Houston Astros 4, Montreal Expos 3 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 84
Played on Sunday, September 6, 1981 (D) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  1  0    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   4 14  0
MON N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3 13  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      5   0   2   0       1   0       4   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   1   1       1   1       5   0
Puhl rf                       6   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Cruz lf                       5   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Cedeno 1b                     5   2   3   1       0   0      11   1
Howe 3b                       4   0   2   1       0   0       0   3
  D. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Spilman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Loucks pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garcia ss                     5   0   1   0       0   0       1   9
Pujols c                      4   1   2   0       0   1       6   1
  Ashby ph,c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Niekro p                      2   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Thon 3b                     2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       44   4  14   4       2   4      36  15

BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (2,off Lee); Niekro (1,off Lee).
3B: Howe (3,off Lee).
HR: Cedeno (3,2nd inning off Lee 0 on 1 out).
SH: Niekro (9,off Lee); Garner (4,off Jackson).
GDP: Garcia (2,off Sosa).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Scott (9,2nd base by Lee/Carter); Cedeno (7,2nd base by Lee/Carter).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Raines lf                     6   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Scott 2b                      5   1   1   0       1   1       5   3
Dawson cf                     5   2   3   3       1   0       2   1
Carter c                      5   0   2   0       0   0       5   1
Cromartie rf                  5   0   1   0       1   2       4   0
Milner 1b                     6   0   3   0       0   0      14   1
  Manuel pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Parrish 3b                    4   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Francona ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Speier ss                     4   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Lee p                         2   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
  Reardon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White ph                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fryman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Office ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mills 3b                    1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       45   3  13   3       5   5      36  19

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Carter-Speier, Speier-Scott-Milner.

BATTING - 
2B: Milner 2 (4,off Niekro,off LaCorte); Carter (11,off Sambito); Scott (7,off
D. Smith); Mills (1,off LaCorte).
HR: Dawson 2 (22,3rd inning off Niekro 1 on 2 out,8th inning off Sambito 0
on 0 out).
SH: White (1,off Sambito); Carter (2,off D. Smith).
IBB: Dawson (10,by D. Smith); Cromartie (5,by D. Smith).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Raines (10,2nd base by Niekro/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro                        6     7   2   2   3   1   1  26
Sambito                       1.2   2   1   1   0   1   1   7
D. Smith                      2.1   1   0   0   2   2   0  10
LaCorte W(4-2)                2     3   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                       12    13   3   3   5   5   2  52

Niekro faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Niekro (7).
IBB: D. Smith 2 (3,Dawson,Cromartie).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lee                           6.1  10   3   3   1   2   1  28
Reardon                       0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Fryman                        2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Jackson                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Sosa L(1-2)                   2     4   1   1   0   0   0   8
Totals                       12    14   4   4   2   4   1  48


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 3:33   Attendance: 47193


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. Garcia              ss        Parrish             3b
8. Pujols              c         Speier              ss
9. Niekro              p         Lee                 p

ASTROS 1ST: Scott singled to left; Garner flied out to right;
Puhl was called out on strikes while Scott was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Raines grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott
struck out; Dawson singled to left; Carter flied out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Cedeno
homered; Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); Garcia singled to
left; Pujols forced Garcia (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Cromartie flied out to center; Milner doubled to
left; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Milner to third]; Parrish
grounded out (third to first); Speier grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro grounded out (second to first); Scott
grounded out (pitcher to first); Garner grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Raines
grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott walked; Dawson hit an
inside the park homer to center [Scott scored]; Carter flied out
to right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cruz was called
out on strikes; Cedeno singled to center; Howe tripled to right
[Cedeno scored]; Garcia flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

EXPOS 4TH: Cromartie grounded out (first to pitcher); Milner
singled to left [Milner out at second (shortstop to second)];
Parrish grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Expos 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols singled to center; Niekro out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Pujols to second]; Scott popped to
first in foul territory; Garner walked; Puhl popped to third in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

EXPOS 5TH: Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); Lee singled
to left; Raines forced Lee (shortstop to second); Raines was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno singled
to left; Cedeno was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to second); Howe singled to center; Garcia
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 2.

EXPOS 6TH: Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Dawson
grounded out (third to first); Carter singled to left; Cromartie
singled to second [Carter to second]; Milner popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Pujols doubled to right; Niekro doubled to left
[Pujols scored]; Scott flied out to right [Niekro to third];
REARDON REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); Garner struck out; Puhl flied
out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 2.

EXPOS 7TH: Parrish walked; Speier walked [Parrish to second];
SAMBITO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); WHITE BATTED FOR REARDON;
White out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher unassisted) [Parrish to
third, Speier to second]; Raines made an out to second; Scott
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 2.

ASTROS 8TH: FRYMAN REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first);
Howe grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 2.

EXPOS 8TH: Dawson homered; Carter doubled to left; Cromartie
struck out; Milner made an out to second; D. SMITH REPLACED HOWE
(PITCHING); THON REPLACED SAMBITO (PLAYING 3B); Parrish grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos
3.

ASTROS 9TH: Garcia made an out to shortstop; Pujols struck out;
Thon flied to right in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 9TH: Speier flied out to left; OFFICE BATTED FOR FRYMAN;
Office flied out to left; Raines was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 10TH: JACKSON REPLACED OFFICE (PITCHING); Scott walked;
Garner out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Scott to
second]; Puhl flied out to left; Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 10TH: Scott doubled to center; Dawson was walked
intentionally; Carter out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Scott to third, Dawson to second]; Cromartie was walked
intentionally; Milner popped to catcher in foul territory;
Parrish struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 11TH: SOSA REPLACED PARRISH (PITCHING); MILLS REPLACED
JACKSON (PLAYING 3B); Cedeno popped to first in foul territory;
SPILMAN BATTED FOR D. SMITH; Spilman singled to right; LOUCKS
RAN FOR SPILMAN; Garcia grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Loucks out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

EXPOS 11TH: LACORTE REPLACED LOUCKS (PITCHING); Speier flied out
to right; Mills doubled to right; Raines singled to right [Mills
to third]; Scott flied out to left; Dawson flied out to center;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 3.

ASTROS 12TH: ASHBY BATTED FOR PUJOLS; Ashby flied out to center;
Thon singled to center; Scott singled to second [Thon to
second]; Garner singled to center [Thon scored, Scott out at
third (center to third)]; Puhl popped to catcher in foul
territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 3.

EXPOS 12TH: ASHBY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Carter flied out
to left; Cromartie struck out; Milner doubled to right; MANUEL
RAN FOR MILNER; FRANCONA BATTED FOR SOSA; Francona flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  14   0    8
 Expos            3  13   0   13


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