Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 136
Played on Sunday, September 4, 1988 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    1  0  2    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    3  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4 10  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Coleman cf                    5   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Smith ss                      4   0   1   0       1   0       3   3
Guerrero 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Brunansky rf                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Pendleton 3b                  4   2   2   1       0   1       1   2
Oquendo 2b                    3   1   2   0       1   1       6   3
Lindeman lf                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Walling ph,lf               1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Dayley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pena c                        4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Mathews p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Pagnozzi ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quisenberry p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ford ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Costello p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morris lf                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  10   1       3   4      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Smith-Oquendo.

BATTING - 
2B: Brunansky (17,off Knepper); Oquendo (9,off Knepper).
HR: Pendleton (6,6th inning off Knepper 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Lindeman (1,off Knepper); Brunansky (14,off Knepper); Coleman (4,off Smith).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       3   5
Bass rf                       4   2   1   2       0   1       1   0
Davis 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Bell 3b                       3   1   1   0       1   0       1   4
Hatcher lf                    3   0   1   2       0   0       5   0
Ashby c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       6   1
  Trevino pr,c                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Knepper p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Darwin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meadows ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   4  10   4       3   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Bell-Doran-Davis, Bell-Doran-Davis, Doran-Ramirez-Davis.
E: Ashby (3).
PB: Ashby (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Hatcher (4,off Mathews); Young (9,off Costello).
HR: Bass (13,1st inning off Mathews 1 on 1 out).
SF: Hatcher (8,off Mathews).
IBB: Davis (18,by Costello).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mathews L(3-5)                3     5   4   4   2   0   1  16
Quisenberry                   2     2   0   0   0   0   0   7
Costello                      2.2   3   0   0   1   2   0  12
Dayley                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    10   4   4   3   2   1  36

BK: Mathews (4).
IBB: Costello (4,Davis).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(13-4)               5     8   3   1   2   1   1  24
Darwin                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Andersen                      2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Smith SV(24)                  1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    10   3   1   3   4   1  38

Knepper faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Bob Davidson, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 20309


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Coleman             cf        Young               cf
2. Smith               ss        Doran               2b
3. Guerrero            1b        Bass                rf
4. Brunansky           rf        Davis               1b
5. Pendleton           3b        Bell                3b
6. Oquendo             2b        Hatcher             lf
7. Lindeman            lf        Ashby               c
8. Pena                c         Ramirez             ss
9. Mathews             p         Knepper             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Coleman grounded out (second to first); Smith
flied out to left; Guerrero grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young flied out to right; Doran walked; Mathews
balked [Doran to second]; Bass homered [Doran scored]; Davis
popped to third in foul territory; Bell singled to center;
Hatcher tripled to left [Bell scored]; Ashby made an out to
second; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Brunansky doubled to left; Pendleton reached on a
fielder's choice [Brunansky out at third (pitcher to third to
second to third), Pendleton to second]; Oquendo singled to left
[Pendleton to third]; Lindeman grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Oquendo out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Ramirez grounded out (second to first); Knepper
grounded out (catcher to first); Young grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pena grounded out (shortstop to first); Mathews
singled to center; Coleman made an out to shortstop; Smith
walked [Mathews to second]; Guerrero flied out to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran singled to center; Bass forced Doran
(shortstop to second); Davis singled to center [Bass to second];
Bell walked [Bass to third, Davis to second]; Hatcher hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Bass scored, Davis to third]; Ashby
forced Bell (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Brunansky struck out; Pendleton singled to
center; Oquendo doubled to left [Pendleton to third]; Lindeman
reached on a fielder's choice [Pendleton scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Oquendo to third, Lindeman to second (error by Ashby)];
Pena grounded out (catcher to first); PAGNOZZI BATTED FOR
MATHEWS; Pagnozzi lined to right; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: QUISENBERRY REPLACED PAGNOZZI (PITCHING); Ramirez
grounded out (second to first); Knepper singled to left; Young
singled to left [Knepper to second]; Doran lined into a double
play (shortstop to second) [Knepper out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Coleman flied out to left; Smith singled to
center; Guerrero singled to right [Smith to third]; Brunansky
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Guerrero
out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bass lined to left; Davis lined to center; Bell
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Pendleton homered; Oquendo walked; DARWIN
REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); WALLING BATTED FOR LINDEMAN;
Walling walked [Oquendo to second]; Pena singled to left
[Oquendo to third, Walling to second]; FORD BATTED FOR
QUISENBERRY; Ford flied to left in foul territory; Ashby allowed
a passed ball [Oquendo scored (unearned), Walling to third, Pena
to second]; Coleman reached on a fielder's choice [Walling out
at home (shortstop to catcher)]; Smith lined to left; 2 R (1
ER), 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); COSTELLO
REPLACED FORD (PITCHING); Hatcher lined to second; Ashby singled
to center; Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first) [Ashby to
second]; MEADOWS BATTED FOR DARWIN; Meadows struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED MEADOWS (PITCHING); Guerrero
grounded out (first unassisted); Brunansky popped to catcher in
foul territory; Pendleton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Young tripled to left; Doran grounded out (second
unassisted); Bass was called out on strikes; Davis was walked
intentionally; Bell made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Oquendo was called out on strikes; Walling made
an out to second; Pena struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Hatcher lined to left; Ashby singled to right;
TREVINO RAN FOR ASHBY; Ramirez lined to shortstop; SPILMAN
BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; DAYLEY REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); MORRIS
REPLACED COSTELLO (PLAYING LF); PANKOVITS BATTED FOR SPILMAN;
Pankovits lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: SMITH REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); TREVINO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Morris singled to right; Coleman
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Morris out at second]; Smith grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3  10   0    8
 Astros           4  10   1    8


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