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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

‘Spos and Amazin’s split a pair

Scott_Sanderson4/17 - Stadie Olympique
Expos 2, Mets 1
Falcone vs Sanderson

Andre Dawson singled to leadoff the bottom of the 6th, stole second, took third on a passed ball and scored on a Warren Cromartie sac fly to give the Expos a 2-1 lead that they protected like Ft. Knox.  Young Scott Sanderson threw 8 strong innings fro the win and Elias Sosa pitched a scoreless 9th for the save.

Mets 8, Expos 7Willie_Montanez

A wild and wacky see-saw battle saw the Expos score 3 runs in the bottom of the 7th to take a 1 run lead.  Relievers Stan Bahnsen and Rudy May were not up to the task of keeping the Amazin's at bay.  New York scored 2 in the top of the 9th on a 2 run single by hot dog Willie Montanez (3-4), who knocked in 4 of New York's 8 runs.  Bespectacled Skip Lockwood fanned 2 in a perfect 9th to earn his second save.

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