Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Tuesday, April 27, 1982 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   3  8  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Scott cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Ashby c                       3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Howe 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   1      13   1
Garner 2b                     4   0   3   1       0   1       1   5
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Ruhle p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       1   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garner-Thon-Howe.

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (3,off Mura); Garner (4,off Mura).
HR: Cruz (2,9th inning off Andujar 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garner (1,2nd base by Mura/Porter).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith cf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Herr 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Hernandez rf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Porter c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   2
Iorg 1b                       2   0   0   0       1   0       8   3
  Green ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Oberkfell 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Braun lf                      2   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Ramsey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
O. Smith ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Mura p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Sanchez ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   5   0       3   4      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: L. Smith (4,off Ruhle).
GDP: Hernandez (1,off Ruhle).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle W(1-2)                  7.1   4   0   0   3   1   0  28
Sambito SV(4)                 1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9     5   0   0   3   4   0  34


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mura L(2-1)                   8     6   2   2   1   5   0  30
Andujar                       1     2   1   1   0   0   1   5
Totals                        9     8   3   3   1   5   1  35


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 14368


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Scott grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Puhl to second]; Knight singled to center [Puhl
scored]; Cruz forced Knight (second to shortstop); Ashby walked
[Cruz to second]; Howe struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith grounded out (second to first); Herr
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hernandez walked; Porter
singled to center [Hernandez to third]; Iorg flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner struck out; Thon was called out on strikes;
Ruhle struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Oberkfell grounded out (first unassisted); Braun
walked; O. Smith forced Braun (first to shortstop); Mura struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl popped to second; Scott flied out to center;
Knight flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: L. Smith flied out to left; Herr singled to left;
Hernandez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Herr out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ashby grounded
out (first to pitcher); Howe flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Porter grounded out (first unassisted); Iorg
grounded out (second to first); Oberkfell flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Garner singled to left; Garner was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Thon flied out to right; Ruhle lined
to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Braun flied out to left; O. Smith flied out to
left; Mura grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to center; Scott singled to right;
Knight forced Scott (first to shortstop); Cruz grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: L. Smith grounded out (third to first); Herr
grounded out (second to first); Hernandez grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby doubled to right; Howe grounded out (third to
first) [Ashby to third]; Garner doubled to right [Ashby scored];
Thon grounded out (second to first) [Garner to third]; Ruhle
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Porter popped to first; Iorg walked; Oberkfell
flied out to left; Braun singled to second [Iorg to second]; O.
Smith flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl struck out; Scott grounded out (first
unassisted); Knight popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: SANCHEZ BATTED FOR MURA; Sanchez grounded out
(first unassisted); L. Smith doubled to center; SAMBITO REPLACED
RUHLE (PITCHING); Herr popped to second; Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
0.

ASTROS 9TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED SANCHEZ (PITCHING); Cruz homered;
Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe lined to left;
Garner singled to center; Thon flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: Porter was called out on strikes; GREEN BATTED
FOR IORG; Green struck out; Oberkfell singled to center; RAMSEY
BATTED FOR BRAUN; Ramsey was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

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


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