Houston Astros 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 23
Played on Friday, April 30, 1982 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  5  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   3  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Scott cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Thon ss                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Ashby c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Howe 1b                       3   1   1   0       1   1       7   0
Garner 2b                     3   1   1   3       1   0       1   5
Garcia ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sutton p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Loucks cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   5   4       3   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garner-Garcia-Howe.
E: Garcia (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (4,off Rhoden).
HR: Garner (2,4th inning off Rhoden 2 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Scott (1,2nd base off Rhoden/Pena).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Ray 2b                        4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Parker rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Thompson 1b                   4   1   1   1       0   1      16   0
Madlock 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       1   4
Easler lf                     3   1   1   2       1   0       2   0
Pena c                        4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Berra ss                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
  B. Robinson ph              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Rhoden p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Montanez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   3   7   3       1   8      27  15

BATTING - 
2B: Madlock (7,off Smith).
HR: Thompson (7,7th inning off Sutton 0 on 1 out); Easler (2,7th inning off
Sutton 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Parker (4,off Sutton).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton W(3-1)                 8     5   3   2   1   7   2  30
Smith SV(2)                   1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     7   3   2   1   8   2  35


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rhoden L(0-3)                 7     5   4   4   3   3   1  29
Tekulve                       2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     5   4   4   3   5   1  35


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Jerry Crawford, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 8768


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Puhl                rf        Moreno              cf
2. Scott               cf        Ray                 2b
3. Knight              3b        Parker              rf
4. Cruz                lf        Thompson            1b
5. Ashby               c         Madlock             3b
6. Howe                1b        Easler              lf
7. Garner              2b        Pena                c
8. Garcia              ss        Berra               ss
9. Sutton              p         Rhoden              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Scott singled
to shortstop; Scott stole second; Knight popped to shortstop;
Cruz doubled to left [Scott scored]; Ashby grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno was called out on strikes; Ray singled to
center; Parker grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Ray out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe grounded out (third to first); Garner grounded
out (third to first); Garcia was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Thompson was called out on strikes; Madlock was
called out on strikes; Easler walked; Pena forced Easler
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Sutton was called out on strikes; Puhl grounded out
(shortstop to first); Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Berra grounded out (shortstop to first); Rhoden
grounded out (third to first); Moreno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight grounded out (second to first); Cruz flied
out to left; Ashby singled to right; Howe walked [Ashby to
second]; Garner homered [Howe scored, Ashby scored]; Garcia
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Ray flied out to center; Parker singled to center;
Thompson lined to right; Madlock flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Sutton grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
walked; Scott grounded out (pitcher to first) [Puhl to second];
Knight grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Easler flied out to left; Pena grounded out (second
to first); Berra struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ashby popped to
third in foul territory; Howe singled to center; Garner walked
[Howe to second]; Garcia grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Rhoden flied out to center; Moreno popped to
catcher in foul territory; Ray was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Sutton was called out on strikes; Puhl lined to
right; Scott grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: Parker popped to third; Thompson homered; Madlock
reached on an error by Garcia; Easler homered [Madlock scored
(unearned)]; Pena singled to center; Berra flied out to center;
MONTANEZ BATTED FOR RHODEN; Montanez grounded out (second to
first); 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: TEKULVE REPLACED MONTANEZ (PITCHING); Knight
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz was called out on
strikes; Ashby flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Moreno flied out to center; Ray grounded out
(second to first); Parker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe struck out; Garner flied out to center; Garcia
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 9TH: SMITH REPLACED GARCIA (PITCHING); LOUCKS REPLACED
SUTTON (PLAYING CF); THON REPLACED SCOTT (PLAYING SS); Thompson
grounded out (second to first); Madlock doubled to right; Easler
popped to shortstop; Pena singled to third [Madlock to third];
B. ROBINSON BATTED FOR BERRA; B. Robinson struck out; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   5   1    4
 Pirates          3   7   0    5


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