Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Monday, May 21, 1984 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 12  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       5   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Reynolds ss                   5   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Cruz lf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Cabell 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Bailey c                      4   1   3   0       0   0      14   1
Doran 2b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Ryan p                        2   0   2   1       1   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  12   2       4   6      27   5

BATTING - 
3B: Reynolds (2,off Forsch); Cruz (3,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Mumphrey (3,2nd base by Forsch/Porter).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herr 2b                       4   0   0   0       1   4       4   0
McGee cf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
L. Smith lf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Hendrick rf,1b,rf             2   1   0   0       2   2       1   0
Oberkfell 3b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       3   3
Porter c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       7   2
Van Slyke 1b                  1   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
  Landrum ph,rf               2   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
O. Smith ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   7
Forsch p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Horton p                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
  Howe ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rucker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Green 1b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       5  14      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Oberkfell-Van Slyke.
E: Rucker (2).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: O. Smith (1,2nd base by DiPino/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan W(5-2)                   5     2   0   0   3   7   0  20
Ruhle                         0.1   2   2   2   1   0   0   4
DiPino SV(6)                  3.2   2   0   0   1   7   0  13
Totals                        9     6   2   2   5  14   0  37


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(0-4)                 1     6   3   3   2   0   0   9
Horton                        5     5   0   0   2   3   0  20
Rucker                        2     1   0   0   0   2   0   8
Sutter                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    12   3   3   4   6   0  40

Forsch faced 3 batters in the 2nd inning
WP: Forsch (4).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 18634


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Puhl                rf        Herr                2b
2. Reynolds            ss        McGee               cf
3. Cruz                lf        L. Smith            lf
4. Mumphrey            cf        Hendrick            rf
5. Cabell              1b        Oberkfell           3b
6. Knight              3b        Porter              c
7. Bailey              c         Van Slyke           1b
8. Doran               2b        O. Smith            ss
9. Ryan                p         Forsch              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled; Reynolds tripled [Puhl scored]; Forsch
threw a wild pitch [Reynolds scored]; Cruz tripled [Cruz out at
home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; Mumphrey singled; Mumphrey
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Cabell walked;
Knight flied out to left; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Herr struck out; McGee struck out; L. Smith
singled; Hendrick walked [L. Smith to second]; Oberkfell flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bailey singled; Doran walked [Bailey to second];
Ryan singled [Bailey scored, Doran to third]; HORTON REPLACED
FORSCH (PITCHING); Puhl forced Ryan (pitcher to shortstop) [Puhl
to first]; Reynolds reached on a fielder's choice [Doran out at
home (third to catcher to third), Puhl to second]; Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Porter grounded out (shortstop to first); Van
Slyke struck out; O. Smith flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Mumphrey walked; Cabell hit into a double play
(third to first) [Mumphrey out at second]; Knight singled;
Bailey singled [Knight to second]; Doran forced Bailey
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Horton singled; Herr struck out; McGee struck
out; L. Smith forced Horton (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Ryan singled; Puhl struck out; Reynolds struck out;
Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Hendrick struck out; Oberkfell grounded out
(first unassisted); Porter grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Mumphrey grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
flied out to center; Knight singled; Bailey singled [Knight to
second]; Doran flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Van Slyke walked; O. Smith grounded out (first
unassisted) [Van Slyke to second]; Horton struck out; Herr
walked; McGee grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Ryan walked; Puhl struck out; Reynolds forced Ryan
(shortstop to second); Reynolds was picked off first (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: RUHLE REPLACED RYAN (PITCHING); L. Smith flied
out to right; Hendrick walked; Oberkfell singled [Hendrick to
third]; Porter singled [Hendrick stayed at third, Oberkfell to
second]; LANDRUM BATTED FOR VAN SLYKE; DIPINO REPLACED RUHLE
(PITCHING); Landrum singled [Hendrick scored, Oberkfell scored,
Porter to second]; O. Smith flied out to left; HOWE BATTED FOR
HORTON; Howe struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 7TH: HENDRICK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); LANDRUM
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); RUCKER REPLACED HOWE (PITCHING);
Cruz struck out; Mumphrey grounded out (third to first); Cabell
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Herr struck out; McGee struck out; L. Smith
walked; Hendrick struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Knight flied out to right; Bailey reached on an
error by Rucker [Bailey to first]; Doran singled [Bailey to
second]; DiPino forced Bailey (pitcher to third) [Doran to
second, DiPino to first]; Puhl forced DiPino (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Oberkfell flied out to right; Porter struck out;
Landrum flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: HENDRICK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); SUTTER
REPLACED LANDRUM (PITCHING); GREEN REPLACED RUCKER (PLAYING 1B);
Reynolds flied out to center; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to
first); Mumphrey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: O. Smith singled; Green struck out; O. Smith was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Herr struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  12   0   10
 Cardinals        2   6   1    8


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