Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 86
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, July 16, 1972 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  5  1
PIT N    1  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Miller cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Watson lf                     3   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Rader 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   0       1   2
Stewart 1b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
  May ph                      1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Fenwick pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Wilson p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Stinson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       4   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Metzger (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Miller (3,off Kison); Stewart (3,off Kison).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Metzger (5,2nd base by Kison/Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davalillo lf                  4   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Clines rf                     4   0   2   0       0   2       5   0
Oliver cf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Stargell 1b                   4   1   2   1       0   1       8   1
Sanguillen c                  4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Stennett 2b                   3   0   2   1       0   1       2   2
Pagan 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
J. Hernandez ss               3   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Kison p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   8   3       0   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sanguillen-J. Hernandez.

BATTING - 
2B: Stargell 2 (15,off Wilson,off York).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Clines (1,2nd base by Wilson/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(5-7)                 7     7   3   2   0   7   0  28
York                          1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     8   3   2   0   8   0  32

WP: Wilson (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kison W(4-2)                  8.2   4   2   2   4   6   0  33
Giusti SV(13)                 0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     5   2   2   4   6   0  35

WP: Giusti (2).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 49341


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Metzger             ss        Davalillo           lf
2. Miller              cf        Clines              rf
3. Wynn                rf        Oliver              cf
4. Watson              lf        Stargell            1b
5. Edwards             c         Sanguillen          c
6. Rader               3b        Stennett            2b
7. Stewart             1b        Pagan               3b
8. Helms               2b        J. Hernandez        ss
9. Wilson              p         Kison               p

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

PIRATES 1ST: Davalillo reached on an error by Metzger [Davalillo
to first]; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Davalillo to second];
Clines singled to first [Davalillo to third]; Oliver forced
Clines (first to shortstop) [Davalillo scored (unearned)];
Stargell flied out to left; Sanguillen grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Edwards
struck out; Rader flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Stennett struck out; Pagan grounded out (third to
first); J. Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Stewart flied out to right; Helms singled to
pitcher; Wilson struck out; Metzger forced Helms (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Kison grounded out (shortstop to first); Davalillo
struck out; Clines singled to first; Clines was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller doubled to left; Wynn struck out; Watson
struck out; Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Oliver singled to center; Stargell doubled to right
[Oliver scored]; Sanguillen flied out to right [Stargell to
third]; Stennett singled to right [Stargell scored]; Pagan made
an out to third; J. Hernandez singled to center [Stennett to
second]; Kison struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader flied out to center; Stewart doubled to left;
Helms made an out to shortstop; Wilson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Davalillo flied out to left; Clines struck out;
Oliver flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger walked; Miller struck out while Metzger was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Wynn walked;
Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Stargell struck out; Sanguillen flied out to right;
Stennett singled to right; Pagan flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards grounded out (first to pitcher); Rader
grounded out (third to first); Stewart grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: J. Hernandez grounded out (third to first); Kison
struck out; Davalillo grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Helms singled to center; STINSON BATTED FOR WILSON;
Stinson lined to right; Metzger forced Helms (third to second);
Miller flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: YORK REPLACED STINSON (PITCHING); Clines struck
out; Oliver grounded out (second to first); Stargell doubled to
left; Sanguillen grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn flied out to center; Watson walked; Edwards
made an out to shortstop; Rader walked [Watson to second]; MAY
BATTED FOR STEWART; GIUSTI REPLACED KISON (PITCHING); Giusti
threw a wild pitch [Watson to third, Rader to second]; May
singled to right [Watson scored, Rader scored]; FENWICK RAN FOR
MAY; Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   5   1    6
 Pirates          3   8   0    5


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