St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Sunday, June 11, 1978 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  6  1
STL N    0  1  0    1  0  0    3  0  x  -   5  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Walling lf                  2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   1       1   0       9   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   1   1       1   1       0   2
Baldwin c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Sexton ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Andujar p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   6   3       2   1      24   7

FIELDING - 
E: Cedeno (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (11,off Denny).
HR: Howe (4,2nd inning off Denny 0 on 2 out); Watson (8,4th inning off Denny
0 on 2 out).
SH: Andujar (4,off Denny).
GDP: Baldwin (2,off Denny).
Team LOB: 4.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Templeton ss                  3   1   2   0       1   0       2   3
Hendrick cf                   4   0   1   3       0   1       4   0
Simmons c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Hernandez 1b                  4   1   1   0       0   1      13   1
Morales rf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Reitz 3b                      3   0   1   2       0   0       0   5
Tyson 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Denny p                       2   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Totals                       32   5   9   5       2   4      27  14

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

BATTING - 
2B: Morales (11,off Andujar); Hendrick (9,off Forsch).
SF: Reitz (3,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Templeton 2 (7,2nd base off Andujar/Baldwin 2).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(3-4)                6.2   7   4   3   1   3   0  28
Forsch                        1.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8     9   5   4   2   4   0  35


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Denny W(6-4)                  9     6   3   3   2   1   2  34

WP: Denny (6).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:01   Attendance: 17298


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. Andujar             p         Denny               p

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

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

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Watson grounded
out (third to first); Howe homered; Baldwin grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons grounded out (first unassisted);
Hernandez singled to center [Hernandez to second (error by
Cedeno)]; Morales flied out to left; Reitz singled to center
[Hernandez scored (unearned)]; Tyson grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Sexton singled to shortstop; Andujar out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Sexton to second]; Puhl
grounded out (first unassisted) [Sexton to third]; Cabell
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: WALLING REPLACED PUHL (PLAYING LF); Denny was
called out on strikes; Brock was called out on strikes;
Templeton singled to center; Templeton stole second; Hendrick
lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to right; Cruz flied out to right;
Watson homered; Howe flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Simmons singled to center; Hernandez flied out to
center; Morales doubled to left [Simmons to third]; Reitz hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Simmons scored, Morales to third];
Tyson flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Baldwin lined to left; Sexton grounded out
(shortstop to first); Andujar flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Denny grounded out (shortstop to first); Brock
flied out to left; Templeton singled to center; Templeton stole
second; Hendrick struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling singled to center; Cabell forced Walling
(catcher to shortstop); Cedeno grounded out (second to first)
[Cabell to second]; Cruz doubled to left [Cabell scored]; Denny
threw a wild pitch [Cruz to third]; Watson walked; Howe was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Simmons lined to center; Hernandez grounded out
(first unassisted); Morales grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Baldwin grounded out (third to first); Sexton popped
to second in foul territory; Andujar singled to left; Walling
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals
2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Reitz flied out to center; Tyson grounded out
(third to first); Denny walked; Brock singled to right [Denny to
second]; FORSCH REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Templeton walked
[Denny to third, Brock to second]; Hendrick doubled to left
[Denny scored, Brock scored, Templeton scored]; Simmons grounded
out (second to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: Hernandez struck out; Morales singled to left;
Reitz flied out to center; Tyson lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson flied out to center; Howe walked; Baldwin
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Howe
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   1    4
 Cardinals        5   9   0    6


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