Houston Astros 7, St. Louis Cardinals 6
Regular Season Game 99
Played on Sunday, July 22, 1979 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  2  2    0  0  0    2  0  1  -   7 14  0
STL N    3  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   6  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b                   5   1   2   0       0   0       0   4
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Puhl cf                       5   2   2   1       0   0       4   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   2       1   0       5   0
Cabell 1b                     4   2   3   1       0   0       8   1
Leonard rf                    4   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Ashby c                       3   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Niemann p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  LaCorte p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Throop p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  14   6       2   1      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (14,off Forsch); Cruz (22,off Thomas).
HR: Puhl (7,3rd inning off Forsch 0 on 1 out).
SH: Reynolds (21,off McEnaney).
SF: Ashby (2,off Forsch).
GDP: Puhl (5,off Forsch); Walling (2,off Thomas); Alou (3,off Thomas).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cruz (7,2nd base by McEnaney/Swisher).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mumphrey lf                   5   2   2   2       0   0       3   0
Oberkfell 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       5   5
  Templeton ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hernandez 1b                  3   2   1   0       2   0      12   1
Hendrick rf                   5   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Scott cf                      2   0   0   1       1   0       1   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Swisher c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Phillips ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   4
Forsch p                      1   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Brock ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thomas p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Freed ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McEnaney p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   6   9   6       4   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Oberkfell-Phillips-Hernandez, Phillips-Oberkfell-Hernandez, Oberkfell-Phillips-Hernandez.
E: Phillips (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Forsch (1,off Williams); Hernandez (26,off Williams); Swisher (1,off LaCorte).
HR: Mumphrey (2,2nd inning off Williams 1 on 1 out).
SF: Scott (3,off Niemann).
IBB: Scott (4,by LaCorte).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mumphrey (4,2nd base off Niemann/Ashby); Hernandez (4,2nd base off LaCorte/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niemann                       0.2   3   3   3   1   1   0   6
Williams                      1     4   3   3   0   0   1   7
LaCorte                       3.1   1   0   0   3   1   0  14
Throop                        2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Sambito W(5-3)                2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9     9   6   6   4   4   1  40

IBB: LaCorte (2,Scott).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        5     7   4   3   1   1   1  23
Thomas                        3     5   2   2   1   0   0  13
McEnaney L(0-1)               1     2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    14   7   6   2   1   1  40

BK: McEnaney (1).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 27973


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Gonzalez            2b        Mumphrey            lf
2. Reynolds            ss        Oberkfell           2b
3. Puhl                cf        Hernandez           1b
4. Cruz                lf        Hendrick            rf
5. Cabell              1b        Scott               cf
6. Leonard             rf        Reitz               3b
7. Howe                3b        Swisher             c
8. Ashby               c         Phillips            ss
9. Niemann             p         Forsch              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez singled to right; Reynolds forced Gonzalez
(shortstop to second); Puhl grounded out (first unassisted)
[Reynolds to second]; Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Mumphrey singled to right; Mumphrey stole second;
Oberkfell struck out; Hernandez walked; Hendrick singled to
center [Mumphrey scored, Hernandez to third, Hendrick to second
(on throw)]; Scott hit a sacrifice fly to center [Hernandez
scored]; Reitz singled to right [Hendrick scored, Reitz to
second (on throw to home)]; WILLIAMS REPLACED NIEMANN
(PITCHING); Swisher flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell singled to right; Leonard singled to left
[Cabell to second]; Howe reached on an error by Phillips [Cabell
scored (no RBI), Leonard to third, Howe to first]; Ashby hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Leonard scored (unearned)]; Williams
struck out; Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); 2 R (1 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Phillips grounded out (second to first); Forsch
doubled to center; Mumphrey homered [Forsch scored]; Oberkfell
flied out to right; Hernandez doubled to left; Hendrick singled
to right [Hernandez scored, Hendrick to second (on throw to
home)]; LACORTE REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Scott popped to
third in foul territory; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Puhl
homered; Cruz made an out to third; Cabell doubled to left;
Leonard singled to left [Cabell scored]; Howe popped to second;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 3RD: Reitz flied out to center; Swisher doubled to
left; Phillips flied out to left; Forsch walked; Mumphrey flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher); LaCorte lined
to second; Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 4TH: Oberkfell flied out to left; Hernandez walked;
Hernandez stole second; Hendrick flied out to center; Scott was
walked intentionally; Reitz forced Hernandez (third unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds singled to left; Puhl grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Reynolds out at
second]; Cruz walked; Cabell grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 5TH: Swisher struck out; Phillips grounded out (second
to first); BROCK BATTED FOR FORSCH; Brock flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 6TH: THOMAS REPLACED BROCK (PITCHING); Leonard singled to
pitcher; Howe grounded out (first unassisted) [Leonard to
second]; Ashby singled to second [Leonard to third]; WALLING
BATTED FOR LACORTE; Walling grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Ashby out at second]; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 6TH: THROOP REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Mumphrey
grounded out (third to first); Oberkfell grounded out (first to
pitcher); Hernandez popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Gonzalez flied out to center; Reynolds lined to
first; Puhl singled to left; Cruz doubled to left [Puhl scored];
Cabell singled to right [Cruz scored]; Leonard grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Hendrick grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott
grounded out (second to first); Reitz grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Howe walked; Ashby flied out to left; ALOU BATTED
FOR THROOP; Alou grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Howe out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Swisher flied
out to left; Phillips was called out on strikes; FREED BATTED
FOR THOMAS; Freed singled to shortstop; MARTINEZ RAN FOR FREED;
Mumphrey forced Martinez (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 9TH: MCENANEY REPLACED MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Gonzalez
singled to center; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Gonzalez to second]; McEnaney balked [Gonzalez to
third]; Puhl popped to shortstop; Cruz singled to second
[Gonzalez scored]; Cruz was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: TEMPLETON BATTED FOR OBERKFELL; Templeton struck
out; Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Hendrick grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  14   0    6
 Cardinals        6   9   1    7


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