Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 127
Played on Saturday, August 31, 1985 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  0  -   3 11  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
Reynolds ss                   5   1   1   0       0   2       4   4
Walling 3b,1b                 4   1   2   0       1   1       4   6
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Mumphrey rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Davis 1b                      3   1   2   1       1   0      11   0
  Garner pr,3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bass cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Bailey c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Knepper p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   3  11   2       2   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Doran-Reynolds-Walling.

BATTING - 
2B: Walling (18,off Cox); Cruz (28,off Cox); Doran (28,off Dayley).
HR: Davis (11,4th inning off Cox 0 on 1 out).
SH: Knepper (5,off Cox).
GDP: Davis (9,off Cox).
IBB: Davis (4,by Dayley).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (22,2nd base off Cox/Nieto).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
McGee cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Herr 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Landrum rf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Dayley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Harper 3b,rf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
O. Smith ss                   3   1   3   0       0   0       1   4
Nieto c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
  Lawless pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Porter c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Cox p                         1   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
  Van Slyke rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Pendleton ph,3b             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   5   1       0   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Herr-O. Smith-Cedeno.
E: Coleman (7).

BATTING - 
2B: O. Smith (18,off Knepper); Cedeno (13,off Knepper).
SF: Cox (1,off Knepper).
GDP: Pendleton (14,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: O. Smith (7,2nd base by Knepper/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(11-10)              9     5   1   1   0   3   0  30


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cox L(14-8)                   7    10   3   3   1   4   1  31
Dayley                        2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8
Totals                        9    11   3   3   2   6   1  39

Cox faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
IBB: Dayley (9,Davis).

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Dave Pallone
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 38387


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled; Doran stole second; Reynolds struck
out; Walling flied out to left; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman made an out to shortstop; McGee grounded
out (shortstop to first); Herr grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mumphrey singled; Davis singled [Mumphrey to
second]; Bass made an out to second; Bailey struck out; Knepper
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cedeno struck out; Landrum flied out to center;
Harper grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
grounded out (shortstop to first); Walling doubled; Cruz struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: O. Smith singled; O. Smith was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Nieto grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cox flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Mumphrey grounded out (first unassisted); Davis
homered; Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Bailey grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Coleman grounded out (shortstop to first); McGee
grounded out (third to first); Herr flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Knepper popped to catcher in foul territory; Doran
flied out to right; Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Cedeno lined to third; Landrum lined to
shortstop; Harper struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling walked; Cruz singled [Walling to second];
Mumphrey flied to left in foul territory; Davis grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: O. Smith doubled; Nieto grounded out (second to
first) [O. Smith to third]; Cox hit a sacrifice fly to center
[O. Smith scored]; Coleman grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Bass singled; Bailey flied out to center; Knepper
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Bass to second];
Doran flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: McGee grounded out (second to first); Herr
grounded out (third to first); Cedeno doubled; Landrum grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
1.

ASTROS 8TH: Reynolds singled; Walling singled [Reynolds to
third]; Cruz doubled [Reynolds scored, Walling scored (error by
Coleman)]; DAYLEY REPLACED LANDRUM (PITCHING); VAN SLYKE
REPLACED COX (PLAYING RF); Mumphrey grounded out (shortstop to
first); Davis was walked intentionally; GARNER RAN FOR DAVIS;
Bass flied out to right; Bailey grounded out (second to first);
2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: WALLING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GARNER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Harper grounded out (first
unassisted); O. Smith singled; Nieto singled [O. Smith to
second]; LAWLESS RAN FOR NIETO; PENDLETON BATTED FOR VAN SLYKE;
Pendleton grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Lawless out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: HARPER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); PORTER
REPLACED LAWLESS (PLAYING C ); PENDLETON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
3B); Knepper grounded out (first unassisted); Doran doubled;
Reynolds struck out; Walling struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: Coleman struck out; McGee grounded out (second to
first); Herr flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  11   0    9
 Cardinals        1   5   1    2


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