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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGonzalez 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 0Totals33 3 7 3 3 3 27 10BATTING -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 CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock 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 0Totals33 2 6 2 1 6 27 10BATTING -3B:Brock (3,off Niekro).Team LOB:5.BASERUNNING -SB:Oberkfell (2,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro W(14-5) 9 6 2 2 1 6 0 34

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPFulgham L(3-3) 7 6 3 3 3 2 0 31 Littell 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 7Totals9 7 3 3 3 3 0 38HBP:Fulgham (2,Puhl).Umpires:HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Jerry CrawfordTime of Game:2:32Attendance: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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