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Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 5

Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 5

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, April 28, 1971 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

LA  N    0  0  0    1  0  4    0  0  0  -   5 11  2
PIT N    0  0  0    2  3  0    2  0  x  -   7 11  0
BATTING
Los Angeles Dodgers   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wills ss               4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Mota lf                4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Davis cf               4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Parker 1b              4   1   3   0       0   0       8   0
Sims c                 4   1   2   3       0   0       6   1
Garvey 3b              4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Crawford rf            4   1   2   2       0   0       3   0
Russell 2b             3   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Sutton p               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  O'Brien p            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lefebvre ph          1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                35   5  11   5       1   4      24   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Davis (4), Russell (4).
BATTING - 
2B: Sims (2,off Blass); Garvey (6,off Blass).
HR: Sims (1,6th inning off Blass 1 on, 2 out); Crawford (1,6th inning off Blass
1 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.
Pittsburgh Pirates    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                5   0   1   1       0   2       1   6
Davalillo 1b           3   2   2   0       0   0       8   0
  Robertson ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Clemente rf            3   1   1   1       1   1       4   0
Stargell lf            4   1   3   3       0   1       1   1
Hebner 3b              2   0   0   1       1   0       2   0
Oliver cf,1b           3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Sanguillen c           4   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Alley ss               4   1   2   1       0   1       2   4
Blass p                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Clines ph,cf         1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                31   7  11   7       4   6      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
PB: Sanguillen (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Davalillo (1,off Sutton); Clemente (3,off Sutton); Stargell (2,off O'Brien).
3B: Alley (2,off Sutton).
SH: Blass (3,off Sutton).
SF: Hebner (1,off Sutton).
IBB: Clemente (1,by O'Brien).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Davalillo (1,2nd base off Sutton/Sims).
CS: Cash (1,2nd base by Sutton/Sims).
PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Sutton                 4.2   9   5   4   0   4   0
O'Brien L(0-1)         3.1   2   2   2   4   2   0
Totals                 8    11   7   6   4   6   0
Pittsburgh Pirates    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Blass W(3-0)           7    10   5   5   1   2   2
Giusti SV(4)           2     1   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 9    11   5   5   1   4   2
WP: O'Brien (4).
BK: O'Brien (2).
IBB: O'Brien (1,Clemente).
Umpires: Chris Pelekoudas, Doug Harvey, Jerry Dale, Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 6191
Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Wills               ss        Cash                2b
2. Mota                lf        Davalillo           1b
3. Davis               cf        Clemente            rf
4. Parker              1b        Stargell            lf
5. Sims                c         Hebner              3b
6. Garvey              3b        Oliver              cf
7. Crawford            rf        Sanguillen          c
8. Russell             2b        Alley               ss
9. Sutton              p         Blass               p

DODGERS 1ST: Wills grounded out (second to first); Mota singled
to right; Davis grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Mota out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash struck out; Davalillo grounded out (second to
first); Clemente grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Pirates 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Parker made an out to center; Sims made an out to
right; Garvey made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell singled to right; Hebner grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Stargell out at
second]; Oliver made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Pirates 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Crawford singled to right; Russell grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Crawford to second]; Sutton made an out to
right; Wills made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Sanguillen singled to center; Alley struck out;
Blass out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Sanguillen to
second]; Cash lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Pirates 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Mota singled to right; Davis struck out; Parker
singled to center [Mota to second]; Sims doubled to left [Mota
scored, Parker out at home (left to shortstop to catcher)];
Garvey lined to second; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Davalillo doubled to left; Clemente struck out;
Stargell singled to center [Davalillo scored, Stargell to third
(error by Davis)]; Hebner hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Stargell scored (unearned)]; Oliver was called out on strikes;
2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Pirates 2.

DODGERS 5TH: Crawford popped to third in foul territory; Russell
walked; Sutton grounded out (second to first) [Russell to
second]; Wills grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Sanguillen singled to center; Alley tripled to
right [Sanguillen scored]; Blass grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cash singled to left [Alley scored]; Cash was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Davalillo singled to
center; Davalillo stole second [Davalillo to third (error by
Russell)]; Clemente doubled to center [Davalillo scored];
O'BRIEN REPLACED SUTTON (PITCHING); Stargell was called out on
strikes; 3 R, 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Pirates 5.

DODGERS 6TH: Mota grounded out (second to first); Davis struck
out; Parker singled to center; Sims homered [Parker scored];
Garvey doubled to left; Sanguillen allowed a passed ball [Garvey
to third]; Crawford homered [Garvey scored]; Russell singled to
right; O'Brien popped to catcher in foul territory; 4 R, 5 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 6TH: Hebner made an out to right; Oliver walked;
Sanguillen made an out to first; Alley popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Pirates 5.

DODGERS 7TH: Wills grounded out (second to first); Mota lined to
right; Davis grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 5, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 7TH: CLINES BATTED FOR BLASS; Clines walked; O'Brien
balked [Clines to second]; Cash was called out on strikes;
ROBERTSON BATTED FOR DAVALILLO; Robertson popped to shortstop in
foul territory; Clemente was walked intentionally; Stargell
doubled to center [Clines scored, Clemente scored]; O'Brien
threw a wild pitch [Stargell to third]; Hebner walked; Oliver
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers
5, Pirates 7.

DODGERS 8TH: CLINES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); OLIVER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GIUSTI REPLACED ROBERTSON (PITCHING);
Parker singled to left; Sims grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Parker out at second]; Garvey struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 8TH: Sanguillen made an out to right; Alley singled to
center; Clines made an out to first; Cash grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Pirates 7.

DODGERS 9TH: Crawford made an out to third; Russell lined to
right; LEFEBVRE BATTED FOR O'BRIEN; Lefebvre struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 5, Pirates 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          5  11   2    4
 Pirates          7  11   0    6

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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