New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 133
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, September 1, 1965 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
NY  N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  x  -   4  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kasko ss                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Wynn cf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Bond 1b                       3   0   1   1       1   0       7   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Staub rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Gaines lf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Brand c                       3   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Coombs p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cuellar p                   2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Lillis ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   7   1       1   3      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Kasko-Bond, Kasko-Morgan-Bond.

BATTING - 
2B: Kasko (6,off Jackson).
GDP: Aspromonte (11,off Jackson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gaines (4,2nd base off Jackson/Schaffer).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
McMillan ss                   3   1   1   0       1   1       0   3
Smith 3b                      4   2   2   0       0   0       0   3
Swoboda lf                    2   1   0   0       2   1       4   0
Christopher rf                3   0   1   2       1   0       1   0
Hickman cf                    3   0   0   1       1   3       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  3   0   1   0       0   0      14   1
Schaffer c                    3   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Jackson p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Totals                       27   4   5   3       6   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McMillan-Hunt-Kranepool.

BATTING - 
2B: McMillan (18,off Cuellar); Smith (18,off Taylor).
3B: Christopher (3,off Taylor).
GDP: Kranepool (11,off Cuellar); Schaffer (2,off Cuellar).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Coombs L(0-2)                 0.1   1   2   2   4   0   0   6
Cuellar                       5.2   2   0   0   1   6   0  18
Taylor                        2     2   2   2   1   2   0   9
Totals                        8     5   4   4   6   8   0  33

WP: Coombs 2 (4).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jackson W(7-17)               9     7   1   1   1   3   0  34


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Bill Jackowski
Time of Game: 2:20   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Kasko               ss        Hunt                2b
2. Morgan              2b        McMillan            ss
3. Wynn                cf        Smith               3b
4. Bond                1b        Swoboda             lf
5. Aspromonte          3b        Christopher         rf
6. Staub               rf        Hickman             cf
7. Gaines              lf        Kranepool           1b
8. Brand               c         Schaffer            c
9. Coombs              p         Jackson             p

ASTROS 1ST: Kasko grounded out (third to first); Morgan flied to
left; Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Hunt flied to right; McMillan walked; Smith singled to
right [McMillan to third]; Coombs threw a wild pitch [Smith to
second, McMillan scored]; Coombs threw a wild pitch [Smith to
third]; Swoboda walked; Christopher walked [Swoboda to second];
Hickman walked [Smith scored, Swoboda to third, Christopher to
second]; CUELLAR REPLACED COOMBS (PITCHING); Kranepool grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Hickman out
at second]; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Bond grounded out (first unassisted); Aspromonte
flied to center; Staub grounded out (pitcher to first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 2ND: Schaffer struck out; Jackson was called out on
strikes; Hunt walked; McMillan doubled to right [Hunt to third];
Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Gaines singled to left; Gaines stole second; Brand
flied out to left; Cuellar was called out on strikes; Kasko
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 2.

METS 3RD: Swoboda flied to left; Christopher popped to
shortstop; Hickman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan popped to first; Wynn grounded out (shortstop
to first); Bond walked; Aspromonte grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 4TH: Kranepool singled to left; Schaffer grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Kranepool out at
second]; Jackson popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Staub grounded out (first unassisted); Gaines flied
to left; Brand singled to left; Cuellar struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Hunt grounded out (second to first); McMillan struck
out; Smith flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Kasko doubled to left; Morgan popped to catcher in
foul territory; Wynn singled to center [Kasko to third]; Bond
singled to right [Wynn to third, Kasko scored]; Aspromonte
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Bond
out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Swoboda struck out; Christopher grounded out (third to
first); Hickman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Staub grounded out (second to first); Gaines singled
to center; Brand grounded out (third to first) [Gaines to
second]; LILLIS BATTED FOR CUELLAR; Lillis grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: TAYLOR REPLACED LILLIS (PITCHING); Kranepool grounded
out (shortstop to first); Schaffer struck out; Jackson lined to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Kasko lined to left; Morgan popped to second; Wynn
singled to left; Bond flied to right in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Hunt popped to first in foul territory; McMillan
popped to second; Smith doubled to left; Swoboda walked;
Christopher tripled to left [Swoboda scored, Smith scored];
Hickman struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Staub
grounded out (second to first); Gaines struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   7   0    6
 Mets             4   5   0    5


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