Houston Astros 12, New York Mets 7
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Sunday, May 18, 1975 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    1  0  0    0  0  4    0  0  2  -   7  9  3
HOU N    3  4  2    0  0  1    0  2  x  -  12 12  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Phillips ss                   4   1   2   1       1   0       0   3
Millan 2b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       4   2
Unser cf                      4   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Staub rf                      4   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   3   0       1   0       7   2
Milner lf                     3   1   0   1       2   0       1   0
Garrett 3b                    4   1   0   1       1   0       2   2
Stearns c                     4   1   0   1       1   2       5   1
Tate p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Webb p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Clines ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cram p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heidemann ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   7   9   7       9   2      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Webb-Garrett-Millan, Garrett-Millan-Kranepool.
E: Phillips (3), Millan (8), Baldwin (1).
PB: Stearns (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Phillips (1,off Konieczny); Unser (6,off Konieczny).
GDP: Garrett (2,off Konieczny).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      4   3   2   2       1   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    5   3   3   1       0   0       1   3
Cedeno cf                     3   2   0   0       2   0       5   0
Watson 1b                     4   2   2   5       1   0      11   2
Cruz rf                       5   0   2   2       0   0       3   0
May c                         5   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       2   2       0   1
Andrews 2b                    2   2   1   0       2   1       1   2
Konieczny p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Crawford p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       34  12  12  12       8   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (8,off Webb).
3B: Gross (3,off Webb).
HR: Watson (7,6th inning off Baldwin 0 on 2 out).
SH: Konieczny (1,off Tate).
GDP: Konieczny (2,off Webb); Cedeno (2,off Baldwin).
IBB: Cedeno (2,by Webb); Watson (2,by Hall).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rader (1,3rd base by Cram/Stearns).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tate L(1-3)                   1.1   3   5   5   3   0   0  10
Webb                          2.2   4   4   4   3   0   0  14
Cram                          1     1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Baldwin                       2     3   1   1   0   2   1   9
Hall                          1     1   2   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        8    12  12  10   8   4   1  43

WP: Hall (1).
IBB: Webb (1,Cedeno); Hall (1,Watson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Konieczny W(2-5)              5.2   5   5   5   6   0   0  27
Crawford SV(2)                3.1   4   2   2   3   2   0  17
Totals                        9     9   7   7   9   2   0  44


Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 10252


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. Milner              lf        May                 c
7. Garrett             3b        Rader               3b
8. Stearns             c         Andrews             2b
9. Tate                p         Konieczny           p

METS 1ST: Phillips doubled to right; Millan grounded out (second
to first) [Phillips to third]; Unser doubled to right [Phillips
scored]; Staub flied out to center; Kranepool singled to second
[Unser to third]; Milner flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Gross walked; Metzger singled to pitcher [Gross to
second]; Cedeno walked [Gross to third, Metzger to second];
Watson grounded out (shortstop to first) [Gross scored, Metzger
to third, Cedeno to second]; Cruz singled to left [Metzger
scored, Cedeno scored]; May made an out to second; Rader
grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 3.

METS 2ND: Garrett flied out to left; Stearns grounded out (first
unassisted); Tate grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Andrews walked; Konieczny out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Andrews to second]; Gross singled to center
[Andrews scored, Gross to second (on throw to home)]; WEBB
REPLACED TATE (PITCHING); Metzger singled to right [Gross to
third, Metzger to second (on throw to home)]; Cedeno was walked
intentionally; Watson doubled to left [Gross scored, Metzger
scored, Cedeno scored]; Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher)
[Watson to third]; May flied out to center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 7.

METS 3RD: Phillips grounded out (first unassisted); Millan
walked; Unser flied out to center; Staub grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 7.

ASTROS 3RD: Rader walked; Andrews walked [Rader to second]; On a
bunt Konieczny grounded into a double play (pitcher to third to
second) [Andrews to second, Rader out at third]; Gross tripled
to center [Andrews scored]; Metzger singled to left [Gross
scored]; Cedeno flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
1, Astros 9.

METS 4TH: Kranepool singled to center; Milner flied out to
center; Garrett grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Kranepool out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros
9.

ASTROS 4TH: Watson popped to catcher in foul territory; Cruz
flied out to right; May flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 9.

METS 5TH: Stearns grounded out (second to first); CLINES BATTED
FOR WEBB; Clines flied out to right; Phillips walked; Millan
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
1, Astros 9.

ASTROS 5TH: CRAM REPLACED CLINES (PITCHING); Rader walked;
Andrews singled to center [Rader to second]; Rader was caught
stealing third (catcher to third) [Andrews to second]; Konieczny
struck out; Gross grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 9.

METS 6TH: Unser flied out to right; Staub walked; Kranepool
flied out to center; Milner walked [Staub to second]; Garrett
walked [Staub to third, Milner to second]; Stearns walked [Staub
scored, Milner to third, Garrett to second]; ALOU BATTED FOR
CRAM; Alou singled to center [Milner scored, Garrett scored,
Stearns to second]; CRAWFORD REPLACED KONIECZNY (PITCHING);
Phillips singled to right [Stearns scored, Alou to second];
Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 5, Astros 9.

ASTROS 6TH: BALDWIN REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Metzger reached on
an error by Phillips [Metzger to first]; Cedeno grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Metzger out at second];
Watson homered; Cruz singled to second; May singled to pitcher
[Cruz to third (error by Baldwin), May to second]; Rader struck
out; 1 R, 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 10.

METS 7TH: Unser grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub singled
to right; Kranepool singled to right [Staub to second]; Milner
made an out to first; Garrett grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 10.

ASTROS 7TH: Andrews was called out on strikes; Crawford grounded
out (shortstop to first); Gross flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 10.

METS 8TH: Stearns struck out; HEIDEMANN BATTED FOR BALDWIN;
Heidemann flied to right in foul territory; Phillips flied out
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 10.

ASTROS 8TH: HALL REPLACED HEIDEMANN (PITCHING); Metzger reached
on an error by Millan [Metzger to first]; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Metzger to second]; Watson was walked
intentionally; Hall threw a wild pitch [Metzger to third, Watson
to second]; Cruz popped to first in foul territory; May singled
to right [Metzger scored (unearned), Watson scored (unearned)];
Stearns allowed a passed ball [May to second]; Rader struck out;
2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 12.

METS 9TH: Millan singled to shortstop; Unser walked [Millan to
second]; Staub grounded out (first to pitcher) [Millan to third,
Unser to second]; Kranepool walked; Milner walked [Millan
scored, Unser to third, Kranepool to second]; Garrett forced
Milner (third to second) [Unser scored, Kranepool to third];
Stearns struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             7   9   3   10
 Astros          12  12   0    7


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