St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 156
Played on Sunday, September 23, 2007 (N) at Busch Stadium III

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  2  -   3  8  2
STL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   4 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Anderson cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   5
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1      13   0
Lee lf                        3   1   2   2       1   0       1   0
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Loretta ss,2b                 4   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
Wigginton 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Towles c                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Lamb ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett pr,ss             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   3   8   3       1   7      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Lee (4), Wigginton (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Lamb (14,off Falkenborg).
HR: Lee (31,9th inning off Isringhausen 1 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Eckstein ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Pujols ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Barden pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ankiel cf                     5   0   3   2       0   1       1   0
Taguchi lf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Spiezio 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Schumaker rf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Miles 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Percival p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Falkenborg p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edmonds ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jimenez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stinnett c                    3   0   0   0       1   0       9   0
Wellemeyer p                  2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Cairo 2b                    2   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Ryan 3b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
  Ludwick ph                  0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  11   3       2   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ryan-Spiezio-Eckstein.
E: Eckstein (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Ryan (9,off Oswalt).
3B: Ankiel (1,off Lidge).
IBB: Stinnett (1,by Oswalt).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Taguchi (3,2nd base by Oswalt/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        7     8   1   0   1   2   0  31
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Lidge L(5-3)                  0     3   3   3   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    11   4   3   2   2   0  38

Lidge faced 4 batters in the 9th inning
IBB: Oswalt (6,Stinnett).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wellemeyer                    5     1   0   0   1   5   0  16
Percival                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Springer                      1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Falkenborg                    1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Isringhausen                  0.2   2   2   1   0   0   1   5
Jimenez W(3-0)                0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     8   3   2   1   7   1  36


Umpires: HP - Alfonso Marquez, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Rick Reed, 3B - Tim Timmons
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 46169


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Anderson            cf        Eckstein            ss
2. Biggio              2b        Ankiel              cf
3. Berkman             1b        Taguchi             lf
4. Lee                 lf        Spiezio             1b
5. Pence               rf        Schumaker           rf
6. Loretta             ss        Miles               2b
7. Wigginton           3b        Stinnett            c
8. Ausmus              c         Wellemeyer          p
9. Oswalt              p         Ryan                3b

ASTROS 1ST: Anderson grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
flied to right; Berkman popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein grounded out (second to first); Ankiel
singled to right; Taguchi struck out; Spiezio reached on an
error by Lee [Ankiel to third, Spiezio to second]; Schumaker
popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee walked; Pence struck out; Loretta hit into a
double play (third to first) [Lee out at third (first to
shortstop)]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Miles grounded out (shortstop to first); Stinnett
flied to left; Wellemeyer singled to right; Ryan doubled to left
[Wellemeyer to third]; Eckstein reached on an error by Wigginton
[Wellemeyer scored (unearned) (no RBI), Ryan to third]; Ankiel
grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wigginton flied to center; Ausmus popped to first;
Oswalt was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Taguchi singled to center; Taguchi was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Spiezio singled to left;
Schumaker singled to center [Spiezio to second]; Miles forced
Schumaker (second to shortstop) [Spiezio to third]; Stinnett was
walked intentionally [Miles to second]; Wellemeyer grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Anderson flied to left; Biggio struck out; Berkman
singled to center; Lee forced Berkman (third to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Ryan grounded out (second to first); Eckstein
singled to center; Ankiel struck out; Taguchi flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pence was called out on strikes; Loretta lined to
third; Wigginton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Spiezio flied to center; Schumaker grounded out
(second to first); Miles grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: PERCIVAL REPLACED MILES (PITCHING); CAIRO REPLACED
WELLEMEYER (PLAYING 2B); Ausmus lined to left; Oswalt grounded
out (third to first); Anderson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Stinnett flied to right; Cairo flied to right;
Ryan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: SPRINGER REPLACED PERCIVAL (PITCHING); Biggio
singled to center; Berkman was called out on strikes; Lee
singled to center [Biggio to second]; Pence forced Lee (third to
second) [Biggio to third]; Loretta singled to second [Biggio
scored, Pence to second]; Wigginton forced Loretta (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Eckstein grounded out (first unassisted); Ankiel
singled to right; Taguchi grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Ankiel to second]; Spiezio grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: FALKENBORG REPLACED SPRINGER (PITCHING); PALMEIRO
BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Palmeiro grounded out (second to first); LAMB
BATTED FOR OSWALT; Lamb doubled to left; BRUNTLETT RAN FOR LAMB;
Anderson grounded out (third to first) [Bruntlett to third];
Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); LORETTA
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); TOWLES REPLACED PALMEIRO
(PLAYING C ); BRUNTLETT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Schumaker
grounded out (second to first); EDMONDS BATTED FOR FALKENBORG;
Edmonds lined to center; Stinnett grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED EDMONDS (PITCHING); Berkman
reached on an error by Eckstein; Lee homered [Berkman scored
(unearned)]; Pence grounded out (second to first); Loretta
grounded out (first unassisted); Wigginton singled to center;
JIMENEZ REPLACED ISRINGHAUSEN (PITCHING); Towles singled to left
[Wigginton to second]; Bruntlett popped to catcher; 2 R (1 ER),
3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Cairo singled
to right; LUDWICK BATTED FOR RYAN; Ludwick walked [Cairo to
second]; PUJOLS BATTED FOR ECKSTEIN; Pujols singled to left
[Cairo scored, Ludwick to third]; BARDEN RAN FOR PUJOLS; Ankiel
tripled to right [Ludwick scored, Barden scored]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   2    6
 Cardinals        4  11   1   10


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