St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 2

Regular Season Game 132

Played on Wednesday, August 30, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

STL N 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 - 4 7 0 HOU N 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 2 4 0

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 Templeton ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 Hendrick cf 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 0 Simmons c 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 Hernandez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 Reitz 3b 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 Mumphrey rf 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 Tyson 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 Forsch p 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 0Totals34 4 7 4 3 2 27 12FIELDING -DP:1. Templeton-Hernandez.BATTING -2B:Brock (8,off Niekro).HR:Mumphrey (2,6th inning off Niekro 1 on 2 out).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -SB:Templeton (27,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ALandestoy ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Puhl cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 Cabell 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 Cruz rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 0 Walling lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 Bergman 1b 2 0 0 0 2 0 11 1 Gonzalez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Pujols c 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 Howard ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Bochy c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Niekro p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 Alou ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ruhle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals30 2 4 1 3 5 27 9FIELDING -PB:Pujols (11).BATTING -2B:Cruz (24,off Forsch).3B:Cabell (7,off Forsch).GDP:Gonzalez (5,off Forsch).Team LOB:4.BASERUNNING -SB:Puhl (25,2nd base off Forsch/Simmons).

PITCHING

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPForsch W(10-15) 9 4 2 2 3 5 0 33

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro L(11-11) 8 7 4 4 3 2 1 34 Ruhle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Totals9 7 4 4 3 2 1 37Umpires:HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Paul PryorTime of Game:2:06Attendance:6480 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 Walling lf 6. Reitz 3b Bergman 1b 7. Mumphrey rf Gonzalez 2b 8. Tyson 2b Pujols c 9. Forsch p Niekro p CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (third to first); Templeton popped to second; Hendrick grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (third to first); Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons grounded out (second to first); Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); Reitz singled to right; Mumphrey grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Cruz doubled to right; Walling walked; Bergman walked [Cruz to third, Walling to second]; Gonzalez grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Cruz scored (no RBI), Walling to third, Bergman out at second]; Pujols struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1. CARDINALS 3RD: Tyson flied out to center; Forsch struck out; Brock doubled to right; Templeton flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1. ASTROS 3RD: Niekro struck out; Landestoy grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl singled to shortstop; Puhl stole second; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1. CARDINALS 4TH: Hendrick flied out to right; Simmons walked; Hernandez flied out to center; Reitz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1. ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); Walling popped to pitcher; Bergman walked; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1. CARDINALS 5TH: Mumphrey flied out to center; Tyson flied out to center; Forsch singled to center; Pujols allowed a passed ball [Forsch to second]; Brock flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1. ASTROS 5TH: Pujols was called out on strikes; Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1. CARDINALS 6TH: On a bunt Templeton singled to pitcher; Templeton stole second; Hendrick walked; Simmons flied out to right; Hernandez grounded out (catcher to first) [Templeton to third, Hendrick to second]; Reitz singled to left [Templeton scored, Hendrick scored]; Mumphrey homered [Reitz scored]; Tyson flied out to right; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to center; Cabell struck out; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. CARDINALS 7TH: Forsch struck out; On a bunt Brock singled to pitcher; Templeton grounded out (first unassisted) [Brock to second]; Hendrick walked; Simmons lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 7TH: Walling grounded out (second to first); Bergman grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. CARDINALS 8TH: Hernandez grounded out (first to pitcher); Reitz grounded out (third to first); Mumphrey popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 8TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Howard struck out; ALOU BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Alou grounded out (first unassisted); Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. CARDINALS 9TH: BOCHY REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING C ); RUHLE REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Tyson grounded out (third to first); Forsch grounded out (third to first); Brock lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 9TH: Puhl flied out to left; Cabell tripled to right; Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher) [Cabell scored]; Walling singled to right; Bergman flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Cardinals 4 7 0 6 Astros 2 4 0 4

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