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Pittsburgh Pirates [6] Houston Astros [3]Play by Play
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Jose Cruz played in this game for HOU
Play by Play results of this game. Play by Play data is available since 1957. The grid below provides an at-bat by at-bat record of this game including the game state at the time of the at bat, the batter and pitcher information and the results.

Date of GameSaturday April 18,1981Day/NightDay
StadiumAstrodomeLocationHouston,TX
Winning PitcherGrant JacksonLosing PitcherDave Smith

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InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
1Omar MorenoPIT1CF28.176LVern RuhleHOU 30.083RKStrikeout Swinging000
1Tim FoliPIT2SS30.131RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R13Groundout P100
1Dave ParkerPIT3RF29.314LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R31Groundout 1B200
1Terry PuhlHOU 1RF24.284LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L7Flyout LF000
1Dickie ThonHOU 22B22.302RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L8Flyout CF100
1Cesar CedenoHOU 3CF30.052RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L63Groundout SS200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
2Mike EaslerPIT4LF30.140LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R8Flyout CF000
2Bill MadlockPIT53B30.096RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R63Groundout SS100
2Jason ThompsonPIT61B26.286LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R63Groundout SS200
2Jose CruzHOU 4LF33.254LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163LS3/GSingle 1B000
2Art HoweHOU 53B34.124RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L36(1)3/GDPGroundout 1B000Jose Cruz
2Jeff LeonardHOU 61B25.209RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L63Groundout SS200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
3Steve NicosiaPIT7C24.255RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R63Groundout SS000
3Vance LawPIT82B24.199RVern RuhleHOU 30.083RKStrikeout Swinging100
3John CandelariaPIT9P27.163RVern RuhleHOU 30.083RS8Single CF200
3Omar MorenoPIT1CF28.176LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R3/GGroundout 1B200John Candelaria
3Luis PujolsHOU 7C25.152RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L9Flyout RF000
3Craig ReynoldsHOU 8SS28.112LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163LKStrikeout Swinging100
3Vern RuhleHOU 9P30.083RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163LS7Single LF200
3Terry PuhlHOU 1RF24.284LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L4Flyout 2B200Vern Ruhle
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
4Tim FoliPIT2SS30.131RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R53Groundout 3B000
4Dave ParkerPIT3RF29.314LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R63Groundout SS100
4Mike EaslerPIT4LF30.140LVern RuhleHOU 30.083RK23Strikeout Swinging200
4Dickie ThonHOU 22B22.302RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L8Flyout CF000
4Cesar CedenoHOU 3CF30.052RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L13Groundout P100
4Jose CruzHOU 4LF33.254LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L53Groundout 3B200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
5Bill MadlockPIT53B30.096RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R53Groundout 3B000
5Jason ThompsonPIT61B26.286LVern RuhleHOU 30.083RHR/8Home Run CF100
5Steve NicosiaPIT7C24.255RVern RuhleHOU 30.083RKStrikeout Swinging100
5Vance LawPIT82B24.199RVern RuhleHOU 30.083RT8Triple CF200
5John CandelariaPIT9P27.163RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R8Flyout CF200Vance Law
5Art HoweHOU 53B34.124RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163LHR/7Home Run LF000
5Jeff LeonardHOU 61B25.209RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L8Flyout CF000
5Luis PujolsHOU 7C25.152RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L53Groundout 3B100
5Craig ReynoldsHOU 8SS28.112LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L43Groundout 2B200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
6Omar MorenoPIT1CF28.176LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R5/FLFlyout 3B000
6Tim FoliPIT2SS30.131RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R13Groundout P100
