Houston Astros 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Friday, May 1, 1981 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  2  -   5 12  1
PIT N    2  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  5   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Garcia ss                     5   1   2   0       0   1       4   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   0       1   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       5   2   2   3       0   0       1   0
Howe 3b                       5   1   2   0       0   1       0   3
Ivie 1b                       4   0   3   2       1   0      10   5
Woods rf                      4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Pujols c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Ashby ph,c                  0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Ryan p                        2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Pittman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sprowl p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Puhl ph                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberts ph,2b               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       38   5  12   5       4   9      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garcia-Ivie.
E: Garcia (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Ivie 2 (4,off Scurry,off Solomon); Garcia (1,off D. Robinson); Cruz (5,off
D. Robinson).
HR: Cruz (4,3rd inning off Scurry 1 on 2 out).
SH: Woods (1,off D. Robinson).
Team LOB: 11.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Foli ss                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Easler rf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Thompson 1b                   3   1   1   0       1   0       6   0
Madlock 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       1   2
Milner lf                     3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Lacy lf                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Nicosia c                     2   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
  Bevacqua ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Solomon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Law 2b                        4   0   1   0       0   1       5   2
Scurry p                      1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Garner ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Robinson p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pena c                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   3  10   3       3   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Madlock (2).

BATTING - 
SH: Foli (4,off Ryan).
GDP: Nicosia (3,off Ryan).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (7,2nd base off Ryan/Pujols); Easler (2,2nd base off Ryan/Pujols).
CS: Law (1,2nd base by Sprowl/Pujols); Garner (1,2nd base by Sprowl/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan                          5     7   3   3   3   1   0  24
Sprowl                        2     2   0   0   0   2   0   6
Sambito W(1-1)                2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    10   3   3   3   4   0  37

WP: Ryan (4).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scurry                        6     7   2   2   3   7   1  28
D. Robinson                   1.1   3   1   1   1   0   0   7
Jackson                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Solomon L(0-1)                1     2   2   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9    12   5   3   4   9   1  43

WP: Scurry (1).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 7012


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Landestoy           2b        Moreno              cf
2. Garcia              ss        Foli                ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Easler              rf
4. Cruz                lf        Thompson            1b
5. Howe                3b        Madlock             3b
6. Ivie                1b        Milner              lf
7. Woods               rf        Nicosia             c
8. Pujols              c         Law                 2b
9. Ryan                p         Scurry              p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy flied to center; Garcia singled to center;
Scurry threw a wild pitch [Garcia to second]; Cedeno walked;
Cruz flied to right in foul territory; Howe struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno singled to center; Moreno stole second; Foli
out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Moreno to third];
Easler singled to right [Moreno scored]; Thompson popped to
first in foul territory; Easler stole second; Ryan threw a wild
pitch [Easler to third]; Madlock singled to right [Easler
scored]; Milner grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ivie walked; Woods was called out on strikes; Pujols
forced Ivie (shortstop to second); Ryan grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Nicosia walked; Law grounded out (second to first)
[Nicosia to second]; Scurry walked; Moreno flied to left in foul
territory; Foli lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy struck out; Garcia flied to center; Cedeno
singled to left; Cruz homered [Cedeno scored]; Howe singled to
right; Ivie forced Howe (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Easler flied to center; Thompson singled to center;
Madlock singled to third [Thompson to second]; Milner singled to
center [Thompson scored, Madlock to third]; Nicosia grounded
into a double play (shortstop to shortstop to first) [Milner out
at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Woods flied to right; Pujols flied to center; Ryan
singled to right; Landestoy was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Law grounded out (third to first); Scurry struck
out; Moreno grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Garcia struck out; Cedeno singled to third; Cruz
popped to second; Howe lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Foli grounded out (third to first); Easler singled
to left; Thompson walked [Easler to second]; Madlock flied to
right; Milner grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Ivie doubled to center; Woods was called out on
strikes; Pujols walked; PITTMAN BATTED FOR RYAN; Pittman struck
out; Landestoy grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: SPROWL REPLACED PITTMAN (PITCHING); Nicosia lined
to right; Law singled to center; GARNER BATTED FOR SCURRY; Law
was caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop);
Garner singled to right; Garner was caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: D. ROBINSON REPLACED GARNER (PITCHING); LACY
REPLACED MILNER (PLAYING LF); Garcia doubled to left; Cedeno
grounded out (second to first) [Garcia to third]; Cruz doubled
to left [Garcia scored, Cruz out at third (left to shortstop to
third)]; Howe grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Moreno struck out; Foli grounded out (shortstop to
first); Easler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Ivie singled to center; Woods out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Ivie to second]; ASHBY BATTED FOR
PUJOLS; Ashby walked; PUHL BATTED FOR SPROWL; JACKSON REPLACED
D. ROBINSON (PITCHING); ROBERTS BATTED FOR PUHL; Roberts struck
out; Landestoy forced Ashby (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: ROBERTS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); ASHBY STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); SAMBITO REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING);
Thompson flied to center; Madlock grounded out (third to first);
Lacy singled to shortstop [Lacy to second (error by Garcia)];
BEVACQUA BATTED FOR NICOSIA; Bevacqua flied to center; 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: PENA REPLACED JACKSON (PLAYING C ); SOLOMON REPLACED
BEVACQUA (PITCHING); Garcia grounded out (pitcher to first);
Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Cruz reached on an error
by Madlock; Howe singled to left [Cruz to third]; Ivie doubled
to left [Cruz scored (unearned), Howe scored (unearned)]; Woods
struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 9TH: Law struck out; Pena grounded out (shortstop to
first); Moreno grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1   11
 Pirates          3  10   1    7


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