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An error by Ray Sadecki, together with two wild pitches, enabled the Expos to score two runs in the ninth inning to defeat the Mets, 5-3. The victory was the expansion club's eighth in 12 games with the defending world champions this season. Steve Renko, who started for the Expos, faded in the heat and lost a 3-2 lead when the Mets scored twice in the seventh inning on passes to Donn Clendenon and Ken Boswell, a single by Jerry Grote and walks to Tommie Agee and Bud Harrelson.

However, Bob Bailey homered to tie the score in the eighth and the Expos added their winning margin with two out in the ninth. Gary Sutherland singled, took second on a wild pitch and reached third when Sadecki booted a grounder by Adolfo Phillips. After Sutherland scored on another wild pitch, Rusty Staub singled to drive in Phillips. [The Sporting News]


Montreal Expos 5, New York Mets 3

Game Played on Sunday, July 12, 1970 (Day game) at Shea Stadium

Expos        0  0  0    0  0  1    1  1  2  -   5  7  0
Mets         0  0  0    1  0  0    2  0  0  -   3  6  1


Expos                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Mets                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Sutherland 2b         5   1   2   1     0   1   .197      Agee cf               4   0   0   0     1   3   .287
Phillips cf           5   1   0   0     0   0   .225      Harrelson ss          3   0   0   1     1   1   .266
Staub rf              2   1   1   1     3   0   .293      Singleton lf          4   0   1   0     0   0   .284
Bailey lf             5   1   2   2     0   1   .295      Shamsky rf            3   1   2   0     1   0   .328
  Raymond p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Weis pr             0   0   0   0     0   0   .233
Bateman c             4   0   0   0     0   0   .235        Swoboda rf          0   0   0   0     0   0   .229
Laboy 3b              3   1   1   0     1   0   .210      Clendenon 1b          3   1   0   0     1   0   .314
Fairly 1b             3   0   1   0     1   0   .271      Garrett 3b            3   0   2   1     0   0   .289
Wine ss               3   0   0   0     1   0   .201      Boswell 2b            2   1   0   0     2   0   .252
Renko p               3   0   0   0     0   0   .189      Grote c               4   0   1   1     0   0   .257
  Reed p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Sadecki p             3   0   0   0     0   0   .179
  Hahn ph,lf          1   0   0   0     0   0   .261        Seaver p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .183
                                                            Marshall ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .271

Totals               34   5   7   4     6   2             Totals               30   3   6   3     6   4

Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 38,186
Left on Base: Expos 8, Mets 7
DP: Expos 2, Mets 0
Errors: Sadecki
Doubles: Bailey (9), Laboy (19), Shamsky (14), Garrett (8)
Home Runs: Bailey (11)
Caught Stealing: Staub (7)
Sacrifice Hits: Garrett (2)
GIDP: Grote (5), Clendenon (8)


Expos                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Renko                   6.2   4   3   3   6   3   0  29   4.16
Reed W(3-4)             1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   5   3.78
Raymond SV(17)          1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   3.70
Totals                  9     6   3   3   6   4   0  37

Mets                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Sadecki L(7-3)          8.2   7   5   3   6   1   1  39   3.38
Seaver                  0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   2.40
Totals                  9     7   5   3   6   2   1  40

Wild Pitches: Sadecki 2 (3)

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Nick Colosi


EXPOS 1ST: Sutherland grounded out (third to first); Phillips
grounded out (third to first); Staub walked; Staub was picked
off and caught stealing second (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Agee struck out; Harrelson flied to left; Singleton
singled; Shamsky walked [Singleton to second]; Clendenon flied
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 0, Mets 0.

EXPOS 2ND: Bailey grounded out (third to first); Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Laboy flied to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Garrett grounded out (first unassisted); Boswell
walked; Grote grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Boswell out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos
0, Mets 0.

EXPOS 3RD: Fairly popped to third; Wine flied to right; Renko
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Sadecki grounded out (first unassisted); Agee popped
to second; Harrelson flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Expos 0, Mets 0.

EXPOS 4TH: Sutherland struck out; Phillips grounded out (third
to first); Staub walked; Bailey popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Singleton popped to second; Shamsky doubled to center;
Clendenon flied to center; Garrett doubled to right [Shamsky
scored]; Boswell lined to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 0,
Mets 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Bateman grounded out (shortstop to first); Laboy
flied to left; Fairly singled to left; Wine walked [Fairly to
second]; Renko grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Expos 0, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Grote flied to center; Sadecki flied to center; Agee
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Expos 0, Mets 1.

EXPOS 6TH: Sutherland grounded out (shortstop to first);
Phillips grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub walked; Bailey
doubled to right [Staub scored]; Bateman grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 1, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Harrelson was called out on strikes; Singleton flied
to center; Shamsky grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Expos 1, Mets 1.

EXPOS 7TH: Laboy doubled to left; Fairly walked; Wine flied to
right; Renko flied to right [Laboy to third]; Sutherland singled
to left [Fairly to second, Laboy scored]; Phillips flied to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Expos 2, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: Clendenon walked; Garrett out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Clendenon to second]; Boswell walked; Grote
singled to left [Clendenon scored, Boswell to third (on throw to
home), Grote to second (on throw to home)]; Sadecki popped to
second; Agee walked; Harrelson walked [Boswell scored, Grote to
third, Agee to second]; REED REPLACED RENKO (PITCHING);
Singleton popped to shortstop; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Expos 2,
Mets 3.

EXPOS 8TH: Staub lined to shortstop; Bailey homered; Bateman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Laboy walked; Fairly flied to
left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3, Mets 3.

METS 8TH: Shamsky singled to right; WEIS RAN FOR SHAMSKY;
Clendenon grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Weis out at second]; Garrett singled to center; Boswell
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Expos 3,
Mets 3.

EXPOS 9TH: SWOBODA REPLACED WEIS (PLAYING RF); Wine grounded out
(second to first); HAHN BATTED FOR REED; Hahn flied to center;
Sutherland singled to center; Sadecki threw a wild pitch
[Sutherland to second]; Phillips reached on an error by Sadecki
[Sutherland to third]; Sadecki threw a wild pitch [Phillips to
second, Sutherland scored (unearned)]; Staub singled to right
[Phillips scored (unearned)]; SEAVER REPLACED SADECKI
(PITCHING); Bailey struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Expos 5, Mets 3.

METS 9TH: HAHN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); RAYMOND REPLACED
BAILEY (PITCHING); Grote popped to second; MARSHALL BATTED FOR
SEAVER; Marshall flied to center; Agee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Expos 5, Mets 3.



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