Houston Astros 14, Montreal Expos 1
Regular Season Game 91
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Sunday, July 18, 1976 (N) at Parc Jarry

HOU N    3  0  1    4  1  3    0  2  0  -  14 22  0
MON N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      6   3   4   1       0   0       0   0
Andrews 2b                    5   3   3   1       1   1       1   2
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
  Howard cf                   1   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   2   2       1   0       8   0
  Johnson 1b                  1   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Cruz lf                       6   1   3   2       0   1       1   0
Cabell 3b                     5   2   3   1       1   0       2   4
Herrmann c                    5   0   2   3       0   1       7   0
  Jutze c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    2   1   1   0       2   1       0   3
  DaVanon ph,ss               1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Larson p                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       47  14  22  13       6   6      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Andrews (5,off Warthen); Cedeno (16,off Warthen).
3B: Howard (1,off Kerrigan).
SH: Larson (1,off Warthen).
GDP: DaVanon (1,off Kerrigan).
Team LOB: 13.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valentine cf                  3   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Lyttle rf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Jorgensen lf                  4   1   3   0       0   1       1   0
Thornton 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0      13   0
Foli ss                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foote 3b                    2   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
Mackanin 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   7
Johnson c                     4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Frias 3b,ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Dunning p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Warthen p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Kerrigan p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   1   5   1       2   9      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kerrigan-Frias-Thornton.
E: Frias 2 (10), Dunning (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Jorgensen (9,off Larson).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Larson W(1-0)                 9     5   1   1   2   9   0  34


Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dunning L(0-4)                3.2  10   7   6   2   4   0  23
Warthen                       2     7   5   5   3   2   0  16
Kerrigan                      2.1   5   2   2   0   0   0  11
Murray                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    22  14  13   6   6   0  54

WP: Dunning (2), Warthen (1).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Terry Tata
Ejections: MON Manager Karl Kuehl by John Kibler [Interference call]
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 11641


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Gross               rf        Valentine           cf
2. Andrews             2b        Lyttle              rf
3. Cedeno              cf        Jorgensen           lf
4. Watson              1b        Thornton            1b
5. Cruz                lf        Foli                ss
6. Cabell              3b        Mackanin            2b
7. Herrmann            c         Johnson             c
8. Metzger             ss        Frias               3b
9. Larson              p         Dunning             p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross flied out to center; Debut game for Dan
Larson; Andrews singled; Cedeno singled to right [Andrews to
third]; Watson singled to center [Andrews scored, Cedeno to
third]; Cruz singled to left [Cedeno scored, Watson to second];
Cabell walked [Watson to third, Cruz to second]; Herrmann
grounded out (second to first) [Watson scored, Cruz to third,
Cabell to second]; Metzger struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Valentine struck out; Lyttle walked; Jorgensen
doubled to left [Lyttle to third]; Thornton grounded out (third
to first); Foli grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Larson grounded out (second to first); Gross singled
to center; Andrews singled to left [Gross to second]; Cedeno
struck out; Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Mackanin grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
grounded out (third to first); Frias grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cruz was called out on strikes; Cabell singled to
third [Cabell to second (error by Frias)]; Herrmann grounded out
(second to first) [Cabell to third]; Dunning threw a wild pitch
[Cabell scored (unearned)]; Metzger walked; Larson grounded out
(second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos
0.

EXPOS 3RD: Dunning was called out on strikes; Valentine singled
to right; Lyttle forced Valentine (second unassisted); Ellis
Valentine called for interference; Expos Manager Karl Kuehl
ejected by 2B umpire John Kibler; Jorgensen struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross singled; Gross was picked off first but was
safe on an error by Dunning [Gross to second]; Andrews was
called out on strikes; Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted)
[Gross to third]; Watson singled [Gross scored]; Cruz singled
[Watson to third]; WARTHEN REPLACED DUNNING (PITCHING); Cabell
singled to third [Watson scored, Cruz to third (error by Frias),
Cabell to second]; Herrmann singled [Cruz scored, Cabell
scored]; Metzger singled [Herrmann to second]; Warthen threw a
wild pitch [Herrmann to third, Metzger to second]; Larson was
called out on strikes; 4 R, 6 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Thornton grounded out (shortstop to first); Foli
popped to first; Mackanin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 8, Expos 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross flied out to left; Andrews walked; Cedeno made
an out to second; Watson walked [Andrews to second]; Cruz
singled to right [Andrews scored, Watson to third]; Cabell flied
out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Expos 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Frias struck
out; Warthen was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Expos 0.

ASTROS 6TH: FOOTE REPLACED FOLI (PLAYING 3B); FRIAS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Herrmann struck out; Metzger walked;
Larson out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Metzger to
second]; Gross singled to left [Metzger scored]; Andrews doubled
[Gross scored]; Cedeno doubled to left [Andrews scored];
KERRIGAN REPLACED WARTHEN (PITCHING); Watson grounded out (third
to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 12, Expos 0.

EXPOS 6TH: Valentine walked; Lyttle struck out; Jorgensen
singled to left [Valentine to second]; Thornton forced Valentine
(third unassisted) [Jorgensen to second]; Foote singled
[Jorgensen scored, Thornton to second]; Mackanin forced Thornton
(third unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 12, Expos 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to right; Cabell singled to right;
Herrmann singled to right [Cabell to third]; DAVANON BATTED FOR
METZGER; DaVanon grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Herrmann out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 12, Expos 1.

EXPOS 7TH: DAVANON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); HOWARD REPLACED
CEDENO (PLAYING CF); JOHNSON REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING 1B); JUTZE
REPLACED HERRMANN (PLAYING C ); Johnson grounded out (first
unassisted); Frias grounded out (third to first); Kerrigan was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Expos 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Larson grounded out (second to first); Gross singled
to right; Andrews grounded out (third to first) [Gross to
second]; Howard tripled [Gross scored]; Johnson singled to left
[Howard scored]; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 14, Expos 1.

EXPOS 8TH: Valentine was called out on strikes; Lyttle flied out
to center; Jorgensen singled; Thornton flied out to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 14, Expos 1.

ASTROS 9TH: MURRAY REPLACED KERRIGAN (PITCHING); Cabell grounded
out (shortstop to first); Jutze grounded out (pitcher to
shortstop to first); DaVanon walked; Larson grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 14, Expos 1.

EXPOS 9TH: Foote grounded out (second to first); Mackanin
grounded out (third to first); Johnson flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 14, Expos 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          14  22   0   13
 Expos            1   5   3    6


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