Houston Astros 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Wednesday, August 29, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   2  5  0
HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3 10  1
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   1   0   0       0   0       3   0
Sizemore 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Torre 1b                      4   0   2   2       0   1       7   0
Simmons c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Agee cf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Melendez rf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Reitz 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Tyson ss                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Wise p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Heintzelman ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McBride pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Segui p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   2   5   2       0   2      25   9

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

BATTING - 
2B: Sizemore (18,off Roberts); Torre (14,off Roberts).
GDP: Agee (8,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (52,2nd base off Roberts/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher lf                  4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   7
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      16   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       1   5
Wynn rf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       4   3
Roberts p                     3   0   1   0       0   2       0   4
  Stewart ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3  10   3       2   5      27  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-Watson.
E: Edwards (5).

BATTING - 
HR: Rader (20,2nd inning off Wise 0 on 1 out).
SH: Edwards (4,off Segui).
GDP: Metzger (7,off Wise).
IBB: Helms (12,by Segui).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wise                          8     9   2   2   0   5   1  32
Segui L(6-5)                  0.1   1   1   1   2   0   0   4
Totals                        8.1  10   3   3   2   5   1  36

IBB: Segui (11,Helms).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(13-9)               9     5   2   1   0   2   0  31


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 1:57   Attendance: 8470


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. Wise                p         Roberts             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); Sizemore
popped to second; Torre struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher singled to third; Metzger grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gallagher out at
second]; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons grounded out (third to first); Agee
popped to second; Melendez flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to right; Rader homered; Wynn flied
out to right; Edwards grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Reitz grounded out (pitcher to first); Tyson
grounded out (third to first); Wise lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms lined to left; Roberts struck out; Gallagher
singled to left; Metzger singled to second [Gallagher to
second]; Cedeno singled to left [Gallagher scored, Metzger to
second]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Sizemore
grounded out (pitcher to first); Torre grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader singled to right; Wynn flied out to center;
Edwards singled to center [Rader to second]; Helms flied out to
right; Roberts singled to third [Rader to third, Edwards to
second]; Gallagher struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Simmons singled to center; Agee grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Simmons out at
second]; Melendez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger popped to third in foul territory; Cedeno
flied out to left; Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Reitz grounded out (third to first); Tyson struck
out; Wise grounded out (catcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader flied out to left; Wynn flied out to center;
Edwards grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Sizemore
doubled to left; Torre doubled to left [Sizemore scored];
Simmons grounded out (shortstop to first); Agee grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
2.

ASTROS 7TH: Helms popped to second; Roberts struck out;
Gallagher flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Melendez grounded out (shortstop to first); Reitz
flied out to right; Tyson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
struck out; Watson singled to center; Rader was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: HEINTZELMAN BATTED FOR WISE; Heintzelman singled
to third; MCBRIDE RAN FOR HEINTZELMAN; Brock forced McBride
(pitcher to shortstop); Brock stole second [Brock to third
(error by Edwards)]; Sizemore grounded out (third to first);
Torre singled to third [Brock scored (unearned)]; Simmons forced
Torre (shortstop to second); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: SEGUI REPLACED MCBRIDE (PITCHING); Wynn walked;
Edwards out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Wynn to
second]; Helms was walked intentionally; STEWART BATTED FOR
ROBERTS; Stewart singled to center [Wynn scored, Helms to
second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2   5   0    2
 Astros           3  10   1    8


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