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Scores
Standings
CAL
@BOS
4
3
DET
@CHW
5
6
DET
@CHW
1
4
BAL
@MIL
3
2
CLE
@MIN
3
2
KCR
@NYY
0
2
KCR
@NYY
5
8
OAK
@WSA
1
8
CHC
@ATL
4
5
STL
@CIN
3
5
NYM
@LAD
0
4
HOU
@PIT
6
5
MON
@SDP
11
0
PHI
@SFG
1
5
Tuesday, August 17, 1971, 8:05PM
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 16,694, Time of Game: 2:40
Astros
6
61-61
 Won 1 
4th, 11 GB
at Pirates
5
72-51
 Lost 1 
1st
L: Bob Miller (7-5)
S: Jim Ray (3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          1  0  0   0  0  0   5  0  0    6  6  1
Pirates         2  0  0   0  2  0   1  0  0    5  9  3

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jesus Alou LF 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .308 .335 .396 .732 0.115 1.68 0.153 -0.039 0.8 0 0
   Jim Ray P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .133 .235 .133 .369 -0.010 0.42 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 0 0
Joe Morgan 2B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .266 .357 .418 .775 0.132 1.43 0.238 -0.106 0.9 2 2 3B,SB,CS
Cesar Cedeno CF 5 0 1 2 0 3 5 .254 .288 .400 .688 0.249 1.67 0.337 -0.087 1.2 3 0 CS
Bob Watson 1B 3 0 0 1 1 1 5 .283 .344 .385 .729 -0.030 1.12 0.019 -0.049 -0.2 8 0 SF,IW
Doug Rader 3B 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .245 .306 .387 .692 -0.016 1.17 0.034 -0.050 -0.4 1 3 SF
Jim Wynn RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .211 .315 .311 .626 0.018 0.81 0.047 -0.029 0.3 1 0 IW
Jack Hiatt C 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .285 .412 .348 .760 0.109 1.26 0.150 -0.041 0.4 8 0 2B
Roger Metzger SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .232 .290 .295 .585 -0.125 1.73 0.000 -0.125 -1.0 3 2
Wade Blasingame P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .182 .288 .318 .607 -0.070 1.45 0.000 -0.070 -0.5 0 0
   Denis Menke PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .262 .345 .342 .687 0.076 2.17 0.076 0.000 0.7
   Cesar Geronimo PR-LF 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .231 .286 .308 .593 -0.014 0.60 0.000 -0.014 -0.1 1 0
Team Totals 32 6 6 6 6 8 40 .188 .300 .281 .581 0.434 1.36 1.054 -0.620 2.0 27 7
2B: J Hiatt (8, off L Walker).
3B: J Morgan (7, off L Walker).
SF: B Watson (2, off L Walker); D Rader (5, off D Giusti).
IBB: B Watson (4, by D Giusti); J Wynn (6, by D Giusti).
TB: J Morgan 4; J Hiatt 2; D Menke; J Alou; C Cedeno.
RBI: C Cedeno 2 (63); D Menke (37); B Watson (44); J Alou (37); D Rader (51).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Rader-B Watson.
E: B Watson (4).
Baserunning
SB: J Morgan (25, 2nd base off L Walker/M Sanguillen).
CS: C Cedeno (6, 2nd base by L Walker/M Sanguillen); J Morgan (8, 2nd base by N Briles/M Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 3B-2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .304 .370 .378 .748 -0.064 1.30 0.068 -0.132 -0.6 1 3
Gene Clines CF 3 2 2 0 0 1 3 .307 .372 .401 .773 0.038 0.75 0.071 -0.033 0.3 3 0 3B,2B
   Al Oliver PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .271 .309 .393 .702 0.111 3.61 0.111 0.000 0.7
   Nelson Briles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .250 .391 .641 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Roberto Clemente RF 3 2 2 4 0 0 4 .325 .353 .505 .857 0.209 2.18 0.266 -0.057 2.3 1 0 HR,SF
Willie Stargell LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .310 .397 .670 1.067 -0.152 1.47 0.000 -0.152 -1.0 1 0
Manny Sanguillen C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .330 .357 .435 .791 0.103 0.97 0.118 -0.016 0.3 8 4
Bob Robertson 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .264 .353 .491 .843 -0.117 1.67 0.108 -0.225 -0.1 9 0
Gene Alley SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .237 .307 .371 .678 -0.052 0.70 0.000 -0.052 -0.6 3 3
   Milt May PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .282 .385 .667 -0.030 1.19 0.000 -0.030 -0.1
   Jackie Hernandez SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .201 .251 .314 .566 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Bill Mazeroski 2B 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .260 .314 .306 .620 0.077 0.74 0.086 -0.010 0.8 1 3 2B
   Vic Davalillo PH-CF 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .281 .310 .369 .679 -0.014 2.39 0.067 -0.081 0.2 0 0
Luke Walker P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .026 .098 .026 .124 -0.059 0.87 0.000 -0.059 -0.7 0 0
   Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Veale P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .375 .750 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dave Giusti P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .133 .071 .205 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Richie Hebner PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .280 .332 .506 .839 -0.117 2.56 0.000 -0.117 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 35 5 9 5 1 7 37 .257 .270 .457 .727 -0.067 1.44 0.895 -0.964 1.0 27 14
2B: G Clines (8, off W Blasingame); B Mazeroski (3, off W Blasingame).
