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CLE
@KCR
1
5
CHW
@MIL
4
5
DET
@MIN
7
9
CAL
@NYY
3
1
BAL
@TEX
5
1
ATL
@CHC
15
1
MON
@LAD
2
7
CIN
@PIT
1
0
NYM
@SDP
7
0
PHI
@SFG
2
11
HOU
@STL
3
0
Wednesday, August 15, 1973, 8:07PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 19,862, Time of Game: 2:20
Astros
3
64-59
 Won 1 
4th, 13 GB
at Cardinals
0
62-59
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Jerry Reuss (13-8)
L: Rick Wise (13-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  1    3 10  0
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Wynn RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 .214 .726 -0.031 0.67 0.031 -0.062 -0.5 5 1
Roger Metzger SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .258 .643 -0.019 0.80 0.037 -0.056 -0.5 1 2
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 1 2 1 0 1 .314 .894 0.171 0.96 0.207 -0.036 1.2 2 0 2B
Bob Watson LF 3 0 1 1 1 1 .314 .832 0.093 0.99 0.154 -0.061 0.4 0 0 2B,GDP
   Tommie Agee LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .701 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Doug Rader 3B 4 1 3 0 0 1 .252 .739 0.082 0.80 0.107 -0.024 1.1 1 2 2·2B
Lee May 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .745 -0.134 1.19 0.000 -0.134 -1.6 9 0
Johnny Edwards C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .238 .668 -0.131 1.05 0.003 -0.134 -1.1 5 0 GDP,IW
Tommy Helms 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .284 .696 -0.023 0.70 0.032 -0.055 0.5 3 4
Jerry Reuss P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .149 .345 -0.042 0.45 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 0 1 SH
Team Totals 34 3 10 3 2 7 .294 .745 -0.034 0.84 0.571 -0.604 -1.1 27 10
2B: B Watson (19, off R Wise); C Cedeno (24, off R Wise); D Rader 2 (18, 2 off R Wise).
SH: J Reuss (5, off R Wise).
IBB: J Edwards (6, by R Wise).
TB: D Rader 5; C Cedeno 3; B Watson 2; J Wynn 2; T Helms; R Metzger.
GIDP: J Edwards (4); B Watson (14).
RBI: B Watson (73); C Cedeno (50); T Helms (53).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Rader-T Helms-L May; J Wynn-L May; R Metzger-T Helms-L May.
Outfield Assists: J Wynn (L Melendez at 1st base).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .296 .759 -0.053 1.08 0.026 -0.079 -0.4 0 0
Ted Sizemore 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .662 -0.109 1.10 0.000 -0.109 -0.8 3 4
Bernie Carbo RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .276 .803 0.040 0.85 0.081 -0.041 0.3 4 0 2B
Ted Simmons C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .291 .769 -0.122 1.29 0.043 -0.166 -0.8 7 0 GDP
Joe Torre 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .293 .802 -0.001 0.94 0.053 -0.053 0.1 10 0
Luis Melendez CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .259 .632 -0.047 1.28 0.058 -0.105 -0.3 0 0 GDP
Ken Reitz 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .597 -0.109 1.39 0.000 -0.109 -0.9 1 1
Mike Tyson SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 .240 .570 -0.089 1.17 0.022 -0.111 -0.9 2 3
Rick Wise P 3 0 1 0 0 1 .185 .578 -0.045 0.96 0.016 -0.061 -0.3 0 4
Team Totals 29 0 5 0 4 5 .172 .480 -0.535 1.11 0.299 -0.834 -4.1 27 12
2B: B Carbo (14, off J Reuss).
TB: B Carbo 2; L Melendez; R Wise; L Brock; J Torre.
GIDP: T Simmons (23); L Melendez (8).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Sizemore-J Torre 2.

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Reuss, W (13-8) 9 5 0 0 4 5 0 3.32 33 78 0.535 1.11 4.1
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 4 5 0 0.00 33 78 0.535 1.11 4.1

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Rick Wise, L (13-8) 9 10 3 3 2 7 0 3.03 37 60 0.035 0.84 1.1
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 2 7 0 3.00 37 60 0.035 0.84 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Wise (10; J Edwards).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Bruce Froemming.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

