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 CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock 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 0Totals41 4 12 3 1 5 33 15BATTING -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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMetzger 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 0Totals40 2 9 2 5 9 33 17FIELDING -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 CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPSpinks 7.1 8 2 2 4 7 1 33 Santorini W(2-1) 3.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 12Totals11 9 2 2 5 9 1 45WP:Spinks (1).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPForsch 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 2Totals11 12 4 4 1 5 1 44 Forsch faced 3 batters in the 11th inningWP:Forsch (4), Gladding (1).Umpires:HP - John McSherry, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill WilliamsTime of Game:2:49Attendance: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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