St. Louis Cardinals 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Tuesday, August 24, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  8  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Sizemore rf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Alou 1b                       4   1   2   0       0   0      13   2
Torre 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Simmons c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Cruz cf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Kubiak 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       5   5
Maxvill ss                    3   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Cleveland p                   3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Santorini p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   1       3   6      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Maxvill-Kubiak-Alou.

BATTING - 
2B: Torre (27,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock 2 (46,2nd base off Forsch/Edwards,3rd base off Forsch/Edwards); Sizemore
(2,2nd base off Forsch/Edwards).
CS: Brock (14,2nd base by Forsch/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Chiles lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Menke 3b                      2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Rader 3b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wynn ph,rf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       0   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Edwards (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Menke (24,off Cleveland); Cedeno (30,off Cleveland).
GDP: Rader (10,off Santorini).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (8,2nd base by Cleveland/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cleveland W(11-10)            8.1   8   1   1   0   3   0  32
Santorini SV(1)               0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     8   1   1   0   3   0  33

WP: Cleveland (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(7-6)                 8     6   2   1   3   5   0  31
Gladding                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   1   3   6   0  34


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:01   Attendance: 13860


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        Edwards             c
8. Maxvill             ss        Metzger             ss
9. Cleveland           p         Forsch              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock walked; Brock was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Sizemore flied out to center; Alou
singled to right; Torre doubled to right [Alou scored, Torre out
at third (right to second to third)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou singled to center; Morgan flied out to right;
Cedeno forced Alou (shortstop to second); Cedeno was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
was called out on strikes; Kubiak walked; Maxvill was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Chiles
flied out to left; Menke doubled to left; Edwards flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Cleveland was called out on strikes; Brock lined
to left; Sizemore singled to center; Alou singled to left
[Sizemore to second]; Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Forsch flied
out to right; Alou grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno
singled to center; Cleveland threw a wild pitch [Cedeno to
second]; Watson struck out (catcher to first); Chiles was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Maxvill struck out; Cleveland was called out on
strikes; Brock singled to left; Brock stole second; Brock stole
third [Brock scored (error by Edwards) (unearned)]; Sizemore
walked; Sizemore stole second; Alou grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke grounded out (third to first); Edwards
grounded out (first to pitcher); Metzger singled to right;
Forsch made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: RADER REPLACED MENKE (PLAYING 3B); Torre grounded
out (second to first); Simmons singled to center; Cruz flied out
to left; Kubiak flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan
grounded out (first unassisted); Cedeno doubled to left; Watson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Maxvill made an out to second; Cleveland flied
out to right; Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Chiles flied out to center; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
flied out to left; Torre flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); WYNN BATTED
FOR FORSCH; Wynn struck out; Alou flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); WYNN STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); Simmons made an out to second; Cruz grounded
out (second to first); Kubiak struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Morgan grounded out (first to second); Cedeno
singled to center; Watson singled to right [Cedeno to third];
GERONIMO RAN FOR WATSON; Chiles singled to right [Cedeno scored,
Geronimo to third]; SANTORINI REPLACED CLEVELAND (PITCHING);
Rader grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Chiles out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   6   0    5
 Astros           1   8   1    5


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