St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Wednesday, May 30, 1984 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  4  0  -   6  9  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   4 10  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
L. Smith lf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Herr 2b                       5   1   0   0       0   1       1   4
xVan Slyke 1b                 3   1   0   0       1   0       9   1
Hendrick rf                   5   1   3   2       0   0       0   0
Porter c                      5   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
McGee cf                      3   2   2   1       1   0       3   0
Oberkfell 3b                  4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
O. Smith ss                   3   1   0   1       1   0       1   2
Stuper p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Rucker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Braun ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Horton p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Landrum ph,lf               1   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   6   9   6       3   1      27  10

x - reached first on interference.
BATTING - 
2B: Hendrick (7,off Smith).
SH: Stuper (3,off M. Scott).
HBP: L. Smith 2 (4,by Smith,by Ruhle).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: L. Smith (9,2nd base off Smith/Bailey); McGee 2 (16,2nd base off DiPino/Bailey,3rd
base off DiPino/Bailey); O. Smith (11,2nd base off DiPino/Bailey).
CS: Hendrick (2,2nd base by M. Scott/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       5   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   5   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Cruz lf                       5   0   2   0       0   1       4   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Spilman 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       8   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bailey c                      3   1   2   0       1   1       1   1
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   1       0   1       2   1
Doran 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   2       2   8
M. Scott p                    1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabell 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       36   4  10   4       4   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Bailey (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Bailey (3,off Stuper); Puhl (4,off Stuper).
3B: Walling (1,off Stuper).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stuper                        5.2   8   4   4   3   3   0  28
Rucker                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Horton W(1-0)                 1     0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Sutter SV(11)                 2     2   0   0   0   3   0   8
Totals                        9    10   4   4   4   8   0  40


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
M. Scott                      6     6   2   1   1   0   0  25
Smith                         1     1   2   2   1   0   0   6
DiPino L(1-4)                 0.2   2   2   2   1   0   0   5
Ruhle                         1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     9   6   5   3   1   0  41

Smith faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Smith (1,L. Smith); Ruhle (2,L. Smith).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 13514


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: L. Smith flied out to left; Herr flied out to
left; Van Slyke flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl made an out to catcher; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); Cruz singled; Mumphrey made an out to first;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hendrick singled; Porter flied out to left;
Hendrick was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
McGee singled; Oberkfell singled [McGee to third]; O. Smith
flied out to center; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Spilman singled; Bailey singled [Spilman to third];
Garner forced Bailey (shortstop to second) [Spilman scored];
Doran grounded out (second to first) [Garner to second]; M.
Scott struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Stuper flied out to right; L. Smith singled; Herr
forced L. Smith (second to shortstop); Van Slyke reached on
catcher's interference by Bailey [Herr to second]; Hendrick
singled [Herr scored (unearned), Van Slyke to third]; Porter
flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled; Reynolds grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Puhl to second]; Cruz flied out to center; Mumphrey
walked; Spilman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: McGee walked; Oberkfell singled [McGee to third];
O. Smith forced Oberkfell (second to shortstop) [McGee scored];
Stuper out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [O. Smith to
second]; L. Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bailey doubled; Garner grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Bailey to third]; Doran struck out; M. Scott walked;
Puhl made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Herr grounded out (third to first); Van Slyke
grounded out (second to first); Hendrick made an out to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds flied out to left; Cruz flied out to left;
Mumphrey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Porter flied out to center; McGee grounded out
(shortstop to first); Oberkfell made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Spilman flied out to center; Bailey walked; Garner
flied out to center; Doran singled [Bailey to second]; WALLING
BATTED FOR M. SCOTT; Walling tripled [Bailey scored, Doran
scored]; Puhl doubled [Walling scored]; RUCKER REPLACED STUPER
(PITCHING); Reynolds struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: SMITH REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); O. Smith
grounded out (second to first); BRAUN BATTED FOR RUCKER; Braun
made an out to third; L. Smith was hit by a pitch; L. Smith
stole second; Herr grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: HORTON REPLACED BRAUN (PITCHING); Cruz struck out;
Mumphrey grounded out (third to first); Spilman walked; Spilman
was picked off first (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Van Slyke walked; Hendrick doubled [Van Slyke
scored]; DIPINO REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); CABELL REPLACED
SMITH (PLAYING 1B); Porter grounded out (second to first)
[Hendrick to third]; McGee singled [Hendrick scored]; Oberkfell
made an out to second; McGee stole second; O. Smith walked;
LANDRUM BATTED FOR HORTON; McGee stole third; O. Smith stole
second; Landrum singled [McGee scored, O. Smith scored]; RUHLE
REPLACED DIPINO (PITCHING); L. Smith was hit by a pitch [Landrum
to second]; Herr struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 6,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: SUTTER REPLACED L. SMITH (PITCHING); LANDRUM STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Bailey struck out (catcher to first);
Garner struck out; Doran struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 6, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: Van Slyke grounded out (second to first);
Hendrick made an out to second; Porter grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell grounded out (second to first); Puhl flied
out to left; Reynolds singled; Cruz singled [Reynolds to
second]; Mumphrey made an out to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 6, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        6   9   0    8
 Astros           4  10   1    9


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