MONTREAL (Ticker) -- The
made the most of their first game at Olympic Stadium after 28 straight days on the road.
's RBI double in the fifth inning snapped a tie and lifted the Expos to a 2-1 victory over the
Scoreless in 42 consecutive innings against Florida, the Expos finally broke through in the fourth when
lifted a sacrifice fly to bring home
The scoreless streak was the longest in the majors against one team since 1965, when California kept Cleveland off the scoreboard in 44 straight innings.
In the fifth, Vidro's double with one out gave the Expos a 2-1 lead.
"It's good to get ahead in a ballgame," Expos manager
said. "To hang on and win the ballgame was even more satisfying."
Tony Armas Jr. (2-3) allowed one run on three hits in five innings to pick up his first win since June 24. The righthander has allowed just four runs over his last 28 innings.
Four relievers combined to allow three hits in three scoreless innings before
worked around a walk in the ninth for his ninth save in 10 opportunities.
(8-8) surrendered two runs and five hits in six innings. The righthander fell to 11-4 lifetime against the Expos.
"He was just throwing fastballs and sinkers," Cabrera said. "He threw a couple of breaking pitches, but he didn't throw them for strikes. The couple of guys we got on base, we drove them in."
had three hits for the Marlins. He also stole home as part of a double steal in the first inning.
"It wasn't a set play or anything," Pierre said. "I was just reading the catcher and pretty much took off. I've done that before in college on a play like this, but never before (in the majors)."
Florida manager Jack McKeon was a little frustrated with the lack of consistent production on offense.
"Your leadoff guys get five of your six hits," McKeon said. "Outside of Lowell and Cabrera, we're not too (good) in the RBI department. We need to get more guys contributing."
suffered a bruised lower neck when he was tagged out at second to end the sixth inning. He is not expected to play Saturday.
"I felt guilty not getting to the bag," Schneider said. "I didn't know I got tagged out until after the play. I got hit and it didn't even register to go to the bag."
Montreal beat Florida for just the third time in the last 17 meetings.