St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 118
Played on Wednesday, August 21, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   7 11  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   4  9  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    5   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
McGee cf                      5   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Herr 2b                       4   1   0   1       1   0       5   4
Clark 1b                      3   1   1   1       1   1       4   1
  Lahti p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Landrum rf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Van Slyke ph,rf             1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Harper 3b                     3   0   1   2       0   0       1   1
  Pendleton 3b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
O. Smith ss                   4   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Nieto c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
  Porter ph,c                 1   1   1   3       0   0       1   0
Cox p                         3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Dayley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Jorgensen 1b                1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       38   7  11   7       2   8      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. O. Smith-Herr-Clark.

BATTING - 
2B: Coleman (15,off Knepper); Clark (26,off Knepper); O. Smith (17,off Knepper).
HR: Porter (7,9th inning off Smith 2 on 1 out).
GDP: Nieto (7,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Coleman (83,2nd base off Knepper/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Puhl rf                       4   1   2   0       1   0       4   0
Walling 3b                    3   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
  Garner ph,3b                2   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   1   2   0       1   1       1   1
Davis 1b                      2   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Bailey c                      3   0   1   1       1   2       8   1
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reynolds ph                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   9   4       4   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Doran-Davis.
E: Doran (11), Walling (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (14,off Cox).
3B: Walling (1,off Cox).
SH: Davis (2,off Dayley).
SF: Cruz (2,off Cox).
GDP: Walling (7,off Cox).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (4,2nd base off Cox/Nieto).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cox                           6.2   7   3   3   3   6   0  29
Dayley                        0.2   2   1   1   1   0   0   5
Lahti W(2-1)                  1.2   0   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        9     9   4   4   4   9   0  39

BK: Cox (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       7     6   4   3   1   5   0  28
Calhoun                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Smith L(6-5)                  0.1   5   3   3   0   1   1   6
DiPino                        0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Totals                        9    11   7   6   2   8   1  40


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Steve Rippley, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 14164


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman doubled; McGee singled [Coleman to
third]; Herr reached on an error by Doran [Coleman scored, McGee
to third]; Clark doubled [McGee scored, Herr to third]; Landrum
struck out; Harper singled [Herr scored (unearned), Clark
scored, Harper out at second (center to shortstop to second to
first)]; O. Smith flied out to left; 4 R (3 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to right; Puhl doubled; Walling
tripled [Puhl scored]; Cruz hit a sacrifice fly to left [Walling
scored]; Mumphrey singled; Davis flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Nieto flied out to right; Cox popped to second in
foul territory; Coleman popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Bailey walked; Thon forced Bailey (third to second)
[Thon to first]; Thon stole second; Knepper struck out; Doran
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros
2.

CARDINALS 3RD: McGee struck out; Herr grounded out (third to
first); Clark walked; Landrum flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl made an out to third; Walling flied out to
right; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Harper made an out to third; O. Smith reached on
an error by Walling [O. Smith to first]; Nieto grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [O. Smith out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Mumphrey singled; Cox balked [Mumphrey to second];
Davis singled [Mumphrey to third]; Bailey struck out; Thon made
an out to second; Knepper grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Cox struck out; Coleman singled; Coleman stole
second; McGee grounded out (second to first) [Coleman to third];
Herr flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran made an out to second; Puhl singled; Walling
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Puhl
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Clark popped to first in foul territory; Landrum
grounded out (shortstop to first); Harper grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz struck out; Mumphrey struck out; Davis walked;
Bailey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: O. Smith doubled; Nieto struck out; Cox struck
out; Coleman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: PENDLETON REPLACED HARPER (PLAYING 3B); Thon struck
out; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Reynolds singled; Doran made
an out to second; Puhl walked [Reynolds to second]; GARNER
BATTED FOR WALLING; DAYLEY REPLACED COX (PITCHING); Garner
singled [Reynolds scored, Puhl to second]; Cruz popped to first
in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: GARNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); CALHOUN
REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); McGee flied out to center; Herr
flied out to right; Clark struck out [Clark out at first
(catcher to first)]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros
3.

ASTROS 8TH: Mumphrey walked; Davis out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to pitcher) [Mumphrey to second]; Bailey singled
[Mumphrey scored]; LAHTI REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); JORGENSEN
REPLACED DAYLEY (PLAYING 1B); Thon struck out; BASS BATTED FOR
CALHOUN; Bass struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: VAN SLYKE BATTED FOR LANDRUM; SMITH REPLACED BASS
(PITCHING); Van Slyke singled; Pendleton struck out; O. Smith
singled [Van Slyke to second]; PORTER BATTED FOR NIETO; Porter
homered [Van Slyke scored, O. Smith scored]; Jorgensen singled;
Coleman singled [Jorgensen to second]; DIPINO REPLACED SMITH
(PITCHING); McGee flied out to right; Herr walked [Jorgensen to
third, Coleman to second]; Lahti struck out; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: VAN SLYKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); PORTER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Doran grounded out (second to first); Puhl
flied out to left; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 7, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        7  11   0    6
 Astros           4   9   2    8


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