Houston Astros 7, Montreal Expos 3
Regular Season Game 106
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, August 3, 1969 (D) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    0  0  2    1  1  1    0  2  0  -   7 15  1
MON N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Geiger lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     4   2   3   0       1   0       1   2
Wynn cf                       4   1   2   1       1   1       1   0
Menke ss                      5   0   2   2       0   1       0   4
Blefary 1b                    5   1   1   1       0   1       8   2
Miller rf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Edwards c                     4   2   3   1       0   1      13   0
Martinez 3b                   4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Wilson p                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Totals                       39   7  15   7       2   9      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (15,off Stoneman).
3B: Morgan (1,off Stoneman); Edwards (5,off Jaster).
HR: Miller (2,4th inning off Stoneman 0 on 0 out); Blefary (8,8th inning off
Face 0 on 1 out); Edwards (3,8th inning off Face 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (25,2nd base off Stoneman/Bateman).
CS: Miller (3,2nd base by Stoneman/Bateman); Menke (6,2nd base by Stoneman/Bateman);
Morgan (12,2nd base by Face/Bateman).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cline 1b,cf                   4   0   0   0       1   1       3   1
Sutherland 2b                 5   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Staub rf                      4   0   0   0       1   4       2   0
Jones lf                      3   0   0   0       1   3       2   0
Fairly cf,1b                  2   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Face p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herrera ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Radatz p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Collins 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   2       0   1
Bateman c                     4   2   2   1       0   0       9   3
Wine ss                       3   0   1   0       0   1       4   2
  Brand ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stoneman p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jaster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey ph,1b                2   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Totals                       34   3   7   2       4  13      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bateman-Wine.
E: Fairly (3), Wine (18).

BATTING - 
HR: Bateman (6,4th inning off Wilson 0 on 0 out).
SH: Stoneman (3,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sutherland (2,2nd base off Wilson/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(13-7)                9     7   3   2   4  13   1  39

WP: Wilson 2 (10).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stoneman L(6-14)              5     9   4   3   1   7   1  23
Jaster                        1     2   1   1   0   1   0   4
Face                          2     4   2   2   0   1   2  10
Radatz                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    15   7   6   2   9   3  41


Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:38   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Valdespino          lf        Cline               1b
2. Morgan              2b        Sutherland          2b
3. Wynn                cf        Staub               rf
4. Menke               ss        Jones               lf
5. Blefary             1b        Fairly              cf
6. Miller              rf        Collins             3b
7. Edwards             c         Bateman             c
8. Martinez            3b        Wine                ss
9. Wilson              p         Stoneman            p

ASTROS 1ST: Valdespino struck out; Morgan walked; Wynn doubled
[Morgan to third]; Menke struck out; Blefary flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Cline was called out on strikes; Sutherland singled;
Sutherland stole second; Wilson threw a wild pitch [Sutherland
to third]; Staub walked; Jones struck out; Fairly grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller singled; Edwards struck out while Miller was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Martinez grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos
0.

EXPOS 2ND: Collins singled; Bateman reached on a fielder's
choice [Collins to third (error by Morgan)]; Wilson threw a wild
pitch [Collins scored (unearned), Bateman to second]; Wine
struck out; Stoneman struck out; Cline flied out to center; 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilson struck out; Valdespino flied to left in foul
territory; Morgan singled; Morgan stole second; Wynn singled to
center [Morgan scored, Wynn to second (error by Fairly)]; Menke
singled [Wynn scored (unearned)]; Blefary flied out to left; 2 R
(1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Sutherland grounded out (third to first); Staub
struck out; Jones walked; Fairly singled [Jones to second];
Collins struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller homered; Edwards singled; Martinez flied out
to center; Wilson struck out; Valdespino grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Bateman homered; Wine singled; Stoneman out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Wine to second]; Cline
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Wine to third]; Sutherland
popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Expos 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan tripled; Wynn struck out; Menke singled
[Morgan scored]; Menke was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Blefary struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Expos 2.

EXPOS 5TH: Staub struck out; Jones struck out; Fairly walked;
Ron Fairly fouled the ball off his right ankle; bruised above
instep; Collins struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Expos 2.

ASTROS 6TH: JASTER REPLACED STONEMAN (PITCHING); CLINE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); FAIRLY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
Miller grounded out (third to first); Edwards tripled; Martinez
singled to center [Edwards scored, Martinez out at second
(center to shortstop)]; Wilson struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 5, Expos 2.

EXPOS 6TH: Bateman grounded out (shortstop to first); Wine
grounded out (second to first); BAILEY BATTED FOR JASTER; Bailey
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 2.

ASTROS 7TH: BAILEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); FACE REPLACED
FAIRLY (PITCHING); Valdespino grounded out (shortstop to first);
Morgan singled; Morgan was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Wynn made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Expos 2.

EXPOS 7TH: GEIGER REPLACED VALDESPINO (PLAYING LF); Cline
grounded out (first unassisted); Sutherland grounded out
(shortstop to first); Staub was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke made an out to first; Blefary homered; Miller
flied out to center; Edwards homered; Martinez singled; Wilson
reached on an error by Wine [Martinez to second, Wilson to
first]; Geiger struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7,
Expos 2.

EXPOS 8TH: Jones struck out; HERRERA BATTED FOR FACE; Herrera
grounded out (shortstop to first); Collins made an out to third;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 2.

ASTROS 9TH: RADATZ REPLACED HERRERA (PITCHING); Morgan lined to
second; Wynn walked; Menke flied out to right; Blefary grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 2.

EXPOS 9TH: Bateman singled; BRAND BATTED FOR WINE; Brand flied
to right in foul territory; Bailey singled [Bateman to second];
Cline walked [Bateman to third, Bailey to second]; Sutherland
grounded out (second to first) [Bateman scored, Bailey to third,
Cline to second]; Staub struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 7, Expos 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  15   1    7
 Expos            3   7   2    9


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