Houston Astros 17, Montreal Expos 5
Regular Season Game 114
Played on Thursday, August 17, 1972 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    0  1  5    1  0  0    1  4  5  -  17 20  0
MON N    2  1  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   5 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   0   0       1   1       0   5
Cedeno cf                     5   4   3   4       1   1       4   0
Wynn rf                       4   3   2   3       2   1       2   0
May 1b                        6   3   4   4       0   1      10   0
Watson lf                     4   2   3   2       2   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      6   1   3   3       0   1       0   1
Helms 2b                      6   1   2   0       0   1       4   3
Howard c                      5   1   2   1       1   1       5   0
Reuss p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Culver p                    4   1   1   0       0   2       1   1
Totals                       46  17  20  17       7  11      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (5,off Moore); Cedeno 2 (28,off Gilbert 2); Wynn (22,off Gilbert).
HR: May 2 (26,3rd inning off Moore 2 on 1 out,7th inning off Walker 0 on 1
out); Rader (18,3rd inning off Moore 1 on 1 out); Cedeno (17,4th inning
off Renko 0 on 1 out).
SH: Culver (1,off Gilbert).
Team LOB: 10.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       4   2   1   0       1   0       3   1
Foli ss                       5   2   3   0       0   0       0   3
Bailey 3b                     5   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
Breeden 1b                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fairly ph,1b                4   1   2   1       0   1       7   0
Singleton lf,rf               3   0   1   0       2   2       2   0
Mashore rf                    0   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Jorgensen ph,cf             4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Woods cf,rf                   2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Renko p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCarver ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Day ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gilbert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Boccabella c                  4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Moore p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Strohmayer p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fairey ph,lf                3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       38   5  11   5       4   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Moore (3).

BATTING - 
HR: Fairly (10,9th inning off Culver 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         1.1   5   3   3   3   1   0  12
Culver W(4-2)                 7.2   6   2   2   1   4   1  30
Totals                        9    11   5   5   4   5   1  42

WP: Reuss (5).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moore L(4-6)                  2.1   3   6   6   5   5   2  15
Strohmayer                    0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Renko                         1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Walker                        3     2   1   1   0   4   1  11
Gilbert                       1.1   8   7   7   2   0   0  14
Torres                        0.2   5   2   2   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9    20  17  17   7  11   4  54

WP: Moore (4).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 11145


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Metzger             ss        Hunt                2b
2. Cedeno              cf        Foli                ss
3. Wynn                rf        Bailey              3b
4. May                 1b        Breeden             1b
5. Watson              lf        Singleton           lf
6. Rader               3b        Mashore             rf
7. Helms               2b        Woods               cf
8. Howard              c         Boccabella          c
9. Reuss               p         Moore               p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger struck out; Cedeno struck out; Wynn walked;
May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Hunt singled; Foli singled [Hunt to second]; Reuss
threw a wild pitch [Hunt to third, Foli to second]; Bailey flied
out to left; Breeden popped to second; Singleton walked; Mashore
walked [Hunt scored, Foli to third, Singleton to second]; Woods
singled to shortstop [Foli scored, Singleton to third, Mashore
to second]; Boccabella grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Moore threw a wild pitch [Watson to
second]; Rader popped to second; Helms was called out on
strikes; Howard doubled [Watson scored]; Reuss struck out; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

EXPOS 2ND: Moore was called out on strikes; Hunt walked; Foli
singled [Hunt to second]; Bailey singled [Hunt scored, Foli to
second]; CULVER REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); FAIRLY BATTED FOR
BREEDEN; Fairly lined to second; Singleton walked [Foli to
third, Bailey to second]; JORGENSEN BATTED FOR MASHORE;
Jorgensen flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1,
Expos 3.

ASTROS 3RD: FAIRLY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); JORGENSEN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); WOODS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Metzger popped to first in foul territory; Cedeno walked; Cedeno
was picked off first but was safe on an error by Moore [Cedeno
to second]; Wynn walked; May homered [Cedeno scored, Wynn
scored]; Watson walked; Rader homered [Watson scored];
STROHMAYER REPLACED MOORE (PITCHING); Helms flied out to left;
Howard singled; Culver struck out; 5 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
6, Expos 3.

EXPOS 3RD: Woods popped to first; Boccabella singled; FAIREY
BATTED FOR STROHMAYER; Fairey forced Boccabella (shortstop to
second); Hunt forced Fairey (second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 6, Expos 3.

ASTROS 4TH: FAIREY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); RENKO REPLACED
WOODS (PITCHING); SINGLETON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno homered; Wynn was
called out on strikes; May popped to first; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

EXPOS 4TH: Foli singled; Bailey was called out on strikes;
Fairly singled [Foli to second]; Singleton struck out; Jorgensen
singled [Foli scored, Fairly to second]; MCCARVER BATTED FOR
RENKO; McCarver lined to pitcher; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
7, Expos 4.

ASTROS 5TH: WALKER REPLACED MCCARVER (PITCHING); Watson singled;
Rader popped to third in foul territory; Helms flied out to
right; Howard was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 7, Expos 4.

EXPOS 5TH: Boccabella grounded out (third to first); Fairey
grounded out (second to first); Hunt flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Culver was called out on strikes; Metzger flied out
to left; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Foli grounded out (shortstop to first); Bailey
grounded out (shortstop to first); Fairly struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn flied out to left; May homered; Watson struck
out; Rader struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 4.

EXPOS 7TH: Singleton singled; Jorgensen flied out to right; DAY
BATTED FOR WALKER; Day grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Singleton to second]; Boccabella grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 4.

ASTROS 8TH: GILBERT REPLACED DAY (PITCHING); Helms singled;
Howard walked [Helms to second]; Culver out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Helms to third, Howard to second]; Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno doubled [Helms scored,
Howard scored]; Wynn doubled [Cedeno scored]; May singled [Wynn
to third]; Watson singled [Wynn scored, May to second]; Rader
singled [May to third, Watson to second]; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); 4 R, 6 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 12, Expos 4.

EXPOS 8TH: Fairey grounded out (second to first); Hunt flied out
to center; Foli flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 12, Expos 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Culver
singled; Metzger walked [Culver to second]; Cedeno doubled
[Culver scored, Metzger to third]; TORRES REPLACED GILBERT
(PITCHING); Wynn singled [Metzger scored, Cedeno scored]; May
singled [Wynn to second]; Watson singled [Wynn scored, May to
second]; Rader singled [May scored, Watson to second]; Helms
singled [Watson to third, Rader to second]; Howard popped to
second; Culver flied out to left; 5 R, 7 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
17, Expos 4.

EXPOS 9TH: Bailey grounded out (shortstop to first); Fairly
homered; Singleton struck out; Jorgensen flied out to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 17, Expos 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          17  20   0   10
 Expos            5  11   1   10


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