Houston Astros 6, Montreal Expos 5
Regular Season Game 98
Played on Monday, July 24, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   5  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  6  -   6 16  0
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       5   1   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Frias 2b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dawson cf                     3   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Valentine rf                  4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Unser 1b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       6   1
  Mejias pr,rf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Parrish 3b                    3   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Cromartie lf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Carter c                      3   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
Speier ss                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   3
Dues p                        2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hutton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garman p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Knowles p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pirtle p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   8   5       1   4      26   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Perez-Speier-Perez.

BATTING - 
2B: Cash (19,off Lemongello); Parrish (26,off Lemongello).
SF: Dawson (4,off Lemongello).
HBP: Parrish (2,by Forsch).
IBB: Carter (9,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Valentine (9,2nd base off Lemongello/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  4   1   2   2       2   0       1   4
Puhl cf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Cabell 3b                     5   1   4   1       0   0       0   3
Cruz rf                       4   0   3   0       0   1       2   0
  Alou ph                     0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Watson 1b                     3   1   1   0       2   0      11   0
Howe 2b                       5   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Bergman lf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
  Howard ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez ph                 1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Lemongello p                  3   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Bochy ph,c                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       40   6  16   6       5   7      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell 2 (19,off Dues,off Garman); Landestoy (2,off Dues).
SF: Alou (3,off Knowles).
GDP: Puhl (9,off Dues).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabell (10,2nd base by Dues/Carter).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dues                          6    10   0   0   3   6   0  29
Garman                        2     3   3   3   1   0   0  10
Knowles L(2-3)                0.2   2   3   3   1   1   0   5
Pirtle                        0     1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8.2  16   6   6   5   7   0  46

Garman faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Dues 2 (4).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lemongello                    8     6   4   4   0   3   0  30
Forsch W(5-4)                 1     2   1   1   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9     8   5   5   1   4   0  37

HBP: Forsch (1,Parrish).
IBB: Forsch (10,Carter).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 7843


Starting Lineups:

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

EXPOS 1ST: Cash grounded out (shortstop to first); Dawson
grounded out (third to first); Valentine grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy walked; Puhl grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Landestoy out at second]; Cabell
doubled; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros
0.

EXPOS 2ND: Perez flied out to left; Parrish singled; Cromartie
flied out to left; Carter forced Parrish (shortstop to second);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled; Howe singled [Watson to second];
Dues threw a wild pitch [Watson to third, Howe to second];
Bergman lined to right; Pujols was called out on strikes;
Lemongello grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Speier popped to shortstop; Dues singled; Cash
doubled [Dues to third]; Dawson lined out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Dues scored, Cash to third]; Valentine singled [Cash
scored]; Valentine stole second; Perez singled [Valentine
scored, Perez to second (on throw to home)]; Parrish doubled
[Perez scored]; Cromartie popped to first; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Expos 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
flied out to left; Cabell singled; Cruz singled [Cabell to
second]; Watson flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Expos 4, Astros 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Carter flied out to left; Speier was called out on
strikes; Dues flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos
4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe flied out to left; Bergman walked; Pujols
struck out; Lemongello singled [Bergman to second]; Landestoy
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Cash grounded out (third to first); Dawson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Valentine flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl was called out on strikes; Cabell singled;
Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Cruz
singled; Dues threw a wild pitch [Cruz to second]; Watson
walked; Howe struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros
0.

EXPOS 6TH: Perez struck out; Parrish flied out to left;
Cromartie grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bergman grounded out (second to first); Pujols
struck out; Lemongello singled; Landestoy doubled [Lemongello to
third]; Puhl popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 4,
Astros 0.

EXPOS 7TH: Carter struck out; Speier grounded out (third to
first); HUTTON BATTED FOR DUES; Hutton flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: GARMAN REPLACED HUTTON (PITCHING); Cabell grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cruz singled; Watson flied out to
center; Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
4, Astros 0.

EXPOS 8TH: Cash grounded out (shortstop to first); Dawson lined
to right; Valentine lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Bergman flied out to left; WALLING BATTED FOR
PUJOLS; Walling grounded out (second to first); BOCHY BATTED FOR
LEMONGELLO; Bochy flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 4, Astros 0.

EXPOS 9TH: BOCHY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); FORSCH REPLACED
WALLING (PITCHING); Perez singled; MEJIAS RAN FOR PEREZ; Parrish
was hit by a pitch [Mejias to second]; Cromartie grounded out
(first unassisted) [Mejias to third, Parrish to second]; Carter
was walked intentionally; Speier singled [Mejias scored, Parrish
to third, Carter to second]; Garman was called out on strikes;
Cash grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Expos 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: FRIAS REPLACED CASH (PLAYING 2B); UNSER REPLACED
VALENTINE (PLAYING 1B); MEJIAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
Landestoy walked; Puhl singled [Landestoy to second]; Cabell
doubled [Landestoy scored, Puhl to third]; KNOWLES REPLACED
GARMAN (PITCHING); ALOU BATTED FOR CRUZ; Alou hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Puhl scored]; Watson walked; Howe struck out;
HOWARD BATTED FOR BERGMAN; Howard singled [Cabell scored, Watson
to second]; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR FORSCH; Gonzalez singled [Watson
scored, Howard to second]; PIRTLE REPLACED KNOWLES (PITCHING);
Bochy reached on a fielder's choice [Howard to third, Gonzalez
to second]; Landestoy singled [Howard scored, Gonzalez scored,
Bochy to second]; 6 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            5   8   0    5
 Astros           6  16   0   14


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