Montreal Expos 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 120
Played on Sunday, August 16, 1970 (D) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   5  9  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  9  1
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Day cf                        3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Jones lf                      2   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Phillips ph,lf              1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Staub rf                      4   2   1   0       1   0       0   0
Bailey 3b                     3   2   1   2       2   0       1   3
  Laboy 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gosger 1b                     5   0   2   3       0   0      11   0
Brand ss                      5   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Staehle 2b                    2   0   0   0       1   1       3   2
  Sutherland ph,2b            2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Boccabella c                  4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
McGinn p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hahn ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   9   5       6   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Staehle-Brand-Gosger, Brand-Gosger.

BATTING - 
2B: Gosger (9,off Billingham).
HR: Bailey (20,9th inning off Lemaster 1 on 0 out).
SH: McGinn (3,off Cook); Day (1,off Cook).
HBP: Jones (9,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Day (1,Home by Cook/Howard); Gosger (2,2nd base by Cook/Howard).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf                       4   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Morgan 2b                     2   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Torres 2b                   1   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Wynn cf                       4   1   2   1       1   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      2   1   0   0       0   0       0   4
Menke lf                      2   0   2   1       1   0       2   0
Martinez ss                   5   0   2   1       0   1       3   3
Mayberry 1b                   3   0   0   0       2   1       3   3
Edwards c                     1   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
  Howard c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Billingham p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cook p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   9   3       7   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards (13,off McGinn); Wynn (27,off McGinn).
3B: Cook (2,off Raymond).
SH: Rader (3,off McGinn); Menke (5,off Raymond).
HBP: Rader 2 (4,by McGinn,by Raymond); Menke (4,by McGinn).
GDP: Rader (18,off McGinn); Martinez (2,off McGinn).
IBB: Alou (4,by Raymond); Mayberry (4,by Raymond).
Team LOB: 14.

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McGinn                        6     6   3   3   5   3   0  29
Reed                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Raymond W(4-7)                2     2   0   0   2   3   0  11
Totals                        9     9   3   3   7   6   0  44

McGinn faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
HBP: McGinn 2 (7,Rader,Menke); Raymond (2,Rader).
IBB: Raymond 2 (6,Alou,Mayberry).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham                    3.2   5   3   3   4   4   0  22
Cook L(2-4)                   4.1   3   1   1   2   2   0  17
Lemaster                      1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Totals                        9     9   5   5   6   6   1  43

Cook faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
WP: Billingham 2 (7).
HBP: Billingham (5,Jones).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 19235


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Day                 cf        Alou                rf
2. Jones               lf        Morgan              2b
3. Staub               rf        Wynn                cf
4. Bailey              3b        Rader               3b
5. Gosger              1b        Menke               lf
6. Brand               ss        Martinez            ss
7. Staehle             2b        Mayberry            1b
8. Boccabella          c         Edwards             c
9. McGinn              p         Billingham          p

EXPOS 1ST: Day singled; Jones was hit by a pitch [Day to
second]; Billingham threw a wild pitch [Day to third, Jones to
second]; Staub lined to shortstop; Bailey reached on a fielder's
choice [Day out at home (third to catcher), Jones to third];
Gosger forced Bailey (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan walked;
Wynn forced Morgan (third to second); Rader was hit by a pitch
[Wynn to second]; Menke singled [Wynn scored, Rader to second];
Martinez singled [Rader scored, Menke to second]; Mayberry made
an out to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 2.

EXPOS 2ND: Brand struck out; Staehle reached on an error by
Morgan [Staehle to first]; Boccabella struck out; McGinn struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards doubled; Billingham made an out to third;
Alou grounded out (second to first); Morgan popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 2.

EXPOS 3RD: Day singled; Jones singled [Day to second];
Billingham threw a wild pitch [Day to third, Jones to second];
Staub reached on a fielder's choice [Day out at home (first to
catcher), Jones to third]; Johnny Edwards suffered fractured
left big toe; Bailey walked [Staub to second]; Gosger
doubled [Jones scored, Staub scored, Bailey scored]; Brand
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Gosger to third]; Staehle
walked; Boccabella forced Staehle (shortstop to second); 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn walked; Rader grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Wynn out at second]; Menke
walked; Martinez singled [Menke to third]; Mayberry struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 2.

EXPOS 4TH: HOWARD REPLACED EDWARDS (PLAYING C ); McGinn grounded
out (first to pitcher); Day walked; Jones was called out on
strikes; Staub singled [Day to second]; Bailey walked [Day to
third, Staub to second]; COOK REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING);
Day was caught stealing home (catcher unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard grounded out (third to first); Cook was
called out on strikes; Alou flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 2.

EXPOS 5TH: Gosger singled; Gosger was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Brand flied out to center; Staehle was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan singled; Wynn doubled [Morgan scored]; Rader
out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Wynn to third];
Menke was hit by a pitch; Martinez grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Menke out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 3.

EXPOS 6TH: Boccabella singled; McGinn reached on a fielder's
choice on a sacrifice bunt [Boccabella to second]; Day out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Boccabella to third, McGinn to
second]; PHILLIPS BATTED FOR JONES; Phillips walked; Staub
forced Boccabella (third to catcher) [McGinn to third, Phillips
to second]; Bailey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: PHILLIPS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Mayberry
walked; Howard flied out to center; Cook struck out; Alou forced
Mayberry (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3,
Astros 3.

EXPOS 7TH: TORRES REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Gosger grounded
out (first to pitcher); Brand singled; SUTHERLAND BATTED FOR
STAEHLE; Sutherland flied out to left; Boccabella flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: SUTHERLAND STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Torres
walked; REED REPLACED MCGINN (PITCHING); Wynn flied out to
center; Rader grounded out (pitcher to first) [Torres to
second]; Menke singled [Torres to third]; Martinez grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 3.

EXPOS 8TH: HAHN BATTED FOR REED; Hahn struck out; Day grounded
out (third to first); Phillips flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: RAYMOND REPLACED HAHN (PITCHING); Mayberry made an
out to first; Howard grounded out (third to first); Cook
tripled; Alou was walked intentionally; Torres struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 3.

EXPOS 9TH: Staub walked; LEMASTER REPLACED COOK (PITCHING);
Bailey homered [Staub scored]; Gosger flied out to center; Brand
flied out to center; Sutherland made an out to second; 2 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: LABOY REPLACED BAILEY (PLAYING 3B); Wynn singled;
Rader was hit by a pitch [Wynn to second]; Menke out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Wynn to third, Rader to
second]; Martinez struck out; Mayberry was walked intentionally;
Howard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            5   9   0   11
 Astros           3   9   1   14


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