Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 34
Played on Tuesday, May 20, 1980 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  7  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   2   1   1       2   1       1   0
Reynolds ss                   5   0   1   0       0   1       2   5
Leonard 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   2      12   0
  Bergman 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Morgan 2b                     3   0   0   1       1   1       1   3
  Landestoy 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Cabell 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Cedeno cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Ashby c                       4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Forsch p                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   4
Totals                       32   3   7   3       6   9      27  16

BATTING - 
HR: Ashby (2,3rd inning off Swan 0 on 0 out); Puhl (5,7th inning off Swan 0
on 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Puhl (5,2nd base off Swan/Stearns); Cruz (9,2nd base off Swan/Stearns).
CS: Cabell (4,2nd base by Swan/Stearns).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mazzilli 1b                   4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Taveras ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Jorgensen rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Henderson lf                  4   1   2   0       0   2       1   0
Stearns c                     4   0   1   1       0   0      10   1
Youngblood cf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Maddox 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Flynn 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Hodges ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Swan p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Norman ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Reardon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       0   2      27   4

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Jorgensen-Flynn-Maddox.

BATTING - 
2B: Stearns (15,off Forsch).
3B: Mazzilli (2,off Forsch).
SH: Taveras (3,off Forsch).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Henderson (3,2nd base off Forsch/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Forsch W(5-2)                 9     8   2   2   0   2   0  35


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Swan L(2-3)                   7     6   3   3   6   7   2  31
Reardon                       2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        9     7   3   3   6   9   2  38


Umpires: HP - Satch Davidson, 1B - Eric Gregg, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Ed Vargo
Ejections: NY  Manager Joe Torre by Dave Pallone [Call at 2B (Appeal)]
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 8466


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl walked; Puhl stole second; Reynolds popped to
first; Leonard struck out; Morgan was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Mazzilli flied out to left; On a bunt Taveras singled
to first; Jorgensen flied out to center; Henderson struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to right; Cruz stole second; Cabell hit
into a double play (right to second to third) [Cruz out at
third]; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
0.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby homered; Forsch flied out to center; Puhl
walked; Reynolds singled to right [Puhl to third]; Leonard
walked [Reynolds to second]; Morgan walked [Puhl scored,
Reynolds to third, Leonard to second]; Cruz popped to catcher in
foul territory; Cabell flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Flynn grounded out (second to first); Swan grounded
out (shortstop to first); Mazzilli grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Cedeno grounded out (pitcher to first); Ashby
grounded out (first unassisted); Forsch was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Jorgensen
grounded out (pitcher to first); Henderson singled to left;
Stearns grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl flied out to right; Reynolds struck out;
Leonard walked; Morgan lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Youngblood grounded out (third to first); Maddox
singled to center; Flynn forced Maddox (pitcher to second);
Doug Flynn singled but Elliott Maddox missed 2B and was out on
appeal; Mets Manager Joe Torre ejected by 2B umpire Dave
Pallone; Swan lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz singled to right; Cabell singled to left [Cruz
to third]; Cabell was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Cedeno walked; Ashby popped to first; Forsch struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Mazzilli tripled to right; Taveras out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Mazzilli scored]; Jorgensen lined to
first; Henderson singled to left; Henderson stole second;
Stearns doubled to right [Henderson scored]; Youngblood grounded
out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl homered; Reynolds made an out to shortstop;
Leonard struck out; Morgan flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: BERGMAN REPLACED LEONARD (PLAYING 1B); Maddox flied
out to right; Flynn grounded out (shortstop to first); NORMAN
BATTED FOR SWAN; Norman singled to shortstop; Mazzilli singled
[Norman to third]; Taveras forced Mazzilli (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: REARDON REPLACED NORMAN (PITCHING); Cruz popped to
shortstop; Cabell singled to center; Cedeno popped to second;
Ashby made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Mets 2.

METS 8TH: LANDESTOY REPLACED MORGAN (PLAYING 2B); Jorgensen
grounded out (shortstop to first); Henderson struck out; Stearns
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Forsch struck out; Puhl struck out; Reynolds made an
out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: Youngblood grounded out (third to first); Maddox lined
to shortstop; HODGES BATTED FOR FLYNN; Hodges grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    8
 Mets             2   8   0    6


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