Houston Astros 9, St. Louis Cardinals 6
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Thursday, August 23, 1984 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  3  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   6 11  2
HOU N    0  0  2    0  2  1    1  3  x  -   9 20  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McGee cf                      5   2   1   0       0   0       1   0
Herr 2b                       5   1   4   3       0   0       3   1
Pendleton 3b                  4   0   1   1       1   0       3   2
Hendrick rf                   4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
  Lahti p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nieto c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lyons ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Van Slyke lf                  2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  L. Smith ph,lf              2   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Jorgensen 1b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       4   2
  Green ph,1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Porter c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       5   2
  Howe ph                     0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Von Ohlen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
O. Smith ss                   4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Cox p                         2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Rucker p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Landrum rf                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  11   6       4   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Jorgensen-O. Smith-Jorgensen, Pendleton.
E: McGee (4), Herr (6).

BATTING - 
3B: Hendrick (1,off Smith).
SF: Howe (2,off DiPino).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: O. Smith (24,2nd base off LaCoss/Bailey); McGee (31,2nd base off LaCoss/Bailey);
Herr (11,2nd base off Solano/Bailey); L. Smith (33,3rd base off DiPino/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   2   3   0       0   0       1   4
Puhl rf,lf                    3   1   3   3       1   0       4   0
Walling 1b                    5   2   4   1       0   0       9   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Bass rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mumphrey cf                   5   1   0   0       0   2       3   0
Garner 3b                     5   0   2   2       0   2       1   0
Bailey c                      4   1   2   0       1   0       6   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   2   1       1   0       1   4
LaCoss p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solano p                    1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Knight ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Pankovits ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       39   9  20   8       4   6      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Doran (14,off Cox).
HR: Puhl (7,5th inning off Cox 0 on 0 out).
SH: Reynolds (13,off Rucker); Puhl (4,off Von Ohlen).
GDP: Mumphrey (12,off Cox).
IBB: Cruz (7,by Von Ohlen).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Walling (6,2nd base off Rucker/Porter); Cruz (17,2nd base off Lahti/Porter);
Mumphrey (13,2nd base off Von Ohlen/Nieto).
CS: Garner (2,2nd base by Rucker/Porter).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cox                           4     9   4   4   1   2   1  21
Rucker L(1-3)                 2.1   5   2   2   1   2   0  11
Lahti                         0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Von Ohlen                     1     5   3   3   1   1   0   9
Totals                        8    20   9   9   4   6   1  45

Cox faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Von Ohlen (3,Cruz).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss                        1.2   4   4   4   2   1   0  11
Solano                        2.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   9
Smith W(2-2)                  2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
DiPino SV(12)                 3     5   2   2   0   2   0  13
Totals                        9    11   6   6   4   4   0  41

WP: LaCoss (4), DiPino (2).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 11581


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. McGee               cf        Doran               2b
2. Herr                2b        Puhl                rf
3. Pendleton           3b        Walling             1b
4. Hendrick            rf        Cruz                lf
5. Van Slyke           lf        Mumphrey            cf
6. Jorgensen           1b        Garner              3b
7. Porter              c         Bailey              c
8. O. Smith            ss        Reynolds            ss
9. Cox                 p         LaCoss              p

CARDINALS 1ST: McGee singled; Herr singled [McGee to second];
LaCoss threw a wild pitch [McGee to third, Herr to second];
Pendleton grounded out (second to first) [McGee scored, Herr to
third]; Hendrick reached on a fielder's choice [Herr out at home
(shortstop to catcher)]; Van Slyke walked [Hendrick to second];
Jorgensen forced Van Slyke (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (third to first); Puhl singled;
Walling singled [Puhl to second]; Cruz flied out to left;
Mumphrey flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Porter walked; O. Smith singled [Porter to
third]; O. Smith stole second; Cox struck out; McGee reached on
a fielder's choice [Porter out at home (shortstop to catcher),
O. Smith to third]; McGee stole second; Herr singled [O. Smith
scored, McGee scored]; SOLANO REPLACED LACOSS (PITCHING); Herr
stole second; Pendleton walked; Hendrick singled [Herr scored,
Pendleton to second]; Van Slyke grounded out (second to first);
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner struck out; Bailey grounded out (pitcher to
first); Reynolds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Jorgensen flied out to right; Porter grounded out
(first to pitcher); O. Smith flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Solano singled; Doran doubled [Solano to third];
Puhl singled to center [Solano scored, Doran scored, Puhl to
second (error by McGee)]; Walling singled [Puhl to third]; Cruz
made an out to third; Mumphrey grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Walling out at second]; 2 R, 4 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Cox grounded out (shortstop to first); McGee
grounded out (second to first); Herr flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner struck out; Bailey grounded out (first to
pitcher); Reynolds walked; KNIGHT BATTED FOR SOLANO; Knight
singled [Reynolds to second]; Doran flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: SMITH REPLACED KNIGHT (PITCHING); Pendleton made
an out to first; Hendrick tripled; Van Slyke made an out to
third; Jorgensen walked; Porter flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl homered; Walling singled; RUCKER REPLACED COX
(PITCHING); Cruz flied out to left; Walling stole second;
Mumphrey struck out; Garner singled [Walling scored]; Garner was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: O. Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); Rucker
struck out; McGee grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Bailey singled; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Bailey to second]; PANKOVITS BATTED FOR
SMITH; Pankovits singled [Bailey scored]; Doran singled
[Pankovits to second]; Puhl walked [Pankovits to third, Doran to
second]; Walling hit into a double play (third unassisted)
[Pankovits out at home]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: DIPINO REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Herr
singled; Pendleton flied out to center; Herr was picked off
first (pitcher to first); Hendrick struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled; Mumphrey struck out; LAHTI REPLACED
HENDRICK (PITCHING); LANDRUM REPLACED RUCKER (PLAYING RF);
Garner flied out to center; Cruz stole second; Bailey walked;
Reynolds singled [Cruz scored, Bailey to third]; DiPino struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: L. SMITH BATTED FOR VAN SLYKE; L. Smith singled;
GREEN BATTED FOR JORGENSEN; Green flied out to right; HOWE
BATTED FOR PORTER; DiPino threw a wild pitch [L. Smith to
second]; L. Smith stole third; Howe hit a sacrifice fly to
center [L. Smith scored]; O. Smith flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: NIETO REPLACED LAHTI (PLAYING C ); L. SMITH STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); GREEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); VON
OHLEN REPLACED HOWE (PITCHING); Doran singled; Puhl out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Doran to second]; Walling
singled [Doran scored, Walling to second (on throw)]; Cruz was
walked intentionally; Mumphrey forced Cruz (shortstop to second)
[Walling scored (error by Herr)]; Mumphrey stole second; Garner
singled [Mumphrey scored]; Bailey singled [Garner to second];
Reynolds singled [Garner to third, Bailey to second]; DiPino
struck out; 3 R, 5 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 9.

CARDINALS 9TH: PUHL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BASS
REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING RF); Landrum singled; McGee made an out
to first [Landrum to second]; Herr singled [Landrum scored];
Pendleton singled [Herr to second]; LYONS BATTED FOR NIETO;
Lyons made an out to second; L. Smith struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        6  11   2    8
 Astros           9  20   0   12


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