Montreal Expos 19, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 67
Played on Sunday, June 17, 1979 (D) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  8  1
MON N    2  0  6    6  0  0    5  0  x  -  19 24  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Reynolds ss                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Sexton ph,ss                2   1   1   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno 1b                     2   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
  Landestoy 2b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Leonard rf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Riccelli p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling rf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 2b,1b                    3   1   1   1       1   0       3   1
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dixon p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gonzalez ph,3b              2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       1   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Bochy ph,c                  3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Niekro p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Throop p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph,lf                  2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       3   0      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Puhl-Reynolds-Cedeno, Dixon-Reynolds-Cedeno, Sexton-Howe, Landestoy-Sexton-Howe.
E: Leonard (4).

BATTING - 
HR: Howe (4,4th inning off Schatzeder 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 7.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cromartie lf                  5   2   2   1       1   0       3   0
Scott 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Cash 2b                     2   1   2   1       0   0       0   1
Dawson cf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
  White cf                    2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Perez 1b                      3   3   3   4       0   0       6   0
  Solaita 1b                  2   1   2   1       0   0       5   1
Carter c                      3   2   2   1       0   0       0   0
  Dyer c                      1   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Valentine rf                  3   2   2   3       0   0       2   0
  Hutton rf                   2   1   1   2       0   0       2   0
Parrish 3b                    4   2   3   2       0   0       0   0
  Macha 3b                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Speier ss                     2   2   2   1       1   0       0   2
  Mason ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Schatzeder p                  2   1   2   2       1   0       0   1
  Palmer ph,p                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       44  19  24  19       3   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Solaita-Mason-Schatzeder-Dyer.
E: Speier (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Valentine (10,off Niekro); Schatzeder (1,off Niekro); Speier (11,off Roberge);
Cromartie (17,off Niemann); Dyer (3,off Niemann).
3B: Hutton (1,off Niemann).
HR: Perez 2 (7,1st inning off Niekro 1 on 2 out,4th inning off Throop 1 on
0 out); Parrish (4,3rd inning off Niekro 1 on 2 out); Carter (11,4th inning
off Throop 0 on 0 out); Valentine (7,4th inning off Throop 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Carter (2,by Niekro).
GDP: Hutton (2,off Dixon); Palmer (1,off Niemann); Mason (1,off Niemann).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(10-3)                2.2   6   8   8   3   2   2  18
Throop                        0.1   5   4   4   0   1   3   6
Roberge                       1     3   2   2   0   0   0   5
Dixon                         1     2   0   0   0   1   0   4
Niemann                       2     7   5   5   0   0   0  11
Riccelli                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    24  19  19   3   5   5  48

Throop faced 4 batters in the 4th inning
HBP: Niekro (4,Carter).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schatzeder W(2-1)             6     6   3   3   2   0   1  25
Palmer                        2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
May                           1     2   0   0   1   0   0   6
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3   0   1  37


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 30245


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. Howe                2b        Valentine           rf
7. Cruz                lf        Parrish             3b
8. Ashby               c         Speier              ss
9. Niekro              p         Schatzeder          p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl made an out to first; Reynolds flied out to
center; Cedeno walked; Leonard singled [Cedeno to second];
Cabell forced Leonard (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Cromartie walked; Scott lined to center; Dawson
grounded out (third to first) [Cromartie to third]; Perez
homered [Cromartie scored]; Carter flied out to center; 2 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe flied out to center; Cruz made an out to first;
Ashby singled to shortstop [Ashby to second (error by Speier)];
Niekro made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 2.

EXPOS 2ND: Valentine grounded out (third to first); Parrish
grounded out (pitcher to first); Speier walked; Schatzeder
walked [Speier to second]; Cromartie grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl flied out to right; Reynolds grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 2.

EXPOS 3RD: Scott struck out; Dawson struck out; Perez singled;
Carter was hit by a pitch [Perez to second]; Valentine doubled
[Perez scored, Carter scored]; Parrish homered [Valentine
scored]; Speier singled; Schatzeder doubled [Speier scored];
THROOP REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Cromartie singled to right
[Schatzeder scored, Cromartie to second (error by Leonard)];
Scott struck out; 6 R, 6 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 8.

ASTROS 4TH: Leonard flied out to right; Cabell made an out to
first; Howe homered; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 8.

EXPOS 4TH: Dawson singled; Perez homered [Dawson scored]; Carter
homered; Valentine homered; ROBERGE REPLACED THROOP (PITCHING);
Parrish singled; Speier doubled [Parrish scored]; Schatzeder
singled [Speier scored]; Cromartie hit into a double play
(center to shortstop to first) [Schatzeder out at second]; Scott
grounded out (pitcher to first); 6 R, 7 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Expos 14.

ASTROS 5TH: MASON REPLACED SPEIER (PLAYING SS); SOLAITA REPLACED
PEREZ (PLAYING 1B); HUTTON REPLACED VALENTINE (PLAYING RF);
BOCHY BATTED FOR ASHBY; Bochy grounded out (shortstop to first);
ALOU BATTED FOR ROBERGE; Alou flied out to left; Puhl grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 14.

EXPOS 5TH: BOCHY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); ALOU STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); DIXON REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Dawson struck
out; Solaita singled; Carter singled [Solaita to second]; Hutton
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Carter out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos
14.

ASTROS 6TH: CASH REPLACED SCOTT (PLAYING 2B); WHITE REPLACED
DAWSON (PLAYING CF); DYER REPLACED CARTER (PLAYING C ); SEXTON
BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Sexton singled; Cedeno flied out to center;
Leonard singled [Sexton to second]; Cabell singled [Sexton
scored, Leonard to second]; Howe walked [Leonard to third,
Cabell to second]; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR DIXON; Gonzalez hit into
a double play (first to shortstop) [Leonard scored, Cabell out
at home (pitcher to catcher), Howe out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 14.

EXPOS 6TH: SEXTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); HOWE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); LANDESTOY REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING 2B);
NIEMANN REPLACED CABELL (PITCHING); GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING 3B); Parrish singled; Mason forced Parrish (first to
shortstop); PALMER BATTED FOR SCHATZEDER; Palmer grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Mason out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 14.

ASTROS 7TH: MACHA REPLACED PARRISH (PLAYING 3B); PALMER STAYED
IN GAME (PITCHING); Bochy flied out to center; Alou grounded out
(second to first); Puhl lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 14.

EXPOS 7TH: Cromartie doubled; Cash singled [Cromartie scored,
Cash to second (on throw to home)]; White flied out to right;
Solaita singled [Cash scored]; Dyer doubled [Solaita to third];
Hutton tripled [Solaita scored, Dyer scored]; Macha singled
[Hutton scored]; Mason grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Macha out at second]; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 3, Expos 19.

ASTROS 8TH: Sexton flied out to right; Landestoy grounded out
(catcher to first); Leonard flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 19.

EXPOS 8TH: RICCELLI REPLACED LEONARD (PITCHING); WALLING
REPLACED NIEMANN (PLAYING RF); Palmer grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cromartie flied out to center; Cash singled; White
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 19.

ASTROS 9TH: MAY REPLACED PALMER (PITCHING); Walling grounded out
(third to first); Howe flied out to left; Gonzalez singled;
Bochy singled [Gonzalez to second]; Alou walked [Gonzalez to
third, Bochy to second]; Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 19.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   1    7
 Expos           19  24   1    5


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