New York Mets 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 21
Played on Thursday, April 26, 1973 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  4  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  4   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Millan 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Mays cf                       2   1   0   0       2   1       2   0
Staub rf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Beauchamp 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   0      10   0
Theodore lf                   3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fregosi 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Garrett ph,3b               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Dyer c                        3   0   0   1       1   1       7   0
McAndrew p                    1   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
  Martinez lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   2   4   2       6   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Fregosi-Millan-Beauchamp, Millan-Harrelson-Beauchamp.

BATTING - 
SH: Theodore (2,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garrett (1,2nd base off York/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agee lf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       5   0
Helms 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Rader 3b                      3   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Edwards c                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   1       4   5
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Reuss p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  May ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   5   1       1   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Watson (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (10,off McAndrew).
HR: Rader (4,5th inning off McAndrew 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Rader (2,off McAndrew); Wynn (1,off McAndrew).
IBB: Watson (1,by McAndrew).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McAndrew W(2-2)               7     4   1   1   1   5   1  24
McGraw SV(4)                  2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9     5   1   1   1   7   1  31

IBB: McAndrew (3,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(3-1)                  8     3   2   1   5   2   0  33
York                          1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     4   2   1   6   3   0  38


Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 12295


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Harrelson lined to shortstop; Millan grounded out
(shortstop to first); Mays flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Agee was called out on strikes; Helms grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Staub flied to left; Beauchamp flied to left; Theodore
singled to left; Fregosi flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Watson singled to left; Wynn forced Watson (third to
second); Rader grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Wynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Dyer grounded out (shortstop to first); McAndrew
walked; Harrelson flied to right; Millan grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Edwards struck out; Metzger struck out; Reuss struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Mays walked; Staub forced Mays (second to shortstop);
Beauchamp lined to shortstop; Theodore flied to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Agee struck out; Helms singled; Cedeno doubled
[Helms to third]; Watson was walked intentionally; Wynn grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Watson out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Fregosi grounded out (shortstop to first); Dyer
walked; McAndrew walked [Dyer to second]; Harrelson flied to
left; Millan popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader homered; Edwards grounded out (first
unassisted); Metzger grounded out (second to first); Reuss flied
to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Mays walked; Staub singled [Mays to third]; Beauchamp
singled [Mays scored, Staub to second]; Theodore reached on an
error by Watson on a sacrifice bunt [Beauchamp to second, Staub
to third]; Fregosi struck out; Dyer forced Theodore (shortstop
to second) [Beauchamp to third, Staub scored (unearned)];
McAndrew forced Dyer (shortstop unassisted); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Agee lined to center; Helms grounded out (third to
first); Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: Harrelson flied to left; Millan flied to center; Mays
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Wynn flied
to right; Rader flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 1.

METS 8TH: Staub flied to left; Beauchamp grounded out (shortstop
to first); Theodore grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: MCGRAW REPLACED THEODORE (PITCHING); MARTINEZ
REPLACED MCANDREW (PLAYING LF); Edwards grounded out (second to
first); ALOU BATTED FOR METZGER; Alou flied to left; MAY BATTED
FOR REUSS; May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros
1.

METS 9TH: TORRES REPLACED ALOU (PLAYING SS); YORK REPLACED MAY
(PITCHING); GARRETT BATTED FOR FREGOSI; Garrett singled; Garrett
stole second; Dyer struck out; Martinez grounded out (second to
first); Harrelson walked; Millan flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: GARRETT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Agee singled;
Helms flied to left; Cedeno was called out on strikes; Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
2, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             2   4   0    9
 Astros           1   5   1    3


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