Houston Astros 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 65
Played on Sunday, June 20, 1976 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    3  0  0    0  5  0  -   9 11  0
PIT N    1  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   1   1   1       2   0       1   0
Andrews 2b                    6   1   1   2       0   0       3   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       5   2
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   1       1   0       5   0
Herrmann c                    4   1   3   0       0   1       6   0
  Milbourne pr                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   2   1   1       1   0       1   1
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       2   0       0   1
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Howard ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Jutze c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       38   9  11   7       9   4      27   9

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

BATTING - 
3B: Watson (2,off Kison).
IBB: Metzger (3,by Moose); Cedeno (3,by Moose).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (11,2nd base off Moose/Dyer).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    4   2   3   0       0   1       3   4
Stennett 2b                   4   0   1   2       0   1       1   5
Oliver cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Stargell 1b                   2   0   0   0       2   0       8   1
Parker rf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Zisk lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Hebner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Sanguillen c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dyer c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Kison p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Langford p                  2   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Helms ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moose p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   3       2   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Stennett-Taveras-Stargell.
E: Hebner (9).
PB: Dyer (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Langford (1,off Dierker).
3B: Taveras (1,off Dierker).
HR: Parker (5,2nd inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Stargell (1,2nd base off Griffin/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       3     5   4   4   1   1   1  14
Griffin W(5-1)                4     0   0   0   1   5   0  13
Forsch                        2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9     7   4   4   2   7   1  35

WP: Dierker (8).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kison                         1.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   6
Langford                      4.2   5   3   3   4   4   0  22
Tekulve                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Moose L(3-2)                  0.2   3   5   3   3   0   0   9
Hernandez                     1.1   1   0   0   2   0   0   7
Totals                        9    11   9   7   9   4   0  47

Langford faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: Moose 2 (4,Metzger,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Paul Runge, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 18670


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. Cruz                lf        Parker              rf
6. Herrmann            c         Zisk                lf
7. Cabell              3b        Hebner              3b
8. Metzger             ss        Sanguillen          c
9. Dierker             p         Kison               p

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

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras tripled to right; Stennett grounded out
(second to first) [Taveras scored]; Oliver grounded out (first
to pitcher); Stargell flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: DYER REPLACED SANGUILLEN (PLAYING C ); Watson
tripled to right; Manny Sanguillen struck by foul ball;
Dyer allowed a passed ball [Watson scored]; Cruz made an out to
shortstop; Herrmann singled to pitcher; Bruce Kison struck on
left arm; LANGFORD REPLACED KISON (PITCHING); Cabell walked
[Herrmann to second]; Metzger made an out to shortstop; Dierker
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Parker homered; Zisk grounded out (first to
pitcher); Hebner grounded out (second to first); Dyer struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews
flied out to right; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Langford doubled to left; Taveras singled to right
[Langford to third]; Stennett singled to left [Langford scored,
Taveras to second]; Oliver hit into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Taveras to third, Stennett out at second];
Dierker threw a wild pitch [Taveras scored]; Stargell walked;
Parker made an out to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to left; Cruz singled to right;
Herrmann singled to right [Cruz to third]; Cabell singled to
center [Cruz scored, Herrmann to second]; Metzger singled to
center [Herrmann to third, Cabell to second]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR
DIERKER; Boswell singled to right [Herrmann scored, Cabell to
third, Metzger to second]; Gross grounded out (second to first)
[Cabell scored, Metzger to third, Boswell to second]; Andrews
lined to third; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Zisk struck
out; Hebner grounded out (third to first); Dyer made an out to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson walked; Cruz hit into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Watson out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Langford struck out; Taveras struck out; Stennett
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Herrmann struck out; Cabell grounded out (shortstop
to first); Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Oliver made an out to third; Stargell walked;
Stargell stole second; Parker struck out; Zisk flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Griffin walked; Gross walked [Griffin to second];
TEKULVE REPLACED LANGFORD (PITCHING); Andrews forced Griffin
(pitcher to third) [Gross to second]; Cedeno grounded out (first
to pitcher) [Gross to third, Andrews to second]; Watson grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: Hebner flied out to left; Dyer grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); HELMS BATTED FOR TEKULVE; Helms
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: MOOSE REPLACED HELMS (PITCHING); Cruz popped to
third in foul territory; Herrmann singled to left; MILBOURNE RAN
FOR HERRMANN; Cabell forced Milbourne (pitcher to second);
Cabell stole second; Metzger was walked intentionally; HOWARD
BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Howard singled to left [Cabell scored,
Metzger to second]; Gross walked [Metzger to third, Howard to
second]; Andrews singled to center [Metzger scored, Howard
scored, Gross to third, Andrews to second (on throw)]; Cedeno
was walked intentionally; Watson reached on an error by Hebner
[Gross scored (unearned), Andrews to third, Cedeno to second];
HERNANDEZ REPLACED MOOSE (PITCHING); Cruz walked [Andrews scored
(unearned), Cedeno to third, Watson to second]; Milbourne
grounded out (second to first); 5 R (3 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 9, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: JUTZE REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING C ); FORSCH REPLACED
MILBOURNE (PITCHING); Taveras singled to second; Stennett flied
out to center; Oliver lined to left; Stargell flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell flied out to center; Metzger walked; Jutze
flied out to right; Gross singled to center [Metzger to third];
Andrews flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: Parker singled to center; Zisk flied out to center;
Hebner flied out to left; Dyer struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 9, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  11   0   11
 Pirates          4   7   1    4


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