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May 30, 2007

Dick Hughes Strikes Out Thirteen In Loss to Reds

by @ 4:07 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 30, 1967 at Crosley Field
Reds 2, Cardinals 1  (24-16)

A really nice start by Dick Hughes was wasted with a lack of offense in the Cardinals 2-1 loss.  He gave up just two runs on three hits and one walk with thirteen strikeouts in eight solid innings.  The loss dropped him to 2-2 on the season.

Bobby Tolan accounted for the lone Cardinals run with a solo homerun.  Lou Brock singled twice and he was caught stealing twice in the loss.

May 28, 2007

Steve Carlton Pitches Cardinals to Win Over Phillies

by @ 6:02 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 28, 1967 at Connie Mack Stadium
Cardinals 8, Phillies 3  (23-14)

Steve Carlton went the distance and he improved to 3-1 on the season with a nice start against the Phillies.  He gave up three runs on seven hits and he struck out six in the win.

Lou Brock had another nice game.  He went three for five with two runs, two stolen bases and an RBI.  Tim McCarver went yard and he drove in two runs in the win.

May 27, 2007

Lou Brock Gets It Done At the Plate In Cardinals Win Over Phillies

by @ 5:56 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 27, 1957 at Connie Mack Stadium
Cardinals 11, Phillies 4  (22-14)

The Cardinals ran up the score on the Phillies in an 11-4 blowout win.  Just about everybody got it done for the Cards at the plate but Lou Brock continued his nice start and he was a step ahead of the rest.  He went two for six with two RBIs, two runs and he added two more stolen bases to bring his season total up to nineteen on the season.

Larry Jaster picked up the win with a rough five frames.  He gave up four runs on eight hits and three walks with three stikeouts and the win improved his record to 3-1 on the season.

May 26, 2007

Cardinals Pen Blows Lead In Eighth Inning, Lose to Phillies

by @ 5:51 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 26, 1967 at Connie Mack Stadium
Phillies 7, Cardinals 4  (21-14)

The Cardinals’ pen gave up four runs in the bottom of the eighth to lose this one to the Phillies.  Ron Willis gave up the bulk of the damage and he took the loss.  It was a disappointing loss because the Cardinals sent Phillies starter Jim Bunning packing early and while Ray Washburn was hardly stellar in his start, he threw a good enough game to keep the Cards in it.

Lou Brock went two for five with a stolen base and an RBI.  Tim McCarver had two hits and he scored a run.

May 25, 2007

Dick Hughes Throws Two Hit Shutout in Cardinals Win

by @ 5:48 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 25, 1967 at Atlanta Stadium
Cardinals 5, Braves 0  (21-13)

Dick Hughes threw a two hit shutout as the Cardinals ended their two game mini-skid against the Braves.  He didn’t walk anyone and he struck out nine. 

Curt Flood hit a big three run homer in the win.  Lou Brock went two for four with a solo homerun and two runs scored.  Brock also stole his sixteenth base of the season.

May 24, 2007

Cardinals Held to One Hit In Shutout Loss to Braves

by @ 5:45 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 24, 1967 at Atlanta Stadium
Braves 2, Cardinals 0  (20-13)

A pretty good start by Bob Gibson was wasted as the Cardinals were completely shut down by Denny LeMaster.  Gibson gave up two runs on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts in eight innings.

The lone hit was a Lou Brock single in the third inning.  Phil Gagliano reached base twice with two walks.

May 23, 2007

Five Game Winning Streak Ends As Cardinals Hit Hard By Braves

by @ 5:42 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 23, 1967 at Atlanta Stadium
Braves 9, Cardinals 6  (20-12)

Steve Carlton and Nelson Briles were both hit hard in the Cardinals 9-6 loss to the Braves.  Carlton gave up three runs and he didn’t even pitch through the second inning while Briles took the loss and he gave up five runs in just two innings of work.

Lou Brock had a big day at the plate in the loss.  He went two for five with his ninth homerun.  He drove in two, scored three runs and stole his 15th base of the season.  Julian Javier went two for two with two RBIs and a run.

May 21, 2007

Ray Washburn Pitches Cardinals to Fifth Straight Win

by @ 8:32 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 21, 1967 at Shea Stadium
Cardinals 3, Mets 2  (20-11)

Ray Washburn went the distance in the Cardinals 3-2 win over the Mets.  He gave up just two runs on seven hits and he struck out three in his second win of the season.

Most of the offense for the Cards came via the long ball.  Lou Brock hit a solo homerun and he scored two runs while Roger Maris finished with two hits, one of which was a solo homer.

