Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Regular Season Game 9
Played on Tuesday, April 13, 1971 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  5  -   8 10  0
STL N    0  0  2    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   4  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno cf                     4   3   3   0       1   0       3   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   2       1   0       1   6
Miller rf                     5   1   2   4       0   0       1   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo lf                 1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Menke 1b                      4   0   0   0       1   0      14   1
Rader 3b                      2   1   2   0       2   0       1   4
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       4   5
  Wynn ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Martinez pr,ss              0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Billingham p                  3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   8  10   8       6   3      27  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Menke, Morgan-Metzger-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (2,off Torrez); Rader (1,off Torrez); Miller (2,off Torrez).
HR: Watson (1,1st inning off Torrez 1 on 2 out); Miller (1,9th inning off Brunet
2 on 2 out).
SH: Morgan (1,off Torrez); Edwards (1,off Torrez).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rader (1,3rd base off Taylor/Simmons); Martinez (1,2nd base off Taylor/Simmons).
CS: Morgan (1,2nd base by Torrez/Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       4   0   1   2       1   0       0   1
Schofield 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Brock lf                      4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Torre 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Cardenal rf                   3   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Beauchamp 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0      12   2
  Hague 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Simmons c                     2   1   2   0       2   0       3   1
Maxvill ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Torrez p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brunet p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melendez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   4   9   4       3   1      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: Torre (3), Torrez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Simmons (2,off Billingham).
3B: Brock (1,off Billingham).
SF: Cardenal (2,off Culver).
HBP: Torrez (1,by Billingham); Schofield (1,by Billingham).
GDP: Beauchamp (1,off Billingham); Schofield (1,off Billingham).
IBB: Simmons (1,by Culver).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (1,2nd base off Billingham/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham                    7     9   4   4   2   0   0  31
Culver W(2-0)                 1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Lemaster SV(1)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   4   4   3   1   0  38

Billingham faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Billingham 2 (2,Torrez,Schofield).
IBB: Culver (1,Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Torrez L(0-1)                 8.1   7   5   5   5   2   1  35
Taylor                        0.1   0   1   1   1   1   0   2
Brunet                        0.1   3   2   2   0   0   1   4
Totals                        9    10   8   8   6   3   2  41

WP: Torrez (1).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 5105


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Cedeno              cf        Alou                cf
2. Morgan              2b        Schofield           2b
3. Miller              rf        Brock               lf
4. Watson              lf        Torre               3b
5. Menke               1b        Cardenal            rf
6. Rader               3b        Beauchamp           1b
7. Edwards             c         Simmons             c
8. Metzger             ss        Maxvill             ss
9. Billingham          p         Torrez              p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno doubled to center; Morgan out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Cedeno to third]; Miller popped to
shortstop; Watson homered [Cedeno scored]; Menke grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Alou grounded out (first to pitcher); Schofield
grounded out (third to first); Brock grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader doubled to left; Edwards flied out to left;
Metzger grounded out (third to first) [Rader to third];
Billingham struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno singled to third [Cedeno to second (error by
Torre)]; Morgan flied out to right; Miller doubled to center
[Cedeno scored, Miller out at third (center to shortstop to
third)]; Watson grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Simmons singled to left; Maxvill singled to right
[Simmons to second]; Torrez was hit by a pitch [Simmons to
third, Maxvill to second]; Alou singled to left [Torrez to
second, Maxvill scored, Simmons scored]; Torrez was picked off
second (catcher to shortstop); Schofield was hit by a pitch
[Alou to second]; Brock forced Schofield (second to shortstop)
[Alou to third]; Torre grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
walked; Torrez threw a wild pitch [Rader to second]; Edwards
flied out to left; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Cardenal singled to center; Beauchamp grounded
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Cardenal out at
second]; Simmons doubled to right; Maxvill flied out to center;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Billingham struck out; Cedeno grounded out (third to
first); Morgan walked; Morgan was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Torrez grounded out (second to first); Alou
grounded out (second to first); Schofield singled to center;
Brock tripled to right [Schofield scored]; Torre flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller grounded out (first to pitcher); Watson flied
out to right; Menke walked; Rader singled to center [Menke to
third]; Edwards made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Cardenal grounded out (shortstop to first);
Beauchamp grounded out (pitcher to first); Simmons walked;
Maxvill forced Simmons (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Billingham
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno singled to center;
Cedeno was picked off first but was safe on an error by Torrez
[Cedeno to second]; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Torrez grounded out (pitcher to first); Alou
walked; Schofield grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Alou out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Miller made an out to first; Watson flied out to
right; Menke lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Brock
singled to left; Brock stole second; Torre singled to right
[Brock to third]; CULVER REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING);
Cardenal hit a sacrifice fly to left [Torre to second, Brock
scored]; Beauchamp grounded out (third to first); Simmons was
walked intentionally; Maxvill grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: HAGUE REPLACED BEAUCHAMP (PLAYING 1B); Rader walked;
Edwards out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Rader to
second]; WYNN BATTED FOR METZGER; Wynn walked; MARTINEZ RAN FOR
WYNN; ALOU BATTED FOR CULVER; TAYLOR REPLACED TORREZ (PITCHING);
Alou was called out on strikes; Rader stole third and Martinez
stole second; Cedeno walked; BRUNET REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING);
Morgan singled to center [Cedeno to second, Martinez scored,
Rader scored]; Miller homered [Cedeno scored, Morgan scored];
Geronimo singled to left; Menke popped to second; 5 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: MARTINEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); LEMASTER
REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); MELENDEZ BATTED FOR BRUNET; Melendez
struck out; Alou flied out to center; Schofield popped to third
in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  10   0    6
 Cardinals        4   9   2    7


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