Houston Astros 3, Montreal Expos 2 (13 innings)
Regular Season Game 99
Played on Tuesday, July 25, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  -   2 11  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  0    1  -   3  8  1
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cash 2b                       6   0   1   0       0   1       3   4
Dawson cf                     4   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Valentine rf                  6   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Perez 1b                      5   0   2   0       1   2      12   1
  Mejias pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Parrish 3b                    5   2   2   0       0   2       2   3
Cromartie lf,1b               4   0   2   0       1   0       5   0
Carter c                      6   0   1   1       0   0      10   0
Speier ss                     6   0   1   1       0   1       2   7
Fryman p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bahnsen p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hutton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Twitchell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       47   2  11   2       3   7      38  17

FIELDING - 
E: Cash 2 (7).

BATTING - 
SH: Cromartie (2,off Forsch); Dawson (4,off Forsch); Parrish (3,off Forsch).
GDP: Perez (7,off Ruhle).
IBB: Perez (8,by Forsch); Cromartie (3,by Forsch).
Team LOB: 12.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss,cf               5   1   1   0       1   0       5   4
Puhl cf                       2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   0   0       1   4       1   4
Watson 1b                     6   0   1   0       0   2      14   1
Howe 2b                       5   0   1   1       1   0       6   5
Howard lf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz rf                       5   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Bochy c                       3   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
  Sexton pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pujols c                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Ruhle p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Gonzalez ph,ss              3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       46   3   8   3       4  10      39  21

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Landestoy-Howe-Watson.
E: Howe (9).

BATTING - 
HR: Cruz (7,9th inning off Bahnsen 0 on 2 out).
IBB: Cabell (1,by Twitchell).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Howard (2,2nd base by Fryman/Carter).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fryman                        7.1   5   1   0   2   4   0  29
Bahnsen                       3.2   1   1   1   0   4   1  12
Twitchell L(3-10)             1.2   2   1   1   2   2   0   9
Totals                       12.2   8   3   2   4  10   1  50

IBB: Twitchell (3,Cabell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         8     7   1   1   0   6   0  31
Forsch W(6-4)                 5     4   1   1   3   1   0  22
Totals                       13    11   2   2   3   7   0  53

WP: Ruhle (1).
IBB: Forsch 2 (12,Perez,Cromartie).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Dale, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 3:25   Attendance: 8383


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy flied out to left; Puhl grounded out
(third to first); Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled; Howe forced Watson (third to
second); Howard singled [Howe out at third (right to third)];
Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Speier grounded out (second to first); Fryman
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cash struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy singled; On a bunt Ruhle struck out; Landestoy
forced Bochy (shortstop to second); Puhl walked [Landestoy to
second]; Cabell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Dawson grounded out (third to first); Valentine made
an out to second; Perez singled; Parrish struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson reached on an error by Cash [Watson to
first]; Howe popped to first in foul territory; Howard flied out
to center; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Cromartie singled; Carter reached on an error by Howe
[Cromartie to third, Carter to first]; Speier struck out; On a
bunt Fryman struck out; Cash reached on a fielder's choice
[Cromartie out at home (pitcher to catcher), Carter to second];
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bochy struck out; Ruhle grounded out (shortstop to
first); Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 6TH: Dawson grounded out (third to first); Valentine
singled; Perez grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Valentine out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cabell grounded
out (second to first); Watson grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 7TH: Parrish singled; Ruhle threw a wild pitch [Parrish to
second]; Cromartie flied out to right [Parrish to third]; Carter
singled [Parrish scored]; Speier forced Carter (second to
shortstop); Fryman flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe walked; Howard forced Howe (shortstop to
second); Howard was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); Cruz flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

EXPOS 8TH: Cash grounded out (shortstop to first); Dawson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Valentine singled; Perez
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Bochy reached on an error by Cash [Bochy to first];
SEXTON RAN FOR BOCHY; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR RUHLE; Gonzalez
grounded out (third to first) [Sexton to second]; Landestoy
singled [Sexton to third]; ALOU BATTED FOR PUHL; Alou singled
[Sexton scored (unearned), Landestoy to second]; BAHNSEN
REPLACED FRYMAN (PITCHING); Cabell struck out; Watson flied out
to right; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 1.

EXPOS 9TH: GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); PUJOLS REPLACED
SEXTON (PLAYING C ); FORSCH REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); LANDESTOY
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Parrish singled; Cromartie out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Parrish to second];
Carter flied out to center; Speier singled [Parrish scored,
Speier to second (on throw to home)]; Bahnsen flied out to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Howe flied out to right; Howard made an out to
third; Cruz homered; Pujols grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

EXPOS 10TH: Cash singled; Dawson out on a sacrifice bunt (third
to second) [Cash to second]; Valentine grounded out (shortstop
to first); Perez was walked intentionally; Parrish struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: Gonzalez flied out to left; Landestoy made an out
to shortstop; Forsch struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2,
Astros 2.

EXPOS 11TH: Cromartie grounded out (second to first); Carter
grounded out (pitcher to first); Speier grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 11TH: Cabell struck out; Watson struck out; Howe popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2,
Astros 2.

EXPOS 12TH: HUTTON BATTED FOR BAHNSEN; Hutton flied out to
center; Cash made an out to third; Dawson walked; Valentine
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 12TH: TWITCHELL REPLACED HUTTON (PITCHING); Howard flied
out to left; Cruz grounded out (second to first); Pujols struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

EXPOS 13TH: Perez singled; MEJIAS RAN FOR PEREZ; Parrish out on
a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Mejias to second]; Cromartie
was walked intentionally; Carter flied out to center; Speier
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos
2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 13TH: MEJIAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CROMARTIE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop
to first); Landestoy walked; WALLING BATTED FOR FORSCH; Walling
singled [Landestoy to third, Walling to second (on throw to
3b)]; Cabell was walked intentionally; Watson struck out; Howe
singled [Landestoy scored, Walling to third, Cabell to second];
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            2  11   2   12
 Astros           3   8   1    9


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