St. Louis Cardinals 10, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Wednesday, August 27, 1980 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
STL N    1  0  5    0  0  1    0  3  x  -  10 16  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   1       4   2
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Walling 1b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Ashby c                       4   0   2   1       0   0       2   3
Reynolds ss                   2   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
  Landestoy ph,ss             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leonard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pladson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bochy ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       1   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ashby-Reynolds.

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (14,off Martin); Cabell (16,off Martin).
3B: Morgan (3,off Fulgham); Walling (4,off Martin).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (11,2nd base by Fulgham/Kennedy).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Oberkfell 2b                  4   2   4   1       0   0       1   5
Scott cf                      3   2   0   1       1   1       5   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   1   2   2       1   0      11   0
Hendrick rf                   3   1   1   2       1   1       3   0
Iorg lf                       5   1   4   1       0   0       0   0
Kennedy c                     4   1   1   0       1   0       6   1
Reitz 3b                      4   0   1   3       0   0       0   2
Phillips ss                   4   2   2   0       0   0       1   2
Fulgham p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin p                    2   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
  Durham ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Littlefield p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34  10  16  10       5   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kennedy-Phillips.

BATTING - 
2B: Oberkfell 2 (18,off Forsch,off LaCorte); Reitz (29,off Forsch).
SH: Oberkfell (5,off Pladson).
SF: Scott (3,off Pladson); Hendrick (4,off LaCorte).
IBB: Kennedy (3,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Scott (15,2nd base off Forsch/Ashby).
CS: Oberkfell (4,2nd base by Roberge/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(10-11)               3     9   6   6   2   0   0  19
Roberge                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Pladson                       2     2   1   1   2   0   0  10
LaCorte                       2     5   3   3   1   1   0  12
Totals                        8    16  10  10   5   2   0  42

Forsch faced 2 batters in the 4th inning
IBB: Forsch (1,Kennedy).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fulgham                       1     2   1   1   0   1   0   4
Martin W(1-0)                 7     5   1   1   1   5   0  27
Littlefield                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1   6   0  34


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Steve Fields
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 10025


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Morgan              2b        Oberkfell           2b
2. Cabell              3b        Scott               cf
3. Puhl                rf        Hernandez           1b
4. Cruz                lf        Hendrick            rf
5. Cedeno              cf        Iorg                lf
6. Walling             1b        Kennedy             c
7. Ashby               c         Reitz               3b
8. Reynolds            ss        Phillips            ss
9. Forsch              p         Fulgham             p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan tripled to center; Cabell singled to right
[Morgan scored]; Puhl struck out while Cabell was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Cruz flied out to right;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Oberkfell singled to right; Scott forced
Oberkfell (pitcher to second); Scott stole second; Hernandez
lined to right [Scott to third]; Hendrick singled to left [Scott
scored]; Iorg singled to left [Hendrick to third, Iorg out at
second (left to third to second)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 2ND: MARTIN REPLACED FULGHAM (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded
out (second to first); Debut game for John Martin;
Walling tripled to center; Ashby doubled to left [Walling
scored]; Reynolds flied out to center; Forsch grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Kennedy lined to third; Reitz lined to shortstop;
Phillips grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan walked; Cabell flied out to center; Puhl
struck out; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Martin grounded out (shortstop to first);
Oberkfell doubled to right; Scott grounded out (first
unassisted) [Oberkfell to third]; Hernandez singled to right
[Oberkfell scored]; Hendrick walked [Hernandez to second]; Iorg
singled to left [Hernandez scored, Hendrick to third, Iorg to
second (on throw)]; Kennedy was walked intentionally; Reitz
doubled to left [Hendrick scored, Iorg scored, Kennedy scored];
Phillips grounded out (second to first); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); Walling
grounded out (second to first); Ashby popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 4TH: Martin singled to left; Oberkfell singled to
right [Martin to second]; ROBERGE REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING);
Martin was picked off second (catcher to shortstop); Scott
struck out while Oberkfell was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds struck out; LEONARD BATTED FOR ROBERGE;
Leonard struck out; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 5TH: PLADSON REPLACED LEONARD (PITCHING); Hernandez
walked; Hendrick popped to third in foul territory; Iorg flied
out to right; Kennedy singled to center [Hernandez to third];
Reitz lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
6.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell flied out to center; Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 6TH: Phillips singled to left; Martin walked [Phillips
to second]; Oberkfell out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first)
[Phillips to third, Martin to second]; Scott hit a sacrifice fly
to center [Phillips scored, Martin to third]; Hernandez grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Walling
singled to center; Ashby singled to left [Walling to third];
LANDESTOY BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Landestoy struck out; BOCHY
BATTED FOR PLADSON; Bochy popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 7TH: LANDESTOY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); LACORTE
REPLACED BOCHY (PITCHING); Hendrick struck out; Iorg singled to
left; Kennedy lined to center; Reitz forced Iorg (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan flied out to right; Cabell doubled to left;
Puhl grounded out (second to first) [Cabell to third]; Cruz
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
7.

CARDINALS 8TH: Phillips singled to right; DURHAM BATTED FOR
MARTIN; Durham popped to second; Oberkfell doubled to left
[Phillips scored]; Scott walked; Hernandez singled to center
[Oberkfell scored, Scott to third]; Hendrick hit a sacrifice fly
to center [Scott scored]; Iorg singled to left [Hernandez to
second]; Kennedy popped to shortstop; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 10.

ASTROS 9TH: LITTLEFIELD REPLACED DURHAM (PITCHING); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Walling grounded out (second to
first); Ashby grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   0    5
 Cardinals       10  16   0    8


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