Houston Astros 8, Montreal Expos 4
Regular Season Game 22
Played on Friday, April 24, 1998 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    2  0  5    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   8 10  2
MON N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  2  0  -   4 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   2   2   0       1   0       0   4
Bell rf                       5   1   3   0       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    2   2   0   0       3   0       5   1
Spiers 3b                     5   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
Alou lf                       5   1   2   5       0   3       5   0
Everett cf                    4   2   2   2       1   1       3   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Lima p                        4   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Scanlan p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hidalgo cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  10   8       5   8      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Spiers (1), Ausmus (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (10,off Batista).
HR: Alou (5,3rd inning off DeHart 2 on 1 out); Everett 2 (3,3rd inning off
DeHart 0 on 1 out,5th inning off Batista 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio 3 (10,2nd base off Valdes/Widger 2,3rd base off Valdes/Widger);
Alou (2,2nd base off Valdes/Widger).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Santangelo lf,2b              4   0   1   1       1   1       2   3
Grudzielanek ss               3   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
  Mordecai ss                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
V. Guerrero rf                5   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Fullmer 1b                    4   0   0   0       1   1      10   1
White cf                      4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Vidro 2b                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Batista p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGuire ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bennett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Livingstone ph,3b           0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Andrews 3b                    4   2   2   1       0   2       1   2
  Kline p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Widger c                      1   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Hubbard ph,c                3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Valdes p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  DeHart p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  May lf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   3       2   9      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Andrews (1,off Lima); Grudzielanek (4,off Lima).
3B: White (2,off Scanlan).
HR: Andrews (5,8th inning off Scanlan 0 on 1 out).
SF: Livingstone (1,off Scanlan).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima W(3-1)                   7     9   2   1   1   7   0  31
Scanlan                       1     2   2   2   0   0   1   5
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9    11   4   3   2   9   1  40

WP: Lima (1), Wagner (1).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Valdes L(0-3)                 2     3   5   5   3   0   0  12
DeHart                        1.2   4   2   2   1   2   2  10
Batista                       2.1   2   1   1   0   2   1   9
Bennett                       2     1   0   0   1   2   0   8
Kline                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    10   8   8   5   8   3  42

Valdes faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning
WP: Valdes (3).

Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Rich Rieker
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 8713


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Biggio              2b        Santangelo          lf
2. Bell                rf        Grudzielanek        ss
3. Bagwell             1b        V. Guerrero         rf
4. Spiers              3b        Fullmer             1b
5. Alou                lf        White               cf
6. Everett             cf        Vidro               2b
7. Ausmus              c         Andrews             3b
8. Bogar               ss        Widger              c
9. Lima                p         Valdes              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to center; Bell popped to third;
Biggio stole second; Biggio stole third; Bagwell walked; Spiers
popped to left; Valdes threw a wild pitch [Bagwell to second];
Alou singled to left [Biggio scored, Bagwell scored]; Alou stole
second; Everett grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Santangelo singled to center; Grudzielanek singled to
right [Santangelo to second]; V. Guerrero flied to center
[Santangelo to third]; Lima threw a wild pitch [Grudzielanek to
second]; Ausmus dropped a foul fly hit by Fullmer for an error;
Fullmer walked; White was called out on strikes; Vidro grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus popped to catcher; Bogar grounded out (third
to first); Lima grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Andrews doubled to center; Widger struck out; Valdes
singled to second [Andrews to third]; Santangelo forced Valdes
(second to shortstop) [Andrews scored]; Grudzielanek flied to
center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Biggio stole second; Bell singled to
third [Biggio stayed at second]; Bagwell walked [Biggio to
third, Bell to second]; DEHART REPLACED VALDES (PITCHING);
Spiers grounded out (first to pitcher) [Biggio scored, Bell to
third, Bagwell to second]; Alou homered [Bell scored, Bagwell
scored]; Everett homered; Ausmus flied to right; Bogar grounded
out (third to first); 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 1.

EXPOS 3RD: V. Guerrero flied to left; Fullmer grounded out
(second to first); White singled to shortstop; Vidro was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lima struck out; Biggio singled to shortstop; Bell
singled to center [Biggio to second]; Bagwell walked [Biggio to
third, Bell to second]; Spiers was called out on strikes;
BATISTA REPLACED VIDRO (PITCHING); SANTANGELO CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 2B); MAY REPLACED DEHART (PLAYING LF); Alou struck out;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Andrews struck out; HUBBARD BATTED FOR WIDGER;
Hubbard was called out on strikes; May grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Expos 1.

ASTROS 5TH: HUBBARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Everett
homered; Ausmus flied to right; Bogar popped to second; Lima was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Santangelo struck out; Grudzielanek doubled to right;
V. Guerrero singled to third [Grudzielanek scored (error by
Spiers) (unearned) (no RBI), V. Guerrero to second]; Fullmer
flied to left; White flied to left; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 8, Expos 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell
doubled to center; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first);
Spiers grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 8, Expos 2.

EXPOS 6TH: MCGUIRE BATTED FOR BATISTA; McGuire singled to
shortstop; Andrews struck out; Hubbard flied to right; May
singled to shortstop [McGuire to second]; Santangelo flied to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 2.

ASTROS 7TH: BENNETT REPLACED MCGUIRE (PITCHING); MORDECAI
REPLACED GRUDZIELANEK (PLAYING SS); Alou struck out; Everett
walked; Ausmus singled to center [Everett to second]; Bogar
grounded out (pitcher to second to first) [Everett to third,
Ausmus to second]; Lima struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Expos 2.

EXPOS 7TH: Mordecai popped to shortstop; V. Guerrero grounded
out (shortstop to first); Fullmer popped to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Bell lined to
center; Bagwell grounded out (right unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 2.

EXPOS 8TH: SCANLAN REPLACED LIMA (PITCHING); White tripled to
center; LIVINGSTONE BATTED FOR BENNETT; Livingstone out on a
sacrifice fly to left [White scored]; Andrews homered; Hubbard
grounded out (second to first); May grounded out (first to
pitcher); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 4.

ASTROS 9TH: KLINE REPLACED ANDREWS (PITCHING); LIVINGSTONE
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Spiers grounded out (second to
first); Alou struck out; Everett was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 4.

EXPOS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING); HIDALGO REPLACED
SCANLAN (PLAYING CF); Santangelo walked; Wagner threw a wild
pitch [Santangelo to second]; Mordecai lined to right
[Santangelo to third]; V. Guerrero struck out; Fullmer struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Expos 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  10   2    7
 Expos            4  11   0    9


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