Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 3

Regular Season Game 131

Played on Friday, August 27, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 0 - 7 11 2 HOU N 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 - 3 9 1

Pittsburgh PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO AStennett 2b 5 0 2 2 0 0 5 4 Oliver cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 Clemente rf 5 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 Stargell lf 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 Robertson 1b 3 1 0 0 2 3 10 0 Sanguillen c 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 Cash 3b 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 2 J. Hernandez ss 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 5 Ellis p 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 Giusti p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals36 7 11 7 6 6 27 13FIELDING -DP:1. Stennett-Robertson.E:Stennett 2 (3).BATTING -2B:Clemente (24,off Culver); Oliver (23,off Culver).SF:Cash (3,off Culver).GDP:Sanguillen (16,off Billingham); Stargell (7,off Harris).IBB:J. Hernandez (2,by Billingham).Team LOB:9.

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAlou rf 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 Morgan 2b 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 Cedeno cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 Watson 1b 5 0 3 1 0 0 11 1 Chiles lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Harris p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Martinez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Rader 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 Edwards c 3 0 2 0 1 0 6 1 Metzger ss 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 3 Billingham p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Ray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Menke ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Culver p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Geronimo lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals34 3 9 2 6 4 27 12FIELDING -DP:2. Metzger-Watson, Morgan-Metzger-Watson.E:Morgan (11).BATTING -SH:Billingham (5,off Ellis).Team LOB:11.BASERUNNING -SB:Morgan (27,2nd base off Ellis/Sanguillen).

PITCHING

Pittsburgh PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPEllis W(18-7) 8.2 9 3 1 6 3 0 40 Giusti SV(26) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1Totals9 9 3 1 6 4 0 41

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBillingham L(6-13) 5.1 7 4 4 5 4 0 27 Ray 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Culver 1.1 4 3 3 1 0 0 10 Harris 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4Totals9 11 7 7 6 6 0 43IBB:Billingham (7,J. Hernandez).Umpires:HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Mel SteinerTime of Game:2:41Attendance:14933 Starting Lineups: Pittsburgh Pirates Houston Astros 1. Stennett 2b Alou rf 2. Oliver cf Morgan 2b 3. Clemente rf Cedeno cf 4. Stargell lf Watson 1b 5. Robertson 1b Chiles lf 6. Sanguillen c Rader 3b 7. Cash 3b Edwards c 8. J. Hernandez ss Metzger ss 9. Ellis p Billingham p PIRATES 1ST: Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver grounded out (first unassisted); Clemente was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Alou flied out to center; Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Cedeno was called out on strikes; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. PIRATES 2ND: Stargell grounded out (first to pitcher); Robertson struck out; Sanguillen lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Chiles singled; Rader flied out to center; Edwards singled [Chiles to second]; Metzger singled [Chiles scored, Edwards to second]; Billingham out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Edwards to third, Metzger to second]; Alou grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1. PIRATES 3RD: Cash grounded out (third to first); J. Hernandez struck out; Ellis walked; Stennett singled [Ellis to second]; Oliver grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1. ASTROS 3RD: Morgan flied out to center; Cedeno flied out to right; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1. PIRATES 4TH: Clemente grounded out (third to first); Stargell grounded out (second to first); Robertson walked; Sanguillen singled [Robertson to second]; Cash singled [Robertson scored, Sanguillen to third, Cash to second (on throw)]; J. Hernandez was walked intentionally; Ellis singled [Sanguillen scored, Cash to third, J. Hernandez to second]; Stennett singled [Cash scored, J. Hernandez scored, Ellis to second]; Oliver grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 4TH: Chiles grounded out (first unassisted); Rader was called out on strikes; Edwards singled; Metzger walked [Edwards to second]; Billingham forced Metzger (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1. PIRATES 5TH: Clemente singled; Stargell walked [Clemente to second]; Robertson struck out; Sanguillen grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Stargell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 5TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan grounded out (second to first); Cedeno singled; Watson singled [Cedeno to third]; Chiles forced Watson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1. PIRATES 6TH: Cash walked; J. Hernandez flied out to center [Cash to second]; Ellis singled [Cash to third]; RAY REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Stennett flied out to center; Oliver grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1. ASTROS 6TH: Rader walked; Edwards forced Rader (second to shortstop); Metzger grounded out (second to first) [Edwards to second]; MENKE BATTED FOR RAY; Menke popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 1. PIRATES 7TH: CULVER REPLACED MENKE (PITCHING); Clemente doubled; Stargell singled [Clemente scored]; Robertson walked [Stargell to second]; Sanguillen forced Robertson (second to shortstop) [Stargell to third]; Cash hit a sacrifice fly to right [Stargell scored]; J. Hernandez reached on an error by Morgan [Sanguillen to second, J. Hernandez to first]; Ellis grounded out (catcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 1. ASTROS 7TH: Alou grounded out (catcher to first); Morgan walked; Cedeno forced Morgan (shortstop to second) [Cedeno to second (error by Stennett)]; Watson singled [Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Chiles flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Astros 2. PIRATES 8TH: Stennett flied out to center; Oliver doubled; Clemente singled [Oliver scored]; GERONIMO REPLACED CULVER (PLAYING LF); HARRIS REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Stargell grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Clemente out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Astros 2. ASTROS 8TH: Rader flied out to right; Edwards walked; Metzger lined into a double play (second to first) [Edwards out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Astros 2. PIRATES 9TH: Robertson was called out on strikes; Sanguillen struck out; Cash made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Astros 2. ASTROS 9TH: Geronimo grounded out (first unassisted); Alou walked; Morgan was called out on strikes; Cedeno singled [Alou to second]; Watson singled [Alou scored (error by Stennett) (unearned) (no RBI), Cedeno to third, Watson to second]; MARTINEZ BATTED FOR HARRIS; GIUSTI REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING); Martinez struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Astros 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Pirates 7 11 2 9 Astros 3 9 1 11

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