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Thursday August 12, 1971
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An error by Gene Alley opened the gates and the Cardinals rode through for three unearned runs to defeat the Pirates, 3-2. The Pirates counted in the first inning on a double by Dave Cash, safe bunt by Gene Clines and double by Roberto Clemente, but Steve Carlton held them in check for the rest of the game.

Alley failed to come up with a grounder by Dal Maxvill to open the sixth. Carlton helped himself with a single and Ted Sizemore doubled to drive in Maxvill. Carlton scored on an infield out by Matty Alou. Joe Torre then singled to drive in Sizemore with the deciding run. [The Sporting News]


St. Louis Cardinals 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 2

Game Played on Thursday, August 12, 1971 (Night game) at Three Rivers Stadium

Cardinals    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
Pirates      2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  2


Cardinals            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Pirates              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Brock lf              1   0   0   0     0   1   .322      Cash 2b,3b            4   1   1   0     0   0   .309
  Kubiak 2b           3   1   0   0     0   0   .224      Clines cf             3   1   1   0     1   1   .304
Sizemore 2b,lf        3   1   1   1     1   0   .268      Clemente rf           4   0   1   2     0   0   .325
Alou rf               4   0   1   1     0   0   .322      Stargell lf           3   0   0   0     1   3   .304
Torre 3b              4   0   2   1     0   1   .356      Sanguillen c          4   0   2   0     0   1   .328
Simmons c             4   0   0   0     0   1   .303      Robertson 1b          3   0   2   0     1   0   .267
Beauchamp 1b          3   0   0   0     0   1   .238        Davalillo pr        0   0   0   0     0   0   .286
  Hague 1b            1   0   0   0     0   0   .212      Hebner 3b             2   0   0   0     0   2   .292
Cruz cf               4   0   0   0     0   1   .252        Mazeroski ph,2b     1   0   0   0     0   0   .262
Maxvill ss            4   1   0   0     0   1   .222      Alley ss              4   0   1   0     0   0   .240
Carlton p             3   0   1   0     0   1   .186      Walker p              2   0   0   0     0   2   .028
                                                            Stennett ph         1   0   0   0     0   1   .281
                                                            Miller p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            J. Hernandez ph     1   0   0   0     0   0   .215

Totals               34   3   5   3     1   7             Totals               32   2   8   2     3  10

Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 21,805
Left on Base: Cardinals 5, Pirates 7
DP: Cardinals 1, Pirates 0
Errors: Cash, Alley
Doubles: Sizemore (11), Cash (15), Clemente (22)
Caught Stealing: Clemente (2), Clines (6)
Sacrifice Hits: Mazeroski (2)


Cardinals              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Carlton W(16-6)         9     8   2   2   3  10   0  36   3.54
Totals                  9     8   2   2   3  10   0  36

Pirates                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Walker L(5-8)           7     4   3   0   0   6   0  27   3.43
Miller                  2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8   1.73
Totals                  9     5   3   0   1   7   0  35

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt


CARDINALS 1ST: Brock was called out on strikes; Sizemore lined
to center; Alou singled to center; Torre forced Alou (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: KUBIAK REPLACED BROCK (PLAYING 2B); SIZEMORE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Cash doubled to right; On a bunt
Clines singled [Cash to third]; Clemente doubled to right [Cash
scored, Clines scored]; Stargell walked; Sanguillen struck out
while Clemente was caught stealing third (catcher to third)
[Stargell to second]; Robertson was walked intentionally; Hebner
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Simmons grounded out (first unassisted);
Beauchamp flied out to center; Cruz made an out to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Alley lined to right; Walker was called out on
strikes; Cash grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Maxvill reached on an error by Alley [Maxvill to
first]; Carlton singled to center [Maxvill to second]; Kubiak
forced Carlton (shortstop to second) [Maxvill to third];
Sizemore doubled to left [Maxvill scored (unearned), Kubiak to
third]; Alou grounded out (first to pitcher) [Kubiak scored
(unearned), Sizemore to third]; Torre singled to left [Sizemore
scored (unearned)]; Simmons struck out; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Clines flied out to right; Clemente lined to
second; Stargell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3,
Pirates 2.

CARDINALS 4TH: Beauchamp struck out; Cruz was called out on
strikes; Maxvill reached on an error by Cash [Maxvill to first];
Carlton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Sanguillen singled to center; Robertson flied out
to left; Hebner struck out; Alley grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: Kubiak grounded out (third to first); Sizemore
flied out to left; Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Walker struck out; Cash flied out to center; Clines
walked; Clines was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: Torre struck out; Simmons flied out to center;
Beauchamp grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Clemente grounded out (third to first); Stargell
was called out on strikes; Sanguillen singled to center;
Robertson singled to right [Sanguillen to third]; MAZEROSKI
BATTED FOR HEBNER; Mazeroski grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: MAZEROSKI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); CASH
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Cruz lined to center; Maxvill
lined to center; Carlton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: HAGUE REPLACED BEAUCHAMP (PLAYING 1B); Alley
singled to right; STENNETT BATTED FOR WALKER; Stennett struck
out; Cash forced Alley (shortstop to second); Clines struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: MILLER REPLACED STENNETT (PITCHING); Kubiak flied
out to right; Sizemore walked; Alou flied out to right; Torre
singled to left [Sizemore to second]; Simmons forced Sizemore
(third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates
2.

PIRATES 8TH: Clemente grounded out (second to first); Stargell
was called out on strikes; Sanguillen grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Hague flied out to left; Cruz flied out to left;
Maxvill was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 9TH: Robertson singled to left; DAVALILLO RAN FOR
ROBERTSON; Mazeroski out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Davalillo to second]; Alley flied out to left; J. HERNANDEZ
BATTED FOR MILLER; J. Hernandez flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.



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