Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Regular Season Game 84

Played on Saturday, July 10, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

STL N 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 7 1 HOU N 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 4 8 1

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AL. Smith lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 5 0 Herr 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 McGee cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Hernandez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 Iorg rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 Landrum pr,rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Porter c 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 Oberkfell 3b 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 O. Smith ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 Forsch p 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3Totals32 2 7 1 1 3 24 15FIELDING -E:O. Smith (7).BATTING -2B:Oberkfell (11,off Niekro); Porter (10,off Niekro).HR:L. Smith (6,1st inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out).GDP:McGee (1,off Niekro); Hernandez (7,off Niekro).Team LOB:4.BASERUNNING -CS:L. Smith (17,2nd base by Niekro/Pujols).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AThon ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 6 Puhl cf 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 Knight 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 11 2 Walling pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cruz lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 3 0 Heep rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Garner 2b 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 5 Howe 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Pujols c 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 Niekro p 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 1Totals30 4 8 4 1 1 27 16FIELDING -DP:2. Thon-Garner-Knight, Garner-Thon-Knight.E:Garner (9).BATTING -2B:Thon (9,off Forsch).HR:Cruz (6,9th inning off Forsch 1 on 0 out).Team LOB:3.BASERUNNING -CS:Thon (5,2nd base by Forsch/Porter); Garner (4,2nd base by Forsch/Porter).

PITCHING

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPForsch L(8-5) 8 8 4 2 1 1 1 31 Forsch faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro W(8-6) 9 7 2 2 1 3 1 33WP:Niekro (10).Umpires:HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Frank PulliTime of Game:2:11Attendance:31000 Starting Lineups: St. Louis Cardinals Houston Astros 1. L. Smith lf Thon ss 2. Herr 2b Puhl cf 3. McGee cf Knight 1b 4. Hernandez 1b Cruz lf 5. Iorg rf Heep rf 6. Porter c Garner 2b 7. Oberkfell 3b Howe 3b 8. O. Smith ss Pujols c 9. Forsch p Niekro p CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith homered; Herr singled to center; McGee grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Herr out at second]; Hernandez grounded out (second to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Thon singled to third; Thon was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Puhl walked; Knight reached on an error by O. Smith [Puhl to second]; Cruz lined to left; Heep singled to right [Knight to third, Puhl scored (unearned)]; Garner singled to right [Heep to second, Knight scored (unearned)]; Howe flied out to right; 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2. CARDINALS 2ND: Iorg flied out to left; Porter walked; Oberkfell doubled to right [Porter to third]; O. Smith reached on a fielder's choice [Porter out at home (shortstop to catcher), Oberkfell to third]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [O. Smith to second, Oberkfell scored]; Forsch popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 2ND: Pujols grounded out (third to first); Niekro struck out; Thon flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. CARDINALS 3RD: L. Smith singled to center; L. Smith was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Herr grounded out (shortstop to first); McGee flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 3RD: Puhl lined to left; Knight grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled to center; Heep grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. CARDINALS 4TH: Hernandez grounded out (first to pitcher); Iorg grounded out (first to pitcher); Porter struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 4TH: Garner singled to left; Garner was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Howe grounded out (third to first); Pujols flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Oberkfell struck out; O. Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); Forsch singled to left; L. Smith struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 5TH: Niekro flied out to left; Thon doubled to left; Thon was picked off second (pitcher to shortstop); Puhl flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. CARDINALS 6TH: Herr flied out to center; McGee reached on an error by Garner [McGee to first]; Hernandez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [McGee out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 6TH: Knight popped to second; Cruz grounded out (second to first); Heep flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. CARDINALS 7TH: Iorg grounded out (shortstop to first); Porter doubled; Oberkfell grounded out (second to first) [Porter to third]; O. Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 7TH: Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe grounded out (third to first); Pujols grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. CARDINALS 8TH: On a bunt Forsch made an out to first; L. Smith grounded out (third to first); Herr flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 8TH: Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); Thon flied out to left; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. CARDINALS 9TH: McGee grounded out (first unassisted); Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Iorg singled to center; LANDRUM RAN FOR IORG; Porter lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 9TH: LANDRUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Knight singled to right; WALLING RAN FOR KNIGHT; Cruz homered [Walling scored]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 4. Final Totals R H E LOB Cardinals 2 7 1 4 Astros 4 8 1 3

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