Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 32
Played on Saturday, May 14, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    2  1  0    0  0  0    2  0  1  -   6  8  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  9  2
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     3   2   2   1       2   0       2   0
Taveras ss                    4   0   3   1       0   0       3   3
Parker rf                     4   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Oliver lf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Kirkpatrick 1b                3   0   0   0       1   2       7   1
Stennett 2b                   3   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Dyer c                        1   2   1   0       3   0       9   0
Demery p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forster p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gossage p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   6   8   3       8   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Oliver-Garner.
E: Taveras (7), Kirkpatrick (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Moreno (3,off Andujar).
SH: Taveras (3,off Andujar); Gossage (1,off Larson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dyer (3,2nd base off Andujar/Herrmann); Stennett (8,Home off Andujar/Herrmann);
Taveras (14,2nd base off Andujar/Herrmann); Moreno (14,2nd base off Larson/Ferguson).
CS: Oliver 2 (6,3rd base by Andujar/Herrmann,2nd base by Sambito/Ferguson);
Taveras (3,3rd base by Andujar/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez ss                   5   0   2   0       0   2       1   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Cedeno cf                     5   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Johnson lf                    5   1   1   1       0   2       3   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   1   1       1   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
  Howard pr,2b                1   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Howe 2b                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   7
  Ferguson ph,c               1   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
Andujar p                     1   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
  Crawford ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Larson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   2   9   2       3   8      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Herrmann-Cabell.
E: Cruz (3), Andujar (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez (7,off Demery); Cabell (5,off Gossage).
HR: Johnson (6,6th inning off Demery 0 on 0 out); Cruz (1,6th inning off Demery
0 on 0 out).
HBP: Watson (2,by Tekulve).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (12,2nd base off Demery/Dyer).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Demery W(3-1)                 5     6   2   2   2   1   2  23
Tekulve                       0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Forster                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Gossage SV(7)                 3.1   3   0   0   0   7   0  13
Totals                        9     9   2   2   3   8   2  40

Demery faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Gossage (1).
HBP: Tekulve (1,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar L(2-3)                6     4   3   2   5   2   0  24
Sambito                       2     2   2   1   2   2   0   9
Larson                        1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        9     8   6   4   8   4   0  39


Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 25152


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Moreno              cf        Gonzalez            ss
2. Taveras             ss        Cabell              3b
3. Parker              rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Oliver              lf        Johnson             lf
5. Kirkpatrick         1b        Cruz                rf
6. Stennett            2b        Watson              1b
7. Garner              3b        Herrmann            c
8. Dyer                c         Howe                2b
9. Demery              p         Andujar             p

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno doubled to left; Taveras out on a sacrifice
bunt (second to first) [Moreno to third]; Parker walked; Oliver
singled to right [Moreno scored, Parker to third]; Oliver was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Andujar [Parker
scored (unearned), Oliver to second]; Kirkpatrick struck out
while Oliver was caught stealing third (catcher to third); 2 R
(1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez singled to center; Cabell flied out to
left; Cedeno singled to center [Gonzalez to third, Cedeno to
second (on throw to 3b)]; Johnson made an out to shortstop; Cruz
walked; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stennett walked; On a bunt Garner made an out to
catcher [Stennett to second]; Dyer singled to right [Stennett to
third]; Stennett stole home and Dyer stole second; Demery struck
out; Moreno walked; Taveras flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Herrmann grounded out (second to first); Howe made
an out to shortstop; Andujar walked; Gonzalez popped to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
singled to left; Cedeno stole second; Johnson popped to catcher
in foul territory; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Stennett grounded out (second to first); Garner
made an out to second; Dyer walked; Demery grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Herrmann
made an out to third; Howe reached on an error by Taveras [Howe
to first]; Andujar struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Moreno grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Taveras
singled to center; Taveras stole second; Parker flied out to
left; Taveras was caught stealing third (catcher to third); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez doubled to left; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno hit into a double play (left to
third) [Gonzalez out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Kirkpatrick
walked; Kirkpatrick was picked off first (pitcher to first);
Stennett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Johnson homered; Cruz homered; TEKULVE REPLACED
DEMERY (PITCHING); Watson was hit by a pitch; Herrmann forced
Watson (first to shortstop) [Herrmann to second (error by
Kirkpatrick)]; Ed Kirkpatrick called for obstruction;
HOWARD RAN FOR HERRMANN; FERGUSON BATTED FOR HOWE; Ferguson
walked; Joe Ferguson's 4th ball was not pitch as Kent Tekulve
went to mouth; CRAWFORD BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; FORSTER REPLACED
TEKULVE (PITCHING); Crawford flied out to center; GOSSAGE
REPLACED FORSTER (PITCHING); Gonzalez struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 2.

PIRATES 7TH: FERGUSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); HOWARD STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); SAMBITO REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING);
Garner grounded out (second to first); Dyer walked; On a bunt
Gossage grounded out (third to second) [Dyer to second]; Moreno
walked; Taveras singled to right [Dyer scored, Moreno scored
(error by Cruz) (unearned) (no RBI), Taveras to second]; Parker
struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); Johnson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 5, Astros 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Oliver singled to pitcher; Kirkpatrick struck out;
Oliver was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Stennett made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz struck out; Watson struck out; Howard singled
to center; Ferguson singled to left [Howard to third]; BOSWELL
BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Boswell flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 2.

PIRATES 9TH: LARSON REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Garner flied
out to left; Dyer walked; Gossage out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Dyer to second]; Moreno singled to center
[Dyer scored]; Moreno stole second; Taveras singled to shortstop
[Moreno to third]; Parker flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Gonzalez was called out on strikes; Cabell doubled
to right; Gossage threw a wild pitch [Cabell to third]; Cedeno
was called out on strikes; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          6   8   2    6
 Astros           2   9   2   11


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