Montreal Expos 5, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 31
Played on Sunday, May 5, 1996 (D) at Astrodome

MON N    1  0  1    2  1  0    0  0  0  -   5  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  3
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grudzielanek ss               4   2   0   0       1   0       1   5
Lansing 2b                    5   0   2   1       0   1       3   2
Rodriguez lf                  4   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Alou rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Segui 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Santangelo cf                 2   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Webster c                     4   0   1   1       0   1       9   0
  Dyer p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Daal p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Silvestri 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Fassero p                     2   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
  Spehr c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   5   7   4       2   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Grudzielanek-Segui.

BATTING - 
2B: Rodriguez (8,off Brocail); Lansing 2 (15,off Brocail,off Dougherty).
HR: Rodriguez (12,5th inning off Brocail 0 on 1 out).
SH: Santangelo (1,off Brocail).
HBP: Santangelo (1,by Dougherty).
GDP: Silvestri (4,off Dougherty).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   2       2   5
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       9   0
Bell rf                       3   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Simms lf                      3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Tabaka p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eusebio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Young p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilkins c                     4   0   0   0       0   2       7   0
Miller ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Gutierrez 3b                  4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Brocail p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Berry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dougherty p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   7   0       1  10      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller-Bagwell.
E: Wilkins (1), Miller 2 (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (12,off Fassero).
HBP: Bell (2,by Dyer).
GDP: Bagwell (4,off Dyer).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fassero W(2-3)                7     7   0   0   1   9   0  29
Dyer                          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Daal                          1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   0   0   1  10   0  35

Fassero faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Dyer (2,Bell).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Brocail L(1-3)                5     5   5   2   1   4   1  23
Dougherty                     1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Tabaka                        1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Young                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     7   5   2   2   7   1  38

HBP: Dougherty (1,Santangelo).

Umpires: HP - Wally Bell, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Angel Hernandez, 3B - Mark Barron
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 25207


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Grudzielanek        ss        Hunter              cf
2. Lansing             2b        Biggio              2b
3. Rodriguez           lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Alou                rf        Bell                rf
5. Segui               1b        Simms               lf
6. Santangelo          cf        Wilkins             c
7. Webster             c         Miller              ss
8. Silvestri           3b        Gutierrez           3b
9. Fassero             p         Brocail             p

EXPOS 1ST: Grudzielanek reached on an error by Miller; Lansing
flied to center; Rodriguez doubled to right [Grudzielanek scored
(unearned), Rodriguez out at third (right to second to third to
shortstop to pitcher)]; Alou grounded out (shortstop to first);
1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
struck out; Bagwell singled to left; Bell singled to left
[Bagwell to second]; Simms forced Bell (shortstop to second); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Segui grounded out (second to first); Santangelo
grounded out (second to first); Webster was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wilkins flied to left; Miller was called out on
strikes; Gutierrez singled to center; Brocail popped to third; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Silvestri grounded out (third to first); Fassero
struck out; Grudzielanek reached on an error by Miller; Lansing
doubled to left [Grudzielanek scored (unearned)]; Rodriguez
struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hunter grounded out (third to first); Biggio struck
out; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros
0.

EXPOS 4TH: Alou singled to center; Segui popped to second;
Santangelo reached on an error by Wilkins on a sacrifice bunt
[Alou scored (no RBI), Santangelo to third]; Webster singled to
third [Santangelo scored (unearned)]; Silvestri forced Webster
(shortstop to second); Fassero walked [Silvestri to second];
Grudzielanek grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Expos 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bell doubled to right; Simms struck out; Wilkins
struck out; Miller popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 4, Astros 0.

EXPOS 5TH: Lansing flied to left; Rodriguez homered; Alou struck
out; Segui grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Expos 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez singled to left; BERRY BATTED FOR BROCAIL;
Berry struck out; Hunter forced Gutierrez (shortstop to second);
Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 0.

EXPOS 6TH: DOUGHERTY REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); Santangelo was
hit by a pitch; Webster flied to left; Silvestri grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Santangelo out at second]; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell was called out on strikes; Bell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Simms singled to left; Wilkins was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 0.

EXPOS 7TH: Fassero struck out; Grudzielanek flied to center;
Lansing doubled to left; TABAKA REPLACED SIMMS (PITCHING);
MOUTON REPLACED DOUGHERTY (PLAYING LF); Rodriguez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Miller flied to center; Gutierrez grounded out
(second to first); Mouton flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 5, Astros 0.

EXPOS 8TH: Alou singled to third; Segui struck out; Santangelo
flied to center; Webster flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Hunter singled to second; Biggio walked [Hunter to
second]; DYER REPLACED WEBSTER (PITCHING); SPEHR REPLACED
FASSERO (PLAYING C ); Bagwell grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Hunter to third, Biggio out at second];
Bell was hit by a pitch; SPIERS BATTED FOR TABAKA; DAAL REPLACED
DYER (PITCHING); EUSEBIO BATTED FOR SPIERS; Eusebio was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 5, Astros 0.

EXPOS 9TH: YOUNG REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); Silvestri lined to
third; Spehr grounded out (third to first); Grudzielanek walked;
Lansing was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos
5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Wilkins grounded out (second to first); Miller flied
to center; Gutierrez flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 5, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            5   7   0    6
 Astros           0   7   3    8


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