Houston Astros 7, Montreal Expos 2

Regular Season Game 131

Played on Sunday, August 28, 1977 (D) at Astrodome

MON N 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 6 4 HOU N 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 x - 7 9 0

Montreal ExposAB R H RBI BB SO PO ACash 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 Cromartie lf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 Dawson cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 Perez 1b 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 2 Carter c 4 0 2 1 0 0 10 0 Mejias rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Parrish 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 Speier ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 Rogers p 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 McEnaney p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals33 2 6 2 2 3 24 9FIELDING -E:Carter (6), Mejias (2), Parrish (16), Speier (19).BATTING -2B:Perez (24,off Bannister); Dawson (18,off Bannister); Carter (21,off Bannister).Team LOB:6.

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl cf 4 2 2 0 1 1 4 0 Howard lf 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 Howe 2b 4 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 Cruz rf 3 1 2 1 2 1 5 0 Ferguson 1b 5 1 2 4 0 2 10 0 Herrmann c 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 Sperring 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 Metzger ss 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 Bannister p 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 McLaughlin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals33 7 9 5 7 9 27 10BATTING -2B:Cruz (28,off Rogers).HR:Ferguson (16,8th inning off Rogers 1 on 2 out).SH:Howe (1,off Rogers); Bannister (5,off Rogers).Team LOB:11.

PITCHING

Montreal ExposIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRogers L(14-13) 7.2 9 7 7 7 9 1 41 McEnaney 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals8 9 7 7 7 9 1 42

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPBannister W(5-7) 8 6 2 2 2 2 0 32 McLaughlin 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3Totals9 6 2 2 2 3 0 35Umpires:HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Jerry CrawfordTime of Game:2:25Attendance:8587 Starting Lineups: Montreal Expos Houston Astros 1. Cash 2b Puhl cf 2. Cromartie lf Howard lf 3. Dawson cf Howe 2b 4. Perez 1b Cruz rf 5. Carter c Ferguson 1b 6. Mejias rf Herrmann c 7. Parrish 3b Sperring 3b 8. Speier ss Metzger ss 9. Rogers p Bannister p EXPOS 1ST: Cash grounded out (third to first); Cromartie singled; Dawson flied out to center; Perez doubled [Cromartie scored]; Carter singled [Perez to third]; Mejias flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Expos 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Puhl struck out; Howard made an out to third; Howe struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 1, Astros 0. EXPOS 2ND: Parrish made an out to second; Speier flied out to center; Rogers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Cruz walked; Ferguson forced Cruz (shortstop to second); Herrmann flied out to right; Sperring walked [Ferguson to second]; Metzger reached on an error by Parrish [Ferguson to third, Sperring to second, Metzger to first]; Bannister grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. Expos 1, Astros 0. EXPOS 3RD: Cash grounded out (shortstop to first); Cromartie struck out; Dawson doubled; Perez walked; Carter doubled [Dawson scored, Perez to third]; Mejias flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 3RD: Puhl walked; Howard singled [Puhl to second]; Howe out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Puhl to third, Howard to second]; Cruz struck out; Ferguson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. EXPOS 4TH: Parrish made an out to third; Speier grounded out (third to first); Rogers grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 4TH: Herrmann struck out; Sperring reached on an error by Speier [Sperring to first]; Metzger walked [Sperring to second]; Bannister out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Sperring to third, Metzger to second]; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. EXPOS 5TH: Cash flied out to left; Cromartie struck out; Dawson walked; Perez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 5TH: Howard made an out to shortstop; Howe flied out to left; Cruz doubled; Ferguson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. EXPOS 6TH: Carter made an out to shortstop; Mejias flied out to right; Parrish grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 6TH: Herrmann struck out; Sperring grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger walked; Bannister struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. EXPOS 7TH: Speier flied out to right; Rogers grounded out (second to first); Cash grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 7TH: Puhl singled; Howard singled [Puhl to second]; Howe forced Howard (third to second) [Puhl to third]; Cruz walked [Howe to second]; Ferguson singled [Puhl scored, Howe scored, Cruz to second]; Herrmann grounded out (first to pitcher) [Cruz to third, Ferguson to second]; Sperring struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 2. EXPOS 8TH: Cromartie grounded out (second to first); Dawson grounded out (third to first); Perez singled; Carter flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 8TH: Metzger walked; Bannister made an out to first; Puhl singled [Metzger to second]; Howard singled [Metzger to third, Puhl to second]; Howe forced Metzger (shortstop to catcher) [Puhl scored (error by Carter) (no RBI), Howard scored (no RBI), Howe to third]; Cruz singled to right [Howe scored, Cruz to third (error by Mejias)]; Ferguson homered [Cruz scored]; MCENANEY REPLACED ROGERS (PITCHING); Herrmann flied out to center; 5 R, 4 H, 2 E, 0 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 7. EXPOS 9TH: MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED BANNISTER (PITCHING); Mejias made an out to shortstop; Parrish struck out; Speier flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Expos 2, Astros 7. Final Totals R H E LOB Expos 2 6 4 6 Astros 7 9 0 11

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