Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 5
Regular Season Game 103
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Sunday, July 30, 1967 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  1  0    0  0  0    3  1  0  -   5 10  1
HOU N    5  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  8  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  5   1   0   0       0   2       3   6
Johnson 1b,2b                 5   0   2   1       0   0       5   0
Davis lf                      5   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Swoboda rf                    5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Jones cf                      5   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Charles 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
Linz 2b                       3   1   0   1       1   0       2   1
  Reniff p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grote c                       1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Frisella p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reynolds ph                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Selma p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Shaw p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Taylor p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kranepool ph,1b             1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Seaver p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Goossen ph,c                3   0   2   1       1   1       7   1
Totals                       38   5  10   5       3   8      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Harrelson-Johnson, Harrelson-Johnson, Harrelson-Linz-Johnson.
E: Linz (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (5,off Blasingame); Swoboda (10,off Blasingame); Davis (25,off
Sembera).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gotay ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
  Lillis ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bales 2b                      3   1   2   0       1   1       1   1
  Morgan 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Staub rf                      4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Mathews 1b                    2   2   1   0       2   1       9   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Bateman c                     3   1   0   0       1   2       9   0
Davis lf                      3   0   1   3       1   0       3   1
Blasingame p                  1   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
  Sembera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sherry p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       28   6   8   4       8   9      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Davis-Bateman.
E: Gotay (7), Bales (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (18,off Seaver); Staub (31,off Seaver); Davis (13,off Seaver).
GDP: Staub 2 (8,off Frisella 2); Gotay (5,off Frisella).
IBB: Mathews (7,by Seaver).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Mathews (4,2nd base by Frisella/Goossen).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver L(10-7)                1     4   5   5   3   2   0  10
Frisella                      5     2   1   0   5   5   0  18
Selma                         0.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   3
D. Shaw                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
R. Taylor                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Reniff                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   6   5   8   9   0  36

WP: Seaver (5).
IBB: Seaver (1,Mathews).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Blasingame W(4-3)             6     4   3   2   3   5   0  26
Sembera                       0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Sherry SV(5)                  2.1   4   1   1   0   3   0  11
Totals                        9    10   5   4   3   8   0  41

Blasingame faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Sherry (3).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Shag Crawford, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 2:57   


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Harrelson           ss        Gotay               ss
2. Johnson             1b        Bales               2b
3. Davis               lf        Wynn                cf
4. Swoboda             rf        Staub               rf
5. Jones               cf        Mathews             1b
6. Charles             3b        Aspromonte          3b
7. Linz                2b        Bateman             c
8. Grote               c         Davis               lf
9. Seaver              p         Blasingame          p

METS 1ST: Harrelson struck out; Johnson flied to left; Davis
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gotay grounded out (third to first); Bales singled
to left; Wynn doubled to pitcher [Bales to third]; lined off
Tom Seaver's leg; Staub doubled to left [Wynn to third,
Bales scored]; Mathews was walked intentionally; Seaver threw a
wild pitch [Mathews to second, Staub to third, Wynn scored];
Aspromonte struck out; Bateman walked; Davis doubled to left
[Bateman scored, Mathews scored, Staub scored]; Blasingame
walked; Gotay struck out; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
5.

METS 2ND: Swoboda reached on an error by Gotay; Jones singled to
right [Swoboda to second]; Charles singled to left [Jones to
second, Swoboda scored (unearned)]; Linz flied to center; Grote
struck out; GOOSSEN BATTED FOR SEAVER; Goossen walked [Jones to
third, Charles to second]; Harrelson struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 2ND: GOOSSEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); FRISELLA
REPLACED GROTE (PITCHING); Bales struck out; Wynn walked; Staub
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Wynn out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 5.

METS 3RD: Johnson doubled to left; Davis flied to left; Swoboda
grounded out (third to first); Jones lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 3RD: Mathews singled to right; Aspromonte singled to
center [Mathews to second]; Bateman struck out; Davis forced
Aspromonte (shortstop to second) [Mathews scored (error by Linz)
(unearned) (no RBI)]; Blasingame walked [Davis to second]; Gotay
flied to center; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

METS 4TH: Charles grounded out (shortstop to first); Linz flied
to center; Frisella was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Bales walked; Wynn was called out on strikes; Staub
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Bales out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

METS 5TH: Goossen struck out; Harrelson grounded out (shortstop
to first); Johnson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Mathews walked; Mathews was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Aspromonte flied to right; Bateman was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

METS 6TH: Davis popped to first; Swoboda doubled to right; Jones
grounded out (shortstop to first); Charles popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis walked; On a bunt Blasingame struck out; Gotay
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Davis out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

METS 7TH: Linz walked; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR FRISELLA; Reynolds
walked [Linz to second]; SEMBERA REPLACED BLASINGAME (PITCHING);
Goossen singled to left [Reynolds to second, Linz scored];
Harrelson forced Goossen (pitcher to shortstop) [Reynolds to
third]; Johnson grounded out (first unassisted) [Harrelson to
second, Reynolds scored]; Davis doubled to center [Harrelson
scored]; SHERRY REPLACED SEMBERA (PITCHING); Swoboda reached on
a fielder's choice [Davis out at third (third unassisted)]; 3 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: SELMA REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Bales singled to
left; Wynn popped to third in foul territory; Staub singled to
right [Bales to third]; D. SHAW REPLACED SELMA (PITCHING);
Mathews struck out; R. TAYLOR REPLACED D. SHAW (PITCHING);
Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 6.

METS 8TH: Jones singled to right; Sherry threw a wild pitch
[Jones to third]; Charles was called out on strikes; Linz
reached on an error by Bales [Jones scored (RBI)]; KRANEPOOL
BATTED FOR R. TAYLOR; Kranepool struck out; Goossen singled to
right [Linz to second]; Harrelson grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: RENIFF REPLACED LINZ (PITCHING); KRANEPOOL STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); JOHNSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
Bateman grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis grounded out
(third to first); Sherry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
5, Astros 6.

METS 9TH: LILLIS REPLACED GOTAY (PLAYING SS); MORGAN REPLACED
BALES (PLAYING 2B); Johnson singled to right; Davis singled to
right [Johnson to third]; Swoboda lined into a double play (left
to catcher) [Johnson out at home]; Jones was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             5  10   1    9
 Astros           6   8   2    6


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