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 Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn 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   0
Totals                       55   9  13   9       6  15      42  17

FIELDING - 
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 Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martinez 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   0
Totals                       49   5   8   4       8   9      42  15

FIELDING - 
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 Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch                        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   4
Totals                       14     8   5   4   8   9   0  58

Ray faced 1 batter in the 14th inning
IBB: Upshaw (2,Gosger); York (3,Staub).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Koosman                       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   4
Totals                       14    13   9   9   6  15   1  61


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Ken Burkhart
Time of Game: 4:02   Attendance: 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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