Montreal Expos 12, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 86
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, July 6, 1973 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    0  2  3    2  0  0    0  1  0  -   8 13  2
MON N    1  0  0    2  1  8    0  0  x  -  12 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee rf                       5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   1       1   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     5   2   3   0       0   1       1   1
Watson lf                     5   1   1   0       0   3       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       1   1       1   1
May 1b                        4   1   2   3       1   0       8   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   2   2       1   0       2   5
Jutze c                       2   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
  Roberts pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thornton c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Batista ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Reuss p                       2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wynn ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       38   8  13   8       5  10      24* 11

* - Files missing details on 1 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.
E: May (4), Helms (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Reuss (2,off Strohmayer).
HR: May (12,2nd inning off Strohmayer 0 on 0 out).
SH: Jutze 2 (3,off Strohmayer,off Walker).
IBB: May (5,by Strohmayer).
Team LOB: 10.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       3   1   2   0       2   0       3   0
Foli ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Woods cf                      3   2   0   1       2   2       3   0
Breeden 1b                    2   0   1   1       0   0       5   0
  Fairly ph,lf                3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Bailey 3b                     4   2   2   1       1   2       0   5
  Frias 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Singleton rf                  3   2   0   0       2   0       1   0
Mashore lf                    2   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
  Jorgensen ph,1b             2   1   0   1       1   0       3   0
Boccabella c                  3   2   3   5       1   0      10   0
Strohmayer p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Walker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Humphrey ph                 0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Jarvis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Day ph                      1   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Gilbert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Marshall p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31  12  10  11      10   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Woods 2 (4).

BATTING - 
3B: Breeden (2,off Reuss).
HR: Boccabella 2 (4,6th inning off Ray 0 on 0 out,6th inning off Crawford 3
on 2 out).
SH: Foli (9,off Ray).
SF: Humphrey (2,off Reuss).
GDP: Foli (11,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         3.2   4   3   2   5   4   0  19
Ray L(5-1)                    2     5   6   6   2   0   1  13
Crawford                      1.1   1   3   3   2   2   1   7
York                          1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8    10  12  11  10   7   2  43


Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Strohmayer                    2     7   5   5   3   2   1  16
Walker                        2     3   2   2   0   2   0   9
Jarvis W(2-0)                 2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Gilbert                       1.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   7
Marshall SV(14)               1.2   1   0   0   1   4   0   7
Totals                        9    13   8   8   5  10   1  45

Strohmayer faced 5 batters in the 3rd inning
WP: Gilbert (3).
IBB: Strohmayer (2,May).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 3:01   


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Agee struck out; Metzger walked; On a bunt Cedeno
singled [Metzger to second]; Watson struck out; Rader flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Hunt singled; Foli grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Hunt out at second]; Woods
walked; Breeden tripled [Woods scored]; Bailey struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 1.

ASTROS 2ND: May homered; Helms walked; Jutze out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Helms to second]; Reuss doubled to
center [Helms scored, Reuss to third (error by Woods)]; Agee
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (pitcher
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Singleton grounded out (shortstop to first); Mashore
struck out; Boccabella walked; Strohmayer struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno singled; Watson singled [Cedeno to second];
Rader singled to center [Cedeno scored, Watson to third, Rader
to second (error by Woods)]; May was walked intentionally; Helms
singled [Watson scored, Rader scored, May to second]; WALKER
REPLACED STROHMAYER (PITCHING); Jutze out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [May to third, Helms to second]; Reuss
grounded out (third to first); Agee struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Hunt walked; Foli flied out to right; Woods struck
out; Breeden flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Expos 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger singled; Cedeno singled [Metzger to second];
Watson grounded out (third to first) [Metzger to third, Cedeno
to second]; Rader struck out; May singled [Metzger scored,
Cedeno scored]; Helms forced May (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Bailey walked; Singleton reached on an error by Helms
[Bailey to second, Singleton to first]; Mashore singled [Bailey
scored, Singleton to second]; Boccabella singled [Singleton to
third, Mashore to second]; HUMPHREY BATTED FOR WALKER; Humphrey
sacrifice flied into a double play to center [Singleton scored
(unearned), Mashore out at home (center to second to catcher),
Boccabella to second]; Hunt walked; RAY REPLACED REUSS
(PITCHING); Foli forced Boccabella (third unassisted); 2 R (1
ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

ASTROS 5TH: JARVIS REPLACED HUMPHREY (PITCHING); Jutze grounded
out (third to first); Ray struck out; Agee flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

EXPOS 5TH: Woods walked; FAIRLY BATTED FOR BREEDEN; Fairly
grounded out (first unassisted) [Woods to second]; Bailey
singled [Woods scored]; Singleton forced Bailey (second to
shortstop); JORGENSEN BATTED FOR MASHORE; Jorgensen grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 4.

ASTROS 6TH: FAIRLY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); JORGENSEN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Metzger grounded out (first unassisted);
Cedeno flied out to center; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Boccabella homered; DAY BATTED FOR JARVIS; Day
walked; Hunt singled [Day to second]; Foli out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Day to third, Hunt to second]; Woods
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Day scored, Hunt scored
(error by May) (no RBI)]; Fairly singled; Bailey singled [Fairly
to second]; CRAWFORD REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Singleton walked
[Fairly to third, Bailey to second]; Jorgensen walked [Fairly
scored, Bailey to third, Singleton to second]; Boccabella
homered [Bailey scored, Singleton scored, Jorgensen scored]; Day
struck out; 8 R, 5 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 12.

ASTROS 7TH: GILBERT REPLACED DAY (PITCHING); Rader flied out to
left; May grounded out (pitcher to first); Helms grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 12.

EXPOS 7TH: Hunt grounded out (third to first); Foli out on an
unknown play; Woods struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7,
Expos 12.

ASTROS 8TH: Jutze singled; ROBERTS RAN FOR JUTZE; Gilbert threw
a wild pitch [Roberts to third]; WYNN BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Wynn
walked; Agee lined to shortstop; Metzger singled [Roberts
scored, Wynn to second]; MARSHALL REPLACED GILBERT (PITCHING);
Cedeno struck out; Watson struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Expos 12.

EXPOS 8TH: THORNTON REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING C ); YORK REPLACED
WYNN (PITCHING); Fairly grounded out (first unassisted);
Debut game for Otis Thornton; Bailey struck out; Singleton
walked; Jorgensen grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 12.

ASTROS 9TH: FRIAS REPLACED BAILEY (PLAYING 3B); Rader walked;
May lined to center; Helms singled [Rader to second]; BATISTA
BATTED FOR THORNTON; Batista struck out; GALLAGHER BATTED FOR
YORK; Gallagher struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8,
Expos 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  13   2   10
 Expos           12  10   2    7


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