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Pittsburgh Pirates 9 Houston Astros 5

+ Boxscore: Tue, July 20,1976
1976-07-19 - 1976-07-21
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (49-45)010 301 000 5101
Pittsburgh Pirates (49-39)610 010 01X 9121
Date of Game: Tue, July 20,1976
Stadium: Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 0
Time of Game: 2:29

Feats and Milestones
Joe Sambito:1st career game
Joe Sambito:1st career game
Winning Pitcher: John Candelaria (10-4)
Losing Pitcher: Tom Griffin (5-3)
Save: Kent Tekulve (2)

Home Runs: Jerry Davanon (1)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI5829.667--448307141L1
PIT4939.5579.541738730L1
NYN4945.52112.536931554W1
SLN4049.44919.0343375-32L2
CHN3753.41122.5349460-111W1
MON2757.32129.5287403-116W1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CIN5735.620--528369159L1
LAN5141.5546.036835612W1
HOU4945.5219.0388419-31W1
SDN4647.49511.5347376-29W3
ATL4249.46214.5390391-1L1
SFN3955.41519.0352428-76L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Rob Andrews2b23.2215
    00000.2851650165
    Enos Cabell3b26.2855
    01001.30131312719
    Cesar Cedenocf25.1454
    02001.299894155130
    Bob Watson1b30.1014
    00002.27696710503
    Leon Robertsrf25.1794
    11001.3221976241
    Cliff Johnsonlf28.3643
    21010.2272866340
    Jerry Davanonss30.3334
    22300.3592211140
    Skip Jutzec30.0533
    02100.159203060
    Greg Grossph23.3531
    00000.3043760160
    Joe Sambitop24.0222
    00002.0001000
    Ken Boswellph30.1470
    00100.2898200101
    Gene Pentzp23.029000000.25036000
    Jose Cruzph28.3471
    01000.30863213713
    Totals36510517.2867195111-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Frank Taverasss26.2083
    21011.26034301729
    Rennie Stennett2b25.1065
    12000.2576751377
    Al Olivercf29.2795
    11100.351110612513
    Willie Stargell1b36.1364
    12100.254177612382
    Richie Zisklf27.1645
    12201.29150711501
    Bill Robinsonrf33.0243
    21011.34377817400
    Richie Hebner3b28.2373
    11111.2229693240
    Manny Sanguillenc32.1213
    02400.29010651240
    John Candelariap22.2562
    00010.14035020
    Kent Tekulvep29.1371
    00001.00075000
    Totals34912945.2816497329-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Tom Griffin28.149L 5-30.13551006.000.1020199123
    Joe Sambito24.022-4.27332205.401.80110
    Gene Pentz23.029-32111303.600.0823360
    Totals8.01299450--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    John Candelaria22.256W 10-45.19551413.020.08183635
    Kent Tekulve29.137SV 23.21000303.180.0233750
    Totals9.01055171--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Joe Sambito (1)
    HB: Tom Griffin (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Tom Griffin 0-0-0, Joe Sambito 0-0-0, Gene Pentz 0-0-0, John Candelaria 0-0-0, Kent Tekulve 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Tom Griffin 6, Joe Sambito 23, Gene Pentz 12, John Candelaria 26, Kent Tekulve 12
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Tom Griffin 0-1, Joe Sambito 7-5, Gene Pentz 4-2, John Candelaria 3-9, Kent Tekulve 5-3

    Umpires: HP: Bob Engel 1B: Bruce Froemming 2B: Jerry Dale 3B: Ed Sudol


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