Houston Astros 7, New York Mets 4

Regular Season Game 120

Played on Wednesday, August 23, 1972 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 - 7 10 0 NY N 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 - 4 6 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMetzger ss 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 4 Cedeno cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wynn rf 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 Watson 1b 4 2 2 0 0 0 9 0 Rader 3b 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 Helms 2b 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 7 Alou lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 Howard c 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 Stinson ph,c 2 0 0 1 0 0 7 0 Dierker p 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0Totals34 7 10 7 2 5 27 11FIELDING -DP:3. Helms-Metzger-Watson, Metzger-Helms-Watson, Helms-Metzger-Watson.BATTING -2B:Rader (20,off Koosman); Alou (4,off Koosman).SF:Stinson (1,off Gentry); Rader (8,off Gentry).GDP:Alou (1,off Sadecki).Team LOB:4.BASERUNNING -SB:Rader (5,2nd base off Koosman/Dyer).

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABarnes ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 Garrett 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 Agee cf 3 1 1 1 0 1 6 0 Kranepool 1b 3 1 1 2 1 0 10 0 Milner lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 Marshall rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 Dyer c 3 0 0 0 1 2 5 1 Boswell 2b 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 3 Koosman p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Gentry p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Schneck ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Sadecki p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Beauchamp ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 McGraw p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals30 4 6 4 4 9 27 10FIELDING -DP:1. Barnes-Boswell-Kranepool.BATTING -2B:Boswell (5,off Dierker).HR:Kranepool (7,8th inning off Dierker 1 on 2 out).HBP:Agee (4,by Dierker).GDP:Milner (4,off Dierker); Barnes (2,off Dierker); Kranepool (10,off Dierker).Team LOB:4.BASERUNNING -SB:Marshall (1,2nd base off Dierker/Stinson).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDierker W(12-7) 9 6 4 4 4 9 1 35HBP:Dierker (5,Agee).

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKoosman L(8-10) 3 6 5 5 1 4 0 16 Gentry 2 3 2 2 1 1 0 10 Sadecki 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 McGraw 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Totals9 10 7 7 2 5 0 38 Koosman faced 5 batters in the 4th inningWP:Gentry (7).Umpires:HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Stan LandesTime of Game:2:29Attendance:26100 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Metzger ss Barnes ss 2. Cedeno cf Garrett 3b 3. Wynn rf Agee cf 4. Watson 1b Kranepool 1b 5. Rader 3b Milner lf 6. Helms 2b Marshall rf 7. Alou lf Dyer c 8. Howard c Boswell 2b 9. Dierker p Koosman p ASTROS 1ST: Metzger struck out; Cedeno flied to right; Wynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Barnes grounded out (shortstop to first); Garrett grounded out (second to first); Agee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Watson flied to right; Rader singled to left; Rader stole second; Helms struck out; Alou grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Kranepool walked; Milner grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Kranepool out at second]; Marshall grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: Howard struck out; Dierker grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger walked; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Dyer struck out; Boswell doubled to right; Koosman struck out; Barnes singled to left [Boswell scored]; Garrett grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1. ASTROS 4TH: Wynn singled to left; Watson singled to right [Wynn to third]; Rader doubled to right [Wynn scored, Watson to third]; Helms singled to right [Watson scored, Rader scored]; Alou doubled to left [Helms to third]; GENTRY REPLACED KOOSMAN (PITCHING); STINSON BATTED FOR HOWARD; Stinson hit a sacrifice fly to left [Helms scored]; Dierker struck out; Metzger singled to left [Alou scored, Metzger to second (on throw)]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 1. METS 4TH: STINSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Agee was hit by a pitch; Kranepool grounded out (first unassisted) [Agee to second]; Milner grounded out (second to first) [Agee to third]; Marshall popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 1. ASTROS 5TH: Wynn walked; Watson singled to right [Wynn to third]; Rader hit a sacrifice fly to center [Wynn scored]; Gentry threw a wild pitch [Watson to second]; Helms flied to center; Alou singled to center [Watson scored]; Stinson flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 1. METS 5TH: Dyer walked; Boswell singled to center [Dyer to second]; SCHNECK BATTED FOR GENTRY; Schneck struck out; Barnes grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Boswell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 1. ASTROS 6TH: SADECKI REPLACED SCHNECK (PITCHING); Dierker flied to center; Metzger grounded out (third to first); Cedeno flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 1. METS 6TH: Garrett flied to left; Agee singled to right; Kranepool grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Agee out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 1. ASTROS 7TH: Wynn grounded out (third to first); Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 1. METS 7TH: Milner struck out; Marshall walked; Marshall stole second; Dyer struck out; Boswell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 1. ASTROS 8TH: Helms singled to left; Alou grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Helms out at second]; Stinson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 1. METS 8TH: BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR SADECKI; Beauchamp walked; Barnes popped to shortstop; Garrett singled to right [Beauchamp to third]; Agee forced Garrett (second to shortstop) [Beauchamp scored]; Kranepool homered [Agee scored]; Milner flied to right; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 4. ASTROS 9TH: MCGRAW REPLACED BEAUCHAMP (PITCHING); Dierker grounded out (second to first); Metzger flied to center; Cedeno lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 4. METS 9TH: Marshall struck out; Dyer popped to catcher in foul territory; Boswell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 7, Mets 4. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 7 10 0 4 Mets 4 6 0 4

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