St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 1

Regular Season Game 130

Played on Wednesday, August 25, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

STL N 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 4 9 0 HOU N 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 7 0

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Sizemore 2b,rf 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 Alou 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 11 0 Torre 3b 3 1 3 2 1 0 0 5 Simmons c 3 1 1 2 1 0 5 2 Melendez rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 Javier 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Cruz cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 Maxvill ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 Carlton p 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 2Totals36 4 9 4 3 4 27 13FIELDING -DP:1. Simmons-Alou.BATTING -2B:Torre (28,off Cook); Cruz (9,off Culver).3B:Torre (5,off Culver).HR:Simmons (4,8th inning off Culver 1 on 0 out).IBB:Simmons (3,by Cook).Team LOB:8.BASERUNNING -SB:Torre (4,2nd base off Cook/Hiatt).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAlou rf 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 Morgan 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 Cedeno cf,1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 Watson lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 Rader 3b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 Geronimo cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hiatt c 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 Martinez 1b,3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 9 1 Metzger ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 Cook p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Menke ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Culver p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Howard ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals32 1 7 1 3 5 27 10BATTING -2B:Alou (19,off Carlton).HR:Rader (12,4th inning off Carlton 0 on 0 out).SH:Menke (4,off Carlton).Team LOB:8.

PITCHING

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPCarlton W(17-7) 9 7 1 1 3 5 1 36

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPCook L(0-3) 7 6 2 2 3 3 0 30 Culver 2 3 2 2 0 1 1 9Totals9 9 4 4 3 4 1 39IBB:Cook (1,Simmons).Umpires:HP - John McSherry, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Bob EngelTime of Game:2:09Attendance:11025 Starting Lineups: St. Louis Cardinals Houston Astros 1. Brock lf Alou rf 2. Sizemore 2b Morgan 2b 3. Alou 1b Cedeno cf 4. Torre 3b Watson lf 5. Simmons c Rader 3b 6. Melendez rf Hiatt c 7. Cruz cf Martinez 1b 8. Maxvill ss Metzger ss 9. Carlton p Cook p CARDINALS 1ST: Brock flied out to left; Sizemore made an out to first; Alou grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Alou flied out to left; Morgan walked; Cedeno was called out on strikes while Morgan was picked off first (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Torre walked; Torre stole second; Simmons flied out to left; Melendez made an out to second; Cruz singled to left [Torre to third]; Maxvill flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to right; Rader singled to left [Watson to second]; Hiatt forced Rader (third to second) [Watson to third]; Martinez popped to first in foul territory; Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0. CARDINALS 3RD: Carlton singled to right; Brock struck out; Sizemore singled to left [Carlton to second]; Alou singled to left [Carlton to third, Sizemore to second]; Torre doubled to left [Carlton scored, Sizemore scored, Alou to third]; Simmons was walked intentionally; Melendez made an out to shortstop; Cruz flied out to right; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 3RD: Cook struck out; Alou walked; Morgan lined to right; Cedeno singled to left [Alou to second]; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. CARDINALS 4TH: Maxvill grounded out (third to first); Carlton struck out; Brock grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 4TH: Rader homered; Hiatt grounded out (third to first); Martinez struck out; Metzger was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 5TH: Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou made an out to shortstop; Torre singled to right; Simmons flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 5TH: Cook flied out to right; Alou doubled to left; Morgan grounded out (shortstop to first) [Alou to third]; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 6TH: Melendez walked; Cruz grounded out (second to first) [Melendez to second]; Maxvill flied out to right; Carlton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 6TH: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader grounded out (third to first); Hiatt singled to center; Martinez forced Hiatt (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 7TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Sizemore flied out to center; Alou made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 7TH: Metzger walked; MENKE BATTED FOR COOK; Menke out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Metzger to second]; Alou flied out to left; Morgan made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 1. CARDINALS 8TH: CULVER REPLACED MENKE (PITCHING); Torre tripled to right; Simmons homered [Torre scored]; Melendez grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz doubled to center; Maxvill grounded out (third to first); Carlton grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 8TH: JAVIER REPLACED MELENDEZ (PLAYING 2B); SIZEMORE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted); Watson singled to left; Rader struck out; Hiatt forced Watson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. CARDINALS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED RADER (PLAYING CF); CEDENO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); MARTINEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Brock struck out; Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 9TH: Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger made an out to second; HOWARD BATTED FOR CULVER; Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Astros 1. Final Totals R H E LOB Cardinals 4 9 0 8 Astros 1 7 0 8

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