Houston Astros 2, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 134
Played on Friday, August 31, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  2
HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  3  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Youngblood lf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Taveras ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Mazzilli cf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hebner 3b,1b                  2   0   0   0       1   1       4   1
Stearns c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Kranepool 1b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       6   2
  Maddox ph,3b                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Norman rf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Flynn 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Swan p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
  Trevino ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hassler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       1   4      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Norman 2 (2).

BATTING - 
GDP: Trevino (5,off Niemann).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       8   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   1       0   1       3   2
Puhl cf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Leonard rf                    3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Bochy c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Landestoy 2b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Forsch p                      0   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alou ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sambito p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   2   3   1       2   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cabell-Landestoy-Cedeno.

BATTING - 
2B: Leonard (12,off Swan); Cabell (18,off Swan).
SF: Reynolds (3,off Swan).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cedeno (11,2nd base by Swan/Stearns).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Swan L(12-11)                 7     3   2   0   2   1   0  26
Hassler                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        8     3   2   0   2   3   0  30

WP: Swan (2), Hassler 2 (7).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(9-6)                 5     1   0   0   0   2   0  16
Niemann                       3     2   0   0   1   1   0  11
Sambito SV(18)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     3   0   0   1   4   0  30


Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 1:54   Attendance: 19883


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Youngblood          lf        Cedeno              1b
2. Taveras             ss        Reynolds            ss
3. Mazzilli            cf        Puhl                cf
4. Hebner              3b        Cruz                lf
5. Stearns             c         Cabell              3b
6. Kranepool           1b        Leonard             rf
7. Norman              rf        Bochy               c
8. Flynn               2b        Landestoy           2b
9. Swan                p         Forsch              p

METS 1ST: Youngblood flied out to left; Taveras singled to left;
Mazzilli forced Taveras (second to shortstop); Hebner flied out
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds
grounded out (shortstop to first); Puhl grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Stearns grounded out (shortstop to first); Kranepool
popped to second; Norman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Cabell popped to second in
foul territory; Leonard doubled to center; Bochy reached on an
error by Norman [Leonard scored (unearned) (no RBI), Bochy to
second]; Landestoy flied out to left; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Flynn grounded out (second to first); Swan struck out;
Youngblood flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Forsch walked; Cedeno singled to right [Forsch to
third (error by Norman)]; Reynolds hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Forsch scored (unearned)]; Swan threw a wild pitch [Cedeno to
second]; Puhl made an out to shortstop; Cruz grounded out (first
to pitcher); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Taveras flied out to center; Mazzilli flied out to
center; Hebner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cabell doubled to left; Leonard grounded out (third
to first); Bochy struck out; Landestoy grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 5TH: Stearns grounded out (pitcher to first); Kranepool
grounded out (first unassisted); Norman grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: HEEP BATTED FOR FORSCH; Heep popped to third;
Debut game for Danny Heep; Cedeno walked; Cedeno was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Reynolds popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 6TH: NIEMANN REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); Flynn grounded out
(shortstop to first); Swan struck out; Youngblood flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz
grounded out (second to first); Cabell flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 7TH: Taveras made an out to shortstop; Mazzilli singled to
left; Hebner walked [Mazzilli to second]; Stearns flied out to
left; MADDOX BATTED FOR KRANEPOOL; Maddox flied out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: MADDOX STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); HEBNER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Leonard grounded out (pitcher to first);
Bochy flied out to center; Landestoy grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 8TH: Norman popped to first; Flynn singled to center;
TREVINO BATTED FOR SWAN; Trevino grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Flynn out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: HASSLER REPLACED TREVINO (PITCHING); ALOU BATTED FOR
NIEMANN; Alou was called out on strikes; Cedeno flied out to
right; Reynolds struck out but advanced to first on a wild
pitch; Hassler threw a wild pitch [Reynolds to second]; Puhl
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 2.

METS 9TH: SAMBITO REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Youngblood popped to
shortstop; Taveras popped to second; Mazzilli struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             0   3   2    3
 Astros           2   3   0    4


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