Houston Astros 2, Montreal Expos 1
Regular Season Game 99
Played on Wednesday, July 23, 1975 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
MON N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     4   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Gross rf                      4   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Cabell lf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1      10   1
May c                         4   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   7
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   2   0       0   1       3   1
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       34   2   9   2       0  10      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Metzger-Watson, Metzger-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (19,off Blair).
SH: Richard (3,off Blair).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Howard (7,3rd base by Murray/Foote).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mangual cf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
Jorgensen 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   2       6   1
Biittner lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Carter rf                     2   1   1   1       2   0       3   1
Mackanin 2b                   3   0   1   0       1   1       2   2
Parrish 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Foli ss                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Bailey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Foote c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Blair p                       1   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Lyttle ph,lf                2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   5   1       5   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Carter-Jorgensen.
PB: Foote (7).

BATTING - 
HR: Carter (12,4th inning off Richard 0 on 0 out).
SH: Parrish (4,off Richard).
GDP: Biittner (10,off Richard); Jorgensen (5,off Richard).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(7-5)                9     5   1   1   5   6   1  36

WP: Richard 2 (11).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blair L(6-11)                 7     6   2   2   0   9   0  27
Murray                        2     3   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9     9   2   2   0  10   0  35


Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 16804


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Howard              cf        Mangual             cf
2. Gross               rf        Jorgensen           1b
3. Cabell              lf        Biittner            lf
4. Watson              1b        Carter              rf
5. May                 c         Mackanin            2b
6. Rader               3b        Parrish             3b
7. Metzger             ss        Foli                ss
8. Milbourne           2b        Foote               c
9. Richard             p         Blair               p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard was called out on strikes; Gross singled to
left; Cabell struck out; Watson doubled [Gross scored]; May
flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Mangual grounded out (third to first); Jorgensen
struck out; Biittner grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (third to first); Metzger
grounded out (first to pitcher); Milbourne singled; Richard
forced Milbourne (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Carter walked; Mackanin walked [Carter to second];
Parrish out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Carter to
third, Mackanin to second]; Foli struck out; Foote made an out
to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard flied out to center; Gross struck out but
advanced to first on a passed ball; Cabell hit into a double
play (right to first) [Gross out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Blair singled to right; Mangual forced Blair
(shortstop to second); Jorgensen singled to right [Mangual to
second]; Biittner grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Jorgensen out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Expos 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson struck out; May was called out on strikes;
Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Carter homered; Mackanin struck out; Parrish grounded
out (third to first); Foli grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger struck out; Milbourne singled to left;
Richard reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt
[Milbourne to second]; Howard singled to center [Milbourne
scored, Richard out at third (center to shortstop)]; Gross flied
out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Foote struck out; Blair walked; Mangual walked [Blair
to second]; Jorgensen grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Mangual out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell struck out; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); May singled; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 6TH: Biittner flied out to center; Carter walked; Mackanin
singled to center [Carter to second]; Parrish singled to center
[Carter to third, Mackanin to second]; Foli flied out to center;
Foote grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Milbourne
grounded out (second to first); Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 7TH: LYTTLE BATTED FOR BLAIR; Lyttle grounded out (second
to first); Mangual lined to left; Jorgensen struck out but
advanced to first on a wild pitch; Richard threw a wild pitch
[Jorgensen to second]; Biittner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 8TH: MURRAY REPLACED BIITTNER (PITCHING); LYTTLE STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Howard singled; Gross singled to first
[Howard to second]; Howard was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); Cabell singled [Gross to third]; Watson lined to second;
May lined to shortstop; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 8TH: Carter grounded out (catcher to first); Mackanin
grounded out (shortstop to first); Parrish grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
lined to right; Milbourne struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 9TH: BAILEY BATTED FOR FOLI; Bailey flied out to center;
Foote flied out to left; Lyttle flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   9   0    6
 Expos            1   5   0    8


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