Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 133
Played on Sunday, August 29, 1976 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  2
HOU N    0  2  0    3  0  1    0  0  x  -   6  8  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Templeton ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Chant rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Simmons lf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Ferguson c                    2   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Cruz 3b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Hernandez 1b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       9   2
Richard 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
McGlothen p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rudolph ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solomon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Curtis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       29   0   4   0       1   2      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hernandez-Templeton-Solomon.
E: Mumphrey (2), Solomon (1).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Templeton (6,2nd base off Sambito/Herrmann).
CS: Templeton (2,3rd base by Sambito/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   0   0   1       1   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   2       0   1       3   3
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   1      12   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
DaVanon 2b                    2   2   0   0       2   1       3   3
Metzger ss                    3   1   2   1       0   0       0   4
Sambito p                     3   1   1   1       1   0       0   1
Totals                       29   6   8   6       6   3      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Herrmann (7,off Solomon).
3B: Cruz (4,off McGlothen).
SH: Metzger (6,off Solomon).
SF: Gross (6,off Solomon).
GDP: Herrmann (4,off Solomon).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGlothen L(11-12)            5     6   5   5   3   3   0  23
Solomon                       2     2   1   0   2   0   0  10
Curtis                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     8   6   5   6   3   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sambito W(2-1)                9     4   0   0   1   2   0  30


Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 7098


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Mumphrey            cf        Gross               rf
2. Templeton           ss        Cabell              3b
3. Chant               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Simmons             lf        Watson              1b
5. Ferguson            c         Cruz                lf
6. Cruz                3b        Herrmann            c
7. Hernandez           1b        DaVanon             2b
8. Richard             2b        Metzger             ss
9. McGlothen           p         Sambito             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Mumphrey grounded out (second to first);
Templeton singled to third; Templeton stole second; Templeton
was caught stealing third (catcher to third); Chant struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross popped to shortstop; Cabell grounded out
(third to first); Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons flied out to center; Ferguson flied out
to left; Cruz singled to third; Hernandez grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to shortstop; Cruz tripled to right
[Watson scored]; Herrmann popped to first; DaVanon was called
out on strikes; Metzger singled to shortstop [Cruz scored];
Sambito flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Richard grounded out (third to first); McGlothen
struck out; Mumphrey singled to third; Mumphrey was out trying
to advance to second (first unassisted); Bob Watson caught
Jerry Mumphrey with the hidden ball trick; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross grounded out (second to first); Cabell struck
out; Cedeno walked; Watson lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Templeton grounded out (third to first); Chant
grounded out (third to first); Simmons popped to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz flied out to left; Herrmann flied out to right;
DaVanon walked; Metzger singled to center [DaVanon to third,
Metzger to second (error by Mumphrey)]; Sambito singled to
center [DaVanon scored, Metzger to third, Sambito to second (on
throw to home)]; Gross walked; Cabell singled to right [Metzger
scored, Sambito scored, Gross to third, Cabell out at second
(right to first to second to first)]; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 5TH: Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hernandez popped to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno popped to second; Watson struck out; Cruz
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: Richard flied out to center; RUDOLPH BATTED FOR
MCGLOTHEN; Rudolph flied out to right; Mumphrey singled to
right; Templeton popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: SOLOMON REPLACED RUDOLPH (PITCHING); Herrmann
doubled to right; DaVanon walked; Metzger reached on an error by
Solomon on a sacrifice bunt [Herrmann to third, DaVanon to
second]; Sambito forced Herrmann (pitcher to catcher) [DaVanon
to third, Metzger to second]; Gross hit a sacrifice fly to left
[DaVanon scored (unearned)]; Cabell forced Metzger (third
unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Chant grounded out (shortstop to first); Simmons
flied out to right; Ferguson walked; Cruz forced Ferguson
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
singled to center; Cruz walked [Watson to second]; Herrmann
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to pitcher)
[Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
6.

CARDINALS 8TH: Hernandez flied out to right; Richard grounded
out (second to first); HARRIS BATTED FOR SOLOMON; Harris flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: CURTIS REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); DaVanon grounded
out (shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (second to
first); Sambito walked; Gross grounded out (pitcher unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: Mumphrey grounded out (first unassisted);
Templeton grounded out (second to first); Chant popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        0   4   2    3
 Astros           6   8   0    7


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