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Pittsburgh Pirates 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4 (1)

Pittsburgh Pirates 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4 (1)

Day

Game Played on Monday, September 3, 1973 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

STL N    1  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  -   4 11  1
PIT N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  0    1  -   5 16  3
BATTING
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf               6   2   3   0       0   0       2   0
Sizemore 2b            4   1   1   0       1   0       3   4
J. Cruz cf,rf          4   0   0   2       0   0       5   0
Simmons c              6   0   3   1       0   0       6   0
McCarver 1b            4   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
  Torre 1b             1   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Carbo rf               3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Heintzelman ph       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hrabosky p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agee ph              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McBride ph           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Segui p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hughes ph            1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Fisher p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reitz 3b               6   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Tyson ss               6   1   2   0       0   0       2   6
Cleveland p            3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pena p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melendez ph,cf       3   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Totals                49   4  11   4       2   5      36  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: J. Cruz (5).
BATTING - 
2B: Brock (24,off Briles); Simmons (29,off Briles); Melendez (15,off R. Hernandez).
SH: Sizemore (18,off Briles); J. Cruz (5,off R. Hernandez).
SF: J. Cruz (7,off Briles).
IBB: Torre (12,by R. Hernandez).
Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock 3 (57,2nd base off Briles/May,3rd base off Briles/May,2nd base off
Giusti/Sanguillen).
Pittsburgh Pirates    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stennett 2b,ss         6   1   1   0       0   1       2   1
Parker cf              4   1   4   0       0   0       2   0
  Augustine cf         1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Giusti p             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Oliver 1b              6   1   2   2       0   1      14   1
Stargell lf            5   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Zisk rf                6   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Hebner 3b              6   1   3   1       0   0       0   1
May c                  3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Rooker pr            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Hernandez p       1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Clines cf            1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
J. Hernandez ss        2   0   0   0       0   0       1   6
  Sanguillen ph,c      3   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Briles p               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cash ph,2b           3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Totals                50   5  16   5       0   6      39  15
FIELDING - 
E: Stennett (13), Oliver (11), J. Hernandez (7).
BATTING - 
2B: Hebner (23,off Cleveland); Parker (5,off Cleveland).
HR: Oliver (19,8th inning off Cleveland 1 on, 0 out); Stargell (37,8th inning
off Cleveland 0 on, 0 out); Hebner (21,13th inning off Fisher 0 on, 0 out).
SF: Stargell (4,off Cleveland).
Team LOB: 10.
PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Cleveland              7.2  12   4   4   0   1   2
Pena                   0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0
Hrabosky               1     1   0   0   0   2   0
Segui                  3     1   0   0   0   3   0
Fisher L(1-1)          0     1   1   1   0   0   1
Totals                12    16   5   5   0   6   3
Pittsburgh Pirates    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Briles                 7     5   3   3   1   2   0
R. Hernandez           2.2   3   1   1   1   0   0
Giusti W(9-2)          3.1   3   0   0   0   3   0
Totals                13    11   4   4   2   5   0
IBB: R. Hernandez (8,Torre).
Umpires: Bruce Froemming, Terry Tata, Ed Vargo, Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 3:13   
Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Brock               lf        Stennett            2b
2. Sizemore            2b        Parker              cf
3. J. Cruz             cf        Oliver              1b
4. Simmons             c         Stargell            lf
5. McCarver            1b        Zisk                rf
6. Carbo               rf        Hebner              3b
7. Reitz               3b        May                 c
8. Tyson               ss        J. Hernandez        ss
9. Cleveland           p         Briles              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock doubled to right; Sizemore made an out to
first [Brock to third]; J. Cruz grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Brock scored]; Simmons singled to center; McCarver
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates
0.

