Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 121
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, August 15, 1976 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 12  3
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    5   1   2   0       0   1       1   6
Moreno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Zisk lf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
  Hebner 3b                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Robertson 1b                  5   1   2   0       0   1      11   1
Robinson 3b,lf                4   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
Parker rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Stennett 2b                   4   0   1   1       0   0       4   2
Sanguillen c                  3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Reuss p                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       37   3  12   3       3   6      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Stennett-Robertson.
E: Robinson 2 (7), Sanguillen (13).

BATTING - 
GDP: Parker (13,off McLaughlin).
IBB: Zisk (3,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (40,2nd base off Sambito/Johnson); Sanguillen (1,2nd base off McLaughlin/Johnson);
Robinson (1,2nd base off Pentz/Johnson).
CS: Moreno (1,2nd base by Sambito/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
xAndrews 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Cabell 3b                     5   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      11   0
Roberts lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson c                     2   0   0   0       2   1       6   2
Cruz rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Sambito p                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DaVanon ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pentz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   0   6   0       3   4      27  12

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Watson.
E: Johnson (8).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss W(11-7)                 9     6   0   0   3   4   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sambito L(1-1)                4     8   3   3   1   4   0  20
McLaughlin                    3     3   0   0   0   1   0  11
Pentz                         2     1   0   0   2   1   0   9
Totals                        9    12   3   3   3   6   0  40

IBB: Sambito (1,Zisk).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 16326


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Taveras             ss        Andrews             2b
2. Moreno              cf        Cabell              3b
3. Zisk                lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Robertson           1b        Watson              1b
5. Robinson            3b        Roberts             lf
6. Parker              rf        Johnson             c
7. Stennett            2b        Cruz                rf
8. Sanguillen          c         Metzger             ss
9. Reuss               p         Sambito             p

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras singled to center; Taveras stole second
[Taveras to third (error by Johnson)]; Moreno struck out; Zisk
singled to left [Taveras scored]; Robertson singled to left
[Zisk to second]; Robinson struck out; Parker singled to center
[Zisk scored, Robertson to second]; Stennett singled to left
[Robertson scored, Parker to third]; Sanguillen grounded out
(second to first); 3 R, 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Andrews reached on catcher's interference by
Sanguillen; Cabell singled to right [Andrews to second]; Cedeno
lined into a double play (second to first) [Cabell out at
first]; Watson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Reuss singled to center; Taveras singled to pitcher
[Reuss to second]; Moreno grounded out (second to first) [Reuss
to third, Taveras to second]; Zisk was walked intentionally;
Robertson was called out on strikes; Robinson flied out to
right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
struck out; Cruz singled to right; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Parker grounded out (second to first); Stennett
grounded out (shortstop to first); Sanguillen grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Sambito walked; Andrews forced Sambito (shortstop to
second); Cabell reached on an error by Robinson [Andrews to
second, Cabell to first]; Cedeno grounded out (third to first)
[Andrews to third, Cabell to second]; Watson grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Reuss grounded out (second to first); Taveras
struck out; Moreno singled to left; Moreno was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
walked; Cruz flied out to left; Metzger singled to center
[Johnson to second]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Boswell flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Zisk flied
out to right; Robertson singled to center; Robinson singled to
left [Robertson to second]; Parker grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Robinson out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Andrews grounded out (first to pitcher); Cabell
singled to shortstop; Cedeno struck out; Watson made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Stennett flied out to center; Sanguillen singled to
center; Sanguillen stole second; Reuss flied out to left;
Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Roberts reached on an error by Robinson [Roberts to
first]; Johnson made an out to shortstop; Cruz forced Roberts
(shortstop to second); Metzger flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 7TH: Moreno struck out; Zisk grounded out (third to
first); Robertson made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: HEBNER REPLACED ZISK (PLAYING 3B); ROBINSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); DAVANON BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; DaVanon
flied out to center; Andrews grounded out (third to first);
Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 8TH: PENTZ REPLACED DAVANON (PITCHING); Robinson singled
to left; Robinson stole second; Parker struck out; Stennett
flied out to center; Sanguillen walked; Reuss grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno made an out to first; Watson flied out to
center; Roberts singled to right; Johnson walked [Roberts to
second]; Cruz singled to shortstop [Roberts to third, Johnson to
second]; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 9TH: Taveras grounded out (catcher to first); Moreno
flied out to center; Hebner walked; Robertson flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR PENTZ; Howard flied out to center;
Andrews struck out; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3  12   3   10
 Astros           0   6   1   11


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