Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Saturday, August 25, 1984 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  1    2  0  x  -   5 12  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McGee cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Herr 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Pendleton 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   6
Hendrick rf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
L. Smith lf                   4   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Green 1b                      4   0   2   2       0   1      10   1
O. Smith ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Nieto c                       2   0   0   0       1   0       7   1
LaPoint p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Howe ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lahti p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   2   4   2       1   5      24  14

FIELDING - 
E: Nieto (1).

BATTING - 
IBB: Nieto (2,by Knepper).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   2   2   0       1   1       2   4
Cabell 1b                     5   1   2   1       0   1      10   0
Garner 3b                     3   1   1   1       1   1       0   2
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   1   2       0   0       4   0
Puhl rf                       3   0   3   1       1   0       0   0
Bailey c                      4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Pena ss                       3   0   1   0       1   1       2   3
Knepper p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       34   5  12   5       4   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Pena 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (14,off Lahti).
3B: Cruz (12,off LaPoint); Puhl (6,off LaPoint).
IBB: Pena (1,by LaPoint); Puhl (12,by Lahti).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran 3 (16,2nd base off LaPoint/Nieto 2,2nd base off Lahti/Nieto).
CS: Puhl (6,2nd base by LaPoint/Nieto).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaPoint L(9-10)               6    10   3   3   1   5   0  27
Lahti                         2     2   2   2   3   2   0  11
Totals                        8    12   5   5   4   7   0  38

IBB: LaPoint (7,Pena); Lahti (10,Puhl).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(13-9)               9     4   2   1   1   5   0  34

IBB: Knepper (4,Nieto).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 19654


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. McGee               cf        Doran               2b
2. Herr                2b        Cabell              1b
3. Pendleton           3b        Garner              3b
4. Hendrick            rf        Cruz                lf
5. L. Smith            lf        Mumphrey            cf
6. Green               1b        Puhl                rf
7. O. Smith            ss        Bailey              c
8. Nieto               c         Pena                ss
9. LaPoint             p         Knepper             p

CARDINALS 1ST: McGee struck out; Herr grounded out (shortstop to
first); Pendleton flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled; Doran stole second; Cabell struck
out; Garner singled to center [Doran scored, Garner out at
second (center to third to second)]; Cruz grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hendrick singled; L. Smith reached on an error by
Pena [Hendrick to second]; Green singled [Hendrick scored, L.
Smith to third]; O. Smith reached on a fielder's choice [L.
Smith out at home (third to catcher), Green to third, O. Smith
to second]; Nieto was walked intentionally; LaPoint flied out to
center; McGee made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Mumphrey grounded out (third to first); Puhl
singled; Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Bailey singled; Pena singled [Bailey to second]; Knepper made an
out to third; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Herr grounded out (second to first); Pendleton
struck out; Hendrick grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
flied out to center; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: L. Smith reached on an error by Pena [L. Smith to
second]; Green singled [L. Smith scored (unearned)]; O. Smith
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Green to second]; Nieto
grounded out (second to first) [Green to third]; LaPoint struck
out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Mumphrey
grounded out (third to first); Puhl singled; Bailey struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: McGee flied out to center; Herr struck out;
Pendleton grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pena struck out; Knepper grounded out (first to
pitcher); Doran singled; Doran stole second; Cabell singled
[Doran scored, Cabell to second]; Garner flied out to right; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hendrick flied out to left; L. Smith grounded out
(second to first); Green made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz tripled; Mumphrey flied out to center; Puhl
tripled [Cruz scored]; Bailey struck out; Pena was walked
intentionally; Knepper grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: O. Smith flied out to left; Nieto made an out to
first; HOWE BATTED FOR LAPOINT; Howe singled; McGee flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: LAHTI REPLACED HOWE (PITCHING); Doran struck out;
Cabell doubled; Garner walked; Cruz grounded out (third to
first) [Cabell to third, Garner to second]; Mumphrey singled
[Cabell scored, Garner scored, Mumphrey to second (on throw)];
Puhl was walked intentionally; Bailey grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: Herr grounded out (third to first); Pendleton
made an out to second; Hendrick grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Pena grounded out (shortstop to first); Knepper
struck out; Doran walked; Doran stole second [Doran to third
(error by Nieto)]; Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 9TH: L. Smith flied out to center; Green struck out;
O. Smith made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   4   1    5
 Astros           5  12   2    9


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