Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 15
Played on Saturday, April 26, 1980 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  3
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  4  x  -   6  9  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras ss                    3   0   0   0       2   1       1   2
Stearns c                     4   0   0   0       1   0       7   0
Mazzilli 1b                   4   0   1   0       1   0       8   1
Youngblood rf,cf              3   0   1   0       1   0       3   2
Jorgensen lf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Morales cf                    3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
  Kobel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maddox 3b                     3   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Flynn 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Swan p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mankowski ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reardon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Trevino ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Glynn p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Allen p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Norman rf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   5   0       8   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Youngblood-Mazzilli, Youngblood-Taveras.
E: Mazzilli (2), Maddox (3), Allen (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Youngblood (4,off Niekro).
GDP: Jorgensen (1,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (3,2nd base off Niekro/Pujols).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Leonard rf                    5   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Reynolds ss                   3   1   0   0       0   0       3   4
Walling 1b                    3   1   2   1       0   0      10   0
Morgan 2b                     3   1   1   1       0   1       1   4
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       3   2   1   1       1   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Gonzalez 3b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cedeno cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Pujols c                      3   0   1   2       1   0       7   0
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  LaCorte p                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   6       2   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Morgan-Reynolds-Walling.

BATTING - 
3B: Morgan (1,off Allen).
SH: Niekro (3,off Swan); Morgan (1,off Glynn); Reynolds (5,off Allen).
SF: Walling (1,off Allen).
IBB: Pujols (1,by Kobel).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Swan                          4     1   0   0   0   3   0  14
Reardon                       2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Glynn L(0-1)                  0.1   1   2   2   1   0   0   3
Allen                         1     4   3   3   0   2   0   8
Kobel                         0.2   3   1   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        8     9   6   5*  2   6   0  37

* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
IBB: Kobel (3,Pujols).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(2-1)                 7.2   4   0   0   6   4   0  32
LaCorte SV(2)                 1.1   1   0   0   2   0   0   7
Totals                        9     5   0   0   8   4   0  39


Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 44540


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Taveras             ss        Leonard             rf
2. Stearns             c         Reynolds            ss
3. Mazzilli            1b        Walling             1b
4. Youngblood          rf        Morgan              2b
5. Jorgensen           lf        Cruz                lf
6. Morales             cf        Cabell              3b
7. Maddox              3b        Cedeno              cf
8. Flynn               2b        Pujols              c
9. Swan                p         Niekro              p

METS 1ST: Taveras walked; Taveras stole second; Stearns walked;
Mazzilli walked [Taveras to third, Stearns to second];
Youngblood popped to catcher in foul territory; Jorgensen
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Mazzilli out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Leonard struck out; Reynolds grounded out (first
unassisted); Walling singled to left; Morgan struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Morales struck out; Maddox struck out; Flynn made an
out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz reached on an error by Mazzilli; Cabell flied
out to center; Cedeno lined into a double play (right to first)
[Cruz out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Swan was called out on strikes; Taveras was called out
on strikes; Stearns grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Pujols reached on an error by Maddox; Niekro reached
on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Pujols to second];
Leonard was called out on strikes; Reynolds hit into a double
play (right to shortstop) [Niekro out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Mazzilli grounded out (second to first); Youngblood
doubled to left; Jorgensen grounded out (second to first)
[Youngblood to third]; Morales walked; Maddox walked [Morales to
second]; Flynn popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling grounded out (second to first); Morgan
grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: MANKOWSKI BATTED FOR SWAN; Mankowski grounded out
(shortstop to first); Taveras popped to first in foul territory;
Stearns grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: REARDON REPLACED MANKOWSKI (PITCHING); Cabell flied
out to right; Cedeno grounded out (third to first); Pujols
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

METS 6TH: Mazzilli flied out to left; Youngblood grounded out
(pitcher to first); Jorgensen popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Niekro struck out; Leonard grounded out (second to
first); Reynolds made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: Morales singled to left; Maddox flied out to center;
Flynn grounded out (pitcher to first) [Morales to second];
TREVINO BATTED FOR REARDON; Trevino grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: GLYNN REPLACED TREVINO (PITCHING); Walling singled
to right; Morgan out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Walling to second]; Cruz walked; ALLEN REPLACED GLYNN
(PITCHING); Cabell was called out on strikes; Cedeno singled to
shortstop [Walling to third, Cruz to second]; Pujols singled to
center [Walling scored, Cruz scored, Cedeno to third]; Niekro
was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
2.

METS 8TH: Taveras lined to third; Stearns flied out to center;
Mazzilli singled to left; Youngblood walked [Mazzilli to
second]; Jorgensen singled to left [Mazzilli to third,
Youngblood to second]; LACORTE REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING);
Morales forced Jorgensen (second unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Leonard singled to right; Reynolds reached on an
error by Allen on a sacrifice bunt [Leonard to third, Reynolds
to second]; Walling hit a sacrifice fly to center [Leonard
scored, Reynolds to third]; Morgan tripled to right [Reynolds
scored]; YOUNGBLOOD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); KOBEL
REPLACED MORALES (PITCHING); NORMAN REPLACED ALLEN (PLAYING RF);
Cruz singled to center [Morgan scored]; Cabell singled to left
[Cruz to second]; Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first) [Cruz
to third, Cabell to second]; Pujols was walked intentionally;
LaCorte singled to left [Cruz scored (unearned, but earned for
the pitcher), Cabell to third, Pujols to second]; Leonard forced
LaCorte (shortstop to second); 4 R, 5 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 6.

METS 9TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); GONZALEZ
REPLACED CABELL (PLAYING 3B); Maddox singled to center; Flynn
walked [Maddox to second]; Norman made an out to shortstop;
Taveras walked [Maddox to third, Flynn to second]; Stearns made
an out to second; Mazzilli flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             0   5   3   12
 Astros           6   9   0    7


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