Game Information
Score of Game
Houston Astros 9 Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Game Date
Start Time
Day
Innings
9
DH Used
Yes
Ballpark
Attendance
16,768
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
PIT Record
13-16 -- NL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 4 / 9 / 16
PIT Streak
Loss 1
HOU Record
14-17 -- NL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 5 / 7 / 14
HOU Streak
Win 1
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1PIT1Freddie PatekSSRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Doug Rader]10-0---
    1PIT2Matty AlouCFLHOULarry DierkerRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan]20-0---
    1PIT3Roberto ClementeRFRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]30-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1HOU1Joe Morgan2BLPITDock EllisRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Gene Alley]40-0---
    1HOU2Jesus AlouRFRPITDock EllisRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout50-0---
    1HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRPITDock EllisRWalk2---0-0---Walked60-0---
    1HOU4Tommy DavisLFRPITDock EllisRStolen Base21--0-0---Jimmy Wynn Stole 2B [Dock Ellis/Manny Sanguillen]70-0Non-Batter Event
    1HOU4Tommy DavisLFRPITDock EllisRSingle2-2-0-0---Infield Single to ... Jimmy Wynn Scored80-0---
    1HOU5Denis MenkeSSRPITDock EllisRStolen Base21--0-0---Tommy Davis Stole 2B [Dock Ellis/Manny Sanguillen]91-0Non-Batter Event
    1HOU5Denis MenkeSSRPITDock EllisRSingle2-2-0-0---Infield Single to ... Tommy Davis Scored101-0---
    1HOU6Joe Pepitone1BLPITDock EllisRSingle21--0-0---Infield Single to ... Denis Menke advanced to second112-0---
    1HOU7Doug Rader3BRPITDock EllisRDouble212-0-0---Doubled on ground ball to ; Joe Pepitone advanced to third ... Denis Menke Scored ... Joe Pepitone advanced to third122-0---
    1HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLPITDock EllisRIntentional Walk2-230-0---Walked Intentionally133-0---
    1HOU9Larry DierkerPRPITDock EllisRStrikeout21230-0---Strikeout143-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2PIT4Willie StargellLFLHOULarry DierkerRHome Run0---0-0---Home Run on ground ball to 150-3---
    2PIT5Bob Robertson1BRHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout161-3---
    2PIT6Manny SanguillenCRHOULarry DierkerRSingle1---0-0---Infield Single to171-3---
    2PIT7Richie Hebner3BLHOULarry DierkerRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan] ... Manny Sanguillen forced out at second base181-3---
    2PIT8Gene Alley2BRHOULarry DierkerRSingle21--0-0---Infield Single to ... Richie Hebner advanced to third191-3---
    2PIT9Dock EllisPLHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout21-30-0---Strikeout201-3---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2HOU1Joe Morgan2BLPITDock EllisRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Bob Robertson]213-1---
    2HOU2Jesus AlouRFRPITDock EllisRSingle1---0-0---Infield Single to223-1---
    2HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRPITDock EllisRStrikeout11--0-0---Strikeout233-1---
    2HOU4Tommy DavisLFRPITDock EllisRStrikeout21--0-0---Strikeout243-1---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3PIT1Freddie PatekSSRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Denis Menke]251-3---
    3PIT2Matty AlouCFLHOULarry DierkerRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Tommy Davis]261-3---
    3PIT3Roberto ClementeRFRHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout271-3---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3HOU5Denis MenkeSSRPITDock EllisRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout283-1---
    3HOU6Joe Pepitone1BLPITDock EllisRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Gene Alley]293-1---
    3HOU7Doug Rader3BRPITDock EllisRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]303-1---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4PIT4Willie StargellLFLHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout311-3---
    4PIT5Bob Robertson1BRHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout321-3---
    4PIT6Manny SanguillenCRHOULarry DierkerRSingle2---0-0---Infield Single to331-3---
    4PIT7Richie Hebner3BLHOULarry DierkerRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan]341-3---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLPITDock EllisRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Gene Alley]353-1---
    4HOU9Larry DierkerPRPITDock EllisRDouble1---0-0---Doubled on ground ball to363-1---
    4HOU1Joe Morgan2BLPITDock EllisRGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Gene Alley] ... Larry Dierker advanced to third373-1---
    4HOU2Jesus AlouRFRPITDock EllisRSingle2--30-0---Infield Single to ... Larry Dierker Scored383-1---
    4HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRPITDock EllisRDouble21--0-0---Doubled on ground ball to ; Jesus Alou advanced to third ... Jesus Alou advanced to third394-1---
    4HOU4Tommy DavisLFRPITDock EllisRGroundout2-230-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Richie Hebner]404-1---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5PIT8Gene Alley2BRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Johnny Edwards]411-4---
    5PIT9Dock EllisPLHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout421-4---
