Houston Astros 6, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 136
Played on Sunday, September 7, 1986 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    1  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  2  2    1  0  x  -   6 12  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    5   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Herr 2b                       5   1   1   0       0   1       6   3
McGee cf                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Ford pr,rf                  3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Van Slyke 1b                  4   0   1   1       1   1       5   2
Pendleton 3b                  4   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Morris rf,cf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Smith ss                      3   1   2   0       1   0       3   2
LaValliere c                  4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Mathews p                     3   0   0   1       0   2       0   1
  Bargar p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Laga ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boever p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3   7   3       4   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Herr-Smith-Van Slyke.
E: LaValliere (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Ford (14,off Darwin).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Smith 2 (29,2nd base off Darwin/Ashby,2nd base off Lopez/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    2   0   0   0       2   1       3   0
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   5
Garner 3b                     3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Walling ph,3b               1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       9   0
Bass rf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Ashby c                       3   2   2   0       1   0       7   0
Thon ss                       4   1   3   0       0   0       1   1
Darwin p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Lopes ph                    1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Driessen ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   6  12   5       6   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Lopez (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (11,off Mathews); Bass (25,off Mathews).
3B: Davis (3,off Bargar).
HR: Garner (9,4th inning off Mathews 0 on 0 out).
SH: Doran (4,off Mathews).
HBP: Hatcher (3,by Bargar).
GDP: Cruz (8,off Mathews).
IBB: Ashby (9,by Mathews).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (2,2nd base off Bargar/LaValliere); Walker (9,2nd base off Boever/LaValliere).
CS: Hatcher (10,2nd base by Mathews/LaValliere).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mathews L(10-5)               5.2   9   5   5   3   2   1  27
Bargar                        1.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   8
Boever                        1     1   0   0   2   1   0   6
Totals                        8    12   6   6   6   3   1  41

WP: Mathews (5), Bargar (2), Boever (1).
HBP: Bargar (3,Hatcher).
IBB: Mathews (3,Ashby).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin                        5     6   3   3   1   5   0  23
Calhoun W(1-0)                1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Lopez                         2     1   0   0   1   0   0   9
Smith SV(29)                  1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     7   3   3   4   7   0  40

BK: Darwin (1).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Tom Hallion
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 20773


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Coleman             lf        Hatcher             cf
2. Herr                2b        Doran               2b
3. McGee               cf        Garner              3b
4. Van Slyke           1b        Davis               1b
5. Pendleton           3b        Bass                rf
6. Morris              rf        Cruz                lf
7. Smith               ss        Ashby               c
8. LaValliere          c         Thon                ss
9. Mathews             p         Darwin              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman struck out; Herr singled; McGee walked
[Herr to second]; Van Slyke flied out to center; FORD RAN FOR
MCGEE; Pendleton singled [Herr scored, Ford to third]; Willie
McGee out with hamstring injury; Morris popped to third in
foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: FORD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); MORRIS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Hatcher walked; Hatcher was picked off
and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop);
Doran flied out to left; Garner grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Smith singled; Smith stole second; LaValliere
singled [Smith to third]; Mathews reached on a fielder's choice
[Smith scored, LaValliere to second]; Coleman flied out to left;
Darwin balked [LaValliere to third, Mathews to second]; Herr
struck out; Ford flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis flied out to right; Bass grounded out (first
unassisted); Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Van Slyke was called out on strikes; Pendleton
grounded out (pitcher to first); Morris made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby singled; Thon singled [Ashby to second];
Darwin struck out; Hatcher made an out to second; Doran flied
out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Smith flied out to left; LaValliere grounded out
(second to first); Mathews struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner homered; Davis made an out to second; Bass
singled; Cruz grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Bass out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Coleman was called out on strikes; Herr flied out
to left; Ford doubled; Van Slyke singled [Ford scored];
Pendleton flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby doubled; Thon singled [Ashby to third, Thon to
second (on throw to home)]; LOPES BATTED FOR DARWIN; Lopes
singled [Ashby scored, Thon scored]; Mathews threw a wild pitch
[Lopes to second]; Hatcher walked; Doran out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Lopes to third, Hatcher to second]; Garner
made an out to second; Davis flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: CALHOUN REPLACED LOPES (PITCHING); Morris
grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith walked; LaValliere
struck out; Mathews struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bass doubled; Cruz struck out; Ashby was walked
intentionally; Thon singled [Bass to third, Ashby to second];
PANKOVITS BATTED FOR CALHOUN; Pankovits forced Thon (shortstop
to second) [Bass scored, Ashby to third, Pankovits to first];
BARGAR REPLACED MATHEWS (PITCHING); Hatcher was hit by a pitch
[Pankovits to second]; Doran singled [Ashby scored, Pankovits to
third, Hatcher to second]; WALLING BATTED FOR GARNER; Walling
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); LOPEZ
REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Coleman flied out to center; Herr
grounded out (second to first); Ford reached on an error by
Lopez [Ford to first]; Van Slyke walked [Ford to second];
Pendleton grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Cardinals 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis tripled; Bargar threw a wild pitch [Davis
scored]; Bass flied out to center; Cruz walked; Cruz stole
second; Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher) [Cruz to third];
Thon made an out to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: Morris grounded out (second to first); Smith
singled; Smith stole second; LaValliere flied out to right; LAGA
BATTED FOR BARGAR; Laga grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: DRIESSEN BATTED FOR LOPEZ; BOEVER REPLACED LAGA
(PITCHING); LaValliere dropped a foul fly hit by Driessen for an
error; Driessen singled; WALKER RAN FOR DRIESSEN; Hatcher struck
out while Walker stole second; Doran flied out to left; Walling
walked while Walker advanced to third on a wild pitch; Davis
walked [Walling to second]; Bass made an out to shortstop; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 9TH: SMITH REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); Coleman flied
out to center; Herr grounded out (second to first); Ford walked;
Van Slyke grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cardinals 3, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   7   1   10
 Astros           6  12   1   11


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