Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 120
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Thursday, August 17, 1978 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
PIT N    1  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Walling cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   0   1   0       0   2       5   4
Cruz rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Howe 2b,3b                    4   1   2   0       0   2       1   2
Bergman 1b                    2   0   1   1       1   0       8   0
  Pujols c                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Gonzalez ss,2b                4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Bochy c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
  Sexton pr,ss                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lemongello p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sambito p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl ph,cf                  1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   1       2  10      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Howe (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (22,off Kison).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (11,3rd base by Kison/Ott).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Berra ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Parker rf                     2   1   0   0       2   1       1   0
Ott c                         4   0   2   1       0   0      10   1
Garner 3b                     3   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
Sanguillen 1b                 4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Stennett 2b                   3   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mendoza 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Brye lf                       3   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
Kison p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   6   3       3   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Ott (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Ott (9,off Lemongello); Brye (7,off Lemongello).
3B: Garner (7,off Forsch).
HBP: Garner (3,by Lemongello).
IBB: Parker (15,by Lemongello).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno 2 (50,2nd base off Lemongello/Bochy 2); Garner (17,3rd base off
Lemongello/Bochy); Stennett (2,2nd base off Lemongello/Bochy).
CS: Ott (1,2nd base by Sambito/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello L(8-11)            3.2   4   3   1   3   0   0  20
Sambito                       2.1   1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Forsch                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        8     6   3   1   3   4   0  34

BK: Lemongello (3).
HBP: Lemongello (7,Garner).
IBB: Lemongello (5,Parker).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kison W(4-4)                  6.1   7   2   2   2   7   0  27
Jackson                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Tekulve SV(20)                2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2  10   0  36


Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 8470


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Howard              lf        Moreno              cf
2. Walling             cf        Berra               ss
3. Cabell              3b        Parker              rf
4. Cruz                rf        Ott                 c
5. Howe                2b        Garner              3b
6. Bergman             1b        Sanguillen          1b
7. Gonzalez            ss        Stennett            2b
8. Bochy               c         Brye                lf
9. Lemongello          p         Kison               p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard struck out; Walling singled to right; Cabell
flied out to center; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno grounded out (second to first); Berra lined
to third; Parker walked; Lemongello balked [Parker to second];
Ott doubled to left [Parker scored]; Garner grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe struck out; Bergman grounded out (first
unassisted); Gonzalez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Sanguillen grounded out (third to first); Stennett
flied out to right; Brye grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy struck out; Lemongello struck out; Howard
singled to shortstop; Walling grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Kison grounded out (third to first); On a bunt
Moreno singled to pitcher; Berra flied out to center; Moreno
stole second; Parker was walked intentionally; Ott popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell struck out; Cruz doubled to left; Howe
singled to right [Cruz scored (error by Ott) (no RBI), Howe to
second]; Bergman singled to center [Howe scored]; Gonzalez flied
out to center; Bochy flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Garner was hit by a pitch; Sanguillen lined to
left; Stennett reached on an error by Howe [Garner to second,
Stennett to first]; Garner stole third and Stennett stole
second; Brye doubled to left [Garner scored (unearned), Stennett
scored (unearned)]; Kison grounded out (third to first); Moreno
singled to shortstop [Brye to third]; Moreno stole second; Berra
walked; SAMBITO REPLACED LEMONGELLO (PITCHING); Parker was
called out on strikes; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Sambito grounded out (third to first); Howard flied
out to left; Walling grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Ott singled to right; Garner struck out; Ott was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Sanguillen popped to
first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell singled to center; Cruz grounded out (third
to first) [Cabell to second]; Howe struck out; Bergman walked;
Cabell was caught stealing third (catcher to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); Brye
flied out to center; Kison struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MENDOZA REPLACED STENNETT (PLAYING 2B); Gonzalez
struck out; Bochy singled to right; SEXTON RAN FOR BOCHY; PUHL
BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Puhl walked [Sexton to second]; JACKSON
REPLACED KISON (PITCHING); Howard flied out to center [Sexton to
third]; Walling popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: PUHL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); GONZALEZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); SEXTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS);
FORSCH REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); HOWE CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 3B); CABELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); PUJOLS
REPLACED BERGMAN (PLAYING C ); Moreno grounded out (first
unassisted); Berra grounded out (third to first); Parker flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: TEKULVE REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Cabell struck
out; Cruz grounded out (second to first); Howe singled to third;
Pujols struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Ott grounded out (second to first); Garner tripled
to right; Sanguillen struck out; Mendoza flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Sexton
struck out; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   1    7
 Pirates          3   6   1    7


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