Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 3

Regular Season Game 26

Played on Wednesday, May 4, 1983 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 4 8 1 NY N 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 3 6 1

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO AMoreno cf 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 T. Scott rf 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 Thon ss 4 0 3 1 0 1 3 4 Garner 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 Cruz lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 Knight 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 9 2 Ashby c 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 Doran 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 2 LaCoss p 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 1Totals33 4 8 4 4 8 27 12FIELDING -E:Garner (8).BATTING -2B:T. Scott (1,off Ownbey); Thon (5,off Lynch).HR:T. Scott (2,1st inning off Ownbey 0 on 1 out).GDP:Garner (1,off Lynch).Team LOB:6.BASERUNNING -SB:Thon (7,2nd base off Ownbey/Hodges).

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AWilson cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 Heep rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Kingman 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 11 0 Foster lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 Gardenhire pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hodges c 4 0 3 2 0 0 8 0 Brooks 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 Giles 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 Staub ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Oquendo ss 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 Backman ph,ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Ownbey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Lynch p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jorgensen ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Orosco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals32 3 6 3 1 3 27 12FIELDING -DP:1. Oquendo-Giles-Kingman.E:Brooks (4).PB:Hodges (2).BATTING -2B:Hodges (2,off LaCoss); Wilson (6,off LaCoss).SH:Lynch (1,off LaCoss).SF:Staub (1,off LaCoss).Team LOB:5.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPLaCoss W(1-2) 9 6 3 1 1 3 0 35

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPOwnbey L(0-2) 1.1 4 4 4 3 1 1 11 Lynch 5.2 3 0 0 1 4 0 19 Orosco 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 7Totals9 8 4 4 4 8 1 37Umpires:HP - John McSherry, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Bill WilliamsTime of Game:2:21Attendance:5511 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Moreno cf Wilson cf 2. T. Scott rf Heep rf 3. Thon ss Kingman 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. LaCoss p Ownbey p ASTROS 1ST: Moreno grounded out (pitcher to second to first); T. Scott homered; Thon singled to left; Thon stole second; Garner walked; Cruz flied out to right [Thon to third, Garner to second (error by Brooks)]; Knight struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); Heep lined to second; Kingman singled to third; Foster reached on an error by Garner [Kingman to second]; Hodges doubled to left [Kingman scored (unearned), Foster scored (unearned)]; Brooks grounded out (second to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2. ASTROS 2ND: Ashby singled to center; Doran walked [Ashby to second]; LaCoss walked [Ashby to third, Doran to second]; Moreno flied out to left; T. Scott doubled to right [Ashby scored, Doran scored, LaCoss to third]; LYNCH REPLACED OWNBEY (PITCHING); Thon singled to left [LaCoss scored, T. Scott to third]; Garner grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Thon out at second]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. METS 2ND: Giles flied out to left; Oquendo walked; Lynch out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Oquendo to second]; Wilson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. ASTROS 3RD: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Knight popped to first in foul territory; Ashby walked; Doran flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. METS 3RD: Heep grounded out (shortstop to first); Kingman flied out to center; Foster grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. ASTROS 4TH: LaCoss flied out to center; Moreno struck out; T. Scott was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. METS 4TH: Hodges singled to left; Brooks flied out to center; Giles made an out to shortstop; Oquendo grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. ASTROS 5TH: Thon struck out; Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Cruz made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. METS 5TH: Lynch grounded out (first to pitcher); Wilson doubled to left; Heep grounded out (shortstop to first) [Wilson to third]; Kingman lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. ASTROS 6TH: Knight singled to center; Ashby flied out to center; Doran grounded out (first unassisted) [Knight to second]; LaCoss was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. METS 6TH: Foster struck out; Hodges popped to shortstop in foul territory; Brooks grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. ASTROS 7TH: Moreno grounded out (second to first); T. Scott grounded out (second to first); Thon doubled to left [Thon out at third (left to third)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. METS 7TH: Giles grounded out (third to first); BACKMAN BATTED FOR OQUENDO; Backman was called out on strikes; JORGENSEN BATTED FOR LYNCH; Jorgensen made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. ASTROS 8TH: BACKMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); OROSCO REPLACED JORGENSEN (PITCHING); Garner struck out; Cruz singled to right; Hodges allowed a passed ball [Cruz to second]; Knight was called out on strikes; Ashby grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. METS 8TH: Wilson grounded out (second to first); Heep flied out to center; Kingman flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. ASTROS 9TH: Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); LaCoss grounded out (third to first); Moreno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 2. METS 9TH: Foster singled to right; GARDENHIRE RAN FOR FOSTER; Hodges singled to left [Gardenhire to second]; Brooks forced Hodges (third to second) [Gardenhire to third]; STAUB BATTED FOR GILES; Staub hit a sacrifice fly to left [Gardenhire scored]; Backman forced Brooks (second unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 3. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 4 8 1 6 Mets 3 6 1 5

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