Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 58
Played on Wednesday, June 9, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  7  1
HOU N    3  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   5 12  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mumphrey cf                   3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Kessinger ss                  4   0   1   0       0   1       2   6
Brock lf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Simmons c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Smith 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   1      12   1
Crawford rf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Cruz 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Tyson 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   7
McGlothen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rasmussen p                 0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Hernandez ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solomon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McBride ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wallace p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fairly ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       2   7      24  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Kessinger-Tyson-Smith, Tyson-Kessinger-Smith, Kessinger-Tyson-Smith.
E: Simmons (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Brock (7,off Richard); Smith (7,off Richard).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mumphrey (2,2nd base off Richard/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   1   4   0       0   0       0   0
Andrews 2b                    4   2   3   0       1   0       1   7
Cedeno cf                     1   1   0   0       4   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     5   0   0   0       0   1      14   0
Cruz lf                       2   1   1   1       3   0       1   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       1   4
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Richard p                     4   0   2   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                       32   5  12   3      10   2      27  16

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (3,off McGlothen).
3B: Gross (2,off Rasmussen).
GDP: Watson 2 (5,off Rasmussen,off Wallace); Herrmann (1,off Solomon).
IBB: Cruz (1,by Rasmussen).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Andrews 2 (4,2nd base off McGlothen/Simmons,2nd base off Wallace/Simmons);
Cedeno (24,2nd base off Rasmussen/Simmons).
CS: Gross (2,2nd base by McGlothen/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGlothen L(5-5)              1     6   4   4   3   1   0  11
Rasmussen                     3     2   0   0   3   1   0  13
Solomon                       3     3   0   0   2   0   0  13
Wallace                       1     1   1   1   2   0   0   5
Totals                        8    12   5   5  10   2   0  42

McGlothen faced 2 batters in the 2nd inning
WP: Wallace (3).
IBB: Rasmussen (4,Cruz).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(7-5)                9     7   2   2   2   7   0  36

BK: Richard (1).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 11267


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Mumphrey            cf        Gross               rf
2. Kessinger           ss        Andrews             2b
3. Brock               lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Simmons             c         Watson              1b
5. Smith               1b        Cruz                lf
6. Crawford            rf        Herrmann            c
7. Cruz                3b        Cabell              3b
8. Tyson               2b        Metzger             ss
9. McGlothen           p         Richard             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Mumphrey walked; Mumphrey stole second; Kessinger
flied out to center; Brock doubled to left [Mumphrey scored];
Simmons grounded out (pitcher to first); Smith struck out; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to right; Gross was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Andrews singled to center;
Andrews stole second; Cedeno walked; Watson flied out to center;
Cruz doubled to right [Andrews scored, Cedeno to third];
Herrmann walked; Cabell singled to center [Cedeno scored, Cruz
scored, Herrmann to third, Cabell to second (on throw)]; Metzger
walked; Richard struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Crawford grounded out (third to first); Cruz
grounded out (second to first); Tyson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Gross singled to center; Andrews singled to right
[Gross to second]; RASMUSSEN REPLACED MCGLOTHEN (PITCHING);
Cedeno walked [Gross to third, Andrews to second]; Watson
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Gross scored, Andrews to third, Cedeno out at second]; Cruz
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
4.

CARDINALS 3RD: Rasmussen walked; Mumphrey grounded out (second
to first) [Rasmussen to second]; Kessinger struck out; Brock
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Herrmann grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
grounded out (second to first); Metzger singled to center;
Richard forced Metzger (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Simmons grounded out (second to first); Smith
grounded out (shortstop to first); Crawford struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross tripled to right; Andrews grounded out (second
to first); Cedeno walked; Cedeno stole second; Watson struck
out; Cruz was walked intentionally; Herrmann grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Cruz singled to left; Tyson singled to center
[Cruz to second]; HERNANDEZ BATTED FOR RASMUSSEN; Hernandez
popped to second; Mumphrey was called out on strikes; Kessinger
flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: SOLOMON REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (second
to first); Richard singled to right; Gross singled to center
[Richard to second]; Andrews walked [Richard to third, Gross to
second]; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Simmons
grounded out (second to first); Smith grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson flied out to left; Cruz walked; Herrmann
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: Crawford flied out to center; Cruz grounded out
(third to first); Tyson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Richard singled to center;
Gross grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: MCBRIDE BATTED FOR SOLOMON; McBride popped to
third; Mumphrey singled to center; Kessinger singled to left
[Mumphrey to second]; Brock struck out; Simmons grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: WALLACE REPLACED MCBRIDE (PITCHING); Andrews singled
to shortstop; Andrews stole second; Cedeno walked; Watson
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Andrews to third, Cedeno out at second]; Cruz walked; Wallace
threw a wild pitch [Andrews scored, Cruz to second (error by
Simmons)]; Herrmann grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: Smith doubled to right; Crawford singled to
center [Smith scored]; Richard balked [Crawford to second]; Cruz
grounded out (third to first); Tyson reached on a fielder's
choice [Crawford out at third (pitcher to third to shortstop)];
FAIRLY BATTED FOR WALLACE; Fairly struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   7   1    7
 Astros           5  12   0   13


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