Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 56
Played on Saturday, June 7, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  3
HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    2  0  x  -   4 10  2
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Flood cf                      5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Javier 2b                     3   1   1   0       1   2       3   4
Torre 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
McCarver c                    3   0   0   1       0   0       7   1
Shannon 3b                    4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Pinson rf                     3   0   3   0       1   0       2   0
Maxvill ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Washburn p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Johnson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Grant p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gagliano ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davalillo ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   9   1       3   6      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Maxvill-Javier-Torre.
E: Javier 2 (12), McCarver (2).

BATTING - 
SF: McCarver (3,off Lemaster).
GDP: Washburn (2,off Lemaster); Maxvill (4,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Flood (4,2nd base by Lemaster/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    4   0   0   0       1   1       5   3
Martinez 3b                   5   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   0       1   2       4   0
Miller rf                     2   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
Edwards c                     4   2   3   3       0   0       9   2
Gotay 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Geiger lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torres ss                     4   0   1   1       0   2       2   1
Lemaster p                    4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4  10   4       4   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Martinez-Gotay-Blefary, Martinez-Gotay-Blefary, Edwards-Gotay-Blefary-Gotay-Lemaster.
E: Blefary (11), Miller (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Lemaster (2,off Grant); Alou (9,off Grant).
3B: Martinez (1,off Washburn).
HR: Edwards (1,4th inning off Washburn 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Lemaster (1,off Washburn).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gotay (1,2nd base off Washburn/McCarver).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Washburn                      6     5   2   2   3   6   1  26
Grant L(1-7)                  1.1   5   2   2   1   1   0  10
Hoerner                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8    10   4   4   4   7   1  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster W(4-7)               8     9   2   1   3   4   0  35
Gladding SV(11)               1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     9   2   1   3   6   0  38

Lemaster faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Lemaster (2).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 26764


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Blefary             1b
2. Flood               cf        Martinez            3b
3. Javier              2b        Wynn                cf
4. Torre               1b        Miller              rf
5. McCarver            c         Edwards             c
6. Shannon             3b        Gotay               2b
7. Pinson              rf        Alou                lf
8. Maxvill             ss        Torres              ss
9. Washburn            p         Lemaster            p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock flied out to center; Flood flied out to
center; Javier singled to left; Torre reached on an error by
Miller [Javier scored (unearned) (no RBI), Torre to second];
McCarver grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Blefary struck out; Martinez lined to first; Wynn
walked; Miller forced Wynn (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Shannon singled to right; Pinson singled to right
[Shannon to second]; Maxvill flied out to center [Shannon to
third]; Washburn grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Pinson out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards singled to left; Gotay reached on an error
by Javier [Edwards to second, Gotay to first]; Alou lined to
right [Edwards to third]; Torres singled to left [Edwards
scored, Gotay to second]; Lemaster grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Torres out at second]; 1 R, 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brock singled to right; Flood singled to right
[Brock to second]; Javier walked [Brock to third, Flood to
second]; Torre forced Brock (first to catcher) [Flood to third,
Javier to second]; McCarver hit a sacrifice fly to left [Flood
scored]; Shannon struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Blefary walked; Martinez forced Blefary (second to
shortstop); Wynn struck out; Miller grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Pinson walked; Maxvill grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Pinson out at second]; Washburn
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards homered; Gotay singled to left; Gotay stole
second [Gotay to third (error by McCarver)]; Alou struck out;
Torres struck out; Lemaster struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Brock lined to left; Flood reached on an error by
Blefary [Flood to first]; Javier was called out on strikes while
Flood was caught stealing second (catcher to second to first to
second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Blefary grounded out (catcher to first); Martinez
tripled to left; Wynn struck out; Miller walked; Edwards flied
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); McCarver
grounded out (second to first); Shannon popped to catcher; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Gotay lined to shortstop; Alou made an out to
second; Torres lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Pinson singled to right; Maxvill forced Pinson
(catcher to shortstop); JOHNSON BATTED FOR WASHBURN; Lemaster
threw a wild pitch [Maxvill to second]; Johnson walked; Brock
popped to catcher in foul territory; Flood popped to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: GRANT REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Lemaster doubled
to right; Blefary popped to second; Martinez reached on a
fielder's choice [Lemaster out at third (pitcher to third)];
Wynn singled to left [Martinez to second]; Miller walked
[Martinez to third, Wynn to second]; Edwards singled to center
[Martinez scored, Wynn scored, Miller to third, Edwards to
second (error by Javier)]; Gotay popped to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Javier struck out; Torre flied out to center;
McCarver grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou doubled to left; Torres struck out; Lemaster
singled [Alou stayed at second]; HOERNER REPLACED GRANT
(PITCHING); Blefary flied out to center; Martinez flied out to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: GEIGER REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING LF); Shannon
singled to left; Pinson singled to left [Shannon to second];
Maxvill singled to center [Shannon to third, Pinson to second];
GAGLIANO BATTED FOR HOERNER; GLADDING REPLACED LEMASTER
(PITCHING); DAVALILLO BATTED FOR GAGLIANO; Davalillo popped to
shortstop; Brock struck out; Flood struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   9   3    9
 Astros           4  10   2   10


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