Houston Astros 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 0

Regular Season Game 108

Played on Wednesday, August 3, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 9 1 HOU N 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 x - 3 6 0

Pittsburgh PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO ATaveras ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 5 Moreno cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 Parker rf 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 Robinson 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 11 1 Oliver lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 Stennett 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 Gonzalez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 Dyer c 4 0 1 0 0 1 6 0 Kison p 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Tolan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tekulve p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2Totals33 0 9 0 2 3 24 13FIELDING -DP:1. Stennett-Taveras-Robinson.E:Parker (11).BATTING -2B:Kison (2,off Niekro).GDP:Gonzalez (3,off Niekro).Team LOB:8.BASERUNNING -SB:Robinson (5,2nd base off Niekro/Ferguson); Moreno (32,2nd base off Niekro/Ferguson); Gonzalez (1,2nd base off Niekro/Ferguson).CS:Taveras (14,2nd base by Niekro/Ferguson); Moreno (7,2nd base by Niekro/Ferguson).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cabell 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 Cedeno cf 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 Watson 1b 2 1 2 1 0 0 13 0 Cruz rf 3 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 Ferguson c 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 Howe 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 Metzger ss 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 6 Niekro p 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 4Totals28 3 6 3 1 6 27 17FIELDING -DP:1. Howe-Metzger-Watson.BATTING -2B:Cruz (22,off Kison); Cedeno (18,off Kison).HBP:Watson (6,by Kison).GDP:Cruz (3,off Kison).Team LOB:3.

PITCHING

Pittsburgh PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKison L(6-6) 6 5 3 3 1 6 0 23 Tekulve 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7Totals8 6 3 3 1 6 0 30HBP:Kison (5,Watson).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro W(7-3) 9 9 0 0 2 3 0 35WP:Niekro (4).Umpires:HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Ed SudolTime of Game:2:07Attendance:14745 Starting Lineups: Pittsburgh Pirates Houston Astros 1. Taveras ss Puhl lf 2. Moreno cf Cabell 3b 3. Parker rf Cedeno cf 4. Robinson 1b Watson 1b 5. Oliver lf Cruz rf 6. Stennett 2b Ferguson c 7. Gonzalez 3b Howe 2b 8. Dyer c Metzger ss 9. Kison p Niekro p PIRATES 1ST: On a bunt Taveras singled to pitcher; Taveras was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Moreno walked; Moreno was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Parker walked; Robinson singled to left [Parker to third]; Robinson stole second; Oliver grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell made an out to first; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. PIRATES 2ND: Stennett singled to left; Gonzalez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Stennett out at second]; Dyer grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to left; Cruz grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Watson out at second]; Ferguson lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. PIRATES 3RD: Kison doubled to left; Taveras struck out; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Kison to third]; Moreno grounded out (first unassisted); Parker grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 3RD: Howe struck out; Metzger grounded out (first to pitcher); Niekro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. PIRATES 4TH: Robinson grounded out (shortstop to first); Oliver grounded out (second to first); Stennett grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 4TH: Puhl made an out to shortstop; Cabell struck out; Cedeno singled to center; Watson was hit by a pitch [Cedeno to second]; Cruz doubled to right [Cedeno scored, Watson scored, Cruz out at third (right to third to shortstop)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2. PIRATES 5TH: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Dyer singled to left; Kison made an out to second; Taveras forced Dyer (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2. ASTROS 5TH: Ferguson struck out; Howe grounded out (second to first); Metzger walked; Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2. PIRATES 6TH: Moreno singled to left; Moreno stole second; Parker struck out; Robinson flied out to center; Oliver made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 2. ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to center; Cabell struck out; Cedeno doubled to left; Watson singled to center [Cedeno scored]; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3. PIRATES 7TH: Stennett flied out to center; Gonzalez singled to left; Gonzalez stole second; Dyer struck out; TOLAN BATTED FOR KISON; Tolan grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3. ASTROS 7TH: TEKULVE REPLACED TOLAN (PITCHING); Ferguson grounded out (pitcher to first); Howe flied out to left; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3. PIRATES 8TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Moreno flied out to right; Parker singled to left; Robinson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3. ASTROS 8TH: Niekro grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cabell singled to right [Cabell to third (error by Parker)]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3. PIRATES 9TH: Oliver singled to center; Stennett forced Oliver (shortstop to second); Gonzalez flied out to right; Dyer grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Pirates 0 9 1 8 Astros 3 6 0 3

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