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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAlou 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 0Totals36 4 12 3 3 7 27 16FIELDING -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 PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO ACash 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 0Totals36 1 11 1 1 4 27 14FIELDING -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 AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDierker W(10-1) 8 10 1 1 0 4 0 34 Gladding SV(6) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4Totals9 11 1 1 1 4 0 38 Dierker faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Pittsburgh PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBlass 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 1Totals9 12 4 3 3 7 0 39WP:Grant (1).Umpires:HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Paul PryorTime of Game:2:50Attendance: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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