Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Regular Season Game 159
Played on Wednesday, September 29, 2004 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    2  0  2    0  0  0  -   4  6  0
HOU N    0  1  0    2  1  0    2  0  x  -   6  9  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Anderson 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Taguchi rf                    4   1   1   0       0   3       0   0
Cedeno lf                     4   2   2   1       0   2       2   0
Rolen 3b                      3   1   1   2       1   0       0   2
  Lankford pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edmonds cf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Renteria ss                   3   0   0   0       1   2       1   3
Mabry 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1      11   2
Matheny c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Suppan p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cali p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   6   3       3  13      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (9,off Clemens).
HR: Rolen (34,6th inning off Clemens 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Matheny (12,off Clemens).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Renteria (11,2nd base by Qualls/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     3   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Beltran cf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   3   2       0   0       7   0
Berkman rf                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Kent 2b                       4   2   2   1       0   0       2   4
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   2       0   1       0   1
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   0      13   1
Clemens p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Taveras pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane lf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   6   9   6       3   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Kent-Bagwell.
E: Vizcaino (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (29,off Suppan); Berkman (39,off Suppan).
HR: Kent (25,2nd inning off Suppan 0 on 0 out); Ensberg (9,4th inning off Suppan
1 on 0 out).
SH: Biggio (9,off Suppan).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beltran (28,2nd base off Suppan/Matheny).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Suppan L(16-9)                7     9   6   6   2   4   2  32
Kline                         0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Cali                          0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8     9   6   6   3   6   2  36

WP: Suppan (4).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clemens                       6     5   4   4   1   8   1  23
Qualls W(4-0)                 1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Miceli                        1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Lidge SV(27)                  1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     6   4   4   3  13   1  34


Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Phil Cuzzi, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Brian O'Nora
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 43186


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Anderson            2b        Biggio              lf
2. Taguchi             rf        Beltran             cf
3. Cedeno              lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Rolen               3b        Berkman             rf
5. Edmonds             cf        Kent                2b
6. Renteria            ss        Ensberg             3b
7. Mabry               1b        Vizcaino            ss
8. Matheny             c         Ausmus              c
9. Suppan              p         Clemens             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Anderson struck out; Taguchi struck out; Cedeno
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Beltran struck
out; Bagwell singled to left; Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Rolen flied to right; Edmonds grounded out
(second to first); Renteria grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent homered; Ensberg lined to second; Vizcaino
grounded out (second to first); Ausmus singled to center;
Clemens grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Mabry struck out; Matheny was called out on
strikes; Suppan grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio was called out on strikes; Beltran walked;
Beltran stole second; Bagwell flied to left; Berkman grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Anderson flied to center; Taguchi singled to
center; Cedeno doubled to left [Taguchi scored, Cedeno scored
(error by Vizcaino) (on throw) (no RBI)]; Rolen grounded out
(shortstop to first); Edmonds walked; Renteria struck out; 2 R,
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Kent singled to third; Ensberg homered [Kent
scored]; Vizcaino struck out; Ausmus popped to shortstop;
Clemens struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Mabry singled to first; Matheny grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Mabry out at
second]; Suppan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to center; Suppan threw a wild pitch
[Biggio to second]; Beltran flied to center [Biggio to third];
Bagwell doubled to left [Biggio scored]; Berkman grounded out
(pitcher to first); Kent grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Anderson grounded out (second to first); Taguchi
was called out on strikes; Cedeno singled to right; Rolen
homered [Cedeno scored]; Edmonds flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Vizcaino
grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus popped to first; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED CLEMENS (PITCHING); Renteria
walked; Mabry flied to left; Renteria was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Matheny singled to center; Suppan grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros
4.

ASTROS 7TH: PALMEIRO BATTED FOR QUALLS; Palmeiro walked; TAVERAS
RAN FOR PALMEIRO; Biggio out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Taveras to second]; Beltran grounded out (first
unassisted) [Taveras to third]; Bagwell singled to left [Taveras
scored]; Berkman doubled to left [Bagwell scored, Berkman to
third (on throw)]; Kent grounded out (third to shortstop to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: MICELI REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); LANE REPLACED
TAVERAS (PLAYING LF); Anderson was called out on strikes;
Taguchi struck out; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: KLINE REPLACED SUPPAN (PITCHING); Ensberg struck
out; Vizcaino grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus walked;
CALI REPLACED KLINE (PITCHING); Lane struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED MICELI (PLAYING SS); LIDGE
REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Rolen walked; LANKFORD RAN FOR
ROLEN; Edmonds struck out; Renteria struck out; Mabry flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   6   0    3
 Astros           6   9   1    6


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