Montreal Expos 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 112
Played on Friday, August 9, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  2  -   4  9  2
HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  9  1
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       5   1   2   1       0   1       2   4
  Frias 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Foli ss                       4   0   2   0       1   1       0   3
Davis cf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bailey 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   6
Jorgensen 1b                  3   0   0   0       1   0      16   1
Northrup lf                   3   2   2   1       1   0       3   0
Singleton rf                  3   1   0   0       1   0       3   1
Foote c                       4   0   2   1       0   1       2   0
Blair p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Carrithers p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   9   3       4   5      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hunt-Jorgensen.
E: Blair 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Hunt (10,off Wilson); Foli (9,off Wilson).
HR: Northrup (1,7th inning off Wilson 0 on 0 out).
SH: Blair (4,off Wilson).
GDP: Davis (4,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bailey (7,2nd base by Wilson/M. May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   2   0       1   1       2   3
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   1       0   0       5   0
L. May 1b                     5   0   0   0       0   0      12   0
M. May c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       5   1
Watson lf                     3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   1       1   0       0   2
Helms 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       1   5
Wilson p                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Johnson ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   9   3       4   2      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Metzger-L. May.
E: Metzger (11).

BATTING - 
2B: M. May (9,off Blair).
HBP: Helms (1,by Blair).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blair W(7-4)                  8.2   8   3   1   4   2   0  38
Carrithers SV(1)              0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     9   3   1   4   2   0  40

HBP: Blair (4,Helms).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson L(8-9)                 8.2   9   4   4   4   5   1  38
Cosgrove                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   4   4   4   5   1  39


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 12832


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Hunt                2b        Gross               rf
2. Foli                ss        Metzger             ss
3. Davis               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Bailey              3b        L. May              1b
5. Jorgensen           1b        M. May              c
6. Northrup            lf        Watson              lf
7. Singleton           rf        Rader               3b
8. Foote               c         Helms               2b
9. Blair               p         Wilson              p

EXPOS 1ST: Hunt doubled to left; Foli singled to right [Hunt to
third]; Davis grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Hunt scored, Foli out at second]; Bailey singled to
right; Bailey was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger flied
out to left; Cedeno lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos
1, Astros 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Jorgensen walked; Northrup reached on an error by
Metzger [Jorgensen to second]; Singleton flied out to left;
Foote flied out to center; Blair grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May flied out to right; M. May doubled; Watson
walked; Rader grounded out (third to first) [M. May to third,
Watson to second]; Helms walked; Wilson grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Hunt was called out on strikes; Foli struck out;
Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross singled to left; Metzger struck out; Cedeno
lined into a double play (second to first) [Gross out at first];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Bailey made an out to first; Jorgensen grounded out
(shortstop to first); Northrup walked; Singleton lined to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: L. May made an out to first; M. May reached on an
error by Blair (assist by Jorgensen); Watson singled to right
[M. May to third, Watson out at second (right to shortstop to
first)]; Rader singled to right [M. May scored (unearned)];
Helms was hit by a pitch [Rader to second]; Wilson singled
[Rader scored (unearned), Helms to second]; Gross grounded out
(first unassisted); 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 1,
Astros 2.

EXPOS 5TH: Foote singled to shortstop; Blair out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Foote to second]; Hunt grounded out
(third to first); Foli grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger singled to right; Cedeno flied out to right;
L. May grounded out (second to first) [Metzger to second]; M.
May grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 1, Astros 2.

EXPOS 6TH: Davis grounded out (first unassisted); Bailey flied
out to center; Jorgensen grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson struck out; Rader walked; Helms flied out to
right; Wilson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 2.

EXPOS 7TH: Northrup homered; Singleton flied out to center;
Foote was called out on strikes; Blair struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Gross flied out to left; Metzger singled to right;
Cedeno forced Metzger (third to second); Cedeno was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Blair [Cedeno to second]; L.
May flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros
2.

EXPOS 8TH: Hunt flied out to center; Foli doubled to left; Davis
grounded out (second to first) [Foli to third]; Bailey flied out
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: M. May grounded out (second to first); Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

EXPOS 9TH: Jorgensen grounded out (third to first); Northrup
singled to right; Singleton walked [Northrup to second]; Foote
singled to center [Northrup scored, Singleton to third]; Blair
struck out; Hunt singled to right [Singleton scored, Foote to
second]; Foli walked [Foote to third, Hunt to second]; COSGROVE
REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Davis grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: FRIAS REPLACED HUNT (PLAYING 2B); Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR COSGROVE; C. Johnson
grounded out (third to first); Gross singled; Metzger walked
[Gross to second]; CARRITHERS REPLACED BLAIR (PITCHING); Cedeno
singled to right [Gross scored, Metzger to third]; L. May
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 4,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            4   9   2    8
 Astros           3   9   1   10


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