Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 74
Played on Wednesday, July 5, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    1  0  0    4  1  0    0  0  0  -   6  9  1
HOU N    3  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stennett 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Davalillo lf                  5   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Clemente rf                   3   1   2   2       1   0       1   0
Stargell 1b                   4   1   1   0       0   2       9   0
Oliver cf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Sanguillen c                  4   1   1   2       0   1       8   0
Robertson 3b                  3   1   1   2       0   0       1   2
Alley ss                      4   0   1   0       0   3       1   2
Ellis p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson p                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       35   6   9   6       1  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Sanguillen (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Davalillo (12,off Forsch); Sanguillen (11,off Forsch).
HR: Robertson (5,4th inning off Forsch 1 on 0 out); Clemente (8,5th inning
off Ray 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Robertson (1,by Ray); Stennett (1,by Culver).
GDP: Johnson (1,off Ray).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     4   1   3   2       0   0       3   0
Wynn rf                       3   1   0   0       0   1       3   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   1       0   1       3   1
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Howard c                      3   0   0   0       0   2      10   1
  Stinson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Forsch p                      1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   7   4       1   7      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howard-Metzger-Helms.
E: Watson (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno 2 (20,off Ellis,off Johnson).
SH: Metzger (5,off Ellis).
SF: Rader (5,off Ellis).
HBP: Wynn (2,by Ellis).
IBB: Watson (2,by Ellis).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (23,2nd base off Johnson/Sanguillen).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis                         1.1   5   4   4   1   0   0  11
Johnson W(2-3)                7.2   2   0   0   0   7   0  25
Totals                        9     7   4   4   1   7   0  36

HBP: Ellis (3,Wynn).
IBB: Ellis (4,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(4-3)                 3     8   5   5   0   4   1  17
Ray                           3     1   1   1   0   2   1  10
Culver                        3     0   0   0   1   4   0  11
Totals                        9     9   6   6   1  10   2  38

Forsch faced 5 batters in the 4th inning
WP: Forsch (7).
HBP: Ray (3,Robertson); Culver (3,Stennett).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 23646


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Stennett            2b        Metzger             ss
2. Davalillo           lf        Cedeno              cf
3. Clemente            rf        Wynn                rf
4. Stargell            1b        May                 1b
5. Oliver              cf        Watson              lf
6. Sanguillen          c         Rader               3b
7. Robertson           3b        Helms               2b
8. Alley               ss        Howard              c
9. Ellis               p         Forsch              p

PIRATES 1ST: Stennett struck out; Davalillo doubled to right;
Clemente singled to center [Davalillo scored, Clemente to second
(on throw)]; Stargell struck out; Oliver made an out to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled to second; Cedeno doubled to right
[Metzger scored]; Wynn was hit by a pitch; May singled to center
[Cedeno scored, Wynn to third, May to second (on throw)]; Watson
was walked intentionally; Rader hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Wynn scored]; Helms forced Watson (shortstop to second) [May to
third]; Howard flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Sanguillen struck out; Robertson flied out to
center; Alley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Forsch singled to right; Metzger out on a sacrifice
bunt (first unassisted) [Forsch to second]; Cedeno singled to
left [Forsch scored]; JOHNSON REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING); Cedeno
stole second [Cedeno to third (error by Sanguillen)]; Wynn
struck out; May was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 3RD: Johnson lined to shortstop; Stennett grounded out
(shortstop to first); Davalillo singled to left [Davalillo to
second (error by Watson)]; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Davalillo
to third]; Clemente flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson grounded out (third to first); Rader grounded
out (third to first); Helms singled to left; Howard was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell singled to left; Oliver singled to right
[Stargell to second]; Sanguillen doubled to center [Stargell
scored, Oliver scored]; Robertson homered [Sanguillen scored];
Alley singled to second; RAY REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); On a
bunt Johnson grounded into a double play (catcher to shortstop
to second) [Alley out at second]; Stennett grounded out
(shortstop to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Ray struck out; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); Cedeno doubled to center; Wynn popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Davalillo made an out to third; Clemente homered;
Stargell lined to right; Oliver struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: May flied out to left; Watson lined to right; Rader
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
6, Astros 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanguillen flied out to left; Robertson was hit by
a pitch; Alley was called out on strikes; Johnson flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Helms flied out to center; Howard struck out; MILLER
BATTED FOR RAY; Miller grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

PIRATES 7TH: CULVER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Stennett
grounded out (third to first); Davalillo flied out to right;
Clemente walked; Stargell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger made an out to third; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

PIRATES 8TH: Oliver flied out to center; Sanguillen made an out
to second; Robertson grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: May flied out to left; Watson was called out on
strikes; Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

PIRATES 9TH: Alley struck out; Johnson was called out on
strikes; Stennett was hit by a pitch; Davalillo struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Helms made an out to shortstop; STINSON BATTED FOR
HOWARD; Stinson struck out; STEWART BATTED FOR CULVER; Stewart
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          6   9   1    5
 Astros           4   7   1    5


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