Houston Astros 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 98
Played on Saturday, July 25, 1970 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    2  1  0    3  0  2    0  0  0  -   8 16  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  2  2    0  0  0  -   4 12  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       5   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   1   0       0   0       1   9
Wynn lf                       3   2   2   2       2   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   2   3       0   1      12   0
Menke ss                      5   0   3   3       0   2       2   2
Rader 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   3   0       2   0       1   0
Edwards c                     5   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
Cook p                        3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Dierker p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       38   8  16   8       5   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Menke-Morgan-Watson.
E: Menke (19).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (18,off Veale); Watson (13,off Veale).
HR: Wynn (15,6th inning off Colpaert 0 on 1 out); Watson (5,6th inning off
Colpaert 0 on 1 out).
SH: Morgan 2 (3,off Veale 2); Dierker (4,off Gibbon).
SF: Watson (3,off Veale).
IBB: Cedeno (1,by Veale); Wynn (8,by Veale); Alou (1,by Gibbon).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (17,3rd base off Veale/Sanguillen); Cedeno (4,3rd base off Walker/Sanguillen).
CS: Cedeno (1,2nd base by Veale/Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou cf                       5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Cash 2b                       5   0   3   0       0   0       3   4
Clemente rf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Alley 3b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Sanguillen c                  5   1   2   0       0   0       6   2
Robertson 1b                  5   0   0   0       0   3      10   2
Oliver lf                     3   0   0   1       0   2       1   0
Pagan 3b,rf                   4   2   3   0       0   0       0   2
Patek ss                      3   1   1   0       1   0       4   1
Veale p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Pena p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mazeroski ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Colpaert p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jeter ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gibbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stargell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       38   4  12   3       1   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Patek-Cash-Sanguillen.
E: Clemente (5), Veale (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Sanguillen (10,off Cook); Pagan (6,off Dierker).
SF: Oliver (5,off Cook).
HBP: Clemente (2,by Dierker).
GDP: Sanguillen (10,off Cook).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cook W(2-0)                   5.2   9   4   3   1   4   0  27
Dierker SV(1)                 3.1   3   0   0   0   4   0  14
Totals                        9    12   4   3   1   8   0  41

HBP: Dierker (1,Clemente).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Veale L(6-11)                 3.2   8   6   5   3   3   0  22
Pena                          1.1   3   0   0   0   0   0   6
Colpaert                      1     2   2   2   0   1   2   5
Gibbon                        2     2   0   0   1   0   0   9
Walker                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    16   8   7   5   5   2  47

WP: Veale (7).
IBB: Veale 2 (9,Cedeno,Wynn); Gibbon (6,Alou).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Dick Tremblay, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 14069


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Alou                rf        Alou                cf
2. Morgan              2b        Cash                2b
3. Wynn                lf        Clemente            rf
4. Watson              1b        Sanguillen          c
5. Menke               ss        Robertson           1b
6. Rader               3b        Oliver              lf
7. Cedeno              cf        Pagan               3b
8. Edwards             c         Patek               ss
9. Cook                p         Veale               p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou doubled to right; Morgan reached on an error by
Veale on a sacrifice bunt [Alou to third, Morgan to first]; Wynn
walked [Morgan to second]; Watson struck out; Menke singled to
left [Alou scored, Morgan scored (unearned), Wynn to second];
Wynn stole third; Rader flied out to center [Menke to second];
Cedeno was walked intentionally; Edwards grounded out (second to
first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Alou grounded out (second to first); Cash singled
to center; Clemente singled to center [Cash to second];
Sanguillen grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Clemente out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cook singled to pitcher; Alou singled to center
[Cook to second]; Morgan out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Cook to third, Alou to second]; Wynn was walked
intentionally; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cook
scored, Alou to third]; Veale threw a wild pitch [Wynn to
second]; Menke struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Robertson struck out; Oliver struck out; Pagan
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); On a bunt
Cedeno singled to first; Cedeno was picked off and caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Edwards made an
out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Patek grounded out (second to first); Veale
grounded out (first unassisted); Alou grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cook struck out (catcher to first); Alou grounded
out (second to first); Morgan singled to right [Morgan to second
(error by Clemente)]; Wynn singled to left [Morgan scored];
Watson doubled to right [Wynn scored, Watson to third (on throw
to home)]; PENA REPLACED VEALE (PITCHING); Menke singled to
center [Watson scored]; Rader grounded out (third to first); 3
R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Cash singled to third; Clemente forced Cash
(shortstop unassisted); Sanguillen flied out to right; Robertson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
6, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno singled to right; Edwards singled to left
[Cedeno to second]; Cook forced Edwards (first to shortstop)
[Cedeno to third, Cook to first]; Alou hit into a double play
(shortstop to second) [Cedeno out at home (second to catcher),
Cook out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Oliver was called out on strikes; Pagan singled to
shortstop; Patek walked [Pagan to second]; MAZEROSKI BATTED FOR
PENA; Mazeroski singled to right [Pagan scored, Patek to
second]; Alou grounded out (second to first) [Patek to third,
Mazeroski to second]; Cash reached on an error by Menke [Patek
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Mazeroski to third, Cash to first];
Clemente was called out on strikes; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 6, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: COLPAERT REPLACED MAZEROSKI (PITCHING); Morgan
grounded out (catcher to first); Wynn homered; Watson homered;
Menke struck out; Rader grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanguillen doubled to left; Robertson flied out to
right [Sanguillen to third]; Oliver hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Sanguillen scored]; Pagan singled to right; Patek
singled to left [Pagan to second]; JETER BATTED FOR COLPAERT;
Jeter singled to center [Pagan scored, Patek to third, Jeter to
second (on throw)]; DIERKER REPLACED COOK (PITCHING); Alou
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GIBBON REPLACED JETER (PITCHING); Cedeno singled to
right; Edwards flied out to left; Dierker out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher unassisted) [Cedeno to second]; Alou was walked
intentionally; Morgan made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: Cash made an out to first; Clemente was hit by a
pitch; Sanguillen forced Clemente (second to shortstop);
Robertson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: ALLEY REPLACED CLEMENTE (PLAYING 3B); PAGAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Wynn lined to third; Watson grounded out
(second to first); Menke singled to right; Rader lined to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Pagan
doubled to center; Patek grounded out (first unassisted) [Pagan
to third]; STARGELL BATTED FOR GIBBON; Stargell flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: WALKER REPLACED STARGELL (PITCHING); Cedeno walked;
Edwards singled to left [Cedeno to second]; Cedeno stole third;
On a bunt Dierker struck out; Alou grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Edwards to second, Cedeno stayed at third]; Morgan
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
8, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: Alou struck out; Cash singled to right; Alley
struck out; Sanguillen singled to center [Cash to second];
Robertson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  16   1   12
 Pirates          4  12   2   10


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