Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 64
Played on Friday, June 18, 1976 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   3  7  3
PIT N    0  0  3    1  1  2    0  0  x  -   7  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Andrews 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Cedeno cf                     3   2   2   1       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Roberts lf                    4   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Johnson c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  DaVanon ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       1   3      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Gross (5), Richard 2 (4).
PB: Johnson (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (10,off Candelaria).
HR: Cedeno (10,1st inning off Candelaria 0 on 2 out); Roberts (4,7th inning
off Candelaria 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (6,2nd base by Candelaria/Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    3   1   0   0       1   1       2   3
Stennett 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Oliver cf                     4   0   1   2       0   0       6   0
Stargell 1b                   4   1   1   1       0   0       9   1
Parker rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Zisk lf                       3   2   2   0       1   0       3   0
Robinson 3b                   3   1   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Hebner 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Sanguillen c                  4   1   4   2       0   0       3   0
Candelaria p                  2   1   0   0       1   1       0   3
  Moose p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7   8   5       3   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Taveras (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Oliver (11,off Richard).
HR: Stargell (8,5th inning off Richard 0 on 2 out).
SH: Taveras (5,off Richard); Candelaria (3,off Richard).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Zisk (1,2nd base off Richard/Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(7-7)                5.1   7   7   4   3   4   1  28
Pentz                         1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Forsch                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     8   7   4   3   5   1  37

WP: Richard (6).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Candelaria W(6-4)             8.1   5   3   2   1   3   2  31
Moose                         0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   2   1   3   2  34


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 19141


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Gross               rf        Taveras             ss
2. Andrews             2b        Stennett            2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Oliver              cf
4. Watson              1b        Stargell            1b
5. Roberts             lf        Parker              rf
6. Johnson             c         Zisk                lf
7. Cabell              3b        Robinson            3b
8. Metzger             ss        Sanguillen          c
9. Richard             p         Candelaria          p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (first unassisted); Andrews
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno homered; Watson
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras struck out; Stennett lined to shortstop;
Oliver flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Roberts lined to left; Johnson made an out to first;
Cabell singled to left; Metzger lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell flied out to left; Parker struck out; Zisk
walked; Robinson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Richard struck out; Gross grounded out (third to
first); Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Sanguillen singled to right; Candelaria walked
[Sanguillen to second]; Taveras reached on an error by Richard
on a sacrifice bunt [Sanguillen to third, Candelaria to second];
Richard threw a wild pitch [Sanguillen scored, Candelaria to
third, Taveras to second]; Stennett struck out; Oliver doubled
to left [Candelaria scored, Taveras scored (unearned)]; Stargell
made an out to second; Parker grounded out (second to first); 3
R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Watson singled to
center; Roberts lined to shortstop; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Zisk singled to center; Robinson lined to right;
Zisk stole second; Sanguillen singled to right [Zisk scored,
Sanguillen to second (error by Gross)]; Candelaria reached on a
fielder's choice [Sanguillen out at third (shortstop to third to
second)]; Taveras grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger
flied out to center; Richard made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Stennett flied out to center; Oliver grounded out
(second to first); Stargell homered; Parker grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross struck out; Andrews flied out to center;
Cedeno walked; Cedeno was caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 6TH: Zisk singled to center; Robinson reached on an
error by Richard [Zisk to second]; Sanguillen singled to center
[Zisk scored (unearned), Robinson to third]; Candelaria out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Sanguillen to second];
Johnson allowed a passed ball [Robinson scored (unearned),
Sanguillen to third]; Taveras walked; PENTZ REPLACED RICHARD
(PITCHING); Stennett grounded out (pitcher to first) [Taveras to
second]; Oliver made an out to first; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 7TH: HEBNER REPLACED ROBINSON (PLAYING 3B); Watson flied
out to center; Roberts homered; Johnson made an out to second;
Cabell flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 7.

PIRATES 7TH: Stargell lined to center; Parker flied out to
right; Zisk flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger flied out to center; DAVANON BATTED FOR
PENTZ; DaVanon popped to first in foul territory; Gross flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED DAVANON (PITCHING); Hebner grounded
out (second to first); Sanguillen singled to first; Candelaria
struck out; Taveras made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Andrews lined to shortstop; Cedeno doubled to left;
Watson reached on an error by Taveras [Cedeno to third]; MOOSE
REPLACED CANDELARIA (PITCHING); Roberts forced Watson (third to
second) [Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Johnson singled to left
[Roberts to second]; Cabell singled to shortstop [Roberts to
third, Johnson out at second (shortstop to second)]; 1 R (0 ER),
3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   3    4
 Pirates          7   8   1    6


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