Houston Astros 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Regular Season Game 118
Played on Saturday, August 9, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  4  x  -   5  8  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stennett 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Hebner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Oliver cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Stargell 1b                   3   0   1   0       1   1      11   0
Parker rf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Zisk lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Sanguillen c                  4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Reuss p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Kirkpatrick ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   0   5   0       2   4      24  12

BATTING - 
2B: Hebner (14,off Niekro); Stargell (26,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Gross rf                      4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   2       0   1       7   0
Johnson 1b                    4   1   2   2       0   0       4   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Jutze c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
DaVanon ss                    2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Niekro p                      2   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
Totals                       31   5   8   5       2   2      27   5

FIELDING - 
PB: Jutze (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (8,off Reuss).
3B: Gross (8,off Giusti).
HR: Johnson (9,8th inning off Giusti 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (15,2nd base off Giusti/Sanguillen); Cedeno (37,2nd base off Giusti/Sanguillen).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(12-8)                 6     4   1   1   1   2   0  22
Giusti                        1.1   4   4   4   1   0   1   9
Tekulve                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8     8   5   5   2   2   1  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(4-4)                 9     5   0   0   2   4   0  34


Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:02   Attendance: 13531


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Stennett            2b        Howard              lf
2. Hebner              3b        Gross               rf
3. Oliver              cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Stargell            1b        Johnson             1b
5. Parker              rf        Rader               3b
6. Zisk                lf        Helms               2b
7. Sanguillen          c         Jutze               c
8. Reynolds            ss        DaVanon             ss
9. Reuss               p         Niekro              p

PIRATES 1ST: Stennett popped to first in foul territory; Hebner
doubled to right; Oliver grounded out (pitcher to first);
Stargell walked; Parker walked [Hebner to third, Stargell to
second]; Zisk grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard struck out; Gross flied out to left; Cedeno
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Sanguillen made an out to shortstop; Reynolds flied
out to center; Reuss was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Johnson doubled to left; Rader grounded out (third
to first); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Stennett flied out to right; Hebner flied out to
right; Oliver popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: DaVanon grounded out (shortstop to first); Niekro
singled to left; Howard grounded out (second to first) [Niekro
to second]; Gross singled to pitcher [Niekro to third]; Cedeno
singled to left [Niekro scored, Gross out at third (left to
third)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Stargell doubled to left; Parker flied out to left;
Zisk grounded out (third to first); Jutze allowed a passed ball
[Stargell to third]; Sanguillen lined to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Johnson flied out to center; Rader lined to left;
Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: On a bunt Reynolds made an out to catcher; Reuss
flied out to left; Stennett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Jutze grounded out (pitcher to first); DaVanon
walked; On a bunt Niekro popped to catcher in foul territory;
Howard flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Hebner flied out to center; Oliver singled to left;
Stargell reached on a fielder's choice [Oliver out at second
(first to third)]; Parker flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross flied out to left; Cedeno struck out; Johnson
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Zisk made an out to second; Sanguillen singled to
center; Reynolds singled to right [Sanguillen to second];
KIRKPATRICK BATTED FOR REUSS; Kirkpatrick flied out to center
[Sanguillen to third]; Stennett flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GIUSTI REPLACED KIRKPATRICK (PITCHING); Rader flied
out to right; Helms popped to first; Jutze singled to right;
DaVanon flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Hebner flied out to center; Oliver grounded out
(second to first); Stargell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Niekro walked; Howard forced Niekro (pitcher to
shortstop); Howard stole second; Gross tripled to right [Howard
scored]; Cedeno singled to center [Gross scored]; Cedeno stole
second; Johnson homered [Cedeno scored]; TEKULVE REPLACED GIUSTI
(PITCHING); Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); Helms
grounded out (third to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 5.

PIRATES 9TH: Parker flied out to center; Zisk struck out;
Sanguillen lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          0   5   0    7
 Astros           5   8   0    4


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