St. Louis Cardinals 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Tuesday, August 14, 1973 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  4    0  0  0  -   5  7  0
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  5    4  0  x  -   9 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       2   0   0   0       3   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   2       0   0       4   1
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Watson lf,1b                  2   1   1   0       3   0       5   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
May 1b                        4   2   2   1       0   0       5   0
  Dierker p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   1       1   0       6   1
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Pizarro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agee lf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       34   5   7   4       7   3      24   7

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

BATTING - 
2B: May (17,off Foster); Helms (23,off Foster).
3B: May (3,off Foster).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (41,2nd base off Foster/Simmons); Edwards (1,2nd base off Foster/Simmons);
May (1,Home off Foster/Simmons).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   1   2   1       0   2       5   0
Sizemore 2b                   3   2   0   0       2   0       1   2
Carbo rf                      4   2   2   2       1   1       2   0
Simmons c                     5   1   3   2       0   0       3   0
Torre 1b,3b                   3   1   1   2       2   0       8   0
J. Cruz cf                    2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Melendez ph,cf              0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Reitz 3b                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  McCarver ph,1b              2   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Tyson ss                      4   1   2   1       0   1       0   3
Foster p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Pena p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McBride ph                  2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Segui p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   9  12   9       7   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Sizemore (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Carbo (13,off Forsch); Torre (13,off Forsch).
GDP: Reitz (15,off Richard).
IBB: J. Cruz (4,by Forsch); Melendez (2,by Crawford).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Torre (2,2nd base off Richard/Edwards); Brock (44,2nd base off Richard/Edwards).
CS: Brock (14,2nd base by Richard/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       5     4   4   4   3   4   0  20
Pizarro                       0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2
Forsch L(9-10)                1.1   4   4   4   2   0   0  10
Crawford                      0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Dierker                       1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8    12   9   9   7   5   0  41

Richard faced 4 batters in the 6th inning
Pizarro faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
IBB: Forsch (6,J. Cruz); Crawford (7,Melendez).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Foster                        5.2   7   5   5   5   1   0  29
Pena                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Segui W(5-3)                  3     0   0   0   2   2   0  11
Totals                        9     7   5   5   7   3   0  41


Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 18221


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger flied
out to left; Cedeno singled to right; Cedeno stole second;
Watson walked; Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to shortstop; Brock was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Sizemore grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Carbo struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May doubled to right; Edwards walked; Helms flied
out to right [May to third]; May stole home and Edwards stole
second [Edwards to third (error by Sizemore)]; Richard struck
out; Wynn walked; Metzger flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons flied out to left; Torre walked; Torre
stole second; J. Cruz popped to third in foul territory; Reitz
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson singled
to center; Rader popped to second; May grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Tyson struck out; Foster was called out on
strikes; Brock struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards popped to third in foul territory; Helms
flied out to center; Richard grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Sizemore popped to catcher in foul territory;
Carbo grounded out (first unassisted); Simmons flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn flied out to left; Metzger grounded out (second
to first); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Torre walked; J. Cruz popped to shortstop; Reitz
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Torre out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson walked; Rader flied out to center; May
tripled to right [Watson scored]; Edwards singled to right [May
scored]; Helms doubled to left [Edwards to third]; Richard
grounded out (third to first); Wynn walked; Metzger singled to
center [Edwards scored, Helms scored, Wynn to second]; PENA
REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to left; 4 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Tyson singled to right; MCBRIDE BATTED FOR PENA;
McBride singled to center [Tyson to second]; Brock singled to
center [Tyson scored, McBride to third]; Brock stole second;
Sizemore walked; PIZARRO REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Carbo
singled to second [McBride scored, Brock to third, Sizemore to
second]; Simmons singled to right [Brock scored, Sizemore
scored, Carbo to second]; FORSCH REPLACED PIZARRO (PITCHING);
Torre grounded out (third to first) [Carbo to third, Simmons to
second]; J. Cruz was walked intentionally; MCCARVER BATTED FOR
REITZ; McCarver popped to third in foul territory; Tyson singled
to shortstop [Carbo scored, Simmons to third, J. Cruz to
second]; McBride flied out to left; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 5.

ASTROS 7TH: SEGUI REPLACED MCBRIDE (PITCHING); MCCARVER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); TORRE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B);
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader grounded out
(pitcher to first); May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: Brock flied out to center; Sizemore walked; Carbo
doubled to right [Sizemore scored]; Simmons singled to shortstop
[Carbo to third]; Torre doubled to left [Carbo scored, Simmons
scored, Torre to third (on throw)]; CRAWFORD REPLACED FORSCH
(PITCHING); MELENDEZ BATTED FOR J. CRUZ; Melendez was walked
intentionally; McCarver singled to left [Torre scored, Melendez
to second]; AGEE REPLACED CRAWFORD (PLAYING LF); DIERKER
REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); WATSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
Tyson popped to first in foul territory; Segui grounded out
(first unassisted); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 9.

ASTROS 8TH: MELENDEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Edwards popped
to third in foul territory; Helms flied out to center; Agee
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 9.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock struck out; Sizemore flied out to left;
Carbo walked; Simmons singled to right [Carbo to second]; Torre
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals
9.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn walked; Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno
struck out; Watson walked [Wynn to second]; Rader flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   7   0    9
 Cardinals        9  12   1    8


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