Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Tuesday, August 21, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    2  0  2    0  1  1  -   6  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  1  -   3  9  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clines cf                     4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Hebner 3b                     3   2   1   1       0   0       0   3
Oliver 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0      11   0
Stargell lf                   3   1   1   2       0   2       1   0
Zisk rf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Sanguillen c                  4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Stennett 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       5   5
Maxvill ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Morlan p                      3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   8   4       3   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Stennett-Oliver, Maxvill-Stennett-Oliver, Maxvill-Stennett-Oliver.

BATTING - 
2B: Stargell (33,off Wilson); Zisk (15,off Crawford); Stennett (15,off Crawford).
SF: Hebner (4,off Wilson); Stargell (3,off Crawford).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Oliver (6,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gallagher rf                  4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       4   1
Watson lf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
  Campbell lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
May 1b                        4   1   1   1       0   2       7   0
Edwards c                     4   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   3
Wilson p                      2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Stewart ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   3   9   3       2   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Wilson (4).
PB: Edwards (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (4,off Morlan).
HR: Edwards (5,5th inning off Morlan 0 on 1 out); May (21,9th inning off Morlan
0 on 1 out).
GDP: Watson (15,off Morlan); Rader (9,off Morlan).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morlan W(2-1)                 9     9   3   3   2   7   2  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(9-14)                7     3   4   4   3   4   0  27
Crawford                      2     5   2   2   0   0   0  10
Totals                        9     8   6   6   3   4   0  37

WP: Wilson 3 (6).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 11094


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. Morlan              p         Wilson              p

PIRATES 1ST: Clines struck out; Hebner made an out to second;
Oliver grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gallagher singled to right; Metzger singled to
center [Gallagher to third]; Cedeno struck out; Watson lined
into a double play (second to first) [Metzger out at first]; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell struck out; Zisk grounded out (shortstop
to first); Sanguillen lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader popped to first in foul territory; May struck
out; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); Maxvill
grounded out (shortstop to first); Morlan grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

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

PIRATES 4TH: Clines made an out to first; Hebner singled to
right; Oliver flied out to center; Stargell doubled to right
[Hebner scored]; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Stargell to third];
Wilson threw a wild pitch [Stargell scored]; Zisk struck out; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger singled to left; Cedeno singled to left
[Metzger to second]; Watson grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Metzger to third, Cedeno out at
second]; Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Sanguillen popped to catcher in foul territory;
Stennett flied out to center; Maxvill flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: May struck out; Edwards homered; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wilson doubled to left; Gallagher singled
to right [Wilson scored]; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Morlan walked; Edwards allowed a passed ball
[Morlan to second]; Clines walked; Clines was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Wilson [Morlan to third, Clines to
second]; Hebner hit a sacrifice fly to right [Morlan scored,
Clines to third]; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Clines scored];
Oliver singled to right; Oliver stole second; Stargell struck
out; Zisk walked; Sanguillen lined to left; 2 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory; Watson
walked; Rader grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
4, Astros 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Stennett flied out to left; Maxvill flied out to
right; Morlan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: May grounded out (third to first); Edwards made an
out to shortstop; Helms walked; STEWART BATTED FOR WILSON;
Stewart singled to right [Helms to second]; Gallagher grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros
2.

PIRATES 8TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Clines
singled to center; Hebner forced Clines (pitcher to shortstop);
Oliver singled to right [Hebner to third]; Stargell hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Hebner scored]; Zisk doubled to center
[Oliver out at home (center to second to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
struck out; Watson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 2.

PIRATES 9TH: CAMPBELL REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); Sanguillen
made an out to second; Stennett doubled to right; Maxvill flied
out to center; Morlan singled to center [Stennett scored];
Clines forced Morlan (shortstop unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); May homered;
Edwards flied out to left; Helms made an out to second; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          6   8   0    4
 Astros           3   9   1    5


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