Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 127
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Tuesday, August 26, 1969 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   4 11  0
STL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     5   1   0   0       0   0       5   2
Valdespino lf                 4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Alou ph,rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   0       2   1       3   0
Miller rf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
  Martinez ph,3b              0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    4   1   2   1       0   1       3   1
  Gotay ph                    1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Geiger lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke ss                      5   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Rader 3b,1b                   2   1   2   0       2   0       2   1
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Lemaster p                    4   0   2   1       0   2       1   0
Totals                       37   4  11   4       5   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Menke-Morgan-Blefary, Menke-Morgan-Blefary.

BATTING - 
HR: Blefary (10,2nd inning off Washburn 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Wynn (12,by Hoerner).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rader (5,2nd base by Washburn/McCarver).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Flood cf                      3   1   2   1       1   0       3   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Torre 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   0      12   0
Shannon 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
McCarver c                    4   0   2   0       0   0       8   1
Pinson rf                     3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Maxvill ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Washburn p                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
  Gagliano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hoerner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Nossek ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   2   9   2       3   5      27  12

BATTING - 
HR: Pinson (8,2nd inning off Lemaster 0 on 2 out); Flood (2,8th inning off
Lemaster 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Shannon (8,off Lemaster); Gagliano (5,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster W(10-13)             9     9   2   2   3   5   2  37


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Washburn                      7     8   2   2   2   5   1  30
Hoerner L(1-3)                2     3   2   2   3   3   0  12
Totals                        9    11   4   4   5   8   1  42

IBB: Hoerner (4,Wynn).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 27284


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan popped to second; Valdespino struck out; Wynn
walked; Miller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock popped to second; Flood singled to left;
Javier popped to catcher in foul territory; Torre forced Flood
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Blefary homered; Menke grounded out (third to
first); Rader singled to center; Edwards singled to right [Rader
to third]; Lemaster singled to left [Rader scored, Edwards to
second]; Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first) [Edwards to
third, Lemaster to second]; Valdespino grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Shannon was called out on strikes; McCarver flied
out to center; Pinson homered; Maxvill flied out to center; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn was called out on strikes; Miller grounded out
(shortstop to first); Blefary singled to center; Menke flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Washburn singled to right; Brock struck out;
Flood popped to third in foul territory; Javier popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader walked; Rader was picked off and caught
stealing second (catcher to first); Edwards popped to shortstop;
Lemaster was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Torre walked; Shannon grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Torre out at second]; McCarver
singled to left; Pinson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Valdespino
grounded out (pitcher to first); Wynn singled to left; Miller
singled to center [Wynn to third]; Blefary grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Maxvill grounded out (shortstop to first);
Washburn was called out on strikes; Brock flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
singled to center; Edwards flied out to center; Lemaster was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Flood walked; Javier flied out to center; Torre
flied out to right; Shannon popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan lined to second; Valdespino flied out to
center; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: McCarver singled to center; Pinson walked
[McCarver to second]; Maxvill forced McCarver (third to
shortstop) [Pinson to second]; GAGLIANO BATTED FOR WASHBURN;
Gagliano grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Maxvill out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: HOERNER REPLACED GAGLIANO (PITCHING); Miller struck
out; Blefary struck out; Menke singled to center; Rader walked
[Menke to second]; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock grounded out (first to pitcher); Flood
homered; Javier struck out; Torre singled to left; Shannon
singled to left [Torre to second]; McCarver flied out to right;
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Lemaster singled to right; Morgan forced Lemaster
(pitcher to shortstop); ALOU BATTED FOR VALDESPINO; Alou
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Morgan to second]; Wynn was
walked intentionally; MARTINEZ BATTED FOR MILLER; Martinez
walked [Morgan to third, Wynn to second]; GOTAY BATTED FOR
BLEFARY; Gotay singled to center [Morgan scored, Wynn scored,
Martinez to third]; Menke grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: RADER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); MARTINEZ
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
GEIGER REPLACED GOTAY (PLAYING LF); Pinson grounded out (first
unassisted); Maxvill singled to right; NOSSEK BATTED FOR
HOERNER; Nossek struck out; Brock popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  11   0   11
 Cardinals        2   9   0    8


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