Game Information
Score of Game
Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Houston Astros 0
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
Yes
Ballpark
Attendance
13,856
Weather
Vis Manager
Home Manager
Bob Lillis (HOU)
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
PIT Record
4-0 -- NL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 2 / 1 / 2
PIT Streak
Win 4
HOU Record
0-5 -- NL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 6 / 11 / 26
HOU Streak
Loss 5
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1PIT1Lee LacyRFRHOUJoe NiekroRWalk0---0-0---Walked10-0---
    1PIT2Lee MazzilliCFLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout01--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Jose Cruz]20-0---
    1PIT3Bill Madlock3BRHOUJoe NiekroRStolen Base11--0-0---Lee Lacy Stole 2B [Joe Niekro/Luis Pujols] ... Lee Lacy advanced to third30-0Non-Batter Event
    1PIT3Bill Madlock3BRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout1--30-0---Strikeout40-0---
    1PIT4Jason Thompson1BLHOUJoe NiekroRWalk2--30-0---Walked50-0---
    1PIT5Mike EaslerLFLHOUJoe NiekroRPassed Ball21-30-0---Passed Ball by Luis Pujols ... Lee Lacy Scored ... Jason Thompson advanced to second60-0Non-Batter Event
    1PIT5Mike EaslerLFLHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout2-2-0-0---Strikeout71-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1HOU1Omar MorenoCFLPITLarry McWilliamsLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout80-1---
    1HOU2Bill Doran2BRPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Dale Berra]90-1---
    1HOU3Dickie ThonSSRPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Dale Berra]100-1---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2PIT6Johnny Ray2BLHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Bill Doran]111-0---
    2PIT7Tony PenaCRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Joe Niekro]121-0---
    2PIT8Dale BerraSSRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Ray Knight]131-0---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2HOU4Phil Garner3BRPITLarry McWilliamsLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dale Berra]140-1---
    2HOU5Jose CruzLFLPITLarry McWilliamsLStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout150-1---
    2HOU6Ray Knight1BRPITLarry McWilliamsLSingle2---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field160-1---
    2HOU7Terry PuhlRFLPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Dale Berra]170-1---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3PIT9Larry McWilliamsPLHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout181-0---
    3PIT1Lee LacyRFRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout191-0---
    3PIT2Lee MazzilliCFLHOUJoe NiekroRWalk2---0-0---Walked201-0---
    3PIT3Bill Madlock3BRHOUJoe NiekroRLineout21--0-0---Lined out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]211-0---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3HOU8Luis PujolsCRPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Second Base [Johnny Ray]220-1---
    3HOU9Joe NiekroPRPITLarry McWilliamsLStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout230-1---
    3HOU1Omar MorenoCFLPITLarry McWilliamsLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dale Berra]240-1---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4PIT4Jason Thompson1BLHOUJoe NiekroRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field251-0---
    4PIT5Mike EaslerLFLHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Ray Knight] ... Jason Thompson forced out at second base261-0---
    4PIT6Johnny Ray2BLHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Bill Doran] ... Mike Easler forced out at second base271-0---
    4PIT7Tony PenaCRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]281-0---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4HOU2Bill Doran2BRPITLarry McWilliamsLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dale Berra]290-1---
    4HOU3Dickie ThonSSRPITLarry McWilliamsLSingle1---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field300-1---
    4HOU4Phil Garner3BRPITLarry McWilliamsLStrikeout11--0-0---Strikeout310-1---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5PIT8Dale BerraSSRHOUJoe NiekroRReached on Error0---0-0---Reached on Error by Shortstop [Dickie Thon]321-0---
    5PIT9Larry McWilliamsPLHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout01--0-0---Sacrifice Hit to First Base [Ray Knight] ... Dale Berra advanced to second331-0---
    5PIT1Lee LacyRFRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Bill Doran] ... Dale Berra advanced to third341-0---
    5PIT2Lee MazzilliCFLHOUJoe NiekroRWalk2--30-0---Walked351-0---
    5PIT3Bill Madlock3BRHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout21-30-0---Flied out to Center Field [Omar Moreno]361-0---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5HOU5Jose CruzLFLPITLarry McWilliamsLLineout0---0-0---Lined out to Second Base [Johnny Ray]370-1---
    5HOU6Ray Knight1BRPITLarry McWilliamsLGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Jason Thompson]380-1---
    5HOU7Terry PuhlRFLPITLarry McWilliamsLStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout390-1---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6PIT4Jason Thompson1BLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Terry Puhl]401-0---
    6PIT5Mike EaslerLFLHOUJoe NiekroRDouble1---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Right Field411-0---
    6PIT6Johnny Ray2BLHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to Catcher [Luis Pujols] ... Mike Easler advanced to third421-0---
    6PIT7Tony PenaCRHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout2--30-0---Strikeout431-0---
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6HOU8Luis PujolsCRPITLarry McWilliamsLStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout440-1---
    6HOU9Joe NiekroPRPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Lee Lacy]450-1---
    6HOU1Omar MorenoCFLPITLarry McWilliamsLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dale Berra]460-1---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7PIT8Dale BerraSSRHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon]471-0---
    7PIT9Larry McWilliamsPLHOUJoe NiekroRWalk1---0-0---Walked481-0---
    7PIT1Lee LacyRFRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout11--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Dickie Thon] ... Larry McWilliams forced out at second base ... Lee Lacy advanced to second491-0---
    7PIT2Lee MazzilliCFLHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout2-2-0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Ray Knight]501-0---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7HOU2Bill Doran2BRPITLarry McWilliamsLGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Jason Thompson]510-1---
    7HOU3Dickie ThonSSRPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Lee Mazzilli]520-1---
    7HOU4Phil Garner3BRPITLarry McWilliamsLGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Larry McWilliams]530-1---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8PIT3Bill Madlock3BRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Phil Garner]541-0---
    8PIT4Jason Thompson1BLHOUJoe NiekroRStrikeout1---0-0---Strikeout551-0---
    8PIT5Mike EaslerLFLHOUJoe NiekroRSingle2---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field561-0---
    8PIT6Johnny Ray2BLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Omar Moreno]571-0---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8HOU5Jose CruzLFLPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Mike Easler]580-1---
    8HOU6Ray Knight1BRPITLarry McWilliamsLGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Johnny Ray]590-1---
    8HOU7Kevin BassPHRPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Dale Berra]600-1---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9PIT7Tony PenaCRHOUJoe NiekroRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Phil Garner]611-0---
    9PIT8Dale BerraSSRHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Omar Moreno]621-0---
    9PIT9Larry McWilliamsPLHOUJoe NiekroRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Luis Pujols]631-0---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9HOU8Tony ScottPHRPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Tony Pena]640-1---
    9HOU9Tim TolmanPHRPITLarry McWilliamsLFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Lee Lacy]650-1---
    9HOU1Omar MorenoCFLPITLarry McWilliamsLStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout660-1---
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