New York Mets 9, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 88
Played on Thursday, July 15, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    2  0  1    2  4  0  -   9 13  0
HOU N    2  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  6  3
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martinez ss                   5   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Boswell 2b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       2   3
Agee cf                       5   1   3   2       0   0       3   0
Jones lf                      4   2   1   2       1   1       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  5   1   1   0       0   0       8   0
Singleton rf                  5   2   3   1       0   2       0   0
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
  Foli pr,3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Grote c                       4   1   1   1       0   0      12   0
Gentry p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jorgensen ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sadecki p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marshall ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McGraw p                    2   1   0   1       0   1       0   0
Totals                       42   9  13   9       1   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Singleton (2,off Culver); Boswell (14,off Culver).
HR: Jones (8,7th inning off Forsch 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Boswell (8,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Agee (15,2nd base off Forsch/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   1       0   1       2   5
Morgan 2b                     4   1   1   1       0   2       3   5
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   1       0   3       1   0
Watson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
Wynn rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Menke 1b                      3   1   1   0       1   1      10   0
Edwards c                     3   1   1   1       0   1       7   0
  Hiatt ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Forsch p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   6   4       2  12      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Metzger-Menke.
E: Metzger (7), Menke (4), Culver (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (16,off Gentry); Wynn (10,off McGraw).
3B: Metzger (7,off Gentry); Edwards (4,off Gentry).
SH: Metzger (4,off Gentry).
IBB: Menke (2,by McGraw).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gentry                        2     5   4   4   0   3   0  11
Sadecki                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
McGraw W(6-3)                 6     1   0   0   2   8   0  21
Totals                        9     6   4   4   2  12   0  35

IBB: McGraw (8,Menke).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch L(5-3)                 6.2   9   5   5   1   5   1  31
Ray                           0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Culver                        0.2   3   4   1   0   1   0   6
Gladding                      0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Harris                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    13   9   6   1   7   1  43


Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 20412


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Martinez singled; Boswell grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Martinez out at second]; Agee
singled to right; Jones forced Agee (shortstop to second); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger tripled to right; Morgan doubled to left
[Metzger scored]; Cedeno singled to left [Morgan scored]; Watson
forced Cedeno (shortstop to second); Rader struck out; Wynn
flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 2ND: Kranepool reached on an error by Menke [Kranepool to
second]; Singleton was called out on strikes; Aspromonte flied
to right; Grote grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Menke singled to left; Edwards tripled to right
[Menke scored]; Forsch struck out; Metzger out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Edwards scored]; Morgan struck out; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 3RD: JORGENSEN BATTED FOR GENTRY; Jorgensen grounded out
(second to first); Martinez grounded out (third to first);
Boswell flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: SADECKI REPLACED JORGENSEN (PITCHING); Cedeno struck
out; Watson grounded out (second to first); Rader grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 4TH: Agee flied to left; Jones walked; Kranepool singled to
left [Jones to second]; Singleton singled to right [Kranepool to
second, Jones scored]; Aspromonte singled to center [Singleton
to second, Kranepool scored]; Grote flied to left; MARSHALL
BATTED FOR SADECKI; Marshall struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: MCGRAW REPLACED MARSHALL (PITCHING); Wynn popped to
second; Menke struck out; Edwards flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 4.

METS 5TH: Martinez was called out on strikes; Boswell popped to
first; Agee reached on an error by Metzger; Agee stole second;
Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Forsch struck out; Metzger grounded out (second to
first); Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros
4.

METS 6TH: Kranepool grounded out (second to first); Singleton
singled to right; Aspromonte grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Singleton to second]; Grote singled to center [Singleton
scored]; McGraw was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Mets 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno struck out; Watson struck out; Rader walked;
Wynn doubled to left [Rader to third]; Menke was walked
intentionally; Edwards was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 4.

METS 7TH: Martinez grounded out (second to first); Boswell
popped to shortstop; Agee singled to center; Jones homered [Agee
scored]; RAY REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Kranepool grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: ALOU BATTED FOR RAY; Alou flied to left; Metzger
struck out; Morgan popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 5, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: CULVER REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Singleton doubled to
right; On a bunt Aspromonte singled [Singleton to third]; FOLI
RAN FOR ASPROMONTE; Grote forced Foli (shortstop to second);
McGraw reached on an error by Culver [Grote to second, Singleton
scored]; Martinez struck out; Boswell doubled to left [McGraw to
third, Grote scored (unearned)]; GLADDING REPLACED CULVER
(PITCHING); Agee singled to left [Boswell scored (unearned),
McGraw scored (unearned)]; Jones forced Agee (shortstop to
second); 4 R (1 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: FOLI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Cedeno struck out;
Watson grounded out (second to first); Rader grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 4.

METS 9TH: HARRIS REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING); Kranepool flied
to center; Singleton was called out on strikes; Foli grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Wynn flied to center; Menke grounded out (third to
first); HIATT BATTED FOR EDWARDS; Hiatt grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             9  13   0    7
 Astros           4   6   3    4


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