Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 19
Played on Thursday, May 2, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  3
HOU N    0  0  2    1  0  0    0  1  x  -   4 13  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Flood cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cepeda 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       9   1
Simpson rf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
McCarver c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       8   2
Shannon 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   8
Maxvill ss                    1   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Spiezio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schofield ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Briles p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Willis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jaster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       1   5      24  14

FIELDING - 
E: Flood (3), Cepeda (3), Shannon (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Shannon (2,off Lemaster).
GDP: Brock (1,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Miller rf                     4   2   3   1       1   0       1   0
Wynn lf                       5   0   3   1       0   2       3   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   2   1       1   1      11   1
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Menke ss                      5   0   2   0       0   1       0   3
Gotay 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Bateman c                     3   1   2   1       1   0       5   0
Lemaster p                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       38   4  13   4       4   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gotay-Staub.

BATTING - 
2B: Miller 2 (4,off Briles 2).
HR: Bateman (2,4th inning off Briles 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Staub (3,by Briles); Bateman (5,by Briles).
Team LOB: 14.

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

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles L(4-1)                 7    11   3   3   3   6   1  36
Willis                        0.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Jaster                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    13   4   4   4   7   1  42

IBB: Briles 2 (3,Staub,Bateman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster W(2-3)               9     3   0   0   1   5   0  30


Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Bill Jackowski
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 11431


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Davis               cf
2. Javier              2b        Miller              rf
3. Flood               cf        Wynn                lf
4. Cepeda              1b        Staub               1b
5. Simpson             rf        Rader               3b
6. McCarver            c         Menke               ss
7. Shannon             3b        Gotay               2b
8. Maxvill             ss        Bateman             c
9. Briles              p         Lemaster            p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock struck out; Javier popped to third; Flood
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis lined to shortstop; Miller singled to right;
Wynn was called out on strikes; Staub grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cepeda struck out; Simpson was called out on
strikes; McCarver grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Menke singled
to left; Gotay forced Menke (first to shortstop); Bateman
singled to right [Gotay to third]; Lemaster popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Shannon flied out to right; Maxvill walked;
Briles struck out; Brock grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis singled to left; Miller doubled to center
[Davis scored]; Wynn singled to center [Miller scored]; Staub
singled to left [Wynn to third]; Rader reached on a fielder's
choice [Wynn out at home (third to catcher to center to
pitcher), Staub to third]; Menke grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Rader to second]; Gotay grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Javier grounded out (shortstop to first); Flood
lined to third; Cepeda popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bateman homered; Lemaster struck out; Davis walked;
Miller doubled to left [Davis to third]; Wynn struck out; Staub
was walked intentionally; Rader flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Simpson flied out to left; McCarver grounded out
(first to pitcher); Shannon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke reached on an error by Shannon [Menke to
first]; Menke was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Gotay struck out; Bateman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Maxvill struck out; Briles singled to center;
Brock grounded into a double play (second to first) [Briles out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Lemaster flied out to left; Davis was called out on
strikes; Miller reached on an error by Cepeda [Miller to first];
Wynn singled to left [Miller to second]; Staub was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Javier flied out to center; Flood grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cepeda singled to left; Simpson popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Menke singled
to center [Menke to second (error by Flood)]; Gotay grounded out
(third to first); Bateman was walked intentionally; Lemaster
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: McCarver popped to first; Shannon doubled to
right; SPIEZIO BATTED FOR MAXVILL; Spiezio grounded out (third
to first); GAGLIANO BATTED FOR BRILES; Gagliano popped to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: SCHOFIELD REPLACED SPIEZIO (PLAYING SS); WILLIS
REPLACED GAGLIANO (PITCHING); Davis grounded out (third to
first); Miller walked; Wynn singled to right [Miller to second];
JASTER REPLACED WILLIS (PITCHING); Staub singled to right
[Miller scored, Wynn to third]; Rader popped to shortstop; Menke
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: Brock flied out to left; Javier grounded out
(third to first); Flood grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        0   3   3    3
 Astros           4  13   0   14


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