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Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Cincinnati Reds 2

Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Cincinnati Reds 2

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 2, 1979 (N) at Riverfront Stadium

PIT N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  3  -   5 10  0
CIN N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  -   2  7  0
BATTING
Pittsburgh Pirates    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf              5   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Foli ss                4   0   2   1       0   0       1   5
  Alexander pr         0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Robinson lf       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Parker rf              4   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Stargell 1b            4   1   1   3       1   1      18   0
Milner lf              5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stennett 2b          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Madlock 3b             5   0   2   0       0   0       0   5
Ott c                  5   0   1   0       0   2       7   2
Garner 2b,ss           4   1   2   1       1   0       3   5
Candelaria p           3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Romo p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tekulve p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Easler ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Robinson p        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                41   5  10   5       3   7      33  19
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
3B: Moreno (1,off Seaver).
HR: Garner (1,3rd inning off Seaver 0 on, 0 out); Stargell (1,11th inning off
Hume 2 on, 0 out).
SF: Foli (1,off Seaver).
IBB: Garner (1,by Tomlin).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Madlock 2 (2,2nd base off Seaver/Bench,2nd base off Tomlin/Bench).
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Collins rf             5   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Morgan 2b              4   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Concepcion ss          5   1   2   0       0   0       0   7
Foster lf              3   1   1   2       2   0       2   0
Bench c                3   0   2   0       2   0       7   0
Knight 3b              5   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Driessen 1b            4   0   0   0       0   2      16   0
Cruz cf                4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Seaver p               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Auerbach ph          1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hume p               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Tomlin p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                37   2   7   2       5   8      33  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
3B: Bench (1,off Candelaria).
HR: Foster (1,4th inning off Candelaria 1 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Collins (1,2nd base off Romo/Ott).
CS: Bench (1,2nd base by Tekulve/Ott).
PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Candelaria             7     5   2   2   1   4   1
Romo                   0.1   1   0   0   1   1   0
Tekulve                1.2   0   0   0   1   0   0
Jackson W(1-0)         1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0
D. Robinson SV(1)      0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0
Totals                11     7   2   2   5   8   1
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Seaver                 8     5   2   2   2   5   1
Hume L(0-1)            2.1   5   3   3   0   1   1
Tomlin                 0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0
Totals                11    10   5   5   3   7   2
IBB: Tomlin (1,Garner).
Umpires: John Kibler, Ed Montague, Jerry Dale, Frank Pulli, Jim Quick, Dick Stello
Time of Game: 3:14   Attendance: 55006
Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Cincinnati Reds          
1. Moreno              cf        Collins             rf
2. Foli                ss        Morgan              2b
3. Parker              rf        Concepcion          ss
4. Stargell            1b        Foster              lf
5. Milner              lf        Bench               c
6. Madlock             3b        Knight              3b
7. Ott                 c         Driessen            1b
8. Garner              2b        Cruz                cf
9. Candelaria          p         Seaver              p

PIRATES 1ST: Moreno grounded out (shortstop to first); 45
minute rain delay at start; Foli grounded out (third to
first); Parker made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Collins made an out to second; Morgan made an out to
right; Concepcion grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Reds 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell struck out; Milner popped to first;
Madlock singled; Madlock stole second; Ott struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Foster grounded out (shortstop to first); Bench
tripled; Knight struck out; Driessen struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Reds 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Garner homered; Candelaria struck out; Moreno
tripled; Foli hit a sacrifice fly to right [Moreno scored];
Parker walked; Stargell walked [Parker to second]; Milner popped
to first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Cruz made an out to right; Seaver struck out; Collins
singled; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Madlock made an out to second; Ott singled; Garner
made an out to center; Candelaria grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Concepcion singled; Foster homered [Concepcion
scored]; Bench singled; Knight grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Bench out at second]; Driessen
made an out to first; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Moreno grounded out (shortstop to first); Foli
singled; Parker grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Foli out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
2, Reds 2.

REDS 5TH: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Seaver grounded
out (third to first); Collins popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Stargell grounded out (shortstop to first); Milner
made an out to right; Madlock made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Concepcion
grounded out (third to first); Foster walked; Bench grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

PIRATES 7TH: Ott grounded out (second to first); Garner grounded
out (second to first); Candelaria struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: Knight made an out to right; Driessen was called out
on strikes; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

PIRATES 8TH: Moreno was called out on strikes; Foli grounded out
(shortstop to first); Parker made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: ROMO REPLACED CANDELARIA (PITCHING); AUERBACH BATTED
FOR SEAVER; Auerbach struck out; Collins singled; Collins stole
second; Morgan walked; TEKULVE REPLACED ROMO (PITCHING);
Concepcion grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Morgan out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Reds 2.

PIRATES 9TH: HUME REPLACED AUERBACH (PITCHING); Stargell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Milner grounded out (pitcher to
first); Madlock made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: Foster grounded out (shortstop to first); Bench
walked; Bench was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Knight grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

PIRATES 10TH: Ott grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner
singled; EASLER BATTED FOR TEKULVE; Easler made an out to left;
Moreno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
2, Reds 2.

REDS 10TH: JACKSON REPLACED EASLER (PITCHING); Driessen made an
out to first; Cruz struck out; Hume was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Reds 2.

PIRATES 11TH: Foli singled; ALEXANDER RAN FOR FOLI; Parker
singled [Alexander to second]; Stargell homered [Alexander
scored, Parker scored]; Milner grounded out (second to first);
Madlock singled; TOMLIN REPLACED HUME (PITCHING); Madlock stole
second; Ott struck out; Garner was walked intentionally; Jackson
made an out to pitcher; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 5, Reds 2.

REDS 11TH: B. ROBINSON REPLACED ALEXANDER (PLAYING LF); STENNETT
REPLACED MILNER (PLAYING 2B); GARNER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); Collins grounded out (second to first); Morgan made an out
to right; Concepcion singled; Foster walked [Concepcion to
second]; D. ROBINSON REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Bench walked
[Concepcion to third, Foster to second]; Knight struck out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 5, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          5  10   0    7
 Reds             2   7   0    7

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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