Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 0

Regular Season Game 20

Played on Tuesday, April 21, 1998 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 - 6 13 1 NY N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 7 0

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ABiggio 2b 5 0 1 2 0 0 4 4 Bell rf 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 Bagwell 1b 4 0 2 1 0 1 11 0 Spiers 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 Alou lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 Hidalgo cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 Gutierrez ss 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 Ausmus c 3 2 2 1 1 0 8 0 Hampton p 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 3Totals36 6 13 6 1 4 27 13FIELDING -DP:1. Gutierrez-Biggio-Bagwell.E:Hampton (1).BATTING -2B:Spiers (6,off Reed); Bagwell (3,off Reed); Gutierrez (5,off Reed); Bell (9,off Reed).HR:Ausmus (1,3rd inning off Reed 0 on 0 out); Alou (4,8th inning off Reed 0 on 2 out).SH:Hampton (1,off McMichael).GDP:Gutierrez (2,off Reed); Spiers (1,off Reed).IBB:Ausmus (2,by Reed).Team LOB:5.

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AAlfonzo 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 Olerud 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 8 0 McMichael p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Gilkey lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 Huskey rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 McRae cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 Baerga 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 Spehr c 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 Ordonez ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 Reed p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Tatum ph,1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0Totals34 0 7 0 1 8 27 12FIELDING -DP:2. Baerga-Ordonez-Olerud, Reed-Ordonez-Olerud.BATTING -2B:McRae (5,off Hampton).GDP:Baerga (2,off Hampton).Team LOB:8.

PITCHING

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPHampton W(4-0) 9 7 0 0 1 8 0 35

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPReed L(1-2) 8 10 4 4 1 4 2 33 McMichael 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 5Totals9 13 6 6 1 4 2 38IBB:Reed (1,Ausmus).Umpires:HP - Angel Hernandez, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Greg Bonin, 3B - CB BucknorTime of Game:2:38Attendance:14774 Starting Lineups: Houston Astros New York Mets 1. Biggio 2b Alfonzo 3b 2. Bell rf Olerud 1b 3. Bagwell 1b Gilkey lf 4. Spiers 3b Huskey rf 5. Alou lf McRae cf 6. Hidalgo cf Baerga 2b 7. Gutierrez ss Spehr c 8. Ausmus c Ordonez ss 9. Hampton p Reed p ASTROS 1ST: Biggio popped to second; Bell popped to catcher; Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 1ST: Alfonzo struck out; Olerud grounded out (second to first); Gilkey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 2ND: Spiers doubled to center; Alou singled to shortstop [Spiers to third]; Hidalgo popped to shortstop; Gutierrez grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Alou out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. METS 2ND: Huskey singled to shortstop; McRae doubled to third [Huskey to third]; Baerga struck out; Spehr struck out; Ordonez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0. ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus homered; Hampton flied to center; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); Bell grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 3RD: Reed lined to second; Alfonzo flied to right; Olerud grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell doubled to third; Spiers was called out on strikes; Alou grounded out (third to first); Hidalgo flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 4TH: Gilkey singled to shortstop; Huskey reached on an error by Hampton [Gilkey to second]; McRae struck out; Baerga grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Huskey out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 5TH: Gutierrez grounded out (third to first); Ausmus flied to center; Hampton grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 5TH: Spehr grounded out (third to first); Ordonez grounded out (pitcher to first); Reed grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 6TH: Biggio lined to left; Bell singled to left; Bagwell flied to right; Spiers grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. METS 6TH: Alfonzo grounded out (pitcher to first); Olerud walked; Gilkey flied to center; Huskey singled to shortstop [Olerud to second]; McRae forced Huskey (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0. ASTROS 7TH: Alou flied to right; Hidalgo struck out; Gutierrez doubled to center; Ausmus was walked intentionally; Hampton singled to center [Gutierrez scored, Ausmus to third]; Biggio flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 0. METS 7TH: Baerga grounded out (third to first); Spehr popped to second; Ordonez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 0. ASTROS 8TH: Bell doubled to third; Bagwell singled to third [Bell scored]; Spiers grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Bagwell out at second]; Alou homered; Hidalgo struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 0. METS 8TH: TATUM BATTED FOR REED; Tatum struck out; Alfonzo singled to shortstop; Olerud singled to second [Alfonzo to second]; Gilkey struck out; Huskey flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Astros 4, Mets 0. ASTROS 9TH: MCMICHAEL REPLACED OLERUD (PITCHING); TATUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Gutierrez singled to center; On a bunt Ausmus singled to third [Gutierrez to second]; Hampton out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gutierrez to third, Ausmus to second]; Biggio singled to left [Gutierrez scored, Ausmus scored, Biggio out at second (left to second)]; Bell flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Mets 0. METS 9TH: McRae was called out on strikes; Baerga singled to shortstop; Spehr struck out; Ordonez flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Mets 0. Final Totals R H E LOB Astros 6 13 1 5 Mets 0 7 0 8

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