Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Thursday, August 25, 1983 (N) at Three Rivers Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  1  -   3  8  1
PIT N    1  2  0    0  0  1    0  1  x  -   5  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      3   2   1   0       2   1       2   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Tolman ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Thon ss                       3   0   0   1       0   2       3   5
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       6   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   1
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Ashby c                       4   1   1   1       0   1       5   0
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       3  11      24   7

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

BATTING - 
HR: Ashby (7,9th inning off DeLeon 0 on 1 out).
SF: Thon (8,off DeLeon).
Team LOB: 8.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lacy cf,lf                    2   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
Morrison 2b                   4   0   2   2       0   0       1   4
Madlock 3b                    3   1   0   0       1   1       1   2
Thompson 1b                   3   0   0   1       0   1       8   0
Parker rf                     3   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Frobel rf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pena c                        4   1   2   2       0   0      11   0
Harper lf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wynne cf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Berra ss                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
DeLeon p                      1   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Scurry p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   5   6   5       5   5      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Morrison (6,off Knepper); Parker (23,off Knepper).
HR: Pena (9,2nd inning off Knepper 0 on 0 out).
SH: DeLeon (2,off Smith).
SF: Thompson (5,off Smith).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lacy (24,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(5-13)               6     6   4   4   2   5   1  25
Smith                         2     0   1   0   3   0   0   8
Totals                        8     6   5   4   5   5   1  33


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
DeLeon W(5-2)                 8.2   8   3   3   3  11   1  37
Scurry SV(7)                  0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3  11   1  38

WP: DeLeon (3).
BK: DeLeon (2).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Williams, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 11019


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to center; Puhl grounded out (second
to first); Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Lacy walked; Lacy stole second; Morrison doubled
[Lacy scored]; Madlock grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Morrison to third]; Thompson grounded out (first unassisted);
Parker struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Knight
struck out; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Pena homered; Harper flied out to center; Berra
flied out to left; DeLeon walked; Lacy singled to center [DeLeon
to third]; Morrison singled to center [DeLeon scored, Lacy to
third]; Madlock was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Mumphrey singled to left; Ashby struck out; Knepper
struck out; Doran struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Thompson was called out on strikes; Parker struck
out; Pena flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Thon struck
out; Cruz walked; DeLeon balked [Cruz to second]; Knight lined
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Harper grounded out (shortstop to first); Berra
flied out to right; DeLeon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Garner singled to left; Mumphrey struck out; Ashby
grounded out (second to first) [Garner to second]; Knepper
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Lacy grounded out (third to first); Morrison flied
out to right; Madlock grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Doran walked; Puhl singled to left [Doran to
second]; DeLeon threw a wild pitch [Doran to third, Puhl to
second]; Thon hit a sacrifice fly to left [Doran scored]; Cruz
grounded out (second to first) [Puhl to third]; Knight grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Thompson lined to shortstop; Parker doubled; Pena
singled to center [Parker scored]; Harper lined into a double
play (shortstop to shortstop to first) [Pena out at first]; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: WYNNE REPLACED HARPER (PLAYING CF); LACY CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Garner struck out; Mumphrey singled to
right; Ashby flied out to center; BASS BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Bass
lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: SMITH REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); Berra walked;
DeLeon out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Berra to
second]; Lacy walked; Morrison lined into a double play
(shortstop to shortstop to second) [Berra out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: FROBEL REPLACED PARKER (PLAYING RF); Doran singled
to right; Puhl popped to third in foul territory; Thon lined to
shortstop; Cruz singled to right [Doran to third]; Knight
singled to right [Doran scored, Cruz to third]; Garner forced
Knight (third to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: Madlock walked; Madlock was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Smith [Madlock to third]; Thompson hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Madlock scored (unearned)]; Frobel
popped to third in foul territory; Pena lined to third; 1 R (0
ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Mumphrey grounded out (third to first); Ashby
homered; WALLING BATTED FOR SMITH; Walling struck out; Doran
walked; TOLMAN BATTED FOR PUHL; SCURRY REPLACED DELEON
(PITCHING); Tolman grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   1    8
 Pirates          5   6   0    4


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