St. Louis Cardinals 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 48
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Saturday, June 3, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
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   1   0       0   0       4   3
Hendrick cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Simmons c                     4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Morales rf                    3   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Reitz 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Phillips 2b                   2   0   0   1       0   0       1   2
Vuckovich p                   3   0   0   0       0   3       1   4
Totals                       31   2   6   2       0   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Phillips-Templeton-Hernandez.

BATTING - 
2B: Morales (10,off Dixon).
HR: Simmons (6,4th inning off Dixon 0 on 2 out).
SF: Phillips (2,off Dixon).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (8,2nd base off Dixon/Herrmann).
CS: Hernandez (3,2nd base by Dixon/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Sexton ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Walling lf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Bergman 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       7   1
Gonzalez 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Metzger 2b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Herrmann c                    3   1   1   0       0   0       8   1
Dixon p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   5   1       1   4      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Herrmann (1,off Vuckovich); Cruz (9,off Vuckovich).
SF: Puhl (2,off Vuckovich).
GDP: Puhl (3,off Vuckovich).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Vuckovich W(2-4)              9     5   1   1   1   4   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon L(2-2)                  8     6   2   2   0   6   1  29
Sambito                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   2   0   7   1  32


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 1:47   Attendance: 27822


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        Walling             lf
6. Morales             rf        Bergman             1b
7. Reitz               3b        Gonzalez            2b
8. Phillips            2b        Herrmann            c
9. Vuckovich           p         Dixon               p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to left; Brock stole second;
Templeton flied out to right; Hendrick flied out to left;
Simmons flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Sexton grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cabell grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hernandez flied out to right; Morales grounded
out (shortstop to first); Reitz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Walling grounded out
(pitcher to first); Bergman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Phillips grounded out (first to pitcher);
Vuckovich was called out on strikes; Brock flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); Herrmann
flied out to center; Dixon grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Templeton grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hendrick grounded out (shortstop to first); Simmons homered;
Hernandez singled to center; Hernandez was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl struck out; Sexton made an out to shortstop;
Cabell singled to right; Cruz made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Morales doubled to right; Reitz singled to left
[Morales to third]; Phillips hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Morales scored]; On a bunt Vuckovich struck out; Brock grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Walling grounded out (first to pitcher); Bergman
struck out; Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Templeton singled to left; Hendrick popped to
catcher in foul territory; Simmons struck out; Hernandez
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Herrmann doubled to right; Dixon grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Herrmann to third]; Puhl hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Herrmann scored]; Sexton made an out to shortstop;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Morales struck out; Reitz flied out to right;
Phillips flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell flied out to right; Cruz doubled to right;
Walling walked; Bergman struck out; WATSON BATTED FOR GONZALEZ;
Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: METZGER REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 2B); Vuckovich
was called out on strikes; Brock flied out to left; Templeton
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Herrmann flied out to right; ALOU BATTED FOR DIXON;
Alou singled to left; ANDUJAR RAN FOR ALOU; Puhl grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Andujar out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Hendrick
struck out; Simmons flied out to center; Hernandez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Sexton grounded out (second to first); Cabell
singled to center; Cruz forced Cabell (pitcher to shortstop);
Walling struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   6   0    3
 Astros           1   5   0    4


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