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Thursday July 12, 1979
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Completing a three-game sweep, the Giants downed the Expos, 5-3, as Dennis Littlejohn paced the winners' attack with three runs batted in. The Giants scored twice in the fourth inning on a single by Terry Whitfield, double by Roger Metzger and single by Littlejohn. Jack Clark drilled a solo homer in the fifth.

In the sixth, Metzger singled, stole second and scored on a single by Littlejohn. Whitfield walked in the eighth inning, went all the way to third on a sacrifice bunt and scored on a sacrifice fly by Littlejohn. [The Sporting News]


San Francisco Giants 5, Montreal Expos 3

Game Played on Thursday, July 12, 1979 (Night game) at Stade Olympique

Giants       0  0  0    2  1  1    0  1  0  -   5 12  0
Expos        1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   3 11  0


Giants               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Expos                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Herndon cf            5   0   1   0     0   1   .297      Cromartie lf          5   0   1   0     0   1   .283
Strain 2b             5   0   3   0     0   0   .279      Scott 2b              4   1   1   0     1   0   .221
Clark rf              4   1   1   1     1   0   .274      Dawson cf             5   0   2   2     0   1   .269
McCovey 1b            3   0   0   0     1   0   .274      Perez 1b              4   0   0   0     1   1   .285
Evans 3b              4   0   2   0     0   1   .258      Carter c              3   1   1   1     1   1   .284
Whitfield lf          3   2   1   0     1   0   .295      Valentine rf          4   0   3   0     0   0   .274
Metzger ss            3   2   2   1     0   1   .211        Macha pr,rf         0   0   0   0     0   0   .207
Littlejohn c          3   0   2   3     0   0   .333      Parrish 3b            4   0   2   0     0   1   .291
Montefusco p          4   0   0   0     0   1   .105      Mason ss              4   0   1   0     0   1   .167
  Lavelle p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .500      Rogers p              2   0   0   0     0   0   .163
                                                            May p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            White ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .289
                                                            Bahnsen p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Hutton ph           0   1   0   0     1   0   .297

Totals               34   5  12   5     3   4             Totals               36   3  11   3     4   6

Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 21,094
Left on Base: Giants 7, Expos 10
DP: Giants 1, Expos 1
Doubles: Metzger (4), Dawson (14), Cromartie (18)
Home Runs: Clark (17), Carter (14)
Stolen Bases: Herndon (5), Metzger (7), Scott (25), Dawson (18)
Caught Stealing: Evans (5), Strain (2)
Sacrifice Hits: Metzger (4)
Sacrifice Flies: Littlejohn (1)
GIDP: Rogers (2)


Giants                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Montefusco W(2-4)       8    10   3   3   4   6   1  36   4.55
Lavelle SV(11)          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4   2.44
Totals                  9    11   3   3   4   6   1  40

Expos                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Rogers L(9-6)           6.2  11   4   4   2   2   1  31   2.52
May                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   3.51
Bahnsen                 2     1   1   1   1   2   0   7   2.86
Totals                  9    12   5   5   3   4   1  39

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Jerry Dale, 2B - Steve Fields, 3B - Bruce Froemming


GIANTS 1ST: Herndon flied out to right; Strain flied out to
left; Clark walked; McCovey flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Expos 0.

EXPOS 1ST: Cromartie grounded out (second to first); Scott
singled to shortstop; Dawson doubled to left [Scott scored];
Perez flied out to right; Carter was called out on strikes; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Expos 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Evans singled to right; Whitfield flied out to left;
On a bunt Metzger struck out [Evans out at second (catcher to
shortstop)]; Roger Metzger called for interference; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Expos 1.

EXPOS 2ND: Valentine grounded out (second to first); Parrish
singled to left; Mason struck out; Rogers grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Expos 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Littlejohn made an out to first; Montefusco flied
out to left; Herndon singled to shortstop; Herndon stole second;
Strain singled to shortstop [Herndon to third]; Clark forced
Strain (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0,
Expos 1.

EXPOS 3RD: Cromartie doubled to left; Scott popped to third in
foul territory; Dawson made an out to second; Perez grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Expos 1.

GIANTS 4TH: McCovey grounded out (second to first); Evans
singled to right; Evans was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Whitfield singled to center; Metzger doubled to left
[Whitfield scored]; Littlejohn singled to right [Metzger
scored]; Montefusco made an out to second; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Giants 2, Expos 1.

EXPOS 4TH: Carter walked; Valentine singled to pitcher [Carter
to second]; Parrish made an out to second; Mason singled to left
[Carter to third, Valentine to second]; Rogers grounded into a
double play (pitcher to catcher to first) [Carter out at home];
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 2, Expos 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Herndon made an out to shortstop; Strain grounded
out (second to first); Clark homered; McCovey flied out to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3, Expos 1.

EXPOS 5TH: Cromartie struck out; Scott grounded out (second to
first); Dawson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 3,
Expos 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Evans was called out on strikes; Whitfield flied out
to center; Metzger singled to center; Metzger stole second;
Littlejohn singled to center [Metzger scored]; Montefusco popped
to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4,
Expos 1.

EXPOS 6TH: Perez walked; Carter popped to third in foul
territory; Valentine singled to left [Perez to second]; Parrish
singled to left [Perez out at home (left to catcher), Valentine
to second]; Mason flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Giants 4, Expos 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Herndon grounded out (third to first); Strain
singled to center; Clark grounded out (pitcher to first) [Strain
to second]; McCovey walked; MAY REPLACED ROGERS (PITCHING);
Evans popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Giants 4, Expos 1.

EXPOS 7TH: WHITE BATTED FOR MAY; White popped to third in foul
territory; Cromartie grounded out (second to first); Scott
walked; Scott stole second; Dawson made an out to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Expos 1.

GIANTS 8TH: BAHNSEN REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Whitfield walked;
Metzger out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Whitfield to
third]; Littlejohn hit a sacrifice fly to center [Whitfield
scored]; Montefusco struck out; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 5,
Expos 1.

EXPOS 8TH: Perez struck out; Carter homered; Valentine singled
to left; MACHA RAN FOR VALENTINE; Parrish struck out; Mason
lined to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 5, Expos 2.

GIANTS 9TH: MACHA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Herndon struck
out; Strain singled to left; Strain was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Clark popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 5, Expos 2.

EXPOS 9TH: HUTTON BATTED FOR BAHNSEN; Hutton walked; LAVELLE
REPLACED MONTEFUSCO (PITCHING); Cromartie grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Hutton to second]; Scott lined to second; Dawson
singled to center [Hutton scored]; Dawson stole second; Perez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
5, Expos 3.



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