Houston Astros 7, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Regular Season Game 120
Played on Monday, August 11, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2 10  2
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  3    1  0  x  -   7 12  0
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
McBride cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Fairly 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Simmons c                     4   1   4   0       0   0       5   1
Smith rf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Sizemore 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Reitz 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Tyson ss                      4   0   2   2       0   1       1   3
Curtis p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bradford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Parker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melendez ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Rasmussen p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Rudolph ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2  10   2       2   3      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reitz-Sizemore-Fairly.
E: Simmons (10), Sizemore (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Simmons (27,off Dierker).
GDP: Smith (15,off Dierker); Fairly (6,off Dierker); Tyson (5,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (43,2nd base off Dierker/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     5   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Gross rf                      4   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Cedeno cf                     4   2   3   1       0   0       2   0
Johnson 1b                    4   1   4   2       0   0      13   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   0   0       2   1       0   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   6
Jutze c                       4   1   2   0       0   0       5   1
DaVanon ss                    4   1   3   3       0   0       2   4
Dierker p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                       34   7  12   6       3   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Helms-DaVanon-Johnson, DaVanon-Helms-Johnson, Dierker-DaVanon-Johnson.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (25,off Rasmussen); Johnson (9,off Rasmussen); Jutze (2,off Reynolds).
HR: DaVanon (1,6th inning off Parker 2 on 2 out).
SH: Dierker (9,off Reynolds).
GDP: Rader (10,off Curtis).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (39,2nd base off Curtis/Simmons); DaVanon (2,2nd base off Curtis/Simmons).
CS: Cedeno (11,2nd base by Curtis/Simmons).

PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Curtis L(8-9)                 5     5   3   2   2   1   0  21
Parker                        1     3   3   3   0   1   1   6
Rasmussen                     1     2   1   1   1   2   0   6
Reynolds                      1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8    12   7   6   3   4   1  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(10-12)              9    10   2   2   2   3   0  36

WP: Dierker 3 (10).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 10550


Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Houston Astros           
1. Brock               lf        Howard              lf
2. McBride             cf        Gross               rf
3. Fairly              1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Simmons             c         Johnson             1b
5. Smith               rf        Rader               3b
6. Sizemore            2b        Helms               2b
7. Reitz               3b        Jutze               c
8. Tyson               ss        DaVanon             ss
9. Curtis              p         Dierker             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock lined to center; McBride grounded out
(second to first); Fairly grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard reached on an error by Sizemore; Gross walked
[Howard to second]; Cedeno singled to center [Howard scored
(unearned), Gross to third]; Cedeno stole second [Gross scored
(error by Simmons)]; Johnson singled to left [Cedeno scored];
Rader grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Johnson out at second]; Helms grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons singled to left; Smith grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Simmons out at
second]; Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Jutze grounded out (third to first); DaVanon singled
to center; DaVanon stole second; Dierker was called out on
strikes; Howard flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Reitz grounded out (pitcher to first); Tyson
struck out; Curtis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross made an out to shortstop; Cedeno singled to
center; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Johnson singled to left; Rader walked [Johnson to second]; Helms
forced Rader (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Brock flied out to left; McBride flied out to
center; Fairly grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); DaVanon
popped to catcher in foul territory; Dierker grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Simmons doubled to right; Smith grounded out
(second to first) [Simmons to third]; Sizemore popped to first
in foul territory; Reitz flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Howard flied out to center; Gross grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Tyson singled to left; BRADFORD BATTED FOR
CURTIS; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Tyson to second]; Dierker
threw a wild pitch [Tyson to third]; Bradford struck out; Brock
walked; Brock stole second; McBride reached on a fielder's
choice [Tyson out at home (pitcher to third to catcher), Brock
to third]; Fairly flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: PARKER REPLACED BRADFORD (PITCHING); Johnson singled
to left; Rader was called out on strikes; Helms flied out to
right; Jutze singled to right [Johnson to second]; DaVanon
homered [Johnson scored, Jutze scored]; Dierker flied out to
left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Astros 6.

CARDINALS 7TH: Simmons singled to right; Smith singled to center
[Simmons to second]; On a bunt Sizemore grounded out (catcher to
first) [Simmons to third, Smith to second]; Reitz popped to
catcher in foul territory; Tyson singled to center [Simmons
scored, Smith scored]; MELENDEZ BATTED FOR PARKER; Melendez
walked [Tyson to second]; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Tyson to
third, Melendez to second]; Brock grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: RASMUSSEN REPLACED MELENDEZ (PITCHING); Howard
struck out; Gross was called out on strikes; Cedeno doubled to
left; Johnson doubled to right [Cedeno scored]; Rader walked;
Helms flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Astros 7.

CARDINALS 8TH: McBride singled to center; Fairly grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [McBride out at
second]; Simmons singled to right; Smith singled to right
[Simmons to second]; Sizemore made an out to first; 0 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED RASMUSSEN (PITCHING); Jutze
doubled to right; DaVanon singled to right [Jutze to third];
Dierker out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [DaVanon to
second]; Howard lined to third; Gross popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 7.

CARDINALS 9TH: Reitz singled to right; Tyson grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Reitz out at
second]; RUDOLPH BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Rudolph flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        2  10   2    7
 Astros           7  12   0    7


Data courtesy of Retrosheet