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 Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock 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   0
Totals                       34   4   7   4       3   2      27  12

FIELDING - 
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 Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 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   0
Totals                       30   2   4   1       3   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
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 Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(10-15)               9     4   2   2   3   5   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(11-11)               8     7   4   4   3   2   1  34
Ruhle                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   4   3   2   1  37


Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 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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