Montreal Expos 6, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 44
Played on Tuesday, May 25, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  2  1    0  0  0    0  1  2  -   6 10  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  3
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Raines 2b                     4   1   0   0       1   0       1   4
Francona lf,1b                5   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Dawson cf                     5   2   3   4       0   0       3   0
Oliver 1b                     3   1   1   0       1   0       6   1
  Norman pr,lf                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Carter c                      4   1   1   2       1   2       5   2
Cromartie rf                  4   0   0   0       1   2       4   0
Wallach 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Speier ss                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Palmer p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gulden ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  B. Smith p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   6  10   6       4   6      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Carter-Oliver-Speier.

BATTING - 
2B: Speier (6,off Ruhle); Oliver (12,off Ruhle); Dawson (9,off Smith).
HR: Carter (8,2nd inning off Ruhle 1 on 0 out); Dawson 2 (6,3rd inning off
Ruhle 0 on 2 out,8th inning off Smith 0 on 0 out).
SH: B. Smith (1,off Smith).
IBB: Raines (2,by Smith); Carter (2,by Cappuzzello).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wallach (1,Home by Ruhle/Ashby); Francona (1,2nd base by Ruhle/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Scott cf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Cruz lf                       3   1   0   0       1   2       0   0
Heep 1b                       2   0   2   0       1   0      13   1
Garner 2b                     2   0   0   0       2   0       2   4
Ashby c                       3   0   0   1       0   0       6   3
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Ruhle p                       1   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Thon ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cappuzzello p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   4   1       6   5      27  14

FIELDING - 
E: Garner 2 (5), Reynolds (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Knight (12,off Palmer).
SF: Ashby (2,off Palmer).
HBP: Heep (1,by Palmer).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garner (7,2nd base off Palmer/Carter).
CS: Ruhle (1,2nd base by Palmer/Carter).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Palmer W(1-0)                 6     2   1   1   6   4   0  25
B. Smith SV(1)                3     2   0   0   0   1   0  11
Totals                        9     4   1   1   6   5   0  36

HBP: Palmer (1,Heep).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle L(2-3)                  7     6   3   2   2   4   2  29
Smith                         1.1   4   3   3   1   0   1  10
Cappuzzello                   0.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   3
Totals                        9    10   6   5   4   6   3  42

IBB: Smith (2,Raines); Cappuzzello (1,Carter).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Jim Quick, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 15770


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Raines              2b        Puhl                rf
2. Francona            lf        Scott               cf
3. Dawson              cf        Knight              3b
4. Oliver              1b        Cruz                lf
5. Carter              c         Heep                1b
6. Cromartie           rf        Garner              2b
7. Wallach             3b        Ashby               c
8. Speier              ss        Reynolds            ss
9. Palmer              p         Ruhle               p

EXPOS 1ST: Raines grounded out (first unassisted); Francona
grounded out (second to first); Dawson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (first unassisted); Scott popped
to first in foul territory; Knight flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Oliver reached on an error by Garner; Carter homered
[Oliver scored (unearned)]; Cromartie grounded out (first
unassisted); Wallach singled to center; Speier reached on an
error by Garner [Wallach to third]; Wallach was caught stealing
home (catcher to third to first) [Speier to second]; Palmer
struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz walked; Heep walked [Cruz to second]; Garner
forced Heep (shortstop to second) [Cruz to third]; Garner stole
second; Ashby out on a sacrifice fly to left in foul territory
[Cruz scored]; Reynolds made an out to third; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Raines grounded out (third to first); Francona
grounded out (second to first); Dawson homered; Oliver walked;
Carter struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ruhle walked; Puhl struck out while Ruhle was caught
stealing second (catcher to first to shortstop); Scott walked;
Knight grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Cromartie walked; Wallach forced Cromartie (shortstop
to second); Speier doubled to left [Wallach to third]; Palmer
reached on a fielder's choice [Wallach out at third (pitcher to
third)]; Raines flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz struck out; Heep singled to left; Garner walked
[Heep to second]; Ashby grounded out (first unassisted) [Heep to
third, Garner to second]; Heep was picked off third (catcher to
third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Francona singled to right; Francona was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Dawson flied out to
right; Oliver doubled to left; Carter was called out on strikes;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Ruhle
grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 6TH: Cromartie struck out; Wallach popped to catcher in
foul territory; Speier grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Scott struck out; Knight doubled to left; Cruz was
called out on strikes; Heep was hit by a pitch; Garner walked
[Knight to third, Heep to second]; Ashby popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 7TH: GULDEN BATTED FOR PALMER; Gulden grounded out (first
unassisted); Raines grounded out (second to first); Francona
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: B. SMITH REPLACED GULDEN (PITCHING); Reynolds flied
out to right; THON BATTED FOR RUHLE; Thon struck out; Puhl flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 1.

EXPOS 8TH: SMITH REPLACED THON (PITCHING); Dawson homered;
Oliver reached on an error by Reynolds [Oliver to second];
NORMAN RAN FOR OLIVER; Carter flied out to center; Cromartie
flied out to right [Norman to third]; Wallach grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: FRANCONA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); NORMAN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Scott grounded out (second to
first); Knight singled to right; Cruz flied out to right; Heep
singled to right [Knight to third]; Garner flied out to right; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 1.

EXPOS 9TH: Speier singled to third; B. Smith out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Speier to second]; Raines was walked
intentionally; Francona singled to right [Speier to third,
Raines to second]; Dawson doubled to left [Speier scored, Raines
scored, Francona to third]; CAPPUZZELLO REPLACED SMITH
(PITCHING); Norman struck out (catcher to first); Carter was
walked intentionally; Cromartie struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Expos 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds
flied out to center; WALLING BATTED FOR CAPPUZZELLO; Walling
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 6,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            6  10   0    9
 Astros           1   4   3    8


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