May 20, 2007

Orlando Cepeda Leads Cardinals Come Back In Fourth Straight Win

by @ 8:26 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 20, 1967 at Shea Stadium
Cardinals 11, Mets 9  (19-11)

Things didn’t start out well in the Cardinals come from behind win but they came back from a 9-4 deficit to beat the Mets 11-9.  Orlando Cepeda led the way with a great day at the plate.  He went three for five with a homerun, four RBIs and two runs.  Julian Javier also had a nice game and he went three for four with two runs.

The pitching had a rough time and Al Jackson gave up four runs in three innings.  Joe Hoerner picked up the win with two shutout innings and Larry Jaster picked up his second save with a shutout ninth.

May 19, 2007

Bob Gibson Strikes Out Eleven In Cardinals Third Straight Win

by @ 8:24 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 19, 1967 at Shea Stadium
Cardinals 6, Mets 3  (18-11)

Bob Gibson gave up his share of hits in the Cardinals win over the Mets, but he also got his share of strikeouts as he put 11 Mets down on strikes in eight innings.  He gave up three runs on eight hits and two walks.

Lou Brock hit homerun number seven and he scored two runs in the win.  Julian Javier homered and he drove in two runs.

May 17, 2007

Tim McCarver Hits Walk Off Homer In Cardinals Win

by @ 8:20 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 17, 1967 at Busch Stadium
Cardinals 3, Phillies 2  (17-11)

The Cardinals didn’t take the lead in this game until the bottom of the ninth but they got it done with a walk off homer by Tim McCarver.  Orlando Cepeda scored on Mike Shannon’s triple in the seventh to tie the game up once and then in the eighth, Curt Flood scored on Cepeda’s single to tie the game up again until the Cards finally won it in the ninth.

Steve Carlton had a nice start.  He gave up one unearned run on nine hits with two strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings.  Dick Hughes picked up the win after he threw a shutout ninth.

May 16, 2007

Cardinals Edge Phillies 4-3

by @ 12:34 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 16, 1967 at Busch Stadium
Cardinals 4, Phillies 3  (16-11)

Mike Shannon singled home Curt Flood in the bottom of the ninth for the game winning run.  It was one of three hits that Shannon had in the game.  All nine Cardinals starters had at least one hit in the win and Flood finished with two hits and he scored twice.

Ray Washburn threw seven solid innings to keep the Cardinals in the game.  Joe Hoerner picked up the win though and he threw two scoreless frames and struck out three. 

May 14, 2007

Cardinals Held to One Run In Loss to Mets

by @ 12:31 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 14, 1967 at Busch Stadium
Mets 3, Cardinals 1  (15-11)

The Cardinals hitter never could get on track in their 3-1 loss to the Mets. The lone run came on an RBI single by Tim McCarver and while all six hits were by different Cardinals, none of them were for extra bases.

Bob Gibson was hit hard and he left the game early.  He gave up three runs on seven hits and three walks with two strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings.  The loss drops his record to 4-3 on the season.

May 12, 2007

Mike Shannon Drives in Three in Cardinals Win Over Mets

by @ 5:27 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 12, 1967 at Busch Stadium
Cardinals 7, Mets 5  (15-10)

The Cardinals picked up fifteen hits but they needed a five run eighth inning to beat the Mets.  Mike Shannon was three for five and he drove in three runs.  Roger Maris went three for five with two runs while Lou Brock had three hits, a run, an RBI and his twelth stolen base of the season.

Al Jackson left the game after six innings and he didn’t have the lead.  Nelson Briles picked up the win with two shutout innings and Ron Willis picked up his second save with a shutout ninth.

May 10, 2007

Bob Veale Shuts Down Cardinals in Loss to Pirates

by @ 5:24 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 10, 1967 at Forbes Field
Pirates 4, Cardinals 1  (14-10)

One run on five hits won’t normally cut it and it didn’t in the Cardinals 4-1 loss to the Pirates.  Mike Shannon drove in the only run of the game for the Cardinals.  Julian Javier reached base twice with a walk and a single and he scored the only run.

A decent start by Dick Hughes went to waste.  He gave up two runs on four hits and three walks with six strikeouts in seven innings of work.

May 9, 2007

Orlando Cepeda Hits Cardinals to Second Straight Win Over Pirates

by @ 5:21 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 9, 1967 at Forbes Field
Cardinals 6, Pirates 3  (14-9)

Orlando Cepeda was a perfect four for four in the Cardinals win over the Pirates.  He also had a hand in four of the Cardinals six runs with two RBIs and two runs scored.  Roger Maris went yard with a solo shot and Tim McCarver drove in two runs with a single and a triple.

