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@BAL
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@BOS
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9
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@CAL
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@CLE
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7
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@MIL
5
2
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@OAK
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@CIN
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5
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@SDP
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2
Friday, August 27, 1976,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 10,229, Time of Game: 2:14
Cardinals
1
55-67
 Lost 1 
4th, 26 GB
at Astros
2
63-68
 Won 2 
4th, 19 GB
W: Bo McLaughlin (2-2)
L: Eric Rasmussen (5-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  5  0
Astros          0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  X    2  5  0

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jerry Mumphrey CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .265 .341 .341 .682 -0.023 1.10 0.079 -0.102 0.1 4 0 2B,CS
Garry Templeton SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .270 .319 .317 .636 -0.048 1.25 0.055 -0.103 -0.3 1 2
Lou Brock LF 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .296 .337 .369 .707 0.144 1.46 0.192 -0.047 0.8 1 0 2·SB
Ted Simmons C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .289 .370 .393 .763 -0.067 1.76 0.047 -0.115 -0.3 3 1
Willie Crawford RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .317 .368 .474 .842 -0.135 2.03 0.025 -0.160 -0.6 4 0
Keith Hernandez 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .270 .358 .378 .736 -0.180 1.89 0.000 -0.180 -1.0 7 1
Don Kessinger 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .240 .323 .316 .640 -0.107 1.12 0.000 -0.107 -0.6 3 2
Hector Cruz 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .212 .261 .319 .580 -0.068 0.97 0.000 -0.068 -0.4 0 2
Eric Rasmussen P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .148 .207 .185 .392 -0.026 0.56 0.000 -0.026 -0.2 1 0
   Vic Harris PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .226 .278 .311 .589 -0.019 0.76 0.000 -0.019 -0.1
   Bill Greif P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .077 .000 .077 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Al Hrabosky P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 3 4 34 .161 .235 .194 .429 -0.529 1.38 0.398 -0.927 -2.6 24 8
2B: J Mumphrey (11, off B McLaughlin).
TB: L Brock 2; J Mumphrey 2; G Templeton; T Simmons.
RBI: L Brock (52).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Kessinger-G Templeton-K Hernandez.
Baserunning
SB: L Brock 2 (46, 2nd base off B McLaughlin/E Herrmann 2).
CS: J Mumphrey (2, 2nd base by B McLaughlin/E Herrmann).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Greg Gross RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .300 .378 .347 .725 -0.044 0.59 0.000 -0.044 -0.6 1 0 SH
Enos Cabell 3B 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .275 .310 .332 .642 0.101 1.05 0.145 -0.043 1.0 0 4 2·SB,CS
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .295 .355 .468 .823 0.006 1.02 0.069 -0.063 -0.3 3 0 SB
Bob Watson 1B 3 0 1 2 1 0 4 .296 .365 .444 .809 0.086 1.08 0.120 -0.034 1.0 11 2 2B,IW
Jose Cruz LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .315 .388 .414 .802 0.018 0.88 0.060 -0.041 -0.0 3 0 SB
Ed Herrmann C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .209 .288 .304 .592 -0.078 1.04 0.000 -0.078 -1.0 4 1
Jerry DaVanon 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .329 .417 .476 .892 -0.046 1.04 0.017 -0.064 -0.5 2 6
Roger Metzger SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .216 .299 .280 .579 -0.084 0.96 0.000 -0.084 -1.0 1 0 GDP
Bo McLaughlin P 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000 .083 .000 .083 0.012 0.56 0.039 -0.027 0.3 2 0
Team Totals 26 2 5 2 5 3 32 .192 .323 .231 .553 -0.029 0.92 0.450 -0.478 -1.2 27 13
2B: B Watson (24, off E Rasmussen).
SH: G Gross (5, off B Greif).
IBB: B Watson (6, by A Hrabosky).
TB: B Watson 2; E Cabell 2; J Cruz; C Cedeno.
GIDP: R Metzger (10).
RBI: B Watson 2 (79).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
PB: E Herrmann (11).
Baserunning
SB: J Cruz (22, 2nd base off E Rasmussen/T Simmons); C Cedeno (42, 2nd base off E Rasmussen/T Simmons); E Cabell 2 (27, 3rd base off E Rasmussen/T Simmons, 2nd base off A Hrabosky/T Simmons).
