Montreal Expos 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 26
Played on Wednesday, May 5, 1971 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  6  0
MON N    2  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   3   0       0   0       1   5
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Menke 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Alou lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Cedeno rf                     2   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Edwards c                     1   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Howard c                    1   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Blasingame p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Chiles ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   6   0       5   7      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Metzger-Watson.
PB: Edwards (2).

BATTING - 
GDP: Alou (2,off Stoneman); Wynn (1,off Stoneman).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Alou (2,2nd base off Stoneman/Bateman); Wynn (2,2nd base off Stoneman/Bateman).
CS: Metzger (1,2nd base by Stoneman/Bateman).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       5   2   4   1       0   0       3   5
Staub rf                      3   1   0   1       0   1       1   0
Bailey lf,3b                  4   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Swoboda cf                    3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Bateman c                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Boccabella 1b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Fairly ph,1b                1   1   0   0       2   1       5   0
Laboy 3b                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Fairey ph,lf                3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Mashore lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wine ss                       4   0   2   1       0   1       2   2
Stoneman p                    3   0   1   1       0   2       0   1
Totals                       31   5   9   4       5   9      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Laboy-Hunt-Boccabella, Bailey-Hunt-Fairly.

BATTING - 
2B: Swoboda (1,off Forsch); Bateman (4,off Forsch).
HR: Hunt (1,1st inning off Blasingame 0 on 0 out).
SH: Stoneman (4,off Griffin).
SF: Staub (1,off Ray).
HBP: Staub (1,by Blasingame).
GDP: Staub (3,off Lemaster).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame L(2-3)             0.2   1   2   1   2   1   1   7
Ray                           1.1   1   1   1   0   1   0   5
Forsch                        2     4   2   2   3   1   0  13
Griffin                       3     2   0   0   0   6   0  11
Lemaster                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   5   4   5   9   1  39

WP: Ray 2 (3), Griffin (1).
HBP: Blasingame (3,Staub).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stoneman W(3-1)               9     6   1   1   5   7   0  33

WP: Stoneman (1).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 8282


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Metzger             ss        Hunt                2b
2. Morgan              2b        Staub               rf
3. Wynn                cf        Bailey              lf
4. Watson              1b        Swoboda             cf
5. Menke               3b        Bateman             c
6. Alou                lf        Boccabella          1b
7. Cedeno              rf        Laboy               3b
8. Edwards             c         Wine                ss
9. Blasingame          p         Stoneman            p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled; Metzger was caught stealing second
(catcher to second to first); Morgan struck out; Wynn made an
out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Hunt homered; Staub was hit by a pitch; Bailey walked
[Staub to second]; Swoboda flied out to center; Bateman made an
out to second; Boccabella struck out but Staub advanced to home
and Bailey advanced to third and Boccabella advanced to first on
a passed ball; Laboy walked [Boccabella to second]; RAY REPLACED
BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Wine made an out to first; 2 R (1 ER), 1
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled; Menke made an out to shortstop; Alou
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Watson
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 2.

EXPOS 2ND: Stoneman struck out; Hunt singled; Ray threw a wild
pitch [Hunt to second]; Ray threw a wild pitch [Hunt to third];
Staub hit a sacrifice fly to left [Hunt scored]; Bailey grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos
3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno walked; Edwards walked [Cedeno to second];
GERONIMO BATTED FOR RAY; Geronimo singled to left [Cedeno out at
home (left to catcher), Edwards to second]; Metzger singled to
left [Edwards out at home (left to shortstop to catcher),
Geronimo to second]; Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 3.

EXPOS 3RD: FORSCH REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Swoboda doubled;
Bateman made an out to first; FAIRLY BATTED FOR BOCCABELLA;
Fairly walked; FAIREY BATTED FOR LABOY; Fairey struck out; Wine
singled [Swoboda scored, Fairly to second]; Stoneman singled
[Fairly scored, Wine to second]; Hunt made an out to second; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 5.

ASTROS 4TH: FAIREY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); FAIRLY STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); BAILEY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Wynn
popped to catcher in foul territory; Watson flied out to left;
Menke flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 5.

EXPOS 4TH: Staub grounded out (shortstop to first); Bailey
grounded out (shortstop to first); Swoboda walked; Bateman
doubled [Swoboda to third]; Fairly walked; Fairey flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou walked; Alou stole second; Cedeno struck out;
Edwards struck out; MARTINEZ BATTED FOR FORSCH; Martinez lined
to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 5.

EXPOS 5TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED MARTINEZ (PITCHING); HOWARD REPLACED
EDWARDS (PLAYING C ); Wine singled; Stoneman out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Wine to second]; Hunt singled [Wine
stayed at second]; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Wine to third,
Hunt to second]; Staub struck out; Bailey struck out; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger singled; Morgan struck out; Wynn grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Metzger out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 5.

EXPOS 6TH: Swoboda struck out; Bateman grounded out (shortstop
to first); Fairly was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (first unassisted); Menke was
called out on strikes; Alou made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 5.

EXPOS 7TH: Fairey grounded out (pitcher to first); Wine struck
out; Stoneman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos
5.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno was called out on strikes; Howard was called
out on strikes; CHILES BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Chiles walked;
Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 5.

EXPOS 8TH: LEMASTER REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Hunt singled;
Staub grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Hunt out at second]; Bailey flied to left in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 5.

ASTROS 9TH: MASHORE REPLACED FAIREY (PLAYING LF); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); Wynn singled; Wynn stole second;
Watson grounded out (pitcher to first) [Wynn to third]; Stoneman
threw a wild pitch [Wynn scored]; Menke walked; Alou grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos
5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   0    5
 Expos            5   9   0   10


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