Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Sunday, May 27, 1973 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  2  2    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   6 12  0
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   2  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher cf                  5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    3   2   2   0       1   0       3   1
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Watson lf                     5   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
May 1b                        4   1   3   3       0   1      15   0
Rader 3b                      2   1   0   0       3   2       1   6
Helms 2b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
  Torres 2b                   0   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Jutze c                       5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Roberts p                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       36   6  12   5       6   6      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: May (6,off Blass); Watson (8,off Rooker).
HR: May (6,2nd inning off Blass 0 on 0 out).
SH: Metzger (4,off Blass).
HBP: May (1,by Johnson).
GDP: Jutze (1,off Blass).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Metzger (4,2nd base off McKee/May).
CS: Metzger (3,2nd base by Blass/May).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 3b                   4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Cash 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Sanguillen rf                 4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Robertson 1b                  3   0   1   1       1   0       9   1
Oliver cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Zisk lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
J. Hernandez ss               3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Rooker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
May c                         2   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
  Clines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McNertney c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Blass p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McKee p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alley ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stennett ss                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   5   2       1   1      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. J. Hernandez-Cash-Robertson.

BATTING - 
2B: Robertson (9,off Roberts).
HR: Gonzalez (1,6th inning off Roberts 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(5-2)                9     5   2   2   1   1   1  33


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blass L(2-3)                  2.2   5   4   4   3   1   1  14
McKee                         2.1   3   1   1   1   1   0  11
Johnson                       2     3   1   1   0   1   0  10
Rooker                        2     1   0   0   2   3   0   9
Totals                        9    12   6   6   6   6   1  44

WP: Blass (4).
HBP: Johnson (4,May).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 15386


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Gallagher           cf        Gonzalez            3b
2. Metzger             ss        Cash                2b
3. Wynn                rf        Sanguillen          rf
4. Watson              lf        Robertson           1b
5. May                 1b        Oliver              cf
6. Rader               3b        Zisk                lf
7. Helms               2b        J. Hernandez        ss
8. Jutze               c         May                 c
9. Roberts             p         Blass               p

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher grounded out (second to first); Metzger
walked; Metzger was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Wynn walked; Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Cash
grounded out (third to first); Sanguillen popped to first; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: May homered; Rader walked; Helms singled to center
[Rader to third]; Jutze grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Rader scored (no RBI), Helms out at
second]; Roberts grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Robertson walked; Oliver popped to first; Zisk made
an out to shortstop; J. Hernandez grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gallagher singled to right; Blass threw a wild pitch
[Gallagher to second]; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Gallagher to third]; Wynn struck out; Watson singled
to center [Gallagher scored]; May doubled to left [Watson
scored, May to third (on throw)]; MCKEE REPLACED BLASS
(PITCHING); Rader struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: May grounded out (second to first); McKee grounded
out (third to first); Gonzalez grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze
grounded out (first unassisted); Roberts singled to center;
Gallagher flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Cash singled to left; Sanguillen forced Cash
(pitcher to shortstop); Robertson popped to shortstop; Oliver
singled to right [Sanguillen to third]; Zisk flied out to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger singled to center; Metzger stole second;
Wynn flied out to left; Watson grounded out (first unassisted)
[Metzger to third]; May singled to left [Metzger scored]; Rader
walked [May to second]; Helms flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: J. Hernandez flied out to center; May struck out;
ALLEY BATTED FOR MCKEE; Alley grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: JOHNSON REPLACED ALLEY (PITCHING); Jutze flied out
to left; Roberts popped to third; Gallagher grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Gonzalez homered; Cash grounded out (third to
first); Sanguillen grounded out (pitcher to first); Robertson
made an out to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates
1.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger singled to left; Wynn popped to third;
Watson singled to center [Metzger to second]; May was hit by a
pitch [Metzger to third, Watson to second]; Rader struck out;
Helms singled to second [Metzger scored, Watson to third, May to
second]; Jutze forced Helms (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: TORRES REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Oliver flied
out to left; Zisk popped to catcher; J. Hernandez flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: ROOKER REPLACED J. HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); STENNETT
REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING SS); Roberts grounded out (second to
first); Gallagher flied out to left; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: CLINES BATTED FOR MAY; Clines popped to first;
Stennett popped to first in foul territory; Gonzalez lined to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 9TH: MCNERTNEY REPLACED CLINES (PLAYING C ); Wynn struck
out; Watson doubled to right; May struck out; Rader walked;
Torres walked [Watson to third, Rader to second]; Jutze was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 9TH: Cash grounded out (pitcher to first); Sanguillen
singled to shortstop; Robertson doubled to left [Sanguillen
scored]; Oliver popped to second; Zisk grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  12   0   11
 Pirates          2   5   0    4


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