CS: E Cabell (5, 2nd base by E Rasmussen/T Simmons).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eric Rasmussen, L (5-10) 6 5 2 2 1 3 0 3.56 23 56 -0.026 0.95 0.4
Bill Greif 1.1 0 0 0 3 0 0 4.78 6 0 0 -0.005 0.67 -0.3
Al Hrabosky 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.86 3 2 0 0.061 1.11 1.1
Team Totals 8 5 2 2 5 3 0 2.25 32 56 2 0 0.030 0.92 1.2

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bo McLaughlin, W (2-2) 9 5 1 0 3 4 0 2.40 34 76 0.530 1.38 2.6
Team Totals 9 5 1 0 3 4 0 0.00 34 76 0.530 1.38 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: B Greif (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: A Hrabosky (8; B Watson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 10,229.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Jerry Mumphrey CF 1 Greg Gross RF
2 Garry Templeton SS 2 Enos Cabell 3B
3 Lou Brock LF 3 Cesar Cedeno CF
4 Ted Simmons C 4 Bob Watson 1B
5 Willie Crawford RF 5 Jose Cruz LF
6 Keith Hernandez 1B 6 Ed Herrmann C
7 Don Kessinger 2B 7 Jerry DaVanon 2B
8 Hector Cruz 3B 8 Roger Metzger SS
9 Eric Rasmussen P 9 Bo McLaughlin P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-0 0 -23 RR HOU B. Watson E. Rasmussen 12% 85% Double to RF; Cabell Scores; Cedeno Scores
t6 0-2 1 -2- R STL L. Brock B. McLaughlin -11% 68% Single to CF; Templeton Scores/unER
t8 1-2 2 -2- O STL T. Simmons B. McLaughlin 8% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-2 1 12- O STL W. Crawford B. McLaughlin 7% 69% Strikeout
t6 1-2 2 12- O STL K. Hernandez B. McLaughlin 7% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL J. Mumphrey B. McLaughlin -7% 43% Double to LF
t1 0-0 0 -2- O STL G. Templeton B. McLaughlin 4% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 -2- O STL L. Brock B. McLaughlin 3% 51% Groundout: 1B-P; Mumphrey to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O STL T. Simmons B. McLaughlin 4% 54% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Eric Rasmussen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Gross E. Rasmussen -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- HOU E. Cabell E. Rasmussen 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno E. Rasmussen -4% 51% Cabell Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno E. Rasmussen -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL W. Crawford B. McLaughlin 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL K. Hernandez B. McLaughlin 1% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O STL D. Kessinger B. McLaughlin 1% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Eric Rasmussen facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Watson E. Rasmussen -2% 52% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- HOU J. Cruz E. Rasmussen 3% 55% Single to LF
b2 0-0 1 1-- HOU E. Herrmann E. Rasmussen 2% 57% Cruz Steals 2B
b2 0-0 1 -2- O HOU E. Herrmann E. Rasmussen -3% 54% Flyball: CF; Cruz to 3B
b2 0-0 2 --3 O HOU J. DaVanon E. Rasmussen -4% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O STL H. Cruz B. McLaughlin 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O STL E. Rasmussen B. McLaughlin 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- STL J. Mumphrey B. McLaughlin -1% 53% Walk
t3 0-0 2 1-- O STL G. Templeton B. McLaughlin 2% 55% Mumphrey Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Eric Rasmussen facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O HOU R. Metzger E. Rasmussen -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. McLaughlin E. Rasmussen -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 2 --- O HOU G. Gross E. Rasmussen -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O STL G. Templeton B. McLaughlin 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 1 --- O STL L. Brock B. McLaughlin 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 2 --- STL T. Simmons B. McLaughlin -1% 53% Single to CF
t4 0-0 2 1-- STL W. Crawford B. McLaughlin -2% 50% Walk; Simmons to 2B
t4 0-0 2 12- O STL K. Hernandez B. McLaughlin 5% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Eric Rasmussen facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- HOU E. Cabell E. Rasmussen 4% 60% Single to RF
