21-3K CLEMENTE'S 3000 HIT
BUCS EDGE CUBS 7-6
CLEMENTE 1-4 WITH RUN SCORED
PITTSBURGH - The Pirates 7-6 victory over Chicago gives them their first series win of the season. Roberto Clemente moved one hit closer to 3,000 by singling to center in the third. The Pirates broke a 1-1 tie with two unearned runs due to errors by Don Kessinger and Glenn Beckert.
The Pirates snapped a 3-3 tie in the home when Al Oliver doubled in Dave Cash. The Pirates then held off a two run rally in the top of the ninth before Dave Guisti shut the door by striking out Rick Monday and Bill North.
Dock Ellis evened his record to 1-1 with the win. Fergie Jenkins took the loss. He's now 0-1.
Clemente needs 113 hits to reach 3,000. The Pirates will cross the state for a three game weekend series with the Phillies.
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