Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 25
Played on Sunday, May 2, 1982 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  3    2  0  0    0  0  1  -   6 13  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Walling cf                    3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Loucks cf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Puhl rf                       4   2   2   0       1   2       0   0
Knight 3b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       0   3
Cruz lf                       5   1   2   2       0   0       3   0
Ashby c                       4   1   2   1       1   0       7   3
Howe 1b                       5   0   2   2       0   1      13   0
Garner 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Garcia ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Niekro p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
  Moffitt p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  13   6       3   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Knight-Garner-Howe.
E: Knight (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Niekro (1,off Griffin); Ashby (4,off Griffin); Cruz (5,off Moskau).
SH: Niekro (1,off Moskau).
HBP: Knight (2,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz 2 (5,2nd base off Griffin/Nicosia,2nd base off Tekulve/Nicosia); Puhl
(3,2nd base off Griffin/Nicosia).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
Lacy rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ray 2b                        4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Thompson 1b                   2   1   1   1       2   0       9   2
Madlock 3b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       1   2
Easler lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Nicosia c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
Berra ss                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Montanez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith ss                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Moskau p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Stargell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   5   2       2   8      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Easler (3,off Niekro).
HR: Thompson (8,7th inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out); Madlock (2,7th inning off
Niekro 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Moskau (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lacy (5,2nd base off Moffitt/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(3-1)                 6     4   2   2   2   6   2  24
Moffitt SV(1)                 3     1   0   0   0   2   0  10
Totals                        9     5   2   2   2   8   2  34

Niekro faced 3 batters in the 7th inning

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(1-2)                3     7   5   5   3   2   0  20
Moskau                        4     4   0   0   0   2   0  15
Tekulve                       2     2   1   1   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9    13   6   6   3   6   0  43

Griffin faced 2 batters in the 4th inning
WP: Tekulve (1).
HBP: Griffin (1,Knight).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 11116


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Walling             cf        Moreno              cf
2. Puhl                rf        Lacy                rf
3. Knight              3b        Ray                 2b
4. Cruz                lf        Thompson            1b
5. Ashby               c         Madlock             3b
6. Howe                1b        Easler              lf
7. Garner              2b        Nicosia             c
8. Garcia              ss        Berra               ss
9. Niekro              p         Griffin             p

ASTROS 1ST: Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl
singled to right; Knight was hit by a pitch [Puhl to second];
Cruz forced Knight (first to shortstop) [Puhl to third]; Cruz
stole second; Ashby walked; Howe struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno struck out (catcher to first); Lacy grounded
out (pitcher to first); Ray grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner popped to catcher in foul territory; Garcia
grounded out (second to first); Niekro doubled to left; Walling
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Thompson walked; Madlock grounded out (third to
first) [Thompson to second]; Easler grounded out (first
unassisted) [Thompson to third]; Nicosia struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Knight singled to
right [Puhl scored, Knight to second (on throw to home)]; Cruz
flied out to left; Ashby doubled to center [Knight scored]; Howe
singled to center [Ashby scored]; Garner singled to third [Howe
to second]; Garcia flied out to right [Howe to third]; Niekro
struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Berra struck out; Griffin struck out; Moreno struck
out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates
0.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling walked; Puhl singled to left [Walling to
second]; MOSKAU REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Knight flied out to
right; Cruz doubled to center [Walling scored, Puhl scored, Cruz
out at third (center to shortstop to third)]; Ashby singled to
left; Howe forced Ashby (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Lacy grounded out (second to first); Ray grounded
out (pitcher to first); Thompson walked; Madlock singled to left
[Thompson to third]; Easler grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Garner struck out; Garcia singled to right; Niekro
out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Garcia to second];
Walling flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Nicosia grounded out (second to first); Berra
reached on an error by Knight; Moskau grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Berra out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl struck out; Knight singled to left; Cruz flied
out to center; Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Moreno grounded out (catcher to first); Lacy
grounded out (third to first); Ray was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe grounded out (second to first); Garner lined to
left; Garcia grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: LOUCKS REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING CF); Thompson
homered; Madlock homered; Easler doubled to right; MOFFITT
REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Nicosia lined to shortstop; MONTANEZ
BATTED FOR BERRA; Montanez popped to catcher in foul territory;
STARGELL BATTED FOR MOSKAU; Stargell struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 8TH: TEKULVE REPLACED STARGELL (PITCHING); SMITH REPLACED
MONTANEZ (PLAYING SS); Moffitt grounded out (second to first);
Loucks struck out; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Moreno singled to right; Lacy forced Moreno (second
to shortstop); Lacy stole second; Ray flied out to left;
Thompson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Knight grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled
to center; Cruz stole second; Ashby grounded out (first
unassisted) [Cruz to third]; Howe singled to center [Cruz
scored]; Tekulve threw a wild pitch [Howe to second]; Garner
popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 9TH: Madlock lined to left; Easler flied out to center;
Nicosia struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  13   1   10
 Pirates          2   5   0    5


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