3B: G Clines (4, off W Blasingame).
HR: R Clemente (12, off W Blasingame, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
SF: R Clemente (3, off J Ray).
TB: G Clines 5; R Clemente 5; M Sanguillen 2; B Mazeroski 2; D Cash; B Robertson.
RBI: R Clemente 4 (69); B Robertson (56).
2-out RBI: R Clemente 2; B Robertson.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
E: G Alley (20); D Cash (7); B Mazeroski (3).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wade Blasingame, W (9-9) 6 7 4 4 0 5 1 4.23 25 47 -0.203 0.79 -1.3
Jim Ray, S (3) 3 2 1 0 1 2 0 2.37 12 0 0 0.270 2.84 0.3
Team Totals 9 9 5 4 1 7 1 4.00 37 47 0 0 0.067 1.44 -1.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luke Walker 6.1 4 4 3 4 5 0 3.47 27 52 0.065 1.20 0.3
Bob Miller, L (7-5) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2.06 1 2 1 -0.135 3.19 -1.0
Bob Veale 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7.41 1 2 0 -0.119 3.92 -0.7
Dave Giusti, BS (5) 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 3.28 5 3 3 -0.320 2.47 -1.5
Nelson Briles 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.77 6 0 0 0.076 0.58 0.9
Team Totals 9 6 6 3 6 8 0 3.00 40 52 7 4 -0.433 1.36 -2.0
B Miller faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
B Veale faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: W Blasingame (9).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Giusti 2 (8; B Watson, J Wynn).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Ed Sudol.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 16,694.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Jesus Alou LF 1 Dave Cash 3B
2 Joe Morgan 2B 2 Gene Clines CF
3 Cesar Cedeno CF 3 Roberto Clemente RF
4 Bob Watson 1B 4 Willie Stargell LF
5 Doug Rader 3B 5 Manny Sanguillen C
6 Jim Wynn RF 6 Bob Robertson 1B
7 Jack Hiatt C 7 Gene Alley SS
8 Roger Metzger SS 8 Bill Mazeroski 2B
9 Wade Blasingame P 9 Luke Walker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 3-4 1 123 RR HOU C. Cedeno D. Giusti 32% 80% Single; Geronimo Scores; Alou Scores/unER; Morgan to 3B; Cedeno to 2B/Adv on throw
b8 5-6 0 1-- OO PIT B. Robertson J. Ray 20% 82% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
b5 2-1 2 --3 RR PIT R. Clemente W. Blasingame -17% 11% Home Run; Clines Scores
t7 2-4 1 12- R HOU J. Alou B. Miller 13% 37% Single; Metzger Scores; Geronimo to 2B
t7 3-4 1 12- HOU J. Morgan B. Veale 12% 49% Fielder's Choice SS; Geronimo to 3B; Alou to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch); Morgan to 1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Alou L. Walker -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- HOU J. Morgan L. Walker 7% 55% Triple
t1 0-0 1 --3 HOU C. Cedeno L. Walker 2% 57% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Morgan stays at 3B; Cedeno to 1B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 RO HOU B. Watson L. Walker 2% 58% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Morgan Scores/unER
t1 1-0 2 1-- O HOU D. Rader L. Walker -2% 57% Cedeno Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O PIT D. Cash W. Blasingame 2% 59% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- PIT G. Clines W. Blasingame -4% 54% Double
b1 0-1 1 -2- R PIT R. Clemente W. Blasingame -9% 45% Single; Clines Scores
b1 1-1 1 1-- O PIT W. Stargell W. Blasingame 3% 48% Flyball: SS
b1 1-1 2 1-- PIT M. Sanguillen W. Blasingame -2% 46% Single; Clemente to 2B
b1 1-1 2 12- R PIT B. Robertson W. Blasingame -11% 35% Single; Clemente Scores; Sanguillen to 2B
b1 2-1 2 12- O PIT G. Alley W. Blasingame 4% 39% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 5-6-7
