Houston Astros 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 31
Played on Sunday, May 10, 1970 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2 14  0
HOU N    3  0  0    1  3  0    2  0  x  -   9 13  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patek ss                      5   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Alou cf                       5   0   3   0       0   0       0   0
Clemente rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Hartenstein p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oliver ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stargell lf                   4   2   2   1       0   1       2   0
Robertson 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   2      12   0
Sanguillen c                  4   0   3   0       0   0       6   0
Hebner 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Alley 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   7
Ellis p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  McBean p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jeter ph,rf                 2   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       39   2  14   2       0   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hebner-Alley-Robertson.

BATTING - 
2B: Robertson (2,off Dierker).
HR: Stargell (5,2nd inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Oliver (4,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Alou rf                       5   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   0       2   1       4   0
Davis lf                      5   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Menke ss                      3   3   2   1       1   1       3   3
Pepitone 1b                   4   1   3   0       0   0       7   0
Rader 3b                      4   2   2   4       0   0       2   2
Edwards c                     3   0   1   2       1   0       8   0
Dierker p                     4   1   1   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       36   9  13   9       4   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Dierker-Menke-Pepitone.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (3,off Ellis); Dierker (1,off Ellis); Wynn (7,off Ellis); Edwards
(4,off Hartenstein).
HR: Rader (6,5th inning off McBean 2 on 0 out).
GDP: Davis (2,off Hartenstein).
IBB: Edwards (2,by Ellis).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (8,2nd base off Ellis/Sanguillen); Davis (4,2nd base off Ellis/Sanguillen).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis L(2-3)                  4     9   6   6   3   5   0  24
McBean                        2     1   1   1   0   0   1   7
Hartenstein                   2     3   2   2   1   1   0   9
Totals                        8    13   9   9   4   6   1  40

Ellis faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Ellis (5,Edwards).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(6-2)                9    14   2   2   0   7   1  39

WP: Dierker (4).

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 16768


Starting Lineups:

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

PIRATES 1ST: Patek grounded out (third to first); Alou grounded
out (second to first); Clemente flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Alou struck
out; Wynn walked; Wynn stole second; Davis singled [Wynn
scored]; Davis stole second; Menke singled [Davis scored];
Pepitone singled [Menke to second]; Rader doubled [Menke scored,
Pepitone to third]; Edwards was walked intentionally; Dierker
struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell homered; Robertson struck out; Sanguillen
singled; Hebner forced Sanguillen (second unassisted); Alley
singled [Hebner to third]; Ellis struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Alou
singled; Wynn struck out; Davis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Patek grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou flied
out to left; Clemente struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Menke struck out; Pepitone grounded out (second to
first); Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell struck out; Robertson struck out;
Sanguillen singled; Hebner grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Dierker
doubled; Morgan grounded out (second to first) [Dierker to
third]; Alou singled [Dierker scored]; Wynn doubled [Alou to
third]; Davis grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Alley made an out to catcher; Ellis struck out;
Patek singled; Alou singled [Patek to second]; Clemente grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke walked; Pepitone singled [Menke to second];
MCBEAN REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING); Rader homered [Menke scored,
Pepitone scored]; Edwards lined to left; Dierker grounded out
(second to first); Morgan lined to right; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 7.

PIRATES 6TH: Stargell flied out to center; Robertson doubled;
Sanguillen flied out to center; Hebner flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn made an
out to first; Davis lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 7.

PIRATES 7TH: Alley flied out to right; JETER BATTED FOR MCBEAN;
Jeter singled; Patek singled to left [Jeter out at third (left
to third)]; Alou singled [Patek to second]; Clemente forced Alou
(shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros
7.

ASTROS 7TH: JETER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); HARTENSTEIN
REPLACED CLEMENTE (PITCHING); Menke singled; Pepitone singled
[Menke to second]; Rader forced Pepitone (third to second)
[Menke to third]; Edwards doubled [Menke scored, Rader scored];
Dierker struck out; Morgan flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 9.

PIRATES 8TH: Stargell singled to third; Robertson made an out to
third; Sanguillen singled [Stargell to second]; Hebner singled
[Stargell scored, Sanguillen to second]; Alley forced Hebner
(second to shortstop) [Sanguillen to third]; Dierker threw a
wild pitch [Alley to second]; Jeter was called out on strikes; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou grounded out (second to first); Wynn walked;
Davis grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 9.

PIRATES 9TH: Patek grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou
singled; OLIVER BATTED FOR HARTENSTEIN; Oliver grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Alou out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2  14   0   10
 Astros           9  13   0    7


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