Houston Astros 9, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 152
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, September 18, 1966 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  1
HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  1    4  0  x  -   9 13  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
Hiller 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Boyer 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
Luplow rf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  3   1   2   0       1   1       9   1
Jones cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Elliot lf                     4   0   2   2       0   1       0   2
Grote c                       4   0   0   0       0   2       9   1
Ryan p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lewis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hamilton p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Gardner p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sutherland p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Swoboda ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hepler p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   5   2       2  10      24  16

FIELDING - 
E: Hiller (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Elliot (14,off Bruce).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jones (16,2nd base off Bruce/Heath).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
B. Davis cf                   1   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
  R. Davis ph,cf              1   0   1   2       1   0       0   0
Jackson ss                    3   1   1   1       1   0       1   1
  Lillis ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Morgan 2b                     4   1   2   2       1   1       2   2
Harrison 1b                   5   1   2   1       0   1       8   1
Staub rf                      5   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Heath c                       5   0   3   2       0   1      10   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   2   2   1       1   1       1   2
Miller lf                     2   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
  Pointer ph,lf               1   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Bruce p                       3   1   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       34   9  13   9       8   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Lillis (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Harrison (22,off Ryan); R. Davis (7,off Hepler).
SH: Jackson (26,off Hamilton); Bruce (7,off Gardner).
IBB: Miller (1,by Ryan); R. Davis (1,by Gardner).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(0-1)                   1     4   4   4   2   3   0   9
Hamilton                      4     2   1   1   3   1   0  17
Gardner                       0.2   0   0   0   2   1   0   4
Sutherland                    0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Hepler                        2     7   4   2   1   1   0  13
Totals                        8    13   9   7   8   7   0  44

Hamilton faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Ryan (1).
IBB: Ryan (1,Miller); Gardner (4,R. Davis).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bruce W(3-13)                 9     5   2   2   2  10   0  35


Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Stan Landes
Time of Game: 2:28   


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Harrelson           ss        B. Davis            cf
2. Hiller              2b        Jackson             ss
3. Boyer               3b        Morgan              2b
4. Luplow              rf        Harrison            1b
5. Kranepool           1b        Staub               rf
6. Jones               cf        Heath               c
7. Elliot              lf        Aspromonte          3b
8. Grote               c         Miller              lf
9. Ryan                p         Bruce               p

METS 1ST: Harrelson grounded out (second to first); Hiller
grounded out (first unassisted); Boyer grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: B. Davis walked; Jackson singled to center [B. Davis
to second]; Morgan singled to center [B. Davis scored, Jackson
to third]; Harrison doubled to left [Jackson scored, Morgan to
third]; Staub struck out; Heath singled to center [Morgan
scored, Harrison scored]; Ryan threw a wild pitch [Heath to
second]; Aspromonte struck out; Miller was walked intentionally;
Bruce was called out on strikes; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 4.

METS 2ND: Luplow flied out to center; Kranepool singled to
center; Jones singled to right [Kranepool to third]; Jones stole
second; Elliot doubled to center [Kranepool scored, Jones
scored]; Grote struck out; LEWIS BATTED FOR RYAN; Lewis struck
out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 2ND: HAMILTON REPLACED LEWIS (PITCHING); B. Davis
grounded out (third to first); Jackson grounded out (pitcher to
first); Morgan walked; Harrison forced Morgan (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 4.

METS 3RD: Harrelson struck out; Hiller grounded out (first to
pitcher); Boyer lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Staub grounded out (third to first); Heath struck
out; Aspromonte walked; Miller forced Aspromonte (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 4.

METS 4TH: Luplow struck out; Kranepool walked; Jones lined to
shortstop; Elliot struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Bruce popped to third; B. Davis walked; Jackson out
on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [B. Davis to second];
Morgan grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 4.

METS 5TH: Grote was called out on strikes; Hamilton grounded out
(pitcher to first); Harrelson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Harrison grounded out (second to first); Staub
grounded out (first to pitcher); Heath grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 4.

METS 6TH: Hiller lined to center; Boyer was called out on
strikes; Luplow walked; Kranepool was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Aspromonte singled to left; Miller singled to center
[Aspromonte to second]; GARDNER REPLACED HAMILTON (PITCHING);
Bruce out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Aspromonte to
third, Miller to second]; R. DAVIS BATTED FOR B. DAVIS; R. Davis
was walked intentionally; Jackson walked [Aspromonte scored,
Miller to third, R. Davis to second]; Morgan struck out;
SUTHERLAND REPLACED GARDNER (PITCHING); Harrison struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 5.

METS 7TH: R. DAVIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Jones grounded
out (second to first); Elliot singled to center; Grote made an
out to first; SWOBODA BATTED FOR SUTHERLAND; Swoboda forced
Elliot (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: HEPLER REPLACED SWOBODA (PITCHING); Staub singled;
Heath singled to center [Staub to second]; Aspromonte singled to
left [Staub scored, Heath to third, Aspromonte to second (error
by Hiller; assists by Elliot and Grote)]; POINTER BATTED FOR
MILLER; Pointer walked; Bruce forced Heath (shortstop to
catcher) [Aspromonte to third, Pointer to second]; R. Davis
doubled to left [Aspromonte scored, Pointer scored (unearned),
Bruce to third]; Jackson grounded out (second to first); Morgan
singled to left [Bruce scored (unearned), R. Davis out at home
(left to catcher)]; 4 R (2 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros
9.

METS 8TH: LILLIS REPLACED JACKSON (PLAYING SS); POINTER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Harrelson lined to left; Hiller grounded
out (shortstop to first); Boyer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: Harrison singled to left; Staub lined to center;
Heath singled to center [Harrison to second]; Aspromonte lined
to right; Pointer struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 9.

METS 9TH: Luplow lined to right; Kranepool singled to right;
Jones reached on an error by Lillis [Kranepool to third, Jones
to second]; Elliot popped to third in foul territory; Grote
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             2   5   1    6
 Astros           9  13   1   11


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