Montreal Expos 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Saturday, September 5, 1981 (D) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  8  2
MON N    2  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Garner 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   8
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Cedeno 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Howe 3b                       4   2   3   0       0   0       1   3
Ashby c                       4   0   2   2       0   1       5   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       4   3
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Sutton p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Heep ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       1   4      24  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garner-Reynolds-Cedeno.
E: Garner (10), Sutton (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (20,off Burris).
SH: Garner (3,off Burris).
Team LOB: 6.

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Raines lf                     4   2   2   1       0   0       1   0
Scott 2b                      4   2   2   0       0   1       2   5
Dawson cf                     3   1   2   2       1   0       3   0
Carter c                      4   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Cromartie rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Milner 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      12   0
Parrish 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Speier ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Burris p                      3   0   2   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                       34   5  10   4       1   4      27  10

BATTING - 
HR: Dawson (20,1st inning off Sutton 1 on 1 out); Raines (4,7th inning off
Sutton 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Cromartie (7,off Sutton).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton L(7-8)                 7     9   5   4   1   3   2  31
LaCorte                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    10   5   4   1   4   2  35


Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burris W(7-5)                 9     8   2   2   1   4   0  35

WP: Burris 2 (6).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 30471


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Scott               cf        Raines              lf
2. Garner              2b        Scott               2b
3. Puhl                rf        Dawson              cf
4. Cruz                lf        Carter              c
5. Cedeno              1b        Cromartie           rf
6. Howe                3b        Milner              1b
7. Ashby               c         Parrish             3b
8. Reynolds            ss        Speier              ss
9. Sutton              p         Burris              p

ASTROS 1ST: Scott singled to left; Garner out on a sacrifice
bunt (first unassisted) [Scott to second]; Puhl grounded out
(second to first); Cruz walked; Cedeno lined to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Howe doubled to right; Ashby singled to right [Howe
scored]; Reynolds singled to shortstop [Ashby to second]; Ashby
was picked off second (pitcher to second); Sutton forced
Reynolds (pitcher to shortstop); Burris threw a wild pitch
[Sutton to second]; Scott grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

EXPOS 2ND: Milner grounded out (second to first); Parrish
grounded out (third to first); Speier struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Garner struck out; Puhl popped to third in foul
territory; Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Expos 2.

EXPOS 3RD: Burris singled to center; Raines singled to right
[Burris to second]; Scott forced Burris (third to shortstop)
[Raines to second]; Dawson walked [Raines to third, Scott to
second]; Carter forced Dawson (shortstop to second) [Raines
scored, Scott scored (error by Garner) (unearned) (no RBI)];
Cromartie forced Carter (second to shortstop); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno lined to third; Howe singled to center; Ashby
was called out on strikes; Reynolds flied out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 4.

EXPOS 4TH: Milner popped to third in foul territory; Parrish
grounded out (shortstop to first); Speier singled to right;
Burris singled to center [Speier to second]; Raines grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Sutton grounded out (second to first); Scott made an
out to third; Garner made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Expos 4.

EXPOS 5TH: Scott singled to center; Dawson singled to left
[Scott to second]; Carter popped to catcher in foul territory;
Cromartie grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Dawson out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Expos 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Cruz flied out
to center; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Milner reached on an error by Sutton [Milner to
first]; Parrish grounded out (third to first) [Milner to
second]; Speier grounded out (second to first) [Milner to
third]; Burris was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Expos 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); Ashby grounded
out (second to first); Reynolds grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 4.

EXPOS 7TH: Raines homered; Scott was called out on strikes;
Dawson grounded out (pitcher to first); Carter flied out to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 5.

ASTROS 8TH: HEEP BATTED FOR SUTTON; Heep singled to second;
Scott grounded out (second to first) [Heep to second]; Garner
grounded out (third to first); Puhl struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 5.

EXPOS 8TH: LACORTE REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); Cromartie grounded
out (second to first); Milner singled to center; Parrish struck
out; Speier forced Milner (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz struck out; Cedeno flied out to center; Howe
singled to center; Burris threw a wild pitch [Howe to second];
Ashby singled to center [Howe scored]; WALLING BATTED FOR
REYNOLDS; Walling flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Expos 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   2    6
 Expos            5  10   0    6


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