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Tuesday May 15, 1973
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The Cardinals greeted the arrival of Darrell Brandon in relief by erupting for four runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Phillies, 8-4. Mike Tyson led off with a single, Rick Wise bunted and both runners were safe on a fielder's choice. Lou Brock also bunted and beat it out for a hit to fill the bases. Jose Cruz walked to force in a run, breaking the 4-4 tie. Joe Torre followed with a single, driving in two runs, and Ted Simmons finished the scoring with another single. [The Sporting News]


St. Louis Cardinals 8, Philadelphia Phillies 4

Game Played on Tuesday, May 15, 1973 (Day game) at Busch Stadium II

Phillies     0  2  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   4  6  3
Cardinals    2  1  0    0  0  0    1  4  x  -   8 13  0


Phillies             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Cardinals            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Tovar 2b              4   0   0   0     0   0   .289      Brock lf              5   3   4   0     0   1   .279
  Doyle 2b            0   0   0   0     0   0   .213      J. Cruz cf            3   2   1   1     2   0   .250
Anderson cf,rf        4   0   0   0     0   3   .246      Torre 1b              5   0   3   3     0   1   .328
Montanez rf,1b        4   0   1   0     0   1   .228      Simmons c             3   0   2   2     2   0   .239
Luzinski lf           4   0   0   0     0   0   .216      Carbo rf              3   1   0   0     2   2   .204
Hutton 1b             4   2   2   0     0   0   .349      Reitz 3b              5   0   1   0     0   0   .196
  Brandon p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Crosby ss             1   0   0   0     2   0   .129
  Lonborg p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        McCarver ph         1   0   1   0     0   0   .229
Schmidt 3b            3   2   1   2     1   1   .254        Kelleher ss         0   0   0   0     0   0   .222
Boone c               4   0   1   1     0   0   .200      Tyson 2b              4   1   1   0     0   0   .250
Bowa ss               3   0   0   0     1   0   .217      Wise p                3   1   0   0     0   1   .095
Christenson p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Lersch p            3   0   1   0     0   1   .200
  Unser cf            0   0   0   0     0   0   .279

Totals               33   4   6   3     2   6             Totals               33   8  13   6     8   5

Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance:  7,368
Left on Base: Phillies 4, Cardinals 10
DP: Phillies 2, Cardinals 0
Errors: Boone 2, Lersch
Doubles: Hutton (2), Boone (4)
Home Runs: Schmidt (2)
Stolen Bases: Brock 2 (9)
Sacrifice Hits: Wise (2)
GIDP: Reitz 2 (7)


Phillies               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Christenson             0     3   2   2   2   0   0   5   5.88
Lersch                  7     6   2   1   5   4   0  29   3.55
Brandon L(0-1)          0     4   4   4   1   0   0   6  21.60
Lonborg                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2   6.50
Totals                  8    13   8   7   8   5   0  42

Cardinals              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Wise W(4-2)             9     6   4   4   2   6   1  35   3.62
Totals                  9     6   4   4   2   6   1  35

Wild Pitches: Lersch (2), Wise 2 (2)

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John Kibler


PHILLIES 1ST: Tovar grounded out (second to pitcher); Anderson
struck out; Montanez grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to center; Brock stole second
[Brock to third (error by Boone)]; J. Cruz walked; Torre singled
to left [Brock scored, J. Cruz to second]; Simmons singled to
center [J. Cruz scored, Torre to third]; Carbo walked [Simmons
to second]; LERSCH REPLACED CHRISTENSON (PITCHING); Reitz
grounded into a double play (third to catcher to first) [Carbo
to second, Simmons to third, Torre out at home]; Crosby was
walked intentionally; Tyson grounded out (third to first); 2 R,
3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Phillies 0, Cardinals 2.

PHILLIES 2ND: Luzinski lined to center; Hutton doubled to right;
Schmidt homered [Hutton scored]; Boone lined to pitcher; Bowa
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
2, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Wise made an out to first; Brock singled to
right; Brock stole second [Brock to third (error by Boone)];
Lersch threw a wild pitch [Brock scored]; J. Cruz singled to
center; Torre singled to left [J. Cruz to second]; Simmons
walked [J. Cruz to third, Torre to second]; Carbo struck out;
Reitz flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Phillies 2,
Cardinals 3.

PHILLIES 3RD: Lersch singled to center; Tovar flied out to
right; Anderson struck out; Montanez was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 2, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 3RD: Crosby lined to left; Tyson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wise was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2, Cardinals 3.

PHILLIES 4TH: Luzinski grounded out (shortstop to first); Hutton
flied out to left; Schmidt walked; Boone doubled [Schmidt
scored]; Bowa was walked intentionally; Lersch grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 3,
Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 4TH: Brock singled to center [Brock out at second
(center to shortstop)]; J. Cruz lined to left; Torre flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 3.

PHILLIES 5TH: Tovar flied out to right; Anderson struck out;
Montanez singled to center; Luzinski grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 5TH: Simmons walked; Carbo forced Simmons (second to
shortstop); Reitz popped to first; Crosby walked [Carbo to
second]; Tyson lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies
3, Cardinals 3.

PHILLIES 6TH: Hutton singled to right; Schmidt grounded out
(third to first) [Hutton to second]; Wise threw a wild pitch
[Hutton to third]; Wise threw a wild pitch [Hutton scored];
Boone lined to pitcher; Bowa grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 6TH: Wise grounded out (third to first); Brock struck
out; J. Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 4, Cardinals 3.

PHILLIES 7TH: Lersch struck out; Tovar made an out to second;
Anderson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 4, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 7TH: DOYLE REPLACED TOVAR (PLAYING 2B); Torre struck
out; Simmons grounded out (pitcher to second to first); Carbo
walked; Reitz singled to left [Carbo to second]; MCCARVER BATTED
FOR CROSBY; McCarver singled to pitcher [Carbo scored (error by
Lersch) (unearned), Reitz out at home (first to catcher)]; 1 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 4, Cardinals 4.

PHILLIES 8TH: KELLEHER REPLACED MCCARVER (PLAYING SS); Montanez
lined to left; Luzinski flied out to right; Hutton grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Cardinals
4.

CARDINALS 8TH: UNSER REPLACED LERSCH (PLAYING CF); BRANDON
REPLACED HUTTON (PITCHING); ANDERSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
RF); MONTANEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Tyson singled to
third; Wise reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt
[Tyson to second]; Brock singled to left [Tyson to third, Wise
to second]; J. Cruz walked [Tyson scored, Wise to third, Brock
to second]; Torre singled to left [Wise scored, Brock scored, J.
Cruz to second]; Simmons singled to right [J. Cruz scored, Torre
to second]; LONBORG REPLACED BRANDON (PITCHING); Carbo struck
out; Reitz grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Simmons out at second]; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies
4, Cardinals 8.

PHILLIES 9TH: Schmidt struck out; Boone flied out to center;
Bowa grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 4, Cardinals 8.



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