St. Louis Cardinals 6, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 57
Played on Friday, June 6, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  6    0  0  0  -   6 14  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Sizemore 2b                   5   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Davis rf                      5   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Smith 1b                      4   0   3   1       1   0      16   0
Simmons c                     4   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
McBride cf                    3   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Melendez cf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Reitz 3b                      3   1   1   3       1   1       0   5
Guerrero ss                   4   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
Forsch p                      4   0   2   0       0   2       0   3
Totals                       38   6  14   6       3   7      27  17

FIELDING - 
E: Brock (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (1,off Dierker); McBride (3,off Dierker); Brock (11,off Crawford);
Smith (8,off Crawford).
HR: Reitz (2,6th inning off Dierker 2 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McBride (5,2nd base off Dierker/May).
CS: Smith (1,2nd base by Scherman/May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       9   1
May c                         3   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Cruz rf                       2   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Dierker p                     2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   2   0       2   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Cedeno-Watson-Rader-May, Watson, May-Helms.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (24,2nd base off Forsch/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(6-4)                 9     2   0   0   2   3   0  31

WP: Forsch (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(5-6)                5     9   4   4   3   6   1  27
Crawford                      3     4   2   2   0   0   0  11
Scherman                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    14   6   6   3   7   1  41

Dierker faced 5 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:03   Attendance: 12955


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Gross               lf
2. Sizemore            2b        Metzger             ss
3. Davis               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Smith               1b        Watson              1b
5. Simmons             c         May                 c
6. McBride             cf        Cruz                rf
7. Reitz               3b        Rader               3b
8. Guerrero            ss        Helms               2b
9. Forsch              p         Dierker             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (second to first); Sizemore
struck out; Davis doubled to right; Smith walked; Simmons made
an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross struck out; Metzger struck out; Cedeno singled
to left; Cedeno stole second; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Cedeno
to third]; Watson walked; May grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McBride singled to right; McBride stole second;
Reitz walked; Guerrero struck out; Forsch struck out; Brock
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader grounded
out (shortstop to first); Helms grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Sizemore flied out to right; Davis made an out to
second; Smith singled to right; Simmons singled to right [Smith
to second]; McBride grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker singled to left [Dierker to second (error by
Brock)]; Gross grounded out (shortstop to first) [Dierker to
third]; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros
0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Reitz struck out; Guerrero flied out to left;
Forsch struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

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

CARDINALS 5TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Sizemore
singled to shortstop; Davis flied out to right; Smith popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to left; Helms grounded out (third
to first); Dierker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Simmons walked; McBride doubled to center
[Simmons to third]; Reitz homered [Simmons scored, McBride
scored]; Guerrero singled to center; Forsch singled to center
[Guerrero to second]; CRAWFORD REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING);
Brock doubled to left [Guerrero scored, Forsch to third];
Sizemore hit into a double play to center [Forsch out at home
(center to first to third to catcher)]; Davis singled to center
[Brock scored]; Smith doubled to left [Davis scored]; Simmons
grounded out (shortstop to first); 6 R, 7 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: MELENDEZ REPLACED MCBRIDE (PLAYING CF); Gross
grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger was called out on
strikes; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 6, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Melendez grounded out (second to first); Reitz
grounded out (second to first); Guerrero grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to center; May flied out to left;
Cruz walked; Rader forced Cruz (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Forsch singled to left; Brock flied out to
center; Sizemore lined into a double play (first unassisted)
[Forsch out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Helms flied out to center; BOSWELL BATTED FOR
CRAWFORD; Boswell grounded out (second to first); Gross flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Davis flied
out to center; Smith singled to left; Simmons struck out while
Smith was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Watson flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        6  14   1    8
 Astros           0   2   0    4


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