Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 2 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Wednesday, August 28, 1974 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0    1  -   3  8  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  -   2  9  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross rf                      5   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   1       0   0       2   3
Cedeno cf                     2   1   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Howard cf                   2   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Watson lf,1b                  4   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
L. May 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
  Gallagher pr,lf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
M. May c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       2   2
Dierker p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  de los Santos p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Johnson ph               1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  York p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   3   8   3       0   7      30   6

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (16,off Matlack); Gross (13,off Cram).
HR: C. Johnson (8,10th inning off Cram 0 on 2 out).
SH: Dierker (7,off Matlack).
GDP: Howard (1,off Matlack); Rader (12,off Miller).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (43,2nd base off Matlack/Hodges).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gosger cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Harrelson ph,ss             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Millan 2b                     5   0   2   0       0   0       4   3
Kranepool 1b                  5   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Staub rf                      5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Garrett 3b                    3   0   1   0       2   0       2   6
Ayala lf                      4   1   2   0       1   1       2   0
Hodges c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
  Dyer ph,c                   2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Martinez ss,cf                3   0   0   1       0   1       2   1
Matlack p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Boswell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Theodore ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Cram p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   2   9   2       5   3      30  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Martinez-Millan-Kranepool, Garrett-Millan-Kranepool.
E: Millan (11), Garrett (18), Martinez (14).

BATTING - 
HR: Staub (16,9th inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out).
SF: Martinez (3,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 11.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker                       8     4   1   1   3   2   1  31
Cosgrove                      0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   2
Forsch                        0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
de los Santos W(1-0)          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Scherman                      0.2   3   0   0   0   0   0   4
York SV(1)                    0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Totals                       10     9   2   2   5   3   1  43

Dierker faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Matlack                       8     5   2   1   0   7   0  30
Miller                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Cram L(0-1)                   1     2   1   1   0   0   1   5
Totals                       10     8   3   2   0   7   1  38


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 13987


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Gross               rf        Gosger              cf
2. Metzger             ss        Millan              2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Kranepool           1b
4. Watson              lf        Staub               rf
5. L. May              1b        Garrett             3b
6. Rader               3b        Ayala               lf
7. M. May              c         Hodges              c
8. Milbourne           2b        Martinez            ss
9. Dierker             p         Matlack             p

ASTROS 1ST: Gross was called out on strikes; Metzger lined to
right; Cedeno reached on an error by Martinez; Cedeno stole
second; Watson was credited with a single when a runner was hit
by the batted ball [Cedeno out at third (shortstop unassisted)];
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Gosger flied to center; Millan flied to right;
Kranepool grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: L. May popped to second; Rader grounded out (third
to first); M. May flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Staub flied to left; Garrett flied to left; Ayala
singled to right; Hodges walked [Ayala to second]; Martinez
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Milbourne popped to first; Dierker struck out; Gross
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Matlack grounded out (shortstop to first); Gosger
flied to center; Millan flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Metzger grounded out (third to first); Cedeno
reached on an error by Millan; Watson doubled to left [Cedeno
scored (unearned)]; L. May struck out; Rader flied to center; 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: HOWARD REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING CF); Kranepool singled
to right; Staub grounded out (shortstop to first) [Kranepool to
second]; Garrett walked; Ayala struck out; Hodges popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: M. May grounded out (second to first); Milbourne
struck out; Dierker flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Martinez struck out; Matlack popped to shortstop;
Gosger grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross was called out on strikes; Metzger grounded
out (third to first); Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Millan grounded out (pitcher to first); Kranepool
flied to center; Staub popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson flied to right; L. May struck out; Rader
singled to center; M. May flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: Garrett walked; Ayala popped to third; Hodges flied to
center; Martinez popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Milbourne singled to left; Dierker out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Milbourne to second]; Gross
reached on an error by Garrett [Milbourne to third]; Metzger
singled to left [Gross to second, Milbourne scored]; Howard
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Metzger out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 8TH: BOSWELL BATTED FOR MATLACK; Boswell flied to center;
Gosger flied to center; Millan singled to right; Kranepool
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 9TH: MILLER REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Watson popped to
third; L. May singled to center; GALLAGHER RAN FOR L. MAY; Rader
grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Gallagher out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets
0.

METS 9TH: GALLAGHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WATSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Staub homered; COSGROVE REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Garrett lined to first in foul territory; Ayala
singled to center; DYER BATTED FOR HODGES; FORSCH REPLACED
COSGROVE (PITCHING); Dyer singled to right [Ayala to third];
Martinez hit a sacrifice fly to right [Ayala scored]; THEODORE
BATTED FOR MILLER; Theodore walked [Dyer to second]; DE LOS
SANTOS REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); HARRELSON BATTED FOR GOSGER;
Harrelson flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets
2.

ASTROS 10TH: HARRELSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); DYER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MARTINEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF);
CRAM REPLACED THEODORE (PITCHING); M. May popped to third;
Milbourne grounded out (third to first); C. JOHNSON BATTED FOR
DE LOS SANTOS; C. Johnson homered; Gross doubled to left;
Metzger flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

METS 10TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED C. JOHNSON (PITCHING); Millan
singled to shortstop [Millan out at second (shortstop to
second)]; Kranepool flied to center; Staub singled to center;
Garrett singled to left [Staub to second]; YORK REPLACED
SCHERMAN (PITCHING); Ayala walked [Staub to third, Garrett to
second]; Dyer struck out; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets
2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   0    5
 Mets             2   9   3   11


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