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 PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO AStennett 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 1Totals32 0 5 0 2 4 24 12BATTING -2B:Hebner (14,off Niekro); Stargell (26,off Niekro).Team LOB:7.

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AHoward 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 1Totals31 5 8 5 2 2 27 5FIELDING -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 PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPReuss 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 2Totals8 8 5 5 2 2 1 33

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro W(4-4) 9 5 0 0 2 4 0 34Umpires:HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill WilliamsTime of Game:2:02Attendance: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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