New York Mets 6, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 39
Played on Saturday, May 17, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    5  0  0  -   6  9  2
HOU N    2  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   4  8  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clines cf,lf                  5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Millan 2b                     4   1   0   0       0   1       4   2
Staub rf                      4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Torre 1b                      4   0   1   1       1   0      13   1
Kingman lf                    2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Unser ph,cf                 2   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
Garrett 3b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
Grote c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Harrelson ss                  2   1   1   0       1   1       0   1
  Phillips ss                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Matlack p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Alou ph                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Parker p                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Totals                       35   6   9   4       4   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Torre (5), Kingman (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Clines (1,off Roberts); Garrett (2,off Roberts).
HBP: Staub (1,by Roberts); Millan (3,by Roberts).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Unser (1,2nd base off Niekro/Johnson); Garrett (1,2nd base off Niekro/Johnson).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      3   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  May ph                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Howard pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       2   4
Cedeno cf                     4   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0      13   1
Johnson c                     4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Cabell rf,lf                  4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Andrews 2b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Boswell ph,2b               1   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Roberts p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Niekro p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cruz ph,rf                  2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       34   4   8   3       3   5      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Watson.
PB: Johnson (1).

BATTING - 
SH: Metzger (8,off Matlack).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Matlack W(4-3)                6     5   3   2   1   4   0  23
Baldwin                       0.2   2   1   1   2   0   0   6
Parker SV(1)                  2.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   9
Totals                        9     8   4   3   3   5   0  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(2-4)                6.1   7   5   5   3   4   0  30
Niekro                        0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Forsch                        2     0   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        9     9   6   6   4   4   0  41

WP: Roberts (2).
HBP: Roberts 2 (2,Staub,Millan).

Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 15296


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Clines              cf        Gross               lf
2. Millan              2b        Metzger             ss
3. Staub               rf        Cedeno              cf
4. Torre               1b        Watson              1b
5. Kingman             lf        Johnson             c
6. Garrett             3b        Cabell              rf
7. Grote               c         Rader               3b
8. Harrelson           ss        Andrews             2b
9. Matlack             p         Roberts             p

METS 1ST: Clines grounded out (shortstop to first); Millan was
called out on strikes; Staub singled to second; Torre walked
[Staub to second]; Kingman flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger
singled to left; Cedeno singled to second [Metzger to second];
Watson made an out to second; Johnson singled to left [Metzger
scored, Cedeno scored (error by Kingman) (unearned) (no RBI),
Johnson out at second (left to first to third to second)]; 2 R
(1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 2ND: Garrett lined to right; Grote grounded out (shortstop
to first); Harrelson walked; Matlack grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell grounded out (pitcher to first); Rader popped
to first in foul territory; Andrews grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Clines doubled to left; Millan grounded out (second to
first) [Clines to third]; Staub grounded out (first unassisted);
Torre grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Roberts struck out; Gross walked; Metzger flied out
to right; Cedeno was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Kingman struck out; Garrett doubled to right; Grote
singled to shortstop [Garrett to third]; Roberts threw a wild
pitch [Garrett scored, Grote to second]; Harrelson struck out;
Matlack struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (second to first); Johnson
struck out; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

METS 5TH: Clines lined to shortstop; Millan grounded out (third
to first); Staub was hit by a pitch; Torre forced Staub (third
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Rader was called out on strikes; Andrews grounded
out (first unassisted); Roberts grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

METS 6TH: Kingman walked; Garrett lined into a double play
(third to first) [Kingman out at first]; Grote lined to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross singled to left; Metzger out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Gross to second]; Cedeno singled to
left [Gross scored, Cedeno to second (on throw to home)]; Watson
made an out to first; Johnson lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Harrelson singled to left; ALOU BATTED FOR MATLACK;
Alou singled to center [Harrelson to second]; Clines grounded
out (second to first) [Harrelson to third, Alou to second];
Millan was hit by a pitch; Staub singled to right [Harrelson
scored, Alou scored, Millan to third]; NIEKRO REPLACED ROBERTS
(PITCHING); Johnson allowed a passed ball [Millan scored, Staub
to second]; Torre singled to left [Staub scored]; UNSER BATTED
FOR KINGMAN; Unser forced Torre (pitcher to shortstop); Unser
stole second; Garrett singled to center [Unser scored]; Garrett
stole second; Grote grounded out (shortstop to first); 5 R, 5 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: UNSER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); CLINES CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BALDWIN REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING);
PHILLIPS REPLACED HARRELSON (PLAYING SS); Cabell singled to
center; Rader grounded out (first unassisted) [Cabell to
second]; BOSWELL BATTED FOR ANDREWS; Boswell walked; CRUZ BATTED
FOR NIEKRO; Cruz flied out to center [Cabell to third]; Gross
singled to third [Cabell scored, Boswell to second]; Metzger
walked [Boswell to third, Gross to second]; PARKER REPLACED
BALDWIN (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BOSWELL STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 2B); FORSCH REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); CABELL
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Phillips flied out to right;
Parker walked; Clines flied out to right; Millan grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Watson made an out to second; Johnson grounded out
(third to first); Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 4.

METS 9TH: Staub grounded out (first to pitcher); Torre grounded
out (shortstop to first); Unser grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Rader flied out to center; Boswell reached on an
error by Torre [Boswell to first]; Cruz struck out; MAY BATTED
FOR FORSCH; May singled to right [Boswell to third]; HOWARD RAN
FOR MAY; Metzger grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             6   9   2    8
 Astros           4   8   0    7


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