Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 4
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Wednesday, August 25, 1982 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  3    0  0  x  -   5 11  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bailor ss                     4   0   1   0       1   0       6   2
Valentine rf                  5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Kingman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Staub lf                      4   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
Brooks 3b                     4   1   2   1       0   1       0   3
Hodges c                      4   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
Giles 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       2   2
Lynch p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Howard ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Foster ph                   1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Gardenhire pr               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4   9   4       2   5      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Giles-Bailor-Kingman, Giles-Bailor-Kingman.

BATTING - 
2B: Staub (8,off Sutton); Brooks (17,off Sutton); Hodges (7,off Sutton); Foster
(16,off Smith).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bailor (15,2nd base off Sutton/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Puhl cf                       3   1   2   0       1   1       4   0
Knight 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      11   0
Garner 2b                     2   1   1   1       1   0       1   3
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Ashby c                       4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Howe 3b                       4   1   3   3       0   0       0   2
Walling rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Sutton p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roberge p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   5  11   5       3   3      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Knight (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (12,off Lynch).
HR: Howe (4,6th inning off Lynch 2 on 1 out).
SH: Sutton (4,off Orosco).
SF: Garner (6,off Lynch).
GDP: Ashby (6,off Lynch); Walling (5,off Lynch).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Puhl (9,2nd base by Lynch/Hodges).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lynch L(2-5)                  5.1  10   5   5   3   2   1  26
Orosco                        1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Jones                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    11   5   5   3   3   1  35

WP: Lynch (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sutton W(13-8)                8     8   3   3   1   5   0  34
Smith                         0     1   1   1   1   0   0   2
Roberge SV(3)                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   4   4   2   5   0  39

Sutton faced 3 batters in the 9th inning
Smith faced 2 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Ed Montague
Ejections: NY  Manager George Bamberger by Ed Montague [Call in
previous game; Pregame meeting]
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 9651


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Wilson              cf        Thon                ss
2. Bailor              ss        Puhl                cf
3. Valentine           rf        Knight              1b
4. Kingman             1b        Garner              2b
5. Staub               lf        Cruz                lf
6. Brooks              3b        Ashby               c
7. Hodges              c         Howe                3b
8. Giles               2b        Walling             rf
9. Lynch               p         Sutton              p

METS 1ST: Mets manager George Bamberger ejected by 3B umpire
Ed Montague during the pre-game meeting when Bamberger continued
an argument from the previous game; Wilson popped to first
in foul territory; Bailor popped to first in foul territory;
Valentine grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Thon grounded out (third to first); Puhl walked;
Knight grounded out (third to first) [Puhl to second]; Garner
walked; Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Kingman struck out; Staub doubled to center; Brooks
was called out on strikes; Hodges grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby doubled to center; Howe reached on a fielder's
choice [Ashby out at third (pitcher to third to shortstop), Howe
to second]; Walling flied out to left; Sutton singled to second
[Howe to third]; Thon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Giles flied out to right; Lynch struck out; Wilson
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Puhl singled to left; Knight singled to center [Puhl
to second]; Lynch threw a wild pitch [Knight to second, Puhl to
third]; Garner hit a sacrifice fly to center [Knight to third,
Puhl scored]; Cruz singled to left [Knight scored]; Ashby
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz
out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Bailor walked; Valentine flied out to center; Kingman
struck out; Bailor stole second; Staub grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Howe singled to right; Walling grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Howe out at second];
Sutton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 2.

METS 5TH: Brooks flied out to left; Hodges grounded out (second
to pitcher); Giles singled to right; Lynch grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon grounded out (pitcher to first); Puhl singled
to center; Puhl was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Knight flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 6TH: Wilson flied out to left; Bailor grounded out
(shortstop to first); Valentine popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner singled to right; Cruz walked [Garner to
second]; Ashby forced Cruz (first to shortstop) [Garner to
third]; Howe hit an inside the park homer to right [Garner
scored, Ashby scored]; Walling singled to right; OROSCO REPLACED
LYNCH (PITCHING); Sutton out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Walling to second]; Thon popped to second; 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

METS 7TH: Kingman grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub
singled to center; Brooks singled to right [Staub to second];
Hodges flied out to center; Giles was called out on strikes; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Puhl struck out; Knight flied out to right; Garner
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

METS 8TH: HOWARD BATTED FOR OROSCO; Howard grounded out (second
to first); Wilson reached on an error by Knight [Wilson to
first]; Bailor singled to right [Wilson to second]; Valentine
flied out to right; Kingman flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: JONES REPLACED HOWARD (PITCHING); Cruz popped to
shortstop; Ashby grounded out (first unassisted); Howe singled
to center; Walling flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 5.

METS 9TH: Staub singled to left; Brooks doubled to left [Staub
scored]; Hodges doubled to right [Brooks scored]; SMITH REPLACED
SUTTON (PITCHING); Giles walked; FOSTER BATTED FOR JONES; Foster
doubled to center [Giles scored, Hodges scored]; GARDENHIRE RAN
FOR FOSTER; ROBERGE REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Wilson flied out
to center; Bailor grounded out (third to first); Valentine
grounded out (pitcher to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4   9   0    8
 Astros           5  11   1    6


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