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STL 0,  HOU 3
Cardinals win series, 4-3
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Houston swept its three home games thanks to Jeff Kent's three-run homer. Brandon Backe pitched eight innings of one-hit ball. Full story >

October 18, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 1 0
Houston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   3 3 0
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Womack, 2B4010000.143
Walker, RF3000120.316
Pujols, 1B4000012.474
Rolen, 3B3000010.316
Edmonds, CF2000100.267
Renteria, SS3000011.059
Sanders, LF3000001.071
Matheny, C3000000.167
Williams, P2000000.250
a-Mabry, PH1000010.200
Isringhausen, P0000000.000
Totals28010264 

a-Struck out for Williams in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Womack.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pujols.
Team LOB: 3.

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, LF4000001.227
Lidge, P0000000.000
Beltran, CF4110001.471
Bagwell, 1B4010011.235
Berkman, RF2100201.412
Kent, 2B4113001.222
Ensberg, 3B2000010.111
Vizcaino, SS3000012.263
Ausmus, C2000110.077
Backe, P2000011.000
a-Palmeiro, PH-LF1000000.400
Totals28333358 

a-Popped out for Backe in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Kent (3, 9th inning off Isringhausen, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Beltran; Bagwell; Kent 4.
RBI: Kent 3 (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizcaino.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltran (1, 2nd base off Isringhausen/Matheny).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Williams 7.01002402.77
Isringhausen (L, 0-1)1.12331117.36
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Backe 8.01002402.84
Lidge (W, 1-0)1.00000200.00

IBB: Berkman (by Isringhausen).
HBP: Ensberg (by Williams).
Pitches-strikes: Williams 94-52, Isringhausen 26-17, Backe 101-62, Lidge 9-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Williams 9-8, Isringhausen 0-3, Backe 8-12, Lidge 1-0.
Batters faced: Williams 25, Isringhausen 7, Backe 27, Lidge 3.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Tim Welke. 3B: Eric Cooper. LF: Gary Darling. RF: Mike Winters.
Weather: 74 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:33.
Att: 43,045.

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