Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Regular Season Game 96

Played on Thursday, July 23, 1970 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 3 6 0 STL N 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 6 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAlou rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Morgan 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 Wynn lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 Watson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 Menke ss 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 4 Rader 3b 4 1 2 0 0 2 0 4 Cedeno cf 4 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 Edwards c 4 1 1 1 0 1 8 0 Billingham p 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 2Totals33 3 6 3 3 7 27 12FIELDING -DP:1. Morgan-Menke-Watson.BATTING -2B:Rader (12,off Gibson).HR:Edwards (4,5th inning off Gibson 0 on 1 out).Team LOB:6.

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 Lee rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 Carl Taylor 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 Allen 3b 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 Torre c 4 0 2 1 0 0 8 0 Cardenal cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Javier 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 Davalillo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Maxvill ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 Hague ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Crosby ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Gibson p 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 1Totals32 2 6 2 2 7 27 12BATTING -GDP:Davalillo (3,off Billingham).IBB:Allen (13,by Billingham).Team LOB:5.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBillingham W(8-3) 9 6 2 2 2 7 0 34IBB:Billingham (1,Allen).

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGibson L(12-5) 9 6 3 3 3 7 1 36Umpires:HP - Frank Dezelan, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Doug HarveyTime of Game:2:00Attendance:17532 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals 1. Alou rf Brock lf 2. Morgan 2b Lee rf 3. Wynn lf Carl Taylor 1b 4. Watson 1b Allen 3b 5. Menke ss Torre c 6. Rader 3b Cardenal cf 7. Cedeno cf Javier 2b 8. Edwards c Maxvill ss 9. Billingham p Gibson p ASTROS 1ST: Alou popped to second; Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Wynn flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to left; Lee singled to center [Brock to third, Lee to second (on throw to 3b)]; Carl Taylor struck out; Allen was walked intentionally; Torre singled to third [Brock scored, Lee to third, Allen to second]; Cardenal grounded out (third to first) [Lee scored, Allen to third, Torre to second]; Javier grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (third to first); Menke singled to right; Rader doubled to right [Menke to third]; Cedeno singled to center [Menke scored, Rader scored]; Edwards grounded out (third to first) [Cedeno to second]; Billingham struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 2ND: Maxvill grounded out (third to first); Gibson struck out; Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 3RD: Lee flied out to left; Carl Taylor grounded out (third to first); Allen walked; Torre singled to right [Allen to second]; Cardenal flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to right; Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 4TH: Javier struck out; Maxvill grounded out (shortstop to first); Gibson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno grounded out (second to pitcher); Edwards homered; Billingham walked; Alou forced Billingham (shortstop to second); Morgan singled to center [Alou to third]; Wynn walked [Morgan to second]; Watson popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Brock flied out to center; Lee flied out to right; Carl Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 6TH: Menke was called out on strikes; Rader singled to right; Cedeno forced Rader (shortstop to second); Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 6TH: Allen popped to catcher in foul territory; Torre flied out to right; Cardenal grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 7TH: Billingham was called out on strikes; Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 7TH: Javier grounded out (pitcher to first); HAGUE BATTED FOR MAXVILL; Hague singled to center; Gibson struck out; Brock was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 8TH: CROSBY REPLACED HAGUE (PLAYING SS); Wynn popped to catcher in foul territory; Watson grounded out (second to first); Menke walked; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 8TH: Lee flied out to left; Carl Taylor flied out to center; Allen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno popped to shortstop; Edwards struck out; Billingham struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 9TH: Torre grounded out (third to first); Cardenal singled to shortstop; DAVALILLO BATTED FOR JAVIER; Davalillo grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cardenal out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 3 6 0 6 Cardinals 2 6 0 5

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