Montreal Expos 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Friday, April 23, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   3  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   2  6  0
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bailey 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Laboy 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hunt 2b                       3   1   1   0       0   0       1   6
Staub rf                      4   1   1   2       0   0       5   0
Fairly 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0      10   0
Fairey lf                     3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Mashore lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Day cf                        3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Bateman c                     3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Wine ss                       4   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
Morton p                      4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
  Marshall p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   8   3       3   1      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Bailey (2,off Wilson).
HR: Staub (2,6th inning off Wilson 1 on 0 out).
SH: Fairey (1,off Gladding).
HBP: Hunt (3,by Wilson).
GDP: Bateman (2,off Gladding).
IBB: Day (1,by Gladding).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   1       1   0       1   1
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   7
Menke 1b                      4   1   1   0       0   0      10   0
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Alou rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Wilson p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chiles ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   2   6   2       1   0      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Metzger, Rader-Morgan-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (5,off Morton); Menke (4,off Morton).
3B: Chiles (1,off Morton).
SF: Metzger (1,off Morton).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morton W(2-2)                 8.2   6   2   2   1   0   0  33
Marshall SV(3)                0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   2   2   1   0   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(1-2)                 5.2   8   3   3   1   1   1  26
Ray                           0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Gladding                      2     0   0   0   2   0   0   7
Forsch                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3   1   1  37

HBP: Wilson (1,Hunt).
IBB: Gladding (1,Day).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 25430


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Bailey              3b        Metzger             ss
2. Hunt                2b        Morgan              2b
3. Staub               rf        Menke               1b
4. Fairly              1b        Watson              lf
5. Fairey              lf        Rader               3b
6. Day                 cf        Cedeno              cf
7. Bateman             c         Alou                rf
8. Wine                ss        Edwards             c
9. Morton              p         Wilson              p

EXPOS 1ST: Bailey doubled to left; Hunt lined into a double play
(second to shortstop) [Bailey out at second]; Staub flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to pitcher); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); Menke grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Fairly grounded out (second to first); Fairey
grounded out (second to first); Day grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
flied out to center; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Bateman grounded out (third to first); Wine grounded
out (shortstop to first); Morton singled to shortstop; Bailey
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou singled to center; Edwards grounded out (first
unassisted) [Alou to second]; Wilson flied out to right; Metzger
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Hunt singled to center; Staub flied out to right;
Fairly grounded out (second to first) [Hunt to second]; Fairey
lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan flied out to right; Menke flied to right in
foul territory; Watson doubled to right; Rader made an out to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Day grounded out (second to first); Bateman walked;
Wine made an out to third; Morton singled to center [Bateman to
second]; Bailey flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Alou flied out to
center; Edwards made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 6TH: Hunt was hit by a pitch; Staub homered [Hunt scored];
Fairly flied out to center; Fairey singled to left; Day flied
out to left; Bateman singled to center [Fairey to third]; Wine
singled to right [Bateman to third, Fairey scored]; RAY REPLACED
WILSON (PITCHING); Morton flied out to right; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: CHILES BATTED FOR RAY; Chiles tripled to right;
Metzger hit a sacrifice fly to left [Chiles scored]; Morgan
flied out to left; Menke grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 7TH: GLADDING REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Bailey flied out
to left; Hunt flied out to right; Staub flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied out to right; Rader singled; Cedeno
forced Rader (shortstop to second); Alou flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 8TH: Fairly walked; Fairey out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Fairly to second]; Day was walked
intentionally; Bateman grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Day out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Edwards flied out to center; MILLER BATTED FOR
GLADDING; Miller grounded out (second to first); Metzger walked;
Morgan flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3,
Astros 1.

EXPOS 9TH: FORSCH REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Wine flied out to
left; Morton grounded out (pitcher to first); Bailey flied out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: LABOY REPLACED BAILEY (PLAYING 3B); MASHORE REPLACED
FAIREY (PLAYING LF); Menke doubled to right; Watson grounded out
(second to first) [Menke to third]; Rader grounded out (second
to first) [Menke scored]; Cedeno singled to left; MARSHALL
REPLACED MORTON (PITCHING); Alou forced Cedeno (shortstop
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            3   8   0    7
 Astros           2   6   0    5


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