Houston Astros 7, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 155
Played on Sunday, September 24, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    1  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   3  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  1  0    4  0  x  -   7 11  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Eckstein ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Vizcaino ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Belliard ph,2b              2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Duncan rf                     2   2   1   0       2   1       2   0
  Hancock p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Flores p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thompson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wilson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Pujols 1b                     3   0   2   0       1   1       3   3
Rolen 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Rodriguez lf,rf               4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Encarnacion cf                4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Miles 2b,ss                   4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Molina c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Nelson pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bennett c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Weaver p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Spiezio ph,lf               2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       4  12      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Pujols-Eckstein-Pujols.

BATTING - 
2B: Belliard (8,off Wheeler).
GDP: Rodriguez (9,off Clemens).
IBB: Pujols (28,by Miller).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamb 3b                       3   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph,3b               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Berkman 1b                    2   0   0   2       1   0       6   1
Scott lf                      3   2   1   0       1   0       1   0
Huff rf                       3   2   2   3       1   0       1   0
  Jimerson rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Burke cf,2b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Taveras cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   2       0   1      12   0
Clemens p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bruntlett ss                2   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   7  11   7       3   9      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Clemens-Everett-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Lamb (21,off Weaver); Scott (19,off Weaver); Ausmus (16,off Weaver); Bruntlett
(8,off Hancock).
3B: Lamb (3,off Weaver).
HR: Huff (12,7th inning off Flores 2 on 2 out).
SF: Berkman (8,off Weaver).
GDP: Lamb (10,off Weaver).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Weaver                        6     7   3   3   2   5   0  26
Hancock L(3-3)                0     2   2   2   0   0   0   2
Flores                        0.2   1   2   2   1   1   1   4
Thompson                      1.1   1   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        8    11   7   7   3   9   1  37

Hancock faced 2 batters in the 7th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clemens                       5     4   1   1   1   6   0  19
Rodriguez                     0     0   1   1   1   0   0   1
Lidge                         1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Miller                        0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Qualls W(7-3)                 1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Wheeler                       1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     8   3   3   4  12   0  38

Rodriguez faced 1 batter in the 6th inning
Lidge faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
IBB: Miller (2,Pujols).

Umpires: HP - Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B - Chris Guccione, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Sam Holbrook
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 43704


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Eckstein            ss        Biggio              2b
2. Duncan              rf        Lamb                3b
3. Pujols              1b        Berkman             1b
4. Rolen               3b        Scott               lf
5. Rodriguez           lf        Huff                rf
6. Encarnacion         cf        Burke               cf
7. Miles               2b        Everett             ss
8. Molina              c         Ausmus              c
9. Weaver              p         Clemens             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein flied to right; Duncan singled to
center; Pujols singled to left [Duncan to second]; Rolen singled
to left [Duncan scored, Pujols to third]; Rodriguez grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Rolen out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to right; Lamb doubled to left; Berkman
walked; Scott popped to second; Huff grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Encarnacion singled to right; Miles grounded out
(second to first) [Encarnacion to second]; Molina grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Encarnacion to third]; Weaver struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Burke singled to center; Everett popped to second;
Ausmus forced Burke (shortstop to second); Clemens struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Eckstein grounded out (shortstop to first);
Duncan walked; Pujols struck out; Rolen was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio singled to right; Lamb grounded into a double
play (first to shortstop to first) [Biggio out at second];
Berkman popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Rodriguez struck out; Encarnacion flied to
center; Miles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Scott doubled to right; Huff walked; Burke struck
out; Everett struck out; Ausmus doubled to left [Scott scored,
Huff scored]; Clemens grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Molina flied to center; Weaver struck out;
Eckstein lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: VIZCAINO REPLACED ECKSTEIN (PLAYING SS); Biggio
flied to right; Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein left the
game due to an injured leg; Lamb tripled to center; Berkman
hit a sacrifice fly to left [Lamb scored]; Scott popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: RODRIGUEZ REPLACED CLEMENS (PITCHING); Duncan
walked; LIDGE REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Pujols singled to
right [Duncan to second]; Rolen struck out; Rodriguez singled to
right [Duncan scored, Pujols to third]; Encarnacion popped to
pitcher; Miles grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Huff singled to center; Burke struck out; Everett
was called out on strikes; Ausmus forced Huff (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Molina walked; SPIEZIO BATTED FOR WEAVER; NELSON
RAN FOR MOLINA; MILLER REPLACED LIDGE (PITCHING); Spiezio
singled to right [Nelson to third]; BELLIARD BATTED FOR
VIZCAINO; Belliard grounded out (second to pitcher) [Nelson
scored, Spiezio to second]; Duncan struck out; Pujols was walked
intentionally; QUALLS REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING); BRUNTLETT
REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING SS); Rolen grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BELLIARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); HANCOCK
REPLACED DUNCAN (PITCHING); RODRIGUEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
RF); MILES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); BENNETT REPLACED
NELSON (PLAYING C ); SPIEZIO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF);
Bruntlett doubled to left; On a bunt Biggio singled to pitcher
[Bruntlett to third]; FLORES REPLACED HANCOCK (PITCHING);
ENSBERG BATTED FOR LAMB; Ensberg struck out; Berkman grounded
out (second to first) [Bruntlett scored, Biggio to second];
Scott walked; Huff homered [Biggio scored, Scott scored];
THOMPSON REPLACED FLORES (PITCHING); Burke grounded out (first
to pitcher); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 7.

CARDINALS 8TH: ENSBERG STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); JIMERSON
REPLACED HUFF (PLAYING RF); Rodriguez grounded out (first to
pitcher); Encarnacion struck out; Miles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: PALMEIRO BATTED FOR QUALLS; Palmeiro struck out;
Ausmus was called out on strikes; Bruntlett singled to
shortstop; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 7.

CARDINALS 9TH: WHEELER REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); BURKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); TAVERAS REPLACED PALMEIRO (PLAYING CF);
Bennett flied to right; Spiezio struck out; Belliard doubled to
left; WILSON BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Wilson was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   8   0    8
 Astros           7  11   0    6


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