Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 3
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Tuesday, September 6, 1966 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   4 10  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  2  -   3  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
R. Davis cf                   5   1   3   1       0   1       2   0
Miller 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Aspromonte ph,3b            2   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Staub rf                      4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Maye lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Bateman c                     4   1   4   1       0   0       6   1
Harrison 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Lillis ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Zachary p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Sembera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  10   4       1   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Lillis-Harrison, Miller-Bateman-Harrison.
PB: Bateman (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Bateman (23,off Briles).
SH: Lillis (5,off Briles).
GDP: Harrison (10,off Jackson); Lillis (9,off Woodeshick).
Team LOB: 7.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Flood cf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
McCarver c                    3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Cepeda 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
Shannon rf                    3   1   2   1       1   1       2   0
Smith 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   1       0   5
Javier 2b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       3   6
  Buchek ph,2b                2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Maxvill ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Briles p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Savage ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Spiezio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodeshick p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Francona ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gibson pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       5   3      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Smith-Javier-Cepeda, Maxvill-Buchek-Cepeda.
E: Smith (11), Briles (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Smith (12,off Taylor).
GDP: Savage (1,off Zachary); Smith (8,off Sembera).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (62,2nd base off Zachary/Bateman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zachary W(2-2)                5.1   3   1   1   5   3   0  23
Sembera                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Taylor                        2     3   2   2   0   0   0   9
Raymond SV(12)                1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     7   3   3   5   3   0  37

Taylor faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Zachary (6).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles L(4-13)                3     5   2   0   1   1   0  16
Jackson                       4     4   2   0   0   3   0  16
Woodeshick                    2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9    10   4   0   1   4   0  38


Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 9283


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. R. Davis            cf        Brock               lf
2. Miller              3b        Flood               cf
3. Morgan              2b        McCarver            c
4. Staub               rf        Cepeda              1b
5. Maye                lf        Shannon             rf
6. Bateman             c         Smith               3b
7. Harrison            1b        Javier              2b
8. Lillis              ss        Maxvill             ss
9. Zachary             p         Briles              p

ASTROS 1ST: R. Davis singled; Miller flied out to left; Morgan
grounded out (second to pitcher) [R. Davis to second]; Staub
made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock lined to third; Flood walked; McCarver
popped to third in foul territory; Cepeda forced Flood
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Maye reached on an error by Briles; Bateman doubled
[Maye scored (unearned)]; Harrison walked; Lillis out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Bateman to third, Harrison to
second]; Zachary struck out; R. Davis singled to shortstop
[Bateman scored (unearned), Harrison to third]; Miller forced R.
Davis (second to shortstop); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Shannon struck out; Smith flied out to center;
Javier grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub
grounded out (third to first); Maye singled; Bateman singled
[Maye to second]; Harrison flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Maxvill walked; SAVAGE BATTED FOR BRILES; Savage
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Maxvill out at second]; Brock singled; Flood made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: JACKSON REPLACED SAVAGE (PITCHING); Lillis lined to
pitcher; Zachary struck out; R. Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: McCarver flied out to center; Cepeda popped to
catcher in foul territory; Shannon singled to shortstop; Bateman
allowed a passed ball [Shannon to second]; Smith struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller struck out; Morgan grounded out (second to
first); Staub singled to second; Maye made an out to shortstop;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Javier grounded out (second to first); Maxvill
flied out to left; Jackson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bateman singled; Harrison grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Bateman out at second]; Lillis
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock singled; Brock stole second; Flood struck
out; McCarver walked; Zachary threw a wild pitch [Brock to
third, McCarver to second]; Cepeda walked; Shannon walked [Brock
scored, McCarver to third, Cepeda to second]; SEMBERA REPLACED
ZACHARY (PITCHING); Smith grounded into a double play (third to
catcher to first) [McCarver out at home]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GAINES BATTED FOR SEMBERA; Gaines flied out to
right; R. Davis singled to third; ASPROMONTE BATTED FOR MILLER;
Aspromonte reached on an error by Smith [R. Davis to second];
Morgan singled [R. Davis scored (unearned), Aspromonte to
third]; Staub grounded out (second to first) [Aspromonte scored
(unearned), Morgan to second]; Maye grounded out (second to
first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: TAYLOR REPLACED GAINES (PITCHING); ASPROMONTE
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); BUCHEK BATTED FOR JAVIER; Buchek
popped to first in foul territory; Maxvill grounded out (pitcher
to first); SPIEZIO BATTED FOR JACKSON; Spiezio lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BUCHEK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); WOODESHICK
REPLACED SPIEZIO (PITCHING); Bateman singled; Harrison forced
Bateman (pitcher to shortstop to second); Lillis grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Harrison out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Flood
grounded out (shortstop to first); McCarver singled; Cepeda
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first); R. Davis
lined to left; Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: Shannon singled; Smith doubled [Shannon scored];
RAYMOND REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); Buchek flied out to right
[Smith to third]; Maxvill popped to catcher in foul territory;
FRANCONA BATTED FOR WOODESHICK; Francona singled [Smith scored];
GIBSON RAN FOR FRANCONA; Brock flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   0    7
 Cardinals        3   7   2    7


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