Player of the Day: Garry Templeton was 4 for 5 with three RBI and two stolen bases in the Cardinals’ 9-6 win over the Houston Astros. Templeton has batted .750 (6 for 8) since making his major league debut on August 6.
Pitcher of the Day: Jim Barr pitched eight innings and allowed two runs as the Giants beat the Montreal Expos 6-2. Barr improved his record to 11-13 for the struggling Giants.
Houston 9, St. Louis 6
Los Angeles 2, Pittsburgh 1
San Francisco 6, Montreal 2