Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 119
Played on Saturday, August 14, 1976 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  2  -   5 13  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  4    0  0  0  -   4  5  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    1   1   0   0       3   0       1   2
  Sanguillen ph,c             1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Moreno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Zisk lf                       5   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Parker rf                     4   1   0   1       0   1       7   0
Hebner 3b                     5   2   2   1       0   0       0   1
Kirkpatrick 1b                5   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
Stennett 2b                   3   1   3   1       2   0       2   2
Dyer c                        3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Mendoza pr,ss               1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Candelaria p                  3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Moose p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Robertson ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Demery pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giusti p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  13   5       7   1      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Parker (10), Stennett (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Zisk (28,off Andujar); Kirkpatrick (6,off Andujar); Hebner (16,off Pentz);
Mendoza (3,off Pentz).
SF: Parker (3,off Andujar).
GDP: Candelaria (2,off Andujar); Zisk (16,off Andujar).
IBB: Stennett (1,by Pentz).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (38,2nd base off Andujar/Johnson).
CS: Stennett (3,2nd base by Pentz/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      3   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   2   4       0   0      13   0
Roberts lf                    2   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Howard lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Andrews 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Metzger ss                    2   1   1   0       1   0       5   4
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Andujar p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   5   4       5   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Andrews-Metzger-Watson, Metzger-Watson.
E: Andrews (12).

BATTING - 
HR: Watson (14,6th inning off Candelaria 3 on 2 out).
SH: Andujar (2,off Candelaria).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Candelaria                    5.2   3   4   4   3   3   1  23
Moose                         1.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Giusti W(3-3)                 2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9     5   4   4   5   4   1  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar                       7    10   3   3   4   1   0  33
Pentz L(3-3)                  2     3   2   0   3   0   0  12
Totals                        9    13   5   3   7   1   0  45

Andujar faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
IBB: Pentz (3,Stennett).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 9721


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Taveras             ss        Gross               rf
2. Moreno              cf        Cabell              3b
3. Zisk                lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Parker              rf        Watson              1b
5. Hebner              3b        Roberts             lf
6. Kirkpatrick         1b        Johnson             c
7. Stennett            2b        Andrews             2b
8. Dyer                c         Metzger             ss
9. Candelaria          p         Andujar             p

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras walked; Taveras stole second; Moreno made
an out to first; Zisk singled to left [Taveras to third]; Parker
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Taveras scored]; Hebner popped to
catcher; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell flied
out to right; Cedeno singled to right; Watson flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Kirkpatrick flied out to right; Stennett singled to
third; Dyer grounded out (third to first) [Stennett to second];
Candelaria singled to center [Stennett scored]; Taveras grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Roberts was called out on strikes; Johnson grounded
out (third to first); Andrews was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Moreno made an out to first; Zisk doubled to left;
Parker was called out on strikes; Hebner flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Andujar
was called out on strikes; Gross grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Kirkpatrick grounded out (second to first);
Stennett singled to center; Dyer singled to left [Stennett to
second]; Candelaria grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Dyer out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell flied out to left; Cedeno flied out to left;
Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Taveras walked; Moreno singled to center [Taveras
to second]; Zisk grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Taveras to third, Moreno out at second]; Parker grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Roberts flied out to center; Johnson flied out to
center; Andrews flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Hebner made an out to second; Kirkpatrick doubled
to left; Stennett walked; Dyer grounded out (first unassisted)
[Kirkpatrick to third, Stennett to second]; Candelaria flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger walked; Andujar out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Metzger to second]; Gross singled to left
[Metzger to third]; Cabell flied out to right [Gross to second
(error by Parker)]; Cedeno walked; Watson homered [Metzger
scored, Gross scored, Cedeno scored]; Roberts walked; MOOSE
REPLACED CANDELARIA (PITCHING); Johnson flied out to right; 4 R,
2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

PIRATES 7TH: HOWARD REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING LF); Taveras
walked; Moreno forced Taveras (third to second); Zisk flied out
to left; Parker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Andrews grounded out (second to first); Metzger
singled to left; Andujar forced Metzger (pitcher to shortstop);
Gross walked [Andujar to second]; Cabell reached on an error by
Stennett [Andujar to third, Gross to second, Cabell to first];
Cedeno made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 4.

PIRATES 8TH: Hebner singled to right; Kirkpatrick singled to
center [Hebner to second]; PENTZ REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING);
Stennett singled to center [Hebner scored, Kirkpatrick to
third]; Stennett was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Dyer walked; MENDOZA RAN FOR DYER; ROBERTSON BATTED
FOR MOOSE; Robertson walked [Mendoza to second]; SANGUILLEN
BATTED FOR TAVERAS; DEMERY RAN FOR ROBERTSON; Sanguillen made an
out to shortstop; Moreno forced Demery (shortstop unassisted); 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: SANGUILLEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MENDOZA
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); GIUSTI REPLACED DEMERY (PITCHING);
Watson singled to right; Howard made an out to catcher; Johnson
struck out; Andrews flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 4.

PIRATES 9TH: Zisk grounded out (shortstop to first); Parker
reached on an error by Andrews [Parker to first]; Hebner doubled
to left [Parker scored (unearned)]; Kirkpatrick grounded out
(first unassisted) [Hebner to third]; Stennett was walked
intentionally; Mendoza doubled to left [Hebner scored
(unearned), Stennett to third]; Giusti grounded out (second to
first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR METZGER; Boswell flied out to
center; CRUZ BATTED FOR PENTZ; Cruz grounded out (second to
first); Gross walked; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          5  13   2   13
 Astros           4   5   1    7


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