New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 157
Played on Tuesday, September 24, 1996 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  2  2    0  0  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Johnson cf                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Hardtke 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       4   4
Gilkey lf                     3   1   0   0       1   2       3   0
Hundley c                     4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Ochoa rf                      4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Huskey 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   1      11   0
Alfonzo 3b                    4   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Ordonez ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
B. Jones p                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   4   9   4       1   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hardtke-Huskey.

BATTING - 
2B: Hundley (31,off Wall); Alfonzo (13,off Wall); Johnson (29,off Wall).
GDP: Ordonez (12,off Olson).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hunter cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       7   0
Bell rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
May lf                        3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Mouton pr,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Spiers 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
Manwaring c                   3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Miller ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Wall p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cangelosi ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abreu ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Olson p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   4   0       2   3      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Miller-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bell (39,off B. Jones).
GDP: Bagwell (15,off B. Jones).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
B. Jones W(12-8)              9     4   0   0   2   3   0  32

WP: B. Jones (2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wall L(9-8)                   5.1   6   4   4   1   5   0  23
Brocail                       0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Jones                         2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Olson                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   4   4   1   7   0  36

BK: Wall (2).

Umpires: HP - Jim Quick, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Gary Darling, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 39511


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Johnson             cf        Hunter              cf
2. Hardtke             2b        Biggio              2b
3. Gilkey              lf        Bagwell             1b
4. Hundley             c         Bell                rf
5. Ochoa               rf        May                 lf
6. Huskey              1b        Spiers              3b
7. Alfonzo             3b        Manwaring           c
8. Ordonez             ss        Miller              ss
9. B. Jones            p         Wall                p

METS 1ST: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Hardtke flied
to right; Gilkey was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hunter popped to shortstop; Biggio walked; Bagwell
grounded into a double play (second to first) [Biggio out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Hundley struck out; Ochoa singled to center; Huskey
flied to left; Alfonzo grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell grounded out (third to first); May flied to
left; Spiers singled to left; Manwaring lined to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Ordonez popped to third; B. Jones grounded out
(shortstop to first); Johnson popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller grounded out (second to first); Wall grounded
out (shortstop to first); Hunter grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Hardtke lined to right; Gilkey was called out on
strikes; Hundley doubled to right; Ochoa lined to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio struck out; Bagwell grounded out (second to
first); Bell doubled to right; May popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Huskey singled to left; Alfonzo doubled to left
[Huskey scored]; Ordonez grounded out (pitcher to first); B.
Jones flied to center; Johnson doubled to right [Alfonzo
scored]; Hardtke struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Spiers grounded out (third to first); Manwaring
flied to left; Miller flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 0.

METS 6TH: Gilkey walked; Wall balked [Gilkey to second]; Hundley
struck out; Ochoa singled to center [Gilkey scored]; BROCAIL
REPLACED WALL (PITCHING); Huskey singled to right [Ochoa to
second]; Alfonzo forced Huskey (third to second) [Ochoa to
third]; Ordonez singled to center [Ochoa scored, Alfonzo to
third, Ordonez to second]; B. Jones grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: CANGELOSI BATTED FOR BROCAIL; Cangelosi flied to
center; Hunter struck out; Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: JONES REPLACED CANGELOSI (PITCHING); Johnson flied to
left; Hardtke struck out; Gilkey flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bagwell struck out; Bell grounded out (third to
first); May singled to right; MOUTON RAN FOR MAY; Spiers flied
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 0.

METS 8TH: MOUTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Hundley flied to
left; Ochoa grounded out (shortstop to first); Huskey struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Manwaring popped to second; Miller grounded out
(shortstop to first); ABREU BATTED FOR JONES; Abreu singled to
right; Hunter lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4,
Astros 0.

METS 9TH: OLSON REPLACED ABREU (PITCHING); Alfonzo singled to
first; Ordonez grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Alfonzo out at second]; B. Jones flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Biggio popped to second; Bagwell walked; B. Jones
threw a wild pitch [Bagwell to second]; Bell grounded out
(second to first) [Bagwell to third]; Mouton grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4   9   0    5
 Astros           0   4   0    5


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