Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 100
Played on Monday, July 23, 1979 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  0
STL N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b                   5   0   2   0       0   0       0   5
Reynolds ss                   5   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Puhl cf                       2   2   1   0       1   0       6   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Cabell 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   1      10   1
Leonard rf                    2   0   0   1       1   1       1   0
Howe 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Niekro p                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       3   3      27  10

BATTING - 
3B: Cabell (2,off Fulgham).
SF: Leonard (5,off Fulgham).
HBP: Puhl (3,by Fulgham).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl 2 (20,2nd base off Fulgham/Kennedy 2).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Oberkfell 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Scott cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Hernandez 1b                  3   1   0   0       1   0      10   1
Hendrick rf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Kennedy c                     4   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
Phillips ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Fulgham p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Mumphrey ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Littell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   6   2       1   6      27  10

BATTING - 
3B: Brock (3,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Oberkfell (2,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(14-5)                9     6   2   2   1   6   0  34


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fulgham L(3-3)                7     6   3   3   3   2   0  31
Littell                       2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9     7   3   3   3   3   0  38

HBP: Fulgham (2,Puhl).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 18075


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
was called out on strikes; Puhl was hit by a pitch; Puhl stole
second; Cruz singled to left [Puhl scored]; Cabell tripled to
center [Cruz scored]; Leonard walked; Howe grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock struck out; Oberkfell grounded out (second
to first); Scott struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Niekro
grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hendrick singled to center; Kennedy flied out to center; Reitz
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds singled to center; Puhl walked [Reynolds to
second]; Cruz walked [Reynolds to third, Puhl to second]; Cabell
struck out; Leonard popped to first in foul territory; Howe
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Phillips flied out to center; Fulgham grounded
out (second to first); Brock tripled to center; Oberkfell popped
to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Niekro
grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez singled to center;
Reynolds popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Scott grounded out (second to first); Hernandez
walked; Hendrick singled to left [Hernandez to third]; Kennedy
singled to right [Hernandez scored, Hendrick to second]; Reitz
singled to center [Hendrick scored, Kennedy to second]; Phillips
flied out to left; Fulgham struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl singled to right; Puhl stole second; Cruz
popped to third in foul territory; Cabell singled to shortstop
[Puhl to third]; Leonard hit a sacrifice fly to center [Puhl
scored]; Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Brock grounded out (shortstop to first);
Oberkfell singled to left; Oberkfell stole second; Scott lined
to center; Hernandez grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Ashby flied out to right; Niekro popped to catcher
in foul territory; Gonzalez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hendrick flied out to center; Kennedy flied out
to left; Reitz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds flied out to left; Puhl grounded out
(second to first); Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Phillips grounded out (first unassisted);
MUMPHREY BATTED FOR FULGHAM; Mumphrey struck out; Brock grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: LITTELL REPLACED MUMPHREY (PITCHING); Cabell lined
to shortstop; Leonard struck out; Howe popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Oberkfell grounded out (second to first); Scott
lined to center; Hernandez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Niekro flied
out to right; Gonzalez singled to center; Reynolds flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Hendrick flied out to center; Kennedy struck out;
Reitz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    8
 Cardinals        2   6   0    5


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