Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 132
Played on Sunday, August 31, 1969 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  4  -   6  7  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   4  7  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Alley 2b                      4   2   1   1       1   1       1   1
Stargell lf                   5   0   1   2       0   1       1   0
Clemente rf                   2   0   0   0       3   0       3   0
Pagan 3b                      5   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Oliver 1b                     4   1   2   2       0   1       7   2
Patek ss                      2   1   0   0       2   0       3   4
Kolb c                        3   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
  Taylor ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  May c                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Walker p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Hartenstein p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marone p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hebner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Blass p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6   7   6       6   9      27   8

FIELDING - 
PB: Kolb (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Oliver (15,off Lemaster); Stargell (26,off Blasingame).
3B: Alou (5,off Lemaster).
HR: Oliver (14,9th inning off Lemaster 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Patek (9,by Lemaster); Clemente (11,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Patek (15,2nd base off Gladding/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Alou rf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Wynn cf                       3   3   2   0       1   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   2   2       1   0       2   2
Menke 1b,ss                   3   0   1   2       1   2       8   1
Martinez lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Geiger lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McFadden ss                   2   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
  Blefary ph,1b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Lemaster p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blasingame p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4   7   4       4   9      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Rader (23).

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (25,off Walker).
3B: Morgan (3,off Walker).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Walker                        7     6   4   4   3   8   0  30
Hartenstein                   0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Marone W(1-1)                 0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Blass SV(2)                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   4   4   9   0  38

Walker faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Walker (5).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster                      8     5   3   3   4   7   1  33
Gladding L(2-6)               0.2   1   3   0   1   2   0   5
Blasingame                    0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Billingham                    0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        9     7   6   3   6   9   1  41

Lemaster faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Lemaster (7,Patek); Billingham (9,Clemente).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Dezelan
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 24722


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Alou                cf        Morgan              2b
2. Alley               2b        Alou                rf
3. Stargell            lf        Wynn                cf
4. Clemente            rf        Rader               3b
5. Pagan               3b        Menke               1b
6. Oliver              1b        Martinez            lf
7. Patek               ss        McFadden            ss
8. Kolb                c         Edwards             c
9. Walker              p         Lemaster            p

PIRATES 1ST: Alou flied out to center; Alley grounded out
(shortstop to first); Stargell popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan made an out to third; Alou was called out on
strikes; Wynn singled; Walker threw a wild pitch [Wynn to
second]; Rader singled [Wynn scored]; Menke was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Clemente grounded out (third to first); Pagan
grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Martinez grounded out (first to pitcher); McFadden
grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Patek grounded out (third to first); Kolb was
called out on strikes [Kolb out at first (catcher to first)];
Walker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Lemaster grounded out (first unassisted); Morgan
tripled; Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); Wynn was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Alou singled; Alley flied out to right; Stargell
grounded out (second to first) [Alou to second]; Clemente
walked; Pagan forced Clemente (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader flied out to right; Menke walked; Martinez
struck out; Kolb allowed a passed ball [Menke to second];
McFadden walked; Edwards grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Oliver doubled; Patek flied out to right [Oliver to
third]; Kolb reached on a fielder's choice [Oliver out at home
(first to catcher)]; Walker flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Lemaster was called out on strikes; Morgan made an
out to second; Alou flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Alou tripled; Alley walked; Stargell made an out to
third; Clemente walked [Alley to second]; Pagan singled [Alou
scored, Alley to third, Clemente to second]; Oliver grounded out
(first unassisted) [Alley scored, Clemente to third, Pagan to
second]; Denis Menke fielded the ball, stepped on 1B and
threw home; Johnny Edwards, not realizing Menke had touched 1B,
did not tag Gene Alley; he stepped on HP and threw back to
Alley; Patek was walked intentionally; Kolb was called out
on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn singled; Rader doubled to center [Wynn scored];
Menke struck out; Martinez reached on a fielder's choice [Rader
out at third (shortstop to third)]; McFadden struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Walker struck out; Alou made an out to third; Alley
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Lemaster
grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Stargell struck out; Clemente flied out to center;
Pagan flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou singled; Wynn walked [Alou to second];
HARTENSTEIN REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); Rader walked [Alou to
third, Wynn to second]; Menke singled [Alou scored, Wynn scored,
Rader to second]; Martinez flied out to left; BLEFARY BATTED FOR
MCFADDEN; MARONE REPLACED HARTENSTEIN (PITCHING); Blefary forced
Menke (first to shortstop) [Rader to third]; Edwards made an out
to shortstop; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

PIRATES 9TH: BLEFARY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); GEIGER REPLACED MARTINEZ (PLAYING LF);
Oliver homered; GLADDING REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING); Patek
walked; TAYLOR BATTED FOR KOLB; Patek stole second; Taylor was
called out on strikes; HEBNER BATTED FOR MARONE; Hebner was
called out on strikes; Alou reached on an error by Rader [Patek
to third]; Alley singled [Patek scored (unearned), Alou to
second]; BLASINGAME REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING); Stargell
doubled [Alou scored (unearned), Alley scored (unearned)];
BILLINGHAM REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Clemente was walked
intentionally; Pagan forced Clemente (second to shortstop); 4 R
(1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MAY REPLACED TAYLOR (PLAYING C ); BLASS REPLACED
HEBNER (PITCHING); MILLER BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Miller was
called out on strikes; Morgan made an out to shortstop; Alou
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          6   7   0    8
 Astros           4   7   1    7


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