Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 5
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Tuesday, August 17, 1971 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    5  0  0  -   6  6  1
PIT N    2  0  0    0  2  0    1  0  0  -   5  9  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       3   1   1   1       1   1       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     5   2   2   0       0   0       2   2
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   2       0   3       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   1       1   1       8   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   1       0   1       1   3
Wynn rf                       2   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
Hiatt c                       2   0   1   0       2   0       8   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   0   0       0   0       3   2
Blasingame p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Menke ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo pr,lf              1   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       32   6   6   6       6   8      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Watson.
E: Watson (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Hiatt (8,off Walker).
3B: Morgan (7,off Walker).
SF: Watson (2,off Walker); Rader (5,off Giusti).
IBB: Watson (4,by Giusti); Wynn (6,by Giusti).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (25,2nd base off Walker/Sanguillen).
CS: Cedeno (6,2nd base by Walker/Sanguillen); Morgan (8,2nd base by Briles/Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 3b,2b                    5   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Clines cf                     3   2   2   0       0   1       3   0
  Oliver ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Briles p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Clemente rf                   3   2   2   4       0   0       1   0
Stargell lf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Sanguillen c                  4   0   2   0       0   1       8   4
Robertson 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   1       9   0
Alley ss                      3   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Hernandez ss             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Mazeroski 2b                  2   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
  Davalillo ph,cf             2   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Walker p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Veale p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hebner ph,3b                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   5   9   5       1   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Cash (7), Alley (20), Mazeroski (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Clines (8,off Blasingame); Mazeroski (3,off Blasingame).
3B: Clines (4,off Blasingame).
HR: Clemente (12,5th inning off Blasingame 1 on 2 out).
SF: Clemente (3,off Ray).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame W(9-9)             6     7   4   4   0   5   1  25
Ray SV(3)                     3     2   1   0   1   2   0  12
Totals                        9     9   5   4   1   7   1  37

WP: Blasingame (9).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Walker                        6.1   4   4   3   4   5   0  27
Miller L(7-5)                 0     1   1   0   0   0   0   1
Veale                         0     0   1   0   0   0   0   1
Giusti                        0.2   1   0   0   2   0   0   5
Briles                        2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                        9     6   6   3   6   8   0  40

IBB: Giusti 2 (8,Watson,Wynn).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 16694


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Alou                lf        Cash                3b
2. Morgan              2b        Clines              cf
3. Cedeno              cf        Clemente            rf
4. Watson              1b        Stargell            lf
5. Rader               3b        Sanguillen          c
6. Wynn                rf        Robertson           1b
7. Hiatt               c         Alley               ss
8. Metzger             ss        Mazeroski           2b
9. Blasingame          p         Walker              p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
tripled; Cedeno reached on an error by Alley [Morgan stayed at
third, Cedeno to first]; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Morgan scored (unearned)]; Cedeno was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash flied out to center; Clines doubled; Clemente
singled [Clines scored]; Stargell made an out to shortstop;
Sanguillen singled [Clemente to second]; Robertson singled
[Clemente scored, Sanguillen to second]; Alley forced Robertson
(shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader flied out to left; Wynn flied out to center;
Hiatt doubled; Metzger grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Mazeroski doubled; Blasingame threw a wild pitch
[Mazeroski to third]; Walker struck out; Cash grounded out
(third to first); Clines struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 2.

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

PIRATES 3RD: Clemente grounded out (second to first); Stargell
made an out to catcher; Sanguillen lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson struck out; Rader grounded out (third to
first); Wynn lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Robertson struck out; Alley made an out to first;
Mazeroski struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Hiatt walked; Metzger grounded out (third to first)
[Hiatt to second]; Blasingame grounded out (second to first)
[Hiatt to third]; Alou walked; Morgan forced Alou (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Walker made an out to shortstop; Cash grounded out
(shortstop to first); Clines tripled; Clemente homered [Clines
scored]; Stargell grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson grounded out (third to
first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanguillen struck out; Robertson flied out to
center; Alley grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn walked; Hiatt walked [Wynn to second]; Metzger
forced Hiatt (second to shortstop) [Wynn to third]; MENKE BATTED
FOR BLASINGAME; Menke singled [Wynn scored, Metzger to second];
MILLER REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); GERONIMO RAN FOR MENKE; Alou
singled [Metzger scored, Geronimo to second]; VEALE REPLACED
MILLER (PITCHING); Morgan reached on a fielder's choice
[Geronimo to third, Alou to second (error by Mazeroski; assist
by Alley)]; GIUSTI REPLACED VEALE (PITCHING); Cedeno singled
[Geronimo scored, Alou scored (unearned), Morgan to third,
Cedeno to second (on throw)]; Watson was walked intentionally;
Rader hit a sacrifice fly to right [Morgan scored (unearned),
Cedeno to third, Watson to second]; Wynn was walked
intentionally; Hiatt lined to center; 5 R (3 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: GERONIMO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); RAY REPLACED
ALOU (PITCHING); DAVALILLO BATTED FOR MAZEROSKI; Davalillo
reached on an error by Watson [Davalillo to first]; HEBNER
BATTED FOR GIUSTI; Hebner struck out; Cash singled [Davalillo to
second]; OLIVER BATTED FOR CLINES; Oliver walked [Davalillo to
third, Cash to second]; Clemente hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Davalillo scored (unearned), Cash to third]; Stargell made an
out to second; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 8TH: HEBNER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); DAVALILLO STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); CASH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
BRILES REPLACED OLIVER (PITCHING); Metzger grounded out
(shortstop to first); Geronimo struck out; Ray struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 8TH: Sanguillen singled; Robertson lined into a double
play (third to first) [Sanguillen out at first]; MAY BATTED FOR
ALLEY; May lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 5.

ASTROS 9TH: J. HERNANDEZ REPLACED MAY (PLAYING SS); Morgan
reached on an error by Cash [Morgan to first]; Morgan was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Cedeno struck out; Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 9TH: Davalillo struck out; Hebner flied out to left;
Cash grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   6   1    7
 Pirates          5   9   3    5


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