Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Friday, July 8, 1983 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    5  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   6 10  0
NY  N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  5  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Puhl rf                       4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Thon ss                       3   1   1   1       1   1       0   1
Garner 3b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Knight 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   1       4   2
Doran 2b                      4   1   1   2       0   0       4   0
Pujols c                      4   0   0   0       0   0      14   1
Ryan p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  10   6       2   5      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Puhl (7,off Torrez); Thon (14,off Torrez).
3B: Knight (2,off Torrez); Puhl (4,off Terrell).
HR: Doran (4,1st inning off Torrez 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Knight (8,off Gorman).
IBB: Cruz (5,by Terrell).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (14,2nd base off Torrez/Hodges); Moreno (27,2nd base off Terrell/Hodges);
Thon (20,2nd base off Terrell/Hodges).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Brooks 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   2       1   2
Hernandez 1b                  3   1   0   0       1   2       6   1
Foster lf                     4   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Strawberry rf                 3   0   0   1       1   2       3   1
Hodges c                      3   0   0   0       1   2       5   0
Giles 2b                      4   1   1   1       0   2       2   1
Oquendo ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Torrez p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Holman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Staub ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gorman p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Heep ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Terrell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kingman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   3   5   3       5  14      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hernandez-Gorman.
E: Hodges 2 (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Foster 2 (10,off Ryan 2).
HR: Giles (1,9th inning off Dawley 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wilson (31,2nd base off Ryan/Pujols).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan W(8-1)                   8     4   2   2   5  12   0  33
Dawley                        1     1   1   1   0   2   1   4
Totals                        9     5   3   3   5  14   1  37


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Torrez L(5-9)                 0.2   6   5   5   0   0   1   7
Holman                        1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Gorman                        5     1   0   0   0   4   0  15
Terrell                       2     2   1   1   2   1   0  10
Totals                        9    10   6   6   2   5   1  37

IBB: Terrell (3,Cruz).

Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Satch Davidson
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 12722


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Moreno              cf        Wilson              cf
2. Puhl                rf        Brooks              3b
3. Thon                ss        Hernandez           1b
4. Garner              3b        Foster              lf
5. Cruz                lf        Strawberry          rf
6. Knight              1b        Hodges              c
7. Doran               2b        Giles               2b
8. Pujols              c         Oquendo             ss
9. Ryan                p         Torrez              p

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno flied out to center; Puhl doubled to center;
Thon doubled to left [Puhl scored]; Garner singled to center
[Thon scored]; Cruz singled to right [Garner out at third (right
to third)]; Cruz stole second [Cruz to third (error by Hodges)];
Knight tripled to center [Cruz scored]; Doran homered [Knight
scored]; HOLMAN REPLACED TORREZ (PITCHING); Pujols flied out to
left; 5 R, 6 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Wilson singled to left; Wilson stole second; Brooks
was called out on strikes; Hernandez struck out; Foster made an
out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ryan flied out to left; Moreno singled to right;
Puhl made an out to shortstop; Thon grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Strawberry walked; Hodges walked [Strawberry to
second]; Giles struck out; Oquendo made an out to second; STAUB
BATTED FOR HOLMAN; Staub lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: GORMAN REPLACED STAUB (PITCHING); Garner made an out
to second; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Knight grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets
0.

METS 3RD: Wilson grounded out (catcher to first); Brooks singled
to shortstop; Hernandez walked [Brooks to second]; Foster
doubled to left [Brooks scored, Hernandez to third]; Strawberry
grounded out (first to pitcher) [Hernandez scored, Foster to
third]; Hodges flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Mets 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran flied out to center; Pujols made an out to
second; Ryan flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Mets 2.

METS 4TH: On a bunt Giles grounded out (pitcher to first);
Oquendo flied out to center; Gorman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Moreno grounded out (second to first); Puhl struck
out; Thon was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Wilson struck out; Brooks lined to second; Hernandez
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
5, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner singled to left; Cruz was called out on
strikes; Knight grounded into a double play (first to pitcher)
[Garner out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Foster grounded out (shortstop to first); Strawberry
struck out; Hodges struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Doran flied out to left; Pujols flied out to left;
Ryan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: Giles was called out on strikes; Oquendo made an out
to second; HEEP BATTED FOR GORMAN; Heep walked; Wilson walked
[Heep to second]; Brooks struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 5, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: TERRELL REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); Moreno singled to
center; Moreno stole second [Moreno to third (error by Hodges)];
Puhl tripled to center [Moreno scored]; Thon walked; Thon stole
second; Garner grounded out (third to first); Cruz was walked
intentionally; Knight struck out; Doran forced Cruz (shortstop
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Hernandez struck out; Foster doubled to center;
Strawberry struck out; Hodges struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Pujols flied out to right; SPILMAN BATTED FOR RYAN;
Spilman flied out to right; Moreno flied out to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: DAWLEY REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Giles homered;
Oquendo grounded out (third to first); KINGMAN BATTED FOR
TERRELL; Kingman struck out; Wilson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   0    4
 Mets             3   5   2    7


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