New York Mets 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 98
Played on Monday, July 25, 1966 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  4  0  -   6 10  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  2  1  -   4 11  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunt 2b                       5   0   0   0       0   2       5   5
Luplow rf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   2   0       0   0       9   0
Elliot lf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Bressoud ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Murphy pr,lf                1   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Jones cf                      5   2   1   0       0   0       2   0
Boyer 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       0   4
Grote c                       4   1   1   2       0   2       5   0
McMillan ss                   3   0   1   1       1   0       2   3
Ribant p                      3   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
  Hamilton p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   6  10   5       2   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hunt-Kranepool, McMillan-Hunt-Kranepool.
E: Murphy (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Grote (8,off Farrell).
3B: Kranepool (1,off Farrell).
SH: Ribant (3,off Farrell).
HBP: Kranepool (2,by Latman).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn cf                       5   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Jackson ss                    5   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Freese 2b                     3   0   1   0       2   0       1   2
  Colbert pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Staub rf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Bateman c                     4   0   2   1       0   0       7   1
Maye lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Harrison 1b                   4   0   1   1       0   1       9   2
Farrell p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heath ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Arlich p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Latman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brand ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   4       3   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Jackson (28).

BATTING - 
2B: Maye (8,off Ribant); Harrison (3,off Ribant); Bateman (18,off Ribant).
GDP: Freese (1,off Ribant); Aspromonte (12,off Ribant).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ribant W(6-4)                 7.1  10   3   1   1   2   0  32
Hamilton SV(10)               1.2   1   1   1   2   3   0   8
Totals                        9    11   4   2   3   5   0  40

WP: Hamilton (10).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Farrell L(4-7)                7     7   2   2   0   4   0  28
Arlich                        0     2   2   0   0   0   0   2
Latman                        2     1   2   0   2   2   0  11
Totals                        9    10   6   2   2   6   0  41

Arlich faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Latman (7,Kranepool).

Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 18642


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Hunt                2b        Wynn                cf
2. Luplow              rf        Jackson             ss
3. Kranepool           1b        Freese              2b
4. Elliot              lf        Staub               rf
5. Jones               cf        Bateman             c
6. Boyer               3b        Maye                lf
7. Grote               c         Aspromonte          3b
8. McMillan            ss        Harrison            1b
9. Ribant              p         Farrell             p

METS 1ST: Hunt lined to third; Luplow popped to first; Kranepool
tripled to center; Elliot flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn was called out on strikes; Jackson popped to
pitcher; Freese singled to second; Staub singled to right
[Freese to third]; Bateman flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Jones grounded out (third to first); Boyer flied to
center; Grote struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Maye doubled to center; Aspromonte grounded out
(shortstop to first); Harrison doubled to right [Maye scored];
Farrell grounded out (second to first); Wynn grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: McMillan singled to center; Ribant out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [McMillan to second]; Hunt struck out;
Luplow struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Jackson flied to left; Freese walked; Staub flied to
right; Bateman forced Freese (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Kranepool popped to first; Elliot popped to third in
foul territory; Jones singled to left; Boyer singled to right
[Jones to second]; Grote doubled to left [Jones scored, Boyer
scored]; McMillan grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Maye flied to center; Aspromonte singled to left;
Harrison forced Aspromonte (second to shortstop); Farrell
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Ribant grounded out (third to first); Hunt flied to
center; Luplow grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Jackson singled
to second; Freese grounded into a double play (second to second
to first) [Jackson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
2, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Kranepool lined to right; Elliot singled to right;
Jones flied to center; Boyer singled to left [Elliot to second];
Grote was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Staub grounded out (second to first); Bateman
doubled to left; Maye singled to right [Bateman to third];
Aspromonte grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Maye out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 1.

METS 7TH: McMillan flied to right; Ribant popped to first; Hunt
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Harrison popped to shortstop; HEATH BATTED FOR
FARRELL; Heath grounded out (first unassisted); Wynn struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: ARLICH REPLACED HEATH (PITCHING); Luplow singled to
first; Kranepool singled to shortstop [Luplow to second]; LATMAN
REPLACED ARLICH (PITCHING); BRESSOUD BATTED FOR ELLIOT; Bressoud
walked [Luplow to third, Kranepool to second]; MURPHY RAN FOR
BRESSOUD; Jones reached on an error by Jackson [Luplow scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Kranepool to third, Murphy to second];
Boyer flied to center; Grote forced Kranepool (first to catcher)
[Murphy to third, Jones to second]; McMillan walked [Murphy
scored (unearned), Jones to third, Grote to second]; Ribant
singled to left [Jones scored (unearned), Grote scored
(unearned), McMillan to third, Ribant to second (on throw)];
Hunt struck out; 4 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: MURPHY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Jackson singled
to left; Freese flied to center; Staub reached on an error by
Murphy [Jackson to third]; Bateman singled to left [Jackson
scored (unearned), Staub to third]; HAMILTON REPLACED RIBANT
(PITCHING); Maye forced Bateman (second unassisted) [Staub
scored (unearned)]; Aspromonte struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 3.

METS 9TH: Luplow grounded out (second to first); Kranepool was
hit by a pitch; Murphy struck out; Jones popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Harrison struck out; BRAND BATTED FOR LATMAN; Brand
walked; Wynn struck out; Hamilton threw a wild pitch [Brand to
second]; Jackson singled to center [Brand scored]; Freese walked
[Jackson to second]; COLBERT RAN FOR FREESE; Staub forced
Colbert (third to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros
4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             6  10   1    8
 Astros           4  11   1    9


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