Houston Astros 5, Montreal Expos 3
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Tuesday, May 11, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  1  1    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  8  0
HOU N    5  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  8  0
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mangual lf                    4   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
White cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Jorgensen 1b                  3   0   0   0       1   1      10   1
Carter rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Parrish 3b                    3   1   1   1       1   1       0   3
Foli ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Mackanin 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       3   6
Foote c                       4   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Kirby p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carrithers p                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colbert ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stanhouse p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morales ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Valentine pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       3   6      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Mackanin-Jorgensen, Mackanin-Foli-Jorgensen.

BATTING - 
2B: White (4,off Niekro).
3B: Parrish (2,off Niekro).
HR: Mangual (2,7th inning off Griffin 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Carter (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mangual (5,2nd base off Niekro/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   0   0       1   1       1   2
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       2   3
Cruz cf                       3   1   1   3       2   0       3   0
Watson 1b                     2   1   1   0       2   0       7   0
Johnson c                     3   1   2   2       2   1       6   0
Gross rf                      3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Howard lf                     4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Griffin p                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Boswell ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   5   8   5      11   4      27  10

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

BATTING - 
2B: Gross (4,off Carrithers).
3B: Metzger (3,off Stanhouse).
HR: Cruz (1,1st inning off Kirby 2 on 0 out); Johnson (5,1st inning off Kirby
1 on 0 out).
SH: Gross (1,off Carrithers).
HBP: Watson (1,by Carrithers).
GDP: Watson (1,off Carrithers); Milbourne (3,off Stanhouse).
IBB: Howard (1,by Carrithers); Boswell (1,by Stanhouse).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Watson (1,2nd base off Stanhouse/Foote).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kirby L(0-2)                  0     2   5   5   3   0   2   5
Carrithers                    5.2   4   0   0   5   3   0  27
Scherman                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Stanhouse                     2     2   0   0   3   1   0  10
Totals                        8     8   5   5  11   4   2  43

Kirby faced 5 batters in the 1st inning
WP: Carrithers 3 (3).
HBP: Carrithers (3,Watson).
IBB: Carrithers (2,Howard); Stanhouse (3,Boswell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        2.2   5   2   2   2   1   0  14
Griffin W(2-0)                4.1   1   1   1   1   4   1  15
Forsch SV(7)                  2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3   6   1  37

WP: Niekro (4).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 8706


Starting Lineups:

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

EXPOS 1ST: Mangual singled; Mangual stole second; White grounded
out (pitcher unassisted) [Mangual to third]; Jorgensen walked;
Carter grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Jorgensen out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Milbourne walked; Cabell walked [Milbourne to
second]; Cruz homered [Milbourne scored, Cabell scored]; Watson
walked; Johnson homered [Watson scored]; CARRITHERS REPLACED
KIRBY (PITCHING); Gross singled; Carrithers threw a wild pitch
[Gross to second]; Howard was called out on strikes; Metzger
grounded out (second to first) [Gross to third]; Niekro was
called out on strikes; 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 5.

EXPOS 2ND: Parrish walked; Foli lined to center; Mackanin
singled [Parrish to second]; Foote singled [Parrish scored,
Mackanin to second]; Carrithers forced Mackanin (pitcher to
third) [Foote to second]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Carrithers
to second, Foote to third]; Mangual grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 2ND: Milbourne grounded out (second to first); Cabell
grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 5.

EXPOS 3RD: White doubled; Jorgensen struck out; Carter flied out
to right; Parrish tripled [White scored]; GRIFFIN REPLACED
NIEKRO (PITCHING); Foli flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Expos 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Watson was hit by a pitch; Johnson walked [Watson to
second]; Gross out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Watson to third, Johnson to second]; Howard was walked
intentionally; Metzger forced Watson (first to catcher) [Howard
to second, Johnson to third]; Griffin forced Metzger (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 5.

EXPOS 4TH: Mackanin struck out; Foote popped to shortstop;
Carrithers struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Milbourne struck out; Cabell singled; Cruz walked
[Cabell to second]; Watson grounded into a double play (second
to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 2, Astros 5.

EXPOS 5TH: Mangual walked; White popped to third; Jorgensen
flied out to right; Carter grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson singled; Gross doubled [Johnson to third];
Howard reached on a fielder's choice [Johnson out at home (third
to catcher), Gross to third]; Metzger flied out to left; Griffin
reached on a fielder's choice [Howard to second]; Milbourne
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 5.

EXPOS 6TH: Parrish struck out; Foli grounded out (third to
first); Mackanin grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded
out (third to first); Watson walked; Carrithers threw a wild
pitch [Watson to second]; Carrithers threw a wild pitch [Watson
to third]; Johnson walked; SCHERMAN REPLACED CARRITHERS
(PITCHING); Gross flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Expos 2, Astros 5.

EXPOS 7TH: Foote grounded out (shortstop to first); COLBERT
BATTED FOR SCHERMAN; Colbert struck out; Mangual homered; White
lined to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: STANHOUSE REPLACED COLBERT (PITCHING); Howard
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger tripled; BOSWELL
BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Boswell was walked intentionally; Milbourne
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Boswell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros
5.

EXPOS 8TH: FORSCH REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Jorgensen flied
out to center; Carter singled; Parrish flied out to left; Foli
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
walked; Watson singled [Cruz to third]; Watson stole second;
Johnson struck out; Gross walked; Howard flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 5.

EXPOS 9TH: Mackanin struck out; Foote grounded out (third to
first); MORALES BATTED FOR STANHOUSE; Morales singled; VALENTINE
RAN FOR MORALES; Mangual flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            3   8   0    7
 Astros           5   8   0   14


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