Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 116
Played on Thursday, August 7, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  1
HOU N    2  0  0    1  0  3    0  0  x  -   6 10  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stennett 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   8
Sanguillen c                  4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Oliver cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Robertson 1b                  3   1   1   1       1   0      12   0
Zisk lf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Robinson rf                   3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Hebner 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Taveras ss                    2   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Howe ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kison p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Randolph ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Demery p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   3   1       1   5      24  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Stennett-Robertson, Hebner-Stennett-Robertson.
E: Oliver (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Taveras (7,off Roberts).
HR: Robertson (4,4th inning off Roberts 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     4   2   3   0       0   0       4   0
Gross rf                      4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   1       1   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     1   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
  Johnson 1b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
May c                         4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Rader 3b                      4   2   2   0       0   1       0   2
Boswell 2b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
DaVanon ss                    2   1   0   0       1   0       0   7
Roberts p                     3   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Totals                       31   6  10   6       2   4      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Gross 2 (7,off Kison,off Hernandez); Boswell (7,off Kison); Rader (21,off
Kison).
3B: Rader (1,off Kison).
HBP: Watson (2,by Kison); DaVanon (1,by Kison).
GDP: Gross (5,off Kison); DaVanon (1,off Demery).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kison L(9-8)                  5.1   7   5   5   2   0   0  26
Hernandez                     1.2   2   1   1   0   3   0   6
Demery                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    10   6   6   2   4   0  35

HBP: Kison 2 (2,Watson,DaVanon).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts W(7-12)               9     3   1   1   1   5   1  31


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 1:59   Attendance: 15255


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Stennett            2b        Howard              cf
2. Sanguillen          c         Gross               rf
3. Oliver              cf        Cruz                lf
4. Robertson           1b        Watson              1b
5. Zisk                lf        May                 c
6. Robinson            rf        Rader               3b
7. Hebner              3b        Boswell             2b
8. Taveras             ss        DaVanon             ss
9. Kison               p         Roberts             p

PIRATES 1ST: Stennett flied out to center; Sanguillen flied out
to right; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Howard singled to third; Gross doubled to
left [Howard to third]; Cruz grounded out (second to first)
[Howard scored, Gross to third]; Watson grounded out (third to
first) [Gross scored]; May grounded out (second to first); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Robertson grounded out (shortstop to first); Zisk
grounded out (shortstop to first); Robinson grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Boswell doubled
to right; DaVanon grounded out (shortstop to first) [Boswell to
third]; Roberts grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Hebner popped to first in foul territory; Taveras
doubled to center; Kison struck out; Stennett flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard singled to right; Gross grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Howard out at second]; Cruz
walked; Watson was hit by a pitch [Cruz to second]; May flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 4TH: JOHNSON REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); Sanguillen
grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver flied out to left;
Robertson homered; Zisk was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader doubled to left; Boswell popped to catcher in
foul territory; DaVanon walked; Roberts singled to center [Rader
scored, DaVanon to third (error by Oliver), Roberts to second];
Howard grounded out (second to first); Gross flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Robinson struck out; Hebner grounded out (first
unassisted); Taveras flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Johnson grounded
out (shortstop to first); May made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Kison grounded out (shortstop to first); Stennett
flied out to center; Sanguillen singled to center; Oliver
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader tripled to right; Boswell grounded out (second
to first) [Rader scored]; DaVanon was hit by a pitch; HERNANDEZ
REPLACED KISON (PITCHING); On a bunt Roberts struck out; Howard
singled to right [DaVanon to second]; Gross doubled to right
[DaVanon scored, Howard scored, Gross out at third (right to
second to catcher to third)]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 6.

PIRATES 7TH: Robertson walked; Zisk flied out to right; Robinson
struck out; Hebner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz struck out; Johnson flied out to center; May
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 6.

PIRATES 8TH: HOWE BATTED FOR TAVERAS; Howe grounded out (catcher
to first); RANDOLPH BATTED FOR HERNANDEZ; Randolph grounded out
(shortstop to first); Stennett grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING SS); DEMERY REPLACED
RANDOLPH (PITCHING); Rader struck out; Boswell singled to left;
DaVanon grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Boswell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 6.

PIRATES 9TH: Sanguillen grounded out (shortstop to first);
Oliver grounded out (first to pitcher); Robertson grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          1   3   1    3
 Astros           6  10   0    5


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