Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Monday, August 13, 1973 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  0    1  1  0  -   4  8  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  5
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       3   1   1   1       2   0       5   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
May 1b                        4   0   1   1       0   0      11   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Roberts p                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4   8   3       4   1      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards (10,off Nagy); Watson (18,off Nagy); May (16,off Nagy); Roberts
(1,off Nagy).
HR: Wynn (18,7th inning off Nagy 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Metzger (6,off Nagy); Watson (13,off Nagy); Roberts (2,off Nagy).
IBB: Edwards (5,by Nagy).
Team LOB: 9.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Sizemore 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Melendez rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Simmons c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Torre 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
H. Cruz cf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Tyson ss                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Nagy p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Heintzelman ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Segui p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       1   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Reitz-Sizemore-Torre, Nagy-Tyson-Torre, Sizemore-Torre.
E: Sizemore (11), Reitz (6), Tyson 2 (25), Segui (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Melendez (13,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (43,2nd base off Roberts/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(12-9)               9     5   0   0   1   4   0  33


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nagy L(0-1)                   8     8   4   3   3   0   1  36
Segui                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   4   3   4   1   1  40

IBB: Nagy (1,Edwards).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 18882


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Wynn                rf        Brock               lf
2. Metzger             ss        Sizemore            2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Melendez            rf
4. Watson              lf        Simmons             c
5. Rader               3b        Torre               1b
6. May                 1b        Reitz               3b
7. Edwards             c         H. Cruz             cf
8. Helms               2b        Tyson               ss
9. Roberts             p         Nagy                p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn walked; Metzger grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Wynn out at second]; Cedeno popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (second to first); Sizemore
flied out to left; Melendez grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Rader flied out to right; May flied
out to left; Edwards doubled to left [Watson to third]; Helms
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons flied out to right; Torre singled to
center; Reitz grounded out (third to first) [Torre to second];
H. Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Roberts flied out to center; Wynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger reached on an error by Tyson
[Metzger to first]; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Tyson grounded out (shortstop to first); Nagy
struck out; Brock walked; Brock stole second; Sizemore grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson doubled to right; Rader popped to second; May
doubled to right [Watson scored]; Edwards grounded out (second
to first) [May to third]; Helms flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Melendez flied out to center; Simmons singled to
left; Torre grounded out (third to first) [Simmons to second];
Reitz popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Roberts doubled to left; Wynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger reached on an error by Sizemore
[Roberts scored (unearned) (no RBI), Metzger to second]; Cedeno
reached on an error by Reitz [Metzger stayed at second, Cedeno
to first]; Watson grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: H. Cruz struck out; Tyson popped to first in foul
territory; Nagy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader popped to first; May reached on an error by
Tyson [May to second]; Edwards flied out to center; Helms
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Sizemore
flied out to right; Melendez flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Roberts flied out to center; Wynn homered; Metzger
singled to pitcher; Cedeno popped to third; Watson flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Simmons flied out to right; Torre flied out to
right; Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader singled to right; May grounded out (third to
first) [Rader to second]; Edwards was walked intentionally;
Helms singled to center [Rader scored, Edwards to third];
Roberts grounded into a double play (second to first) [Helms out
at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: H. Cruz was called out on strikes; Tyson singled
to left; HEINTZELMAN BATTED FOR NAGY; Heintzelman popped to
first; On a bunt Brock singled to first [Tyson to second];
Sizemore forced Tyson (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 9TH: SEGUI REPLACED HEINTZELMAN (PITCHING); Wynn walked;
Wynn was picked off first but was safe on an error by Segui
[Wynn to second]; Metzger popped to pitcher; Cedeno struck out;
Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: Melendez doubled to left; Simmons grounded out
(shortstop to first); Torre flied out to left [Melendez to
third]; Reitz flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Cardinals 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   0    9
 Cardinals        0   5   5    6


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