Houston Astros 8, New York Mets 1

Regular Season Game 125

Played on Monday, August 20, 1979 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 2 - 8 13 0 NY N 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 2 1

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ALandestoy 2b 5 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 Reynolds ss 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 4 Puhl cf 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 Cedeno 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 Cruz lf 3 2 1 0 2 0 3 0 Cabell 3b 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 Leonard rf 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 Ashby c 4 1 1 2 0 0 8 0 Niekro p 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 2Totals36 8 13 7 6 1 27 9FIELDING -DP:2. Reynolds-Cedeno, Niekro-Reynolds-Cedeno.BATTING -2B:Reynolds (16,off Swan); Cabell (17,off Glynn).3B:Leonard (5,off Swan).SH:Reynolds (26,off Swan); Niekro (10,off Swan).SF:Ashby (3,off Swan).IBB:Leonard (1,by Glynn).Team LOB:10.

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AFlores rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 Glynn p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Taveras ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 Mazzilli cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 Stearns 3b 2 1 1 0 1 1 2 3 Kranepool 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 Youngblood lf 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 Hodges c 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Flynn 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 Swan p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Norman ph,rf 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0Totals27 1 2 1 3 6 27 8FIELDING -DP:1. Flores-Flynn.E:Hodges (2).PB:Hodges (1).BATTING -HBP:Stearns (4,by Niekro).GDP:Kranepool (3,off Niekro); Flynn (15,off Niekro).Team LOB:3.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPNiekro W(17-7) 9 2 1 1 3 6 0 31WP:Niekro (11).HBP:Niekro (6,Stearns).

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPSwan L(12-10) 8 12 6 6 3 0 0 38 Glynn 1 1 2 2 3 1 0 7Totals9 13 8 8 6 1 0 45BK:Swan (1).IBB:Glynn (7,Leonard).Umpires:HP - Doug Harvey, 1B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Andy OlsenTime of Game:2:55Attendance:10922 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Landestoy 2b Flores rf 2. Reynolds ss Taveras ss 3. Puhl cf Mazzilli cf 4. Cedeno 1b Stearns 3b 5. Cruz lf Kranepool 1b 6. Cabell 3b Youngblood lf 7. Leonard rf Hodges c 8. Ashby c Flynn 2b 9. Niekro p Swan p ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Landestoy singled; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Landestoy to second]; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Flores grounded out (shortstop to first); Taveras lined to third; Mazzilli struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to left; Cabell hit into a double play (right to second) [Cruz out at second]; Leonard singled to left; Ashby popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Stearns was hit by a pitch; Kranepool popped to catcher in foul territory; Youngblood singled to left [Stearns to third]; Hodges grounded out (second to first) [Stearns scored, Youngblood to second]; Flynn flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1. ASTROS 3RD: Niekro flied out to right; Landestoy popped to shortstop; Reynolds doubled to center; Puhl walked; Cedeno lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1. METS 3RD: Swan struck out; Flores grounded out (second to first); Taveras popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1. ASTROS 4TH: Cruz walked; Cabell singled to left [Cruz to second]; Leonard singled to right [Cruz scored, Cabell to second]; Ashby popped to third; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Cabell to third, Leonard to second]; Landestoy singled to center [Cabell scored, Leonard scored, Landestoy to third (error by Hodges)]; Reynolds flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 1. METS 4TH: Mazzilli popped to second; Stearns singled to center; Niekro threw a wild pitch [Stearns to second]; Kranepool grounded out (second to first) [Stearns to third]; Youngblood struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 1. ASTROS 5TH: Puhl flied out to center; Cedeno popped to shortstop; Cruz made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 1. METS 5TH: Hodges grounded out (pitcher to first); Flynn flied out to left; Swan flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 1. ASTROS 6TH: Cabell grounded out (third to first); Leonard tripled to right; Ashby hit a sacrifice fly to center [Leonard scored]; Niekro flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. METS 6TH: Flores struck out; Taveras flied out to center; Mazzilli lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 1. ASTROS 7TH: Landestoy flied out to center; Reynolds walked; Puhl singled to left [Reynolds to third]; Swan balked [Reynolds scored, Puhl to second]; Hodges allowed a passed ball [Puhl to third]; Cedeno popped to second; Cruz flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 1. METS 7TH: Stearns walked; Kranepool grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Stearns out at second]; Youngblood grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Mets 1. ASTROS 8TH: Cabell flied out to left; Leonard flied out to right; Ashby singled to right; Niekro singled to center [Ashby to second]; Landestoy singled to left [Ashby scored, Niekro to second]; Reynolds lined to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Mets 1. METS 8TH: Hodges walked; Flynn grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Hodges out at second]; NORMAN BATTED FOR SWAN; Norman walked; Flores grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Mets 1. ASTROS 9TH: NORMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GLYNN REPLACED FLORES (PITCHING); Puhl walked; Cedeno grounded out (third to first) [Puhl to second]; Cruz walked; Cabell doubled to right [Puhl scored, Cruz to third]; Leonard was walked intentionally; Ashby forced Leonard (second to shortstop) [Cruz scored, Cabell to third]; Niekro struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 8, Mets 1. METS 9TH: Taveras struck out; Mazzilli popped to second; Stearns struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 8, Mets 1. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 8 13 0 10 Mets 1 2 1 3

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