Houston Astros 2, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Tuesday, May 7, 1974 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  1  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  x  -   2  8  3
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stennett 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Hebner 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Oliver 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Stargell lf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Parker cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Zisk rf                       3   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Sanguillen c                  3   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Taveras ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
  Clines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ellis p                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Kirkpatrick ph              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       27   1   1   0       1   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Taveras-Stennett-Oliver.

BATTING - 
GDP: Zisk (2,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 0.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Stennett (2,2nd base by Griffin/M. May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kelleher ss                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   6
Gross rf,lf                   3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Watson lf                     2   2   2   0       2   0       0   1
  Gallagher rf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   3      13   0
M. May c                      4   0   1   1       0   0       7   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   2       0   2
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Griffin p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       30   2   8   2       3  10      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kelleher-L. May.
E: Rader 2 (7), Griffin (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (9,off Ellis).
3B: M. May (1,off Ellis).
HBP: Cedeno (2,by Ellis).
GDP: Cedeno (1,off Ellis).
IBB: Watson (2,by Ellis).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis L(1-2)                  8     8   2   2   3  10   0  34

WP: Ellis (2).
HBP: Ellis (5,Cedeno).
IBB: Ellis (2,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(4-1)                9     1   1   0   1   7   0  28

BK: Griffin (1).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 1:48   Attendance: 9909


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Stennett            2b        Kelleher            ss
2. Hebner              3b        Gross               rf
3. Oliver              1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Stargell            lf        Watson              lf
5. Parker              cf        L. May              1b
6. Zisk                rf        M. May              c
7. Sanguillen          c         Rader               3b
8. Taveras             ss        Helms               2b
9. Ellis               p         Griffin             p

PIRATES 1ST: Stennett struck out (catcher to first); Hebner
struck out; Oliver grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Kelleher struck out (catcher to first); Gross
singled to left; Cedeno doubled to left [Gross to third]; Watson
was walked intentionally; L. May struck out; M. May grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell singled to left; Parker forced Stargell
(second unassisted); Zisk grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Parker out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Helms struck out; Griffin singled
to left [Griffin out at second (left to second)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Sanguillen made an out to first; Taveras grounded
out (shortstop to first); Ellis was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Kelleher struck out; Gross singled to center; Cedeno
was hit by a pitch [Gross to second]; Watson walked [Gross to
third, Cedeno to second]; L. May struck out; M. May grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); Hebner
struck out; Oliver grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader struck out; Helms grounded out (shortstop to
first); Griffin flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Stargell was called out on strikes; Parker struck
out; Zisk reached on an error by Rader [Zisk to first];
Sanguillen reached on an error by Rader [Zisk to second,
Sanguillen to first]; Griffin balked [Zisk scored (error by
Griffin) (unearned), Sanguillen out at home (left to third to
catcher)]; Tom Griffin threw to 3B, where there was no
runner; it was ruled a balk; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 3 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Kelleher grounded out (second to first); Gross
walked; Cedeno grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Gross out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Ellis
walked; Stennett forced Ellis (shortstop to second); Stennett
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled to center; L. May struck out; Ellis
threw a wild pitch [Watson to second]; M. May grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Watson to third]; Rader singled to center
[Watson scored]; Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Hebner grounded out (second to first); Oliver lined
to first; Stargell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Griffin struck out; Kelleher flied out to right;
Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Parker grounded out (pitcher to first); Zisk flied
out to right; Sanguillen lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson singled to left; L. May
flied out to center; M. May tripled to right [Watson scored];
Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 9TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); GALLAGHER
REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING RF); CLINES BATTED FOR TAVERAS; Clines
flied out to left; KIRKPATRICK BATTED FOR ELLIS; Kirkpatrick
struck out; Stennett made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Pirates 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          1   1   0    0
 Astros           2   8   3    8


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