St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 49
Played on Sunday, June 4, 1978 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  0  -   4  5  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  8  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   2   0   1       0   1       2   0
Templeton ss                  4   0   0   1       0   2       2   6
Hendrick cf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Simmons c                     2   0   2   1       2   0       5   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   1      12   0
Morales rf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   4
Phillips 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
Martinez p                    3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Schultz p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4   5   4       2  13      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Martinez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hendrick (7,off Richard).
GDP: Hernandez (2,off Richard).
IBB: Simmons (8,by Richard).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (9,2nd base off Richard/Baldwin).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Sexton ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Bergman ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Metzger ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   0   1       0   1       1   2
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Walling lf                    3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Baldwin c                     4   0   1   1       0   1      11   2
Richard p                     3   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   2   8   2       2   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Watson.
E: Cabell (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Walling (1,off Martinez); Puhl (8,off Martinez).
SF: Cabell (1,off Martinez).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sexton (3,2nd base off Martinez/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martinez W(2-0)               6.2   7   2   2   2   2   0  30
Schultz SV(2)                 2.1   1   0   0   0   3   0   8
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   5   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(4-6)                9     5   4   3   2  13   0  36

WP: Richard 2 (8).
IBB: Richard (3,Simmons).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 10238


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. Phillips            2b        Baldwin             c
9. Martinez            p         Richard             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock struck out but advanced to first on a wild
pitch; Brock stole second; Templeton struck out; Hendrick flied
out to center [Brock to third]; Simmons singled to right [Brock
scored]; Hernandez struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Sexton
reached on an error by Martinez [Sexton to first]; Sexton stole
second; Cabell struck out; Cruz grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Morales grounded out (first unassisted); Reitz
struck out; Phillips struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to center; Walling doubled to
center; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first) [Walling to
third]; Baldwin singled to center [Walling scored]; Richard
forced Baldwin (shortstop unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Martinez struck out (catcher to first); Brock
grounded out (shortstop to first); Templeton struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Sexton flied
out to center; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

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

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Watson grounded
out (third to first); Walling walked; Howe singled to left
[Walling to second]; Baldwin struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Reitz grounded out (third to first); Phillips
singled to right; Martinez singled to right [Phillips to
second]; Richard threw a wild pitch [Phillips to third, Martinez
to second]; Brock reached on a fielder's choice [Phillips
scored, Martinez to third]; Templeton reached on an error by
Cabell [Martinez scored (RBI), Brock to third, Templeton to
first]; Hendrick doubled to left [Brock scored (unearned),
Templeton to third]; Simmons was walked intentionally; Hernandez
grounded into a double play (second to first) [Simmons out at
second]; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Richard singled to center; Puhl flied out to center;
Sexton forced Richard (third to second); Cabell flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Morales was called out on strikes; Reitz struck
out; Phillips flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz made an out to shortstop; Watson grounded out
(third to first); Walling singled to center; Howe flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Martinez made an out to shortstop; Brock grounded
out (second to first); Templeton grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Baldwin grounded out (shortstop to first); Richard
singled to center; Puhl doubled to center [Richard to third];
BERGMAN BATTED FOR SEXTON; Bergman walked; Cabell hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Richard scored, Puhl to third]; SCHULTZ
REPLACED MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Cruz struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: METZGER REPLACED BERGMAN (PLAYING SS); Hendrick
struck out; Simmons walked; Hernandez made an out to third;
Morales struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson singled to right; Walling flied out to left;
Howe struck out; Baldwin grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Reitz struck out (catcher to first); Phillips
flied out to right; Schultz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: GONZALEZ BATTED FOR RICHARD; Gonzalez struck out;
Puhl made an out to first; ALOU BATTED FOR METZGER; Alou
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   5   1    5
 Astros           2   8   1    9


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