Houston Astros 14, New York Mets 8
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Sunday, May 6, 1973 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    1  0  2    0  0  4    7  0  0  -  14 18  1
NY  N    0  0  4    0  3  0    0  0  1  -   8 12  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wynn rf                       5   1   0   1       1   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    5   2   1   0       1   2       1   5
Cedeno cf                     6   2   3   1       0   0       4   0
Watson lf,1b                  5   3   4   4       1   1       7   0
May 1b                        3   1   1   5       1   0       6   0
  Crawford p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Rader 3b                      5   1   3   1       1   1       0   2
Edwards c                     3   0   2   0       1   0       3   0
  Roberts pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph,c                 2   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Helms 2b                      6   2   3   0       0   0       3   3
Reuss p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gladding p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Griffin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Upshaw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallagher ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agee ph,lf                  1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       45  14  18  13       7   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Metzger-May.
E: Watson (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (12,off McGraw); Rader (4,off Sadecki).
HR: Watson (5,6th inning off McGraw 2 on 2 out); May (2,7th inning off Sadecki
3 on 2 out).
SF: May (1,off Parker).
GDP: Howard (1,off Stone).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (12,2nd base off Parker/Grote).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Martinez lf,cf                5   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Millan 2b                     3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Garrett 2b                  2   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Mays cf                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Beauchamp ph                1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Gosger lf                   3   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Staub rf                      4   1   1   1       1   2       1   0
Fregosi 3b                    5   1   2   1       0   0       2   2
Grote c                       3   1   0   0       1   0       8   1
Theodore 1b                   2   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Kranepool ph,1b             2   0   1   2       0   0       4   0
Harrelson ss                  3   1   2   1       1   0       1   2
Parker p                      3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  McGraw p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sadecki p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dyer ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  12   8       3   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Harrelson-Garrett-Kranepool.
E: Garrett (3), Fregosi (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Theodore (3,off Reuss); Garrett (4,off Crawford).
GDP: Mays (3,off Reuss).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss                         2.2   6   4   4   1   1   0  14
Gladding                      0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Griffin                       1.2   4   3   3   2   1   0  11
Upshaw                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Cosgrove W(1-1)               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Crawford SV(2)                3     2   1   1   0   2   0  11
Totals                        9    12   8   8   3   5   0  41


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Parker                        5.2   8   5   3   3   6   0  29
McGraw L(0-1)                 0.1   4   6   6   3   0   1   8
Sadecki                       2     5   3   3   1   2   1  13
Stone                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    18  14  12   7   8   2  53

McGraw faced 4 batters in the 7th inning
WP: Parker (1), McGraw (2).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Ken Burkhart, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - John Kibler
Time of Game: 3:07   Attendance: 22594


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Wynn struck out; Metzger walked; Cedeno singled to
center [Metzger to third]; Cedeno stole second; Parker threw a
wild pitch [Cedeno to third, Metzger scored]; Watson struck out
(catcher to first); May flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Martinez grounded out (second to first); Millan
singled; Mays grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Millan out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader struck out; Edwards singled to right; Helms
singled to left [Edwards to second]; Reuss forced Edwards
(pitcher to third) [Helms to second]; Wynn flied to right; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Staub flied to left; Fregosi grounded out (third to
first); Grote grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger struck out; Cedeno reached on an error by
Fregosi [Cedeno to second]; Watson singled [Cedeno to third];
May hit a sacrifice fly to center [Cedeno scored (unearned),
Watson to second]; Rader singled to right [Watson scored
(unearned)]; Edwards walked [Rader to second]; Helms forced
Rader (third unassisted); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Theodore doubled to right; Harrelson walked; On a bunt
Parker singled [Harrelson to second, Theodore to third];
Martinez struck out; Millan forced Parker (pitcher to shortstop
to second) [Harrelson to third, Theodore scored]; BEAUCHAMP
BATTED FOR MAYS; Beauchamp singled to right [Millan to second,
Harrelson scored]; Staub singled to right [Millan scored,
Beauchamp to third]; Fregosi singled to left [Staub to second,
Beauchamp scored]; GLADDING REPLACED REUSS (PITCHING); Grote
popped to second; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 4.

ASTROS 4TH: GOSGER REPLACED BEAUCHAMP (PLAYING LF); MARTINEZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); STEWART BATTED FOR GLADDING;
Stewart was called out on strikes; Wynn popped to second;
Metzger flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 4.

METS 4TH: GRIFFIN REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); Theodore flied to
center; Harrelson singled to left [Harrelson to second (error by
Watson)]; Parker flied to center; Martinez flied to center; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Cedeno flied to left; Watson singled to right; May
lined to left; Rader walked [Watson to second]; Edwards flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 4.

METS 5TH: Millan flied to left; Gosger was called out on
strikes; Staub walked; Fregosi singled to right [Staub to
third]; Grote walked [Fregosi to second]; KRANEPOOL BATTED FOR
THEODORE; Kranepool singled to left [Grote to second, Fregosi
scored, Staub scored]; Harrelson singled to left [Kranepool to
second, Grote scored]; UPSHAW REPLACED GRIFFIN (PITCHING);
Parker struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 7.

ASTROS 6TH: GARRETT REPLACED MILLAN (PLAYING 2B); KRANEPOOL
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Helms singled to center; GALLAGHER
BATTED FOR UPSHAW; Gallagher struck out; Wynn flied to center;
Metzger singled to right [Helms to third]; MCGRAW REPLACED
PARKER (PITCHING); Cedeno doubled to left [Metzger to third,
Helms scored]; Watson homered [Metzger scored, Cedeno scored];
May walked; McGraw threw a wild pitch [May to second]; Rader
popped to catcher in foul territory; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 7, Mets 7.

METS 6TH: COSGROVE REPLACED GALLAGHER (PITCHING); Martinez
popped to first; Garrett grounded out (first unassisted); Gosger
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Edwards singled to right; ROBERTS RAN FOR EDWARDS;
Helms singled to left [Roberts to third]; AGEE BATTED FOR
COSGROVE; Agee walked [Helms to second]; Wynn walked [Roberts
scored, Helms to third, Agee to second]; SADECKI REPLACED MCGRAW
(PITCHING); Metzger was called out on strikes; Cedeno popped to
shortstop; Watson singled to center [Wynn to second, Agee to
third, Helms scored]; May homered [Agee scored, Wynn scored,
Watson scored]; Rader doubled to left; HOWARD BATTED FOR
ROBERTS; Howard singled to left [Rader scored]; Helms grounded
out (shortstop to first); 7 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 14, Mets
7.

METS 7TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED MAY (PITCHING); HOWARD STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING C ); AGEE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WATSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Staub struck out; Fregosi flied
to right; Grote flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
14, Mets 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Agee grounded out (third to first); Wynn flied to
left; Metzger reached on an error by Garrett; Cedeno singled to
center [Metzger to second]; Watson walked [Metzger to third,
Cedeno to second]; Crawford struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 14, Mets 7.

METS 8TH: Kranepool grounded out (second to first); Harrelson
grounded out (third to first); DYER BATTED FOR SADECKI; Dyer
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
14, Mets 7.

ASTROS 9TH: STONE REPLACED DYER (PITCHING); Rader singled to
left; Howard grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Rader out at second]; Helms grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 14, Mets 7.

METS 9TH: Martinez grounded out (shortstop to first); Garrett
doubled to right; Gosger singled to center [Garrett scored];
Staub was called out on strikes; Fregosi forced Gosger
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 14, Mets 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          14  18   1   12
 Mets             8  12   2    6


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