St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 3

Regular Season Game 55

Played on Friday, June 6, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

STL N 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 - 6 12 0 HOU N 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 8 1

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock lf 5 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 Flood cf 4 2 2 0 1 1 4 0 Pinson rf 5 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 Torre 1b 2 2 1 0 3 0 6 0 McCarver c 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 0 Shannon 3b 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 Javier 2b 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 1 Maxvill ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Davalillo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Huntz ss 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 Briles p 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 Hoerner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals38 6 12 5 5 8 27 3BATTING -2B:Brock (14,off Billingham); Shannon (6,off Billingham).HR:Pinson (2,1st inning off Wilson 1 on 1 out).GDP:Maxvill (3,off Wilson).IBB:Torre (7,by Coombs).Team LOB:10.

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABlefary 1b 4 1 2 0 1 0 9 1 Morgan 2b 4 1 0 0 1 1 6 6 Wynn cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Miller rf 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 Menke ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Edwards c 3 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 Martinez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 Alou lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 Wilson p 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Blasingame pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Coombs p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Billingham p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Geiger ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0Totals35 3 8 3 3 5 27 13FIELDING -DP:1. Martinez-Morgan-Blefary.E:Martinez (1).BATTING -2B:Blefary (10,off Briles); Martinez (2,off Briles); Geiger (3,off Briles).HR:Miller (1,1st inning off Briles 2 on 1 out).IBB:Edwards (6,by Briles).Team LOB:8.

PITCHING

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBriles W(4-4) 8.1 8 3 3 3 4 1 36 Hoerner SV(6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2Totals9 8 3 3 3 5 1 38WP:Briles (3).IBB:Briles (1,Edwards).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPWilson 4 4 2 2 2 2 1 17 Ray 1.1 2 1 0 1 3 0 8 Coombs L(0-1) 1.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 7 Billingham 2.1 3 2 2 1 3 0 11Totals9 12 6 5 5 8 1 43IBB:Coombs (1,Torre).Umpires:HP - John Kibler, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Ed VargoTime of Game:2:50Attendance:20297 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 Edwards c 7. Javier 2b Martinez 3b 8. Maxvill ss Alou lf 9. Briles p Wilson p CARDINALS 1ST: Brock flied out to left; Flood walked; Pinson homered [Flood scored]; Torre lined to left; McCarver singled; Shannon singled to center [McCarver to third]; Javier forced Shannon (third to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Blefary doubled to left; Morgan walked; Wynn struck out; Miller homered [Blefary scored, Morgan scored]; Menke flied out to center; Edwards flied out to center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. CARDINALS 2ND: Maxvill grounded out (second to first); Briles struck out; Brock grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. ASTROS 2ND: Martinez doubled to left; Alou popped to second; Wilson popped to second; Blefary flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. CARDINALS 3RD: Flood struck out; Pinson grounded out (shortstop to first); Torre walked; McCarver popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. ASTROS 3RD: Morgan popped to shortstop; Wynn singled; Miller singled to center [Wynn to third]; Briles threw a wild pitch [Miller to second]; Menke flied to right in foul territory; Edwards was walked intentionally; Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. CARDINALS 4TH: Shannon popped to third in foul territory; Javier singled to left; Maxvill grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Javier out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. ASTROS 4TH: Alou popped to shortstop in foul territory; Wilson singled to left;Don Wilson left with injured hip;BLASINGAME RAN FOR WILSON; Blefary singled to left [Blasingame to second]; Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Wynn popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. CARDINALS 5TH: RAY REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Briles struck out; Brock struck out; Flood singled to left; Pinson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. ASTROS 5TH: Miller was called out on strikes; Menke was called out on strikes; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3. CARDINALS 6TH: Torre walked; McCarver singled to center [Torre to third]; Shannon struck out; Javier reached on an error by Martinez [Torre scored (unearned) (no RBI), McCarver to third, Javier to first]; DAVALILLO BATTED FOR MAXVILL; COOMBS REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Davalillo popped to first; Briles forced Javier (third to second); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 3. ASTROS 6TH: HUNTZ REPLACED DAVALILLO (PLAYING SS); Martinez lined to right; Alou grounded out (first unassisted); Coombs was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Astros 3. CARDINALS 7TH: Brock singled to left [Brock out at second (left to second)]; Flood singled to center; Pinson grounded out (second to first) [Flood to second]; Torre was walked intentionally; McCarver singled to center [Flood scored, Torre to third, McCarver to second (on throw)]; BILLINGHAM REPLACED COOMBS (PITCHING); Shannon grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 3. ASTROS 7TH: Blefary walked; Morgan flied out to left; Wynn flied out to left; Miller grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 3. CARDINALS 8TH: Javier struck out; Huntz walked; Briles struck out; Brock doubled to left [Huntz scored]; Flood popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 3. ASTROS 8TH: Menke popped to shortstop; Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Martinez lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Astros 3. CARDINALS 9TH: Pinson grounded out (second to first); Torre singled to left; McCarver grounded out (third to first) [Torre to second]; Shannon doubled to right [Torre scored]; Javier struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 3. ASTROS 9TH: Alou lined to center; GEIGER BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Geiger doubled to right; HOERNER REPLACED BRILES (PITCHING); Blefary grounded out (first unassisted) [Geiger to third]; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Astros 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Cardinals 6 12 0 10 Astros 3 8 1 8

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