Houston Astros 1, New York Mets 0 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Tuesday, July 6, 1976 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   0  8  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   1  7  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Phillips 3b                   3   0   1   0       2   0       1   3
Boisclair cf                  4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Milner lf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Kingman rf                    5   0   2   0       0   3       0   0
Kranepool 1b                  5   0   0   0       0   0      14   1
Grote c                       3   0   0   0       2   0       6   0
  Brown pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hodges c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Millan 2b                     3   0   0   0       2   1       2   1
Harrelson ss                  2   0   2   0       3   0       2  10
Matlack p                     3   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
  Torre ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lockwood p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   0   8   0      10   7      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Harrelson-Kranepool-Grote, Harrelson-Kranepool.
E: Phillips (5), Lockwood (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Milner (13,off Richard); Kingman (10,off Richard).
SH: Boisclair (2,off Richard).
GDP: Boisclair (2,off Richard); Matlack (1,off Richard).
Team LOB: 15.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Millan (1,2nd base by Richard/Jutze).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       0   1
Andrews 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       6   5
Cedeno cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   2   0       1   0       9   0
Roberts rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson lf                    2   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Herrmann c                  1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Jutze c                       2   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Howard ph,lf                2   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Metzger ss                    2   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
  DaVanon ph,ss               2   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Richard p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Totals                       33   1   7   1       2   5      30  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cabell-Andrews-Watson, Metzger-Andrews-Watson.
PB: Jutze (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell 2 (7,off Matlack 2).
GDP: Herrmann (2,off Matlack).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Matlack                       9     5   0   0   2   5   0  33
Lockwood L(5-3)               0     2   1   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     7   1   0   2   5   0  35

Lockwood faced 2 batters in the 10th inning
WP: Matlack (5).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(8-9)               10     8   0   0  10   7   0  45

WP: Richard 2 (10).

Umpires: HP - Art Williams, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 10671


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Phillips            3b        Cabell              3b
2. Boisclair           cf        Andrews             2b
3. Milner              lf        Cedeno              cf
4. Kingman             rf        Watson              1b
5. Kranepool           1b        Roberts             rf
6. Grote               c         Johnson             lf
7. Millan              2b        Jutze               c
8. Harrelson           ss        Metzger             ss
9. Matlack             p         Richard             p

METS 1ST: Phillips grounded out (shortstop to first); Boisclair
singled; Milner doubled [Boisclair to third]; Boisclair was out
trying to advance to home (catcher to pitcher); Kingman struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cabell doubled; Andrews struck out; Cedeno grounded
out (shortstop to first); Watson grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Kranepool flied out to center; Grote popped to catcher
in foul territory; Millan struck out but advanced to first on a
passed ball; Millan was caught stealing second (pitcher to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Roberts grounded out (third to first); Johnson flied
out to center; Jutze grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Harrelson singled; Matlack struck out; Phillips walked
[Harrelson to second]; Boisclair grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Phillips out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger struck out; Richard flied out to left;
Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Milner popped to catcher in foul territory; Kingman
doubled; Kranepool grounded out (second to first) [Kingman to
third]; Grote flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Andrews grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno
grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson singled; Roberts
forced Watson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Millan walked; Harrelson walked [Millan to second];
Matlack grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Millan to third, Harrelson out at second]; Phillips
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Jutze
grounded out (second to first); Metzger singled; Richard struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 6TH: Boisclair singled; Richard threw a wild pitch
[Boisclair to second]; Milner struck out; Kingman singled
[Boisclair stayed at second]; Kranepool made an out to second;
Grote flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell made an out to third; Andrews made an out to
shortstop; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: Millan grounded out (shortstop to first); Harrelson
walked; Richard threw a wild pitch [Harrelson to second];
Matlack walked; Phillips walked [Harrelson to third, Matlack to
second]; Boisclair flied out to center; Milner grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson singled; Roberts forced Watson (third to
second); Matlack threw a wild pitch [Roberts to second]; Johnson
walked; HOWARD BATTED FOR JUTZE; Howard struck out; DAVANON
BATTED FOR METZGER; DaVanon grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 8TH: HERRMANN REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING C ); HOWARD STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING LF); DAVANON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS);
Kingman struck out; Kranepool grounded out (second to first);
Grote walked; Millan walked [Grote to second]; Harrelson walked
[Grote to third, Millan to second]; Matlack struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Richard grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell
doubled; Andrews hit into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Cabell out at home (first to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 9TH: Phillips singled; Boisclair out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Phillips to second]; Milner made an out to
second; Kingman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Cedeno made an out to first; Watson walked; Roberts
reached on an error by Phillips [Watson to third]; Herrmann
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Roberts out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 10TH: Kranepool grounded out (second to first); Grote
walked; BROWN RAN FOR GROTE; Millan flied out to left; Harrelson
singled [Brown to second]; TORRE BATTED FOR MATLACK; Torre
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 10TH: LOCKWOOD REPLACED TORRE (PITCHING); HODGES REPLACED
BROWN (PLAYING C ); On a bunt Howard singled [Howard to third
(error by Lockwood)]; DaVanon singled [Howard scored
(unearned)]; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             0   8   2   15
 Astros           1   7   0    7


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