New York Mets 10, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 38
Played on Friday, May 16, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    4  0  2    0  2  1    0  0  1  -  10 15  0
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 12  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Phillips ss                   5   2   2   0       1   0       5   1
Millan 2b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       5   1
Unser cf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       4   1
Staub rf                      4   2   1   2       1   0       0   0
Kranepool 1b                  5   2   2   2       0   0       6   0
Garrett 3b                    3   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Kingman lf                    4   2   3   2       0   1       1   0
Grote c                       5   0   3   2       0   1       6   1
Seaver p                      3   0   1   0       1   0       0   4
  Apodaca p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       38  10  15  10       4   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Seaver-Phillips-Kranepool, Apodaca-Millan-Kranepool.

BATTING - 
2B: Kranepool (3,off Dierker); Grote 2 (4,off Dierker,off Scherman); Unser
(5,off Scherman).
HR: Staub (5,3rd inning off Dierker 0 on 0 out); Kingman (6,5th inning off
Scherman 1 on 1 out).
SH: Garrett (1,off Scherman).
SF: Unser (2,off Dierker); Garrett (1,off Dierker).
HBP: Kingman (1,by Dierker).
GDP: Staub (3,off Crawford).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Kingman (4,2nd base off Dierker/May).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      4   1   3   0       1   0       3   0
Metzger ss                    5   1   2   0       0   1       4   4
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   0      10   1
Cruz rf                       3   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
May c                         4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Andrews 2b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   5
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherman p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Boswell ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2  12   2       3   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Andrews-Metzger-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (3,off Seaver); Metzger (2,off Seaver).
GDP: Howard (1,off Seaver); Rader (3,off Apodaca).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Andrews (4,2nd base off Seaver/Grote).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver W(5-3)                 7    11   2   2   2   4   0  31
Apodaca                       2     1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9    12   2   2   3   5   0  38

WP: Seaver (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(4-4)                2.2   6   6   6   3   2   1  18
Crawford                      1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Scherman                      5     9   4   4   0   1   1  24
Totals                        9    15  10  10   4   3   2  46

HBP: Dierker (2,Kingman).

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 10672


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Phillips            ss        Gross               lf
2. Millan              2b        Metzger             ss
3. Unser               cf        Cedeno              cf
4. Staub               rf        Watson              1b
5. Kranepool           1b        Cruz                rf
6. Garrett             3b        May                 c
7. Kingman             lf        Rader               3b
8. Grote               c         Andrews             2b
9. Seaver              p         Dierker             p

METS 1ST: Phillips singled to center; Millan singled to left
[Phillips to third]; Unser hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Phillips scored]; Staub walked [Millan to second]; Kranepool
doubled to right [Millan scored, Staub scored, Kranepool to
third (on throw to home)]; Garrett hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Kranepool scored]; Kingman struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled to left; Metzger singled to left
[Gross to second]; Seaver threw a wild pitch [Gross to third,
Metzger to second]; Cedeno made an out to shortstop; Watson
singled to center [Gross scored, Metzger scored, Watson out at
second (center to catcher to shortstop)]; Cruz singled to
center; May singled to right [Cruz to second]; Rader struck out;
2 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 2.

METS 2ND: Grote struck out; Seaver walked; Phillips walked
[Seaver to second]; Millan forced Phillips (shortstop to second)
[Seaver to third]; Unser grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Andrews singled to center; Andrews stole second;
Dierker struck out; Andrews was picked off second (pitcher to
shortstop); Gross walked; Metzger grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Staub homered; Kranepool flied out to left; Garrett
flied out to center; Kingman was hit by a pitch; Kingman stole
second; Grote doubled to left [Kingman scored]; Seaver singled
to shortstop [Grote to third]; CRAWFORD REPLACED DIERKER
(PITCHING); Phillips flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Cedeno struck out; Watson flied out to center; Cruz
doubled to left; May made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); Unser
walked; Staub grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Unser out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 6,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Rader grounded out (pitcher to first); Andrews
singled to center; HOWARD BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Howard grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Andrews out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

METS 5TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Kranepool singled
to center; Garrett out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Kranepool to second]; Kingman homered [Kranepool scored]; Grote
lined to pitcher; Seaver grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 8, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Gross singled to left; Metzger doubled to right
[Gross to third]; Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory;
Watson made an out to second; Cruz walked; May popped to first
in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 8, Astros 2.

METS 6TH: Phillips singled to left; Millan flied out to center;
Unser doubled to left [Phillips to third]; Staub grounded out
(first to second to first) [Phillips scored, Unser to third];
Kranepool made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Rader grounded out (third to first); Andrews flied
out to center; Scherman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 2.

METS 7TH: Garrett grounded out (second to first); Kingman
singled to first; Grote singled to center [Kingman to second];
Seaver flied out to right; Phillips made an out to shortstop; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Gross singled to second; Metzger forced Gross
(pitcher to shortstop); Cedeno flied out to left; Watson forced
Metzger (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros
2.

METS 8TH: Millan grounded out (second to first); Unser grounded
out (third to first); Staub grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: APODACA REPLACED SEAVER (PITCHING); Cruz flied out
to center; May singled to right; Rader grounded into a double
play (pitcher to second to first) [May out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 2.

METS 9TH: Kranepool made an out to shortstop; Garrett singled to
left; Kingman singled to left [Garrett to second]; Grote doubled
to left [Garrett scored, Kingman to third]; Apodaca struck out;
Phillips flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 10,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Andrews made an out to second; BOSWELL BATTED FOR
SCHERMAN; Boswell walked; Gross flied out to center; Metzger
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 10, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets            10  15   0    9
 Astros           2  12   0    9


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