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Boxscore > St Louis 12, Houston 6
Cards play longball with Astros
Jim Edmonds' grand slam in the sixth inning ended a five-homer barrage that included shots by Ray Lankford, Scott Rolen, Reggie Sanders and Marlon Anderson in the Cards' win over the Astros on Wednesday. The home run support was more than starter Matt Morris needed, as he allowed just three runs on four hits over five innings.
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"There is good pitching in this league and we have a good team," Jim Edmonds said about the Cards' lack of offense. (Brett Coomer/AP)
Tim Redding yielded four homers over 3 2/3 innings as the Cardinals rolled to victory Wednesday. Redding gave up two in the first frame -- a solo shot to Ray Lankford and a two-run homer to Scott Rolen. The final two came in the fourth as Reggie Sanders blasted a three-run shot and Marlon Anderson hit a solo homer.
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St Louis (8-7)
Won 2
St Louis 12, Houston 6  
Houston (9-6)
Lost 2
April 21, 2004
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St. Louis
3 1 0 4 0 4 0 0 0   12 16 2
Houston
0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0   6 8 1
Standings through 4/21/04  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals Stats  |  Astros Stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Anderson, 2B5221022.323
Lankford, LF4111103.385
Eldred, P0000000.000
Tavarez, P0000000.000
King, P0000000.000
Pujols, 1B4210101.298
Edmonds, CF5114021.288
Rolen, 3B4232011.387
b-McKay, PH-3B1000000.077
Renteria, SS5130011.333
Sanders, RF4223013.339
Taguchi, RF1000001.261
Matheny, C5000013.300
Morris, P3121000.417
a-Porter, PH-LF10100001.000
Totals421216122816 

a-Singled for Morris in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Rolen in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (6, Redding), Sanders (5, Redding), Rolen (2, Stone).
HR: Lankford (3, 1st inning off Redding, 0 on, 1 out), Rolen (8, 1st inning off Redding, 1 on, 2 out), Sanders (6, 4th inning off Redding, 2 on, 0 out), Anderson (4, 4th inning off Redding, 0 on, 2 out), Edmonds (3, 6th inning off Stone, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Anderson 5; Lankford 4; Pujols 2; Edmonds 4; Rolen 7; Renteria 3; Sanders 6; Morris 2; Porter.
RBI: Lankford (3), Rolen 2 (25), Morris (4), Sanders 3 (17), Anderson (7), Edmonds 4 (13).
2-out RBI: Rolen 2, Anderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matheny, Sanders.
GIDP: Anderson, Taguchi.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Edmonds (1, fielding), McKay (1, fielding).
DP: (Renteria-Anderson-Pujols).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, CF5010002.339
Everett, SS4200101.328
Bagwell, 1B3112010.382
Harville, P0000000.000
b-Vizcaino, PH-2B1100111.125
Kent, 2B4020000.288
Dotel, P0000000.000
Berkman, LF4000024.280
Hidalgo, RF2000010.386
Backe, P0000000.000
a-Ensberg, PH-3B2001001.158
Lamb, 3B-1B3111010.333
c-Lane, PH-1B0000100.400
Ausmus, C4120003.308
Redding, P1000011.250
Stone, P0000000.000
Palmeiro, RF3011000.286
Totals366853713 

a-Grounded out for Backe in the 7th. b-Walked for Harville in the 8th. c-Walked for Lamb in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ausmus (2, Eldred).
HR: Lamb (2, 5th inning off Morris, 0 on, 2 out), Bagwell (5, 6th inning off Morris, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Biggio; Bagwell 4; Kent 2; Lamb 4; Ausmus 3; Palmeiro.
RBI: Lamb (5), Bagwell 2 (15), Palmeiro (2), Ensberg (4).
2-out RBI: Lamb, Bagwell 2, Palmeiro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizcaino.
GIDP: Ausmus.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Everett (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Kent-Everett-Bagwell, Everett-Vizcaino-Lane).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morris (W, 3-1)6.04310423.86
Eldred 1.021101010.80
Tavarez 0.112121010.38
King 1.21001104.26
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redding (L, 0-3)3.298804410.22
Stone 1.254421110.80
Backe 1.21000203.52
Harville 1.00000001.50
Dotel 1.01000104.26

Pitches-strikes: Morris 91-62, Eldred 18-14, Tavarez 23-11, King 20-13, Redding 79-61, Stone 42-24, Backe 17-13, Harville 10-7, Dotel 10-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Morris 10-4, Eldred 1-1, Tavarez 0-0, King 3-1, Redding 4-3, Stone 3-1, Backe 1-2, Harville 2-1, Dotel 2-0.
Batters faced: Morris 23, Eldred 5, Tavarez 5, King 6, Redding 19, Stone 13, Backe 6, Harville 3, Dotel 3.
Inherited runners-scored: King 2-0, Backe 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Andy Fletcher. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 27,354.

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