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Tuesday September 28, 1976
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Turning back Steve Carlton's bid for his 20th victory, the Cardinals defeated the Phillies, 5-3. Hector Cruz was tough on Carlton, batting in a run with a single in the second inning and hitting a homer after a single by Keith Hernandez in the fourth. [The Sporting News]


St. Louis Cardinals 5, Philadelphia Phillies 3

Game Played on Tuesday, September 28, 1976 (Night game) at Busch Stadium II

Phillies     2  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  1
Cardinals    0  2  0    2  1  0    0  0  x  -   5  7  2


Phillies             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Cardinals            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Cash 2b               3   1   0   0     1   1   .277      Mumphrey cf           4   1   1   0     0   2   .256
Maddox cf             0   0   0   0     0   0   .330      Tyson 2b              4   0   0   0     0   1   .285
  Martin pr,cf        3   1   0   0     0   0   .259      Brock lf              3   0   1   1     0   0   .303
Johnstone rf          4   1   1   1     0   1   .322        Chant pr,lf         1   0   0   0     0   1   .091
Luzinski lf           4   0   1   1     0   1   .304      Simmons c             3   1   0   0     1   0   .290
Tolan 1b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .257      Hernandez 1b          3   2   2   0     1   1   .293
Schmidt 3b            4   0   0   0     0   3   .259      Cruz 3b               4   1   2   3     0   0   .231
McCarver c            4   0   3   0     0   0   .278      Crawford rf           3   0   0   0     0   1   .304
Bowa ss               3   0   0   0     0   0   .248      Kessinger ss          3   0   1   0     0   1   .240
Carlton p             3   0   0   0     0   0   .216      Rasmussen p           3   0   0   0     0   2   .105

Totals               32   3   5   2     1   6             Totals               31   5   7   4     2   9

Time of Game: 1:48   Attendance:  5,793
Left on Base: Phillies 4, Cardinals 4
DP: Phillies 0, Cardinals 0
Errors: Schmidt, Kessinger 2
Doubles: Johnstone (38), McCarver 2 (11)
Home Runs: Cruz (13)
Stolen Bases: Martin (3), Cruz (1), Mumphrey (21)
Hit by Pitch: Maddox (4,by Rasmussen)


Phillies               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Carlton L(19-7)         8     7   5   5   2   9   1  33   3.21
Totals                  8     7   5   5   2   9   1  33

Cardinals              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rasmussen W(6-12)       9     5   3   2   1   6   0  34   3.53
Totals                  9     5   3   2   1   6   0  34

Passed Balls: Simmons (9)
Hit by Pitch: Rasmussen (2)

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Ed Sudol


PHILLIES 1ST: Cash was called out on strikes; Maddox was hit by
a pitch; MARTIN RAN FOR MADDOX; Johnstone doubled to left
[Martin scored]; Luzinski singled to right [Johnstone scored];
Tolan grounded out (pitcher to first) [Luzinski to second];
Simmons allowed a passed ball [Luzinski to third]; Schmidt
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: MARTIN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Mumphrey
flied out to right; Tyson flied out to left; Brock popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2,
Cardinals 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: McCarver singled to center; McCarver was picked
off first (pitcher to first); Bowa flied to left in foul
territory; Carlton flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons walked; Hernandez singled to center
[Simmons scored (error by Schmidt) (no RBI), Hernandez to
third]; Cruz singled to center [Hernandez scored]; Cruz stole
second; Crawford flied out to left; Kessinger struck out;
Rasmussen was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Phillies 2, Cardinals 2.

PHILLIES 3RD: Cash walked; Martin reached on an error by
Kessinger [Cash to third, Martin to first]; Martin stole second
[Cash scored (error by Kessinger) (unearned)]; Johnstone struck
out; Luzinski popped to third in foul territory; Tolan grounded
out (first to pitcher); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies
3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Mumphrey was called out on strikes; Tyson was
called out on strikes; Brock flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 2.

PHILLIES 4TH: Schmidt flied out to center; McCarver doubled to
right; Bowa grounded out (first unassisted) [McCarver to third];
Carlton flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Simmons flied out to center; Hernandez singled to
right; Cruz homered [Hernandez scored]; Crawford struck out;
Kessinger flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3,
Cardinals 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: Cash grounded out (third to first); Martin
grounded out (second to first); Johnstone flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Rasmussen struck out; Mumphrey singled to center;
Mumphrey stole second; Tyson flied out to left; Brock singled to
center [Mumphrey scored]; CHANT RAN FOR BROCK; Simmons grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3,
Cardinals 5.

PHILLIES 6TH: CHANT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Luzinski
grounded out (second to first); Tolan grounded out (pitcher to
first); Schmidt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3,
Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hernandez struck out; Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); Crawford flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 5.

PHILLIES 7TH: McCarver doubled to left; Bowa popped to third in
foul territory; Carlton flied out to left; Cash lined to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: Kessinger singled to right; Rasmussen forced
Kessinger (third to shortstop); Mumphrey was called out on
strikes; Tyson forced Rasmussen (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 5.

PHILLIES 8TH: Martin flied out to left; Johnstone grounded out
(first to pitcher); Luzinski was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: Chant struck out; Simmons grounded out (second to
first); Hernandez walked; Cruz popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 5.

PHILLIES 9TH: Tolan flied out to left; Schmidt struck out;
McCarver grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 3, Cardinals 5.



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