St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Monday, August 23, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   3  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   2  7  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   2   2   0       1   1       1   0
Sizemore rf,2b                4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Alou 1b,rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0      14   0
Torre 3b                      4   0   2   2       0   0       0   2
Simmons c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Cruz cf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Kubiak 2b,ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   6
Maxvill ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Burda ph,1b                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Gibson p                      4   0   1   1       0   3       0   0
Totals                       34   3   6   3       3   4      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Torre (26,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock 2 (44,2nd base off Wilson/Hiatt 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   2   0       0   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   2   1       1   0       7   0
Chiles lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Menke 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Hiatt c                       3   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
  Edwards ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Wilson p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Wynn ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       2   7      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (23,off Gibson).
3B: Morgan (9,off Gibson).
SH: Wilson (5,off Gibson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (26,2nd base off Gibson/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gibson W(12-11)               9     7   2   2   2   7   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(11-8)                9     6   3   2   3   4   0  37

WP: Wilson (5).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 1:52   Attendance: 19167


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Alou                rf
2. Sizemore            rf        Morgan              2b
3. Alou                1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Torre               3b        Watson              1b
5. Simmons             c         Chiles              lf
6. Cruz                cf        Menke               3b
7. Kubiak              2b        Hiatt               c
8. Maxvill             ss        Metzger             ss
9. Gibson              p         Wilson              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock walked; Brock stole second; Sizemore
grounded out (second to first) [Brock to third]; Alou popped to
catcher in foul territory; Torre singled to center [Brock
scored]; Simmons popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Kubiak popped to catcher
in foul territory; Maxvill flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to left; Chiles flied out to center;
Menke doubled to right [Watson to third]; Hiatt was called out
on strikes; Metzger walked; Wilson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Gibson was called out on strikes; Brock singled
to center; Sizemore flied out to left; Alou grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan grounded
out (second to first); Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); Simmons
grounded out (second to first); Cruz lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Chiles flied
out to right; Menke was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Kubiak flied out to right; Maxvill made an out to
second; Gibson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Hiatt struck out; Metzger singled to center; Wilson
out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Metzger to second];
Alou grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock singled to left; Brock stole second;
Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou flied out to
center; Torre doubled to center [Brock scored]; Simmons flied
out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan tripled to left; Cedeno grounded out (second
to first) [Morgan scored]; Watson walked; Chiles grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Watson to second]; Menke grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Kubiak
singled to center; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Kubiak to second];
Maxvill flied out to right; Gibson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Hiatt grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
flied out to center; Wilson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Sizemore
flied out to right; Alou flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou flied out to right; Morgan singled to center;
Morgan stole second; Cedeno struck out; Watson singled to left
[Morgan scored, Watson to second (on throw)]; Chiles grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Torre flied out to right; Simmons flied out to
center; Cruz walked; Kubiak reached on an error by Metzger [Cruz
to third, Kubiak to first]; BURDA BATTED FOR MAXVILL; Burda
walked [Kubiak to second]; Gibson singled to left [Cruz scored
(unearned), Kubiak to third, Burda to second]; Brock was called
out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BURDA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); SIZEMORE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
KUBIAK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Menke was called out on
strikes; EDWARDS BATTED FOR HIATT; Edwards singled to center;
GERONIMO RAN FOR EDWARDS; Metzger forced Geronimo (second to
shortstop); WYNN BATTED FOR WILSON; Wynn flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        3   6   0    7
 Astros           2   7   1    7


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