Houston Astros 2, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 46
Played on Friday, June 2, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  5  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Templeton ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Hendrick cf                   3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Simmons c                     2   0   1   1       2   0       1   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0      15   1
Morales rf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Tyson 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   7
Denny p                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Totals                       32   1   5   1       4   4      25  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tyson-Hernandez.

BATTING - 
2B: Simmons (20,off Andujar).
GDP: Templeton (4,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hernandez (3,2nd base off Andujar/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Sexton ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   3
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Walling lf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Herrmann c                    2   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Andujar p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Bergman ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   5   2       2   1      27   8

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

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (15,off Denny).
HR: Cruz (3,9th inning off Denny 1 on 1 out).
IBB: Herrmann (1,by Denny).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Denny L(4-4)                  8.1   5   2   2   2   1   1  31

IBB: Denny (1,Herrmann).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar                       8     4   1   1   4   2   0  32
Sambito W(3-3)                1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     5   1   1   4   4   0  36


Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 10315


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Puhl                cf
2. Templeton           ss        Sexton              ss
3. Hendrick            cf        Cabell              3b
4. Simmons             c         Cruz                rf
5. Hernandez           1b        Watson              1b
6. Morales             rf        Walling             lf
7. Reitz               3b        Howe                2b
8. Tyson               2b        Herrmann            c
9. Denny               p         Andujar             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to left; Templeton grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop) [Brock out at second]; Hendrick
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl made an out to second; Sexton grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabell singled to center; Cruz grounded
out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons flied out to right; Hernandez singled to
right; Hernandez stole second; Morales walked; Reitz flied out
to left; Tyson forced Morales (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson made an out to pitcher; Walling grounded out
(shortstop to first); Howe grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Denny grounded out (pitcher to first); Brock
grounded out (second to first); Templeton struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Herrmann grounded out (second to first); Andujar
grounded out (second to first); Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Hendrick grounded out (shortstop to first);
Simmons walked; Hernandez flied out to center; Morales popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Sexton grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell
struck out; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); Tyson
popped to shortstop in foul territory; Denny grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Walling
grounded out (first unassisted); Howe doubled to left; Herrmann
was walked intentionally; Andujar forced Herrmann (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock flied out to left; Templeton flied out to
center; Hendrick walked; Simmons doubled to center [Hendrick
scored]; Hernandez flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl singled to left; Sexton lined into a double
play (second to first) [Puhl out at first]; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Morales flied out to center; Reitz reached on an
error by Cabell [Reitz to first]; Tyson made an out to
shortstop; Denny grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); Watson flied
out to right; Walling grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Templeton
made an out to shortstop; Hendrick singled to left; Simmons
walked [Hendrick to second]; Hernandez flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Howe flied out to left; Herrmann grounded out
(second to first); BERGMAN BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Bergman walked;
Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED BERGMAN (PITCHING); Morales
singled to center; Reitz made an out to second; Tyson struck
out; Denny struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: ALOU BATTED FOR SEXTON; Alou grounded out (third to
first); Cabell singled to right; Cruz homered [Cabell scored]; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        1   5   0    8
 Astros           2   5   1    4


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