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 MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMazzilli 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 1Totals36 4 11 4 1 4 27 12FIELDING -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 AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl 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 0Totals31 1 5 1 0 5 27 8FIELDING -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 MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPEspinosa W(5-2) 9 5 1 1 0 5 1 31

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPDixon L(2-1) 8 9 3 3 1 3 0 33 Sambito 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 5Totals9 11 4 4 1 4 0 38Umpires:HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Joe West, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Nick ColosiTime of Game:2:03Attendance: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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