Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 5
National League Championship Series Game 4
Played on Sunday, October 17, 2004 (D) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    3  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   5  9  0
HOU N    1  0  2    0  0  2    1  0  x  -   6  9  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   0       1   2
Walker rf                     3   1   1   0       2   0       2   0
Pujols 1b                     4   2   3   3       1   0       7   0
Rolen 3b                      5   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Edmonds cf                    3   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Renteria ss                   3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Matheny c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mabry lf                      3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Calero p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Luna ss                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Molina c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Marquis p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Taguchi lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Cedeno ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   9   5       5   3      24   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Womack-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Rolen (1,off Oswalt).
HR: Pujols (3,1st inning off Oswalt 1 on 1 out).
SH: Taguchi (1,off Oswalt).
SF: Edmonds (1,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Lane lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Beltran cf                    3   3   2   1       1   1       4   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   2   1       1   1      12   0
Berkman rf                    2   1   2   3       2   0       2   1
Kent 2b                       3   0   0   0       0   2       2   4
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Vizcaino ss,2b                4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Chavez c                      3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Ausmus c                    1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ss                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   6       4   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
PB: Chavez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (1,off Marquis); Berkman (2,off Marquis); Vizcaino (1,off Calero).
HR: Berkman (3,6th inning off Calero 0 on 0 out); Beltran (4,7th inning off
Tavarez 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Kent (1,by Tavarez).
GDP: Ensberg (1,off Tavarez).
IBB: Berkman (1,by Tavarez).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Biggio (1,2nd base by Calero/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marquis                       4     5   3   3   2   2   0  19
Calero                        1.2   3   2   2   0   3   1   7
King                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Tavarez L(1-1)                1     1   1   1   2   0   1   6
Isringhausen                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   6   6   4   5   2  36

Marquis faced 1 batter in the 5th inning
WP: Tavarez (1).
HBP: Tavarez (1,Kent).
IBB: Tavarez (1,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        6     8   5   5   4   0   1  29
Wheeler W(1-0)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Lidge SV(2)                   2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9     9   5   5   5   3   1  40


Umpires: HP - Mike Winters, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Tim Welke, 
LF - Eric Cooper, RF - Gary Darling
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 42760


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. Mabry               lf        Vizcaino            ss
8. Molina              c         Chavez              c
9. Marquis             p         Oswalt              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Womack grounded out (pitcher to first); Walker
walked; Pujols homered [Walker scored]; Rolen doubled to left;
Edmonds grounded out (first unassisted) [Rolen to third];
Renteria walked; Mabry singled to left [Rolen scored, Renteria
to third]; Molina forced Mabry (third to second); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Beltran
walked; Bagwell doubled to center [Beltran scored]; Berkman
walked; Kent was called out on strikes; Ensberg flied to center;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Marquis grounded out (shortstop to first); Womack
grounded out (second to first); Walker popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Vizcaino flied to center; Chavez flied to right;
Oswalt grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pujols walked; Rolen singled to left [Pujols to
third]; Edmonds hit a sacrifice fly to right [Pujols scored];
Renteria flied to right; Mabry grounded out (first unassisted);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio popped to third; Beltran singled to center;
Bagwell singled to center [Beltran to second]; Berkman doubled
to center [Beltran scored, Bagwell scored]; Kent popped to
third; Ensberg struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Molina flied to center; Marquis singled to right
[Marquis out at second (right to shortstop)]; Womack walked;
Walker singled to center [Womack to third]; Pujols singled to
center [Womack scored, Walker to third]; Rolen flied to center;
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Vizcaino flied to left; Chavez grounded out (first
unassisted); Oswalt grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Edmonds flied to left; Renteria grounded out
(first unassisted); Mabry flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio singled to left; CALERO REPLACED MABRY
(PITCHING); TAGUCHI REPLACED MARQUIS (PLAYING LF); Beltran was
called out on strikes; Bagwell was called out on strikes; Biggio
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Molina singled to center; Taguchi out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Molina to second]; Womack
grounded out (second to first) [Molina to third]; Walker
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman homered; Kent struck out; Ensberg flied to
left; Vizcaino doubled to left; Chavez singled to center
[Vizcaino scored]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR OSWALT; KING REPLACED
CALERO (PITCHING); Palmeiro flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cardinals 5, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: WHEELER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Pujols
singled to left; Chavez allowed a passed ball [Pujols to
second]; Rolen struck out; Edmonds lined to center; Renteria
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED RENTERIA (PITCHING); LUNA REPLACED
KING (PLAYING SS); Biggio flied to right; Beltran homered;
Bagwell walked; Tavarez threw a wild pitch [Bagwell to second];
Berkman was walked intentionally; Kent was hit by a pitch
[Bagwell to third, Berkman to second]; Ensberg grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Kent out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: LIDGE REPLACED KENT (PITCHING); VIZCAINO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); AUSMUS REPLACED CHAVEZ (PLAYING C );
BRUNTLETT REPLACED WHEELER (PLAYING SS); Luna struck out; Molina
grounded out (second to first); CEDENO BATTED FOR TAGUCHI;
Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: MATHENY REPLACED TAVAREZ (PLAYING C ); ISRINGHAUSEN
REPLACED MOLINA (PITCHING); CEDENO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF);
Vizcaino grounded out (first unassisted); Ausmus lined to
shortstop; Bruntlett popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: LANE REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING LF); Womack lined
to first; Walker walked; Pujols flied to left; Rolen struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        5   9   0    8
 Astros           6   9   0    6


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