Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 84
Played on Saturday, July 15, 1972 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
PIT N    1  0  2    1  0  0    1  0  x  -   5 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Miller cf                     2   0   1   0       2   0       2   0
Wynn rf                       3   1   0   0       1   1       4   0
May 1b                        4   0   1   1       0   1      10   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       3   2      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-May, Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: May (16,off Ellis).
SH: Forsch (6,off Ellis).
GDP: May (7,off Ellis); Rader (12,off Ellis).
Team LOB: 7.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clines rf,cf                  4   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Davalillo lf,rf               3   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Oliver cf                     2   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
  Zisk lf                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stargell 1b                   2   1   1   2       2   0      16   0
Sanguillen c                  4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Stennett 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   7
Robertson 3b                  3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Alley ss                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   8
Ellis p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pagan ph                    1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5  10   5       3   4      27  17

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Alley-Stennett-Stargell, Alley-Stennett-Stargell.
E: Stargell (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Davalillo (15,off Forsch); Alley (7,off Forsch).
3B: Clines (2,off Forsch).
HR: Stargell (18,3rd inning off Forsch 1 on 1 out); Pagan (3,7th inning off
Forsch 0 on 0 out).
SH: Davalillo (4,off Ray).
SF: Oliver (5,off Forsch).
GDP: Sanguillen (4,off Forsch).
IBB: Stargell (6,by Ray).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Stennett (1,3rd base off Forsch/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(5-4)                 6     9   5   5   2   3   2  28
Ray                           1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
York                          1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    10   5   5   3   4   2  35

Forsch faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: Ray (3,Stargell).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis W(8-4)                  7     3   1   1   3   0   0  26
Giusti SV(12)                 2     3   0   0   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9     6   1   1   3   2   0  35


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 16202


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Miller
walked; Wynn forced Miller (shortstop to second); May doubled to
center [Wynn scored]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Clines singled to center; Davalillo doubled to left
[Clines to third]; Oliver hit a sacrifice fly to left [Clines
scored]; Stargell grounded out (second to first) [Davalillo to
third]; Sanguillen flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards
made an out to shortstop; Helms flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Stennett singled to right; Robertson walked
[Stennett to second]; Stennett stole third; Alley struck out;
Ellis struck out; Clines grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch grounded out (second to first); Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Miller walked; Wynn grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 3RD: Davalillo singled to right; Oliver flied out to
left; Stargell homered [Davalillo scored]; Sanguillen struck
out; Stennett flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: May grounded out (third to first); Watson flied out
to center; Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Robertson grounded out (third to first); Alley
doubled to left; Ellis grounded out (third to first); Clines
tripled to right [Alley scored]; Davalillo grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms
singled to left; Forsch out on a sacrifice bunt (first
unassisted) [Helms to second]; Metzger flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Stargell
walked; Sanguillen grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Stargell out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Miller grounded out (second to first); Wynn walked;
May grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Stennett flied out to center; Robertson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Alley flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: ZISK REPLACED OLIVER (PLAYING LF); DAVALILLO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); CLINES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF);
Watson singled to center; Rader grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Watson out at second]; Edwards
reached on an error by Stargell [Edwards to first]; Helms made
an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: PAGAN BATTED FOR ELLIS; Pagan homered; Clines
singled to center; RAY REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Davalillo out
on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Clines to second]; Zisk
flied out to right; Stargell was walked intentionally;
Sanguillen flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 5.

ASTROS 8TH: GIUSTI REPLACED PAGAN (PITCHING); STEWART BATTED FOR
RAY; Stewart grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger grounded
out (third to first); Miller singled to center; Wynn struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 8TH: YORK REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Stennett struck
out; Robertson singled to right; Alley lined into a double play
(second to first) [Robertson out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 9TH: May struck out; Watson singled to third; Rader flied
out to right; Edwards singled to right [Watson to second]; Helms
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   0    7
 Pirates          5  10   1    6


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