Houston Astros 11, St. Louis Cardinals 7
Regular Season Game 52
Played on Friday, June 9, 1978 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  0    3  4  0    0  3  0  -  11 14  0
STL N    0  2  0    2  0  1    0  2  0  -   7  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       5   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Cabell 3b                     5   2   1   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     5   3   3   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz rf                       4   2   4   5       1   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     2   2   0   0       2   0       4   0
  Bergman 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Howe 2b                       5   1   2   2       0   1       1   3
Baldwin c                     5   0   1   1       0   0      14   0
Sexton ss                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Metzger ss                  1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       40  11  14  10       5   3      27   6

BATTING - 
3B: Cruz 2 (3,off Martinez,off Schultz).
IBB: Watson (6,by Frazier).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (20,2nd base off Martinez/Simmons); Cruz (9,2nd base off Frazier/Simmons).
CS: Puhl (5,2nd base by Frazier/Simmons); Cruz (2,2nd base by Urrea/Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Coluccio ph,lf              1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Templeton ss                  5   0   1   0       0   1       3   4
Hendrick cf                   4   0   1   1       0   3       4   0
Simmons c                     4   2   1   0       1   0       5   2
Hernandez 1b                  4   2   1   1       1   1       8   0
Morales rf                    3   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
  Schultz p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Scott ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reitz 3b                      4   1   1   1       1   2       1   2
Tyson 2b                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Phillips ph,2b              1   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Martinez p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dwyer ph                    1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Frazier p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Freed ph                    0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Urrea p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mumphrey rf                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   7   9   7       7  14      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Morales (3), Reitz (7).
PB: Simmons (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Simmons (21,off Richard).
3B: Hernandez (1,off Richard).
HR: Reitz (5,8th inning off Sambito 0 on 0 out).
SF: Hendrick (1,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(5-6)                5.1   5   5   5   6  12   0  27
Sambito                       2     4   2   2   1   2   1  11
Forsch SV(3)                  1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   7   7   7  14   1  43


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martinez                      4     5   4   3   1   1   0  18
Frazier L(0-1)                2     5   4   2   1   0   0  12
Urrea                         1.2   3   3   3   2   1   0   9
Schultz                       1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    14  11   8   5   3   0  45

IBB: Frazier (1,Watson).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 3:10   Attendance: 40764


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to center; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno stole
second; Simmons allowed a passed ball [Cedeno to third]; Cruz
singled to left [Cedeno scored]; Watson flied out to center; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (second to first); Templeton
flied out to right; Hendrick struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe struck out; Baldwin grounded out (shortstop to
first); Sexton popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons walked; Hernandez tripled to right
[Simmons scored]; Morales singled to right [Hernandez scored];
Reitz struck out; Tyson was called out on strikes; Martinez
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard popped to shortstop; Puhl popped to third in
foul territory; Cabell popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brock struck out; Templeton grounded out (second
to first); Hendrick struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
tripled to right; Watson walked; Howe singled to right [Cruz
scored, Watson to third]; Baldwin singled to right [Watson
scored (unearned), Howe scored (error by Morales) (no RBI),
Baldwin to third]; Sexton grounded out (third to first); Richard
flied out to right; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Simmons doubled to right; Hernandez walked;
Morales walked [Simmons to third, Hernandez to second]; Reitz
struck out; Tyson struck out; DWYER BATTED FOR MARTINEZ; Dwyer
singled to right [Simmons scored, Hernandez scored, Morales to
third]; Brock struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 5TH: FRAZIER REPLACED DWYER (PITCHING); Puhl singled to
right; Cabell forced Puhl (second to shortstop); Cedeno singled
to right [Cabell to third]; Cruz singled to right [Cabell
scored, Cedeno to third]; Cruz stole second; Watson was walked
intentionally; Howe reached on an error by Reitz [Cedeno scored
(RBI), Cruz to third, Watson to second, Howe to first]; Baldwin
popped to catcher in foul territory; WALLING BATTED FOR SEXTON;
Walling singled to center [Cruz scored (unearned), Watson scored
(unearned), Howe to second]; Richard flied out to center; 4 R (2
ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: METZGER REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING SS); Templeton
struck out; Hendrick struck out; Simmons popped to first; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl singled to right; Puhl was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals
4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hernandez struck out; Morales singled to center;
Reitz walked [Morales to second]; PHILLIPS BATTED FOR TYSON;
Phillips walked [Morales to third, Reitz to second]; FREED
BATTED FOR FRAZIER; Freed walked [Morales scored, Reitz to
third, Phillips to second]; SAMBITO REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING);
COLUCCIO BATTED FOR BROCK; Coluccio struck out; Templeton
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: COLUCCIO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PHILLIPS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); URREA REPLACED FREED (PITCHING);
Cruz walked; Watson popped to second; Cruz was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Howe singled to center; Baldwin
forced Howe (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Hendrick
singled to center; Simmons grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Hendrick to second]; Hernandez flied out to right; Morales
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); Sambito
walked; Puhl was called out on strikes; Cabell singled to
shortstop [Sambito to second]; Cedeno singled to shortstop
[Sambito to third, Cabell to second]; SCHULTZ REPLACED MORALES
(PITCHING); MUMPHREY REPLACED URREA (PLAYING RF); Cruz tripled
to center [Sambito scored, Cabell scored, Cedeno scored];
Bergman popped to catcher in foul territory; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 11, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: Reitz homered; Phillips was called out on
strikes; Mumphrey singled to shortstop; Coluccio walked
[Mumphrey to second]; Templeton singled to right [Mumphrey to
third, Coluccio to second]; FORSCH REPLACED SAMBITO (PITCHING);
Hendrick hit a sacrifice fly to center [Mumphrey scored];
Simmons popped to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 11,
Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); Baldwin
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger walked; Forsch struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 9TH: Hernandez flied out to center; SCOTT BATTED FOR
SCHULTZ; Scott grounded out (pitcher to first); Reitz grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11,
Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          11  14   0    7
 Cardinals        7   9   2    9


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