St. Louis Cardinals 2, Houston Astros 1

Regular Season Game 27

Played on Sunday, May 8, 1977 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 7 0 STL N 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 x - 2 6 1

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGonzalez ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 Cabell 3b 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 Cedeno cf 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 Crawford lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 Niekro p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Watson 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 Cruz rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Ferguson c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Boswell 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 6 Lemongello p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Howe ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Gardner pr,lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Johnson ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0Totals33 1 7 1 4 5 24 10BATTING -2B:Cabell (4,off D'Acquisto); Crawford (2,off D'Acquisto); Gonzalez (6,off Schultz); Johnson (3,off Carroll).HBP:Watson (1,by D'Acquisto).Team LOB:10.

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMumphrey lf 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 McBride cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 Scott rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Hernandez 1b 2 0 1 1 1 1 11 1 Rader c 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 Reitz 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Kessinger ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 3 Tyson 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 D'Acquisto p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Youngblood ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Schultz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Brock ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Carroll p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals29 2 6 2 1 3 27 10FIELDING -TP:1. Tyson-Kessinger-Hernandez.E:Kessinger (4).BATTING -3B:Mumphrey (1,off Lemongello).Team LOB:4.BASERUNNING -SB:McBride (3,2nd base off Lemongello/Ferguson).CS:Youngblood (2,2nd base by Lemongello/Ferguson).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPLemongello L(0-4) 6 6 2 2 1 2 0 24 Niekro 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6Totals8 6 2 2 1 3 0 30

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPD'Acquisto 4 4 1 1 3 4 0 18 Schultz W(1-0) 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 13 Carroll SV(1) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 7Totals9 7 1 1 4 5 0 38HBP:D'Acquisto (1,Watson).Umpires:HP - John McSherry, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jerry DaleTime of Game:2:12Attendance:14205 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals 1. Gonzalez ss Mumphrey lf 2. Cabell 3b McBride cf 3. Cedeno cf Scott rf 4. Crawford lf Hernandez 1b 5. Watson 1b Rader c 6. Cruz rf Reitz 3b 7. Ferguson c Kessinger ss 8. Boswell 2b Tyson 2b 9. Lemongello p D'Acquisto p ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez was called out on strikes; Cabell doubled to right; Cedeno walked; Crawford doubled to left [Cabell scored, Cedeno to third]; Watson grounded out (third to first); Cruz was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 1ST: Mumphrey singled to left; McBride forced Mumphrey (third to second); Scott grounded out (second to first) [McBride to second]; Hernandez walked; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson popped to first; Boswell walked; Lemongello struck out; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Reitz lined to left; Kessinger singled to center; Tyson flied out to center; D'Acquisto grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 3RD: Cabell singled to shortstop; Cedeno walked [Cabell to second]; Crawford lined into a triple play (second to shortstop to first) [Cabell out at second, Cedeno out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 3RD: Mumphrey tripled to left; McBride singled to center [Mumphrey scored]; McBride stole second; Scott struck out; Hernandez singled to center [McBride scored]; Rader flied out to left; Reitz flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 4TH: Watson was hit by a pitch; Cruz flied to left in foul territory; Ferguson flied out to left; Boswell singled to center [Watson to second]; Lemongello struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 4TH: Kessinger lined to left; Tyson popped to second; YOUNGBLOOD BATTED FOR D'ACQUISTO; Youngblood singled to left; Youngblood was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 5TH: SCHULTZ REPLACED YOUNGBLOOD (PITCHING); Gonzalez doubled to left; Cabell grounded out (second to first) [Gonzalez to third]; Cedeno reached on a fielder's choice [Gonzalez out at home (first to catcher)]; Crawford flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Mumphrey grounded out (second to first); McBride popped to third; Scott flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 6TH: Watson reached on an error by Kessinger [Watson to first]; Cruz popped to shortstop in foul territory; Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first) [Watson to second]; Boswell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 6TH: Hernandez struck out; Rader flied out to center; Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 7TH: HOWE BATTED FOR LEMONGELLO; Howe walked; GARDNER RAN FOR HOWE; Gonzalez flied out to center; Cabell popped to first in foul territory; Cedeno singled to center [Gardner to second]; Crawford lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 7TH: GARDNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); NIEKRO REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); Kessinger grounded out (second to first); Tyson popped to first; BROCK BATTED FOR SCHULTZ; Brock flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 8TH: CARROLL REPLACED BROCK (PITCHING); Watson grounded out (third to first); Cruz flied out to left; Ferguson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 8TH: Mumphrey struck out (catcher to first); McBride grounded out (second to first); Scott lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 9TH: Boswell lined to first; JOHNSON BATTED FOR GARDNER; Johnson doubled to center; Gonzalez popped to second; Cabell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 1 7 0 10 Cardinals 2 6 1 4

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