Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 52
Played on Friday, June 5, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  1    1  0  x  -   3  5  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   0   0   0       0   4       3   0
Taveras ss                    3   0   1   0       1   1       3   2
Youngblood rf                 4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Kingman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
Mazzilli lf                   3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Cubbage 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Stearns c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       6   3
Flynn 2b                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   6
  Staub ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailor pr,2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Jones p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Jorgensen ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Falcone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   5   0       2  10      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Stearns-Taveras, Flynn-Taveras-Kingman.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   0       0   2       2   2
Cedeno 1b                     2   0   0   1       1   0       9   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Howe 3b                       3   1   0   0       1   1       1   1
Woods cf                      3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Pujols c                      1   1   1   1       2   0       9   1
Pittman 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Ryan p                        1   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
Totals                       23   3   5   3       6   6      27   8

BATTING - 
3B: Reynolds (9,off Jones).
SH: Ryan (1,off Falcone).
SF: Cedeno (3,off Jones); Puhl (4,off Falcone).
GDP: Pittman (2,off Jones).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (4,2nd base by Jones/Stearns); Cedeno (5,2nd base by Jones/Stearns).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jones L(1-6)                  6     4   2   2   5   3   0  24
Falcone                       2     1   1   1   1   3   0   8
Totals                        8     5   3   3   6   6   0  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan W(5-3)                   9     5   0   0   2  10   0  34

WP: Ryan (10).
BK: Ryan (2).

Umpires: HP - Steve Fields, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - John Kibler, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 28085


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Wilson              cf        Puhl                rf
2. Taveras             ss        Reynolds            ss
3. Youngblood          rf        Cedeno              1b
4. Kingman             1b        Cruz                lf
5. Mazzilli            lf        Howe                3b
6. Cubbage             3b        Woods               cf
7. Stearns             c         Pujols              c
8. Flynn               2b        Pittman             2b
9. Jones               p         Ryan                p

METS 1ST: Wilson struck out; Taveras walked; Ryan balked
[Taveras to second]; Youngblood lined to shortstop; Kingman
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl singled to right; Reynolds struck out while
Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Cedeno
walked; Cedeno was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Mazzilli struck out; Cubbage made an out to shortstop;
Stearns singled to left; Flynn flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Howe walked;
Woods singled to left [Howe to third]; Pujols singled to left
[Howe scored, Woods to second]; Pittman grounded out (second to
first) [Woods to third, Pujols to second]; Ryan struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Jones struck out; Wilson struck out; Taveras struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (third to first); Reynolds flied
out to center; Cedeno lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Youngblood grounded out (pitcher to first); Kingman
was called out on strikes; Mazzilli walked; Ryan threw a wild
pitch [Mazzilli to second]; Cubbage grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz flied out to center; Howe grounded out (second
to first); Woods was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Stearns grounded out (first unassisted); Flynn
grounded out (second to first); Jones grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pujols walked; Pittman grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Pujols out at second]; Ryan
walked; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Wilson struck out (catcher to first); Taveras singled
to right; Youngblood grounded out (third to first) [Taveras to
third]; Kingman flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Reynolds tripled to right; Cedeno hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Reynolds scored]; Cruz walked; Howe grounded out
(second to first) [Cruz to second]; Woods grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 7TH: Mazzilli struck out; Cubbage singled to center;
Stearns flied out to center; STAUB BATTED FOR FLYNN; Staub
singled to left [Cubbage to second]; BAILOR RAN FOR STAUB;
JORGENSEN BATTED FOR JONES; Jorgensen flied out to left; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: BAILOR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); FALCONE REPLACED
JORGENSEN (PITCHING); Pujols walked; Pittman singled to center
[Pujols to second]; Ryan out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Pujols to third, Pittman to second]; Puhl hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Pujols scored]; Reynolds struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 8TH: Wilson was called out on strikes; Taveras grounded out
(pitcher to first); Youngblood singled to center; Kingman struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Cedeno flied out to left; Cruz struck out; Howe
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 9TH: Mazzilli lined to third; Cubbage grounded out (pitcher
unassisted); Stearns grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

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


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