Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Monday, July 21, 1975 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    2  1  2    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   6 12  0
NY  N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2 11  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     5   2   3   1       0   1       5   0
Gross rf                      5   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cabell lf                     5   0   0   2       0   0       1   0
Watson 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   0      13   1
Johnson c                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Rader 3b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Metzger ss                    3   0   2   2       1   0       2   7
Milbourne 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       3   8
Forsch p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       37   6  12   6       1   4      27  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 4. Forsch-Milbourne-Watson, Metzger-Milbourne-Watson, Milbourne-Metzger-Watson,
Metzger-Milbourne-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (8,off Stone).
3B: Metzger (8,off Stone).
SH: Forsch (3,off Stone).
GDP: Cabell (8,off Baldwin).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rader (4,Home by Baldwin/Grote).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Unser cf                      4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   4   0       0   0       4   4
Torre 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Staub rf                      3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Kingman lf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Grote c                       4   0   2   0       0   0       4   2
Phillips ss                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   7
Stone p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sanders p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heidemann ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Webb p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baldwin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2  11   2       1   2      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Phillips-Millan-Kranepool.
E: Torre (14), Phillips (18).

BATTING - 
HR: Staub (12,2nd inning off Forsch 0 on 0 out); Kingman (19,7th inning off
Forsch 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Torre 4 (18,off Forsch 4).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(4-7)                 9    11   2   2   1   2   2  35


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stone L(2-2)                  2.2   8   5   5   0   1   0  16
Sanders                       2.1   2   1   1   1   0   0  10
Webb                          2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Baldwin                       2     2   0   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9    12   6   6   1   4   0  39


Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 1:59   Attendance: 13414


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Howard              cf        Unser               cf
2. Gross               rf        Millan              2b
3. Cabell              lf        Torre               3b
4. Watson              1b        Staub               rf
5. Johnson             c         Kingman             lf
6. Rader               3b        Kranepool           1b
7. Metzger             ss        Grote               c
8. Milbourne           2b        Phillips            ss
9. Forsch              p         Stone               p

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to center; Gross singled to shortstop
[Howard to third (error by Phillips), Gross to second]; Cabell
grounded out (second to first) [Howard scored, Gross to third];
Watson grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Gross
scored]; Johnson singled to left; Rader struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Unser flied out to left; Millan singled to center;
Torre grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to first)
[Millan out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); Milbourne
singled to right; Forsch reached on a fielder's choice on a
sacrifice bunt [Milbourne to second]; Forsch was picked off
first (catcher to first); Howard doubled to right [Milbourne
scored]; Gross flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
3, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Staub homered; Kingman grounded out (third to first);
Kranepool grounded out (shortstop to first); Grote singled to
left; Phillips struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets
1.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson
singled to center; Johnson singled to left [Watson to second];
Rader forced Johnson (third to second) [Watson to third];
Metzger tripled to right [Watson scored, Rader scored]; SANDERS
REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Milbourne flied out to center; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Sanders grounded out (shortstop to first); Unser
singled to left; Millan singled to right [Unser to second];
Torre grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Millan out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Forsch flied out to left; Howard singled to center;
Gross singled to right [Howard to third]; Cabell forced Gross
(shortstop to second) [Howard scored]; Watson forced Cabell
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Staub flied out to center; Kingman grounded out
(shortstop to first); Kranepool singled to second; Grote
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Rader
flied out to center; Metzger walked; Milbourne lined to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Phillips struck out; HEIDEMANN BATTED FOR SANDERS;
Heidemann flied out to center; Unser flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: WEBB REPLACED HEIDEMANN (PITCHING); Forsch struck
out; Howard struck out; Gross flied to left in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Millan singled to right; Torre grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Millan out at second];
Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell flied out to center; Watson grounded out
(third to first); Johnson made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: Kingman homered; Kranepool flied out to center; Grote
singled to center; Phillips forced Grote (first to shortstop);
MILNER BATTED FOR WEBB; Milner grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: BALDWIN REPLACED MILNER (PITCHING); Rader singled to
center; Metzger singled to shortstop [Rader to second];
Milbourne forced Metzger (second to shortstop) [Rader to third];
Rader was caught stealing home (catcher to third) [Milbourne to
second]; Forsch struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Mets 2.

METS 8TH: On a bunt Unser singled to third; Millan singled to
right [Unser to second]; Torre grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Unser to third, Millan out at
second]; Staub walked; Kingman flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Howard grounded out (second to first); Gross reached
on an error by Torre [Gross to first]; Cabell grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Gross out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: Kranepool grounded out (second to first); Grote
grounded out (shortstop to first); Phillips popped to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  12   0    6
 Mets             2  11   2    6


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