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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGonzalez 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 0Totals40 3 10 3 3 4 33 17FIELDING -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 CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock 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 0Totals35 1 3 1 2 11 33 11FIELDING -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 AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRichard 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 8Totals11 3 1 1 2 11 0 38IBB:Richard (1,Simmons); Sambito (2,Reitz).

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRasmussen 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 12Totals11 10 3 3 3 4 1 44IBB:Rasmussen (4,Cedeno).Umpires:HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Bob EngelTime of Game:2:44Attendance: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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