St. Louis Cardinals 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 52
Played on Friday, June 1, 1973 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
STL N    2  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   1       4   5
Alou rf                       3   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agee ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Edwards c                     4   1   2   1       0   1       7   1
May 1b                        4   0   2   0       0   2       8   2
Stewart 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Reuss p                       2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Gallagher ph,rf             2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       3   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Stewart-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Reuss (1,off Cleveland); Watson (9,off Cleveland).
HBP: Alou (1,by Cleveland).
GDP: Watson (4,off Cleveland).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (5,3rd base off Segui/Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Sizemore 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   6
Torre 1b                      3   1   2   1       1   0       9   0
Simmons c                     4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
Melendez cf                   3   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
J. Cruz rf                    3   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Tyson ss                      3   1   1   1       0   2       0   3
Cleveland p                   2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Segui p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   8   3       2   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tyson-Sizemore-Torre.

BATTING - 
3B: J. Cruz (3,off Reuss).
SH: Cleveland (1,off Reuss).
GDP: Torre (3,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Melendez (2,2nd base off York/Edwards).
CS: Melendez (2,2nd base by Reuss/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(6-3)                  6     7   4   4   1   7   0  25
York                          2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8     8   4   4   2   8   0  33

WP: Reuss (4).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cleveland W(5-4)              7     8   2   2   2   3   0  31
Segui SV(8)                   2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9     8   2   2   3   5   0  38

Cleveland faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Cleveland (2,Alou).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 12099


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Metzger             ss        Brock               lf
2. Alou                rf        Sizemore            2b
3. Wynn                cf        Torre               1b
4. Watson              lf        Simmons             c
5. Edwards             c         Melendez            cf
6. May                 1b        Reitz               3b
7. Stewart             3b        J. Cruz             rf
8. Helms               2b        Tyson               ss
9. Reuss               p         Cleveland           p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Alou was
called out on strikes; Wynn walked; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock struck out; Sizemore grounded out
(shortstop to first); Torre singled to left; Simmons singled to
center [Torre to third]; Melendez singled to right [Torre
scored, Simmons to third]; Reuss threw a wild pitch [Simmons
scored, Melendez to second]; Reitz grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards singled to second; May singled to left
[Edwards to second]; Stewart flied out to center; Helms flied
out to center; Reuss doubled to center [Edwards scored, May to
third]; Metzger flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: J. Cruz struck out; Tyson was called out on
strikes; Cleveland was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou was hit by a pitch; Wynn singled to right [Alou
to second]; Watson grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Alou to third, Wynn out at second]; Edwards
singled to center [Alou scored]; May singled to left [Edwards to
second]; Stewart grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); Sizemore
singled to center; Torre grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Sizemore out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms flied out to right; Reuss flied out to left;
Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Simmons struck out (catcher to first); Melendez
flied out to center; Reitz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou flied out to right; Wynn flied out to left;
Watson doubled to left; Edwards grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: J. Cruz tripled to right; Tyson singled to right
[J. Cruz scored]; Cleveland out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Tyson to second]; Brock reached on a fielder's choice
[Tyson stayed at second]; Sizemore popped to first in foul
territory; Torre singled to right [Tyson scored, Brock to
third]; Simmons popped to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 6TH: May struck out; Stewart flied out to right; Helms
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals
4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Melendez walked; Melendez was picked off and
caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Reitz
was called out on strikes; J. Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GALLAGHER BATTED FOR REUSS; Gallagher grounded out
(second to first); Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first);
Alou grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: YORK REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); GALLAGHER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Tyson was called out on strikes; Cleveland
singled to right; Brock popped to shortstop; Sizemore forced
Cleveland (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn singled to left; Watson walked [Wynn to
second]; SEGUI REPLACED CLEVELAND (PITCHING); Wynn stole third;
Edwards was called out on strikes; May struck out; Stewart
walked [Watson to second]; Helms popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Torre walked; Simmons flied out to center;
Melendez forced Torre (shortstop to second); Melendez stole
second; Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Gallagher flied out to center; Metzger grounded out
(third to first); AGEE BATTED FOR YORK; Agee flied out to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   0    9
 Cardinals        4   8   0    5


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