Montreal Expos 8, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 19
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Wednesday, April 28, 1976 (D) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  5    0  0  0  -   7  9  3
MON N    0  3  0    0  0  0    3  0  2  -   8 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne 2b                  2   1   0   0       2   0       2   3
Cabell 3b                     5   0   1   2       0   0       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     5   1   1   0       0   1      12   0
Johnson c                     3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Jutze c                     0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       1   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Roberts ph                  1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Griffin p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barlow p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gross rf                      4   0   1   2       0   1       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   2   1       1   0       0   3
Cosgrove p                    1   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
  Howard ph,lf                2   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   7   9   6       8   5      25  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Milbourne-Watson.
E: Milbourne (4), Cedeno (1), Watson (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (2,off Kirby).
SH: Milbourne (1,off Kirby).
SF: Gross (2,off Kirby).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (8,2nd base off Kirby/Foote); Cabell 2 (6,2nd base off Granger/Foote,2nd
base off Carrithers/Carter); Milbourne (4,Home off Granger/Foote).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mangual cf,lf                 5   0   1   2       0   1       2   0
Valentine rf                  5   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Parrish 3b                    4   1   0   0       1   0       0   3
Carter lf,c                   4   1   2   0       1   0       5   1
  Dwyer pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Colbert 1b                    4   2   2   3       1   0      10   1
Mackanin 2b                   5   1   2   1       0   0       3   2
Foli ss                       4   1   2   0       1   0       0   3
Foote c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jorgensen ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carrithers p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morales ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Kirby p                       1   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White ph,cf                 1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       38   8  12   8       6   1      27  12

BATTING - 
HR: Colbert (2,7th inning off Griffin 2 on 0 out).
GDP: Valentine (1,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Colbert (2,2nd base off Cosgrove/Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cosgrove                      5     6   3   3   1   0   0  24
Griffin                       1     3   3   3   3   1   1   8
Forsch                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Barlow L(2-1)                 1.1   3   2   2   2   0   0   9
Totals                        8.1  12   8   8   6   1   1  44

Griffin faced 3 batters in the 7th inning

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby                         5     5   4   4   4   2   0  23
Scherman                      0.1   2   3   3   1   0   0   4
Granger                       0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Murray                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Carrithers W(1-1)             2     1   0   0   2   1   0   9
Totals                        9     9   7   7   8   5   0  43

Kirby faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Kirby (1), Granger (1).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 5330


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Milbourne           2b        Mangual             cf
2. Cabell              3b        Valentine           rf
3. Cedeno              cf        Parrish             3b
4. Watson              1b        Carter              lf
5. Johnson             c         Colbert             1b
6. Cruz                lf        Mackanin            2b
7. Gross               rf        Foli                ss
8. Metzger             ss        Foote               c
9. Cosgrove            p         Kirby               p

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne flied out to right; Cabell flied out to
right; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Mangual flied out to left; Valentine grounded out
(shortstop to first); Parrish reached on an error by Milbourne;
Carter grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied out to left; Johnson popped to first in
foul territory; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Colbert grounded out (third to first); Mackanin
singled; Foli singled [Mackanin to second]; Foote flied out to
left; Kirby walked [Mackanin to third, Foli to second]; Mangual
singled [Mackanin scored, Foli scored, Kirby to third];
Valentine singled [Kirby scored, Mangual to third (error by
Cedeno)]; Parrish grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross flied out to left; Metzger doubled; Kirby
threw a wild pitch [Metzger to third]; Cosgrove struck out
[Cosgrove out at first (catcher to first)]; Milbourne walked;
Cabell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 3.

EXPOS 3RD: Carter flied out to center; Colbert singled; Colbert
stole second; Mackanin flied out to left; Foli grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled; Cedeno stole second; Watson flied
out to right; Johnson walked; Cruz walked [Cedeno to third,
Johnson to second]; Gross hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cedeno
scored, Johnson to third]; Metzger singled [Johnson scored, Cruz
out at third (left to catcher)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 4TH: Foote flied out to left; Kirby lined to first;
Mangual grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Cosgrove walked; Milbourne out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Cosgrove to second]; Cabell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 5TH: Valentine grounded out (pitcher to first); Parrish
flied out to left; Carter singled; Colbert reached on an error
by Watson [Carter to second]; Mackanin grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson singled; Johnson singled [Watson to second];
SCHERMAN REPLACED KIRBY (PITCHING); ROBERTS BATTED FOR CRUZ;
Roberts forced Johnson (third to second) [Watson to third];
Gross singled [Watson scored, Roberts to second]; Metzger walked
[Roberts to third, Gross to second]; HOWARD BATTED FOR COSGROVE;
Howard singled [Roberts scored, Gross to third, Metzger to
second]; GRANGER REPLACED SCHERMAN (PITCHING); Milbourne forced
Gross (first to catcher) [Metzger to third, Howard to second];
Cabell singled [Metzger scored, Howard scored, Milbourne to
third]; Milbourne stole home and Cabell stole second; Cedeno
walked; Granger threw a wild pitch [Cabell to third, Cedeno to
second]; Watson made an out to second; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 7, Expos 3.

EXPOS 6TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED ROBERTS (PITCHING); HOWARD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); Foli singled; Foote singled [Foli to second];
WHITE BATTED FOR GRANGER; White walked [Foli to third, Foote to
second]; Mangual struck out; Valentine grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [White out at second]; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

ASTROS 7TH: WHITE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); MANGUAL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); CARTER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C );
MURRAY REPLACED FOOTE (PITCHING); Johnson struck out; Griffin
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 3.

EXPOS 7TH: JUTZE REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING C ); Parrish walked;
Carter walked [Parrish to second]; Colbert homered [Parrish
scored, Carter scored]; FORSCH REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING);
Mackanin grounded out (shortstop to first); Foli made an out to
third; JORGENSEN BATTED FOR MURRAY; Jorgensen flied out to left;
3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 6.

ASTROS 8TH: CARRITHERS REPLACED JORGENSEN (PITCHING); Metzger
flied out to center; Howard singled; Milbourne walked [Howard to
second]; Cabell forced Milbourne (third to second) [Howard to
third]; Cabell stole second; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 6.

EXPOS 8TH: BARLOW REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); White grounded out
(first unassisted); Mangual made an out to second; Valentine
made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Watson struck out; Jutze walked; Barlow grounded out
(second to first) [Jutze to second]; Gross grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 6.

EXPOS 9TH: Parrish flied out to center; Carter singled; DWYER
RAN FOR CARTER; Colbert walked [Dwyer to second]; Mackanin
singled [Dwyer scored, Colbert to second]; Foli walked [Colbert
to third, Mackanin to second]; MORALES BATTED FOR CARRITHERS;
Morales singled [Colbert scored, Mackanin to third, Foli to
second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7   9   3    9
 Expos            8  12   0   11


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