Houston Astros 5, Montreal Expos 2
Regular Season Game 27
Played on Thursday, May 6, 1971 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    3  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   5  9  2
MON N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   2   3   0       0   0       2   3
Morgan 2b                     3   2   1   0       2   0       3   4
Wynn cf                       5   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Menke 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       9   3
Alou rf                       3   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno pr,rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       1   1       6   0
Dierker p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
  Lemaster p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   9   3       4   4      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Morgan-Menke.
E: Morgan (2), Rader (1).
PB: Edwards (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (3,off Renko); Morgan (6,off Renko); Alou (3,off Reed).
IBB: Menke (1,by Renko); Edwards (2,by Reed).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (6,3rd base off Renko/Bateman); Wynn (3,2nd base off Renko/Bateman);
Metzger (3,2nd base off Raymond/Bateman).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bailey 3b,lf                  4   1   1   0       1   1       0   3
Hunt 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Staub rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Fairly 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Fairey lf                     2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Boccabella ph,3b            1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bateman c                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
Day cf                        3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Laboy ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Wine ss                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Gosger ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutherland ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Renko p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jones ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Swoboda ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Brand ss                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   2   7   1       2   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Bailey (3), Day (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Bailey (3,off Gladding).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(5-0)                7     6   2   1   2   4   0  30
Lemaster                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Gladding SV(1)                1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   1   2   5   0  37

Dierker faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
Lemaster faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Renko L(3-1)                  5     7   5   4   2   3   0  23
Reed                          2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Raymond                       2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9     9   5   4   4   4   0  39

WP: Renko (2), Raymond (1).
IBB: Renko (1,Menke); Reed (3,Edwards).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:41   Attendance: 7403


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled; Morgan walked [Metzger to second];
Wynn singled [Metzger scored, Morgan to second]; Morgan stole
third and Wynn stole second [Morgan scored (error by Bailey)];
Watson made an out to second; Menke flied out to right; Alou
singled to left [Wynn scored, Alou out at second (left to
catcher to second)]; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Bailey singled; Hunt flied out to left; Staub reached
on a fielder's choice [Bailey to second (error by Morgan; assist
by Metzger)]; Fairly popped to catcher in foul territory; Fairey
walked [Bailey to third, Staub to second]; Edwards allowed a
passed ball [Bailey scored (unearned), Staub to third]; Bateman
grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Edwards was called out on strikes;
Dierker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Day struck out; Wine grounded out (third to first);
Renko grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger singled; Morgan flied out to right; Wynn
doubled [Metzger scored]; Watson grounded out (third to first);
Menke was walked intentionally; Alou flied out to right; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Bailey was called out on strikes; Hunt was called out
on strikes; Staub grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader flied out to right; Edwards singled; Dierker
struck out; Metzger grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Fairly grounded out (second to first); Fairey
grounded out (second to first); Bateman singled; Day grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan doubled to center [Morgan to third (error by
Day)]; Renko threw a wild pitch [Morgan scored (unearned)]; Wynn
flied out to center; Watson grounded out (pitcher to first);
Menke flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Expos 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Wine struck out; JONES BATTED FOR RENKO; Jones
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bailey grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 1.

ASTROS 6TH: REED REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Alou doubled; CEDENO
RAN FOR ALOU; Rader grounded out (third to first) [Cedeno to
third]; Edwards was walked intentionally; Dierker grounded out
(third to first) [Edwards to second]; Metzger grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 1.

EXPOS 6TH: CEDENO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Hunt flied out to
left; Staub made an out to shortstop; Fairly singled; Fairey
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Expos 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan flied out to left; Wynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 1.

EXPOS 7TH: Bateman made an out to second; Day singled; GOSGER
BATTED FOR WINE; Gosger grounded out (first unassisted) [Day to
second]; SWOBODA BATTED FOR REED; Swoboda singled [Day scored];
Bailey walked [Swoboda to second]; Hunt lined to shortstop; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 2.

ASTROS 8TH: BRAND REPLACED SWOBODA (PLAYING SS); RAYMOND
REPLACED GOSGER (PITCHING); Menke made an out to first; Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 2.

EXPOS 8TH: Staub singled; LEMASTER REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING);
Fairly flied out to right; BOCCABELLA BATTED FOR FAIREY;
Boccabella flied out to center; Bateman was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 2.

ASTROS 9TH: BAILEY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BOCCABELLA
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Edwards popped to third in foul
territory; Lemaster struck out; Metzger singled; Metzger stole
second; Raymond threw a wild pitch [Metzger to third]; Morgan
walked; Wynn flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5,
Expos 2.

EXPOS 9TH: LABOY BATTED FOR DAY; Laboy singled; GLADDING
REPLACED LEMASTER (PITCHING); SUTHERLAND BATTED FOR RAYMOND;
Sutherland reached on an error by Rader [Laboy to second,
Sutherland to first]; Brand forced Sutherland (third to second)
[Laboy to third]; Bailey grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Brand out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 5, Expos 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   9   2    7
 Expos            2   7   2    8


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