Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Saturday, May 1, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  5  0
HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   3  8  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Harrelson ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Marshall rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Jones lf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
Boswell 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Aspromonte 3b                 3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Grote c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Seaver p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
  Shamsky ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   5   1       0   4      24  11

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       1   5
Morgan 2b                     4   2   2   1       0   0       0   3
Wynn cf                       3   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   3   1       0   0       1   0
  Geronimo lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   1      11   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Cedeno rf                     3   0   0   0       1   2       6   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Dierker p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Totals                       31   3   8   3       3   8      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (5,off Seaver).
HR: Morgan (3,3rd inning off Seaver 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver L(4-1)                 8     8   3   3   3   8   1  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker W(4-0)                9     5   1   1   0   4   0  32


Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 1:58   Attendance: 23571


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. Seaver              p         Dierker             p

METS 1ST: Agee was called out on strikes; Harrelson popped to
third; Marshall flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan
doubled to left; Wynn singled to left [Morgan scored, Wynn to
second (on throw)]; Watson singled to center [Wynn scored];
Menke singled to left [Watson to second]; Rader struck out;
Cedeno struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 2ND: Jones popped to first; Kranepool struck out; Boswell
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); Dierker
grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Grote
grounded out (shortstop to first); Seaver struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Morgan homered; Wynn struck out; Watson popped to
shortstop; Menke struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

METS 4TH: Agee flied out to right; Harrelson flied to left in
foul territory; Marshall singled to center; Jones singled to
center [Marshall to second]; Kranepool popped to first; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader struck out; Cedeno walked; Edwards flied out
to left; Dierker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Boswell flied out to right; Aspromonte grounded out
(second to first); Grote grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan
grounded out (third to first); Wynn walked; Watson singled to
center [Wynn to third, Watson out at second (center to shortstop
to second)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Seaver was called out on strikes; Agee lined to
shortstop; Harrelson grounded out (pitcher to second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Menke flied out to center; Rader grounded out
(pitcher to first); Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Marshall grounded out (second to first); Jones
grounded out (shortstop to first); Kranepool flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards grounded out (first to pitcher); Dierker
grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger walked; Morgan forced
Metzger (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

METS 8TH: Boswell flied out to right; Aspromonte grounded out
(shortstop to first); Grote grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Wynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Watson singled
to right; Menke singled to left [Watson to second]; Rader struck
out; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

METS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED WATSON (PLAYING LF); SHAMSKY BATTED
FOR SEAVER; Shamsky grounded out (first to pitcher); Agee
singled to shortstop; Harrelson singled to left [Agee to
second]; Marshall grounded out (first to pitcher) [Harrelson to
second, Agee to third]; Jones singled to second [Harrelson to
third, Agee scored]; Kranepool flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   5   0    4
 Astros           3   8   0    7


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