Houston Astros 8, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 94
Played on Thursday, July 18, 1974 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  1    6  0  0  -   8 13  2
STL N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  4
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   4   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Metzger ss                    5   1   0   1       0   0       3   4
Cedeno cf                     4   2   2   1       1   1       7   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
L. May 1b                     5   2   3   3       0   0       8   0
M. May c                      4   0   3   1       1   0       2   2
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   1       0   1       1   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   2   0       0   0       3   4
  Milbourne pr,2b             2   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Osteen p                      4   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       41   8  13   8       2   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Rader-Helms-L. May, Metzger-Helms-L. May, Metzger-Helms-L. May, Metzger-L.
May.
E: L. May (5), Rader (11).

BATTING - 
2B: L. May (15,off Garman).
HR: L. May (16,2nd inning off McGlothen 0 on 0 out).
SH: Gross (5,off McGlothen).
GDP: L. May (9,off McGlothen).
IBB: M. May (6,by Garman).
Team LOB: 9.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   3   2       0   0       2   0
McBride cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Smith rf                      2   0   0   0       2   0       4   0
Torre 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       8   1
Reitz 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
DaVanon 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Hill c                        4   1   2   0       0   0       4   1
Tyson ss                      3   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
McGlothen p                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hrabosky p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melendez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pena p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       31   2   8   2       3   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tyson-DaVanon-Torre.
E: Torre (5), Reitz 3 (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Tyson (6,off Osteen).
GDP: Torre 2 (8,off Osteen 2); Hill (1,off Osteen); Smith (9,off Osteen).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock 2 (58,2nd base off Osteen/M. May 2).
CS: Brock 2 (12,2nd base by Osteen/M. May,3rd base by Osteen/M. May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Osteen W(9-7)                 9     8   2   2   3   2   0  34


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGlothen L(12-6)             6    10   7   4   1   3   1  30
Garman                        0.1   2   1   0   1   0   0   5
Hrabosky                      0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Pena                          2     1   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9    13   8   4   2   4   1  44

McGlothen faced 5 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: Garman (6,M. May).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 11560


Starting Lineups:

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

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

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to center; Brock was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); McBride reached on an
error by L. May [McBride to second]; Smith walked; Torre
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Smith
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May homered; M. May grounded out (second to
first); Rader grounded out (pitcher to second to first); Helms
singled to left; Osteen forced Helms (shortstop to second); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Reitz singled to center; DaVanon flied out to
center; Hill grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Reitz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross grounded out (third to first); Metzger flied
out to right; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Tyson flied out to center; McGlothen flied out to
right; Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson singled to left; L. May grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Watson out at
second]; M. May singled to right; Rader struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: McBride singled to center; Smith grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [McBride out at
second]; Torre walked; Reitz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms flied out to center; Osteen grounded out
(second to first); Gross was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: DaVanon flied out to right; Hill singled to left;
Tyson doubled to left [Hill to third]; McGlothen grounded out
(second to first); Brock singled to left [Hill scored, Tyson
scored]; Brock stole second; McBride flied out to center; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger flied out to right; Cedeno walked; Watson
flied out to right; L. May singled to center [Cedeno to second];
M. May singled to right [Cedeno scored, L. May to second]; Rader
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Cardinals 2.

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

ASTROS 7TH: Helms singled to left; MILBOURNE RAN FOR HELMS;
Osteen singled to left [Milbourne to second]; Gross reached on
an error by Reitz on a sacrifice bunt [Milbourne to third,
Osteen to second, Gross to first]; Metzger reached on an error
by Torre [Milbourne scored, Osteen to third, Gross to second];
Cedeno singled to right [Osteen scored, Gross to third, Metzger
to second]; GARMAN REPLACED MCGLOTHEN (PITCHING); Watson popped
to first in foul territory; L. May doubled to left [Gross scored
(unearned), Metzger scored (unearned), Cedeno to third]; M. May
was walked intentionally; Rader reached on an error by Reitz
[Cedeno scored (unearned), L. May to third, M. May to second];
Milbourne singled to left [L. May scored (unearned), M. May to
third, Rader to second]; HRABOSKY REPLACED GARMAN (PITCHING); M.
May was picked off third (catcher to third); Osteen was called
out on strikes; 6 R (2 ER), 5 H, 3 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); GALLAGHER
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING RF); GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); DaVanon grounded out (shortstop to first); Hill singled to
left; Tyson flied out to center; MELENDEZ BATTED FOR HRABOSKY;
Melendez flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8,
Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 8TH: PENA REPLACED MELENDEZ (PITCHING); Gross flied out
to center; Metzger grounded out (first to pitcher); Cedeno lined
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Brock singled to center; Brock stole second;
Brock was caught stealing third (catcher to third); McBride
flied out to center; Smith lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Gallagher popped to second; L. May flied out to
left; M. May singled to center; Rader reached on an error by
Reitz [M. May to second, Rader to first]; Milbourne grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Torre struck out; Reitz reached on an error by
Rader [Reitz to second]; DaVanon flied out to center; Hill flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Cardinals 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  13   2    9
 Cardinals        2   8   4    5


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