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 Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gross 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   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       2   8      24   7

FIELDING - 
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 Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Unser 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   1
Totals                       29   2   8   2       4   6      27  12

BATTING - 
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 Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Griffin L(2-6)                8     8   2   2   4   6   1  34

WP: Griffin 2 (6).
IBB: Griffin 3 (5,Phillips,Staub,Kranepool).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Seaver W(8-4)                 9     6   1   1   2   8   0  34


Umpires: HP - Terry Tata, 1B - Ed Sudol, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Andy Olsen
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 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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