St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 31
Played on Thursday, May 10, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  1  0  -   3  9  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Templeton ss                  4   0   1   1       0   3       1   4
Scott cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   1   2   0       0   1      11   1
Simmons c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
Hendrick rf                   4   0   2   1       0   1       4   0
Iorg lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Mumphrey lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Oberkfell 2b                  3   1   1   0       0   1       3   5
Sykes p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Knowles p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Littell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   9   3       0   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Oberkfell-Templeton-Hernandez, Templeton-Oberkfell-Hernandez, Templeton-Oberkfell-Hernandez.
E: Simmons (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Simmons (6,off Richard).
SH: Sykes (2,off Richard).
GDP: Reitz (2,off Sambito).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Templeton (2,2nd base by Sambito/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       2   0   1   0       2   1       1   0
Reynolds ss                   2   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Leonard cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       9   1
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   1   1       0   1       4   3
  Walling ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Bochy c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       6   2
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ashby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       28   1   5   1       7   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Gonzalez-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (6,off Sykes); Puhl (3,off Sykes); Watson (3,off Sykes).
SH: Reynolds (9,off Sykes).
GDP: Gonzalez (1,off Sykes); Cabell (3,off Sykes); Richard (2,off Sykes).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sykes W(3-2)                  7.1   5   1   1   6   2   0  30
Knowles                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Littell SV(1)                 1.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     5   1   1   7   3   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(4-2)                7.1   6   3   3   0   7   0  28
Sambito                       1.2   3   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9     9   3   3   0   7   0  34


Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Howard Hansen, 2B - Jim Rains, 3B - Murray Strey
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 15420


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Templeton           ss        Puhl                rf
2. Scott               cf        Reynolds            ss
3. Hernandez           1b        Leonard             cf
4. Simmons             c         Cruz                lf
5. Hendrick            rf        Cabell              3b
6. Iorg                lf        Watson              1b
7. Reitz               3b        Gonzalez            2b
8. Oberkfell           2b        Bochy               c
9. Sykes               p         Richard             p

CARDINALS 1ST: ump2b,rainj901 ump3b,strem901 timeofgame,141
attendance,15420; Templeton struck out; Scott popped to
shortstop; Hernandez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (third
to first) [Puhl to second]; Leonard grounded out (third to
first); Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons grounded out (second to first); Hendrick
struck out; Iorg singled to center; Reitz flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell doubled to center; Watson walked; Gonzalez
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Cabell to third, Watson out at second]; Bochy flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Oberkfell grounded out (shortstop to first);
Sykes struck out; Templeton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard grounded out (second to first); Puhl doubled
to right; Reynolds flied out to right; Leonard flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Scott grounded out (first unassisted); Hernandez
struck out; Simmons popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz walked; Cabell grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; Watson
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Hendrick grounded out (shortstop to first); Iorg
grounded out (shortstop to first); Reitz flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez struck out; Bochy walked; Richard grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Bochy out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Oberkfell was called out on strikes; Sykes
grounded out (pitcher to first); Templeton struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl struck out; Reynolds walked; Leonard grounded
out (second to first) [Reynolds to second]; Cruz flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Scott popped to second; Hernandez singled to
center; Simmons doubled to right [Hernandez scored]; Hendrick
singled to right [Simmons scored]; Iorg flied out to left; Reitz
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell popped to first; Watson doubled to center;
Gonzalez singled to center [Watson scored, Gonzalez to second
(error by Simmons)]; Bochy lined to center; Richard grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Oberkfell singled to left; Sykes out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Oberkfell to second];
Templeton singled to right [Oberkfell scored]; SAMBITO REPLACED
RICHARD (PITCHING); Templeton was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Scott singled to left; Hernandez singled
to left [Scott to second]; Simmons grounded out (first to
pitcher); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl walked; Reynolds forced Puhl (catcher to
second); Leonard singled to shortstop [Reynolds to second];
KNOWLES REPLACED SYKES (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Reynolds to third, Leonard to second]; LITTELL
REPLACED KNOWLES (PITCHING); Cabell flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: Hendrick singled to right; Iorg flied out to
center; Reitz grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Hendrick out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: MUMPHREY REPLACED IORG (PLAYING LF); Watson flied
out to left; WALLING BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Walling walked; Bochy
grounded out (third to first) [Walling to second]; ASHBY BATTED
FOR SAMBITO; Ashby struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   9   1    4
 Astros           1   5   0    8


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