Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 64
Played on Wednesday, June 16, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  2    0  0  2    2  0  0  -   6 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  4    0  0  0  -   4  7  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   1   1   1       1   0       3   3
Clines lf                     5   1   4   0       0   0       3   0
Clemente rf                   4   1   2   3       0   0       3   0
Sanguillen c                  3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Robertson 1b                  4   0   2   0       0   0       7   1
Pagan 3b                      3   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Hebner ph,3b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Oliver cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
J. Hernandez ss               3   1   1   0       1   1       3   2
Ellis p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       34   6  11   5       3   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Clines (3,off Blasingame).
3B: Oliver (3,off Blasingame).
HR: Clemente (7,7th inning off Blasingame 1 on 1 out).
SH: Ellis (6,off Blasingame).
IBB: Sanguillen (8,by Blasingame).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Clines 2 (5,2nd base off Blasingame/Edwards 2).
CS: Cash (2,2nd base by Blasingame/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   0       1   1       5   1
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
Cedeno rf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Watson lf                     3   1   1   2       1   1       0   0
Menke 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       8   2
Edwards c                     3   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
  Hiatt c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      2   0   0   1       1   0       0   2
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Blasingame p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Miller ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mayberry ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   4       3   3      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Wynn-Edwards.
E: Cedeno (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (7,off Ellis); Cedeno (13,off Ellis).
SF: Rader (2,off Ellis).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis W(10-3)                 9     7   4   4   3   3   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame L(4-7)             7    11   6   6   3   5   1  32
Ray                           2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    11   6   6   3   6   1  38

WP: Blasingame (4).
IBB: Blasingame (3,Sanguillen).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 16098


Starting Lineups:

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

PIRATES 1ST: Cash grounded out (shortstop to first); Clines
singled to left; Clines stole second; Clemente flied out to
center; Sanguillen struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn was called out on strikes; Morgan made an out
to second; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Robertson singled [Robertson out at second (third
to second)]; Pagan flied out to right; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Menke flied out to left; Edwards
forced Watson (first to shortstop); Rader popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: J. Hernandez walked; Ellis out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [J. Hernandez to second]; Cash singled to
right [J. Hernandez scored, Cash to second (error by Cedeno)];
Clines singled to shortstop [Cash to third]; Clemente singled to
center [Cash scored, Clines to third, Clemente to second (on
throw)]; Sanguillen was walked intentionally; Robertson flied
into a double play (center to catcher) [Clines out at home]; 2
R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Blasingame
struck out; Wynn walked; Morgan grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Pagan was called out on strikes; Oliver grounded
out (second to first); J. Hernandez singled to second; Ellis
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to right; Watson grounded out
(second to first); Menke made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Cash walked; Cash was picked off and caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to second); Clines doubled to
left; Clemente grounded out (shortstop to first) [Clines to
third]; Sanguillen flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards flied out to center; Rader walked; Metzger
flied out to center; Blasingame made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Robertson singled to left; Pagan forced Robertson
(shortstop to second); Oliver tripled to left [Pagan scored];
Blasingame threw a wild pitch [Oliver scored]; J. Hernandez was
called out on strikes; Ellis struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn doubled to left; Morgan made an out to
shortstop; Cedeno doubled to right [Wynn to third]; Watson
singled to right [Cedeno scored, Wynn scored]; Menke singled to
left [Watson to second]; Edwards singled to right [Menke to
third, Watson scored]; Rader hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Menke scored]; Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); 4 R, 5
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 4.

PIRATES 7TH: Cash flied out to right; Clines singled to center;
Clines stole second; Clemente homered [Clines scored];
Sanguillen flied out to center; Robertson grounded out (third to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: MILLER BATTED FOR BLASINGAME; Miller singled to
left; Wynn popped to third in foul territory; Morgan flied out
to right; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

PIRATES 8TH: RAY REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); HIATT REPLACED
EDWARDS (PLAYING C ); HEBNER BATTED FOR PAGAN; Hebner struck
out; Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first); J. Hernandez
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: HEBNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Watson struck
out; Menke flied out to left; Hiatt flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

PIRATES 9TH: Ellis grounded out (second to first); Cash flied
out to center; Clines grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader flied out to left; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); MAYBERRY BATTED FOR RAY; Mayberry singled;
GERONIMO RAN FOR MAYBERRY; Wynn forced Geronimo (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          6  11   0    5
 Astros           4   7   1    6


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