Houston Astros 11, New York Mets 8
Regular Season Game 118
Played on Sunday, August 10, 1997 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    5  0  0    1  3  0    2  0  0  -  11 14  2
NY  N    0  3  1    0  0  0    4  0  0  -   8 11  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     6   1   2   2       0   1       1   3
Bell rf                       5   2   1   1       0   2       3   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       2   0       9   1
Gonzalez lf                   5   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Spiers 3b                     4   2   2   1       1   0       1   2
Ausmus c                      5   2   3   1       0   1       8   0
Bogar ss                      4   2   3   1       1   1       1   2
Carr cf                       3   1   2   3       1   0       2   0
Kile p                        3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martin p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40  11  14   9       6   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Bell (7), Gonzalez (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Spiers (18,off Lidle); Bogar (11,off Lidle); Carr (6,off Lidle).
HR: Bell (8,4th inning off Acevedo 0 on 1 out).
SH: Kile (7,off Lidle).
SF: Carr (1,off Reed).
HBP: Bell (7,by Reed).
GDP: Gonzalez (11,off Reed).
IBB: Carr (1,by Acevedo); Spiers (5,by Wendell).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ausmus (11,2nd base off Acevedo/Pratt).
CS: Ausmus (6,3rd base by Acevedo/Pratt); Gonzalez (5,2nd base by Acevedo/Pratt).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Everett cf                    5   1   2   1       0   2       2   0
Lopez ss                      3   0   0   0       0   1       4   5
  Ordonez ph,ss               2   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Olerud 1b                     5   2   3   3       0   0       8   4
Huskey rf                     5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Alfonzo 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Baerga 2b                     4   1   3   0       0   0       1   0
Gilkey lf                     4   1   0   0       0   1       1   0
Pratt c                       3   1   1   0       1   1       4   2
Reed p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McRae ph                    0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Acevedo p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ochoa ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  M. Franco ph                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wendell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hundley ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Franco p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       38   8  11   7       1   8      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Olerud-Lopez-Olerud.
E: Lopez (7), Alfonzo (7), Baerga (9).
PB: Pratt (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Everett 2 (21,off Kile 2).
HR: Olerud 2 (16,3rd inning off Kile 0 on 0 out,7th inning off Kile 1 on 0
out).
SF: McRae (2,off Kile).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kile W(16-3)                  7    10   8   5   1   8   2  33
Cabrera                       0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Martin SV(2)                  1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    11   8   5   1   8   2  40


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reed L(10-5)                  2     5   5   2   0   0   0  13
Acevedo                       2     2   1   1   3   0   1   9
Lidle                         3     7   5   5   0   4   0  16
Wendell                       1     0   0   0   2   1   0   6
J. Franco                     1     0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    14  11   8   6   6   1  49

HBP: Reed (5,Bell).
IBB: Acevedo (2,Carr); Wendell (6,Spiers).

Umpires: HP - Dana DeMuth, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Charlie Reliford, 3B - Paul Schrieber
Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 32914


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Biggio              2b        Everett             cf
2. Bell                rf        Lopez               ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Olerud              1b
4. Gonzalez            lf        Huskey              rf
5. Spiers              3b        Alfonzo             3b
6. Ausmus              c         Baerga              2b
7. Bogar               ss        Gilkey              lf
8. Carr                cf        Pratt               c
9. Kile                p         Reed                p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to left; Bell was hit by a pitch
[Biggio to second]; Bagwell flied to left; Gonzalez reached on
an error by Alfonzo [Biggio scored (no RBI), Bell to third];
Spiers singled to center [Bell scored, Gonzalez to third];
Ausmus singled to right [Gonzalez scored (unearned), Spiers to
second]; Bogar singled to right [Spiers to third, Ausmus to
second]; Carr lined out on a sacrifice fly to right [Spiers
scored (unearned), Ausmus to third]; Kile reached on an error by
Lopez [Ausmus scored (unearned) (no RBI), Bogar to second];
Biggio grounded out (third to first); 5 R (2 ER), 4 H, 2 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Everett struck out; Lopez grounded out (second to
first); Olerud singled to left; Huskey lined to third; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 0.

