St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 4
National League Championship Series Game 2
Played on Thursday, October 14, 2004 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  0    1  1  0    1  0  0  -   4 10  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  4  0    0  2  x  -   6  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Beltran cf                    2   1   1   1       3   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       2   1       6   2
Berkman rf                    5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   1   0       1   1       2   2
  Everett pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    5   1   2   2       0   1       1   1
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   1       7   0
Munro p                       1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Palmeiro ph,lf              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4  10   4       8   6      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Munro (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Kent (1,off Morris); Berkman (1,off Calero).
HR: Beltran (2,1st inning off Morris 0 on 1 out); Ensberg (1,4th inning off
Morris 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Ausmus (1,by Morris).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman (1,3rd base off Calero/Matheny).
CS: Bagwell (1,2nd base by Morris/Matheny); Ensberg (1,2nd base by Calero/Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Walker rf                     4   1   1   2       0   2       2   0
Pujols 1b                     4   2   3   1       0   0       4   2
Rolen 3b                      4   2   2   3       0   1       1   0
Edmonds cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Renteria ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       5   3
Sanders lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matheny c                     3   0   1   0       0   2       6   2
Morris p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Calero p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taguchi lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   9   6       1   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Matheny-Pujols-Womack.

BATTING - 
2B: Edmonds (2,off Munro).
HR: Walker (1,5th inning off Munro 1 on 2 out); Rolen 2 (2,5th inning off Harville
1 on 2 out,8th inning off Miceli 0 on 0 out); Pujols (2,8th inning off
Miceli 0 on 0 out).
SH: Morris (1,off Munro).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Womack (2,2nd base off Munro/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Munro                         4.2   6   3   3   1   4   1  21
Harville                      0.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   2
Wheeler                       2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Miceli L(0-1)                 1     2   2   2   0   0   2   5
Totals                        8     9   6   6   1   7   4  34


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris                        5     6   3   3   5   5   2  24
Kline                         0     2   0   0   0   0   0   2
Calero                        2     2   1   1   1   1   0   8
Tavarez W(1-0)                1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Isringhausen SV(2)            1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
Totals                        9    10   4   4   8   6   2  42

Kline faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Morris 2 (2).
BK: Morris (1).
IBB: Morris (1,Ausmus).

Umpires: HP - Eric Cooper, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Angel Hernandez, 
LF - Ed Rapuano (left in the 2nd inning), RF - Tim Welke
Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 52347


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Biggio              lf        Womack              2b
2. Beltran             cf        Walker              rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Pujols              1b
4. Berkman             rf        Rolen               3b
5. Kent                2b        Edmonds             cf
6. Ensberg             3b        Renteria            ss
7. Vizcaino            ss        Sanders             lf
8. Ausmus              c         Matheny             c
9. Munro               p         Morris              p

ASTROS 1ST: 30 minute rain delay before start of game;
Biggio flied to left; Beltran homered; Bagwell struck out;
Berkman flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Womack singled to left; Womack was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Munro [Womack to second];
Walker struck out; Pujols lined to third; Rolen flied to
center; LF umpire Rapuano left game because of dizziness; he
was treated at the stadium; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent doubled to left; Ensberg struck out; Vizcaino
popped to shortstop; Ausmus was walked intentionally; Morris
threw a wild pitch [Kent to third]; Munro walked [Ausmus to
second]; Biggio forced Munro (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Edmonds flied to center; Renteria grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sanders grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Beltran walked; Morris threw a wild pitch [Beltran
to second]; Bagwell walked; Berkman flied to center; Kent was
called out on strikes while Bagwell was picked off and caught
stealing second (catcher to first to second); Jeff Bagwell
ran with the pitch but Carlos Beltran did not; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Matheny singled to center; Morris out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted) [Matheny to second]; Womack
grounded out (second to first) [Matheny to third]; Walker was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Ensberg homered; Vizcaino singled to left [Vizcaino
out at second (left to second)]; Ausmus was called out on
strikes; Munro grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Pujols singled to center; Rolen struck out;
Edmonds doubled to right [Pujols to third]; Renteria lined to
second; Sanders grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to left; Beltran struck out; Morris
balked [Biggio to second]; Bagwell walked; Berkman singled to
right [Biggio scored, Bagwell to second]; Kent popped to
shortstop; Ensberg flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Matheny struck out; ANDERSON BATTED FOR MORRIS;
Anderson walked; Womack forced Anderson (third to second);
Womack stole second; Walker homered [Womack scored]; Pujols
singled to center; HARVILLE REPLACED MUNRO (PITCHING); Rolen
homered [Pujols scored]; Edmonds struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: KLINE REPLACED ANDERSON (PITCHING); Vizcaino singled
to left; Ausmus singled to left [Vizcaino to second]; BRUNTLETT
BATTED FOR HARVILLE; CALERO REPLACED KLINE (PITCHING); On a bunt
Bruntlett forced Vizcaino (first to third) [Ausmus to second];
Biggio struck out; Beltran walked [Ausmus to third, Bruntlett to
second]; Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: WHEELER REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Renteria
popped to first; Sanders flied to right; Matheny struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman doubled to left; Kent flied to left; Berkman
stole third; Ensberg singled to center [Berkman scored]; Ensberg
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Vizcaino
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: CEDENO BATTED FOR CALERO; Cedeno struck out;
Womack grounded out (first to pitcher); Walker popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Ausmus grounded
out (shortstop to first); PALMEIRO BATTED FOR WHEELER; Palmeiro
flied to center; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: MICELI REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); PALMEIRO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Pujols homered; Rolen homered;
Edmonds grounded out (first to pitcher); Renteria grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sanders flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 9TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED SANDERS (PITCHING); TAGUCHI
REPLACED TAVAREZ (PLAYING LF); Beltran walked; Bagwell flied to
center; Berkman popped to shortstop; Kent walked [Beltran to
second]; EVERETT RAN FOR KENT; Ensberg flied to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   1   11
 Cardinals        6   9   0    4


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