Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 16
Played on Thursday, April 28, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  9  3
HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   4  9  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Johnson lf                    4   0   3   0       0   0       0   1
Flood cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
McCarver c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Smith 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Kernek 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Javier 2b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       4   3
Buchek ss                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   7
Briles p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Skinner ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Mahaffey p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Francona ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sadecki pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Aust p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   2   9   2       0   3      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Buchek-Javier-Kernek, Buchek-Javier-Kernek, Buchek-Javier-Kernek.
E: McCarver 2 (2), Buchek (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Smith (2,7th inning off Roberts 0 on 0 out); Javier (1,7th inning off Roberts
0 on 1 out).
GDP: Flood (1,off Roberts); Gagliano (2,off Raymond).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   0   2   0       1   0       4   2
Jackson ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       5   2
Wynn cf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Gentile 1b                    2   1   2   1       2   0       3   1
Staub rf,lf                   3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Maye lf                       1   1   0   0       2   0       3   0
  Nicholson rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bateman c                     4   0   2   2       0   1       4   0
Roberts p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carpin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harrison ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   4   9   3       6   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Aspromonte-Morgan-Gentile, Aspromonte-Morgan-Gentile.
E: Morgan 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bateman (5,off Briles).
HR: Gentile (3,2nd inning off Briles 0 on 0 out).
SH: Staub (1,off Mahaffey).
GDP: Jackson (1,off Briles); Staub (2,off Mahaffey); Bateman (3,off Aust).
IBB: Maye (1,by Mahaffey).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (1,2nd base by Briles/McCarver).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles L(0-1)                 1.2   4   3   3   2   1   1   9
Woodeshick                    0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Mahaffey                      4     1   0   0   3   4   0  15
Hoerner                       1     3   1   0   0   2   0   6
Aust                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   4   3   6   7   1  35

Hoerner faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
IBB: Mahaffey (1,Maye).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(1-3)                6.1   7   2   2   0   2   2  26
Carpin                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Raymond SV(1)                 2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9     9   2   2   0   3   2  36


Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 12503


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               rf        Morgan              2b
2. Johnson             lf        Jackson             ss
3. Flood               cf        Wynn                cf
4. McCarver            c         Gentile             1b
5. Smith               3b        Staub               rf
6. Kernek              1b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Javier              2b        Maye                lf
8. Buchek              ss        Bateman             c
9. Briles              p         Roberts             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock popped to third; Johnson singled to center;
Flood grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan singled to right; Jackson grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Morgan out at
second]; Wynn walked; Wynn was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McCarver reached on an error by Morgan; Smith was
called out on strikes; Kernek forced McCarver (shortstop to
second); Javier popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gentile homered; Staub was called out on strikes;
Aspromonte singled to left; Maye walked [Aspromonte to second];
Bateman doubled to left [Aspromonte scored, Maye scored];
Roberts reached on a fielder's choice [Bateman out at third
(shortstop to third)]; WOODESHICK REPLACED BRILES (PITCHING);
Morgan walked [Roberts to second]; Jackson grounded out (first
unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Buchek struck out; SKINNER BATTED FOR WOODESHICK;
Skinner singled to left; Brock flied out to right; Johnson
popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: MAHAFFEY REPLACED SKINNER (PITCHING); Wynn reached
on an error by Buchek; Gentile walked [Wynn to second]; Staub
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Wynn
to third, Gentile out at second]; Aspromonte grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Flood flied out to left; McCarver flied out to
left; Smith flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Maye flied out to center; Bateman singled to left
[Bateman out at second (left to second)]; Roberts struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Kernek flied out to center; Javier flied out to
left; Buchek singled to left; Mahaffey forced Buchek (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first);
Jackson struck out; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock lined to shortstop; Johnson singled to
center; Flood flied out to center; McCarver popped to shortstop;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Gentile walked; Staub out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Gentile to second]; McCarver dropped a foul
fly hit by Aspromonte for an error; Aspromonte lined to center;
Maye was walked intentionally; Bateman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Smith homered; Kernek popped to third; Javier
homered; Buchek singled to center; CARPIN REPLACED ROBERTS
(PITCHING); STAUB CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); NICHOLSON
REPLACED MAYE (PLAYING RF); FRANCONA BATTED FOR MAHAFFEY;
Francona forced Buchek (first to shortstop); SADECKI RAN FOR
FRANCONA; Brock struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: HOERNER REPLACED SADECKI (PITCHING); HARRISON BATTED
FOR CARPIN; Harrison struck out; Morgan singled to center;
Jackson was called out on strikes; Wynn popped to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: RAYMOND REPLACED HARRISON (PITCHING); Johnson
singled to left; Flood flied out to right; McCarver reached on
an error by Morgan [Johnson to second]; Smith popped to
shortstop; Kernek grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Gentile singled to left; Staub singled to center
[Gentile to second]; AUST REPLACED HOERNER (PITCHING);
Aspromonte singled to left [Gentile to third, Staub to second];
Nicholson forced Gentile (shortstop to catcher) [Staub scored
(error by McCarver) (unearned) (no RBI), Aspromonte to third,
Nicholson to first]; Bateman grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Nicholson out at second]; 1 R (0
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: Javier singled to left; Buchek popped to
shortstop; GAGLIANO BATTED FOR AUST; Gagliano grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Javier out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   9   3    7
 Astros           4   9   2    7


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