St. Louis Cardinals 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 87
Played on Sunday, July 11, 1971 (D) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   3  6  0
STL N    0  0  2    0  3  0    0  2  x  -   7  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf,rf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   2       0   0       4   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   3       2   1
  Menke 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Wynn rf,cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Edwards c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Ray p                         1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph,lf                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       2   7      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Metzger-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (15,off Gibson); Edwards (8,off Gibson).
HR: Cedeno (6,8th inning off Gibson 1 on 1 out).
SF: Morgan (6,off Gibson).
Team LOB: 5.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   3   3   0       1   0       3   0
Alou rf                       4   2   2   1       1   0       3   0
  Cardenal pr,rf              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Simmons c                     4   1   3   4       0   0       7   1
Torre 3b                      3   0   0   0       2   0       0   3
Hague 1b                      2   0   0   1       1   0      10   0
Cruz cf                       3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Javier 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Maxvill ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Gibson p                      3   1   0   0       1   1       0   2
Totals                       30   7   9   7       8   2      27   8

FIELDING - 
PB: Simmons (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Simmons (14,off Ray).
3B: Alou (4,off Ray).
SF: Simmons (6,off Ray); Hague (2,off Wilson).
GDP: Javier (7,off Ray).
IBB: Torre (8,by Ray).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (23,2nd base off Forsch/Edwards); Gibson (1,2nd base off Culver/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ray L(5-2)                    4.1   6   5   5   4   0   0  22
Wilson                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Forsch                        2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Culver                        1     1   2   2   3   1   0   7
Totals                        8     9   7   7   8   2   0  40

IBB: Ray (3,Torre).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(6-8)                 9     6   3   3   2   7   1  35


Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 15252


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. Ray                 p         Gibson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou popped to second; Morgan flied out to left;
Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock flied out to left; Alou grounded out
(second to first); Simmons singled to right; Torre flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Rader struck out; Wynn singled to
left; Edwards forced Wynn (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Hague popped to third in foul territory; Cruz
flied out to center; Javier walked; Maxvill forced Javier
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Ray
walked; Alou popped to shortstop; Morgan grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Gibson lined to left; Brock singled to left; Alou
tripled to right [Brock scored]; Simmons hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Alou scored]; Torre walked; Hague grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno lined to right; Watson flied out to right;
Rader was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Cruz walked; Javier grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Cruz out at second]; Maxvill
popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn struck out; Edwards singled to left; Metzger
struck out; Ray grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Gibson grounded out (third to first); Brock
singled to right; Alou singled to right [Brock to second];
Simmons doubled to left [Brock scored, Alou to third]; Torre was
walked intentionally; WILSON REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Hague hit
a sacrifice fly to right [Alou scored, Simmons to third]; Cruz
singled to right [Simmons scored, Torre to third]; Javier flied
out to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (third to first); Morgan doubled
to right; Cedeno flied out to left; Watson struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: FORSCH REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Maxvill flied
out to center; Gibson struck out; Brock singled to center; Brock
stole second; Alou popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader struck out; Wynn grounded out (third to
first); Edwards doubled to left; Simmons allowed a passed ball
[Edwards to third]; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: MENKE REPLACED RADER (PLAYING 3B); Simmons flied
out to left; Torre flied out to center; Hague walked; Cruz flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 8TH: CHILES BATTED FOR FORSCH; Chiles walked; Alou
singled to right [Chiles to third]; Morgan hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Chiles scored]; Cedeno homered [Alou scored]; Watson
grounded out (third to first); Menke flied out to center; 3 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: CHILES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CULVER
REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); ALOU CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
WYNN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Javier struck out; Maxvill
flied out to right; Gibson walked; Gibson stole second; Brock
walked; Alou walked [Gibson to third, Brock to second]; CARDENAL
RAN FOR ALOU; Simmons singled to center [Gibson scored, Brock
scored, Cardenal to third (on throw), Simmons to second]; Torre
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Cardinals 7.

ASTROS 9TH: CARDENAL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Wynn popped to
catcher in foul territory; Edwards grounded out (shortstop to
first); Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   0    5
 Cardinals        7   9   0    9


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