St. Louis Cardinals 11, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 117
Played on Tuesday, August 15, 1978 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    3  0  0  -   5  9  1
STL N    3  0  2    2  0  0    4  0  x  -  11 17  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   2   3   1       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   1   2   2       0   0       3   3
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   2       8   3
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   1       0   1       4   3
Bergman lf,1b                 4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Bochy c                       3   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bannister p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling lf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   5   9   5       1  11      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gonzalez-Howe-Watson.
E: Gonzalez (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (20,off Lopez); Bergman (4,off Lopez).
3B: Gonzalez (1,off Lopez).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (5,2nd base off Lopez/Swisher); Puhl (21,2nd base off Lopez/Swisher).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Templeton ss                  5   1   2   1       0   2       1   0
Scott lf                      5   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
  Littell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   3   2   0       1   0       6   0
Hendrick cf                   5   3   3   3       0   0       1   0
Morales rf                    5   0   3   1       0   0       4   0
Reitz 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Garrett ph,3b               2   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
Swisher c                     4   1   1   0       0   1      11   0
Tyson 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   3
Lopez p                       2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Mumphrey ph,lf              1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39  11  17  10       2   6      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Morales (15,off Bannister).
3B: Templeton (8,off Andujar).
HR: Hendrick (13,1st inning off Bannister 2 on 1 out).
SH: Lopez (2,off Andujar).
GDP: Reitz (12,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister L(3-7)              2     7   5   5   1   3   1  14
Andujar                       2     2   2   2   1   1   0   8
Williams                      2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Forsch                        1     6   4   4   0   1   0   9
Sambito                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    17  11  11   2   6   1  42

Bannister faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning
BK: Bannister (1), Andujar (4).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lopez W(3-1)                  7     8   5   5   1   7   0  29
Littell                       2     1   0   0   0   4   0   7
Totals                        9     9   5   5   1  11   0  36


Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 12606


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Puhl                cf        Templeton           ss
2. Gonzalez            ss        Scott               lf
3. Cabell              3b        Hernandez           1b
4. Cruz                rf        Hendrick            cf
5. Watson              1b        Morales             rf
6. Howe                2b        Reitz               3b
7. Bergman             lf        Swisher             c
8. Bochy               c         Tyson               2b
9. Bannister           p         Lopez               p

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Templeton was called out on strikes; Scott
singled to center; Hernandez singled to left [Scott to third];
Hendrick homered [Scott scored, Hernandez scored]; Morales
doubled to center; Reitz struck out; Swisher grounded out (third
to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Watson struck
out; Howe made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Tyson flied out to right; Lopez struck out;
Templeton singled to right; Bannister balked [Templeton to
second]; Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bergman flied out to right; Bochy struck out;
Bannister struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals
3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Hernandez walked; Hendrick singled to right
[Hernandez to third]; Morales singled to left [Hernandez scored,
Hendrick to second]; ANDUJAR REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING);
Reitz grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Hendrick to third, Morales out at second]; Andujar balked
[Hendrick scored]; Swisher struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl doubled to left; Gonzalez tripled to right
[Puhl scored]; Cabell struck out; Cruz struck out; Watson
walked; Howe singled to center [Gonzalez scored, Watson to
second]; Bergman struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 4TH: Tyson walked; Lopez out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Tyson to second]; Templeton tripled to right
[Tyson scored]; Scott singled to right [Templeton scored];
Hernandez forced Scott (first to shortstop); Hendrick lined to
second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Bochy popped to third; SEXTON BATTED FOR ANDUJAR;
Sexton flied out to right; Puhl singled to pitcher; Gonzalez
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
7.

CARDINALS 5TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED SEXTON (PITCHING); Morales
grounded out (third to first); Reitz popped to catcher in foul
territory; Swisher grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cruz flied out
to left; Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 6TH: Tyson grounded out (third to first); Lopez
singled to right; Templeton forced Lopez (first to shortstop)
[Templeton to second (error by Gonzalez)]; Scott grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe flied out to left; Bergman doubled to right;
Bochy struck out; HOWARD BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Howard singled to
left [Bergman scored]; Howard stole second; Puhl singled to
right [Howard scored]; Puhl stole second; Gonzalez singled to
left [Puhl scored, Gonzalez out at second (left to second)]; 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 7TH: FORSCH REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Hernandez
singled to right; Hendrick singled to left [Hernandez to third,
Hendrick to second (on throw to 3b)]; Morales lined to
shortstop; GARRETT BATTED FOR REITZ; Garrett singled to right
[Hernandez scored, Hendrick scored]; Swisher singled to center
[Garrett to second]; Tyson singled to center [Garrett to third,
Swisher to second]; MUMPHREY BATTED FOR LOPEZ; Mumphrey singled
to center [Garrett scored, Swisher scored, Tyson to third];
Templeton struck out; Scott grounded out (second to first); 4 R,
6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 11.

ASTROS 8TH: MUMPHREY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); GARRETT STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); LITTELL REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Cabell
struck out; Cruz flied out to right; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 11.

CARDINALS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); WALLING
REPLACED FORSCH (PLAYING LF); BERGMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
1B); Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Hendrick made an
out to second; Morales singled to left; Garrett was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 11.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe was called out on strikes; Bergman singled to
center; ALOU BATTED FOR BOCHY; Alou grounded out (second to
first) [Bergman to second]; Walling struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   1    4
 Cardinals       11  17   0    7


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