New York Mets 2, Houston Astros 1

Regular Season Game 56

Played on Thursday, June 5, 1975 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 6 0 NY N 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 x - 2 8 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGross lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 Metzger ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 Cedeno cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Watson 1b 3 0 1 0 1 2 9 0 Howard pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 May c 4 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 Milbourne pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cruz rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Rader 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 Helms 2b 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 Griffin p 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0Totals31 1 6 1 2 8 24 7FIELDING -DP:1. Metzger-Watson.BATTING -SH:Griffin (2,off Seaver).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -SB:Cedeno (23,2nd base off Seaver/Stearns); Watson (2,2nd base off Seaver/Stearns).

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AUnser cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Millan 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 3 4 Torre 3b 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 5 Staub rf 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 Kranepool 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 8 0 Kingman lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 Gallagher lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Phillips ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 2 Stearns c 3 0 1 0 0 2 8 0 Seaver p 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1Totals29 2 8 2 4 6 27 12BATTING -HR:Staub (6,6th inning off Griffin 0 on 1 out).SH:Torre (2,off Griffin).GDP:Millan (7,off Griffin).IBB:Phillips (3,by Griffin); Staub (3,by Griffin); Kranepool (2,by Griffin).Team LOB:8.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGriffin L(2-6) 8 8 2 2 4 6 1 34WP:Griffin 2 (6).IBB:Griffin 3 (5,Phillips,Staub,Kranepool).

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPSeaver W(8-4) 9 6 1 1 2 8 0 34Umpires:HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Andy OlsenTime of Game:2:07Attendance:12477 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. May c Kranepool 1b 6. Cruz rf Kingman lf 7. Rader 3b Phillips ss 8. Helms 2b Stearns c 9. Griffin p Seaver p ASTROS 1ST: Gross flied to center; Metzger singled to right; Cedeno forced Metzger (third to second); Cedeno stole second; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Unser grounded out (third to first); Millan singled to center; Torre struck out; Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: May popped to shortstop; Cruz grounded out (second to first); Rader flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Kranepool struck out; Kingman grounded out (third to first); Phillips singled to center; Stearns struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: Helms grounded out (third to first); Griffin singled to left; Gross struck out; Metzger flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Seaver flied to left; Unser grounded out (first unassisted); Millan grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Watson walked; Watson stole second; May struck out; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 4TH: Torre singled to center; Staub flied to center; Kranepool flied to left; Kingman singled to left [Torre to second]; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Kingman to second, Torre to third]; Phillips was walked intentionally; Stearns struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 5TH: Rader was called out on strikes; Helms walked; Griffin out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Helms to second]; Gross singled to left [Helms scored, Gross to second (on throw to home)]; Metzger flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 5TH: Seaver struck out; Unser walked; Millan grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Unser out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 6TH: On a bunt Cedeno singled to third [Cedeno out at second (third to second)]; Watson struck out; May grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 6TH: Torre was called out on strikes; Staub homered; Kranepool popped to second; Kingman popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1. ASTROS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader grounded out (third to first); Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1. METS 7TH: Phillips popped to second; Stearns singled to left; Seaver popped to first in foul territory; Unser flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1. ASTROS 8TH: Griffin struck out; Gross grounded out (second to first); Metzger popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1. METS 8TH: Millan singled to left; Torre out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Millan to second]; Staub was walked intentionally; Griffin threw a wild pitch [Staub to second, Millan to third]; Kranepool was walked intentionally; Kingman singled to left [Millan scored, Staub out at home (left to catcher), Kingman to second (on throw to home), Kranepool to third (on throw to home)]; Phillips grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. ASTROS 9TH: GALLAGHER REPLACED KINGMAN (PLAYING LF); Cedeno flied to left; Watson singled to center; HOWARD RAN FOR WATSON; May forced Howard (second to shortstop); MILBOURNE RAN FOR MAY; Cruz singled [Milbourne to second]; Rader struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 1 6 0 6 Mets 2 8 0 8

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