St. Louis Cardinals 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Sunday, August 21, 1983 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2 10  1
STL N    2  0  0    0  1  2    0  0  x  -   5 12  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   0   3   0       0   0       5   3
Puhl rf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Thon ss                       5   0   0   0       0   2       1   5
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Knight 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       8   1
Walling 3b                    3   0   2   0       1   0       1   2
Mumphrey cf                   3   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Mizerock c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
  Reynolds ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ryan p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   2  10   2       1   5      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Doran-Knight, Thon-Doran-Knight.
E: Mizerock (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Knight (31,off Cox).
HR: Cruz (11,8th inning off Cox 0 on 2 out).
SF: Mumphrey (1,off Cox).
Team LOB: 10.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith lf                   3   2   2   1       1   0       1   0
McGee cf                      4   1   2   2       0   0       4   0
xVan Slyke 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Hendrick 1b                   4   0   4   2       0   0       6   3
Iorg rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
  Green pr,rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Porter c                      4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Oberkfell 2b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Ramsey ss                     3   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
Cox p                         3   1   1   0       0   1       2   2
  Allen p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5  12   5       3   6      27   8

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
E: Hendrick (4), Cox (1).

BATTING - 
2B: L. Smith (22,off Ryan); Porter (16,off Ryan).
GDP: Iorg (4,off Ryan); Porter (7,off Ruhle).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: L. Smith (31,2nd base off Ryan/Mizerock).
CS: Porter (3,Home by Ryan/Mizerock).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(12-6)                  6    10   5   4   3   5   0  29
Ruhle                         2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        8    12   5   4   3   6   0  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cox W(1-1)                    7.2   8   2   1   0   5   1  32
Allen                         1     2   0   0   1   0   0   6
Sutter SV(14)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   2   1   1   5   1  39

WP: Allen (6).

Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 31962


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Doran               2b        L. Smith            lf
2. Puhl                rf        McGee               cf
3. Thon                ss        Van Slyke           3b
4. Cruz                lf        Hendrick            1b
5. Knight              1b        Iorg                rf
6. Walling             3b        Porter              c
7. Mumphrey            cf        Oberkfell           2b
8. Mizerock            c         Ramsey              ss
9. Ryan                p         Cox                 p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled to left; Puhl forced Doran (first to
shortstop); Thon was called out on strikes; Cruz grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith doubled to left; McGee singled to right
[L. Smith scored]; Van Slyke reached on catcher's interference
by Mizerock [McGee to second]; Hendrick singled to right [McGee
scored (unearned), Van Slyke to third]; Iorg was called out on
strikes; Porter struck out; Oberkfell walked [Hendrick to
second]; Ramsey forced Oberkfell (shortstop to second); 2 R (1
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Knight singled to left; Walling reached on an error
by Hendrick [Knight to third, Walling to first]; Mumphrey hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Knight scored (unearned)]; Mizerock
flied out to right; Ryan struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cox struck out; L. Smith grounded out (third to
first); McGee grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran flied out to center; Puhl popped to catcher in
foul territory; Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Van Slyke popped to second; Hendrick singled to
left; Iorg grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Hendrick out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); Knight made an
out to second; Walling singled to center; Mumphrey struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Porter doubled to left; Oberkfell grounded out
(second to first) [Porter to third]; Porter was caught stealing
home (catcher to third); Ramsey walked; Cox grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
2.

ASTROS 5TH: Mizerock struck out; Ryan flied out to right; Doran
singled to right; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: L. Smith walked; L. Smith stole second; McGee
grounded out (shortstop to first) [L. Smith to third]; Van Slyke
struck out; Hendrick singled to second [L. Smith scored]; Iorg
flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Thon flied out to right; Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher); Knight made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Porter struck out; Oberkfell flied out to right;
Ramsey singled to center; Cox singled to right [Ramsey to
third]; L. Smith singled to center [Ramsey scored, Cox to
second]; McGee singled to right [Cox scored, L. Smith to third,
McGee out at second (right to first to shortstop)]; 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Walling singled to pitcher [Walling to second (error
by Cox)]; Mumphrey singled to left [Walling to third]; Mizerock
flied out to right; SPILMAN BATTED FOR RYAN; Spilman flied out
to center; Doran grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: RUHLE REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Van Slyke
popped to second; Hendrick singled to second; Iorg singled to
right [Hendrick to second]; GREEN RAN FOR IORG; Porter grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Green out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: GREEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Puhl made an out
to shortstop; Thon flied out to center; Cruz homered; Knight
doubled to left; ALLEN REPLACED COX (PITCHING); Allen threw a
wild pitch [Knight to third]; Walling walked; Mumphrey popped to
third in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: Oberkfell flied out to left; Ramsey grounded out
(pitcher to first); Allen was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: REYNOLDS BATTED FOR MIZEROCK; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); BASS BATTED FOR RUHLE; Bass flied out to
left; Doran singled to left; Puhl singled to center [Doran to
second]; SUTTER REPLACED ALLEN (PITCHING); Thon grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  10   1   10
 Cardinals        5  12   2    7


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