New York Mets 2, Houston Astros 1

Regular Season Game 125

Played on Monday, August 22, 1977 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 7 0 NY N 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 x - 2 5 1

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl cf 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 Cabell 3b 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 Cruz rf 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 Watson 1b 2 0 0 0 3 1 10 0 Ferguson c 3 0 0 0 1 1 7 0 Howe 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 Howard lf 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 Sperring ss 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 Boswell ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Metzger ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Richard p 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 Cedeno ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sambito p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals34 1 7 1 6 5 24 8BATTING -2B:Puhl (8,off Lockwood).IBB:Watson (9,by Zachry).Team LOB:12.BASERUNNING -SB:Cruz (36,2nd base off Zachry/Stearns).

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ARandle 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 Harrelson ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 Henderson lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Kranepool rf 2 0 2 0 1 0 5 0 Youngblood ph,rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Milner 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 7 1 Stearns c 2 1 0 0 1 0 7 0 Mazzilli cf 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 Flynn 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 Zachry p 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Boisclair ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 Lockwood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals29 2 5 2 3 7 27 9FIELDING -E:Stearns (13).BATTING -2B:Boisclair (11,off Richard).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -SB:Stearns (6,2nd base off Richard/Ferguson).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRichard L(12-10) 7 5 2 2 3 4 0 29 Sambito 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3Totals8 5 2 2 3 7 0 32

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPZachry W(7-12) 7 5 1 1 6 3 0 32 Lockwood SV(18) 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 8Totals9 7 1 1 6 5 0 40IBB:Zachry (4,Watson).Umpires:HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Jim QuickTime of Game:2:13Attendance:10247 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Puhl cf Randle 3b 2. Cabell 3b Harrelson ss 3. Cruz rf Henderson lf 4. Watson 1b Kranepool rf 5. Ferguson c Milner 1b 6. Howe 2b Stearns c 7. Howard lf Mazzilli cf 8. Sperring ss Flynn 2b 9. Richard p Zachry p ASTROS 1ST: Puhl was called out on strikes; Cabell flied out to center; Cruz singled to second; Watson walked [Cruz to second]; Ferguson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Randle grounded out (pitcher to first); Harrelson singled to shortstop; Henderson flied out to right; Kranepool walked [Harrelson to second]; Milner walked [Harrelson to third, Kranepool to second]; Stearns flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard singled to left; Sperring singled to left [Howard to third]; Richard singled to right [Howard scored, Sperring to third]; Puhl walked [Richard to second]; Cabell flied out to center; Cruz flied out to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Mazzilli grounded out (pitcher to first); Flynn flied to right in foul territory; Zachry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: Watson flied out to right; Ferguson walked; Howe popped to catcher in foul territory; Howard flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Randle grounded out (shortstop to first); Harrelson struck out; Henderson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 4TH: Sperring popped to catcher in foul territory; Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 4TH: Kranepool singled to left; Milner popped to third; Stearns popped to first; Mazzilli struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 5TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); Watson walked; Ferguson forced Watson (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 5TH: Flynn popped to second; Zachry was called out on strikes; Randle flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 6TH: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard popped to shortstop; Sperring singled to shortstop; Richard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 6TH: Harrelson grounded out (third to first); Henderson grounded out (shortstop to first); Kranepool singled to first; Milner flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 7TH: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied out to left; Cruz walked; Cruz stole second [Cruz to third (error by Stearns)]; Watson was walked intentionally; Ferguson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 7TH: Stearns walked; Stearns stole second; Mazzilli singled to left [Stearns to third]; Flynn grounded out (pitcher to first) [Mazzilli to second]; BOISCLAIR BATTED FOR ZACHRY; Boisclair doubled to left [Stearns scored, Mazzilli scored]; Randle grounded out (second to first) [Boisclair to third]; Harrelson lined to first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. ASTROS 8TH: LOCKWOOD REPLACED BOISCLAIR (PITCHING); Howe struck out; Howard singled to right; BOSWELL BATTED FOR SPERRING; Boswell popped to third; CEDENO BATTED FOR RICHARD; Cedeno flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. METS 8TH: METZGER REPLACED BOSWELL (PLAYING SS); SAMBITO REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); Henderson struck out; YOUNGBLOOD BATTED FOR KRANEPOOL; Youngblood struck out; Milner was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. ASTROS 9TH: YOUNGBLOOD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Puhl doubled to right; Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded out (second to first) [Puhl to third]; Watson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 1 7 0 12 Mets 2 5 1 6

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