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St. Louis Cardinals 8 Houston Astros 4

+ Boxscore: Tue, May 17,1983
1983-05-16 - 1983-05-18
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (16-22)000 100 003 491
St. Louis Cardinals (18-12)015 020 00X 890
Date of Game: Tue, May 17,1983
Stadium: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 40,740
Time of Game: 2:20

Feats and Milestones
Vern Ruhle:200th career game
Winning Pitcher: Bob Forsch (3-3)
Losing Pitcher: Joe Niekro (1-4)

Home Runs: Dickie Thon (3)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
SLN1812.600--1381326W6
PHI1812.600--14511233W2
MON1615.5162.51141104W1
PIT1218.4006.097122-25L3
NYN1220.3757.0126140-14W3
CHN1220.3757.0116139-23W1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN2410.706--15312627L1
ATL2212.6472.015612135L1
SFN1717.5007.0148154-6L1
CIN1620.4449.0157159-2W1
SDN1520.4299.51581508L3
HOU1622.42110.0138181-43L3
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Omar Morenocf30.2053
    00000.26898001314
    Dave Smithp28.116000000.000159000
    Denny Wallingph29.0301
    00000.107492010
    Frank LaCortep31.217000000.000218000
    Terry Puhlrf26.3134
    01000.231773032
    Dickie Thonss24.3314
    22101.31133832012
    Phil Garner3b34.0174
    00000.24612463234
    Jose Cruzlf35.2833
    11110.32616241156
    Harry Spilman1b28.3034
    01000.233215160
    Alan Ashbyc31.3144
    11100.2528413110
    Bill Doran2b24.3544
    01100.22464173
    Joe Niekrop38.1911
    01000.111530020
    Vern Ruhlep32.112000000.000120000
    Kevin Bassph-cf24.0053
    01000.26752122
    Totals3549411.2593547652-
    St. Louis Cardinals Batting
    SLNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lonnie Smithlf27.1474
    01210.3143822138
    Willie McGeecf24.1965
    01100.302139293
    Keith Hernandez1b29.2094
    11011.32511393150
    Darrell Porterc31.1213
    11010.27513005150
    Jamie Quirkc28.2071
    00000.235392010
    Dane Iorgrf33.0063
    01100.304456040
    David Greenpr-rf22.164000000.2391240104
    Ken Oberkfell3b27.0132
    20020.286553072
    Tom Herr2b27.0433
    21010.268342150
    Mike Ramsey2b29.049000000.294257081
    Ozzie Smithss28.1424
    22200.231753087
    Bob Forschp33.1243
    01202.263280030
    Dave Von Ohlenp24.204000000--2000
    Totals3289863.2822686119-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Joe Niekro38.191L 1-42.25634104.810.1610543346
    Vern Ruhle32.112-1.10001003.970.0312200158
    Dave Smith28.116-34221105.000.28121601
    Frank LaCorte31.217-10000103.810.001521831
    Totals8.0985630--
    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
    SLNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Forsch33.124W 3-38.29441113.540.188283274
    Dave Von Ohlen24.204-0.10000000.000.00220
    Totals9.0944111--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Joe Niekro 0-0-0, Vern Ruhle 0-0-0, Dave Smith 0-0-0, Frank LaCorte 0-0-0, Bob Forsch 0-0-0, Dave Von Ohlen 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Joe Niekro 19, Vern Ruhle 4, Dave Smith 14, Frank LaCorte 3, Bob Forsch 35, Dave Von Ohlen 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Joe Niekro 4-5, Vern Ruhle 2-1, Dave Smith 5-3, Frank LaCorte 2-0, Bob Forsch 10-14, Dave Von Ohlen 0-1

    Umpires: HP: Paul Runge 1B: Dave Pallone 2B: Jim Quick 3B: Bob Engel


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