Houston Astros 8, New York Mets 7
Regular Season Game 115
Played on Tuesday, August 12, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    5  0  0    0  2  0  -   7 11  2
HOU N    1  0  0    1  0  4    2  0  x  -   8  9  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       4   0   2   4       1   0       5   0
Boswell 2b                    5   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Jones lf                      3   1   1   0       2   0       2   0
Shamsky rf                    4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Seaver pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garrett 3b                    4   1   2   0       0   1       0   3
Kranepool 1b                  4   2   2   3       1   1       8   1
Grote c                       4   1   2   0       0   1       4   1
  Weis pr,ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gaspar ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Harrelson ss                  3   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Swoboda ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dyer c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Koosman p                     3   0   0   0       0   3       1   2
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clendenon ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   7  11   7       5   9      24  11

FIELDING - 
E: Boswell (14), Garrett (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Garrett (8,off Wilson).
HR: Kranepool (10,4th inning off Wilson 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Garrett (2,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou rf,lf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       0   5
Wynn cf                       2   2   1   0       2   0       2   0
Menke ss                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Rader 3b                      3   2   2   2       0   0       0   2
Martinez lf                   3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Miller rf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blefary 1b                    4   1   1   4       0   0      13   1
Bryant c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Edwards c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Wilson p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Gladding p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   8   9   6       3   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Blefary.
E: Alou (8), Rader (19).

BATTING - 
3B: Rader (3,off Koosman); Morgan (2,off Koosman).
HR: Blefary (9,6th inning off Koosman 2 on 1 out).
SF: Rader (1,off Taylor).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (29,Home off Koosman/Grote).
CS: Alou (2,2nd base by Koosman/Grote).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koosman L(9-8)                6.1   8   7   6   2   4   1  29
Taylor                        0.2   1   1   1   1   0   0   4
McGraw                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   8   7   3   4   1  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(15-7)                7     8   6   4   3   7   1  32
Gladding SV(25)               2     3   1   1   2   2   0  11
Totals                        9    11   7   5   5   9   1  43

Wilson faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
HBP: Wilson (8,Garrett).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Mel Steiner
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 22283


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Alou singled to left; Morgan struck out; Wynn
reached on an error by Garrett [Alou to second]; Menke forced
Wynn (shortstop to second) [Alou to third]; Rader singled to
center [Alou scored (unearned), Menke to third]; Martinez popped
to first in foul territory; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Shamsky struck out; Garrett doubled to left; Kranepool
grounded out (second to first) [Garrett to third]; Grote
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Blefary grounded out (second to first); Bryant flied
to right; Wilson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Harrelson grounded out (second to first); Koosman
struck out; Agee walked; Boswell flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou flied to center; Morgan flied to center; Wynn
walked; Menke lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Jones walked; Shamsky singled to left [Jones to
third]; Garrett popped to catcher in foul territory; Kranepool
homered [Jones scored, Shamsky scored]; Grote singled to center;
Harrelson singled to right [Grote to third (error by Rader;
assist by Alou), Harrelson to second]; Koosman was called out on
strikes; Agee singled to right [Grote scored (unearned),
Harrelson scored (unearned), Agee to third (error by Alou)];
Boswell grounded out (second to first); 5 R (3 ER), 5 H, 2 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader tripled to right; Martinez grounded out
(pitcher to first); Blefary grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Rader scored]; Bryant flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 5, Astros 2.

METS 5TH: Jones walked; Shamsky flied to left; Garrett was hit
by a pitch [Jones to second]; Kranepool struck out; Grote was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Wilson grounded out (pitcher to first); Alou
grounded out (third to first); Morgan was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 2.

METS 6TH: Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); Koosman
struck out; Agee grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn singled to left; Menke walked [Wynn to second];
Rader forced Menke (third to second) [Wynn scored (error by
Boswell) (no RBI)]; Martinez singled to left [Rader to second];
Blefary homered [Rader scored, Martinez scored]; Bryant grounded
out (second to first); Wilson was called out on strikes; 4 R, 3
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 6.

METS 7TH: MILLER REPLACED MARTINEZ (PLAYING RF); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); EDWARDS REPLACED BRYANT (PLAYING C );
Boswell grounded out (second to first); Jones singled to center;
Shamsky hit into a double play (first unassisted) [Jones out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Alou singled to center; Alou was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Morgan tripled to right; Morgan
stole home; TAYLOR REPLACED KOOSMAN (PITCHING); Wynn walked;
Menke singled to center [Wynn to third]; Rader hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Wynn scored]; Miller flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 8.

METS 8TH: Garrett singled to left; GLADDING REPLACED WILSON
(PITCHING); Kranepool walked [Garrett to second]; Grote singled
to shortstop [Garrett to third, Kranepool to second]; SWOBODA
BATTED FOR HARRELSON; Swoboda struck out; CLENDENON BATTED FOR
TAYLOR; Clendenon popped to first; Agee singled to right
[Garrett scored, Kranepool scored, Grote to third]; WEIS RAN FOR
GROTE; Boswell grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: WEIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); DYER REPLACED
SWOBODA (PLAYING C ); MCGRAW REPLACED CLENDENON (PITCHING);
Blefary flied to center; Edwards grounded out (second to first);
Gladding grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 7, Astros 8.

METS 9TH: Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Shamsky
walked; SEAVER RAN FOR SHAMSKY; Garrett was called out on
strikes; Kranepool singled to left [Seaver to second]; GASPAR
BATTED FOR WEIS; Gaspar flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 7, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             7  11   2    9
 Astros           8   9   2    4


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