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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 1011   R H E
Houston Astros 14-5W2302 100 101 01 9151
Pittsburgh Pirates 6-11L1000 120 302 00 8131
Date of Game:  Friday, April 27, 1979
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Art Howe - 4 hits
  • Dave Parker - 100th career home run
  • Craig Reynolds - 4 hits

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Terry Puhlrf22.293600001.30919228016
    Craig Reynoldsss26.121624001.27819340050
    Cesar Cedenocf28.061201020.3401611682102
        Jeff Leonardph-cf23.218100001.3571130031
    Bob Watson1b33.017521103.254191343080
        Rafael Landestoy2b25.334100001.1671791030
    Enos Cabell3b-1b29.201533210.292197071138
    Art Howe2b-3b32.133624400.19419375290
    Jose Cruzlf31.263601102.2921910262178
    Bruce Bochyc24.011501101.187559010
    Ken Forschp32.231200000.1185361000
        Joaquin Andujarp26.127100001.000793000
        Denny Wallingph25.010100000.2003138020
        Bo McLaughlinp25.186000000.000275000
        Frank Riccellip26.062000000.000511000
    Totals: 479159311.3191856045 

    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Omar Morenocf26.185523110.31817376079
    Tim Foliss28.140311210.07191036030
        Bill Robinsonph-3b35.306201000.240141122261
    Dave Parkerrf27.323511110.30317737372
    Willie Stargell1b39.052612301.3331320244110
    Lee Lacylf31.017601003.21111558020
    Phil Garner3b29.362300011.23917682120
        Matt Alexanderpr32.087000000.0006284000
        Dale Berrass22.135200002.154982000
    Ed Ottc27.291613000.31812267260
    Rennie Stennett2b28.022600002.19716987030
    John Candelariap25.172100000.0005118000
        Mike Easlerph28.149010010.000360000
        Jim Bibbyp34.180000000.333484000
        Manny Sanguillenph35.037111000.25041343000
        Enrique Romop31.287000000.0008119000
        John Milnerph29.120000010.484138624132
        Kent Tekulvep32.053000000.00013282000
        Steve Nicosiaph22.264100000.240912230
        Eddie Whitsonp23.344000000.000452000
    Totals: 47813769.27720411087 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Enos Cabell (3), Jose Cruz (5), Art Howe (2), Omar Moreno (1), Manny Sanguillen (1), Willie Stargell (5)
    3B:  Lee Lacy (2)
    HR:  Enos Cabell (1), Art Howe (2), Dave Parker (3), Willie Stargell (4)
    RBIs:  Bruce Bochy (1), Enos Cabell 2 (13), Jose Cruz (17), Tim Foli 2 (3), Art Howe 4 (9), Omar Moreno (7), Dave Parker (7), Willie Stargell 3 (11), Bob Watson (8)
    SB:  Omar Moreno (9)
    SH:  Ken Forsch (1), Jeff Leonard (1)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Ken Forsch32.2316.17643302.311.030005366
    Joaquin Andujar26.1272.23222221.290.90000796
    Bo McLaughlin25.1860.22000000.002.00000277
    Frank Riccelli  (W 1-0)26.0621.11001400.001.83000511
    Pitching Totals:111386692 00019550

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    John Candelaria25.17259652403.751.420005118
    Jim Bibby34.18022110216.751.500004224
    Enrique Romo31.28711000204.001.560008122
    Kent Tekulve32.05321110214.761.1200013282
    Eddie Whitson  (L 1-1)23.34412111104.151.54000452
    Pitching Totals:1115983112 00034798

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Frank Riccelli; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ken Forsch 0-0-0;  Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0;  Bo McLaughlin 0-0-0;  Frank Riccelli 0-0-0;  John Candelaria 0-0-0;  Jim Bibby 0-0-0;  Enrique Romo 0-0-0;  Kent Tekulve 0-0-0;  Eddie Whitson 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Ken Forsch 29;  Joaquin Andujar 14;  Bo McLaughlin 4;  Frank Riccelli 6;  John Candelaria 27;  Jim Bibby 8;  Enrique Romo 4;  Kent Tekulve 7;  Eddie Whitson 6; 
    Time of Game:  3:30    Attendance:  5,767
    Umpires:   Home:   Bill Lawson  1B  Joe Schratz  2B  Ron Hutson  3B  Harry Smail 

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