Montreal Expos 8, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Saturday, May 20, 2000 (N) at Stade Olympique

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  1    1  0  3  -   7 10  2
MON N    2  4  0    1  1  0    0  0  x  -   8 15  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno rf,cf                  5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Biggio 2b                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Johnson pr,2b               3   2   1   1       1   1       3   2
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   1       1   2       6   1
Caminiti 3b                   5   2   2   1       0   1       2   2
Alou lf                       5   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Meluskey c                    4   0   1   1       0   2       5   0
Hidalgo cf                    1   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Maddux p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Holt p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogar ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Spiers ss                     4   1   1   1       0   0       1   3
Elarton p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mieske rf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       37   7  10   6       4  11      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Elarton-Caminiti-Bagwell.
E: Cedeno (2), Johnson (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Mieske (1,off Irabu); Caminiti (9,off Irabu); Cedeno (2,off Lira).
HR: Caminiti (9,4th inning off Irabu 0 on 0 out); Spiers (1,9th inning off
Mota 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Spiers (2,off Irabu).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Biggio (8,2nd base off Irabu/Webster); Johnson (1,2nd base off Lira/Webster).

Montreal Expos               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bergeron cf                   4   3   3   2       1   0       2   0
Vidro 2b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
White lf                      5   2   3   2       0   0       3   0
V. Guerrero rf                5   0   1   1       0   2       1   0
Stevens 1b                    5   0   1   1       0   2       5   0
Tracy 3b                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Cabrera ss                    4   1   0   0       0   0       2   2
Webster c                     4   1   2   0       0   0      11   0
Irabu p                       2   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Lira p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  W. Guerrero ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Mota p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hermanson p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   8  15   8       2   5      27   5

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabrera-Stevens.
E: Tracy (2).

BATTING - 
2B: White 3 (16,off Elarton 3); Stevens (10,off Elarton); Bergeron (6,off Elarton).
HR: Bergeron (3,1st inning off Elarton 0 on 0 out).
SH: Irabu (1,off Maddux).
SF: Vidro (2,off Elarton).
GDP: Irabu (1,off Elarton).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabrera (1,2nd base off Elarton/Meluskey); W. Guerrero (1,2nd base off
Holt/Meluskey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton L(2-1)                3    10   7   3   2   2   1  21
Maddux                        2     3   1   1   0   1   0   9
Holt                          2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Henry                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    15   8   4   2   5   1  41

Elarton faced 3 batters in the 4th inning

Montreal Expos               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Irabu W(2-3)                  6     6   3   3   3   9   1  26
Lira                          1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Mota                          1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Hermanson SV(3)               1     1   2   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        9    10   7   6   4  11   2  41

Mota faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Brian Gorman, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Mike DiMuro
Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 15166


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Montreal Expos           
1. Cedeno              rf        Bergeron            cf
2. Biggio              2b        Vidro               2b
3. Bagwell             1b        White               lf
4. Caminiti            3b        V. Guerrero         rf
5. Alou                lf        Stevens             1b
6. Meluskey            c         Tracy               3b
7. Hidalgo             cf        Cabrera             ss
8. Spiers              ss        Webster             c
9. Elarton             p         Irabu               p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
walked; Biggio stole second; JOHNSON RAN FOR BIGGIO; Bagwell
walked; Caminiti was called out on strikes; Alou singled to left
[Johnson scored, Bagwell to second]; Meluskey struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Bergeron
homered; Vidro flied to right; White doubled to left; V.
Guerrero grounded out (shortstop to first) [White to third];
Stevens doubled to right [White scored]; Tracy struck out; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo walked; Spiers grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Hidalgo out at second]; Elarton grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 2.

EXPOS 2ND: Cabrera reached on an error by Johnson; Cabrera stole
second; Webster flied to center [Cabrera to third]; Irabu
singled to right [Cabrera scored (unearned)]; Bergeron doubled
to right [Irabu to third]; Vidro hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Irabu scored (unearned), Bergeron to third]; White doubled to
right [Bergeron scored (unearned), White to third (error by
Cedeno)]; V. Guerrero singled to center [White scored
(unearned)]; Stevens was called out on strikes; 4 R (0 ER), 4 H,
2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno lined to third; Johnson was called out on
strikes; Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Expos 6.

EXPOS 3RD: Tracy walked; Cabrera forced Tracy (third to second);
Webster singled to center [Cabrera to second]; On a bunt Irabu
grounded into a double play (pitcher to third to first) [Webster
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Expos 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Caminiti homered; Alou flied to left; Meluskey
struck out; Hidalgo struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Expos 6.

EXPOS 4TH: Bergeron walked; Vidro singled to right [Bergeron to
third]; White doubled to right [Bergeron scored, Vidro to
third]; MADDUX REPLACED HIDALGO (PITCHING); CEDENO CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); MIESKE REPLACED ELARTON (PLAYING RF); V.
Guerrero lined to shortstop; Stevens was called out on strikes;
Tracy popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Spiers popped to shortstop; Mieske doubled; Cedeno
struck out; Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 7.

EXPOS 5TH: Cabrera grounded out (shortstop to first); Webster
singled to left; Irabu out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Webster to second]; Bergeron singled to right [Webster scored];
Vidro singled to right [Bergeron to third]; White grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Expos 8.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell struck out; Caminiti doubled to right; Alou
singled to left [Caminiti to third]; Meluskey singled to right
[Caminiti scored, Alou to second]; WARD BATTED FOR MADDUX; Ward
struck out; Spiers flied to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Expos 8.

EXPOS 6TH: HOLT REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); V. Guerrero struck
out; Stevens grounded out (second to first); Tracy singled to
right; Cabrera flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Expos 8.

ASTROS 7TH: LIRA REPLACED IRABU (PITCHING); Mieske was called
out on strikes; Cedeno doubled to right; Cedeno advanced to
third because of defensive indifference [Cedeno to third];
Johnson singled to left [Cedeno scored]; Johnson stole second;
Bagwell flied to left; Caminiti flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 8.

EXPOS 7TH: Webster flied to left; W. GUERRERO BATTED FOR LIRA;
W. Guerrero singled; W. Guerrero stole second; Bergeron grounded
out (shortstop to first) [W. Guerrero to third]; Vidro flied to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 8.

ASTROS 8TH: MOTA REPLACED W. GUERRERO (PITCHING); Alou popped to
second; Meluskey flied to left; BOGAR BATTED FOR HOLT; Bogar
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 8.

EXPOS 8TH: HENRY REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING); White popped to
second; V. Guerrero struck out; Stevens flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Expos 8.

ASTROS 9TH: Spiers homered; HERMANSON REPLACED MOTA (PITCHING);
Mieske flied to right; Cedeno grounded out (second to first);
Johnson walked; Johnson advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Johnson to second]; Bagwell singled to left
[Johnson scored]; Bagwell advanced to second because of
defensive indifference [Bagwell to second]; Caminiti reached on
an error by Tracy [Bagwell scored (unearned)]; Alou forced
Caminiti (shortstop to second); 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 7, Expos 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  10   2    7
 Expos            8  15   1    9


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