Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 61
Played on Sunday, June 10, 1979 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  1    4  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 12  1
NY  N    1  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   2   2   0       1   0       2   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   3   2       0   0       0   4
Cedeno 1b                     5   0   2   1       0   0      10   0
Leonard rf                    5   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Cabell 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Howe 2b                       3   1   2   0       1   0       4   5
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ashby c                       3   1   0   0       1   1       7   1
Niemann p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Throop p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Totals                       35   5  12   3       5   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Howe-Cedeno, Reynolds-Howe-Cedeno.
E: Leonard (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Howe (6,off Kobel).
SH: Reynolds (17,off Kobel).
GDP: Ashby (6,off Kobel); Cabell (6,off Murray).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz 2 (15,2nd base off Kobel/Stearns,3rd base off Kobel/Stearns).
CS: Cabell (7,2nd base by Glynn/Stearns).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Youngblood rf                 5   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Taveras ss                    4   2   2   0       1   0       2   2
Mazzilli cf                   5   0   2   1       0   3       3   0
Stearns c                     4   0   0   2       0   0       5   1
Montanez 1b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Henderson lf                  4   0   3   0       0   0       2   0
Trevino 3b                    2   0   1   0       2   1       0   3
Flynn 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   4
Kobel p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Boisclair ph                1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Twitchell p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maddox ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Glynn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Flores ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Murray p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3  10   3       4   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Flynn-Taveras-Montanez, Trevino-Flynn-Montanez.
E: Taveras (11), Trevino (3).
PB: Stearns (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Henderson (10,off Throop); Mazzilli (18,off Throop).
SH: Flynn (4,off Sambito).
SF: Stearns (3,off Niemann).
GDP: Stearns (9,off Throop).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (18,2nd base off Niemann/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niemann                       2     5   1   1   1   0   0  11
Throop W(1-0)                 3     4   2   0   1   3   0  14
Sambito SV(5)                 4     1   0   0   2   4   0  15
Totals                        9    10   3   1   4   7   0  40

Niemann faced 2 batters in the 3rd inning
Throop faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Throop (1).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kobel L(2-2)                  5     7   5   4   4   3   0  26
Twitchell                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Glynn                         2     3   0   0   1   0   0   8
Murray                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    12   5   4   5   4   0  41

BK: Kobel (2).

Umpires: HP - Lanny Harris, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 3:08   Attendance: 15879


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Puhl                cf        Youngblood          rf
2. Reynolds            ss        Taveras             ss
3. Cedeno              1b        Mazzilli            cf
4. Leonard             rf        Stearns             c
5. Cabell              3b        Montanez            1b
6. Cruz                lf        Henderson           lf
7. Howe                2b        Trevino             3b
8. Ashby               c         Flynn               2b
9. Niemann             p         Kobel               p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl flied out to right; On a bunt Reynolds singled
to first; Cedeno flied out to center; Leonard flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Youngblood grounded out (second to first); Taveras
singled to center; Taveras stole second; Mazzilli singled to
left [Taveras to third]; Stearns hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Taveras scored]; Montanez singled to right [Mazzilli to third];
Henderson forced Montanez (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell flied out to center; Trevino dropped a foul
fly hit by Cruz for an error; Cruz walked; Cruz stole second;
Cruz stole third; Howe walked; Ashby was called out on strikes;
Niemann struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Trevino walked; Flynn lined into a double play (second
to first) [Trevino out at first]; Kobel flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled to right; Reynolds out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Puhl to second]; Cedeno popped to first
in foul territory; Leonard reached on an error by Taveras [Puhl
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Leonard to first]; Cabell flied out
to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Youngblood singled to left; Taveras singled to left
[Youngblood to second]; THROOP REPLACED NIEMANN (PITCHING);
Mazzilli struck out; Stearns grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Taveras out at second]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Howe doubled to
left; Ashby walked; Throop popped to pitcher; Puhl walked [Howe
to third, Ashby to second]; Kobel balked [Howe scored, Ashby to
third, Puhl to second]; Reynolds singled to right [Ashby scored,
Puhl scored]; Stearns allowed a passed ball [Reynolds to
second]; Cedeno singled to left [Reynolds scored]; Leonard
singled to center [Cedeno to second]; Cabell struck out; 4 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Montanez popped to third; Henderson doubled to left;
Trevino was called out on strikes; Flynn grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz popped to catcher in foul territory; Howe
singled to left; Ashby grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Howe out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: BOISCLAIR BATTED FOR KOBEL; Boisclair reached on an
error by Leonard [Boisclair to first]; Throop threw a wild pitch
[Boisclair to second]; Youngblood struck out; Taveras walked;
Mazzilli doubled to left [Boisclair scored (unearned), Taveras
to third]; Stearns grounded out (shortstop to first) [Taveras
scored (unearned), Mazzilli to third]; Montanez grounded out
(third to first); 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

ASTROS 6TH: TWITCHELL REPLACED BOISCLAIR (PITCHING); Throop
struck out; Puhl grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
singled to left; Cedeno forced Reynolds (third to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

METS 6TH: Henderson singled to center; Trevino singled to left
[Henderson to second]; SAMBITO REPLACED THROOP (PITCHING); Flynn
out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Henderson to third,
Trevino to second]; MADDOX BATTED FOR TWITCHELL; Maddox was
called out on strikes; Youngblood grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

ASTROS 7TH: GLYNN REPLACED MADDOX (PITCHING); Leonard singled to
right; Cabell singled to shortstop [Leonard out at third
(shortstop to second)]; Cabell was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Mazzilli
struck out; Stearns grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Howe flied out to right; Ashby popped to shortstop;
Sambito walked; Puhl singled to center [Sambito to second];
Reynolds grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 3.

METS 8TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED HOWE (PLAYING 2B); Montanez flied
out to right; Henderson singled to left; Trevino walked
[Henderson to second]; Flynn forced Trevino (third to second)
[Henderson to third]; FLORES BATTED FOR GLYNN; Flores walked
[Flynn to second]; Youngblood struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 3.

ASTROS 9TH: MURRAY REPLACED FLORES (PITCHING); Cedeno singled to
right; Leonard flied out to right; Cabell grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

METS 9TH: Taveras popped to first in foul territory; Mazzilli
struck out; Stearns flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1    9
 Mets             3  10   2   10


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