New York Mets 3, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 54
Played on Sunday, June 7, 1981 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  1  0  -   3  6  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  6  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Taveras ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Mazzilli lf                   3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Kingman 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0      12   1
  Jorgensen 1b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Valentine rf                  3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Brooks 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Trevino c                     3   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Flynn 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   8
Scott p                       2   0   0   1       0   1       0   3
  Allen p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   3   6   2       3   5      27  17

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

BATTING - 
HR: Kingman (13,8th inning off Knepper 0 on 1 out).
SH: Scott (1,off Knepper).
SF: Scott (1,off Knepper).
HBP: Taveras (1,by Knepper).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras 2 (11,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby 2).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Cedeno 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0      12   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Howe 3b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Walling rf                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Ashby c                       1   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Pujols ph,c                 2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pittman 2b                    3   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Heep ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Thon pr                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   6   1       1   1      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cruz-Ashby.
E: Howe (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (7,off Scott); Pittman (2,off Scott).
SH: Reynolds (14,off Allen).
GDP: Cruz (5,off Scott); Walling (3,off Scott).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott W(3-4)                  8     5   1   1   1   1   0  27
Allen SV(6)                   1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   1   1   1   1   0  31

Scott faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(5-1)                9     6   3   2   3   5   1  36

HBP: Knepper (1,Taveras).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Steve Fields, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 2:13   Attendance: 29873


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Wilson              cf        Puhl                cf
2. Taveras             ss        Reynolds            ss
3. Mazzilli            lf        Cedeno              1b
4. Kingman             1b        Cruz                lf
5. Valentine           rf        Howe                3b
6. Brooks              3b        Walling             rf
7. Trevino             c         Ashby               c
8. Flynn               2b        Pittman             2b
9. Scott               p         Knepper             p

METS 1ST: Wilson struck out; Taveras was hit by a pitch; Taveras
stole second; Mazzilli walked; Kingman made an out to first
[Taveras to third, Mazzilli to second]; Valentine walked; Brooks
forced Valentine (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Reynolds made
an out to third; Cedeno made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Trevino walked; Flynn singled to second [Trevino to
second]; Scott out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Trevino to third, Flynn to second]; Wilson hit into a double
play (left to catcher) [Trevino out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Howe flied out
to left; Walling grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Taveras singled to center; Taveras stole second;
Mazzilli flied out to right; Kingman grounded out (third to
first); Valentine struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby doubled to right; Pittman grounded out (second
to first) [Ashby to third]; Knepper struck out; Puhl grounded
out (first to second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Brooks grounded out (third to first); Trevino grounded
out (shortstop to first); Flynn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds made an out to second; Cedeno walked;
Cedeno was picked off first (pitcher to first); Cruz flied out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Scott grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson
grounded out (second to first); Taveras grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Howe grounded out (third to first); Walling grounded
out (first unassisted); PUJOLS BATTED FOR ASHBY; Pujols grounded
out (pitcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

METS 6TH: PUJOLS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Mazzilli was
called out on strikes; Kingman made an out to shortstop;
Valentine grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Pittman grounded out (second to first); Knepper
grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl made an out to catcher; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: Brooks singled to center; Trevino singled to right
[Brooks to second]; Flynn forced Brooks (pitcher to third)
[Trevino scored (error by Howe) (no RBI), Flynn to third]; Scott
hit a sacrifice fly to right [Flynn scored (unearned)]; Wilson
singled to right; Taveras grounded out (second to first); 2 R (1
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds flied out to right; Cedeno singled to
center; Cruz grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Cedeno out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 0.

METS 8TH: Mazzilli flied out to center; Kingman homered;
Valentine flied out to right; Brooks grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: JORGENSEN REPLACED KINGMAN (PLAYING 1B); Howe
singled to center; Walling grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Howe out at second]; Pujols lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

METS 9TH: Trevino grounded out (second to first); Flynn grounded
out (shortstop to first); Scott struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Pittman doubled to left; HEEP BATTED FOR KNEPPER;
Heep singled to right [Pittman scored]; THON RAN FOR HEEP; ALLEN
REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Puhl singled to right [Thon to
second]; Reynolds out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Thon to third, Puhl to second]; Cedeno flied out to right; Cruz
flied out to center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

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


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