Houston Astros 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Friday, May 25, 1973 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  3    2  0  1  -   7 11  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Metzger ss                    5   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Wynn rf                       4   1   3   2       1   1       6   0
Watson lf                     5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
May 1b                        4   2   2   3       0   0       6   0
Jutze c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
xTorres 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Reuss p                       4   1   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       37   7  11   6       1   9      27   7

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Torres-May.
E: Metzger (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Jutze (1,off Moose); Watson (7,off Moose).
3B: Metzger (8,off McKee).
HR: May 2 (5,5th inning off Moose 0 on 0 out,6th inning off Moose 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Agee (1,by Moose).
Team LOB: 6.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       4   4
Hebner 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Sanguillen rf                 4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Stargell lf                   4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Robertson 1b                  3   1   2   0       1   0       8   1
Oliver cf                     4   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
Alley ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
May c                         4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Moose p                       1   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zisk ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  McKee p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   2   5   2       4   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Cash (6), May (6).

BATTING - 
3B: Sanguillen (4,off Reuss).
HR: Oliver (8,7th inning off Reuss 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Oliver (7,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(6-1)                  9     5   2   2   4   7   1  36


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moose L(3-4)                  6.1   7   6   4   1   6   2  28
Johnson                       0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
McKee                         2     3   1   1   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9    11   7   5   1   9   2  40

WP: McKee (1).
BK: Moose (1).
HBP: Moose (2,Agee).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 13956


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Agee                cf        Cash                2b
2. Metzger             ss        Hebner              3b
3. Wynn                rf        Sanguillen          rf
4. Watson              lf        Stargell            lf
5. Rader               3b        Robertson           1b
6. May                 1b        Oliver              cf
7. Jutze               c         Alley               ss
8. Torres              2b        May                 c
9. Reuss               p         Moose               p

ASTROS 1ST: Agee was hit by a pitch; Metzger grounded out
(second to first) [Agee to second]; Agee was picked off second
(pitcher to second); Wynn singled to center; Watson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash struck out; Hebner walked; Sanguillen flied
out to right; Stargell popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader made an out to shortstop; May made an out to
second; Jutze grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Robertson singled to left; Oliver forced Robertson
(second to shortstop); Alley flied out to right; May flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Torres grounded out (pitcher to first); Reuss struck
out; Agee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Moose grounded out (third to first); Cash flied out
to right; Hebner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger singled to right; Moose balked [Metzger to
second]; Wynn struck out; Watson struck out; Rader struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

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

ASTROS 5TH: May homered; Jutze doubled to right; Torres struck
out; Reuss grounded out (second to first) [Jutze to third]; Agee
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Alley grounded out (pitcher to first); May struck
out; Moose walked; Cash flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger popped to first; Wynn walked; Watson doubled
to left [Wynn scored]; Rader flied out to right [Watson to
third]; May homered [Watson scored]; Jutze grounded out
(shortstop to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Hebner flied out to left; Sanguillen flied out to
center; Stargell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Torres reached on catcher's interference by May;
Reuss forced Torres (first to shortstop); Agee singled to right
[Reuss to second]; JOHNSON REPLACED MOOSE (PITCHING); Metzger
was called out on strikes; Wynn singled to right [Reuss scored
(unearned), Agee scored (unearned), Wynn to second (error by
Cash)]; Watson lined to second; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: Robertson singled to left; Oliver homered
[Robertson scored]; Alley singled to right; May grounded out
(second to first) [Alley to second]; ZISK BATTED FOR JOHNSON;
Zisk walked; Cash flied out to right; Hebner flied out to right;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MCKEE REPLACED ZISK (PITCHING); Rader singled to
right; May flied out to center; Jutze struck out; Torres forced
Rader (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Sanguillen grounded out (third to first); Stargell
struck out; Robertson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Reuss struck out; Agee grounded out (first
unassisted); Metzger tripled to right; McKee threw a wild pitch
[Metzger scored]; Wynn singled to shortstop; Watson forced Wynn
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates
2.

PIRATES 9TH: Oliver made an out to second; Alley reached on an
error by Metzger [Alley to first]; May flied out to center;
CLINES BATTED FOR MCKEE; Clines struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  11   1    6
 Pirates          2   5   2    7


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