Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 46
Played on Saturday, May 26, 1973 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  9  2
PIT N    1  0  0    1  4  1    0  0  x  -   7 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Wynn rf                       4   2   1   1       0   1       0   0
Watson lf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   3   1       0   0       0   0
May 1b                        3   0   0   0       1   0       7   2
Jutze c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Torres 2b                     2   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Stewart ph,2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Gallagher ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       1   1      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Torres-May.
E: Agee (1), May (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Wynn (11,8th inning off Briles 0 on 1 out).
SH: Forsch (2,off Briles).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Jutze (1,2nd base by Briles/May).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davalillo 1b                  5   1   2   0       0   2       6   2
Cash 2b                       4   2   2   0       0   0       5   2
Sanguillen rf                 4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Stargell lf                   3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Oliver cf                     4   1   1   2       0   0       4   0
Hebner 3b                     4   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
May c                         4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
J. Hernandez ss               4   0   1   1       0   2       1   1
Briles p                      3   1   2   1       0   0       0   1
  Giusti p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   7  12   6       1   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: J. Hernandez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Stargell (7,off Forsch); Briles (2,off Forsch); Sanguillen (8,off Gladding).
3B: Oliver (2,off Forsch).
HR: Briles (1,6th inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Cash (1,off Gladding).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(4-5)                 5    11   7   6   1   2   1  28
Gladding                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Crawford                      2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        8    12   7   6   1   4   1  37

Forsch faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Briles W(2-5)                 7.1   9   2   2   1   1   1  32
Giusti SV(4)                  1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   2   2   1   1   1  37


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 15768


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Agee                cf        Davalillo           1b
2. Metzger             ss        Cash                2b
3. Wynn                rf        Sanguillen          rf
4. Watson              lf        Stargell            lf
5. Rader               3b        Oliver              cf
6. May                 1b        Hebner              3b
7. Jutze               c         May                 c
8. Torres              2b        J. Hernandez        ss
9. Forsch              p         Briles              p

ASTROS 1ST: Agee flied out to center; Metzger singled to center;
Wynn forced Metzger (shortstop to second); Watson singled to
left [Wynn to second]; Rader singled to left [Wynn scored,
Watson to second]; May walked [Watson to third, Rader to
second]; Jutze flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Davalillo flied out to center; Cash singled to
center; Sanguillen grounded out (first unassisted) [Cash to
second]; Stargell doubled to left [Cash scored]; Oliver flied
out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Torres singled to right; Forsch out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Torres to second]; Agee flied out to
right; Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Hebner flied out to center; May grounded out (first
to pitcher); J. Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Watson flied out
to right; Rader reached on an error by J. Hernandez [Rader to
first]; May flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Briles doubled to right; Davalillo struck out; Cash
flied out to center; Sanguillen made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Jutze singled to center; Jutze was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Torres made an out to second; Forsch
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell lined to shortstop; Oliver made an out to
second; Hebner reached on an error by May [Hebner to first]; May
singled to right [Hebner to second]; J. Hernandez singled to
center [Hebner scored (unearned), May to second]; Briles popped
to catcher; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Agee flied out to right; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Davalillo singled to second; Cash singled to center
[Davalillo scored (error by Agee) (no RBI), Cash to third];
Sanguillen grounded out (shortstop to first); Stargell walked;
Oliver tripled to center [Cash scored, Stargell scored]; Hebner
flied out to left; May singled to second [Oliver scored]; J.
Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson popped to first in foul territory; Rader
singled to left; May popped to catcher; Jutze flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 6TH: Briles homered; Davalillo singled to center;
GLADDING REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Cash grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Davalillo out at second];
Sanguillen doubled to right; Stargell grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 7TH: STEWART BATTED FOR TORRES; Stewart flied out to
center; EDWARDS BATTED FOR GLADDING; Edwards made an out to
shortstop; Agee flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 7TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED EDWARDS (PITCHING); STEWART
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Oliver flied out to left; Hebner
grounded out (first to pitcher); May grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger flied out to center; Wynn homered; Watson
singled to left; Rader singled to left [Watson to second];
GIUSTI REPLACED BRILES (PITCHING); May flied out to right; Jutze
flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 8TH: J. Hernandez struck out; Giusti grounded out
(pitcher to first); Davalillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Stewart grounded out (second to first); GALLAGHER
BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Gallagher grounded out (first to pitcher);
Agee made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   9   2    8
 Pirates          7  12   1    6


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