Montreal Expos 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 106
Played on Saturday, July 31, 1971 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    1  1  0  -   4  8  0
MON N    0  0  0    4  1  1    0  0  x  -   6 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   2   0       0   0       4   2
Morgan 2b                     4   2   1   2       1   0       3   4
Chiles lf                     3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Menke 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
Alou rf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Howard c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
Billingham p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   8   4       4   3      24  14

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

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (10,off Renko); Chiles (4,off Renko).
HR: Morgan (8,6th inning off Renko 1 on 0 out); Alou (2,7th inning off Renko
0 on 1 out).
GDP: Alou (8,off Marshall).
Team LOB: 7.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       2   1   0   0       0   0       1   4
  Sutherland 2b               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Day cf                        2   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Staub rf                      4   1   2   2       0   0       0   0
Fairly 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   0      11   2
Bailey 3b                     3   2   1   1       1   1       0   2
Gosger lf                     3   0   2   1       1   1       3   0
Bateman c                     4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Wine ss                       4   0   2   1       0   0       6   3
Renko p                       3   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Marshall p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   6  11   6       3   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Wine-Fairly.
E: Day (4).

BATTING - 
SH: Day (6,off Culver).
HBP: Hunt (31,by Billingham).
GDP: Renko (2,off Lemaster); Wine (10,off Culver).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Billingham L(5-9)             4.2   6   5   5   1   4   0  20
Lemaster                      1.1   3   1   1   1   0   0   7
Culver                        2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        8    11   6   6   3   4   0  35

HBP: Billingham (12,Hunt).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Renko W(10-11)                7     7   4   4   3   2   2  31
Marshall SV(13)               2     1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9     8   4   4   4   3   2  38

Renko faced 3 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 14306


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger out on an unknown play; Morgan out on an
unknown play; Chiles walked; Cedeno out on an unknown play; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Hunt out on an unknown play; Day out on an unknown
play; Staub out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader out on an unknown play; Menke singled; Alou
struck out; Howard singled [Menke to third (error by Day)];
Billingham out on an unknown play; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Fairly out on an unknown play; Bailey struck out;
Gosger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger out on an unknown play; Morgan out on an
unknown play; Chiles out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Bateman struck out; Wine out on an unknown play;
Renko out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno out on an unknown play; Rader out on an
unknown play; Menke out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Hunt was hit by a pitch; Day singled [Hunt to
second]; Staub singled [Hunt scored, Day to third]; Fairly
singled [Day scored, Staub to second]; Bailey singled [Staub
scored, Fairly out at third (center to third), Bailey to
second]; Gosger singled [Bailey scored, Gosger out at second
(center to shortstop)]; Bateman struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou out on an unknown play; Howard struck out;
Billingham out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Expos 4.

EXPOS 5TH: Wine singled; Renko reached on a fielder's choice
[Wine out at second]; Hunt lined; Day walked [Renko to second];
LEMASTER REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Staub singled [Renko
scored, Day to second]; Fairly lined; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger doubled; Morgan homered [Metzger scored];
Chiles out on an unknown play; Cedeno out on an unknown play;
Rader out on an unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 5.

EXPOS 6TH: Bailey walked; Gosger singled [Bailey to second];
Bateman out on an unknown play [Bailey to third, Gosger to
second]; On a bunt Wine singled [Bailey scored, Gosger to
third]; Renko grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Wine out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 6.

ASTROS 7TH: SUTHERLAND REPLACED HUNT (PLAYING 2B); Menke out on
an unknown play; Alou homered; Howard out on an unknown play;
GERONIMO BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Geronimo walked; Metzger out on an
unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 6.

EXPOS 7TH: CULVER REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); Sutherland
singled; Day out on a sacrifice bunt [Sutherland to second];
Staub out on an unknown play; Fairly out on an unknown play; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Morgan walked; Chiles doubled [Morgan scored];
Cedeno singled [Chiles to third]; MARSHALL REPLACED RENKO
(PITCHING); Rader struck out; Menke walked [Cedeno to second];
Alou grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Menke out
at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 6.

EXPOS 8TH: Bailey out on an unknown play; Gosger walked; Bateman
singled [Gosger to second]; Wine grounded into a double play
(pitcher to second to first) [Bateman out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Howard out on an unknown play; MILLER BATTED FOR
CULVER; Miller out on an unknown play; Metzger singled; Morgan
out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   0    7
 Expos            6  11   1    5


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