Houston Astros 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Monday, July 8, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  2  x  -   4  8  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Heintzelman 2b                3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
  McCarver ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heidemann ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Smith rf                      2   1   0   0       2   0       0   0
Simmons c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Torre 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   0      10   0
McBride cf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
Reitz 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Tyson ss                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Dwyer ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heise 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGlothen p                   3   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
  Hrabosky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hickman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   9   1       3   0      24  12

BATTING - 
GDP: Reitz (9,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (51,2nd base off Griffin/M. May); Torre (1,2nd base off Griffin/M.
May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Gallagher rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       9   2
M. May c                      4   1   3   1       0   1       1   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   0       2   2
Helms 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Milbourne 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Totals                       31   4   8   4       2   2      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gross-M. May, Griffin-Helms-L. May.

BATTING - 
3B: Metzger (3,off McGlothen).
HR: Rader (9,5th inning off McGlothen 1 on 0 out).
SH: Griffin (8,off McGlothen).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGlothen L(12-4)             7.2   7   4   4   2   2   1  32
Hrabosky                      0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Garman                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     8   4   4   2   2   1  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(10-3)               9     9   1   1   3   0   0  37

WP: Griffin (7).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:03   Attendance: 12403


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Gross               rf
2. Heintzelman         2b        Metzger             ss
3. Smith               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Simmons             c         Watson              lf
5. Torre               1b        L. May              1b
6. McBride             cf        M. May              c
7. Reitz               3b        Rader               3b
8. Tyson               ss        Helms               2b
9. McGlothen           p         Griffin             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock flied out to center; Heintzelman grounded
out (shortstop to first); Smith walked; Simmons singled to right
[Smith to third]; Torre singled to center [Smith scored, Simmons
to second]; McBride singled to shortstop [Simmons to third,
Torre to second]; Reitz grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross flied out to left; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Tyson grounded out (third to first); McGlothen
grounded out (catcher to first); Brock walked; Brock stole
second; Heintzelman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (third to first); L. May flied
out to center; M. May singled to right; Rader grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Smith flied out to center; Simmons flied out to
right; Torre flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms walked; Griffin out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Helms to second]; Gross grounded out (third
to first); Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: McBride popped to first; Reitz flied out to left;
Tyson lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros
0.

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

CARDINALS 5TH: McGlothen singled to right; Brock singled to
right [McGlothen to second]; Heintzelman forced McGlothen
(pitcher to third) [Brock to second]; Griffin threw a wild pitch
[Brock to third, Heintzelman to second]; Smith walked; Simmons
hit into a double play (right to catcher) [Brock out at home]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: M. May singled to right; Rader homered [M. May
scored]; Helms flied out to center; Griffin walked; Gross
singled to center [Griffin to second]; Metzger popped to
shortstop; Cedeno flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Torre grounded out (first to pitcher); McBride
singled to shortstop; Reitz grounded into a double play (pitcher
to second to first) [McBride out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); L. May flied
out to center; M. May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: DWYER BATTED FOR TYSON; Dwyer grounded out
(shortstop to first); McGlothen singled to right; Brock singled
to right [McGlothen to second]; MCCARVER BATTED FOR HEINTZELMAN;
McCarver popped to shortstop; Smith grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: HEIDEMANN REPLACED MCCARVER (PLAYING SS); HEISE
REPLACED DWYER (PLAYING 2B); Rader grounded out (second to
first); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Griffin flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: MILBOURNE REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Simmons
grounded out (first to pitcher); Torre singled to left; Torre
stole second; McBride popped to second; Reitz lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Gross flied out to center; Metzger tripled; Cedeno
singled to left [Metzger scored]; Watson singled to left [Cedeno
to second]; L. May flied out to center; HRABOSKY REPLACED
MCGLOTHEN (PITCHING); M. May singled to second [Cedeno scored,
Watson to second]; GARMAN REPLACED HRABOSKY (PITCHING); Rader
forced M. May (shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: GALLAGHER REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING RF); GROSS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CRUZ BATTED FOR HEISE; Cruz
grounded out (second to pitcher); HICKMAN BATTED FOR GARMAN;
Hickman flied out to center; Brock flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        1   9   0    9
 Astros           4   8   0    6


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