Houston Astros 10, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 131
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Monday, September 1, 1980 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    5  0  0    0  4  0    1  0  0  -  10 11  1
PIT N    2  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan 2b                     2   2   1   1       3   0       1   1
  Gonzalez ss                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   2   1       1   1       0   0
  Howe 3b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Puhl rf                       4   1   2   2       1   1       1   0
  Loucks rf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Woods lf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     2   2   2   1       1   0       1   0
  Leonard cf                  2   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Walling 1b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       6   0
Ashby c                       3   2   1   0       2   0       7   0
Landestoy ss,2b               5   1   2   2       0   0       2   2
Forsch p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Niemann p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       38  10  11   8       8   4      27   4

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Landestoy-Walling.
E: Morgan (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (18,off D. Robinson); Landestoy (11,off D. Robinson); Cedeno (28,off
Scurry); Cabell (17,off Scurry).
3B: Walling (5,off Mahler).
HR: Morgan (7,1st inning off D. Robinson 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Cabell (10,off Solomon).
IBB: Morgan (5,by Solomon).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (41,2nd base off Mahler/Ott).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     3   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
Foli ss                       5   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Madlock 3b                    4   2   2   3       0   1       0   3
Parker rf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Easler lf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Milner 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Ott c                         3   1   2   1       1   0       5   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
D. Robinson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scurry p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pena ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mahler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solomon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beall ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lee p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Carbo ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   8   4       3   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garner-Milner.
E: Ott (11), Solomon (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Parker (25,off Forsch).
HR: Madlock 2 (8,1st inning off Forsch 1 on 1 out,3rd inning off Forsch 0 on
1 out); Ott (7,2nd inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Moreno (1,by Smith).
GDP: Garner (10,off Smith).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (80,2nd base off Forsch/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        2.1   5   4   4   1   1   3  13
Niemann                       1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   6
Smith W(5-5)                  5     2   0   0   2   3   0  19
Totals                        9     8   4   4   3   7   3  38

HBP: Smith (4,Moreno).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
D. Robinson L(5-8)            0.2   5   5   5   1   0   1   8
Scurry                        3.1   2   0   0   2   3   0  14
Mahler                        0     1   3   3   2   0   0   3
Solomon                       3     2   2   1   3   0   0  14
Lee                           2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    11  10   9   8   4   1  46

Mahler faced 3 batters in the 5th inning
BK: D. Robinson (2).
IBB: Solomon (4,Morgan).

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 3:07   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Morgan              2b        Moreno              cf
2. Cabell              3b        Foli                ss
3. Puhl                rf        Madlock             3b
4. Cruz                lf        Parker              rf
5. Cedeno              cf        Easler              lf
6. Walling             1b        Milner              1b
7. Ashby               c         Ott                 c
8. Landestoy           ss        Garner              2b
9. Forsch              p         D. Robinson         p

ASTROS 1ST: Morgan homered; Cabell singled to center; Puhl
doubled to right [Cabell to third]; D. Robinson balked [Cabell
scored, Puhl to third]; Cruz popped to catcher in foul
territory; Cedeno singled to left [Puhl scored]; Walling flied
out to center; Ashby walked [Cedeno to second]; Landestoy
doubled to left [Cedeno scored, Ashby scored]; SCURRY REPLACED
D. ROBINSON (PITCHING); Forsch struck out; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno walked; Moreno stole second; Foli flied out
to left; Madlock homered [Moreno scored]; Parker doubled to
left; Easler lined to shortstop; Milner was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Morgan walked; Cabell struck out; Puhl struck out;
Cruz made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Ott homered; Garner made an out to second; Scurry
grounded out (shortstop to first); Moreno flied out to left; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno doubled to left; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted) [Cedeno to third]; Ashby grounded out (third to
first); Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Foli popped to first in foul territory; Madlock
homered; Parker singled to left; NIEMANN REPLACED FORSCH
(PITCHING); Easler struck out; Milner lined to right; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Niemann grounded out (third to first); Morgan flied
out to right; Cabell doubled to left; Puhl walked; Cruz made an
out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Ott singled to left; Garner flied out to center;
PENA BATTED FOR SCURRY; Pena struck out; Debut game for Tony
Pena; Moreno struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: MAHLER REPLACED PENA (PITCHING); Cedeno walked;
Cedeno stole second; Walling tripled to right [Cedeno scored];
Ashby walked; SOLOMON REPLACED MAHLER (PITCHING); Landestoy
grounded out (first unassisted) [Ashby to second]; HEEP BATTED
FOR NIEMANN; Heep flied to left in foul territory; Morgan was
walked intentionally; Cabell walked [Walling scored, Ashby to
third, Morgan to second]; Puhl singled to right [Ashby scored,
Morgan scored, Cabell to second]; Cruz grounded out (third to
first); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: SMITH REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); LEONARD REPLACED
CEDENO (PLAYING CF); Foli singled to center [Foli to second
(error by Morgan)]; Joe Morgan called for obstruction;
Madlock flied out to left; Parker grounded out (second to
first); Easler struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Leonard flied out to left; Walling flied out to
right; Ashby grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Milner popped to first in foul territory; Ott
walked; Garner grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Ott out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy singled to center; Landestoy was picked
off first but was safe on an error by Solomon [Landestoy to
second]; Smith reached on an error by Ott [Landestoy to third,
Smith to first]; Morgan walked [Smith to second]; Cabell
grounded into a double play (second to first) [Landestoy scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Smith to third, Morgan out at second]; Puhl
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 10, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING SS); HOWE
REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 3B); LANDESTOY CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 2B); BEALL BATTED FOR SOLOMON; Beall struck out; Moreno
flied out to left; Foli flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: LEE REPLACED BEALL (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out
(pitcher to first); Leonard grounded out (shortstop to first);
Walling grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 10, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: WOODS REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING LF); Madlock was
called out on strikes; Parker made an out to third; Easler flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby singled to center; Landestoy flied out to
center; Smith struck out; Gonzalez flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: LOUCKS REPLACED PUHL (PLAYING RF); Milner flied out
to center; Debut game for Scott Loucks; Ott made an out
to third; Garner singled to left; CARBO BATTED FOR LEE; Carbo
walked [Garner to second]; Moreno was hit by a pitch [Garner to
third, Carbo to second]; Foli grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          10  11   1    9
 Pirates          4   8   2    7


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