St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Friday, July 9, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  1  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith lf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Herr 2b                       4   1   1   0       0   1       1   5
McGee cf                      4   1   1   1       0   2       3   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   1      11   1
Hendrick rf                   3   1   2   1       1   0       3   0
Porter c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Oberkfell 3b                  3   0   0   0       1   1       0   4
O. Smith ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   5
LaPoint p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Lahti p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Kaat p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       3  10      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Herr-O. Smith-Hernandez.
E: Hernandez (6).

BATTING - 
3B: McGee (7,off Ryan).
HR: Hendrick (13,2nd inning off Ryan 0 on 1 out).
HBP: L. Smith (6,by Ryan).
IBB: Oberkfell (3,by Ryan).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Porter (1,2nd base by Ryan/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Scott cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Knight 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Garner 2b                     2   1   0   1       1   0       2   4
Howe 3b                       4   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       9   2
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ryan p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       2   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Pujols-Garner, Garner-Knight.

BATTING - 
SF: Garner (2,off LaPoint).
GDP: Puhl (4,off LaPoint).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garner (15,2nd base off LaPoint/Porter).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaPoint W(5-2)                7.1   6   2   2   2   3   0  29
Lahti                         1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Kaat SV(1)                    0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     6   2   2   2   4   0  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(8-9)                   9     7   3   3   3  10   1  36

WP: Ryan (7).
HBP: Ryan (3,L. Smith).
IBB: Ryan (2,Oberkfell).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 21178


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith was called out on strikes; Herr was
called out on strikes; McGee flied to left in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott
singled to left; Knight flied out to center; Cruz forced Scott
(shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hernandez lined to left; Hendrick homered; Porter
walked; Oberkfell struck out while Porter was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

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

CARDINALS 3RD: O. Smith grounded out (shortstop to first);
LaPoint grounded out (shortstop to first); L. Smith was hit by a
pitch; Herr grounded out (shortstop to second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); Ryan
grounded out (shortstop to first); Thon walked; Scott grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: McGee was called out on strikes; Hernandez struck
out; Hendrick walked; Porter singled to right [Hendrick to
second]; Oberkfell forced Porter (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight grounded out (third to first); Cruz was
called out on strikes; Garner walked; Garner stole second; Howe
singled to right [Garner scored]; Puhl lined to right; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: O. Smith lined to center; LaPoint struck out; L.
Smith lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols grounded out (second to first); Ryan grounded
out (second to first); Thon flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Herr singled to center; McGee tripled [Herr
scored]; Hernandez singled to right [McGee scored]; Ryan threw a
wild pitch [Hernandez to second]; Hendrick grounded out (third
to first); Porter flied out to right; Oberkfell was walked
intentionally; O. Smith grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Scott grounded out (third to first); Knight singled
to left; Cruz singled to right [Knight to third]; Garner hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Knight scored]; Howe lined to right; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: LaPoint struck out; L. Smith singled to left;
Herr lined into a double play (second to first) [L. Smith out at
first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Pujols struck
out; Ryan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: McGee struck out (catcher to first); Hernandez
flied out to center; Hendrick singled to left; Porter popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Thon flied out to center; Scott singled to center;
LAHTI REPLACED LAPOINT (PITCHING); Knight forced Scott (third to
second); Cruz forced Knight (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Oberkfell lined to left; O. Smith was called out
on strikes; Lahti struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Garner popped to shortstop; Howe grounded out (first
to pitcher); Puhl reached on an error by Hernandez [Puhl to
first]; HEEP BATTED FOR PUJOLS; KAAT REPLACED LAHTI (PITCHING);
Heep was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   7   1    6
 Astros           2   6   0    6


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