New York Mets 7, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 83
Played on Sunday, July 10, 1983 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  3    0  0  0  -   5 16  1
NY  N    0  3  0    0  0  1    1  2  x  -   7  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moreno cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Puhl rf                       5   1   3   0       0   0       1   0
Thon ss                       5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Garner 3b                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   4
Cruz lf                       5   2   4   2       0   0       1   0
Knight 1b                     3   0   1   1       1   0       6   1
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Bjorkman c                    4   0   1   1       0   0      11   1
Knepper p                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spilman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   5  16   5       1   0      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Garner (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz 2 (21,off Lynch 2); Knight (22,off Lynch); Thon (15,off Lynch).
IBB: Knight (7,by Lynch).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garner (7,2nd base by Orosco/Ortiz).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Oquendo ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
  Bailor ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Staub ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Ashford pr,2b               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Wilson cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Hernandez 1b                  3   0   0   1       1   0       7   2
Foster lf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       5   0
Brooks 3b                     3   2   2   1       0   1       1   0
Strawberry rf                 3   2   1   2       1   2       3   0
Giles 2b,ss                   4   2   1   0       0   2       1   4
Ortiz c                       4   0   1   2       0   1       2   1
Lynch p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kingman ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sisk p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   7   9   6       4   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hernandez-Oquendo, Oquendo-Hernandez.

BATTING - 
3B: Foster (2,off Knepper).
HR: Strawberry (9,8th inning off Dawley 1 on 0 out).
SF: Brooks (1,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Oquendo (5,2nd base by Knepper/Bjorkman).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       6.1   6   5   5   2   4   0  27
Smith                         0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
DiPino                        0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Dawley L(5-3)                 1     3   2   2   0   3   1   6
Totals                        8     9   7   7   4   8   1  37

BK: Knepper (2).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lynch                         5    11   5   5   1   0   0  25
Orosco                        2     3   0   0   0   0   0   8
Sisk W(3-2)                   2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9    16   5   5   1   0   0  41

Lynch faced 5 batters in the 6th inning
IBB: Lynch (2,Knight).

Umpires: HP - Dick Stello, 1B - Satch Davidson, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Steve Rippley
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 15467


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Moreno flied out to left; Puhl singled to left; Thon
singled to center [Puhl to second]; Garner lined into a double
play (first to shortstop) [Puhl out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Oquendo flied out to left; Wilson grounded out (third
to first); Hernandez popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled to center; Knight lined into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Cruz out at first]; Doran made an out
to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Foster singled to left; Brooks singled to left [Foster
to second]; Strawberry walked [Foster to third, Brooks to
second]; Giles forced Foster (third to catcher) [Brooks to
third, Strawberry to second, Giles to first]; Knepper balked
[Brooks scored, Strawberry to third, Giles to second]; Ortiz
singled to right [Strawberry scored, Giles scored, Ortiz to
second (on throw to home)]; Lynch grounded out (pitcher to
first); Oquendo reached on an error by Garner [Ortiz to third,
Oquendo to first]; Wilson flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bjorkman lined to left; Debut game for George
Bjorkman; Knepper grounded out (first to pitcher); Moreno
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 3.

METS 3RD: Hernandez lined to third; Foster grounded out (third
to first); Brooks struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Puhl singled to second; Thon flied out to right;
Garner flied out to left; Cruz doubled to left [Puhl scored];
Knight doubled to right [Cruz scored]; Doran made an out to
shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 4TH: Strawberry struck out; Giles struck out; Ortiz made an
out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Bjorkman lined to first; Knepper singled to center;
Moreno flied out to right; Puhl grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 5TH: Lynch grounded out (catcher to first); Oquendo singled
to left; Oquendo was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); Wilson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Thon doubled to left; Garner singled to second [Thon
to third]; Cruz doubled to right [Thon scored, Garner to third];
Knight was walked intentionally; Doran singled to right [Garner
scored, Cruz to third, Knight to second]; OROSCO REPLACED LYNCH
(PITCHING); Bjorkman singled to left [Cruz scored, Knight to
third, Doran to second]; Knepper forced Knight (second to
catcher) [Doran to third, Bjorkman to second, Knepper to first];
Moreno forced Doran (second to catcher) [Bjorkman to third,
Knepper to second, Moreno to first]; Puhl made an out to third;
3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

METS 6TH: Hernandez flied out to center; Foster tripled to
center; Brooks hit a sacrifice fly to center [Foster scored];
Strawberry struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Thon flied out to right; Garner singled to center;
Garner was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Cruz
singled to center; Knight flied out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 4.

METS 7TH: Giles singled to left; Ortiz made an out to first;
KINGMAN BATTED FOR OROSCO; Kingman walked [Giles to second];
BAILOR BATTED FOR OQUENDO; SMITH REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING);
STAUB BATTED FOR BAILOR; Staub walked [Giles to third, Kingman
to second]; ASHFORD RAN FOR STAUB; DIPINO REPLACED SMITH
(PITCHING); Wilson struck out; Hernandez walked [Giles scored,
Kingman to third, Ashford to second]; Foster flied out to right;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 5.

ASTROS 8TH: ASHFORD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); GILES CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); SISK REPLACED KINGMAN (PITCHING); Doran
grounded out (second to first); Bjorkman grounded out (shortstop
to first); SPILMAN BATTED FOR DIPINO; Spilman flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 5.

METS 8TH: DAWLEY REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Brooks singled to
center; Strawberry homered [Brooks scored]; Giles struck out;
Ortiz struck out; Sisk singled to right; Ashford struck out; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Moreno singled to left; Puhl singled to left [Moreno
to second]; Thon flied out to center; Garner flied out to left;
Cruz flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets
7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  16   1    9
 Mets             7   9   0    6


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