New York Mets 11, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Saturday, September 2, 1972 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  7  4  -  11 16  1
HOU N    2  0  2    1  0  1    2  0  0  -   8  9  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee cf,rf                    4   1   0   1       1   0       4   0
Boswell 2b                    5   2   4   3       0   0       3   2
Milner rf                     4   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Mays cf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   1   2   0       1   0      10   0
Jones lf                      5   2   2   3       0   0       0   0
Garrett 3b                    5   0   2   3       0   0       0   1
Dyer c                        5   1   2   0       0   2       9   0
Harrelson ss                  5   1   2   0       0   0       1   6
Strom p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sadecki p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barnes ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marshall ph                 1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Koosman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       40  11  16  10       4   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Harrelson-Boswell.
E: Milner (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Jones (11,off Gladding).
HR: Boswell (8,8th inning off Wilson 2 on 1 out).
SH: Milner (5,off Griffin).
SF: Agee (3,off Wilson).
GDP: Milner (6,off Wilson); Jones (8,off Wilson).
IBB: Kranepool (10,by Griffin).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    5   1   2   0       0   0       4   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   2       1   1       2   1
Wynn rf                       2   2   0   0       3   1       6   0
May 1b                        5   1   1   2       0   2       7   0
Watson lf                     5   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Helms 2b                      3   1   2   1       0   0       1   4
Howard c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Wilson p                      3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ray p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Culver p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   8   9   7       4   9      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Helms-Metzger-May, Metzger-Helms-May.
E: Metzger (18), Rader (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (33,off Strom); Helms (17,off Rauch).
HR: May (28,1st inning off Strom 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Helms (4,by Koosman).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Strom                         2     4   4   4   2   0   1  12
Sadecki                       3     1   1   0   0   2   0  10
Rauch                         2     3   3   3   2   4   0  11
Koosman                       0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   4
McGraw W(5-5)                 1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     9   8   7   4   9   1  41

Strom faced 4 batters in the 3rd inning
WP: Rauch 2 (3).
HBP: Koosman (5,Helms).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson                        7.1   7   4   4   1   1   1  29
Gladding                      0     3   3   3   0   0   0   3
Ray L(10-8)                   0.2   3   2   2   1   0   0   6
Griffin                       0.2   3   2   1   2   1   0   7
Culver                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    16  11  10   4   2   1  46

Ray faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Griffin (4).
IBB: Griffin (3,Kranepool).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Chris Pelekoudas, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 19691


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger lined to second; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn walked; May homered [Wynn scored];
Watson grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 2ND: Kranepool singled to left; Jones grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Kranepool out at
second]; Garrett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms flied
out to center; Howard popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Dyer grounded out (shortstop to first); Harrelson
flied out to right; Strom flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Wilson singled to left; Metzger singled to center
[Wilson to second]; Cedeno doubled to left [Wilson scored,
Metzger scored]; Wynn walked; SADECKI REPLACED STROM (PITCHING);
May lined into a double play (shortstop to second) [Cedeno out
at second]; Watson flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 4TH: Agee grounded out (second to first); Boswell singled
to left; Milner popped to third in foul territory; Kranepool
lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms
singled to left; Howard struck out; Wilson reached on an error
by Milner [Helms scored (unearned) (no RBI), Wilson to third];
Metzger grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

METS 5TH: Jones reached on an error by Metzger [Jones to
second]; Garrett popped to third; Dyer was called out on
strikes; Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno flied out to center; Wynn made an out to
first; May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

METS 6TH: BARNES BATTED FOR SADECKI; Barnes flied out to left;
Agee grounded out (third to first); Boswell flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: RAUCH REPLACED BARNES (PITCHING); Watson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Rader singled to center; Helms doubled
to left [Rader scored]; Howard was called out on strikes; Wilson
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

METS 7TH: Milner singled to left; Kranepool popped to shortstop;
Jones flied out to right; Garrett flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno walked; Rauch
threw a wild pitch [Cedeno to second]; Wynn walked; Rauch threw
a wild pitch [Cedeno to third, Wynn to second]; May struck out;
Watson singled to right [Cedeno scored, Wynn scored]; Rader
struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 8.

METS 8TH: Dyer singled to left; Harrelson singled to right [Dyer
to second]; MARSHALL BATTED FOR RAUCH; Marshall walked [Dyer to
third, Harrelson to second]; Agee hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Dyer scored, Harrelson to third]; Boswell homered [Harrelson
scored, Marshall scored]; GLADDING REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING);
Milner singled to center; Kranepool singled to right [Milner to
second]; Jones doubled to right [Milner scored, Kranepool to
third]; RAY REPLACED GLADDING (PITCHING); Garrett singled to
right [Kranepool scored, Jones scored]; Dyer singled to left
[Garrett to second]; Harrelson popped to shortstop in foul
territory; Marshall flied out to right; 7 R, 8 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 7, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: KOOSMAN REPLACED MARSHALL (PITCHING); Helms was hit
by a pitch; Howard made an out to second; On a bunt Ray struck
out; Metzger singled to shortstop [Helms to second]; MCGRAW
REPLACED KOOSMAN (PITCHING); Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 8.

METS 9TH: Agee walked; Boswell singled to right [Agee to
second]; GRIFFIN REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Milner reached on an
error by Rader on a sacrifice bunt [Agee scored (no RBI),
Boswell to third, Milner to second]; Kranepool was walked
intentionally; Jones singled to center [Boswell scored, Milner
scored (unearned), Kranepool out at third (center to third),
Jones to second (on throw)]; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Jones
to third]; Garrett singled to right [Jones scored]; Dyer was
called out on strikes; Harrelson singled to center [Garrett to
second]; McGraw walked [Garrett to third, Harrelson to second];
CULVER REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING); Agee forced McGraw
(shortstop unassisted); 4 R (3 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 11,
Astros 8.

ASTROS 9TH: MAYS REPLACED MILNER (PLAYING CF); AGEE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Wynn struck out; May grounded out
(shortstop to first); Watson grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 11, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets            11  16   1    8
 Astros           8   9   2    6


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