Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 41
Played on Saturday, May 21, 1983 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    3  2  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   6  9  1
PIT N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   4 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   2   2   0       0   0       3   0
T. Scott rf                   3   1   1   2       0   2       2   0
Thon ss                       4   1   2   2       0   0       3   4
Garner 3b                     4   1   1   2       0   0       0   4
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   0       1   2       1   0
Knight 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       9   2
Doran 2b                      2   0   0   0       2   1       3   4
Pujols c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
LaCoss p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  DiPino p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   6       4   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Doran-Thon-Knight, Garner-Doran-Knight, Knight-Thon-Knight, Doran-Thon-Knight.
E: Garner (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (9,off Tunnell); Moreno (5,off Tunnell).
3B: Thon (1,off Niemann).
HR: Garner (5,1st inning off Niemann 1 on 1 out).
SH: LaCoss (2,off Niemann).
SF: T. Scott 2 (3,off Niemann,off Tunnell).
GDP: Pujols (2,off Bibby).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (7,2nd base off Tunnell/Pena).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mazzilli cf                   2   0   0   0       2   0       2   0
Ray 2b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Madlock 3b                    4   2   2   1       0   0       0   2
Thompson 1b                   4   1   3   3       0   0       9   2
Parker rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Easler lf                     3   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
  Tenace ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pena c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Berra ss                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Bibby p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lacy ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Niemann p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Tunnell p                   2   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Morrison ss                 1   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   4  10   4       2   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morrison-Ray-Thompson.
E: Madlock (2), Easler (2).
PB: Pena (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Thompson (6,off LaCoss).
HR: Thompson (5,8th inning off LaCoss 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Ray 2 (6,off LaCoss 2); Mazzilli (3,off LaCoss); Madlock (4,off LaCoss).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss W(3-3)                 7.2  10   4   4   2   3   1  31
DiPino SV(1)                  1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    10   4   4   2   5   1  35


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niemann L(0-1)                1.2   6   5   5   0   1   1  12
Tunnell                       5.1   3   1   0   2   2   0  19
Bibby                         2     0   0   0   2   3   0   7
Totals                        9     9   6   5   4   6   1  38

WP: Niemann (2).

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 8804


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Moreno              cf        Mazzilli            cf
2. T. Scott            rf        Ray                 2b
3. Thon                ss        Madlock             3b
4. Garner              3b        Thompson            1b
5. Cruz                lf        Parker              rf
6. Knight              1b        Easler              lf
7. Doran               2b        Pena                c
8. Pujols              c         Berra               ss
9. LaCoss              p         Niemann             p

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno grounded out (first to pitcher); T. Scott
singled to shortstop; Thon tripled to right [T. Scott scored];
Garner homered [Thon scored]; Cruz was called out on strikes;
Knight reached on an error by Easler [Knight to third]; Doran
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Mazzilli walked; Ray grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Mazzilli out at second]; Madlock
singled to third [Madlock to second (error by Garner)]; Thompson
doubled to center [Madlock scored]; Parker flied out to center;
1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Pujols singled to center; LaCoss out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Pujols to second]; Moreno singled to
pitcher [Pujols stayed at second]; Niemann threw a wild pitch
[Pujols to third, Moreno to second]; T. Scott hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Pujols scored, Moreno to third]; Thon singled to
center [Moreno scored]; TUNNELL REPLACED NIEMANN (PITCHING);
Thon was picked off first (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Easler singled to right; Pena flied out to center;
Berra forced Easler (third to second); Tunnell struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Garner flied out to center; Cruz walked; Cruz stole
second; Knight grounded out (third to first); Doran walked;
Pujols flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Mazzilli walked; Ray grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Mazzilli out at second]; Madlock
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: LaCoss grounded out (third to first); Moreno flied
out to left; T. Scott struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Thompson flied out to right; Parker grounded out
(first to pitcher); Easler singled to center; Pena forced Easler
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates
1.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon reached on an error by Madlock; Thon was picked
off first (pitcher to first); Garner grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cruz doubled to center; Knight singled to left [Cruz out
at home (left to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Berra was called out on strikes; Tunnell singled to
center; Mazzilli grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to first) [Tunnell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Doran struck out (catcher to first); Pujols grounded
out (shortstop to first); LaCoss flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Ray singled to left; Madlock grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Ray out at second];
Thompson singled to center; Parker grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Moreno doubled to right; Pena allowed a passed ball
[Moreno to third]; T. Scott hit a sacrifice fly to right [Moreno
scored (unearned)]; Thon flied out to left; Garner flied out to
right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Easler flied out to center; Pena struck out; Berra
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BIBBY REPLACED BERRA (PITCHING); MORRISON REPLACED
TUNNELL (PLAYING SS); Cruz struck out; Knight walked; Doran
walked [Knight to second]; Pujols grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Doran out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: On a bunt Morrison singled to third; Mazzilli flied
out to right; Ray grounded out (second to first) [Morrison to
second]; Madlock singled to center [Morrison scored]; Thompson
homered [Madlock scored]; DIPINO REPLACED LACOSS (PITCHING);
Parker struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: DiPino struck out; Moreno flied out to left; T.
Scott was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: TENACE BATTED FOR EASLER; Tenace flied out to left;
Pena made an out to first; LACY BATTED FOR BIBBY; Lacy struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   1    5
 Pirates          4  10   2    4


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