Houston Astros 8, Montreal Expos 0
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Thursday, June 4, 1970 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  1
HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  x  -   8  9  1
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Staehle 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Jones lf                      3   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Gosger cf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Staub rf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Fairly 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       6   1
Laboy 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Bateman c                     3   0   1   0       1   0       8   0
Wine ss                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fairey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Renko p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brand ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dillman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGinn p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutherland ss               2   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Totals                       30   0   6   0       6   2      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Staehle (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Laboy (9,off Griffin).
GDP: Fairey (3,off Griffin); Staehle (2,off Griffin); Laboy (4,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Fairly (6,2nd base off Griffin/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Miller pr,rf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     5   0   1   1       0   0       3   4
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       2   0       3   0
Davis lf                      4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
  Beauchamp lf                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Menke ss                      3   1   1   0       1   0       5   2
Rader 3b                      3   2   1   4       0   0       2   2
Pepitone 1b                   3   1   2   2       1   0       6   1
Edwards c                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Bryant c                    2   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Griffin p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       33   8   9   8       5   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Morgan-Menke, Morgan-Menke-Pepitone, Morgan-Menke-Pepitone, Rader-Pepitone.
E: Morgan (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (5,off McGinn).
HR: Rader (11,1st inning off McGinn 3 on 2 out); Pepitone (11,8th inning off
Dillman 1 on 1 out).
SH: Griffin (3,off Dillman).
HBP: Rader (2,by Dillman).
IBB: Menke (3,by McGinn).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGinn L(3-5)                 3     4   4   4   3   2   1  17
Renko                         3     1   0   0   0   2   0  10
Dillman                       1.2   2   4   4   2   1   1  10
Raymond                       0.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     9   8   8   5   6   2  40

HBP: Dillman (1,Rader).
IBB: McGinn (2,Menke).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(2-6)                9     6   0   0   6   2   0  36

WP: Griffin (6).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Ejections: HOU Manager Harry Walker by John Kibler [Fair/foul call]
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 10189


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Staehle             2b        Alou                rf
2. Jones               lf        Morgan              2b
3. Gosger              cf        Wynn                cf
4. Staub               rf        Davis               lf
5. Fairly              1b        Menke               ss
6. Laboy               3b        Rader               3b
7. Bateman             c         Pepitone            1b
8. Wine                ss        Edwards             c
9. McGinn              p         Griffin             p

EXPOS 1ST: Staehle grounded out (first to pitcher); Jones
walked; Gosger walked [Jones to second]; Staub flied out to
center; Fairly flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied
out to right; Wynn walked; Davis doubled [Wynn to third]; Menke
was walked intentionally; Rader homered [Wynn scored, Davis
scored, Menke scored]; Pepitone walked; Edwards struck out; 4 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 2ND: Laboy doubled; Bateman lined into a double play
(second to shortstop) [Laboy out at second]; Wine made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Griffin struck out; Alou singled; Morgan flied out
to left; Wynn flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 3RD: McGinn grounded out (pitcher to first); Staehle made
an out to third; Jones singled; Gosger singled [Jones to third];
Staub flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros
4.

ASTROS 3RD: Davis reached on an error by Staehle [Davis to
first]; Menke singled [Davis to third]; Rader flied out to
right; Pepitone reached on a fielder's choice [Davis out at home
(first to catcher), Menke to second]; Edwards grounded out
(second to first); Astros manager Harry Walker ejected by HP
umpire John Kibler when botched roller was ruled a foul
ball; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 4TH: Fairly singled; Fairly stole second; Laboy struck
out; Bateman singled [Fairly to third]; FAIREY BATTED FOR WINE;
Fairey grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Bateman out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: RENKO REPLACED FAIREY (PITCHING); SUTHERLAND
REPLACED MCGINN (PLAYING SS); Griffin flied out to center; Alou
flied out to left; Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 5TH: BRYANT REPLACED EDWARDS (PLAYING C ); Sutherland
walked; Staehle grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Sutherland out at second]; Jones was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis struck
out; Menke popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Gosger popped to catcher in foul territory; Staub
made an out to second; Fairly walked; Griffin threw a wild pitch
[Fairly to second]; Laboy grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader flied out to left; Pepitone singled; Bryant
struck out; Griffin flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 7TH: Bateman walked; BRAND BATTED FOR RENKO; Brand flied
out to center; Sutherland singled [Bateman to second]; Staehle
flied out to left; Jones made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: DILLMAN REPLACED BRAND (PITCHING); Alou grounded out
(shortstop to first); Morgan flied out to right; Wynn walked;
Davis was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 4.

EXPOS 8TH: BEAUCHAMP REPLACED DAVIS (PLAYING LF); Gosger flied
out to right; Staub walked; Fairly reached on an error by Morgan
[Staub to second, Fairly to first]; Laboy grounded into a double
play (third to first) [Staub out at third]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Menke flied out to center; Rader was hit by a pitch;
Pepitone homered [Rader scored]; Bryant singled; Griffin out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Bryant to second]; Alou
walked; MILLER RAN FOR ALOU; RAYMOND REPLACED DILLMAN
(PITCHING); Morgan singled [Bryant scored, Miller to second];
Wynn singled [Miller scored, Morgan to second]; Beauchamp struck
out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 8.

EXPOS 9TH: MILLER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Bateman flied out
to center; BAILEY BATTED FOR RAYMOND; Bailey made an out to
shortstop; Sutherland grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            0   6   1    9
 Astros           8   9   1    8


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