Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Monday, May 28, 1973 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   2  8  3
PIT N    0  1  0    0  2  0    1  0  x  -   4  9  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher cf                  3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Agee ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       1   0       2   4
Wynn rf,cf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   0       0   2       9   0
Rader 3b                      2   1   0   0       2   1       0   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Jutze c                       2   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
  Edwards ph,c                2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wilson p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph,rf                  2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       3   7      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. May, Helms-Metzger-May.
E: Watson (5), Rader (8), Wilson (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Wilson (2,off Ellis).
HBP: Watson (3,by Ellis).
GDP: Wynn (2,off Ellis); Helms (2,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 9.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   0   2   2       0   0       4   5
Hebner 3b                     3   0   2   0       1   1       0   3
Sanguillen rf                 3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Stargell lf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Oliver cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Robertson 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   2      11   0
May c                         4   2   2   1       0   0       8   0
J. Hernandez ss               3   1   1   0       0   0       1   5
Ellis p                       1   1   0   0       0   1       0   1
  R. Hernandez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davalillo ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   9   3       1   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. J. Hernandez-Cash-Robertson, J. Hernandez-Cash-Robertson.
E: Hebner (6), Sanguillen (7).
PB: May (4).

BATTING - 
HR: May (5,2nd inning off Wilson 0 on 2 out).
SH: Ellis (3,off Wilson).
HBP: Sanguillen (3,by Wilson).
GDP: Oliver (8,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ellis (1,2nd base off Wilson/Jutze); Cash (1,2nd base off Wilson/Jutze).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(4-5)                 5     5   3   2   1   3   1  21
Crawford                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Upshaw                        0.2   3   1   1   0   0   0   5
York                          1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8     9   4   3   1   5   1  34

HBP: Wilson (3,Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis W(4-5)                  6.1   6   2   2   1   4   0  27
R. Hernandez                  0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Johnson                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Giusti SV(5)                  2     2   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9     8   2   2   3   7   0  38

HBP: Ellis (3,Watson).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 21546


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher grounded out (second to first); Metzger
singled to third; Wynn grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash made an out to second; Hebner singled to
right; Sanguillen was hit by a pitch [Hebner to second];
Stargell lined into a double play (first unassisted) [Sanguillen
out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to center; May grounded out (third
to first); Rader grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Robertson
flied out to center; May homered; J. Hernandez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Helms reached on an error by Hebner [Helms to
first]; Jutze struck out; Wilson out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Helms to second]; Gallagher grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Ellis struck out; Cash flied out to left; Hebner
walked; Sanguillen forced Hebner (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); Wynn flied
out to right; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

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

ASTROS 5TH: May struck out; Rader struck out; Helms grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: May singled to right; J. Hernandez popped to first;
Ellis reached on an error by Wilson on a sacrifice bunt [May to
third, Ellis to first]; Ellis stole second; Cash singled to
center [May scored, Ellis scored (error by Rader) (unearned) (no
RBI)]; Doug Rader called for obstruction on Dock Ellis;
Cash stole second; Hebner struck out; Sanguillen popped to
catcher; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Jutze singled to center; STEWART BATTED FOR WILSON;
Stewart forced Jutze (shortstop to second); Gallagher singled to
second [Stewart to second]; Metzger singled to center [Stewart
to third, Gallagher to second]; Wynn struck out; Watson was hit
by a pitch [Stewart scored, Gallagher to third, Metzger to
second]; May popped to catcher; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Stargell
flied out to center; Oliver struck out; Robertson was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader walked; Helms singled to center [Rader to
second]; EDWARDS BATTED FOR JUTZE; Edwards grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Rader to third, Helms to second]; ALOU
BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Alou singled to shortstop [Rader scored,
Helms stayed at second]; R. HERNANDEZ REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING);
AGEE BATTED FOR GALLAGHER; May allowed a passed ball [Helms to
third, Alou to second]; Agee struck out; Metzger walked; JOHNSON
REPLACED R. HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Wynn struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: UPSHAW REPLACED AGEE (PITCHING); ALOU STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); WYNN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); EDWARDS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); May lined to pitcher; J. Hernandez
singled to left [J. Hernandez to second (error by Watson)];
DAVALILLO BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Davalillo grounded out (pitcher to
first) [J. Hernandez to third]; Cash singled to center [J.
Hernandez scored]; Hebner singled to right [Cash to third]; YORK
REPLACED UPSHAW (PITCHING); Sanguillen grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: GIUSTI REPLACED DAVALILLO (PITCHING); Watson singled
to left; May struck out; Rader walked [Watson to second]; Helms
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Rader out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates
4.

PIRATES 8TH: Stargell grounded out (second to first); Oliver
popped to catcher; Robertson singled to left; May forced
Robertson (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Edwards singled to right [Edwards to second (error
by Sanguillen)]; Alou flied out to right; TORRES BATTED FOR
YORK; Torres grounded out (second to first) [Edwards to third];
Metzger made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   3    9
 Pirates          4   9   2    6


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