Houston Astros 5, Montreal Expos 0
Regular Season Game 100
Played on Wednesday, July 26, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  1    1  1  x  -   5 13  1
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Papi 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Unser cf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Valentine rf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Perez 1b                      2   0   1   0       1   0       9   2
Parrish 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Cromartie lf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Speier ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Grimsley p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Knowles p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hutton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   4   0       1   3      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Parrish-Papi-Perez.

BATTING - 
GDP: Hutton (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Fischlin ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Cabell 3b                     4   2   2   1       0   1       0   4
Watson 1b                     3   1   2   2       0   0      12   1
  Gonzalez pr,2b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howard lf                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       3   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Pujols c                      3   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Niekro p                      3   0   2   2       0   0       1   2
Totals                       32   5  13   5       1   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Watson-Fischlin-Niekro.
E: Fischlin (7).
PB: Pujols (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (3,off Grimsley); Niekro (2,off Grimsley); Pujols (6,off Grimsley);
Watson (20,off Garman).
3B: Cabell (4,off Grimsley).
HR: Watson (11,4th inning off Grimsley 0 on 1 out); Cabell (6,8th inning off
Garman 0 on 0 out).
SH: Pujols (1,off Grimsley).
SF: Watson (9,off Grimsley).
GDP: Pujols (5,off Grimsley).
IBB: Cruz (7,by Garman).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (16,2nd base off Grimsley/Herrmann).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grimsley L(12-8)              6    11   4   4   0   2   1  27
Knowles                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Garman                        1     2   1   1   1   0   1   6
Totals                        8    13   5   5   1   2   2  35

Grimsley faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Grimsley (2).
IBB: Garman (1,Cruz).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(7-8)                 9     4   0   0   1   3   0  30


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Jerry Dale
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 8465


Starting Lineups:

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

EXPOS 1ST: Papi lined to second; Unser grounded out (third to
first); Valentine singled; Valentine was picked off first
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled; Puhl stole second; Fischlin struck
out; Cabell struck out; Watson grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Perez singled; Parrish forced Perez (second to
shortstop); Cromartie lined to center; Speier grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe flied out to right; Howard doubled; Cruz
singled [Howard to third]; Pujols grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Herrmann popped to shortstop; Grimsley grounded out
(first unassisted); Papi grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro lined to left; Puhl grounded out (first
unassisted); Fischlin grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Unser grounded out (second to first); Valentine lined
to second; Perez grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Watson
homered; Howe grounded out (third to first); Howard flied out to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Parrish singled; Pujols allowed a passed ball
[Parrish to second]; Parrish was picked off second (pitcher to
second); Cromartie struck out; Speier singled; Herrmann grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz singled; Pujols out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Cruz to second]; Niekro doubled [Cruz
scored]; Puhl flied out to center; Fischlin singled to center
[Niekro out at home (center to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 2.

EXPOS 6TH: Grimsley grounded out (third to first); Papi made an
out to first; Unser flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell tripled; Watson hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Cabell scored]; Howe flied out to right; Howard singled; Cruz
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 3.

EXPOS 7TH: Valentine grounded out (third to first); Perez
walked; Parrish popped to first; Cromartie flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Pujols doubled; Grimsley threw a wild pitch [Pujols
to third]; Niekro singled [Pujols scored]; KNOWLES REPLACED
GRIMSLEY (PITCHING); Puhl forced Niekro (first to shortstop);
Fischlin hit into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Puhl out at third (first to second)]; Terry Puhl rounded 2B
too far, no DP; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

EXPOS 8TH: Speier reached on an error by Fischlin [Speier to
first]; Herrmann flied out to right; HUTTON BATTED FOR KNOWLES;
Hutton grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
pitcher) [Speier out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: GARMAN REPLACED HUTTON (PITCHING); Cabell homered;
Watson doubled; GONZALEZ RAN FOR WATSON; Howe popped to first;
Howard popped to catcher; Cruz was walked intentionally; Pujols
forced Gonzalez (third unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos
0, Astros 5.

EXPOS 9TH: GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); BERGMAN
REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 1B); Papi struck out; Unser struck out;
Valentine flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            0   4   0    3
 Astros           5  13   1    6


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