Houston Astros 9, New York Mets 5 (14 innings)

Regular Season Game 27

Played on Friday, May 4, 1973 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 - 9 13 2 NY N 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 8 1

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AWynn rf 7 2 1 0 0 4 1 0 Metzger ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 Alou ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Crawford p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Upshaw p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Edwards ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 York p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Gallagher ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Ray p 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 Gladding p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cedeno cf 7 3 4 1 0 1 2 0 Watson lf,1b 3 1 1 2 4 0 9 0 May 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 9 1 Torres ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 Rader 3b 6 0 3 4 1 0 0 0 Howard c 6 0 0 1 1 1 9 1 Helms 2b 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 Forsch p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 Stewart ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Griffin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Agee ph,lf 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 0Totals55 9 13 9 6 15 42 17FIELDING -E:Wynn (2), Metzger (4).BATTING -2B:Rader (3,off Parker).3B:Watson (2,off Koosman).HR:Cedeno (3,4th inning off Koosman 0 on 0 out).GDP:Rader (3,off Hennigan).Team LOB:10.BASERUNNING -SB:Cedeno (10,2nd base off Hennigan/Grote).

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMartinez cf 7 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 Millan 2b 7 0 3 0 0 1 4 3 Garrett 3b 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 Staub rf 5 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 Kranepool 1b 1 2 0 0 2 1 9 0 Beauchamp ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Boswell ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Theodore 1b,lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Gosger lf 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 Parker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Grote c 6 1 2 1 0 1 16 1 Harrelson ss 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 Koosman p 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 McGraw p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hennigan p 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Fregosi 1b 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0Totals49 5 8 4 8 9 42 15FIELDING -DP:1. Millan-Theodore.E:Hennigan (1).BATTING -2B:Martinez (1,off Forsch); Staub (4,off Crawford).SH:Garrett (1,off York).IBB:Gosger (1,by Upshaw); Staub (4,by York).Team LOB:11.BASERUNNING -CS:Martinez (3,2nd base by Griffin/Howard).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPForsch 4 2 4 4 3 2 0 17 Griffin 3 1 1 0 1 3 0 12 Crawford 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 Upshaw 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 York 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 11 Ray W(2-0) 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 9 Gladding SV(1) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4Totals14 8 5 4 8 9 0 58 Ray faced 1 batter in the 14th inningIBB:Upshaw (2,Gosger); York (3,Staub).

