St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Saturday, August 20, 1983 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
STL N    1  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       5   1
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Thon ss                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Knight 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       5   1
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Mizerock c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCoss p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       2   0      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Doran-Knight.
E: Garner (19).

BATTING - 
2B: Knight (30,off Stuper).
3B: Thon (7,off Stuper).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (24,2nd base off Stuper/Brummer).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith lf                   3   0   0   1       1   0       2   0
  Oberkfell 3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
O. Smith ss                   3   1   1   0       1   1       1   2
Green rf                      3   1   1   1       0   2       3   0
Hendrick 1b                   3   0   1   0       1   0      12   1
Rayford 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Van Slyke lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGee cf                      4   1   0   0       0   2       6   0
Lyons 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Brummer c                     1   0   0   0       3   1       1   0
Stuper p                      3   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
Totals                       28   3   5   2       7   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Brummer (3).

BATTING - 
2B: O. Smith (19,off Knepper).
3B: Lyons (1,off Smith).
HR: Green (5,1st inning off Knepper 0 on 2 out).
SH: Green (2,off Smith).
GDP: Rayford (2,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: O. Smith 2 (28,3rd base off Knepper/Mizerock,Home off Knepper/Mizerock);
Lyons (2,2nd base off Knepper/Mizerock); McGee (29,3rd base off Knepper/Mizerock).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(5-12)               5.2   4   3   2   6   7   1  27
LaCoss                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Smith                         2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8     5   3   2   7   8   1  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stuper W(8-8)                 9     5   0   0   2   0   0  34


Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 41539


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Doran               2b        L. Smith            lf
2. Puhl                rf        O. Smith            ss
3. Thon                ss        Green               rf
4. Garner              3b        Hendrick            1b
5. Cruz                lf        Rayford             3b
6. Knight              1b        McGee               cf
7. Mumphrey            cf        Lyons               2b
8. Mizerock            c         Brummer             c
9. Knepper             p         Stuper              p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to left; Puhl flied out to left;
Thon tripled to left; Garner flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith flied out to center; O. Smith struck
out; Green homered; Hendrick walked; Rayford forced Hendrick
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz lined to first; Knight doubled to left;
Mumphrey made an out to first; Mizerock grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: McGee struck out; Lyons flied out to center;
Brummer walked; Stuper struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Knepper flied out to center; Doran singled to first;
Doran was picked off first but was safe on an error by Brummer
[Doran to second]; Puhl popped to catcher in foul territory;
Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: L. Smith made an out to second; O. Smith doubled
to left; O. Smith stole third; O. Smith stole home; Green struck
out; Hendrick flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
walked; Cruz stole second; Knight made an out to shortstop;
Mumphrey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Rayford flied out to center; McGee reached on an
error by Garner [McGee to first]; Lyons singled to right [McGee
to second]; McGee stole third and Lyons stole second; Brummer
walked; Stuper struck out; L. Smith walked [McGee scored
(unearned), Lyons to third, Brummer to second]; O. Smith
grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Mizerock singled to right; Knepper flied out to
center; Doran singled to right [Mizerock to second]; Puhl flied
out to center; Thon forced Doran (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Green struck out; Hendrick singled to center;
Rayford grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Hendrick out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); Knight grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: McGee struck out; Lyons flied out to right;
Brummer walked; Stuper walked [Brummer to second]; LACOSS
REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); L. Smith forced Stuper (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: OBERKFELL REPLACED L. SMITH (PLAYING 3B); VAN SLYKE
REPLACED RAYFORD (PLAYING LF); Mumphrey grounded out (first
unassisted); Mizerock flied out to right; BASS BATTED FOR
LACOSS; Bass flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: SMITH REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); O. Smith walked;
Green out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [O. Smith to
second]; Hendrick made an out to first; Van Slyke grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Doran lined to first; Puhl grounded out (first to
pitcher); Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: McGee made an out to shortstop; Lyons tripled to
right; Brummer struck out; Stuper grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Garner grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz flied
out to right; Knight walked; Mumphrey flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   1    7
 Cardinals        3   5   1    9


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