Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 95
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Thursday, July 19, 1979 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    3  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 12  1
PIT N    0  3  2    0  0  2    1  1  x  -   9  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  5   0   1   0       0   1       0   6
Reynolds ss                   3   1   3   1       1   0       2   2
Puhl cf                       5   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Cabell 1b                     5   1   1   1       0   0      10   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Howe 3b                       5   1   4   2       0   0       1   1
Bochy c                       3   1   1   0       1   1       2   2
Forsch p                      2   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5  12   5       5   6      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bochy-Reynolds, Bochy-Howe.
E: Cruz (8).

BATTING - 
3B: Puhl (3,off Blyleven).
HR: Howe (5,4th inning off Blyleven 0 on 0 out).
SH: Reynolds (20,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (21,2nd base off Blyleven/Ott).
CS: Cruz (6,2nd base by Blyleven/Ott); Landestoy (2,2nd base by Blyleven/Ott).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Foli ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Parker rf                     2   1   1   1       1   0       4   0
Stargell 1b                   4   2   2   2       0   1       9   2
B. Robinson lf                4   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Madlock 3b                    2   2   1   1       2   0       1   2
  Stennett 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ott c                         2   0   0   2       0   0       6   1
Garner 2b,3b                  3   1   2   3       1   0       1   4
Blyleven p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Roberts p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Milner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Romo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       28   9   9   9       4   2      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Garner (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Stargell (12,off Forsch); Moreno (11,off Niemann).
3B: B. Robinson (4,off Roberge).
HR: Stargell (19,3rd inning off Forsch 1 on 1 out); Garner (4,6th inning off
Forsch 1 on 2 out).
SH: Blyleven (7,off Forsch).
SF: Ott 2 (4,off Forsch,off Roberge); Parker (4,off Niemann).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Madlock 2 (17,2nd base off Forsch/Bochy,2nd base off Roberge/Bochy).
CS: Foli (3,2nd base by Niemann/Bochy); Madlock (4,3rd base by Roberge/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(5-6)                 6     7   7   6   2   0   2  27
Niemann                       1     1   1   1   0   1   0   4
Roberge                       1     1   1   1   2   1   0   5
Totals                        8     9   9   8   4   2   2  36


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blyleven                      3.1   8   5   5   4   4   1  20
Roberts W(1-2)                2.2   3   0   0   0   0   0  11
Romo                          1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Jackson                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Tekulve                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    12   5   5   5   6   1  43


Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:41   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Landestoy           2b        Moreno              cf
2. Reynolds            ss        Foli                ss
3. Puhl                cf        Parker              rf
4. Cruz                lf        Stargell            1b
5. Cabell              1b        B. Robinson         lf
6. Leonard             rf        Madlock             3b
7. Howe                3b        Ott                 c
8. Bochy               c         Garner              2b
9. Forsch              p         Blyleven            p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy struck out; Reynolds singled to third;
Puhl tripled to right [Reynolds scored]; Cruz walked; Cruz was
picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Cabell singled to left [Puhl scored]; Cabell stole
second; Leonard walked; Howe singled to left [Cabell scored,
Leonard to third]; Bochy struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Forsch walked; Landestoy forced Forsch (first to
shortstop); Landestoy was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Reynolds singled to right; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell doubled to right; B. Robinson singled to
left [Stargell to third]; Madlock singled to left [Stargell
scored, B. Robinson to third (error by Cruz)]; Madlock stole
second; Ott hit a sacrifice fly to center [B. Robinson scored
(unearned)]; Garner singled to left [Madlock scored, Garner to
second (on throw to home)]; Blyleven out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Garner to third]; Moreno grounded out
(second to first); 3 R (2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz flied out to center; Cabell grounded out
(second to first); Leonard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Foli flied out to center; Parker walked; Stargell
homered [Parker scored]; B. Robinson grounded out (shortstop to
first); Madlock lined to left; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe homered; Bochy walked; On a bunt Forsch singled
to second [Bochy to second]; Landestoy flied out to left;
Reynolds singled to left [Bochy scored, Forsch to second];
ROBERTS REPLACED BLYLEVEN (PITCHING); Puhl forced Reynolds
(second unassisted) [Forsch to third]; Cruz grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 4TH: Ott popped to shortstop; Garner grounded out
(second to first); Roberts grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell grounded out (first unassisted); Leonard
flied out to center; Howe singled to left; Bochy singled to
shortstop [Howe to second]; Forsch grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: Moreno grounded out (second to first); Foli
grounded out (third to first); Parker singled to center;
Stargell flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy singled to center; Reynolds out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Landestoy to second]; Puhl
flied out to right [Landestoy to third]; Cruz grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 6TH: B. Robinson grounded out (second to first); Madlock
walked; Ott flied out to center; Garner homered [Madlock
scored]; MILNER BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Milner lined to right; 2 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 7TH: ROMO REPLACED MILNER (PITCHING); Cabell flied out to
right; Leonard lined to third; Howe singled to center; Bochy
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 7.

PIRATES 7TH: NIEMANN REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Moreno doubled
to center; Foli reached on a fielder's choice [Moreno to third];
Parker hit a sacrifice fly to center [Moreno scored]; Stargell
struck out while Foli was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 8.

ASTROS 8TH: WALLING BATTED FOR NIEMANN; Walling struck out;
Landestoy reached on an error by Garner [Landestoy to first];
Reynolds walked [Landestoy to second]; JACKSON REPLACED ROMO
(PITCHING); Puhl flied out to right; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 8TH: ROBERGE REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); B. Robinson
tripled to left; Madlock walked; Madlock stole second; Ott hit a
sacrifice fly to left [B. Robinson scored]; Garner walked;
EASLER BATTED FOR JACKSON; Easler struck out while Madlock was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 9TH: TEKULVE REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); STENNETT
REPLACED MADLOCK (PLAYING 2B); GARNER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); Cabell flied out to right; Leonard grounded out (pitcher to
first); Howe grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1   11
 Pirates          9   9   1    3


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