Houston Astros 12, St. Louis Cardinals 4
Regular Season Game 35
Played on Sunday, May 16, 1971 (D) at Astrodome

STL N    0  1  1    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   4 16  2
HOU N    4  0  3    4  1  0    0  0  x  -  12 17  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
  Linzy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alou cf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
  Hrabosky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melendez ph,cf              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Simmons c                     5   0   2   1       0   0       6   3
Torre 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
  Schofield 3b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hague 1b                      5   1   2   1       0   1      11   1
Cardenal rf,cf,rf             4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Sizemore ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Javier 2b                     4   1   3   1       0   0       5   2
Reuss p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Zachary p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Drabowsky p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lee ph,rf,lf                2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       41   4  16   4       0   4      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hague-Simmons-Torre-Simmons, Hague.
E: Sizemore (7), Zachary (1).
PB: Simmons (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Javier (2,off Dierker); Brock (8,off Dierker); Simmons (11,off Dierker).
HR: Hague (4,7th inning off Ray 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Cardenal (2,off Dierker); Melendez (2,off Ray).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   2   3   1       0   0       0   4
Morgan 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       7   3
Cedeno rf                     5   2   2   2       0   2       2   0
Wynn cf                       4   2   2   1       1   0       5   0
Menke 1b                      3   2   1   1       2   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      4   2   2   6       0   1       1   1
Alou lf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo lf                 1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hiatt c                       4   0   3   0       0   1       4   0
Dierker p                     2   2   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       37  12  17  12       3   5      27   8

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

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (4,off Reuss); Cedeno (5,off Zachary); Rader (5,off Zachary); Menke
(6,off Drabowsky); Dierker (1,off Drabowsky).
HR: Rader (2,1st inning off Reuss 3 on 2 out).
SH: Dierker (2,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Alou (2,2nd base by Zachary/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(4-4)                  1.1   4   4   4   2   1   1  10
Zachary                       2     6   6   5   1   0   0  11
Drabowsky                     1.2   4   2   2   0   2   0   8
Hrabosky                      2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Linzy                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    17  12  11   3   5   1  41


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(6-1)                6    13   3   3   0   4   0  30
Ray SV(1)                     3     3   1   1   0   0   1  11
Totals                        9    16   4   4   0   4   1  41

WP: Dierker (4).

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 14983


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Metzger             ss
2. Alou                cf        Morgan              2b
3. Simmons             c         Cedeno              rf
4. Torre               3b        Wynn                cf
5. Hague               1b        Menke               1b
6. Cardenal            rf        Rader               3b
7. Sizemore            ss        Alou                lf
8. Javier              2b        Hiatt               c
9. Reuss               p         Dierker             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock struck out; Alou lined to pitcher; Simmons
singled to right; Torre flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger doubled to right; Morgan lined to center;
Cedeno struck out; Wynn walked; Menke walked [Metzger to third,
Wynn to second]; Rader homered [Metzger scored, Wynn scored,
Menke scored]; Alou grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hague was called out on strikes; Cardenal singled
to third; Sizemore flied out to right; Javier doubled to right
[Cardenal scored]; Reuss struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Hiatt singled to center; Dierker out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Hiatt to second]; Metzger singled to
center [Hiatt to third]; ZACHARY REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING);
Morgan hit into a double play (first to catcher to third to
catcher) [Hiatt out at home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brock doubled to left; Alou singled to right
[Brock to third]; Simmons forced Alou (shortstop to second)
[Brock scored]; Torre singled to center [Simmons to third];
Hague singled to pitcher [Simmons stayed at third, Torre to
second]; Cardenal popped to second; Sizemore grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno doubled to left; Simmons allowed a passed
ball [Cedeno to third]; Wynn popped to second; Menke walked;
Rader doubled to left [Menke scored, Cedeno scored]; Alou
singled to center [Rader scored]; Alou was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Hiatt singled [Hiatt out at
second (center to second)]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 7.

CARDINALS 4TH: Javier singled to left; Zachary flied out to
right; Brock forced Javier (shortstop to second); Alou grounded
out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 4TH: Dierker singled to shortstop [Dierker to second
(error by Sizemore)]; Metzger reached on an error by Zachary;
Morgan grounded out (first unassisted) [Metzger to second,
Dierker to third]; Cedeno singled to left [Dierker scored,
Metzger scored (unearned), Cedeno to second (on throw)];
DRABOWSKY REPLACED ZACHARY (PITCHING); Wynn singled to center
[Cedeno scored]; Menke doubled to right [Wynn scored]; Rader was
called out on strikes; Alou grounded out (third to first); 4 R
(3 ER), 4 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 11.

CARDINALS 5TH: GERONIMO REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING LF); Simmons
doubled to left; Torre singled to left [Simmons to third]; Hague
lined to second; Cardenal grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Torre out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Cardinals 2, Astros 11.

ASTROS 5TH: Hiatt struck out; Dierker doubled to right; Metzger
singled to right [Dierker scored]; Morgan lined into a double
play (first unassisted) [Metzger out at first]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 12.

CARDINALS 6TH: Sizemore flied out to center; Javier singled to
right; LEE BATTED FOR DRABOWSKY; Lee struck out; Brock singled
to center [Javier to third]; Alou singled to center [Brock to
third, Javier scored]; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Alou to
second]; Simmons flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Astros 12.

ASTROS 6TH: LEE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); CARDENAL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); HRABOSKY REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING);
Cedeno was called out on strikes; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); Menke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 12.

CARDINALS 7TH: RAY REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Torre flied out
to center; Hague homered; Cardenal lined to second; Sizemore
singled to left; Javier flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 12.

ASTROS 7TH: SCHOFIELD REPLACED TORRE (PLAYING 3B); Rader
grounded out (first unassisted); Geronimo singled to center;
Hiatt singled to center [Geronimo to second]; Ray struck out;
Metzger forced Hiatt (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 12.

CARDINALS 8TH: Lee singled to right; Brock flied out to left;
MELENDEZ BATTED FOR HRABOSKY; Melendez grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Lee out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 12.

ASTROS 8TH: MELENDEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); LEE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CARDENAL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
LINZY REPLACED BROCK (PITCHING); Morgan grounded out (second to
first); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn singled
to left; Menke forced Wynn (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 12.

CARDINALS 9TH: Simmons grounded out (second to first); Schofield
flied out to center; Hague popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4  16   2   10
 Astros          12  17   0    5


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