Houston Astros 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Saturday, June 5, 1971 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  1  -   4 12  0
PIT N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       5   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   3   0       1   1       1   7
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Geronimo lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 1b                      3   1   0   0       1   0      17   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   2   0       1   0       0   1
Hiatt c                       4   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   1       2   6
Dierker p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  12   3       3   7      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (10,off Blass).
GDP: Dierker (3,off Blass).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Morgan (5,2nd base by Blass/Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   0   2   1       0   0       2   5
Clines rf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Davalillo 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Stargell lf                   4   0   2   0       0   2       1   0
Hebner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Sanguillen c                  4   0   2   0       0   0       5   3
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oliver cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Alley ss                      3   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
  Clemente ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blass p                       3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Grant p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veale p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sands c                     0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       36   1  11   1       1   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Blass-Alley-Cash, Sanguillen-Davalillo-Alley.
E: Alley (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Cash (10,off Gladding).
3B: Blass (1,off Dierker).
SF: Cash (1,off Dierker).
GDP: Clemente (10,off Gladding).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(10-1)               8    10   1   1   0   4   0  34
Gladding SV(6)                1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    11   1   1   1   4   0  38

Dierker faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blass L(5-3)                  7.1  10   3   3   2   6   0  31
Grant                         1.1   1   1   0   0   1   0   6
Veale                         0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Giusti                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    12   4   3   3   7   0  39

WP: Grant (1).

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 23793


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        Sanguillen          c
7. Hiatt               c         Oliver              cf
8. Metzger             ss        Alley               ss
9. Dierker             p         Blass               p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou flied out to right; Morgan struck out; Cedeno
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash singled; Clines made an out to catcher;
Davalillo forced Cash (second to shortstop); Stargell struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out (catcher to first); Menke lined to
third; Rader doubled; Hiatt struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Hebner grounded out (shortstop to first);
Sanguillen singled; Oliver grounded out (second to first)
[Sanguillen to second]; Alley grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger singled; On a bunt Dierker grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Metzger out at
second]; Alou singled; Morgan singled [Alou to third]; Cedeno
struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Blass tripled; Cash hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Blass scored]; Clines grounded out (shortstop to first);
Davalillo singled; Stargell singled [Davalillo to third]; Hebner
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Menke walked;
Rader walked [Menke to second]; Hiatt singled to right [Menke
scored, Rader to third, Hiatt to second (on throw)]; Metzger
struck out while Hiatt was picked off second (catcher to first
to shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Sanguillen grounded out (second to first); Oliver
flied out to left; Alley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Dierker flied out to center; Alou grounded out
(second to first); Morgan singled; Morgan was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Blass grounded out (third to first); Cash grounded
out (pitcher to first); Clines grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson
grounded out (second to first); Menke flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Davalillo grounded out (shortstop to first);
Stargell struck out; Hebner singled; Sanguillen singled [Hebner
to second]; Oliver grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader singled; Hiatt flied out to left; Metzger
forced Rader (second to shortstop); Dierker struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Alley singled; Blass grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Alley to second]; Cash grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Alley to third]; Clines grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan singled;
Cedeno singled [Morgan to third]; Watson singled [Cedeno to
third, Morgan scored]; GRANT REPLACED BLASS (PITCHING); Grant
threw a wild pitch [Watson to second, Cedeno scored]; Menke
flied out to center; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Davalillo grounded out (second to first); Stargell
singled; Hebner struck out; Sanguillen made an out to shortstop;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Hiatt flied out to right; Metzger reached on an
error by Alley; Dierker struck out; Alou singled [Metzger to
third]; VEALE REPLACED GRANT (PITCHING); Morgan walked [Alou to
second]; GIUSTI REPLACED SANGUILLEN (PITCHING); SANDS REPLACED
VEALE (PLAYING C ); Cedeno singled to right [Metzger scored
(unearned), Alou out at home (right to catcher), Morgan to
second]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Oliver
singled; CLEMENTE BATTED FOR ALLEY; GLADDING REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Clemente grounded into a double play (second to
first) [Oliver out at second]; Sands walked; Cash doubled [Sands
to third]; Clines grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  12   0    8
 Pirates          1  11   1   10


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