Houston Astros 9, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Saturday, May 28, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  2
HOU N    2  0  1    0  4  0    2  0  x  -   9 13  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herr 2b                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
  Santana 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oberkfell 3b                  4   1   2   0       0   1       0   1
  Quirk 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. Smith lf                   2   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Iorg 1b                       4   0   2   0       0   0       7   1
Porter c                      2   0   0   0       2   2       4   1
Braun rf                      4   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
McGee cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
O. Smith ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Kaat p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hernandez ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bair p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Martin p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lahti p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ramsey ss                   2   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       33   2   9   1       3   5      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ramsey-Herr-Iorg.
E: Iorg (1), Martin (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Oberkfell (8,off Niekro); Ramsey (2,off Niekro).
SH: Martin (2,off Niekro).
HBP: L. Smith (4,by Niekro).
GDP: Iorg (3,off Niekro).
IBB: Porter (3,by Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: L. Smith (9,Home by Niekro/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
T. Scott cf                   5   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Bass rf                       5   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
Thon ss                       5   2   3   2       0   0       0   5
Garner 3b                     4   2   1   0       1   2       0   0
  Reynolds pr,3b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Knight 1b                     3   2   2   3       2   0      12   1
Tolman lf                     2   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Cruz ph,lf                  1   0   1   2       1   0       0   0
  Walling lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   6
Pujols c                      3   0   1   1       0   0       6   2
Niekro p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Totals                       35   9  13   9       5   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Doran-Knight.

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (10,off Lahti).
3B: Bass (2,off Martin); Thon (3,off Martin).
HR: Knight (4,7th inning off Kaat 1 on 0 out).
SH: Niekro (3,off Kaat).
SF: Pujols (1,off Lahti).
GDP: Bass (1,off Kaat).
IBB: Knight (4,by Lahti); Doran (3,by Lahti).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (14,2nd base off Lahti/Porter).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martin L(2-1)                 4     7   6   5   1   2   0  21
Lahti                         1     1   1   1   2   1   0   6
Kaat                          2     4   2   2   1   1   1  10
Bair                          1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8    13   9   8   5   4   1  42

Martin faced 3 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Lahti 2 (4,Knight,Doran).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(3-4)                 9     9   2   2   3   5   0  38

HBP: Niekro (1,L. Smith).
IBB: Niekro (2,Porter).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 24412


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Herr                2b        T. Scott            cf
2. Oberkfell           3b        Bass                rf
3. L. Smith            lf        Thon                ss
4. Iorg                1b        Garner              3b
5. Porter              c         Knight              1b
6. Braun               rf        Tolman              lf
7. McGee               cf        Doran               2b
8. O. Smith            ss        Pujols              c
9. Martin              p         Niekro              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Herr singled to left; Oberkfell singled to center
[Herr to second]; L. Smith walked [Herr to third, Oberkfell to
second]; Iorg grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Herr scored, Oberkfell to third, L. Smith out at
second]; Porter walked; Braun struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: T. Scott grounded out (third to first); Bass tripled
to center; Thon grounded out (second to first) [Bass scored];
Garner reached on an error by Martin [Garner to second]; Knight
walked; Tolman singled to left [Garner scored (unearned), Knight
to second]; Doran made an out to first; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: McGee struck out; O. Smith singled to right;
Martin out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [O. Smith to
second]; Herr grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Pujols flied out to center; Niekro flied out to
center; T. Scott grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Oberkfell doubled to right; L. Smith was hit by a
pitch; Iorg grounded out (shortstop to first) [Oberkfell to
third, L. Smith to second]; Porter was walked intentionally;
Braun grounded out (pitcher to first) [Oberkfell scored, L.
Smith to third, Porter to second]; McGee grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bass flied out to center; Thon tripled to right;
Garner struck out; Knight singled to right [Thon scored]; Tolman
forced Knight (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: O. Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); Martin
flied out to left; Herr grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Iorg dropped a foul fly hit by Doran for an error;
Doran flied out to center; Pujols flied out to left; Niekro
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Oberkfell grounded out (first to pitcher); L.
Smith singled to left; Iorg singled to left [L. Smith to third];
L. Smith was caught stealing home (catcher to shortstop to
catcher); Porter struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: T. Scott singled to left; Bass singled to right [T.
Scott to third]; Thon singled to right [T. Scott scored, Bass to
third]; LAHTI REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); Thon stole second;
Garner struck out; Knight was walked intentionally; CRUZ BATTED
FOR TOLMAN; Cruz doubled to left [Bass scored, Thon scored,
Knight to third]; Doran was walked intentionally; Pujols hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Knight scored, Cruz to third]; Niekro
flied out to right; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 7.

CARDINALS 6TH: CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Braun grounded
out (second to first); McGee grounded out (second to first); O.
Smith flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: KAAT REPLACED O. SMITH (PITCHING); RAMSEY REPLACED
LAHTI (PLAYING SS); T. Scott singled to shortstop; Bass grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [T. Scott out
at second]; Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 7.

CARDINALS 7TH: Ramsey doubled to right; Herr grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Ramsey to third]; Oberkfell struck out; L.
Smith flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: QUIRK REPLACED OBERKFELL (PLAYING 3B); Garner
singled to center; Knight homered [Garner scored]; Cruz walked;
Doran forced Cruz (pitcher to shortstop) [Doran to first];
Pujols singled to left [Doran to second]; Niekro out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Doran to third, Pujols to
second]; T. Scott struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 9.

CARDINALS 8TH: WALLING REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING LF); Iorg singled
to right; Porter struck out; Braun flied out to right; McGee
singled to shortstop [Iorg to second]; HERNANDEZ BATTED FOR
KAAT; Hernandez flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: SANTANA REPLACED HERR (PLAYING 2B); BAIR REPLACED
HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Bass grounded out (first to pitcher); Thon
singled to left; Garner walked [Thon to second]; REYNOLDS RAN
FOR GARNER; Knight flied out to center [Thon to third]; Walling
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
9.

CARDINALS 9TH: REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Ramsey
flied out to right; Santana grounded out (second to first);
Quirk grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   9   2    9
 Astros           9  13   0    9


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