Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Monday, September 2, 1991 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3 12  2
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Finley cf,rf                  5   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Biggio c                      5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   2   0       0   1       5   1
Caminiti 3b                   5   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Simms rf                      2   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
  Young cf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Candaele lf                   4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Cedeno ss                     4   1   3   1       0   0       4   2
Mota 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       4   4
Bowen p                       3   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
  Mallicoat p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ramirez ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Osuna p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   3  12   2       2   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Mota-Cedeno-Bagwell, Cedeno-Bagwell.
E: Biggio (8), Bowen (1).
PB: Biggio (12).

BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno 2 (8,off Viola 2); Finley (25,off Castillo).
GDP: Simms (1,off Viola).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (6,2nd base off Viola/O'Brien).
CS: Cedeno (2,2nd base by Viola/O'Brien).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Miller 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   4
Magadan 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
McReynolds lf,cf              3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Sasser rf,c                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Boston cf                     2   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Carreon ph,lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Elster ss                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
O'Brien c                     3   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
  McDaniel pr,rf              1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Viola p                       2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Castillo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Jefferies ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   0   6   0       4   2      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Elster-Miller-Magadan.
E: Johnson 2 (29).

BATTING - 
2B: Sasser (13,off Osuna).
SH: Viola (8,off Bowen).
HBP: Miller (3,by Bowen); Carreon (2,by Osuna).
GDP: Sasser (3,off Bowen); Magadan (5,off Mallicoat).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Boston (11,2nd base off Bowen/Biggio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bowen W(4-2)                  6.1   5   0   0   4   0   0  28
Mallicoat                     0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Osuna SV(10)                  2     1   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9     6   0   0   4   2   0  37

HBP: Bowen (2,Miller); Osuna (2,Carreon).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Viola L(12-13)                8    10   2   1   2   5   0  36
Castillo                      1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    12   3   2   2   5   0  41


Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Bill Hohn, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 16870


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Finley              cf        Miller              2b
2. Biggio              c         Magadan             1b
3. Bagwell             1b        Johnson             3b
4. Caminiti            3b        McReynolds          lf
5. Simms               rf        Sasser              rf
6. Candaele            lf        Boston              cf
7. Cedeno              ss        Elster              ss
8. Mota                2b        O'Brien             c
9. Bowen               p         Viola               p

ASTROS 1ST: Finley flied to center; Biggio reached on an error
by Johnson [Biggio to second]; Bagwell singled [Biggio to
third]; Caminiti popped to second; Bagwell stole second; Simms
walked; Candaele grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
3 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Miller popped to third; Magadan grounded out (first to
pitcher); Johnson walked; Johnson was picked off first but was
safe on an error by Bowen [Johnson to third]; McReynolds popped
to third; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cedeno doubled to second; Mota was called out on
strikes; Bowen was called out on strikes; Finley reached on an
error by Johnson [Cedeno scored (unearned) (no RBI), Finley to
first]; Biggio singled to left [Finley to second]; Bagwell
struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Sasser grounded out (second to first); Boston flied to
right; Elster singled; O'Brien popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Caminiti flied to left; Simms walked; Candaele
singled [Simms to third]; Cedeno singled [Simms scored, Candaele
to third]; Mota popped to second; Cedeno was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop) [Candaele stayed at third]; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Viola grounded out (second to first); Miller singled;
Biggio allowed a passed ball [Miller to second]; Magadan flied
to center [Miller to third]; Johnson flied to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bowen struck out; Finley lined to pitcher; Biggio
popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: McReynolds walked; Sasser grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [McReynolds out at second];
Boston walked; Boston stole second [Boston to third (error by
Biggio)]; Elster popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Caminiti
singled to right; Simms grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [Caminiti out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: O'Brien flied to left; Viola singled to shortstop;
Miller was hit by a pitch [Viola to second]; Magadan flied to
left; Johnson lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Candaele grounded out (second to first); Cedeno
doubled to left; Mota flied to right; Bowen struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: McReynolds popped to second; Sasser flied to right;
Boston singled to right; Elster forced Boston (second to
shortstop) [Elster to first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Finley grounded out (second to first); Biggio lined
to second; Bagwell singled to second; Caminiti flied to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: O'Brien singled to left; MCDANIEL RAN FOR O'BRIEN;
Viola out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [McDaniel to
second]; Miller walked; MALLICOAT REPLACED BOWEN (PITCHING);
Magadan grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Miller
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 8TH: SASSER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); MCDANIEL
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Simms grounded out (shortstop to
first); Candaele singled; Cedeno flied to right; Mota singled
[Candaele to second]; RAMIREZ BATTED FOR MALLICOAT; Ramirez
flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 8TH: OSUNA REPLACED RAMIREZ (PITCHING); FINLEY CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); YOUNG REPLACED SIMMS (PLAYING CF);
Johnson flied to left; McReynolds grounded out (third to first);
Sasser doubled to third; CARREON BATTED FOR BOSTON; Carreon was
hit by a pitch; Elster popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 9TH: MCREYNOLDS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); CARREON
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); CASTILLO REPLACED VIOLA (PITCHING);
Finley doubled to right; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Finley stayed at second]; Bagwell flied to right [Finley to
third]; Caminiti singled to right [Finley scored]; Young flied
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

METS 9TH: McDaniel was called out on strikes; JEFFERIES BATTED
FOR CASTILLO; Jefferies struck out; Miller flied to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  12   2   11
 Mets             0   6   2   10


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