Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 0
National League Championship Series Game 5
Played on Monday, October 18, 2004 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  1  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3  3  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Walker rf                     3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       6   3
Rolen 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Edmonds cf                    2   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Renteria ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Sanders lf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Matheny c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Williams p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
  Mabry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   1   0       2   6      25   9

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Beltran cf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Berkman rf                    2   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Kent 2b                       4   1   1   3       0   0       3   4
Ensberg 3b                    2   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Vizcaino ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Backe p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Palmeiro ph,lf              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   3   3   3       3   5      27   9

BATTING - 
HR: Kent (3,9th inning off Isringhausen 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Ensberg (1,by Williams).
IBB: Berkman (2,by Isringhausen).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beltran (1,2nd base off Isringhausen/Matheny).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Williams                      7     1   0   0   2   4   0  25
Isringhausen L(0-1)           1.1   2   3   3   1   1   1   7
Totals                        8.1   3   3   3   3   5   1  32

HBP: Williams (1,Ensberg).
IBB: Isringhausen (1,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         8     1   0   0   2   4   0  27
Lidge W(1-0)                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     1   0   0   2   6   0  30


Umpires: HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Tim Welke, 3B - Eric Cooper, 
LF - Gary Darling, RF - Mike Winters
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 43045


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. Williams            p         Backe               p

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

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

CARDINALS 2ND: Rolen was called out on strikes; Edmonds flied to
center; Renteria was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent popped to shortstop; Ensberg struck out;
Vizcaino was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Sanders lined to third; Matheny flied to right;
Williams flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus walked; On a bunt Backe struck out; Biggio
popped to shortstop; Beltran lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Womack grounded out (shortstop to first); Walker
grounded out (pitcher to first); Pujols grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Berkman
walked; Kent flied to center; Ensberg was hit by a pitch
[Berkman to second]; Vizcaino grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Rolen grounded out (third to first); Edmonds
walked; Renteria flied to right; Sanders popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Backe grounded
out (pitcher to first); Biggio grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Matheny grounded out (second to first); Williams
lined to second; Womack singled to right; Walker walked [Womack
to second]; Pujols popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Beltran grounded out (first to pitcher); Bagwell was
called out on strikes; Berkman popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Rolen popped to second; Edmonds grounded out
(second to first); Renteria lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Kent lined to left; Ensberg popped to second;
Vizcaino grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Sanders flied to center; Matheny grounded out
(third to first); MABRY BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Mabry struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED MABRY (PITCHING); Ausmus
struck out; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR BACKE; Palmeiro popped to
second; Biggio popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); PALMEIRO STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Womack grounded out (second to first);
Walker struck out; Pujols struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Beltran singled to right; Bagwell flied to center;
Beltran stole second; Berkman was walked intentionally; Kent
homered [Beltran scored, Berkman scored]; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

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


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