New York Mets 10, Houston Astros 9
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Sunday, July 20, 1975 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    0  5  2    0  0  0  -   9 14  0
NY  N    1  0  0    0  5  0    0  4  x  -  10 15  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf,cf                  3   3   2   0       2   0       3   0
Gross rf                      5   2   3   1       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     3   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz lf                     1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Watson 1b                     5   1   2   4       0   1       9   1
May c                         5   0   1   1       0   3       3   0
Boswell 2b                    2   1   0   0       1   0       3   1
  Helms ph,2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Rader 3b                      4   0   3   2       0   0       2   1
  Milbourne pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    5   0   1   1       0   0       2   5
Roberts p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crawford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       40   9  14   9       4   7      24  12

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (23,off Tate).
HBP: Rader (5,by Hall).
IBB: Boswell (6,by Tate).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (9,2nd base off Tate/Grote).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clines lf,cf                  4   2   1   0       1   1       2   1
Millan 2b                     5   1   2   1       0   0       2   3
Torre 3b,1b                   5   2   3   1       0   0       0   0
Kingman 1b                    5   2   3   6       0   0       7   0
  Parker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Staub rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Grote c                       3   1   2   0       2   0      11   0
Heidemann ss                  5   0   1   2       0   1       2   4
Unser cf                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sanders p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Webb p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stearns ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garrett 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tate p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Alou lf                     3   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       39  10  15  10       3   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Kingman (7), Tate (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Alou (2,off Roberts); Millan (22,off Roberts).
3B: Heidemann (2,off Roberts).
HR: Kingman 2 (18,5th inning off Roberts 2 on 2 out,8th inning off Granger
1 on 2 out).
HBP: Staub (5,by Crawford).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Roberts                       7.2  12   8   8   3   3   1  38
Granger L(2-3)                0     2   2   2   0   0   1   2
Crawford                      0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    15  10  10   3   3   2  43

HBP: Crawford (1,Staub).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tate                          4.2   8   7   7   2   1   0  25
Sanders                       0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Webb                          0.1   3   2   2   1   0   0   5
Hall W(2-2)                   2.2   1   0   0   1   5   0  10
Parker SV(2)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    14   9   9   4   7   0  45

HBP: Hall (3,Rader).
IBB: Tate (3,Boswell).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 20242


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Howard              lf        Clines              lf
2. Gross               rf        Millan              2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Torre               3b
4. Watson              1b        Kingman             1b
5. May                 c         Staub               rf
6. Boswell             2b        Grote               c
7. Rader               3b        Heidemann           ss
8. Metzger             ss        Unser               cf
9. Roberts             p         Tate                p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard walked; Howard stole second [Howard to third
(error by Tate)]; Gross grounded out (second to first) [Howard
scored]; Cedeno doubled to left; Watson lined to shortstop; May
singled to center [Cedeno scored]; Boswell grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Clines singled to center; Millan singled to left
[Clines to second]; Torre forced Millan (shortstop to second)
[Clines to third]; Kingman forced Torre (shortstop to second)
[Clines scored]; Staub grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader flied out to left; Metzger popped to shortstop
in foul territory; Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Grote flied out to left; Heidemann popped to second;
Unser grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); Gross
reached on an error by Kingman [Gross to first]; Cedeno popped
to catcher in foul territory; Watson forced Gross (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Tate grounded out (shortstop to first); Clines
grounded out (shortstop to first); Millan grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: May was called out on strikes; Boswell grounded out
(second to pitcher); Rader singled to left; Metzger grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Torre singled to left; Kingman singled to left [Torre
to second]; Staub struck out; Grote walked [Torre to third,
Kingman to second]; Heidemann struck out; Unser forced Grote
(shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Roberts grounded out (first unassisted); Howard
singled to center; Gross singled to shortstop [Howard to
second]; Cedeno singled to shortstop [Howard to third, Gross to
second]; Watson singled to center [Howard scored, Gross scored,
Cedeno to second]; May grounded out (first unassisted) [Cedeno
to third, Watson to second]; Boswell was walked intentionally;
Rader singled to left [Cedeno scored, Watson scored, Boswell to
third (on throw to home), Rader to second (on throw to home)];
ALOU REPLACED TATE (PLAYING LF); CLINES CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING CF); SANDERS REPLACED UNSER (PITCHING); Metzger singled
to center [Boswell scored, Rader out at home (center to
catcher)]; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: CRUZ REPLACED CEDENO (PLAYING LF); HOWARD CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); Alou grounded out (shortstop to first);
Clines walked; Millan flied out to center; Torre singled to left
[Clines to second]; Kingman homered [Clines scored, Torre
scored]; Staub singled to right; Grote walked [Staub to second];
Heidemann tripled to center [Staub scored, Grote scored]; MILNER
BATTED FOR SANDERS; Milner grounded out (first to pitcher); 5 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 6.

ASTROS 6TH: WEBB REPLACED MILNER (PITCHING); Roberts flied out
to center; Howard singled to pitcher; Gross singled to left
[Howard to second]; Cruz walked [Howard to third, Gross to
second]; Watson singled to center [Howard scored, Gross scored,
Cruz to second]; HALL REPLACED WEBB (PITCHING); May struck out;
HELMS BATTED FOR BOSWELL; Helms flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 6.

METS 6TH: HELMS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Alou singled to
right; Clines struck out; Millan flied out to center; Torre
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
9, Mets 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Rader was hit by a pitch; Metzger forced Rader
(shortstop to second); On a bunt Roberts struck out; Howard
walked [Metzger to second]; Gross singled to left [Metzger out
at home (left to catcher), Howard to second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 6.

METS 7TH: Kingman grounded out (pitcher to first); Staub
grounded out (second to first); Grote singled to left; Heidemann
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
9, Mets 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz struck out; Watson struck out; May struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 6.

METS 8TH: STEARNS BATTED FOR HALL; Stearns grounded out (second
to first); Alou doubled to center; Clines lined to second;
Millan doubled to center [Alou scored]; GRANGER REPLACED ROBERTS
(PITCHING); Torre singled to right [Millan scored]; Kingman
homered [Torre scored]; CRAWFORD REPLACED GRANGER (PITCHING);
Staub was hit by a pitch; Grote singled to center [Staub to
second]; Heidemann lined to shortstop; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 9, Mets 10.

ASTROS 9TH: GARRETT REPLACED STEARNS (PLAYING 3B); PARKER
REPLACED KINGMAN (PITCHING); TORRE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
1B); Helms flied out to left; Rader singled to left; MILBOURNE
RAN FOR RADER; Metzger popped to catcher in foul territory;
JOHNSON BATTED FOR CRAWFORD; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           9  14   0    9
 Mets            10  15   2    9


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