Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Saturday, August 19, 1978 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  6  1
PIT N    0  1  1    0  0  1    1  0  x  -   4  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Cabell 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       8   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
Howe 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Walling lf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Sexton ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Bannister p                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Landestoy ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   6   2       1   2      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sexton-Gonzalez-Cabell.
E: Gonzalez (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez (2,off Blyleven).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sexton (9,2nd base off Blyleven/Dyer).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    2   2   1   0       2   0       1   1
Moreno cf                     2   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Parker rf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Garner 2b                     2   1   2   1       2   0       0   9
Sanguillen 1b                 4   0   0   1       0   0      17   1
Berra 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       0   3
Brye lf                       2   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Dyer c                        3   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Blyleven p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       25   4   5   4       7   7      27  16

BATTING - 
SH: Moreno (9,off Bannister); Brye (1,off Bannister).
SF: Dyer (1,off Bannister).
GDP: Sanguillen (5,off Andujar).
IBB: Garner (7,by Bannister).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras 3 (31,2nd base off Bannister/Pujols 2,3rd base off Bannister/Pujols);
Moreno (51,2nd base off Bannister/Pujols).
CS: Brye (1,2nd base by Bannister/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bannister L(3-8)              6.1   5   4   4   7   6   0  31
Andujar                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Williams                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     5   4   4   7   7   0  35

WP: Bannister (7).
BK: Bannister (2).
IBB: Bannister (4,Garner).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blyleven W(10-8)              8     6   2   2   0   2   0  30
Jackson                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Tekulve SV(22)                0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   2   1   2   0  34

Blyleven faced 3 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 22015


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Puhl                cf        Taveras             ss
2. Gonzalez            2b        Moreno              cf
3. Cabell              1b        Parker              rf
4. Cruz                rf        Garner              2b
5. Howe                3b        Sanguillen          1b
6. Walling             lf        Berra               3b
7. Sexton              ss        Brye                lf
8. Pujols              c         Dyer                c
9. Bannister           p         Blyleven            p

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

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras lined to left; Moreno struck out; Parker
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Howe grounded
out (third to first); Walling grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Garner singled to right; Sanguillen flied out to
left; Bannister balked [Garner to second]; Berra walked; Brye
singled to center [Garner scored, Berra to second]; Dyer flied
out to center; Blyleven struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Sexton flied out to left; Pujols flied out to right;
Bannister grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Taveras walked; Taveras stole second; Moreno
walked; Taveras stole third and Moreno stole second; Parker
struck out; Garner was walked intentionally; Sanguillen grounded
out (second to first) [Taveras scored, Moreno to third, Garner
to second]; Berra was called out on strikes; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez singled
to right; Cabell singled to center [Gonzalez to second]; Cruz
struck out; Howe popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Brye walked; Brye was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Dyer grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to
first); Blyleven popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: On a bunt Walling grounded out (pitcher to first);
Sexton grounded out (second to first); Pujols grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Taveras walked; Moreno out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Taveras to second]; Parker flied out to
center [Taveras to third]; Garner walked; Sanguillen grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Bannister grounded out (second to first); Puhl
grounded out (pitcher to first); Gonzalez flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Berra singled to left; Bannister threw a wild pitch
[Berra to second]; Brye out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Berra to third]; Dyer hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Berra scored]; Blyleven grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
grounded out (second to first); Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Taveras singled to right; Taveras stole second;
Moreno was called out on strikes; Parker reached on an error by
Gonzalez [Taveras to third, Parker to first]; Garner singled to
center [Taveras scored, Parker to second]; ANDUJAR REPLACED
BANNISTER (PITCHING); Sanguillen grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Garner out at second]; 1 R, 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Walling grounded out (second to first); Sexton
singled to left; Pujols flied out to right; LANDESTOY BATTED FOR
ANDUJAR; Sexton stole second; Landestoy struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Berra flied
out to left; Brye flied out to center; Dyer struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl singled to center; Gonzalez doubled to left
[Puhl to third]; Cabell singled to center [Puhl scored, Gonzalez
to third]; JACKSON REPLACED BLYLEVEN (PITCHING); Cruz forced
Cabell (first to shortstop) [Gonzalez scored]; TEKULVE REPLACED
JACKSON (PITCHING); Howe grounded out (second to first) [Cruz to
second]; Walling walked; ALOU BATTED FOR SEXTON; Alou grounded
out (first unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates
4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   1    5
 Pirates          4   5   0    7


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