New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 88
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, July 17, 1966 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    2  1  x  -   4  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn cf                       5   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Jackson ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Mantilla 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Nicholson rf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Harrison 1b                   3   1   0   0       1   0      10   1
Staub lf                      2   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Bateman c                     3   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Dierker p                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Arlich p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Owens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maye ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   1       3   5      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Jackson (24).
PB: Bateman (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Dierker (1,off Arrigo).
SH: Jackson 2 (20,off Arrigo 2); Staub (6,off Arrigo).
GDP: Bateman (11,off Ribant).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (10,3rd base off Arrigo/Stephenson); Jackson (25,2nd base off Arrigo/Stephenson).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hiller lf,2b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       3   2
Hunt 2b                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Swoboda lf                  2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Luplow cf,rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Elliot rf                     2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Bressoud 3b                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
Boyer 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Murphy pr,cf                1   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   0       8   1
Stephenson c                  3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Grote c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
McMillan ss                   3   2   1   0       1   0       3   3
Arrigo p                      2   0   2   3       1   0       1   0
  Ribant p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   4   5   4       5   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McMillan-Hiller-Kranepool.
E: Kranepool (5), McMillan (7).
PB: Stephenson (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Arrigo 2 (2,off Dierker 2).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(5-4)                6.2   4   3   3   3   2   0  27
Arlich                        0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Owens                         1.1   1   1   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        8     5   4   3   5   3   0  35

WP: Arlich (1).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arrigo W(3-1)                 7     7   2   1   3   4   0  33
Ribant SV(3)                  2     0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     7   2   1   3   5   0  38

Arrigo faced 1 batter in the 8th inning

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:29   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Wynn                cf        Hiller              lf
2. Jackson             ss        Hunt                2b
3. Mantilla            2b        Luplow              cf
4. Nicholson           rf        Elliot              rf
5. Harrison            1b        Boyer               3b
6. Staub               lf        Kranepool           1b
7. Bateman             c         Stephenson          c
8. Aspromonte          3b        McMillan            ss
9. Dierker             p         Arrigo              p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn singled to center; Jackson out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Wynn to second]; Wynn stole third;
Mantilla lined to shortstop; Stephenson allowed a passed ball
[Wynn scored (unearned)]; Nicholson struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Hiller lined to center; Hunt lined to center; Luplow
popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Harrison popped to first in foul territory; Staub
struck out; Bateman walked; Aspromonte forced Bateman (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Elliot struck out; Boyer grounded out (pitcher to
first); Kranepool grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Dierker grounded out (first unassisted); Wynn
singled to left; Jackson singled to right [Wynn to third];
Jackson stole second; Mantilla popped to shortstop; Nicholson
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Stephenson struck out; McMillan flied to left; Arrigo
walked; Hiller grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Harrison walked; Staub out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher unassisted) [Harrison to second]; Bateman singled to
right [Harrison scored]; Aspromonte singled to right [Bateman to
second]; Dierker forced Aspromonte (second to shortstop)
[Bateman to third]; Wynn struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Hunt grounded out (shortstop to first); Luplow lined
to right; Elliot walked; Boyer grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: SWOBODA REPLACED HUNT (PLAYING LF); HILLER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Jackson flied to right; Mantilla
grounded out (second to first); Nicholson lined to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Kranepool popped to third; Stephenson popped to first
in foul territory; McMillan singled to right; Arrigo doubled to
left [McMillan scored]; Hiller grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Harrison popped to catcher; Staub singled to center;
Bateman flied to left; Aspromonte grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Swoboda grounded out (second to first); Luplow
grounded out (first unassisted); Elliot popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Dierker doubled to right; Wynn reached on an error
by McMillan; Jackson reached on an error by Kranepool on a
sacrifice bunt [Dierker to third, Wynn to second, Jackson to
first]; Mantilla flied to left; Nicholson struck out; Harrison
forced Jackson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 2 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: Boyer singled to left; MURPHY RAN FOR BOYER; On a bunt
Kranepool made an out to third; Stephenson popped to third;
McMillan walked [Murphy to second]; Arrigo doubled to center
[Murphy scored, McMillan scored]; ARLICH REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Arlich threw a wild pitch [Arrigo to third]; Hiller
walked; OWENS REPLACED ARLICH (PITCHING); Bateman allowed a
passed ball [Hiller to second]; Swoboda struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 8TH: MURPHY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); LUPLOW CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); GROTE REPLACED STEPHENSON (PLAYING C );
BRESSOUD REPLACED ELLIOT (PLAYING 3B); Staub walked; RIBANT
REPLACED ARRIGO (PITCHING); Bateman grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Staub out at second]; Aspromonte
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 3.

METS 8TH: Luplow popped to third; Bressoud walked; Murphy
reached on an error by Jackson [Bressoud to third]; Kranepool
singled to right [Bressoud scored (unearned), Murphy to third];
Grote popped to first in foul territory; McMillan grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MAYE BATTED FOR OWENS; Maye flied to center; Wynn
struck out; Jackson grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   1    9
 Mets             4   5   2    7


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