Houston Astros 10, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 127
Played on Monday, August 20, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  2  1
HOU N    0  0  0    4  4  0    0  2  x  -  10 12  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clines cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Hebner 3b                     3   1   0   0       1   0       1   3
Oliver 1b                     4   0   2   2       0   0       7   0
Stargell lf                   4   0   0   0       0   4       1   0
Zisk rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Sanguillen c                  3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Stennett 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Maxvill ss                    1   1   0   0       2   1       1   2
Ellis p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lamb p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Parker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  R. Hernandez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   2   2       3   9      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Maxvill-Stennett.
E: Stennett (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Oliver (22,off Richard).
GDP: Parker (1,off Richard).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Oliver (5,2nd base off Richard/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher rf                  5   2   2   0       0   1       2   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   1       2   0       3   5
Cedeno cf                     5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Watson lf                     4   2   2   4       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
  Stewart pr,3b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
May 1b                        4   2   2   3       0   0       9   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   0       1   0       9   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Torres pr,2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     3   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       35  10  12  10       3   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Metzger-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Rader (19,off Lamb); May (20,off R. Hernandez).
HR: May (20,4th inning off Ellis 2 on 2 out); Watson (12,5th inning off Lamb
3 on 2 out).
SH: Richard (1,off Walker).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis L(11-12)                4.1   5   7   3   1   1   1  20
Lamb                          0.2   2   1   1   0   1   1   4
Walker                        2     1   0   0   2   2   0   8
R. Hernandez                  1     4   2   2   0   1   0   7
Totals                        8    12  10   6   3   5   2  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(5-1)                9     2   2   2   3   9   0  31


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 11057


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Clines              cf        Gallagher           rf
2. Hebner              3b        Metzger             ss
3. Oliver              1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Stargell            lf        Watson              lf
5. Zisk                rf        Rader               3b
6. Sanguillen          c         May                 1b
7. Stennett            2b        Edwards             c
8. Maxvill             ss        Helms               2b
9. Ellis               p         Richard             p

PIRATES 1ST: Clines struck out; Hebner grounded out (first
unassisted); Oliver flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger
grounded out (third to first); Cedeno lined to third; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell struck out; Zisk made an out to shortstop;
Sanguillen lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

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

PIRATES 3RD: Stennett struck out; Maxvill struck out; Ellis
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); Helms made
an out to second; Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Clines lined to first; Hebner made an out to
shortstop; Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gallagher singled to center; Metzger reached on an
error by Stennett [Gallagher to second, Metzger to first];
Cedeno flied out to center; Watson forced Metzger (shortstop to
second) [Gallagher to third]; Rader singled to center [Gallagher
scored (unearned), Watson to second]; May homered (unearned)
[Watson scored (unearned), Rader scored (unearned)]; Edwards
grounded out (second to first); 4 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Stargell struck out; Zisk flied out to right;
Sanguillen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms lined to left; Richard singled to second;
Gallagher singled to center [Richard to second]; Metzger walked
[Richard to third, Gallagher to second]; LAMB REPLACED ELLIS
(PITCHING); Cedeno struck out; Watson homered [Richard scored,
Gallagher scored, Metzger scored]; Rader doubled to center;
STEWART RAN FOR RADER; May flied out to right; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

PIRATES 6TH: STEWART STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Stennett
grounded out (second to first); Maxvill walked; PARKER BATTED
FOR LAMB; Parker grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Maxvill out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: WALKER REPLACED PARKER (PITCHING); Edwards walked;
Helms flied out to right; Richard out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Edwards to second]; Gallagher struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

PIRATES 7TH: Clines grounded out (catcher to first); Hebner
lined to right; Oliver singled to center; Oliver stole second;
Stargell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger walked; Cedeno struck out; Watson singled to
left [Metzger to second]; Stewart lined into a double play
(shortstop to second) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

PIRATES 8TH: Zisk lined to third; Sanguillen struck out;
Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: R. HERNANDEZ REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); May doubled
to right; Edwards singled to first [May to third]; Helms singled
to right [May scored, Edwards to second]; TORRES RAN FOR HELMS;
Richard struck out; Gallagher made an out to second; Metzger
singled to center [Edwards scored, Torres to second]; Cedeno
made an out to second; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros
10.

PIRATES 9TH: TORRES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Maxvill walked;
MAY BATTED FOR R. HERNANDEZ; May flied out to center; Clines
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Maxvill to second]; Hebner
walked; Oliver doubled to center [Maxvill scored, Hebner
scored]; Oliver advanced to third because of defensive
indifference [Oliver to third]; Al Oliver ran to 3B when J.R.
Richard pitched from windup; Stargell struck out; 2 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   2   1    2
 Astros          10  12   0    5


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