Houston Astros 8, Montreal Expos 2
Regular Season Game 84
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, July 6, 1984 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  2    1  4  0  -   8  8  0
MON N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   1   1   0       0   0       3   7
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Walling 3b                    5   1   2   2       0   0       1   4
Cruz lf                       4   2   2   1       0   0       5   0
Mumphrey cf                   2   1   0   0       2   0       1   1
Spilman 1b                    3   1   1   2       1   2      12   0
Puhl rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Bailey c                      4   0   1   1       0   1       2   1
Niekro p                      3   1   0   1       0   0       1   2
Totals                       34   8   8   7       3   4      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Walling-Doran-Spilman.

BATTING - 
2B: Walling (3,off Rogers); Cruz (15,off Rogers).
3B: Puhl (4,off Rogers).
HR: Cruz (4,4th inning off Rogers 0 on 2 out).
SH: Reynolds (9,off Rogers); Niekro (6,off Rogers).
IBB: Mumphrey (3,by Rogers).
Team LOB: 4.

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

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott lf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Rose 1b                       4   1   1   0       0   0      11   1
Raines cf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Carter c                      4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Wallach 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Wohlford rf                   3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Salazar ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Flynn 2b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Rogers p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Lucas p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Little ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  James p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   2   5   2       1   3      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Salazar (8).

BATTING - 
GDP: Wallach (6,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wohlford (1,2nd base off Niekro/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(9-7)                 9     5   2   2   1   3   0  31


Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rogers L(3-8)                 7.1   7   8   7   3   3   1  33
Lucas                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
James                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   8   7   3   4   1  39

WP: Lucas (2).
IBB: Rogers (3,Mumphrey).

Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:21   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Doran               2b        Scott               lf
2. Reynolds            ss        Rose                1b
3. Walling             3b        Raines              cf
4. Cruz                lf        Carter              c
5. Mumphrey            cf        Wallach             3b
6. Spilman             1b        Wohlford            rf
7. Puhl                rf        Salazar             ss
8. Bailey              c         Flynn               2b
9. Niekro              p         Rogers              p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to center; Reynolds flied out to
center; Walling grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Scott grounded out (second to pitcher); Rose flied
out to left; Raines grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Mumphrey
popped to third in foul territory; Spilman walked; Puhl flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Carter made an out to shortstop; Wallach struck out;
Wohlford popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bailey grounded out (second to first); Niekro
grounded out (third to first); Doran flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Salazar flied out to right; Flynn flied out to left;
Rogers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds grounded out (first to pitcher); Walling
flied out to center; Cruz homered; Mumphrey grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Scott struck out; Rose singled; Raines singled [Rose
to second]; Carter singled [Rose scored, Raines to second];
Wallach grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Carter out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Spilman struck out; Puhl flied out to right; Bailey
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Wohlford singled; Salazar flied out to left; Wohlford
stole second; Flynn singled [Wohlford scored, Flynn out at
second (center to third to second to first)]; Rogers grounded
out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Niekro reached on an error by Salazar; Doran singled
[Niekro to second]; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Niekro to third, Doran to second]; Walling singled
[Niekro scored (unearned), Doran scored]; Cruz flied out to
center; Walling stole second; Mumphrey walked; Spilman struck
out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 2.

EXPOS 6TH: Scott struck out (catcher to first); Rose grounded
out (shortstop to first); Raines flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Expos 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl tripled; Bailey grounded out (pitcher to
first); Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Puhl
scored]; Doran grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 2.

EXPOS 7TH: Carter flied out to left; Wallach grounded out (third
to first); Wohlford grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Reynolds flied out to left; Walling doubled; Cruz
doubled [Walling to third]; Mumphrey was walked intentionally;
Spilman singled [Walling scored, Cruz scored, Mumphrey to
third]; LUCAS REPLACED ROGERS (PITCHING); Puhl struck out;
Bailey singled [Mumphrey scored, Spilman to third]; Lucas threw
a wild pitch [Spilman scored, Bailey to second]; Niekro grounded
out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos
2.

EXPOS 8TH: Salazar flied out to left; Flynn made an out to
second; LITTLE BATTED FOR LUCAS; Little grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 2.

ASTROS 9TH: JAMES REPLACED LITTLE (PITCHING); Doran grounded out
(pitcher to first); Reynolds grounded out (second to first);
Walling made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Expos 2.

EXPOS 9TH: Scott made an out to first; Rose grounded out
(pitcher to first); Raines walked; Carter forced Raines (third
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8   8   0    4
 Expos            2   5   1    2


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