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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAlou 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 0Totals35 3 9 2 1 6 24 7BATTING -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 PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO ACash 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 1Totals32 8 10 8 3 6 27 11FIELDING -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 AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBillingham 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 9Totals8 10 8 8 3 6 0 37 Billingham faced 3 batters in the 5th inning

Pittsburgh PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPEllis W(17-6) 7 6 3 3 1 5 1 27 Giusti SV(24) 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 9Totals9 9 3 3 1 6 1 36IBB:Ellis (5,Cedeno).Umpires:HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Dick StelloTime of Game:2:22Attendance: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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