New York Mets 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Sunday, September 3, 1972 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   2 10  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee rf,cf                    4   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
Harrelson ss                  5   0   3   1       0   1       2   4
Mays cf,1b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
  Kranepool 1b                0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Jones lf,rf,lf                4   1   1   1       0   2       2   0
Fregosi 3b                    2   0   0   0       2   1       1   2
  Garrett 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Dyer c                        4   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
Beauchamp 1b,lf               4   0   3   0       0   1       1   0
  Marshall rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Martinez 2b                   4   1   0   0       0   1       2   1
McAndrew p                    1   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2  10   2       5   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Fregosi-Dyer-Mays.
E: Harrelson (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Mays (11,off Reuss).
HR: Jones (5,6th inning off Reuss 0 on 2 out).
SH: McAndrew (9,off Reuss); McGraw (2,off Reuss).
GDP: Mays 2 (9,off Reuss 2); Agee (16,off Reuss).
IBB: Agee (6,by Reuss).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   1   2   0       0   1       3   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wynn rf                       3   0   1   0       1   0       3   0
May 1b                        3   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
Watson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   4
Reuss p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   7   0       2   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Rader-Helms-May, Metzger-Helms-May, Helms-Metzger-May.

BATTING - 
GDP: Watson (6,off McGraw).
IBB: May (11,by McGraw).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McAndrew                      7.1   7   1   0   1   4   0  30
McGraw W(6-5)                 1.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     7   1   0   2   5   0  35

WP: McAndrew (5).
IBB: McGraw (7,May).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(9-11)                 8.2  10   2   2   5   8   1  38
Gladding                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   2   2   5   8   1  39

WP: Reuss (6).
IBB: Reuss (2,Agee).

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 18875


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Agee                rf        Metzger             ss
2. Harrelson           ss        Cedeno              cf
3. Mays                cf        Wynn                rf
4. Jones               lf        May                 1b
5. Fregosi             3b        Watson              lf
6. Dyer                c         Edwards             c
7. Beauchamp           1b        Rader               3b
8. Martinez            2b        Helms               2b
9. McAndrew            p         Reuss               p

METS 1ST: Agee grounded out (second to first); Harrelson struck
out; Mays walked; Jones struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger singled to center; McAndrew threw a wild
pitch [Metzger to second]; Cedeno flied out to right; Wynn
walked; May flied out to left; Watson reached on an error by
Harrelson [Metzger scored (unearned) (no RBI), Wynn to third,
Watson to first]; Edwards popped to third in foul territory; 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Fregosi flied out to right; Dyer grounded out (pitcher
to first); Beauchamp singled to shortstop; Martinez struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: AGEE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); MAYS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); JONES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
BEAUCHAMP CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Rader grounded out
(third to first); Helms grounded out (second to first); Reuss
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: McAndrew was called out on strikes; Agee singled to
right; Harrelson singled to right [Agee to second]; Mays
grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Harrelson out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied out to left; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wynn singled to right; May forced Wynn
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Jones flied out to right; Fregosi struck out; Dyer
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson flied out to right; Edwards grounded out
(first unassisted); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Beauchamp singled to left; Martinez popped to
shortstop; McAndrew out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Beauchamp to second]; Agee flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms singled to center; Reuss forced Helms (pitcher
to shortstop); Metzger struck out; Cedeno popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Harrelson singled to center; Mays grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Harrelson out at
second]; Jones homered; Fregosi walked; Dyer singled to right
[Fregosi to third]; Beauchamp struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Wynn flied out to center; May singled to center [May
out at second (center to second)]; Watson singled to left;
Edwards grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: Martinez popped to third; McAndrew walked; Agee
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[McAndrew out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros
1.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); Helms lined
to shortstop; Reuss struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 1.

METS 8TH: Harrelson popped to first in foul territory; Mays
doubled to left; Reuss threw a wild pitch [Mays to third]; Jones
was called out on strikes; Fregosi walked; Dyer struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Metzger singled to center; Cedeno singled to center
[Metzger to third]; Wynn grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Cedeno to second]; MCGRAW REPLACED MCANDREW (PITCHING); May was
walked intentionally; Watson grounded into a double play (third
to catcher to first) [Metzger out at home]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 9TH: Beauchamp singled to center; Martinez forced Beauchamp
(first to shortstop); McGraw out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Martinez to second]; Agee was walked intentionally;
Harrelson singled to center [Martinez scored, Agee to third,
Harrelson to second (on throw)]; GLADDING REPLACED REUSS
(PITCHING); Mays grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: KRANEPOOL REPLACED MAYS (PLAYING 1B); GARRETT
REPLACED FREGOSI (PLAYING 3B); MARSHALL REPLACED BEAUCHAMP
(PLAYING RF); JONES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); ALOU BATTED
FOR EDWARDS; Alou grounded out (third to first); Rader struck
out; Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             2  10   1   10
 Astros           1   7   0    7


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