Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 40
Played on Friday, May 21, 1982 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
HOU N    0  1  1    1  1  1    0  0  x  -   5 10  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Stearns c                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Foster lf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Kingman 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   2       9   0
Youngblood rf                 3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Brooks 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
Backman 2b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       5   4
Gardenhire ss                 3   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Scott p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Lynch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jorgensen ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   7   1       3   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Brooks-Backman-Kingman.

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (6,off Sutton).
GDP: Youngblood (1,off Sutton); Gardenhire (5,off Sutton).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gardenhire (1,2nd base off Sutton/Ashby).
CS: Youngblood (3,2nd base by Sutton/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Scott cf                      3   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
  Loucks cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   5
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Heep 1b                       2   1   1   0       2   0       8   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garner 2b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       1   5
Ashby c                       3   0   1   2       0   1       8   1
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Sutton p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Walling 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       30   5  10   5       2   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Knight-Garner-Heep, Garner-Reynolds-Heep.
E: Knight (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Heep (2,off Scott); Garner (13,off Scott); Puhl (5,off Scott); Cruz (9,off
Scott).
3B: Garner (3,off Lynch).
SH: Scott (2,off Scott).
SF: Ashby (1,off Lynch).
GDP: Knight (6,off Scott).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (7,2nd base off Scott/Stearns).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(3-3)                  5     9   4   4   1   2   0  23
Lynch                         1     1   1   1   0   0   0   4
Orosco                        2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        8    10   5   5   2   4   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton W(7-1)                 8     6   1   1   3   7   0  30
LaCorte                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     7   1   1   3   7   0  34


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Eric Gregg
Ejections: Rusty Staub by Eric Gregg [Balk non-call]
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 22383


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Wilson              cf        Puhl                rf
2. Stearns             c         Scott               cf
3. Foster              lf        Knight              3b
4. Kingman             1b        Cruz                lf
5. Youngblood          rf        Heep                1b
6. Brooks              3b        Garner              2b
7. Backman             2b        Ashby               c
8. Gardenhire          ss        Reynolds            ss
9. Scott               p         Sutton              p

METS 1ST: Rusty Staub ejected by 3B umpire Eric Gregg
demanding a balk be called sometime in game; Wilson doubled
to left; Stearns struck out; Foster grounded out (shortstop to
first); Kingman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Scott grounded
out (second to first); Knight popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Youngblood walked; Youngblood was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Brooks struck out; Backman flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied out to left; Heep doubled to left; Garner
doubled to left [Heep scored]; Ashby was called out on strikes;
Reynolds singled to left [Garner out at home (left to catcher)];
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Gardenhire singled to center; Gardenhire stole second;
Scott struck out; Wilson singled to center [Gardenhire scored];
Stearns flied out to center; Foster flied out to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Sutton struck out; Puhl doubled to center; Scott
singled to center [Puhl scored]; Knight grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Scott out at second]; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Kingman walked; Youngblood grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Kingman out at second]; Brooks
popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Cruz singled to right; Cruz stole second; Heep
walked; Garner forced Heep (second to shortstop) [Cruz to
third]; Ashby singled to center [Garner to third, Cruz scored];
Reynolds flied out to left; Sutton forced Ashby (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Backman walked; Gardenhire grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Backman out at second]; Scott
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl singled to third; Scott out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Puhl to second]; Knight popped to second;
Cruz doubled to left [Puhl scored]; Heep flied out to center; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

METS 6TH: Wilson grounded out (third to first); Stearns grounded
out (third to first); Foster singled to center; Kingman struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: LYNCH REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Garner tripled to
left; Ashby hit a sacrifice fly to right [Garner scored];
Reynolds popped to second; Sutton grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 5.

METS 7TH: Youngblood grounded out (third to first); Brooks
singled to center; Backman flied out to left; Gardenhire singled
to third [Brooks to third (error by Knight)]; JORGENSEN BATTED
FOR LYNCH; Jorgensen struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: OROSCO REPLACED JORGENSEN (PITCHING); Puhl flied out
to left; Scott struck out; Knight struck out (catcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 5.

METS 8TH: LOUCKS REPLACED SCOTT (PLAYING CF); Wilson grounded
out (second to first); Stearns grounded out (third to first);
Foster was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Heep walked;
Garner grounded out (shortstop to first) [Heep to second]; Ashby
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 5.

METS 9TH: LACORTE REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); WALLING REPLACED
SUTTON (PLAYING 1B); Kingman grounded out (second to first);
Youngblood popped to shortstop; Brooks singled to center;
Backman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   7   0    6
 Astros           5  10   1    5


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