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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMorgan 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 0Totals35 5 8 4 2 10 30 12FIELDING -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 CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock 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 0Totals35 1 7 1 2 6 30 7FIELDING -E:Maxvill (17).BATTING -2B:Brock (29,off Griffin); Flood (26,off Griffin).SH:Gibson (4,off Griffin).Team LOB:7.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGriffin W(9-6) 9 6 1 1 2 5 0 34 Gladding SV(27) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4Totals10 7 1 1 2 6 0 38WP:Griffin (6).

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGibson L(16-9) 10 8 5 3 2 10 0 39IBB:Gibson (6,Edwards).Umpires:HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Harry WendelstedtTime of Game:2:30Attendance: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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