Houston Astros 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Saturday, August 26, 1978 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1  -   2  6  4
HOU N    5  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   7  8  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Moreno cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Parker rf                     4   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Milner 1b                     3   1   0   0       1   0      10   0
Ott c                         4   0   2   0       0   1       4   1
B. Robinson lf                3   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Garner 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Berra 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Kison p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hamilton p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Candelaria ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bibby p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sanguillen ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reuss p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       1   8      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ott-Taveras.
E: Taveras 2 (32), Parker (11), Ott (13).

BATTING - 
3B: Moreno (6,off Richard).
GDP: B. Robinson (6,off Richard); Milner (3,off Richard).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (54,2nd base off Richard/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Bergman 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   0      11   1
Cabell 3b                     4   2   1   1       0   0       0   2
Cruz rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   2   1       1   0       2   5
Walling lf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Gonzalez ss                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sexton ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Bochy c                       3   0   1   2       0   0       6   2
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Totals                       32   7   8   5       1   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Howe-Bergman, Howe-Sexton-Bergman.
E: Howe (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Bergman (5,off Kison); Bochy (4,off Kison).
HBP: Gonzalez (1,by Kison).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (24,2nd base off Kison/Ott); Cruz (27,2nd base off Kison/Ott).
CS: Howe (3,2nd base by Hamilton/Ott).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kison L(4-5)                  1.1   7   7   2   1   2   0  14
Hamilton                      3.2   1   0   0   0   2   0  11
Bibby                         2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Reuss                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   7   2   1   4   0  34

WP: Kison 2 (3).
HBP: Kison (5,Gonzalez).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(14-11)              9     6   2   2   1   8   0  32


Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 9985


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Taveras             ss        Puhl                cf
2. Moreno              cf        Bergman             1b
3. Parker              rf        Cabell              3b
4. Milner              1b        Cruz                rf
5. Ott                 c         Howe                2b
6. B. Robinson         lf        Walling             lf
7. Garner              2b        Gonzalez            ss
8. Berra               3b        Bochy               c
9. Kison               p         Richard             p

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras struck out (catcher to first); Moreno
grounded out (second to first); Parker flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Bergman doubled
to left; Cabell reached on an error by Taveras [Bergman stayed
at second, Cabell to first]; Cruz struck out; Howe singled to
right [Bergman scored (unearned), Cabell scored (error by
Parker) (unearned) (no RBI), Howe to second]; Walling singled to
left [Howe scored (unearned), Walling to third (error by Ott)];
Gonzalez was hit by a pitch; Kison threw a wild pitch [Gonzalez
to second]; Bochy doubled to right [Walling scored (unearned),
Gonzalez scored (unearned)]; Richard struck out; 5 R (0 ER), 4
H, 3 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 5.

PIRATES 2ND: Milner flied out to right; Ott singled to center;
B. Robinson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Ott out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 2ND: Puhl singled to right; Puhl stole second; Bergman
grounded out (first unassisted) [Puhl to third]; Cabell singled
to center [Puhl scored]; Cruz singled to center [Cabell to third
(error by Taveras)]; Frank Taveras called for
obstructiuon; Kison threw a wild pitch [Cabell scored]; Cruz
stole second; Howe walked; HAMILTON REPLACED KISON (PITCHING);
Walling struck out while Howe was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros
7.

PIRATES 3RD: SEXTON REPLACED GONZALEZ (PLAYING SS); Garner
struck out; Berra flied out to center; Hamilton struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 3RD: Sexton grounded out (third to first); Bochy flied
out to right; Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 7.

PIRATES 4TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Moreno
singled to center; Moreno stole second; Parker struck out;
Milner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl flied out to center; Bergman lined to
shortstop; Cabell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 7.

PIRATES 5TH: Ott struck out; B. Robinson struck out (catcher to
first); Garner grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz flied out to center; Howe singled to left;
Walling flied out to center; Sexton flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 7.

PIRATES 6TH: Berra flied out to left; CANDELARIA BATTED FOR
HAMILTON; Candelaria grounded out (third to first); Taveras
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: BIBBY REPLACED CANDELARIA (PITCHING); Bochy grounded
out (third to first); Richard grounded out (second to first);
Puhl popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 7.

PIRATES 7TH: Moreno grounded out (second to first); Parker
struck out; Milner walked; Ott singled to right [Milner to
third]; B. Robinson singled to second [Milner scored, Ott to
third (error by Howe)]; Garner struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Pirates 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Bergman grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 7.

PIRATES 8TH: Berra flied out to left; SANGUILLEN BATTED FOR
BIBBY; Sanguillen popped to second; Taveras made an out to
pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: REUSS REPLACED SANGUILLEN (PITCHING); Howe flied out
to left; Walling grounded out (second to first); Sexton grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 7.

PIRATES 9TH: Moreno tripled to center; Parker singled to right
[Moreno scored]; Milner grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Parker out at second]; Ott grounded out
(first to pitcher); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   6   4    3
 Astros           7   8   1    3


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