Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 55
Played on Saturday, June 2, 2007 (D) at Minute Maid Park

STL N    0  2  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  1
HOU N    1  1  0    0  3  1    2  0  x  -   8  9  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kennedy 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Spiezio 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Pujols 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Edmonds cf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Encarnacion rf                3   2   1   0       1   1       0   0
Ludwick lf                    4   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Bennett c                     2   0   0   1       0   0       5   0
  Esposito c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Miles ss                      2   0   0   1       0   0       2   2
  Jimenez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Wells p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ryan ss                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   3   6   3       1   2      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kennedy-Pujols.
E: Wells (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Ludwick (3,off Sampson); Encarnacion (4,off Sampson).
HR: Edmonds (6,2nd inning off Sampson 0 on 0 out).
SF: Miles (2,off Sampson); Bennett (2,off Sampson).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   2   1   0       0   2       2   2
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence cf                      4   0   2   2       0   1       0   0
Berkman 1b                    3   1   0   1       1   0      14   0
Lee lf                        1   1   1   3       2   0       4   1
Loretta 3b,2b                 4   0   0   0       0   1       0   6
Scott rf                      4   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Munson c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Everett ss                    4   2   3   1       0   0       1   5
Sampson p                     1   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lamb ph,3b                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   8   9   8       4   5      27  15

BATTING - 
2B: Pence (11,off Wells).
HR: Everett (2,2nd inning off Wells 0 on 2 out); Scott (5,6th inning off Wells
0 on 0 out); Lee (11,7th inning off Jimenez 1 on 1 out).
SH: Sampson 2 (6,off Wells,off Johnson).
SF: Lee (9,off Wells).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wells L(2-10)                 5     7   6   5   3   2   2  25
Johnson                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Jimenez                       2     2   2   2   1   2   1   9
Totals                        8     9   8   7   4   5   3  37

Wells faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sampson W(5-5)                8     6   3   3   1   0   1  30
Lidge                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     6   3   3   1   2   1  33


Umpires: HP - Lance Barksdale, 1B - Adrian Johnson, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Gary Cederstrom
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 39234


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Kennedy             2b        Biggio              2b
2. Spiezio             3b        Pence               cf
3. Pujols              1b        Berkman             1b
4. Edmonds             cf        Lee                 lf
5. Encarnacion         rf        Loretta             3b
6. Ludwick             lf        Scott               rf
7. Bennett             c         Munson              c
8. Miles               ss        Everett             ss
9. Wells               p         Sampson             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Kennedy flied to left; Spiezio flied to right;
Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to second; Pence singled to left
[Biggio to second]; Berkman forced Pence (shortstop to second)
[Biggio to third]; Lee lined out on a sacrifice fly to center
[Biggio scored]; Loretta flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Edmonds homered; Encarnacion walked; Ludwick
doubled to left [Encarnacion to third]; Bennett grounded out
(third to first); Miles lined out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Encarnacion scored, Ludwick to third]; Wells grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
1.

ASTROS 2ND: Scott flied to left; Munson flied to left; Everett
homered; Sampson flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Kennedy singled to left; Spiezio grounded out
(first unassisted) [Kennedy to second]; Pujols grounded out
(third to first); Edmonds grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio struck out; Pence struck out; Berkman
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Encarnacion doubled; Ludwick singled to left
[Encarnacion to third, Ludwick out at second (left to second)];
Bennett lined out on a sacrifice fly to left [Encarnacion
scored]; Miles grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee walked; Loretta lined into a double play to
second [Lee out at first (second to first)]; Scott flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Wells flied to right; Kennedy popped to
shortstop; Spiezio flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Munson singled to center; Everett singled to left
[Munson to third]; Sampson reached on an error by Wells on a
sacrifice bunt [Everett to second, Sampson to first]; Biggio
forced Munson (third to catcher) [Everett to third, Sampson to
second]; Pence doubled to right [Everett scored, Sampson scored,
Biggio to third]; Berkman grounded out (second to first) [Biggio
scored (unearned), Pence to third]; Lee walked; Loretta forced
Lee (second to shortstop); 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: Pujols grounded out (second to first); Edmonds
grounded out (second to first); Encarnacion grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros
5.

ASTROS 6TH: Scott homered; Munson walked; JOHNSON REPLACED WELLS
(PITCHING); Everett popped to shortstop; Sampson out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Munson to second]; Biggio
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Ludwick grounded out (third to first); Bennett
grounded out (third to first); Miles grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: JIMENEZ REPLACED MILES (PITCHING); RYAN REPLACED
JOHNSON (PLAYING SS); Pence popped to shortstop; Debut game
for Brendan Ryan; Berkman walked; Lee homered [Berkman
scored]; Loretta was called out on strikes; Scott grounded out
(first unassisted); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 8.

CARDINALS 8TH: Ryan grounded out (shortstop to first); Kennedy
flied to left; Spiezio singled to center; Pujols forced Spiezio
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: ESPOSITO REPLACED BENNETT (PLAYING C ); Munson
popped to third; Debut game for Brian Esposito; Everett
singled to center; LAMB BATTED FOR SAMPSON; Lamb struck out;
Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 8.

CARDINALS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); LORETTA CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); LAMB STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
Edmonds flied to left; Encarnacion struck out; Ludwick struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   6   1    3
 Astros           8   9   0    5


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