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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 53-48W5--1611300 201 010 7110
St. Louis Cardinals 48-52L24.531017001 010 000 250
Date of Game:  Wednesday, July 23, 1997
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Feats and Milestones
  • Craig Biggio - 4 runs scored
  • Delino DeShields - 1000th career game
  • Mike Magnante - Threw 75% strikes

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Craig Biggio2b31.221342120.3091011318134917
    Thomas Howardcf32.224413310.265657423191
        Chuck Carrcf29.348000000.18647465045
    Jeff Bagwell1b29.057211120.308101947268918
    Luis Gonzalezlf29.324401110.288959116486
    Derek Bellrf28.224302120.258726797356
    Sean Berry3b31.123500001.228665896250
        Ricky Gutierrez3b27.061000000.260544181153
    Brad Ausmusc28.100512002.2748045832710
    Tim Bogarss30.268500002.206603573113
    Chris Holtp25.309300003.0502125000
        Mike Magnantep32.036100001.00017189000
        J.R. Phillipsph27.085100000.0004172000
        Jose Limap24.296000000.0003976000
    Totals: 36711789.3068227346 

    St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Delino DeShields2b28.189311110.29492100063237
    Dmitri Young1b23.285401000.26775913285
    Ron Gantlf32.143402001.231901189144610
    Ray Lankfordcf30.048200020.32580940227215
    Gary Gaetti3b38.338300100.27390220212465
    John Mabryrf26.279400000.284963825350
    Royce Claytonss27.202400000.24310073563919
    Tom Lampkinc33.141311010.244693505162
    Todd Stottlemyrep32.064000000.2752287030
        Scott Livingstoneph32.008100000.14945577050
        John Frascatorep27.169000000.0003449000
        Rigo Beltranp27.252000000.0001616000
        Mike Gallegoph36.265100001.163271111010
        Eric Ludwickp25.222000000.000511000
        Mark Petkovsekp31.247000000.10035137000
        Danny Sheafferph35.355100000.27642355071
    Totals: 3025242.1679189232 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Brad Ausmus (18)
    3B:  Thomas Howard (1)
    HR:  Thomas Howard (3)
    RBIs:  Jeff Bagwell (89), Derek Bell (35), Craig Biggio (49), Delino DeShields (32), Gary Gaetti (46), Luis Gonzalez (48), Thomas Howard 3 (19)
    SB:  Brad Ausmus (10), Jeff Bagwell (18)
    SH:  Todd Stottlemyre (4)
    SF:  Gary Gaetti (2)
    GDP:  Sean Berry (7)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Chris Holt25.3094.15224003.981.478045352125
    Mike Magnante  (W 3-0)32.0363.20000202.350.833627917208
    Jose Lima24.29610000004.661.298623996
    Pitching Totals:9522420 124784677329

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Todd Stottlemyre  (L 9-7)32.06446555414.111.2095514422293
    John Frascatore27.16911111202.941.51221483449
    Rigo Beltran27.25212000002.571.21151051616
    Eric Ludwick25.22222112309.002.57342014511
    Mark Petkovsek31.24710000004.021.4264235139
    Pitching Totals:91177891 1729973112508

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Chris Holt 80-45-35;  Mike Magnante 36-27-9;  Jose Lima 8-6-2;  Todd Stottlemyre 95-51-44;  John Frascatore 22-14-8;  Rigo Beltran 15-10-5;  Eric Ludwick 34-20-14;  Mark Petkovsek 6-4-2; 
    Batters Faced:  Chris Holt 22;  Mike Magnante 11;  Jose Lima 3;  Todd Stottlemyre 23;  John Frascatore 5;  Rigo Beltran 5;  Eric Ludwick 9;  Mark Petkovsek 3; 
    Time of Game:  2:52    Attendance:  33,376
    Umpires:   Home:   Joe West  1B  Bruce Dreckman  2B  Jerry Layne  3B  Mike Winters 

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