Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 2
National League Championship Series Game 3
Played on Saturday, October 16, 2004 (D) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  0
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  x  -   5  8  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Walker rf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1      10   0
Rolen 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       3   2
Edmonds cf                    3   1   1   1       1   1       5   0
Renteria ss                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Sanders lf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Matheny c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
  Anderson ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Suppan p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Haren p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eldred p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mabry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   2   5   2       3  12      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rolen-Pujols.

BATTING - 
HR: Walker (2,1st inning off Clemens 0 on 1 out); Edmonds (1,2nd inning off
Clemens 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Anderson (1,by Lidge).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Beltran cf                    3   2   2   1       1   1       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Berkman rf                    4   2   2   2       0   0       4   0
Kent 2b                       3   1   1   2       1   1       1   1
  Bruntlett ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Vizcaino ss,2b                4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1      12   0
Clemens p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Palmeiro ph,lf              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   8   5       3   5      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Beltran (1,off Suppan).
HR: Kent (2,1st inning off Suppan 1 on 2 out); Beltran (3,8th inning off Haren
0 on 0 out); Berkman (2,8th inning off King 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Bagwell (1,off Suppan).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Suppan L(0-1)                 6     5   3   3   2   3   1  24
Haren                         1.1   2   1   1   0   1   1   6
King                          0.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   2
Eldred                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8     8   5   5   3   5   3  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clemens W(1-0)                7     4   2   2   2   7   2  27
Lidge SV(1)                   2     1   0   0   1   5   0   9
Totals                        9     5   2   2   3  12   2  36

WP: Clemens (1).
HBP: Lidge (1,Anderson).

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Ed Rapuano, 
LF - Tim Welke, RF - Eric Cooper
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 42896


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Womack popped to shortstop; Walker homered;
Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); Rolen popped to
second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to left; Beltran walked [Biggio to
second]; Bagwell grounded into a double play (third to first)
[Beltran to second, Biggio out at third]; Berkman singled to
center [Beltran scored]; Kent homered [Berkman scored]; Ensberg
flied to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Edmonds homered; Renteria grounded out (shortstop
to first); Sanders grounded out (shortstop to first); Matheny
singled to left; Suppan grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Vizcaino grounded out (second to first); Ausmus
flied to right; Clemens grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Womack grounded out (pitcher to first); Walker
flied to left; Pujols flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio flied to center; Beltran doubled to left;
Bagwell singled to left [Beltran to third]; Berkman popped to
third; Kent walked [Bagwell to second]; Ensberg flied to center;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Rolen singled to right; Edmonds flied to left;
Clemens threw a wild pitch [Rolen to second]; Renteria struck
out; Sanders walked; Matheny struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Vizcaino grounded out (second to first); Ausmus
grounded out (shortstop to first); Clemens was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Suppan flied to right; Womack struck out; Walker
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio struck out; Beltran struck out; Bagwell
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Pujols struck out; Rolen walked; Edmonds struck
out; Renteria flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman flied to center; Kent flied to center;
Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Sanders struck out; Matheny grounded out
(shortstop to first); CEDENO BATTED FOR SUPPAN; Cedeno struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: HAREN REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Vizcaino popped to
third; Ausmus struck out (catcher to first); PALMEIRO BATTED FOR
CLEMENS; Palmeiro singled to left; Biggio grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: LIDGE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); PALMEIRO STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Womack flied to right; Walker struck out;
Pujols singled to left; Rolen struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Beltran homered; Bagwell popped to first; KING
REPLACED HAREN (PITCHING); Berkman homered; Kent struck out;
ELDRED REPLACED KING (PITCHING); Ensberg walked; Vizcaino
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED KENT (PLAYING SS); VIZCAINO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Edmonds walked; Edmonds advanced
to second because of defensive indifference [Edmonds to second];
Renteria was called out on strikes; Sanders was called out on
strikes; ANDERSON BATTED FOR MATHENY; Anderson was hit by a
pitch; MABRY BATTED FOR ELDRED; Mabry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   5   0    7
 Astros           5   8   0    5


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