Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Friday, June 4, 1971 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  8  2
PIT N    0  0  1    1  1  0    0  0  x  -   3  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Menke 1b                      4   0   0   1       0   1      10   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
Hiatt c                       3   0   1   1       1   0       3   1
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Billingham p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mayberry ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       1   3      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Hiatt (2), Metzger (5).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Alou (3,2nd base by Moose/May).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       3   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Clines rf                     4   0   2   2       0   0       4   0
Davalillo 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0      11   1
Stargell lf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Hebner 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Oliver cf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
May c                         3   0   1   1       0   1       4   1
Alley ss                      2   1   0   0       1   0       1   5
Moose p                       1   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   3   6   3       3   3      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Hebner (11,off Billingham).
SH: Moose (1,off Billingham); Cash (3,off Lemaster).
IBB: Alley (5,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cash (6,2nd base off Billingham/Hiatt).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(3-5)             5     6   3   2   2   2   0  23
Lemaster                      2     0   0   0   1   0   0   7
Culver                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     6   3   2   3   3   0  33

WP: Billingham (2).
BK: Billingham (1).
IBB: Billingham (2,Alley).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moose W(5-2)                  8.2   8   2   2   0   3   0  33
Giusti SV(11)                 0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1   3   0  35


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 14025


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Alou                rf        Cash                2b
2. Morgan              2b        Clines              rf
3. Cedeno              cf        Davalillo           1b
4. Watson              lf        Stargell            lf
5. Menke               1b        Hebner              3b
6. Rader               3b        Oliver              cf
7. Hiatt               c         May                 c
8. Metzger             ss        Alley               ss
9. Billingham          p         Moose               p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan flied
out to left; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash lined to right; Clines flied out to right;
Davalillo grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (third to first); Menke grounded
out (third to first); Rader singled; Hiatt grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell grounded out (second to first); Hebner
lined to right; Oliver singled; May struck out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to center; Billingham grounded out
(first to pitcher); Alou lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Alley reached on an error by Metzger; Moose out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Alley to second]; Cash
flied out to right; Clines singled [Alley scored (unearned)];
Davalillo grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Cedeno made
an out to catcher; Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell grounded out (second to first); Hebner
doubled; Billingham threw a wild pitch [Hebner to third]; Oliver
walked; May singled [Hebner scored, Oliver out at home (third to
catcher), May to second (on throw)]; Alley was walked
intentionally; Moose grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke struck out; Rader struck out; Hiatt made an
out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Cash singled; Cash stole second [Cash to third
(error by Hiatt)]; Clines singled [Cash scored]; Billingham
balked [Clines to second]; Davalillo flied out to left; Stargell
struck out; Hebner made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger singled; MAYBERRY BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM;
Mayberry flied out to center; Alou made an out to second; Morgan
made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: LEMASTER REPLACED MAYBERRY (PITCHING); Oliver flied
out to center; May grounded out (pitcher to first); Alley
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno singled; Watson singled [Cedeno to third];
Menke grounded out (shortstop to first) [Watson to second,
Cedeno scored]; Rader grounded out (first unassisted) [Watson to
third]; Hiatt singled [Watson scored]; Metzger flied out to
right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Moose walked; Cash out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Moose to second]; Clines made an out to shortstop;
Davalillo grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: MILLER BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Miller grounded out
(first unassisted); Alou singled; Alou was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop to first); Morgan grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: CULVER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Stargell struck
out; Hebner flied out to center; Oliver grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno singled; Watson struck out; Menke flied out
to right; Rader singled [Cedeno to third]; GIUSTI REPLACED MOOSE
(PITCHING); Hiatt walked [Rader to second]; GERONIMO RAN FOR
HIATT; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   2    6
 Pirates          3   6   0    6


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