St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Tuesday, August 25, 1987 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  1
STL N    0  2  0    0  2  3    0  0  x  -   7 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Hatcher lf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Doran 2b                      3   0   2   1       1   0       1   4
  C. Reynolds ss              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Wine c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bass rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       9   1
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Berra ss,2b                   3   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Darwin p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Childress p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Heathcock p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopes ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   9   1       2   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Darwin (2).
PB: Ashby (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Hatcher (23,off Mathews); Darwin (2,off Mathews); Davis (31,off Mathews);
Walling (19,off Forsch).
GDP: Bass (12,off Mathews).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (28,2nd base off Mathews/Pena); Young (13,2nd base off Mathews/Pena).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman lf                    5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Smith ss                      5   2   2   1       0   0       0   6
Herr 2b                       4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Clark 1b                      3   1   1   1       2   0      11   0
McGee cf                      4   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Pendleton 3b                  3   0   1   2       0   0       1   2
Johnson rf                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Pena c                        4   1   0   1       0   0       7   0
Mathews p                     4   1   2   0       0   1       0   1
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   7  12   7       4   1      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Smith-Herr-Clark, Pendleton-Herr.

BATTING - 
2B: Smith 2 (31,off Darwin,off Childress); Clark (22,off Darwin).
3B: Johnson (1,off Darwin); Coleman (8,off Darwin).
SF: Pendleton (8,off Childress); Herr (9,off Heathcock).
IBB: Johnson (1,by Childress).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McGee (13,2nd base off Darwin/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin L(8-8)                 4.1   8   4   4   1   1   0  23
Childress                     0.2   3   3   3   1   0   0   6
Heathcock                     1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Agosto                        2     0   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        8    12   7   7   4   1   0  41

Childress faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
IBB: Childress (4,Johnson).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mathews W(9-8)                8     8   1   1   2   7   0  32
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   1   1   2   7   0  36

WP: Mathews (6).
BK: Mathews (1).

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Greg Bonin, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 36054


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Young               cf        Coleman             lf
2. Hatcher             lf        Smith               ss
3. Doran               2b        Herr                2b
4. Ashby               c         Clark               1b
5. Bass                rf        McGee               cf
6. Davis               1b        Pendleton           3b
7. Caminiti            3b        Johnson             rf
8. Berra               ss        Pena                c
9. Darwin              p         Mathews             p

ASTROS 1ST: Young grounded out (second to first); Hatcher
doubled to left; Mathews threw a wild pitch [Hatcher to third];
Doran singled to center [Hatcher scored]; Ashby flied out to
left; Doran stole second; Bass lined to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: On a bunt Coleman singled to second; Coleman was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Darwin [Coleman to
second]; Smith grounded out (third to first); Herr singled to
shortstop [Coleman to third]; Clark flied out to right; McGee
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis struck out; Caminiti struck out; Berra struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Pendleton popped to third in foul territory;
Johnson tripled to right; Pena reached on a fielder's choice
[Johnson scored]; On a bunt Mathews struck out; Coleman tripled
to right [Pena scored]; Smith grounded out (second to first); 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Darwin doubled; Young grounded out (second to first)
[Darwin to third]; Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first);
Doran walked; Ashby grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Herr lined to right; Clark lined to left; McGee
walked; McGee stole second; Pendleton grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis
doubled; Caminiti grounded out (third to first); Berra struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Johnson lined to right; Pena flied out to left;
Mathews singled to right; Coleman forced Mathews (second
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Darwin struck out; Young singled to left; Young
stole second; Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Smith doubled to shortstop; Herr flied out to
center [Smith to third]; Clark doubled to left [Smith scored];
McGee singled to second [Clark to third]; CHILDRESS REPLACED
DARWIN (PITCHING); Pendleton hit a sacrifice fly to left [Clark
scored, McGee to second]; Johnson was walked intentionally; Pena
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Ashby walked; Bass grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Ashby out at second]; Davis
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Mathews singled to center; On a bunt Coleman
singled to pitcher [Mathews to second]; Smith doubled to right
[Mathews scored, Coleman to third]; HEATHCOCK REPLACED CHILDRESS
(PITCHING); Herr hit a sacrifice fly to left [Coleman scored];
Ashby allowed a passed ball [Smith to third]; Clark walked;
McGee flied out to center; Pendleton singled to center [Smith
scored, Clark to third]; Johnson grounded out (second to first);
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Caminiti singled to right; Berra singled to right
[Caminiti to second]; LOPES BATTED FOR HEATHCOCK; Lopes struck
out; Young lined into a double play (third to second) [Caminiti
out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 7TH: AGOSTO REPLACED LOPES (PITCHING); Pena grounded
out (pitcher to first); Mathews grounded out (second to first);
Coleman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Hatcher flied out to right; Doran singled to left;
Mathews balked [Doran to second]; Ashby grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Doran to third]; Bass flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 8TH: C. REYNOLDS REPLACED DORAN (PLAYING SS); WINE
REPLACED ASHBY (PLAYING C ); BERRA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
2B); Smith flied out to left; Herr lined to center; Clark
walked; McGee grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: FORSCH REPLACED MATHEWS (PITCHING); Davis flied out
to right; Caminiti flied out to center; WALLING BATTED FOR
BERRA; Walling doubled; CRUZ BATTED FOR AGOSTO; Cruz flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   9   1    8
 Cardinals        7  12   0   10


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