Houston Astros 6, Montreal Expos 4
Regular Season Game 18
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, April 28, 1976 (D) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    4  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   6 11  1
MON N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   4  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   1   0       1   1       2   3
Cabell 3b                     3   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Howe pr,3b                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Cedeno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       9   0
Johnson c                     3   2   1   0       0   0       4   0
Roberts lf                    4   1   2   3       0   0       1   0
Howard rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   1       0   1       1   3
Richard p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  11   6       1   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Milbourne.
E: Howe (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (3,off Fryman); Howe (1,off Granger).
HR: Roberts (2,1st inning off Fryman 2 on 2 out).
HBP: Johnson (1,by Fryman); Cabell (1,by Stanhouse).
GDP: Howard (1,off Stanhouse); Cedeno (2,off Stanhouse).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Milbourne (3,2nd base off Fryman/Carter).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
White cf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Dwyer lf                      4   0   2   1       1   0       2   0
Jorgensen 1b                  5   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Carter c                      3   0   0   0       2   1       5   0
Parrish 3b                    3   1   2   0       1   0       1   2
Mackanin 2b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Foli ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Valentine rf                  4   1   1   2       0   0       5   0
Fryman p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Biittner ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanhouse p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Colbert ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morales ph                  1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   4   8   4       5   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Stanhouse-Foli-Jorgensen, Mackanin-Foli-Jorgensen.
E: Carter (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Morales (1,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(3-1)                8.1   6   3   3   5   3   0  35
Forsch                        0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   4   4   5   3   0  40

WP: Richard (2).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fryman L(2-2)                 5     5   5   4   1   3   1  22
Stanhouse                     3     5   1   1   0   1   0  13
Granger                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    11   6   5   1   5   1  39

HBP: Fryman (2,Johnson); Stanhouse (1,Cabell).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Tom Gorman
Time of Game: 2:29   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Milbourne           2b        White               cf
2. Cabell              3b        Dwyer               lf
3. Cedeno              cf        Jorgensen           1b
4. Watson              1b        Carter              c
5. Johnson             c         Parrish             3b
6. Roberts             lf        Mackanin            2b
7. Howard              rf        Foli                ss
8. Metzger             ss        Valentine           rf
9. Richard             p         Fryman              p

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne popped to first in foul territory; Cabell
doubled; Cedeno flied out to left; Watson singled [Cabell
scored]; Johnson was hit by a pitch [Watson to second]; Roberts
homered [Watson scored, Johnson scored]; Howard struck out; 4 R,
3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: White made an out to second; Dwyer walked; Jorgensen
flied out to center; Carter was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Richard flied
out to right; Milbourne walked; Milbourne stole second
[Milbourne to third (error by Carter)]; Cabell singled
[Milbourne scored (unearned)]; Cedeno flied out to right; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Parrish singled; Mackanin grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Parrish to second]; Foli struck out; Valentine lined to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
flied out to right; Roberts flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Fryman struck out; White flied out to right; Dwyer
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard flied out to center; Metzger was called out
on strikes; Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Jorgensen grounded out (second to first); Carter
walked; Parrish singled [Carter to second]; Mackanin lined into
a double play (shortstop to second) [Carter out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Milbourne flied out to center; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno singled; Watson flied out to right;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Foli grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
Valentine grounded out (second to first); BIITTNER BATTED FOR
FRYMAN; Biittner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Expos 0.

ASTROS 6TH: STANHOUSE REPLACED BIITTNER (PITCHING); Johnson
singled; Roberts singled [Johnson to second]; Howard grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Johnson to
third, Roberts out at second]; Metzger singled [Johnson scored];
Richard flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 6TH: White made an out to third; Dwyer singled; Jorgensen
flied out to right; Carter walked [Dwyer to second]; Parrish
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Expos 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Milbourne singled; Cabell was hit by a pitch
[Milbourne to second]; HOWE RAN FOR CABELL; Cedeno grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Milbourne to
third, Howe out at second]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 6, Expos 0.

EXPOS 7TH: HOWE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Mackanin popped to
catcher in foul territory; Foli grounded out (shortstop to
first); Valentine grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 6, Expos 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Roberts
grounded out (second to first); Howard singled; Metzger popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 8TH: COLBERT BATTED FOR STANHOUSE; Colbert walked; White
flied out to right; Dwyer flied out to center; Jorgensen singled
[Colbert to second]; Richard threw a wild pitch [Colbert to
third, Jorgensen to second]; Carter flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Expos 0.

ASTROS 9TH: GRANGER REPLACED COLBERT (PITCHING); Richard
grounded out (third to first); Milbourne struck out; Howe
doubled; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
6, Expos 0.

EXPOS 9TH: Parrish walked; Mackanin singled [Parrish to second];
Foli grounded out (pitcher to first) [Parrish to third, Mackanin
to second]; Valentine singled [Parrish scored, Mackanin scored];
MORALES BATTED FOR GRANGER; FORSCH REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING);
Morales doubled [Valentine scored]; White flied out to right;
Dwyer singled [Morales scored]; Jorgensen reached on an error by
Howe [Dwyer to third]; Carter flied out to center; 4 R, 4 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Expos 4.

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


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