Houston Astros 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 16
Played on Sunday, April 22, 1979 (D) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  4  3
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  x  -   3  6  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Garner 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Parker rf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Stargell 1b                   4   1   2   0       0   0       8   0
  Alexander pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Milner lf                     2   0   1   1       2   0       1   0
Ott c                         3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Lacy ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stennett 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Foli ss                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Candelaria p                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   4   1       3   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Candelaria-Foli-Stargell.
E: Garner (5), Ott (1), Foli (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Garner (6,off Niekro); Stargell 2 (3,off Niekro,off Andujar); Milner (3,off
Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Parker (2,2nd base off Niekro/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   2   0       0   2       1   2
Cedeno cf                     2   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   0      11   0
  Landestoy pr,2b             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b,1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Howe 2b,3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   7
Cruz lf                       2   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Bochy c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andujar p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   6   2       2   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
PB: Bochy (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds 2 (4,off Candelaria 2); Cedeno (6,off Candelaria); Watson (2,off
Candelaria).
3B: Puhl (1,off Candelaria).
SF: Cedeno (2,off Candelaria).
GDP: Alou (1,off Candelaria).
IBB: Cedeno (2,by Candelaria).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (8,2nd base off Candelaria/Ott).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Candelaria L(0-1)             7.1   6   3   2   2   3   0  31
Tekulve                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8     6   3   2   2   3   0  33

IBB: Candelaria (2,Cedeno).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        7     3   2   1   2   5   0  26
Andujar W(3-0)                1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Sambito SV(2)                 0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   2   1   3   7   0  34


Umpires: HP - Murray Strey, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Howard Hansen, 3B - Bob Schroeder
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 22403


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Moreno              cf        Puhl                rf
2. Garner              3b        Reynolds            ss
3. Parker              rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Stargell            1b        Watson              1b
5. Milner              lf        Cabell              3b
6. Ott                 c         Howe                2b
7. Stennett            2b        Cruz                lf
8. Foli                ss        Bochy               c
9. Candelaria          p         Niekro              p

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno popped to third in foul territory; Garner
struck out; Parker walked; Parker stole second; Stargell lined
to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl tripled to right; Reynolds struck out; Cedeno
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Puhl scored]; Watson flied out to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Milner grounded out (second to pitcher); Ott struck
out; Stennett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell popped to pitcher; Howe grounded out (pitcher
to first); Cruz walked; Bochy flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Foli grounded out (shortstop to first); Candelaria
struck out; Moreno popped to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro flied out to center; Puhl popped to catcher
in foul territory; Reynolds doubled to right; Cedeno popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Garner doubled to left; Parker flied out to left;
Stargell grounded out (second to first) [Garner to third];
Milner walked; Bochy allowed a passed ball [Garner scored
(unearned), Milner to second]; Ott flied out to center; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (third to first); Cabell flied
out to center; Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Stennett grounded out (first unassisted); Foli
popped to first in foul territory; Candelaria flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Bochy grounded
out (third to first); Niekro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Moreno grounded out (second to first); Garner
struck out; Parker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl lined to center; Reynolds was called out on
strikes; Cedeno doubled to left; Watson doubled to center
[Cedeno scored]; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Stargell doubled to right; Milner doubled to right
[Stargell scored]; Ott grounded out (first unassisted) [Milner
to third]; Stennett reached on a fielder's choice [Milner out at
home (second to catcher)]; Foli struck out (catcher to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz singled
to shortstop; Cruz stole second; Bochy reached on an error by
Garner [Bochy to first]; ALOU BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Alou grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Bochy out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

PIRATES 8TH: ANDUJAR REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Candelaria
grounded out (shortstop to first); Moreno struck out; Garner
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
doubled to right; Cedeno was walked intentionally; Watson
reached on an error by Foli [Reynolds scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Cedeno to third]; LANDESTOY RAN FOR WATSON; TEKULVE
REPLACED CANDELARIA (PITCHING); Cabell reached on a fielder's
choice [Cedeno out at home (shortstop to catcher), Landestoy to
third (error by Ott), Cabell to second]; Howe flied out to
right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 9TH: LANDESTOY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); CABELL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); HOWE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); Parker struck out; Stargell doubled to right; ALEXANDER RAN
FOR STARGELL; SAMBITO REPLACED ANDUJAR (PITCHING); Milner
walked; LACY BATTED FOR OTT; Lacy grounded out (third to first)
[Alexander to third, Milner to second]; Stennett lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   4   3    5
 Astros           3   6   0    6


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