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 Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger 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   1
Totals                       33   1   5   1       2   3      24  12

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (14,off Rasmussen); Cabell (16,off Rasmussen).
GDP: Gross (8,off Rasmussen).
Team LOB: 7.

St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock 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   1
Totals                       29   2   7   2       4   1      27  10

FIELDING - 
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 Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Konieczny L(5-12)             8     7   2   2   4   1   1  33

WP: Konieczny (6).

St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rasmussen W(3-2)              9     5   1   1   2   3   0  35


Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 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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