St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 93
Played on Friday, July 23, 1982 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   2 10  0
STL N    4  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       5   1   0   0       0   1       0   2
Puhl cf                       4   0   3   0       1   1       1   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   0   0       1   0      12   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   3   1       1   0       1   0
Heep rf                       5   0   3   0       0   0       3   0
Garner 2b                     3   0   0   1       0   2       1   7
Howe 3b                       3   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Pujols c                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moffitt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Reynolds ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cappuzzello p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Knicely ph,c                3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Totals                       36   2  10   2       4   6      24  12

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (18,off Andujar).
SF: Garner (3,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (15,2nd base off Andujar/Porter).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herr 2b                       5   2   2   0       0   1       2   1
L. Smith lf                   5   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   0      11   1
Porter c                      0   1   0   0       3   0       6   0
Oberkfell 3b                  4   1   1   1       0   0       0   4
Iorg rf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Landrum rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
McGee cf                      4   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
O. Smith ss                   2   0   1   1       2   0       2   4
Andujar p                     4   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
Totals                       31   6   7   5       6   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Porter (5), Andujar (5).
PB: Porter (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Herr (8,off Niekro); Iorg (10,off Niekro).
3B: L. Smith (4,off Niekro).
HBP: Porter (2,by Moffitt).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McGee (13,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols); O. Smith (18,2nd base off Cappuzzello/Pujols);
Hernandez (13,2nd base off Smith/Knicely).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(9-7)                 2.1   6   6   6   4   1   0  17
Cappuzzello                   0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Moffitt                       2     0   0   0   1   1   0   8
Smith                         2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
LaCorte                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     7   6   6   6   4   0  38

WP: Niekro (13).
HBP: Moffitt (1,Porter).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar W(8-9)                9    10   2   1   4   6   0  41


Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 30832


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl struck
out; Knight walked; Porter allowed a passed ball [Knight to
second]; Cruz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Herr singled to left; L. Smith tripled to right
[Herr scored]; Hernandez grounded out (first unassisted); Porter
walked; Oberkfell singled to first [L. Smith scored, Porter to
second]; Iorg walked [Porter to third, Oberkfell to second];
McGee forced Iorg (shortstop to second) [Oberkfell to third,
Porter scored]; McGee stole second; O. Smith walked; Niekro
threw a wild pitch [O. Smith to second, McGee to third,
Oberkfell scored]; Andujar struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Heep singled to left; Heep was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Andujar [Heep to second]; Garner
grounded out (shortstop to first); Howe grounded out (pitcher to
first); Pujols flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 2ND: Herr doubled to left; L. Smith grounded out
(third to first) [Herr to third]; Hernandez grounded out (second
to first) [Herr scored]; Porter walked; Oberkfell grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro lined to shortstop; Thon grounded out (second
to first); Puhl singled to right; Knight flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 3RD: Iorg doubled; McGee grounded out (second to
first) [Iorg to third]; O. Smith singled to second [Iorg
scored]; CAPPUZZELLO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); O. Smith stole
second; Andujar lined to center; Herr flied out to right; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz doubled to left; Heep singled to left [Cruz to
third]; Garner hit a sacrifice fly to right [Cruz scored]; Howe
singled to center [Heep to second]; SPILMAN BATTED FOR PUJOLS;
Spilman flied out to left; KNICELY BATTED FOR CAPPUZZELLO;
Knicely grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 4TH: KNICELY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MOFFITT
REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); L. Smith flied out to right;
Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Porter was hit by a
pitch; Oberkfell popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon grounded out (third to first); Puhl singled to
center; Knight popped to first in foul territory; Cruz walked
[Puhl to second]; Heep singled to center [Puhl out at home
(center to catcher), Cruz to second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 5TH: Iorg grounded out (first unassisted); McGee
grounded out (first to pitcher); O. Smith walked; Andujar struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner struck out; Howe was called out on strikes;
REYNOLDS BATTED FOR MOFFITT; Reynolds grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 6TH: SMITH REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Herr struck
out; L. Smith grounded out (third to first); Hernandez singled
to right; Hernandez stole second; Porter walked; Oberkfell flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Knicely grounded out (third to first); Thon was
called out on strikes; Puhl singled to center; Knight forced
Puhl (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Iorg grounded out (second to first); McGee
grounded out (second to first); O. Smith grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 8TH: LANDRUM REPLACED IORG (PLAYING RF); Cruz singled to
left; Heep lined to first; Garner struck out; Howe walked [Cruz
to second]; WALLING BATTED FOR SMITH; Walling forced Howe
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: LACORTE REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Andujar
struck out; Herr grounded out (shortstop to first); L. Smith
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Knicely struck out advanced to first on an error by
Porter; Thon forced Knicely (shortstop unassisted); Thon stole
second; Puhl walked; Knight grounded out (third to first) [Puhl
to second, Thon to third]; Cruz singled to shortstop [Thon
scored (unearned), Puhl stayed at second]; Heep flied out to
right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  10   0   12
 Cardinals        6   7   2    8


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