Houston Astros 8, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 153
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, September 22, 1967 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  3  0    0  4  1    0  0  0  -   8 10  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  4
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Davis lf                      4   1   0   0       0   0       4   0
Jackson ss                    3   1   1   0       2   0       2   2
Wynn cf                       5   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Rader 1b                      4   2   0   1       1   0       9   0
Staub rf                      5   2   3   0       0   1       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   2   2   1       1   0       0   4
Brand c                       4   0   2   3       1   0       9   0
Bales 2b                      4   0   1   1       1   0       0   2
Cuellar p                     5   0   0   0       0   4       0   0
Totals                       38   8  10   6       6   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Jackson (33).

BATTING - 
2B: Aspromonte (24,off Graham).
HBP: Davis (2,by Grzenda).
GDP: Davis (4,off Graham); Bales (1,off Hinsley).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (21,2nd base off Graham/Grote); Bales (1,2nd base off Hinsley/Goossen).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Buchek ss                   2   0   1   0       0   1       1   4
Heise 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   2
Davis lf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Hinsley p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bosch ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Swoboda rf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
Otis cf                       4   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Boswell 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Grote c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
  Reynolds lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Koosman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Koonce p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Graham p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grzenda p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Goossen ph,c                1   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Totals                       33   0   5   0       1   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Harrelson-Heise-Kranepool, Kranepool-Buchek-Hinsley.
E: Harrelson (30), Heise (1), Davis (7), Kranepool (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Boswell (2,off Cuellar); Otis (2,off Cuellar).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cuellar W(15-11)              9     5   0   0   1   7   0  34


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koosman L(0-1)                1     2   3   3   3   1   0   8
Koonce                        2     1   0   0   1   3   0   8
Graham                        1.1   3   4   3   1   0   0   9
Grzenda                       1.2   1   1   1   0   1   0   8
Hinsley                       3     3   0   0   1   2   0  12
Totals                        9    10   8   7   6   7   0  45

Koosman faced 5 batters in the 2nd inning
HBP: Grzenda (1,Davis).

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Frank Dezelan, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:32   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Davis               lf        Harrelson           ss
2. Jackson             ss        Heise               2b
3. Wynn                cf        Davis               lf
4. Rader               1b        Swoboda             rf
5. Staub               rf        Kranepool           1b
6. Aspromonte          3b        Otis                cf
7. Brand               c         Boswell             3b
8. Bales               2b        Grote               c
9. Cuellar             p         Koosman             p

ASTROS 1ST: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Jackson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Harrelson popped to catcher in foul territory; Heise
was called out on strikes; Davis reached on an error by Jackson;
Swoboda lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader walked; On a bunt Staub singled [Rader to
second]; Aspromonte walked [Rader to third, Staub to second];
Brand walked [Rader scored, Staub to third, Aspromonte to
second]; Bales singled to left [Brand to second, Staub scored,
Aspromonte scored (error by Davis) (no RBI)]; KOONCE REPLACED
KOOSMAN (PITCHING); On a bunt Cuellar struck out; Davis popped
to second; Jackson walked [Brand to third, Bales to second];
Wynn was called out on strikes; 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3,
Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool struck out; Otis flied to left; Boswell
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader flied to right; Staub was called out on
strikes; Aspromonte singled to right; Brand forced Aspromonte
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Grote popped to shortstop; JONES BATTED FOR KOONCE;
Jones struck out; Harrelson grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: GRAHAM REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Bales reached on
an error by Kranepool; Cuellar popped to catcher in foul
territory; Davis grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Bales out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Heise flied to left; Davis flied to center; Swoboda
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Jackson walked; Jackson stole second; Wynn lined to
left; Rader reached on an error by Harrelson [Jackson scored (no
RBI)]; Staub singled to right [Rader to third]; Aspromonte
doubled to left [Staub to third, Rader scored (unearned)]; Brand
singled to right [Aspromonte scored, Staub scored]; GRZENDA
REPLACED GRAHAM (PITCHING); Bales forced Brand (second to
shortstop); Cuellar was called out on strikes; 4 R (3 ER), 3 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Kranepool grounded out (second to first); Otis struck
out; Boswell doubled to left; Grote grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: BUCHEK REPLACED HARRELSON (PLAYING SS); Davis was
hit by a pitch; Jackson singled to left [Davis to second]; Wynn
flied to left [Jackson to second, Davis to third]; Rader
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Davis scored]; Staub reached
on an error by Heise [Jackson to third]; Aspromonte forced Staub
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: GOOSSEN BATTED FOR GRZENDA; Goossen walked; Buchek
singled to left [Goossen to second]; Heise lined to left; Davis
flied to left; Swoboda flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: GOOSSEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); REYNOLDS
REPLACED GROTE (PLAYING LF); HINSLEY REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING);
Brand popped to catcher in foul territory; Bales walked; Bales
stole second; Cuellar struck out; Davis grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: Kranepool popped to catcher in foul territory; Otis
singled to center; Boswell flied to center; Reynolds popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Jackson grounded out (first unassisted); Wynn
singled to left; Rader forced Wynn (third to second); Staub
singled to right [Rader to third]; Aspromonte flied to right; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

METS 8TH: Goossen grounded out (shortstop to first); Buchek
struck out; Heise grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Brand singled to left; Bales grounded into a double
play (first to shortstop to pitcher) [Brand out at second];
Cuellar struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

METS 9TH: BOSCH BATTED FOR HINSLEY; Bosch struck out; Swoboda
grounded out (third to first); Kranepool singled to center; Otis
doubled to left [Kranepool to third]; Boswell grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  10   1   10
 Mets             0   5   4    7


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