Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Monday, May 2, 1983 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  1  0  -   3  7  0
NY  N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     3   0   0   0       2   1       2   0
T. Scott rf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Thon ss                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Garner 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Knight 1b                     3   1   2   2       0   0       7   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       1   0      12   1
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Ryan p                        1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  LaCorte p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   7   3       4   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Doran-Knight, Garner-Knight.

BATTING - 
HR: Knight (2,6th inning off Torrez 0 on 2 out).
SH: Ryan (1,off Torrez).
SF: Knight (3,off Torrez).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (6,2nd base off Torrez/Reynolds).
CS: Moreno (3,2nd base by Torrez/Reynolds).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   1   2   0       1   0       5   0
Brooks 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   3       0   3
Staub 1b                      3   0   3   1       1   0       5   1
  Gardenhire pr,ss            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Foster lf                     4   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Heep rf                       3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Backman 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   3       3   2
Giles ss                      2   0   0   0       1   1       4   2
  Jorgensen ph,1b             1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Reynolds c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
  Hodges ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Torrez p                      3   1   1   0       0   2       1   2
  Oquendo ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2  10   2       3  12      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (5,off Ryan).
SH: Heep (1,off Ryan).
GDP: Backman (1,off Ryan).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Giles (3,2nd base off Ryan/Ashby).
CS: Wilson (3,2nd base by Ryan/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan W(3-1)                   7.2   9   2   2   3  12   0  33
LaCorte SV(2)                 1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   2   2   3  12   0  37


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Torrez L(1-3)                 9     7   3   3   4   4   1  37


Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Randy Marsh
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 5218


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Moreno              cf        Wilson              cf
2. T. Scott            rf        Brooks              3b
3. Thon                ss        Staub               1b
4. Garner              3b        Foster              lf
5. Cruz                lf        Heep                rf
6. Knight              1b        Backman             2b
7. Ashby               c         Giles               ss
8. Doran               2b        Reynolds            c
9. Ryan                p         Torrez              p

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno walked; Moreno was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); T. Scott grounded out (second to first);
Thon flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Wilson doubled to left; Brooks struck out; Staub
singled to left [Wilson to third]; Foster singled to center
[Wilson scored, Staub to second]; Heep struck out; Backman was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner struck out; Cruz flied out to center; Knight
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Giles struck out; Reynolds grounded out (third to
first); Torrez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
1.

ASTROS 3RD: Ashby grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran
struck out; Ryan walked; Moreno lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); Brooks
grounded out (shortstop to first); Staub walked; Foster popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: T. Scott singled to center; Thon flied out to
center; Garner singled to right [T. Scott to third]; Cruz forced
Garner (pitcher to shortstop) [T. Scott scored]; Knight singled
to third [Cruz to second]; Ashby made an out to shortstop; 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Heep singled to right; Backman grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Heep out at second]; Giles
made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran singled to shortstop; Ryan out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Doran to second]; Moreno walked; T.
Scott grounded out (first to pitcher) [Doran to third, Moreno to
second]; Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Reynolds flied out to center; Torrez singled to
center; Wilson walked [Torrez to second]; Brooks struck out;
Staub singled to left [Torrez scored, Wilson to third]; Foster
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner flied out to right; Cruz grounded out (second
to first); Knight homered; Ashby walked; Doran forced Ashby
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Heep flied out to left; Backman struck out; Giles
walked; Giles stole second; Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ryan struck out; Moreno struck out; T. Scott lined
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: Torrez was called out on strikes; Wilson singled to
right; Wilson was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Brooks struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Thon singled to center; Thon stole second; Garner
flied to right in foul territory; Cruz singled to shortstop
[Thon to third]; Knight hit a sacrifice fly to center [Thon
scored]; Ashby lined to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Staub singled to right; GARDENHIRE RAN FOR STAUB;
Foster singled to center [Gardenhire to second]; Heep out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gardenhire to third, Foster
to second]; Backman struck out; LACORTE REPLACED RYAN
(PITCHING); JORGENSEN BATTED FOR GILES; Jorgensen flied out to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: GARDENHIRE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); JORGENSEN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Doran flied out to center; LaCorte
grounded out (third to first); Moreno grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: HODGES BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Hodges singled to right;
OQUENDO BATTED FOR TORREZ; Oquendo forced Hodges (third to
shortstop); Debut game for Jose Oquendo; Wilson lined
into a double play (third to third to first) [Oquendo out at
first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    7
 Mets             2  10   0    8


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