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

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 0-0 1 1-- R HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise 19% 69% Double to RF; Metzger Scores
t6 1-0 1 -2- R HOU B. Watson R. Wise 12% 81% Double to RF; Cedeno Scores
b6 0-2 0 1-- OO STL T. Simmons J. Reuss 12% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 12- OO HOU J. Edwards R. Wise -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 12- OO STL M. Tyson J. Reuss 9% 50% Double Play: Flyball: RF-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Wynn R. Wise -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU R. Metzger R. Wise -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise -1% 45% Foul Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock J. Reuss 2% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Sizemore J. Reuss 1% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- STL B. Carbo J. Reuss -2% 47% Double to RF
b1 0-0 2 -2- O STL T. Simmons J. Reuss 3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- HOU B. Watson R. Wise 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- HOU D. Rader R. Wise 6% 60% Single to LF; Watson to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O HOU L. May R. Wise -6% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 1 12- OO HOU J. Edwards R. Wise -9% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- STL J. Torre J. Reuss -4% 41% Single to LF
b2 0-0 0 1-- STL L. Melendez J. Reuss -6% 35% Single to RF; Torre to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- O STL K. Reitz J. Reuss 6% 41% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 12- OO STL M. Tyson J. Reuss 9% 50% Double Play: Flyball: RF-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O HOU T. Helms R. Wise -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 1 --- O HOU J. Reuss R. Wise -2% 46% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- HOU J. Wynn R. Wise 1% 47% Single to CF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O HOU R. Metzger R. Wise -3% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O STL R. Wise J. Reuss 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- O STL L. Brock J. Reuss 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O STL T. Sizemore J. Reuss 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise -3% 47% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 --- O HOU B. Watson R. Wise -2% 45% Strikeout
t4 0-0 2 --- HOU D. Rader R. Wise 3% 48% Double to RF
t4 0-0 2 -2- O HOU L. May R. Wise -4% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O STL B. Carbo J. Reuss 3% 47% Popfly: 1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Simmons J. Reuss 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 2 --- STL J. Torre J. Reuss -1% 47% Walk
b4 0-0 2 1-- O STL L. Melendez J. Reuss 3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 7-8-9
t5 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Edwards R. Wise -3% 47% Popfly: 3B
t5 0-0 1 --- O HOU T. Helms R. Wise -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O HOU J. Reuss R. Wise -1% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O STL K. Reitz J. Reuss 3% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- O STL M. Tyson J. Reuss 2% 49% Strikeout
b5 0-0 2 --- STL R. Wise J. Reuss -2% 47% Single to LF
b5 0-0 2 1-- STL L. Brock J. Reuss -3% 44% Single to RF; Wise to 2B
b5 0-0 2 12- O STL T. Sizemore J. Reuss 6% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
t6 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Wynn R. Wise -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- HOU R. Metzger R. Wise 4% 50% Single to SS
t6 0-0 1 1-- R HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise 19% 69% Double to RF; Metzger Scores
t6 1-0 1 -2- R HOU B. Watson R. Wise 12% 81% Double to RF; Cedeno Scores
t6 2-0 1 -2- O HOU D. Rader R. Wise -2% 79% Strikeout
t6 2-0 2 -2- O HOU L. May R. Wise -2% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 3-4-5
b6 0-2 0 --- STL B. Carbo J. Reuss -6% 70% Walk
b6 0-2 0 1-- OO STL T. Simmons J. Reuss 12% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b6 0-2 2 --- O STL J. Torre J. Reuss 1% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 7-8-9
t7 2-0 0 --- O HOU J. Edwards R. Wise -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-0 1 --- O HOU T. Helms R. Wise -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-0 2 --- O HOU J. Reuss R. Wise -1% 80% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 6-7-8
b7 0-2 0 --- O STL L. Melendez J. Reuss 4% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-2 1 --- O STL K. Reitz J. Reuss 2% 86% Lineout: 3B
b7 0-2 2 --- STL M. Tyson J. Reuss -2% 84% Walk
b7 0-2 2 1-- O STL R. Wise J. Reuss 4% 88% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 1-2-3
t8 2-0 0 --- HOU J. Wynn R. Wise 2% 89% Single to CF
t8 2-0 0 1-- O HOU R. Metzger R. Wise -2% 88% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 2-0 1 1-- HOU C. Cedeno R. Wise 2% 89% Single to 3B; Metzger to 2B
t8 2-0 1 12- OO HOU B. Watson R. Wise -4% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 1-2-3
Tommie Agee replaces Bob Watson playing LF batting 4th
b8 0-2 0 --- O STL L. Brock J. Reuss 4% 89% Strikeout
b8 0-2 1 --- O STL T. Sizemore J. Reuss 3% 92% Popfly: SS
b8 0-2 2 --- O STL B. Carbo J. Reuss 2% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Rick Wise facing 5-6-7
t9 2-0 0 --- HOU D. Rader R. Wise 2% 95% Double to LF
t9 2-0 0 -2- O HOU L. May R. Wise -1% 94% Flyball: RF
t9 2-0 1 -2- HOU J. Edwards R. Wise 0% 94% Intentional Walk
t9 2-0 1 12- R HOU T. Helms R. Wise 3% 97% Single to CF; Rader Scores; Edwards to 2B
t9 3-0 1 12- O HOU J. Reuss R. Wise -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Edwards to 3B; Helms to 2B
t9 3-0 2 -23 O HOU J. Wynn R. Wise -1% 96% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 4-5-6
b9 0-3 0 --- STL T. Simmons J. Reuss -4% 92% Walk
b9 0-3 0 1-- O STL J. Torre J. Reuss 4% 96% Flyball: CF
b9 0-3 1 1-- OO STL L. Melendez J. Reuss 4% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Cardinals 0.

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