St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 50
Played on Tuesday, June 4, 1985 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
STL N    1  2  0    2  0  1    0  0  x  -   6 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   4
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Walling 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Bass cf                       4   0   0   1       0   0       3   1
Pankovits lf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Spilman 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Ashby c                       2   0   1   0       1   0       4   2
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mumphrey ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solano p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       1   2      24  10

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bass (3,2nd base off Andujar/Hunt).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    4   4   4   1       0   0       4   0
McGee cf                      3   1   3   2       1   0       6   0
Herr 2b                       4   0   2   3       0   1       1   5
Clark 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Van Slyke rf                  3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Pendleton 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
O. Smith ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Nieto c                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hunt ph,c                   4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Andujar p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   6  12   6       2   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Clark (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Herr (14,off Niekro); McGee (7,off Niekro).
SH: Andujar (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Van Slyke (10,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Coleman 3 (39,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby
2,2nd base off Solano/Ashby); McGee (22,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).
CS: McGee (6,2nd base by Solano/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(2-6)                 4    10   5   5   2   0   0  23
Solano                        3     2   1   1   0   1   0  10
DiPino                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    12   6   6   2   2   0  36

WP: Niekro (7).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar W(10-1)               9     4   1   1   1   2   0  32


Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 23203


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Doran               2b        Coleman             lf
2. Puhl                rf        McGee               cf
3. Walling             3b        Herr                2b
4. Bass                cf        Clark               1b
5. Pankovits           lf        Van Slyke           rf
6. Spilman             1b        Pendleton           3b
7. Ashby               c         O. Smith            ss
8. Reynolds            ss        Nieto               c
9. Niekro              p         Andujar             p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran popped to third in foul territory; Puhl lined
to second; Walling flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman singled; McGee walked [Coleman to
second]; Herr doubled [Coleman scored, McGee out at home (center
to shortstop to catcher)]; Clark grounded out (third to first)
[Herr to third]; Van Slyke walked; Van Slyke stole second;
Pendleton grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Pankovits
popped to catcher in foul territory; Spilman flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: O. Smith made an out to second; HUNT BATTED FOR
NIETO; Hunt singled; Debut game for Randy Hunt; Andujar
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Hunt to second];
Coleman singled [Hunt scored]; Coleman stole second; McGee
doubled [Coleman scored]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [McGee to
third]; Herr flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 3RD: HUNT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Ashby grounded out
(first unassisted); Reynolds grounded out (second to first);
Niekro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Clark popped to catcher in foul territory; Van
Slyke singled; Pendleton grounded out (second to first) [Van
Slyke to second]; O. Smith grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran flied out to center; Puhl singled; Walling
singled [Puhl to third]; Bass forced Walling (second to
shortstop) [Puhl scored]; Bass stole second; Pankovits grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Hunt flied out to right; Andujar grounded out
(second to first); Coleman singled; Coleman stole second; McGee
singled [Coleman to third]; McGee stole second; Herr singled
[Coleman scored, McGee scored]; Clark singled [Herr to second];
Van Slyke made an out to second; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Spilman grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashby
walked; Reynolds grounded out (first unassisted) [Ashby to third
(error by Clark)]; MUMPHREY BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Mumphrey flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 5TH: SOLANO REPLACED MUMPHREY (PITCHING); Pendleton
flied out to center; O. Smith grounded out (second to first);
Hunt grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Doran flied out to left; Puhl flied out to left;
Walling flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: Andujar popped to first in foul territory;
Coleman singled; Coleman stole second; McGee singled [Coleman
scored]; Herr struck out; McGee was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
6.

ASTROS 7TH: Bass grounded out (second to first); Pankovits
grounded out (second to first); Spilman grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Clark flied out to left; Van Slyke flied out to
center; Pendleton grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Ashby singled; Reynolds flied out to center; CRUZ
BATTED FOR SOLANO; Cruz struck out; Doran singled [Ashby to
second]; Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: DIPINO REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); O. Smith made an
out to second; Hunt flied out to center; Andujar struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Walling flied out to center; Bass grounded out
(third to first); Pankovits grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   0    4
 Cardinals        6  12   1    6


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