Houston Astros 6, Montreal Expos 0
Regular Season Game 84
Played on Friday, July 9, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  0  2
HOU N    0  2  0    2  2  0    0  0  x  -   6 11  0
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mangual cf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Lyttle rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Jorgensen lf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Thornton 1b                   1   0   0   0       2   1      10   0
Parrish 3b                    2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Mackanin 2b                   2   0   0   0       1   1       3   6
Johnson c                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Foote ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kerrigan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Frias ss                      2   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
  Foli ph,ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stanhouse p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Carrithers p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dwyer ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Warthen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morales ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       26   0   0   0       4   8      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Mackanin-Thornton, Mackanin-Frias-Thornton, Mackanin-Thornton.
E: Thornton (5), Parrish (15).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thornton (4,2nd base off Dierker/Herrmann).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Andrews 2b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Watson 1b                     3   2   2   0       1   0       7   1
Cruz cf                       4   1   2   1       0   1       3   0
Johnson lf                    4   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Howard lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Herrmann c                    3   1   2   2       1   0       8   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   2   1       1   0       1   3
Dierker p                     3   0   0   1       0   1       2   1
Totals                       32   6  11   6       4   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Dierker-Andrews.

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (9,off Stanhouse).
HR: Herrmann (1,4th inning off Stanhouse 0 on 0 out).
SF: Dierker (1,off Stanhouse).
GDP: Cruz (5,off Stanhouse); Dierker (1,off Carrithers); Johnson (7,off Warthen).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Watson (3,2nd base off Carrithers/Johnson).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stanhouse L(6-4)              3.2   6   4   4   4   0   1  20
Carrithers                    1.1   3   2   1   0   1   0   7
Warthen                       2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Kerrigan                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    11   6   5   4   3   1  37

WP: Stanhouse (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(8-8)                9     0   0   0   4   8   0  30


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Art Williams, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 12511


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Mangual             cf        Gross               rf
2. Lyttle              rf        Andrews             2b
3. Jorgensen           lf        Cabell              3b
4. Thornton            1b        Watson              1b
5. Parrish             3b        Cruz                cf
6. Mackanin            2b        Johnson             lf
7. Johnson             c         Herrmann            c
8. Frias               ss        Metzger             ss
9. Stanhouse           p         Dierker             p

EXPOS 1ST: Mangual flied out to right; Lyttle flied out to left;
Jorgensen grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross reached on an error by Thornton [Gross out at
second (second to shortstop)]; Andrews flied out to center;
Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Thornton walked; Thornton stole second; Parrish
struck out; Mackanin lined into a double play (pitcher to
second) [Thornton out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; Cruz doubled [Watson scored];
Stanhouse threw a wild pitch [Cruz to third]; Johnson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Herrmann walked; Metzger walked
[Herrmann to second]; Dierker hit a sacrifice fly to right [Cruz
scored]; Gross walked [Herrmann to third, Metzger to second];
Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Expos 0, Astros 2.

EXPOS 3RD: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Frias made
an out to shortstop; Stanhouse struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Expos 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell singled; Watson singled [Cabell to second];
Cruz grounded into a double play (second to first) [Cabell to
third, Watson out at second]; Johnson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 2.

EXPOS 4TH: Mangual grounded out (third to first); Lyttle
grounded out (second to first); Jorgensen flied out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Herrmann homered; Metzger singled; Dierker grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Metzger to second]; Gross grounded out
(second to first) [Metzger to third]; Andrews singled [Metzger
scored]; CARRITHERS REPLACED STANHOUSE (PITCHING); Cabell flied
out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 5TH: Thornton struck out; Parrish walked; Mackanin walked
[Parrish to second]; Johnson flied out to right [Parrish to
third]; Frias struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros
4.

ASTROS 5TH: Watson singled; Watson stole second; Cruz struck
out; Johnson reached on an error by Parrish; Herrmann singled
[Watson scored, Johnson to second]; Metzger singled [Johnson
scored (unearned), Herrmann to second]; Dierker grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Metzger out at
second]; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

EXPOS 6TH: DWYER BATTED FOR CARRITHERS; Dwyer flied out to
center; Mangual struck out; Lyttle grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: WARTHEN REPLACED DWYER (PITCHING); Gross struck out;
Andrews singled; Cabell flied out to left; Watson flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

EXPOS 7TH: Jorgensen flied out to center; Thornton walked;
Parrish forced Thornton (third to second); Mackanin struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled; Johnson grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Cruz out at second]; Herrmann made an out to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

EXPOS 8TH: HOWARD REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING LF); FOOTE BATTED
FOR JOHNSON; Foote grounded out (third to first); FOLI BATTED
FOR FRIAS; Foli grounded out (shortstop to first); MORALES
BATTED FOR WARTHEN; Morales flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: KERRIGAN REPLACED FOOTE (PITCHING); FOLI STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING SS); MORALES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Debut game for Joe
Kerrigan; Dierker struck out; Gross flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

EXPOS 9TH: Mangual struck out; Lyttle struck out; Jorgensen
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            0   0   2    3
 Astros           6  11   0    7


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