St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 124
Played on Monday, August 25, 1980 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
STL N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   3  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       5   5
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Howe 1b                       3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Puhl rf                       3   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Landestoy ss                  2   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Ruhle p                       1   1   0   0       1   0       1   2
  Leonard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   4   1       2   1      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Landestoy (8).

BATTING - 
GDP: Ruhle (2,off Hood); Pujols (4,off Hood).
Team LOB: 3.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Oberkfell 2b                  4   0   1   1       0   0       2   5
Iorg rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hernandez 1b                  3   0   0   0       1   0      16   2
Simmons c                     3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Hendrick cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Kennedy lf                    3   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
Reitz 3b                      3   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Phillips ss                   3   0   1   1       1   0       1   7
Hood p                        4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       31   3   8   3       4   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hernandez-Phillips-Oberkfell, Phillips-Oberkfell-Hernandez.

BATTING - 
2B: Phillips (5,off Ruhle).
3B: Kennedy (3,off Smith).
SH: Reitz (8,off Ruhle).
IBB: Phillips (3,by Smith).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(7-3)                  7     6   2   2   3   2   0  30
Smith                         1     2   1   1   1   2   0   6
Totals                        8     8   3   3   4   4   0  36

IBB: Smith (7,Phillips).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hood W(3-5)                   9     4   1   1   2   1   0  31


Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Steve Fields, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 9185


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Morgan              2b        Oberkfell           2b
2. Cabell              3b        Iorg                rf
3. Cruz                lf        Hernandez           1b
4. Cedeno              cf        Simmons             c
5. Howe                1b        Hendrick            cf
6. Puhl                rf        Kennedy             lf
7. Pujols              c         Reitz               3b
8. Landestoy           ss        Phillips            ss
9. Ruhle               p         Hood                p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan flied out to center; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Oberkfell singled to left; Iorg grounded out
(second to first) [Oberkfell to second]; Hernandez reached on an
error by Landestoy [Hernandez to first]; Simmons popped to
second; Hendrick forced Hernandez (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno flied out to right; Howe flied out to left;
Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Kennedy walked; Reitz singled to center [Kennedy
to second]; Phillips doubled to right [Kennedy scored, Reitz to
third]; Hood lined to shortstop; Oberkfell reached on a
fielder's choice [Reitz scored, Phillips out at third (shortstop
to third to second)]; Iorg singled to center [Oberkfell to
second]; Hernandez flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols grounded out (second to first); Landestoy
walked; On a bunt Ruhle grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to second) [Landestoy out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Simmons flied out to right; Hendrick flied out to
left; Kennedy grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz singled to center;
Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Reitz popped to second; Phillips grounded out
(second to first); Hood singled to right; Oberkfell grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl singled
to right; Pujols grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Puhl out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Iorg flied out to center; Hernandez grounded out
(second to first); Simmons walked; Hendrick grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy popped to first in foul territory; Ruhle
walked; Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher) [Ruhle to
second]; Cabell singled to right [Ruhle scored]; Cruz lined to
third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Kennedy singled to center; Reitz out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Kennedy to second]; Phillips
grounded out (first unassisted); Hood was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe
popped to first; Puhl singled to right; Pujols flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Oberkfell grounded out (second to first); Iorg
struck out; Hernandez walked; Hernandez was picked off first
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); LEONARD
BATTED FOR RUHLE; Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first);
Morgan lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: SMITH REPLACED LEONARD (PITCHING); Simmons
singled to right; Hendrick struck out; Kennedy tripled to center
[Simmons scored]; Reitz grounded out (third to first); Phillips
was walked intentionally; Hood was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

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


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