Montreal Expos 3, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 121
Played on Wednesday, August 15, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  1  0    0  1  1    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cromartie lf                  5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Scott 2b                      3   0   0   0       2   1       4   5
Dawson cf                     5   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Perez 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
  Hutton ph,1b                1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Carter c                      4   1   1   0       0   1       4   1
Valentine rf                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Parrish 3b                    3   1   2   0       1   0       1   3
Speier ss                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Schatzeder p                  2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  White ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Sanderson p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   3  10   2       4   4      27  13

BATTING - 
GDP: Speier (11,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dawson (26,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby); Scott (30,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby);
Valentine (9,2nd base off Roberge/Ashby).
CS: Dawson (8,2nd base by Niemann/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   2   0       1   0       8   1
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Puhl cf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Leonard rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Knicely ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   0   5   0       3   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Reynolds-Gonzalez-Cedeno.
E: Cabell (11).

BATTING - 
SH: Reynolds (25,off Schatzeder).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (19,2nd base by Sanderson/Carter).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Schatzeder W(8-4)             5     2   0   0   3   1   0  20
Sanderson SV(1)               4     3   0   0   0   2   0  14
Totals                        9     5   0   0   3   3   0  34

WP: Schatzeder (5).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(16-7)                7     9   3   2   2   3   0  32
Roberge                       0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Williams                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Niemann                       1.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   3   2   4   4   0  40

WP: Niekro (10).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Charlie Williams
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 24885


Starting Lineups:

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

EXPOS 1ST: Cromartie grounded out (third to first); Scott struck
out; Dawson singled; Dawson stole second; Perez flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno singled; Schatzeder threw a wild pitch
[Cedeno to second]; On a bunt Reynolds popped to catcher in foul
territory; Puhl singled [Cedeno to third]; Leonard struck out;
Cabell walked [Puhl to second]; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Carter singled; Valentine reached on an error by
Cabell [Carter to second, Valentine to first]; Parrish singled
[Carter to third, Valentine to second]; Speier grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Carter scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Valentine to third, Parrish out at second];
Schatzeder flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez popped to second; Ashby flied out to left;
Niekro flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1,
Astros 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Cromartie grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Scott
walked; Scott stole second; Dawson flied out to right; Perez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno walked; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to first) [Cedeno to second]; Puhl grounded out (second
to first) [Cedeno to third]; Leonard flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell lined to third; Cruz walked; Gonzalez
grounded out (second to first) [Cruz to second]; Ashby grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Schatzeder singled; Cromartie singled [Schatzeder to
second]; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Schatzeder to third,
Cromartie to second]; Scott flied out to right; Dawson grounded
out (shortstop to first) [Schatzeder scored]; Perez flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Niekro grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
grounded out (pitcher to first); Reynolds grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 0.

EXPOS 6TH: Carter struck out; Valentine flied out to right;
Parrish walked; Speier singled [Parrish to second]; WHITE BATTED
FOR SCHATZEDER; White singled [Parrish scored, Speier to
second]; Cromartie forced White (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: SANDERSON REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Puhl singled;
Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Leonard
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabell singled; Cruz grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 0.

EXPOS 7TH: Scott flied out to left; Dawson singled; Perez flied
out to left; Carter flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Gonzalez struck out; Ashby flied out to center;
KNICELY BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Knicely struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 0.

EXPOS 8TH: ROBERGE REPLACED KNICELY (PITCHING); On a bunt
Valentine singled; Valentine stole second; Parrish grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Valentine to third]; Speier walked;
WILLIAMS REPLACED ROBERGE (PITCHING); Sanderson reached on a
fielder's choice [Valentine out at home (pitcher to catcher to
third), Speier to second]; NIEMANN REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING);
Cromartie popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno singled; Reynolds popped to shortstop; Puhl
popped to second; Leonard forced Cedeno (shortstop to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 0.

EXPOS 9TH: Scott walked; Dawson forced Scott (right to
shortstop); HUTTON BATTED FOR PEREZ; Dawson was picked off and
caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop to first);
Hutton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: HUTTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Cabell grounded
out (second to first); Cruz flied out to left; Gonzalez grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            3  10   0   10
 Astros           0   5   1    7


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