St. Louis Cardinals 8, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 42
Played on Sunday, May 24, 1987 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    2  5  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   8  5  0
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    4   1   0   0       1   2       0   0
Smith ss                      3   2   0   0       2   0       0   5
Pendleton 3b                  4   2   1   1       1   0       1   5
Clark 1b                      2   2   1   4       3   0      11   0
McGee cf                      5   0   1   2       0   2       2   0
Herr 2b                       4   0   1   0       1   2       2   2
Ford rf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Lake c                        4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Magrane p                     2   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Totals                       33   8   5   7       9   8      27  12

BATTING - 
3B: McGee (2,off Solano).
HR: Clark (12,2nd inning off Scott 3 on 1 out).
SH: Magrane (3,off Solano).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   6
Garner 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Davis 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   1      11   0
Bass rf                       4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Householder cf                3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Scott p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solano p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       2   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Doran (1), Thon (3).
PB: Ashby 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (8,off Magrane); Bass (10,off Magrane).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Magrane W(4-0)                9     7   2   2   2   5   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(5-3)                  1.1   2   7   5   6   1   1  13
Solano                        3.2   2   1   1   1   1   0  14
Lopez                         2     1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Andersen                      2     0   0   0   2   5   0   8
Totals                        9     5   8   6   9   8   1  43


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Charlie Williams
Ejections: HOU Manager Hal Lanier by Charlie Williams [Fair/foul
call]
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 24591


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Coleman             lf        Hatcher             lf
2. Smith               ss        Doran               2b
3. Pendleton           3b        Garner              3b
4. Clark               1b        Davis               1b
5. McGee               cf        Bass                rf
6. Herr                2b        Ashby               c
7. Ford                rf        Householder         cf
8. Lake                c         Thon                ss
9. Magrane             p         Scott               p

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman struck out; Smith reached on an error by
Thon [Smith to first]; Pendleton singled [Smith to third]; Clark
walked [Pendleton to second]; Ashby allowed a passed ball [Smith
scored (unearned), Pendleton to third, Clark to second]; McGee
grounded out (second to first) [Pendleton scored (unearned)];
Herr walked; Ford grounded out (second to first); 2 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran
grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Lake popped to catcher in foul territory; Magrane
walked; Ashby allowed a passed ball [Magrane to second]; Coleman
walked; Smith walked [Magrane to third, Coleman to second];
Pendleton walked [Magrane scored, Coleman to third, Smith to
second]; Clark homered [Coleman scored, Smith scored, Pendleton
scored]; Astros manager Hal Lanier ejected by 3B umpire
Charlie Williams arguing that the home run was foul; SOLANO
REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); McGee grounded out (shortstop to
first); Herr grounded out (second to first); 5 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis flied out to right; Bass struck out; Ashby
lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Ford singled; Lake forced Ford (second to
shortstop); Magrane out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Lake to second]; Coleman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Householder flied out to right; Thon grounded out
(third to first); Solano struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 7, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Smith grounded out (first unassisted); Pendleton
flied out to left; Clark walked; McGee tripled [Clark scored];
Herr struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Hatcher singled; Doran flied out to center; Garner
singled [Hatcher to second]; Davis doubled [Hatcher scored,
Garner to third]; Bass grounded out (second to first) [Garner
scored, Davis to third]; Ashby walked; Householder walked [Ashby
to second]; Thon forced Ashby (third unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Ford flied out to right; Lake flied out to
center; Magrane grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: PANKOVITS BATTED FOR SOLANO; Pankovits grounded out
(third to first); Hatcher flied out to right; Doran singled;
Garner flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: LOPEZ REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Coleman
grounded out (second to first); Smith grounded out (shortstop to
first); Pendleton reached on an error by Doran [Pendleton to
first]; Clark forced Pendleton (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis struck out; Bass doubled; Ashby grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Bass to third]; Householder grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: McGee struck out; Herr singled; Ford flied out to
center; Lake forced Herr (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); PUHL BATTED
FOR LOPEZ; Puhl flied out to right; Hatcher grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Magrane struck
out; Coleman was called out on strikes; Smith walked; Pendleton
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Doran grounded out (second to first); Garner struck
out; Davis singled; Bass struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Clark walked; McGee struck out; Herr struck out;
Ford struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby singled; Householder made an out to second;
Thon flied out to center; BAILEY BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; Bailey
forced Ashby (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
8, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        8   5   0    8
 Astros           2   7   2    7


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