St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 137
Played on Sunday, September 2, 1984 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
STL N    3  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Bass cf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Puhl rf                       2   0   1   0       2   1       3   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
  Reynolds ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pena ss                       3   1   1   1       0   0       1   3
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solano p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mumphrey ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   4   1       5   4      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Pena (3), Niekro (2).
PB: Ashby (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (1,off Horton).
HR: Pena (1,5th inning off Horton 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 10.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McGee cf                      4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Herr 2b                       3   1   1   0       1   0       3   3
Pendleton 3b                  3   0   1   0       1   1       0   3
L. Smith lf                   3   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
  Hendrick rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Van Slyke rf,lf               3   0   0   1       1   1       2   0
Porter c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Green 1b                      4   1   1   1       0   0      11   1
O. Smith ss                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   5
Horton p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sutter p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   4   5   3       5   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Pendleton (10), O. Smith (9).

BATTING - 
2B: L. Smith (16,off Niekro).
HR: Green (12,2nd inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McGee (33,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); L. Smith (38,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby);
O. Smith (26,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Pendleton 2 (14,2nd base off Solano/Ashby,3rd
base off Solano/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(13-10)               4.2   5   4   3   3   4   1  23
Calhoun                       1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Solano                        2     0   0   0   2   1   0   8
Totals                        8     5   4   3   5   5   1  35


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Horton W(9-3)                 7.2   4   1   1   4   4   1  33
Sutter SV(37)                 1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     4   1   1   5   4   1  38


Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 16789


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Doran               2b        McGee               cf
2. Bass                cf        Herr                2b
3. Garner              3b        Pendleton           3b
4. Cruz                lf        L. Smith            lf
5. Davis               1b        Van Slyke           rf
6. Puhl                rf        Porter              c
7. Ashby               c         Green               1b
8. Pena                ss        O. Smith            ss
9. Niekro              p         Horton              p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass made
an out to second; Garner grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: McGee singled to center; McGee stole second; Herr
walked; Pendleton singled to center [McGee to third, Herr to
second]; L. Smith forced Pendleton (third to second) [McGee
scored, Herr to third]; L. Smith stole second [Herr scored, L.
Smith to third (error by Pena)]; Van Slyke grounded out (third
to first) [L. Smith scored (unearned)]; Porter struck out; 3 R
(2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis made
an out to shortstop; Debut game for Glenn Davis; Puhl
walked; Ashby flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Green homered; O. Smith walked; O. Smith stole
second; On a bunt Horton reached on an error by Niekro; McGee
struck out; Herr flied out to center; Ashby allowed a passed
ball [O. Smith to third, Horton to second]; Pendleton struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Pena grounded out (third to first); Niekro grounded
out (second to first); Doran reached on an error by O. Smith
[Doran to first]; Bass reached on an error by Pendleton [Doran
to second, Bass to first]; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: L. Smith flied out to right; Van Slyke made an
out to shortstop; Porter grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz singled to left; Davis forced Cruz (first to
shortstop); Puhl struck out; Ashby forced Davis (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Green grounded out (third to first); O. Smith
grounded out (second to first); Horton grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Pena homered; Niekro grounded out (third to first);
Doran grounded out (third to first); Bass walked; Garner flied
out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: McGee struck out; Herr singled to right;
Pendleton flied out to center; L. Smith doubled to left [Herr to
third]; Van Slyke walked; CALHOUN REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING);
Porter popped to catcher in foul territory; Debut game for
Jeff Calhoun; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz struck out; Davis flied out to left; Puhl
walked; Ashby flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Green grounded out (shortstop to first); O. Smith
made an out to third; Horton grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Pena grounded out (second to first); TOLMAN BATTED
FOR CALHOUN; Tolman flied out to right; Doran walked; Bass
forced Doran (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: SOLANO REPLACED TOLMAN (PITCHING); McGee flied
out to center; Herr grounded out (second to first); Pendleton
walked; Pendleton stole second; Pendleton stole third; L. Smith
walked; Van Slyke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: HENDRICK REPLACED L. SMITH (PLAYING RF); VAN SLYKE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Garner flied out to left; Cruz
struck out; Davis doubled to right; Puhl singled to left [Davis
to third]; SUTTER REPLACED HORTON (PITCHING); Ashby walked [Puhl
to second]; WALLING BATTED FOR PENA; Walling grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED ASHBY (PLAYING SS); BAILEY
REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING C ); Porter flied out to right; Green
made an out to second; O. Smith flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MUMPHREY BATTED FOR SOLANO; Mumphrey grounded out
(second to first); Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   2   10
 Cardinals        4   5   2    7


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