Houston Astros 5, Montreal Expos 3
Regular Season Game 17
Played on Friday, April 17, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

MON N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  7  3
HOU N    1  0  1    0  2  0    1  0  x  -   5  6  0
Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Grudzielanek ss               5   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Santangelo cf                 3   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
White lf                      4   1   2   1       0   1       1   1
Fullmer 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   2      11   0
Andrews 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Mordecai 2b                   4   0   1   1       0   2       1   4
Stovall rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  V. Guerrero ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGuire rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Widger c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       8   1
Hermanson p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Vidro ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  DeHart p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Telford p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hubbard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   2       1   7      24  15

FIELDING - 
E: Grudzielanek (3), Andrews 2 (2).

BATTING - 
3B: White (1,off Magnante).
SH: Hermanson (1,off Halama).
HBP: Fullmer (2,by Halama); Santangelo (3,by Magnante).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   2   2   2       0   0       4   1
Bell rf                       3   1   0   1       0   1       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       8   1
Berry 3b                      4   0   2   1       0   1       0   2
Alou lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Everett cf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Bogar ss                      2   1   1   0       1   0       0   5
Halama p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   5   6   4       3   7      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (7,off Hermanson); Berry (2,off DeHart).
HR: Biggio (2,3rd inning off Hermanson 0 on 0 out).
SH: Halama (1,off Hermanson).
SF: Bell (3,off Hermanson).
IBB: Bogar (1,by Hermanson).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bagwell (3,2nd base by Hermanson/Widger).

PITCHING
Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hermanson L(1-2)              6     5   4   3   3   7   1  27
DeHart                        1     1   1   0   0   0   0   4
Telford                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     6   5   3   3   7   1  34

WP: Hermanson (1).
IBB: Hermanson (1,Bogar).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halama W(1-1)                 7     5   2   2   1   5   0  28
Magnante                      1     2   1   1   0   1   0   6
Wagner SV(4)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   1   7   0  37

WP: Halama (2).
HBP: Halama (1,Fullmer); Magnante (2,Santangelo).

Umpires: HP - Jerry Layne, 1B - Rich Rieker, 2B - Sam Holbrook, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 26485


Starting Lineups:

   Montreal Expos                Houston Astros           
1. Grudzielanek        ss        Biggio              2b
2. Santangelo          cf        Bell                rf
3. White               lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Fullmer             1b        Berry               3b
5. Andrews             3b        Alou                lf
6. Mordecai            2b        Everett             cf
7. Stovall             rf        Ausmus              c
8. Widger              c         Bogar               ss
9. Hermanson           p         Halama              p

EXPOS 1ST: Grudzielanek flied to center; Santangelo popped to
second; White grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Bell struck
out; Bagwell walked; Berry singled to second [Bagwell to third];
Alou reached on an error by Andrews [Bagwell scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Berry to second]; Everett struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Fullmer was called out on strikes; Andrews flied to
right; Mordecai struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus was called out on strikes; Bogar grounded out
(pitcher to first); Halama struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Expos 0, Astros 1.

EXPOS 3RD: On a bunt Stovall made an out to first; Widger
singled to shortstop; Hermanson out on a sacrifice bunt (third
to second) [Widger to second]; Grudzielanek lined to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio homered; Bell grounded out (third to first);
Bagwell reached on an error by Grudzielanek; Bagwell was picked
off and caught stealing second (pitcher to second to first);
Berry was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0,
Astros 2.

EXPOS 4TH: Santangelo grounded out (shortstop to first); White
singled to center; Fullmer was hit by a pitch [White to second];
Andrews forced Fullmer (shortstop to second) [White to third];
Mordecai singled to center [White scored, Andrews to second];
Stovall singled to second [Andrews to third, Mordecai to
second]; Halama threw a wild pitch [Andrews scored, Mordecai to
third, Stovall to second]; Widger walked; Hermanson struck out;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou struck out; On a bunt Everett grounded out
(pitcher to first); Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

EXPOS 5TH: Grudzielanek grounded out (third to first);
Santangelo flied to center; White struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bogar singled to first; Halama out on a sacrifice
bunt (first unassisted) [Bogar to second]; Biggio doubled to
right [Bogar scored]; Hermanson threw a wild pitch [Biggio to
third]; Bell lined out on a sacrifice fly to center [Biggio
scored]; Bagwell singled to center; Berry forced Bagwell (third
to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

EXPOS 6TH: Fullmer struck out; Andrews grounded out (shortstop
to first); Mordecai grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou grounded out (second to first); Everett walked;
Ausmus grounded out (first unassisted) [Everett to second];
Bogar was walked intentionally; Halama struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 4.

EXPOS 7TH: Stovall flied to center; Widger popped to second;
VIDRO BATTED FOR HERMANSON; Vidro singled to left; Grudzielanek
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 2,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: DEHART REPLACED VIDRO (PITCHING); Biggio lined to
center; Bell reached on an error by Andrews; Bagwell popped to
right; Berry doubled to left [Bell scored (unearned), Berry out
at home (left to shortstop to catcher to pitcher to catcher)]; 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 2, Astros 5.

EXPOS 8TH: MAGNANTE REPLACED HALAMA (PITCHING); Santangelo was
hit by a pitch; White tripled to center [Santangelo scored];
Fullmer reached on a fielder's choice [White out at home
(pitcher to catcher)]; Andrews singled to left [Fullmer to
second]; Mordecai was called out on strikes; V. GUERRERO BATTED
FOR STOVALL; V. Guerrero flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Expos 3, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: TELFORD REPLACED DEHART (PITCHING); MCGUIRE REPLACED
V. GUERRERO (PLAYING RF); Alou grounded out (pitcher to first);
Everett grounded out (second to first); Ausmus flied to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 5.

EXPOS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED MAGNANTE (PITCHING); Widger popped to
first; HUBBARD BATTED FOR TELFORD; Hubbard struck out;
Grudzielanek grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Expos 3, Astros 5.

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


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