Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 5
Regular Season Game 123
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Tuesday, August 23, 1983 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  5  -   6 12  1
PIT N    0  2  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
T. Scott lf                   3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Puhl ph,rf                  1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Doran 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       2   7
Thon ss                       5   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Garner 3b                     2   0   0   0       2   0       0   1
  Cruz ph,lf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Knight 1b                     5   0   2   2       0   0       9   2
  Reynolds 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bass rf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Ashby c                       4   1   2   0       0   0       5   0
M. Scott p                    2   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
  LaCoss p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tolman ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Ruhle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph,1b               1   1   1   3       0   0       1   0
Totals                       38   6  12   6       4   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Doran-Knight.
E: Mumphrey (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Doran (9,off Candelaria); Bass (6,off Candelaria); Puhl (20,off Guante).
HR: Walling (2,9th inning off Candelaria 2 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (29,2nd base off Scurry/Pena).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynne cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
  Lacy ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Ray 2b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Morrison ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Madlock 3b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Thompson 1b                   3   2   1   0       2   0       6   1
Parker rf                     4   2   2   2       0   0       6   0
Frobel lf                     4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Pena c                        4   0   1   2       0   1       5   1
Berra ss                      3   0   1   0       1   0       2   2
Candelaria p                  4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Guante p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tekulve p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scurry p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   5  10   5       4   5      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Pena (17,off M. Scott).
3B: Frobel (1,off M. Scott); Parker (4,off M. Scott).
GDP: Candelaria (3,off LaCoss).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
M. Scott                      5     8   5   5   1   3   0  23
LaCoss                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Ruhle W(6-3)                  2     1   0   0   2   1   0   9
DiPino SV(12)                 1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   5   4   5   0  40

M. Scott faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Candelaria                    8     9   4   4   4   2   1  36
Guante                        0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   2
Tekulve L(6-4)                0     1   1   1   0   0   0   1
Scurry                        0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    12   6   6   4   4   1  42

Candelaria faced 3 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 3:01   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. T. Scott            lf        Wynne               cf
2. Doran               2b        Ray                 2b
3. Thon                ss        Madlock             3b
4. Garner              3b        Thompson            1b
5. Knight              1b        Parker              rf
6. Bass                rf        Frobel              lf
7. Mumphrey            cf        Pena                c
8. Ashby               c         Berra               ss
9. M. Scott            p         Candelaria          p

ASTROS 1ST: T. Scott flied out to right; Doran doubled to
center; Thon flied out to center; Garner walked; Knight lined to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Wynne grounded out (second to first); Ray grounded
out (second to first); Madlock grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass doubled to left; Mumphrey grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ashby singled to right [Bass to third]; M.
Scott singled to left [Bass scored, Ashby to second]; T. Scott
was called out on strikes; Doran flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Thompson singled to left; Parker singled to center
[Thompson to second]; Frobel struck out; Pena doubled to left
[Thompson scored, Parker scored]; Berra made an out to second;
Candelaria grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon was called out on strikes; Garner flied out to
center; Knight grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Wynne singled to center; Wynne was picked off first
(pitcher to first); Ray grounded out (first to pitcher); Madlock
flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass lined to left; Mumphrey singled to left; Ashby
flied out to center; M. Scott grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Thompson flied out to left; Parker grounded out
(shortstop to first); Frobel tripled to left; Pena struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: T. Scott walked; Doran flied out to center; Thon
forced T. Scott (second to shortstop); Garner made an out to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Berra singled to left; Candelaria struck out; Wynne
flied out to center; Ray flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Knight singled to center; Bass forced Knight (first
to shortstop); Bass was picked off first (catcher to first);
Mumphrey popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Madlock singled to left; Thompson walked [Madlock
to second]; Parker tripled [Madlock scored, Thompson scored];
LACOSS REPLACED M. SCOTT (PITCHING); Frobel singled to right
[Parker scored]; Pena flied out to center; Berra reached on an
error by Mumphrey [Frobel to second]; Candelaria grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Berra out at second]; 3 R, 3 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); TOLMAN
BATTED FOR LACOSS; Tolman walked; T. Scott flied out to right;
Doran flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 5.

PIRATES 7TH: RUHLE REPLACED TOLMAN (PITCHING); Wynne grounded
out (second to first); Ray singled to center; Madlock grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Ray to second]; Thompson walked; Parker
forced Thompson (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Thon flied out to right; Garner walked; Knight flied
out to right; Bass made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 8TH: Frobel grounded out (second to first); Pena flied
out to center; Berra walked; Candelaria struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Mumphrey singled to center; Ashby singled to left
[Mumphrey to second]; WALLING BATTED FOR RUHLE; Walling homered
[Mumphrey scored, Ashby scored]; GUANTE REPLACED CANDELARIA
(PITCHING); PUHL BATTED FOR T. SCOTT; Puhl doubled to left;
Doran made an out to third; TEKULVE REPLACED GUANTE (PITCHING);
Thon singled to center [Puhl to third]; CRUZ BATTED FOR GARNER;
SCURRY REPLACED TEKULVE (PITCHING); Thon stole second; Cruz
struck out; Knight singled to left [Puhl scored, Thon scored,
Knight to second (on throw)]; Bass was called out on strikes; 5
R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 9TH: PUHL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); CRUZ STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); REYNOLDS REPLACED KNIGHT (PLAYING 3B); DIPINO
REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B);
LACY BATTED FOR WYNNE; Lacy walked; MORRISON BATTED FOR RAY;
Morrison flied out to right; Madlock struck out; Thompson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  12   1    9
 Pirates          5  10   0    8


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