Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 1

Regular Season Game 15

Played on Friday, April 23, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

NY N 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 6 0 HOU N 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 x - 3 5 0

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGarrett 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 Millan 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 Torre 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 12 2 Kingman rf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 Grote c 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 Kranepool lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Boisclair cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 Harrelson ss 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 Koosman p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 Apodaca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals29 1 6 1 4 2 24 15BATTING -2B:Torre (1,off Cosgrove).SH:Koosman (2,off Cosgrove).GDP:Grote (2,off Cosgrove); Torre (2,off Cosgrove).IBB:Harrelson (1,by Cosgrove).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -SB:Kingman (4,2nd base off Cosgrove/Johnson); Boisclair (2,2nd base off Cosgrove/Johnson).CS:Garrett (1,2nd base by Cosgrove/Johnson).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AHoward rf,lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Cabell 3b 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 3 Cedeno cf 3 1 2 3 0 0 4 0 Watson 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 10 2 Johnson c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 Roberts lf 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 Gross rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Milbourne 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 Metzger ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 Cosgrove p 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Boswell ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Forsch p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals27 3 5 3 1 3 27 15FIELDING -DP:2. Cabell-Milbourne-Watson, Cabell-Milbourne-Watson.BATTING -3B:Cabell (2,off Koosman).HR:Cedeno (5,7th inning off Koosman 1 on 0 out).Team LOB:1.BASERUNNING -CS:Cedeno (3,2nd base by Koosman/Grote).

PITCHING

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKoosman L(1-1) 6 3 3 3 1 2 1 21 Apodaca 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 7Totals8 5 3 3 1 3 1 28 Koosman faced 2 batters in the 7th inning

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPCosgrove W(1-0) 8 6 1 1 4 2 0 31 Forsch SV(6) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Totals9 6 1 1 4 2 0 34IBB:Cosgrove (1,Harrelson).Umpires:HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 3B - Jim QuickTime of Game:1:57Attendance:10380 Starting Lineups: New York Mets Houston Astros 1. Garrett 3b Howard rf 2. Millan 2b Cabell 3b 3. Torre 1b Cedeno cf 4. Kingman rf Watson 1b 5. Grote c Johnson c 6. Kranepool lf Roberts lf 7. Boisclair cf Milbourne 2b 8. Harrelson ss Metzger ss 9. Koosman p Cosgrove p METS 1ST: Garrett walked; Millan lined to left; Garrett was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop to first); Torre lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Howard grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell struck out; Cedeno singled; Cedeno was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. METS 2ND: Kingman singled; Grote grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Kingman out at second]; Kranepool flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson grounded out (first unassisted); Roberts made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. METS 3RD: Boisclair flied out to center; Harrelson flied out to center; Koosman singled to left; Garrett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 3RD: Milbourne grounded out (third to first); Metzger flied out to center; Cosgrove grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. METS 4TH: Millan walked; Torre grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Millan out at second]; Kingman walked; Kingman stole second; Grote singled to center [Kingman scored]; Kranepool grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 4TH: Howard struck out; Cabell tripled; Cedeno grounded out (second to first) [Cabell scored]; Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 1. METS 5TH: Boisclair singled to center; Harrelson flied out to left; Koosman out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Boisclair to second]; Garrett grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 1. ASTROS 5TH: Johnson grounded out (third to first); Roberts lined to left; Milbourne grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 1. METS 6TH: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); Torre grounded out (third to first); Kingman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 1. ASTROS 6TH: Metzger flied out to center; Cosgrove made an out to second; Howard popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 1. METS 7TH: Grote lined to left; Kranepool grounded out (first to pitcher); On a bunt Boisclair singled; Boisclair stole second; Harrelson was walked intentionally; Koosman forced Boisclair (third unassisted) [Harrelson to second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 1. ASTROS 7TH: Cabell walked; Cedeno homered [Cabell scored]; APODACA REPLACED KOOSMAN (PITCHING); Watson lined to center; Johnson struck out; Roberts singled to shortstop [Roberts out at second (shortstop to first to second)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 3. METS 8TH: GROSS REPLACED ROBERTS (PLAYING RF); HOWARD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Garrett struck out; Millan grounded out (pitcher to first); Torre doubled to right; Kingman made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 3. ASTROS 8TH: Milbourne grounded out (pitcher to first); Metzger grounded out (second to first); BOSWELL BATTED FOR COSGROVE; Boswell singled to center; Howard forced Boswell (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 3. METS 9TH: FORSCH REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Grote made an out to second; Kranepool grounded out (second to first); Boisclair made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Mets 1 6 0 6 Astros 3 5 0 1

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