Houston Astros 8, New York Mets 2

Regular Season Game 116

Played on Wednesday, August 13, 1969 (N) at Astrodome

NY N 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 2 5 0 HOU N 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 x - 8 6 0

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAgee cf 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 Boswell 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 Jones lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Shamsky rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Garrett 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 Kranepool 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 10 1 Grote c 3 0 1 0 0 1 7 0 Harrelson ss 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 Gentry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pfeil ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Koonce p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DiLauro p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 Swoboda ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Cardwell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals31 2 5 2 2 7 24 13BATTING -3B:Kranepool (2,off Dierker).HR:Agee (20,5th inning off Dierker 0 on 1 out).GDP:Harrelson (5,off Dierker).Team LOB:4.

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAlou lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Morgan 2b 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 Gotay 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 Wynn cf 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 Geiger cf 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Miller rf 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 0 Menke ss 3 2 2 4 1 1 1 0 Blefary 1b 4 0 1 3 0 2 7 3 Edwards c 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 Rader 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Martinez pr,3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Dierker p 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 1Totals30 8 6 8 5 6 27 8FIELDING -DP:1. Morgan-Blefary.BATTING -2B:Blefary (25,off DiLauro).HR:Menke (8,1st inning off Gentry 2 on 2 out).HBP:Morgan (1,by Gentry).Team LOB:4.BASERUNNING -SB:Morgan (30,2nd base off Gentry/Grote).

PITCHING

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGentry L(9-10) 1 1 3 3 1 1 1 6 Koonce 1 1 4 4 3 0 0 7 DiLauro 4 4 1 1 1 2 0 17 Cardwell 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 6Totals8 6 8 8 5 6 1 36 Koonce faced 4 batters in the 3rd inningHBP:Gentry (4,Morgan).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDierker W(14-9) 9 5 2 2 2 7 1 33Umpires:HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bob EngelTime of Game:2:24Attendance:30590 Starting Lineups: New York Mets Houston Astros 1. Agee cf Alou lf 2. Boswell 2b Morgan 2b 3. Jones lf Wynn cf 4. Shamsky rf Miller rf 5. Garrett 3b Menke ss 6. Kranepool 1b Blefary 1b 7. Grote c Edwards c 8. Harrelson ss Rader 3b 9. Gentry p Dierker p METS 1ST: Agee flied to right; Boswell was called out on strikes; Jones walked; Shamsky popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Alou popped to shortstop; Morgan was hit by a pitch; Morgan stole second; Wynn walked; Miller forced Wynn (second to shortstop) [Morgan to third]; Menke homered [Morgan scored, Miller scored]; Blefary struck out; 3 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 3. METS 2ND: Garrett grounded out (first to pitcher); Kranepool tripled to right; Grote struck out; Harrelson walked; PFEIL BATTED FOR GENTRY; Pfeil singled to left [Kranepool scored, Harrelson to second]; Agee struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 3. ASTROS 2ND: KOONCE REPLACED PFEIL (PITCHING); Edwards grounded out (second to first); Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Dierker grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 3. METS 3RD: Boswell grounded out (first to pitcher); Jones flied to right; Shamsky grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 3. ASTROS 3RD: Alou singled to left; Morgan walked [Alou to second]; Wynn walked [Alou to third, Morgan to second]; Miller walked [Alou scored, Morgan to third, Wynn to second]; DILAURO REPLACED KOONCE (PITCHING); Menke singled to left [Morgan scored, Wynn to third, Miller to second]; Blefary doubled to center [Wynn scored, Miller scored, Menke scored]; Edwards popped to catcher in foul territory; Rader reached on a fielder's choice [Blefary out at third (shortstop to third)]; MARTINEZ RAN FOR RADER; Dierker grounded out (shortstop to first); 5 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 8. METS 4TH: MARTINEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); GEIGER REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING CF); Garrett struck out; Kranepool singled to center; Grote singled to right [Kranepool to second]; Harrelson grounded into a double play (second to second to first) [Grote out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 8. ASTROS 4TH: Alou grounded out (first to pitcher); Morgan grounded out (second to first); Geiger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 8. METS 5TH: DiLauro struck out; Agee homered; Boswell lined to second; Jones flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. ASTROS 5TH: Miller singled to center; Menke walked [Miller to second]; Blefary struck out; Edwards grounded out (pitcher to first) [Miller to third, Menke to second]; Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. METS 6TH: GOTAY REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Shamsky lined to right; Garrett was called out on strikes; Kranepool popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. ASTROS 6TH: Dierker flied to center; Alou grounded out (second to first); Gotay singled to center; Geiger grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. METS 7TH: Grote grounded out (second to first); Harrelson grounded out (pitcher to first); SWOBODA BATTED FOR DILAURO; Swoboda struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. ASTROS 7TH: CARDWELL REPLACED SWOBODA (PITCHING); Miller popped to shortstop; Menke struck out; Blefary lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. METS 8TH: Agee grounded out (second to first); Boswell grounded out (second to first); Jones popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. ASTROS 8TH: Edwards grounded out (second to first); Martinez was called out on strikes; Dierker was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. METS 9TH: Shamsky grounded out (first to pitcher); Garrett grounded out (first unassisted); Kranepool popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 8. Final Totals R H E LOB Mets 2 5 0 4 Astros 8 6 0 4

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