Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 4 (14 innings)
Regular Season Game 28
Played on Friday, May 12, 1978 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  2  0    0  1  -   5 12  1
NY  N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  -   4  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       6   0   3   0       0   1       2   0
Cabell 3b                     6   1   1   3       1   0       0   2
Cedeno cf                     7   0   0   0       0   3       8   0
Cruz rf                       6   0   1   0       1   2       6   0
Watson 1b                     1   0   0   0       2   1       7   0
  Bergman pr,1b               2   1   0   0       2   1       7   0
Howe 2b                       4   1   1   0       3   0       3   7
Herrmann c                    3   0   0   0       1   2       5   1
  Gonzalez pr,ss              2   1   1   0       1   0       1   2
Metzger ss                    2   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Richard ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Dixon p                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Andujar p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Alou ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ferguson ph,c               2   1   1   0       1   0       2   1
Totals                       47   5  12   5      12  12      42  18

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Howe-Gonzalez-Bergman.
E: Watson (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (9,off Myrick); Gonzalez (1,off Lockwood).
HR: Cabell (2,11th inning off Myrick 1 on 1 out).
SH: Andujar (2,off Swan); Puhl (1,off Myrick).
SF: Walling (1,off Cornejo).
HBP: Ferguson (1,by Cornejo).
GDP: Cabell (5,off Siebert); Ferguson (4,off Lockwood).
IBB: Gonzalez (1,by Myrick).
Team LOB: 16.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cruz (1,2nd base by Swan/Stearns).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Randle 3b                     6   0   1   0       1   1       0   3
Valentine 2b                  3   1   1   0       0   0       3   3
  Ferrer ss                   2   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Maddox ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lockwood p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mazzilli cf                   4   1   2   0       2   1       4   0
Montanez 1b                   6   0   1   1       0   1       7   2
S. Henderson lf               5   1   0   1       1   1       2   0
Boisclair rf                  5   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Stearns c                     5   0   1   1       1   0      13   1
Flynn ss,2b,ss                5   0   1   1       1   0       5   1
Swan p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Kranepool ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Metzger p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cornejo p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Myrick p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Siebert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Youngblood ph,2b            2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       48   4   8   4       7   7      42  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Valentine-Flynn, Siebert-Ferrer-Montanez, Randle-Youngblood-Montanez.

BATTING - 
3B: Mazzilli (2,off Andujar).
GDP: S. Henderson (6,off Forsch).
IBB: Boisclair (2,by Forsch); Mazzilli (2,by Dixon).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Randle (4,2nd base off Dixon/Ferguson).
CS: Mazzilli (3,2nd base by Andujar/Herrmann); Randle (6,2nd base by Forsch/Ferguson).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Andujar                       7     4   2   1   3   3   0  28
Sambito                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Forsch                        3     3   2   2   3   0   0  13
Dixon W(2-0)                  3     1   0   0   1   2   0  11
Totals                       14     8   4   3   7   7   0  55

WP: Andujar (2).
IBB: Forsch (2,Boisclair); Dixon (1,Mazzilli).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Swan                          7     3   0   0   4   5   0  26
Metzger                       1     2   2   2   2   1   0   7
Cornejo                       0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Myrick                        2.1   3   2   2   4   3   1  14
Siebert                       1.1   2   0   0   1   1   0   6
Lockwood L(1-3)               2     2   1   1   0   2   0   7
Totals                       14    12   5   5  12  12   1  63

Metzger faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Cornejo (2,Ferguson).
IBB: Myrick (2,Gonzalez).

