Houston Astros 8, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 117
Played on Saturday, August 9, 1997 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  5  -   8 11  3
NY  N    0  1  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   5
Bell rf                       4   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   3   2   4       1   0      11   1
Gonzalez lf                   5   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Spiers 3b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Ausmus c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Bogar ss                      3   1   2   1       1   0       1   2
Carr cf                       4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Holt p                        3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Howard ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Mouton pr                   0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   8  11   8       4   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bogar-Biggio-Bagwell.
E: Biggio (15), Gonzalez (3), Spiers (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Ausmus (19,off Jones).
3B: Bogar (3,off Rojas).
HR: Bagwell 2 (31,4th inning off Jones 0 on 0 out,9th inning off Rojas 2 on
1 out).
HBP: Biggio (16,by Wendell).
GDP: Bell (12,off Jones); Bagwell (5,off Wendell).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bagwell (22,2nd base off Jones/Hundley).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McRae cf                      4   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gilkey lf                     3   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
Olerud 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   0      12   1
Hundley c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Alfonzo 3b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       1   2
Baerga 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
  Pratt ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Everett rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Ordonez ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Jones p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wendell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Huskey ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Franco ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rojas p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   4   3       0   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Alfonzo-Baerga-Olerud, Wendell-Ordonez-Olerud.

BATTING - 
2B: Olerud (25,off Holt).
HR: Hundley (24,2nd inning off Holt 0 on 0 out).
SH: Ordonez (9,off Holt).
HBP: Gilkey (3,by Holt).
GDP: Baerga (7,off Holt).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt                          6.1   4   3   2   0   1   1  26
Springer W(2-3)               1.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   5
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     4   3   2   0   3   1  34

HBP: Holt (6,Gilkey).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jones                         6     7   3   3   2   2   1  26
Wendell                       1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Rojas L(0-5)                  2     4   5   5   1   1   1  11
Totals                        9    11   8   8   4   4   2  41

HBP: Wendell (2,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Paul Schrieber, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Kerwin Danley, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 34352


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Biggio              2b        McRae               cf
2. Bell                rf        Gilkey              lf
3. Bagwell             1b        Olerud              1b
4. Gonzalez            lf        Hundley             c
5. Spiers              3b        Alfonzo             3b
6. Ausmus              c         Baerga              2b
7. Bogar               ss        Everett             rf
8. Carr                cf        Ordonez             ss
9. Holt                p         Jones               p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (first unassisted); Bell
grounded out (second to first); Bagwell walked; Bagwell stole
second; Gonzalez singled [Bagwell scored]; Spiers lined to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: McRae grounded out (first unassisted); Gilkey was
called out on strikes; Olerud grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus lined to first; Bogar grounded out (shortstop
to first); Carr grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Hundley homered; Alfonzo grounded out (first
unassisted); Baerga grounded out (first unassisted); Everett
flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Holt grounded out (first unassisted); Biggio
grounded out (second to first); Bell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Ordonez lined to second; Jones grounded out (third to
first); McRae grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell homered; Gonzalez popped to third in foul
territory; Spiers popped to shortstop; Ausmus doubled; Bogar
singled to left [Ausmus scored]; Carr grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Gilkey popped to third in foul territory; Olerud
popped to shortstop; Hundley grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Holt struck out; Biggio singled; Bell grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Biggio out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Alfonzo grounded out (second to first); Baerga singled
to center; Everett flied to center; Ordonez reached on an error
by Spiers [Baerga to second, Ordonez to first]; Jones grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez
singled to left; Spiers singled to left [Gonzalez to second];
Ausmus grounded out (second to first) [Gonzalez to third, Spiers
to second]; Bogar walked; Carr struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Astros 3, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: McRae reached on an error by Biggio [McRae to first];
Gilkey was hit by a pitch [McRae to second]; Olerud doubled
[McRae scored (unearned), Gilkey to third]; Hundley popped to
third; Alfonzo singled to left [Gilkey scored, Olerud to third];
Baerga grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Alfonzo out at second]; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Mets 3.

ASTROS 7TH: WENDELL REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Holt was called
out on strikes; Biggio was hit by a pitch; Bell walked [Biggio
to second]; Bagwell grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Bell out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: Everett reached on an error by Gonzalez [Everett to
second]; Ordonez out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Everett to third]; HUSKEY BATTED FOR WENDELL; SPRINGER REPLACED
HOLT (PITCHING); M. FRANCO BATTED FOR HUSKEY; M. Franco struck
out; McRae grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Mets 3.

ASTROS 8TH: ROJAS REPLACED M. FRANCO (PITCHING); Gonzalez popped
to catcher in foul territory; Spiers struck out; Ausmus flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 3.

METS 8TH: Gilkey flied to right; Olerud popped to second;
Hundley grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Mets 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Bogar tripled to right; Carr singled to first [Bogar
scored]; HOWARD BATTED FOR SPRINGER; Howard walked [Carr to
second]; Biggio lined to center [Carr to third]; Bell singled to
right [Carr scored, Howard to second]; MOUTON RAN FOR HOWARD;
Bagwell homered [Mouton scored, Bell scored]; Gonzalez flied to
right; Spiers grounded out (second to first); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 3.

METS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED MOUTON (PITCHING); Alfonzo flied to
center; PRATT BATTED FOR BAERGA; Pratt struck out; Everett flied
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Mets 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  11   3    6
 Mets             3   4   0    4


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