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Standings
TEX
@BAL
1
6
NYY
@CAL
0
5
MIL
@CHW
9
0
KCR
@CLE
3
2
MIN
@DET
5
9
BOS
@OAK
6
4
CHC
@ATL
4
7
PIT
@CIN
3
5
STL
@HOU
2
3
LAD
@MON
5
6
SDP
@NYM
0
3
SFG
@PHI
3
1
Wednesday, August 29, 1973,
, Astrodome
Attendance: 8,470, Time of Game: 1:57
Cardinals
2
67-65
 Lost 1 
1st
at Astros
3
68-67
 Won 1 
4th, 15 GB
W: Dave Roberts (13-9)
L: Diego Segui (6-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  1    2  5  0
Astros          0  1  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    3 10  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .293 .363 .389 .752 -0.028 2.33 0.155 -0.183 -0.6 3 0 SB
Ted Sizemore 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .268 .357 .320 .677 -0.170 1.73 0.057 -0.228 -0.5 2 3 2B
Joe Torre 1B 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .293 .385 .412 .797 0.429 1.80 0.449 -0.021 1.7 7 0 2B
Ted Simmons C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .291 .351 .427 .778 -0.102 1.69 0.049 -0.151 -0.4 5 0
Tommie Agee CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .234 .298 .403 .700 -0.175 1.64 0.000 -0.175 -1.2 3 0 GDP
Luis Melendez RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .320 .322 .641 -0.075 1.00 0.000 -0.075 -0.4 3 0
Ken Reitz 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .254 .331 .585 -0.093 1.26 0.000 -0.093 -0.6 1 1
Mike Tyson SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .237 .274 .290 .564 -0.062 0.85 0.000 -0.062 -0.4 1 2
Rick Wise P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .186 .237 .371 .608 -0.023 0.46 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 2
   Tom Heintzelman PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .375 .444 .375 .819 0.115 2.80 0.115 0.000 0.4
   Bake McBride PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .364 .300 .664 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Diego Segui P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 0 2 31 .161 .161 .226 .387 -0.184 1.58 0.825 -1.011 -2.1 25 9
2B: T Sizemore (18, off D Roberts); J Torre (14, off D Roberts).
TB: J Torre 3; T Sizemore 2; T Heintzelman; T Simmons.
GIDP: T Agee (8).
RBI: J Torre 2 (61).
2-out RBI: J Torre.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Sizemore-M Tyson-J Torre.
Baserunning
SB: L Brock (52, 2nd base off D Roberts/J Edwards).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Gallagher LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .297 .298 .356 .655 -0.007 0.86 0.047 -0.054 -0.3 1 0
Roger Metzger SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .261 .309 .335 .644 -0.080 0.81 0.018 -0.097 -1.0 1 7 GDP
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .310 .370 .504 .874 0.074 0.67 0.102 -0.028 0.6 0 0
Bob Watson 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .313 .393 .442 .835 -0.051 0.64 0.007 -0.058 -0.6 16 0
Doug Rader 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .252 .315 .424 .739 0.115 0.54 0.140 -0.025 0.9 1 5 HR
Jim Wynn RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .213 .337 .386 .724 0.032 1.00 0.074 -0.042 -0.3 1 0
Johnny Edwards C 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .235 .296 .363 .658 -0.005 1.14 0.022 -0.027 0.0 3 0 SH
Tommy Helms 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .278 .321 .362 .683 -0.055 1.47 0.009 -0.064 -0.7 4 3 IW
Dave Roberts P 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .119 .119 .134 .254 -0.009 0.73 0.018 -0.026 0.0 0 4
   Jimmy Stewart PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .197 .290 .197 .487 0.299 4.32 0.299 0.000 1.0
Team Totals 33 3 10 3 2 5 36 .303 .343 .394 .737 0.313 0.97 0.736 -0.421 -0.2 27 19
HR: D Rader (20, off R Wise, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: J Edwards (4, off D Segui).
