St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 3 (11 innings)

Regular Season Game 96

Played on Saturday, July 23, 1977 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 - 3 9 0 STL N 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 4 6 2

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl lf 4 0 1 0 2 1 6 0 Cabell 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 Cedeno cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 Watson 1b 3 1 2 0 2 0 18 2 Cruz rf 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Herrmann c 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 Gardner pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 McLaughlin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gonzalez 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 Metzger ss 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 Larson p 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Ferguson ph,c 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0Totals39 3 9 3 5 4 31 14BATTING -2B:Cedeno (12,off Urrea); Watson (19,off Urrea).SH:Cabell (1,off Hrabosky).SF:Ferguson (3,off Eastwick).GDP:Cedeno (8,off Urrea); Cabell (6,off Urrea).IBB:Watson (6,by Hrabosky).Team LOB:10.BASERUNNING -CS:Cruz (13,2nd base by Urrea/Simmons).

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMumphrey rf 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 Templeton ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 Scott cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 Simmons c 4 1 1 2 0 0 5 1 Brock lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Hrabosky p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Freed ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Eastwick p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hernandez 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 8 1 Reitz 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 Phillips pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tyson 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 5 5 Rader ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Urrea p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Cruz lf 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0Totals36 4 6 4 0 3 33 12FIELDING -DP:2. Tyson-Hernandez, Templeton-Tyson-Hernandez.E:Hernandez (7), Reitz (6).BATTING -2B:Hernandez (21,off Larson); Reitz (27,off McLaughlin); Cruz (15,off McLaughlin).HR:Simmons (14,4th inning off Larson 1 on 2 out).SH:Rader (3,off McLaughlin).Team LOB:2.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPLarson 10 3 2 2 0 3 1 33 McLaughlin L(3-4) 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 0 4Totals10.1 6 4 4 0 3 1 37

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPUrrea 7.2 8 2 2 2 3 0 31 Hrabosky 2.1 0 0 0 3 0 0 10 Eastwick W(5-6) 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 5Totals11 9 3 2 5 4 0 46IBB:Hrabosky (6,Watson).Umpires:HP - Art Williams, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John McSherryTime of Game:2:46Attendance:29444 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. Herrmann c Hernandez 1b 7. Gonzalez 2b Reitz 3b 8. Metzger ss Tyson 2b 9. Larson p Urrea p ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Cabell reached on an error by Reitz [Puhl to second, Cabell to first]; Cedeno flied out to left; Watson flied out to center; Cruz popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 1ST: Mumphrey grounded out (first unassisted); Templeton grounded out (second to first); Scott grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 2ND: Herrmann grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez singled to left; Metzger forced Gonzalez (second to shortstop); Larson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons grounded out (first unassisted); Brock grounded out (second to first); Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 3RD: Puhl lined to center; Cabell singled to left; Cedeno grounded into a double play (second to first) [Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 3RD: Reitz grounded out (third to first); Tyson was called out on strikes; Urrea grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 4TH: Watson singled to right; Cruz forced Watson (second unassisted); Cruz was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Herrmann popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 4TH: Mumphrey grounded out (second to first); Templeton grounded out (third to first); Scott singled to second; Simmons homered [Scott scored]; Brock grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger struck out; Larson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Hernandez doubled to center; Reitz flied out to left; Tyson grounded out (second to first) [Hernandez to third]; Urrea grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 6TH: Puhl singled to left; Cabell grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Puhl out at second]; Cedeno doubled to left; Watson walked; Cruz singled to left [Cedeno scored, Watson to third]; Herrmann singled to right [Watson scored, Cruz to third]; Gonzalez popped to third in foul territory; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 6TH: Mumphrey flied out to center; Templeton grounded out (second to first); Scott lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 7TH: On a bunt Metzger made an out to catcher;Roger Metzger called for interference;Larson struck out; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 7TH: Simmons lined to first; Brock flied out to left; Hernandez grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 8TH: Cabell flied out to center; Cedeno popped to third in foul territory; Watson doubled to left; HRABOSKY REPLACED BROCK (PITCHING); CRUZ REPLACED URREA (PLAYING LF); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 8TH: Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); Tyson struck out; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 9TH: Herrmann flied out to center; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Metzger walked; Larson popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 9TH: Mumphrey flied out to left; Templeton grounded out (second to first); Scott lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 10TH: Puhl walked; Cabell out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Puhl to second]; Cedeno flied out to left; Watson was walked intentionally; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 10TH: Simmons popped to first in foul territory; FREED BATTED FOR HRABOSKY; Freed flied out to left; Hernandez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 11TH: EASTWICK REPLACED FREED (PITCHING); Herrmann singled to right; GARDNER RAN FOR HERRMANN; On a bunt Gonzalez reached on an error by Hernandez [Gardner to third, Gonzalez to first]; Metzger forced Gonzalez (first to shortstop); FERGUSON BATTED FOR LARSON; Ferguson hit a sacrifice fly to right [Gardner scored (unearned)]; Puhl struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 11TH: FERGUSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Reitz doubled to right; PHILLIPS RAN FOR REITZ; RADER BATTED FOR TYSON; Rader out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Phillips to third]; Cruz doubled to center [Phillips scored]; Mumphrey singled to center [Cruz scored]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 4. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 3 9 0 10 Cardinals 4 6 2 2

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