Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Friday, July 20, 1979 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  8  0
PIT N    3  0  2    0  0  3    1  0  x  -   9 12  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  5   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
Gonzalez ss                   5   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Leonard rf                    4   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       9   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Howe 3b                       2   1   2   1       2   0       2   0
Ashby c                       2   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sexton ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   8   2       3   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell.

BATTING - 
HR: Howe (6,3rd inning off Candelaria 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Leonard (7,2nd base off Candelaria/Ott).
CS: Cabell (9,2nd base by Candelaria/Ott).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Foli ss                       5   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Parker rf                     5   1   3   1       0   2       2   0
Stargell 1b                   4   2   1   1       0   1      13   0
B. Robinson lf                3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Ott c                         3   1   1   2       1   1       5   1
Garner 3b                     4   1   2   3       0   0       0   3
Stennett 2b                   3   1   2   1       1   0       1   6
Candelaria p                  4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       36   9  12   9       3   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Stennett 2 (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Ott (13,off Richard); Stennett (10,off Richard); Parker (23,off Roberge).
HR: Garner (5,6th inning off Richard 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garner (8,2nd base off Richard/Ashby); Moreno (40,2nd base off Roberge/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(7-11)               5.1  10   8   8   3   5   1  28
Roberge                       0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
LaCorte                       2     1   1   1   0   2   0   8
Totals                        8    12   9   9   3   7   1  39

WP: LaCorte (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Candelaria W(9-7)             9     8   3   2   3   4   1  38


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Charlie Williams
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 23585


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Landestoy           2b        Moreno              cf
2. Gonzalez            ss        Foli                ss
3. Puhl                cf        Parker              rf
4. Leonard             rf        Stargell            1b
5. Cabell              1b        B. Robinson         lf
6. Cruz                lf        Ott                 c
7. Howe                3b        Garner              3b
8. Ashby               c         Stennett            2b
9. Richard             p         Candelaria          p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy popped to catcher in foul territory;
Gonzalez flied out to center; Puhl grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno flied out to center; Foli singled to right;
Parker singled to center [Foli to third, Parker to second (on
throw to 3b)]; Stargell reached on a fielder's choice [Parker
out at third (shortstop to third), Foli scored]; B. Robinson
singled to left [Stargell to second]; Ott doubled to center
[Stargell scored, B. Robinson scored]; Garner made an out to
second; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Leonard grounded out (second to first); Cabell
singled to right; Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Stennett grounded out (second to first); Candelaria
struck out; Moreno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe homered; Ashby walked; Richard struck out;
Landestoy forced Ashby (second to shortstop); Gonzalez flied out
to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Foli flied out to left; Parker singled to left;
Stargell singled to left [Parker to second]; B. Robinson struck
out; Ott walked [Parker to third, Stargell to second]; Garner
singled to center [Parker scored, Stargell scored, Ott to
third]; Garner stole second; Stennett walked; Candelaria
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl popped to shortstop in foul territory; Leonard
singled to center; Cabell grounded out (third to first) [Leonard
to second]; Cruz reached on an error by Stennett [Leonard scored
(error by Stennett) (unearned) (no RBI), Cruz to second]; Howe
walked; Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 4TH: Moreno grounded out (second to first); Foli
grounded out (shortstop to first); Parker struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Richard grounded out (third to first); Landestoy
grounded out (pitcher to first); Gonzalez grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: Stargell struck out; B. Robinson walked; Ott lined
into a double play (first unassisted) [B. Robinson out at
first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Leonard singled
to left; Leonard stole second; Cabell singled to left [Leonard
scored]; Cruz popped to first in foul territory; Howe singled to
center [Cabell to second]; Ashby struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 6TH: Garner homered; Stennett doubled to left;
Candelaria struck out; Moreno singled to center [Stennett
scored]; ROBERGE REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Moreno stole
second; Foli grounded out (pitcher to second to first) [Moreno
to third]; Parker doubled to center [Moreno scored]; Stargell
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 8.

ASTROS 7TH: SEXTON BATTED FOR ROBERGE; Sexton singled to center;
Landestoy struck out; Gonzalez struck out; Puhl made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 8.

PIRATES 7TH: LACORTE REPLACED SEXTON (PITCHING); B. Robinson
popped to third in foul territory; Ott struck out but advanced
to first on a wild pitch; Garner grounded out (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Ott to second]; Stennett singled to center
[Ott scored]; Candelaria flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Leonard flied out to right; Cabell grounded out
(third to first); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 9.

PIRATES 8TH: Moreno made an out to shortstop; Foli flied out to
left; Parker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 9.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe walked; ALOU BATTED FOR ASHBY; Alou singled to
right [Howe to second]; BALDWIN BATTED FOR LACORTE; Baldwin
grounded out (second to first) [Howe to third, Alou to second];
Landestoy flied out to right; Gonzalez grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   0    8
 Pirates          9  12   2    6


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