6Dave ParkerPIT3RF29.314LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R13Groundout P200
6Vern RuhleHOU 9P30.083RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163LWWalk000
6Terry PuhlHOU 1RF24.284LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L34/SH.1-2Groundout 1B000Vern Ruhle
6Dickie ThonHOU 22B22.302RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L7Flyout LF100Vern Ruhle
6Cesar CedenoHOU 3CF30.052RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163LIWIntentional Walk200Vern Ruhle
6Jose CruzHOU 4LF33.254LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L3/FLFlyout 1B200Cesar CedenoVern Ruhle
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
7Mike EaslerPIT4LF30.140LVern RuhleHOU 30.083RK/CStrikeout Swinging000
7Bill MadlockPIT53B30.096RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R63Groundout SS100
7Jason ThompsonPIT61B26.286LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R6Flyout SS200
7Art HoweHOU 53B34.124RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L3/PPopout 1B000
7Jeff LeonardHOU 61B25.209RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163LK/CStrikeout Swinging100
7Luis PujolsHOU 7C25.152RJohn CandelariaPIT27.163LS5/GSingle 3B200
7Craig ReynoldsHOU 8SS28.112LJohn CandelariaPIT27.163L43Groundout 2B200Luis Pujols
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
8John MilnerPIT7PH31.111LVern RuhleHOU 30.083RE4.B-2Reached on Error by 2B000
8Vance LawPIT82B24.199RVern RuhleHOU 30.083R14/SH.2-3(E4)Groundout P000John Milner
8Willie StargellPIT9PH41.043LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R8Flyout CF100John Milner
8Omar MorenoPIT1CF28.176LVern RuhleHOU 30.083R43Groundout 2B200John Milner
8Dave BergmanHOU 9PH27.316LEnrique RomoPIT33.278R63Groundout SS000
8Terry PuhlHOU 1RF24.284LEnrique RomoPIT33.278R9Flyout RF100
8Dickie ThonHOU 22B22.302REnrique RomoPIT33.278R2/FLFlyout C200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
9Tim FoliPIT2SS30.131RJoe SambitoHOU 28.294LS7Single LF000
9Dave ParkerPIT3RF29.314LJoe SambitoHOU 28.294LKStrikeout Swinging000Tim Foli
9Lee LacyPIT4PH33.008RJoe SambitoHOU 28.294LS7.1-2Single LF100Tim Foli
9Bill MadlockPIT53B30.096RJoe SambitoHOU 28.294LE5/G.2-3;1-2Reached on Error by 3B100Lee LacyTim Foli
9Jason ThompsonPIT61B26.286LJoe SambitoHOU 28.294L64(1)/FO.3-H(UR);2-H(E4/TH1)(NR)(UR)Groundout SS100Bill MadlockLee LacyTim Foli
9Tony PenaPIT7C23.318RJoe SambitoHOU 28.294L54(1)/FOGroundout 3B200Jason Thompson
9Cesar CedenoHOU 3CF30.052REnrique RomoPIT33.278R53Groundout 3B000
9Jose CruzHOU 4LF33.254LEnrique RomoPIT33.278RHR/9Home Run RF100
9Art HoweHOU 53B34.124REnrique RomoPIT33.278RHR/7Home Run LF100
9Jeff LeonardHOU 61B25.209REnrique RomoPIT33.278R53Groundout 3B100
9Luis PujolsHOU 7C25.152REnrique RomoPIT33.278R63Groundout SS200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
10Vance LawPIT82B24.199RJoe SambitoHOU 28.294LK/CStrikeout Swinging000
10Bill RobinsonPIT9PH37.297RJoe SambitoHOU 28.294L53Groundout 3B100
10Omar MorenoPIT1CF28.176LJoe SambitoHOU 28.294L2/PPopout C200
10Craig ReynoldsHOU 8SS28.112LGrant JacksonPIT38.202L8Flyout CF000
10Gary WoodsHOU 9PH26.272RGrant JacksonPIT38.202L2/FLFlyout C100
10Terry PuhlHOU 1RF24.284LGrant JacksonPIT38.202LS9Single RF200
10Dickie ThonHOU 22B22.302RGrant JacksonPIT38.202LS7.1-2Single LF200Terry Puhl
10Cesar CedenoHOU 3CF30.052RGrant JacksonPIT38.202L6Flyout SS200Dickie ThonTerry Puhl
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
11Tim FoliPIT2SS30.131RDave SmithHOU 26.087RWWalk000
11Dave ParkerPIT3RF29.314LDave SmithHOU 26.087R63.1-2Groundout SS000Tim Foli
11Lee LacyPIT4LF33.008RDave SmithHOU 26.087RD7.2-HDouble LF100Tim Foli
11Dale BerraPIT53B24.126RDave SmithHOU 26.087RHPHit by Pitch100Lee Lacy
11Jason ThompsonPIT61B26.286LDave SmithHOU 26.087RS8.2-H;1-3Single CF100Dale BerraLee Lacy
11Tony PenaPIT7C23.318RDave SmithHOU 26.087RFC1.3-H(RBI);1-2;B-1Fielder's Choice100Jason ThompsonDale Berra
11Vance LawPIT82B24.199RFrank LaCorteHOU 29.188RK/CStrikeout Swinging100Tony PenaJason Thompson
11Grant JacksonPIT9P38.202BFrank LaCorteHOU 29.188R4Flyout 2B200Tony PenaJason Thompson
11Jose CruzHOU 4LF33.254LGrant JacksonPIT38.202L9Flyout RF000
11Art HoweHOU 53B34.124RGrant JacksonPIT38.202L9Flyout RF100
11Jeff LeonardHOU 61B25.209RGrant JacksonPIT38.202L53Groundout 3B200