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BOS
@CAL
3
0
MIN
@CLE
2
6
CHW
@DET
4
8
KCR
@MIL
4
3
NYY
@OAK
3
4
NYY
@OAK
6
4
BAL
@SEA
6
7
TEX
@TOR
6
3
ATL
@CHC
7
6
LAD
@MON
3
4
SFG
@NYM
3
1
SDP
@PHI
6
9
HOU
@PIT
3
5
CIN
@STL
5
2
Friday, June 13, 1980,
, Three Rivers Stadium
Attendance: 31,854, Time of Game: 2:35
Astros
3
33-22
 Lost 1 
1st
at Pirates
5
32-23
 Won 2 
2nd, 1½ GB
W: Eddie Solomon (4-0)
L: Joe Niekro (6-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  1  1   0  0  1    3  5  1
Pirates         2  0  1   0  2  0   0  0  X    5 12  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rafael Landestoy SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .219 .293 .343 .636 -0.038 0.64 0.017 -0.055 -0.3 2 4
Terry Puhl RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .299 .364 .452 .816 -0.014 0.55 0.024 -0.038 -0.3 2 0
Joe Morgan 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .223 .332 .363 .695 -0.060 0.66 0.014 -0.075 -0.6 1 4
Jose Cruz LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .338 .393 .438 .831 0.028 0.80 0.072 -0.044 0.8 0 0
Denny Walling 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .316 .400 .419 .819 0.027 0.93 0.083 -0.056 1.1 8 2 3B
Enos Cabell 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .272 .309 .356 .665 0.017 1.14 0.104 -0.087 0.3 2 1 2B
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291 .381 .463 .843 -0.116 1.10 0.000 -0.116 -1.1 2 0
Alan Ashby C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .341 .380 .721 -0.060 0.76 0.000 -0.060 -0.5 5 0
Joe Niekro P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .258 .333 .591 -0.010 0.41 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 1 1
   Joaquin Andujar P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Julio Gonzalez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .088 .088 .118 .206 -0.015 0.59 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
   Randy Niemann P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Dave Bergman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .107 .194 .107 .301 -0.020 0.82 0.000 -0.020 -0.2
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 5 3 3 3 34 .161 .235 .258 .493 -0.261 0.80 0.314 -0.576 -1.1 24 12
2B: E Cabell (8, off E Solomon).
3B: D Walling (2, off E Solomon).
TB: D Walling 4; E Cabell 2; J Cruz 2.
RBI: E Cabell (22); D Walling (10); J Cruz (35).
2-out RBI: J Cruz.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
PB: A Ashby 2 (3).
E: J Cruz (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Omar Moreno CF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .263 .316 .358 .674 0.027 0.60 0.061 -0.034 -0.3 3 0 SB
Tim Foli SS 5 3 2 0 0 0 5 .255 .295 .317 .612 0.002 0.54 0.067 -0.065 0.1 0 2 2B
Dave Parker RF 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .274 .314 .447 .761 -0.064 0.58 0.004 -0.067 -0.9 0 0
Willie Stargell 1B 4 2 4 5 0 0 4 .310 .410 .619 1.030 0.368 0.76 0.368 0.000 4.7 12 2 2·HR,2B
Mike Easler LF 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 .405 .474 .857 1.331 0.033 0.34 0.033 0.000 0.7 1 0
   Bill Robinson LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .313 .504 .817 -0.018 0.60 0.000 -0.018 -0.6 2 0
Phil Garner 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .277 .333 .410 .743 -0.043 0.53 0.007 -0.051 -0.6 2 3
Ed Ott C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .271 .340 .353 .694 -0.033 0.38 0.000 -0.033 -0.9 5 1
Dale Berra 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .244 .295 .354 .649 -0.009 0.32 0.008 -0.017 0.1 0 2 IW
Eddie Solomon P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.025 0.33 0.005 -0.030 -1.0 2 0
   Kent Tekulve P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 12 5 3 5 39 .333 .385 .556 .940 0.238 0.50 0.553 -0.315 1.3 27 10
2B: T Foli (7, off J Niekro); W Stargell (8, off R Niemann).
HR: W Stargell 2 (9, 2 off J Niekro, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs; 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
IBB: D Berra (3, by J Andujar).
TB: W Stargell 11; T Foli 3; M Easler 2; E Solomon; P Garner; D Berra; O Moreno.
RBI: W Stargell 5 (31).
2-out RBI: W Stargell 3.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Ott-W Stargell.
