St. Louis Cardinals 8, Houston Astros 1

Regular Season Game 86

Played on Friday, July 12, 1968 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 - 1 3 1 STL N 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 x - 8 15 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMiller rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Torres ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 Staub 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 10 1 Wynn cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Menke 2b 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 3 Rader 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Aspromonte lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Bateman c 3 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 Lemaster p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 Thomas ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dukes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Totals30 1 3 1 0 8 24 12FIELDING -DP:1. Menke-Torres-Staub.E:Bateman (4).BATTING -2B:Aspromonte (5,off Gibson); Menke (11,off Gibson).Team LOB:2.

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock lf 4 3 2 0 1 1 1 0 Javier 2b 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 2 Flood cf 5 1 4 2 0 0 2 0 Cepeda 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 10 1 Shannon 3b 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 Edwards c 4 1 1 1 0 0 8 0 Tolan rf 4 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 Maxvill ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 3 Gibson p 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 2Totals35 8 15 8 2 5 27 10BATTING -2B:Flood (10,off Lemaster).3B:Brock (7,off Lemaster).HR:Tolan (4,8th inning off Dukes 1 on 1 out).SH:Shannon (3,off Dukes); Gibson (4,off Dukes).SF:Javier (4,off Lemaster).GDP:Flood (4,off Lemaster).IBB:Shannon (5,by Lemaster); Brock (3,by Dukes).Team LOB:8.BASERUNNING -SB:Brock (17,2nd base off Lemaster/Bateman).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPLemaster L(8-8) 7 9 3 3 1 5 0 30 Dukes 1 6 5 5 1 0 1 10Totals8 15 8 8 2 5 1 40IBB:Lemaster (6,Shannon); Dukes (6,Brock).

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGibson W(12-5) 9 3 1 1 0 8 0 30Umpires:HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Ed VargoTime of Game:2:00Attendance:28944 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals 1. Miller rf Brock lf 2. Torres ss Javier 2b 3. Staub 1b Flood cf 4. Wynn cf Cepeda 1b 5. Menke 2b Shannon 3b 6. Rader 3b Edwards c 7. Aspromonte lf Tolan rf 8. Bateman c Maxvill ss 9. Lemaster p Gibson p ASTROS 1ST: Miller struck out; Torres grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Staub grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 1ST: Brock tripled to center; Javier hit a sacrifice fly to second [Brock scored]; Flood doubled to left; Cepeda flied out to center; Shannon was walked intentionally; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 2ND: Wynn struck out; Menke grounded out (third to first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 2ND: Tolan popped to second; Maxvill flied out to left; Gibson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 3RD: Aspromonte flied out to center; Bateman lined to shortstop; Lemaster grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 3RD: Brock struck out; Javier grounded out (shortstop to first); Flood singled to center; Cepeda singled to center [Flood to third]; Shannon singled to right [Flood scored, Cepeda to second]; Edwards grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 4TH: Miller struck out; Torres grounded out (first unassisted); Staub flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 4TH: Tolan struck out; Maxvill popped to first; Gibson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Menke was called out on strikes; Rader grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Brock singled to left; Brock stole second [Brock to third (error by Bateman)]; Javier struck out; Flood singled to center [Brock scored]; Cepeda forced Flood (second to shortstop); Shannon grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3. ASTROS 6TH: Aspromonte doubled to right; Bateman reached on a fielder's choice [Aspromonte out at third (pitcher to third)]; Lemaster struck out; Miller forced Bateman (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3. CARDINALS 6TH: Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); Tolan struck out; Maxvill singled to center; Gibson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 3. ASTROS 7TH: Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub singled to left; Wynn struck out; Menke doubled to left [Staub scored, Menke to third (on throw to home)]; Rader flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. CARDINALS 7TH: Brock popped to pitcher; Javier singled to left; Flood grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Javier out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. ASTROS 8TH: Aspromonte flied out to right; Bateman was called out on strikes; THOMAS BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Thomas grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. CARDINALS 8TH: DUKES REPLACED THOMAS (PITCHING); Cepeda singled to left; Shannon out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Cepeda to second]; Edwards singled to left [Cepeda scored]; Tolan homered [Edwards scored]; Maxvill singled to left; Gibson out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Maxvill to second]; Brock was walked intentionally; Javier singled to left [Maxvill scored, Brock to second]; Flood singled to center [Brock scored, Javier to second]; Cepeda grounded out (pitcher to first); 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 8. ASTROS 9TH: Miller grounded out (first unassisted); Torres grounded out (second to first); Staub grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 8. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 1 3 1 2 Cardinals 8 15 0 8

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