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 Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee 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   0
Totals                       31   2   5   2       2   7      24  13

BATTING - 
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 Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alou 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   1
Totals                       30   8   6   8       5   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
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 Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gentry 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   6
Totals                        8     6   8   8   5   6   1  36

Koonce faced 4 batters in the 3rd inning
HBP: Gentry (4,Morgan).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(14-9)               9     5   2   2   2   7   1  33


Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Bob Engel
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 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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