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Boxscore > Houston 11, St Louis 1
Astros lower broom on Cards
Wade Miller won his fifth consecutive start against St. Louis and the Killer B's -- Jeff Bagwell, Lance Berkman and Craig Biggio -- each drove in three runs as the Astros finished off a three-game sweep. Houston outscored St. Louis, 26-9, during the series.
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Lance Berkman's second homer in as many games put the Astros up 5-0 in the fifth inning. (James A. Finley/AP)
Old nemesis Wade Miller stifled the Cardinals again, while one bobble and one pitch turned a potential quality start into a forgettable outing for Chris Carpenter. Scott Rolen singled home Albert Pujols, who had doubled, in the eighth for the Redbirds' only run.
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Houston (6-3)
Won 4
Houston 11, St Louis 1  
St Louis (4-6)
Lost 3
April 14, 2004
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Houston
0 0 0 2 3 1 2 0 3   11 14 0
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 5 1
Standings through 4/14/04  |  Gameday  |  Astros Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, CF4033002.412
Lane, CF0100100.000
Everett, SS6000017.314
Bagwell, 1B4223221.429
Backe, P0000000.000
Kent, 2B5210005.250
Stone, P0000000.000
a-Vizcaino, PH-1B1000000.091
Berkman, LF3113221.226
Hidalgo, RF5230001.459
Ensberg, 3B3112202.208
Ausmus, C4120101.344
Miller, P2000013.000
Bruntlett, 2B1110000.333
Totals381114118623 

a-Lined out for Stone in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Biggio 2 (7, Carpenter, Simontacchi), Ensberg (2, Carpenter), Hidalgo (3, Eldred), Bruntlett (1, Isringhausen).
HR: Berkman (3, 5th inning off Carpenter, 2 on, 1 out), Bagwell (3, 9th inning off Isringhausen, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Biggio 5; Bagwell 5; Kent; Berkman 4; Hidalgo 4; Ensberg 2; Ausmus 2; Bruntlett 2.
RBI: Ensberg 2 (3), Berkman 3 (9), Biggio 3 (9), Bagwell 3 (12).
2-out RBI: Biggio 2, Bagwell 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Biggio 2, Kent, Everett, Ensberg.
S: Miller 2.
GIDP: Kent.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hidalgo (1, 2nd base by Carpenter/Matheny).

FIELDING
DP: (Miller-Everett-Bagwell).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B4010111.316
Taguchi, RF5010002.200
Pujols, 1B4110103.289
Edmonds, CF2010201.344
Rolen, 3B4011024.357
Anderson, LF3000112.214
Luna, SS2000102.222
Matheny, C4000013.333
Carpenter, P1000001.000
a-Hart, PH00001001.000
Simontacchi, P0000000.500
Eldred, P0000000.000
b-Sanders, PH1000000.257
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
c-McKay, PH1000000.000
Totals311517519 

a-Walked for Carpenter in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Eldred in the 7th. c-Lined out for Isringhausen in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (4, Stone).
TB: Womack; Taguchi; Pujols 2; Edmonds; Rolen.
RBI: Rolen (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rolen, Carpenter, Pujols 2, Luna, Matheny.
GIDP: Rolen.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Luna (1, 2nd base off Miller/Ausmus), Anderson (1, 2nd base off Miller/Ausmus).

FIELDING
E: Womack (2, drop ball).
DP: (Luna-Womack-Pujols).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Miller (W, 2-0)7.02007401.38
Stone 1.02110107.20
Backe 1.01000009.00
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Carpenter (L, 1-1)5.06544317.36
Simontacchi 1.021110010.13
Eldred 1.032212011.25
Tavarez 1.01001106.75
Isringhausen 1.02331016.75

HBP: Luna (by Stone), Biggio (by Carpenter).
Pitches-strikes: Miller 121-61, Stone 18-13, Backe 15-10, Carpenter 98-49, Simontacchi 15-10, Eldred 31-18, Tavarez 20-10, Isringhausen 17-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Miller 8-9, Stone 1-1, Backe 2-1, Carpenter 8-3, Simontacchi 2-1, Eldred 1-0, Tavarez 1-1, Isringhausen 1-2.
Batters faced: Miller 29, Stone 6, Backe 4, Carpenter 25, Simontacchi 6, Eldred 7, Tavarez 5, Isringhausen 6.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 64 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 3:00.
Att: 26,605.

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