Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 2 (18 innings)

Regular Season Game 68

Played on Monday, June 18, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

NY N 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 15 0 HOU N 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 3 15 1

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AYoungblood rf 8 1 2 0 1 1 3 0 Taveras ss 8 1 3 1 1 0 3 9 Mazzilli cf 6 0 3 1 3 0 3 0 Hebner 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 Trevino 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 Montanez 1b 6 0 0 0 1 0 25 1 Stearns c 6 0 2 0 2 0 6 4 Henderson lf 6 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 Flynn 2b 8 0 2 0 0 2 9 10 Ellis p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Maddox ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Glynn p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Flores ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Murray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Boisclair ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Hausman p 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0Totals62 2 15 2 10 5 51 32FIELDING -DP:4. Flynn-Taveras-Montanez, Hebner-Flynn-Montanez, Taveras-Flynn-Montanez, Taveras-Flynn-Montanez.PB:Stearns (3).BATTING -2B:Taveras (12,off Williams).SH:Trevino (3,off Dixon); Montanez (1,off Dixon).HBP:Hebner (2,by Sambito).GDP:Flynn (7,off Williams); Montanez (7,off Sambito); Henderson (2,off Dixon).Team LOB:19.BASERUNNING -SB:Youngblood (10,2nd base off Williams/Ashby); Mazzilli (18,2nd base off Williams/Ashby).CS:Stearns 2 (7,2nd base by Williams/Ashby,2nd base by Sambito/Ashby); Flynn (2,2nd base by Roberge/Bochy).

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO APuhl cf 6 1 1 0 2 1 7 0 Reynolds ss 7 0 2 1 1 0 6 9 Cedeno 1b 7 0 0 1 0 0 20 2 Cruz lf 7 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 Cabell 3b 7 0 1 0 0 0 2 4 Leonard rf 6 1 1 0 1 2 4 1 Howe 2b 7 0 2 0 0 1 5 7 Ashby c 4 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 Sexton pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bochy c 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 Williams p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Niemann p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 Alou ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Sambito p 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 Walling ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Dixon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Landestoy ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Roberge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Baldwin ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Gonzalez pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals58 3 15 3 6 5 54 29FIELDING -DP:4. Leonard-Cabell, Howe-Reynolds-Cedeno, Howe-Reynolds-Cedeno, Reynolds-Cedeno.E:Cabell (7).BATTING -SH:Niemann (1,off Ellis).GDP:Puhl (3,off Ellis); Leonard (3,off Ellis); Cedeno (9,off Glynn); Cabell (7,off Hausman).IBB:Puhl (2,by Ellis).Team LOB:11.BASERUNNING -SB:Puhl (12,2nd base off Ellis/Stearns).CS:Leonard (4,2nd base by Murray/Stearns); Sexton (2,2nd base by Hausman/Stearns).

PITCHING

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPEllis 6 7 2 2 2 1 0 24 Glynn 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 6 Murray 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 12 Hausman L(0-2) 6 5 1 1 2 2 0 23Totals17 15 3 3 6 5 0 65 Hausman faced 3 batters in the 18th inningIBB:Ellis (1,Puhl).

