Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Wednesday, July 27, 1977 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  -   2 11  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  1  -   3 12  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       6   0   2   0       0   2       2   0
Cabell 3b                     6   0   2   0       0   2       2   0
Cedeno cf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     5   0   1   0       0   1      13   0
Cruz rf                       5   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Ferguson c                    4   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Howe 2b                       4   1   1   1       1   1       2   8
Metzger ss                    3   0   1   1       2   0       3   4
Lemongello p                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   2  11   2       4   9      30  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Howe-Metzger-Watson, Howe-Metzger-Watson.
E: McLaughlin (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (23,off O. Jones); Metzger (4,off O. Jones); Cedeno (13,off Gossage).
IBB: Metzger (1,by Jackson).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (3,2nd base off O. Jones/Ott); Cabell (31,2nd base off Jackson/Ott);
Ferguson (2,2nd base off Gossage/Ott).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Gossage p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fregosi ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garner 3b,ss,3b               5   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Parker rf                     5   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Robinson 1b                   4   2   2   1       1   1      12   0
Oliver lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Stennett 2b                   5   0   3   1       0   0       4   5
Ott c                         4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Moreno cf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
O. Jones p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hairston ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gonzalez ph,3b              2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Mendoza ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   3  12   3       1   4      33  11

FIELDING - 
E: Oliver (4), Stennett (10).

BATTING - 
HR: Robinson (12,9th inning off Sambito 0 on 0 out).
SH: Taveras (6,off Lemongello); Oliver (1,off McLaughlin).
GDP: Parker (4,off Lemongello); Oliver (8,off Lemongello).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (29,2nd base off Lemongello/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello                    7.2   8   1   1   0   3   0  29
Sambito                       2.1   3   1   1   0   1   1  10
McLaughlin L(3-5)             0     1   1   1   1   0   0   3
Totals                       10    12   3   3   1   4   1  42

McLaughlin faced 3 batters in the 11th inning
BK: Lemongello (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
O. Jones                      6     7   2   2   2   6   0  27
Jackson                       2     3   0   0   1   1   0   9
Gossage                       2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8
Tekulve W(9-1)                1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                       11    11   2   2   4   9   0  47

WP: O. Jones (2).
IBB: Jackson (5,Metzger).

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 11253


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cabell doubled
to right; Cedeno popped to third; Watson popped to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner
popped to first; Parker singled to left; Robinson struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

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

PIRATES 2ND: Oliver grounded out (second to first); Stennett
grounded out (second to first); Ott grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger walked; Lemongello popped to first; Puhl
singled to left [Metzger to third]; Cabell struck out; Cedeno
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Moreno grounded out (second to first); O. Jones
struck out; Taveras grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson singled to left; Cruz struck out; Ferguson
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Watson to second]; O. Jones
threw a wild pitch [Watson to third]; Howe walked; Metzger
forced Howe (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Garner made an out to third; Parker singled to
center; Lemongello balked [Parker to second]; Robinson flied out
to left; Oliver flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Lemongello grounded out (second to first); Puhl
singled to center; Puhl stole second; Cabell struck out; Cedeno
lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Stennett flied out to center; Ott grounded out
(second to first); Moreno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson struck out; Cruz singled to left [Cruz to
second (error by Oliver)]; Ferguson struck out; Howe singled to
left [Cruz scored, Howe to second (on throw to home)]; Metzger
doubled to center [Howe scored]; Lemongello grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: HAIRSTON BATTED FOR O. JONES; Hairston singled to
left; Taveras popped to third in foul territory; Garner singled
to left [Hairston to second]; Parker grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Garner out at second]; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 7TH: JACKSON REPLACED HAIRSTON (PITCHING); Puhl struck
out; Cabell singled to left; Cabell stole second; Cabell was
picked off second (pitcher to third to second); Cedeno singled
to left; Watson popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: Robinson singled to shortstop; Oliver grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Robinson out at
second]; Stennett singled to center; Ott grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz singled to right; Ferguson forced Cruz (second
unassisted) [Ferguson to second (error by Stennett)]; Howe
grounded out (third to first) [Ferguson to third]; Metzger was
walked intentionally; Lemongello flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 8TH: Moreno singled to right; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR
JACKSON; Moreno stole second; Gonzalez singled to left [Moreno
scored]; Taveras out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Gonzalez to second]; Garner popped to first; SAMBITO REPLACED
LEMONGELLO (PITCHING); Parker grounded out (first unassisted); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 9TH: GOSSAGE REPLACED TAVERAS (PITCHING); GONZALEZ STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); GARNER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Puhl struck out; Cabell flied out to center; Cedeno doubled to
left; Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 9TH: Robinson homered; Oliver lined to shortstop;
Stennett singled to right; Ott forced Stennett (shortstop to
second); Moreno singled to left [Ott to third]; Gonzalez flied
to right in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 10TH: MENDOZA REPLACED GONZALEZ (PLAYING SS); GARNER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Cruz struck out; Ferguson
walked; Howe flied out to left; Ferguson stole second; Metzger
flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 10TH: FREGOSI BATTED FOR GOSSAGE; Fregosi struck out;
Garner flied out to right; Parker flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 11TH: TEKULVE REPLACED FREGOSI (PITCHING); BOSWELL BATTED
FOR SAMBITO; Boswell grounded out (second to first); Puhl
grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 11TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Robinson
walked; Oliver reached on an error by McLaughlin on a sacrifice
bunt [Robinson to third, Oliver to first]; Stennett singled to
right [Robinson scored, Oliver to second]; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  11   1   12
 Pirates          3  12   2    9


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