St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 112
Played on Sunday, August 7, 1977 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    0  2  0    0  1  0    2  0  0  -   5 12  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   2   1   0       1   1       3   0
  Anderson rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Templeton ss                  4   1   2   0       1   0       2   3
Cruz rf,lf                    4   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Rader c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Simmons ph,c                2   0   1   2       0   0       3   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   1      12   1
Mumphrey cf                   4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Reitz 3b                      4   1   4   2       0   0       0   5
Kessinger 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Tyson 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Urrea p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Scott ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Metzger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  12   5       3   3      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (18,off Larson).
HR: Reitz (12,2nd inning off Larson 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Hernandez (10,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Templeton (21,2nd base off Larson/Ferguson); Mumphrey (11,2nd base off
Larson/Ferguson); Cruz (3,2nd base off Larson/Ferguson).
CS: Mumphrey (9,2nd base by Larson/Ferguson); Templeton (17,2nd base by Larson/Ferguson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       8   1
Cruz rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Ferguson c                    4   0   2   2       0   2       3   2
Howe 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   4
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Larson p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   2   8   2       1   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell-Howe-Watson.
E: Ferguson (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (23,off Urrea); Ferguson (15,off Urrea); Cedeno (19,off Metzger).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (35,2nd base off Urrea/Rader); Ferguson (3,2nd base off Urrea/Rader).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Urrea W(4-3)                  7     6   2   2   0   4   0  27
Metzger SV(5)                 2     2   0   0   1   3   0   9
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1   7   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Larson L(0-6)                 6.1   9   5   5   3   3   1  30
Sambito                       0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Forsch                        2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9    12   5   5   3   3   1  40


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 19901


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Puhl                lf
2. Templeton           ss        Cabell              3b
3. Cruz                rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Rader               c         Watson              1b
5. Hernandez           1b        Cruz                rf
6. Mumphrey            cf        Ferguson            c
7. Reitz               3b        Howe                2b
8. Kessinger           2b        Gonzalez            ss
9. Urrea               p         Larson              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock struck out; Templeton singled to center;
Templeton stole second; Cruz flied out to center; Rader grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl was called out on strikes; Cabell grounded out
(third to first); Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno stole second;
Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hernandez flied out to right; Mumphrey singled to
second; Mumphrey stole second; Reitz homered [Mumphrey scored];
Kessinger popped to shortstop; Urrea popped to shortstop; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to left; Ferguson struck out; Howe
popped to shortstop; Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brock popped to shortstop; Templeton grounded out
(second to first); Cruz walked; Cruz stole second [Cruz to third
(error by Ferguson)]; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Larson grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl
grounded out (third to first); Cabell flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Hernandez was called out on strikes; Mumphrey
singled to center; Mumphrey was caught stealing second (catcher
to second); Reitz singled to left; Kessinger flied out to right;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson singled
to right; Cruz doubled to right [Watson to third]; Ferguson
singled to right [Watson scored, Cruz scored]; Ferguson stole
second; Howe grounded out (second to first) [Ferguson to third];
Gonzalez lined to first; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Urrea grounded out (second to first); Brock
walked; Templeton singled to left [Brock to second]; Templeton
was caught stealing second (catcher to second) [Brock to third];
Cruz doubled to left [Brock scored]; Rader flied out to center;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Larson struck out; Puhl flied out to left; Cabell
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hernandez grounded out (first to pitcher);
Mumphrey struck out; Reitz singled to center; Kessinger flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz lined to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Urrea grounded out (first unassisted); Brock
singled to center; Templeton walked [Brock to second]; Cruz
reached on a fielder's choice [Brock to third, Templeton to
second]; SAMBITO REPLACED LARSON (PITCHING); SIMMONS BATTED FOR
RADER; Simmons singled to left [Brock scored, Templeton scored,
Cruz to second]; Hernandez grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Simmons out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SIMMONS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Ferguson
doubled to left; Howe lined to left; Gonzalez flied out to left;
BOSWELL BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Boswell grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Mumphrey
grounded out (third to first); Reitz singled to left; Kessinger
singled to center [Reitz to second]; SCOTT BATTED FOR URREA;
Scott lined to center; Brock flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: METZGER REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); ANDERSON REPLACED
BROCK (PLAYING RF); CRUZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); TYSON
REPLACED KESSINGER (PLAYING 2B); Puhl flied out to center;
Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno doubled to
left; Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Templeton flied out to center; Cruz flied out to
left; Simmons grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz struck out; Ferguson was called out on strikes;
Howe walked; Gonzalez singled to left [Howe to second]; HOWARD
BATTED FOR FORSCH; Howard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        5  12   0    8
 Astros           2   8   1    7


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