Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2

Regular Season Game 16

Played on Wednesday, May 3, 1972 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 2 6 1 PIT N 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 x - 3 6 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMetzger ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 Cedeno cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Wynn rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 May 1b 3 0 1 1 1 0 11 0 Watson lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Rader 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 Helms 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 Edwards c 3 1 1 0 0 2 7 0 Reuss p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Miller ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Culver p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals33 2 6 2 1 8 24 9FIELDING -DP:1. Culver-Metzger-May.E:Metzger (6).BATTING -2B:Metzger (1,off Ellis); Miller (2,off Kison).Team LOB:5.

Pittsburgh PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO ACash 2b 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 3 Stennett lf 4 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 Clemente rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 Sanguillen c 3 0 1 1 0 0 8 0 Oliver 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 10 0 Clines cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 Hebner 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 Alley ss 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 7 Ellis p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Pagan ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kison p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals29 3 6 3 5 6 27 12BATTING -2B:Pagan (1,off Reuss).3B:Stennett (2,off Reuss).SF:Sanguillen (1,off Reuss).GDP:Sanguillen (1,off Culver).Team LOB:8.BASERUNNING -SB:Cash (1,2nd base off Reuss/Edwards).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPReuss L(2-1) 6 6 3 2 4 5 0 29 Culver 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 6Totals8 6 3 2 5 6 0 35BK:Reuss (1).

Pittsburgh PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPEllis W(2-1) 6 4 1 1 1 6 0 23 Kison SV(1) 3 2 1 1 0 2 0 11Totals9 6 2 2 1 8 0 34WP:Kison (2).Umpires:HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Jerry Dale, 3B - Shag CrawfordTime of Game:2:26Attendance:9522 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros Pittsburgh Pirates 1. Metzger ss Cash 2b 2. Cedeno cf Stennett lf 3. Wynn rf Clemente rf 4. May 1b Sanguillen c 5. Watson lf Oliver 1b 6. Rader 3b Clines cf 7. Helms 2b Hebner 3b 8. Edwards c Alley ss 9. Reuss p Ellis p ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to second; Wynn forced Cedeno (center to second); May forced Wynn (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0. PIRATES 1ST: Cash walked; Cash stole second; Stennett struck out; Clemente reached on an error by Metzger [Cash to third, Clemente to first]; Sanguillen hit a sacrifice fly to left [Cash scored (unearned)]; Oliver singled to center [Clemente to third]; Clines flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 1. ASTROS 2ND: Watson struck out; Rader singled to shortstop; Helms lined to center; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 1. PIRATES 2ND: Hebner singled to center; Alley grounded out (third to first) [Hebner to second]; Ellis struck out; Cash walked; Stennett tripled to left [Hebner scored, Cash scored]; Clemente made an out to first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3. ASTROS 3RD: Reuss struck out; Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3. PIRATES 3RD: Sanguillen singled to center; Oliver lined to right; Clines made an out to catcher; Hebner flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3. ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); May walked; Watson struck out; Rader forced May (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3. PIRATES 4TH: Alley walked; Ellis grounded out (second to first) [Alley to second]; Cash singled to shortstop [Alley to third]; Stennett struck out; Clemente struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3. ASTROS 5TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards struck out; Reuss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3. PIRATES 5TH: Sanguillen grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver struck out; Clines walked; Reuss balked [Clines to second]; Hebner made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3. ASTROS 6TH: Metzger doubled to left; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); May singled to right [Metzger scored, May to second (on throw)]; Watson made an out to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3. PIRATES 6TH: Alley grounded out (shortstop to first); PAGAN BATTED FOR ELLIS; Pagan doubled to left; Cash flied out to center; Stennett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3. ASTROS 7TH: KISON REPLACED PAGAN (PITCHING); Rader grounded out (second to first); Helms made an out to second; Edwards singled to right; MILLER BATTED FOR REUSS; Kison threw a wild pitch [Edwards to third]; Miller doubled to center [Edwards scored]; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 3. PIRATES 7TH: CULVER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Clemente walked; Sanguillen grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Clemente out at second]; Oliver grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 3. ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno flied out to right; Wynn made an out to shortstop; May made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 3. PIRATES 8TH: Clines grounded out (shortstop to first); Hebner grounded out (second to first); Alley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 3. ASTROS 9TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader struck out; Helms struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 2 6 1 5 Pirates 3 6 0 8

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