IBB: T Helms (12, by D Segui).
TB: D Rader 5; B Gallagher 2; B Watson; D Roberts; R Metzger; C Cedeno; J Edwards; J Stewart.
GIDP: R Metzger (7).
RBI: C Cedeno (51); J Stewart (3); D Rader (78).
2-out RBI: C Cedeno.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Metzger-T Helms-B Watson.
E: J Edwards (5).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Wise 8 9 2 2 0 5 1 3.26 32 61 0.057 0.69 1.6
Diego Segui, L (6-5) 0.1 1 1 1 2 0 0 2.77 4 0 0 -0.371 3.23 -1.4
Team Totals 8.1 10 3 3 2 5 1 3.24 36 61 0 0 -0.314 0.97 0.2

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Roberts, W (13-9) 9 5 2 1 0 2 0 2.83 31 73 0.185 1.58 2.1
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 0 2 0 1.00 31 73 0.185 1.58 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Segui (11; T Helms).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - John McSherry.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: 8,470.
Start Time Weather: In Dome.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Houston Astros
1 Lou Brock LF 1 Bob Gallagher LF
2 Ted Sizemore 2B 2 Roger Metzger SS
3 Joe Torre 1B 3 Cesar Cedeno CF
4 Ted Simmons C 4 Bob Watson 1B
5 Tommie Agee CF 5 Doug Rader 3B
6 Luis Melendez RF 6 Jim Wynn RF
7 Ken Reitz 3B 7 Johnny Edwards C
8 Mike Tyson SS 8 Tommy Helms 2B
9 Rick Wise P 9 Dave Roberts P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-2 2 --3 R STL J. Torre D. Roberts -31% 57% Single to 3B; Brock Scores/unER
b9 2-2 1 12- R HOU J. Stewart D. Segui 30% 100% Single to CF; Wynn Scores; Helms to 2B
t9 1-2 1 --3 O STL T. Sizemore D. Roberts 20% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-2 1 1-- STL T. Sizemore D. Roberts -15% 68% Brock Steals 2B; Brock to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t7 0-2 1 -2- R STL J. Torre D. Roberts -14% 67% Double to LF; Sizemore Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Roberts 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Roberts 1% 54% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL J. Torre D. Roberts 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- HOU B. Gallagher R. Wise 4% 58% Single to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO HOU R. Metzger R. Wise -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL T. Simmons D. Roberts 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Agee D. Roberts 2% 54% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-0 2 --- O STL L. Melendez D. Roberts 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O HOU B. Watson R. Wise -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- R HOU D. Rader R. Wise 12% 64% Home Run
b2 1-0 1 --- O HOU J. Wynn R. Wise -1% 63% Flyball: RF
b2 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Edwards R. Wise -1% 62% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O STL K. Reitz D. Roberts 3% 65% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O STL M. Tyson D. Roberts 2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O STL R. Wise D. Roberts 1% 68% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- O HOU T. Helms R. Wise -2% 66% Lineout: LF
b3 1-0 1 --- O HOU D. Roberts R. Wise -1% 64% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 --- HOU B. Gallagher R. Wise 1% 65% Single to LF
b3 1-0 2 1-- HOU R. Metzger R. Wise 2% 67% Single to 2B; Gallagher to 2B
b3 1-0 2 12- R HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise 10% 77% Single to LF; Gallagher Scores; Metzger to 2B
b3 2-0 2 12- O HOU B. Watson R. Wise -3% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Roberts 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Roberts 2% 79% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- O STL J. Torre D. Roberts 1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- HOU D. Rader R. Wise 2% 82% Single to RF
b4 2-0 0 1-- O HOU J. Wynn R. Wise -2% 80% Flyball: CF
