St. Louis Cardinals 2, Houston Astros 1

Regular Season Game 135

Doubleheader Nightcap

Played on Tuesday, August 26, 1975 (N) at Busch Stadium II

HOU N 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 5 0 STL N 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 x - 2 7 3

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMetzger ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 Gross rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Cedeno cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Watson 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 Cruz lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 May c 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 Cabell 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 Howard ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DaVanon 2b 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Konieczny p 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1Totals33 1 5 1 2 3 24 12BATTING -2B:Cruz (14,off Rasmussen); Cabell (16,off Rasmussen).GDP:Gross (8,off Rasmussen).Team LOB:7.

St. Louis CardinalsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABrock lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 McBride cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 Davis rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 Simmons c 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Fairly 1b 1 1 1 1 3 0 10 1 Sizemore 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 4 Reitz 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 Tyson ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 Rasmussen p 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 1Totals29 2 7 2 4 1 27 10FIELDING -DP:1. Sizemore-Fairly.E:Fairly (8), Reitz (19), Tyson (8).BATTING -3B:Tyson (3,off Konieczny).HR:Fairly (7,2nd inning off Konieczny 0 on 0 out).Team LOB:7.BASERUNNING -CS:Fairly (1,2nd base by Konieczny/May).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKonieczny L(5-12) 8 7 2 2 4 1 1 33WP:Konieczny (6).

St. Louis CardinalsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRasmussen W(3-2) 9 5 1 1 2 3 0 35Umpires:HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Andy OlsenTime of Game:2:07Attendance:19185 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros St. Louis Cardinals 1. Metzger ss Brock lf 2. Gross rf McBride cf 3. Cedeno cf Davis rf 4. Watson 1b Simmons c 5. Cruz lf Fairly 1b 6. May c Sizemore 2b 7. Cabell 3b Reitz 3b 8. DaVanon 2b Tyson ss 9. Konieczny p Rasmussen p ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); Gross reached on an error by Reitz; Cedeno was called out on strikes; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (third to first); McBride walked; Davis popped to catcher in foul territory; Simmons popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0. ASTROS 2ND: Cruz doubled to right; May flied out to right [Cruz to third]; Cabell doubled to left [Cruz scored, Cabell out at third (left to third)]; DaVanon made an out to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 0. CARDINALS 2ND: Fairly homered; Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to first); Reitz grounded out (third to first); Tyson tripled to left; Rasmussen singled to second [Tyson scored]; Brock grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 3RD: Konieczny flied out to right; Metzger grounded out (second to first); Gross grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 3RD: McBride flied out to right; Davis made an out to shortstop; Simmons lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled to center; Watson flied out to center; Cruz flied out to center; May singled to center [Cedeno to third]; Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 4TH: Fairly walked; Fairly was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Sizemore singled to right; Reitz singled to left [Sizemore to second]; Tyson popped to first in foul territory; Rasmussen grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 5TH: DaVanon walked; Konieczny forced DaVanon (first to shortstop); Metzger singled to center [Konieczny to second]; Gross grounded into a double play (second to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 5TH: Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); McBride grounded out (second to first); Davis grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Watson grounded out (third to first); Cruz walked; May flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 6TH: Simmons grounded out (shortstop to first); Fairly walked; Sizemore flied out to left; Reitz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 7TH: Cabell made an out to first; DaVanon flied out to left; Konieczny was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 7TH: Tyson grounded out (second to first); Rasmussen was called out on strikes; Brock grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 8TH: Metzger reached on an error by Tyson; Gross flied out to left; Cedeno reached on an error by Fairly [Metzger to second]; Watson flied out to left; Cruz made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. CARDINALS 8TH: McBride singled to left [McBride out at second (left to second)]; Davis singled to right; Simmons flied out to right; Fairly walked [Davis to second]; Konieczny threw a wild pitch [Davis to third, Fairly to second]; Sizemore grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. ASTROS 9TH: May grounded out (second to first); HOWARD BATTED FOR CABELL; Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); JOHNSON BATTED FOR DAVANON; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Cardinals 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 1 5 0 7 Cardinals 2 7 3 7

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