St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 4 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 119
Played on Thursday, August 18, 1983 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  -   4  8  1
STL N    2  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  -   5 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   1   1   0       1   1       2   3
Puhl rf                       5   2   3   0       0   0       1   0
Thon ss                       5   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Garner 3b                     2   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Walling ph,1b               1   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       5   0   3   2       0   0       1   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       9   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Mizerock c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   4   8   4       4   4      28  13

FIELDING - 
E: Thon (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl 2 (19,off Andujar 2).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (18,2nd base off Andujar/Porter).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith lf                   5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Oberkfell 2b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
  Rucker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Braun ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Van Slyke 3b                  4   4   3   2       1   0       2   2
Iorg 1b                       3   0   2   0       0   0      10   0
  Hendrick ph,1b              1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Porter c                      2   0   1   2       0   1       5   0
  Rayford ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Brummer c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
McGee cf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Green rf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
O. Smith ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Andujar p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Allen p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lyons ph,2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   5  10   5       2   5      30  13

FIELDING - 
E: Green (4).

BATTING - 
2B: L. Smith (20,off Niekro).
3B: L. Smith (5,off Niekro); Van Slyke (4,off DiPino).
HR: Van Slyke (7,10th inning off Dawley 0 on 1 out).
SH: Andujar (3,off Niekro).
SF: Porter (3,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Van Slyke (11,2nd base off Niekro/Mizerock).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        6     7   3   3   2   3   0  26
DiPino                        3     2   1   1   0   2   0  11
Dawley L(5-5)                 0.1   1   1   1   0   0   1   2
Totals                        9.1  10   5   5   2   5   1  39


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar                       6.1   7   4   4   3   2   0  29
Allen                         0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Rucker W(4-1)                 3     0   0   0   0   2   0  10
Totals                       10     8   4   4   4   4   0  43


Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Dave Pallone
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 27053


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Doran               2b        L. Smith            lf
2. Puhl                rf        Oberkfell           2b
3. Thon                ss        Van Slyke           3b
4. Garner              3b        Iorg                1b
5. Cruz                lf        Porter              c
6. Knight              1b        McGee               cf
7. Mumphrey            cf        Green               rf
8. Mizerock            c         O. Smith            ss
9. Niekro              p         Andujar             p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (second to first); Puhl doubled
to left; Thon flied out to center; Garner walked; Cruz singled
to shortstop [Puhl to third, Garner to second]; Knight singled
to center [Puhl scored, Garner scored, Cruz to second]; Mumphrey
forced Knight (shortstop unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith tripled to center; Oberkfell popped to
catcher in foul territory; Van Slyke singled to center [L. Smith
scored]; Iorg singled to center [Van Slyke to third]; Porter hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Van Slyke scored]; McGee lined to
first; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Mizerock struck out; Niekro popped to second; Doran
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Green grounded out (shortstop to first); O. Smith
singled to center; Andujar out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [O. Smith to second]; L. Smith grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled to third; Puhl stole second; Thon flied
out to left; Garner flied out to right; Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Oberkfell grounded out (second to first); Van
Slyke walked; Van Slyke stole second [Van Slyke to third (error
by Thon)]; Iorg grounded out (pitcher to first); Porter singled
to center [Van Slyke scored]; McGee struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight lined to third; Mumphrey was called out on
strikes; Mizerock flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Green was called out on strikes; O. Smith
grounded out (pitcher to first); Andujar grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Niekro popped to first in foul territory; Doran
walked; Puhl grounded out (second to first) [Doran to second];
Thon lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
3.

CARDINALS 5TH: L. Smith doubled to left; Oberkfell walked; Van
Slyke flied out to center; Iorg singled to pitcher [L. Smith out
at home (pitcher to third), Oberkfell to second]; Porter was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
singled to center; Knight grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Cruz to second]; Mumphrey walked; Mizerock popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: McGee lined to shortstop; Green grounded out
(shortstop to first); O. Smith grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: BASS BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Bass grounded out (third to
first); Doran singled to right; Puhl doubled to right [Doran to
third]; ALLEN REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Thon popped to
catcher in foul territory; WALLING BATTED FOR GARNER; Walling
walked; Cruz singled to right [Doran scored, Puhl scored,
Walling to third]; Knight grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); DIPINO
REPLACED KNIGHT (PITCHING); REYNOLDS REPLACED BASS (PLAYING 3B);
LYONS BATTED FOR ALLEN; Lyons flied out to center; L. Smith
flied out to right; Oberkfell grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: RUCKER REPLACED OBERKFELL (PITCHING); LYONS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Mumphrey reached on an error by Green
[Mumphrey to second]; Mizerock popped to third; Reynolds
grounded out (third to first); Doran struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Van Slyke tripled to left; HENDRICK BATTED FOR
IORG; Hendrick lined to second; RAYFORD BATTED FOR PORTER;
Rayford struck out; McGee singled to pitcher [Van Slyke scored];
Green struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: HENDRICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); BRUMMER
REPLACED RAYFORD (PLAYING C ); Puhl grounded out (second to
first); Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); Walling grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: O. Smith grounded out (second to first); Lyons
grounded out (shortstop to first); L. Smith flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 10TH: Cruz flied out to left; TOLMAN BATTED FOR DIPINO;
Tolman struck out; Mumphrey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 10TH: DAWLEY REPLACED TOLMAN (PITCHING); BRAUN BATTED
FOR RUCKER; Braun flied out to left; Van Slyke homered; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   1    9
 Cardinals        5  10   1    6


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