Houston Astros 7, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Friday, May 23, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  2
HOU N    0  2  4    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   7  7  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       4   0   1   0       0   3       3   0
Garrett 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
Boswell 2b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
Jones lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Shamsky rf                    4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   1      11   0
Grote c                       4   0   2   0       0   1       6   0
Harrelson ss                  1   0   0   0       3   0       0   1
Gentry p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  DiLauro p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Martin ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Koonce p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaspar ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       4  13      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Garrett (7), Grote (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Kranepool (6,off Griffin).
3B: Grote (1,off Griffin).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   0       0   2       4   0
Miller rf                     1   2   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Geiger lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Menke ss                      3   2   2   2       0   0       1   2
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   1       1   1       0   1
Alou lf,rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Edwards c                     2   0   0   0       2   0      13   0
Griffin p                     3   0   1   3       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   7   7   6       4   6      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (4,off Koonce).
SF: Griffin (1,off DiLauro); Menke (2,off Koonce).
HBP: Miller (5,by Gentry).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan 2 (13,2nd base off Gentry/Grote,3rd base off Gentry/Grote).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gentry L(3-4)                 2.1   6   6   6   2   4   0  16
DiLauro                       3.2   0   0   0   1   1   0  13
Koonce                        2     1   1   1   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8     7   7   7   4   6   0  37

HBP: Gentry (1,Miller).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin W(2-2)                9     5   0   0   4  13   0  36


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 10825


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Agee                cf        Blefary             1b
2. Garrett             3b        Morgan              2b
3. Boswell             2b        Wynn                cf
4. Jones               lf        Miller              rf
5. Shamsky             rf        Menke               ss
6. Kranepool           1b        Rader               3b
7. Grote               c         Alou                lf
8. Harrelson           ss        Edwards             c
9. Gentry              p         Griffin             p

METS 1ST: Agee singled to center; Garrett flied to right;
Boswell forced Agee (first to shortstop); Jones grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Blefary struck out; Morgan grounded out (first
unassisted); Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Shamsky was called out on strikes; Kranepool flied to
center; Grote was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller walked; Menke singled to left [Miller to
third]; Rader was called out on strikes; Alou popped to second;
Edwards walked [Menke to second]; Griffin singled to center
[Miller scored, Menke scored, Edwards to second]; Blefary flied
to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Harrelson grounded out (first unassisted); Gentry was
called out on strikes; Agee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan singled to right; Morgan stole second; Wynn
struck out; Miller was hit by a pitch; Morgan stole third
[Morgan scored (error by Grote), Miller to second (on throw)];
Menke singled to left [Miller scored, Menke to second (on throw
to home)]; Rader singled to center [Menke scored]; Alou singled
to left [Rader to second]; DILAURO REPLACED GENTRY (PITCHING);
Edwards walked [Rader to third, Alou to second]; Griffin hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Rader scored]; Blefary grounded out
(pitcher to first); 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

METS 4TH: Garrett grounded out (second to first); Boswell
singled to right; Jones grounded out (third to first) [Boswell
to second]; Shamsky grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan popped to third in foul territory; Wynn
reached on an error by Garrett [Wynn to second]; Miller struck
out; Menke grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 6.

METS 5TH: Kranepool was called out on strikes; Grote flied to
left; Harrelson walked; DiLauro was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader popped to first; Alou popped to second;
Edwards flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

METS 6TH: Agee struck out; Garrett was called out on strikes;
Boswell walked; Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Griffin grounded out (third to first); Blefary
grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

METS 7TH: GEIGER REPLACED MILLER (PLAYING LF); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Shamsky struck out; Kranepool lined to
center; Grote tripled to right; Harrelson walked; MARTIN BATTED
FOR DILAURO; Martin flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: KOONCE REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); Wynn doubled to
center; Geiger grounded out (first unassisted) [Wynn to third];
Menke hit a sacrifice fly to center [Wynn scored]; Rader walked;
Alou grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 7.

METS 8TH: Agee struck out; Garrett was called out on strikes;
Boswell flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Griffin
grounded out (third to first); Blefary struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 7.

METS 9TH: Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Shamsky was
called out on strikes; Kranepool doubled to right; Grote singled
to left [Kranepool to third]; Harrelson walked [Grote to
second]; GASPAR BATTED FOR KOONCE; Gaspar flied to center; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             0   5   2    9
 Astros           7   7   0    6


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