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 CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock 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 4Totals31 2 6 2 0 7 27 13FIELDING -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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl 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 0Totals30 1 5 1 1 4 27 7BATTING -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 CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPVuckovich W(2-4) 9 5 1 1 1 4 0 32

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDixon L(2-2) 8 6 2 2 0 6 1 29 Sambito 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3Totals9 6 2 2 0 7 1 32Umpires:HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Ed MontagueTime of Game:1:47Attendance: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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