Houston Astros 10, St. Louis Cardinals 7
Regular Season Game 103
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Tuesday, August 3, 1965 (N) at Busch Stadium I

HOU N    1  1  0    0  1  0    5  2  0  -  10 15  0
STL N    0  0  1    0  2  0    2  2  0  -   7 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maye lf                       6   2   2   0       0   1       1   0
Morgan 2b                     3   2   2   1       1   0       3   7
Gentile 1b                    3   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Gaines ph,rf                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Staub ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Thomas 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bond rf,1b,rf                 2   1   2   1       2   0       3   0
Aspromonte 3b                 5   1   2   3       0   0       0   1
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   3       1   0       3   0
Kasko ss                      5   0   1   0       0   0       5   4
Brand c                       5   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Dierker p                     3   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
  Owens p                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Cuellar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39  10  15  10       5   2      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kasko-Morgan-Gentile, Aspromonte-Morgan-Thomas.
PB: Brand (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Gentile (9,off Purkey); Staub (9,off Briles).
3B: Maye (5,off Purkey).
HR: Dierker (1,2nd inning off Purkey 0 on 2 out); Wynn (13,7th inning off Dennis
2 on 1 out).
SF: Morgan (1,off Purkey).
HBP: Bond (5,by Briles).
GDP: Gentile (3,off Purkey).
IBB: Bond (7,by Purkey).
Team LOB: 9.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   1   3   2       0   0       1   1
Groat ss                      5   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Flood cf                      4   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
White 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
Boyer 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   5
Francona rf                   1   0   1   1       2   0       1   0
Gagliano 2b                   3   2   0   0       1   1       5   1
McCarver c                    4   2   3   3       0   1       4   1
Purkey p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Sadecki p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dennis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Skinner ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Schultz p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Briles p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Savage ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   7  10   6       5   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. White-Groat-White.

BATTING - 
2B: Brock 2 (23,off Dierker,off Owens).
HR: Brock (10,3rd inning off Dierker 0 on 2 out); McCarver (10,5th inning off
Dierker 1 on 1 out).
SF: Francona (1,off Owens).
GDP: Boyer (10,off Dierker); Flood (8,off Taylor).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McCarver (4,2nd base off Taylor/Brand).
CS: Boyer (3,2nd base by Dierker/Brand).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(5-5)                6.1   5   5   5   4   5   2  26
Owens                         1.1   3   2   2   1   1   0   8
Cuellar                       0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Taylor SV(5)                  1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   7   7   5   6   2  39

WP: Dierker (5).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Purkey L(8-8)                 6.1   8   5   5   4   0   1  30
Sadecki                       0     1   1   1   0   0   0   1
Dennis                        0.2   2   2   2   0   1   1   4
Schultz                       0     2   2   2   0   0   0   2
Briles                        1     2   0   0   1   0   0   6
Woodeshick                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    15  10  10   5   2   2  46

Schultz faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Briles (4,Bond).
IBB: Purkey (4,Bond).

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 3:07   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Maye                lf        Brock               lf
2. Morgan              2b        Groat               ss
3. Gentile             1b        Flood               cf
4. Bond                rf        White               1b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Boyer               3b
6. Wynn                cf        Francona            rf
7. Kasko               ss        Gagliano            2b
8. Brand               c         McCarver            c
9. Dierker             p         Purkey              p

ASTROS 1ST: Maye tripled; Morgan hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Maye scored]; Gentile singled; Bond walked [Gentile to second];
Aspromonte flied out to center; Wynn forced Bond (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock made an out to shortstop; Groat grounded
out (second to pitcher); Flood flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Kasko made an out to third; Brand grounded out
(pitcher to first); Dierker homered; Maye grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: White struck out; Boyer lined to center; Francona
walked; Gagliano was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan singled; Gentile grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Morgan out at second]; Bond
singled; Aspromonte made an out to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: McCarver struck out; Purkey was called out on
strikes; Brock homered; Groat flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Kasko singled;
Brand popped to catcher in foul territory; Dierker grounded out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Flood made an out to shortstop; White grounded
out (second to first); Boyer walked; Boyer was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Maye flied out to center; Morgan singled; Gentile
doubled [Morgan to third]; Bond was walked intentionally;
Aspromonte forced Bond (third to second) [Morgan scored, Gentile
to third]; Wynn flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Francona singled; Gagliano forced Francona
(shortstop to second); McCarver homered [Gagliano scored];
Purkey struck out; Brock doubled; Dierker threw a wild pitch
[Brock to third]; Groat grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Kasko grounded out (pitcher to first); Brand
grounded out (third to first); Dierker grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Flood walked; White flied out to left; Boyer
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Flood out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Maye made an out to second; Morgan walked; GAINES
BATTED FOR GENTILE; Gaines walked [Morgan to second]; SADECKI
REPLACED PURKEY (PITCHING); Bond singled [Morgan scored, Gaines
to third]; DENNIS REPLACED SADECKI (PITCHING); Aspromonte
singled [Gaines scored, Bond to third]; Wynn homered [Bond
scored, Aspromonte scored]; Kasko flied out to right; Brand
struck out; 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: GAINES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BOND CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Francona walked; Gagliano forced
Francona (second to shortstop to pitcher to shortstop); McCarver
singled [Gagliano to third]; SKINNER BATTED FOR DENNIS; OWENS
REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Brand allowed a passed ball
[Gagliano scored, McCarver to second]; Skinner struck out; Brock
doubled [McCarver scored]; Groat grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: SCHULTZ REPLACED SKINNER (PITCHING); Owens singled;
Maye singled [Owens to second]; BRILES REPLACED SCHULTZ
(PITCHING); Morgan flied out to center; STAUB BATTED FOR GAINES;
Staub doubled [Owens scored, Maye to third]; Bond was hit by a
pitch; Aspromonte singled [Maye scored, Staub out at home (left
to catcher), Bond to second]; Wynn walked [Bond to third,
Aspromonte to second]; Kasko forced Wynn (second unassisted); 2
R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 10, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: THOMAS REPLACED STAUB (PLAYING 1B); BOND CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Flood singled; White made an out to
shortstop; Boyer singled [Flood to third]; Francona hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Flood scored]; Gagliano walked [Boyer to
second]; CUELLAR REPLACED OWENS (PITCHING); McCarver singled
[Boyer scored, Gagliano to third]; SAVAGE BATTED FOR BRILES;
TAYLOR REPLACED CUELLAR (PITCHING); McCarver stole second;
Savage flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 10,
Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: WOODESHICK REPLACED SAVAGE (PITCHING); Brand
grounded out (third to first); Taylor grounded out (shortstop to
first); Maye was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 10, Cardinals 7.

CARDINALS 9TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Groat
singled; Flood grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Groat out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 10,
Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          10  15   0    9
 Cardinals        7  10   0    5


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