Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Friday, July 23, 1971 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  2    0  3  0    0  0  0  -   5 10  1
NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   1   0       0   1       2   5
Morgan 2b                     2   1   0   0       3   0       2   1
Wynn rf                       3   2   1   2       2   0       1   0
Cedeno cf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      5   0   2   1       0   0       0   2
Menke 1b                      5   0   2   1       0   0      14   0
Alou lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Wilson p                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       36   5  10   5       5   1      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Wilson-Metzger-Menke.
E: Metzger (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (9,off Ryan).
3B: Menke (2,off Ryan).
HR: Wynn (6,3rd inning off Ryan 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Alou (3,by Ryan); Wilson (1,by Ryan).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan 2 (20,2nd base off Ryan/Dyer 2).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martinez ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   5
Boswell 2b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       5   2
Agee cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Jones lf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Kranepool rf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Clendenon 1b                  3   0   0   1       1   2       7   2
Aspromonte 3b                 4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Dyer c                        3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Ryan p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Sadecki p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jorgensen ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Marshall ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   1   3   1       4   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Clendenon-Aspromonte-Martinez-Dyer-Martinez.
E: Aspromonte (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Marshall (4,off Wilson).
GDP: Boswell (9,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(7-7)                 9     3   1   1   4   7   0  34


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(8-8)                   4     7   5   4   3   1   1  23
Sadecki                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Williams                      2     2   0   0   1   0   0   9
Taylor                        2     0   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        9    10   5   4   5   1   1  43

Ryan faced 4 batters in the 5th inning
HBP: Ryan 2 (10,Alou,Wilson).

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Mel Steiner, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 37227


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Metzger             ss        Martinez            ss
2. Morgan              2b        Boswell             2b
3. Wynn                rf        Agee                cf
4. Cedeno              cf        Jones               lf
5. Rader               3b        Kranepool           rf
6. Menke               1b        Clendenon           1b
7. Alou                lf        Aspromonte          3b
8. Edwards             c         Dyer                c
9. Wilson              p         Ryan                p

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger was called out on strikes; Morgan walked;
Morgan stole second; Wynn walked; Cedeno grounded out (second to
first) [Wynn to second, Morgan to third]; Rader grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Menke tripled to right; Alou was hit by a pitch;
Edwards hit into a double play (first unassisted) [Menke out at
home (first to third to shortstop to catcher to shortstop), Alou
to third]; Wilson made an out to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Jones popped to first in foul territory; Kranepool
grounded out (shortstop to first); Clendenon struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger doubled to left; Morgan flied out to center
[Metzger to third]; Wynn homered [Metzger scored]; Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader singled to left; Menke
flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Aspromonte struck out; Dyer reached on an error by
Metzger; Ryan struck out; Martinez forced Dyer (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou singled to center [Alou out at second (center
to second)]; Edwards made an out to shortstop; Wilson was hit by
a pitch; Metzger forced Wilson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Boswell walked; Agee grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Boswell to second]; Jones walked; Kranepool walked [Boswell to
third, Jones to second]; Clendenon walked [Boswell scored, Jones
to third, Kranepool to second]; Aspromonte popped to catcher in
foul territory; Dyer grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 0 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Morgan walked; Morgan stole second; Wynn reached on
an error by Aspromonte [Morgan to third]; Cedeno singled to left
[Wynn to second, Morgan scored]; Rader singled to center [Wynn
scored (unearned), Cedeno to third]; SADECKI REPLACED RYAN
(PITCHING); Menke singled to left [Rader to second, Cedeno
scored]; Alou forced Menke (shortstop to second); Edwards made
an out to shortstop; Wilson made an out to first; 3 R (2 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: JORGENSEN BATTED FOR SADECKI; Jorgensen struck out;
Martinez made an out to second; Boswell singled to right; Agee
made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: WILLIAMS REPLACED JORGENSEN (PITCHING); Metzger
grounded out (second to first); Morgan walked; Wynn flied out to
left; Cedeno singled to right [Morgan to third]; Rader lined to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Jones struck out; Kranepool lined to shortstop;
Clendenon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Menke flied out to left; Alou made an out to
pitcher; Edwards singled to center; Wilson forced Edwards
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: Aspromonte grounded out (shortstop to first); Dyer was
called out on strikes; MARSHALL BATTED FOR WILLIAMS; Marshall
doubled to left; Martinez popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

ASTROS 8TH: TAYLOR REPLACED MARSHALL (PITCHING); Metzger flied
out to left; Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first); Wynn
walked; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: Boswell grounded out (third to first); Agee made an
out to first; Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader made an out to second; Menke grounded out
(third to first); Alou flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 9TH: Kranepool made an out to first; Clendenon grounded out
(pitcher to first); Aspromonte flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   1   11
 Mets             1   3   1    6


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