Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 0

Regular Season Game 59

Played on Friday, June 8, 1979 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 - 5 8 0 NY N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 4 1

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl cf 4 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 Reynolds ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 Cedeno 1b 4 0 1 0 1 0 12 0 Cruz lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 Cabell 3b 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 Leonard rf 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 Howe 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 4 Landestoy 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ashby c 3 1 1 1 1 0 5 1 Niekro p 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 2Totals33 5 8 4 5 1 27 8BATTING -SH:Reynolds (16,off Zachry).IBB:Howe (1,by Zachry).Team LOB:7.BASERUNNING -SB:Cabell (15,2nd base off Zachry/Stearns).CS:Puhl (11,2nd base by Zachry/Stearns).

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AYoungblood rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 Taveras ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 2 Mazzilli cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 Montanez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 Stearns c 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 Henderson lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Trevino 3b 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 4 Flynn 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 Zachry p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 Scott p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Boisclair ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Falcone p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Maddox ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Twitchell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals30 0 4 0 2 4 27 14FIELDING -E:Stearns (6).BATTING -2B:Trevino (4,off Niekro).HBP:Henderson (2,by Niekro).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -CS:Stearns (5,2nd base by Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro W(9-2) 9 4 0 0 2 4 0 33WP:Niekro (4).HBP:Niekro (3,Henderson).

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPZachry L(5-1) 5.1 7 5 5 4 0 0 26 Scott 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 Falcone 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 Twitchell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3Totals9 8 5 5 5 1 0 39WP:Zachry (1).BK:Scott (1).IBB:Zachry (2,Howe).Umpires:HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Andy OlsenTime of Game:2:24Attendance:12196 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Puhl cf Youngblood rf 2. Reynolds ss Taveras ss 3. Cedeno 1b Mazzilli cf 4. Cruz lf Montanez 1b 5. Cabell 3b Stearns c 6. Leonard rf Henderson lf 7. Howe 2b Trevino 3b 8. Ashby c Flynn 2b 9. Niekro p Zachry p ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to center; Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Reynolds popped to third in foul territory; Cedeno walked; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Youngblood lined to shortstop; Taveras struck out; Mazzilli grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Cabell singled to left; Cabell stole second [Cabell to third (error by Stearns)]; Leonard singled to center [Cabell scored]; Howe flied out to right; Ashby grounded out (second to first) [Leonard to second]; Niekro made an out to second; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Montanez grounded out (second to first); Stearns grounded out (pitcher to first); Henderson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Puhl singled to pitcher; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Puhl to second]; Cedeno singled to shortstop [Puhl stayed at second]; Cruz flied out to center; Cabell forced Cedeno (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Trevino grounded out (second to first); Flynn grounded out (pitcher to first); Zachry singled to left; Youngblood flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 4TH: Leonard flied out to right; Howe grounded out (pitcher to first); Ashby popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 4TH: Taveras flied out to left; Mazzilli grounded out (first unassisted); Montanez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 5TH: Niekro grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl walked; Reynolds forced Puhl (right to shortstop); Cedeno made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 5TH: Stearns singled to center; Stearns was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Henderson struck out; Trevino doubled to left; Flynn flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 6TH: Cruz flied out to right; Cabell singled to right; Leonard singled to center [Cabell to second]; Zachry threw a wild pitch [Cabell to third, Leonard to second]; Howe was walked intentionally; Ashby walked [Cabell scored, Leonard to third, Howe to second]; SCOTT REPLACED ZACHRY (PITCHING); Niekro walked [Leonard scored, Howe to third, Ashby to second]; Puhl forced Niekro (second to shortstop) [Howe scored, Ashby to third]; Scott balked [Ashby scored, Puhl to second]; Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 0. METS 6TH: BOISCLAIR BATTED FOR SCOTT; Boisclair grounded out (second to first); Youngblood flied out to center; On a bunt Taveras singled to first; Mazzilli grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 0. ASTROS 7TH: FALCONE REPLACED BOISCLAIR (PITCHING); Cedeno flied out to left; Cruz grounded out (second to first); Cabell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 0. METS 7TH: Montanez struck out; Stearns lined to shortstop; Henderson was hit by a pitch; Trevino walked [Henderson to second]; Flynn forced Trevino (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 0. ASTROS 8TH: Leonard grounded out (third to first); Howe grounded out (third to first); Ashby singled to center; Niekro lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 0. METS 8TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 2B); MADDOX BATTED FOR FALCONE; Maddox popped to first in foul territory; Youngblood popped to first; Taveras popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 0. ASTROS 9TH: TWITCHELL REPLACED MADDOX (PITCHING); Puhl lined to shortstop; Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 0. METS 9TH: Mazzilli flied out to center; Montanez popped to catcher in foul territory; Stearns walked; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Stearns to second]; Henderson lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 0. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 5 8 0 7 Mets 0 4 1 6

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