Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Saturday, September 1, 1979 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  x  -   3  6  3
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    5   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Stearns lf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Mazzilli cf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
xHebner 3b                    2   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
Youngblood rf                 3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Kranepool 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Trevino c                     3   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
Flynn 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   4
Falcone p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reardon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hodges ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   7   1       2   5      24   6

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Flynn-Kranepool.

BATTING - 
2B: Hodges (3,off Richard).
SH: Falcone (5,off Richard).
SF: Youngblood (4,off Richard).
GDP: Stearns (21,off Richard); Kranepool (4,off Richard).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (38,2nd base off Richard/Bochy).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Landestoy 2b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       4   4
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   2       1   7
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Cedeno 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      11   0
Cabell 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Leonard cf                    2   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Walling rf                    2   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Bochy c                       2   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
Richard p                     3   1   1   1       0   0       2   1
Totals                       28   3   6   3       2   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Reynolds-Landestoy-Cedeno, Landestoy-Reynolds-Cedeno.
E: Cedeno 2 (13), Bochy (8).
PB: Bochy (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Cabell (19,off Falcone).
3B: Cedeno (3,off Falcone).
HR: Richard (2,8th inning off Falcone 0 on 0 out).
SF: Walling (1,off Falcone).
GDP: Cedeno (11,off Falcone).
IBB: Bochy (3,by Falcone); Leonard (2,by Falcone).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Landestoy (7,2nd base off Falcone/Trevino).
CS: Cruz (12,2nd base by Falcone/Trevino).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Falcone L(5-11)               7.2   6   3   3   2   4   1  30
Reardon                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     6   3   3   2   4   1  31

WP: Falcone (10).
IBB: Falcone 2 (8,Bochy,Leonard).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard W(15-12)              9     7   1   0   2   5   0  37

WP: Richard 2 (18).

Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 23573


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Taveras struck out but advanced to first on a passed
ball; Taveras stole second; Richard threw a wild pitch [Taveras
to third]; Stearns struck out; Mazzilli grounded out (shortstop
to first); Hebner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Landestoy singled to third; Landestoy
stole second; Reynolds popped to catcher in foul territory; Cruz
singled to right [Landestoy scored]; Cruz was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Cedeno grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Youngblood grounded out (shortstop to first);
Kranepool struck out; Trevino grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cabell flied out to left; Leonard flied out to
center; Walling flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 1.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Bochy struck out; Richard grounded out (second to
first); Landestoy flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Stearns singled to left; Stearns was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Cedeno [Stearns to second]; Richard
threw a wild pitch [Stearns to third]; Mazzilli made an out to
pitcher; Hebner walked; Youngblood hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Stearns scored (unearned), Hebner to second]; Kranepool
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds singled to center; Cruz flied out to left;
Cedeno grounded into a double play (second to first) [Reynolds
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Trevino walked; Flynn singled to center [Trevino to
second]; Falcone out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Trevino to third, Flynn to second]; Taveras struck out; Stearns
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cabell doubled to right; Leonard grounded out
(second to first); Walling grounded out (second to first)
[Cabell to third]; Bochy was walked intentionally; Richard
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Mazzilli popped to second; Hebner singled to center;
Youngblood flied out to right; Kranepool singled to center
[Hebner to third]; Trevino grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Landestoy popped to second; Reynolds was called out
on strikes; Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: Flynn singled to center; Falcone popped to third;
Taveras reached on an error by Cedeno [Flynn to second, Taveras
to first]; Stearns grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Taveras out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno tripled to left; Cabell popped to first in
foul territory; Leonard was walked intentionally; Walling hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Cedeno scored]; Bochy popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

METS 8TH: Mazzilli singled to center; Hebner reached on
catcher's interference by Bochy [Mazzilli to second]; Youngblood
popped to first in foul territory; Kranepool grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Hebner out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Richard homered; Landestoy struck out but advanced
to second on a wild pitch; On a bunt Reynolds struck out; Cruz
flied out to center; REARDON REPLACED FALCONE (PITCHING); Cedeno
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 9TH: Trevino popped to second; Flynn flied out to center;
HODGES BATTED FOR REARDON; Hodges doubled to right; Taveras
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   7   0    9
 Astros           3   6   3    4


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