St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Sunday, August 2, 1970 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  1  -   3 10  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   2  4  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Hague rf                      4   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lee rf                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Allen 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Torre c                       4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Cardenal cf                   4   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Shannon 3b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       0   1
Maxvill ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       1   5
Gibson p                      3   0   2   1       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   3  10   3       1   1      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Shannon-Javier-Allen, Maxvill-Javier-Allen.
E: Cardenal (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Torre (21,off Billingham).
SH: Gibson (3,off Billingham).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   9
Wynn lf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Menke ss                      2   0   0   0       2   1       2   2
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   2       2   2
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   1      18   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Billingham p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   4   1       3  10      27  18

BATTING - 
HR: Edwards (6,8th inning off Gibson 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Cedeno (2,off Gibson); Wynn (12,off Gibson).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(14-5)                9     4   2   2   3  10   1  32

WP: Gibson (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(9-4)             8     8   2   2   0   1   0  31
Gladding                      1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        9    10   3   3   1   1   0  37


Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Augie Donatelli
Time of Game: 1:53   Attendance: 23965


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Alou                rf
2. Javier              2b        Morgan              2b
3. Hague               rf        Wynn                lf
4. Allen               1b        Menke               ss
5. Torre               c         Rader               3b
6. Cardenal            cf        Watson              1b
7. Shannon             3b        Cedeno              cf
8. Maxvill             ss        Edwards             c
9. Gibson              p         Billingham          p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (second to first); Javier
grounded out (pitcher to first); Hague flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou singled to center [Alou to second (error by
Cardenal)]; Morgan flied out to center; Wynn struck out; Menke
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Allen grounded out (second to first); Torre
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cardenal grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Watson struck out; Cedeno grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Shannon grounded out (second to first); Maxvill
made an out to second; Gibson singled to left; Brock grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards flied out to center; Billingham lined to
first; Alou grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Javier singled to center; Hague forced Javier
(second to shortstop); Allen singled to center [Hague to third];
Torre popped to shortstop; Cardenal singled to center [Hague
scored, Allen to third]; Shannon singled to left [Allen scored,
Cardenal out at home (left to catcher)]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn flied
out to center; Menke was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Maxvill singled to center; Gibson out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Maxvill to second]; Brock
grounded out (second to first) [Maxvill to third]; Javier popped
to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader walked; Watson forced Rader (shortstop to
second); Cedeno grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hague grounded out (third to first); Allen
grounded out (pitcher to first); Torre doubled to right;
Cardenal singled to center [Torre to third]; Shannon popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Edwards struck out; Billingham struck out; Alou
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Maxvill grounded out (second to first); Gibson
struck out; Brock grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan struck out; Wynn struck out; Menke walked;
Rader was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Javier flied out to center; Hague made an out to
first; Allen grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: LEE REPLACED HAGUE (PLAYING RF); Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first);
Edwards homered; MILLER BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Miller struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Torre
grounded out (third to first); Cardenal grounded out (second to
first); Shannon singled to left; Maxvill walked [Shannon to
second]; Gibson singled to right [Shannon scored, Maxvill to
third]; Brock popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Alou singled to center; Morgan singled to right
[Alou to third]; Wynn grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Alou scored (no RBI), Morgan out at second];
Menke walked; GERONIMO RAN FOR MENKE; Gibson threw a wild pitch
[Geronimo to second]; Rader made an out to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3  10   1    7
 Astros           2   4   0    3


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