Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 1

Regular Season Game 127

Played on Wednesday, August 22, 1979 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 3 8 2 NY N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 7 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGonzalez 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 Reynolds ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 Puhl cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 7 0 Cedeno 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 Cabell 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 Leonard rf 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 Cruz lf 4 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 Walling lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Ashby c 4 0 0 0 0 2 10 1 Richard p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1Totals35 3 8 3 0 4 27 4FIELDING -E:Gonzalez (5), Cruz (14).BATTING -HR:Cruz (7,2nd inning off Kobel 0 on 2 out).Team LOB:5.BASERUNNING -SB:Cedeno (26,2nd base off Allen/Hodges).

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO ATaveras ss 3 0 2 0 1 0 2 3 Stearns 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 Mazzilli cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 Kranepool 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 12 1 Youngblood lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 Hodges c 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 Ferrer pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Norman rf 4 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 Flynn 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 4 Kobel p 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 Hebner ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Allen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hassler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Trevino ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0Totals34 1 7 1 2 10 27 11BATTING -2B:Youngblood (32,off Richard).Team LOB:8.BASERUNNING -SB:Taveras (36,2nd base off Richard/Ashby).CS:Taveras (16,2nd base by Richard/Ashby).

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPRichard W(13-12) 9 7 1 0 2 10 0 36

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKobel L(5-7) 7 4 1 1 0 2 1 25 Allen 1.2 4 2 2 0 1 0 9 Hassler 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1Totals9 8 3 3 0 4 1 35Umpires:HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank PulliTime of Game:2:13Attendance:10477 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Gonzalez 2b Taveras ss 2. Reynolds ss Stearns 3b 3. Puhl cf Mazzilli cf 4. Cedeno 1b Kranepool 1b 5. Cabell 3b Youngblood lf 6. Leonard rf Hodges c 7. Cruz lf Norman rf 8. Ashby c Flynn 2b 9. Richard p Kobel p ASTROS 1ST: Gonzalez grounded out (second to first); Reynolds singled to center; Puhl popped to third in foul territory; Cedeno flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Taveras walked; Taveras was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Stearns singled to left [Stearns to second (error by Cruz)]; Mazzilli struck out; Kranepool struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Cabell flied out to center; Leonard grounded out (second to first); Cruz homered; Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Youngblood flied out to center; Hodges popped to third; Norman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez popped to shortstop; Reynolds lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Flynn grounded out (second to first); Kobel flied out to left; On a bunt Taveras singled; Taveras stole second; Stearns walked; Mazzilli flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 4TH: Puhl flied to right in foul territory; Cedeno grounded out (catcher to first); Cabell flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 4TH: Kranepool made an out to second; Youngblood struck out; Hodges struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 5TH: Leonard struck out; Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 5TH: Norman struck out; Flynn flied out to center; Kobel singled to center; Taveras singled [Kobel to second]; Stearns forced Kobel (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 6TH: Richard flied out to left; Gonzalez singled to left; On a bunt Reynolds singled [Gonzalez to second]; Puhl popped to first; Cedeno grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 6TH: Mazzilli struck out; Kranepool flied out to center; Youngblood grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 7TH: Cabell made an out to second; Leonard grounded out (third to first); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 7TH: Hodges flied out to left; Norman singled to center; Flynn forced Norman (pitcher to shortstop); HEBNER BATTED FOR KOBEL; Hebner flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 8TH: ALLEN REPLACED HEBNER (PITCHING); Ashby struck out; Richard grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 8TH: Taveras flied out to center; Stearns flied out to center; Mazzilli flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 9TH: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Puhl singled to left; Cedeno singled to right [Puhl to third]; Cedeno stole second; Cabell lined to shortstop; Leonard singled to center [Puhl scored, Cedeno scored]; Cruz singled to right [Leonard to third]; HASSLER REPLACED ALLEN (PITCHING); Ashby was called out on strikes; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 0. METS 9TH: WALLING REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING LF); Kranepool struck out; Youngblood doubled to center; Hodges reached on an error by Gonzalez [Youngblood to third, Hodges to first]; FERRER RAN FOR HODGES; Norman struck out; Flynn singled [Youngblood scored (unearned), Ferrer to third]; TREVINO BATTED FOR HASSLER; Trevino struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Mets 1. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 3 8 2 5 Mets 1 7 0 8

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