Houston Astros 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Monday, May 27, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

PIT N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  8  1
HOU N    0  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  5  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Almon ss                      4   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
Loucks rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Madlock 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Morrison 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Pena c                        4   1   2   0       0   0       7   0
Ray 2b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Lezcano lf                    1   0   0   0       2   0       2   0
  Kemp ph                     1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Wynne cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
DeLeon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Scurry p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Mazzilli ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holland p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Thompson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       2   4      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Almon-Ray-Madlock.
E: Ray (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Loucks (2,off Knepper); Pena (5,off Knepper).
GDP: Pena (8,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pena (1,2nd base off Knepper/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   1       0   1       2   3
Walling 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Bass lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Mumphrey cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Spilman 1b                    3   1   2   0       0   0      12   0
Garner 2b                     2   1   1   1       1   0       3   5
Bailey c                      2   1   0   0       1   1       4   0
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   4   5   4       3   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Garner-Spilman.

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (7,off DeLeon).
3B: Garner (3,off DeLeon).
SH: Knepper (1,off DeLeon).
GDP: Bailey (4,off Scurry).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
DeLeon L(0-7)                 1.1   4   4   4   2   0   0  11
Scurry                        4.2   1   0   0   1   3   0  15
Holland                       2     0   0   0   0   4   0   6
Totals                        8     5   4   4   3   7   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(5-0)                8     8   2   2   2   4   0  33
Smith SV(7)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   4   0  36

Knepper faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Smith (1).

Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 9692


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Almon               ss        Puhl                rf
2. Loucks              rf        Reynolds            ss
3. Madlock             1b        Walling             3b
4. Morrison            3b        Bass                lf
5. Pena                c         Mumphrey            cf
6. Ray                 2b        Spilman             1b
7. Lezcano             lf        Garner              2b
8. Wynne               cf        Bailey              c
9. DeLeon              p         Knepper             p

PIRATES 1ST: Almon grounded out (shortstop to first); Loucks
grounded out (pitcher to first); Madlock made an out to second;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl made an out to third; Reynolds flied out to
center; Walling reached on an error by Ray [Walling to first];
Bass walked [Walling to second]; Mumphrey grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Morrison struck out; Pena singled; Ray flied out to
center; Pena stole second; Lezcano walked; Wynne made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Spilman singled; Garner tripled [Spilman scored];
Bailey walked; Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Bailey to second]; Puhl doubled [Garner scored, Bailey
scored]; Reynolds singled [Puhl scored, Reynolds to second];
SCURRY REPLACED DELEON (PITCHING); Walling struck out; Bass
grounded out (third to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 4.

PIRATES 3RD: Scurry struck out; Almon singled; Loucks doubled
[Almon scored]; Madlock struck out; Morrison grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Mumphrey grounded out (shortstop to first); Spilman
grounded out (second to first); Garner made an out to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Pena flied out to left; Ray flied out to left;
Lezcano walked; Wynne singled [Lezcano to second]; Scurry
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Bailey struck out; Knepper flied out to left; Puhl
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Almon grounded out (second to first); Loucks
grounded out (third to first); Madlock flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds grounded out (pitcher to first); Walling
grounded out (second to first); Bass made an out to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Morrison singled; Pena grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Morrison out at second]; Ray
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Mumphrey grounded out (third to first); Spilman
singled; Garner walked [Spilman to second]; Bailey grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Garner out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 7TH: Lezcano flied out to center; Wynne grounded out
(first unassisted); MAZZILLI BATTED FOR SCURRY; Mazzilli
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: HOLLAND REPLACED MAZZILLI (PITCHING); Knepper struck
out; Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Reynolds struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 8TH: Almon singled; Loucks struck out; Madlock lined to
second; Morrison grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Walling struck out; Bass flied out to left; Mumphrey
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 9TH: Pena doubled; Ray singled [Pena to third]; KEMP
BATTED FOR LEZCANO; SMITH REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Kemp
forced Ray (second to shortstop) [Pena scored]; Smith threw a
wild pitch [Kemp to second]; Wynne grounded out (second to
first) [Kemp to third]; THOMPSON BATTED FOR HOLLAND; Thompson
flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   8   1    7
 Astros           4   5   0    4


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