Houston Astros 8, Montreal Expos 2
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Thursday, July 22, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  4  x  -   8  6  0
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       2   0   0   0       1   1       3   2
Woods lf                      4   0   1   2       0   2       1   0
Staub rf                      2   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
Bailey 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   3       3   2
Swanson cf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Fairey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Fairly 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       7   0
Boccabella c                  4   1   1   0       0   1       5   2
Wine ss                       3   1   2   0       0   0       2   4
  McDonald ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
McAnally p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Mashore ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reed p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       3  12      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: Woods (3,off Blasingame).
HBP: Hunt (29,by Blasingame).
GDP: Bailey (11,off Culver).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hunt (4,2nd base by Blasingame/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   0   0       1   0       0   4
Morgan 2b                     2   1   2   0       2   0       3   1
Wynn rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Cedeno cf                     2   2   0   0       1   1       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   2   1   1       1   2       1   0
Menke 1b                      3   2   1   3       1   0       5   1
Alou lf                       4   0   1   3       0   0       2   0
  Geronimo lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       1   1      12   1
Blasingame p                  2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Culver p                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   8   6   8       8   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Morgan-Menke.

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (13,off McAnally); Morgan 2 (19,off McAnally,off Raymond); Menke (14,off
Raymond).
HBP: Cedeno (1,by McAnally).
IBB: Edwards (7,by Reed).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (9,2nd base off McAnally/Boccabella).
CS: Cedeno (4,2nd base by McAnally/Boccabella); Morgan (6,2nd base by McAnally/Boccabella).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McAnally L(2-8)               6     2   4   4   6   5   0  25
Raymond                       1.1   3   4   4   1   0   0   8
Reed                          0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     6   8   8   8   5   0  37

HBP: McAnally (4,Cedeno).
IBB: Reed (7,Edwards).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame W(6-8)             7.1   5   2   2   3   9   0  30
Culver SV(6)                  1.2   1   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        9     6   2   2   3  12   0  35

HBP: Blasingame (7,Hunt).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 15058


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Hunt                2b        Metzger             ss
2. Woods               lf        Morgan              2b
3. Staub               rf        Wynn                rf
4. Bailey              3b        Cedeno              cf
5. Swanson             cf        Rader               3b
6. Fairly              1b        Menke               1b
7. Boccabella          c         Alou                lf
8. Wine                ss        Edwards             c
9. McAnally            p         Blasingame          p

EXPOS 1ST: Hunt walked; Woods struck out; Staub flied out to
center; Hunt was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger walked; Morgan walked [Metzger to second];
Wynn struck out; Cedeno forced Morgan (shortstop to second)
[Metzger to third]; Cedeno stole second; Rader walked; Menke
walked [Metzger scored, Cedeno to third, Rader to second]; Alou
doubled [Cedeno scored, Rader scored, Menke scored]; Edwards
popped to third in foul territory; 4 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 2ND: Bailey struck out; Swanson made an out to first;
Fairly struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Blasingame grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger
flied out to left; Morgan doubled; Wynn popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 3RD: Boccabella grounded out (pitcher to first); Wine
singled; McAnally flied out to left; Hunt flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno was hit by a pitch; Cedeno was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Rader struck out; Menke
grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 4TH: Woods struck out; Staub walked; Bailey was called out
on strikes; Swanson singled [Staub to second]; Fairly grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou made an out to shortstop; Edwards struck out;
Blasingame walked; Metzger forced Blasingame (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 5TH: Boccabella singled; Wine singled [Boccabella to
second]; McAnally struck out; Hunt struck out; Woods doubled
[Boccabella scored, Wine scored]; Staub flied out to right; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan walked; Morgan was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Wynn flied out to center; Cedeno struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Bailey was called out on strikes; Swanson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Fairly struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader struck out; Menke grounded out (shortstop to
first); Alou grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

EXPOS 7TH: Boccabella grounded out (shortstop to first); Wine
made an out to third; MASHORE BATTED FOR MCANALLY; Mashore flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: RAYMOND REPLACED MASHORE (PITCHING); Edwards made an
out to third; Blasingame flied out to center; Metzger grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros
4.

EXPOS 8TH: Hunt was hit by a pitch; Woods forced Hunt (shortstop
to second); Staub walked [Woods to second]; CULVER REPLACED
BLASINGAME (PITCHING); Bailey grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Staub out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan doubled; Wynn grounded out (third to first);
Cedeno walked; Rader singled [Morgan scored, Cedeno to second];
Menke doubled [Cedeno scored, Rader scored]; REED REPLACED
RAYMOND (PITCHING); Alou flied out to center; Edwards was walked
intentionally; Culver singled [Menke scored, Edwards to second];
Metzger grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Expos 2, Astros 8.

EXPOS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING LF); FAIREY BATTED
FOR SWANSON; Fairey struck out; Fairly singled; Boccabella
struck out; MCDONALD BATTED FOR WINE; McDonald struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 8.

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


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