Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 7
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Sunday, May 31, 1987 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  4    0  1  0  -   8 15  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  2  3    0  2  0  -   7  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    3   1   2   2       1   0       4   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      5   1   1   0       1   1       1   3
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       0   1
  Meads p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solano p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson ph,cf               1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Householder cf              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      3   1   2   0       2   0       8   1
Bass rf                       5   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Bailey c                      4   1   1   1       1   1       7   0
Thon ss                       5   1   2   0       0   1       2   4
Deshaies p                    3   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling 3b                  2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       41   8  15   7       5   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Hatcher (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (11,off Mathews); Hatcher 2 (12,off Mathews,off Dawley); Cruz (8,off
Mathews); Garner (5,off Dawley); Jackson (2,off Perry).
SF: Hatcher (4,off Mathews).
GDP: Doran (2,off Mathews).
IBB: Davis 2 (4,by Mathews,by Perry).
Team LOB: 12.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith ss                      4   0   2   4       1   1       1   5
Herr 2b                       3   0   0   0       2   1       4   4
  Conroy p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dayley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Worrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pendleton 3b                  5   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Clark 1b                      4   1   0   0       1   1       9   0
McGee cf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Pena c                        5   2   2   0       0   2       6   0
Oquendo rf,lf                 2   2   1   1       2   0       3   0
Ford lf                       1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Lindeman ph                 1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Morris pr,rf                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Mathews p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lake ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Booker ph,2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   7   8   7       8   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Pendleton-Herr-Clark.
E: Mathews (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Mathews (1,off Deshaies); Smith (11,off Smith).
SH: Mathews (1,off Deshaies).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Herr (5,2nd base off Deshaies/Bailey).
CS: Smith (2,2nd base by Deshaies/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Deshaies W(4-2)               5.1   4   4   4   4   3   0  23
Andersen                      0     1   1   1   1   0   0   2
Meads                         1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Solano                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Lopez                         0     1   2   2   2   0   0   3
Smith SV(8)                   2     1   0   0   0   4   0   7
Totals                        9     8   7   7   8   7   0  42

Lopez faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mathews L(2-4)                5.2   8   5   3   2   3   0  27
Dawley                        0.1   3   2   2   0   0   0   4
Perry                         2     2   1   1   2   1   0  10
Conroy                        0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Dayley                        0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Worrell                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    15   8   4*  5   6   0  47

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
IBB: Mathews (3,Davis); Perry (1,Davis).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 3:28   Attendance: 40200


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Hatcher             cf        Smith               ss
2. Doran               2b        Herr                2b
3. Garner              3b        Pendleton           3b
4. Davis               1b        Clark               1b
5. Bass                rf        McGee               cf
6. Cruz                lf        Pena                c
7. Bailey              c         Oquendo             rf
8. Thon                ss        Ford                lf
9. Deshaies            p         Mathews             p

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher walked; Doran grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Hatcher out at second]; Garner
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Smith walked; Smith was picked off and caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Herr walked;
Herr stole second; Pendleton struck out; Clark lined to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis doubled to left; Bass singled to center [Davis
scored]; Cruz singled to right [Bass to third]; Bailey singled
to third [Bass scored, Cruz to second]; Thon struck out;
Deshaies singled to left [Cruz to third, Bailey to second];
Hatcher hit a sacrifice fly to right [Cruz scored]; Doran forced
Deshaies (shortstop to second); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McGee flied to left; Pena struck out; Oquendo
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Garner grounded out (second to first); Davis singled
to left; Bass flied to right in foul territory [Davis to
second]; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Ford grounded out (shortstop to first); Mathews
doubled to left [Mathews to third (error by Hatcher)]; Smith
struck out; Herr grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bailey struck out; Thon flied out to right; Deshaies
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Pendleton flied out to left; Clark flied out to
center; McGee grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Hatcher doubled to left; Doran grounded out (third
to first); Garner lined to center; Davis was walked
intentionally; Bass grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Pena flied out to center; Oquendo singled to
left; Ford walked [Oquendo to second]; Mathews out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Oquendo to third, Ford to
second]; Smith singled to left [Oquendo scored, Ford scored];
Herr forced Smith (shortstop to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz doubled to left; Bailey reached on a fielder's
choice [Cruz out at third (pitcher to shortstop to third)]; Thon
popped to second; Deshaies reached on an error by Mathews
[Bailey scored (unearned) (no RBI), Deshaies to second]; DAWLEY
REPLACED MATHEWS (PITCHING); Hatcher doubled [Deshaies scored
(unearned)]; Doran singled to second [Hatcher to third]; Garner
doubled to left [Hatcher scored (unearned, but earned for the
pitcher), Doran scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher)];
Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Pendleton lined to left; Clark walked; McGee
singled to left [Clark to second]; ANDERSEN REPLACED DESHAIES
(PITCHING); Pena singled to shortstop [Clark to third, McGee to
second]; Oquendo walked [Clark scored, McGee to third, Pena to
second]; LINDEMAN BATTED FOR FORD; MEADS REPLACED GARNER
(PITCHING); WALLING REPLACED ANDERSEN (PLAYING 3B); Lindeman
singled to left [McGee scored, Pena scored, Oquendo to second];
MORRIS RAN FOR LINDEMAN; LAKE BATTED FOR DAWLEY; Lake flied out
to center [Oquendo to third]; Smith grounded out (second to
first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: OQUENDO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MORRIS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); PERRY REPLACED LAKE (PITCHING);
Bass flied out to center; Cruz grounded out (second to first);
Bailey lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: Herr walked; Pendleton popped to shortstop;
SOLANO REPLACED MEADS (PITCHING); Clark grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Herr to second]; McGee flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Thon singled to left; Walling struck out; Hatcher
grounded out (third to first) [Thon to second]; Doran walked;
JACKSON BATTED FOR SOLANO; Jackson doubled [Thon scored, Doran
to third]; Davis was walked intentionally; Bass popped to
second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: LOPEZ REPLACED HATCHER (PITCHING); JACKSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Pena singled to left; Oquendo walked [Pena
to second]; Morris walked [Pena to third, Oquendo to second];
BOOKER BATTED FOR PERRY; SMITH REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Booker
struck out; Smith doubled to right [Pena scored, Oquendo scored,
Morris to third]; Herr struck out; Pendleton grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: CONROY REPLACED HERR (PITCHING); BOOKER STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); Cruz flied out to center; Bailey walked; Thon
singled to left [Bailey to second]; DAYLEY REPLACED CONROY
(PITCHING); Walling struck out; Smith singled to right [Bailey
to third, Thon to second]; WORRELL REPLACED DAYLEY (PITCHING);
Doran struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 9TH: HOUSEHOLDER REPLACED JACKSON (PLAYING CF); Clark
struck out; McGee popped to third; Pena struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  15   1   12
 Cardinals        7   8   1    8


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