Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 100
Played on Tuesday, July 26, 1977 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  4  0
PIT N    0  0  1    0  1  0    1  0  x  -   3  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Ferguson c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Metzger ss                    2   1   0   0       1   0       2   3
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Fuller ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   4   2       2   4      24   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Watson.
PB: Ferguson (14).

BATTING - 
HR: Cedeno (5,4th inning off Candelaria 0 on 1 out).
SF: Cabell (2,off Gossage).
GDP: Cabell (7,off Candelaria).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (15,2nd base by Candelaria/Ott).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    2   1   1   1       1   0       4   1
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Parker rf                     3   0   1   1       1   0       6   0
Robinson 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Oliver lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Stennett 2b                   2   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Ott c                         3   1   1   1       0   0       4   1
Moreno cf                     3   1   2   0       0   1       5   0
Candelaria p                  3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Gossage p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   3   7   3       3   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Candelaria-Taveras-Robinson.
E: Garner (11), Parker (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Oliver (21,off Richard); Robinson (18,off Sambito).
3B: Taveras (5,off Richard); Moreno (4,off Richard).
HR: Ott (5,7th inning off Richard 0 on 0 out).
SF: Taveras (3,off Richard).
GDP: Ott (2,off Richard).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Parker (9,2nd base off Richard/Ferguson).
CS: Moreno (6,2nd base by Richard/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(9-8)                7     6   3   3   3   4   1  28
Sambito                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     7   3   3   3   5   1  32


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Candelaria W(11-3)            7.1   4   2   1   2   2   1  28
Gossage SV(17)                1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     4   2   1   2   4   1  33


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 11882


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Howard              lf        Taveras             ss
2. Cabell              3b        Garner              3b
3. Cedeno              cf        Parker              rf
4. Watson              1b        Robinson            1b
5. Ferguson            c         Oliver              lf
6. Howe                2b        Stennett            2b
7. Cruz                rf        Ott                 c
8. Metzger             ss        Moreno              cf
9. Richard             p         Candelaria          p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard flied out to center; Cabell singled to
center; Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras walked; Garner made an out to second;
Parker grounded out (second to first) [Taveras to second];
Robinson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (second to first); Ferguson
flied out to center; Howe grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Oliver doubled to left; Ferguson allowed a passed
ball [Oliver to third]; Stennett grounded out (pitcher to
first); Ott grounded out (first unassisted); Moreno struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz popped to third in foul territory; Metzger
walked; Richard struck out; Howard flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Candelaria struck out; Taveras tripled to right;
Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Parker singled to
center [Taveras scored]; Parker stole second; Robinson flied out
to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno homered; Watson
flied out to right; Ferguson made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Oliver flied out to right; Stennett walked; Ott
grounded into a double play (second to first) [Stennett out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe singled to shortstop; Cruz forced Howe (second
to shortstop); Metzger flied out to center; Richard flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Moreno tripled to right; Candelaria struck out;
Taveras hit a sacrifice fly to right [Moreno scored]; Garner
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Howard reached on an error by Garner [Howard to
first]; Cabell grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop
to first) [Howard out at second]; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Parker walked; Robinson flied out to left; Oliver
popped to third; Stennett flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to center; Ferguson flied out to
right; Howe flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Ott homered; Moreno singled to right; Moreno was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Candelaria popped
to shortstop; Taveras popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Metzger reached
on an error by Parker [Metzger to first]; FULLER BATTED FOR
RICHARD; Fuller walked [Metzger to second]; Howard singled to
pitcher [Metzger to third, Fuller to second]; GOSSAGE REPLACED
CANDELARIA (PITCHING); Cabell hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Metzger scored (unearned), Fuller to third]; Cedeno lined to
shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED FULLER (PITCHING); Garner grounded
out (first unassisted); Parker grounded out (shortstop to
first); Robinson doubled to center; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson struck out; Ferguson popped to second; Howe
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   4   0    4
 Pirates          3   7   2    5


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