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Wednesday May 16, 1973
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A triple by Mike Tyson drove in two runs in the second inning and enabled the Cardinals to gain a 3-1 victory over the Cubs, who were stopped on their seven-game winning streak. Jose Cruz walked, took third on a single by Ken Reitz and scored when Rick Reuschel threw low to the plate on a tap by Ed Crosby before Tyson rapped his triple. [The Sporting News]


St. Louis Cardinals 3, Chicago Cubs 1

Game Played on Wednesday, May 16, 1973 (Day game) at Wrigley Field

Cardinals    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  4  0
Cubs         0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  7  2


Cardinals            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Brock lf              3   0   0   0     1   1   .273      Monday cf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .306
Melendez rf           4   0   0   0     0   0   .258      Beckert 2b            4   0   2   1     0   0   .298
Torre 1b              3   0   1   0     1   1   .328      Williams lf           3   0   0   0     1   0   .281
Simmons c             4   0   0   0     0   0   .231      Pepitone 1b           4   0   0   0     0   0   .264
J. Cruz cf            3   1   0   0     1   2   .243      Santo 3b              4   0   0   0     0   2   .358
Reitz 3b              4   1   1   0     0   1   .198      Cardenal rf           3   0   2   0     1   0   .325
Crosby ss             3   1   0   0     0   0   .118      Rudolph c             4   0   0   0     0   1   .341
  Kelleher ss         1   0   0   0     0   0   .211      Kessinger ss          3   0   1   0     0   0   .250
Tyson 2b              3   0   1   2     0   1   .255        Popovich ss         1   0   0   0     0   1   .242
Foster p              3   0   1   0     0   1   .444      Reuschel p            1   0   0   0     0   1   .158
  Folkers p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        LaRoche p           0   0   0   0     0   0  1.000
                                                            Hiser ph            1   1   1   0     0   0   .371
                                                            Locker p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .200

Totals               31   3   4   2     3   7             Totals               32   1   7   1     2   5

Time of Game: 2:03   Attendance:  8,899
Left on Base: Cardinals 4, Cubs 7
DP: Cardinals 0, Cubs 1
Errors: Kessinger, Reuschel
Doubles: Hiser (2)
Triples: Tyson (1)
Caught Stealing: Reitz (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Reuschel (2)
GIDP: Simmons (9)


Cardinals              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Foster W(2-3)           7.1   7   1   1   1   3   0  29   2.08
Folkers SV(1)           1.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   6   1.00
Totals                  9     7   1   1   2   5   0  35

Cubs                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Reuschel L(3-3)         7.2   4   3   2   3   5   0  30   1.68
LaRoche                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   7.11
Locker                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3   1.88
Totals                  9     4   3   2   3   7   0  34

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Dick Stello


CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); Melendez
grounded out (second to first); Torre grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Monday grounded out (second to first); Beckert
grounded out (second to first); Williams flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons flied out to left; J. Cruz walked; Reitz
singled to right [J. Cruz to third]; Crosby reached on an error
by Reuschel [J. Cruz scored (no RBI), Reitz to second, Crosby to
first]; Tyson tripled to right [Reitz scored, Crosby scored
(unearned)]; Foster was called out on strikes; Brock grounded
out (pitcher unassisted); 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Pepitone flied out to center; Santo grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cardenal singled to shortstop; Rudolph was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs
0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Melendez flied out to center; Torre singled to
left; Simmons grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Torre out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Kessinger singled to right; Reuschel out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Kessinger to second]; Monday
flied out to center; Beckert singled to right [Kessinger out at
home (right to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Cubs 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: J. Cruz flied out to center; Reitz grounded out
(second to first); Crosby grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Williams walked; Pepitone flied out to center; Santo
struck out; Cardenal popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Tyson grounded out (second to first); Foster
grounded out (second to first); Brock was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Rudolph flied out to left; Kessinger grounded out
(second to first); Reuschel was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Melendez grounded out (shortstop to first); Torre
was called out on strikes; Simmons grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: Monday singled to left; Beckert popped to shortstop;
Williams grounded out (second to first) [Monday to second];
Pepitone grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: J. Cruz was called out on strikes; Reitz reached
on an error by Kessinger [Reitz to first]; Reitz was picked off
and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop);
Crosby grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 7TH: KELLEHER REPLACED CROSBY (PLAYING SS); Santo grounded
out (pitcher to first); Cardenal singled to center; Rudolph
forced Cardenal (third to second); Kessinger flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: POPOVICH REPLACED KESSINGER (PLAYING SS); Tyson
struck out; Foster singled to right; Brock walked [Foster to
second]; Melendez flied out to left; Torre walked [Foster to
third, Brock to second]; LAROCHE REPLACED REUSCHEL (PITCHING);
Simmons forced Torre (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs 0.

CUBS 8TH: HISER BATTED FOR LAROCHE; Hiser doubled to right;
Monday popped to third; Beckert singled to left [Hiser scored];
FOLKERS REPLACED FOSTER (PITCHING); Williams flied out to left;
Pepitone popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Cubs 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: LOCKER REPLACED HISER (PITCHING); J. Cruz was
called out on strikes; Reitz was called out on strikes; Kelleher
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: Santo was called out on strikes; Cardenal walked;
Rudolph popped to first in foul territory; Popovich was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Cubs 1.



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