Houston Astros 9, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 28
Played on Saturday, May 5, 1973 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  6    1  0  0  -   9 10  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   2  4  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       3   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Gallagher rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    5   1   2   2       0   1       2   1
Cedeno cf                     5   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Watson lf                     3   1   1   0       2   0       1   0
May 1b                        5   1   1   0       0   1       7   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       2   0       1   1
Edwards c                     4   2   1   1       1   0      10   0
Helms 2b                      4   1   1   1       1   0       0   1
Wilson p                      4   1   1   3       0   3       2   1
Totals                       37   9  10   8       6   6      27   5

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (2,off McAndrew).
3B: Metzger (3,off McAndrew).
HR: Edwards (2,2nd inning off McAndrew 0 on 1 out); Cedeno (4,3rd inning off
McAndrew 0 on 2 out).
HBP: Wynn (4,by McAndrew).
GDP: May (2,off McAndrew).
IBB: Watson (3,by McAndrew); Edwards (2,by McAndrew).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (11,2nd base off McAndrew/Dyer); Metzger (3,3rd base off McAndrew/Dyer).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martinez cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Millan 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Garrett 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
Staub rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   0       7   0
Gosger lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Dyer c                        2   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
  Webb p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boswell ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Harrelson ss                  3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
McAndrew p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Grote c                     2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       31   2   4   2       2   8      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Harrelson-Millan-Kranepool.
E: Garrett (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Kranepool (2,off Wilson); Staub (5,off Wilson).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wilson W(2-3)                 9     4   2   2   2   8   0  33


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McAndrew L(2-3)               5.2   7   8   2   4   4   2  29
Webb                          1.1   1   1   1   2   1   0   7
Stone                         2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9    10   9   3   6   6   2  44

WP: Webb (1).
HBP: McAndrew (1,Wynn).
IBB: McAndrew 2 (5,Watson,Edwards).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 14178


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. Edwards             c         Dyer                c
8. Helms               2b        Harrelson           ss
9. Wilson              p         McAndrew            p

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn flied to center; Metzger singled to center;
Cedeno singled to left [Metzger to second]; Metzger stole third
and Cedeno stole second; Watson was walked intentionally; May
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Watson out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Martinez flied to center; Millan grounded out (second
to first); Garrett popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader flied to right; Edwards homered; Helms
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson struck out; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Staub struck out; Kranepool lined to pitcher; Gosger
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Wynn struck out; Metzger flied to left; Cedeno
homered; Watson singled; May struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Dyer struck out; Harrelson struck out; McAndrew struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader walked; Edwards flied to left; Helms grounded
out (third to first) [Rader to second]; Wilson struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); Millan
grounded out (third to first); Garrett was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Wynn popped to second; Metzger popped to catcher in
foul territory; Cedeno lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Staub grounded out (first to pitcher); Kranepool
doubled to right; Gosger flied to right [Kranepool to third];
Dyer struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); May
reached on an error by Garrett; Rader grounded out (third to
first) [May to second]; Edwards was walked intentionally; Helms
walked [May to third, Edwards to second]; Wilson doubled to left
[Helms scored (unearned), Edwards scored (unearned), May scored
(unearned)]; Wynn was hit by a pitch; Metzger tripled to left
[Wilson scored (unearned), Wynn scored (unearned)]; WEBB
REPLACED DYER (PITCHING); GROTE REPLACED MCANDREW (PLAYING C );
Webb threw a wild pitch [Metzger scored (unearned)]; Cedeno
lined to shortstop; 6 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets
0.

METS 6TH: Harrelson popped to shortstop; Grote flied to left in
foul territory; Martinez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 8, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson walked; May popped to shortstop; Rader walked
[Watson to second]; Edwards flied to right; Helms singled to
left [Watson scored, Rader to second]; Wilson struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: GALLAGHER REPLACED WYNN (PLAYING RF); Millan singled
to left; Garrett flied to right; Staub doubled to right [Millan
to third]; Kranepool grounded out (shortstop to first) [Millan
scored]; Gosger singled to center [Staub scored]; BOSWELL BATTED
FOR WEBB; Boswell walked [Gosger to second]; Harrelson popped to
first in foul territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: STONE REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Gallagher
grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger was called out on
strikes; Cedeno singled to center; Watson forced Cedeno (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Grote popped to catcher in foul territory; Martinez
flied to right; Millan popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: May singled to center; Rader flied to right; Edwards
flied to center; Helms flied to right in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: Garrett walked; Staub popped to third; Kranepool
popped to shortstop; Gosger grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  10   0    8
 Mets             2   4   1    4


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