Steve Carlton improved to 2-1 with a nice start. He gave up three runs on seven hits and four walks with nine strikeouts in eight innings.  Joe Hoerner picked up his second save of the season with a shutout ninth.

May 8, 2007

Cardinals Top Pirates in Ten Innings

by @ 5:17 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 8, 1967 at Forbes Field
Cardinals 6, Pirates 5  (13-9)

This was a crazy game.  Tim McCarver drove him Curt Flood in the ninth inning to send the game into extra frames, and then in the tenth, the Cardinals put three runs on the board.  The Pirates made things interesting and scored two in the bottom of the tenth off of Ron Willis, but a pair of relievers slammed the door shut and 6-5 was as close as the Pirates got.

Willis picked up the win after Ray Washburn had a mediocre start.  Curt Flood went two for five with a double, an RBI and two runs.  Mike Shannon drove in two runs and scored two while McCarver drove in two runs on two hits.

May 7, 2007

Bob Gibson Hit Hard In Loss to Cubs

by @ 5:13 pm. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 7, 1967 at Wrigley Field
Cubs 5, Cardinals 4  (12-9)

Not even Bob Gibson could get the Cardinals back on track.  After striking out the first two batters in the ninth, he gave up a double and a single to lose it in his second loss of the season.  He gave up five runs on seven hits and three walks with five strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings.

Orlando Cepeda had a nice day at the plate.  He went two for four with a homerun and two runs scored.  Mike Shannon hit a solo homerun and Lou Brock went two for four with a run.

May 6, 2007

Orlando Cepeda Homers Twice In Cardinals Win

by @ 6:11 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 6, 1967 at Wrigley Field
Cardinals 5, Cubs 3  (12-8)

The Cardinals turned the tables on the Cubs this time and scored most of their runs via the long ball.  Orlando Cepeda had a nice game and he went three for four with two solo homers.  Mike Shannon hit a solo homer and Dal Maxvil went two for four with an RBI.

Al Jackson picked up the win with a solid outing.  He gave up three runs on six hits and three walks with three strikeouts in 8 1/3 innings.  Ron Willis got the final two batters out and he picked up his second save of the season.

May 5, 2007

Cardinals Blow Three Run Lead in Loss to Cubs

by @ 6:08 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 5, 1967 at Wrigley Field
Cubs 5, Cardnals 3  (11-8)

The Cardinals lost to their archrivals by giving up a three run lead.  Starter Dick Hughes gave up a run in the sixth and then two in the seventh before Steve Carlton came in and gave up a third run in the seventh that turned out to be the game winner.  It was Carlton’s first loss of the season and he dropped to an even 1-1 record.

Orlando Cepeda homered and drove in two runs in the loss.  Curt Flood doubled, drew a walk and scored two runs.

May 3, 2007

Ray Washburn Throws Two Hit Shutout Over Reds

by @ 6:02 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 3, 1967 at Busch Stadium
Cardinals 2, Reds 0  (11-7)

For the second straight game, a Cardinals start threw a two hit shutout.  This time it was Ray Washburn who held the Reds to two hits and three walks with five strikeouts and the win was his first of the season.

Like yesterday, Mike Shannon provided the offense.  He went singled home the two Cardinals runs with the bases loaded in the fourth inning.  Lou Brock singled and he stole his eighth base of the season.

May 2, 2007

Bob Gibson Ends Four Game Skid With Two Hit Shutout

by @ 6:59 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 2, 1967 at Busch Stadium
Cardinals 5, Reds 0  (10-7)

The Cardinals did a number on the Reds and ended their four game losing streak with a two hit shutout by Bob Gibson.  The right hander walked just two batters and he struck out 12 in an impressive outing.

Mike Shannon provided most of the offense for the Cardinals with a bases loaded clearing double in the fifth inning.  Curt Flood went two for five and Roger Maris went one for three with a walk, a run and an RBI.

May 1, 2007

Cardinals Drop Fourth Straight Game, Swept By Pirates

by @ 6:55 am. Filed under 1967 Cardinals, 1967 Cardinals Diary -May

May 1, 967 at Busch Stadium
Pirates 8, Cardinals 5  (9-7)

The Cardinals dropped their fourth straight game and they also suffered their first sweep of the season in their series finale with the Pirates.  Al Jackson was hit hard and he took the loss.  He gave up four runs on six hits with a strikeout in just two innings.  Dick Hughes was also hit hard and he gave up three runs in two innings.

Alex Johnson hit a solo homerun in the loss.  Lou Brock went one for five with two RBI and Curt Flood went two for four with a run.

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