10/18/2004, StL04-Hou04, Minute Maid Park
 
                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9     R  H  E   LOB DP
2004 Cardinals         0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1     2  6  0     6  0
2004 Astros            0  0  2  0  0  0  0  2  x     4  6  1     5  0
 
Cardinals            AB  R  H BI   AVG    Astros               AB  R  H BI   AVG
Salmon            lf  4  0  1  0  .100    Castillo          2b  4  2  2  0  .458       
Edmonds           cf  4  0  1  0  .368    Relaford          3b  3  1  1  0  .278       
Pujols            1b  4  0  0  0  .263    Berkman           cf  4  0  0  1  .000       
Valentin          ss  4  1  1  1  .188    Sweeney           1b  3  0  0  1  .167       
 Martinez         ss  0  0  0  0  .000    Posada            c   4  0  2  1  .474       
Ibanez            rf  3  0  0  0  .278    Walker            rf  3  0  1  0  .222       
 Loretta          ph  1  0  0  0  .000    Strong            lf  3  0  0  0  .250       
Wilson,C          c   4  0  1  0  .267    Larkin            ss  3  0  0  0  .450       
Branyan           3b  4  1  1  1  .158    Oswalt            p   2  1  0  0  .400       
Crespo            2b  2  0  1  0  .385     Guardado         p   0  0  0  0 1.000       
 Alfonzo          ph  1  0  0  0  .000                         29  4  6  3             
Meadows           p   2  0  0  0  .000                                              
 Monroe           ph  1  0  0  0  .071                                              
 Eischen          p   0  0  0  0  .000                                              
                     34  2  6  2                                                    
 
Cardinals                        INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Meadows          L 0-2           6.0  3  2  2  1  2  84  53  3.46
Eischen                          2.0  3  2  2  2  2  35  19  9.00
                                 8.0  6  4  4  3  4 119  72 
 
Astros                           INN  H  R ER BB  K PCH STR   ERA
Oswalt           W 2-0           8.0  5  1  1  1  7 108  71  1.80
Guardado         S 3             1.0  1  1  1  0  1  19  13  2.70
                                 9.0  6  2  2  1  8 127  84 
 
StL: Monroe batted for Meadows in the 7th
     Martinez inserted at ss in the 8th
     Loretta batted for Ibanez in the 9th
     Alfonzo batted for Crespo in the 9th
 
E-Sweeney. HR-Valentin(1), Branyan(1). SB-Castillo(3). K-Edmonds 2, Pujols, 
Wilson,C 2, Branyan 2, Meadows, Posada, Walker, Larkin, Oswalt. BB-Crespo, 
Relaford, Walker, Oswalt. SF-Sweeney. PB-Wilson,C. WP-Meadows, Eischen. 
GWRBI: Berkman
Jose Valentin was injured for this game and 10 more days
Temperature: 87, Sky: clear, Wind: out to left at 7 MPH.
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                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9     R  H  E   LOB DP
2004 Cardinals         0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1     2  6  0     6  0
2004 Astros            0  0  2  0  0  0  0  2  x     4  6  1     5  0
 
 
Cardinals            -----A------ -----B------ -----C------ -----D------ -----E------
Salmon            lf 1>53           3          6>S          8>13                     
Edmonds           cf   k          4>k            e3.1-2;B-1   S                      
Pujols            1b   43           63           k            46/f.B-1               
Valentin          ss 2>HR           63           63.2-3;1-2   64/f                   
 Martinez         ss                                                                 
Ibanez            rf   8          5>8            43         9>Guardado               
 Loretta          ph                                          63                     
Wilson,C          c    k            S          7>63           k                      
Branyan           3b   k            k            8            HR                     
Crespo            2b 3>8            S.1-2        W                                   
 Alfonzo          ph                                          63                     
Meadows           p    k            53                                               
 Monroe           ph                             8                                   
 Eischen          p                                                                  
 
