Montreal Expos 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 66
Played on Saturday, June 16, 1979 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  1
MON N    0  2  1    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   4  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Cedeno 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Howe 2b                       4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Ashby c                       4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   2  10   2       0   2      24   5

FIELDING - 
E: Ashby (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (8,off Grimsley); Ashby (8,off Sosa).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (17,2nd base off Grimsley/Carter); Puhl (11,2nd base off Grimsley/Carter).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cromartie lf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Scott 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       1   4
Dawson cf                     3   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2      11   0
Carter c                      4   1   4   0       0   0       3   0
Valentine rf                  4   2   1   2       0   1       2   0
Parrish 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Speier ss                     4   0   1   0       0   3       1   4
Grimsley p                    3   0   1   1       0   1       0   1
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   9   4       2  11      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Perez (4).

BATTING - 
HR: Valentine (6,2nd inning off Richard 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Scott 2 (17,2nd base off Richard/Ashby 2); Dawson 2 (13,2nd base off Richard/Ashby
2).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard L(6-6)                8     9   4   4   2  11   1  35


Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Grimsley W(6-4)               7     8   2   2   0   1   0  29
Sosa SV(6)                    2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    10   2   2   0   2   0  37

Grimsley faced 2 batters in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Jim Quick
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 24336


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl struck out; Reynolds grounded out (first
unassisted); Cedeno singled; Cedeno stole second [Cedeno to
third (error by Perez)]; Leonard singled [Cedeno scored]; Cabell
singled [Leonard to second]; Cruz grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); Ashby flied
out to left; Richard lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Perez struck out; Carter singled; Valentine homered
[Carter scored]; Parrish grounded out (shortstop to first);
Speier struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl made an out to third; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

EXPOS 3RD: On a bunt Grimsley grounded out (pitcher to first);
Cromartie grounded out (second to first); Scott singled; Scott
stole second; Dawson singled [Scott scored]; Dawson stole
second; Perez flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Expos 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Leonard grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied
out to center; Cruz singled; Howe doubled [Cruz scored]; Ashby
flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 4TH: Carter singled; Valentine lined to right; Parrish
flied out to center; Speier struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Richard flied out to right; Puhl singled; Puhl stole
second; Reynolds made an out to second; Cedeno lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 5TH: Grimsley struck out; Cromartie struck out; Scott
walked; Scott stole second [Scott to third (error by Ashby)];
Dawson walked; Dawson stole second; Perez struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Leonard grounded out (second to first); Cabell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 3.

EXPOS 6TH: Carter singled; Valentine forced Carter (third to
second); Parrish struck out; Speier singled [Valentine to
second]; Grimsley singled [Valentine scored, Speier to second];
Cromartie grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 2, Expos 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashby made
an out to third; Richard made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 4.

EXPOS 7TH: Scott struck out; Dawson struck out; Perez made an
out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 4.

ASTROS 8TH: On a bunt Puhl singled; Reynolds singled [Puhl to
second]; SOSA REPLACED GRIMSLEY (PITCHING); Cedeno struck out;
Leonard forced Puhl (shortstop to third) [Reynolds to second];
Cabell made an out to catcher; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 4.

EXPOS 8TH: Carter singled; Valentine struck out; Parrish made an
out to third; Speier struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Expos 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz flied out to center; Howe flied out to right;
Ashby doubled; WALLING BATTED FOR RICHARD; Walling singled
[Ashby to third]; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  10   1    8
 Expos            4   9   1    7


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