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 4:21   Attendance: 8649


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Puhl                lf        Randle              3b
2. Cabell              3b        Valentine           2b
3. Cedeno              cf        Mazzilli            cf
4. Cruz                rf        Montanez            1b
5. Watson              1b        S. Henderson        lf
6. Howe                2b        Boisclair           rf
7. Herrmann            c         Stearns             c
8. Metzger             ss        Flynn               ss
9. Andujar             p         Swan                p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Cabell flied out
to right; Cedeno flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Randle flied out to center; Valentine flied out to
right; Mazzilli singled to right; Mazzilli was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Watson struck
out; Howe flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Montanez struck out; S. Henderson walked; Boisclair
flied out to right; Stearns walked [S. Henderson to second];
Flynn singled to right [S. Henderson scored, Stearns to third];
Swan grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Herrmann was called out on strikes; Metzger singled
to center; Andujar was called out on strikes; Puhl singled to
center [Metzger to third]; Cabell grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Randle popped to pitcher; Valentine grounded out
(third to first); Mazzilli tripled to right; Montanez grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno flied out to right; Cruz walked; Cruz was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Watson walked;
Howe popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: S. Henderson was called out on strikes; Boisclair
flied out to left; Stearns grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Herrmann grounded out (first to pitcher); Metzger
singled to right; Andujar out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Metzger to second]; Puhl grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Flynn flied out to right; Swan grounded out (pitcher
to first); Randle grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Cabell flied out to left; Cedeno flied out to
center; Cruz was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Valentine singled to center; Mazzilli reached on an
error by Watson [Valentine to second, Mazzilli to first];
Montanez flied out to center [Valentine to third]; S. Henderson
forced Mazzilli (shortstop to second) [Valentine scored
(unearned)]; Boisclair grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Watson walked; BERGMAN RAN FOR WATSON; Howe walked
[Bergman to second]; Herrmann was called out on strikes; HOWARD
BATTED FOR METZGER; Howard lined into a double play (second to
shortstop) [Bergman out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: BERGMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); SEXTON REPLACED
HOWARD (PLAYING SS); Stearns flied out to center; Flynn walked;
KRANEPOOL BATTED FOR SWAN; Andujar threw a wild pitch [Flynn to
second]; Kranepool struck out; Randle grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: METZGER REPLACED KRANEPOOL (PITCHING); FERRER
REPLACED VALENTINE (PLAYING SS); FLYNN CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 2B); ALOU BATTED FOR ANDUJAR; Alou singled to right;
Puhl singled to right [Alou to second]; Cabell forced Puhl
(shortstop to second) [Alou to third]; Cedeno was called out on
strikes; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Ferrer struck out;
Mazzilli struck out; Montanez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Bergman walked; Howe walked [Bergman to second];
CORNEJO REPLACED METZGER (PITCHING); Herrmann walked [Bergman to
third, Howe to second]; GONZALEZ RAN FOR HERRMANN; WALLING
BATTED FOR SEXTON; Walling hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Bergman scored]; FERGUSON BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Ferguson was hit
by a pitch [Howe to third, Gonzalez to second]; MYRICK REPLACED
CORNEJO (PITCHING); Puhl struck out; Cabell walked [Howe scored,
Gonzalez to third, Ferguson to second]; Cedeno struck out; 2 R,
0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: FERGUSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); FORSCH REPLACED
WALLING (PITCHING); GONZALEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); S.
Henderson flied out to right; Boisclair flied out to center;
Stearns grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 10TH: Cruz flied out to right; Bergman flied out to left;
Howe doubled to right; Gonzalez was walked intentionally; Forsch
forced Gonzalez (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 2.

METS 10TH: Flynn flied out to right; Myrick grounded out
(shortstop to first); Randle walked; Randle was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 11TH: Ferguson walked; Puhl out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Ferguson to second]; Cabell homered
[Ferguson scored]; Cedeno was called out on strikes; Cruz
singled to second; Bergman walked [Cruz to second]; SIEBERT
REPLACED MYRICK (PITCHING); Howe walked [Cruz to third, Bergman
to second]; Gonzalez flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 4, Mets 2.

METS 11TH: Ferrer singled to shortstop; Mazzilli walked [Ferrer
to second]; Montanez singled to right [Ferrer scored, Mazzilli
to third]; S. Henderson grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Mazzilli stayed at third, Montanez out at
second]; Boisclair was walked intentionally; Stearns singled to
right [Mazzilli scored, Boisclair to second]; Flynn grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 4.

ASTROS 12TH: RICHARD BATTED FOR FORSCH; Richard struck out;
Ferguson singled to center; Puhl singled to right [Ferguson to
third]; Cabell grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop
to first) [Puhl out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Mets 4.

METS 12TH: DIXON REPLACED RICHARD (PITCHING); YOUNGBLOOD BATTED
FOR SIEBERT; Youngblood flied out to left; Randle singled to
left; MADDOX BATTED FOR FERRER; Randle stole second; Maddox
flied out to center; Mazzilli was walked intentionally; Montanez
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 4.

ASTROS 13TH: YOUNGBLOOD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); FLYNN
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); LOCKWOOD REPLACED MADDOX
(PITCHING); Cedeno popped to catcher in foul territory; Cruz
struck out; Bergman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Mets 4.

METS 13TH: S. Henderson grounded out (second to first);
Boisclair was called out on strikes; Stearns grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 4.

ASTROS 14TH: Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
doubled to left; Dixon singled to center [Gonzalez scored];
Ferguson grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Dixon out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 4.

METS 14TH: Flynn flied out to right; Youngblood flied out to
center; Randle struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets
4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1   16
 Mets             4   8   0    9


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