Houston Astros 3, Montreal Expos 1
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Thursday, April 29, 1976 (D) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  1  -   3 10  0
MON N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne 2b                  5   1   2   0       0   0       4   2
Cabell 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       8   0
Johnson c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   0       1   1       5   0
Gross rf                      4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hardy p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  10   3       1   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Milbourne-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Gross (3,off Rogers); Watson (2,off Murray); Metzger (3,off Scherman).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (9,2nd base off Rogers/Carter).
CS: Howard (3,2nd base by Rogers/Carter).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
White cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Colbert lf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Jorgensen 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0      13   0
Carter c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Parrish 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Mackanin 2b                   3   1   1   0       0   0       1   6
Foli ss                       1   0   0   1       1   0       2   2
Valentine rf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Rogers p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dwyer ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   3   1       1   3      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Colbert (2,off Dierker).
SF: Foli (1,off Dierker).
GDP: Parrish (2,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mackanin (1,2nd base off Dierker/Johnson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(3-2)                7     3   1   1   1   2   0  24
Hardy SV(2)                   2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     3   1   1   1   3   0  30

WP: Dierker (5).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rogers                        7.1   7   1   1   0   4   0  28
Murray L(0-2)                 0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Granger                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Scherman                      1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9    10   3   3   1   5   0  37

WP: Scherman (2).

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 5873


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: White grounded out (third to first); Colbert doubled;
Jorgensen flied out to left; Carter flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled; Gross struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Parrish grounded out (third to first); Mackanin
singled; Mackanin stole second; Dierker threw a wild pitch
[Mackanin to third]; Foli hit a sacrifice fly to left [Mackanin
scored]; Valentine grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Dierker
grounded out (second to first); Milbourne singled; Cabell struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Rogers grounded out (shortstop to first); White made
an out to shortstop; Colbert made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled; Cedeno stole second; Watson flied
out to center; Johnson made an out to first; Cruz struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 1.

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

ASTROS 5TH: Gross doubled; Metzger grounded out (second to
first) [Gross to third]; Dierker reached on a fielder's choice;
Milbourne hit into a double play (shortstop unassisted) [Gross
out at home (shortstop to catcher), Dierker out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Mackanin flied out to left; Foli walked; Valentine
struck out; Rogers flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell flied out to right; Cedeno flied out to
center; Watson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 1.

EXPOS 6TH: White lined to third; Colbert was called out on
strikes; Jorgensen made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Johnson made an out to second; Cruz grounded out
(second to first); Gross singled; Metzger grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 1.

EXPOS 7TH: Carter lined to left; Parrish lined to second;
Mackanin made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Expos 1.

ASTROS 8TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR DIERKER; Boswell singled; HOWARD
RAN FOR BOSWELL; Howard was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Milbourne singled; MURRAY REPLACED ROGERS
(PITCHING); Cabell grounded out (second to first) [Milbourne to
second]; Cedeno singled [Milbourne scored]; Watson doubled
[Cedeno scored]; GRANGER REPLACED MURRAY (PITCHING); Johnson
struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 8TH: HARDY REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Foli grounded out
(shortstop to first); Valentine popped to catcher in foul
territory; DWYER BATTED FOR GRANGER; Dwyer lined to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 9TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED DWYER (PITCHING); Cruz walked;
Scherman threw a wild pitch [Cruz to second]; Gross grounded out
(second to first); Metzger doubled [Cruz scored]; Hardy popped
to catcher in foul territory; Milbourne flied out to left; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 1.

EXPOS 9TH: White flied out to center; Colbert struck out;
Jorgensen made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Expos 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   0    7
 Expos            1   3   0    2


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