Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 1

Regular Season Game 33

Doubleheader Opener

Played on Sunday, May 11, 1969 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 4 6 0 NY N 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 5 2

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMorgan 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 3 Miller rf 4 1 1 1 0 2 5 0 Wynn cf 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 0 Blefary 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 Menke ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 Rader 3b 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 Geiger lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 Alou ph,lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Edwards c 3 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 Dierker p 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1Totals33 4 6 3 3 7 27 9FIELDING -DP:2. Rader-Morgan-Blefary, Menke-Morgan-Blefary.BATTING -2B:Menke (4,off Cardwell).HR:Wynn (7,4th inning off Cardwell 1 on 0 out).GDP:Rader (5,off Cardwell).IBB:Edwards (5,by Cardwell).Team LOB:5.BASERUNNING -SB:Morgan (10,2nd base off Cardwell/Grote).

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAgee rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 Harrelson ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 Garrett 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 3 Jones lf 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 Kranepool 1b 2 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 Otis cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 Charles 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 Grote c 4 0 1 0 0 1 8 0 Cardwell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Gaspar ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jackson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Martin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Taylor p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Boswell ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals30 1 5 1 5 2 27 11FIELDING -DP:1. Harrelson-Garrett-Kranepool.E:Garrett 2 (3).BATTING -HR:Agee (4,6th inning off Dierker 0 on 1 out).HBP:Cardwell (1,by Dierker).GDP:Charles 2 (3,off Dierker 2).Team LOB:8.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDierker W(5-3) 9 5 1 1 5 2 1 36WP:Dierker (2).HBP:Dierker (1,Cardwell).

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPCardwell L(1-5) 6 4 4 2 2 3 1 24 Jackson 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 5 Taylor 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 7Totals9 6 4 2 3 7 1 36IBB:Cardwell (4,Edwards).Umpires:HP - John Kibler, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Ed VargoTime of Game:2:18 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Morgan 2b Agee rf 2. Miller rf Harrelson ss 3. Wynn cf Garrett 2b 4. Blefary 1b Jones lf 5. Menke ss Kranepool 1b 6. Rader 3b Otis cf 7. Geiger lf Charles 3b 8. Edwards c Grote c 9. Dierker p Cardwell p ASTROS 1ST: Morgan struck out; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Agee grounded out (shortstop to first); Harrelson flied to center; Garrett walked; Jones forced Garrett (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Blefary popped to catcher in foul territory; Menke popped to shortstop; Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Kranepool walked; Otis flied to center; Charles grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Kranepool out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: Geiger lined to second; Edwards grounded out (second to first); Dierker grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Grote flied to right; Cardwell was hit by a pitch; Agee flied to right; Harrelson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 4TH: Morgan reached on an error by Garrett; Morgan stole second; Miller singled to center [Morgan scored (unearned)]; Wynn homered [Miller scored]; Blefary grounded out (second to first); Menke doubled to center; Rader walked; Geiger forced Rader (third to second) [Menke scored (error by Garrett) (unearned) (no RBI), Geiger to second]; Edwards was walked intentionally; Dierker forced Geiger (third unassisted); 4 R (2 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 0. METS 4TH: Garrett grounded out (first unassisted); Jones flied to right; Kranepool flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 0. ASTROS 5TH: Morgan lined to right; Miller struck out; Wynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 0. METS 5TH: Otis flied to left; Charles grounded out (second to first); Grote struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 0. ASTROS 6TH: Blefary flied to center; Menke singled to left; Rader grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Menke out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 0. METS 6TH: GASPAR BATTED FOR CARDWELL; Gaspar flied to left; Agee homered; Harrelson flied to left in foul territory; Garrett singled to center; Jones walked [Garrett to second]; Kranepool flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. ASTROS 7TH: JACKSON REPLACED GASPAR (PITCHING); ALOU BATTED FOR GEIGER; Alou flied to left; Edwards singled to right; On a bunt Dierker struck out; Morgan walked [Edwards to second]; Miller struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. METS 7TH: ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Otis walked; Charles grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Otis out at second]; Grote singled to left; MARTIN BATTED FOR JACKSON; Martin lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. ASTROS 8TH: TAYLOR REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); Wynn struck out; Blefary lined to center; Menke grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. METS 8TH: Agee struck out; Harrelson singled to center; Dierker threw a wild pitch [Harrelson to second]; Garrett popped to third; Jones singled [Harrelson to third]; Kranepool walked [Jones to second]; Otis popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. ASTROS 9TH: Rader struck out; Alou grounded out (third to first); Edwards singled to center; Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. METS 9TH: Charles lined to center; Grote grounded out (shortstop to first); BOSWELL BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Boswell lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 4 6 0 5 Mets 1 5 2 8

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