Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 122
Played on Tuesday, August 20, 1974 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  3  3
HOU N    0  1  1    0  1  0    1  2  x  -   6 12  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrelson ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Millan 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       3   4
Jones lf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  3   0   0   1       1   0      11   0
Boswell rf                    4   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Garrett 3b                    2   0   1   0       2   0       2   6
Grote c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Hahn cf                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Staub ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gosger cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Apodaca p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sadecki p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Dyer ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   3   2       5   1      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sadecki-Garrett-Millan.
E: Boswell (5), Garrett (16), Apodaca (2).

BATTING - 
GDP: Jones (10,off Cosgrove).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Garrett (4,2nd base off Richard/M. May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   1   3   1       0   0       4   0
Metzger ss                    5   2   2   0       0   0       3   3
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   1       1   1       4   0
Watson lf                     3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
  Howard pr,lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
M. May c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
L. May 1b                     3   1   2   1       1   1      10   1
Rader 3b                      4   1   2   0       0   2       0   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   3
  Milbourne 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Cosgrove p                  1   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   6  12   4       4   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cosgrove-Metzger-L. May.

BATTING - 
2B: Metzger (10,off Sadecki); Rader (22,off Miller).
3B: Metzger (6,off Miller).
HR: L. May (19,2nd inning off Apodaca 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Richard (1,off Sadecki).
IBB: Helms (6,by Sadecki).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Apodaca                       3.2   6   2   1   0   3   1  16
Sadecki L(4-7)                2.1   3   1   1   3   1   0  11
Miller                        2     3   3   1   1   1   0  11
Totals                        8    12   6   3   4   5   1  38

WP: Apodaca (3), Sadecki (5), Miller (2).
IBB: Sadecki (6,Helms).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(1-0)                6.1   2   2   2   4   1   0  25
Cosgrove SV(2)                2.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   9
Totals                        9     3   2   2   5   1   0  34

WP: Richard 3 (4).

Umpires: HP - Bruce Froemming, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 11539


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Harrelson           ss        Gross               rf
2. Millan              2b        Metzger             ss
3. Jones               lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Kranepool           1b        Watson              lf
5. Boswell             rf        M. May              c
6. Garrett             3b        L. May              1b
7. Grote               c         Rader               3b
8. Hahn                cf        Helms               2b
9. Apodaca             p         Richard             p

METS 1ST: Harrelson lined to shortstop; Millan struck out; Jones
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to center; Metzger forced Gross
(shortstop to second); Cedeno struck out; Watson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool walked; Richard threw a wild pitch
[Kranepool to second]; Boswell popped to shortstop; Garrett
flied to center; Grote lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: M. May grounded out (second to first); L. May
homered; Rader singled to left; Apodaca threw a wild pitch
[Rader to second]; Helms grounded out (third to first); Richard
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Hahn grounded out (pitcher to first); Apodaca lined to
left; Harrelson lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Gross singled to center; Gross was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Apodaca [Gross to second]; Metzger
popped to first; Cedeno singled to center [Gross scored
(unearned), Cedeno out at second (center to third to second)];
Watson flied to right; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Millan singled to right; Richard threw a wild pitch
[Millan to second]; Jones walked; Richard threw a wild pitch
[Jones to second, Millan to third]; Kranepool grounded out
(first unassisted) [Jones to third, Millan scored]; Boswell
grounded out (second to first) [Jones scored]; Garrett walked;
Grote flied to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: M. May was called out on strikes; L. May singled to
left; Rader struck out; SADECKI REPLACED APODACA (PITCHING);
Sadecki threw a wild pitch [L. May to second]; Helms was walked
intentionally; Richard grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 5TH: Hahn grounded out (third to first); Sadecki grounded
out (second to first); Harrelson grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); Metzger
doubled to left; Cedeno walked; Watson singled to center
[Metzger scored, Cedeno out at third (center to third)]; M. May
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); Jones flied
to right; Kranepool flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: L. May walked; Rader struck out; Helms singled to
left [L. May to second]; On a bunt Richard grounded into a
double play (pitcher to third to second) [L. May out at third];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Boswell grounded out (second to first); Garrett
singled to right; Garrett stole second; Grote walked; STAUB
BATTED FOR HAHN; COSGROVE REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); Staub
lined to right [Garrett to third]; DYER BATTED FOR SADECKI; Dyer
forced Grote (second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: GOSGER REPLACED STAUB (PLAYING CF); MILLER REPLACED
DYER (PITCHING); Gross grounded out (first unassisted); Metzger
tripled to center; Miller threw a wild pitch [Metzger scored];
Cedeno flied to left; Watson walked; HOWARD RAN FOR WATSON; M.
May grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
2, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: HOWARD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Harrelson flied to
center; Millan singled to right; Jones grounded into a double
play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Millan out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: L. May struck out; Rader doubled to right; Helms
grounded out (third to first); Cosgrove reached on an error by
Garrett [Rader to third]; Gross singled to right [Rader scored
(unearned), Cosgrove scored (unearned) (no RBI), Gross to third
(error by Boswell)]; Metzger grounded out (second to first); 2 R
(0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 9TH: MILBOURNE REPLACED HELMS (PLAYING 2B); Kranepool
grounded out (shortstop to first); Boswell flied to left;
Garrett walked; Grote flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             2   3   3    5
 Astros           6  12   0    8


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