cf                    3   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   2   2   0       0   0       6   1
Berkman rf                    3   2   1   0       2   1       2   0
Kent 2b                       4   1   2   4       0   1       4   4
Lamb 3b                       4   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Ausmus c                      4   1   0   0       0   1       8   0
Backe p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   8   8   5       4   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Kent-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Kent 2 (32,off Marquis 2).
HR: Lamb (13,5th inning off Marquis 0 on 2 out).
SH: Backe (3,off Marquis).
SF: Kent (11,off Eldred).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (5,2nd base off Tavarez/Molina).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     5   0   2   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Pujols 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       8   0
Edmonds cf                    3   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Sanders lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Mabry 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   2       0   2
Molina c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Luna ss                       4   0   0   1       0   0       2   4
Marquis p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Walker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Eldred p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Flores p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reyes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   3  10   3       1   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Mabry (4), Luna 2 (4), Marquis (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Pujols (44,1st inning off Backe 0 on 2 out); Mabry (10,4th inning off Backe
0 on 0 out).
GDP: Pujols (18,off Harville).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         4     7   2   2   1   3   2  20
Harville W(2-2)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Qualls                        2     3   1   1   0   2   0   9
Wheeler                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Miceli                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    10   3   3   1   8   2  37

Backe faced 2 batters in the 5th inning

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marquis L(14-5)               6     5   7   4   3   2   1  28
Eldred                        1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Flores                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Tavarez                       0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Reyes                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     8   8   5   4   4   1  41


Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - Tim McClelland, 3B - Tony Randazzo
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 28704


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              lf        Womack              2b
2. Beltran             cf        Cedeno              rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Pujols              1b
4. Berkman             rf        Edmonds             cf
5. Kent                2b        Sanders             lf
6. Lamb                3b        Mabry               3b
7. Vizcaino            ss        Molina              c
8. Ausmus              c         Luna                ss
9. Backe               p         Marquis             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Beltran grounded out (first
unassisted); Bagwell singled to center; Berkman walked [Bagwell
to second]; Kent doubled to center [Bagwell scored, Berkman
scored]; Lamb grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Womack flied to left; Cedeno flied to center;
Pujols homered; Edmonds singled to right; Sanders lined to
third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Vizcaino flied to center; Ausmus grounded out
(catcher unassisted); Backe was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Mabry struck out; Molina grounded out (shortstop
to first); Luna grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio flied to left; Beltran walked; Bagwell
grounded out (third to first) [Beltran to second]; Berkman
walked; Kent doubled to center [Beltran scored, Berkman scored
(error by Luna) (unearned) (no RBI), Kent to third]; Lamb
reached on an error by Marquis [Kent scored (unearned) (no
RBI)]; Vizcaino forced Lamb (shortstop to second); 3 R (1 ER), 1
H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Marquis singled to center; Womack singled to
center [Marquis to second]; Cedeno flied to right [Marquis to
third, Womack to second (on throw)]; Pujols struck out; Edmonds
walked; Sanders flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ausmus reached on an error by Luna [Ausmus to
second]; Backe out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Ausmus
to third]; Biggio singled to third [Ausmus scored (error by
Mabry) (unearned) (no RBI), Biggio to second]; Beltran grounded
out (second to first) [Biggio to third]; Bagwell lined to
shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Mabry homered; Molina popped to second; Luna
grounded out (third to first); Marquis struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman grounded out (second to first); Kent flied
to left; Lamb homered; Vizcaino grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Womack singled to left; Cedeno singled to right
[Womack to second]; HARVILLE REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Pujols
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Womack to third, Cedeno out at second]; Edmonds was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus was called out on strikes; BURKE BATTED FOR
HARVILLE; Burke popped to shortstop; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals
2.

CARDINALS 6TH: QUALLS REPLACED BURKE (PITCHING); Sanders singled
to right; Mabry singled to center [Sanders to second]; Molina
singled to center [Sanders to third, Mabry to second]; Luna
forced Molina (pitcher to second) [Sanders scored, Mabry to
third]; WALKER BATTED FOR MARQUIS; Walker was called out on
strikes; Womack grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: ELDRED REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); Beltran flied to
right; Bagwell singled to right; Berkman singled to left
[Bagwell to third]; Kent hit a sacrifice fly to left [Bagwell
scored]; Lamb flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cedeno lined to left; Pujols lined to shortstop;
Edmonds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: FLORES REPLACED ELDRED (PITCHING); Vizcaino flied to
right; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); ENSBERG BATTED
FOR QUALLS; Ensberg flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED ENSBERG (PITCHING); Sanders
flied to right; Mabry struck out; Molina popped to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED FLORES (PITCHING); Biggio singled
to center; Beltran walked [Biggio to second]; Bagwell forced
Beltran (shortstop to second) [Biggio to third]; Berkman struck
out while Bagwell stole second; REYES REPLACED TAVAREZ
(PITCHING); Kent struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: MICELI REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); LANE REPLACED
WHEELER (PLAYING LF); Luna grounded out (first to pitcher);
ANDERSON BATTED FOR REYES; Anderson was called out on strikes;
Womack grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 8, Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8   8   0    6
 Cardinals        3  10   4    7


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