Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 63
Played on Wednesday, June 16, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    1  0  3    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   6  8  1
HOU N    0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 14  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    4   2   2   0       1   1       3   5
Hebner 3b                     4   2   1   1       0   1       0   0
Oliver cf                     3   1   1   3       1   0       3   0
Stargell 1b                   4   0   2   1       0   1      10   1
Parker rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
Robinson lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Sanguillen c                  4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Stennett 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Medich p                      1   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
  Helms ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Demery p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       34   6   8   6       3   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Demery-Taveras-Stargell.
E: Sanguillen (4).
PB: Sanguillen (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Hebner (8,off Andujar).
HR: Oliver (10,3rd inning off Andujar 2 on 1 out).
GDP: Robinson (9,off Siebert).
IBB: Oliver (2,by Andujar).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras 2 (14,2nd base off Andujar/Herrmann 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Andrews 2b                    5   0   4   0       0   0       2   2
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   1   0       0   1       7   0
Herrmann c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   3   2       0   0       1   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DaVanon ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Andujar p                     2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Siebert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milbourne ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   3  14   3       1   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Andrews-Watson.

BATTING - 
3B: Andrews (2,off Demery).
HR: Cedeno (9,3rd inning off Medich 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (26,3rd base off Demery/Sanguillen); Cruz (7,2nd base off Demery/Sanguillen).
CS: Cabell (2,2nd base by Medich/Sanguillen).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Medich W(5-5)                 5    11   3   2   0   3   1  24
Demery SV(2)                  4     3   0   0   1   1   0  15
Totals                        9    14   3   2   1   4   1  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(2-4)                4.1   5   6   6   3   1   1  21
Siebert                       1.2   3   0   0   0   0   0   7
Pentz                         3     0   0   0   0   7   0   9
Totals                        9     8   6   6   3   8   1  37

IBB: Andujar (1,Oliver).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Art Williams
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 12249


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Taveras             ss        Gross               rf
2. Hebner              3b        Andrews             2b
3. Oliver              cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Stargell            1b        Cruz                lf
5. Parker              rf        Watson              1b
6. Robinson            lf        Herrmann            c
7. Sanguillen          c         Cabell              3b
8. Stennett            2b        Metzger             ss
9. Medich              p         Andujar             p

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras singled to center; Taveras stole second;
Hebner made an out to shortstop; Oliver grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Taveras to third]; Stargell singled to right [Taveras
scored]; Parker grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross flied out to left; Andrews singled to right;
Cedeno grounded out (first to shortstop to first) [Andrews to
second]; Sanguillen allowed a passed ball [Andrews to third];
Cruz struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Robinson flied out to left; Sanguillen grounded out
(shortstop to first); Stennett made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson reached on an error by Sanguillen [Watson to
second]; Herrmann grounded out (second to first) [Watson to
third]; Cabell singled to right [Watson scored (unearned)];
Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Metzger singled to second; Andujar singled to center [Metzger to
second]; Gross flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Medich walked; Taveras singled to right [Medich to
second]; Hebner forced Taveras (second to shortstop); Oliver
homered [Medich scored, Hebner scored]; Stargell grounded out
(first unassisted); Parker flied out to left; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Andrews singled to right [Andrews out at second
(right to shortstop)]; Cedeno homered; Cruz made an out to
pitcher; Watson singled to center; Herrmann singled to center
[Watson to second]; Cabell singled to center [Watson scored,
Herrmann to third]; Metzger flied out to left; 2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Robinson grounded out (third to first); Sanguillen
flied out to right; Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Andujar struck out; Gross flied out to center;
Andrews singled to left; Andrews was picked off first (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Medich struck out; Taveras walked; Taveras stole
second; Hebner doubled to right [Taveras scored]; Oliver was
walked intentionally; SIEBERT REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING);
Stargell singled to right [Hebner to third, Oliver to second];
Parker singled to right [Hebner scored, Oliver to third,
Stargell to second]; Robinson grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Parker out at second]; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Cruz singled to right;
Watson struck out; Herrmann flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanguillen flied out to center; Stennett flied out
to right; HELMS BATTED FOR MEDICH; Helms singled to left;
Taveras flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: DEMERY REPLACED HELMS (PITCHING); Cabell singled to
center; Metzger hit into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Cabell out at second]; HOWARD BATTED FOR SIEBERT; Howard
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

PIRATES 7TH: PENTZ REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Hebner struck
out; Oliver made an out to third; Stargell struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Gross flied out to left; Andrews grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno singled to shortstop; Cruz walked
[Cedeno to second]; Cedeno stole third and Cruz stole second;
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 6, Astros 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Parker struck out; Robinson struck out; Sanguillen
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Herrmann grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell
grounded out (second to first); BOSWELL BATTED FOR METZGER;
Boswell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 6, Astros 3.

PIRATES 9TH: DAVANON REPLACED BOSWELL (PLAYING SS); Stennett
struck out; Demery struck out; Taveras struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: MILBOURNE BATTED FOR PENTZ; Milbourne flied out to
center; Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews tripled
to left; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 6, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          6   8   1    4
 Astros           3  14   0    9


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