St. Louis Cardinals 8, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 34
Played on Friday, May 17, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  3  -   8 16  0
HOU N    4  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   6 14  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
McGee cf                      5   1   3   0       0   0       1   0
Herr 2b                       4   1   2   0       1   0       1   3
Clark 1b                      4   2   2   3       0   1      10   0
Harper rf                     3   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Van Slyke ph,rf             2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Pendleton 3b                  5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Nieto c                       4   1   1   2       1   2       7   0
O. Smith ss                   3   0   1   0       1   0       3   6
Cox p                         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Landrum ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Braun ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Horton p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Campbell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  De Jesus ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dayley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   8  16   8       3   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Forsch-O. Smith-Clark, Herr-O. Smith-Clark.

BATTING - 
2B: McGee (4,off Knepper); Pendleton (5,off Knepper); Nieto (1,off Knepper).
HR: Clark (8,4th inning off Knepper 0 on 0 out).
SF: Clark (1,off Knepper).
GDP: Clark (4,off Dawley).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McGee (11,2nd base off Dawley/Bailey).
CS: Pendleton (4,2nd base by Knepper/Bailey); Coleman (6,2nd base by Knepper/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
Puhl rf                       5   1   3   1       0   1       3   0
Walling 1b                    5   1   2   0       0   1       7   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   2   2   2       0   1       4   0
Garner 3b                     3   1   2   2       1   0       1   5
Bailey c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Ashby c                     1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       6   2
  Pankovits ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thon ss                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dawley p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Calhoun p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabell ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   6  14   6       2   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Doran-Reynolds-Walling.
E: Bailey (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (8,off Cox); Mumphrey (5,off Cox).
3B: Reynolds (1,off Cox).
HR: Puhl (1,1st inning off Cox 0 on 1 out); Garner (2,1st inning off Cox 1
on 2 out); Mumphrey (1,3rd inning off Cox 1 on 0 out).
SH: Mumphrey (1,off Horton).
GDP: Bailey (3,off Forsch); Cruz (2,off Horton).
IBB: Garner (1,by Horton).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cox                           2     8   6   6   1   3   3  14
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Horton                        4.2   4   0   0   1   2   0  17
Campbell W(1-1)               0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Dayley SV(2)                  1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    14   6   6   2   7   3  39

Cox faced 2 batters in the 3rd inning
IBB: Horton (3,Garner).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       3     9   5   5   1   1   1  17
Dawley                        3.2   2   0   0   2   1   0  14
Calhoun L(0-1)                2     2   2   2   0   1   0   8
Smith                         0.1   3   1   1   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    16   8   8   3   4   1  43

Knepper faced 5 batters in the 4th inning

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Bob Engel
Ejections: Danny Cox by Jim Quick [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 14501


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Coleman             lf        Doran               2b
2. McGee               cf        Puhl                rf
3. Herr                2b        Walling             1b
4. Clark               1b        Cruz                lf
5. Harper              rf        Mumphrey            cf
6. Pendleton           3b        Garner              3b
7. Nieto               c         Bailey              c
8. O. Smith            ss        Reynolds            ss
9. Cox                 p         Knepper             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman singled; McGee flied out to right; Herr
singled [Coleman to third]; Clark hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Coleman scored]; Harper forced Herr (shortstop to second); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran made an out to third; Puhl homered; Walling
singled; Cruz doubled to right [Walling scored, Cruz out at
third (right to third)]; Mumphrey doubled; Garner homered
[Mumphrey scored]; Bailey struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 2ND: Pendleton singled; Nieto struck out; Pendleton
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); O. Smith
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Reynolds tripled; Knepper struck out; Doran walked;
Puhl struck out; Walling grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: Cox grounded out (first unassisted); Coleman
singled; Coleman was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); McGee doubled; Herr grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz singled; Mumphrey homered [Cruz scored];
Danny Cox ejected by HP umpire Jim Quick arguing balls and
strikes; FORSCH REPLACED COX (PITCHING); Garner singled;
Bailey grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Garner out at second]; Reynolds made an out to
shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 4TH: Clark homered; Harper singled; Pendleton doubled
[Harper to third]; Nieto doubled [Harper scored, Pendleton
scored]; O. Smith walked; LANDRUM BATTED FOR FORSCH; BRAUN
BATTED FOR LANDRUM; DAWLEY REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Braun
grounded out (first to pitcher) [Nieto to third, O. Smith to
second]; Coleman grounded out (second to first) [Nieto scored,
O. Smith to third]; McGee flied out to center; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: HORTON REPLACED BRAUN (PITCHING); Dawley flied out
to right; Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 5TH: Herr walked; Clark grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Herr out at second]; Harper
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros
6.

ASTROS 5TH: Walling singled; Cruz grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Walling out at second]; Mumphrey
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 6TH: Pendleton made an out to shortstop; Nieto walked;
O. Smith singled [Nieto to second]; Horton forced Nieto (third
to shortstop) [O. Smith to second]; Coleman flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner made an out to second; Bailey flied out to
center; Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: McGee singled; Herr made an out to shortstop;
McGee stole second [McGee to third (error by Bailey)]; Clark
struck out; VAN SLYKE BATTED FOR HARPER; CALHOUN REPLACED DAWLEY
(PITCHING); Van Slyke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: VAN SLYKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Calhoun
grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran grounded out (shortstop
to first); Puhl singled; Walling struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: Pendleton flied out to right; ASHBY REPLACED
BAILEY (PLAYING C ); Nieto flied out to center; O. Smith made an
out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz singled; Mumphrey out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Cruz to second]; Garner was walked
intentionally; Ashby singled [Cruz out at home, Garner to
third]; PANKOVITS BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; BASS BATTED FOR
PANKOVITS; CAMPBELL REPLACED HORTON (PITCHING); Bass grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 5,
Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: DE JESUS BATTED FOR CAMPBELL; THON REPLACED BASS
(PLAYING SS); De Jesus grounded out (third to first); Coleman
struck out; McGee singled; Herr singled [McGee to third]; SMITH
REPLACED CALHOUN (PITCHING); Clark singled [McGee scored, Herr
to second]; Van Slyke singled [Herr scored, Clark to third];
Pendleton singled [Clark scored, Van Slyke to third, Pendleton
to second]; Nieto struck out; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
8, Astros 6.

ASTROS 9TH: CABELL BATTED FOR SMITH; DAYLEY REPLACED DE JESUS
(PITCHING); Cabell struck out; Doran struck out; Puhl singled;
Walling grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 8, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        8  16   0    8
 Astros           6  14   1    6


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