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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 7-5L1--179000 000 011 271
St. Louis Cardinals 3-7W1341125000 401 01x 670
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 13, 1997
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Feats and Milestones
  • Russ Springer - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Craig Biggio2b31.120402101.304121229021
    Bill Spiers3b30.312400001.21712753121
    Jeff Bagwell1b28.321402001.31812858290
    Luis Gonzalezlf29.223410001.29311827031
    Derek Bellcf28.123401001.16312619041
    Bobby Abreurf23.033301112.290924062
    Brad Ausmusc27.364400001.2599387002
    Pat Listachss29.214411002.22212463032
    Mike Hamptonp24.216100001.0003109000
        Ray Montgomeryph27.248100000.333820000
        Russ Springerp28.157000000.0004114000
        Thomas Howardph32.123000010.4559686020
        Jose Limap24.195000000.000542000
    Totals: 33272211.2121186131 

    St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Royce Claytonss27.101400001.21410645152
    Willie McGeecf38.162400001.25061833111
    Dmitri Young1b23.184411000.276824141
    Ron Gantlf32.042321110.179101109142
    Gary Gaetti3b38.237422201.235102122121
    John Mabryrf26.178411102.18710296030
    Mike DiFelicec27.320200010.00037000
    David Bell2b24.211302101.1337110010
    Alan Benesp25.083200000.200339000
        Mark Sweeneyph27.169100001.1679144000
        Rich Batchelorp30.005000000.000525000
        Dennis Eckersleyp42.192000000.0003688000
    Totals: 3167527.226847042 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Craig Biggio (3), Gary Gaetti (2), Ron Gant (3), John Mabry (2), Dmitri Young (4)
    HR:  Gary Gaetti (1)
    RBIs:  Bobby Abreu (6), David Bell (1), Craig Biggio (2), Gary Gaetti 2 (2), Ron Gant (4), John Mabry (3)
    SB:  Bobby Abreu (2), Derek Bell (1), Ron Gant 2 (2)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Mike Hampton  (L 1-2)24.21656440004.001.225941183111
    Russ Springer28.15720102603.001.505732254134
    Jose Lima24.195111101111.252.0017116562
    Pitching Totals:8765271 133844912307

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Alan Benes  (W 1-1)25.08372001903.711.181156748340
    Rich Batchelor30.0051.15221105.141.86322012525
    Dennis Eckersley  (Sv 2)42.1920.20000100.000.337613967
    Pitching Totals:97222110 1549361111032

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Mike Hampton 59-41-18;  Russ Springer 57-32-25;  Jose Lima 17-11-6;  Alan Benes 115-67-48;  Rich Batchelor 32-20-12;  Dennis Eckersley 7-6-1; 
    Batters Faced:  Mike Hampton 21;  Russ Springer 8;  Jose Lima 4;  Alan Benes 23;  Rich Batchelor 10;  Dennis Eckersley 2; 
    Time of Game:  2:38    Attendance:  22,705
    Umpires:   Home:   Ed Rapuano  1B  Brian Gibbons  2B  Terry Tata  3B  Gerry Davis 

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