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Cincinnati Reds 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 3

Cincinnati Reds 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 3

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 11, 1972 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

PIT N    0  2  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  0
CIN N    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  2  -   4  7  1
BATTING
Pittsburgh Pirates    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stennett lf            4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Oliver cf              3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Clemente rf            3   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Stargell 1b            4   0   0   0       0   2      12   0
  Robertson 1b         0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Sanguillen c           4   2   2   0       0   0       5   0
Hebner 3b              4   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Cash 2b                4   0   2   2       0   0       2   5
Alley ss               4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Blass p                3   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
  Hernandez p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moose p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                33   3   8   2       1   7      26  11
BATTING - 
2B: Hebner (1,off Gullett).
SH: Oliver (1,off Hall).
IBB: Clemente (1,by Hall).
Team LOB: 5.
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                3   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Morgan 2b              4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Tolan cf               4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Bench c                4   1   2   1       0   0       7   1
Perez 1b               4   0   1   0       0   2       8   1
  Foster pr            0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 3b               3   0   1   0       1   0       1   4
Geronimo rf            4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Chaney ss              4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Gullett p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Uhlaender ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hague ph             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Concepcion pr        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carroll p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McRae ph             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   4   7   3       2   5      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Chaney (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Rose (4,off Blass).
HR: Geronimo (1,5th inning off Blass 0 on, 0 out); Bench (1,9th inning off
Giusti 0 on, 0 out).
SH: Gullett (1,off Blass); Rose (1,off Blass).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Blass                  7.1   4   2   2   2   4   1
Hernandez              0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0
Giusti L(0-1)          0     3   2   2   0   0   1
Moose                  0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 8.2   7   4   4   2   5   2
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gullett                3     6   3   3   0   2   0
Borbon                 2     1   0   0   0   1   0
Hall                   3     1   0   0   1   4   0
Carroll W(1-1)         1     0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9     8   3   3   1   7   0
WP: Moose (1), Gullett (1).
IBB: Hall (1,Clemente).
Umpires: Augie Donatelli, John Kibler, Harry Wendelstedt, Ken Burkhart, Bill Williams, Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 41887
Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Cincinnati Reds          
1. Stennett            lf        Rose                lf
2. Oliver              cf        Morgan              2b
3. Clemente            rf        Tolan               cf
4. Stargell            1b        Bench               c
5. Sanguillen          c         Perez               1b
6. Hebner              3b        Menke               3b
7. Cash                2b        Geronimo            rf
8. Alley               ss        Chaney              ss
9. Blass               p         Gullett             p

PIRATES 1ST: Stennett made an out to right; Oliver was called
out on strikes; Clemente singled to center; Stargell popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Morgan made an
out to center; Tolan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Reds 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Sanguillen singled to left; Hebner doubled to right
[Sanguillen scored (error by Chaney), Hebner to third (on
throw)]; Cash singled to center [Hebner scored]; Gullett threw a
wild pitch [Cash to second]; Alley made an out to center; Blass
struck out; Stennett grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench popped to first; Perez struck out; Menke walked;
Geronimo grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Reds 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Oliver grounded out (third to first); Clemente made
an out to center; Stargell popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Chaney singled to right; Gullett out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Chaney to second]; Rose doubled to
right [Chaney scored]; Morgan grounded out (second to first)
[Rose to third]; Tolan grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Sanguillen singled to center; Hebner singled to
center [Sanguillen to second]; BORBON REPLACED GULLETT
(PITCHING); Cash singled to center [Sanguillen scored, Hebner to
second]; Alley made an out to right; Blass grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cash out at second];
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Bench grounded out (third to first); Perez struck out;
Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Reds 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Stennett grounded out (first to pitcher); Oliver
made an out to left; Clemente was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Geronimo homered; Chaney struck out; UHLAENDER BATTED
FOR BORBON; Uhlaender grounded out (first unassisted); Rose
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 2.

PIRATES 6TH: HALL REPLACED UHLAENDER (PITCHING); Stargell struck
out; Sanguillen made an out to left; Hebner grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Morgan made an out to right; Tolan grounded out
(second to first); Bench singled to center; Perez made an out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Cash made an out to left; Alley was called out on
strikes; Blass struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Menke made an out to left; Geronimo grounded out
(first unassisted); Chaney grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Stennett singled to center; Oliver out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Stennett to second];
Clemente was walked intentionally; Stargell was called out on
strikes; Sanguillen grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: ROBERTSON REPLACED STARGELL (PLAYING 1B); HAGUE BATTED
FOR HALL; Hague walked; CONCEPCION RAN FOR HAGUE; Rose out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Concepcion to second];
HERNANDEZ REPLACED BLASS (PITCHING); Morgan grounded out (second
to first) [Concepcion to third]; Tolan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 2.

PIRATES 9TH: CARROLL REPLACED CONCEPCION (PITCHING); Hebner
popped to third in foul territory; Cash grounded out (third to
first); Alley grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: GIUSTI REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Bench homered;
Perez singled to center; FOSTER RAN FOR PEREZ; Menke singled to
left [Foster to second]; MOOSE REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING);
Geronimo made an out to right [Foster to third]; Chaney popped
to shortstop; MCRAE BATTED FOR CARROLL; Moose threw a wild pitch
[Foster scored]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3   8   0    5
 Reds             4   7   1    5

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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