Houston Astros 4, Montreal Expos 3
Regular Season Game 45
Played on Wednesday, May 20, 1998 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   4 10  0
MON N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   3 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   2       1   1       0   2
Bell rf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
Alou lf                       5   0   2   1       0   1       2   0
Berry 3b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   5
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Phillips 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       9   2
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Ausmus c                      3   2   1   0       1   0       7   0
Lima p                        3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Spiers 1b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  10   4       2   5      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (12,off Moore); Gutierrez (9,off Moore).
SH: Spiers (1,off Telford).
HBP: Biggio (6,by Moore).
IBB: Ausmus (5,by Moore).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (19,2nd base off Maddux/Widger); Alou (3,2nd base off Valdes/Hubbard).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mordecai 2b                   5   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Grudzielanek ss               4   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
V. Guerrero rf                5   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Fullmer 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   1       9   0
  Stovall lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
White cf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Widger c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Hubbard c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
McGuire lf,1b                 3   2   2   1       1   0       2   0
Andrews 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   3
Moore p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Maddux p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Telford p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Valdes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Perez ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3  10   3       2   6      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: V. Guerrero 2 (6,off Lima 2); Andrews (5,off Lima).
HR: McGuire (1,2nd inning off Lima 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Grudzielanek (4,by Lima).
IBB: White (1,by Nitkowski).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima                          7.1   8   2   2   0   1   1  30
Nitkowski                     0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Henry W(3-1)                  0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Wagner SV(11)                 1     2   1   1   1   3   0   6
Totals                        9    10   3   3   2   6   1  39

HBP: Lima (1,Grudzielanek).
IBB: Nitkowski (1,White).

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moore                         6     7   2   2   1   2   0  27
Maddux                        1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Telford L(2-1)                1.2   3   2   2   0   1   0   8
Valdes                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    10   4   4   2   5   0  40

WP: Valdes (4).
HBP: Moore (1,Biggio).
IBB: Moore (3,Ausmus).

Umpires: HP - Bill Hohn, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Greg Bonin, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 8372


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Biggio              2b        Mordecai            2b
2. Bell                rf        Grudzielanek        ss
3. Alou                lf        V. Guerrero         rf
4. Berry               3b        Fullmer             1b
5. Hidalgo             cf        White               cf
6. Phillips            1b        Widger              c
7. Gutierrez           ss        McGuire             lf
8. Ausmus              c         Andrews             3b
9. Lima                p         Moore               p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio popped to first; Bell singled to center; Alou
flied to center; Berry flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Mordecai lined to shortstop; Grudzielanek was hit by
a pitch; V. Guerrero popped to center; Fullmer singled to center
[Grudzielanek to third]; White lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Expos 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo singled to left; Phillips was called out on
strikes; Gutierrez grounded out (pitcher to first) [Hidalgo to
second]; Ausmus was walked intentionally; Lima singled to second
[Hidalgo to third, Ausmus to second]; Biggio singled to center
[Hidalgo scored, Ausmus scored, Lima to second]; Bell lined to
right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Widger grounded out (third to first); McGuire
homered; Andrews struck out; Moore grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou doubled to right; Berry popped to center;
Hidalgo popped to center; Phillips grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Mordecai grounded out (third to first); Grudzielanek
flied to right; V. Guerrero doubled to center; Fullmer popped to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gutierrez singled to second; Ausmus grounded out
(third to first) [Gutierrez to second]; Lima was called out on
strikes; Biggio was hit by a pitch; Bell flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 4TH: White grounded out (third to first); Widger flied to
center; McGuire popped to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Alou lined to left; Berry grounded out (shortstop to
first); Hidalgo grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Andrews flied to left; Moore grounded out (first to
pitcher); Mordecai grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Phillips grounded out (first unassisted); Gutierrez
doubled to center; Ausmus lined to pitcher; Lima flied to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 6TH: Grudzielanek singled to center; V. Guerrero grounded
out (second to first) [Grudzielanek to second]; Fullmer singled
to right [Grudzielanek scored, Fullmer out at second (right to
shortstop)]; White grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

ASTROS 7TH: MADDUX REPLACED MOORE (PITCHING); Biggio walked;
Biggio stole second; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Biggio to third]; Alou struck out; Berry flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

EXPOS 7TH: Widger flied to center; McGuire singled to second;
Andrews doubled to left [McGuire to third]; MAY BATTED FOR
MADDUX; May reached on a fielder's choice [Andrews to third,
McGuire out at home (first to catcher)]; Mordecai grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

ASTROS 8TH: TELFORD REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); Hidalgo grounded
out (third to first); Phillips flied to right; Gutierrez lined
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 2.

EXPOS 8TH: Grudzielanek grounded out (shortstop to first); V.
Guerrero doubled to center; SPIERS REPLACED LIMA (PLAYING 1B);
NITKOWSKI REPLACED PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Fullmer struck out;
White was walked intentionally; HENRY REPLACED NITKOWSKI
(PITCHING); Widger struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MCGUIRE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); STOVALL
REPLACED FULLMER (PLAYING LF); Ausmus singled to center; Spiers
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Ausmus to second];
Biggio was called out on strikes; HUBBARD REPLACED WIDGER
(PLAYING C ); Bell singled to right [Ausmus scored, Bell to
second (on throw)]; Alou singled to center [Bell scored]; VALDES
REPLACED TELFORD (PITCHING); Alou stole second; Valdes threw a
wild pitch [Alou to third]; Berry struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 2.

EXPOS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HENRY (PITCHING); McGuire walked;
Andrews was called out on strikes; R. PEREZ BATTED FOR VALDES;
R. Perez singled to shortstop [McGuire to second]; Mordecai
struck out; Grudzielanek singled to second [McGuire scored, R.
Perez to second]; V. Guerrero was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  10   0    9
 Expos            3  10   0    9


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