Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Monday, August 16, 1971 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  9  0
PIT N    2  0  0    0  4  0    2  0  x  -   8 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Morgan 2b                     4   1   3   0       0   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   1       0   2       8   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       1   1
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
Billingham p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Menke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   9   2       1   6      24   7

BATTING - 
HR: Rader (11,7th inning off Ellis 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Cedeno (7,off Ellis).
IBB: Cedeno (4,by Ellis).
Team LOB: 6.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   2   1   0       1   1       2   4
Davalillo rf                  4   3   3   2       0   0       4   0
Oliver cf                     3   2   1   0       1   1       3   0
Stargell lf                   4   1   4   4       0   0       0   0
Hebner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Robertson 1b                  2   0   0   2       0   0       8   2
Sanguillen c                  4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
J. Hernandez ss               3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Ellis p                       3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Giusti p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   8  10   8       3   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Robertson-J. Hernandez.
E: Robertson (6), J. Hernandez (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Stargell (21,off Lemaster); Davalillo (8,off Gladding).
3B: Davalillo 2 (4,off Billingham 2).
SF: Robertson 2 (3,off Culver,off Gladding).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(5-12)            4     6   5   5   3   4   0  21
Lemaster                      0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   2
Culver                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Harris                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Gladding                      2     3   2   2   0   0   0   9
Totals                        8    10   8   8   3   6   0  37

Billingham faced 3 batters in the 5th inning

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis W(17-6)                 7     6   3   3   1   5   1  27
Giusti SV(24)                 2     3   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        9     9   3   3   1   6   1  36

IBB: Ellis (5,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 12664


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Alou singled; Morgan singled [Alou to third, Morgan
to second (on throw)]; Cedeno was walked intentionally; Watson
forced Cedeno (first to shortstop) [Alou scored, Morgan scored
(error by J. Hernandez), Watson to second (error by Robertson)];
Rader flied out to right [Watson to third]; Wynn flied out to
center; 2 R, 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash singled; Davalillo tripled [Cash scored];
Oliver struck out; Stargell singled [Davalillo scored]; Hebner
struck out; Robertson flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards flied out to right; Metzger grounded out
(shortstop to first); Billingham struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Sanguillen flied out to right; J. Hernandez
grounded out (first unassisted); Ellis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan singled;
Cedeno grounded into a double play (first to shortstop) [Morgan
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Cash grounded out (third to first); Davalillo
grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson struck out; Rader struck out; Wynn flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell singled; Hebner flied out to center;
Robertson flied out to left; Sanguillen singled [Stargell to
second]; J. Hernandez walked [Stargell to third, Sanguillen to
second]; Ellis struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Metzger
singled; Billingham struck out; Alou made an out to third; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Cash walked; Davalillo tripled [Cash scored];
Oliver walked; LEMASTER REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Stargell
doubled [Davalillo scored, Oliver scored]; Hebner flied out to
center [Stargell to third]; CULVER REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING);
Robertson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Stargell scored];
Sanguillen grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan lined to center; Cedeno flied out to right;
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 6TH: HARRIS REPLACED CULVER (PITCHING); J. Hernandez
flied out to center; Ellis struck out; Cash struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader homered; Wynn struck out; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Metzger singled; MENKE BATTED FOR HARRIS;
Menke forced Metzger (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 7TH: GLADDING REPLACED MENKE (PITCHING); Davalillo
doubled; Oliver singled [Davalillo to third]; Stargell singled
[Davalillo scored, Oliver to third]; Hebner made an out to
third; Robertson hit a sacrifice fly to right [Oliver scored];
Sanguillen forced Stargell (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 8.

ASTROS 8TH: GIUSTI REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING); Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Morgan singled; Cedeno flied out to
center; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 8.

PIRATES 8TH: J. Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Giusti grounded out (second to first); Cash grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 8.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader singled; Wynn made an out to catcher; Edwards
singled [Rader to second]; Metzger forced Edwards (pitcher to
second) [Rader to third]; CHILES BATTED FOR GLADDING; Chiles
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   9   0    6
 Pirates          8  10   2    5


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