Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Saturday, May 29, 1982 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  3  0    1  0  0  -   5  8  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   2  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Puhl rf                       4   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Reynolds ss                   4   1   1   0       1   1       0   1
Knight 3b                     4   2   2   2       1   0       0   2
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Walling 1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Heep 1b                       3   1   1   1       1   0       6   0
  Loucks cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   1   2       0   1       1   4
Scott cf,lf                   3   0   2   0       1   0       2   0
Pujols c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Niekro p                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       34   5   8   5       5   5      27   8

BATTING - 
HR: Heep (2,4th inning off Zachry 0 on 0 out); Knight (3,7th inning off Swan
0 on 0 out).
SH: Pujols (1,off Swan).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Reynolds (2,2nd base off Zachry/Hodges).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   0   0   1       0   2       4   0
Backman 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   6
Foster lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Kingman 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1      10   0
Valentine rf                  4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Hodges c                      3   0   0   0       0   3       6   1
Brooks 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Veryzer ss                    3   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Zachry p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Falcone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rajsich ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Swan p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Staub ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hausman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   5   2       0   9      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Brooks 2 (11).

BATTING - 
HR: Kingman (14,9th inning off Niekro 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(4-4)                 9     5   2   2   0   9   1  32

WP: Niekro 2 (6).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zachry L(4-2)                 4.1   6   4   4   5   3   1  24
Falcone                       1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Swan                          2     2   1   1   0   1   1   8
Hausman                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   5   5   5   5   2  40


Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 34184


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Puhl                rf        Wilson              cf
2. Reynolds            ss        Backman             2b
3. Knight              3b        Foster              lf
4. Cruz                lf        Kingman             1b
5. Heep                1b        Valentine           rf
6. Garner              2b        Hodges              c
7. Scott               cf        Brooks              3b
8. Pujols              c         Veryzer             ss
9. Niekro              p         Zachry              p

ASTROS 1ST: Puhl grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
walked; Reynolds stole second; Knight walked; Cruz popped to
catcher in foul territory; Heep flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Wilson struck out; Backman grounded out (second to
first); Foster grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner grounded out (second to first); Scott singled
to center; Pujols struck out; Niekro singled to left [Scott to
second]; Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Kingman flied out to center; Valentine singled to
right; Hodges struck out; Brooks struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds popped to third in foul territory; Knight
reached on an error by Brooks [Knight to first]; Knight was
picked off first (catcher to first); Cruz was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Veryzer grounded out (third to first); Zachry popped
to first in foul territory; Wilson was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Heep homered; Garner was called out on strikes;
Scott walked; Pujols grounded out (third to first) [Scott to
second]; Niekro flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Backman grounded out (first unassisted); Foster flied
out to right; Kingman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Puhl walked; On a bunt Reynolds singled to third
[Puhl to third (error by Brooks)]; Knight singled to third
[Reynolds to second, Puhl scored]; Cruz flied out to center;
Heep walked [Reynolds to third, Knight to second]; Garner
singled to center [Heep to second, Knight scored, Reynolds
scored]; FALCONE REPLACED ZACHRY (PITCHING); Scott flied out to
center; Pujols popped to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Valentine struck out; Hodges struck out; Brooks flied
out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Niekro flied out to right; Puhl grounded out (second
to first); Reynolds grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Veryzer singled to right; RAJSICH BATTED FOR FALCONE;
Niekro threw a wild pitch [Veryzer to second]; Niekro threw a
wild pitch [Veryzer to third]; Rajsich struck out; Wilson
grounded out (second to first) [Veryzer scored]; Backman singled
to shortstop; Foster singled to center [Backman to second];
Kingman flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets
1.

ASTROS 7TH: SWAN REPLACED RAJSICH (PITCHING); Knight homered;
Cruz popped to second; Heep popped to third in foul territory;
Garner flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets
1.

METS 7TH: WALLING REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING 1B); LOUCKS REPLACED
HEEP (PLAYING CF); SCOTT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
Valentine flied out to right; Hodges was called out on strikes;
Brooks flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets
1.

ASTROS 8TH: Scott singled to center; Pujols out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Scott to second]; Niekro struck out;
Puhl grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: Veryzer grounded out (third to first); STAUB BATTED
FOR SWAN; Staub grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Mets 1.

ASTROS 9TH: HAUSMAN REPLACED STAUB (PITCHING); Reynolds was
called out on strikes; Knight grounded out (second to first);
Walling flied to right in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 9TH: Backman flied out to left; Foster popped to second;
Kingman homered; Valentine grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   8   0    8
 Mets             2   5   2    3


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