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Box > Houston 7, St Louis 5
Rocket moves up the charts
Roger Clemens moved into 11th place all-time with his 327th career victory as the Astros took care of the Cardinals.
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Roger Clemens allowed one run in seven innings while striking out five. (James A. Finley/AP)
An error with two outs in the fourth inning led to five unearned runs, and the Cardinals never recovered as they lost the opener of a three-game set.
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Houston (79-66)
Won 2
Houston 7, St Louis 5  
St Louis (94-49)
Lost 1
September 14, 2004
   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
Standings through 9/14/04  |  Gameday  |  Astros Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, LF4120100.290
Springer, P0000000.000
Oliver, P0000000.136
Miceli, P0000000.500
Ensberg, 3B0000000.276
Beltran, CF5210015.273
Bagwell, 1B3112202.269
Berkman, RF5143001.313
Kent, 2B5131013.287
Bruntlett, SS0000000.244
Lamb, 3B5000015.301
Lidge, P0000000.000
Vizcaino, SS-2B5021000.283
Ausmus, C5110013.254
Clemens, P3000012.172
a-Burke, PH1010000.091
Lane, LF0000000.238
Totals4171573521 

a-Singled for Clemens in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bagwell (26, Suppan), Kent 2 (30, Suppan, Suppan), Berkman (36, Suppan).
3B: Beltran (6, Suppan).
TB: Biggio 2; Beltran 3; Bagwell 2; Berkman 5; Kent 5; Vizcaino 2; Ausmus; Burke.
RBI: Vizcaino (31), Bagwell 2 (78), Berkman 3 (96), Kent (92).
2-out RBI: Bagwell, Berkman 3, Kent.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Berkman, Lamb 2, Beltran, Kent, Ausmus.
GIDP: Bagwell.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Bruntlett (3, fielding).
DP: (Vizcaino-Kent-Bagwell).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B3130000.305
Haren, P0000000.000
b-McKay, PH-3B2112000.227
Walker, RF4010012.319
Cali, P0000000.000
c-Sanders, PH1000000.258
Pujols, 1B3010202.329
Edmonds, CF3000022.317
Taguchi, CF2000013.286
Cedeno, LF4000021.258
Renteria, SS3000001.284
Luna, SS0100100.224
Mabry, 3B-RF3000111.293
Matheny, C4121000.246
Suppan, P1000002.059
Reyes, P0000000.000
a-Anderson, PH-2B3110000.219
Totals365934714 

a-Grounded out for Reyes in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Haren in the 8th. c-Reached on error for Cali in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: McKay (2, Miceli).
TB: Womack 3; McKay 2; Walker; Pujols; Matheny 2; Anderson.
RBI: Matheny (42), McKay 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Matheny, McKay 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Suppan, Walker, Taguchi 2.
GIDP: Pujols.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Womack (23, 2nd base off Clemens/Ausmus).

FIELDING
E: Pujols (10, fielding).
Outfield assists: Cedeno (Biggio at home).
DP: (Anderson-Pujols).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens (W, 17-4)7.05112503.12
Springer 1.01000001.13
Oliver 0.22331105.76
Miceli 0.01100003.91
Lidge (S, 22)0.10001102.19
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Suppan (L, 15-7)3.210722203.99
Reyes 1.10000100.00
Haren 3.03001105.63
Cali 1.020001011.57

WP: Lidge.
IBB: Pujols (by Lidge).
Pitches-strikes: Clemens 92-62, Springer 10-8, Oliver 24-15, Miceli 4-3, Lidge 11-5, Suppan 61-40, Reyes 14-9, Haren 45-25, Cali 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Clemens 12-4, Springer 1-2, Oliver 1-0, Miceli 0-0, Lidge 0-0, Suppan 6-2, Reyes 2-1, Haren 4-4, Cali 2-0.
Batters faced: Clemens 27, Springer 4, Oliver 5, Miceli 2, Lidge 2, Suppan 23, Reyes 4, Haren 12, Cali 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Miceli 2-2, Lidge 1-0, Reyes 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 79 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 29,528.

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