Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 44
Played on Saturday, May 24, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  4  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  3  x  -   5  7  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       4   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Garrett 3b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   2
Boswell 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Jones lf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Shamsky rf                    3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Grote c                       3   0   2   0       0   0       8   0
Harrelson ss                  2   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
  Martin ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Weis ss                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Koosman p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Gaspar ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McAndrew p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       2  11      24   7

FIELDING - 
E: Grote (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Grote (6,off Dierker); Garrett (4,off Dierker).
GDP: Kranepool (3,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Grote (1,2nd base off Dierker/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Blefary 1b                    4   1   2   2       0   1       6   0
Morgan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Wynn cf                       4   2   2   2       0   1       5   0
Menke ss                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   4
Rader 3b                      3   1   0   0       1   2       1   0
Martinez lf                   3   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Alou rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   0       0   1      11   0
Dierker p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   5   7   5       1   8      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Menke-Blefary.
E: Rader (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Blefary (5,off Koosman); Martinez (1,off Koosman).
HR: Wynn 2 (11,4th inning off Koosman 0 on 2 out,8th inning off Taylor 0 on
2 out); Blefary (1,8th inning off Taylor 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koosman L(1-3)                7     3   2   2   1   6   1  25
Taylor                        0.2   3   3   3   0   1   2   5
McAndrew                      0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        8     7   5   5   1   8   3  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(7-4)                9     4   1   1   2  11   0  33


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 17911


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        Menke               ss
5. Shamsky             rf        Rader               3b
6. Kranepool           1b        Martinez            lf
7. Grote               c         Alou                rf
8. Harrelson           ss        Edwards             c
9. Koosman             p         Dierker             p

METS 1ST: Agee flied to center; Garrett grounded out (second to
first); Boswell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Blefary was called out on strikes; Morgan flied to
left; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Jones struck out; Shamsky flied to center; Kranepool
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke was called out on strikes; Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); Martinez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Grote singled to center; Grote stole second; Harrelson
was called out on strikes; Koosman struck out; Agee popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (second to pitcher); Edwards was
called out on strikes; Dierker flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Garrett flied to center; Boswell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Blefary flied to center; Morgan grounded out
(pitcher to first); Wynn homered; Menke flied to center; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Shamsky grounded out (second to first); Kranepool
popped to third; Grote flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader struck out; Martinez grounded out (shortstop
to first); Alou grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Harrelson struck out; Koosman struck out; Agee was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Edwards grounded out (shortstop to first); Dierker
grounded out (third to first); Blefary doubled to center; Morgan
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: Garrett walked; Boswell flied to center; Jones reached
on an error by Rader [Garrett to second]; Shamsky walked
[Garrett to third, Jones to second]; Kranepool grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Shamsky out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Menke flied to
center; Rader walked; Martinez doubled to right [Rader scored,
Martinez to third (on throw to home)]; Alou flied to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 8TH: Grote doubled to right; MARTIN BATTED FOR HARRELSON;
Martin struck out; GASPAR BATTED FOR KOOSMAN; Gaspar grounded
out (shortstop to first); Agee struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: WEIS REPLACED MARTIN (PLAYING SS); TAYLOR REPLACED
GASPAR (PITCHING); Edwards singled to center; Edwards was picked
off first but was safe on an error by Grote [Edwards to second];
On a bunt Dierker struck out; Blefary homered [Edwards scored];
Morgan flied to center; Wynn homered; MCANDREW REPLACED TAYLOR
(PITCHING); Menke singled to left; Rader struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

METS 9TH: Garrett doubled to center; Boswell struck out; Jones
was called out on strikes; Shamsky singled to right [Garrett
scored]; Kranepool flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
1, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   4   1    5
 Astros           5   7   1    3


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