Houston Astros 2, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Saturday, July 17, 1971 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Boswell 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       3   5
Jorgensen cf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Jones lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Singleton rf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Aspromonte 3b                 1   0   0   0       2   0       1   2
Grote c                       3   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Seaver p                      3   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   1   3   1       4   2      25  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Boswell-Kranepool.
E: Boswell (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Seaver (2,off Dierker); Jones (12,off Dierker).
GDP: Singleton (5,off Dierker); Grote (12,off Ray).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       5   4
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   2   1       0   1       2   1
Menke 1b                      3   0   1   0       0   1      11   1
Alou lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Edwards c                     3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Ray p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       29   2   6   1       1  10      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Morgan-Metzger-Menke, Metzger-Menke.
E: Rader (15).

BATTING - 
HR: Rader (5,5th inning off Seaver 0 on 1 out).
SH: Morgan (6,off Seaver).
GDP: Alou (7,off Seaver).
IBB: Wynn (3,by Seaver).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver L(10-7)                8.1   6   2   1   1  10   1  31

IBB: Seaver (2,Wynn).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       3.2   3   1   1   3   0   0  16
Ray W(6-2)                    5.1   0   0   0   1   2   0  17
Totals                        9     3   1   1   4   2   0  33


Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Paul Pryor
Time of Game: 2:01   Attendance: 32852


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Harrelson           ss        Metzger             ss
2. Boswell             2b        Morgan              2b
3. Jorgensen           cf        Wynn                rf
4. Jones               lf        Cedeno              cf
5. Kranepool           1b        Rader               3b
6. Singleton           rf        Menke               1b
7. Aspromonte          3b        Alou                lf
8. Grote               c         Edwards             c
9. Seaver              p         Dierker             p

METS 1ST: Harrelson walked; Boswell grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Harrelson to second]; Jorgensen flied to right; Jones
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied
to center; Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool flied to right; Singleton popped to
shortstop; Aspromonte grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Rader struck
out; Menke was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Grote grounded out (second to first); Seaver doubled
to left; Harrelson grounded out (first unassisted) [Seaver to
third]; Boswell singled to left [Seaver scored]; Jorgensen
popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Alou grounded out (second to first); Edwards was
called out on strikes; Dierker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Jones doubled to right; Kranepool walked; Singleton
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Jones to third, Kranepool out at second]; Aspromonte walked;
RAY REPLACED DIERKER (PITCHING); Grote popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger flied to left; Morgan was called out on
strikes; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros
0.

METS 5TH: Seaver grounded out (second to first); Harrelson
grounded out (first unassisted); Boswell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
homered; Menke singled to right; Alou grounded into a double
play (second to first) [Menke out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Jorgensen grounded out (first unassisted); Jones
popped to second; Kranepool flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Edwards singled to left; Ray was called out on
strikes; Metzger forced Edwards (shortstop to second); Morgan
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
1, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: Singleton struck out; Aspromonte walked; Grote
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Aspromonte out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Cedeno struck
out; Rader singled to right; Menke flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: Seaver grounded out (shortstop to first); Harrelson
popped to shortstop; Boswell reached on an error by Rader;
Jorgensen popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou grounded out (second to first); Edwards
grounded out (second to first); Ray struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 9TH: Jones flied to right; Kranepool grounded out (second
to first); Singleton flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Metzger singled to center; Morgan out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Metzger to second]; Wynn was walked
intentionally; Cedeno singled to right [Metzger scored (error by
Boswell) (unearned) (no RBI), Wynn to second]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   3   1    5
 Astros           2   6   1    4


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