New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 3 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 23
Played on Friday, April 30, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    1  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4 11  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  9  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf,rf,cf                 6   0   3   0       0   2       4   0
Harrelson ss                  5   2   2   0       1   0       5   3
Marshall rf                   3   1   1   0       1   2       2   0
  Clendenon ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jones lf                      6   1   2   2       0   2       3   0
Kranepool 1b                  5   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
Boswell 2b                    5   0   1   2       0   0       4   2
Aspromonte 3b                 6   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Grote c                       4   0   1   0       1   1      10   0
McAndrew p                    2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Shamsky ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hahn pr,cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Singleton ph,rf             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       43   4  11   4       6   9      36   9

FIELDING - 
E: McAndrew (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Jones (3,off Griffin); Agee 2 (5,off Forsch 2).
3B: Marshall (1,off Griffin).
SH: McGraw (1,off Culver).
SF: Boswell (1,off Griffin).
HBP: Shamsky (1,by Gladding).
GDP: Agee (2,off Culver).
IBB: Kranepool (2,by Culver).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Harrelson (10,2nd base off Griffin/Edwards).
CS: Agee (3,Home by Forsch/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    6   1   2   0       0   2       2   6
Morgan 2b                     5   2   3   2       1   0       4   1
Wynn cf                       6   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Watson lf                     5   0   3   1       1   1       3   0
Menke 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       9   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Cedeno rf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
  Hiatt ph,c                  2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Griffin p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geronimo ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Chiles ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lemaster p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       45   3   9   3       3  10      36  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Morgan-Menke.
E: Culver (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Wynn (2,off McAndrew).
HR: Morgan (2,8th inning off McAndrew 1 on 1 out).
SH: Menke (2,off McGraw).
IBB: Watson (1,by Taylor); Rader (1,by McGraw).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (5,2nd base off McAndrew/Grote).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McAndrew                      7.1   7   3   2   0   6   1  30
Taylor                        0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
McGraw W(2-1)                 4     2   0   0   2   4   0  16
Totals                       12     9   3   2   3  10   1  49

IBB: Taylor (1,Watson); McGraw (3,Rader).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin                       3     6   3   3   2   3   0  17
Forsch                        5     2   0   0   1   3   0  17
Gladding                      0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Lemaster                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Culver L(2-3)                 3     2   1   1   3   2   0  13
Totals                       12    11   4   4   6   9   0  52

HBP: Gladding (2,Shamsky).
IBB: Culver (3,Kranepool).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 3:36   Attendance: 13860


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Agee                cf        Metzger             ss
2. Harrelson           ss        Morgan              2b
3. Marshall            rf        Wynn                cf
4. Jones               lf        Watson              lf
5. Kranepool           1b        Menke               1b
6. Boswell             2b        Rader               3b
7. Aspromonte          3b        Cedeno              rf
8. Grote               c         Edwards             c
9. McAndrew            p         Griffin             p

METS 1ST: Agee was called out on strikes; Harrelson walked;
Harrelson stole second; Marshall struck out; Jones singled to
center [Harrelson scored, Jones to second (on throw)]; Kranepool
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger popped to shortstop; Morgan singled to
center; Morgan stole second; Wynn flied out to right; Watson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Boswell flied out to right; Aspromonte grounded out
(shortstop to first); Grote singled to right; McAndrew walked
[Grote to second]; Agee singled to shortstop [McAndrew to
second, Grote to third]; Harrelson popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader flied
out to right; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Marshall tripled to left; Jones doubled to left
[Marshall scored]; Kranepool grounded out (first unassisted)
[Jones to third]; Boswell hit a sacrifice fly to center [Jones
scored]; Aspromonte singled to center; Grote was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards was called out on strikes; GERONIMO BATTED
FOR GRIFFIN; Geronimo struck out; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: FORSCH REPLACED GERONIMO (PITCHING); McAndrew struck
out; Agee doubled to right; Harrelson grounded out (first
unassisted) [Agee to third]; Agee was caught stealing home
(pitcher to catcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Morgan singled to center; Wynn grounded out (pitcher
to first) [Morgan to second]; Watson singled to right [Morgan
scored]; Menke flied out to center; Rader was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Marshall was called out on strikes; Jones struck out;
Kranepool grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Edwards flied out to
left; Forsch struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Boswell flied out to right; Aspromonte flied out to
right; Grote popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Metzger singled to left; Morgan popped to second;
Wynn flied out to center; Watson singled to right [Metzger to
third]; Menke forced Watson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: McAndrew grounded out (shortstop to first); Agee
doubled to right; Harrelson popped to shortstop; Marshall
walked; Jones forced Marshall (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
popped to third; Edwards flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: Kranepool grounded out (first to pitcher); Boswell
popped to first in foul territory; Aspromonte flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: CHILES BATTED FOR FORSCH; Chiles grounded out
(second to first); Metzger reached on an error by McAndrew;
Morgan homered [Metzger scored (unearned)]; Wynn doubled to
left; TAYLOR REPLACED MCANDREW (PITCHING); Watson was walked
intentionally; Menke popped to shortstop; Rader grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros
3.

METS 9TH: GLADDING REPLACED CHILES (PITCHING); Grote flied out
to center; SHAMSKY BATTED FOR TAYLOR; Shamsky was hit by a
pitch; HAHN RAN FOR SHAMSKY; Agee was called out on strikes;
Harrelson singled to right [Hahn to third]; LEMASTER REPLACED
GLADDING (PITCHING); CLENDENON BATTED FOR MARSHALL; Clendenon
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: MCGRAW REPLACED CLENDENON (PITCHING); HAHN STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); AGEE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Cedeno
flied out to left; HIATT BATTED FOR EDWARDS; Hiatt struck out;
MARTINEZ BATTED FOR LEMASTER; Martinez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 10TH: HIATT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); CULVER REPLACED
MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Jones was called out on strikes; Kranepool
was called out on strikes; Boswell flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Metzger struck out; Morgan grounded out (second to
first); Wynn popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 3.

METS 11TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Grote
walked; SINGLETON BATTED FOR HAHN; Singleton walked [Grote to
second]; Agee grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Singleton out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 11TH: SINGLETON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); AGEE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Watson singled to right; Menke out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Watson to second]; Rader was
walked intentionally; Cedeno grounded out (third to first)
[Rader to second, Watson to third]; Hiatt was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 12TH: Harrelson singled to right; McGraw out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Harrelson to second]; Jones flied out to
left; Kranepool was walked intentionally; Boswell singled to
pitcher [Harrelson scored, Kranepool to third (error by Culver),
Boswell to second]; Aspromonte flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 12TH: ALOU BATTED FOR CULVER; Alou popped to shortstop;
Metzger singled to shortstop; Morgan walked [Metzger to second];
Wynn popped to shortstop; Watson popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4  11   1   12
 Astros           3   9   1   10


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