St. Louis Cardinals 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 134
Played on Tuesday, August 28, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    4  1  0    1  0  2  -   8 12  0
HOU N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  3
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      3   1   2   2       2   1       3   0
Sizemore 2b                   5   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Torre 1b                      5   1   1   0       0   0      12   0
Simmons c                     4   1   2   1       1   0       4   0
Agee cf                       3   2   1   1       2   2       5   0
Melendez rf                   5   1   3   2       0   0       1   0
Reitz 3b                      5   1   2   2       0   0       0   2
Tyson ss                      3   1   1   0       0   1       0   3
  McCarver ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kelleher ss                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Foster p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                       38   8  12   8       5   8      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Brock (20,off Reuss); Simmons (28,off Reuss).
HR: Agee (9,5th inning off Reuss 0 on 2 out).
SH: Foster (5,off Reuss).
GDP: Torre (17,off Reuss).
IBB: Brock (13,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher lf                  4   0   2   2       0   0       1   1
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   2
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Wynn rf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Edwards c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       8   0
Helms 2b                      2   0   1   0       0   0       3   5
Reuss p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       1   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-Watson.
E: Rader 2 (21), Reuss (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (23,off Foster); Gallagher (1,off Foster); Helms (25,off Foster).
SH: Helms (6,off Foster).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Foster W(11-6)                9     6   3   3   1   3   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(14-10)                6.2   7   6   6   3   3   1  31
Upshaw                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Forsch                        2     5   2   2   2   4   0  12
Totals                        9    12   8   8   5   8   1  44

IBB: Forsch (7,Brock).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 11042


Starting Lineups:

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock was called out on strikes; Sizemore reached
on an error by Rader [Sizemore to first]; Torre reached on an
error by Rader [Sizemore to second, Torre to first]; Simmons
forced Torre (second to shortstop) [Sizemore to third]; Agee
walked [Simmons to second]; Melendez grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher singled to left; Metzger flied out to
left; Cedeno flied out to center; Watson grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); Tyson
struck out; Foster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader doubled to left; Wynn walked; Edwards singled
to right [Rader scored, Wynn to second]; Helms out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Wynn to third, Edwards to
second]; Reuss was called out on strikes; Gallagher doubled to
right [Wynn scored, Edwards scored]; Metzger grounded out (first
unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brock walked; Sizemore popped to first in foul
territory; Torre grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Brock out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson flied
out to center; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Simmons singled to second; Agee walked [Simmons
to second]; Melendez singled to left [Simmons scored, Agee to
third]; Reitz forced Melendez (second to shortstop) [Agee
scored]; Tyson singled to center [Reitz to second]; Foster out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Reitz to third, Tyson
to second]; Brock singled to center [Reitz scored, Tyson
scored]; Brock was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Reuss [Brock to third]; Sizemore grounded out (third to first);
4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards
grounded out (second to first); Helms doubled to left; Reuss
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Torre flied out to center; Simmons popped to
first in foul territory; Agee homered; Melendez grounded out
(first to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Gallagher grounded out (second to first); Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Reitz flied out to right; Tyson flied out to
left; Foster grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Rader flied
out to right; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: Brock doubled to left; Sizemore popped to first;
Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); Simmons doubled to left
[Brock scored]; UPSHAW REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Agee struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Helms popped
to first; STEWART BATTED FOR UPSHAW; Stewart grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Melendez
singled to left; Reitz singled to left [Melendez to third, Reitz
to second (on throw)]; MCCARVER BATTED FOR TYSON; McCarver
grounded out (second to first); Foster struck out; Brock was
walked intentionally; Sizemore was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: KELLEHER REPLACED MCCARVER (PLAYING SS); Gallagher
flied out to left; Metzger lined to left; Cedeno flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: Torre singled to left; Simmons walked [Torre to
second]; Agee struck out; Melendez singled to left [Torre
scored, Simmons out at third (left to first to third to second),
Melendez to second (on throw)]; Reitz singled to center
[Melendez scored]; Kelleher was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson singled to right; Rader flied out to center;
Wynn popped to catcher in foul territory; Edwards lined to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 8, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        8  12   0    9
 Astros           3   6   3    4


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