Pittsburgh Pirates 13, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 7
Played on Wednesday, April 17, 1968 (N) at Forbes Field

HOU N    1  0  0    0  2  0    1  0  0  -   4 10  3
PIT N    2  0  6    0  1  2    0  2  x  -  13 17  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis cf                      3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
  Thomas ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Miller rf                     5   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
Wynn lf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Staub 1b                      4   0   1   1       0   1      11   0
King c                        3   0   0   0       1   1       7   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Gotay 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   4
Torres ss                     4   1   3   0       0   1       1   2
Lemaster p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buzhardt p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adlesh ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dukes p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Rader ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coombs p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Menke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4  10   4       3   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Aspromonte 2 (2), Torres (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (4,off McBean); Torres 2 (2,off McBean 2); Thomas (1,off McBean).
GDP: Miller (1,off McBean).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (2,2nd base by McBean/May).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wills 3b                      5   2   3   2       1   1       0   0
Alley ss                      5   0   2   2       1   1       3   6
Clemente rf                   5   2   1   1       0   0       1   0
Stargell lf                   4   1   2   0       1   1       2   0
Clendenon 1b                  5   1   2   1       0   2      10   1
Mazeroski 2b                  4   2   2   1       1   0       1   3
Mota cf                       5   3   1   1       0   0       3   0
May c                         5   1   3   3       0   1       6   1
McBean p                      5   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Totals                       43  13  17  11       4   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McBean-Alley-Clendenon.

BATTING - 
2B: Clendenon (2,off Lemaster); May (1,off Lemaster); Mazeroski (1,off Dukes).
IBB: Mazeroski (1,by Lemaster).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wills 2 (4,2nd base off Lemaster/King,3rd base off Dukes/King); Mota (2,2nd
base off Lemaster/King); Clendenon (1,Home off Lemaster/King); Alley (2,2nd
base off Dukes/King).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster L(1-1)               2.2   7   7   7   2   3   0  17
Buzhardt                      1.1   4   1   1   1   1   0   9
Dukes                         2     4   3   1   1   2   0  12
Coombs                        2     2   2   1   0   1   0   9
Totals                        8    17  13  10   4   7   0  47

WP: Coombs 2 (2).
BK: Dukes (1).
IBB: Lemaster (2,Mazeroski).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McBean W(2-0)                 9    10   4   4   3   5   0  38

BK: McBean (1).

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Bill Jackowski
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 30779


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Davis               cf        Wills               3b
2. Miller              rf        Alley               ss
3. Wynn                lf        Clemente            rf
4. Staub               1b        Stargell            lf
5. King                c         Clendenon           1b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Mazeroski           2b
7. Gotay               2b        Mota                cf
8. Torres              ss        May                 c
9. Lemaster            p         McBean              p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis singled; McBean balked [Davis to second];
Miller flied out to center; Wynn popped to catcher in foul
territory; Staub doubled [Davis scored]; King grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Wills walked; Wills stole second; Alley singled
[Wills scored]; Clemente forced Alley (third to second);
Stargell singled [Clemente to second]; Clendenon struck out;
Mazeroski singled [Clemente scored, Stargell to second]; Mota
flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Gotay
struck out; Torres doubled; Lemaster grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: May popped to first; McBean struck out; Wills
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis walked; Miller grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Davis out at second]; Wynn
walked; Wynn was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Alley was called out on strikes; Clemente singled;
Stargell singled [Clemente to second]; Clendenon doubled
[Clemente scored, Stargell to third]; Mazeroski was walked
intentionally; Mota forced Mazeroski (second to shortstop)
[Stargell scored, Clendenon to third]; Clendenon stole home and
Mota stole second; May doubled [Mota scored]; BUZHARDT REPLACED
LEMASTER (PITCHING); McBean singled [May to third]; Wills
singled [May scored, McBean to second]; Alley singled [McBean
scored, Wills to second]; Clemente grounded out (second to
first); 6 R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 8.

ASTROS 4TH: Staub was called out on strikes; King was called out
on strikes; Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell walked; Clendenon singled [Stargell to
second]; Mazeroski forced Clendenon (shortstop to second)
[Stargell to third]; Mota popped to third; May struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 8.

ASTROS 5TH: Gotay grounded out (shortstop to first); Torres
singled; ADLESH BATTED FOR BUZHARDT; Adlesh singled [Torres to
second]; WILSON RAN FOR ADLESH; Davis grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Torres to third, Wilson to second]; Miller singled
[Torres scored, Wilson scored]; Wynn was called out on strikes;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 5TH: DUKES REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); McBean grounded
out (pitcher to first); Wills singled; Dukes balked [Wills to
second]; Alley walked; Wills stole third and Alley stole second;
Clemente grounded out (pitcher to first) [Wills scored];
Stargell struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub grounded out (first to pitcher); King popped
to shortstop; Aspromonte grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 6TH: Clendenon struck out; Mazeroski doubled; Mota
reached on an error by Aspromonte [Mazeroski scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Mota to third (error by Aspromonte)]; May singled
[Mota stayed at third]; McBean popped to first in foul
territory; Wills singled [Mota scored (unearned), May to
second]; Alley grounded out (third to first); 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 2
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 11.

ASTROS 7TH: Gotay singled; Torres doubled [Gotay to third];
RADER BATTED FOR DUKES; Rader flied out to right; Davis grounded
out (second to first) [Gotay scored, Torres to third]; Miller
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Pirates 11.

PIRATES 7TH: COOMBS REPLACED RADER (PITCHING); Clemente grounded
out (third to first); Stargell flied out to center; Clendenon
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 11.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn flied out to left; Staub flied out to center;
King walked; Aspromonte singled [King to second]; Gotay forced
Aspromonte (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
4, Pirates 11.

PIRATES 8TH: Mazeroski reached on an error by Torres [Mazeroski
to first]; Mota singled [Mazeroski to second]; May singled
[Mazeroski scored (unearned), Mota scored]; Coombs threw a wild
pitch [May to second]; Coombs threw a wild pitch [May to third];
McBean grounded out (shortstop to first); Wills was called out
on strikes; Alley grounded out (second to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 13.

ASTROS 9TH: Torres struck out; MENKE BATTED FOR COOMBS; Menke
flied out to left; THOMAS BATTED FOR DAVIS; Thomas doubled;
Miller flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 13.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   3    7
 Pirates         13  17   0   10


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