Houston 7, St. Louis 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 7 15 1
St. Louis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 9 1
WP: R. Clemens (17-4) S: B. Lidge (22)
LP: J. Suppan (15-7)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: St. Louis
-A. Pujols grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, T. Womack scored, L. Walker out at second
Top 2nd: Houston
-J. Vizcaino singled to left, J. Kent scored
Top 3rd: Houston
-J. Bagwell grounded out to shortstop, C. Beltran scored
Top 4th: Houston
-J. Bagwell walked, B. Ausmus scored, C. Biggio to third, C. Beltran to second
-L. Berkman doubled to deep center, C. Biggio, C. Beltran and J. Bagwell scored
-J. Kent doubled to deep left, L. Berkman scored
Bot 9th: St. Louis
-M. Matheny singled to center, H. Luna scored
-C. McKay doubled to right center, M. Matheny and M. Anderson scored
-R. Sanders safe at first on E. Bruntlett's fielding error, C. McKay scored, R. Sanders to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio lf 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .290
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Oliver p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136
    D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    M. Ensberg 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
C. Beltran cf 5 2 1 0 0 1 5 .273
J. Bagwell 1b 3 1 1 2 2 0 3 .269
L. Berkman rf 5 1 4 3 0 0 1 .313
J. Kent 2b 5 1 3 1 0 1 3 .287
    E. Bruntlett ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
M. Lamb 3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .301
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Vizcaino ss-2b 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 .283
B. Ausmus c 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .254
R. Clemens p 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .172
    C. Burke ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .091
    J. Lane lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
 Totals 41 7 15 7 3 5 21  
 Batting
2B - J Bagwell (26, J Suppan); J Kent 2 (30, J Suppan 2); L Berkman (36, J Suppan).
3B - C Beltran (4, J Suppan).
RBI - J Vizcaino (31), J Bagwell 2 (79), L Berkman 3 (96), J Kent (92).
2-out RBI - J Bagwell, L Berkman 3, J Kent.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kent 1, B Ausmus 1, L Berkman 1, M Lamb 2.
GIDP - J Bagwell.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - E Bruntlett (3, pop up).
DP - 1 (J Vizcaino-J Kent-J Bagwell).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Womack 2b 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 .305
    D. Haren p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. McKay ph-3b 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 .227
L. Walker rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .319
    C. Cali p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Sanders ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
A. Pujols 1b 3 0 1 0 2 0 2 .329
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .317
    S. Taguchi cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .286
R. Cedeno lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .258
E. Renteria ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284
    H. Luna ss 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .224
J. Mabry 3b-rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .293
M. Matheny c 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .246
J. Suppan p 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .059
    A. Reyes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Anderson ph-2b 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .219
 Totals 36 5 9 3 4 7 15  
 Batting
2B - C McKay (2, D Miceli).
RBI - M Matheny (42), C McKay 2 (6).
2-out RBI - M Matheny, C McKay 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Suppan 1, L Walker 1, S Taguchi 2.
GIDP - A Pujols.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - T Womack (23, 2nd base off R Clemens/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
E - A Pujols (10, ground ball).
Outfield assists - R Cedeno (C Biggio at Home).
DP - 1 (M Anderson-A Pujols).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Clemens (W, 17-4) 7.0 5 1 1 2 5 0 3.12
R. Springer 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.12
D. Oliver 0.2 2 3 3 1 1 0 5.76
D. Miceli 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.91
B. Lidge (S, 22) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.19
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Suppan (L, 15-7) 3.2 10 7 2 2 2 0 3.99
A. Reyes 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
D. Haren 3.0 3 0 0 1 1 0 5.62
C. Cali 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 11.57
WP - B Lidge.
IBB - A Pujols (by B Lidge).
Pitches-strikes - R Clemens 92-62; R Springer 10-8; D Oliver 24-15; D Miceli 4-3; B Lidge 11-5; J Suppan 61-40; A Reyes 14-9; D Haren 45-25; C Cali 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Clemens 12-4; R Springer 1-2; D Oliver 1-0; D Miceli 0-0; B Lidge 0-0; J Suppan 6-2; A Reyes 2-1; D Haren 4-4; C Cali 2-0.
Batters faced - R Clemens 27; R Springer 4; D Oliver 5; D Miceli 2; B Lidge 2; J Suppan 23; A Reyes 4; D Haren 12; C Cali 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Mcclelland. 1B--Tony Randazzo. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Jim Wolf.
Time: 2:51.
Attendance: 29,528.
Weather: 79 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
HOUSTON'S LEFT FIELDER CRAIG BIGGIO EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2004 12:13 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
4-5
3 RBI
 St. Louis
C. McKay C. McKay
1-2
2 RBI