New York Mets 3, Houston Astros 1

Regular Season Game 87

Played on Thursday, July 15, 1976 (N) at Shea Stadium

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

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ACabell 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 Andrews 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 Cedeno cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 Watson 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 13 1 Roberts rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 Johnson lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 Herrmann c 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Metzger ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 5 7 Richard p 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0Totals32 1 5 0 1 9 24 17FIELDING -DP:2. Andrews-Metzger-Watson, Andrews-Metzger-Watson.BATTING -3B:Cedeno (2,off Koosman).Team LOB:5.

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGarrett 3b 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 Millan 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 Milner lf 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 Boisclair lf 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 Kingman rf 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 0 Kranepool 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 10 0 Unser cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Grote c 3 0 1 0 1 0 9 0 Harrelson ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 Koosman p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals28 3 6 3 7 1 27 8FIELDING -PB:Grote (2).BATTING -HR:Kingman (31,6th inning off Richard 1 on 0 out).GDP:Milner 2 (9,off Richard 2).Team LOB:8.BASERUNNING -SB:Kranepool (1,2nd base off Richard/Herrmann).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRichard L(9-10) 8 6 3 3 7 1 1 35

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKoosman W(10-6) 9 5 1 0 1 9 0 33Umpires:HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Terry TataTime of Game:1:57Attendance:20295 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Cabell 3b Garrett 3b 2. Andrews 2b Millan 2b 3. Cedeno cf Milner lf 4. Watson 1b Kingman rf 5. Roberts rf Kranepool 1b 6. Johnson lf Unser cf 7. Herrmann c Grote c 8. Metzger ss Harrelson ss 9. Richard p Koosman p ASTROS 1ST: Cabell struck out; Andrews grounded out (second to first); Cedeno singled; Watson made an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Garrett walked; Millan walked [Garrett to second]; Milner grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Garrett to third, Millan out at second]; Kingman made an out to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Roberts struck out; Johnson was called out on strikes; Herrmann lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Kranepool walked; Kranepool stole second; Unser grounded out (shortstop to first) [Kranepool to third]; Grote walked; Harrelson flied out to center; Koosman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: Metzger made an out to second; Richard struck out; Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Garrett walked; Millan forced Garrett (first to shortstop); Milner grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Millan out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 4TH: Andrews made an out to shortstop; Cedeno popped to first in foul territory; Watson singled; Roberts singled [Watson to third]; Johnson made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 4TH: Kingman flied out to left; Kranepool singled; Unser forced Kranepool (second to shortstop); Grote singled [Unser to second]; Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 5TH: Herrmann flied out to right; Metzger was called out on strikes; Richard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 5TH: Koosman flied out to center; Garrett grounded out (shortstop to first); Millan grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 6TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews flied out to right; Cedeno tripled; Grote allowed a passed ball [Cedeno scored (unearned)]; Watson walked; Roberts grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 6TH: Milner walked; Kingman homered [Milner scored]; Kranepool made an out to shortstop; On a bunt Unser singled; Grote grounded out (second to first) [Unser to second]; Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. ASTROS 7TH: BOISCLAIR REPLACED MILNER (PLAYING LF); Johnson struck out; Herrmann was called out on strikes; Metzger singled; Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. METS 7TH: Koosman grounded out (third to first); Garrett walked; Millan singled [Garrett to third]; Boisclair singled [Garrett scored, Millan to second]; Kingman struck out; Kranepool grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 3. ASTROS 8TH: Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); Andrews grounded out (third to first); Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 3. METS 8TH: Unser grounded out (second to first); Grote flied out to left; Harrelson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 3. ASTROS 9TH: Watson grounded out (shortstop to first); Roberts grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson made an out to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 1 5 0 5 Mets 3 6 0 8

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