Houston 8, St. Louis 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 2 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 8 8 0
St. Louis 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 10 4
WP: C. Harville (2-2)
LP: J. Marquis (14-5)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
-J. Kent doubled to center, J. Bagwell and L. Berkman scored
Bot 1st: St. Louis
-A. Pujols homered to deep left center
Top 3rd: Houston
-J. Kent doubled to deep center, C. Beltran scored, L. Berkman to third, L. Berkman scored, J. Kent to third on shortstop H. Luna's throwing error
-M. Lamb safe at first on pitcher J. Marquis' fielding error, J. Kent scored
Top 4th: Houston
-C. Biggio singled to third, B. Ausmus scored, C. Biggio to second on third baseman J. Mabry's throwing error
Bot 4th: St. Louis
-J. Mabry homered to deep right
Top 5th: Houston
-M. Lamb homered to deep center
Bot 6th: St. Louis
-H. Luna grounded into fielder's choice, R. Sanders scored, J. Mabry to third, Y. Molina out at second
Top 7th: Houston
-J. Kent hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Bagwell scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .289
    D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
C. Beltran cf 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 .269
J. Bagwell 1b 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 .268
L. Berkman rf 3 2 1 0 2 1 2 .316
J. Kent 2b 4 1 2 4 0 1 3 .289
M. Lamb 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 3 .297
J. Vizcaino ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
B. Ausmus c 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 .251
B. Backe p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .273
    C. Harville p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Burke ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Ensberg ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    J. Lane lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
 Totals 35 8 8 5 4 4 11  
 Batting
2B - J Kent 2 (32, J Marquis 2).
HR - M Lamb (13, 5th inning off J Marquis 0 on, 2 Out).
S - B Backe.
SF - J Kent.
RBI - J Kent 4 (98), M Lamb (57).
2-out RBI - J Kent 3, M Lamb.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bagwell 1, J Kent 2, M Lamb 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Bagwell (5, 2nd base off J Tavarez/Y Molina).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Vizcaino-J Kent-J Bagwell).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
T. Womack 2b 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .305
R. Cedeno rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .256
A. Pujols 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .330
J. Edmonds cf 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 .317
R. Sanders lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .259
J. Mabry 3b 4 1 2 1 0 2 0 .297
Y. Molina c 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .241
H. Luna ss 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 .218
J. Marquis p 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .294
    L. Walker ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .313
    C. Eldred p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Flores p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Tavarez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Reyes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Anderson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .218
 Totals 36 3 10 3 1 8 13  
 Batting
HR - A Pujols (44, 1st inning off B Backe 0 on, 2 Out), J Mabry (10, 4th inning off B Backe 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Pujols (111), J Mabry (33), H Luna (19).
2-out RBI - A Pujols.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Edmonds 1, R Sanders 2, T Womack 1.
GIDP - A Pujols.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - H Luna 2 (4, throw 2); J Marquis (2, ground ball); J Mabry (4, throw).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Backe 4.0 7 2 2 1 3 2 4.45
C. Harville (W, 2-2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.75
C. Qualls 2.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4.43
D. Wheeler 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.42
D. Miceli 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Marquis (L, 14-5) 6.0 5 7 4 3 2 1 3.66
C. Eldred 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.81
R. Flores 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
J. Tavarez 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.61
A. Reyes 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Pitches-strikes - B Backe 81-50; C Harville 6-4; C Qualls 21-17; D Wheeler 9-6; D Miceli 18-13; J Marquis 91-52; C Eldred 17-10; R Flores 9-6; J Tavarez 19-9; A Reyes 5-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Backe 3-6; C Harville 2-0; C Qualls 2-2; D Wheeler 0-2; D Miceli 2-0; J Marquis 10-6; C Eldred 0-3; R Flores 1-2; J Tavarez 1-0; A Reyes 0-0.
Batters faced - B Backe 20; C Harville 2; C Qualls 9; D Wheeler 3; D Miceli 3; J Marquis 28; C Eldred 5; R Flores 3; J Tavarez 4; A Reyes 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Fieldin Culbreth. 1B--Jim Wolf. 2B--Tim Mcclelland. 3B--Tony Randazzo.
Time: 2:53.
Attendance: 28,704.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
ST LOUIS PITCHER JULIAN TAVAREZ LEFT THE GAME IN THE NINTH INNING WITH A RIGHT LEF INJURY.

Updated on Thursday, Sep 16, 2004 11:11 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
J. Kent J. Kent
2-4
4 RBI
 St. Louis
J. Mabry J. Mabry
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI