Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 42
Played on Wednesday, May 23, 1984 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   0   0       1   1       6   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Spilman 1b                    3   1   2   3       1   0       5   0
Bailey c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Knepper p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       33   4   7   4       3   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Bailey-Garner, Reynolds-Spilman, Garner-Doran-Spilman.
E: Reynolds (6).
PB: Bailey (5).

BATTING - 
HR: Spilman (1,1st inning off Andujar 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Bailey (2,by Andujar).
Team LOB: 6.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herr 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
O. Smith ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
L. Smith lf                   4   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Hendrick rf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Landrum cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   1   0       1   0       3   2
Green 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       7   3
Nieto c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Andujar p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ramsey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lahti p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Horton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGee ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Rucker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oberkfell ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   0   9   0       2   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Landrum (4,off Knepper); Hendrick (6,off Knepper); O. Smith (6,off Knepper).
SH: Andujar (5,off Knepper).
GDP: Hendrick (4,off Knepper); Nieto (1,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: O. Smith (2,3rd base by Knepper/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(4-5)                9     9   0   0   2   7   0  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(7-4)                5     4   4   4   2   1   1  21
Lahti                         1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Horton                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Rucker                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   4   3   3   1  37

HBP: Andujar (1,Bailey).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - John Kibler
Ejections: STL Manager Whitey Herzog by Bruce Froemming [HBP call]
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 24509


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Puhl                rf        Herr                2b
2. Reynolds            ss        O. Smith            ss
3. Cruz                lf        L. Smith            lf
4. Mumphrey            cf        Hendrick            rf
5. Spilman             1b        Landrum             cf
6. Bailey              c         Howe                3b
7. Garner              3b        Green               1b
8. Doran               2b        Nieto               c
9. Knepper             p         Andujar             p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Reynolds singled [Puhl to third]; Cruz
singled [Puhl scored, Reynolds to second]; Mumphrey forced Cruz
(first to shortstop) [Reynolds to third, Mumphrey to first];
Spilman homered [Reynolds scored, Mumphrey scored]; Bailey was
hit by a pitch; Cardinals manager Whitey Herzog ejected by HP
umpire Bruce Froemming; Garner singled [Bailey to second];
Doran struck out; Bailey was picked off second (pitcher to
second); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Herr flied out to right; O. Smith reached on an
error by Reynolds [O. Smith to first]; L. Smith singled [O.
Smith to second]; Hendrick struck out while O. Smith was caught
stealing third (catcher to third); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Knepper grounded out (second to first); Puhl flied
out to center; Reynolds made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Landrum struck out; Howe made an out to second;
Green struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz made an out to third; Mumphrey walked; Spilman
flied out to center; Bailey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Nieto singled; Andujar out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Nieto to second]; Herr flied out to right;
O. Smith grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner made an out to third; Doran flied out to
left; Knepper flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: L. Smith singled; Hendrick grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [L. Smith out at second]; Landrum
doubled; Bailey allowed a passed ball [Landrum to third]; Howe
walked; Green forced Howe (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
grounded out (third to first); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Nieto struck out; RAMSEY BATTED FOR ANDUJAR;
Ramsey struck out; Herr singled; O. Smith flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: LAHTI REPLACED RAMSEY (PITCHING); Mumphrey singled;
Spilman singled [Mumphrey to third]; Bailey made an out to
first; Garner made an out to first; Doran flied out to left; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: L. Smith struck out; Hendrick doubled; Landrum
flied out to left; Howe flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: HORTON REPLACED LAHTI (PITCHING); Knepper made an
out to catcher; Puhl grounded out (third to first); Reynolds
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Green singled; Nieto grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Green out at second]; MCGEE BATTED
FOR HORTON; McGee grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED MCGEE (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out
(first to pitcher); Mumphrey grounded out (first to pitcher);
Spilman walked; Bailey singled [Spilman to third]; Garner made
an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Herr flied out to right; O. Smith doubled; L.
Smith flied out to right; Hendrick walked; Landrum flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 9TH: RUCKER REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Doran made an out
to third; Knepper struck out; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: Howe singled; Green forced Howe (third to second)
[Green to first]; Nieto flied out to right; OBERKFELL BATTED FOR
RUCKER; Oberkfell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   7   1    6
 Cardinals        0   9   0    9


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