Montreal Expos 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 104
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, July 30, 1971 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   4  7  1
MON N    1  1  0    1  2  0    2  0  x  -   7  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       3   4
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Geronimo rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Rader 3b                      2   2   1   2       2   1       0   0
Menke 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   0      11   0
Alou lf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       3   0
Hiatt c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Chiles ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   4   7   4       4   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Forsch-Morgan-Menke.
E: Morgan (8).

BATTING - 
HR: Alou (1,2nd inning off Strohmayer 1 on 2 out); Rader (7,7th inning off
Strohmayer 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Chiles (1,by Strohmayer).
GDP: Wynn (11,off Strohmayer).
Team LOB: 6.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       3   1   0   0       0   0       1   6
  Sutherland 2b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Day cf                        3   2   2   0       2   0       2   1
Staub rf                      4   2   1   1       1   1       3   0
Fairly 1b                     4   0   0   1       0   1      12   0
Bailey 3b                     3   0   2   2       1   0       1   1
Gosger lf                     2   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Swanson ph,lf               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Bateman c                     4   1   2   0       0   0       7   0
Wine ss                       2   0   2   2       0   0       0   4
Strohmayer p                  3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Marshall p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   7   9   6       6   4      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bailey-Hunt-Fairly.

BATTING - 
2B: Bailey 2 (15,off Forsch,off Lemaster).
SH: Wine (11,off Forsch); Strohmayer (3,off Forsch).
SF: Wine (1,off Forsch).
HBP: Hunt (30,by Forsch).
GDP: Strohmayer (1,off Forsch).
IBB: Swanson (1,by Culver).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bailey (9,2nd base off Forsch/Hiatt); Day (4,2nd base off Forsch/Hiatt);
Staub (6,2nd base off Forsch/Hiatt).
CS: Hunt (5,2nd base by Forsch/Hiatt).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(5-5)                 6     7   5   4   3   4   0  28
Lemaster                      0.1   1   2   2   2   0   0   4
Culver                        1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        8     9   7   6   6   4   0  39

WP: Forsch (6), Lemaster (7).
HBP: Forsch (4,Hunt).
IBB: Culver (7,Swanson).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Strohmayer W(4-3)             7.2   7   4   4   4   5   2  33
Marshall SV(12)               1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     7   4   4   4   7   2  37

HBP: Strohmayer (3,Chiles).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Al Barlick
Time of Game: 2:17   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Metzger             ss        Hunt                2b
2. Morgan              2b        Day                 cf
3. Wynn                rf        Staub               rf
4. Cedeno              cf        Fairly              1b
5. Rader               3b        Bailey              3b
6. Menke               1b        Gosger              lf
7. Alou                lf        Bateman             c
8. Hiatt               c         Wine                ss
9. Forsch              p         Strohmayer          p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied
out to center; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Hunt was hit by a pitch; Day singled [Hunt to
second]; Staub grounded out (second to first) [Hunt to third,
Day to second]; Fairly grounded out (first unassisted) [Hunt
scored, Day to third]; Bailey walked; Bailey stole second;
Gosger grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno grounded out (second to first); Rader walked;
Menke flied out to right; Alou homered [Rader scored]; Hiatt
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Bateman singled; Wine out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Bateman to second]; Strohmayer struck out;
Hunt reached on an error by Morgan [Bateman scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Hunt to first]; Hunt was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch struck out; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

EXPOS 3RD: Day walked; Forsch threw a wild pitch [Day to
second]; Staub struck out; Fairly struck out (catcher to first);
Bailey flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos
2.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn singled; Cedeno was called out on strikes;
Rader struck out; Menke flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

EXPOS 4TH: Gosger walked; Bateman singled [Gosger to third];
Wine hit a sacrifice fly to center [Gosger scored]; Strohmayer
grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to first)
[Bateman out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos
3.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou grounded out (second to first); Hiatt flied out
to right; Forsch grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 5TH: Hunt grounded out (shortstop to first); Day singled;
Day stole second; Staub singled [Day scored]; Staub stole
second; Fairly grounded out (first unassisted); Bailey doubled
[Staub scored]; Gosger was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
walked; Wynn grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Morgan out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 5.

EXPOS 6TH: Bateman grounded out (shortstop to first); Wine
singled; Strohmayer out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Wine to second]; Hunt grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 5.

ASTROS 7TH: SUTHERLAND REPLACED HUNT (PLAYING 2B); Cedeno
singled; Rader homered [Cedeno scored]; Menke singled; Alou
singled to center [Menke out at third (center to third), Alou to
second (on throw)]; Hiatt grounded out (pitcher to first);
CHILES BATTED FOR FORSCH; Chiles was hit by a pitch; Metzger
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Expos 5.

EXPOS 7TH: LEMASTER REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Day walked;
Lemaster threw a wild pitch [Day to second]; Staub walked;
Fairly flied out to right; Bailey doubled [Day scored, Staub to
third]; SWANSON BATTED FOR GOSGER; CULVER REPLACED LEMASTER
(PITCHING); Swanson was walked intentionally; Bateman made an
out to first; Wine singled [Staub scored, Bailey to third,
Swanson to second]; Strohmayer flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 7.

ASTROS 8TH: SWANSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Morgan grounded
out (second to first); Wynn struck out; Cedeno singled; Rader
walked [Cedeno to second]; Menke walked [Cedeno to third, Rader
to second]; MARSHALL REPLACED STROHMAYER (PITCHING); Alou forced
Menke (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4,
Expos 7.

EXPOS 8TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING RF); Sutherland flied
out to left; Day flied out to left; Staub grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Hiatt struck out; MILLER BATTED FOR CULVER; Miller
was called out on strikes; Metzger flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   7   1    6
 Expos            7   9   0    8


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