Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Tuesday, May 27, 1986 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  3  1  -   5  6  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  1  0  -   4  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Garner 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Hatcher ph,lf               1   1   0   1       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
  Kerfeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Walling 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Bass cf,rf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Davis 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   1      10   3
Bailey c                      3   1   1   1       1   0       4   1
Thon ss                       4   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Reynolds ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   6   3       3   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Garner-Davis.

BATTING - 
3B: Cruz (1,off Dayley).
HR: Bailey (3,2nd inning off Cox 0 on 1 out).
IBB: Bailey (4,by Worrell).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher (9,2nd base off Dayley/Heath).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    3   1   0   0       2   1       1   0
Smith ss                      3   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
McGee cf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Clark 1b                      3   1   1   0       1   0      11   1
Landrum rf                    3   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Van Slyke ph,rf             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Worrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Pendleton 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Herr 2b                       4   1   2   2       0   0       0   3
Heath c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Cox p                         2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Dayley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White rf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   9   4       3   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Smith (4), Landrum (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Clark (5,off Knepper); Landrum (4,off Knepper).
HR: Herr (1,7th inning off Knepper 1 on 1 out).
SH: Cox (5,off Knepper); Pendleton (3,off Knepper); Smith (5,off DiPino); Heath
(1,off Smith).
GDP: McGee (3,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: McGee (6,2nd base by Knepper/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       7     7   3   3   1   2   1  27
Kerfeld                       0     0   1   1   1   0   0   1
DiPino                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Smith W(1-2)                  1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9     9   4   4   3   4   1  37

Kerfeld faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cox                           7.1   4   3   3   2   6   1  28
Dayley L(0-3)                 0.2   2   2   0   0   0   0   4
Worrell                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   5   3   3   6   1  36

Dayley faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Worrell (7,Bailey).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 20146


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran struck out; Puhl struck out; Cruz walked;
Walling singled to right [Cruz to second]; Bass flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman flied out to center; Smith grounded out
(third to first); McGee singled to shortstop; McGee was caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis struck out; Bailey homered; Thon struck out;
Knepper struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Clark made an out to first; Landrum flied out to
center; Pendleton flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran popped to third in foul territory; Puhl flied
out to center; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Herr grounded out (shortstop to first); Heath
grounded out (third to first); Cox struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling flied out to center; Bass grounded out
(catcher to first); Davis walked; Bailey flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: GARNER REPLACED DORAN (PLAYING 2B); Coleman flied
out to right; Smith singled to left; McGee grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Smith out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon grounded out (third to first); Knepper flied
out to center; Garner grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Clark grounded out (shortstop to first); Landrum
struck out; Pendleton grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Cruz popped to
first in foul territory; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Herr grounded out (pitcher to first); Heath
singled to shortstop; Cox out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Heath to second]; Coleman walked; Smith singled to
shortstop [Heath to third, Coleman to second]; McGee flied out
to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bass grounded out (first to pitcher); Davis grounded
out (third to first); Bailey grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Clark doubled to left; Landrum doubled to left
[Clark scored]; Pendleton out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Landrum to third]; Herr homered [Landrum scored]; Heath
grounded out (third to first); Cox grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Thon singled to left; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR KNEPPER;
Reynolds singled to right [Thon to third]; Garner struck out;
HATCHER BATTED FOR PUHL; DAYLEY REPLACED COX (PITCHING); Hatcher
forced Reynolds (second to shortstop) [Thon scored]; Hatcher
stole second; Cruz tripled to right [Hatcher scored, Cruz scored
(error by Landrum) (unearned)]; Walling made an out to
shortstop; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: HATCHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); KERFELD
REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); BASS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
WALKER REPLACED REYNOLDS (PLAYING CF); Coleman walked; DIPINO
REPLACED KERFELD (PITCHING); Smith out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Coleman to second]; McGee singled to right
[Coleman scored]; SMITH REPLACED DIPINO (PITCHING); Clark walked
[McGee to second]; VAN SLYKE BATTED FOR LANDRUM; Van Slyke flied
out to left; Pendleton struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
4, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: VAN SLYKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Bass singled
to center; WORRELL REPLACED VAN SLYKE (PITCHING); WHITE REPLACED
DAYLEY (PLAYING RF); Davis grounded out (second to first) [Bass
to second]; Bailey was walked intentionally; Thon forced Bailey
(pitcher to shortstop) [Bass scored (error by Smith)
(unearned)]; Walker grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: Herr singled to center; Heath out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Herr to second]; White grounded out
(first unassisted) [Herr to third]; Coleman struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   6   0    4
 Cardinals        4   9   2    6


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