Houston Astros 7, New York Mets 4
Regular Season Game 25
Played on Tuesday, May 3, 1983 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  5  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   7 10  0
NY  N    1  2  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   4 10  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   1   1   2       0   1       6   0
T. Scott rf                   5   0   2   1       0   1       1   0
Thon ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Garner 3b                     4   3   2   1       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Knight 1b                     2   0   1   2       0   1       6   0
Ashby c                       4   1   2   1       0   0       8   0
Doran 2b                      4   1   0   0       0   0       2   5
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   7  10   7       0   5      27   5

FIELDING - 
PB: Ashby (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (5,off Swan).
HR: Garner (3,3rd inning off Holman 0 on 0 out).
SH: Niekro (2,off Swan).
SF: Knight 2 (5,off Swan,off Diaz).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Moreno (8,2nd base off Swan/Hodges).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   2   3   0       1   0       3   1
Heep rf                       5   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Staub 1b                      5   0   1   1       0   2       8   0
Foster lf                     4   0   1   1       1   2       1   0
Hodges c                      3   1   2   0       0   0       7   1
  Kingman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Reynolds c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Brooks 3b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
Giles 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   2       4   2
Oquendo ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
  Bradley ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gardenhire ss               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Swan p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Holman p                    2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Backman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Diaz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jorgensen ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sisk p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   4  10   4       3   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Brooks (3), Giles (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Hodges (1,off Niekro); Brooks (1,off Niekro); Foster (2,off Niekro).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wilson (8,2nd base off Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro W(1-2)                 6    10   4   4   0   3   0  28
DiPino                        0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Dawley SV(2)                  2.1   0   0   0   2   4   0   9
Totals                        9    10   4   4   3   8   0  40

Niekro faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
WP: DiPino (1).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Swan L(1-2)                   1.2   4   5   1   0   1   0  11
Holman                        4.1   2   1   1   0   4   1  15
Diaz                          2     4   1   1   0   0   0   9
Sisk                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    10   7   3   0   5   1  38

WP: Holman (2).

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 4990


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno struck out; T. Scott popped to catcher in
foul territory; Thon flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Wilson singled to center; Wilson stole second; Heep
grounded out (second to first) [Wilson to third]; Staub grounded
out (second to first) [Wilson scored]; Foster struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Garner reached on an error by Brooks; Cruz doubled
to right [Garner to third]; Knight hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Garner scored (unearned), Cruz to third]; Ashby singled to left
[Cruz scored]; Doran reached on an error by Giles [Ashby to
second]; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Ashby to third, Doran to second]; Moreno singled to right
[Ashby scored (unearned), Doran scored (unearned)]; Moreno stole
second; T. Scott singled to center [Moreno scored (unearned)];
HOLMAN REPLACED SWAN (PITCHING); Holman threw a wild pitch [T.
Scott to second]; Thon was called out on strikes; 5 R (1 ER), 4
H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Hodges doubled to left; Brooks doubled to right
[Hodges scored]; Giles flied out to center [Brooks to third];
Oquendo made an out to third; Holman singled to left [Brooks
scored]; Wilson grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Garner homered; Cruz popped to catcher in foul
territory; Knight struck out; Ashby flied out to center; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 3.

METS 3RD: Heep grounded out (second to first); Staub was called
out on strikes; Foster grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran made an out to first; Niekro struck out;
Moreno grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Mets 3.

METS 4TH: Hodges singled to center; Ashby allowed a passed ball
[Hodges to second]; Brooks lined to second; Giles struck out;
Oquendo grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Mets 3.

ASTROS 5TH: T. Scott struck out; Thon grounded out (shortstop to
first); Garner popped to second in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 3.

METS 5TH: Holman flied out to center; Wilson singled to center;
Heep popped to third in foul territory; Staub singled to left
[Wilson to third]; Foster doubled [Wilson scored, Staub to
third]; Hodges flied out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
6, Mets 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz lined to shortstop; Knight singled to left;
Ashby forced Knight (second to shortstop); Doran forced Ashby
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 4.

METS 6TH: Brooks flied out to left; Giles singled to third;
Oquendo flied out to right; BACKMAN BATTED FOR HOLMAN; Backman
forced Giles (second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
6, Mets 4.

ASTROS 7TH: DIAZ REPLACED BACKMAN (PITCHING); Niekro made an out
to first; Moreno grounded out (second to first); T. Scott
singled to third; Thon lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Mets 4.

METS 7TH: Wilson singled to center; DIPINO REPLACED NIEKRO
(PITCHING); DiPino threw a wild pitch [Wilson to second]; Heep
flied out to center; Staub struck out; Foster walked; DAWLEY
REPLACED DIPINO (PITCHING); KINGMAN BATTED FOR HODGES; Kingman
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 4.

ASTROS 8TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED KINGMAN (PLAYING C ); Garner
singled to center; Cruz singled to right [Garner to third];
Knight hit a sacrifice fly to left [Garner scored]; Ashby
singled to center [Cruz out at third (center to shortstop to
third)]; Doran forced Ashby (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 4.

METS 8TH: Brooks struck out; Giles struck out; BRADLEY BATTED
FOR OQUENDO; Bradley walked; JORGENSEN BATTED FOR DIAZ;
Jorgensen flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7,
Mets 4.

ASTROS 9TH: GARDENHIRE REPLACED BRADLEY (PLAYING SS); SISK
REPLACED JORGENSEN (PITCHING); Dawley grounded out (third to
first); Moreno grounded out (shortstop to first); T. Scott
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
7, Mets 4.

METS 9TH: Wilson walked; Heep flied out to center; Staub flied
out to center; Foster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
7, Mets 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  10   0    4
 Mets             4  10   2    9


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