 
Astros               -----A------ -----B------ -----C------ -----D------ -----E------
Castillo          2b 1>5            S.1-2        63         8>S                      
Relaford          3b   8            S.2-3;1-2  6>53           SB2                    
                                                              W                      
Berkman           cf   6            note 1       63           13.2-3;1-2             
                                    43.3-H;2-3                                       
Sweeney           1b 2>63           8            7            note 2                 
Posada            c    k          4>43         7>Eischen      S.3-H                  
                                                 S                                   
Walker            rf   S            7            pb.1-2       k                      
                                                 W                                   
Strong            lf   43           63           7                                   
Larkin            ss 3>k          5>43           5                                   
Oswalt            p    W            5            wp.2-3;1-2                          
                                                 k                                   
 Guardado         p                                                                  
 
 1: wp.3-H;2-3;1-2  2: 8/SF.3-H;2-3 
 
 
Cardinals        IN OUT ER                  Astros           IN OUT ER                  
Meadows          A1  C4  2 L 0-2            Oswalt           A1  D4  1 W 2-0            
Eischen          C5  D6  2                  Guardado         D5  D8  1 S 3              
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                       1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9     R  H  E   LOB DP
2004 Cardinals         0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1     2  6  0     6  0
2004 Astros            0  0  2  0  0  0  0  2  x     4  6  1     5  0
 
Score O Rnr BS  Event
----- - --- --  -----
 
**************  Top of the 1st inning, Cardinals batting
 0-0  0 --- 22  Salmon grounded out to third (FFBBX)
 0-0  1 --- 02  Edmonds struck out (CFFS)
 0-0  2 --- 00  Pujols grounded out to second (X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 1st inning, Astros batting
 0-0  0 --- 12  Castillo popped out to third (BCSX)
 0-0  1 --- 31  Relaford flied out to center (BBSBX)
 0-0  2 --- 31  Berkman popped out to short (BBBCX)
 
**************  Top of the 2nd inning, Cardinals batting
 0-0  0 --- 10  Valentin homered deep to right (BX)
 1-0  0 --- 11  Ibanez lined out to center (CBX)
 1-0  1 --- 12  Wilson,C struck out (BSCS)
 1-0  2 --- 22  Branyan struck out (SCBBC)
 
**************  Bottom of the 2nd inning, Astros batting
 1-0  0 --- 02  Sweeney grounded out to short (CFFX)
 1-0  1 --- 02  Posada struck out (CSS)
 1-0  2 --- 10  Walker grounded a single between first and second (BX)
 1-0  2 1-- 32  Strong grounded out to second (BBCBC11>F>X)
 
**************  Top of the 3rd inning, Cardinals batting
 1-0  0 --- 00  Crespo flied out to center (X)
 1-0  1 --- 12  Meadows struck out (BSSFS)
 1-0  2 --- 22  Salmon popped out to first (BBCSX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 3rd inning, Astros batting
 1-0  0 --- 02  Larkin struck out (CCC)
 1-0  1 --- 31  Oswalt walked (CBBBB)
 1-0  1 1-- 21  Castillo grounded a single between first and second, 
                  Oswalt to second (BBFX)
 1-0  1 12- 01  Relaford lined a single to shallow left, Oswalt to third, 
                  Castillo to second (FX)
 1-0  1 123 11  Meadows threw a wild pitch, Oswalt scored, Castillo to 
                  third, Relaford to second (FBB)
 1-1  1 -23 22  Berkman grounded out to second, Castillo scored, Relaford 
                  to third (FBB.FX)
 1-2  2 --3 21  Sweeney flied out to center (BFBX)
 
**************  Top of the 4th inning, Cardinals batting
 1-2  0 --- 32  Edmonds struck out (CBBBCS)
 1-2  1 --- 01  Pujols grounded out to short (SX)
 1-2  2 --- 10  Valentin grounded out to short (BX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 4th inning, Astros batting
 1-2  0 --- 10  Posada grounded out to second (BX)
 1-2  1 --- 02  Walker flied out to left (CFX)
 1-2  2 --- 32  Strong grounded out to short (CBFBBFX)
 
