St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 24
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, May 3, 1970 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    2  0  0  -   4  5  1
STL N    0  0  3    0  1  2    0  1  x  -   7 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       4   1
Miller rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiLauro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Pepitone lf,rf                4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Menke ss                      3   2   2   2       1   0       1   3
Mayberry 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   2       6   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   2       0   0       0   1
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   2
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Cook p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis ph,lf                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   5   4       4   4      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Ray (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Menke (2,2nd inning off Briles 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cardenal cf                   5   1   2   1       0   1       6   0
Lee rf                        3   3   2   1       2   1       2   0
Brock lf                      5   1   1   3       0   1       3   0
Allen 3b                      4   0   2   1       1   2       0   1
  Gagliano 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torre c                       3   0   0   0       2   1       5   0
Hague 1b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       8   0
Rojas 2b                      2   0   1   0       1   0       2   4
Maxvill ss                    2   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Briles p                      3   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
  Johnson p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   7  10   7       8   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Allen (5).

BATTING - 
3B: Briles (1,off Griffin).
HR: Brock (3,3rd inning off Griffin 2 on 1 out); Lee (2,5th inning off Griffin
0 on 0 out).
SH: Maxvill (2,off Griffin).
HBP: Rojas (1,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hague (1,2nd base off Griffin/Edwards).
CS: Allen (1,2nd base by Griffin/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(1-4)                5.2   7   6   6   4   4   2  28
Cook                          0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Ray                           1.2   3   1   0   3   2   0  11
DiLauro                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    10   7   6   8   6   2  42

WP: Griffin (4).
BK: Cook (1).
HBP: Griffin (2,Rojas).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles W(1-1)                 6     4   4   4   3   3   1  25
Johnson SV(1)                 3     1   0   0   1   1   0  12
Totals                        9     5   4   4   4   4   1  37

Briles faced 4 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Frank Dezelan, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:52   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Morgan              2b        Cardenal            cf
2. Miller              rf        Lee                 rf
3. Wynn                cf        Brock               lf
4. Pepitone            lf        Allen               3b
5. Menke               ss        Torre               c
6. Mayberry            1b        Hague               1b
7. Rader               3b        Rojas               2b
8. Edwards             c         Maxvill             ss
9. Griffin             p         Briles              p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first); Miller made
an out to pitcher; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Cardenal struck out; Lee was called out on
strikes; Brock made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pepitone flied out to right; Menke homered; Mayberry
flied out to center; Rader grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Allen struck out; Torre walked; Griffin threw a
wild pitch [Torre to second]; Hague grounded out (second to
first) [Torre to third]; Rojas walked; Maxvill forced Rojas
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

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

CARDINALS 3RD: Briles flied out to center; Cardenal singled to
pitcher; Lee walked [Cardenal to second]; Brock hit an inside
the park homer to left [Cardenal scored, Lee scored]; Allen
singled to left; Allen was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Torre popped to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller flied out to center; Wynn walked; Pepitone
singled to center [Wynn to third]; Menke forced Pepitone
(shortstop to second) [Wynn scored]; Mayberry struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Hague walked; Rojas was hit by a pitch [Hague to
second]; Maxvill out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Hague to third, Rojas to second]; Briles grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cardenal flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to right; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Griffin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Lee homered; Brock grounded out (catcher to
first); Allen struck out; Torre popped to catcher in foul
territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller
grounded out (second to first); Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hague singled to center; Hague stole second;
Rojas flied out to left; Maxvill flied out to center [Hague to
third]; Briles tripled to right [Hague scored]; Cardenal singled
to center [Briles scored]; COOK REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING);
Cook balked [Cardenal to second]; Lee walked; Brock flied out to
left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Pepitone singled to right; Menke walked [Pepitone to
second]; Mayberry walked [Pepitone to third, Menke to second];
Rader singled to center [Pepitone scored, Menke scored, Mayberry
to third]; JOHNSON REPLACED BRILES (PITCHING); Edwards reached
on a fielder's choice [Mayberry out at home (second to catcher),
Rader to second]; DAVIS BATTED FOR COOK; Davis forced Edwards
(shortstop to second) [Rader to third]; Morgan walked [Davis to
second]; Miller flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
4, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: DAVIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PEPITONE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); RAY REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING);
Allen walked; Torre struck out; Hague flied out to center; Rojas
singled to left [Allen to second]; Maxvill walked [Allen to
third, Rojas to second]; Johnson forced Maxvill (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn reached on an error by Allen [Wynn to first];
Pepitone flied out to left; Menke singled to left [Wynn to
second]; Mayberry was called out on strikes; Rader flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 6.

CARDINALS 8TH: Cardenal grounded out (third to first); Lee
singled to left; Lee was picked off first but was safe on an
error by Ray [Lee to second]; Brock struck out; Allen singled to
left [Lee scored (unearned)]; Torre walked [Allen to second];
DILAURO REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Hague popped to first; 1 R (0
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: GAGLIANO REPLACED ALLEN (PLAYING 3B); Edwards flied
out to center; Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   5   1    6
 Cardinals        7  10   1   11


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