New York Mets 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 102
Played on Sunday, July 22, 1973 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  8  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mays cf                       4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Millan 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Staub rf                      4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Jones lf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Milner 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       9   1
Grote c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Garrett 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Harrelson ss                  3   0   1   0       1   1       2   3
Seaver p                      3   0   0   1       0   1       1   2
Totals                       33   3   8   3       2   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Harrelson-Millan-Milner.
E: Seaver (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Millan (13,off Reuss); Staub (25,off Reuss).
3B: Staub (1,off Reuss).
SH: Seaver (7,off Reuss).
GDP: Grote (3,off Reuss).
IBB: Milner (1,by Wilson).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Harrelson (3,2nd base off Reuss/Edwards); Garrett (4,3rd base off Reuss/Edwards).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Helms 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       1   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Watson lf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
May 1b                        4   0   1   0       0   2      11   0
  Torres pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wynn rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Edwards c                     3   0   2   0       0   0       7   0
  Agee pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jutze c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Reuss p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Stewart ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       1   9      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Helms-May.

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (17,off Seaver); Edwards (8,off Seaver).
HR: Watson (9,6th inning off Seaver 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Cedeno (15,off Seaver).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wynn (9,2nd base off Seaver/Grote).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver W(11-5)                9     8   2   2   1   9   1  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reuss L(11-8)                 7     7   3   3   1   7   0  28
Wilson                        2     1   0   0   1   1   0   8
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2   8   0  36

IBB: Wilson (3,Milner).

Umpires: HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Shag Crawford
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 27663


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Mays flied to right; Millan doubled to right; Staub
doubled to right [Millan scored]; Jones singled to center [Staub
scored]; Milner singled to left [Jones to second]; Grote
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Milner out at second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Metzger was called out on strikes; Helms singled;
Helms was picked off first but was safe on an error by Seaver
[Helms to second]; Cedeno doubled to left [Helms scored]; Watson
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cedeno to third]; Rader
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Garrett popped to shortstop; Harrelson was called out
on strikes; Seaver grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: May struck out; Wynn popped to first in foul
territory; Edwards doubled to left; Reuss struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Mays struck out; Millan flied to left; Staub tripled
to center; Jones flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger flied to left in foul territory; Helms
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cedeno singled to center;
Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Milner flied to right; Grote grounded out (second to
first); Garrett was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader flied to right; May struck out; Wynn walked;
Wynn stole second; Edwards grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Harrelson singled to left; Seaver struck out; Mays was
called out on strikes; Millan forced Harrelson (shortstop
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Reuss struck out; Metzger popped to shortstop in
foul territory; Helms grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Staub was called out on strikes; Jones grounded out
(third to first); Milner grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cedeno flied to center; Watson homered; Rader flied
to right; May grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 7TH: Grote popped to first; Garrett singled to right;
Harrelson walked [Garrett to second]; Garrett stole third and
Harrelson stole second; Seaver out on a sacrifice bunt (first
unassisted) [Harrelson to third, Garrett scored]; Mays was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Wynn lined to left; Edwards singled to left; AGEE
RAN FOR EDWARDS; STEWART BATTED FOR REUSS; Stewart struck out;
Metzger struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 2.

METS 8TH: WILSON REPLACED STEWART (PITCHING); JUTZE REPLACED
AGEE (PLAYING C ); Millan singled to center; Staub grounded out
(second to first) [Millan to second]; Jones struck out; Milner
was walked intentionally; Grote grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Helms singled; Cedeno grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Helms out at second]; Watson
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 2.

METS 9TH: Garrett lined to center; Harrelson grounded out (first
unassisted); Seaver grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); May singled to
center; TORRES RAN FOR MAY; Wynn forced Torres (pitcher to
shortstop); Jutze grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             3   8   1    6
 Astros           2   8   0    6


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