Houston Astros 12, St. Louis Cardinals 5
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Saturday, June 10, 1978 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    4  1  7    0  0  0  -  12 14  0
STL N    3  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   5  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     5   2   2   3       0   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     3   2   2   0       2   0       5   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   2   2   4       1   1       7   0
  Bergman 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Howe 2b                       3   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Gonzalez 2b                 1   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Baldwin c                     5   2   2   2       0   1       2   0
Sexton ss                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Metzger ss                  3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Lemongello p                  4   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Totals                       39  12  14  12       6   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Gonzalez-Bergman, Cabell-Gonzalez-Bergman.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (8,off Forsch); Baldwin 2 (4,off Forsch 2); Cabell (6,off Schultz).
HR: Cabell (4,5th inning off Forsch 0 on 1 out); Watson (7,6th inning off Frazier
2 on 1 out).
GDP: Lemongello (1,off Forsch); Howe (4,off Forsch).
IBB: Watson (7,by Forsch); Cedeno (1,by Schultz).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (21,2nd base off Forsch/Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mumphrey cf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Dwyer lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Templeton ss                  3   1   1   1       0   0       1   5
Simmons c                     3   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Swisher c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hernandez 1b                  2   1   1   2       1   0      10   0
Morales rf                    2   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
  Coluccio rf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Reitz 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Tyson 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Schultz p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frazier p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Scott ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Falcone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Phillips ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   8   5       3   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Forsch-Templeton-Tyson, Templeton-Tyson-Hernandez.
E: Templeton (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Reitz (8,off Lemongello); Simmons (22,off Lemongello).
3B: Hernandez (2,off Lemongello); Templeton (2,off Lemongello).
SF: Templeton (1,off Lemongello); Hernandez (1,off Lemongello); Morales (4,off
Lemongello).
GDP: Scott (3,off Lemongello); Tyson (2,off Lemongello).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mumphrey (2,2nd base off Lemongello/Baldwin).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello W(6-6)             9     8   5   5   3   2   0  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(7-5)                 5.1   9   7   7   4   2   1  27
Schultz                       0     3   4   4   1   0   0   4
Frazier                       1.2   1   1   1   0   1   1   6
Falcone                       2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9    14  12  12   6   4   2  45

WP: Forsch (5).
IBB: Forsch (4,Watson); Schultz (2,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 18485


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Puhl                lf        Mumphrey            cf
2. Cabell              3b        Dwyer               lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Templeton           ss
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. Lemongello          p         Forsch              p

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Mumphrey walked; Mumphrey stole second; Dwyer
flied out to right [Mumphrey to third]; Templeton hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Mumphrey scored]; Simmons singled to
center; Hernandez tripled to right [Simmons scored]; Morales
singled to left [Hernandez scored]; Reitz doubled to left
[Morales to third]; Tyson grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Watson struck
out; Howe walked; Baldwin forced Howe (shortstop to second); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Forsch struck out; Mumphrey grounded out
(shortstop to first); Dwyer grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Sexton struck out; Lemongello walked; Puhl flied out
to right; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Templeton tripled to right; Simmons popped to
shortstop; Hernandez hit a sacrifice fly to right [Templeton
scored]; Morales grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno doubled to left; Cruz grounded out (second to
first) [Cedeno to third]; Watson singled to right [Cedeno
scored]; Howe singled to left [Watson to second]; Baldwin
doubled to right [Watson scored, Howe scored, Baldwin to third
(error by Templeton)]; WALLING BATTED FOR SEXTON; Walling
singled to right [Baldwin scored]; On a bunt Lemongello grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Walling out
at second]; 4 R, 5 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: METZGER REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING SS); Reitz
flied out to left; Tyson flied out to center; Forsch lined to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl popped to first; Cabell homered; Cedeno singled
to center; Cedeno stole second; Cruz walked; Forsch threw a wild
pitch [Cedeno to third, Cruz to second]; Watson was walked
intentionally; Howe grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Watson out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Mumphrey grounded out (shortstop to first); Dwyer
popped to first in foul territory; Templeton lined to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Baldwin doubled to left; Metzger grounded out (first
unassisted) [Baldwin to third]; Lemongello singled to center
[Baldwin scored]; SCHULTZ REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Puhl
singled to left [Lemongello to second]; Cabell doubled to left
[Lemongello scored, Puhl scored]; Cedeno was walked
intentionally; Cruz singled to right [Cabell scored, Cedeno to
second]; FRAZIER REPLACED SCHULTZ (PITCHING); Watson homered
[Cedeno scored, Cruz scored]; Howe lined to left; Baldwin struck
out; 7 R, 6 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Simmons doubled to right; Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Simmons to third]; Morales hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Simmons scored]; Reitz flied out to left; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: SWISHER REPLACED SIMMONS (PLAYING C ); Metzger flied
out to center; Lemongello grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: BERGMAN REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); GONZALEZ
REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 2B); Tyson singled to left; SCOTT BATTED
FOR FRAZIER; Scott grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Tyson out at second]; Mumphrey singled to
center; Dwyer flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
12, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: FALCONE REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); COLUCCIO REPLACED
MORALES (PLAYING RF); Cabell flied out to center; Cedeno walked;
Cruz grounded out (first unassisted) [Cedeno to second]; Bergman
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 12, Cardinals
5.

CARDINALS 8TH: Templeton grounded out (first to pitcher);
Swisher flied out to right; Hernandez walked; Coluccio was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 12,
Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Gonzalez singled to right; Baldwin grounded out
(second to shortstop to first) [Gonzalez to second]; Metzger
flied out to center [Gonzalez to third]; Lemongello was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 12, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: Reitz walked; Tyson grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Reitz out at second]; PHILLIPS
BATTED FOR FALCONE; Phillips popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 12, Cardinals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          12  14   0    6
 Cardinals        5   8   1    4


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