New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 3

Regular Season Game 54

Played on Tuesday, June 3, 1975 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 3 5 0 NY N 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 x - 4 9 1

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGross lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 Niekro p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Metzger ss 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 5 Cedeno cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 Watson 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 Cabell rf,lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 Rader 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 May c 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 Helms 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Forsch p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Granger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Andrews ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Crawford p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Cruz ph,rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0Totals31 3 5 1 3 6 24 14FIELDING -DP:3. Helms-Watson, Helms-Metzger-Watson, Crawford-Helms.BATTING -2B:Cedeno (14,off Hall).3B:Metzger (5,off Apodaca).HR:Metzger (2,3rd inning off Hall 0 on 2 out).HBP:Rader (4,by Hall).GDP:Rader (4,off Apodaca).Team LOB:5.

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AUnser cf 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Millan 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 Torre 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 Staub rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 Kranepool 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 14 0 Kingman lf 3 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 Gallagher lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Phillips ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 Grote c 3 1 1 0 0 0 7 0 Hall p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Apodaca p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals28 4 9 4 3 3 27 11FIELDING -DP:1. Phillips-Millan-Kranepool.E:Torre (8).BATTING -2B:Torre (8,off Forsch).HR:Kingman (7,4th inning off Forsch 2 on 0 out).SH:Hall (1,off Forsch).GDP:Staub (7,off Crawford).Team LOB:4.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPForsch L(2-3) 3 8 4 4 1 0 1 16 Granger 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 Crawford 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 6 Niekro 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 6Totals8 9 4 4 3 3 1 32 Forsch faced 4 batters in the 4th inning

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPHall W(1-0) 5 4 3 3 3 4 1 23 Apodaca SV(7) 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 12Totals9 5 3 3 3 6 1 35 Hall faced 4 batters in the 6th inningHBP:Hall (1,Rader).Umpires:HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed SudolTime of Game:2:06Attendance:8666 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Gross lf Unser cf 2. Metzger ss Millan 2b 3. Cedeno cf Torre 3b 4. Watson 1b Staub rf 5. Cabell rf Kranepool 1b 6. Rader 3b Kingman lf 7. May c Phillips ss 8. Helms 2b Grote c 9. Forsch p Hall p ASTROS 1ST: Gross singled; Metzger struck out; Cedeno flied to left; Watson flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Unser walked; Millan lined into a double play (second to first) [Unser out at first]; Torre flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Cabell struck out; Rader walked; May popped to first; Helms grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Staub grounded out (shortstop to first); Kranepool singled to right; Kingman lined to center; Phillips flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: Forsch grounded out (first unassisted); Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger homered; Cedeno struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Grote singled to center; Hall out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Grote to second]; Unser grounded out (second to first) [Grote to third]; Millan singled to left [Grote scored]; Torre doubled to left [Millan out at home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1. ASTROS 4TH: Watson grounded out (first unassisted); Cabell popped to first in foul territory; Rader was hit by a pitch; May grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1. METS 4TH: Staub singled to center; Kranepool singled to right [Staub to second]; Kingman homered [Staub scored, Kranepool scored]; Phillips singled to right; GRANGER REPLACED FORSCH (PITCHING); Grote forced Phillips (third to second); Hall struck out; Unser walked [Grote to second]; Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 4. ASTROS 5TH: Helms grounded out (third to first); ANDREWS BATTED FOR GRANGER; Andrews struck out; Gross popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 4. METS 5TH: CRAWFORD REPLACED ANDREWS (PITCHING); Torre walked; Staub grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Torre out at second]; Kranepool grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 4. ASTROS 6TH: Metzger walked; Cedeno doubled to left [Metzger scored (error by Torre) (no RBI)]; Watson walked; On a bunt Cabell singled [Watson to second, Cedeno to third]; APODACA REPLACED HALL (PITCHING); Rader grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Watson to third, Cedeno scored (no RBI), Cabell out at second]; May struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 4. METS 6TH: Kingman singled to left; Phillips hit into a double play (pitcher to second) [Kingman out at second]; Grote flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 4. ASTROS 7TH: Helms grounded out (third to first); CRUZ BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Cruz grounded out (second to first); Gross grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 4. METS 7TH: CRUZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); CABELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); NIEKRO REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); Apodaca flied to right; Unser struck out; Millan grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 4. ASTROS 8TH: Metzger tripled to right; Cedeno reached on a fielder's choice [Metzger out at home (shortstop to catcher)]; Watson forced Cedeno (shortstop to second); Cabell popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 4. METS 8TH: Torre flied to right; Staub struck out; Kranepool grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 4. ASTROS 9TH: GALLAGHER REPLACED KINGMAN (PLAYING LF); Rader struck out; May grounded out (first unassisted); JOHNSON BATTED FOR HELMS; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 4. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 3 5 0 5 Mets 4 9 1 4

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