St. Louis Cardinals 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 39
Played on Wednesday, May 18, 1983 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  1  1    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   5 12  1
STL N    0  0  1    0  0  0    8  0  x  -   9 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Puhl rf                       5   2   2   2       0   0       1   0
Thon ss                       5   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Garner 3b                     4   1   3   2       0   0       0   1
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Spilman 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   0      11   1
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      3   1   2   0       1   1       0   2
M. Scott p                    2   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pujols c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  T. Scott ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  12   5       2   2      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Ashby (8).
PB: Pujols 2 (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Puhl (1,1st inning off Andujar 0 on 1 out); Garner (4,8th inning off Sutter
0 on 1 out).
SH: M. Scott (2,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garner (4,2nd base by Andujar/Porter); Thon (5,2nd base by Andujar/Porter).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith lf                   2   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Braun lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Green ph,lf                 2   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
McGee cf                      5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Hernandez 1b                  3   1   2   0       2   0      11   3
Porter c                      5   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
  Brummer c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hendrick rf                   4   1   0   1       1   1       3   0
Oberkfell 3b                  4   1   2   2       0   0       1   1
Herr 2b                       4   1   2   3       0   0       0   5
Ramsey ss                     2   1   1   0       2   0       2   5
Andujar p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  O. Smith ph                 2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       35   9  12   8       5   5      27  16

FIELDING - 
E: Andujar (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Oberkfell (3,off M. Scott); McGee (2,off DiPino).
HR: Herr (2,7th inning off Dawley 2 on 2 out).
HBP: L. Smith (3,by M. Scott).
IBB: Hernandez (3,by DiPino).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McGee (4,2nd base off M. Scott/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
M. Scott                      6     6   3   2   2   3   0  26
DiPino L(3-2)                 0.2   2   3   3   1   1   0   5
Dawley                        0     3   3   3   2   0   1   5
Madden                        1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8    12   9   8   5   5   1  41

M. Scott faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: M. Scott (1).
BK: M. Scott (2).
HBP: M. Scott (1,L. Smith).
IBB: DiPino (3,Hernandez).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar W(3-5)                7     8   3   3   2   2   1  29
Sutter                        2     4   2   2   0   0   1  10
Totals                        9    12   5   5   2   2   2  39


Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 22680


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Moreno              cf        L. Smith            lf
2. Puhl                rf        McGee               cf
3. Thon                ss        Hernandez           1b
4. Garner              3b        Porter              c
5. Cruz                lf        Hendrick            rf
6. Spilman             1b        Oberkfell           3b
7. Ashby               c         Herr                2b
8. Doran               2b        Ramsey              ss
9. M. Scott            p         Andujar             p

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno flied out to right; Puhl homered; Thon
grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner singled to right;
Garner was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith grounded out (first unassisted); McGee
singled to shortstop; M. Scott balked [McGee to second];
Hernandez flied out to right; Porter grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Spilman
singled to center; Ashby grounded out (second to first) [Spilman
to second]; Doran walked; M. Scott singled to center [Spilman
scored, Doran to second]; Moreno flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled to left; Thon singled to right [Puhl to
third]; Thon was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Garner grounded out (shortstop to first) [Puhl scored]; Cruz
walked; Spilman flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Ramsey grounded out (third to first); Andujar
struck out; L. Smith was hit by a pitch; McGee singled to center
[L. Smith to third]; McGee stole second [L. Smith scored (error
by Ashby) (unearned), McGee to third]; Hernandez walked; Porter
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Doran struck
out; M. Scott flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Hendrick struck out; Oberkfell doubled to left;
M. Scott threw a wild pitch [Oberkfell to third]; Herr flied out
to left; Ramsey walked; Andujar was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Moreno flied out to left; Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: L. Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); McGee
grounded out (pitcher to first); Hernandez singled to left;
Hernandez was out trying to advance to second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner singled to third; Garner was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Andujar [Garner to second]; Cruz
popped to catcher in foul territory; Spilman flied out to right;
Ashby grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Porter grounded out (pitcher to first); Hendrick
grounded out (shortstop to first); Oberkfell lined to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: BRAUN REPLACED L. SMITH (PLAYING LF); Doran singled
to right; M. Scott out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher unassisted)
[Doran to second]; Moreno grounded out (second to first) [Doran
to third]; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Herr singled to left; Ramsey singled to center
[Herr to second]; O. SMITH BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; DIPINO REPLACED
M. SCOTT (PITCHING); On a bunt O. Smith forced Herr (first to
shortstop) [Ramsey to second]; GREEN BATTED FOR BRAUN; Green
singled to left [Ramsey scored, O. Smith to second]; McGee
doubled to center [O. Smith scored, Green to third]; Hernandez
was walked intentionally; Porter struck out; DAWLEY REPLACED
DIPINO (PITCHING); Hendrick walked [Green scored, McGee to
third, Hernandez to second]; Oberkfell singled to left [McGee
scored, Hernandez scored, Hendrick to second]; Herr homered
[Hendrick scored, Oberkfell scored]; Ramsey walked; O. Smith
singled to center [Ramsey to third]; MADDEN REPLACED ASHBY
(PITCHING); PUJOLS REPLACED DAWLEY (PLAYING C ); Green flied out
to center; 8 R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 9.

ASTROS 8TH: GREEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); SUTTER REPLACED
O. SMITH (PITCHING); Thon flied out to left; Garner homered;
Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); Spilman popped to third in
foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 9.

CARDINALS 8TH: McGee flied out to center; Hernandez singled to
right; Pujols allowed a passed ball [Hernandez to second];
Pujols allowed a passed ball [Hernandez to third]; Porter struck
out; Hendrick grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 9.

ASTROS 9TH: BRUMMER REPLACED PORTER (PLAYING C ); WALLING BATTED
FOR MADDEN; Walling grounded out (second to first); Doran
singled to center; T. SCOTT BATTED FOR PUJOLS; T. Scott singled
to right [Doran to second]; Moreno singled to center [Doran to
third, T. Scott to second]; Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Doran scored, T. Scott to third, Moreno to second]; Thon
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cardinals 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1    7
 Cardinals        9  12   1    8


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