Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 127
Played on Monday, August 18, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  3
HOU N    1  0  0    2  0  0    1  0  x  -   4  2  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Unser cf                      4   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Kranepool lf                  3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Staub rf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Torre 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Garrett 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Grote c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Phillips ss                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Tate p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Vail ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lockwood p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Milner ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Apodaca p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Alou ph                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   6   0       4   9      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Torre (15), Phillips (25), Apodaca (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Garrett (8,off Richard); Kranepool (16,off Richard).
HBP: Alou (1,by Richard).
GDP: Staub (16,off Richard).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard cf                     2   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Gross rf                      2   0   0   1       1   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Johnson 1b                    3   0   0   1       0   2       8   0
May c                         4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   0   0       0   2       1   1
Helms 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
DaVanon ss                    3   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
Richard p                     3   1   1   1       0   0       1   1
Totals                       27   4   2   4       4   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-Johnson.

BATTING - 
2B: DaVanon (2,off Tate).
SH: Howard (2,off Apodaca).
SF: Gross (1,off Apodaca).
HBP: Johnson (3,by Tate).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cabell (7,2nd base off Tate/Grote); Howard (17,2nd base off Apodaca/Grote).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tate L(4-12)                  4     2   3   2   4   2   0  20
Lockwood                      2     0   0   0   0   4   0   6
Apodaca                       2     0   1   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        8     2   4   2   4   7   0  34

HBP: Tate (5,Johnson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(9-8)                9     6   0   0   4   9   0  37

WP: Richard (15).
HBP: Richard (4,Alou).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance: 7351


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Unser               cf        Howard              cf
2. Millan              2b        Gross               rf
3. Kranepool           lf        Cruz                lf
4. Staub               rf        Johnson             1b
5. Torre               1b        May                 c
6. Garrett             3b        Cabell              3b
7. Grote               c         Helms               2b
8. Phillips            ss        DaVanon             ss
9. Tate                p         Richard             p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Howard walked; Gross walked [Howard to second]; Cruz
walked [Howard to third, Gross to second]; Johnson forced Cruz
(shortstop to second) [Gross to third, Howard scored]; May
popped to second; Cabell struck out; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Torre struck out; Garrett doubled to right; Grote
grounded out (third to first); Phillips grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Helms lined to third; DaVanon grounded out
(shortstop to first); Richard grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Tate struck out; Unser walked; Millan forced Unser
(second to shortstop); Kranepool forced Millan (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howard flied to left; Gross flied to center; Cruz
walked; Johnson was hit by a pitch [Cruz to second]; May flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Staub struck out; Torre grounded out (pitcher to
first); Garrett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell reached on an error by Torre; Cabell stole
second; Helms struck out; DaVanon doubled to left [Cabell scored
(unearned)]; Richard singled to left [DaVanon scored]; Howard
lined to center; Gross flied to left; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Grote popped to first; Phillips struck out; VAIL
BATTED FOR TATE; Vail singled to left; Debut game for Mike
Vail; Unser struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: LOCKWOOD REPLACED VAIL (PITCHING); Cruz struck out;
Johnson struck out; May popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Millan flied to center; Kranepool walked; Richard
threw a wild pitch [Kranepool to second]; Staub struck out;
Torre walked; Garrett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell struck out; Helms flied to right; DaVanon
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Grote singled to right; Phillips struck out; MILNER
BATTED FOR LOCKWOOD; Milner walked [Grote to second]; Unser
flied to right; Millan flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: APODACA REPLACED MILNER (PITCHING); Richard reached
on an error by Phillips; Howard reached on an error by Apodaca
on a sacrifice bunt [Richard to third]; Howard stole second;
Gross hit a sacrifice fly to center [Richard scored (unearned)];
Cruz grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Howard to
third]; Johnson struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: Kranepool doubled to right; Staub popped to second;
Torre grounded out (shortstop to first); Garrett grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: May grounded out (second to first); Cabell grounded
out (pitcher to first); Helms grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 9TH: Grote grounded out (second to first); Phillips popped
to third in foul territory; ALOU BATTED FOR APODACA; Alou was
hit by a pitch; Unser lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             0   6   3   10
 Astros           4   2   0    6


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