Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 132
Played on Tuesday, August 30, 1977 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 11  0
HOU N    0  1  0    1  4  0    0  0  x  -   6 12  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Randle 3b                     5   1   3   0       0   0       3   3
Harrelson ss                  3   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Foster 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Boisclair rf                  5   0   4   1       0   0       1   0
Henderson lf                  4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Milner 1b                     2   0   0   0       2   2       7   0
Hodges c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Mazzilli cf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Apodaca p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Vail ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Siebert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Flynn 2b,ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Myrick p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Baldwin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Youngblood cf               2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       37   2  11   2       2   3      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Harrelson-Flynn-Milner, Randle-Foster.

BATTING - 
2B: Boisclair (13,off Niekro).
GDP: Henderson (11,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 10.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       7   0
Cabell 1b                     4   1   1   2       0   0      11   0
Howe 2b                       4   1   1   1       0   0       1   6
Ferguson c                    3   1   2   1       1   0       3   0
Cruz rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Howard lf                     4   0   3   2       0   0       3   0
Sperring 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Niekro p                      2   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
Totals                       32   6  12   6       3   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Cabell.
PB: Ferguson (16).

BATTING - 
2B: Howard (4,off Myrick); Cabell (32,off Myrick).
SH: Niekro (2,off Apodaca).
GDP: Howe (8,off Myrick); Metzger (4,off Siebert).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ferguson (6,2nd base off Myrick/Hodges).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Myrick L(1-2)                 4.2   7   5   5   1   2   0  20
Baldwin                       0     3   1   1   0   0   0   3
Apodaca                       2.1   1   0   0   1   0   0   9
Siebert                       1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    12   6   6   3   2   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(10-5)                9    11   2   2   2   3   0  39


Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson (left in the 2nd inning), 1B - Terry Tata, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt; 
Terry Tata moved to HP in the 2nd inning; Harry Wendelstedt moved to 1B in the 2nd inning
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 6731


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Randle              3b        Puhl                cf
2. Harrelson           ss        Cabell              1b
3. Boisclair           rf        Howe                2b
4. Henderson           lf        Ferguson            c
5. Milner              1b        Cruz                rf
6. Hodges              c         Howard              lf
7. Mazzilli            cf        Sperring            3b
8. Flynn               2b        Metzger             ss
9. Myrick              p         Niekro              p

METS 1ST: umpire Ed Vargo missed the game due to surgery on
his hand; Randle grounded out (second to first); Harrelson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Boisclair singled to right;
Henderson flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Cabell flied out to right;
Howe grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Puhl out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Milner walked; Hodges flied out to center; Mazzilli
flied out to left; Flynn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ferguson singled to left; Ferguson stole second;
Cruz was called out on strikes; HP umpire Satch Davidson hit
by a pitch and left game with bruised left rib cage; 1B umpire
Terry Tata moved to HP and Harry Wendelstedt was the lone base
umpire; Howard singled to center [Ferguson scored]; Sperring
grounded out (third to first) [Howard to second]; Metzger
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Myrick struck out; Randle singled to center; Harrelson
singled to right [Randle to third]; Boisclair singled to center
[Randle scored, Harrelson to second]; Henderson singled to left
[Harrelson scored, Boisclair to second]; Ferguson allowed a
passed ball [Boisclair to third, Henderson to second]; Milner
struck out; Hodges grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Niekro flied out to left; Puhl flied out to center;
Cabell flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Mazzilli flied out to center; Flynn singled to right;
Myrick flied out to center; Randle singled to center [Flynn to
third]; Harrelson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe flied out to left; Ferguson grounded out
(second to first); Cruz singled to first; Howard doubled to
center [Cruz scored, Howard out at third (center to second to
third)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 5TH: On a bunt Boisclair singled; Henderson grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Boisclair out at second]; Milner
walked; Hodges singled to center [Milner to third]; Mazzilli
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Sperring made an out to shortstop; Metzger struck
out; Niekro walked; Puhl singled to left [Niekro to second];
Cabell doubled to right [Niekro scored, Puhl scored]; BALDWIN
REPLACED MYRICK (PITCHING); Howe singled to right [Cabell
scored, Howe to second (on throw to home)]; Ferguson singled to
right [Howe scored]; Cruz singled to left [Ferguson to second];
APODACA REPLACED MAZZILLI (PITCHING); YOUNGBLOOD REPLACED
BALDWIN (PLAYING CF); Howard flied out to center; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 6TH: Flynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Youngblood
flied out to center; Randle flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: FOSTER REPLACED HARRELSON (PLAYING 2B); FLYNN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); Sperring popped to third in foul
territory; Metzger singled to center; Niekro out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Metzger to second]; Puhl made an out
to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 7TH: Foster flied out to left; Boisclair doubled to right;
Henderson flied out to center; Milner struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Howe grounded
out (first unassisted); Ferguson walked; Cruz forced Ferguson
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 8TH: Hodges flied out to right; VAIL BATTED FOR APODACA;
Vail grounded out (shortstop to first); Flynn grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: SIEBERT REPLACED VAIL (PITCHING); Howard singled to
center; Sperring walked [Howard to second]; Metzger grounded
into a double play (third to second) [Metzger to first, Howard
out at third, Sperring out at second]; Niekro grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 9TH: Youngblood flied out to right; Randle singled to
center; Foster flied out to center; Boisclair grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             2  11   0   10
 Astros           6  12   0    6


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