**************  Top of the 5th inning, Cardinals batting
 1-2  0 --- 10  Ibanez lined out to center (BX)
 1-2  1 --- 20  Wilson,C grounded a single between third and short (BBX)
 1-2  1 1-- 02  Branyan struck out (1CCS)
 1-2  2 1-- 10  Crespo grounded a single up the middle, Wilson,C to 
                  second (BX)
 1-2  2 12- 32  Meadows grounded out to third (CBFBB>F>X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 5th inning, Astros batting
 1-2  0 --- 10  Larkin grounded out to second (BX)
 1-2  1 --- 11  Oswalt popped out to third (BCX)
 1-2  2 --- 00  Castillo grounded out to short (X)
 
**************  Top of the 6th inning, Cardinals batting
 1-2  0 --- 01  Salmon lined a single to right center (SX)
 1-2  0 1-- 12  Salmon to second, Edmonds to first on an error by the 
                  first baseman Sweeney (CBFX)
 1-2  0 12- 12  Pujols struck out (CBCFFS)
 1-2  1 12- 10  Valentin grounded out to short, Salmon to third, Edmonds 
                  to second (BX)
 1-2  2 -23 02  Ibanez grounded out to second (CSX)
 
**************  Bottom of the 6th inning, Astros batting
 1-2  0 --- 01  Relaford grounded out to third (SX)
 1-2  1 --- 22  Berkman grounded out to short (BCBFFX)
 1-2  2 --- 22  Sweeney flied out to left (BBFFX)
 
**************  Top of the 7th inning, Cardinals batting
 1-2  0 --- 22  Wilson,C grounded out to short (FSBBX)
 1-2  1 --- 11  Branyan flied out to center (BSX)
 1-2  2 --- 32  Crespo walked (BCBFFBB)
                Monroe pinch hitting for Meadows
 1-2  2 1-- 00  Meadows flied out to center (X)
 
**************  Bottom of the 7th inning, Astros batting
                Eischen now pitching
 1-2  0 --- 00  Posada lined a single to shallow center (X)
 1-2  0 1-- 01  Wilson,C allowed a passed ball, Posada to second (CB)
 1-2  0 -2- 31  Walker walked (CB.BBB)
 1-2  0 12- 00  Strong flied out to left (X)
 1-2  1 12- 21  Larkin popped out to third (BCBX)
 1-2  2 12- 00  Eischen threw a wild pitch, Posada to third, Walker to 
                  second (B)
 1-2  2 -23 32  Oswalt struck out (B.BBCFS)
 
**************  Top of the 8th inning, Cardinals batting
 1-2  0 --- 10  Salmon grounded out to the mound (BX)
 1-2  1 --- 21  Edmonds grounded a single between first and second (BSBX)
 1-2  1 1-- 12  Pujols grounded to second, forcing Edmonds at second, 
                  Pujols to first (CSBX)
 1-2  2 1-- 20  Valentin grounded to short, forcing Pujols at second (BBX)
                Valentin left the game with an injury
 
**************  Bottom of the 8th inning, Astros batting
                Martinez now playing shortstop
 1-2  0 --- 00  Castillo lined a single to shallow right (X)
 1-2  0 1-- 21  Castillo stole second (CBpB>B)
 1-2  0 -2- 32  Relaford walked (CBpB>B.FB)
 1-2  0 12- 11  Berkman grounded out to the mound, Castillo to third, 
                  Relaford to second (BbSX)
 1-2  1 -23 10  Sweeney hit a sacrifice fly to center, Castillo scored, 
                  Relaford to third (BX)
 1-3  2 --3 01  Posada lined a single between third and short, Relaford 
                  scored (CX)
 1-4  2 1-- 12  Walker struck out (BCSS)
 
**************  Top of the 9th inning, Cardinals batting
                Guardado now pitching
                Loretta pinch hitting for Ibanez
 1-4  0 --- 22  Loretta grounded out to short (CSBBFFFX)
 1-4  1 --- 02  Wilson,C struck out (FFS)
 1-4  2 --- 32  Branyan homered deep down the right field line (BBCBCX)
                Alfonzo pinch hitting for Crespo
 2-4  2 --- 10  Alfonzo grounded out to short (BX)