Montreal Expos 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 133
Played on Wednesday, August 29, 1979 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   3  9  0
MON N    0  0  0    0  1  3    1  0  x  -   5  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  5   0   0   0       0   0       6   3
Sexton ss                     5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Puhl cf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Cedeno 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      10   0
Cabell 3b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
Leonard rf                    4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       2   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Bochy c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Knicely c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      1   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Gonzalez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   9   3       2   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Puhl-Landestoy, Cabell-Landestoy-Cedeno.
PB: Bochy (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (24,off Lee); Cruz (30,off Sosa).
SH: Niekro (11,off Lee).
Team LOB: 8.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cromartie lf                  4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cash 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Dawson cf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Perez 1b                      3   1   1   0       1   0      11   2
Carter c                      2   1   0   0       2   0       4   2
Valentine rf                  4   1   1   3       0   1       4   0
Parrish 3b                    3   1   1   1       1   0       0   2
Speier ss                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   6
Lee p                         1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  White ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   5   8   5       4   4      27  16

BATTING - 
HR: Parrish (22,5th inning off Niekro 0 on 0 out); Valentine (21,6th inning
off Niekro 2 on 2 out).
SH: Lee (6,off Niekro).
GDP: Perez (14,off Williams).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(18-8)                6     5   4   4   4   4   2  26
Williams                      2     3   1   1   0   0   0   8
Totals                        8     8   5   5   4   4   2  34

WP: Niekro (13).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lee W(13-10)                  7     8   2   2   1   3   0  30
Sosa SV(15)                   2     1   1   1   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9     9   3   3   2   4   0  38


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 25064


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy grounded out (second to first); Sexton
grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl singled; Cedeno forced
Puhl (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Cromartie singled; Cash grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Cromartie to second]; Dawson hit into a double play
(center to second) [Cromartie out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell flied out to center; Leonard struck out; Cruz
singled; Ashby singled [Cruz to second]; Niekro singled [Cruz
scored, Ashby to second]; Landestoy grounded out (catcher to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Perez made an out to second; Carter made an out to
second; Valentine struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Sexton flied out to right; Puhl flied out to right;
Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Parrish flied out to center; Speier singled; Lee out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Speier to second];
Cromartie grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Expos 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first);
Leonard grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Cash grounded out (third to first); Dawson flied out
to center; Perez walked; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Perez to
second]; Carter walked; Valentine forced Carter (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby walked; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Ashby to second]; Landestoy grounded out
(first to pitcher) [Ashby to third]; Sexton flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Parrish homered; Speier made an out to second; Lee
struck out; Cromartie grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to right; Cedeno doubled; Cabell
singled [Cedeno to third]; Leonard singled [Cedeno scored,
Cabell to second]; Cruz made an out to shortstop; Ashby grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos
1.

EXPOS 6TH: BOCHY REPLACED ASHBY (PLAYING C ); Cash made an out
to first; Dawson struck out; Perez singled; Bochy allowed a
passed ball [Perez to second]; Carter walked; Valentine homered
[Perez scored, Carter scored]; Parrish walked; Speier struck out
(catcher to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GONZALEZ BATTED FOR NIEKRO; Gonzalez struck out;
Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); Sexton singled;
Puhl struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 4.

EXPOS 7TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); WHITE BATTED
FOR LEE; White grounded out (first unassisted); Cromartie
singled; Cash singled [Cromartie to second]; Dawson singled
[Cromartie scored, Cash to second]; Perez grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Dawson out at second]; 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 5.

ASTROS 8TH: SOSA REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to
right; Cabell walked; Leonard grounded out (third to first)
[Cabell to second]; Cruz doubled [Cabell scored]; WALLING BATTED
FOR BOCHY; Walling struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Expos 5.

EXPOS 8TH: KNICELY REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING C ); Carter flied
out to left; Valentine made an out to first; Parrish made an out
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 5.

ASTROS 9TH: REYNOLDS BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Reynolds made an out
to shortstop; Landestoy grounded out (pitcher to first); Sexton
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Expos 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   9   0    8
 Expos            5   8   0    5


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