New York Mets 2, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 53
Played on Monday, June 2, 1975 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
NY  N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross lf                      2   0   1   0       2   0       2   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
Watson 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   0      13   1
Cabell rf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Rader 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Helms 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Jutze c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Johnson ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Roberts p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
  Howard ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   0   4   0       4   6      24  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Rader-Helms-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (10,off Matlack).
GDP: Watson (3,off Matlack); Gross (1,off Matlack).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cedeno (22,2nd base off Matlack/Grote).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clines cf,lf                  4   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Jones lf                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Unser pr,cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Torre 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Staub rf                      3   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Kingman 1b                    3   1   1   1       0   0       8   0
Grote c                       2   0   0   1       0   0       6   0
Phillips ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Matlack p                     2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Totals                       27   2   6   2       1   2      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Torre-Kingman, Phillips-Millan-Kingman.

BATTING - 
3B: Kingman (1,off Roberts).
SF: Grote (2,off Roberts).
GDP: Millan (5,off Roberts).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts L(3-6)                7     5   2   2   1   2   0  25
Granger                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     6   2   2   1   2   0  29


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Matlack W(7-3)                9     4   0   0   4   6   0  33

WP: Matlack (4).

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - Andy Olsen, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 13003


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Gross walked; Metzger flied out to center; Cedeno
walked [Gross to second]; Watson grounded into a double play
(third to first) [Gross out at third]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Clines grounded out (third to first); Millan popped to
second; Jones grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell struck out; Rader flied out to center; Helms
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Torre flied out to right; Staub singled to shortstop;
Kingman tripled to left [Staub scored]; Grote hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Kingman scored]; Phillips popped to catcher in foul
territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Jutze grounded out (first unassisted); Roberts
struck out; Gross walked; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 3RD: Matlack struck out; Clines singled to left; Millan
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Clines
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno singled to center; Cedeno stole second;
Watson grounded out (third to first) [Cedeno to third]; Cabell
struck out; Rader popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 4TH: Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Torre flied
out to left; Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze flied
out to right; On a bunt Roberts struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Kingman grounded out (shortstop to first); Grote
grounded out (pitcher to first); Phillips grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Gross singled to shortstop; Metzger forced Gross
(second unassisted); Cedeno popped to second; Watson grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Matlack walked; Clines struck out; Millan popped to
third in foul territory; Jones singled to left [Matlack to
second]; UNSER RAN FOR JONES; Torre singled to center [Matlack
out at home (center to catcher), Unser to second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: CLINES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); UNSER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Cabell lined to right; Rader flied out to
center; Helms walked; JOHNSON BATTED FOR JUTZE; Matlack threw a
wild pitch [Helms to second]; Johnson was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Staub grounded
out (first to pitcher); Kingman grounded out (third to first);
Grote grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR ROBERTS; Howard singled to center;
Gross grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Howard out at second]; Metzger flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: GRANGER REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Phillips grounded
out (first unassisted); Matlack grounded out (pitcher to first);
Clines singled to right; Millan grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Watson doubled to right;
Cabell struck out; Rader flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   4   0    6
 Mets             2   6   0    3


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