PIRATES 1ST: Stennett singled to left; Parker singled to center
[Stennett to second]; Oliver forced Parker (first to shortstop)
[Stennett to third]; Stargell hit into a double play (right to
first) [Stennett scored, Oliver out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: Carbo made an out to right; Reitz made an out to
right; Tyson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Zisk was called out on strikes; Hebner doubled to
right; May grounded out (first unassisted) [Hebner to third]; J.
Hernandez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Pirates 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Cleveland struck out; Brock singled to first;
Brock stole second; Brock stole third; Sizemore walked; J. Cruz
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Brock scored, Sizemore to
second]; Simmons doubled to center [Sizemore scored]; McCarver
made an out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 3RD: Briles grounded out (shortstop to first); Stennett
grounded out (second to first); Parker doubled to right; Oliver
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Pirates 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Carbo grounded out (second to first); Reitz
grounded out (pitcher to first); Tyson grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell popped to third in foul territory; Zisk
made an out to center; Hebner made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Cleveland popped to first; Brock grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: May grounded out (shortstop to first); J. Hernandez
popped to first in foul territory; Briles grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: J. Cruz reached on an error by Oliver [J. Cruz to
second]; Simmons singled to shortstop; McCarver made an out to
left; Carbo struck out; Reitz reached on an error by J.
Hernandez [J. Cruz to third, Simmons to second, Reitz to first];
Tyson made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); Parker
singled to center; Oliver singled to center [Parker to third,
Oliver to second (error by J. Cruz)]; Stargell popped to
shortstop; Zisk made an out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cleveland grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to
first); Brock made an out to left; Sizemore popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Hebner popped to second; May singled to center;
ROOKER RAN FOR MAY; SANGUILLEN BATTED FOR J. HERNANDEZ;
Sanguillen singled to center [Rooker to second]; CASH BATTED FOR
BRILES; Cash lined to left; Stennett made an out to center; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: SANGUILLEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); CASH
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); STENNETT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); R. HERNANDEZ REPLACED ROOKER (PITCHING); J. Cruz popped to
catcher in foul territory; Simmons popped to second; McCarver
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: TORRE REPLACED MCCARVER (PLAYING 1B); Parker
singled to right; Oliver homered [Parker scored]; Stargell
homered; Zisk grounded out (shortstop to first); Hebner made an
out to center; R. Hernandez singled to right; PENA REPLACED
CLEVELAND (PITCHING); Sanguillen singled to center [R. Hernandez
to second]; Cash forced Sanguillen (shortstop to second); 3 R, 5
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: AUGUSTINE REPLACED PARKER (PLAYING CF);
HEINTZELMAN BATTED FOR CARBO; Heintzelman popped to
shortstop; Debut game for Dave Augustine; Reitz made an
out to right; Tyson singled to right; MELENDEZ BATTED FOR PENA;
Melendez doubled to center [Tyson scored]; Brock made an out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: MELENDEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); J. CRUZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); HRABOSKY REPLACED HEINTZELMAN
(PITCHING); Stennett was called out on strikes; Augustine
singled to right; Oliver struck out; Stargell made an out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 10TH: Sizemore singled to center; J. Cruz out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Sizemore to second]; Simmons
made an out to center [Sizemore to third]; Torre was walked
intentionally; AGEE BATTED FOR HRABOSKY; GIUSTI REPLACED
AUGUSTINE (PITCHING); CLINES REPLACED R. HERNANDEZ (PLAYING CF);
MCBRIDE BATTED FOR AGEE; McBride was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 10TH: SEGUI REPLACED MCBRIDE (PITCHING); Zisk grounded
out (shortstop to first); Hebner singled to shortstop; Clines
was called out on strikes; Sanguillen popped to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 11TH: Reitz made an out to right; Tyson singled to
right; Melendez struck out; Brock singled to right [Tyson to
third]; Brock stole second; Sizemore grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 11TH: Cash grounded out (third to first); Stennett made
an out to center; Giusti was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 12TH: J. Cruz grounded out (second to first); Simmons
grounded out (second to first); Torre struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 12TH: Oliver made an out to center; Stargell made an out
to right; Zisk struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 13TH: HUGHES BATTED FOR SEGUI; Hughes singled to left;
Reitz forced Hughes (first to shortstop) [Reitz to second (error
by Stennett)]; Tyson made an out to center; Melendez made an out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 13TH: FISHER REPLACED HUGHES (PITCHING); Hebner hit an
inside the park homer to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
4, Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4  11   1   11
 Pirates          5  16   3   10

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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