Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 1 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Saturday, May 7, 1977 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  2  -   3 10  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  -   1  3  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez ss                   5   0   1   1       0   1       0   4
Cruz rf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Crawford lf                   5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     5   0   1   0       0   0      16   1
Ferguson c                    5   1   2   2       0   0      11   1
Boswell 2b                    5   0   2   0       0   0       2   4
Howe 3b                       5   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Johnson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Howard pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cabell ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       40   3  10   3       3   4      33  17

FIELDING - 
E: Gonzalez (7).

BATTING - 
HR: Ferguson (7,11th inning off Urrea 1 on 2 out).
SH: Cruz (1,off Rasmussen).
GDP: Ferguson (3,off Rasmussen); Watson (1,off Rasmussen).
IBB: Cedeno (3,by Rasmussen).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (6,2nd base off Rasmussen/Simmons); Howard (2,2nd base off Rasmussen/Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Templeton ss                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
Scott cf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Anderson rf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Simmons c                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
  Youngblood pr               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rader c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
Reitz 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Tyson 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       6   2
Rasmussen p                   2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Hrabosky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McBride ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Urrea p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mumphrey ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1   3   1       2  11      33  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Reitz-Tyson-Hernandez, Templeton-Tyson-Hernandez.

BATTING - 
2B: Simmons (4,off Sambito).
SH: Templeton (2,off Richard).
IBB: Simmons (5,by Richard); Reitz (2,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hernandez (1,2nd base by Richard/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       7     2   1   1   1   9   0  24
Forsch                        2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Sambito W(3-1)                2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                       11     3   1   1   2  11   0  38

IBB: Richard (1,Simmons); Sambito (2,Reitz).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rasmussen                     7.1   7   1   1   3   3   0  30
Hrabosky                      0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Urrea L(1-2)                  3     3   2   2   0   1   1  12
Totals                       11    10   3   3   3   4   1  44

IBB: Rasmussen (4,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 21147


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Gonzalez            ss        Brock               lf
2. Cruz                rf        Templeton           ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Scott               cf
4. Crawford            lf        Cruz                rf
5. Watson              1b        Simmons             c
6. Ferguson            c         Hernandez           1b
7. Boswell             2b        Reitz               3b
8. Howe                3b        Tyson               2b
9. Richard             p         Rasmussen           p

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz
walked; Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted) [Cruz to second];
Crawford grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); Templeton
struck out; Scott grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to right; Ferguson grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Watson out at second];
Boswell flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cruz struck out; Simmons grounded out (second to
first); Hernandez popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe singled to right; Richard struck out; Gonzalez
flied out to center; Cruz singled to right [Howe to third]; Cruz
stole second; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); Tyson
flied out to left; Rasmussen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Crawford singled to shortstop; Watson grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Crawford out at
second]; Ferguson singled to center; Boswell flied out to left;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); Templeton
struck out; Scott was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe flied out to center; Richard lined to
shortstop; Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Cruz struck out; Simmons grounded out (shortstop
to first); Hernandez reached on an error by Gonzalez [Hernandez
to first]; Hernandez was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
popped to first; Crawford flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Reitz grounded out (third to first); Tyson struck
out; Rasmussen was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to center; Ferguson popped to
second; Boswell singled to right; Howe grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Brock singled to center; Templeton out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Brock to second]; Scott singled
to center [Brock scored]; Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Scott to second]; Simmons was walked intentionally; Hernandez
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: ANDERSON REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING RF); JOHNSON BATTED
FOR RICHARD; Johnson walked; HOWARD RAN FOR JOHNSON; Howard
stole second; Gonzalez singled to center [Howard scored]; Cruz
out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Gonzalez to second];
Cedeno was walked intentionally; HRABOSKY REPLACED RASMUSSEN
(PITCHING); Crawford flied out to left; Watson grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Reitz grounded
out (shortstop to first); Tyson grounded out (pitcher to first);
MCBRIDE BATTED FOR HRABOSKY; McBride was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: URREA REPLACED MCBRIDE (PITCHING); Ferguson lined to
second; Boswell lined to first; Howe struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: Brock flied out to left; Templeton grounded out
(first unassisted); Scott grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 10TH: CABELL BATTED FOR FORSCH; Cabell flied out to
right; Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 10TH: SAMBITO REPLACED CABELL (PITCHING); Anderson
struck out; Simmons doubled to left; YOUNGBLOOD RAN FOR SIMMONS;
Hernandez popped to third in foul territory; Reitz was walked
intentionally; Tyson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 11TH: RADER REPLACED YOUNGBLOOD (PLAYING C ); Cedeno
flied out to left; Crawford singled to left; Watson flied out to
right; Ferguson homered [Crawford scored]; Boswell singled to
second; Howe forced Boswell (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 11TH: MUMPHREY BATTED FOR URREA; Mumphrey grounded out
(second to first); Brock grounded out (first to pitcher);
Templeton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   1    8
 Cardinals        1   3   0    4


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