Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Friday, May 20, 1983 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  1  -   3  7  1
PIT N    0  0  3    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Bass ph,rf                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
T. Scott rf,cf                4   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Thon ss                       4   1   1   1       1   1       7   4
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       1   2
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Ashby c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       5   1
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Doran 2b                      1   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pujols c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Puhl ph                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reynolds 2b                 3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   7   3       3   7      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Doran-Knight, Ashby-Thon.
E: Ashby (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Knight (6,off McWilliams); Ashby (11,off McWilliams); Tolman (1,off McWilliams).
HR: Thon (4,8th inning off McWilliams 0 on 0 out).
SF: T. Scott (1,off Tekulve).
GDP: Ashby (5,off Tekulve).
Team LOB: 9.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy rf,lf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Mazzilli cf                   3   1   1   1       1   1       0   0
Morrison 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray 2b                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Madlock 3b                    3   0   3   1       1   0       1   2
Pena c                        4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Harper lf                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Thompson ph,1b              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Tenace 1b                     1   2   0   0       1   0       6   0
  Parker rf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Berra ss                      3   1   1   2       1   1       2   4
McWilliams p                  3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Tekulve p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   4   8   4       5   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ray-Berra-Thompson.
E: Thompson (3), Berra 2 (6).

BATTING - 
HR: Berra (3,3rd inning off Knepper 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Tenace (2,by Ruhle).
GDP: Mazzilli (2,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Madlock (1,2nd base off Smith/Ashby).
CS: Pena (2,2nd base by Knepper/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(1-6)                3.2   7   4   4   4   2   1  20
Ruhle                         2.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   9
Smith                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
LaCorte                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8     8   4   4   5   6   1  36

WP: Knepper (1).
HBP: Ruhle (2,Tenace).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McWilliams W(4-3)             7     5   2   2   2   7   1  30
Tekulve SV(1)                 2     2   1   0   1   0   0   9
Totals                        9     7   3   2   3   7   1  39

McWilliams faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 13643


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Moreno              cf        Lacy                rf
2. T. Scott            rf        Mazzilli            cf
3. Thon                ss        Morrison            2b
4. Garner              3b        Madlock             3b
5. Cruz                lf        Pena                c
6. Knight              1b        Harper              lf
7. Ashby               c         Tenace              1b
8. Doran               2b        Berra               ss
9. Knepper             p         McWilliams          p

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno struck out; T. Scott flied out to right; Thon
walked; Garner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Lacy singled to center; Mazzilli grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Lacy out at second]; Morrison
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Knight singled to right;
Ashby flied out to right; Doran walked [Knight to second];
Knepper struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Madlock singled to left; Pena forced Madlock (third
to shortstop); Harper struck out while Pena was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Moreno grounded out (third to first); T. Scott
grounded out (shortstop to first); Thon was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Tenace walked; Berra homered [Tenace scored];
McWilliams was called out on strikes; Lacy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Mazzilli singled to center; Morrison
singled to center [Mazzilli to second]; Madlock singled to left
[Mazzilli scored, Morrison to second]; Pena forced Madlock
(shortstop unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
3.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
grounded out (third to first); Knight doubled to center; Ashby
reached on an error by Berra; Doran struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Harper singled to left; Tenace forced Harper
(shortstop to second); Knepper threw a wild pitch [Tenace to
second]; Berra walked; McWilliams made an out to catcher; Lacy
walked [Tenace to third, Berra to second]; Mazzilli walked
[Tenace scored, Berra to third, Lacy to second]; RUHLE REPLACED
DORAN (PITCHING); REYNOLDS REPLACED KNEPPER (PLAYING 2B);
Morrison flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds lined to third; Moreno struck out; T. Scott
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Madlock walked; Pena made an out to third; Harper
popped to shortstop in foul territory; Tenace was hit by a pitch
[Madlock to second]; Berra was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Thon flied out to right; Garner struck out; Cruz
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: McWilliams grounded out (shortstop to first); Lacy
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mazzilli was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Knight flied out to right; Ashby doubled to center;
TOLMAN BATTED FOR RUHLE; Tolman doubled to left [Ashby scored];
Reynolds reached on an error by Berra; BASS BATTED FOR MORENO;
Bass flied out to right; T. Scott grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: BASS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); T. SCOTT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); SMITH REPLACED TOLMAN (PITCHING);
Morrison made an out to shortstop; Madlock singled to center;
Madlock stole second [Madlock to third (error by Ashby)]; Pena
flied out to left; THOMPSON BATTED FOR HARPER; Thompson made an
out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: RAY REPLACED MORRISON (PLAYING 2B); THOMPSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); PARKER REPLACED TENACE (PLAYING RF); LACY
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Thon homered; TEKULVE REPLACED
MCWILLIAMS (PITCHING); Garner singled to shortstop; Cruz walked
[Garner to second]; Knight flied out to right; Ashby grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: LACORTE REPLACED ASHBY (PITCHING); PUJOLS REPLACED
SMITH (PLAYING C ); Parker struck out; Berra made an out to
shortstop; Tekulve struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: PUHL BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Puhl singled to center;
Reynolds reached on an error by Thompson [Puhl to second]; Bass
forced Reynolds (shortstop unassisted) [Puhl to third]; WALLING
RAN FOR BASS; T. Scott hit a sacrifice fly to left [Puhl scored
(unearned)]; Thon forced Walling (shortstop to second); 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   1    9
 Pirates          4   8   3    8


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