MONTREAL (Ticker) --
definitely will miss making road trips to Montreal.
Conine continued his solid hitting here with a sixth-inning solo homer as the
posted a 5-2 win over the Expos.
Only 5,416 fans turned out for what may be the penultimate major league game at Olympic Stadium. The team is expected to move to Washington D.C. next year, a move that will likely be announced Wednesday.
Some Montreal players expressed safety concerns for the season finale.
"It's going take extra security for some fans,"
said. "I hope some stupid person dosen't ruin it tomorrow. It's unfortunate that a change has to be made."
"We've been waiting for some closure and normalcy,"
said. "You saw tonight, a lot of animosity. That's to be expected. It's hard for any city."
Conine, who began the game 6-for-34 (.176) in his last nine games overall, hit his 14th homer of the season off reliever
. The blast to left in the sixth pushed Florida's advantage to 4-0.
Conine is batting .400 (14-for-35) in his last 11 games at Olympic Stadium.
"We're the defending world champs," Florida manager Jack McKeon said. "We're going to play to win every game. We're not running a tryout camp here."
Rauch replaced starter
(3-7), who gave up three runs and five hits in five innings. Ohka is 1-8 lifetime against Florida.
(14-8) was charged with two runs and two hits in 5 2/3 innings and is 4-1 in his last seven starts.
tossed a scoreless ninth for a franchise-record 46th save.
"(Valdez) knows hot to pitch," McKeon said. "(He) keeps us in the game most of the time. He's been a lifesaver since he's been over here."
"(McKeon) believes in what I could do," Benitez said. "He had confidence in me to give me the ball every time. It's an appreciation."
, who was 5-for-30 (.167) in his last nine contests, had an RBI single in the third inning.
belted his second major league homer in the ninth.
had all three Expos hits, including a two-run homer - his 11th - off Valdez. The Expos are hitting .139 during a four-game losing streak.