Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 19
Played on Monday, April 26, 1982 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  2    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   6 14  1
STL N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  4  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       5   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Scott cf                      5   2   3   0       0   0       4   0
Knight 3b                     5   2   3   3       0   0       0   2
Knicely rf                    3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Puhl pr,rf                  2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       4   0
Howe 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Garner 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Ryan p                        4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       39   6  14   6       1   2      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Thon (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (2,off Martin); Knight (6,off Martin); Howe (4,off Martin); Thon
(2,off Littell).
HR: Knight (2,1st inning off Martin 1 on 1 out); Cruz (1,3rd inning off Martin
1 on 2 out).
GDP: Cruz (1,off Kaat); Ryan (1,off LaPoint).
Team LOB: 7.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith cf                   3   2   1   0       1   0       3   0
Herr 2b                       4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   0   1       0   1      10   0
Porter c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hendrick rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Iorg lf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Oberkfell 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
O. Smith ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       6   5
Martin p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Littell p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kaat p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Braun ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  LaPoint p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   2   4   2       2   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Herr-O. Smith-Hernandez, Herr-O. Smith-Hernandez.
E: L. Smith (2), Herr (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Porter (6,off Ryan).
3B: Herr (3,off Ryan).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: L. Smith 2 (13,2nd base off Ryan/Ashby 2).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan W(1-4)                   9     4   2   1   2   5   0  34


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martin L(2-2)                 2.2   7   4   4   0   1   2  15
Littell                       1     4   2   1   0   0   0   7
Kaat                          3.1   2   0   0   0   0   0  11
LaPoint                       2     1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9    14   6   5   1   2   2  40

WP: Littell (2).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 24295


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Thon                ss        L. Smith            cf
2. Scott               cf        Herr                2b
3. Knight              3b        Hernandez           1b
4. Knicely             rf        Porter              c
5. Cruz                lf        Hendrick            rf
6. Howe                1b        Iorg                lf
7. Garner              2b        Oberkfell           3b
8. Ashby               c         O. Smith            ss
9. Ryan                p         Martin              p

ASTROS 1ST: Thon popped to shortstop; Scott singled to left;
Knight homered [Scott scored]; Knicely was called out on
strikes; Cruz singled to center; Howe flied out to right; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith walked; L. Smith stole second; Herr
flied out to center [L. Smith to third]; Hernandez struck out;
Porter lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner flied out to center; Ashby doubled to left;
Ryan flied out to left; Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hendrick grounded out (shortstop to first); Iorg
flied out to center; Oberkfell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Knight
doubled to center; Knicely lined to second [Knight to third
(error by Herr)]; Cruz homered [Knight scored]; Howe doubled to
left; LITTELL REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); Littell threw a wild
pitch [Howe to third]; Garner grounded out (first unassisted); 2
R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: O. Smith flied out to center; Littell struck out;
L. Smith reached on an error by Thon [L. Smith to second]; Herr
tripled to left [L. Smith scored (unearned)]; Hernandez grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby popped to shortstop; Ryan singled to center;
Thon doubled to left [Ryan scored, Thon out at third (left to
shortstop to third)]; Scott reached on an error by L. Smith
[Scott to third]; Knight singled to right [Scott scored
(unearned)]; Knicely singled to third [Knight to second]; PUHL
RAN FOR KNICELY; KAAT REPLACED LITTELL (PITCHING); Cruz forced
Puhl (second to shortstop); 2 R (1 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: PUHL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Porter popped
to catcher in foul territory; Hendrick grounded out (third to
first); Iorg walked; Oberkfell grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (first unassisted); Garner flied
out to center; Ashby popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: O. Smith grounded out (first unassisted); Kaat
struck out; L. Smith flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Ryan popped to second; Thon grounded out (third to
first); Scott singled to third; Knight lined to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Herr flied out to center; Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Porter doubled to right; Hendrick grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals
1.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl singled to right; Cruz grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Puhl out at second]; Howe
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Iorg singled to left; Oberkfell flied out to
left; O. Smith flied out to right; BRAUN BATTED FOR KAAT; Braun
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: LAPOINT REPLACED BRAUN (PITCHING); Garner walked;
Ashby struck out; Ryan grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Garner out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: L. Smith singled to left; L. Smith stole second;
Herr flied out to left [L. Smith to third]; Hernandez grounded
out (first unassisted) [L. Smith scored]; Porter popped to
first; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Thon flied out to center; Scott singled to right;
Knight grounded out (pitcher to first) [Scott to second]; Puhl
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Hendrick struck out; Iorg flied to left in foul
territory; Oberkfell popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  14   1    7
 Cardinals        2   4   2    5


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