Houston Astros 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 6
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Sunday, May 14, 1972 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    2  0  2    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   6 12  2
HOU N    3  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   7  7  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Davalillo rf                  4   2   1   0       1   0       2   0
Oliver cf                     4   3   3   1       1   0       2   0
Stargell lf,1b                5   1   3   3       0   0       4   0
Hebner 3b                     2   0   0   2       0   0       0   3
May c                         4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
  Ellis pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alley ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Robertson 1b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
  Sanguillen ph,c             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
J. Hernandez ss               2   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Stennett ph,ss,lf           2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Briles p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kison p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Clines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clemente ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  12   6       3   4      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hebner-Cash-Robertson.
E: Cash (1), J. Hernandez (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Cash (5,off Wilson); May (1,off Ray).
HR: Stargell (6,8th inning off Wilson 1 on 0 out).
SF: Hebner 2 (2,off Wilson 2).
GDP: Cash (1,off Wilson); Robertson (1,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Davalillo (2,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards); Robertson (1,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   1   0   0       1   0       1   6
Stewart 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       9   0
Wynn rf                       4   2   3   1       0   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   2       0   1       6   0
Watson lf                     4   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       4   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Wilson p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7   7   5       3   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rader-Helms-Stewart, Metzger-Helms-Stewart.
E: Edwards (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Cedeno (1,1st inning off Briles 1 on 2 out); Watson (3,1st inning off Briles
0 on 2 out).
GDP: Cedeno (2,off Kison).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles L(2-1)                 1.2   4   6   4   2   1   2  11
Kison                         4.1   3   1   0   1   3   0  18
Giusti                        2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8     7   7   4   3   5   2  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(2-2)                 7    10   6   6   2   3   1  31
Ray SV(3)                     2     2   0   0   1   1   0   9
Totals                        9    12   6   6   3   4   1  40

Wilson faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 14704


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Cash                2b        Metzger             ss
2. Davalillo           rf        Stewart             1b
3. Oliver              cf        Wynn                rf
4. Stargell            lf        Cedeno              cf
5. Hebner              3b        Watson              lf
6. May                 c         Edwards             c
7. Robertson           1b        Rader               3b
8. J. Hernandez        ss        Helms               2b
9. Briles              p         Wilson              p

PIRATES 1ST: Cash flied out to center; Davalillo walked;
Davalillo stole second [Davalillo to third (error by Edwards)];
Oliver singled to center [Davalillo scored]; Stargell singled to
right [Oliver to third]; Hebner hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Oliver scored]; May grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to right; Stewart flied out to
center; Wynn singled to center; Cedeno homered [Wynn scored];
Watson homered; Edwards flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Robertson walked; Robertson stole second; J.
Hernandez struck out; Briles struck out; Cash grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader singled to left; Helms grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Rader to second]; Wilson struck out; Metzger walked;
Stewart walked [Rader to third, Metzger to second]; KISON
REPLACED BRILES (PITCHING); Wynn singled to third [Rader scored,
Metzger to third, Stewart to second]; Cedeno reached on an error
by Cash [Metzger scored (unearned) (no RBI), Stewart scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Wynn to third, Cedeno to first]; Watson
singled to pitcher [Wynn scored (unearned), Cedeno to second];
Edwards walked [Cedeno to third, Watson to second]; Rader flied
out to left; 4 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 7.

PIRATES 3RD: Davalillo singled to right; Oliver singled to right
[Davalillo to third]; Stargell singled to right [Davalillo
scored, Oliver to third]; Hebner hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Oliver scored]; May grounded out (first unassisted) [Stargell
to second]; Robertson grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms popped to shortstop; Wilson struck out;
Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Pirates 4, Astros 7.

PIRATES 4TH: J. Hernandez made an out to third; Kison singled to
left; Cash grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Kison out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 4TH: Stewart flied out to left; Wynn singled to third;
Cedeno grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

PIRATES 5TH: Davalillo flied out to center; Oliver flied out to
center; Stargell made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson reached on an error by J. Hernandez [Watson
to first]; Edwards forced Watson (second to shortstop); Rader
struck out; Helms grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

PIRATES 6TH: Hebner made an out to third; May singled to right;
Robertson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [May out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Wilson struck out; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); Stewart grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

PIRATES 7TH: STENNETT BATTED FOR J. HERNANDEZ; Stennett flied
out to center; CLINES BATTED FOR KISON; Clines struck out; Cash
doubled to left; Davalillo grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: GIUSTI REPLACED CLINES (PITCHING); STENNETT STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Wynn popped to shortstop; Cedeno struck
out; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

PIRATES 8TH: Oliver singled to right; Stargell homered [Oliver
scored]; RAY REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Hebner flied out to
center; May doubled to center; ELLIS RAN FOR MAY; SANGUILLEN
BATTED FOR ROBERTSON; Sanguillen reached on a fielder's choice
[Ellis out at third (shortstop to third)]; Stennett struck out;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: ALLEY REPLACED ELLIS (PLAYING SS); SANGUILLEN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); STENNETT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
STARGELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Rader grounded out (third to first); Helms
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 7.

PIRATES 9TH: CLEMENTE BATTED FOR GIUSTI; Clemente singled to
center; Cash forced Clemente (second to shortstop); Davalillo
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cash to second]; Oliver
walked; Stargell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          6  12   2    7
 Astros           7   7   1    4


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