St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 123
Played on Saturday, August 23, 1986 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
STL N    0  1  0    0  0  2    0  4  x  -   7  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Walling 3b                    3   0   2   0       1   0       0   1
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      11   2
Bass rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Pankovits 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Scott p                       2   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Funk p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   0       4   4      24  11

BATTING - 
GDP: Reynolds (7,off Cox); Ashby (6,off Cox).
Team LOB: 7.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Smith ss                      3   1   0   0       1   0       3   5
Herr 2b                       3   0   1   1       1   0       2   5
Van Slyke cf                  4   2   1   0       0   1       1   0
Ford rf                       3   2   2   2       1   0       0   0
Hurdle 1b                     2   1   0   0       2   0      11   2
Pendleton 3b                  4   1   2   2       0   0       1   2
LaValliere c                  4   0   1   2       0   0       5   0
Cox p                         4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       31   7   7   7       5   2      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hurdle-Smith-Hurdle, Hurdle-Smith-Hurdle.
E: Cox (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Van Slyke (13,off Funk); LaValliere (7,off Funk).
3B: Pendleton (2,off Scott); Ford (2,off Scott).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ford 2 (11,2nd base off Scott/Ashby 2); Smith (25,2nd base off Scott/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(13-9)                 7     3   3   3   4   2   0  28
Funk                          1     4   4   4   1   0   0   8
Totals                        8     7   7   7   5   2   0  36


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cox W(8-10)                   9     6   1   1   4   4   0  35


Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 40944


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Hatcher             cf        Coleman             lf
2. Reynolds            ss        Smith               ss
3. Walling             3b        Herr                2b
4. Davis               1b        Van Slyke           cf
5. Bass                rf        Ford                rf
6. Cruz                lf        Hurdle              1b
7. Ashby               c         Pendleton           3b
8. Pankovits           2b        LaValliere          c
9. Scott               p         Cox                 p

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher grounded out (third to first); Reynolds
grounded out (second to pitcher); Walling singled to center;
Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman flied out to center; Smith grounded out
(third to first); Herr grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass grounded out (second to first); Cruz singled to
center; Ashby struck out; Pankovits made an out to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Van Slyke struck out; Ford walked; Ford stole
second; Hurdle made an out to shortstop; Pendleton tripled to
center [Ford scored]; LaValliere grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Scott singled to right; Hatcher singled to right
[Scott to third]; Reynolds grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to first) [Scott scored, Hatcher out at second];
Walling singled to right; Davis forced Walling (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Cox flied out to center; Coleman grounded out
(second to first); Smith grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz walked;
Ashby grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Herr walked; Van Slyke flied out to left; Ford
forced Herr (second to shortstop) [Ford to first]; Ford stole
second; Hurdle walked; Pendleton grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pankovits grounded out (second to first); Scott
struck out; Hatcher walked; Hatcher was picked off first but was
safe on an error by Cox [Hatcher to third]; Reynolds struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: LaValliere grounded out (first to pitcher); Cox
made an out to second; Coleman grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling made an out to shortstop; Davis struck out;
Bass grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Smith walked; Smith stole second; Herr singled to
pitcher [Smith scored]; Van Slyke forced Herr (first to
shortstop) [Van Slyke to first]; Ford tripled to right [Van
Slyke scored]; Hurdle lined to first; Pendleton grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashby
grounded out (second to first); Pankovits flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: LaValliere made an out to shortstop; Cox struck
out; Coleman flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: PUHL BATTED FOR SCOTT; Puhl flied to left in foul
territory; Hatcher grounded out (third to first); Reynolds flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: FUNK REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Smith grounded out
(shortstop to first); Herr popped to catcher in foul territory;
Van Slyke doubled to right; Ford singled to left [Van Slyke
scored]; Hurdle walked [Ford to second]; Pendleton singled to
left [Ford scored, Hurdle to third]; LaValliere doubled to
center [Hurdle scored, Pendleton scored]; Cox grounded out
(shortstop to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals
7.

ASTROS 9TH: Walling walked; Davis popped to catcher in foul
territory; Bass walked [Walling to second]; Cruz singled to
center [Walling to third, Bass to second]; Ashby lined to first;
Pankovits lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   0    7
 Cardinals        7   7   1    5


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