St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Monday, June 3, 1968 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    3  1  0    2  0  1  -   7 11  2
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2 12  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Javier 2b                     5   2   2   0       0   0       3   2
Flood cf                      3   3   1   0       1   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b                     5   2   3   2       0   0       6   1
Shannon 3b                    4   0   2   3       0   1       0   2
McCarver c                    4   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
Simpson rf                    2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Maris ph,rf                 0   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Maxvill ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Briles p                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       36   7  11   7       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Maxvill-Javier-Cepeda.
E: Flood 2 (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Shannon 2 (8,off Lemaster 2); Javier (8,off Lemaster).
HR: Cepeda (6,9th inning off Ray 0 on 1 out).
SF: Shannon (2,off Dukes); Maris (1,off House).
HBP: Flood (4,by Dukes).
IBB: Simpson (2,by Lemaster); McCarver (6,by Dukes).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Menke 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       3   1
Staub 1b                      5   1   4   1       0   0      11   0
Thomas rf                     5   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Wynn lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   2       1   4
Brand c                       3   0   1   1       0   2       4   0
Torres ss                     4   0   1   0       0   2       0   5
Lemaster p                    2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  House p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Browne ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   2  12   2       1  10      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Torres (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub 2 (14,off Briles 2); Wynn (5,off Briles).
SH: Davis (1,off Briles).
HBP: Brand (1,by Briles).
GDP: Browne (1,off Briles).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles W(6-4)                 9    12   2   2   1  10   0  40

HBP: Briles (1,Brand).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(4-5)               6    10   5   5   2   3   0  29
Dukes                         0.1   0   1   0   1   0   0   4
House                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Ray                           2     1   1   1   0   0   1   7
Totals                        9    11   7   6   3   3   1  42

Lemaster faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
HBP: Dukes (1,Flood).
IBB: Lemaster (4,Simpson); Dukes (1,McCarver).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:55   Attendance: 17970


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (second to first); Javier
popped to second; Flood grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Davis grounded out (first to pitcher); Menke
grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub singled to center;
Thomas grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cepeda grounded out (shortstop to first); Shannon
struck out; McCarver singled to right; Simpson forced McCarver
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wynn flied out to left; Aspromonte was called out on
strikes; Brand was hit by a pitch; Torres forced Brand
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Maxvill grounded out (shortstop to first); Briles
popped to second; Brock popped to third in foul territory; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemaster singled to center; Davis out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Lemaster to second]; Menke flied out
to right; Staub doubled to right [Lemaster scored]; Thomas was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Javier singled to left; Flood singled to center
[Javier to third]; Cepeda singled to right [Javier scored, Flood
to third]; Shannon doubled to right [Flood scored, Cepeda to
third]; McCarver grounded out (third to first); Simpson was
walked intentionally; Maxvill singled to left [Cepeda scored,
Shannon out at home (left to catcher), Simpson to second];
Briles grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn doubled to right; Aspromonte was called out on
strikes; Brand was called out on strikes; Torres was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Brock was called out on strikes; Javier flied out
to center; Flood walked; Cepeda singled to center [Flood to
third]; Shannon doubled to right [Flood scored, Cepeda to
third]; McCarver grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Lemaster flied out to left; Davis singled to left;
Menke was called out on strikes; Staub flied out to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Simpson was called out on strikes; Maxvill
grounded out (shortstop to first); Briles singled to left; Brock
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros
1.

ASTROS 6TH: Thomas was called out on strikes; Wynn grounded out
(third to first); Aspromonte singled to right; Brand struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Javier doubled to left; DUKES REPLACED LEMASTER
(PITCHING); Flood was hit by a pitch; Cepeda reached on an error
by Torres [Javier to third, Flood to second, Cepeda to first];
Shannon hit a sacrifice fly to right [Javier scored, Flood to
third, Cepeda to second]; McCarver was walked intentionally;
MARIS BATTED FOR SIMPSON; HOUSE REPLACED DUKES (PITCHING); Maris
hit a sacrifice fly to right [Flood scored (unearned), Cepeda to
third]; Maxvill grounded out (third to first); 2 R (1 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: MARIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Torres singled to
left; BROWNE BATTED FOR HOUSE; Browne grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Torres out at second];
Davis singled to center [Davis to second (error by Flood)];
Menke flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 6,
Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: RAY REPLACED BROWNE (PITCHING); Briles flied out
to center; Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); Javier flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Staub singled to left; Thomas singled to right
[Staub to second]; Wynn struck out; Aspromonte flied out to
right; Brand singled to center [Staub scored, Thomas to third
(error by Flood), Brand to second]; Torres was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Flood flied out to center; Cepeda homered;
Shannon flied out to right; McCarver popped to first; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: WATSON BATTED FOR RAY; Watson grounded out (second
to first); Davis grounded out (third to first); Menke walked;
Staub doubled to right [Menke to third]; Thomas popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 7, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        7  11   2    8
 Astros           2  12   1   11


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