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 Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno 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   1
Totals                       33   4   8   4       4   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
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 Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson 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   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       1   3      27  12

FIELDING - 
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 Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
LaCoss W(1-2)                 9     6   3   1   1   3   0  35


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ownbey 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   7
Totals                        9     8   4   4   4   8   1  37


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 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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