Houston Astros 8, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Thursday, July 27, 1978 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    2  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  2  1
HOU N    3  1  2    1  0  0    1  0  x  -   8 13  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maddox rf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Foli ss                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
S. Henderson lf               4   1   0   0       0   1       0   0
Montanez 1b                   4   1   1   2       0   0       9   0
Stearns c                     2   0   0   0       2   1       4   1
Mazzilli cf                   2   1   0   0       2   1       1   0
Randle 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Flynn 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   1       2   6
Hausman p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bruhert p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boisclair ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bernard p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kranepool ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   3   2   2       5   9      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Hausman (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Montanez (14,4th inning off Richard 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Randle (4,off Richard).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Stearns (14,2nd base off Richard/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       3   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Bergman lf                    4   3   3   1       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   2   3   2       0   0       0   1
Cruz rf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Watson 1b                     3   0   2   2       0   1       8   0
Howe 2b                       3   0   0   1       0   0       2   1
  Gonzalez 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Pujols c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Fischlin ss                   3   1   1   0       0   0       2   8
Richard p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       32   8  13   7       1   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Fischlin-Howe-Watson.

BATTING - 
2B: Bergman (2,off Bruhert).
3B: Puhl (6,off Hausman); Bergman (1,off Hausman).
SH: Fischlin (4,off Murray).
SF: Howe (4,off Hausman); Puhl (4,off Hausman); Watson (10,off Murray).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (10,2nd base by Bernard/Stearns).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hausman L(2-1)                2     8   6   5   0   0   0  14
Bruhert                       2     2   1   1   0   0   0   8
Bernard                       2     0   0   0   1   3   0   6
Murray                        2     3   1   1   0   1   0   9
Totals                        8    13   8   7   1   4   0  37

Hausman faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning
BK: Hausman (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(10-9)               9     2   3   3   5   9   1  33

WP: Richard 3 (13).

Umpires: HP - Nick Colosi, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Joe West, 3B - John Kibler
Ejections: NY  Manager Joe Torre by Joe West [Call at 2B]; Bobby
Valentine by Joe West [Call at 2B]
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 9730


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Maddox              rf        Puhl                cf
2. Foli                ss        Bergman             lf
3. S. Henderson        lf        Cabell              3b
4. Montanez            1b        Cruz                rf
5. Stearns             c         Watson              1b
6. Mazzilli            cf        Howe                2b
7. Randle              3b        Pujols              c
8. Flynn               2b        Fischlin            ss
9. Hausman             p         Richard             p

METS 1ST: Maddox was called out on strikes; Foli lined to
shortstop; S. Henderson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl tripled to right; Bergman tripled to left [Puhl
scored]; Cabell singled to center [Bergman scored]; Cruz
grounded out (second to first) [Cabell to second]; Watson
singled to right [Cabell to third]; Howe hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Cabell scored]; Pujols forced Watson (shortstop to
second); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 2ND: Montanez grounded out (shortstop to first); Stearns
walked; Stearns stole second; Mazzilli struck out; Randle flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: On a bunt Fischlin singled to pitcher [Fischlin to
third (error by Hausman)]; Richard popped to second; Puhl hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Fischlin scored (unearned)]; Bergman
flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
4.

METS 3RD: Flynn grounded out (shortstop to first); Hausman
struck out; Maddox struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Cabell singled to left; Cruz singled to right
[Cabell to third]; Hausman balked [Cabell scored, Cruz to
second]; Watson singled to right [Cruz scored, Watson to second
(on throw to home)]; BRUHERT REPLACED HAUSMAN (PITCHING); Howe
lined to third; Pujols grounded out (second to first) [Watson to
third]; Fischlin grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

METS 4TH: Foli singled to left; S. Henderson forced Foli
(shortstop to second); Montanez homered [S. Henderson scored];
Stearns walked; Mazzilli walked [Stearns to second]; Randle
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Mazzilli out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros
6.

ASTROS 4TH: Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl
grounded out (second to first); Bergman doubled to right; Cabell
singled to right [Bergman scored]; Cruz made an out to third; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 7.

METS 5TH: Flynn struck out; BOISCLAIR BATTED FOR BRUHERT;
Boisclair struck out; Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: BERNARD REPLACED BOISCLAIR (PITCHING); Watson struck
out; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Pujols struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 7.

METS 6TH: Foli grounded out (shortstop to first); S. Henderson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Montanez popped to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Fischlin made an out to shortstop; Richard struck
out; Puhl walked; Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 7.

METS 7TH: Stearns struck out; Mazzilli walked; Randle flied out
to right; Flynn walked [Mazzilli to second]; KRANEPOOL BATTED
FOR BERNARD; Richard threw a wild pitch [Mazzilli to third];
Richard threw a wild pitch [Mazzilli scored]; Richard threw a
wild pitch [Flynn to second]; Kranepool struck out; 1 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: MURRAY REPLACED KRANEPOOL (PITCHING); Bergman
singled to center; Cabell grounded out (shortstop to second to
first) [Bergman to second]; 2B umpire Joe West ruled that
Doug Flynn was off the bag when he caught the throw at 2B; Mets
Manager Joe Torre and Bobby Valentine ejected by West; Cruz
singled to left [Bergman to third]; Watson hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Bergman scored]; Howe forced Cruz (second to
shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 8.

METS 8TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 2B); Maddox flied out
to left; Foli grounded out (third to first); S. Henderson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Pujols singled to left; Fischlin out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Pujols to second]; Richard was called out
on strikes; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 8.

METS 9TH: Montanez flied out to center; Stearns flied out to
center; Mazzilli grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             3   2   1    3
 Astros           8  13   0    5


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