Baserunning
SB: O Moreno (34, 2nd base off J Niekro/A Ashby).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Niekro, L (6-5) 4.1 9 5 5 1 1 2 3.67 23 25 -0.281 0.65 -3.2
Joaquin Andujar 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.13 4 1 0 0.011 0.43 0.5
Randy Niemann 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 3.48 9 0 0 0.026 0.24 0.9
Dave Smith 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.42 3 0 0 0.005 0.07 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 5 5 3 5 2 5.62 39 25 1 0 -0.239 0.50 -1.3

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eddie Solomon, W (4-0) 8.1 5 3 3 3 2 0 2.58 32 60 0.171 0.75 0.2
Kent Tekulve, S (9) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.74 2 1 0 0.091 1.73 0.9
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 3 3 0 3.00 34 60 1 0 0.262 0.80 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Andujar (1; D Berra).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Satch Davidson.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 31,854.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Rafael Landestoy SS 1 Omar Moreno CF
2 Terry Puhl RF 2 Tim Foli SS
3 Joe Morgan 2B 3 Dave Parker RF
4 Jose Cruz LF 4 Willie Stargell 1B
5 Denny Walling 1B 5 Mike Easler LF
6 Enos Cabell 3B 6 Phil Garner 2B
7 Cesar Cedeno CF 7 Ed Ott C
8 Alan Ashby C 8 Dale Berra 3B
9 Joe Niekro P 9 Eddie Solomon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 -2- RR PIT W. Stargell J. Niekro 19% 72% Home Run; Foli Scores
t5 0-3 1 1-- R HOU E. Cabell E. Solomon -10% 74% Double; Walling Scores
b5 3-1 1 -2- RR PIT W. Stargell J. Niekro 10% 94% Home Run; Foli Scores
b3 2-0 2 -2- R PIT W. Stargell J. Niekro 7% 84% Single; Foli Scores
b1 0-0 0 -2- O PIT T. Foli J. Niekro -6% 55% Fielder's Choice P; Moreno out at 3B/P-3B; Foli to 1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU R. Landestoy E. Solomon 2% 52% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- HOU T. Puhl E. Solomon -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO HOU J. Morgan E. Solomon 5% 55% Double Play: Foul Flyball: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PIT O. Moreno J. Niekro 4% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- PIT T. Foli J. Niekro 3% 61% Moreno Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O PIT T. Foli J. Niekro -6% 55% Fielder's Choice P; Moreno out at 3B/P-3B; Foli to 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O PIT D. Parker J. Niekro -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B; Foli to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- RR PIT W. Stargell J. Niekro 19% 72% Home Run; Foli Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- PIT M. Easler J. Niekro 1% 73% Single
b1 2-0 2 1-- PIT P. Garner J. Niekro 1% 73% Passed Ball; Easler to 2B
b1 2-0 2 -2- O PIT P. Garner J. Niekro -2% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz E. Solomon 2% 73% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 --- O HOU D. Walling E. Solomon 2% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-2 2 --- O HOU E. Cabell E. Solomon 1% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- O PIT E. Ott J. Niekro -1% 74% Flyball: CF
b2 2-0 1 --- O PIT D. Berra J. Niekro -1% 73% Strikeout
b2 2-0 2 --- O PIT E. Solomon J. Niekro -1% 73% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno E. Solomon 2% 75% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-2 1 --- O HOU A. Ashby E. Solomon 2% 77% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 --- O HOU J. Niekro E. Solomon 1% 78% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno J. Niekro -1% 76% Flyball: CF
b3 2-0 1 --- PIT T. Foli J. Niekro 2% 78% Single
b3 2-0 1 1-- PIT D. Parker J. Niekro 1% 79% Passed Ball; Foli to 2B
b3 2-0 1 -2- O PIT D. Parker J. Niekro -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 2-0 2 -2- R PIT W. Stargell J. Niekro 7% 84% Single; Foli Scores
b3 3-0 2 1-- PIT M. Easler J. Niekro 1% 85% Single; Stargell to 3B
b3 3-0 2 1-3 O PIT P. Garner J. Niekro -2% 83% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- O HOU R. Landestoy E. Solomon 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-3 1 --- O HOU T. Puhl E. Solomon 1% 86% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-3 2 --- O HOU J. Morgan E. Solomon 1% 87% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 7-8-9
