St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Friday, August 31, 1984 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   5  9  2
STL N    4  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  x  -   7  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   2   2       0   1       1   4
Cabell 1b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       7   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Puhl rf                       3   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
Bailey c                      3   1   0   0       1   0       7   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   1       0   0       3   3
Ryan p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Solano p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   9   5       2   3      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Doran (11), Reynolds (18).
PB: Bailey (17).

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (15,off LaPoint); Doran 2 (16,off LaPoint,off Allen); Puhl (16,off
Allen); Mumphrey (18,off Sutter).
HR: Cabell (8,1st inning off LaPoint 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (7,Home by Allen/Porter).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McGee cf                      5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Herr 2b                       4   1   1   0       1   0       0   7
Pendleton 3b                  5   1   1   0       0   2       1   1
Hendrick rf                   3   2   1   0       1   0       4   1
L. Smith lf                   2   2   1   4       2   1       1   0
  Van Slyke lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Green 1b                      3   0   1   1       0   1      13   0
Porter c                      4   0   1   2       0   1       4   1
O. Smith ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
LaPoint p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Allen p                     2   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
  Sutter p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   7   9   7       4   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hendrick-Pendleton.

BATTING - 
2B: Porter (12,off Ryan).
HR: L. Smith (6,1st inning off Ryan 3 on 1 out).
SF: Green (3,off Ryan).
IBB: Hendrick (2,by Ryan).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pendleton (12,2nd base off Ryan/Bailey); Green (16,2nd base off Ryan/Bailey);
L. Smith (36,2nd base off Sambito/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(11-9)                  4.2   8   7   7   2   6   1  25
Solano                        1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   6
Sambito                       2     0   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8     9   7   7   4   7   1  39

IBB: Ryan (2,Hendrick).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaPoint                       1.1   4   4   4   2   2   1  10
Allen W(8-5)                  5.2   3   0   0   0   1   0  18
Sutter SV(36)                 2     2   1   1   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9     9   5   5   2   3   1  36

Allen faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Steve Rippley, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 20276


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran struck out; Cabell homered; Garner grounded
out (third to first); Cruz singled; Mumphrey grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: McGee singled; Herr made an out to shortstop;
Pendleton singled [McGee to third]; Pendleton stole second;
Hendrick was walked intentionally; L. Smith homered [McGee
scored, Pendleton scored, Hendrick scored]; Green singled; Green
stole second; Porter reached on an error by Doran [Green to
third, Porter to first]; O. Smith flied out to left; LaPoint
struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Puhl walked; Bailey walked [Puhl to second];
Reynolds doubled [Puhl scored, Bailey to third]; Ryan struck
out; Doran doubled [Bailey scored, Reynolds scored]; ALLEN
REPLACED LAPOINT (PITCHING); Cabell hit into a double play to
right [Doran out at third (right to third)]; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Garner flied out to right; Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); Mumphrey grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: Hendrick grounded out (third to first); L. Smith
struck out; Green struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl doubled; Bailey flied out to center [Puhl to
third]; Puhl was caught stealing home (pitcher to catcher);
Reynolds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Porter struck out; O. Smith made an out to
second; Allen singled; McGee grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Ryan flied out to center; Doran grounded out (first
unassisted); Cabell singled; Garner flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Herr singled; Pendleton struck out; Hendrick
singled [Herr to third]; L. Smith walked [Hendrick to second];
Green hit a sacrifice fly to center [Herr scored]; Porter
doubled [Hendrick scored, L. Smith scored]; SOLANO REPLACED RYAN
(PITCHING); Bailey allowed a passed ball [Porter to third]; O.
Smith grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Mumphrey struck
out; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 6TH: Allen singled; McGee flied out to center; Herr
walked [Allen to second]; Pendleton grounded out (second to
shortstop to first) [Allen to third, Herr to second]; Hendrick
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Bailey grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds
flied out to right; BASS BATTED FOR SOLANO; Bass flied to left
in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 7TH: SAMBITO REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); L. Smith
walked; Green made an out to shortstop; Porter made an out to
shortstop; L. Smith stole second; O. Smith grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals
7.

ASTROS 8TH: Doran doubled; VAN SLYKE REPLACED L. SMITH (PLAYING
LF); SUTTER REPLACED ALLEN (PITCHING); Cabell grounded out
(second to first) [Doran to third]; Garner made an out to
shortstop; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 8TH: Sutter flied to right in foul territory; McGee
reached on an error by Reynolds [McGee to first]; Herr grounded
out (second to first) [McGee to second]; Pendleton struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Mumphrey doubled; Puhl singled [Mumphrey scored];
Bailey forced Puhl (second to shortstop) [Bailey to first];
Reynolds forced Bailey (catcher to first) [Reynolds to first];
WALLING BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   2    4
 Cardinals        7   9   0    8


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