St. Louis Cardinals 8, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 35
Played on Wednesday, May 18, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  3  0    0  0  1    1  3  0  -   8 15  0
HOU N    0  0  0    3  0  1    0  0  0  -   4  7  3
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   0   3   1       0   1       1   0
  Anderson rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Templeton ss                  5   0   1   0       0   1       0   5
McBride cf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Scott cf                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Simmons c                     5   0   1   0       0   1       5   2
Hernandez 1b                  4   2   1   0       1   0      14   0
Mumphrey rf,lf                4   2   2   0       1   0       2   0
Reitz 3b                      5   2   2   2       0   1       0   0
Tyson 2b                      4   1   3   2       0   0       3   5
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kessinger ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schultz p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       41   8  15   6       2   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Templeton-Tyson-Hernandez.
PB: Simmons (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Reitz (11,off Lemongello); Simmons (9,off Lemongello).
GDP: Templeton (2,off Lemongello).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Mumphrey (2,2nd base by Forsch/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   5
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Johnson lf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   1   2       1   1       2   0
Ferguson c                    4   1   2   0       0   0       5   2
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      13   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Lemongello p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   7   3       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ferguson-Gonzalez-Watson.
E: Cabell (3), Howe 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez (8,off Forsch).
3B: Ferguson (1,off Schultz).
HR: Cedeno (2,4th inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out); Cruz (2,4th inning off Forsch
1 on 0 out).
GDP: Cedeno (2,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (13,2nd base off Schultz/Simmons).
CS: Cruz (3,2nd base by Schultz/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        5     5   3   3   2   1   2  21
Schultz W(3-0)                4     2   1   0   1   5   0  14
Totals                        9     7   4   3   3   6   2  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello L(1-5)             6.2  10   5   4   2   2   0  31
Sambito                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Forsch                        1     5   3   0   0   3   0   8
McLaughlin                    1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    15   8   4   2   5   0  43

WP: Forsch (2).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 7601


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Gonzalez            ss
2. Templeton           ss        Cabell              3b
3. McBride             cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Simmons             c         Johnson             lf
5. Hernandez           1b        Cruz                rf
6. Mumphrey            rf        Ferguson            c
7. Reitz               3b        Watson              1b
8. Tyson               2b        Howe                2b
9. Forsch              p         Lemongello          p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to third [Brock to second (error by
Cabell)]; Templeton grounded out (second to first) [Brock to
third]; McBride grounded out (second to first); Simmons grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

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

CARDINALS 2ND: Hernandez walked; Mumphrey singled to left
[Hernandez to second]; Reitz doubled to left [Hernandez scored,
Mumphrey scored]; Tyson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Forsch grounded out (second to first) [Reitz to third]; Brock
singled to center [Reitz scored]; Templeton struck out; 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
grounded out (pitcher to first); Ferguson singled to center;
Watson walked [Ferguson to second]; Howe flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: McBride grounded out (third to first); Simmons
lined to first; Hernandez lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemongello grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez
grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Mumphrey grounded out (second to first); Reitz
was called out on strikes; Tyson singled to right; Forsch forced
Tyson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno homered; Johnson singled to left; Cruz
homered [Johnson scored]; Ferguson grounded out (second to
first); Watson popped to first in foul territory; Howe grounded
out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Brock flied out to center; Templeton flied out to
right; McBride flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Lemongello struck out (catcher to first); Gonzalez
doubled to left; Cabell walked; Cedeno grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Cabell out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Simmons grounded out (first unassisted);
Hernandez singled to left; Mumphrey walked [Hernandez to
second]; Reitz popped to first in foul territory; Tyson singled
to left [Hernandez scored, Mumphrey to third]; KESSINGER BATTED
FOR FORSCH; Kessinger forced Tyson (first to second); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: SCHULTZ REPLACED KESSINGER (PITCHING); Johnson flied
out to center; Cruz walked; Cruz was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Ferguson tripled to right; Simmons allowed
a passed ball [Ferguson scored (unearned)]; Watson popped to
first; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: Brock singled to center; Templeton grounded into
a double play (catcher to shortstop to first) [Brock out at
second]; McBride singled to center; Simmons doubled to right
[McBride scored (error by Howe) (unearned) (no RBI)]; SAMBITO
REPLACED LEMONGELLO (PITCHING); Hernandez lined to shortstop; 1
R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: SCOTT REPLACED MCBRIDE (PLAYING CF); Howe struck
out; HOWARD BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Howard struck out; Gonzalez
lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Mumphrey
singled to shortstop; Mumphrey was caught stealing second but
was safe at second (error by Howe; assist by Ferguson); Reitz
singled to shortstop [Mumphrey to third]; Tyson singled to left
[Mumphrey scored (unearned), Reitz to second]; Schultz struck
out; Brock struck out; Templeton singled to third [Reitz to
third, Tyson to second]; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Reitz scored
(unearned), Tyson to third, Templeton to second]; Scott singled
to right [Tyson scored (unearned), Templeton to third]; Simmons
was called out on strikes; 3 R (0 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: ANDERSON REPLACED BROCK (PLAYING RF); MUMPHREY
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Cabell singled to left; Cabell
stole second; Cedeno struck out; Johnson struck out; Cruz was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8,
Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Hernandez
flied out to right; Mumphrey grounded out (first unassisted);
Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Ferguson grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        8  15   0    8
 Astros           4   7   3    4


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