New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 4 (11 innings)
Regular Season Game 93
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Thursday, July 20, 1978 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  -   4  6  1
NY  N    0  0  0    2  0  1    0  1  0    0  1  -   5 18  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy ss                  5   0   0   0       0   3       3   3
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       1   2       2   0
Cabell 3b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       3   3
Cruz rf                       4   0   2   0       1   0       4   0
Watson 1b                     5   0   0   0       0   0      10   3
xHowe 2b                      4   2   2   2       0   0       3   5
Bergman lf                    5   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Bochy c                       3   1   1   1       1   1       5   0
Ruhle p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McLaughlin p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       37   4   6   3       5   9      31  15

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Howe-Landestoy-Watson, Cabell-Watson.
E: Bochy (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (17,off Bernard).
HR: Howe 2 (6,4th inning off Bernard 0 on 2 out,6th inning off Kobel 0 on 2
out); Bochy (1,7th inning off Kobel 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Watson (10,off Bernard).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (9,2nd base by Bernard/Hodges).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Randle 3b                     6   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Valentine 2b                  2   0   1   0       1   0       3   3
  Kranepool ph                1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Foli ss                     2   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Mazzilli cf                   5   0   2   0       1   1       5   0
Montanez 1b                   6   1   2   1       0   0       9   0
S. Henderson lf               5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Youngblood ph               1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Hodges c                      5   0   3   0       0   0       9   1
Boisclair rf,lf               5   1   2   1       0   2       3   0
Flynn ss,2b                   4   0   1   1       1   0       0   2
Bernard p                     1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Kobel p                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Maddox ph,rf                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       46   5  18   5       4   4      33  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Randle-Valentine-Montanez.
E: Hodges (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Valentine (3,off Ruhle); Randle (13,off Ruhle); S. Henderson (17,off Ruhle);
Boisclair (4,off Ruhle); Flynn (7,off Ruhle); Youngblood (5,off Sambito).
GDP: Flynn (11,off Ruhle).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Randle (10,2nd base off McLaughlin/Bochy).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ruhle                         3.1   7   2   2   2   1   0  18
McLaughlin                    0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   3
Forsch                        5     7   2   1   1   2   0  23
Sambito L(3-6)                1.1   3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Totals                       10.1  18   5   4   4   4   0  50

BK: Ruhle (1).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bernard                       4     3   2   2   5   4   1  18
Kobel                         4     2   2   2   0   2   2  14
Murray W(5-4)                 3     1   0   0   0   3   0  11
Totals                       11     6   4   4   5   9   3  43

Bernard faced 2 batters in the 5th inning

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 13341


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Landestoy           ss        Randle              3b
2. Puhl                cf        Valentine           2b
3. Cabell              3b        Mazzilli            cf
4. Cruz                rf        Montanez            1b
5. Watson              1b        S. Henderson        lf
6. Howe                2b        Hodges              c
7. Bergman             lf        Boisclair           rf
8. Bochy               c         Flynn               ss
9. Ruhle               p         Bernard             p

ASTROS 1ST: Landestoy struck out; Puhl struck out; Cabell
doubled to right; Cruz walked; Watson flied out to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Randle grounded out (shortstop to first); Valentine
doubled to right; Ruhle balked [Valentine to third]; Mazzilli
grounded out (first to second); Montanez flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Howe flied out to right; Bergman struck out; Bochy
made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: S. Henderson flied out to center; Hodges singled to
center; Boisclair singled to left [Hodges to second]; Flynn
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Boisclair out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ruhle struck out; Landestoy flied out to center;
Puhl walked; Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Bernard struck out; Randle doubled to left; Valentine
made an out to shortstop; Mazzilli walked; Montanez popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell walked; Cruz singled to right [Cabell to
third]; Watson grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Cabell scored (no RBI), Cruz out at second]; Howe
homered; Bergman grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: S. Henderson doubled to center; Hodges flied out to
right [S. Henderson to third]; Boisclair doubled to right [S.
Henderson scored]; Flynn doubled to left [Boisclair scored];
Bernard walked; MCLAUGHLIN REPLACED RUHLE (PITCHING); Randle
forced Bernard (first to shortstop) [Flynn to third]; Randle
stole second; Valentine walked; Mazzilli was credited with a
single when a runner was hit by the batted ball [Valentine out
at second (second unassisted)]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bochy walked; WALLING BATTED FOR MCLAUGHLIN; Walling
walked [Bochy to second]; KOBEL REPLACED BERNARD (PITCHING);
Landestoy flied out to left; Puhl forced Walling (shortstop to
second) [Bochy to third]; Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 5TH: FORSCH REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Montanez grounded
out (second to first); S. Henderson flied out to right; Hodges
singled to center; Boisclair grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Watson flied out
to center; Howe homered; Bergman grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Flynn walked; Kobel singled to second [Flynn to
second]; Randle reached on an error by Bochy [Flynn out at home
(first to third to catcher), Kobel to third, Randle to second];
KRANEPOOL BATTED FOR VALENTINE; Kranepool grounded out (second
to first) [Kobel scored (unearned), Randle to third]; Mazzilli
grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Mets 3.

ASTROS 7TH: FOLI REPLACED KRANEPOOL (PLAYING SS); FLYNN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Bochy homered; Forsch grounded out
(shortstop to first); Landestoy struck out; Puhl struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: Montanez popped to third; S. Henderson singled to
left; Hodges singled to right [S. Henderson to second];
Boisclair struck out; Flynn flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Cruz flied out
to right; Watson made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Mets 3.

METS 8TH: MADDOX BATTED FOR KOBEL; Maddox flied out to right;
Randle grounded out (pitcher to first); Foli singled to left;
Mazzilli singled to center [Foli to third]; Montanez singled to
right [Foli scored, Mazzilli to third]; S. Henderson forced
Montanez (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Mets 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MADDOX STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BOISCLAIR
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MURRAY REPLACED S. HENDERSON
(PITCHING); Howe lined to shortstop; Bergman grounded out
(second to first); Bochy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Mets 4.

METS 9TH: Hodges grounded out (first unassisted); Boisclair
struck out; Flynn grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 4.

ASTROS 10TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR FORSCH; Howard grounded out
(first unassisted); Landestoy struck out; Puhl grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 4.

METS 10TH: SAMBITO REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Maddox singled to
center; Randle popped to pitcher; Foli lined into a double play
(third to first) [Maddox out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Mets 4.

ASTROS 11TH: Cabell flied out to center; Cruz singled to right;
Watson flied out to center; Howe reached on catcher's
interference by Hodges [Cruz to second]; Bergman struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 4.

METS 11TH: Mazzilli was called out on strikes; Montanez singled
to right; YOUNGBLOOD BATTED FOR MURRAY; Youngblood doubled to
center [Montanez scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets
5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   6   1    6
 Mets             5  18   1   14


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