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 CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock 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 2Totals38 8 12 8 5 8 27 11BATTING -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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGallagher 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 0Totals32 3 6 3 1 3 27 15FIELDING -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 CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPFoster W(11-6) 9 6 3 3 1 3 0 34

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPReuss 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 12Totals9 12 8 8 5 8 1 44IBB:Forsch (7,Brock).Umpires:HP - John McSherry, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Nick ColosiTime of Game:2:15Attendance: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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