Houston Astros 11, New York Mets 5
Regular Season Game 102
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Wednesday, July 30, 1969 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0 10    0  0  1    0  0  0  -  11 10  1
NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  3  0  -   5 13  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Valdespino lf                 5   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   1       1   2       1   5
Wynn cf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Geiger cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Miller rf                     4   1   0   0       1   2       2   0
Menke ss                      2   1   0   1       3   1       1   5
Blefary 1b                    4   1   1   3       0   2      12   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   1       0   1       0   3
Edwards c                     4   2   2   1       0   0       9   0
Dierker p                     4   2   2   2       0   2       1   1
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34  11  10  10       5  12      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Dierker-Menke-Blefary, Rader-Morgan-Blefary.
E: Edwards (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Edwards (15,off Ryan); Dierker (2,off Ryan).
3B: Blefary (6,off Gentry).
HR: Dierker (1,3rd inning off Ryan 1 on 2 out).
SH: Geiger (5,off DiLauro).
SF: Morgan (3,off Ryan).
GDP: Rader (14,off Ryan).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (17,2nd base off Gentry/Grote).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Boswell 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  DiLauro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Charles ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jones lf                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Swoboda lf,rf               3   2   2   0       1   0       2   0
Shamsky rf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clendenon 1b                4   1   1   0       0   3       6   0
Garrett 3b,2b                 4   1   1   0       0   1       2   2
Kranepool 1b,lf               4   1   3   4       0   1       2   0
Grote c                       4   0   2   0       0   2      12   0
Harrelson ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Gentry p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ryan p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Pfeil ph,3b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       39   5  13   4       1  10      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Harrelson-Boswell-Clendenon.
E: Boswell (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Jones (17,off Dierker); Kranepool (9,off Dierker).
HR: Kranepool (9,8th inning off Dierker 2 on 1 out).
GDP: Boswell (11,off Dierker); Pfeil (3,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(13-8)               8    12   5   4   1   9   1  36
Gladding SV(21)               1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    13   5   4   1  10   1  40


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gentry L(9-9)                 2.2   5   8   8   3   4   0  16
Ryan                          4.1   4   3   3   2   7   1  18
DiLauro                       2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    10  11  11   5  12   1  41

WP: Gentry (6).

Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Tony Venzon, 3B - Frank Secory
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 28922


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Valdespino struck out; Morgan struck out; Wynn
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Agee grounded out (third to first); Boswell struck
out; Jones doubled to left; Shamsky flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Miller lined to third; Menke was called out on
strikes; Blefary popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Garrett grounded out (second to first); Kranepool
struck out; Grote struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader grounded out (third to first); Edwards singled
to center; Gentry threw a wild pitch [Edwards to second];
Dierker struck out; Valdespino singled to second [Edwards scored
(error by Boswell) (no RBI), Valdespino to second]; Morgan
walked; Wynn singled to center [Valdespino scored, Morgan to
third]; Wynn stole second; Miller walked; Menke walked [Morgan
scored, Wynn to third, Miller to second]; Blefary tripled to
center [Wynn scored, Miller scored, Menke scored]; Rader singled
to center [Blefary scored]; RYAN REPLACED GENTRY (PITCHING);
Edwards doubled to left [Rader scored]; SWOBODA REPLACED JONES
(PLAYING LF); Dierker homered [Edwards scored]; the field was
very muddy; Cleon Jones was slow going after ball hit by Johnny
Edwards and then made a lackadaiscal throw; Mets manager Gil
Hodges went onto the field to talk with Jones and replaced
him; Valdespino flied to left; 10 R, 7 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 10, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Harrelson grounded out (second to first); Ryan singled
to right; Agee singled to center [Ryan to third]; Boswell
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Agee out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 10, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: CLENDENON REPLACED SHAMSKY (PLAYING 1B); KRANEPOOL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); SWOBODA CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING RF); Morgan struck out; Wynn popped to third in foul
territory; Miller struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 10,
Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Swoboda singled to shortstop; Clendenon struck out;
Garrett grounded out (second to first) [Swoboda to second];
Kranepool singled to right [Swoboda scored]; Grote singled to
left [Kranepool to second]; Harrelson grounded out (first to
pitcher); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 10, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Menke walked; Blefary struck out; Rader struck out;
Edwards lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 10, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Ryan was called out on strikes; Agee struck out;
Boswell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 10, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Dierker doubled to center; Valdespino singled to
center [Dierker to third, Valdespino to second (on throw to
home)]; Morgan hit a sacrifice fly to right [Dierker scored,
Valdespino to third]; Wynn struck out; Miller struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: GEIGER REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING CF); Swoboda grounded
out (shortstop to first); Clendenon singled to left; Garrett was
called out on strikes; Kranepool doubled to right [Clendenon to
third]; Grote struck out [Clendenon scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Grote to first (error by Edwards)]; Harrelson grounded out
(second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets
2.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke walked; Blefary struck out; Rader grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Menke out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: PFEIL BATTED FOR RYAN; Pfeil flied to right; Agee
grounded out (shortstop to first); Boswell flied to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: PFEIL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); GARRETT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); DILAURO REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING);
Edwards grounded out (second to first); Dierker struck out;
Valdespino grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Swoboda walked; Clendenon struck out; Garrett singled
to center [Swoboda to third]; Kranepool homered [Swoboda scored,
Garrett scored]; Grote singled to right; Harrelson singled to
right [Grote to second]; Pfeil grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Harrelson out at second]; 3 R, 4 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Morgan singled to right; Geiger out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Morgan to second]; Miller grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Morgan to third]; Menke flied to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 5.

METS 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Agee grounded
out (third to first); CHARLES BATTED FOR DILAURO; Charles
grounded out (shortstop to first); Swoboda singled to right;
Clendenon struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          11  10   1    3
 Mets             5  13   1    8


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