Houston Astros 16, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 101
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Wednesday, July 30, 1969 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  2  2    0  0  1    0  0 11  -  16 14  1
NY  N    0  0  0    1  1  0    1  0  0  -   3  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miller rf                     5   2   1   2       1   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     5   2   1   0       1   0       3   3
Wynn cf                       3   3   2   4       3   0       4   0
Menke ss                      5   3   1   4       1   0       2   2
Rader 3b                      5   1   3   1       0   0       0   1
Blefary 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       8   0
Alou lf                       3   1   3   2       1   0       2   0
  Geiger lf                   1   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Bryant c                      2   0   1   2       1   0       5   0
  Edwards ph,c                1   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Wilson p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  2   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Totals                       39  16  14  16       9   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Morgan (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (10,off Koosman); Morgan (8,off Koonce).
HR: Alou (2,6th inning off Koosman 0 on 0 out); Menke (7,9th inning off Koonce
3 on 1 out); Wynn (23,9th inning off Taylor 3 on 2 out).
SH: Blefary (4,off Koosman).
GDP: Menke (5,off Koosman).
IBB: Alou (5,by Koosman); Bryant (1,by Koosman); Wynn (7,by Koonce).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wynn (4,2nd base by Koosman/Martin).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Boswell 2b                    3   0   0   1       0   2       3   3
Jones lf                      4   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Shamsky rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Garrett 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   0      10   2
Martin c                      4   1   1   0       0   1       5   1
Harrelson ss                  4   1   2   0       0   0       2   3
Koosman p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Swoboda ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Koonce p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clendenon ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   2       1   6      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Garrett-Boswell-Kranepool.
E: Harrelson (8).
PB: Martin (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Jones (16,off Wilson).
SF: Boswell (1,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Swoboda (1,2nd base off Ray/Bryant).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(12-7)                6     8   3   2   0   4   0  26
Ray                           0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Gladding SV(20)               2.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9     8   3   2   1   6   0  36

Wilson faced 2 batters in the 7th inning

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koosman L(8-6)                7     6   5   3   5   2   1  31
Koonce                        1.1   4   5   5   2   1   1  10
Taylor                        0.2   4   6   6   2   0   1   8
Totals                        9    14  16  14   9   3   3  49

IBB: Koosman 2 (6,Alou,Bryant); Koonce (6,Wynn).

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Tony Venzon
Time of Game: 3:00   


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Miller struck out; Morgan lined to second; Wynn
singled to center; Wynn was caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop to first to second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Agee grounded out (pitcher to first); Boswell struck
out; Jones doubled to right; Shamsky grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke walked; Rader singled to left [Menke to
second]; Blefary out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Menke
to third, Rader to second]; Alou was walked intentionally;
Bryant singled to right [Menke scored, Rader scored, Alou to
third]; Wilson reached on a fielder's choice [Alou out at home
(pitcher to catcher), Bryant to second]; Miller popped to
shortstop; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Garrett flied to center; Kranepool popped to second;
Martin flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan flied to center; Wynn walked; Menke reached
on an error by Harrelson [Wynn to second]; Rader singled to left
[Wynn scored (unearned), Menke to second]; Blefary flied to
left; Alou doubled to center [Menke scored (unearned), Rader to
third]; Bryant was walked intentionally; Wilson popped to
second; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); Koosman
grounded out (third to first); Agee grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Miller grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan
popped to first in foul territory; Wynn flied to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Boswell grounded out (first unassisted); Jones singled
to right; Shamsky singled to center [Jones to third]; Garrett
popped to second; Kranepool singled to center [Jones scored,
Shamsky to third]; Martin was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke popped to first; Rader flied to left; Blefary
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Harrelson singled to center; On a bunt Koosman struck
out; Agee singled to right [Harrelson to third]; Boswell hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Harrelson scored]; Jones struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou homered; Bryant flied to left; Wilson struck
out; Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Shamsky popped to shortstop; Garrett grounded out
(second to first); Kranepool flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Wynn walked;
Menke grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: Martin singled to right; Harrelson singled to right
[Martin to second]; RAY REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); SWOBODA
BATTED FOR KOOSMAN; Swoboda walked [Martin to third, Harrelson
to second]; Agee popped to second [Martin scored (error by
Morgan) (unearned) (no RBI), Harrelson to third]; Swoboda stole
second; GLADDING REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Boswell struck out;
Jones grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

ASTROS 8TH: KOONCE REPLACED SWOBODA (PITCHING); Rader grounded
out (third to first); Blefary grounded out (second to first);
Alou singled to center; EDWARDS BATTED FOR BRYANT; Edwards lined
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

METS 8TH: EDWARDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); GEIGER REPLACED
ALOU (PLAYING LF); Shamsky flied to left; Garrett flied to
center; Kranepool flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Mets 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Gladding was called out on strikes; Miller walked;
Morgan doubled to right [Miller to third]; Wynn was walked
intentionally; Menke homered [Miller scored, Morgan scored, Wynn
scored]; Rader singled to center; TAYLOR REPLACED KOONCE
(PITCHING); Blefary singled to right [Rader to third]; Geiger
reached on a fielder's choice [Rader out at home (first to
catcher to third to catcher), Blefary to second]; Edwards walked
[Blefary to third, Geiger to second]; Gladding singled to left
[Blefary scored, Geiger to third, Edwards to second]; Miller
singled to center [Geiger scored, Edwards scored, Gladding to
second]; Martin allowed a passed ball [Gladding to third, Miller
to second]; Morgan walked; Wynn homered [Gladding scored, Miller
scored, Morgan scored]; Menke grounded out (shortstop to first);
11 R, 7 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 16, Mets 3.

METS 9TH: Martin lined to shortstop; Harrelson flied to left;
CLENDENON BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Clendenon was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 16, Mets 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          16  14   1    6
 Mets             3   8   1    6


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