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Sunday July 12, 1970
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Triggered by Al Oliver, who hit a homer, the Pirates scored three runs in the 10th inning and then staved off a rally by the Cardinals to emerge with a 7-6 victory to increase their Eastern division lead over the Mets to 1½ games. The defeat was the seventh in succession for the Cardinals.

After Oliver broke a 4-4 tie with his homer, a triple by Manny Sanguillen, intentional pass to Gene Alley and singles by Johnny Jeter and Matty Alou added two runs. Dave Giusti was credited with his seventh straight victory in relief and second in successive games against his former Cardinal teammates, but the Pirates had to call on both Bob Veale and Bruce Dal Canton before putting the game away. Dal Canton retired Dick Allen on a grounder with two men on base for the final out. [The Sporting News]


Pittsburgh Pirates 7, St. Louis Cardinals 6

Game Played on Sunday, July 12, 1970 (Day game) at Busch Stadium II

Pirates      0  0  1    2  0  1    0  0  0    3  -   7 13  4
Cardinals    0  1  1    0  0  0    1  0  1    2  -   6 16  1


Pirates              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Cardinals            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Alou cf               6   0   3   1     0   0   .295      Brock lf              5   2   2   0     1   1   .289
Hebner 3b             6   0   0   0     0   1   .286      Davalillo cf          6   1   3   1     0   1   .323
Clemente rf           4   0   0   0     1   1   .355      Carl Taylor rf        5   0   3   2     1   0   .268
Oliver 1b             4   1   2   1     1   0   .271      Allen 1b              4   0   0   0     2   1   .286
Stargell lf           3   0   0   0     1   1   .239      Torre c               5   0   2   1     0   2   .307
  Giusti p            1   0   0   0     0   1   .250      Javier 2b             5   1   3   0     0   0   .240
  Veale p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .130      Shannon 3b            5   1   1   0     0   0   .165
  Dal Canton p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Crosby ss             2   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Sanguillen c          5   2   2   0     0   1   .308        Cardenal ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .309
Alley ss              4   3   2   1     1   0   .263        Linzy p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Mazeroski 2b          5   1   3   1     0   1   .212        Lee ph              1   0   0   0     0   1   .243
Blass p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .083        Hrabosky p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Pena p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Campisi p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Clines ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .500        Gibson ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .379
  Gibbon p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Torrez p              1   0   1   1     0   0   .220
  Pagan ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .226        Carlton p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .256
  Walker p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .167        Beauchamp ph        1   0   0   0     0   0   .224
  Jeter lf            2   0   1   1     0   0   .227        Briles p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .100
                                                            Hague ph            1   0   1   0     0   0   .294
                                                            Maxvill pr,ss       2   1   0   0     0   0   .193

Totals               42   7  13   5     4   7             Totals               45   6  16   5     4   7

Time of Game: 3:21   Attendance: 45,776
Left on Base: Pirates 10, Cardinals 13
DP: Pirates 2, Cardinals 1
Errors: Alou, Sanguillen, Pena, Gibbon, Carl Taylor
Triples: Alley (2), Sanguillen (3)
Home Runs: Oliver (10)
Stolen Bases: Alou (10), Davalillo (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Pena (1)
GIDP: Jeter (3), Allen (7)


Pirates                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Blass                   1     2   1   0   0   0   0   5   3.64
Pena                    2     3   1   1   0   2   0   9   3.09
Gibbon                  2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7   6.89
Walker                  1.2   2   1   1   2   0   0   8   3.63
Giusti W(7-0)           3     7   3   2   1   5   0  17   2.45
Veale                   0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2   3.70
Dal Canton SV(1)        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   3.38
Totals                 10    16   6   4   4   7   0  49

Cardinals              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Torrez                  2.2   2   1   1   3   2   0  13   3.85
Carlton                 1.1   3   2   2   0   1   0   7   3.49
Briles                  3     2   1   0   0   2   0  12   8.04
Linzy                   1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4   4.64
Hrabosky L(1-1)         1.1   2   2   2   0   1   1   6   3.68
Campisi                 0.2   2   1   1   1   1   0   5   3.30
Totals                 10    13   7   6   4   7   1  47

Wild Pitches: Walker (2), Veale (6), Torrez 2 (8), Carlton (8)

