Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 79
Played on Monday, July 5, 1982 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    1  0  2    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   6  9  0
PIT N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   4  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       5   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Scott cf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Knight 1b                     4   2   3   0       1   0       5   2
Cruz lf                       4   2   2   3       1   1       3   0
Garner 2b                     3   1   1   3       1   0       2   2
Howe 3b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Knicely rf                    3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Puhl pr,rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pujols c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Niekro p                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Totals                       36   6   9   6       4   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
PB: Pujols 2 (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (16,off Baumgarten); Pujols (4,off Romo).
HR: Cruz (5,3rd inning off Baumgarten 1 on 2 out); Garner (5,7th inning off
Romo 2 on 2 out).
IBB: Cruz (6,by Romo).
Team LOB: 7.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Ray 2b                        4   1   1   1       0   0       2   1
Madlock 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Thompson 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   3      10   0
Parker rf                     2   0   0   1       1   0       6   0
Easler lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Pena c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Berra ss                      4   0   2   1       0   2       1   3
Baumgarten p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Romo p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lacy ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stargell ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   9   4       1   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Berra (14,off Niekro).
HR: Moreno (2,1st inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out); Ray (6,1st inning off Niekro
0 on 0 out).
SF: Parker (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (38,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols); Lacy (25,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols).
CS: Moreno (14,2nd base by Niekro/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(7-6)                 9     9   4   4   1   6   2  36


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Baumgarten L(0-2)             5     5   3   3   2   1   1  22
Romo                          2     4   3   3   1   2   1  11
Niemann                       2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9     9   6   6   4   5   2  40

BK: Romo (1).
IBB: Romo (1,Cruz).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Bob Davidson, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 10437


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Thon                ss        Moreno              cf
2. Scott               cf        Ray                 2b
3. Knight              1b        Madlock             3b
4. Cruz                lf        Thompson            1b
5. Garner              2b        Parker              rf
6. Howe                3b        Easler              lf
7. Knicely             rf        Pena                c
8. Pujols              c         Berra               ss
9. Niekro              p         Baumgarten          p

ASTROS 1ST: Thon flied out to center; Scott singled to right;
Knight popped to first in foul territory; Cruz doubled to center
[Scott scored]; Garner walked; Howe popped to second; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno homered; Ray homered; Madlock popped to
second; Thompson struck out; Parker flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Knicely struck out; Pujols flied out to right;
Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Easler grounded out (first to pitcher); Pena flied
out to right; Berra doubled to left; Baumgarten grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon popped to second; Scott grounded out (third to
first); Knight singled to center; Cruz homered [Knight scored];
Garner flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Moreno singled to center; Moreno was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Ray grounded out
(shortstop to first); Madlock grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe walked; Knicely flied out to right; Pujols
popped to shortstop; Niekro flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Thompson struck out; Parker walked; Pujols allowed
a passed ball [Parker to second]; Easler flied out to left; Pena
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott
grounded out (third to first); Knight singled to right; Cruz
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Berra struck out; DAVIS BATTED FOR BAUMGARTEN;
Davis flied out to center; Moreno singled to center; Moreno
stole second; Ray flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: ROMO REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Garner flied out to
right; Howe flied to right in foul territory; Knicely singled to
left; PUHL RAN FOR KNICELY; Pujols doubled to left [Puhl to
third]; Niekro struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: PUHL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Madlock flied out
to right; Thompson was called out on strikes; Parker flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Thon struck out; Scott flied out to right; Knight
singled to third; Romo balked [Knight to second]; Cruz was
walked intentionally; Garner homered [Knight scored, Cruz
scored]; Howe grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Easler singled to center; Pena grounded out (second
to first) [Easler to second]; Pujols allowed a passed ball
[Easler to third]; Berra singled to shortstop [Easler scored];
LACY BATTED FOR ROMO; Lacy forced Berra (first to shortstop);
Lacy stole second; Moreno flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: NIEMANN REPLACED LACY (PITCHING); Puhl grounded out
(first unassisted); Pujols grounded out (pitcher to first);
Niekro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Ray flied out to center; Madlock singled to second;
Thompson singled to right [Madlock to third]; Parker hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Madlock scored]; Easler grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Thon flied out to right; Scott grounded out
(shortstop to first); Knight walked; Cruz was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: Pena was called out on strikes; Berra struck out;
STARGELL BATTED FOR NIEMANN; Stargell flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   0    7
 Pirates          4   9   0    5


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