St. Louis Cardinals 3, Houston Astros 1

Regular Season Game 76

Played on Friday, July 7, 1972 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 4 0 STL N 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 x - 3 10 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMetzger ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 Cedeno cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Wynn rf 3 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 May 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 Watson lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rader 3b 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 Edwards c 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 Fenwick pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Helms 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 Roberts p 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 Miller ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals31 1 4 1 5 2 24 12FIELDING -DP:1. Metzger-Helms-May.BATTING -2B:Edwards (9,off Gibson).HR:Wynn (13,4th inning off Gibson 0 on 0 out).IBB:Helms (3,by Gibson).Team LOB:8.

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 Sizemore 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 Alou rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 Torre 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 Simmons c 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 Clendenon 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 10 0 Melendez cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 Maxvill ss 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 4 Gibson p 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0Totals33 3 10 3 0 3 27 9BATTING -2B:Torre (13,off Roberts); Simmons (18,off Roberts).3B:Melendez (2,off Roberts).HBP:Sizemore (2,by Roberts).GDP:Simmons (6,off Roberts).Team LOB:7.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRoberts L(7-4) 8 10 3 3 0 3 0 34HBP:Roberts (2,Sizemore).

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGibson W(8-5) 9 4 1 1 5 2 1 36IBB:Gibson (3,Helms).Umpires:HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Bob EngelTime of Game:1:55Attendance:26249 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals 1. Metzger ss Brock lf 2. Cedeno cf Sizemore 2b 3. Wynn rf Alou rf 4. May 1b Torre 3b 5. Watson lf Simmons c 6. Rader 3b Clendenon 1b 7. Edwards c Melendez cf 8. Helms 2b Maxvill ss 9. Roberts p Gibson p ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno flied out to center; Wynn walked; May lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (first unassisted); Sizemore popped to catcher in foul territory; Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to left; Rader struck out; Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Torre singled to left; Simmons grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Torre out at second]; Clendenon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (second to first); Roberts walked; Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 3RD: Melendez tripled to left; Maxvill grounded out (third to first); Gibson flied out to right; Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 4TH: Wynn homered; May grounded out (second to first); Watson walked; Rader flied out to center; Edwards doubled to right [Watson to third]; Helms was walked intentionally; Roberts flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 4TH: Sizemore popped to second; Alou grounded out (second to first); Torre doubled to left; Simmons grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 5TH: Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno flied out to right; Wynn popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 5TH: Clendenon singled to left; On a bunt Melendez singled [Clendenon to second]; Maxvill singled to left [Clendenon scored, Melendez to second]; Gibson forced Melendez (pitcher to shortstop to third) [Maxvill to second]; Brock flied out to left; Sizemore singled to left [Maxvill scored, Gibson to second]; Alou singled to center [Gibson scored, Sizemore to second]; Torre lined to second; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. ASTROS 6TH: May popped to second; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader walked; Edwards flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. CARDINALS 6TH: Simmons singled to left; Clendenon flied out to right; Melendez forced Simmons (third to second); Maxvill struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. ASTROS 7TH: Helms grounded out (third to first); Roberts flied out to right; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. CARDINALS 7TH: Gibson struck out; Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); Sizemore was hit by a pitch; Alou grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno was called out on strikes; Wynn flied out to center; May grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. CARDINALS 8TH: Torre struck out; Simmons doubled to left; Clendenon flied out to right; Melendez popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. ASTROS 9TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader singled to center; Edwards singled to right [Rader to second]; FENWICK RAN FOR EDWARDS; Helms flied to left in foul territory; MILLER BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 1 4 0 8 Cardinals 3 10 0 7

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