Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 47
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Saturday, June 3, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   2  6  1
HOU N    3  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  x  -   5 10  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mumphrey lf                   4   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
Templeton ss                  5   1   2   0       0   1       1   1
Hendrick cf                   4   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Freed 1b                      2   0   1   0       2   1       7   0
Morales rf                    2   0   1   2       1   0       1   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Tyson 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Phillips ph,2b              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Swisher c                     3   0   2   0       0   0       9   0
  Hernandez ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Schultz p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Falcone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dwyer ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Urrea p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scott ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Littell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Simmons ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       32   2   6   2       6   7      24   5

FIELDING - 
E: Freed (1).
PB: Swisher (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Morales (9,off Bannister).
SF: Morales (3,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Sexton ss                     4   1   2   0       1   1       0   2
Cabell 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   1       2   3
Watson 1b                     2   1   1   1       1   1       6   0
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Alou lf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Walling pr,lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   2       0   3       3   0
Cruz rf                       2   1   0   0       2   2       1   0
Baldwin c                     4   0   2   1       0   0       7   0
Bannister p                   2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       30   5  10   4       5   9      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (7,off Urrea); Baldwin (1,off Urrea).
SH: Bannister (2,off Falcone); Alou (2,off Urrea).
SF: Watson (5,off Urrea).
HBP: Puhl (1,by Falcone).
IBB: Cruz (3,by Urrea); Puhl (3,by Urrea).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Falcone L(0-4)                2     5   3   0   1   1   0  12
Urrea                         3     4   2   2   4   2   0  17
Littell                       2     1   0   0   0   5   0   7
Schultz                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    10   5   2   5   9   0  39

WP: Urrea 2 (5), Littell (4).
HBP: Falcone (2,Puhl).
IBB: Urrea 2 (3,Cruz,Puhl).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister W(2-3)              6.1   6   2   2   6   5   0  31
Forsch SV(2)                  2.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9     6   2   2   6   7   0  39


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:51   


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Mumphrey            lf        Puhl                cf
2. Templeton           ss        Sexton              ss
3. Hendrick            cf        Cabell              3b
4. Freed               1b        Watson              1b
5. Morales             rf        Alou                lf
6. Reitz               3b        Howe                2b
7. Tyson               2b        Cruz                rf
8. Swisher             c         Baldwin             c
9. Falcone             p         Bannister           p

CARDINALS 1ST: Mumphrey grounded out (third to first); Templeton
struck out; Hendrick walked; Freed walked [Hendrick to second];
Morales forced Hendrick (third unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Sexton singled
to right; Cabell singled to right [Sexton to third]; Freed
dropped a foul fly hit by Watson for an error; Watson walked
[Cabell to second]; Swisher allowed a passed ball [Sexton scored
(unearned), Cabell to third, Watson to second]; Alou flied out
to center; Howe singled to left [Cabell scored (unearned),
Watson scored (unearned)]; Cruz struck out; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); Tyson
grounded out (third to first); Swisher flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Baldwin singled to center; Bannister out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Baldwin to second]; Puhl was
hit by a pitch; Sexton singled to left [Baldwin out at home
(left to catcher), Puhl to second]; Cabell flied out to center;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: DWYER BATTED FOR FALCONE; Dwyer walked; Mumphrey
forced Dwyer (shortstop to second); Templeton singled to left
[Mumphrey to second]; Hendrick struck out; Freed struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: URREA REPLACED DWYER (PITCHING); Watson singled to
left; Urrea threw a wild pitch [Watson to second]; Alou out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Watson to third]; Howe struck
out; Cruz was walked intentionally; Baldwin grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Morales walked; Reitz popped to third in foul
territory; Tyson struck out; Swisher singled to left [Morales to
second]; Urrea grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Bannister singled to left; Puhl doubled to left
[Bannister to third]; Sexton walked; Cabell made an out to
shortstop; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Bannister
scored]; Alou flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Mumphrey walked; Templeton popped to first in
foul territory; Hendrick popped to first in foul territory;
Freed walked [Mumphrey to second]; Morales doubled to right
[Mumphrey scored, Freed to third]; Reitz flied out to left; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe struck out; Cruz walked; Urrea threw a wild
pitch [Cruz to second]; Baldwin doubled to right [Cruz scored];
Bannister grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl was walked
intentionally; Sexton flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: Tyson struck out; Swisher singled to left; SCOTT
BATTED FOR URREA; Scott made an out to second; Mumphrey flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: LITTELL REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Cabell struck
out; Watson struck out; Alou singled to right; WALLING RAN FOR
ALOU; Littell threw a wild pitch [Walling to second]; Howe
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BERGMAN
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Templeton singled to right;
Hendrick made an out to second; Freed singled to center
[Templeton to third]; FORSCH REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING);
Morales hit a sacrifice fly to center [Templeton scored]; Reitz
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
5.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz struck out; Baldwin made an out to first;
Forsch struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: PHILLIPS BATTED FOR TYSON; Phillips struck out;
HERNANDEZ BATTED FOR SWISHER; Hernandez struck out; SIMMONS
BATTED FOR LITTELL; Simmons grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: SIMMONS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); SCHULTZ
REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); PHILLIPS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
2B); Puhl grounded out (second to first); Sexton struck out;
Cabell grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: Mumphrey flied out to left; Templeton grounded
out (third to first); Hendrick flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   6   1   10
 Astros           5  10   0   10


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