Thursday, April 2, 2009

Closing in!

May 1st 1994,

The Expos are now 1 game behind the Atlanta Braves in the East after winning the 3rd game of their series against the San Diego Padres by the score of 3 -1.

Jeff Fassero gave up his only point in the 1st when Phil Plantier sent Luis Lopez home with a 2 outs single. Fassero gave up 1 run on 6 hits and registered 9 strikeouts in 7 innings of work.

All 3 Expos points came in the 3rd inning. Whitehurst started the inning with an out, but the gave a single to Wil Cordero, walked Larry Walker, and gave a single to Moises Alou to load the bases. Darrin Fletcher and Mike Lansing followed with RBI singles. The Expos added a 3rd point on a 2 outs Archi Cianfrocco error on a grounder from Fassero.

Rojas in the 8th, and Wetteland in the 9th threw perfect innings. It was Wetteland’s 8th save of the season

Game Line
SDP 100 000 000 1 6 2
MTL 000 300 00x 3 8 1

WP: Jeff Fassero (3-1)
LP: Wally Whitehurst
S: John Wetteland (8)
2B: Frazier (1)

Youppi and the fans at the Olympic Stadium celebrated a 3rd straight Expos win:

NL East Standings:
ATL 15-9 --- .625
MTL 14-10 1 .583
FLA 13-12 2.5 .520
NYM 12-11 2.5 .522
PHI 10-14 5 .417

Next Game:
Dodgers @ Expos
Kevin Gross vs. Ken Hill (2-1) 4.83

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