New York Mets 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Tuesday, August 19, 1975 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  1    1  1  0    0  3  0  -   6 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   3  9  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Unser cf                      5   1   2   1       0   1       4   0
Millan 2b                     4   0   3   0       1   0       3   5
Kranepool 1b                  4   1   1   1       1   0      10   0
Staub rf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Garrett 3b                    4   2   2   2       0   0       0   1
Milner lf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Grote c                       3   0   1   2       1   0       7   0
Phillips ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   8
Matlack p                     4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Lockwood p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Koosman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   6  11   6       3   2      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Phillips-Millan-Kranepool, Millan-Phillips-Kranepool, Phillips-Millan-Kranepool.

BATTING - 
2B: Grote (12,off Sosa).
HR: Unser (6,3rd inning off Dierker 0 on 1 out); Garrett (6,4th inning off
Dierker 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Kranepool (9,off Dierker).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf                     4   0   2   0       0   2       2   0
Gross rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   2       0   0       7   0
Johnson 1b,c                  4   1   2   1       0   1       9   1
Rader 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
Helms 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
  Boswell ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
DaVanon ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jutze c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cosgrove p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Granger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dierker p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Cabell ph,1b                2   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Totals                       33   3   9   3       1   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Helms-DaVanon-Johnson.
E: Gross (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (15,off Matlack).
HR: Cedeno (7,9th inning off Matlack 1 on 2 out); Johnson (11,9th inning off
Matlack 0 on 2 out).
GDP: DaVanon (2,off Matlack); Gross (7,off Matlack); Watson (10,off Matlack).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Howard (18,2nd base off Matlack/Grote).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Matlack W(14-8)               8.2   8   3   3   0   7   2  31
Lockwood                      0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Koosman SV(2)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   3   3   1   7   2  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dierker L(11-13)              6     5   3   3   3   0   2  25
Cosgrove                      1.2   3   3   3   0   2   0   8
Sosa                          0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Granger                       1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    11   6   6   3   2   2  40

WP: Sosa (1).

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Paul Pryor, 2B - Nick Colosi, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 7843


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Unser               cf        Howard              lf
2. Millan              2b        Gross               rf
3. Kranepool           1b        Cedeno              cf
4. Staub               rf        Johnson             1b
5. Garrett             3b        Rader               3b
6. Milner              lf        Helms               2b
7. Grote               c         DaVanon             ss
8. Phillips            ss        Jutze               c
9. Matlack             p         Dierker             p

METS 1ST: Unser grounded out (second to first); Millan grounded
out (third to first); Kranepool walked; Staub forced Kranepool
(shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Howard singled to left; Howard stole second; Gross
struck out; Cedeno flied to left; Johnson struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Garrett popped to third in foul territory; Milner
grounded out (second to first); Grote walked; Phillips flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Rader lined to center; Helms singled to left;
DaVanon grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Helms out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Matlack flied to left; Unser homered; Millan walked;
Kranepool grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Millan out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Jutze flied to center; Dierker was called out on
strikes; Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Staub flied to center; Garrett homered; Milner
grounded out (second to first); Grote flied to center; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Gross flied to center; Cedeno grounded out
(shortstop to first); Johnson singled to left; Rader forced
Johnson (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros
0.

METS 5TH: Phillips flied to center; Matlack singled to left;
Unser singled to center [Matlack to second]; Millan singled to
center [Unser to second, Matlack to third]; Kranepool grounded
out (first to pitcher) [Millan to second, Unser to third,
Matlack scored]; Staub grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Helms flied to right; DaVanon grounded out (second
to first); Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

METS 6TH: Garrett flied to center; Milner flied to center; Grote
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: CABELL BATTED FOR DIERKER; Cabell struck out; Howard
singled to center; Gross grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Howard out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: COSGROVE REPLACED JUTZE (PITCHING); CABELL STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 1B); JOHNSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C );
Phillips flied to center; Matlack was called out on strikes;
Unser was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno flied to center; Johnson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Rader struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 3, Astros 0.

METS 8TH: Millan singled to right; Kranepool forced Millan
(pitcher to shortstop); Staub singled to right [Kranepool to
third]; Garrett singled to right [Staub to second, Kranepool
scored]; Milner popped to third in foul territory; SOSA REPLACED
COSGROVE (PITCHING); Sosa threw a wild pitch [Garrett to second,
Staub to third]; Grote doubled to right [Garrett scored, Staub
scored, Grote to third (error by Gross)]; Phillips grounded out
(first unassisted); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); On a bunt
DaVanon singled; WATSON BATTED FOR SOSA; Watson grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [DaVanon out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 0.

METS 9TH: GRANGER REPLACED WATSON (PITCHING); Matlack grounded
out (shortstop to first); Unser grounded out (shortstop to
first); Millan singled to left; Kranepool singled to left
[Millan to second]; Staub flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Cabell doubled to left; Howard struck out; Gross
grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno homered [Cabell
scored]; Johnson homered; LOCKWOOD REPLACED MATLACK (PITCHING);
Rader walked; BOSWELL BATTED FOR HELMS; Boswell singled to
center [Rader to second]; CRUZ BATTED FOR DAVANON; KOOSMAN
REPLACED LOCKWOOD (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out (second to
first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             6  11   0    7
 Astros           3   9   1    4


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