    5PIT1Freddie PatekSSRHOULarry DierkerRSingle2---0-0---Infield Single to431-4---
    5PIT2Matty AlouCFLHOULarry DierkerRSingle21--0-0---Infield Single to ... Freddie Patek advanced to second441-4---
    5PIT3Roberto ClementeRFRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Doug Rader]451-4---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5HOU5Denis MenkeSSRPITDock EllisRWalk0---0-0---Walked464-1---
    5HOU6Joe Pepitone1BLPITDock EllisRSingle01--0-0---Infield Single to ... Denis Menke advanced to second474-1---
    5HOU7Doug Rader3BRPITAl McBeanRHome Run012-0-0---Home Run on ground ball to ... Joe Pepitone Scored ... Denis Menke Scored484-1---
    5HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLPITAl McBeanRLineout0---0-0---Lined out to Left Field [Willie Stargell]497-1---
    5HOU9Larry DierkerPRPITAl McBeanRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Gene Alley]507-1---
    5HOU1Joe Morgan2BLPITAl McBeanRLineout2---0-0---Lined out to Right Field [Roberto Clemente]517-1---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6PIT4Willie StargellLFLHOULarry DierkerRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]521-7---
    6PIT5Bob Robertson1BRHOULarry DierkerRDouble1---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to531-7---
    6PIT6Manny SanguillenCRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout1-2-0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]541-7---
    6PIT7Richie Hebner3BLHOULarry DierkerRFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Jimmy Wynn]551-7---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6HOU2Jesus AlouRFRPITAl McBeanRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Freddie Patek]567-1---
    6HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRPITAl McBeanRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to First Base [Bob Robertson]577-1---
    6HOU4Tommy DavisLFRPITAl McBeanRLineout2---0-0---Lined out to Left Field [Willie Stargell]587-1---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7PIT8Gene Alley2BRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Jesus Alou]591-7---
    7PIT9Johnny JeterPHRHOULarry DierkerRSingle1---0-0---Infield Single to601-7---
    7PIT1Freddie PatekSSRHOULarry DierkerRSingle11--0-0---Singled on fly ball to Left Field; Johnny Jeter thrown out at third Base611-7---
    7PIT2Matty AlouCFLHOULarry DierkerRSingle21--0-0---Infield Single to ... Freddie Patek advanced to second621-7---
    7PIT3Roberto ClementeRFRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout212-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Denis Menke] ... Matty Alou forced out at second base631-7---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7HOU5Denis MenkeSSRPITChuck HartensteinRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to647-1---
    7HOU6Joe Pepitone1BLPITChuck HartensteinRSingle01--0-0---Infield Single to ... Denis Menke advanced to second657-1---
    7HOU7Doug Rader3BRPITChuck HartensteinRGroundout012-0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Richie Hebner] ... Joe Pepitone forced out at second base ... Denis Menke advanced to third667-1---
    7HOU8Johnny EdwardsCLPITChuck HartensteinRDouble11-30-0---Doubled on ground ball to ... Doug Rader Scored ... Denis Menke Scored677-1---
    7HOU9Larry DierkerPRPITChuck HartensteinRStrikeout1-2-0-0---Strikeout689-1---
    7HOU1Joe Morgan2BLPITChuck HartensteinRFlyout2-2-0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Johnny Jeter]699-1---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8PIT4Willie StargellLFLHOULarry DierkerRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Third Base701-9---
    8PIT5Bob Robertson1BRHOULarry DierkerRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Third Base [Doug Rader]711-9---
    8PIT6Manny SanguillenCRHOULarry DierkerRSingle11--0-0---Infield Single to ... Willie Stargell advanced to second721-9---
    8PIT7Richie Hebner3BLHOULarry DierkerRSingle112-0-0---Infield Single to ... Willie Stargell Scored ... Manny Sanguillen advanced to second731-9---
    8PIT8Gene Alley2BRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout112-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Joe Morgan] ... Richie Hebner forced out at second base ... Manny Sanguillen advanced to third742-9---
    8PIT9Johnny JeterRFRHOULarry DierkerRWild Pitch21-30-0---Wild Pitch by Larry Dierker ... Gene Alley advanced to second752-9Non-Batter Event
    8PIT9Johnny JeterRFRHOULarry DierkerRStrikeout2-230-0---Strikeout762-9---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8HOU2Jesus AlouRFRPITChuck HartensteinRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Gene Alley]779-2---
    8HOU3Jimmy WynnCFRPITChuck HartensteinRWalk1---0-0---Walked789-2---
    8HOU4Tommy DavisLFRPITChuck HartensteinRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Richie Hebner]. Double Play ... Jimmy Wynn out at 2b.799-2---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9PIT1Freddie PatekSSRHOULarry DierkerRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Denis Menke]802-9---
    9PIT2Matty AlouCFLHOULarry DierkerRSingle1---0-0---Infield Single to812-9---
    9PIT3Al OliverPHLHOULarry DierkerRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Larry Dierker]. Double Play ... Matty Alou out at 2b.822-9---
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