Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 119
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Thursday, August 17, 1978 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
PIT N    1  1  0    2  0  0    0  1  x  -   5  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   0   0       0   3       2   3
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       0   1
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Walling lf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bergman 1b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       9   2
Pujols c                      2   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Richard p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   4   1       1   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Gonzalez 2 (6).
PB: Pujols (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (23,off D. Robinson).
SH: Richard (3,off D. Robinson).
SF: Cruz (3,off D. Robinson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (26,2nd base off D. Robinson/Sanguillen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Moreno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Parker rf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Stargell 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       7   2
Ott lf                        3   2   2   1       0   0       5   0
Sanguillen c                  4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Garner 3b                     3   1   1   1       1   1       1   2
Stennett 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
D. Robinson p                 3   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   5   7   5       2   2      27   7

FIELDING - 
PB: Sanguillen (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Moreno (4,off Richard); Garner (6,off Richard).
SF: Ott (3,off Andujar).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ott (3,2nd base off Richard/Pujols); Parker (13,2nd base off Andujar/Pujols);
Sanguillen (2,2nd base off Andujar/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(12-11)              7     6   4   4   2   1   0  29
Andujar                       1     1   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8     7   5   5   2   2   0  34


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D. Robinson W(9-5)            9     4   1   0   1   6   0  32


Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:12   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Puhl                cf        Taveras             ss
2. Gonzalez            ss        Moreno              cf
3. Cabell              3b        Parker              rf
4. Cruz                rf        Stargell            1b
5. Howe                2b        Ott                 lf
6. Walling             lf        Sanguillen          c
7. Bergman             1b        Garner              3b
8. Pujols              c         Stennett            2b
9. Richard             p         D. Robinson         p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez struck
out; Cabell doubled to right; Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras flied out to center; Moreno tripled to
left; Parker grounded out (shortstop to first) [Moreno scored];
Stargell grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe popped to shortstop; Walling flied out to left;
Bergman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Ott singled to left; Pujols allowed a passed ball
[Ott to second]; Sanguillen struck out; Garner walked; Stennett
popped to first in foul territory; D. Robinson singled to left
[Ott scored, Garner to third]; Taveras forced D. Robinson
(second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
2.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols walked; Richard out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Pujols to second]; Puhl grounded out (first
unassisted) [Pujols to third]; Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Moreno flied out to left; Parker grounded out
(first unassisted); Stargell flied to left in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell singled to second; Cabell stole second;
Sanguillen allowed a passed ball [Cabell to third]; Cruz hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Cabell scored (unearned)]; Howe struck
out; Walling flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Ott singled to left; Ott stole second; Sanguillen
made an out to shortstop; Garner tripled to center [Ott scored];
Stennett grounded out (pitcher to first); D. Robinson singled to
shortstop [Garner scored, D. Robinson to second (error by
Gonzalez)]; Taveras popped to right; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bergman singled to left; Pujols singled to shortstop
[Bergman to second]; On a bunt Richard made an out to pitcher;
Puhl flied out to left; Gonzalez struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Moreno flied out to center; Parker grounded out
(first to pitcher); Stargell walked; Ott grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cruz flied out
to right; Howe was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanguillen grounded out (pitcher to first); Garner
grounded out (shortstop to first); Stennett flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Bergman
flied out to left; Pujols made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: D. Robinson grounded out (third to first); Taveras
grounded out (first to pitcher); Moreno flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: LANDESTOY BATTED FOR RICHARD; Landestoy lined to
third; Puhl flied out to right; Gonzalez grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Parker
singled to center; Parker stole second; Stargell flied out to
right [Parker to third]; Ott hit a sacrifice fly to left [Parker
scored]; Sanguillen reached on an error by Gonzalez [Sanguillen
to first]; Sanguillen stole second; Garner struck out; 1 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell struck out; Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher); Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   2    4
 Pirates          5   7   0    5


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