b4 3-0 0 --- O PIT E. Ott J. Niekro -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- O PIT D. Berra J. Niekro -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-0 2 --- PIT E. Solomon J. Niekro 1% 86% Single
b4 3-0 2 1-- O PIT O. Moreno J. Niekro -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 4-5-6
t5 0-3 0 --- O HOU J. Cruz E. Solomon 2% 87% Flyball: CF
t5 0-3 1 --- HOU D. Walling E. Solomon -3% 85% Single
t5 0-3 1 1-- R HOU E. Cabell E. Solomon -10% 74% Double; Walling Scores
t5 1-3 1 -2- O HOU C. Cedeno E. Solomon 4% 79% Flyball: LF
t5 1-3 2 -2- O HOU A. Ashby E. Solomon 4% 82% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Joe Niekro facing 2-3-4
b5 3-1 0 --- PIT T. Foli J. Niekro 4% 86% Double
b5 3-1 0 -2- O PIT D. Parker J. Niekro -3% 84% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 3-1 1 -2- RR PIT W. Stargell J. Niekro 10% 94% Home Run; Foli Scores
b5 5-1 1 --- PIT M. Easler J. Niekro 1% 94% Walk
Joaquin Andujar replaces Joe Niekro pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-1 1 1-- PIT P. Garner J. Andujar 1% 95% Single; Easler to 2B
b5 5-1 1 12- O PIT E. Ott J. Andujar -1% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Easler to 3B; Garner to 2B
b5 5-1 2 -23 PIT D. Berra J. Andujar 0% 94% Intentional Walk
b5 5-1 2 123 O PIT E. Solomon J. Andujar -2% 93% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 5.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 9-1-2
Bill Robinson replaces Mike Easler playing LF batting 5th
Julio Gonzalez pinch hits for Joaquin Andujar (P) batting 9th
t6 1-5 0 --- O HOU J. Gonzalez E. Solomon 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-5 1 --- HOU R. Landestoy E. Solomon -2% 93% Walk
t6 1-5 1 1-- O HOU T. Puhl E. Solomon 2% 95% Flyball: LF
t6 1-5 2 1-- HOU J. Morgan E. Solomon -1% 93% Walk; Landestoy to 2B
t6 1-5 2 12- R HOU J. Cruz E. Solomon -5% 88% Single; Landestoy Scores; Morgan to 2B
t6 2-5 2 12- O HOU D. Walling E. Solomon 4% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Randy Niemann facing 1-2-3
Randy Niemann replaces Julio Gonzalez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-2 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno R. Niemann -1% 91% Strikeout
b6 5-2 1 --- O PIT T. Foli R. Niemann -0% 91% Flyball: SS
b6 5-2 2 --- PIT D. Parker R. Niemann 0% 91% Walk
b6 5-2 2 1-- PIT W. Stargell R. Niemann 1% 92% Double; Parker to 3B
b6 5-2 2 -23 O PIT B. Robinson R. Niemann -2% 91% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 6-7-8
t7 2-5 0 --- O HOU E. Cabell E. Solomon 2% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 2-5 1 --- O HOU C. Cedeno E. Solomon 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-5 2 --- O HOU A. Ashby E. Solomon 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Randy Niemann facing 6-7-8
b7 5-2 0 --- O PIT P. Garner R. Niemann -0% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 5-2 1 --- O PIT E. Ott R. Niemann -0% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 5-2 2 --- PIT D. Berra R. Niemann 1% 95% Single to LF; Berra to 2B/Adv on E7
b7 5-2 2 -2- O PIT E. Solomon R. Niemann -1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 9-1-2
Dave Bergman pinch hits for Randy Niemann (P) batting 9th
t8 2-5 0 --- O HOU D. Bergman E. Solomon 2% 96% Flyball: CF
t8 2-5 1 --- O HOU R. Landestoy E. Solomon 1% 97% Lineout: 2B
t8 2-5 2 --- O HOU T. Puhl E. Solomon 1% 98% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Astros' Dave Smith facing 1-2-3
Dave Smith replaces Dave Bergman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-2 0 --- O PIT O. Moreno D. Smith -0% 97% Strikeout
b8 5-2 1 --- O PIT T. Foli D. Smith -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-2 2 --- O PIT D. Parker D. Smith -0% 97% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Eddie Solomon facing 3-4-5
t9 2-5 0 --- O HOU J. Morgan E. Solomon 2% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 2-5 1 --- HOU J. Cruz E. Solomon -2% 97% Single
t9 2-5 1 1-- R HOU D. Walling E. Solomon -6% 91% Triple; Cruz Scores
Kent Tekulve replaces Eddie Solomon pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-5 1 --3 O HOU E. Cabell K. Tekulve 6% 96% Flyball: LF
t9 3-5 2 --3 O HOU C. Cedeno K. Tekulve 4% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 5.

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