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

METS 2ND: Alfonzo struck out; Baerga singled to left; Gilkey
reached on an error by Gonzalez [Baerga to third, Gilkey to
second]; Pratt walked; MCRAE BATTED FOR REED; McRae out on a
sacrifice fly to right [Baerga scored (unearned), Gilkey to
third]; Everett doubled to right [Gilkey scored (unearned),
Pratt scored (error by Bell) (unearned), Everett to third];
Lopez struck out; 3 R (0 ER), 2 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

ASTROS 3RD: ACEVEDO REPLACED MCRAE (PITCHING); Spiers grounded
out (shortstop to first); Ausmus singled to right; Ausmus stole
second; Bogar walked; Ausmus was picked off and caught stealing
third (pitcher to shortstop to third) [Bogar to second]; Carr
was walked intentionally; Kile flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 3.

METS 3RD: Olerud homered; Huskey grounded out (third to first);
Alfonzo grounded out (shortstop to first); Baerga singled to
center; Gilkey struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets
4.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Bell
homered; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
walked; Gonzalez was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 4.

METS 4TH: Pratt flied to right; OCHOA BATTED FOR ACEVEDO; Ochoa
grounded out (first unassisted); Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 4.

ASTROS 5TH: LIDLE REPLACED OCHOA (PITCHING); Spiers doubled to
left; On a bunt Ausmus singled to pitcher [Spiers to third];
Bogar doubled to left [Spiers scored, Ausmus to third]; Carr
singled to right [Ausmus scored, Bogar scored]; Kile out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Carr to second]; Biggio
struck out (catcher to first); Bell flied to center; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 4.

METS 5TH: Lopez grounded out (second to first); Olerud grounded
out (first to pitcher); Huskey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 9, Mets 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell lined to third; Gonzalez lined to shortstop;
Spiers grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 9, Mets 4.

METS 6TH: Alfonzo popped to shortstop; Baerga singled to right;
Gilkey flied to left; Pratt was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Mets 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus struck out; Bogar singled to left; Carr
doubled to right [Bogar to third]; Kile struck out; Biggio
singled to shortstop [Bogar scored, Carr scored]; Bell struck
out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 4.

METS 7TH: M. FRANCO BATTED FOR LIDLE; M. Franco singled to
center; Everett doubled to left [M. Franco to third]; ORDONEZ
BATTED FOR LOPEZ; Ordonez singled to center [M. Franco scored,
Everett scored]; Olerud homered [Ordonez scored]; Huskey struck
out; Alfonzo grounded out (third to first); Baerga grounded out
(second to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 8.

ASTROS 8TH: ORDONEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); WENDELL
REPLACED M. FRANCO (PITCHING); Bagwell walked; Gonzalez grounded
out (first unassisted) [Bagwell to second]; Spiers was walked
intentionally; Ausmus reached on an error by Baerga (assist by
Alfonzo) [Bagwell to third, Spiers to second]; Bogar struck out;
Carr grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 11, Mets 8.

METS 8TH: CABRERA REPLACED KILE (PITCHING); Gilkey popped to
second; Pratt singled to left; HUNDLEY BATTED FOR WENDELL;
MARTIN REPLACED CABRERA (PITCHING); Hundley flied to right;
Everett flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets
8.

ASTROS 9TH: J. FRANCO REPLACED HUNDLEY (PITCHING); Martin popped
to third; Biggio grounded out (third to first); Bell struck out
but advanced to first on a passed ball; Bagwell walked [Bell to
second]; Gonzalez grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 8.

METS 9TH: Ordonez grounded out (first unassisted); Olerud
grounded out (shortstop to first); Huskey flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 11, Mets 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          11  14   2   11
 Mets             8  11   3    5


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