St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 0

Regular Season Game 94

Played on Thursday, July 21, 1977 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 STL N 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 x - 4 4 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl lf 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 Cabell 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 Cedeno cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Watson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 12 1 Cruz rf 3 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 Ferguson c 2 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 Gonzalez 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 Metzger ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Richard p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Gardner ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sambito p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals29 0 3 0 5 2 24 12BATTING -2B:Cruz (20,off Forsch).GDP:Gonzalez (5,off Forsch).Team LOB:7.BASERUNNING -SB:Puhl (1,2nd base off Forsch/Simmons); Cedeno (29,2nd base off Forsch/Simmons).

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMumphrey rf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 Templeton ss 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 3 Scott cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 Simmons c 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 Brock lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Hernandez 1b 3 1 1 1 0 1 16 0 Reitz 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 Tyson 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 10 Forsch p 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1Totals28 4 4 4 2 7 27 17FIELDING -DP:1. Tyson-Templeton-Hernandez.BATTING -3B:Templeton (9,off Richard).HR:Hernandez (8,2nd inning off Richard 0 on 2 out).Team LOB:2.BASERUNNING -SB:Templeton (16,2nd base off Richard/Ferguson); Mumphrey (9,2nd base off Richard/Ferguson).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRichard L(9-7) 6 4 4 4 1 6 1 23 Sambito 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 7Totals8 4 4 4 2 7 1 30

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPForsch W(12-4) 9 3 0 0 5 2 0 34Umpires:HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Paul RungeTime of Game:2:02Attendance:15743 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals 1. Puhl lf Mumphrey rf 2. Cabell 3b Templeton ss 3. Cedeno cf Scott cf 4. Watson 1b Simmons c 5. Cruz rf Brock lf 6. Ferguson c Hernandez 1b 7. Gonzalez 2b Reitz 3b 8. Metzger ss Tyson 2b 9. Richard p Forsch p ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied out to left; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 1ST: Mumphrey struck out; Templeton struck out; Scott grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Cruz walked; Ferguson grounded out (third to first) [Cruz to third]; Gonzalez grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons grounded out (first unassisted); Brock grounded out (second to first); Hernandez homered; Reitz grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to left; Richard flied out to center; Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 3RD: Tyson struck out; Forsch was called out on strikes; Mumphrey grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno lined to second; Watson grounded out (third to first); Cruz doubled to left; Ferguson walked; Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 4TH: Templeton singled to center; Templeton stole second; Scott grounded out (second to first) [Templeton to third]; Simmons grounded out (first to second to first) [Templeton scored]; Brock grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Richard struck out; Puhl walked; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Hernandez struck out; Reitz grounded out (third to first); Tyson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Watson grounded out (second to first); Cruz singled to center; Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 6TH: Forsch struck out; Mumphrey singled to left; Mumphrey stole second; Templeton tripled to left [Mumphrey scored]; Scott walked; Simmons grounded out (first unassisted) [Templeton scored, Scott to second]; Brock lined to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 4. ASTROS 7TH: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); GARDNER BATTED FOR RICHARD; Gardner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 4. CARDINALS 7TH: SAMBITO REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Hernandez flied out to right; Reitz struck out; Tyson grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 4. ASTROS 8TH: Puhl flied out to center; Cabell singled to left; Cedeno forced Cabell (second to shortstop); Cedeno stole second; Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 4. CARDINALS 8TH: Forsch grounded out (shortstop to first); Mumphrey walked; Templeton flied out to right; Scott flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 4. ASTROS 9TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ferguson walked; Gonzalez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Ferguson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 4. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 0 3 0 7 Cardinals 4 4 0 2

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