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HOU 4,  STL 6
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Houston's dreams of advancing to its first World Series were put on hold until Thursday. Jeff Bagwell's ninth-inning single tied the game and forced extra innings, but Dan Miceli yielded Jim Edmonds' game-winning two-run homer in the 12th. Full story >


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Jim Edmonds ripped a two-run, walk-off homer in the 12th inning to keep St. Louis alive for a decisive seventh game. Albert Pujols hit his sixth homer of the playoffs in the first inning and Matt Morris allowed five hits and three runs in five innings. Full story >

October 20, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   R   H   E 
Houston
1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   4 10 0
St Louis
2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   6 15 0
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, LF6000002.179
Beltran, CF4220200.476
Bagwell, 1B6032001.304
Berkman, RF3001112.350
Lidge, P0000000.000
e-Backe, PH1000010.000
Miceli, P0000000.000
Kent, 2B5020003.261
Lamb, 3B4111112.400
Vizcaino, SS5010002.250
Ausmus, C3010012.125
c-Ensberg, PH0100000.111
Lane, RF1000000.000
Munro, P1000000.000
Harville, P0000000.000
a-Everett, PH1000001.000
Qualls, P0000000.000
b-Palmeiro, PH1000000.333
Wheeler, P0000000.000
d-Bruntlett, PH0000000.000
Chavez, C1000010.250
Totals4241044515 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Harville in the 4th. b-Flied out for Qualls in the 7th. c-Hit by pitch for Ausmus in the 9th. d-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Wheeler in the 9th. e-Struck out for Lidge in the 12th.

BATTING
2B: Bagwell (2, Morris), Kent (2, Isringhausen).
HR: Lamb (2, 4th inning off Morris, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Beltran 2; Bagwell 4; Kent 3; Lamb 4; Vizcaino; Ausmus.
RBI: Berkman (9), Bagwell 2 (3), Lamb (2).
2-out RBI: Bagwell 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kent, Vizcaino, Berkman 2.
S: Bruntlett.
SF: Berkman.
GIDP: Lamb.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltran 2 (3, 2nd base off Morris/Matheny, 3rd base off Isringhausen/Matheny), Bagwell (1, 2nd base off Isringhausen/Matheny).
CS: Vizcaino (1, 2nd base by Morris/Matheny).

 
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B2120000.217
Luna, 2B3000010.000
c-Anderson, PH-2B1000000.000
Walker, RF6000022.240
Pujols, 1B5332100.500
Rolen, 3B6120021.320
Edmonds, CF6122022.286
Renteria, SS5032010.182
Sanders, LF4030002.222
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
b-Cedeno, PH1000000.000
Tavarez, P0000000.000
Matheny, C4000124.125
Morris, P2000012.000
a-Mabry, PH1000012.167
King, P0000000.000
Calero, P0000000.000
Taguchi, LF2000010.000
Totals48615621315 

a-Struck out for Morris in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Isringhausen in the 10th. c-Flied out for Luna in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Pujols (1, Munro), Sanders 2 (2, Harville, Qualls), Rolen (2, Qualls).
HR: Pujols (4, 1st inning off Munro, 1 on, 1 out), Edmonds (2, 12th inning off Miceli, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Womack 2; Pujols 7; Rolen 3; Edmonds 5; Renteria 3; Sanders 5.
RBI: Pujols 2 (8), Renteria 2 (2), Edmonds 2 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sanders, Morris 2, Mabry, Matheny.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Matheny-Womack, King-Renteria-Pujols).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Munro 2.18440119.00
Harville 0.210002013.50
Qualls 3.030013011.25
Wheeler 2.02000200.00
Lidge 3.00000500.00
Miceli (L, 0-2)0.112210127.00
 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Morris 5.05333115.40
King (H, 1)0.220000010.80
Calero (H, 1)1.11000004.50
Isringhausen (BS, 1)3.02111205.40
Tavarez (W, 2-1)2.00000203.60

IBB: Matheny (by Qualls), Beltran (by Isringhausen).
HBP: Ensberg (by Isringhausen).
Pitches-strikes: Munro 46-35, Harville 13-9, Qualls 42-26, Wheeler 38-27, Lidge 32-25, Miceli 7-3, Morris 80-47, King 9-8, Calero 16-10, Isringhausen 41-24, Tavarez 20-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Munro 4-2, Harville 0-0, Qualls 3-2, Wheeler 1-3, Lidge 3-1, Miceli 0-1, Morris 8-5, King 2-0, Calero 1-3, Isringhausen 2-5, Tavarez 2-2.
Batters faced: Munro 15, Harville 3, Qualls 12, Wheeler 8, Lidge 9, Miceli 3, Morris 22, King 3, Calero 5, Isringhausen 13, Tavarez 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Harville 1-0, Calero 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Eric Cooper. 3B: Gary Darling. LF: Mike Winters. RF: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 57 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:54.
Att: 52,144.

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