t2 1-2 0 --- O HOU D. Rader L. Walker -2% 36% Flyball: LF
t2 1-2 1 --- O HOU J. Wynn L. Walker -2% 35% Flyball: CF
t2 1-2 2 --- HOU J. Hiatt L. Walker 2% 37% Double
t2 1-2 2 -2- O HOU R. Metzger L. Walker -3% 34% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 8-9-1
b2 2-1 0 --- PIT B. Mazeroski W. Blasingame -6% 28% Double
b2 2-1 0 -2- PIT L. Walker W. Blasingame -3% 25% Wild Pitch; Mazeroski to 3B
b2 2-1 0 --3 O PIT L. Walker W. Blasingame 4% 29% Strikeout
b2 2-1 1 --3 O PIT D. Cash W. Blasingame 5% 34% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 2-1 2 --3 O PIT G. Clines W. Blasingame 3% 38% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 9-1-2
t3 1-2 0 --- O HOU W. Blasingame L. Walker -3% 35% Groundout: C-1B
t3 1-2 1 --- O HOU J. Alou L. Walker -2% 33% Strikeout
t3 1-2 2 --- HOU J. Morgan L. Walker 1% 35% Single
t3 1-2 2 1-- HOU C. Cedeno L. Walker 1% 36% Morgan Steals 2B
t3 1-2 2 -2- O HOU C. Cedeno L. Walker -4% 32% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 3-4-5
b3 2-1 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente W. Blasingame 2% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-1 1 --- O PIT W. Stargell W. Blasingame 1% 35% Flyball: C
b3 2-1 2 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen W. Blasingame 1% 36% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 4-5-6
t4 1-2 0 --- O HOU B. Watson L. Walker -3% 34% Strikeout
t4 1-2 1 --- O HOU D. Rader L. Walker -2% 32% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-2 2 --- O HOU J. Wynn L. Walker -1% 30% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 6-7-8
b4 2-1 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson W. Blasingame 2% 32% Strikeout
b4 2-1 1 --- O PIT G. Alley W. Blasingame 1% 34% Flyball: 1B
b4 2-1 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski W. Blasingame 1% 35% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 7-8-9
t5 1-2 0 --- HOU J. Hiatt L. Walker 5% 40% Walk
t5 1-2 0 1-- O HOU R. Metzger L. Walker -2% 38% Groundout: 3B-1B; Hiatt to 2B
t5 1-2 1 -2- O HOU W. Blasingame L. Walker -4% 33% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hiatt to 3B
t5 1-2 2 --3 HOU J. Alou L. Walker 2% 35% Walk
t5 1-2 2 1-3 O HOU J. Morgan L. Walker -7% 28% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 9-1-2
b5 2-1 0 --- O PIT L. Walker W. Blasingame 2% 30% Flyball: SS
b5 2-1 1 --- O PIT D. Cash W. Blasingame 1% 31% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-1 2 --- PIT G. Clines W. Blasingame -3% 29% Triple
b5 2-1 2 --3 RR PIT R. Clemente W. Blasingame -17% 11% Home Run; Clines Scores
b5 4-1 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell W. Blasingame 0% 12% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 3-4-5
t6 1-4 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno L. Walker -2% 10% Strikeout
t6 1-4 1 --- O HOU B. Watson L. Walker -1% 8% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-4 2 --- O HOU D. Rader L. Walker -1% 8% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Astros' Wade Blasingame facing 5-6-7
b6 4-1 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen W. Blasingame 1% 8% Strikeout
b6 4-1 1 --- O PIT B. Robertson W. Blasingame 0% 9% Flyball: CF
b6 4-1 2 --- O PIT G. Alley W. Blasingame 0% 9% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 6-7-8
t7 1-4 0 --- HOU J. Wynn L. Walker 4% 13% Walk
t7 1-4 0 1-- HOU J. Hiatt L. Walker 7% 20% Walk; Wynn to 2B
t7 1-4 0 12- O HOU R. Metzger L. Walker -5% 16% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Wynn to 3B
Denis Menke pinch hits for Wade Blasingame (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 1 1-3 R HOU D. Menke L. Walker 8% 23% Single; Wynn Scores; Metzger to 2B
