Montreal Expos 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 31
Played on Tuesday, May 8, 1973 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    1  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  3
MON N    0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee rf                       3   2   1   1       1   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       0   1       1   3
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
May 1b                        4   0   0   1       0   0       6   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Edwards c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       6   2
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   3
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   7   3       3   5      25*  9

* - Files missing details on 1 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Rader-Helms-May, Edwards-Metzger, Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Cedeno (2), Helms (3), York (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Agee (1,2nd inning off Renko 0 on 2 out); Cedeno (6,3rd inning off Renko
0 on 0 out).
SH: Forsch (1,off Renko).
GDP: May (3,off Renko).
IBB: Watson (4,by Renko).
Team LOB: 5.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       3   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
Foli ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   6
Jorgensen 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Fairly lf                     3   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Singleton rf                  2   2   0   0       2   1       2   1
Woods cf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       5   0
Boccabella c                  2   0   0   0       1   0       5   1
Bailey 3b                     2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Day ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Renko p                       3   0   2   2       0   1       0   0
Totals                       27   4   4   3       6   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Foli-Hunt-Jorgensen, Singleton-Jorgensen.

BATTING - 
HR: Fairly (5,2nd inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out).
SH: Boccabella (2,off Forsch).
HBP: Hunt (6,by Forsch).
GDP: Foli 2 (6,off Forsch 2).
IBB: Bailey (2,by Forsch); Boccabella (2,by York).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Singleton (2,2nd base off Forsch/Edwards).
CS: Fairly (2,2nd base by Forsch/Edwards).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(3-2)                 8.1   4   4   2   5   5   1  33
York                          0     0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8.1   4   4   2   6   5   1  35

HBP: Forsch (2,Hunt).
IBB: Forsch (2,Bailey); York (4,Boccabella).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Renko W(2-2)                  9     7   3   3   3   5   2  35

IBB: Renko (1,Watson).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 1:55   Attendance: 5035


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Agee                rf        Hunt                2b
2. Metzger             ss        Foli                ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Jorgensen           1b
4. Watson              lf        Fairly              lf
5. May                 1b        Singleton           rf
6. Rader               3b        Woods               cf
7. Edwards             c         Boccabella          c
8. Helms               2b        Bailey              3b
9. Forsch              p         Renko               p

ASTROS 1ST: Agee walked; On a bunt Metzger singled [Agee to
second]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first) [Agee to
third, Metzger to second]; Watson was walked intentionally; May
forced Watson (shortstop to second) [Agee scored, Metzger to
third]; Rader walked [May to second]; Edwards struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Hunt struck out; Foli made an out to second;
Jorgensen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms flied out to center; Forsch struck out; Agee
homered; Metzger struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Fairly homered; Singleton reached on an error by
Helms [Singleton to first]; Singleton stole second; Woods
walked; Boccabella out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first)
[Singleton to third, Woods to second]; Bailey was walked
intentionally; Renko singled to center [Singleton scored
(unearned), Woods scored, Bailey to third, Renko to second
(error by Cedeno)]; Hunt was hit by a pitch; Foli grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Hunt out at second]; 3
R (2 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno homered; Watson singled; May grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Watson out at
second]; Rader flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 3RD: Jorgensen lined to second; Fairly walked; Singleton
struck out while Fairly was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms
singled; Forsch out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Helms to second]; Agee grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 4TH: Woods flied out to left; Boccabella grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bailey lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno flied
out to center; Watson made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 5TH: Renko singled; Hunt out on an unknown play; Foli
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Renko out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 6TH: May flied out to center; Rader flied out to center;
Edwards flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Expos 3.

EXPOS 6TH: Jorgensen made an out to second; Fairly lined to
left; Singleton walked; Woods flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Helms flied out to left; Forsch struck out; Agee
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 7TH: Boccabella flied out to center; Bailey struck out;
Renko struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger singled; Cedeno lined into a double play
(right to first) [Metzger out at first]; Watson lined to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 8TH: Hunt grounded out (shortstop to first); Foli made an
out to catcher; Jorgensen made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 9TH: May grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
singled; Edwards lined to left; Helms forced Rader (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 9TH: Fairly grounded out (second to first); Singleton
walked; Woods singled [Singleton to third]; YORK REPLACED FORSCH
(PITCHING); Boccabella was walked intentionally [Woods to
second]; DAY BATTED FOR BAILEY; Day reached on an error by York
[Singleton scored (unearned) (no RBI), Woods to third,
Boccabella to second, Day to first]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   3    5
 Expos            4   4   0    6


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