b4 0-0 0 1-- HOU C. Cedeno E. Rasmussen 7% 67% Single to CF; Cabell to 2B
b4 0-0 0 12- HOU B. Watson E. Rasmussen 7% 74% Cedeno Steals 2B; Cabell Steals 3B
b4 0-0 0 -23 RR HOU B. Watson E. Rasmussen 12% 85% Double to RF; Cabell Scores; Cedeno Scores
b4 2-0 0 -2- HOU J. Cruz E. Rasmussen 1% 86% Walk
b4 2-0 0 12- O HOU E. Herrmann E. Rasmussen -3% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 2-0 1 12- O HOU J. DaVanon E. Rasmussen -2% 81% Flyball: CF
b4 2-0 2 12- O HOU R. Metzger E. Rasmussen -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- O STL D. Kessinger B. McLaughlin 3% 81% Flyball: CF
t5 0-2 1 --- O STL H. Cruz B. McLaughlin 2% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O STL E. Rasmussen B. McLaughlin 1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Eric Rasmussen facing 9-1-2
b5 2-0 0 --- O HOU B. McLaughlin E. Rasmussen -1% 83% Strikeout
b5 2-0 1 --- O HOU G. Gross E. Rasmussen -1% 82% Flyball: LF
b5 2-0 2 --- O HOU E. Cabell E. Rasmussen -1% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- O STL J. Mumphrey B. McLaughlin 3% 84% Flyball: LF
t6 0-2 1 --- STL G. Templeton B. McLaughlin -3% 81% Single to CF
t6 0-2 1 1-- STL L. Brock B. McLaughlin -2% 79% Passed Ball; Templeton to 2B
t6 0-2 1 -2- R STL L. Brock B. McLaughlin -11% 68% Single to CF; Templeton Scores/unER
t6 1-2 1 1-- STL T. Simmons B. McLaughlin -3% 65% Brock Steals 2B
t6 1-2 1 -2- STL T. Simmons B. McLaughlin -3% 62% Walk
t6 1-2 1 12- O STL W. Crawford B. McLaughlin 7% 69% Strikeout
t6 1-2 2 12- O STL K. Hernandez B. McLaughlin 7% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Eric Rasmussen facing 3-4-5
b6 2-1 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno E. Rasmussen -2% 74% Flyball: CF
b6 2-1 1 --- O HOU B. Watson E. Rasmussen -1% 73% Flyball: RF
b6 2-1 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz E. Rasmussen -1% 72% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 7-8-9
t7 1-2 0 --- O STL D. Kessinger B. McLaughlin 4% 76% Flyball: RF
t7 1-2 1 --- O STL H. Cruz B. McLaughlin 3% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
Vic Harris pinch hits for Eric Rasmussen (P) batting 9th
t7 1-2 2 --- O STL V. Harris B. McLaughlin 2% 81% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bill Greif facing 6-7-8
Bill Greif replaces Vic Harris (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-1 0 --- O HOU E. Herrmann B. Greif -2% 80% Flyball: RF
b7 2-1 1 --- HOU J. DaVanon B. Greif 2% 81% Walk
b7 2-1 1 1-- OO HOU R. Metzger B. Greif -4% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 1-2-3
t8 1-2 0 --- O STL J. Mumphrey B. McLaughlin 5% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- O STL G. Templeton B. McLaughlin 3% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-2 2 --- STL L. Brock B. McLaughlin -3% 83% Single to SS
t8 1-2 2 1-- STL T. Simmons B. McLaughlin -3% 81% Brock Steals 2B
t8 1-2 2 -2- O STL T. Simmons B. McLaughlin 8% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bill Greif facing 9-1-2
b8 2-1 0 --- HOU B. McLaughlin B. Greif 2% 90% Walk
b8 2-1 0 1-- O HOU G. Gross B. Greif -0% 90% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; McLaughlin to 2B
b8 2-1 1 -2- HOU E. Cabell B. Greif 2% 92% Wild Pitch; McLaughlin to 3B
b8 2-1 1 --3 HOU E. Cabell B. Greif 0% 92% Walk
Al Hrabosky replaces Bill Greif pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-1 1 1-3 O HOU C. Cedeno A. Hrabosky -4% 89% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 2-1 2 1-3 HOU B. Watson A. Hrabosky 0% 89% Cabell Steals 2B
b8 2-1 2 -23 HOU B. Watson A. Hrabosky 0% 89% Intentional Walk
b8 2-1 2 123 O HOU J. Cruz A. Hrabosky -3% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Bo McLaughlin facing 5-6-7
t9 1-2 0 --- O STL W. Crawford B. McLaughlin 6% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 1-2 1 --- O STL K. Hernandez B. McLaughlin 4% 97% Flyball: LF
t9 1-2 2 --- O STL D. Kessinger B. McLaughlin 3% 100% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

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