Houston Astros 11, St. Louis Cardinals 6
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Thursday, June 5, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  1    3  0  0    0  1  1  -   6 10  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  3  2    0  4  x  -  11 13  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Flood cf                      4   0   1   1       1   1       3   0
Pinson rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Willis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Torre 1b                      5   2   2   0       0   0       7   0
McCarver c                    4   0   1   2       0   0      11   0
Shannon 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
Javier 2b                     3   1   0   0       1   2       0   5
Maxvill ss                    2   0   1   1       1   1       0   0
  Hague ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Huntz ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torrez p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ribant p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davalillo ph,rf             1   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  10   6       4   9      24   6

FIELDING - 
PB: McCarver (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Brock (13,off Ray); McCarver (7,off Gladding).
3B: Torre (3,off Ray).
HR: Shannon (4,4th inning off Ray 0 on 1 out).
SH: Torrez (1,off Ray).
SF: McCarver (2,off Ray).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (25,2nd base off Ray/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Morgan 2b                     4   4   4   1       1   0       2   3
Wynn cf                       3   4   2   0       2   1       0   0
Miller rf                     4   1   2   2       1   0       2   0
Menke ss                      3   1   2   3       1   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   4       0   1
Edwards c                     3   1   2   2       2   0      11   0
Alou lf                       4   0   1   2       1   2       1   0
  Geiger lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ray p                         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Womack p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Guinn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36  11  13  10       8  10      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (11,off Torrez); Edwards (5,off Willis).
HR: Morgan (8,6th inning off Ribant 0 on 1 out).
SF: Menke (3,off Ribant).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (15,2nd base off Torrez/McCarver); Menke (1,2nd base off Torrez/McCarver).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Torrez L(1-3)                 4     4   5   5   6   5   0  22
Ribant                        1.1   4   2   2   1   0   1   9
Taylor                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Hoerner                       1.1   3   3   3   0   2   0   7
Willis                        0.2   1   1   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        8    13  11  10   8  10   1  45

Torrez faced 3 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Willis (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ray                           3.2   6   4   4   1   4   1  18
Coombs                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Womack W(2-1)                 2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Guinn                         0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Gladding                      2     4   2   2   1   2   0  11
Billingham SV(2)              0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9    10   6   6   4   9   1  41

Womack faced 1 batter in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Al Barlick
Time of Game: 3:07   Attendance: 20471


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Blefary             1b
2. Flood               cf        Morgan              2b
3. Pinson              rf        Wynn                cf
4. Torre               1b        Miller              rf
5. McCarver            c         Menke               ss
6. Shannon             3b        Rader               3b
7. Javier              2b        Edwards             c
8. Maxvill             ss        Alou                lf
9. Torrez              p         Ray                 p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to right; Brock stole second; Flood
lined to shortstop; Pinson grounded out (second to first); Torre
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Blefary was called out on strikes; Morgan singled to
right; Wynn walked [Morgan to second]; Miller doubled to left
[Morgan scored, Wynn scored]; Menke grounded out (second to
first) [Miller to third]; Rader was called out on strikes; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: McCarver grounded out (second to first); Shannon
struck out; Javier struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards singled to center; Alou grounded out (third
to first) [Edwards to second]; Ray grounded out (second to
first) [Edwards to third]; Blefary grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Maxvill struck out; Torrez struck out; Brock
doubled to left; Flood singled to left [Brock scored]; Pinson
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
2.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Wynn was called
out on strikes; Miller grounded out (second to first) [Morgan to
third]; Menke walked; Menke stole second; Rader was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Torre tripled to right; McCarver hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Torre scored]; Shannon homered; Javier walked;
Maxvill singled to left [Javier scored]; Torrez out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Maxvill to second]; COOMBS
REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Brock grounded out (second to first); 3
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards walked; Alou was called out on strikes;
MARTINEZ BATTED FOR COOMBS; Martinez flied out to center;
Blefary flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: WOMACK REPLACED MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Flood was
called out on strikes; Pinson grounded out (first to catcher);
Torre grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan singled to right; Wynn walked [Morgan to
second]; Miller walked [Morgan to third, Wynn to second]; RIBANT
REPLACED TORREZ (PITCHING); Menke hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Morgan scored]; Rader lined to left; Edwards walked [Wynn to
third, Miller to second]; Alou singled to left [Wynn scored,
Miller scored, Edwards to second]; Womack popped to catcher; 3
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: McCarver grounded out (first to pitcher); Shannon
flied out to right; Javier struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Blefary grounded out (second to first); Morgan
homered; Wynn singled to center; Miller singled to right [Wynn
to third]; TAYLOR REPLACED RIBANT (PITCHING); Menke singled to
center [Wynn scored, Miller to second]; Rader struck out;
Edwards flied out to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 7.

CARDINALS 7TH: Maxvill walked; DAVALILLO BATTED FOR TAYLOR;
GUINN REPLACED WOMACK (PITCHING); Davalillo walked [Maxvill to
second]; Brock struck out; GLADDING REPLACED GUINN (PITCHING);
Flood forced Davalillo (pitcher to shortstop) [Maxvill to
third]; Pinson grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: HOERNER REPLACED PINSON (PITCHING); DAVALILLO STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Alou was called out on strikes; Gladding
struck out; Blefary popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Astros 7.

CARDINALS 8TH: Torre singled to center; McCarver doubled to left
[Torre scored]; Shannon popped to catcher; Javier lined to
shortstop; HAGUE BATTED FOR MAXVILL; Hague struck out; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: HUNTZ REPLACED HAGUE (PLAYING SS); Morgan singled;
Wynn singled to left [Morgan to second]; Miller popped to
pitcher; Menke singled to left [Morgan scored, Wynn to second];
WILLIS REPLACED HOERNER (PITCHING); Rader struck out; Edwards
doubled to right [Wynn scored, Menke scored]; McCarver allowed a
passed ball [Edwards to third]; Willis threw a wild pitch
[Edwards scored (unearned)]; Alou walked; Gladding struck out; 4
R (3 ER), 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 11.

CARDINALS 9TH: GEIGER REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING LF); Davalillo
singled to center; Brock struck out; Flood walked [Davalillo to
second]; WHITE BATTED FOR WILLIS; White singled to right
[Davalillo scored, Flood to third]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED GLADDING
(PITCHING); Torre popped to second; McCarver grounded out
(pitcher unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros
11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        6  10   0    8
 Astros          11  13   0   10


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