Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 1 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Wednesday, August 27, 1969 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    4  -   5  8  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  -   1  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       4   5
Alou lf,rf                    5   0   3   1       0   1       4   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Miller rf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
  McFadden pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geiger lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   1      11   1
Menke ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   2       0   3
Edwards c                     3   1   0   0       1   0       6   0
Griffin p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       0   2
  Valdespino ph               0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   8   4       2  10      30  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Blefary-Morgan.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (24,off Gibson).
SF: Wynn (4,off Gibson); Valdespino (1,off Gibson).
IBB: Edwards (9,by Gibson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Blefary (6,2nd base by Gibson/McCarver); Alou (3,2nd base by Gibson/McCarver).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Flood cf                      5   0   3   1       0   0       4   0
Pinson rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Torre 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
McCarver c                    3   0   1   0       0   1       9   2
  Ricketts c                  0   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Shannon 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Maxvill ss                    3   1   1   0       0   2       3   1
  White ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gibson p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Davalillo ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1   7   1       2   6      30   7

FIELDING - 
E: Maxvill (17).

BATTING - 
2B: Brock (29,off Griffin); Flood (26,off Griffin).
SH: Gibson (4,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(9-6)                9     6   1   1   2   5   0  34
Gladding SV(27)               1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                       10     7   1   1   2   6   0  38

WP: Griffin (6).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson L(16-9)               10     8   5   3   2  10   0  39

IBB: Gibson (6,Edwards).

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 21310


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Morgan              2b        Brock               lf
2. Alou                lf        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. Griffin             p         Gibson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan singled to right; Alou singled to right
[Morgan to third]; Wynn hit a sacrifice fly to center [Morgan
scored, Alou to second]; Miller struck out; Blefary was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock doubled to center; Flood grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Brock to third]; Pinson popped to first in
foul territory; Torre flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke flied out to right; Rader struck out; Edwards
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McCarver struck out; Shannon walked; Javier
grounded out (third to first) [Shannon to second]; Maxvill
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Griffin was called out on strikes; Morgan flied out
to center; Alou singled to left; Wynn flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Gibson flied out to center; Brock was called out
on strikes; Flood singled to right; Pinson grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller flied out to left; Blefary singled to center;
Blefary was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Menke
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Torre grounded out (second to first); McCarver
singled to right; Shannon struck out; Javier flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader grounded out (first to pitcher); Edwards
grounded out (second to first); Griffin was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Maxvill singled to right; Gibson out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Maxvill to second]; Brock
grounded out (second to first) [Maxvill to third]; Flood doubled
to left [Maxvill scored]; Pinson grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan singled to left; Alou forced Morgan
(shortstop to second); Alou was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Wynn popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Torre flied out to left; McCarver flied out to
left; Shannon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller struck out; Blefary popped to second; Menke
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Javier flied out to center; Maxvill struck out;
Gibson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader was called out on strikes; Edwards popped to
second; Griffin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Flood
singled to left; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Flood to second];
Pinson popped to second; Torre grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: RICKETTS REPLACED MCCARVER (PLAYING C ); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); Alou struck out; Wynn popped to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: Ricketts walked; Shannon hit into a double play
(first to second) [Ricketts out at second]; Javier flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 10TH: Miller singled to right; MCFADDEN RAN FOR MILLER;
Blefary walked [McFadden to second]; Menke struck out; Rader
doubled to right [McFadden scored, Blefary to third]; Edwards
was walked intentionally; VALDESPINO BATTED FOR GRIFFIN;
Valdespino hit a sacrifice fly to right [Blefary scored, Rader
to third]; Morgan reached on an error by Maxvill [Rader scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Edwards to second, Morgan to first]; Alou
singled to center [Edwards scored (unearned), Morgan to third];
Wynn flied out to center; 4 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 10TH: GEIGER REPLACED MCFADDEN (PLAYING LF); ALOU
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); GLADDING REPLACED VALDESPINO
(PITCHING); WHITE BATTED FOR MAXVILL; White singled to left;
DAVALILLO BATTED FOR GIBSON; Davalillo popped to second; Brock
was called out on strikes; Flood forced White (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   8   0    4
 Cardinals        1   7   1    7


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