Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 55
Played on Sunday, June 6, 1971 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  2    2  2  1  -   8 15  1
PIT N    2  0  2    1  0  3    0  1  x  -   9 17  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   5
  Martinez 2b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cedeno cf                     5   2   2   0       0   1       2   0
Watson lf                     4   2   2   4       1   0       2   0
Menke 1b,ss                   5   0   1   1       0   0       7   4
Rader 3b                      5   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Hiatt c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wynn ph,rf                  2   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mayberry ph,1b              3   1   2   1       0   0       5   0
Blasingame p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Miller ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards c                   2   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       42   8  15   8       2   8      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Menke, Rader-Morgan-Menke.
E: Morgan (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Hiatt (3,off Ellis); Menke (8,off Ellis); Rader (11,off Ellis); Alou 2
(11,off Grant,off Giusti); Watson (9,off Grant); Edwards (5,off Grant);
Wynn (5,off Giusti).
HR: Watson (4,6th inning off Ellis 1 on 0 out); Mayberry (2,8th inning off
Grant 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Alou (5,off Ellis).
Team LOB: 9.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       5   4   3   1       0   0       3   2
Hebner 3b                     4   3   3   1       1   0       1   1
Clemente rf                   5   1   2   2       0   1       1   1
Stargell lf                   5   1   3   3       0   1       0   0
Sanguillen c                  5   0   3   1       0   0       8   1
Robertson 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Oliver cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
J. Hernandez ss               4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Ellis p                       2   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Mazeroski ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grant p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Veale p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   9  17   8       1   2      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. J. Hernandez-Cash-Robertson.
E: Hebner (6), J. Hernandez 2 (6).
PB: Sanguillen (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Stargell (7,off Lemaster).
3B: Hebner (4,off Blasingame).
HR: Stargell (18,3rd inning off Blasingame 1 on 1 out); Cash (1,8th inning
off Lemaster 0 on 0 out).
GDP: J. Hernandez (3,off Blasingame); Oliver (7,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame L(4-6)             2.1   6   4   3   1   1   1  14
Forsch                        1.2   4   1   1   0   1   0   8
Harris                        1.2   4   3   3   0   0   0   9
Culver                        1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Lemaster                      1     2   1   1   0   0   1   5
Totals                        8    17   9   8   1   2   2  41

WP: Blasingame (3), Culver (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis W(8-3)                  6     8   3   2   1   6   1  26
Grant                         1.2   5   4   4   0   1   1  10
Giusti                        1     2   1   0   1   1   0   7
Veale SV(2)                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    15   8   6   2   8   2  44


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 23051


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Alou                rf        Cash                2b
2. Morgan              2b        Hebner              3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Clemente            rf
4. Watson              lf        Stargell            lf
5. Menke               1b        Sanguillen          c
6. Rader               3b        Robertson           1b
7. Hiatt               c         Oliver              cf
8. Metzger             ss        J. Hernandez        ss
9. Blasingame          p         Ellis               p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou flied out to center; Morgan grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to third [Cedeno to third
(error by Hebner)]; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash reached on an error by Morgan; Hebner tripled
[Cash scored (unearned)]; Blasingame threw a wild pitch [Hebner
scored]; Clemente struck out; Stargell grounded out (second to
first); Sanguillen singled; Robertson forced Sanguillen
(shortstop to second); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
struck out (catcher to first); Hiatt doubled; Metzger grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
2.

PIRATES 2ND: Oliver singled; J. Hernandez grounded into a double
play (second to first) [Oliver out at second]; Ellis singled;
Cash flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Blasingame struck out; Alou grounded out (first to
second to pitcher); Morgan singled; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Hebner walked; Clemente grounded out (second to
first) [Hebner to second]; Stargell homered [Hebner scored];
Sanguillen singled; FORSCH REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING);
Robertson singled [Sanguillen to third]; Oliver grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Robertson out at
second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson reached on an error by J. Hernandez; Menke
doubled [Watson scored (unearned)]; Rader struck out; Hiatt
struck out; Metzger lined to first; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: J. Hernandez flied out to left; Ellis grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cash singled; Hebner singled [Cash to
third]; Clemente singled [Hebner to third, Cash scored];
Stargell struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 5TH: MILLER BATTED FOR FORSCH; Miller walked; Alou
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Miller out at second]; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: HARRIS REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Sanguillen flied
out to right; Robertson made an out to first; Oliver grounded
out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
5.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno singled; Sanguillen allowed a passed ball
[Cedeno to second]; Watson homered [Cedeno scored]; Menke lined
to right; Rader doubled; Hiatt made an out to first; MAYBERRY
BATTED FOR METZGER; Mayberry singled to right [Rader out at home
(right to catcher)]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 6TH: MAYBERRY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MENKE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); J. Hernandez flied out to left;
MAZEROSKI BATTED FOR ELLIS; Mazeroski grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cash singled; Hebner singled [Cash to third]; Clemente
singled [Hebner to second, Cash scored]; Stargell singled
[Clemente to third, Hebner scored]; CULVER REPLACED HIATT
(PITCHING); EDWARDS REPLACED HARRIS (PLAYING C ); Sanguillen
singled [Stargell to second, Clemente scored]; Culver threw a
wild pitch [Sanguillen to second, Stargell to third]; Robertson
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 8.

ASTROS 7TH: GRANT REPLACED MAZEROSKI (PITCHING); Edwards
singled; Alou doubled [Edwards to third]; Morgan made an out to
third; Cedeno made an out to first; Watson doubled [Alou scored,
Edwards scored]; Menke lined to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 7TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Oliver flied
out to right; J. Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Grant grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); WYNN BATTED
FOR CULVER; Wynn struck out; Mayberry homered; Edwards doubled;
GIUSTI REPLACED GRANT (PITCHING); Alou doubled [Edwards scored];
Martinez struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 8TH: WYNN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); LEMASTER REPLACED
ALOU (PITCHING); Cash homered; Hebner flied out to center;
Clemente flied out to right; Stargell doubled; Sanguillen
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
7, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno reached on an error by J. Hernandez; Watson
walked [Cedeno to second]; Menke made an out to pitcher; Rader
forced Watson (third to second) [Cedeno to third]; Wynn doubled
[Rader to third, Cedeno scored (unearned)]; VEALE REPLACED
GIUSTI (PITCHING); Mayberry lined to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  15   1    9
 Pirates          9  17   3    8


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