Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 3
Played on Thursday, April 7, 1983 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   3 12  0
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  2
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy lf                       5   2   1   0       0   0       1   0
Mazzilli cf                   5   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Madlock 3b                    4   0   2   0       1   0       1   3
Thompson 1b                   5   0   1   0       0   2       8   1
Parker rf                     4   0   1   1       1   2       4   1
Pena c                        4   0   3   0       0   0       5   1
  Scurry p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ray 2b                        3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Tenace ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morrison 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
xBerra ss                     3   1   1   1       0   1       4   1
Rhoden p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Nicosia c                   1   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Totals                       38   3  12   3       2   5      27  11

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Parker-Thompson.

BATTING - 
HR: Berra (2,9th inning off Knepper 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lacy 3 (4,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby 2,3rd base off Knepper/Ashby); Parker
(2,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   1   2   0       0   1       1   2
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
Thon ss                       4   0   2   0       1   2       3   4
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       1   3
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Knight 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
  Bass pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Knepper p                     3   1   2   0       0   0       0   3
  T. Scott rf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   2  10   2       4   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Thon (1), Ashby (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (1,off Scurry).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (2,2nd base off Rhoden/Pena).
CS: Thon (1,2nd base by Rhoden/Pena).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rhoden                        7.1   9   2   2   3   3   0  32
Tekulve                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Scurry W(1-0)                 1.1   1   0   0   1   4   0   6
Totals                        9    10   2   2   4   7   0  39


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(0-1)                8.2  12   3   3   2   5   1  40
Madden                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    12   3   3   2   5   1  41


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 7741


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Lacy                lf        Moreno              cf
2. Mazzilli            cf        Doran               2b
3. Madlock             3b        Thon                ss
4. Thompson            1b        Garner              3b
5. Parker              rf        Cruz                lf
6. Pena                c         Knight              1b
7. Ray                 2b        Puhl                rf
8. Berra               ss        Ashby               c
9. Rhoden              p         Knepper             p

PIRATES 1ST: Lacy singled to third; Lacy stole second; Lacy
stole third; Mazzilli made an out to second; Madlock walked;
Thompson struck out; Parker singled to second [Lacy scored,
Madlock to second]; Pena singled to third [Madlock to third,
Parker to second]; Ray forced Pena (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno singled to center; Doran was called out on
strikes; Thon struck out; On a bunt Garner grounded out (catcher
unassisted); Phil Garner called for interference; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Berra was called out on strikes; Rhoden grounded
out (shortstop to first); Lacy grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz struck out; Knight walked; Puhl flied out to
left; Ashby grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Pirates 1, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Mazzilli made an out to shortstop; Madlock grounded
out (pitcher to first); Thompson was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Knepper singled to center; Moreno singled to center
[Knepper to second]; Doran flied out to right [Knepper to
third]; Moreno stole second; Thon walked; Garner singled to left
[Knepper scored, Moreno scored, Thon to third]; Cruz walked
[Garner to second]; Knight forced Thon (third to catcher)
[Garner to third, Cruz to second]; Puhl flied out to right; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Parker walked; Parker stole second; Pena singled to
center [Parker out at home (center to catcher)]; Ray flied out
to right; Berra reached on catcher's interference by Ashby [Pena
to second]; Rhoden flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby singled to right; Knepper lined into a double
play (right to right to first) [Ashby out at first]; Moreno made
an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Lacy flied out to left; Mazzilli flied out to
center; Madlock singled to left; Thompson made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Thon
singled to center; Thon was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Garner grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Parker struck out; Pena grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ray singled to left; Berra forced Ray (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Knight
grounded out (second to first); Puhl lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Rhoden popped to third; Lacy flied out to left;
Mazzilli reached on an error by Thon; Madlock forced Mazzilli
(third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Knepper
singled to right; Moreno forced Knepper (first to shortstop);
Doran grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Thompson flied out to left; Parker struck out; Pena
singled to center; TENACE BATTED FOR RAY; Tenace forced Pena
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: MORRISON REPLACED TENACE (PLAYING 2B); Thon singled
to shortstop; Garner flied out to right; Cruz singled to left
[Thon to third]; TEKULVE REPLACED RHODEN (PITCHING); Knight
reached on a fielder's choice [Thon out at home (pitcher to
third), Cruz to second]; SCURRY REPLACED PENA (PITCHING);
NICOSIA REPLACED TEKULVE (PLAYING C ); Puhl struck out; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 9TH: Berra homered; Nicosia singled to center; Lacy
forced Nicosia (pitcher to shortstop); Lacy stole second;
Mazzilli singled to center [Lacy scored, Mazzilli out at second
(center to third to second)]; Madlock singled to left; Thompson
singled to center [Madlock to second]; MADDEN REPLACED PUHL
(PITCHING); T. SCOTT REPLACED KNEPPER (PLAYING RF); Parker
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby doubled to left; BASS RAN FOR ASHBY; T. Scott
struck out; Moreno struck out; Doran walked; Thon was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3  12   0   11
 Astros           2  10   2   10


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