Montreal Expos 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 65
Played on Monday, August 17, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    1  2  0    0  0  0    2  0  1  -   6  9  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Raines lf                     4   2   2   1       1   1       1   0
Scott 2b                      5   0   3   1       0   0       3   7
Dawson cf                     4   0   1   3       1   1       2   0
Carter c                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Ramos c                     2   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Cromartie rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Wallach 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1      10   0
Parrish 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Phillips ss                   2   2   0   0       2   0       2   3
Burris p                      3   1   2   1       0   0       0   1
  Fryman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   6   9   6       5   3      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Scott-Carter, Scott-Wallach, Scott-Phillips-Wallach.

BATTING - 
SH: Fryman (1,off Sprowl).
IBB: Dawson (6,by Sprowl).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Raines 2 (52,2nd base off Ruhle/Ashby 2); Dawson (16,2nd base off LaCorte/Ashby).
CS: Scott (2,3rd base by Sprowl/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      4   0   3   0       0   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   2   2   0       0   0       0   5
Puhl rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Walling lf                    3   0   1   1       1   0       5   1
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   0   1       0   1      14   0
Howe 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Pittman 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Ruhle p                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sprowl p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   7   2       2   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Walling-Reynolds-Cedeno.

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (7,off Burris).
SF: Cedeno (5,off Burris).
GDP: Reynolds (5,off Fryman); Cedeno (3,off Fryman).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Scott (12,2nd base off Burris/Ramos).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burris W(5-5)                 7     6   2   2   1   3   0  27
Fryman SV(4)                  2     1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   4   0  33


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(1-2)                  6.2   8   5   5   3   1   0  30
LaCorte                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Sprowl                        2     1   1   1   2   2   0   8
Totals                        9     9   6   6   5   3   0  39

IBB: Sprowl (1,Dawson).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Steve Fields, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 24203


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Raines              lf        Scott               cf
2. Scott               2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Dawson              cf        Puhl                rf
4. Carter              c         Walling             lf
5. Cromartie           rf        Cedeno              1b
6. Wallach             1b        Howe                3b
7. Parrish             3b        Ashby               c
8. Phillips            ss        Pittman             2b
9. Burris              p         Ruhle               p

EXPOS 1ST: Raines walked; Raines stole second; Scott grounded
out (first unassisted) [Raines to third]; Dawson grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Raines scored]; Carter grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Scott singled to right; Reynolds doubled to right
[Scott to third]; Puhl hit into a double play (second to
catcher) [Scott out at home]; Walling singled to center
[Reynolds scored]; Cedeno flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Cromartie grounded out (shortstop to first); Wallach
singled to left; Parrish flied to left in foul territory;
Phillips walked [Wallach to second]; Burris singled to center
[Wallach scored, Phillips to third]; Raines singled to center
[Phillips scored, Burris to third]; Raines stole second; Scott
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: RAMOS REPLACED CARTER (PLAYING C ); Howe flied out
to center; Ashby struck out; Pittman grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Dawson struck out; Ramos walked; Cromartie flied out
to left; Wallach flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ruhle was called out on strikes; Scott singled to
center; Scott stole second; Reynolds flied out to right; Puhl
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Parrish flied out to left; Phillips grounded out
(pitcher to first); Burris grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling popped to third in foul territory; Cedeno
was called out on strikes; Howe made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Raines flied out to left; Scott singled to center;
Dawson hit into a double play (left to shortstop to first)
[Scott out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Pittman flied
out to left; Ruhle walked; Scott grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 6TH: Ramos flied out to center; Cromartie grounded out
(second to first); Wallach grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Reynolds singled to right; Puhl singled to right
[Reynolds to second]; Walling forced Puhl (second to shortstop)
[Reynolds to third]; Cedeno hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Reynolds scored]; Howe forced Walling (shortstop to second); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 2.

EXPOS 7TH: Parrish flied out to center; Phillips grounded out
(second to first); Burris singled to left; Raines singled to
first [Burris to second]; Scott singled to pitcher [Burris to
third, Raines to second]; Dawson singled to center [Burris
scored, Raines scored, Scott to third]; LACORTE REPLACED RUHLE
(PITCHING); Dawson stole second; Ramos flied out to right; 2 R,
4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby grounded out (pitcher to first); Pittman
grounded out (third to first); CRUZ BATTED FOR LACORTE; Cruz
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 5,
Astros 2.

EXPOS 8TH: SPROWL REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Cromartie made an
out to first; Wallach struck out; Parrish grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: FRYMAN REPLACED BURRIS (PITCHING); Scott singled to
center; Reynolds grounded into a double play (second to first)
[Scott out at second]; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 5, Astros 2.

EXPOS 9TH: Phillips walked; Fryman out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Phillips to second]; Raines was called out
on strikes; Scott singled to right [Phillips scored]; Dawson was
walked intentionally [Scott to second]; Scott was caught
stealing third (catcher to third); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Walling walked; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Walling out at second]; Howe
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 6,
Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            6   9   0    6
 Astros           2   7   0    4


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