Houston Astros 7, New York Mets 4
Regular Season Game 59
Played on Tuesday, June 20, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    3  0  0  -   4  7  1
HOU N    0  0  3    0  4  0    0  0  x  -   7 13  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf                       3   0   0   1       0   1       4   0
Boswell 2b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       4   3
Marshall rf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Milner lf                     4   1   1   1       0   2       3   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   1   1   1       0   1       4   1
Fregosi 3b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
Dyer c                        4   1   1   0       0   1       7   0
Harrelson ss                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez ss                 2   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
McAndrew p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Capra p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garrett ph                  1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Taylor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   4       1   7      24   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Boswell-Kranepool.
E: Agee (7).

BATTING - 
HR: Milner (7,4th inning off Forsch 0 on 1 out); Kranepool (4,7th inning off
Forsch 0 on 0 out).
SF: Agee (2,off Ray).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   3   1       0   0       0   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
Wynn rf                       3   1   1   0       2   1       3   0
May 1b                        5   1   2   2       0   2       8   0
Watson lf                     5   0   2   2       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   0       1   2       2   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       2   4
Howard c                      3   1   2   0       1   0       7   0
Forsch p                      1   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ray p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   7  13   7       4   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Cedeno (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (11,off McAndrew); Helms (5,off Capra).
HR: May (11,5th inning off McAndrew 1 on 0 out).
SH: Forsch 2 (4,off McAndrew 2); Ray (1,off Taylor).
SF: Cedeno (1,off McAndrew).
GDP: Cedeno (5,off McAndrew).
IBB: Howard (1,by Capra).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McAndrew L(5-3)               4     9   5   5   1   4   1  22
Capra                         2     3   2   2   2   3   0  11
Taylor                        2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        8    13   7   7   4   7   1  41

McAndrew faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Capra (1,Howard).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(4-2)                 6     7   4   4   1   5   2  26
Ray SV(5)                     3     0   0   0   0   2   0   9
Totals                        9     7   4   4   1   7   2  35

Forsch faced 4 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 26394


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Agee                cf        Metzger             ss
2. Boswell             2b        Cedeno              cf
3. Marshall            rf        Wynn                rf
4. Milner              lf        May                 1b
5. Kranepool           1b        Watson              lf
6. Fregosi             3b        Rader               3b
7. Dyer                c         Helms               2b
8. Harrelson           ss        Howard              c
9. McAndrew            p         Forsch              p

METS 1ST: Agee flied out to right; Boswell walked; Marshall
singled to center [Boswell to third (error by Cedeno), Marshall
to second]; Milner struck out; Kranepool popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno popped to
second; Wynn was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Fregosi flied out to right; Dyer flied out to right;
Harrelson popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: May was called out on strikes; Watson doubled to
right; Rader struck out; Helms flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: McAndrew grounded out (first unassisted); Agee
grounded out (shortstop to first); Boswell flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard singled to center; Forsch reached on a
fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Howard to second]; On a
bunt Metzger singled [Howard to third, Forsch to second]; Cedeno
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Howard scored]; Wynn walked
[Forsch to third, Metzger to second]; May struck out; Watson
singled to left [Forsch scored, Metzger scored, Wynn to second];
Rader singled to shortstop [Wynn to third, Watson to second];
Helms flied out to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 4TH: Marshall grounded out (first unassisted); Milner
homered; Kranepool struck out; Fregosi singled to left; Dyer
forced Fregosi (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Howard singled to center; Forsch out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Howard to second]; Metzger singled to
center [Howard to third]; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(second to first) [Metzger out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Harrelson popped to second; McAndrew grounded out
(shortstop to first); Agee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn singled to left; May homered [Wynn scored];
CAPRA REPLACED MCANDREW (PITCHING); Watson popped to center;
Rader walked; Helms doubled to left [Rader scored]; Howard was
walked intentionally; Forsch struck out; Metzger singled to left
[Helms scored, Howard to second]; Cedeno popped to third in foul
territory; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 7.

METS 6TH: Boswell grounded out (second to first); Marshall
struck out; Milner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED HARRELSON (PLAYING SS); Wynn flied
out to left; May singled to center [May to third (error by
Agee)]; Watson struck out; Rader struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 7.

METS 7TH: Kranepool homered; Fregosi singled to left; Dyer
singled to center [Fregosi to second]; Martinez singled to right
[Fregosi to third, Dyer to second]; GARRETT BATTED FOR CAPRA;
RAY REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Garrett grounded out (second to
first) [Fregosi scored, Dyer to third, Martinez to second]; Agee
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Dyer scored]; Boswell grounded
out (second to pitcher); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: TAYLOR REPLACED GARRETT (PITCHING); Helms singled to
pitcher; Howard forced Helms (second to shortstop); Ray out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Howard to second]; Metzger
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4,
Astros 7.

METS 8TH: Marshall was called out on strikes; Milner grounded
out (second to first); Kranepool flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Wynn walked;
May flied out to center; Watson forced Wynn (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 7.

METS 9TH: Fregosi grounded out (shortstop to first); Dyer struck
out; Martinez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
4, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4   7   1    4
 Astros           7  13   1   10


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