Montreal Expos 6, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Thursday, July 13, 1978 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
MON N    0  0  0    0  0  4    0  2  x  -   6 11  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Howe 2b                       2   0   1   0       1   0       3   1
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Fischlin ss                   2   0   1   0       1   0       0   3
Niekro p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph,cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   5   0       2   2      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Fischlin-Howe-Watson.
PB: Pujols 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Niekro (1,off Grimsley).
SH: Niekro (6,off Grimsley).
GDP: Alou (3,off Grimsley); Cruz (5,off Grimsley); Howard (3,off Grimsley);
Watson (8,off Grimsley).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (8,2nd base by Grimsley/Carter).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       4   1   1   0       1   0       4   2
  Unser 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Dawson cf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Valentine rf                  4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Perez 1b                      4   1   2   0       0   0      10   0
  Frias pr,2b                 0   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Parrish 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Cromartie lf                  4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Carter c                      2   0   1   1       1   0       2   2
Speier ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   6
Grimsley p                    4   0   2   1       0   1       1   3
Totals                       33   6  11   5       2   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Speier-Cash-Perez, Speier-Perez, Grimsley-Speier-Perez, Speier-Frias-Unser.
E: Perez (6), Parrish (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Speier (9,off Niekro); Carter (13,off Niekro); Perez (26,off Sambito);
Parrish (21,off Sambito).
SH: Dawson (2,off Niekro).
HBP: Carter (3,by Niekro).
GDP: Speier (9,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dawson (17,2nd base off Forsch/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(5-7)                 5.2   7   4   4   1   3   0  25
Forsch                        1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Sambito                       1     3   2   2   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8    11   6   6   2   4   0  37

HBP: Niekro (4,Carter).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grimsley W(12-6)              9     5   0   0   2   2   0  31

BK: Grimsley (1).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 15337


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Puhl                cf        Cash                2b
2. Alou                lf        Dawson              cf
3. Cabell              3b        Valentine           rf
4. Watson              1b        Perez               1b
5. Howe                2b        Parrish             3b
6. Cruz                rf        Cromartie           lf
7. Pujols              c         Carter              c
8. Fischlin            ss        Speier              ss
9. Niekro              p         Grimsley            p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl made an out to third; Alou made an out to
second; Cabell flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Cash made an out to first; Dawson flied out to
center; Valentine flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Howe walked;
Grimsley balked [Howe to second]; Cruz flied out to left; Pujols
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Perez made an out to second; Parrish grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cromartie flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Fischlin grounded out (third to first); Niekro
doubled; Puhl reached on an error by Perez [Puhl to first]; Alou
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Puhl
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Carter grounded out (shortstop to first); Speier
doubled; Grimsley reached on a fielder's choice [Speier out at
third (pitcher unassisted)]; Cash walked [Grimsley to second];
Dawson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell reached on an error by Parrish [Cabell to
first]; Watson flied out to right; Howe grounded out (second to
first) [Cabell to second]; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Valentine flied out to center; Perez grounded out
(third to first); Parrish struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols flied out to left; Fischlin singled; Niekro
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Fischlin to
second]; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Cromartie singled; Pujols allowed a passed ball
[Cromartie to second]; Carter was hit by a pitch; Speier
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Cromartie to third, Carter out at second]; Grimsley struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell
singled; Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 6TH: Cash singled; Dawson out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher
to first) [Cash to second]; Valentine singled [Cash scored];
Perez singled [Valentine to second]; Parrish flied out to left;
Cromartie singled [Valentine scored, Perez to third]; Pujols
allowed a passed ball [Perez scored, Cromartie to second];
Carter doubled [Cromartie scored]; FORSCH REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); Speier grounded out (first unassisted); 4 R, 5 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe singled; Cruz grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Howe out at second]; Pujols flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 4.

EXPOS 7TH: Grimsley singled; Cash flied out to right; Dawson
forced Grimsley (shortstop to second); Dawson stole second;
Valentine grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Fischlin walked; HOWARD BATTED FOR FORSCH; Howard
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Fischlin out at second]; Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 4.

EXPOS 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); SAMBITO REPLACED
PUHL (PITCHING); Perez doubled; FRIAS RAN FOR PEREZ; Parrish
doubled [Frias scored]; Cromartie flied out to left; Carter
walked; Speier struck out; Grimsley singled [Parrish scored,
Carter to second]; Cash forced Carter (third unassisted); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 6.

ASTROS 9TH: FRIAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); UNSER REPLACED
CASH (PLAYING 1B); Alou grounded out (first to pitcher); Cabell
singled; Watson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Expos 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   5   0    4
 Expos            6  11   2    7


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