Houston Astros 5, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Regular Season Game 95
Played on Friday, July 19, 1974 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   5 12  0
STL N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   5   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Metzger ss                    4   2   2   0       0   1       1   5
Cedeno cf                     4   2   2   0       0   0       6   0
Watson lf,1b                  4   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
L. May 1b                     4   1   3   3       0   0       4   0
  Gallagher pr,rf             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
M. May c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      2   0   2   0       1   0       3   1
  Milbourne pr,2b             1   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Griffin p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  12   5       1   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Helms-Metzger-L. May, Metzger-Milbourne-L. May.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (19,off Bare).
HR: L. May (17,1st inning off Bare 1 on 2 out).
SH: Griffin (9,off Bare); Cosgrove (1,off Pena).
GDP: M. May (6,off Folkers).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Helms (3,2nd base by Bare/Hill).

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Reitz 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
McBride cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Smith rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Torre 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   0      17   1
DaVanon 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
Hill c                        2   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
  Dwyer ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heidemann ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Tyson ss                      2   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  McCarver ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Pena p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bare p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Folkers p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Simmons ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   1   6   1       2   5      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Torre, Folkers-Tyson-Torre.

BATTING - 
3B: Torre (1,off Griffin).
GDP: Reitz (13,off Griffin); Torre (9,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(11-3)               7.2   5   1   1   1   4   0  27
Cosgrove                      1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     6   1   1   2   5   0  33


St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bare L(0-2)                   7.1   9   5   5   1   3   1  30
Garman                        0     2   0   0   0   0   0   2
Folkers                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Pena                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    12   5   5   1   3   1  37


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 19230


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger
singled to center; Cedeno doubled to right [Metzger to third];
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first) [Metzger scored, Cedeno
to third]; L. May homered [Cedeno scored]; M. May grounded out
(first to pitcher); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock flied out to center; Reitz lined to second;
McBride singled to third; Smith forced McBride (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Helms singled
to center; Griffin out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Helms to second]; Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); DaVanon
flied out to left; Hill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
grounded out (second to first); Watson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Tyson flied out to center; Bare struck out; Brock
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: L. May singled to right; M. May lined into a double
play (first unassisted) [L. May out at first]; Rader flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Reitz singled to left; McBride forced Reitz
(shortstop to second); Smith flied out to center; Torre tripled
to center [McBride scored]; DaVanon flied out to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms walked; Griffin struck out; Helms was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Gross grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Hill struck out; Tyson flied out to right; Bare
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger struck out; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop
to first); Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

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

ASTROS 7TH: L. May grounded out (first unassisted); M. May
grounded out (second to first); Rader singled to right; Helms
singled to right [Rader to second]; MILBOURNE RAN FOR HELMS;
Griffin struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Smith
singled to left; Torre grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Smith out at second]; DaVanon flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Gross lined to shortstop; Metzger singled to right;
Cedeno singled to center [Metzger to second]; GARMAN REPLACED
BARE (PITCHING); Watson singled to right [Metzger scored, Cedeno
to third]; L. May singled to center [Cedeno scored, Watson to
second]; GALLAGHER RAN FOR L. MAY; FOLKERS REPLACED GARMAN
(PITCHING); M. May grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Gallagher out at second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WATSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING RF); DWYER BATTED FOR HILL; Dwyer flied out to left;
MCCARVER BATTED FOR TYSON; McCarver walked; SIMMONS BATTED FOR
FOLKERS; Simmons flied out to center; COSGROVE REPLACED GRIFFIN
(PITCHING); Brock flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

ASTROS 9TH: HEIDEMANN REPLACED DWYER (PLAYING SS); PENA REPLACED
MCCARVER (PITCHING); SIMMONS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Rader
grounded out (shortstop to first); Milbourne singled to center;
Cosgrove out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Milbourne
to second]; Gross flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: Reitz walked; McBride was called out on strikes;
Smith popped to first in foul territory; Torre singled to center
[Reitz to second]; DaVanon flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   0    5
 Cardinals        1   6   0    5


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