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Box > St Louis 4, Houston 2
Cards pull out narrow victory
Carlos Hernandez pitched six solid innings as he continued his comeback from major shoulder surgery, but some sloppy defense cost the Astros.
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Matt Morris allowed two runs in seven innings, but didn't figure in the decision. (Scott Rovak/Cardinals)
Matt Morris bounced back from a rough start to give the Cardinals seven strong innings as they won a hard-fought battle with the Astros with two late runs.
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Houston (79-67)
Lost 1
St Louis 4, Houston 2  
St Louis (95-49)
Won 1
September 15, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 4 1
St Louis
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 X   4 8 1
Standings through 9/15/04  |  Gameday  |  Astros Stats  |  Cardinals Stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, LF4000010.288
Beltran, CF4000011.271
Bagwell, 1B4000011.267
Berkman, RF3120100.316
Kent, 2B4112003.287
Lamb, 3B3000101.298
Vizcaino, SS3000011.280
Chavez, C2000010.199
a-Palmeiro, PH1010000.246
Ausmus, C0000000.254
Hernandez, P2000000.100
b-Ensberg, PH1000002.275
Wheeler, P0000000.200
Gallo, P0000000.000
Springer, P0000000.000
Qualls, P0000000.000
Totals31242259 

a-Singled for Chavez in the 7th. b-Grounded into a double play for Hernandez in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Kent (22, 2nd inning off Morris, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Berkman 2; Kent 4; Palmeiro.
RBI: Kent 2 (94).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kent.
GIDP: Ensberg.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Beltran (7, fielding).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B4010001.304
Walker, RF3000101.314
Pujols, 1B4120001.330
Renteria, SS4110013.284
Edmonds, CF3112000.317
Sanders, LF3110110.259
Isringhausen, P0000000.333
Matheny, C3011110.247
Luna, 3B4010013.225
Morris, P2000011.148
a-Cedeno, PH1000001.256
Calero, P0000000.000
Taguchi, LF0000000.286
Totals314833511 

a-Flied out for Morris in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Matheny (19, Hernandez), Luna (7, Wheeler).
HR: Edmonds (42, 2nd inning off Hernandez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Womack; Pujols 2; Renteria; Edmonds 4; Sanders; Matheny 2; Luna 2.
RBI: Edmonds 2 (109), Matheny (43).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Renteria 2, Morris, Womack, Luna.
SF: Edmonds.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sanders (19, 2nd base off Springer/Ausmus).

FIELDING
E: Renteria (10, fielding).
DP: (Womack-Pujols).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez 6.04222415.30
Wheeler 0.11000104.50
Gallo 0.20000004.86
Springer (L, 0-1)0.23221003.12
Qualls 0.10000004.43
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morris 7.04222314.62
Calero (W, 2-1)1.00000203.44
Isringhausen (S, 42)1.00000002.77

WP: Springer.
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 107-64, Wheeler 6-5, Gallo 13-7, Springer 20-11, Qualls 5-2, Morris 109-70, Calero 15-11, Isringhausen 10-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 7-7, Wheeler 0-0, Gallo 1-1, Springer 0-2, Qualls 1-0, Morris 9-9, Calero 1-0, Isringhausen 1-2.
Batters faced: Hernandez 24, Wheeler 2, Gallo 2, Springer 6, Qualls 1, Morris 27, Calero 3, Isringhausen 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Gallo 1-0, Qualls 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tony Randazzo. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 32,891.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
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