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Frank Dezelan


PIRATES 1ST: Alou flied out to center; Hebner popped to
shortstop; Clemente was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (second to first); Davalillo
singled to second; Carl Taylor flied out to center; Allen popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Cardinals 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Oliver popped to first in foul territory; Stargell
walked; Sanguillen flied out to center; Alley flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Torre singled to center; PENA REPLACED BLASS
(PITCHING); Javier reached on an error by Pena [Torre to third,
Javier to first]; Shannon reached on a fielder's choice [Torre
out at home (third to catcher), Javier to second]; Crosby forced
Shannon (second unassisted) [Javier to third]; Debut game for
Ed Crosby; Torrez singled to left [Javier scored (unearned),
Crosby to second]; Brock struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 0, Cardinals 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Mazeroski singled to center; Pena out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Mazeroski to second]; Alou
singled to right [Mazeroski to third]; Torrez threw a wild pitch
[Mazeroski scored, Alou to second]; Torrez threw a wild pitch
[Alou to third]; Hebner struck out; Clemente walked; Oliver
walked [Clemente to second]; CARLTON REPLACED TORREZ (PITCHING);
Stargell popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Davalillo singled to center; Davalillo stole
second [Davalillo to third (error by Sanguillen)]; Carl Taylor
singled to center [Davalillo scored]; Allen grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Carl Taylor out at
second]; Torre struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Cardinals 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Sanguillen singled to center; Alley tripled to
center [Sanguillen scored]; Carlton threw a wild pitch [Alley
scored]; Mazeroski popped to second; CLINES BATTED FOR PENA;
Clines struck out; Alou singled to left; Alou stole second;
Hebner grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Pirates 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: GIBBON REPLACED CLINES (PITCHING); Javier singled
to left; Javier was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Gibbon [Javier to second]; Shannon popped to shortstop; Crosby
popped to third in foul territory; BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR CARLTON;
Beauchamp grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Pirates 3, Cardinals 2.

PIRATES 5TH: BRILES REPLACED BEAUCHAMP (PITCHING); Clemente
grounded out (second to first); Oliver popped to third in foul
territory; Stargell popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Brock grounded out (second to first); Davalillo
flied to left in foul territory; Carl Taylor flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Cardinals 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanguillen struck out; Alley reached on an error by
Carl Taylor [Alley to third]; Mazeroski singled to center [Alley
scored (unearned)]; PAGAN BATTED FOR GIBBON; Pagan flied out to
right; Alou flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Pirates 4, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: WALKER REPLACED PAGAN (PITCHING); Allen walked;
Torre forced Allen (third to second); Walker threw a wild pitch
[Torre to second]; Javier singled to shortstop [Torre stayed at
second]; Shannon lined into a double play (second to shortstop)
[Torre out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4,
Cardinals 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Hebner grounded out (first unassisted); Clemente
flied out to center; Oliver singled to right; Stargell struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: CARDENAL BATTED FOR CROSBY; Cardenal popped to
first in foul territory; HAGUE BATTED FOR BRILES; Hague singled
to right; MAXVILL RAN FOR HAGUE; Brock walked [Maxvill to
second]; Davalillo forced Brock (shortstop to second) [Maxvill
to third]; GIUSTI REPLACED STARGELL (PITCHING); JETER REPLACED
WALKER (PLAYING LF); Carl Taylor singled to center [Maxvill
scored, Davalillo to third]; Allen walked [Carl Taylor to
second]; Torre was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
Pirates 4, Cardinals 3.

PIRATES 8TH: MAXVILL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); LINZY REPLACED
CARDENAL (PITCHING); Sanguillen grounded out (shortstop to
first); Alley singled to center; Mazeroski singled to right
[Alley to third]; Jeter grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Mazeroski out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 4, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 8TH: Javier singled to center; Shannon forced Javier
(pitcher to shortstop); LEE BATTED FOR LINZY; Lee struck out;
Maxvill grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Pirates 4, Cardinals 3.

PIRATES 9TH: HRABOSKY REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); Alou flied out to
center; Hebner grounded out (first unassisted); Clemente
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
4, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: Brock singled to left; Davalillo struck out; Carl
Taylor singled to left [Brock to second]; Allen struck out;
Torre singled to right [Brock scored, Carl Taylor to third];
Javier grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Pirates 4, Cardinals 4.

PIRATES 10TH: Oliver homered; Giusti struck out; Sanguillen
tripled to left; CAMPISI REPLACED HRABOSKY (PITCHING); Alley was
walked intentionally; Mazeroski struck out; Jeter singled to
center [Sanguillen scored, Alley to second]; Alou singled to
left [Alley scored, Jeter to second]; Hebner grounded out (first
unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 10TH: Shannon singled to left; GIBSON BATTED FOR
CAMPISI; Gibson struck out; Maxvill flied out to right; Brock
singled to center [Shannon scored (error by Alou) (no RBI),
Brock to third]; VEALE REPLACED GIUSTI (PITCHING); Davalillo
singled to left [Brock scored (unearned)]; Veale threw a wild
pitch [Davalillo to second]; Carl Taylor walked; DAL CANTON
REPLACED VEALE (PITCHING); Allen grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Cardinals 6.



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