b4 2-0 1 1-- HOU J. Edwards R. Wise 2% 82% Single to CF; Rader to 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- O HOU T. Helms R. Wise -3% 80% Flyball: RF
b4 2-0 2 12- HOU D. Roberts R. Wise 2% 81% Single to 3B; Rader to 3B; Edwards to 2B
b4 2-0 2 123 O HOU B. Gallagher R. Wise -4% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 4-5-6
t5 0-2 0 --- STL T. Simmons D. Roberts -5% 72% Single to CF
t5 0-2 0 1-- OO STL T. Agee D. Roberts 9% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O STL L. Melendez D. Roberts 1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 2-3-4
b5 2-0 0 --- O HOU R. Metzger R. Wise -1% 81% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 2-0 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise -1% 80% Flyball: LF
b5 2-0 2 --- O HOU B. Watson R. Wise -1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 7-8-9
t6 0-2 0 --- O STL K. Reitz D. Roberts 3% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-2 1 --- O STL M. Tyson D. Roberts 2% 85% Strikeout
t6 0-2 2 --- O STL R. Wise D. Roberts 1% 86% Groundout: C unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 5-6-7
b6 2-0 0 --- O HOU D. Rader R. Wise -1% 85% Flyball: LF
b6 2-0 1 --- O HOU J. Wynn R. Wise -1% 84% Flyball: CF
b6 2-0 2 --- O HOU J. Edwards R. Wise -1% 83% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 1-2-3
t7 0-2 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Roberts 3% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-2 1 --- STL T. Sizemore D. Roberts -6% 81% Double to LF
t7 0-2 1 -2- R STL J. Torre D. Roberts -14% 67% Double to LF; Sizemore Scores
t7 1-2 1 -2- O STL T. Simmons D. Roberts 7% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-2 2 -2- O STL T. Agee D. Roberts 6% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 8-9-1
b7 2-1 0 --- O HOU T. Helms R. Wise -2% 78% Popfly: 2B
b7 2-1 1 --- O HOU D. Roberts R. Wise -1% 77% Strikeout
b7 2-1 2 --- O HOU B. Gallagher R. Wise -1% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 6-7-8
t8 1-2 0 --- O STL L. Melendez D. Roberts 5% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- O STL K. Reitz D. Roberts 4% 85% Flyball: RF
t8 1-2 2 --- O STL M. Tyson D. Roberts 3% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 2-3-4
b8 2-1 0 --- O HOU R. Metzger R. Wise -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-1 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise -1% 85% Strikeout
b8 2-1 2 --- HOU B. Watson R. Wise 1% 86% Single to CF
b8 2-1 2 1-- O HOU D. Rader R. Wise -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Astros' Dave Roberts facing 9-1-2
Tom Heintzelman pinch hits for Rick Wise (P) batting 9th
t9 1-2 0 --- STL T. Heintzelman D. Roberts -11% 73% Single to 3B
Bake McBride pinch runs for Tom Heintzelman (PH) batting 9th
t9 1-2 0 1-- O STL L. Brock D. Roberts 10% 84% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 1-2 1 1-- STL T. Sizemore D. Roberts -15% 68% Brock Steals 2B; Brock to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t9 1-2 1 --3 O STL T. Sizemore D. Roberts 20% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-2 2 --3 R STL J. Torre D. Roberts -31% 57% Single to 3B; Brock Scores/unER
t9 2-2 2 1-- O STL T. Simmons D. Roberts 6% 63% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Diego Segui facing 6-7-8
Diego Segui replaces Bake McBride (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-2 0 --- HOU J. Wynn D. Segui 7% 70% Walk
b9 2-2 0 1-- O HOU J. Edwards D. Segui -1% 69% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Wynn to 2B
b9 2-2 1 -2- HOU T. Helms D. Segui 1% 70% Intentional Walk
Jimmy Stewart pinch hits for Dave Roberts (P) batting 9th
b9 2-2 1 12- R HOU J. Stewart D. Segui 30% 100% Single to CF; Wynn Scores; Helms to 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Astros 3.

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