Houston Astros 8, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 80
Played on Wednesday, September 2, 1981 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  0
HOU N    1  3  0    1  0  2    1  0  x  -   8 16  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Taveras ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Brooks 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       0   3
Kingman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       9   0
Mazzilli lf                   3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Valentine rf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Trevino c,2b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Flynn 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Scott p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Boitano p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hodges ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Leach p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Searage p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stearns ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       30   0   3   0       1   9      24  13

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Scott cf                      5   1   4   1       0   0       2   0
Garner 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   1       0   0       3   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Cedeno 1b                     4   2   2   0       0   0       6   1
Howe 3b                       3   2   2   1       0   0       0   2
  Roberts ph,3b               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   1   4   3       0   0       9   0
Reynolds ss                   4   2   1   0       0   0       1   3
Knepper p                     3   0   1   2       0   2       1   2
Totals                       37   8  16   8       0   3      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Scott (12,off Scott); Cedeno (16,off Scott); Knepper (2,off Leach).
HR: Ashby (2,2nd inning off Scott 1 on 0 out).
SH: Knepper (4,off Scott).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(4-8)                  3.2   8   5   5   0   1   1  19
Boitano                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Leach                         1.1   4   2   2   0   0   0   7
Searage                       1.2   3   1   1   0   0   0   7
Miller                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    16   8   8   0   3   1  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(7-3)                9     3   0   0   1   9   0  31


Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Charlie Williams
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 18938


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Wilson struck out; Taveras flied out to right; Brooks
singled to center; Kingman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Scott doubled to left; Garner grounded out (second
to first) [Scott to third]; Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Scott scored]; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Mazzilli struck out; Valentine flied out to center;
Trevino walked; Flynn forced Trevino (third to second); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno doubled to left; Howe singled to center
[Cedeno scored]; Ashby homered [Howe scored]; Reynolds grounded
out (shortstop to first); Knepper struck out; Scott singled to
left; Garner flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 4.

METS 3RD: Scott flied out to left; Wilson grounded out (pitcher
to first); Taveras struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Cruz singled to
center; Cedeno flied out to center; Howe forced Cruz (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 4TH: Brooks singled to center; Kingman forced Brooks (third
to second); Mazzilli struck out; Valentine made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby singled to left; Reynolds forced Ashby
(pitcher to shortstop); Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Reynolds to second]; Scott singled to left [Reynolds
scored]; BOITANO REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Garner struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

METS 5TH: Trevino grounded out (first to pitcher); Flynn
grounded out (shortstop to first); HODGES BATTED FOR BOITANO;
Hodges grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: LEACH REPLACED HODGES (PITCHING); Puhl flied out to
center; Cruz popped to catcher in foul territory; Cedeno popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 5.

METS 6TH: Wilson flied out to center; Taveras flied out to left;
Brooks struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Howe singled to center; Ashby singled to center
[Howe to second]; Reynolds singled to right [Howe to third,
Ashby out at third (right to third to shortstop)]; Knepper
doubled to right [Howe scored, Reynolds scored]; SEARAGE
REPLACED LEACH (PITCHING); Scott grounded out (third to first)
[Knepper to third]; Garner grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 7.

METS 7TH: Kingman flied out to left; Mazzilli struck out;
Valentine flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl made an out to second; Cruz grounded out (first
unassisted); Cedeno singled to left; ROBERTS BATTED FOR HOWE;
Roberts singled to left [Cedeno to second]; Ashby singled to
center [Cedeno scored, Roberts out at home (center to shortstop
to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 8.

METS 8TH: ROBERTS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Trevino grounded
out (shortstop to first); Flynn singled to center; STEARNS
BATTED FOR SEARAGE; Stearns struck out; Wilson grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: STEARNS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MILLER REPLACED
FLYNN (PITCHING); TREVINO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B);
Reynolds flied out to right; Knepper struck out; Scott singled
to left; Garner flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 8.

METS 9TH: Taveras made an out to first; Brooks flied out to
right; Kingman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             0   3   0    4
 Astros           8  16   0    6


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