Montreal Expos 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Sunday, July 24, 1983 (D) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3  8  2
MON N    0  2  1    0  1  0    3  0  x  -   7  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Walling rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Puhl cf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
Thon ss                       4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Spilman 1b                    3   0   1   1       0   0       4   1
Ashby c                       4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Reynolds 2b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       4   3
LaCoss p                      2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bass ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Scott ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       1   1      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Walling (3), Reynolds (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Reynolds (3,off Rogers); Puhl (13,off Rogers); Thon (19,off Rogers).
SF: Spilman (1,off Rogers).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (19,2nd base off Rogers/Carter).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Raines lf                     4   2   1   0       1   0       2   0
Little ss                     3   2   2   0       1   0       3   3
Dawson cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Oliver 1b                     3   1   2   2       1   0       7   1
  Francona 1b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Carter c                      3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Cromartie rf                  3   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Wallach 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       2   2
Flynn 2b                      4   0   0   1       0   0       3   3
Rogers p                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
Totals                       31   7   8   6       5   4      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Little (9,off LaCoss); Oliver (25,off LaCoss).
SF: Cromartie (4,off DiPino).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Raines (41,2nd base off LaCorte/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss L(4-6)                 6     7   4   3   2   3   0  27
LaCorte                       0     0   3   3   3   0   0   3
DiPino                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Dawley                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     8   7   6   5   4   0  37

LaCorte faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
WP: LaCoss (4).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rogers W(13-5)                9     8   3   3   1   1   0  36


Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Lanny Harris, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 35184


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Walling             rf        Raines              lf
2. Puhl                cf        Little              ss
3. Thon                ss        Dawson              cf
4. Garner              3b        Oliver              1b
5. Cruz                lf        Carter              c
6. Spilman             1b        Cromartie           rf
7. Ashby               c         Wallach             3b
8. Reynolds            2b        Flynn               2b
9. LaCoss              p         Rogers              p

ASTROS 1ST: Walling popped to shortstop; Puhl flied out to left;
Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Raines grounded out (first to pitcher); Little flied
out to center; Dawson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner flied out to center; Cruz made an out to
second; Spilman singled to left; Ashby struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Oliver singled to left; Carter forced Oliver (third
to second); Cromartie singled to left [Carter to second]; LaCoss
threw a wild pitch [Carter to third, Cromartie to second];
Wallach singled to right [Carter scored, Cromartie to third];
Flynn forced Wallach (third to second) [Cromartie scored, Flynn
to second (error by Reynolds)]; Rogers was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); LaCoss
singled to left; Walling flied out to right; Puhl flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 2.

EXPOS 3RD: Raines singled to first; Little singled to right
[Raines scored (error by Walling) (unearned) (no RBI), Little to
second]; Dawson flied out to center; Oliver walked; Carter
forced Oliver (third to second) [Little to third]; Cromartie
grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Thon grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz made an out to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 3.

EXPOS 4TH: Wallach flied out to center; Flynn flied out to
right; Rogers struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos
3.

ASTROS 5TH: Spilman made an out to shortstop; Ashby grounded out
(second to first); Reynolds doubled to right; LaCoss grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 3.

EXPOS 5TH: Raines flied out to center; Little doubled to right;
Dawson flied out to center [Little to third]; Oliver doubled to
left [Little scored]; Carter walked; Cromartie grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Walling grounded out (third to first); Puhl flied
out to right; Thon made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Wallach popped to third; Flynn grounded out (third to
first); Rogers was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Garner flied out to center; Cruz flied out to
center; Spilman grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 4.

EXPOS 7TH: LACORTE REPLACED LACOSS (PITCHING); Raines walked;
Raines stole second; Little walked; Dawson walked [Raines to
third, Little to second]; DIPINO REPLACED LACORTE (PITCHING);
Oliver forced Dawson (third to second) [Raines scored, Little to
third]; Carter singled to left [Little scored, Oliver to third];
Cromartie hit a sacrifice fly to center [Oliver scored]; Wallach
struck out; 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 7.

ASTROS 8TH: FRANCONA REPLACED OLIVER (PLAYING 1B); Ashby
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); Reynolds lined to
second; BASS BATTED FOR DIPINO; Bass walked; Walling popped to
third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos
7.

EXPOS 8TH: DAWLEY REPLACED BASS (PITCHING); Flynn flied out to
center; Rogers grounded out (second to first); Raines flied out
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl doubled to right; Thon doubled to left [Puhl
scored]; Garner flied out to right; Cruz singled to third [Thon
to third]; Cruz stole second; Spilman hit a sacrifice fly to
third [Thon scored]; Ashby singled to right [Cruz scored];
Reynolds singled to left [Ashby to second]; T. SCOTT BATTED FOR
DAWLEY; T. Scott flied out to left; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   2    6
 Expos            7   8   0    6


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