Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Thursday, September 2, 1965 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  2  0  -   4 12  1
NY  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   3  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maye lf                       5   0   4   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   1       1   1
Wynn cf                       5   1   0   0       0   2       5   0
Staub rf                      5   2   3   2       0   1       2   0
Aspromonte 3b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kasko 3b                    2   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Gentile 1b                    2   1   1   1       2   1       9   1
Brand c                       4   0   2   1       0   0       5   0
Lillis ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Dierker p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Raymond p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   4  12   4       3   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Brand (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Maye 2 (16,off Fisher 2); Staub (14,off Fisher).
HR: Staub (11,4th inning off Fisher 0 on 1 out).
IBB: Gentile (7,by Fisher).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Brand (5,2nd base by Fisher/Stephenson); Kasko (3,Home by Richardson/Stephenson).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       4   1   1   0       1   0       4   2
McMillan ss                   4   0   2   1       0   0       1   2
  Harrelson pr,ss             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Smith 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       0   5
Lewis cf                      4   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Swoboda lf                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hickman lf                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Selma pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Christopher rf                4   0   1   2       0   0       3   0
Stephenson c                  4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
  Jackson pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fisher p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Richardson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eilers p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hiller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Willey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kolb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       3   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Fisher (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Smith (19,off Dierker).
SH: Fisher (4,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hunt (1,2nd base off Dierker/Brand).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(7-7)                8     5   2   2   2   3   0  31
Owens                         0     2   1   1   1   0   0   3
Raymond SV(3)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   3   4   0  37

Dierker faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
Owens faced 3 batters in the 9th inning

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fisher L(8-18)                7.1   9   3   2   2   6   1  32
Richardson                    0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   1
Eilers                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Willey                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    12   4   3   3   7   1  40

WP: Fisher (6), Richardson (2).
IBB: Fisher (4,Gentile).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 11430


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Maye                lf        Hunt                2b
2. Morgan              2b        McMillan            ss
3. Wynn                cf        Kranepool           1b
4. Staub               rf        Smith               3b
5. Aspromonte          3b        Lewis               cf
6. Gentile             1b        Swoboda             lf
7. Brand               c         Christopher         rf
8. Lillis              ss        Stephenson          c
9. Dierker             p         Fisher              p

ASTROS 1ST: Maye singled to center; Fisher threw a wild pitch
[Maye to second]; Morgan struck out; Wynn struck out; Staub
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Hunt grounded out (pitcher to first); McMillan
grounded out (second to first); Kranepool grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); Gentile
struck out; Brand singled to center; Brand was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Smith doubled to left; Lewis struck out; Swoboda
grounded out (third to first); Christopher popped to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lillis grounded out (second to first); Dierker
struck out; Maye doubled to left; Morgan grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Stephenson flied to center; Fisher flied to center;
Hunt singled to right; Hunt stole second [Hunt to third (error
by Brand)]; McMillan singled to center [Hunt scored]; Kranepool
flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub
homered; Aspromonte popped to second; Gentile walked; Brand
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 1.

METS 4TH: KASKO REPLACED ASPROMONTE (PLAYING 3B); Smith grounded
out (third to first); Lewis popped to third in foul territory;
Swoboda struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Lillis grounded out (third to first); Dierker struck
out; Maye flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets
1.

METS 5TH: Christopher grounded out (third to first); Stephenson
singled to center; Fisher out on a sacrifice bunt (first
unassisted) [Stephenson to second]; Hunt popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Morgan singled to center; Wynn forced Morgan (third
to second); Wynn was picked off first but was safe on an error
by Fisher [Wynn to third]; Staub doubled to right [Wynn scored
(unearned)]; Kasko grounded out (shortstop to first); Gentile
was walked intentionally; Brand lined to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER),
2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: McMillan grounded out (shortstop to first); Kranepool
lined to right; Smith lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Lillis grounded out (third to first); Dierker flied
to right; Maye doubled to center; Morgan flied to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: Lewis was called out on strikes; Swoboda flied to
center; Christopher popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 8TH: HICKMAN REPLACED SWOBODA (PLAYING LF); Wynn was
called out on strikes; Staub singled to right; Kasko singled to
left [Staub to second]; RICHARDSON REPLACED FISHER (PITCHING);
Gentile singled to right [Staub scored, Kasko to third, Gentile
to second (on throw to 3b)]; Kasko was caught stealing home
(catcher unassisted); Richardson threw a wild pitch [Gentile to
third]; EILERS REPLACED RICHARDSON (PITCHING); Brand singled to
left [Gentile scored]; Lillis grounded out (pitcher to first); 2
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: Stephenson grounded out (pitcher to first); HILLER
BATTED FOR EILERS; Hiller grounded out (first to pitcher); Hunt
walked; McMillan singled to left [Hunt to second]; HARRELSON RAN
FOR MCMILLAN; Kranepool flied to center; Debut game for Bud
Harrelson; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 1.

ASTROS 9TH: HARRELSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); WILLEY
REPLACED HILLER (PITCHING); Dierker grounded out (third to
first); Maye singled to center; Morgan walked [Maye to second];
Wynn popped to second; Staub struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Mets 1.

METS 9TH: Smith walked; OWENS REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Lewis
singled to right [Smith to second]; Hickman walked [Smith to
third, Lewis to second]; SELMA RAN FOR HICKMAN; Christopher
singled to center [Selma to second, Lewis scored, Smith
scored]; Debut game for Dick Selma; RAYMOND REPLACED
OWENS (PITCHING); On a bunt Stephenson forced Selma (pitcher to
third) [Christopher to second]; JACKSON RAN FOR STEPHENSON; KOLB
BATTED FOR WILLEY; Kolb was called out on strikes; Hunt flied to
center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4  12   1    9
 Mets             3   7   1    7


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