Houston Astros 8, Montreal Expos 4
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Tuesday, May 28, 1974 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    5  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  1  -   8 11  1
MON N    2  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf,lf                   5   1   3   0       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   6
Cedeno cf                     4   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Watson lf,1b                  3   3   2   2       2   1       2   0
L. May 1b                     1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  C. Johnson pr,1b            2   2   1   1       1   1       9   0
  Gallagher rf                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
M. May c                      4   0   1   1       0   0       7   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   1       0   1       2   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
  Milbourne pr,2b             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Griffin p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Easler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   8  11   8       4   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-C. Johnson.
E: Cosgrove (1).

BATTING - 
2B: C. Johnson (2,off Rogers).
3B: Gross (2,off Rogers).
HR: Watson (4,9th inning off DeMola 0 on 2 out).
SH: Metzger (3,off Rogers).
SF: Helms (2,off Rogers).
Team LOB: 6.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Day lf                        0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Woods ph,lf                 1   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
  Stinson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Lintz ss                      4   1   1   0       1   0       2   3
Davis cf                      5   0   1   2       0   0       3   0
Singleton rf                  5   0   2   1       0   1       2   1
Fairly 1b                     1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Breeden ph,1b               2   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
  Jorgensen ph,1b             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bailey 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
Cox 2b                        4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Foote c                       4   1   1   0       0   1       6   1
Rogers p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Montague p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hunt ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  DeMola p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lyttle ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   4       5   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lintz-Jorgensen.
E: Bailey (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Foote (7,off Cosgrove).
SF: Woods (1,off Cosgrove).
HBP: Woods (1,by Cosgrove).
GDP: Singleton (5,off Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lintz (13,3rd base off Griffin/M. May); Davis (8,3rd base off Cosgrove/M.
May).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       0     2   2   2   2   0   0   4
Cosgrove W(1-0)               7     3   1   1   2   3   0  27
Forsch                        2     2   1   1   1   3   0   9
Totals                        9     7   4   4   5   6   0  40

Griffin faced 4 batters in the 1st inning
HBP: Cosgrove (1,Woods).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rogers L(7-3)                 5     7   7   6   3   3   0  25
Montague                      2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
DeMola                        2     3   1   1   0   3   1   8
Totals                        9    11   8   7   4   7   1  41


Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 10618


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Gross               rf        Day                 lf
2. Metzger             ss        Lintz               ss
3. Cedeno              cf        Davis               cf
4. Watson              lf        Singleton           rf
5. L. May              1b        Fairly              1b
6. M. May              c         Bailey              3b
7. Rader               3b        Cox                 2b
8. Helms               2b        Foote               c
9. Griffin             p         Rogers              p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled; Metzger singled [Gross to second];
Cedeno walked [Gross to third, Metzger to second]; Watson walked
[Gross scored, Metzger to third, Cedeno to second]; L. May
singled [Metzger scored, Cedeno scored, Watson to third]; M. May
flied out to center; Rader reached on an error by Bailey [Watson
scored (RBI), L. May to third, Rader to first]; Lee May
pulled leg muscle racing to 3B; C. JOHNSON RAN FOR L. MAY;
Helms hit a sacrifice fly to left [C. Johnson scored
(unearned)]; Griffin forced Rader (shortstop to second); 5 R (4
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: C. JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Day walked;
Lintz walked [Day to second]; Davis singled [Day scored, Lintz
to second]; Lintz stole third; Singleton singled [Lintz scored,
Davis to second]; COSGROVE REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Davis
stole third; Fairly struck out; Bailey lined to second; Cox
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
5, Expos 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Gross singled; Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Gross to second]; Cedeno grounded out (third
to first) [Gross to third]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 2.

EXPOS 2ND: Foote doubled; Rogers grounded out (second to first)
[Foote to third]; WOODS BATTED FOR DAY; Woods hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Foote scored]; Lintz grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 3.

ASTROS 3RD: WOODS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); C. Johnson struck
out (catcher to first); M. May flied out to center; Rader flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 3.

EXPOS 3RD: Davis flied out to left; Singleton singled; BREEDEN
BATTED FOR FAIRLY; Breeden made an out to catcher; Bailey walked
[Singleton to second]; Cox lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 3.

ASTROS 4TH: BREEDEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Helms flied out
to left; Cosgrove grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross
tripled; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 3.

EXPOS 4TH: Foote made an out to third; Rogers singled; Woods
grounded out (third to first) [Rogers to second]; Lintz flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson walked;
C. Johnson doubled [Watson scored, C. Johnson to third (on throw
to home)]; M. May singled to right [C. Johnson scored, M. May
out at second (right to shortstop)]; Rader struck out; 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

EXPOS 5TH: Davis lined to third; Singleton grounded out
(shortstop to first); Breeden struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 7, Expos 3.

ASTROS 6TH: MONTAGUE REPLACED ROGERS (PITCHING); Helms grounded
out (first to pitcher); Cosgrove struck out; Gross flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

EXPOS 6TH: Bailey grounded out (shortstop to first); Cox
grounded out (shortstop to first); Foote struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
grounded out (third to first); Watson singled; C. Johnson walked
[Watson to second]; M. May grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

EXPOS 7TH: HUNT BATTED FOR MONTAGUE; Hunt walked; Woods was hit
by a pitch [Hunt to second]; Lintz reached on an error by
Cosgrove [Hunt to third, Woods to second, Lintz to first]; Davis
lined to first; Singleton grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Lintz out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 7, Expos 3.

ASTROS 8TH: DEMOLA REPLACED HUNT (PITCHING); Rader flied out to
right; Helms singled; MILBOURNE RAN FOR HELMS; EASLER BATTED FOR
COSGROVE; Easler struck out; Gross struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

EXPOS 8TH: GROSS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); GALLAGHER REPLACED C. JOHNSON (PLAYING
RF); MILBOURNE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); FORSCH REPLACED
EASLER (PITCHING); JORGENSEN BATTED FOR BREEDEN; Jorgensen
struck out; Bailey struck out; Cox grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

ASTROS 9TH: JORGENSEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Metzger
singled; Cedeno lined into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Metzger out at first]; Watson homered; Gallagher struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 3.

EXPOS 9TH: Foote flied out to left; LYTTLE BATTED FOR DEMOLA;
Lyttle singled; STINSON BATTED FOR WOODS; Stinson walked [Lyttle
to second]; Lintz singled [Lyttle to third, Stinson to second];
Davis forced Lintz (second to shortstop) [Lyttle scored];
Singleton struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  11   1    6
 Expos            4   7   1    9


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