Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 2
Played on Wednesday, April 6, 2005 (D) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  3  x  -   4 15  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Eckstein ss                   3   0   2   0       1   0       2   4
Walker rf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Rolen 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   6
Grudzielanek 2b               3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edmonds cf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Sanders lf                    3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Molina c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Marquis p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Pulsipher p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Nunez 2b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       1   5      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Marquis-Eckstein-Pujols, Eckstein-Grudzielanek-Pujols.

BATTING - 
HR: Sanders (2,5th inning off Pettitte 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Everett ss                    5   0   2   0       0   0       1   5
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   0      11   1
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   3   0       1   0       2   3
Scott lf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chavez c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lane rf                       4   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   2   0       0   0       4   1
  Lamb ph                     1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Taveras cf                    4   0   2   1       0   1       2   0
Pettitte p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Palmeiro lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  15   4       2   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Biggio.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (2,off Marquis); Everett (1,off King).
3B: Lamb (1,off Tavarez).
SH: Palmeiro (1,off Pulsipher).
GDP: Taveras (1,off Marquis); Ausmus (1,off Marquis).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ensberg (1,2nd base by Marquis/Molina).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marquis                       6     9   1   1   1   4   0  25
Pulsipher                     0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Tavarez L(0-1)                1     4   3   3   1   0   0   8
King                          0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    15   4   4   2   4   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte                      6     4   1   1   0   3   1  21
Qualls W(1-0)                 2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Lidge SV(1)                   1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     4   1   1   1   5   1  31

WP: Pettitte (1), Lidge (1).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Paul Emmel, 2B - Tony Randazzo, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 28496


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Eckstein            ss        Everett             ss
2. Walker              rf        Biggio              2b
3. Pujols              1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Rolen               3b        Ensberg             3b
5. Grudzielanek        2b        Scott               lf
6. Edmonds             cf        Lane                rf
7. Sanders             lf        Ausmus              c
8. Molina              c         Taveras             cf
9. Marquis             p         Pettitte            p

CARDINALS 1ST: On a bunt Eckstein grounded out (catcher to
first); Walker was called out on strikes; Pujols grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Everett grounded out (third to first); Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Rolen grounded out (third to first); Grudzielanek
flied to center; Edmonds grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg singled to center; Ensberg was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Scott flied to right;
Lane singled to center; Ausmus singled to right [Lane to third];
Taveras was called out on strikes; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Sanders grounded out (third to first); Molina
flied to left; Marquis grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Pettitte struck out; Everett popped to third; Biggio
doubled to left; Bagwell singled to center [Biggio scored];
Ensberg singled to center [Bagwell to second]; Scott popped to
catcher; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Eckstein singled to center; Walker struck out;
Pujols singled to left [Eckstein to second]; Rolen struck out;
Grudzielanek grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lane grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first);
Ausmus singled to right; Taveras grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Ausmus out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Edmonds flied to center; Sanders homered; Molina
grounded out (shortstop to first); Marquis popped to third; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pettitte struck out; Everett grounded out (third to
first); Biggio walked; Bagwell grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Eckstein singled to center; Walker flied to
right; Pettitte threw a wild pitch [Eckstein to second]; Pujols
lined into a double play to shortstop [Eckstein out at second
(shortstop to second)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Ensberg singled to left; Scott struck out; Lane
singled to right [Ensberg to second]; Ausmus grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Lane out at second];
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); PALMEIRO
REPLACED PETTITTE (PLAYING LF); Rolen popped to second;
Grudzielanek grounded out (second to first); Edmonds was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: PULSIPHER REPLACED MARQUIS (PITCHING); Taveras
singled to left; Palmeiro out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Taveras to second]; TAVAREZ REPLACED GRUDZIELANEK
(PITCHING); NUNEZ REPLACED PULSIPHER (PLAYING 2B); Everett
singled to third [Taveras stayed at second]; Biggio forced
Everett (third to second) [Taveras to third]; Bagwell grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Sanders flied to right; Molina grounded out
(shortstop to first); Nunez grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Ensberg walked; BURKE BATTED FOR QUALLS; On a bunt
Burke made an out to pitcher; Lane singled to left [Ensberg to
second]; LAMB BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Lamb tripled to center [Ensberg
scored, Lane scored]; Taveras singled to center [Lamb scored];
KING REPLACED TAVAREZ (PITCHING); Palmeiro flied to left;
Everett doubled to right [Taveras to third]; Biggio flied to
center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: CHAVEZ REPLACED BURKE (PLAYING C ); LIDGE
REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); Eckstein walked; Eckstein advanced to
second because of defensive indifference [Eckstein to second];
Walker was called out on strikes; Pujols grounded out (third to
first); Lidge threw a wild pitch [Eckstein to third]; Rolen
popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        1   4   0    3
 Astros           4  15   0   10


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