Houston Astros 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 5
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Friday, May 8, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    2  0  0    0  0  2    1  0  0  -   5  7  3
HOU N    2  1  0    0  1  3    0  0  x  -   7 10  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patek ss                      3   0   0   0       1   1       3   3
Alou cf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Oliver rf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Walker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Robertson 1b                  3   2   2   4       1   0       6   3
Stargell lf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Pagan 3b,rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
J. May c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Clemente ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ricketts c                  1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Mazeroski 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Blass p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Dal Canton p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hebner ph,3b                2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   5   7   5       3   4      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Patek-Mazeroski-Robertson, Mazeroski-Patek-Robertson.
E: Patek 2 (2), Blass (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (3,off Lemaster).
3B: Hebner (2,off Ray).
HR: Robertson 2 (6,1st inning off Lemaster 1 on 2 out,6th inning off Lemaster
1 on 1 out).
GDP: Oliver (3,off Ray).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Robertson (1,2nd base off Lemaster/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     3   2   2   2       1   1       1   2
Miller rf                     0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Lampard rf,lf               2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Wynn cf                       3   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Pepitone 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Menke ss                      4   0   1   1       0   1       3   5
Davis lf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Alou rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   2   3   1       0   0       1   4
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Lemaster p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ray p                       2   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7  10   7       2   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Pepitone.

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards (3,off Blass); Morgan (5,off Blass).
3B: Morgan (5,off Blass).
HR: Rader (5,2nd inning off Blass 0 on 0 out).
SH: Lemaster (1,off Blass).
SF: Wynn (2,off Blass).
HBP: Lampard (1,by Blass).
GDP: Davis (1,off Blass); Edwards (1,off Blass).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rader (1,2nd base by Walker/Ricketts).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blass L(2-4)                  5.2   9   7   3   2   5   1  29
Dal Canton                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Walker                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8    10   7   3   2   6   1  36

HBP: Blass (2,Lampard).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemaster                      5.1   6   4   4   2   2   2  24
Ray W(1-1)                    3.2   1   1   1   1   2   0  12
Totals                        9     7   5   5   3   4   2  36

WP: Lemaster 2 (2).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 13383


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Patek               ss        Morgan              2b
2. Alou                cf        Miller              rf
3. Oliver              rf        Wynn                cf
4. Robertson           1b        Pepitone            1b
5. Stargell            lf        Menke               ss
6. Pagan               3b        Davis               lf
7. J. May              c         Rader               3b
8. Mazeroski           2b        Edwards             c
9. Blass               p         Lemaster            p

PIRATES 1ST: Patek struck out; Alou struck out; Oliver singled;
Lemaster threw a wild pitch [Oliver to second]; Robertson
homered [Oliver scored]; Stargell walked; Pagan grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan walked; Miller walked [Morgan to second];
Wynn singled [Morgan scored, Miller to second]; Pepitone flied
out to left; Menke singled [Miller scored, Wynn to second];
Davis grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Menke out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros
2.

PIRATES 2ND: LAMPARD REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING RF); J. May flied
out to left; Mazeroski lined to shortstop; Blass grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader homered; Edwards doubled; Lemaster reached on
a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Edwards to third];
Morgan struck out; Lampard struck out; Wynn forced Lemaster
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros
3.

PIRATES 3RD: Patek flied out to left; Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Oliver made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Pepitone grounded out (first to pitcher); Menke was
called out on strikes; Davis made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Robertson walked; Robertson stole second; Stargell
flied out to left; Pagan lined to left; J. May lined to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader singled; Edwards grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Rader out at second]; Lemaster
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Mazeroski grounded out (pitcher to second to
first); Blass grounded out (second to first); Patek lined to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan doubled; Morgan was picked off second but was
safe on an error by Blass [Morgan to third]; Lampard struck out;
Wynn hit a sacrifice fly to center [Morgan scored (unearned)];
Pepitone grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Alou doubled; Oliver flied out to center [Alou to
third]; Robertson homered [Alou scored]; Stargell singled;
Lemaster threw a wild pitch [Stargell to second]; Pagan singled
[Stargell to third]; CLEMENTE BATTED FOR J. MAY; RAY REPLACED
LEMASTER (PITCHING); Clemente reached on a fielder's choice
[Stargell out at home (third to catcher), Pagan to second];
MARTINEZ RAN FOR CLEMENTE; Mazeroski grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: RICKETTS REPLACED MARTINEZ (PLAYING C ); Menke made
an out to first; Davis singled; Rader reached on an error by
Patek [Davis to second, Rader to first]; Edwards flied out to
right [Davis to third]; Ray singled [Davis scored (unearned),
Rader to second]; Morgan tripled [Rader scored (unearned), Ray
scored (unearned)]; Lampard was hit by a pitch; DAL CANTON
REPLACED BLASS (PITCHING); Wynn grounded out (third to first); 3
R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

PIRATES 7TH: HEBNER BATTED FOR DAL CANTON; Hebner tripled; Patek
walked; Alou forced Patek (shortstop to second) [Hebner scored];
Oliver grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Alou
out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: HEBNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); WALKER REPLACED
OLIVER (PITCHING); PAGAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Pepitone grounded out (second to first); Menke grounded out
(third to first); Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 5, Astros 7.

PIRATES 8TH: ALOU REPLACED DAVIS (PLAYING RF); LAMPARD CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Robertson grounded out (third to first);
Stargell was called out on strikes; Pagan made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader singled; Rader was picked off and caught
stealing second (catcher to first to shortstop); Edwards reached
on an error by Patek [Edwards to first]; Ray flied out to right;
Edwards was out trying to advance to second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 7.

PIRATES 9TH: Ricketts struck out; Mazeroski grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hebner flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          5   7   3    4
 Astros           7  10   0    5


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