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKoosman 7.1 7 5 5 1 6 1 30 McGraw 0.1 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 Hennigan L(0-2) 5.2 5 4 4 1 7 0 23 Parker 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4Totals14 13 9 9 6 15 1 61Umpires:HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Ken BurkhartTime of Game:4:02Attendance:17397 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Wynn rf Martinez cf 2. Metzger ss Millan 2b 3. Cedeno cf Garrett 3b 4. Watson lf Staub rf 5. May 1b Kranepool 1b 6. Rader 3b Gosger lf 7. Howard c Grote c 8. Helms 2b Harrelson ss 9. Forsch p Koosman p ASTROS 1ST: Wynn struck out; Metzger flied to right; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Martinez struck out; Millan grounded out (second to first); Garrett lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Watson walked; May popped to catcher in foul territory; Rader singled to left [Watson to third]; Howard reached on a fielder's choice [Watson out at home (third to catcher to shortstop to pitcher), Rader to third]; Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Staub walked; Kranepool walked [Staub to second]; Gosger walked [Staub to third, Kranepool to second]; Grote singled to left [Gosger to second, Kranepool to third, Staub scored]; Harrelson popped to shortstop; Koosman grounded out (pitcher to first) [Grote to second, Gosger to third, Kranepool scored]; Martinez doubled to left [Grote scored, Gosger scored]; Millan grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4. ASTROS 3RD: Forsch struck out; Wynn struck out; Metzger struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4. METS 3RD: Garrett grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub flied to right; Kranepool was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 4. ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno homered; Watson tripled to right; May struck out; Rader singled to left [Watson scored]; Howard popped to first in foul territory; Helms forced Rader (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 4. METS 4TH: Gosger popped to shortstop; Grote popped to first; Harrelson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 4. ASTROS 5TH: STEWART BATTED FOR FORSCH; Stewart struck out; Wynn grounded out (second to first); Metzger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 4. METS 5TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Koosman was called out on strikes; Martinez lined to shortstop; Millan singled to center; Garrett struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 4. ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; Watson lined to third; May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 4. METS 6TH: Staub grounded out (first unassisted); Kranepool walked; Gosger grounded out (first unassisted) [Kranepool to second]; Grote reached on an error by Metzger [Kranepool scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Harrelson grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 5. ASTROS 7TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 5. METS 7TH: Koosman grounded out (pitcher to first); Martinez reached on an error by Wynn [Martinez to first]; Martinez was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Millan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 5. ASTROS 8TH: AGEE BATTED FOR GRIFFIN; Agee singled to center; Wynn forced Agee (third to second); ALOU BATTED FOR METZGER; Alou singled to center [Wynn to second]; Cedeno singled [Alou to second, Wynn to third]; MCGRAW REPLACED KOOSMAN (PITCHING); Watson walked [Wynn scored, Alou to third, Cedeno to second]; May struck out; Rader walked [Alou scored, Cedeno to third, Watson to second]; Howard walked [Cedeno scored, Watson to third, Rader to second]; HENNIGAN REPLACED MCGRAW (PITCHING); Helms popped to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. METS 8TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); AGEE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); TORRES REPLACED MAY (PLAYING SS); Garrett was called out on strikes; Staub doubled to right; BEAUCHAMP BATTED FOR KRANEPOOL; UPSHAW REPLACED CRAWFORD (PITCHING); BOSWELL BATTED FOR BEAUCHAMP; Boswell grounded out (second to first) [Staub to third]; Gosger was walked intentionally; Grote grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. ASTROS 9TH: THEODORE REPLACED BOSWELL (PLAYING 1B); Agee grounded out (first unassisted); Wynn struck out; EDWARDS BATTED FOR UPSHAW; Edwards struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. METS 9TH: YORK REPLACED EDWARDS (PITCHING); Harrelson flied to left; Hennigan singled to right; Martinez grounded out (second to first) [Hennigan to second]; Hennigan was picked off second (pitcher to second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. ASTROS 10TH: Cedeno singled to left; Cedeno stole second; Watson reached on an error by Hennigan [Cedeno to third]; Torres flied to right; Rader grounded into a double play (second to first) [Watson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. METS 10TH: Millan singled to left; Garrett out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Millan to second]; Staub was walked intentionally; Theodore flied to left; Gosger flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. ASTROS 11TH: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Helms flied to right; Agee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. METS 11TH: Grote struck out; Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); Hennigan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. ASTROS 12TH: Wynn struck out; GALLAGHER BATTED FOR YORK; Gallagher struck out; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. METS 12TH: RAY REPLACED GALLAGHER (PITCHING); Martinez grounded out (second to first); Millan lined to shortstop; Garrett flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. ASTROS 13TH: Watson walked; On a bunt Torres struck out; Rader flied to center; Howard forced Watson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. METS 13TH: Staub grounded out (shortstop to first); Theodore grounded out (first unassisted); Gosger walked; Grote singled to left [Gosger to second]; Harrelson grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 5. ASTROS 14TH: Helms flied to center; Agee singled to right; Wynn singled to right [Agee to third]; Ray singled to center [Agee scored, Wynn to second]; Cedeno singled to center [Ray to second, Wynn to third]; PARKER REPLACED GOSGER (PITCHING); FREGOSI REPLACED HENNIGAN (PLAYING 1B); THEODORE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Watson walked [Wynn scored, Ray to third, Cedeno to second]; Torres popped to first; Rader doubled to left [Watson to third, Cedeno scored, Ray scored]; Howard struck out; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 9, Mets 5. METS 14TH: Fregosi walked; GLADDING REPLACED RAY (PITCHING); Martinez struck out; Millan singled to left [Fregosi to second]; Garrett flied to center; Staub flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 9, Mets 5. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 9 13 2 10 Mets 5 8 1 11

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