21-3K CLEMENTE'S 3,000 HITS
PIRATES 11, PADRES 2
6TH WIN IN A ROW
STARGELL 3 RUN HR
CLEMENTE DNP - 66 HITS FROM 3K
Thursday, June 8, 1972
SAN DIEGO - Leading 2-0 going into the 6th, the Pirates scored 6 in the 7th. Then, Willie Stargell's 3 run homer in the 8th gave the Bucs their 6th win in a row.
The 11-2 win over the Padres have put the 2nd place Bucs just 1.5 games behind the Mets, who lost to the Reds, 5-3 at Shea.
Roberto Clemente did not play. He is still 66 hits away from 3,000.
Stargell's 3 run shot gives him 14 HRs and 35 RBIs on the year. Al Oliver was 2-5 with 4 RBIs (35 total). Clemente's replacement in RF, Vic Davalillo, was 3-5 with 2 RBIs (10 total). Jackie Hernandez and Richie Hebner each added an RBI.
Bob Moose got a complete game win (4-2). He lost a shutout when the Padres scored 2 runs in the 9th, started by former Pirate Johnny Jeter's triple. Steve Arlin (4-6) took the loss.
Friday, the Bucs head to LA where Steve Blass (6-1) faces Don Sutton (8-0).
In memory of Mr. Les Banos.
|< Prev||Next >|