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPWilliams 2.2 5 2 2 2 0 0 12 Niemann 4.1 1 0 0 3 1 0 17 Sambito 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 18 Dixon 3 2 0 0 3 2 0 14 Roberge W(1-0) 3 3 0 0 2 1 0 14Totals18 15 2 2 10 5 0 75HBP:Sambito (4,Hebner).Umpires:HP - Lanny Harris, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Eric Gregg, 3B - Doug HarveyTime of Game:5:00Attendance:14076 Starting Lineups: New York Mets Houston Astros 1. Youngblood rf Puhl cf 2. Taveras ss Reynolds ss 3. Mazzilli cf Cedeno 1b 4. Hebner 3b Cruz lf 5. Montanez 1b Cabell 3b 6. Stearns c Leonard rf 7. Henderson lf Howe 2b 8. Flynn 2b Ashby c 9. Ellis p Williams p METS 1ST: Youngblood singled to center; Youngblood stole second; Taveras doubled to left [Youngblood scored]; Mazzilli singled to center [Taveras scored]; Mazzilli stole second; Hebner hit into a double play (right to third) [Mazzilli out at third]; Montanez grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to left; Puhl stole second; Reynolds grounded out (second to first) [Puhl to third]; Cedeno grounded out (third to first) [Puhl scored]; Cruz singled to center; Cruz was picked off first (catcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1. METS 2ND: Stearns singled to center; Stearns was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Henderson walked; Flynn grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Henderson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 2ND: Cabell grounded out (second to first); Leonard was called out on strikes; Howe singled to left; Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1. METS 3RD: Ellis lined to third; Youngblood singled to center; Taveras flied out to left; Mazzilli walked [Youngblood to second]; NIEMANN REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Hebner flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 3RD: Niemann singled to center; Puhl grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Niemann out at second]; Reynolds grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1. METS 4TH: Montanez grounded out (pitcher to first); Stearns walked; Henderson grounded out (shortstop to first) [Stearns to second]; Flynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno popped to first; Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Cabell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1. METS 5TH: Ellis grounded out (shortstop to first); Youngblood grounded out (second to first); Taveras singled to third; Mazzilli walked [Taveras to second]; Hebner grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 1. ASTROS 5TH: Leonard walked; Howe singled to left [Leonard to second]; Ashby singled to center [Leonard scored, Howe to second]; Niemann out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Howe to third, Ashby to second]; Puhl was walked intentionally; Reynolds popped to catcher in foul territory; Cedeno forced Howe (third unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 6TH: Montanez grounded out (second to first); Stearns popped to first in foul territory; Henderson walked; Flynn flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to center; Cabell flied out to center; Leonard grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 7TH: MADDOX BATTED FOR ELLIS; Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); Youngblood grounded out (third to first); Taveras flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 7TH: GLYNN REPLACED MADDOX (PITCHING); Howe flied out to left; Ashby struck out; ALOU BATTED FOR NIEMANN; Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 8TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Mazzilli flied out to center; Hebner was hit by a pitch; Montanez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Hebner out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 8TH: Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); Reynolds walked; Cedeno grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Reynolds out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 9TH: Stearns flied out to right; Henderson singled to right; Flynn forced Henderson (pitcher to shortstop); FLORES BATTED FOR GLYNN; Flores forced Flynn (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 9TH: MURRAY REPLACED FLORES (PITCHING); TREVINO REPLACED HEBNER (PLAYING 3B); Cruz grounded out (third to first); Cabell flied out to right; Leonard singled to right; Leonard was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 10TH: Youngblood grounded out (shortstop to first); Taveras made an out to second; Mazzilli singled to center; Trevino flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 10TH: Howe struck out; Ashby grounded out (third to first); Sambito walked; Puhl grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 11TH: Montanez flied out to center; Stearns singled to center; Stearns was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop to pitcher); Henderson singled to right; Flynn popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 11TH: Reynolds singled to right; Cedeno forced Reynolds (shortstop to second); Cruz singled to center [Cedeno to second]; Cabell popped to second; Leonard flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 12TH: BOISCLAIR BATTED FOR MURRAY; Boisclair was called out on strikes; Youngblood popped to first; Taveras grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 12TH: HAUSMAN REPLACED BOISCLAIR (PITCHING); Howe grounded out (second to first); Ashby walked; SEXTON RAN FOR ASHBY; WALLING BATTED FOR SAMBITO; Sexton was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Walling singled to center; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 13TH: BOCHY REPLACED SEXTON (PLAYING C ); DIXON REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Mazzilli flied out to center; Trevino struck out; Montanez walked; Stearns flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 13TH: Reynolds popped to second in foul territory; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 14TH: Henderson flied out to center; Flynn struck out; Hausman singled to left; Youngblood walked [Hausman to second]; Taveras flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 14TH: Cabell singled to left; Leonard forced Cabell (first to shortstop); Howe flied out to center; Bochy flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 15TH: On a bunt Mazzilli singled to first; Trevino reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Mazzilli to second]; Montanez out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Mazzilli to third, Trevino to second]; Stearns walked; Henderson grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Stearns out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 15TH: LANDESTOY BATTED FOR DIXON; Landestoy grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl grounded out (second to first); Reynolds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 16TH: ROBERGE REPLACED LANDESTOY (PITCHING); Flynn singled to center; Hausman forced Flynn (first to shortstop); Youngblood flied out to left; Taveras singled to left [Hausman to second]; Mazzilli walked [Hausman to third, Taveras to second]; Trevino grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 16TH: Cedeno made an out to shortstop; Cruz singled to right; Cabell grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 17TH: Montanez grounded out (pitcher to first); Stearns grounded out (third to first); Henderson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 17TH: Leonard was called out on strikes; Howe grounded out (shortstop to first); Bochy lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. METS 18TH: On a bunt Flynn singled to first; Flynn was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Hausman reached on an error by Cabell [Hausman to first]; Youngblood struck out; Taveras walked [Hausman to second]; Mazzilli popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 2. ASTROS 18TH: BALDWIN BATTED FOR ROBERGE; Baldwin singled to right; Puhl walked [Baldwin to second]; GONZALEZ RAN FOR BALDWIN; Stearns allowed a passed ball [Gonzalez to third, Puhl to second]; Reynolds singled to right [Gonzalez scored, Puhl to third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Astros 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Mets 2 15 0 19 Astros 3 15 1 11

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