Houston Astros 6, Montreal Expos 2
Regular Season Game 115
Played on Thursday, August 8, 1996 (D) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   2  6  0
HOU N    1  1  1    1  1  1    0  0  x  -   6  9  1
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grudzielanek ss               4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
  Silvestri ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lansing 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   3
  Veres p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Floyd lf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Alou rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Fletcher c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Daal p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stankiewicz 2b              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Rodriguez 1b                  4   0   0   1       0   1       8   2
White cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Andrews 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   5
Martinez p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Manuel p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Santangelo ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dyer p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spehr c                     0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       34   2   6   2       1   7      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Alou-Rodriguez-Grudzielanek, Andrews-Lansing-Rodriguez.

BATTING - 
2B: White (8,off Drabek); Stankiewicz (4,off Drabek).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Grudzielanek (23,2nd base off Drabek/Eusebio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   1   1   0       1   0       5   0
Biggio 2b                     2   2   1   0       2   0       1   3
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       8   0
Bell rf                       4   0   0   2       0   0       2   0
May lf                        3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Mouton ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Eusebio c                     3   1   1   1       1   0       7   0
Spiers 3b                     3   1   2   1       1   0       0   4
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Drabek p                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   5       6   2      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Gutierrez (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Eusebio (2,off Martinez); Biggio (20,off Martinez).
HR: Spiers (5,6th inning off Dyer 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Drabek (1,off Martinez).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hunter 2 (23,2nd base off Martinez/Fletcher,2nd base off Dyer/Fletcher);
Biggio (22,2nd base off Martinez/Fletcher).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martinez L(9-7)               4     6   5   5   5   1   0  21
Manuel                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Dyer                          1     2   1   1   1   0   1   6
Daal                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Veres                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8     9   6   6   6   2   1  37

Martinez faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
WP: Dyer (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drabek W(6-7)                 9     6   2   2   1   7   0  35


Umpires: HP - Dana DeMuth, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 26632


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Grudzielanek        ss        Hunter              cf
2. Lansing             2b        Biggio              2b
3. Floyd               lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Alou                rf        Bell                rf
5. Fletcher            c         May                 lf
6. Rodriguez           1b        Eusebio             c
7. White               cf        Spiers              3b
8. Andrews             3b        Gutierrez           ss
9. Martinez            p         Drabek              p

EXPOS 1ST: Grudzielanek reached on an error by Gutierrez;
Lansing flied out to center; Floyd struck out; Grudzielanek
stole second; Alou flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter walked; Hunter stole second; Biggio grounded
out (second to first) [Hunter to third]; Bagwell grounded out
(third to first) [Hunter scored]; Bell popped to second; 1 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Fletcher flied out to left; Rodriguez flied out to
right; White grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: May singled to second; Eusebio doubled to left [May
scored]; Spiers grounded out (first unassisted) [Eusebio to
third]; Gutierrez walked; Drabek hit into a double play (right
to first to shortstop) [Gutierrez out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 2.

EXPOS 3RD: Andrews struck out; Martinez grounded out (second to
first); Grudzielanek struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Hunter grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
doubled to ; Bagwell singled to shortstop [Biggio to third];
Bell grounded out (first to pitcher) [Biggio scored, Bagwell to
second]; May struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros
3.

EXPOS 4TH: Lansing flied out to left; Floyd grounded out (first
unassisted); Alou grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Eusebio walked; Spiers walked [Eusebio to second];
Gutierrez singled to right [Eusebio to third, Spiers to second];
Drabek grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Eusebio scored, Spiers to third, Gutierrez out at second];
Hunter flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros
4.

EXPOS 5TH: Fletcher flied out to right; Rodriguez popped to
shortstop; White grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio walked; Biggio stole second; Bagwell singled
to left [Biggio to third]; MANUEL REPLACED MARTINEZ (PITCHING);
Bell forced Bagwell (second to shortstop) [Biggio scored]; May
flied out to center; Eusebio forced Bell (third to second); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 5.

EXPOS 6TH: Andrews struck out; SANTANGELO BATTED FOR MANUEL;
Santangelo lined to center; Grudzielanek singled to right;
Lansing forced Grudzielanek (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: DYER REPLACED SANTANGELO (PITCHING); Spiers homered;
Gutierrez flied out to right; Drabek grounded out (shortstop to
first); Hunter singled to left; Hunter stole second; Dyer threw
a wild pitch [Hunter to third]; Biggio walked; Bagwell flied out
to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

EXPOS 7TH: Floyd was called out on strikes; Alou was called out
on strikes; Fletcher singled to center; Rodriguez struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: DAAL REPLACED FLETCHER (PITCHING); SPEHR REPLACED
DYER (PLAYING C ); Bell grounded out (third to first); MOUTON
BATTED FOR MAY; Mouton flied out to left; Eusebio grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 6.

EXPOS 8TH: MOUTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); White doubled to
left; Andrews flied out to center; Spehr walked; Grudzielanek
flied out to center; Lansing singled to center [White scored,
Spehr to second]; Floyd flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Expos 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: SILVESTRI REPLACED GRUDZIELANEK (PLAYING SS); VERES
REPLACED LANSING (PITCHING); STANKIEWICZ REPLACED DAAL (PLAYING
2B); Spiers singled to center; Gutierrez flied out to center;
Drabek was called out on strikes; Hunter flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Astros 6.

EXPOS 9TH: Alou singled to left; Stankiewicz doubled to right
[Alou to third]; Rodriguez grounded out (second to first) [Alou
scored, Stankiewicz to third]; White grounded out (third to
first); Andrews grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Expos            2   6   0    6
 Astros           6   9   1    7


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