Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Friday, May 3, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    3  0  x  -   4  6  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Sizemore 2b                   3   0   1   1       1   0       4   2
Smith rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Simmons c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Torre 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
McBride cf                    3   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Alvarado ss                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Melendez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tyson ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Foster p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   8   1       2   1      24   7

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

BATTING - 
2B: Torre (6,off Osteen).
HBP: McBride (2,by Osteen).
GDP: Smith (6,off Osteen); Melendez (1,off Osteen).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock 2 (16,2nd base off Osteen/M. May 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kelleher ss                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   6
Gross rf,lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Watson lf                     2   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Gallagher rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
L. May 1b                     3   2   2   1       0   0      13   0
M. May c                      2   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   2       0   1       0   4
Helms 2b                      3   0   2   1       0   0       4   4
  Milbourne pr,2b             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Osteen p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   6   4       2   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kelleher-Helms-L. May, Rader-Helms-L. May.

BATTING - 
HR: L. May (5,4th inning off Foster 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Kelleher (1,off Garman).
IBB: M. May (2,by Foster).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Foster L(1-2)                 6     5   4   4   2   3   1  25
Garman                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        8     6   4   4   2   3   1  31

Foster faced 4 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: Foster (2,M. May).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen W(4-2)                 9     8   1   1   2   1   0  35

BK: Osteen (2).
HBP: Osteen (1,McBride).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 1:57   Attendance: 18929


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Kelleher            ss
2. Sizemore            2b        Gross               rf
3. Smith               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Simmons             c         Watson              lf
5. Torre               1b        L. May              1b
6. Reitz               3b        M. May              c
7. McBride             cf        Rader               3b
8. Alvarado            ss        Helms               2b
9. Foster              p         Osteen              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to left; Brock stole second;
Sizemore singled to right [Brock scored]; Smith grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Sizemore out at
second]; Simmons flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Kelleher flied out to center; Gross grounded out
(first unassisted); Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Torre grounded out (third to first); Reitz struck
out; McBride singled to second; Alvarado grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; L. May flied out to center; M. May
popped to third in foul territory; Rader was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Foster grounded out (shortstop to first); Brock
singled to center; Osteen balked [Brock to second]; Sizemore
lined to second; Smith singled to right [Brock out at home
(right to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms singled to right; Osteen flied out to right;
Kelleher was called out on strikes; Gross flied out to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Simmons grounded out (second to first); Torre
doubled to left; Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first) [Torre
to third]; McBride was hit by a pitch; Alvarado grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
popped to second; L. May homered; M. May flied out to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Foster flied out to right; Brock flied out to
center; Sizemore walked; Smith forced Sizemore (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to right; Helms grounded out (third
to first); Osteen grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Simmons grounded out (shortstop to first); Torre
grounded out (shortstop to first); Reitz flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Kelleher popped to second; Gross grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: McBride singled to second; MELENDEZ BATTED FOR
ALVARADO; Melendez grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [McBride out at second]; Foster grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: TYSON REPLACED MELENDEZ (PLAYING SS); Watson singled
to center; L. May singled to center [Watson to third, L. May to
second (on throw to 3b)]; M. May was walked intentionally; Rader
singled to left [Watson scored, L. May scored, M. May to
second]; GARMAN REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING); Helms singled to
left [M. May scored, Rader to second]; MILBOURNE RAN FOR HELMS;
Osteen popped to second; Kelleher grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Milbourne out at second]; 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GALLAGHER
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING RF); MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
2B); Brock walked; Brock stole second; Sizemore flied out to
left; Smith popped to first; Simmons singled to shortstop [Brock
to third]; Torre flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Gross grounded out (second to first); Cedeno popped
to first; Gallagher flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: Reitz grounded out (shortstop to first); McBride
flied out to center; Tyson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        1   8   0    7
 Astros           4   6   0    3


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