Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 91
Played on Monday, July 15, 1974 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  1
PIT N    0  0  0    2  0  0    1  0  x  -   3 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   6
Watson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
M. May c                      2   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Howard pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edwards c                   1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Milbourne pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Gallagher cf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  C. Johnson ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Roberts p                     2   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   1   8   1       1   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-L. May.
E: Helms (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (10,off Ellis); Roberts (2,off Ellis).
GDP: Watson (7,off Ellis); Gross (7,off Ellis).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (1,2nd base off Ellis/Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stennett 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Clines lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Oliver cf                     3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Zisk rf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Robertson 1b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
  Stargell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kirkpatrick 1b              0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Sanguillen c                  4   0   3   1       0   0       6   0
Hebner 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Taveras ss                    4   1   2   1       0   0       3   6
Ellis p                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   3  10   2       1   1      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Stennett-Taveras-Robertson, Stennett-Taveras-Robertson.

BATTING - 
SH: Ellis (4,off Roberts).
HBP: Oliver (2,by Roberts).
GDP: Ellis (1,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Clines (12,2nd base off Roberts/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(6-8)                6.2   9   3   2   1   0   0  31
Forsch                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Scherman                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    10   3   2   1   1   0  36

HBP: Roberts (2,Oliver).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ellis W(4-8)                  9     8   1   1   1   4   0  34


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 9171


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Gross               rf        Stennett            2b
2. Metzger             ss        Clines              lf
3. Watson              lf        Oliver              cf
4. L. May              1b        Zisk                rf
5. M. May              c         Robertson           1b
6. Rader               3b        Sanguillen          c
7. Gallagher           cf        Hebner              3b
8. Helms               2b        Taveras             ss
9. Roberts             p         Ellis               p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to center; Metzger grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Gross to second]; Watson doubled to center
[Gross scored]; L. May flied out to center; M. May popped to
catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Stennett flied out to right; Clines lined to third;
Oliver flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader made an out to shortstop; Gallagher struck
out; Helms made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Zisk flied out to right; Robertson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sanguillen singled to right; Hebner
singled to center [Sanguillen to third]; Taveras forced Hebner
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Roberts doubled to right; Gross lined to right;
Metzger singled to right [Roberts to third]; Watson grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Metzger out
at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Ellis grounded out (shortstop to first); Stennett
flied out to center; Clines grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: L. May grounded out (shortstop to first); M. May
walked; Rader flied out to left; Gallagher grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Oliver singled to second; Zisk singled to right
[Oliver to third]; Robertson made an out to third; Sanguillen
singled to right [Oliver scored, Zisk to second]; Hebner singled
to right [Zisk to third, Sanguillen to second]; Taveras singled
to second [Zisk scored, Sanguillen to third, Hebner to second];
Ellis grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Taveras out at second]; 2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms made an out to second; Roberts singled to
second; Gross grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Roberts out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Stennett flied out to left; Clines singled to
center; Oliver made an out to third; Zisk grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger flied out to left; Watson made an out to
first; L. May popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Robertson popped to third; Sanguillen grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hebner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: M. May singled to right; HOWARD RAN FOR M. MAY;
Rader struck out; Gallagher popped to third in foul territory;
Howard stole second; Helms was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: EDWARDS REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING C ); Taveras
singled to second; Ellis out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Taveras to second]; Stennett grounded out (second to
first) [Taveras to third]; Clines reached on an error by Helms
[Taveras scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Clines stole second;
Oliver was hit by a pitch; Zisk walked [Clines to third, Oliver
to second]; FORSCH REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); STARGELL BATTED
FOR ROBERTSON; Stargell was called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: KIRKPATRICK REPLACED STARGELL (PLAYING 1B); CEDENO
BATTED FOR FORSCH; Cedeno struck out; Gross grounded out
(shortstop to first); Metzger singled to left; Watson flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Sanguillen
singled to center; Hebner forced Sanguillen (pitcher to
shortstop); Taveras flied out to right; Ellis forced Hebner
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
3.

ASTROS 9TH: L. May grounded out (shortstop to first); Edwards
singled to first; MILBOURNE RAN FOR EDWARDS; Rader flied out to
left; C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR GALLAGHER; C. Johnson flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   8   1    6
 Pirates          3  10   0    9


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