Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 130
Played on Sunday, August 27, 1978 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    3  2  0    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   8  9  0
HOU N    0  0  1    0  3  0    0  1  0  -   5 11  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    5   0   1   1       0   0       3   1
Moreno cf                     3   2   1   1       0   0       3   0
Parker rf                     4   2   2   1       1   0       1   0
Stargell 1b                   4   2   2   3       0   2       9   0
B. Robinson 3b,lf             3   0   0   1       0   1       3   1
Milner lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
  Berra pr,3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ott c                         2   1   0   0       2   1       4   0
Garner 2b                     3   1   2   0       1   0       0   4
D. Robinson p                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   8   9   8       4   6      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Milner (16,off Sambito).
HR: Stargell (19,1st inning off Lemongello 1 on 1 out).
SF: Moreno (3,off Bannister); B. Robinson (8,off Sambito).
HBP: Moreno (2,by Andujar).
GDP: Garner (14,off Bannister).
IBB: Garner (10,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno 2 (56,2nd base off Lemongello/Bochy,2nd base off Andujar/Bochy);
Taveras (33,2nd base off Bannister/Bochy).
CS: Garner (11,2nd base by Andujar/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Bergman 1b                    5   1   2   1       0   0       7   0
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       5   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   0   0       1   1       4   4
Walling lf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Bochy c                       4   0   1   1       0   0       6   1
  Sexton pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pujols c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lemongello p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bannister p                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   5  11   5       2   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Howe-Bergman, Bochy-Gonzalez.
E: Bochy (5).

BATTING - 
3B: Cabell (6,off D. Robinson).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (28,2nd base off Jackson/Ott).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D. Robinson                   4.2   6   4   4   1   1   0  21
Jackson W(6-3)                3     4   1   1   1   2   0  14
Tekulve SV(26)                1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    11   5   5   2   3   0  40

WP: D. Robinson 2 (7).
BK: D. Robinson (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello L(9-12)            1.1   5   5   5   1   2   1  10
Bannister                     3.2   1   0   0   1   2   0  12
Ruhle                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Andujar                       1     1   2   2   1   1   0   5
Sambito                       1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Dixon                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   8   8   4   6   1  39

Andujar faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Andujar (3,Moreno).
IBB: Sambito (7,Garner).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Satch Davidson
Ejections: Jim Rooker by Terry Tata [Balk non-call]
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 10947


Starting Lineups:

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

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Moreno
singled to right; Moreno stole second; Parker singled to right
[Moreno scored]; Stargell homered [Parker scored]; B. Robinson
struck out; Milner struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to center; Bergman flied out to left;
Cabell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Ott walked; Garner singled to left [Ott to third];
D. Robinson popped to second; Taveras singled to left [Ott
scored, Garner to third]; BANNISTER REPLACED LEMONGELLO
(PITCHING); Moreno hit a sacrifice fly to left [Garner scored];
Taveras stole second [Taveras to third (error by Bochy)]; Parker
flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Howe flied out
to center; Walling walked; Gonzalez flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Stargell struck out; B. Robinson popped to first in
foul territory; Milner made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy popped to shortstop; Bannister singled to
third; Puhl singled to second [Bannister to second]; Bergman
singled to center [Bannister to third, Puhl to second]; Cabell
forced Puhl (third unassisted) [Bannister scored, Bergman to
second]; D. Robinson threw a wild pitch [Bergman to third,
Cabell to second]; Cruz struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 5, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Ott walked; Garner grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Ott out at second]; D. Robinson
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe grounded out (third to first); Walling flied
out to center; Gonzalez popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Moreno
grounded out (second to first); Parker singled to right;
Stargell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bochy grounded out (first unassisted); BALDWIN
BATTED FOR BANNISTER; Baldwin flied out to left; Puhl singled to
right; D. Robinson balked [Puhl to second]; D. Robinson threw a
wild pitch [Puhl to third]; Bergman singled to shortstop [Puhl
scored]; Cabell tripled to right [Bergman scored]; JACKSON
REPLACED D. ROBINSON (PITCHING); Cruz singled to center [Cabell
scored]; Cruz stole second; Howe struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

PIRATES 6TH: RUHLE REPLACED BALDWIN (PITCHING); B. Robinson
grounded out (second to first); Milner made an out to second;
Ott grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling grounded out (second to first); Gonzalez
singled to center; Bochy flied out to left; ALOU BATTED FOR
RUHLE; Alou struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros
4.

PIRATES 7TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Garner singled to
pitcher; Jackson struck out while Garner was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Taveras flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl popped to first in foul territory; Bergman
grounded out (second to first); Cabell popped to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

PIRATES 8TH: Moreno was hit by a pitch; Moreno stole second;
Jim Rooker ejected by 2B umpire Terry Tata arguing that Joaquin
Andujar balked; Rooker told Tata: 'You stink'; Parker
walked; SAMBITO REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Stargell singled to
right [Moreno scored, Parker to third]; B. Robinson hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Parker scored]; Milner doubled to left
[Stargell scored]; BERRA RAN FOR MILNER; Ott struck out; Garner
was walked intentionally; Jackson popped to second; 3 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: BERRA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); B. ROBINSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Cruz popped to first in foul
territory; Howe walked; Walling singled to right [Howe to
third]; Gonzalez lined to shortstop; Bochy singled to left [Howe
scored, Walling to second]; SEXTON RAN FOR BOCHY; HOWARD BATTED
FOR SAMBITO; TEKULVE REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Howard flied
out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 5.

PIRATES 9TH: PUJOLS REPLACED SEXTON (PLAYING C ); DIXON REPLACED
HOWARD (PITCHING); Taveras flied out to center; Moreno grounded
out (first unassisted); Parker flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Bergman
grounded out (second to first); Cabell singled to third; Cruz
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          8   9   0    4
 Astros           5  11   1    8


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