Houston Astros 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 22
Played on Sunday, May 3, 1981 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  9  0
PIT N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf,cf                    5   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprowl p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Ivie 1b                       5   0   0   0       0   2       5   3
Howe 3b                       3   1   2   0       1   1       0   2
Ashby c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       9   2
Garcia 2b                     3   0   1   1       1   1       4   1
Sutton p                      0   0   0   1       3   0       1   0
  Woods ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   3   9   3       7   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ashby-Reynolds.

BATTING - 
3B: Howe (1,off Romo).
GDP: Woods (1,off Romo).
IBB: Cruz (1,by Romo).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (1,2nd base off Bibby/Pena); Cedeno (5,2nd base off Bibby/Pena); Puhl
(3,2nd base off Romo/Pena).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   0   1   1       0   2       4   0
Garner 2b                     3   0   1   0       2   1       2   3
Easler rf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Madlock 3b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Milner lf                     2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Lacy ph,lf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Thompson 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Berra ss                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Parker ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Law ss                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foli ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Pena c                        2   1   2   0       2   0       6   0
Bibby p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stargell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Romo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Bevacqua ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   7   1       6   9      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Madlock-Garner-Thompson, Romo-Garner.

BATTING - 
2B: Moreno (2,off Sutton); Madlock (4,off Sutton).
3B: Pena (1,off Sutton).
SH: Bibby 2 (2,off Sutton 2).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Madlock (1,2nd base by Sutton/Ashby); Garner (2,2nd base by Sutton/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton W(2-3)                 7     5   1   1   4   5   0  28
LaCorte                       0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Sprowl                        0.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   4
D. Smith SV(2)                1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     7   1   1   6   9   0  38

Sprowl faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bibby L(1-1)                  7     6   2   2   5   5   0  32
Romo                          2     3   1   1   2   0   0   9
Totals                        9     9   3   3   7   5   0  41

IBB: Romo (3,Cruz).

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 3:15   Attendance: 10438


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Puhl                rf        Moreno              cf
2. Reynolds            ss        Garner              2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Easler              rf
4. Cruz                lf        Madlock             3b
5. Ivie                1b        Milner              lf
6. Howe                3b        Thompson            1b
7. Ashby               c         Berra               ss
8. Garcia              2b        Pena                c
9. Sutton              p         Bibby               p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl lined to first; Reynolds popped to shortstop;
Cedeno flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno flied to left; Garner flied to left; Easler
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to right; Cruz stole second; Ivie
struck out; Howe walked; Ashby flied to center; Garcia walked
[Cruz to third, Howe to second]; Sutton walked [Cruz scored,
Howe to third, Garcia to second]; Puhl lined to right; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Madlock singled to center; Madlock was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Milner flied to right;
Thompson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds flied to right; Cedeno singled to left;
Cruz popped to catcher in foul territory; Ivie flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Berra grounded out (third to first); Pena walked;
Bibby out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Pena to
second]; Moreno doubled to right [Pena scored]; Garner walked;
Easler struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe singled to shortstop; Ashby forced Howe (second
to shortstop); Garcia struck out; Sutton walked [Ashby to
second]; Puhl singled to center [Ashby scored, Sutton to
second]; Reynolds flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Madlock grounded out (second to first); Milner
grounded out (first to pitcher); Thompson grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno struck out; Cruz flied to center; Ivie was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 5TH: Berra grounded out (third to first); Pena walked;
Bibby out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Pena to
second]; Moreno popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe struck out; Ashby singled to second; Garcia
flied to center; Sutton walked [Ashby to second]; Puhl flied to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Garner singled to center; Easler struck out while
Garner was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Madlock doubled to left; Milner walked; Thompson struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
singled to left; Cedeno stole second; Cruz flied to right
[Cedeno to third]; Ivie flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: PARKER BATTED FOR BERRA; Parker flied to center;
Pena tripled to center; STARGELL BATTED FOR BIBBY; Stargell
lined to first; Moreno struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: LAW REPLACED PARKER (PLAYING SS); ROMO REPLACED
STARGELL (PITCHING); Howe tripled to left; Ashby grounded out
(first unassisted); Garcia singled to left [Howe scored]; WOODS
BATTED FOR SUTTON; Woods grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Garcia out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: WOODS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); PUHL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); LACORTE REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING);
Garner walked; Easler singled to right [Garner to second];
Madlock forced Easler (shortstop to second) [Garner to third];
SPROWL REPLACED LACORTE (PITCHING); LACY BATTED FOR MILNER; Lacy
was called out on strikes; Thompson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 9TH: LACY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Puhl singled to
third; Puhl stole second; Reynolds walked; On a bunt Sprowl hit
into a double play (pitcher to pitcher to second) [Reynolds out
at second]; Cruz was walked intentionally; Ivie forced Puhl
(third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 9TH: FOLI BATTED FOR LAW; Foli walked; Pena singled to
center [Foli to second]; BEVACQUA BATTED FOR ROMO; D. SMITH
REPLACED SPROWL (PITCHING); Bevacqua flied to right [Foli to
third]; Moreno struck out; Garner struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   9   0   11
 Pirates          1   7   0   10


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