Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 123
Played on Wednesday, August 18, 1971 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   2  8  0
PIT N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   3 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     3   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       7   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Wynn rf                       3   0   2   0       1   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   1       0   0      11   2
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Wilson p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Menke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       1   6      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Culver-Edwards-Watson.

BATTING - 
SF: Edwards (1,off Blass).
HBP: Cedeno (3,by Blass).
GDP: Watson (12,off Blass).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (12,2nd base off Blass/May).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   0   2   0       0   1       5   3
Davalillo rf                  4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Oliver cf                     5   0   0   0       0   3       3   1
Stargell lf                   3   0   1   0       2   1       1   0
  Clines pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hebner 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   2       0   2
  Sanguillen ph               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Robertson 1b                  3   1   2   1       2   0       5   1
May c                         4   1   2   2       1   0       7   0
Alley ss                      3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Blass p                       2   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Stennett ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3  12   3       8   9      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cash-Robertson.
E: Oliver (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Robertson (15,off Culver); Stargell (22,off Lemaster).
HR: Robertson (24,2nd inning off Wilson 0 on 0 out); May (5,4th inning off
Wilson 0 on 0 out).
SH: Blass (7,off Wilson); Cash (5,off Culver).
GDP: Alley (6,off Culver).
IBB: May (3,by Culver); Sanguillen (10,by Lemaster).
Team LOB: 16.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson                        6     7   2   2   5   8   2  30
Culver                        2     3   0   0   1   1   0   9
Lemaster L(0-2)               0     1   1   1   1   0   0   2
Ray                           0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8    12   3   3   8   9   2  43

Lemaster faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
Ray faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
IBB: Culver (8,May); Lemaster (6,Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blass                         8     8   2   2   0   6   0  32
Miller W(8-5)                 1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     8   2   2   1   6   0  36

HBP: Blass (2,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 29670


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         May                 c
8. Metzger             ss        Alley               ss
9. Wilson              p         Blass               p

ASTROS 1ST: Alou flied out to right; Morgan grounded out (first
to pitcher); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash struck out; Davalillo walked; Oliver struck
out; Stargell walked [Davalillo to second]; Hebner struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson made an out to second; Rader flied out to
center; Wynn singled; Edwards flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Robertson homered; May grounded out (second to
first); Alley singled; Blass struck out; Cash singled [Alley to
second]; Davalillo flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger made an out to second; Wilson flied out to
center; Alou singled; Morgan singled [Alou to third, Morgan out
at second (center to third to first)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Oliver flied out to center; Stargell made an out to
catcher; Hebner singled; Robertson made an out to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno was hit by a pitch; Watson grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Cedeno out at second]; Rader
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: May homered; Alley walked; Blass out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Alley to second]; Cash flied out to
center; Davalillo struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Edwards singled;
Metzger forced Edwards (second to shortstop); Wilson struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Oliver struck out; Stargell walked; Hebner struck
out; Robertson walked [Stargell to second]; May grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan lined to
right; Cedeno grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Alley grounded out (third to first); Blass singled;
Cash singled [Blass to second]; Davalillo made an out to second;
Oliver struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson struck out; Rader singled; Wynn singled
[Rader to third]; Edwards reached on an error by Oliver on a
sacrifice fly [Rader scored, Wynn to second, Edwards to first];
Metzger struck out; CHILES BATTED FOR WILSON; Chiles lined to
first; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: CULVER REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Stargell struck
out; Hebner singled; Robertson doubled [Hebner to third]; May
was walked intentionally; Alley grounded into a double play
(pitcher to catcher to first) [Hebner out at home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou singled; Morgan lined to second; Cedeno forced
Alou (shortstop unassisted); Cedeno stole second; Watson singled
[Cedeno scored]; Rader struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 8TH: STENNETT BATTED FOR BLASS; Stennett singled; Cash
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Stennett to
second]; Davalillo grounded out (second to first) [Stennett to
third]; Oliver made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MILLER REPLACED STENNETT (PITCHING); Wynn walked; On
a bunt Edwards made an out to catcher [Wynn stayed at first];
Johnny Edwards called for interference; Metzger forced Wynn
(second unassisted); MENKE BATTED FOR CULVER; Menke flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 9TH: LEMASTER REPLACED MENKE (PITCHING); Stargell
doubled; CLINES RAN FOR STARGELL; SANGUILLEN BATTED FOR HEBNER;
Sanguillen was walked intentionally; RAY REPLACED LEMASTER
(PITCHING); Robertson walked [Clines to third, Sanguillen to
second]; May singled [Clines scored, Sanguillen to third,
Robertson to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   0    7
 Pirates          3  12   1   16


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