St. Louis Cardinals 1, Houston Astros 0

Regular Season Game 126

Doubleheader Opener

Played on Tuesday, August 26, 1969 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 4 0 STL N 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 x - 1 2 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAlou lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Morgan 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 Wynn cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 Miller rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 Blefary 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 10 0 Menke ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Rader 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Edwards c 3 0 1 0 0 1 7 0 Dierker p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Valdespino ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bouton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals30 0 4 0 3 4 24 6BATTING -2B:Edwards (18,off Briles).GDP:Blefary (8,off Briles).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -SB:Morgan (34,2nd base off Briles/McCarver).

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Flood cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pinson rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Torre 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 14 2 McCarver c 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 Shannon 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 Javier 2b 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 5 Maxvill ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 Briles p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2Totals26 1 2 1 0 7 27 15FIELDING -DP:1. Torre-Maxvill.BATTING -HR:Javier (10,3rd inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).Team LOB:1.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDierker L(16-10) 7 2 1 1 0 6 1 23 Bouton 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3Totals8 2 1 1 0 7 1 26

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBriles W(13-11) 9 4 0 0 3 4 0 33Umpires:HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Ed SudolTime of Game:1:56 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals 1. Alou lf Brock lf 2. Morgan 2b Flood cf 3. Wynn cf Pinson rf 4. Miller rf Torre 1b 5. Blefary 1b McCarver c 6. Menke ss Shannon 3b 7. Rader 3b Javier 2b 8. Edwards c Maxvill ss 9. Dierker p Briles p ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (third to first); Morgan struck out; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (first unassisted); Flood popped to first in foul territory; Pinson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 2ND: Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); Blefary walked; Menke popped to shortstop; Rader singled to center [Blefary to second]; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Torre struck out; McCarver grounded out (second to first); Shannon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 3RD: Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 3RD: Javier homered; Maxvill grounded out (second to first); Briles struck out; Brock singled; Flood grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 4TH: Wynn popped to second; Miller walked; Blefary grounded into a double play (first to shortstop) [Miller out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 4TH: Pinson flied out to left; Torre flied out to center; McCarver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 5TH: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader grounded out (third to first); Edwards grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 5TH: Shannon popped to third; Javier flied out to center; Maxvill popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 6TH: Dierker popped to second; Alou grounded out (pitcher to second to first); Morgan singled to center; Morgan stole second; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 6TH: Briles flied out to center; Brock flied out to left; Flood grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 7TH: Miller grounded out (second to first); Blefary grounded out (second to first); Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 7TH: Pinson grounded out (second to first); Torre was called out on strikes; McCarver flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 8TH: Rader popped to first in foul territory; Edwards doubled to right; VALDESPINO BATTED FOR DIERKER; Valdespino popped to third in foul territory; Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. CARDINALS 8TH: BOUTON REPLACED VALDESPINO (PITCHING); Shannon grounded out (pitcher to first); Javier popped to first; Maxvill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. ASTROS 9TH: Morgan flied out to right; Wynn walked; Miller singled to left [Wynn to second]; Blefary flied out to left; Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 1. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 0 4 0 6 Cardinals 1 2 0 1

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