St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Wednesday, May 20, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    1  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  7  2
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cardenal cf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Maxvill ss                    3   1   0   0       1   2       2   6
Allen 1b                      4   1   3   1       0   0      13   1
Torre c                       3   0   1   2       1   0       3   0
Hague lf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Davalillo pr,lf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lee rf                        4   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Javier 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   7
Shannon 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Torrez p                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
  Chuck Taylor p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       3   9      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Maxvill-Allen.
E: Torre (4), Javier (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Allen 2 (7,off Griffin,off Ray).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cardenal (11,2nd base off Griffin/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   1   0   0       2   0       1   1
Alou rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lampard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       4   0   3   1       1   0       1   0
Davis lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Menke ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Pepitone 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   0      11   0
Rader 3b                      2   1   1   0       2   0       1   4
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cook p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph,rf                1   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       7   2      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn 3 (14,off Torrez 3).
GDP: Morgan (5,off Torrez).
IBB: Wynn (1,by Torrez).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (8,2nd base off Torrez/Torre).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Torrez W(4-3)                 8     5   2   1   7   2   0  34
Chuck Taylor SV(4)            1     1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   1   7   2   0  39

Torrez faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Torrez (2,Wynn).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(1-6)                5.1   4   3   3   2   4   0  22
Cook                          1.2   2   0   0   0   1   0   6
Ray                           2     1   0   0   1   4   0   8
Totals                        9     7   3   3   3   9   0  36


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 13977


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Cardenal            cf        Morgan              2b
2. Maxvill             ss        Alou                rf
3. Allen               1b        Wynn                cf
4. Torre               c         Davis               lf
5. Hague               lf        Menke               ss
6. Lee                 rf        Pepitone            1b
7. Javier              2b        Rader               3b
8. Shannon             3b        Edwards             c
9. Torrez              p         Griffin             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Cardenal popped to first in foul territory;
Maxvill was called out on strikes; Allen popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Alou lined to
second; Wynn doubled to right; Davis grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Torre grounded out (third to first); Hague flied
out to left; Lee grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Pepitone
grounded out (second to first); Rader walked; Edwards grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Javier flied out to center; Shannon flied out to
right; Torrez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Griffin was called out on strikes; Morgan walked;
Alou singled to right [Morgan to third]; Wynn doubled to right
[Morgan scored, Alou out at home (right to second to catcher)];
Davis grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Cardenal singled to center; Cardenal stole
second; Maxvill struck out; Allen singled to left [Cardenal
scored]; Torre walked [Allen to second]; Hague grounded out
(first unassisted) [Allen to third, Torre to second]; Lee popped
to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke flied out to right; Pepitone grounded out
(second to first); Rader singled to third; Edwards grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Javier grounded out (shortstop to first); Shannon
grounded out (third to first); Torrez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Griffin grounded out (first to pitcher); Morgan
walked; Morgan stole second [Morgan to third (error by Torre)];
Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn was walked
intentionally; Davis flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Cardenal grounded out (first unassisted); Maxvill
walked; Allen doubled to left [Maxvill to third]; Torre singled
to right [Maxvill scored, Allen scored]; COOK REPLACED GRIFFIN
(PITCHING); Hague singled to third [Torre to second]; Lee struck
out; Javier singled to left [Torre out at home (shortstop to
catcher), Hague to second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Pepitone
walked; Rader flied out to center; Edwards popped to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Shannon grounded out (shortstop to first); Torrez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cardenal popped to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: MILLER BATTED FOR COOK; Miller walked; Morgan
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Miller out at
second]; Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: MILLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); RAY REPLACED
ALOU (PITCHING); Maxvill grounded out (third to first); Allen
doubled to left; Torre grounded out (third to first); Hague
walked; DAVALILLO RAN FOR HAGUE; Lee struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: DAVALILLO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Wynn doubled
to left; Davis grounded out (second to first); Menke struck out;
Pepitone flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: Javier struck out; Shannon struck out; Torrez
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader walked; CHUCK TAYLOR REPLACED TORREZ
(PITCHING); Edwards reached on an error by Javier [Rader to
second, Edwards to first]; Miller singled to right [Rader scored
(unearned), Edwards to second]; Morgan flied out to center;
LAMPARD BATTED FOR RAY; Lampard popped to third in foul
territory; Wynn forced Miller (shortstop to second); 1 R (0 ER),
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   7   2    6
 Astros           2   6   0   10


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