Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Tuesday, August 29, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  9  4
HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  1    0  3  x  -   6 10  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Templeton ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
Hendrick cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Simmons c                     4   1   2   1       0   1       7   1
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Garrett 3b                    3   2   1   0       1   0       1   2
Mumphrey rf                   4   0   3   1       0   0       0   0
Phillips 2b                   4   0   1   1       0   1       4   7
Vuckovich p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scott ph,cf                 2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   3   9   3       1   7      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Phillips-Hernandez, Simmons-Phillips-Garrett.
E: Templeton 2 (36), Garrett 2 (3).

BATTING - 
3B: Mumphrey (3,off Forsch).
HR: Simmons (18,4th inning off Forsch 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock 2 (17,2nd base off Forsch/Bochy 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  5   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Cruz rf                       3   2   1   0       1   1       2   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   3   1       0   0       1   4
  Gonzalez 2b                 1   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
Walling lf                    4   1   1   3       0   1       2   0
Bergman 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   0      12   3
Bochy c                       4   0   0   0       0   3       7   1
Forsch p                      4   0   1   2       0   1       3   2
Totals                       34   6  10   6       3   6      27  15

BATTING - 
2B: Landestoy (3,off Vuckovich).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Walling (7,2nd base off Vuckovich/Simmons).
CS: Walling (1,Home by Vuckovich/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Vuckovich L(12-10)            7     8   3   3   2   5   0  29
Lopez                         1     2   3   1   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8    10   6   4   3   6   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(8-4)                 9     9   3   3   1   7   1  36


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Charlie Williams
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 6692


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Landestoy           ss
2. Templeton           ss        Puhl                cf
3. Hendrick            cf        Cabell              3b
4. Simmons             c         Cruz                rf
5. Hernandez           1b        Howe                2b
6. Garrett             3b        Walling             lf
7. Mumphrey            rf        Bergman             1b
8. Phillips            2b        Bochy               c
9. Vuckovich           p         Forsch              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to left; Brock stole second;
Templeton grounded out (second to first) [Brock to third];
Hendrick reached on a fielder's choice [Brock out at home (third
to catcher)]; Simmons singled to center [Hendrick to second];
Hernandez flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy singled to center; Puhl popped to second;
Cabell reached on an error by Templeton [Landestoy to third,
Cabell to first]; Cruz lined into a double play (second to
first) [Cabell out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Garrett grounded out (second to first); Mumphrey
singled to center; Mumphrey was picked off first (pitcher to
first); Phillips grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe singled to third; Walling forced Howe (second
to shortstop); Bergman walked [Walling to second]; Bochy popped
to shortstop; Forsch singled to right [Walling scored, Bergman
to third, Forsch out at second (shortstop to first to second)];
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Vuckovich popped to second; Brock flied out to
left; Templeton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy doubled to left; Puhl singled to first
[Landestoy to third]; Pete Vuckovich didn't cover 1B;
Cabell reached on a fielder's choice [Landestoy out at home
(third to catcher), Puhl to second]; Cruz struck out; Howe
singled to center [Puhl scored, Cabell to second]; Walling
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Hendrick grounded out (third to first); Simmons
homered; Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Garrett
singled to right; Mumphrey tripled to left [Garrett scored];
Phillips was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bergman grounded out (second to first); Bochy struck
out; Forsch was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Vuckovich struck out; Brock grounded out (second
to first); Templeton grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Landestoy popped to shortstop; Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hendrick struck out; Simmons flied out to right;
Hernandez struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to center; Howe singled to right [Cruz
to third]; Walling forced Howe (second to shortstop) [Cruz
scored]; Art Howe hit by throw to 1B, taken for X-rays;
Walling stole second [Walling to third (error by Templeton)];
Bergman walked; Bochy struck out while Walling was caught
stealing home (catcher to second to third); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 2B); Garrett
grounded out (first to pitcher); Mumphrey grounded out (second
to first); Phillips grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Forsch grounded out (second to first); Landestoy
flied out to center; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: SCOTT BATTED FOR VUCKOVICH; Scott struck out;
Brock singled to right; Brock stole second; Templeton grounded
out (first unassisted) [Brock to third]; Hendrick grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: SCOTT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); LOPEZ REPLACED
HENDRICK (PITCHING); Cabell singled to third [Cabell to second
(error by Garrett)]; Cruz walked; Gonzalez reached on an error
by Garrett [Cabell to third, Cruz to second, Gonzalez to first];
Walling singled to left [Cabell scored, Cruz scored (unearned),
Gonzalez to second]; Bergman forced Walling (shortstop to
second) [Gonzalez to third]; Bochy struck out; Forsch reached on
a fielder's choice [Gonzalez scored (unearned), Bergman to
second]; Landestoy grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R (1 ER),
2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: Simmons struck out; Hernandez flied out to right;
Garrett walked; Mumphrey singled to right [Garrett to third];
Phillips singled to center [Garrett scored, Mumphrey to third];
Scott grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   9   4    6
 Astros           6  10   0    7


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