Montreal Expos 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Tuesday, April 3, 1984 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  9  0
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                       5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Lucas p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reardon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Little 2b                     5   0   2   1       0   0       3   2
Raines cf                     5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Dawson rf                     4   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Carter c                      2   1   1   0       1   0       6   2
Wallach 3b                    4   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Francona 1b                   3   0   1   0       1   0       7   2
Salazar ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Thomas ph,lf                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Lea p                         3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Dilone ph                   1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Speier ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   4   9   4       4   1      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Francona-Salazar-Lea.

BATTING - 
2B: Little (1,off Niekro); Francona (1,off Niekro); Carter (1,off Niekro).
3B: Dawson (1,off Niekro).
HBP: Carter (1,by Niekro).
IBB: Francona (1,by Niekro); Thomas (1,by Dawley).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Little (1,2nd base by Dawley/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Thon ss                       4   0   1   0       0   2       2   5
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   1   2   1       1   1       2   0
Knight 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   1      10   2
Walling 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Ashby c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
  Bannister pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Niekro p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   9   2       4   6      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (1,off Lucas).
SH: Ashby (1,off Lea).
GDP: Ashby (1,off Lea).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (1,2nd base off Lea/Carter).
CS: Cruz (1,2nd base by Lea/Carter).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lea W(1-0)                    7     5   1   1   4   4   0  28
Lucas                         0.1   3   1   1   0   1   0   4
Reardon SV(1)                 1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     9   2   2   4   6   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(0-1)                 7     7   4   4   3   1   0  32
Dawley                        2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9     9   4   4   4   1   0  40

Niekro faced 3 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Niekro (1,Carter).
IBB: Niekro (1,Francona); Dawley (1,Thomas).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 28105


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Rose                lf        Doran               2b
2. Little              2b        Puhl                rf
3. Raines              cf        Thon                ss
4. Dawson              rf        Cruz                lf
5. Carter              c         Mumphrey            cf
6. Wallach             3b        Knight              1b
7. Francona            1b        Walling             3b
8. Salazar             ss        Ashby               c
9. Lea                 p         Niekro              p

EXPOS 1ST: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); Little made
an out to first; Raines made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

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

EXPOS 2ND: Dawson grounded out (shortstop to first); Carter was
hit by a pitch; Wallach flied out to left; Francona grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz walked; Cruz was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Mumphrey walked; Knight singled [Mumphrey
to third]; Walling singled [Mumphrey scored, Knight to second];
Ashby grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to
pitcher) [Walling out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
0, Astros 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Salazar made an out to shortstop; Lea flied out to
left; Rose singled; Little doubled [Rose scored]; Raines flied
out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro struck out; Doran walked; Doran stole second;
Puhl walked; Thon struck out; Cruz grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Dawson walked; Carter flied out to left; Wallach
flied out to left; Francona doubled [Dawson to third]; Salazar
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Expos 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Mumphrey singled; Knight flied out to right; Walling
flied out to right; Ashby flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Lea grounded out (shortstop to first); Rose singled;
Little flied out to right; Raines grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Niekro singled; Doran forced Niekro (pitcher to
shortstop); Puhl grounded out (first to pitcher) [Doran to
second]; Thon struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros
1.

EXPOS 6TH: Dawson grounded out (third to first); Carter doubled;
Wallach grounded out (shortstop to first); Francona was walked
intentionally; Salazar struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz made an out to second; Mumphrey struck out;
Knight grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 1, Astros 1.

EXPOS 7TH: Lea grounded out (pitcher to first); Rose flied out
to center; Little grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Walling singled; Ashby out on a sacrifice bunt
(first unassisted) [Walling to second]; Niekro flied out to
right; Doran made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
1, Astros 1.

EXPOS 8TH: Raines singled; Dawson tripled [Raines scored];
Carter walked; DAWLEY REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Wallach
reached on a fielder's choice [Dawson out at home (shortstop to
catcher to third), Carter to second]; Francona grounded out
(second to first) [Carter to third, Wallach to second]; THOMAS
BATTED FOR SALAZAR; Thomas was walked intentionally; DILONE
BATTED FOR LEA; Dilone singled [Carter scored, Wallach scored,
Thomas to second]; Rose flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: LUCAS REPLACED ROSE (PITCHING); THOMAS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); SPEIER REPLACED DILONE (PLAYING SS); Puhl
doubled; Thon singled [Puhl to third]; Cruz struck out; Mumphrey
singled [Puhl scored, Thon to third]; REARDON REPLACED LUCAS
(PITCHING); Knight struck out; Walling grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 2.

EXPOS 9TH: On a bunt Little singled; Little was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Raines grounded out (first to
pitcher); Dawson flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Ashby singled; BANNISTER RAN FOR ASHBY; SPILMAN
BATTED FOR DAWLEY; Spilman flied out to right; Doran forced
Bannister (shortstop to second) [Doran to first]; Puhl grounded
out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 2.

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


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