St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 4 (12 innings)
National League Championship Series Game 6
Played on Wednesday, October 20, 2004 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   4 10  0
STL N    2  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   6 15  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     6   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Beltran cf                    4   2   2   0       2   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    6   0   3   2       0   0      12   0
Berkman rf                    3   0   0   1       1   1       3   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Backe ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kent 2b                       5   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Lamb 3b                       4   1   1   1       1   1       1   3
Vizcaino ss                   5   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       0   1       9   1
  Ensberg ph                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane rf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Munro p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Everett ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chavez c                    1   0   0   0       0   1       5   2
Totals                       42   4  10   4       4   5      34  14

BATTING - 
2B: Bagwell (2,off Morris); Kent (2,off Isringhausen).
HR: Lamb (2,4th inning off Morris 0 on 0 out).
SH: Bruntlett (1,off Isringhausen).
SF: Berkman (1,off Morris).
HBP: Ensberg (2,by Isringhausen).
GDP: Lamb (1,off King).
IBB: Beltran (1,by Isringhausen).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Beltran 2 (3,2nd base off Morris/Matheny,3rd base off Isringhausen/Matheny);
Bagwell (1,2nd base off Isringhausen/Matheny).
CS: Vizcaino (1,2nd base by Morris/Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Womack 2b                     2   1   2   0       0   0       2   1
  Luna 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
  Anderson ph,2b              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Walker rf                     6   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Pujols 1b                     5   3   3   2       1   0       9   2
Rolen 3b                      6   1   2   0       0   2       1   3
Edmonds cf                    6   1   2   2       0   2       2   0
Renteria ss                   5   0   3   2       0   1       5   3
Sanders lf                    4   0   3   0       0   0       2   0
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Matheny c                     4   0   0   0       1   2       6   1
Morris p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mabry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Calero p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Taguchi lf                  2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       48   6  15   6       2  13      36  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Matheny-Womack, King-Renteria-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (1,off Munro); Sanders 2 (2,off Harville,off Qualls); Rolen (2,off
Qualls).
HR: Pujols (4,1st inning off Munro 1 on 1 out); Edmonds (2,12th inning off
Miceli 1 on 1 out).
IBB: Matheny (1,by Qualls).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Munro                         2.1   8   4   4   0   1   1  15
Harville                      0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Qualls                        3     3   0   0   1   3   0  12
Wheeler                       2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Lidge                         3     0   0   0   0   5   0   9
Miceli L(0-2)                 0.1   1   2   2   1   0   1   3
Totals                       11.1  15   6   6   2  13   2  50

IBB: Qualls (1,Matheny).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris                        5     5   3   3   3   1   1  22
King                          0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
Calero                        1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Isringhausen                  3     2   1   1   1   2   0  13
Tavarez W(2-1)                2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                       12    10   4   4   4   5   1  49

HBP: Isringhausen (1,Ensberg).
IBB: Isringhausen (2,Beltran).

Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Gary Darling, LF - Mike Winters, 
RF - Angel Hernandez
Time of Game: 3:54   Attendance: 52144


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. Lamb                3b        Renteria            ss
7. Vizcaino            ss        Sanders             lf
8. Ausmus              c         Matheny             c
9. Munro               p         Morris              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Beltran
walked; Beltran stole second; Bagwell singled to left [Beltran
to third]; Berkman hit a sacrifice fly to left [Beltran scored];
Kent forced Bagwell (third to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Womack singled to right; Walker grounded out
(third to first) [Womack to second]; Pujols homered [Womack
scored]; Rolen struck out; Edmonds singled to right; Renteria
singled to right [Edmonds to third]; Sanders flied to right; 2
R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Lamb walked; Vizcaino forced Lamb (second to
shortstop); Ausmus was called out on strikes while Vizcaino was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Matheny grounded out (pitcher to second to
first); Morris grounded out (shortstop to first); Womack singled
to right; Walker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Munro grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio lined
to shortstop; Beltran singled to right; Bagwell doubled to left
[Beltran scored]; Berkman walked; Kent lined to shortstop; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pujols doubled to center; Rolen singled to
shortstop [Pujols stayed at second]; Edmonds flied to left
[Pujols to third, Rolen to second]; Renteria singled to center
[Pujols scored, Rolen scored]; HARVILLE REPLACED MUNRO
(PITCHING); Sanders doubled to right [Renteria to third];
Matheny struck out; Morris was called out on strikes; 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 4TH: LUNA REPLACED WOMACK (PLAYING 2B); Lamb homered;
Tony Womack left with back spasms; Vizcaino popped to third;
Ausmus singled to center; EVERETT BATTED FOR HARVILLE; Everett
forced Ausmus (shortstop to second); Biggio flied to right; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: QUALLS REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING); Luna grounded
out (shortstop to first); Walker was called out on strikes;
Pujols singled to left; Rolen doubled to shortstop [Pujols out
at home (shortstop to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Beltran grounded out (second to first); Bagwell
grounded out (third to first); Berkman grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Edmonds grounded out (second to first); Renteria
struck out; Sanders doubled to center; Matheny was walked
intentionally; MABRY BATTED FOR MORRIS; Mabry struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: KING REPLACED MABRY (PITCHING); Kent singled to
shortstop; Lamb grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Kent out at second]; Vizcaino singled to
left; CALERO REPLACED KING (PITCHING); Ausmus grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Luna flied to right; Walker flied to right;
Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: PALMEIRO BATTED FOR QUALLS; Palmeiro flied to left;
Biggio popped to shortstop; Beltran singled to right; Bagwell
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: WHEELER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Rolen lined
to third; Edmonds struck out; Renteria singled to left; Sanders
singled to left [Renteria to second]; Matheny flied to left; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED SANDERS (PITCHING); TAGUCHI
REPLACED CALERO (PLAYING LF); Berkman flied to left; Kent
doubled to left; Lamb struck out; Vizcaino popped to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Taguchi grounded out (catcher to first); Luna was
called out on strikes; Walker popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: ENSBERG BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Ensberg was hit by a
pitch; BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR WHEELER; Bruntlett out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Ensberg to second]; Biggio
flied to left; Beltran was walked intentionally; Bagwell singled
to left [Ensberg scored, Beltran to second]; Beltran stole third
and Bagwell stole second; Berkman struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); LANE REPLACED
ENSBERG (PLAYING RF); CHAVEZ REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PLAYING C );
Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); Rolen struck out;
Edmonds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 10TH: Kent popped to second; Lamb flied to center;
Vizcaino grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 10TH: Renteria grounded out (third to first); CEDENO
BATTED FOR ISRINGHAUSEN; Cedeno grounded out (catcher to first);
Matheny struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 11TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Lane flied to
center; Chavez struck out; Biggio grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 11TH: Taguchi struck out; ANDERSON BATTED FOR LUNA;
Anderson flied to left; Walker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 12TH: ANDERSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Beltran
grounded out (first unassisted); Bagwell popped to catcher;
BACKE BATTED FOR LIDGE; Backe struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 12TH: MICELI REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Pujols walked;
Rolen popped to catcher; Edmonds homered [Pujols scored]; 2 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   0    9
 Cardinals        6  15   0   10


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