Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Monday, August 30, 1982 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  3  0  -   4  6  2
NY  N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       4   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
Scott cf                      4   1   1   1       0   0       9   0
Knight 1b                     3   0   1   2       1   0       6   0
Garner 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Heep rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Walling rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Howe 3b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Reynolds pr,3b              0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
LaCoss p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  LaCorte p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   6   4       2   1      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Thon (13), Knight (16).

BATTING - 
HR: Thon (3,6th inning off Swan 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     5   1   2   0       0   1       6   1
Bailor ss,2b                  4   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Valentine rf                  4   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Kingman 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   1       8   1
Staub lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Brooks 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Hodges c                      3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Giles 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
  Foster ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gardenhire ss               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Swan p                        2   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Jorgensen ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   6   2       3   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Wilson-Giles.

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bailor (16,2nd base off LaCoss/Ashby); Wilson (51,2nd base off LaCorte/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss                        5     3   2   2   2   1   0  22
LaCorte W(1-4)                2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Smith SV(10)                  2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9     6   2   2   3   3   0  38

BK: LaCoss (1).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Swan L(7-6)                   9     6   4   4   2   1   1  34


Umpires: HP - Eric Gregg, 1B - Dave Pallone, 2B - Lanny Harris, 3B - Ed Vargo
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 8497


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Thon grounded out (third to first); Scott grounded
out (second to first); Knight walked; Garner flied out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Wilson singled to first [Wilson to second (error by
Knight)]; Bailor grounded out (second to first) [Wilson to
third]; Valentine reached on a fielder's choice [Wilson scored];
Kingman singled to left [Valentine to second]; Staub flied out
to center [Valentine to third]; Brooks flied out to center; 1 R,
2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashby flied
out to right; Heep flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Hodges struck out; Giles grounded out (shortstop to
first); Swan flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Howe grounded out (third to first); LaCoss lined to
shortstop; Thon singled to left; Scott grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Wilson flied out to center; Bailor walked; Valentine
grounded out (third to first) [Bailor to second]; LaCoss balked
[Bailor to third]; Kingman singled to left [Bailor scored];
Staub flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
2.

ASTROS 4TH: Knight flied out to center; Garner flied out to
center; Cruz grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 4TH: Brooks flied out to center; Hodges flied out to left;
Giles flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
2.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby popped to second; Heep lined to second; Howe
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Swan walked; Wilson reached on an error by Thon [Swan
to second]; Bailor forced Wilson (second to shortstop) [Swan to
third]; Bailor stole second; Valentine grounded out (pitcher to
first); Kingman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: PUHL BATTED FOR LACOSS; Puhl struck out; Thon
homered; Scott grounded out (second to first); Knight flied out
to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: LACORTE REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Staub flied out to
left; Brooks flied out to center; Hodges walked; Giles grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Garner grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz walked;
Ashby flied into a double play (center to second) [Cruz out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: Swan flied out to right; Wilson singled to right;
Wilson stole second; Bailor flied out to left; Valentine flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Heep grounded out (second to first); Howe singled to
left; REYNOLDS RAN FOR HOWE; SPILMAN BATTED FOR LACORTE; Spilman
singled to right [Reynolds to second]; Thon flied out to center;
Scott singled to center [Reynolds scored, Spilman to third,
Scott to second (on throw)]; Knight singled to left [Scott
scored, Spilman scored]; Garner grounded out (third to first); 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); SMITH REPLACED
SPILMAN (PITCHING); Kingman struck out; Staub flied out to
center; Brooks singled to left; Hodges singled to right [Brooks
to second]; FOSTER BATTED FOR GILES; Foster flied out to center;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: GARDENHIRE REPLACED FOSTER (PLAYING SS); BAILOR
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Cruz flied out to right; Ashby
flied out to right; Heep flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: WALLING REPLACED HEEP (PLAYING RF); JORGENSEN BATTED
FOR SWAN; Jorgensen flied out to left; Wilson struck out; Bailor
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   6   2    3
 Mets             2   6   0    9


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