Houston Astros 5, Montreal Expos 4
Regular Season Game 55
Played on Sunday, June 3, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  2    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  4    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   5 10  1
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dawson cf                     4   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
Scott 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Cromartie lf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Carter c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Valentine rf                  4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Parrish 3b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Speier ss                     3   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Rogers p                      1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hutton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  White ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Fryman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   9   3       0   1      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Carter-Speier.

BATTING - 
HR: Parrish (2,7th inning off Niekro 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Scott (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   2   1       0   2       0   2
Cedeno 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       7   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Howe 3b                       4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Ashby c                       2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Landestoy 2b                  3   1   1   1       1   0       2   2
Niekro p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5  10   5       2   6      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cedeno-Landestoy-Cedeno, Landestoy-Cedeno.
E: Cruz (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Leonard (4,off Rogers).
SH: Niekro (3,off Rogers); Ashby (1,off May).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (12,2nd base off May/Carter).
CS: Reynolds (3,2nd base by Fryman/Carter).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rogers L(5-3)                 4     6   4   4   1   3   0  19
May                           2     3   1   1   0   1   0   9
Fryman                        2     1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        8    10   5   5   2   6   0  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(8-2)                 7.1   9   4   4   0   1   1  30
Roberge SV(1)                 1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   4   4   0   1   1  34


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 33821


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Dawson              cf        Puhl                cf
2. Scott               2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Cromartie           lf        Cedeno              1b
4. Perez               1b        Cruz                lf
5. Carter              c         Leonard             rf
6. Valentine           rf        Howe                3b
7. Parrish             3b        Ashby               c
8. Speier              ss        Landestoy           2b
9. Rogers              p         Niekro              p

EXPOS 1ST: Dawson grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott flied
out to center; Cromartie flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
struck out; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Perez grounded out (first unassisted); Carter popped
to third in foul territory; Valentine flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Leonard made an out to
first; Howe singled to pitcher; Ashby grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Parrish singled to center; Speier singled to right
[Parrish to third]; Rogers reached on a fielder's choice
[Parrish out at home (pitcher to third), Speier to second];
Dawson singled to center [Speier scored, Rogers to third]; Scott
grounded into a double play (first to second to first) [Rogers
scored (no RBI), Dawson out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Landestoy walked; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Landestoy to second]; Puhl singled to third
[Landestoy to third]; Reynolds singled to right [Landestoy
scored, Puhl to second]; Cedeno forced Puhl (shortstop to third)
[Reynolds to second]; Cruz singled to left [Reynolds scored,
Cedeno to second]; Leonard doubled to right [Cedeno scored, Cruz
scored]; Howe grounded out (third to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

EXPOS 4TH: Cromartie lined to second; Perez struck out; Carter
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos
2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby struck out; Landestoy grounded out (second to
first); Niekro singled to right; Puhl flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

EXPOS 5TH: Valentine singled to left; Parrish flied out to
right; Speier singled to center [Valentine to third]; HUTTON
BATTED FOR ROGERS; Hutton popped to third in foul territory;
Dawson singled to left [Valentine scored, Speier to third,
Dawson to second (error by Cruz)]; Scott made an out to third; 1
R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: MAY REPLACED HUTTON (PITCHING); Reynolds was called
out on strikes; Cedeno singled to third; Cedeno stole second;
Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first) [Cedeno to third]; Leonard
lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Cromartie flied out to left; Perez flied out to
center; Carter grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe singled to right; Ashby out on a sacrifice bunt
(second unassisted) [Howe to second]; Landestoy singled to
center [Howe scored, Landestoy to second (on throw to home)];
Niekro flied out to center [Landestoy to third]; Puhl flied out
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 5.

EXPOS 7TH: Valentine flied out to right; Parrish homered; Speier
flied out to left; WHITE BATTED FOR MAY; White singled to
center; Dawson flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: FRYMAN REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Reynolds singled
to pitcher; Cedeno was called out on strikes; Cruz struck out
while Reynolds was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 5.

EXPOS 8TH: Scott flied out to center; Cromartie singled to
center; ROBERGE REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Perez lined into a
double play (second to first) [Cromartie out at first]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Leonard popped to first in foul territory; Howe
flied out to left; Ashby walked; Landestoy flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 5.

EXPOS 9TH: Carter flied out to left; Valentine flied out to
left; Parrish flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 4,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            4   9   0    3
 Astros           5  10   1    6


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