Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Houston Astros 3

Regular Season Game 91

Played on Thursday, July 12, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 - 5 7 1 HOU N 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 - 3 7 0

Pittsburgh PiratesAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMoreno cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 Foli ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 3 Parker rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 Stargell 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 12 1 Milner lf 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 B. Robinson lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Madlock 3b 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 3 Ott c 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 Stennett 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 Blyleven p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Tekulve p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals32 5 7 5 2 2 27 16FIELDING -DP:1. Stennett-Foli-Stargell.E:Stennett (5).BATTING -HR:Stargell (17,4th inning off Niekro 0 on 2 out); Madlock (8,7th inning off Niekro 1 on 2 out).GDP:Stennett (6,off Niekro); Stargell (2,off Niekro).Team LOB:2.BASERUNNING -SB:Madlock (14,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Moreno (34,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Gonzalez ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 Cedeno 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 13 0 Cruz lf 2 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 Cabell 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Walling rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Howe 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 5 8 Ashby c 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 Niekro p 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 Sambito p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Leonard ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0Totals33 3 7 3 3 4 27 16FIELDING -DP:2. Howe-Gonzalez-Cedeno, Howe-Gonzalez-Cedeno.BATTING -2B:Cruz (20,off Blyleven); Howe (12,off Tekulve).SH:Puhl (6,off Blyleven).GDP:Cedeno (10,off Tekulve).IBB:Ashby (7,by Blyleven).Team LOB:7.BASERUNNING -SB:Cedeno (24,2nd base off Blyleven/Ott); Cruz (22,2nd base off Blyleven/Ott).

PITCHING

Pittsburgh PiratesIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBlyleven W(7-3) 6.1 6 2 2 3 4 0 28 Tekulve SV(13) 2.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 9Totals9 7 3 3 3 4 0 37IBB:Blyleven (7,Ashby).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro L(13-4) 7.2 6 5 5 2 1 2 29 Sambito 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5Totals9 7 5 5 2 2 2 34Umpires:HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Paul PryorTime of Game:2:44Attendance:22956 Starting Lineups: Pittsburgh Pirates Houston Astros 1. Moreno cf Puhl cf 2. Foli ss Gonzalez ss 3. Parker rf Cedeno 1b 4. Stargell 1b Cruz lf 5. Milner lf Cabell 3b 6. Madlock 3b Walling rf 7. Ott c Howe 2b 8. Stennett 2b Ashby c 9. Blyleven p Niekro p PIRATES 1ST: Moreno grounded out (second to first); Foli flied out to right; Parker flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Puhl struck out; Gonzalez grounded out (second to pitcher); Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno stole second; Cruz doubled to left [Cedeno scored]; Cabell flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1. PIRATES 2ND: Stargell grounded out (first unassisted); Milner made an out to second; Madlock walked; Madlock stole second; Ott flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1. ASTROS 2ND: Walling was called out on strikes; Howe made an out to shortstop; Ashby lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1. PIRATES 3RD: Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); Blyleven struck out; Moreno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1. ASTROS 3RD: Niekro singled to left; Puhl out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Niekro to second]; Gonzalez grounded out (second to first) [Niekro to third]; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 1. PIRATES 4TH: Foli grounded out (pitcher to first); Parker grounded out (second to first); Stargell homered; Milner grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 1. ASTROS 4TH: Cruz walked; Cruz stole second; Cabell singled to right [Cruz scored, Cabell to second (on throw to home)]; Walling grounded out (second to first) [Cabell to third]; Howe struck out; Ashby was walked intentionally; Niekro grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 2. PIRATES 5TH: Madlock singled to third; Ott forced Madlock (second to shortstop); Stennett grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Ott out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 2. ASTROS 5TH: Puhl flied out to left; Gonzalez struck out; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 2. PIRATES 6TH: Blyleven flied out to right; Moreno grounded out (second to first); Foli made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 2. ASTROS 6TH: Cruz walked; Cabell forced Cruz (shortstop to second); Walling grounded out (second to first) [Cabell to second]; Howe grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 2. PIRATES 7TH: Parker singled to right; Stargell grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Parker out at second]; Milner walked; Madlock homered [Milner scored]; Ott made an out to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 2. ASTROS 7TH: Ashby flied out to center; Niekro singled to left; Puhl singled to third [Niekro to second]; TEKULVE REPLACED BLYLEVEN (PITCHING); Gonzalez reached on an error by Stennett [Niekro to third, Puhl to second, Gonzalez to first]; Cedeno grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Gonzalez out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Astros 2. PIRATES 8TH: Stennett grounded out (shortstop to first); Tekulve grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); Moreno singled to center; Moreno stole second; Foli singled to left [Moreno scored, Foli to second (on throw to home)]; SAMBITO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Parker singled to left [Foli scored]; Stargell grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 2. ASTROS 8TH: B. ROBINSON REPLACED MILNER (PLAYING LF); Cruz grounded out (second to first); Cabell grounded out (third to first); Walling grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 2. PIRATES 9TH: B. Robinson made an out to second; Madlock made an out to second; Ott struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 2. ASTROS 9TH: Howe doubled to left; Ashby grounded out (second to first) [Howe to third]; LEONARD BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first) [Howe scored]; Puhl grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Pirates 5 7 1 2 Astros 3 7 0 7

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