Houston Astros 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 94
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Tuesday, July 20, 1976 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  1  -   4  6  2
PIT N    0  0  1    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   1   0   1       0   1       3   0
Andrews 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   0      10   2
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   2   2   0       0   0       0   2
Herrmann c                    2   0   0   1       1   0       5   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
McLaughlin p                  2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Boswell ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   6   4       4   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Cedeno (5), Cruz (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Andrews (6,off Langford); Watson (13,off Langford).
3B: Cabell (5,off Giusti).
SF: Gross (4,off Hernandez); Herrmann (1,off Giusti).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (31,2nd base off Langford/Dyer); Cabell (20,2nd base off Langford/Dyer).
CS: Cruz (5,2nd base by Langford/Dyer).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   5
Stennett 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Oliver cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       6   1
Stargell 1b                   4   1   2   0       0   1       7   0
Zisk lf                       4   0   1   2       0   2       3   0
Robinson rf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Hebner 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Dyer c                        3   0   2   0       0   0       4   1
  Sanguillen pr,c             1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Langford p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hernandez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moose p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kirkpatrick ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ott ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  10   2       0   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Stennett (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Dyer (3,off McLaughlin); Stargell (12,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Oliver (4,2nd base off McLaughlin/Herrmann).
CS: Taveras (2,2nd base by Forsch/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McLaughlin                    6     6   3   1   0   4   0  24
Forsch W(4-2)                 3     4   0   0   0   1   0  12
Totals                        9    10   3   1   0   5   0  36

WP: McLaughlin (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Langford                      6.1   5   3   2   4   4   0  27
Hernandez                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Moose                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Giusti L(0-1)                 2     1   1   1   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9     6   4   3   4   4   0  36


Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 11922


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        Zisk                lf
6. Cabell              3b        Robinson            rf
7. Herrmann            c         Hebner              3b
8. Metzger             ss        Dyer                c
9. McLaughlin          p         Langford            p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross reached on an error by Stennett [Gross to
first]; Debut game for Bo McLaughlin; Andrews doubled to
center [Gross to third, Andrews out at second (center to
second)]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first) [Gross scored
(unearned)]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras lined to first; Stennett flied out to
right; Oliver grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Herrmann walked; Metzger made an out to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell grounded out (first to pitcher); Zisk
grounded out (second to first); Robinson popped to pitcher; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: McLaughlin struck out; Gross grounded out (shortstop
to first); Andrews was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Hebner singled to left; Dyer doubled to left
[Hebner scored (error by Cruz) (unearned), Dyer to third];
Langford struck out; Taveras grounded out (second to first);
Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to right; Watson doubled to left;
Cruz singled to center [Watson scored]; Cruz was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Cabell grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Oliver singled to center; Oliver stole second;
McLaughlin threw a wild pitch [Oliver to third]; Stargell struck
out; Zisk was called out on strikes; Robinson grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Herrmann flied out to center; Metzger flied out to
left; McLaughlin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Hebner flied out to left; Dyer grounded out (third
to first); Langford popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

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

PIRATES 6TH: Taveras was called out on strikes; Stennett singled
to right; Oliver lined to right; Stargell singled to center
[Stennett to third, Stargell to second (error by Cedeno)]; Zisk
singled to right [Stennett scored, Stargell scored (unearned)];
Robinson flied out to center; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell singled to shortstop; Cabell stole second;
Herrmann flied out to left; Metzger walked; BOSWELL BATTED FOR
MCLAUGHLIN; HERNANDEZ REPLACED LANGFORD (PITCHING); Boswell
walked (walk was charged to Langford) [Cabell to third, Metzger
to second]; Gross hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cabell scored];
MOOSE REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Andrews lined to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: FORSCH REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Hebner made an
out to second; Dyer singled to left; SANGUILLEN RAN FOR DYER;
KIRKPATRICK BATTED FOR MOOSE; Kirkpatrick forced Sanguillen
(first to shortstop); Taveras singled to right [Kirkpatrick to
third]; Taveras was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: SANGUILLEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); GIUSTI
REPLACED KIRKPATRICK (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to center;
Watson popped to catcher in foul territory; Cruz flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Stennett flied out to center; Oliver singled to
center; Stargell doubled to left [Oliver to third]; Zisk struck
out; Robinson flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell tripled to right; Herrmann hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Cabell scored]; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); Forsch flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 9TH: Hebner flied out to right; Sanguillen grounded out
(shortstop to first); OTT BATTED FOR GIUSTI; Ott grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   6   2    5
 Pirates          3  10   1    6


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