Pittsburgh Pirates 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Sunday, May 27, 1984 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynne cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Lacy rf,lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ray 2b                        4   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Thompson 1b                   1   1   0   0       1   0       7   0
  Distefano ph,1b             1   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Pena c                        4   0   2   1       0   0       1   2
Mazzilli lf                   1   0   0   0       2   0       5   0
  Frobel rf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Morrison 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Berra ss                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Rhoden p                      3   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
  Scurry p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   7   1       5   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Berra (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Rhoden (2,off Niekro); Pena (7,off Niekro); Distefano (1,off Smith).
GDP: Lacy (3,off Niekro); Wynne (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berra (1,2nd base by Niekro/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Garner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       4   6
Cabell 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0      10   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Knight 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Bailey c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
Doran 2b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Niekro p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pankovits ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   1   9   1       1   2      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Niekro-Reynolds-Cabell, Doran-Reynolds-Cabell.
E: Cruz (2).

BATTING - 
HR: Doran (1,4th inning off Rhoden 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rhoden W(4-3)                 7     8   1   1   1   0   1  30
Scurry SV(1)                  2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9     9   1   1   1   2   1  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(2-7)                 5.2   6   2   1   5   2   0  24
Dawley                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Smith                         3     1   0   0   0   1   0  10
Totals                        9     7   2   1   5   3   0  35

WP: Niekro (3).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 18416


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Wynne               cf        Puhl                rf
2. Lacy                rf        Reynolds            ss
3. Ray                 2b        Cabell              1b
4. Thompson            1b        Mumphrey            cf
5. Pena                c         Cruz                lf
6. Mazzilli            lf        Knight              3b
7. Morrison            3b        Bailey              c
8. Berra               ss        Doran               2b
9. Rhoden              p         Niekro              p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl made an out to first; Reynolds flied out to
left; Cabell singled; Mumphrey walked [Cabell to second]; Cruz
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Thompson grounded out (third to first); Pena
grounded out (shortstop to first); Mazzilli walked; Niekro threw
a wild pitch [Mazzilli to second]; Morrison struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Knight grounded out (third to first); Bailey
singled; Doran grounded out (second to first) [Bailey to
second]; Niekro grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Berra grounded out (third to first); Rhoden
doubled; Wynne singled [Rhoden to third]; Lacy grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Wynne out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled; Reynolds singled [Puhl to second];
Cabell flied out to left; Mumphrey flied out to left; Cruz made
an out to first; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Ray singled; Thompson walked [Ray to second]; Pena
singled to left [Ray scored, Thompson scored (error by Cruz)
(unearned) (no RBI), Pena out at home (left to shortstop to
catcher)]; Mazzilli flied out to left; Morrison flied out to
center; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight reached on an error by Berra [Knight to
first]; Knight was out trying to advance to second (catcher to
shortstop); Bailey made an out to first; Doran homered; Niekro
singled; Puhl flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Berra walked; Berra was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Rhoden singled; Wynne grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Rhoden out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Cabell
singled; Mumphrey singled [Cabell to second]; Cruz made an out
to shortstop; Knight forced Cabell (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Lacy struck out; Ray made an out to third;
DISTEFANO BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Distefano walked; Pena doubled
[Distefano to third]; Mazzilli walked; DAWLEY REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Morrison flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: DISTEFANO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Bailey
grounded out (second to first); Doran made an out to second;
BASS BATTED FOR DAWLEY; Bass grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 7TH: SMITH REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); Berra flied out to
left; Rhoden made an out to shortstop; Wynne grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl flied out to left; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 8TH: Lacy grounded out (third to first); Ray flied out
to center; Distefano doubled; Pena flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: LACY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); FROBEL REPLACED
MAZZILLI (PLAYING RF); SCURRY REPLACED RHODEN (PITCHING);
Mumphrey flied out to right; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to
first); Knight struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 9TH: Frobel struck out; Morrison flied out to center;
Berra flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Bailey struck out (catcher to first); Doran made an
out to first; PANKOVITS BATTED FOR SMITH; Pankovits singled;
Debut game for Jim Pankovits; GARNER BATTED FOR PUHL; Garner
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   7   1    6
 Astros           1   9   1    9


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