Bob Miller replaces Luke Walker pitching and batting 9th
Cesar Geronimo pinch runs for Denis Menke (PH) batting 9th
t7 2-4 1 12- R HOU J. Alou B. Miller 13% 37% Single; Metzger Scores; Geronimo to 2B
Bob Veale replaces Bob Miller pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-4 1 12- HOU J. Morgan B. Veale 12% 49% Fielder's Choice SS; Geronimo to 3B; Alou to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch); Morgan to 1B
Dave Giusti replaces Bob Veale pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-4 1 123 RR HOU C. Cedeno D. Giusti 32% 80% Single; Geronimo Scores; Alou Scores/unER; Morgan to 3B; Cedeno to 2B/Adv on throw
t7 5-4 1 -23 HOU B. Watson D. Giusti 0% 81% Intentional Walk
t7 5-4 1 123 RO HOU D. Rader D. Giusti 3% 84% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Morgan Scores/unER; Cedeno to 3B; Watson to 2B
t7 6-4 2 -23 HOU J. Wynn D. Giusti 1% 85% Intentional Walk
t7 6-4 2 123 O HOU J. Hiatt D. Giusti -4% 81% Lineout: CF
5 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Astros 6, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-6, Astros' Jim Ray facing 8-9-1
Jim Ray replaces Jesus Alou (LF) pitching and batting 1st
Cesar Geronimo moves from PR to LF
Vic Davalillo pinch hits for Bill Mazeroski (2B) batting 8th
b7 4-6 0 --- PIT V. Davalillo J. Ray -7% 74% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Davalillo to 1B
Richie Hebner pinch hits for Dave Giusti (P) batting 9th
b7 4-6 0 1-- O PIT R. Hebner J. Ray 6% 80% Strikeout
b7 4-6 1 1-- PIT D. Cash J. Ray -7% 73% Single; Davalillo to 2B
Al Oliver pinch hits for Gene Clines (CF) batting 2nd
b7 4-6 1 12- PIT A. Oliver J. Ray -11% 62% Walk; Davalillo to 3B; Cash to 2B
b7 4-6 1 123 RO PIT R. Clemente J. Ray 4% 66% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Davalillo Scores/unER; Cash to 3B
b7 5-6 2 1-3 O PIT W. Stargell J. Ray 11% 76% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-5, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 8-9-1
Nelson Briles replaces Al Oliver (PH) pitching and batting 2nd
Dave Cash moves from 3B to 2B
Richie Hebner moves from PH to 3B
Vic Davalillo moves from PH to CF
t8 6-5 0 --- O HOU R. Metzger N. Briles -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 6-5 1 --- O HOU C. Geronimo N. Briles -1% 73% Strikeout
t8 6-5 2 --- O HOU J. Ray N. Briles -1% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 5-6, Astros' Jim Ray facing 5-6-7
b8 5-6 0 --- PIT M. Sanguillen J. Ray -10% 62% Single
b8 5-6 0 1-- OO PIT B. Robertson J. Ray 20% 82% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
Milt May pinch hits for Gene Alley (SS) batting 7th
b8 5-6 2 --- O PIT M. May J. Ray 3% 85% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Pirates 5.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-5, Pirates' Nelson Briles facing 2-3-4
Jackie Hernandez replaces Milt May (PH) playing SS batting 7th
t9 6-5 0 --- HOU J. Morgan N. Briles 2% 87% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Morgan to 1B
t9 6-5 0 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno N. Briles -4% 84% Morgan Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t9 6-5 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno N. Briles -1% 83% Strikeout
t9 6-5 2 --- O HOU B. Watson N. Briles -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 5-6, Astros' Jim Ray facing 8-9-1
b9 5-6 0 --- O PIT V. Davalillo J. Ray 8% 90% Strikeout
b9 5-6 1 --- O PIT R. Hebner J. Ray 6% 96% Flyball: LF
b9 5-6 2 --- O PIT D. Cash J. Ray 4% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Pirates 5.

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