Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 124
Played on Sunday, August 24, 1986 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  3  0    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   5 12  0
STL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    5   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Pankovits 2b                  5   0   4   1       0   0       2   3
Lopes 3b                      4   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Davis 1b                      4   1   0   0       1   0       8   0
Bass rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   0       1   1       5   0
Ashby c                       4   1   2   0       0   1       8   0
Thon ss                       4   1   2   2       0   0       1   3
Deshaies p                    2   1   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Lopez p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  12   4       4   3      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Hatcher (12,off Conroy).
HBP: Bass (5,by Conroy).
GDP: Davis (9,off Conroy); Lopes (9,off Burris).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Thon (3,2nd base by Conroy/Lake); Lopes (8,2nd base by Perry/Lake).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    4   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Smith ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Soff p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Morris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Perry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ford ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Herr 2b                       3   0   1   0       2   1       4   3
Landrum rf                    5   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Pendleton 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
  Lawless ph,3b               3   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
Van Slyke cf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Knicely 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       9   2
Lake c                        3   0   2   1       1   0       4   1
Conroy p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oquendo ph,ss               3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       34   1   7   1       7   7      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Pendleton-Herr-Knicely, Pendleton-Lake, Smith-Herr-Knicely.
E: Pendleton (17), Conroy 2 (5).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Herr (16,2nd base off Deshaies/Ashby); Lawless (6,2nd base off Deshaies/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Deshaies W(9-3)               5     4   1   1   6   2   0  25
Lopez SV(5)                   4     3   0   0   1   5   0  16
Totals                        9     7   1   1   7   7   0  41


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Conroy L(3-8)                 3.1   8   4   2   2   0   0  20
Burris                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Soff                          2     3   1   1   2   2   0  11
Perry                         3     1   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        9    12   5   3   4   3   0  41

HBP: Conroy (3,Bass).

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 33687


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Hatcher             cf        Coleman             lf
2. Pankovits           2b        Smith               ss
3. Lopes               3b        Herr                2b
4. Davis               1b        Landrum             rf
5. Bass                rf        Pendleton           3b
6. Cruz                lf        Van Slyke           cf
7. Ashby               c         Knicely             1b
8. Thon                ss        Lake                c
9. Deshaies            p         Conroy              p

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher grounded out (third to first); Pankovits
singled to center; Lopes reached on an error by Pendleton
[Pankovits to second]; Davis grounded into a double play (third
to second to first) [Lopes out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman struck out; Smith popped to catcher in
foul territory; Herr walked; Landrum singled to left [Herr to
second]; Pendleton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass flied out to center; Cruz walked; Ashby singled
to center [Cruz to third]; Thon reached on a fielder's choice
[Cruz scored, Ashby to second (error by Conroy)]; Deshaies
reached on an error by Conroy [Ashby scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Thon to second]; Hatcher singled to right [Thon scored
(unearned), Deshaies to second]; Pankovits singled to left
[Deshaies to third, Hatcher to second]; Lopes hit into a double
play to third [Deshaies out at home (third to catcher)]; 3 R (1
ER), 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: On a bunt Van Slyke grounded out (pitcher to
first); Knicely struck out; Lake singled to center; Conroy flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis grounded out (third to first); Bass was hit by
a pitch; Cruz singled to right [Bass to third, Cruz out at
second (right to first to second)]; Ashby grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

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

ASTROS 4TH: Thon singled to second; Thon was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Deshaies walked; Hatcher doubled
to center [Deshaies to third]; Pankovits singled to right
[Deshaies scored, Hatcher to third]; BURRIS REPLACED CONROY
(PITCHING); Lopes grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Pankovits out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: LAWLESS BATTED FOR PENDLETON; Lawless walked;
Lawless stole second; Van Slyke walked; Knicely walked [Lawless
to third, Van Slyke to second]; Lake grounded out (third to
first) [Lawless scored, Van Slyke to third, Knicely to second];
OQUENDO BATTED FOR BURRIS; Oquendo flied out to center; Coleman
walked; Smith popped to shortstop in foul territory; 1 R, 0 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: SOFF REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); LAWLESS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); OQUENDO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Davis
walked; Bass flied out to left; Cruz was called out on strikes;
Ashby singled to right [Davis to third]; Thon singled to left
[Davis scored, Ashby to second]; Deshaies was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Herr singled to right; Landrum made an out to
second; Lawless singled to right [Herr to second]; Van Slyke
flied out to left; Knicely grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Hatcher grounded out (second to first); Pankovits
singled to center; Lopes walked [Pankovits to second]; Davis
flied out to center; Bass grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: LOPEZ REPLACED DESHAIES (PITCHING); Lake singled
to left; Oquendo forced Lake (shortstop to second) [Oquendo to
first]; Coleman flied out to left; MORRIS BATTED FOR SOFF;
Morris struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: PERRY REPLACED MORRIS (PITCHING); Cruz flied out to
center; Ashby struck out; Thon grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Herr grounded out (second to first); Landrum
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lawless flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Lopez made an out to second; Hatcher grounded out
(shortstop to first); Pankovits flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Van Slyke struck out; Knicely grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lake walked; Oquendo singled to center
[Lake to second]; Coleman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Lopes singled to right; Davis flied out to right;
Lopes was caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Bass flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: FORD BATTED FOR PERRY; Ford flied out to left;
Herr struck out; Landrum singled to right; Lawless struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   0    9
 Cardinals        1   7   3   13


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