Pittsburgh Pirates 10, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Sunday, April 29, 1979 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  2  0  -   5 10  0
PIT N    1  0  1    2  2  0    2  2  x  -  10 15  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       5   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Reynolds ss                   5   2   2   0       0   0       5   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       3   1
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       4   2
Howe 2b                       4   0   2   2       0   1       3   3
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Riccelli p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Leonard ph                  0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  10   4       2   6      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Reynolds-Watson.
PB: Ashby (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Puhl (1,1st inning off D. Robinson 0 on 0 out).
SF: Leonard (3,off Kison).
GDP: Ashby (1,off Kison).
Team LOB: 7.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   2   3   3       1   0       6   0
Foli ss                       5   1   3   1       0   0       2   4
Parker rf                     4   1   3   0       1   0       3   0
Stargell 1b                   4   0   1   3       0   2       9   1
Milner lf                     1   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
  B. Robinson lf              2   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Garner 3b                     3   3   1   0       2   0       0   1
Ott c                         5   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Stennett 2b                   4   2   2   2       1   0       0   3
D. Robinson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kison p                     1   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34  10  15  10       8   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Stargell-Foli-Stargell.
E: Moreno (3), Foli (3), Parker (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Parker (4,off Niekro); Garner (8,off McLaughlin).
SH: Kison 2 (3,off Riccelli,off McLaughlin).
SF: Stargell (1,off Niekro).
GDP: Moreno (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno 2 (11,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby,2nd base off McLaughlin/Ashby);
Parker (3,2nd base off Riccelli/Ashby).
CS: Moreno (4,2nd base by Riccelli/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(1-2)                 3.2   6   4   4   5   1   0  22
Riccelli                      2.1   2   2   2   2   1   0  10
McLaughlin                    1     3   2   2   0   0   0   6
Wilson                        1     4   2   2   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8    15  10  10   8   3   0  45

WP: Riccelli (2), McLaughlin (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D. Robinson                   0     1   1   1   0   0   1   1
Kison W(1-0)                  7.1   8   4   2   1   3   0  31
Tekulve                       0.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   3
Jackson SV(3)                 1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   3   2   6   1  39

D. Robinson faced 1 batter in the 1st inning
WP: Kison (2).

Umpires: HP - Joe Schratz, 1B - Bill Lawson, 2B - Ron Hutson, 3B - Harry Smail
Time of Game: 3:07   Attendance: 7598


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl homered; KISON REPLACED D. ROBINSON (PITCHING);
Reynolds singled to right [Reynolds to third (error by
Parker)]; Don $Robinson left with sprained right
shoulder; Kison threw a wild pitch [Reynolds scored
(unearned)]; Cedeno struck out; Cruz lined to first; Cabell
flied out to right; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno singled to right; Moreno stole second; Foli
singled to right [Moreno to third]; Parker walked [Foli to
second]; Stargell grounded out (second to first) [Moreno scored,
Foli to third, Parker to second]; Milner walked; Garner popped
to shortstop; Ott flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to center; Howe flied out to center;
Ashby grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Watson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 2ND: Stennett flied out to right; Kison struck out but
advanced to first on a passed ball; Moreno grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Kison out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro grounded out (second to first); Puhl grounded
out (second to first); Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Foli singled to center; Parker doubled to right
[Foli to third]; Stargell hit a sacrifice fly to center [Foli
scored]; Milner walked; Garner popped to third in foul
territory; Ott forced Milner (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Cruz singled
to center [Cruz to second (error by Moreno)]; Cabell struck out;
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); Kison
walked; Moreno walked [Kison to second]; Foli singled to left
[Kison scored, Moreno to second]; Parker flied out to center;
Stargell singled to right [Moreno scored, Foli to third];
RICCELLI REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Milner popped to third in
foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: B. ROBINSON REPLACED MILNER (PLAYING LF); Howe
struck out; Ashby flied out to center; Riccelli flied to right
in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Garner walked; Ott flied out to left; Stennett
walked [Garner to second]; Kison out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Garner to third, Stennett to second];
Moreno singled to right [Garner scored, Stennett scored]; Moreno
was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to left; Reynolds flied out to
center; Cedeno walked; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 6TH: Foli popped to shortstop; Parker singled to left;
Parker stole second; Riccelli threw a wild pitch [Parker to
third]; Stargell struck out; B. Robinson flied out to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
reached on an error by Foli [Watson to first]; Howe singled to
third [Watson to second]; Ashby singled to right [Watson to
third, Howe to second]; LEONARD BATTED FOR RICCELLI; Leonard hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Watson scored (unearned), Howe to
third]; Puhl flied out to center; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 7TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED LEONARD (PITCHING); Garner
doubled to left; Ott grounded out (pitcher to first) [Garner to
third]; Stennett singled to right [Garner scored]; Kison out on
a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Stennett to second];
McLaughlin threw a wild pitch [Stennett to third]; Moreno
singled to shortstop [Stennett scored]; Moreno stole second;
Foli flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates
8.

ASTROS 8TH: Reynolds singled to right; Cedeno lined to
shortstop; Cruz singled to right [Reynolds to second]; Cabell
singled to shortstop [Reynolds to third, Cruz to second];
TEKULVE REPLACED KISON (PITCHING); Watson struck out; Howe
singled to left [Reynolds scored, Cruz scored, Cabell to
second]; Ashby walked [Cabell to third, Howe to second]; WALLING
BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; JACKSON REPLACED TEKULVE (PITCHING); ALOU
BATTED FOR WALLING; Alou struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 8TH: WILSON REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Parker singled to
left; Stargell struck out; B. Robinson singled to left [Parker
scored, B. Robinson out at second (left to second)]; Garner
walked; Ott singled to center [Garner to second]; Stennett
singled to right [Garner scored, Ott to second]; Jackson flied
out to left; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 10.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl struck out; Reynolds grounded out (third to
first); Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Pirates 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   0    7
 Pirates         10  15   3   11


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