Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 116
Played on Monday, August 14, 1978 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    2  0  0    0  3  0  -   6  9  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Sexton 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez ss                   5   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
Cabell 3b                     3   2   2   0       1   1       0   2
  Walling cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       2   1   1   1       2   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   1       1   1       9   3
Howe 2b                       4   1   2   3       0   0       0   5
Bergman lf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Bochy c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Dixon p                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Totals                       33   6   9   6       5   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Bergman (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (22,off Forsch); Cruz (21,off Forsch); Watson (24,off Forsch); Puhl
(19,off Forsch).
HR: Howe (7,2nd inning off Forsch 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Watson (13,off Forsch).
IBB: Bergman (7,by Forsch); Watson (15,by Littell).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell 2 (25,2nd base off Forsch/Simmons,2nd base off Schultz/Simmons).
CS: Cruz (5,2nd base by Forsch/Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Scott rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Hendrick cf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Simmons c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Garrett 3b                    3   0   1   0       1   1       2   4
Phillips ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Oberkfell 2b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Tyson 2b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Schultz p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Littell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mumphrey ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruno p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   4   0       3   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garrett-Tyson-Hernandez.
PB: Simmons (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Garrett (1,off Dixon); Scott (2,off Dixon).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Brock (5,2nd base by Dixon/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon W(6-9)                  9     4   0   0   3   3   0  34


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(9-14)                7     7   6   6   4   4   1  30
Schultz                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Littell                       0.2   2   0   0   1   0   0   4
Bruno                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   6   6   5   4   1  38

Forsch faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Forsch (7).
IBB: Forsch (7,Bergman); Littell (14,Watson).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 12555


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Puhl                cf        Brock               lf
2. Gonzalez            ss        Scott               rf
3. Cabell              3b        Hendrick            cf
4. Cruz                rf        Simmons             c
5. Watson              1b        Hernandez           1b
6. Howe                2b        Garrett             3b
7. Bergman             lf        Phillips            ss
8. Bochy               c         Oberkfell           2b
9. Dixon               p         Forsch              p

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock walked; Scott grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Brock to second]; Hendrick grounded out (third to
first); Simmons grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz walked; Cruz was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Watson was called out on strikes; Howe
homered; Bergman popped to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hernandez flied out to center; Garrett flied out
to center; Phillips was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy was called out on strikes; Dixon grounded out
(second to first); Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Oberkfell grounded out (first to pitcher); Forsch
grounded out (shortstop to first); Brock singled to second;
Brock was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell
doubled to right; Cruz doubled to left [Cabell scored]; Watson
doubled to right [Cruz scored]; Howe flied out to center [Watson
to third]; Bergman was walked intentionally; Bochy forced
Bergman (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Scott grounded out (second to first); Hendrick
grounded out (third to first); Simmons lined to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Dixon struck out; Puhl grounded out (second to
first); Gonzalez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Hernandez grounded out (first unassisted);
Garrett doubled to left; Phillips flied out to left; Oberkfell
grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: TYSON REPLACED OBERKFELL (PLAYING 2B); Cabell
singled to center; Cabell stole second; Cruz walked; Watson
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Cabell
to third, Cruz out at second]; Howe grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Forsch lined to left; Brock grounded out (second
to first); Scott doubled to center; Hendrick flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bergman grounded out (shortstop to first); Bochy
grounded out (second to first); Dixon grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Simmons flied out to right; Hernandez lined to
right; Garrett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl doubled to right; Gonzalez singled to right
[Puhl scored]; Simmons allowed a passed ball [Gonzalez to
second]; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Gonzalez to third]; Cabell
walked; SCHULTZ REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Cabell stole second;
Cruz flied out to left; LITTELL REPLACED SCHULTZ (PITCHING);
Watson was walked intentionally; Howe singled to center
[Gonzalez scored, Cabell scored, Watson to second]; Bergman
popped to third; Bochy singled to shortstop [Watson out at home
(shortstop to third to catcher), Howe to second]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: SEXTON REPLACED PUHL (PLAYING 3B); WALLING
REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING CF); Phillips popped to shortstop;
Tyson grounded out (second to first); MUMPHREY BATTED FOR
LITTELL; Mumphrey reached on an error by Bergman [Mumphrey to
second]; Brock grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 9TH: BRUNO REPLACED MUMPHREY (PITCHING); Dixon flied out
to center; Sexton flied out to right; Gonzalez flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: Scott walked; Hendrick singled to left [Scott to
second]; Simmons forced Hendrick (first to shortstop) [Scott to
third]; Hernandez struck out; Garrett walked [Simmons to
second]; Phillips flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 6, Cardinals 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   1    5
 Cardinals        0   4   0    7


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