St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 86
Played on Saturday, July 10, 1971 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  2  0  -   5 15  0
STL N    0  1  1    0  1  1    0  0  2  -   6 16  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   3   0       1   0       6   2
Cedeno cf                     5   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       9   3
  Geronimo pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez 1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   1       1   4
Wynn rf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Edwards c                     4   0   3   2       0   0       4   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       0   4
Billingham p                  2   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Menke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   5  15   5       1   3      24  14

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (20,off Cleveland).
3B: Watson (2,off Cleveland); Morgan (5,off Linzy).
GDP: Alou (6,off Cleveland); Cedeno (3,off Cleveland).
Team LOB: 8.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   1   3   1       1   0       2   1
Alou rf                       5   1   3   1       0   0       2   1
Simmons c                     4   0   1   0       1   0       5   0
  Melendez pr                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torre 3b                      4   1   2   2       0   1       2   1
Hague 1b                      4   0   1   0       1   0       8   0
Cruz cf                       5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Javier 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       6   5
Maxvill ss                    4   1   1   1       0   0       1   7
Cleveland p                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Drabowsky p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burda ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Linzy p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  16   6       3   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Brock-Hague, Maxvill-Javier-Hague, Maxvill-Javier-Hague.
E: Torre (11).
PB: Simmons (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (2,off Billingham); Alou (18,off Billingham); Simmons (13,off Billingham);
Javier (4,off Culver); Torre (16,off Gladding).
SF: Torre (3,off Billingham).
IBB: Hague (5,by Gladding).
Team LOB: 12.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham                    5.2  11   4   4   0   2   0  28
Blasingame                    0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Culver                        1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Gladding L(3-3)               1     2   2   2   3   0   0   8
Totals                        8    16   6   6   3   2   0  42

Gladding faced 4 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Billingham (6).
IBB: Gladding (4,Hague).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cleveland                     7.1  12   5   3   1   2   0  32
Drabowsky                     0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Linzy W(2-1)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    15   5   3   1   3   0  40


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 32895


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Alou                lf        Brock               lf
2. Morgan              2b        Alou                rf
3. Cedeno              cf        Simmons             c
4. Watson              1b        Torre               3b
5. Rader               3b        Hague               1b
6. Wynn                rf        Cruz                cf
7. Edwards             c         Javier              2b
8. Metzger             ss        Maxvill             ss
9. Billingham          p         Cleveland           p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou lined to right; Morgan singled to center;
Simmons allowed a passed ball [Morgan to second]; Cedeno flied
out to center; Watson popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to center; Alou popped to second;
Simmons grounded out (first to pitcher) [Brock to second]; Torre
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader singled to center; Wynn forced Rader
(shortstop to second); Edwards hit into a double play (left to
first) [Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hague grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
doubled to left; Javier singled to center [Cruz to third];
Maxvill grounded out (third to first) [Cruz scored, Javier to
second]; Cleveland grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Metzger made an out to third; Billingham
singled to center; Alou grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Billingham out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brock singled to right; Alou doubled to right
[Brock scored]; Simmons grounded out (shortstop to first) [Alou
to third]; Torre reached on a fielder's choice [Alou out at home
(third to catcher)]; Hague singled to second [Torre to second];
Cruz grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan singled to center; Cedeno doubled to right
[Morgan to third]; Watson tripled to right [Morgan scored,
Cedeno scored]; Rader reached on a fielder's choice [Watson out
at home (second to catcher)]; Wynn singled to left [Rader to
third]; Edwards singled to center [Rader scored, Wynn to
second]; Metzger forced Wynn (shortstop to third) [Edwards to
second]; Billingham singled to right [Edwards out at home (right
to catcher), Metzger to second]; 3 R, 6 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Javier flied out to left; Maxvill grounded out
(third to first); Cleveland singled to left; Brock forced
Cleveland (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou was called out on strikes; Morgan walked;
Cedeno grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Morgan out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Alou singled to right; Simmons doubled to left
[Alou to third]; Torre hit a sacrifice fly to left [Alou
scored]; Hague grounded out (first to pitcher) [Simmons to
third]; Cruz struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson flied out to right; Rader struck out; Wynn
singled to pitcher; Edwards singled to right [Wynn to second];
Metzger forced Edwards (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Javier grounded out (second to first); Maxvill
singled to center; Billingham threw a wild pitch [Maxvill to
second]; Cleveland grounded out (shortstop to first) [Maxvill to
third]; Brock singled to left [Maxvill scored]; BLASINGAME
REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Alou singled to right [Brock to
second]; Simmons popped to second; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: MENKE BATTED FOR BLASINGAME; Menke flied out to
left; Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: CULVER REPLACED MENKE (PITCHING); Torre singled
to second; Hague popped to third; Cruz popped to first; Javier
doubled to right [Torre out at home (right to first to
catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson reached
on an error by Torre [Watson to first]; GERONIMO RAN FOR WATSON;
Rader singled to left [Geronimo to second]; DRABOWSKY REPLACED
CLEVELAND (PITCHING); Wynn forced Rader (shortstop to second)
[Geronimo to third]; Edwards singled to center [Geronimo scored
(unearned), Wynn to second]; Metzger singled to right [Wynn
scored (unearned), Edwards to second]; CHILES BATTED FOR CULVER;
Chiles popped to second; 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED GERONIMO (PLAYING 1B); GLADDING
REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Maxvill popped to second in foul
territory; BURDA BATTED FOR DRABOWSKY; Burda popped to second;
Brock walked; Alou popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: LINZY REPLACED BURDA (PITCHING); Alou struck out;
Morgan tripled to right; Cedeno grounded out (second to first);
Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: Simmons walked; MELENDEZ RAN FOR SIMMONS; Torre
doubled to right [Melendez scored]; Hague was walked
intentionally; Cruz singled to center [Torre scored, Hague to
second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  15   0    8
 Cardinals        6  16   1   12


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