Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 15
Played on Tuesday, April 21, 1970 (N) at Forbes Field

HOU N    0  0  3    0  0  1    2  0  2  -   8 11  1
PIT N    1  3  0    0  0  5    0  0  x  -   9  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   1   0   0       2   2       2   4
Alou rf                       2   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Miller ph,rf                1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       5   1   2   5       0   0       1   0
Davis lf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Billingham p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Beauchamp ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Menke ss                      5   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   0       0   1       8   0
  Pepitone ph,1b              1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Edwards c                     4   1   1   0       0   2       6   0
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  DiLauro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lampard ph,lf               2   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  11   8       3   9      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Menke (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (4,off Veale); Watson (1,off Veale); Lampard (1,off Garber); Martinez
(1,off Gibbon).
HR: Wynn (5,7th inning off Hartenstein 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Alou (1,by Veale).
GDP: Rader (2,off Garber).
Team LOB: 7.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   1   2   3       0   0       3   1
Hebner 3b                     4   1   0   1       0   0       1   1
Clemente rf                   4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Stargell lf                   3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Oliver 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       7   0
Sanguillen c                  4   1   1   0       0   1       9   1
Alley ss                      3   2   1   0       1   1       1   3
Mazeroski 2b                  4   2   2   1       0   0       2   2
Veale p                       1   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Pagan ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hartenstein p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gibbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   9   9   8       3   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mazeroski-Alley-Oliver.
E: Alley 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Sanguillen (1,off Dierker); Mazeroski (2,off Dierker).
HR: Clemente (1,6th inning off Dierker 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(3-1)                5.2   9   9   8   3   4   1  30
DiLauro                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Billingham                    2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        8     9   9   8   3   4   1  37


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Veale W(1-1)                  6     5   4   3   2   7   0  26
Hartenstein                   0.2   3   2   2   0   0   1   5
Garber                        1.1   1   1   1   1   1   0   5
Gibbon SV(1)                  1     2   1   1   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    11   8   7   3   9   1  42

Garber faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
HBP: Veale (1,Alou).

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 3589


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Morgan              2b        Alou                cf
2. Alou                rf        Hebner              3b
3. Wynn                cf        Clemente            rf
4. Davis               lf        Stargell            lf
5. Menke               ss        Oliver              1b
6. Watson              1b        Sanguillen          c
7. Rader               3b        Alley               ss
8. Edwards             c         Mazeroski           2b
9. Dierker             p         Veale               p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan struck out; Alou was hit by a pitch; Wynn
flied out to center; Davis lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Alou singled; Hebner flied out to left; Clemente
singled [Alou to second]; Stargell made an out to second; Oliver
singled [Alou scored, Clemente to third]; Sanguillen grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke made an out to second; Watson grounded out
(catcher to first); Rader made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Alley walked; Mazeroski singled [Alley to second];
Veale walked [Alley to third, Mazeroski to second]; Alou
grounded out (second to first) [Alley scored, Mazeroski to
third, Veale to second]; Hebner grounded out (second to first)
[Mazeroski scored, Veale to third]; Clemente reached on an error
by Menke [Veale scored (unearned) (no RBI), Clemente to first];
Stargell flied out to right; 3 R (2 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards singled; Dierker struck out; Morgan walked
[Edwards to second]; Alou reached on an error by Alley [Edwards
to third, Morgan to second, Alou to first]; Wynn doubled to
center [Edwards scored, Morgan scored, Alou scored (unearned),
Wynn out at third (center to shortstop to third)]; Davis struck
out; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 3RD: Oliver flied out to left; Sanguillen struck out;
Alley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Menke flied out to right; Watson struck out; Rader
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Mazeroski flied out to center; Veale struck out;
Alou made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards struck out; Dierker lined to first; Morgan
walked; Alou singled [Morgan to second]; Wynn flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Hebner flied out to left; Clemente grounded out
(first unassisted); Stargell walked; Oliver grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Menke
struck out; Watson doubled; Rader singled [Watson scored];
Edwards struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanguillen doubled; Alley singled [Sanguillen to
third]; Mazeroski doubled [Sanguillen scored, Alley to third];
PAGAN BATTED FOR VEALE; Pagan struck out; Alou singled [Alley
scored, Mazeroski scored]; Hebner forced Alou (shortstop to
second); Clemente homered [Hebner scored]; DILAURO REPLACED
DIERKER (PITCHING); Stargell popped to catcher in foul
territory; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 7TH: HARTENSTEIN REPLACED PAGAN (PITCHING); LAMPARD
BATTED FOR DILAURO; Lampard singled; Morgan lined to center;
MILLER BATTED FOR ALOU; Miller forced Lampard (third to second);
Wynn homered [Miller scored]; Davis singled; GARBER REPLACED
HARTENSTEIN (PITCHING); Menke struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 7TH: MILLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); LAMPARD STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BILLINGHAM REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING);
Oliver grounded out (second to first); Sanguillen grounded out
(third to first); Alley grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 8TH: PEPITONE BATTED FOR WATSON; Pepitone walked; Rader
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Pepitone out at second]; Edwards flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 8TH: PEPITONE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Mazeroski
grounded out (third to first); Garber grounded out (pitcher to
first); Alou popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Lampard doubled; GIBBON REPLACED GARBER (PITCHING);
Morgan struck out; MARTINEZ BATTED FOR MILLER; Martinez doubled
[Lampard scored]; Wynn popped to first in foul territory;
BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; Beauchamp singled [Martinez
scored]; Menke reached on an error by Alley [Beauchamp to third,
Menke to first]; Pepitone flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  11   1    7
 Pirates          9   9   2    4


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