Houston Astros 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 8 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 19
Played on Friday, April 27, 1979 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    3  0  2    1  0  0    1  0  1    0  1  -   9 15  1
PIT N    0  0  0    1  2  0    3  0  2    0  0  -   8 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       6   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Reynolds ss                   6   2   4   0       0   1       0   3
Cedeno cf                     2   0   1   0       2   0       2   0
  Leonard ph,cf               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     5   2   1   1       0   3      10   1
  Landestoy 2b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Cabell 3b,1b                  5   3   3   2       1   0       4   1
Howe 2b,3b                    6   2   4   4       0   0       1   5
Cruz lf                       6   0   1   1       0   2       4   0
Bochy c                       5   0   1   1       0   1      11   0
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Andujar p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Riccelli p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       47   9  15   9       3  11      33  12

FIELDING - 
E: Watson (2).
PB: Bochy (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (2,off Candelaria); Cruz (5,off Candelaria); Cabell (3,off Candelaria).
HR: Cabell (1,7th inning off Bibby 0 on 0 out); Howe (2,9th inning off Tekulve
0 on 2 out).
SH: Forsch (1,off Candelaria); Leonard (1,off Whitson).
IBB: Cabell (3,by Whitson).
Team LOB: 10.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   2   3   1       1   0       0   0
Foli ss                       3   1   1   2       1   0       1   1
  B. Robinson ph,3b           2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Parker rf                     5   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Stargell 1b                   6   1   2   3       0   1      11   2
Lacy lf                       6   0   1   0       0   3       3   0
Garner 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Alexander pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Berra ss                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Ott c                         6   1   3   0       0   0      12   0
Stennett 2b                   6   0   0   0       0   2       3   4
Candelaria p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Easler ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Bibby p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sanguillen ph               1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Romo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milner ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Nicosia ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whitson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       47   8  13   7       6   9      33  13

FIELDING - 
E: Foli (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Stargell (5,off Forsch); Sanguillen (1,off Forsch); Moreno (1,off Forsch).
3B: Lacy (2,off Forsch).
HR: Parker (3,9th inning off Andujar 0 on 0 out); Stargell (4,9th inning off
Andujar 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (9,2nd base off Forsch/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        6.1   7   6   4   3   3   0  29
Andujar                       2.2   3   2   2   2   2   2  14
McLaughlin                    0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Riccelli W(1-0)               1.1   1   0   0   1   4   0   6
Totals                       11    13   8   6   6   9   2  53

WP: Riccelli (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Candelaria                    5     9   6   5   2   4   0  27
Bibby                         2     2   1   1   0   2   1   8
Romo                          1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Tekulve                       2     1   1   1   0   2   1   7
Whitson L(1-1)                1     2   1   1   1   1   0   6
Totals                       11    15   9   8   3  11   2  52

IBB: Whitson (2,Cabell).

Umpires: HP - Bill Lawson, 1B - Joe Schratz, 2B - Ron Hutson, 3B - Harry Smail
Time of Game: 3:30   Attendance: 5767


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl popped to first; Reynolds singled to right;
Cedeno walked [Reynolds to second]; Watson singled to center
[Reynolds scored, Cedeno to third]; Cabell reached on a
fielder's choice [Cedeno out at home (third to catcher), Watson
to second]; Howe doubled to left [Watson scored, Cabell scored];
Cruz grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno grounded out (third to first); Foli grounded
out (second to first); Parker flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bochy singled to left; Forsch out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Bochy to second]; Puhl struck out;
Reynolds singled to left [Bochy to third]; Cedeno walked
[Reynolds to second]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell popped to third in foul territory; Lacy
struck out; Garner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell singled to right; Howe singled to right
[Cabell to third]; Cruz doubled to right [Cabell scored, Howe to
third]; Bochy grounded out (shortstop to first) [Howe scored];
Forsch grounded out (pitcher to first) [Cruz to third]; Puhl
lined to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Ott popped to catcher in foul territory; Stennett
struck out; Candelaria flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds struck out; Cedeno flied out to left;
Watson reached on an error by Foli; Cabell doubled to center
[Watson scored (unearned), Cabell to third (on throw to home)];
Howe popped to first in foul territory; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Moreno singled to pitcher; Moreno stole second;
Foli grounded out (shortstop to first); Parker grounded out
(second to first) [Moreno to third]; Stargell doubled to right
[Moreno scored]; Lacy grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz struck out; Bochy grounded out (pitcher to
first); Forsch grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Garner grounded out (second to first); Ott singled
to center; Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first) [Ott to
second]; EASLER BATTED FOR CANDELARIA; Bochy allowed a passed
ball [Ott to third]; Easler walked; Moreno walked [Easler to
second]; Foli singled to center [Ott scored, Easler scored,
Moreno to third]; Parker grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: BIBBY REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Puhl flied out to
left; Reynolds flied to right in foul territory; Cedeno singled
to left; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Stargell grounded out (first to pitcher); Lacy
tripled to center; Garner struck out; Ott popped to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell homered; Howe grounded out (second to first);
Cruz struck out; Bochy flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 7, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Stennett flied out to center; SANGUILLEN BATTED FOR
BIBBY; Sanguillen doubled to left; Moreno doubled to center
[Sanguillen scored]; Foli walked; ANDUJAR REPLACED FORSCH
(PITCHING); Parker reached on an error by Watson [Moreno scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Foli to third, Parker to second]; Stargell
grounded out (first unassisted) [Foli scored (unearned), Parker
to third]; Lacy grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R (1 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 8TH: ROMO REPLACED SANGUILLEN (PITCHING); Andujar struck
out; Puhl popped to second; Reynolds singled to center; LEONARD
BATTED FOR CEDENO; Leonard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 7, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 8TH: LEONARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Garner walked;
ALEXANDER RAN FOR GARNER; Ott singled to shortstop [Alexander to
second]; Stennett forced Alexander (pitcher to third) [Ott to
second]; MILNER BATTED FOR ROMO; Milner walked [Ott to third,
Stennett to second]; Moreno forced Ott (second to catcher)
[Stennett to third, Milner to second]; B. ROBINSON BATTED FOR
FOLI; B. Robinson popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
7, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 9TH: B. ROBINSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); BERRA
REPLACED ALEXANDER (PLAYING SS); TEKULVE REPLACED MILNER
(PITCHING); Watson struck out; Cabell grounded out (pitcher to
first); Howe homered; Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 9TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 2B); CABELL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); HOWE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); Parker homered; Stargell homered; Lacy struck out; Berra
struck out; Ott flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Pirates 8.

ASTROS 10TH: Bochy struck out; WALLING BATTED FOR ANDUJAR;
Walling grounded out (second to first); Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 10TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Stennett
grounded out (second to first); NICOSIA BATTED FOR TEKULVE;
Nicosia flied out to left; Moreno singled to center; B. Robinson
singled to left [Moreno to second]; RICCELLI REPLACED MCLAUGHLIN
(PITCHING); Riccelli threw a wild pitch [Moreno to third];
Parker walked [B. Robinson to second]; Stargell struck out; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 8.

ASTROS 11TH: WHITSON REPLACED NICOSIA (PITCHING); Reynolds
singled to left; Leonard out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Reynolds to second]; Landestoy struck out; Cabell was
walked intentionally; Howe singled to right [Reynolds scored,
Cabell to third]; Cruz flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 9, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 11TH: Lacy struck out; Berra struck out; Ott singled to
center; Stennett struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9,
Pirates 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  15   1   10
 Pirates          8  13   1   12


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