St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Saturday, July 16, 2005 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  4  0    0  0  x  -   4  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Berkman 1b                    2   1   2   0       2   0       9   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   2       0   1       1   2
Lane rf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Burke lf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Oswalt p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burns p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   2   6   2       2   2      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Ensberg (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Lane (20,off Marquis); Biggio (26,off Marquis).
HR: Ensberg (25,1st inning off Marquis 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Oswalt (1,by Marquis).
GDP: Ensberg (6,off Marquis); Ausmus (8,off Marquis).
Team LOB: 6.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Eckstein ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   9
Edmonds cf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Pujols 1b                     3   1   2   0       1   0      15   0
Walker rf                     3   1   2   3       1   0       1   0
Rolen 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Mabry lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grudzielanek 2b               4   0   2   0       0   0       4   4
Mahoney c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Marquis p                     3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Taguchi lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   9   4       2   5      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rolen-Grudzielanek-Pujols, Grudzielanek-Pujols.
E: Pujols (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (21,off Oswalt); Marquis (5,off Oswalt).
HR: Walker (11,5th inning off Oswalt 2 on 1 out).
SH: Eckstein (5,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt L(12-8)                6     8   4   4   1   4   1  27
Burns                         2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8     9   4   4   2   5   1  35


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marquis W(9-6)                8     6   2   2   2   2   1  31
Isringhausen SV(26)           1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   2   2   2   2   1  35

HBP: Marquis (3,Oswalt).

Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Chuck Meriwether
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 48034


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Taveras             cf        Eckstein            ss
2. Biggio              2b        Edmonds             cf
3. Berkman             1b        Pujols              1b
4. Ensberg             3b        Walker              rf
5. Lane                rf        Rolen               3b
6. Everett             ss        Mabry               lf
7. Burke               lf        Grudzielanek        2b
8. Ausmus              c         Mahoney             c
9. Oswalt              p         Marquis             p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras popped to third; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first); Berkman walked; Ensberg homered [Berkman
scored]; Lane doubled to right; Everett grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein grounded out (first unassisted); Edmonds
was called out on strikes; Pujols flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Burke grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
grounded out (shortstop to first); Oswalt was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Walker walked; Rolen flied to left; Mabry flied
to left; Grudzielanek singled to right [Walker to second];
Mahoney popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
doubled to center; Berkman walked; Ensberg grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Berkman out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Marquis grounded out (shortstop to first);
Eckstein singled to center; Edmonds flied to center; Pujols
doubled to left [Eckstein to third]; Walker grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lane grounded out (shortstop to first); Everett
grounded out (third to first); Burke grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Rolen lined to left; Mabry flied to right;
Grudzielanek singled to third [Grudzielanek to second (error by
Ensberg)]; Mahoney reached on a fielder's choice [Grudzielanek
out at third (third unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Oswalt was hit
by a pitch; Taveras flied to left; Biggio forced Oswalt
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Marquis doubled; Eckstein out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Marquis to third]; Edmonds singled to right
[Marquis scored]; Pujols singled to right [Edmonds to third];
Walker homered [Edmonds scored, Pujols scored]; Rolen struck
out; Mabry was called out on strikes; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman singled to center; Ensberg lined to center;
Lane flied to left; Everett forced Berkman (third to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Grudzielanek lined to second; Mahoney was called
out on strikes; Marquis grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Burke singled to center; Ausmus grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Burke out at second]; BRUNTLETT
BATTED FOR OSWALT; Bruntlett flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: BURNS REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Eckstein
grounded out (shortstop to first); Edmonds grounded out (pitcher
to first); Pujols walked; Walker singled to center [Pujols to
third]; Rolen struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Taveras grounded out (second to first); Biggio flied
to center; Berkman singled to second; Ensberg struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Mabry grounded out (first unassisted);
Grudzielanek grounded out (third to first); Mahoney grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED MABRY (PITCHING); TAGUCHI
REPLACED MARQUIS (PLAYING LF); PALMEIRO BATTED FOR LANE;
Palmeiro grounded out (first unassisted); Everett grounded out
(shortstop to first); VIZCAINO BATTED FOR BURKE; Vizcaino
reached on an error by Pujols; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   1    6
 Cardinals        4   9   1    7


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