St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 2 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 13
Played on Saturday, April 29, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  -   4 12  0
HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   2  9  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Sizemore 2b                   5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Alou rf                       5   1   4   0       0   0       2   0
  Melendez pr,rf              0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torre 3b                      5   2   3   2       0   0       1   4
Hague 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      13   1
Cruz cf                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
McNertney c                   4   0   2   1       0   2       8   3
Crosby ss                     5   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
  Maxvill ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Spinks p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Santorini p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       41   4  12   3       1   5      33  15

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (3,off Forsch); McNertney (1,off Forsch).
HR: Torre (1,4th inning off Forsch 1 on 1 out).
SH: McNertney (1,off Forsch); Hague (1,off Forsch).
GDP: Brock (1,off Forsch); Torre (1,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (5,2nd base off Forsch/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   1       5   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Wynn rf                       5   1   1   1       0   2       2   0
May 1b                        4   0   3   1       1   1      11   3
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Helms 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       3   6
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       1   1       7   0
Forsch p                      4   0   1   0       0   3       3   1
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   2   9   2       5   9      33  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Helms-Metzger-May, Rader-Helms-May.
E: Forsch (1).

BATTING - 
2B: May (2,off Spinks).
HR: Wynn (4,3rd inning off Spinks 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Edwards (1,2nd base by Spinks/McNertney); May (1,2nd base by Santorini/McNertney).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Spinks                        7.1   8   2   2   4   7   1  33
Santorini W(2-1)              3.2   1   0   0   1   2   0  12
Totals                       11     9   2   2   5   9   1  45

WP: Spinks (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(1-1)                10    11   4   4   1   5   1  41
Blasingame                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Gladding                      0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                       11    12   4   4   1   5   1  44

Forsch faced 3 batters in the 11th inning
WP: Forsch (4), Gladding (1).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 24614


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Metzger             ss
2. Sizemore            2b        Cedeno              cf
3. Alou                rf        Wynn                rf
4. Torre               3b        May                 1b
5. Hague               1b        Watson              lf
6. Cruz                cf        Rader               3b
7. McNertney           c         Helms               2b
8. Crosby              ss        Edwards             c
9. Spinks              p         Forsch              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock was called out on strikes; Sizemore flied
out to right; Alou popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger was called out on strikes; Cedeno singled to
pitcher; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cedeno to
second]; May singled to center [Cedeno scored]; Watson singled
to pitcher [May to second]; Spinks threw a wild pitch [May to
third, Watson to second]; Rader walked; Helms grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Torre singled to center; Hague flied out to
right; Cruz popped to shortstop; McNertney struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards struck out; Forsch struck out (catcher to
first); Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Crosby grounded out (first to pitcher); Spinks
singled to center; Brock grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Spinks out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn
homered; May doubled to left; Watson grounded out (first
unassisted); Rader struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Sizemore grounded out (third to first); Alou
doubled to right; Torre homered [Alou scored]; Hague grounded
out (first to pitcher); Cruz grounded out (second to first); 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms singled to left; Edwards flied out to center;
On a bunt Forsch singled to first [Helms to second]; Metzger
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Helms to third, Forsch to
second]; Cedeno walked; Wynn forced Forsch (third unassisted); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: McNertney doubled to left; Crosby flied out to
left; Spinks struck out; Brock grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: May struck out; Watson grounded out (first
unassisted); Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
singled to center; Torre popped to second; Hague forced Alou
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Helms grounded out (third to first); Edwards walked;
Edwards was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Forsch was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cruz singled to center; McNertney out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Cruz to second]; Forsch
threw a wild pitch [Cruz to third]; Crosby reached on a
fielder's choice [Cruz out at home (shortstop to catcher)];
Spinks forced Crosby (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); Sizemore
singled to right; Alou singled to left [Sizemore to second];
Torre grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Alou out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros
2.

ASTROS 8TH: May walked; Watson forced May (shortstop to second);
Rader singled to right [Watson to third]; SANTORINI REPLACED
SPINKS (PITCHING); On a bunt Helms made an out to pitcher;
Edwards flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Hague grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz
popped to shortstop; McNertney struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Forsch struck out; Metzger grounded out (first to
pitcher); Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 10TH: Crosby grounded out (second to first); Santorini
grounded out (second to first); Brock walked; Brock stole
second; Sizemore struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: Wynn struck out; May singled to left; May was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Watson walked;
Rader flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 2.

CARDINALS 11TH: Alou singled to pitcher; MELENDEZ RAN FOR ALOU;
Torre singled to center [Melendez to second]; Hague reached on
an error by Forsch on a sacrifice bunt [Melendez scored (no
RBI), Torre to third, Hague to second]; BLASINGAME REPLACED
FORSCH (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out (first unassisted);
GLADDING REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); McNertney singled to
left [Torre scored, Hague out at home (left to catcher)];
Gladding threw a wild pitch [McNertney to second]; Crosby popped
to first in foul territory; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 11TH: MELENDEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); MAXVILL
REPLACED CROSBY (PLAYING SS); Helms grounded out (third to
first); Edwards grounded out (pitcher unassisted); MILLER BATTED
FOR GLADDING; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4  12   0    7
 Astros           2   9   1   10


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