Houston Astros 4, Montreal Expos 3 (13 innings)
Regular Season Game 84
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, July 14, 1978 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    1  -   4 15  2
MON N    1  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   3  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss,lf               6   1   3   0       0   1       1   2
Puhl cf                       6   1   3   0       0   0       3   1
Cabell 3b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   4
Cruz rf                       6   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     6   0   1   0       0   1      12   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
  Sexton pr,2b                1   1   0   0       0   0       1   3
Bergman lf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Alou ph                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph,c                 2   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Pujols c                      2   0   0   0       1   2       8   0
  Walling ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Fischlin ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Richard p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Niekro ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       47   4  15   2       1   6      39* 16

* - Files missing details on 2 outs.
FIELDING - 
E: Cabell 2 (13).
PB: Howard (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Fischlin (3,off Pirtle); Cabell (3,off Bahnsen).
GDP: Puhl (5,off Rogers); Howe (11,off May).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landestoy (1,2nd base off Rogers/Carter); Cabell 2 (20,2nd base off Rogers/Carter,Home
off Rogers/Carter); Sexton (7,2nd base off Garman/Carter).
CS: Cabell (9,2nd base by Rogers/Carter).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
  Unser 1b                    2   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Dawson cf                     5   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Valentine rf                  5   1   1   0       1   1       3   2
Perez 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   2       8   1
  Frias 2b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Herrmann ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Parrish 3b                    6   0   0   0       0   3       3   1
Cromartie lf                  4   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Carter c                      4   0   1   0       1   1       6   1
Speier ss                     3   0   0   0       2   1       4   5
Rogers p                      2   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
  May p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Knowles p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Garrett ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pirtle p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Papi ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bahnsen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   3   5   1       6  13      39* 16

* - Files missing details on 2 outs.
FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Cash-Speier-Perez, Speier-Cash-Perez, Knowles-Unser.
E: Parrish (15).

BATTING - 
SH: Dawson (3,off Richard).
IBB: Carter (6,by Sambito); Speier (7,by Sambito).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Valentine (8,Home off Richard/Pujols); Perez (1,2nd base off Richard/Pujols);
Cromartie (5,2nd base off Sambito/Howard).
CS: Valentine (6,2nd base by Richard/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                      11     5   3   1   3  10   0  41
Sambito                       0     0   0   0   3   0   0   3
Forsch W(3-3)                 2     0   0   0   0   3   0   6
Totals                       13     5   3   1   6  13   0  50

Sambito faced 3 batters in the 12th inning
IBB: Sambito 2 (5,Carter,Speier).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rogers                        5     7   2   1   1   2   0  21
May                           3.1   3   1   1   0   4   0  12
Garman                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Knowles                       1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Pirtle                        2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Bahnsen L(0-3)                1     2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Totals                       13    15   4   3   1   6   0  50


Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 3:59   


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy singled; Landestoy stole second; Puhl
flied out to center [Landestoy to third]; Cabell reached on a
fielder's choice [Landestoy scored (error by Parrish)
(unearned)]; Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Cash grounded out (third to first); Dawson made an
out to second; Valentine singled; Perez singled [Valentine to
third]; Valentine stole home and Perez stole second; Parrish
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson made an out to first; Howe grounded out
(second to first); Bergman lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Cromartie lined to center; Carter singled; Speier
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Carter to second]; Rogers
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols walked; On a bunt Richard forced Pujols
(first to shortstop); Landestoy singled [Richard to second];
Puhl grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Landestoy out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Expos 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Cash walked; Dawson out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
first) [Cash to second]; Valentine grounded out (second to
first) [Cash to third]; Perez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Expos 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell singled; Cabell stole second; Cruz grounded
out (first unassisted) [Cabell to third]; Cabell stole home;
Watson struck out; Howe singled; Bergman singled to right [Howe
out at third (right to third)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Parrish struck out; Cromartie grounded out (first
unassisted); Carter struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols struck out; Richard grounded out (second to
first); Landestoy singled; Puhl singled [Landestoy to second];
Cabell lined to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Speier walked; On a bunt Rogers forced Speier
(pitcher to shortstop); Cash reached on an error by Cabell
[Rogers to second]; Dawson forced Cash (shortstop to second)
[Rogers to third]; Valentine reached on an error by Cabell
[Rogers scored (unearned) (no RBI), Dawson to second]; Perez
singled to center [Dawson scored (unearned), Valentine out at
third (center to third)]; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 6TH: MAY REPLACED ROGERS (PITCHING); Cruz struck out;
Watson singled; Howe grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 6TH: Parrish flied out to right; Cromartie flied out to
center; Carter grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Bergman lined to right; Pujols struck out; Richard
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 7TH: Speier struck out; May struck out; Cash lined to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Landestoy struck out; Puhl flied out to right;
Cabell singled; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 8TH: Dawson flied out to left; Valentine walked; Valentine
was caught stealing second (pitcher to second); Perez struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 9TH: UNSER REPLACED CASH (PLAYING 1B); FRIAS REPLACED
PEREZ (PLAYING 2B); Watson flied out to left; Howe singled;
SEXTON RAN FOR HOWE; ALOU BATTED FOR BERGMAN; GARMAN REPLACED
MAY (PITCHING); HOWARD BATTED FOR ALOU; Sexton stole second;
Howard made an out to third; WALLING BATTED FOR PUJOLS; KNOWLES
REPLACED GARMAN (PITCHING); BALDWIN BATTED FOR WALLING; Baldwin
singled [Sexton scored, Baldwin to second]; Richard grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 9TH: FISCHLIN REPLACED BALDWIN (PLAYING SS); SEXTON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C );
LANDESTOY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Parrish out on an
unknown play; Cromartie out on an unknown play; Carter grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Landestoy out on an unknown play; Puhl singled;
Cabell lined into a double play (pitcher to first) [Puhl out at
first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 10TH: Speier grounded out (pitcher to first); GARRETT
BATTED FOR KNOWLES; Garrett grounded out (second to first);
Unser singled; Dawson forced Unser (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 11TH: PIRTLE REPLACED GARRETT (PITCHING); Cruz out on an
unknown play; Watson flied out to center; Sexton grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 11TH: Valentine struck out; Frias struck out; Parrish
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 12TH: Howard singled; Fischlin out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Howard to second]; NIEKRO BATTED FOR RICHARD;
Niekro reached on a fielder's choice [Howard out at third
(shortstop to third)]; Landestoy made an out to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 12TH: SAMBITO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Cromartie
walked; Cromartie stole second; Carter was walked intentionally;
Howard allowed a passed ball [Cromartie to third, Carter to
second]; Speier was walked intentionally; FORSCH REPLACED
SAMBITO (PITCHING); PAPI BATTED FOR PIRTLE; Papi struck out; On
a bunt Unser struck out; Dawson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 13TH: BAHNSEN REPLACED PAPI (PITCHING); On a bunt Puhl
singled; Cabell out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Puhl
to second]; Cruz singled to right [Puhl scored, Cruz out at
second (right to shortstop)]; Watson flied out to right; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 3.

EXPOS 13TH: Valentine grounded out (third to first); HERRMANN
BATTED FOR FRIAS; Herrmann grounded out (second to first);
Parrish struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  15   2    7
 Expos            3   5   1    8


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