New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 42
Played on Sunday, May 28, 1978 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  1  0    0  2  0    0  0  1  -   4 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mazzilli cf                   5   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Maddox 3b                     5   0   2   1       0   0       2   3
Boisclair rf                  2   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
S. Henderson lf               4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Montanez 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Stearns c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Foli ss                       4   1   2   0       0   0       1   5
Flynn 2b                      4   0   2   2       0   1       2   3
Espinosa p                    4   1   1   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                       36   4  11   4       1   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Foli-Flynn-Montanez.

BATTING - 
2B: Espinosa (2,off Dixon); Maddox (5,off Dixon); Foli (6,off Sambito).
SF: Boisclair (3,off Dixon).
GDP: S. Henderson (9,off Dixon).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Bergman 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       7   1
Cedeno cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Cruz rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       2   3
Herrmann c                    2   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sexton ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Metzger ss                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Watson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Baldwin c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Dixon p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       0   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Metzger-Howe-Bergman.
E: Metzger (6).

BATTING - 
3B: Howe (1,off Espinosa).
HR: Cedeno (6,4th inning off Espinosa 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Howe (3,off Espinosa).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Espinosa W(5-2)               9     5   1   1   0   5   1  31


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dixon L(2-1)                  8     9   3   3   1   3   0  33
Sambito                       1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    11   4   4   1   4   0  38


Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Joe West, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Nick Colosi
Time of Game: 2:03   Attendance: 12133


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Mazzilli            cf        Puhl                lf
2. Maddox              3b        Bergman             1b
3. Boisclair           rf        Cedeno              cf
4. S. Henderson        lf        Cruz                rf
5. Montanez            1b        Cabell              3b
6. Stearns             c         Howe                2b
7. Foli                ss        Herrmann            c
8. Flynn               2b        Metzger             ss
9. Espinosa            p         Dixon               p

METS 1ST: Mazzilli grounded out (first to pitcher); Maddox
grounded out (shortstop to first); Boisclair singled to
shortstop [Boisclair to second (error by Metzger)]; S. Henderson
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl popped to third in foul territory; Bergman
flied out to left; Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Montanez popped to first in foul territory; Stearns
singled to right; Foli singled to center [Stearns to third];
Flynn singled to left [Stearns scored, Foli to second]; Espinosa
struck out; Mazzilli flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Cabell struck out; Howe
tripled to center; Herrmann flied to left in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Maddox flied out to center; Boisclair walked; S.
Henderson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Boisclair out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Metzger was called out on strikes; Dixon grounded
out (shortstop to first); Puhl grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Montanez flied out to right; Stearns lined to left;
Foli grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bergman grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to
first); Cedeno homered; Cruz struck out; Cabell grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Flynn struck out; Espinosa doubled; Mazzilli singled
to center [Espinosa to third]; Maddox singled to right [Espinosa
scored, Mazzilli to third]; Boisclair hit a sacrifice fly to
left [Mazzilli scored]; S. Henderson singled to shortstop
[Maddox to second]; Montanez made an out to second; 2 R, 4 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe flied out to left; Herrmann made an out to
shortstop; Metzger grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Stearns grounded out (shortstop to first); Foli flied
out to right; Flynn grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Dixon grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl flied
out to center; Bergman singled to left; Cedeno grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: On a bunt Espinosa made an out to catcher; Mazzilli
made an out to pitcher; Maddox doubled to left; Boisclair flied
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz flied out to left; Cabell singled to shortstop;
Howe grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Cabell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: S. Henderson flied out to right; Montanez grounded out
(pitcher to first); Stearns popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: WALLING BATTED FOR HERRMANN; Walling grounded out
(second to first); WATSON BATTED FOR METZGER; Watson struck out;
ALOU BATTED FOR DIXON; Alou popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 9TH: SEXTON REPLACED WALLING (PLAYING SS); BALDWIN REPLACED
WATSON (PLAYING C ); SAMBITO REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Foli
doubled to left; Flynn singled to center [Foli scored]; Espinosa
struck out; Mazzilli flied to right in foul territory; Maddox
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Puhl made an out to third; Bergman singled to
center; Cedeno struck out; Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4  11   0    7
 Astros           1   5   1    3


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