New York Mets 10, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 21
Played on Wednesday, April 22, 1998 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  2  0    3  1  0  -   7 10  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  2  4    0  1  3  -  10 10  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   3   2   0       1   0       3   3
Bell rf                       5   2   4   2       0   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Berry 3b                      2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Spiers pr,3b                1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Alou lf                       3   0   0   0       2   2       1   0
Everett cf                    5   1   3   3       0   1       9   0
Gutierrez ss                  4   0   0   0       1   2       3   3
Ausmus c                      5   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Halama p                      1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Howell ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Scanlan p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   7  10   7       5   9      26  11

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (3,off Rojas).
HR: Everett (1,4th inning off Mlicki 0 on 1 out); Bell (4,5th inning off Mlicki
1 on 1 out).
SF: Spiers (1,off Cook).
HBP: Berry (2,by Mlicki); Bagwell (1,by Rojas).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gutierrez (2,2nd base by Cook/Castillo).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alfonzo 3b                    5   1   0   1       0   1       1   0
Lopez 2b                      4   2   2   2       1   0       2   0
Gilkey lf                     5   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Olerud 1b                     3   1   2   0       2   1       1   2
Huskey rf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
McRae cf                      2   1   0   0       2   0       1   0
  Cook p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Tatum ph                    1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
Castillo c                    3   2   1   0       1   0       9   0
Ordonez ss                    3   1   1   1       0   0       3   1
Mlicki p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baerga ph                   0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Wendell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Franco ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  McMichael p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rojas p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Becker cf                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33  10  10  10       7   2      27   4

FIELDING - 
E: Olerud (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Ordonez (3,off Halama); Gilkey (5,off Halama).
3B: Lopez (1,off Nitkowski).
HR: Becker (3,8th inning off Henry 0 on 2 out); Tatum (1,9th inning off Henry
2 on 2 out).
SH: Ordonez (2,off Scanlan).
SF: Baerga (3,off Halama).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gilkey (1,2nd base by Nitkowski/Ausmus); McRae (2,2nd base by Nitkowski/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halama                        5     5   2   2   3   2   0  23
Scanlan                       0.1   0   2   2   1   0   0   3
Nitkowski                     1.2   3   2   2   1   0   0   7
Henry L(1-1)                  1.2   2   4   4   2   0   2   9
Totals                        8.2  10  10  10   7   2   2  42


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki                        5     5   3   2   2   5   2  24
Wendell                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
McMichael                     0.1   2   3   3   2   0   0   5
Rojas                         1     3   1   1   0   1   0   7
Cook W(2-0)                   1.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   5
Totals                        9    10   7   6   5   9   2  44

HBP: Mlicki (3,Berry); Rojas (1,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Greg Bonin, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Angel Hernandez
Time of Game: 3:41   Attendance: 12772


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Biggio              2b        Alfonzo             3b
2. Bell                rf        Lopez               2b
3. Bagwell             1b        Gilkey              lf
4. Berry               3b        Olerud              1b
5. Alou                lf        Huskey              rf
6. Everett             cf        McRae               cf
7. Gutierrez           ss        Castillo            c
8. Ausmus              c         Ordonez             ss
9. Halama              p         Mlicki              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to right; Bell was called out on
strikes; Bagwell flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Alfonzo flied to center; Lopez grounded out (second to
first); Gilkey flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berry struck out; Alou was called out on strikes;
Everett singled to center; Gutierrez grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Olerud struck out; Huskey lined to right; McRae
walked; Castillo walked [McRae to second]; Ordonez forced McRae
(third unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus flied to right; Halama walked; Biggio singled
to center [Halama to second]; Bell singled to shortstop [Halama
to third, Biggio to second]; Bagwell lined to third; Berry
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Mlicki grounded out (second to first); Alfonzo flied
to center; Lopez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Alou popped to second; Everett homered; Gutierrez
struck out; Ausmus flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Gilkey grounded out (third to first); Olerud singled
to second; Huskey flied to center; McRae flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Halama was called out on strikes; Biggio reached on
an error by Olerud; Bell homered [Biggio scored (unearned)];
Bagwell popped to second; Berry was hit by a pitch; SPIERS RAN
FOR BERRY; Alou walked [Spiers to second]; Everett flied to
center; 2 R (1 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: SPIERS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Castillo singled
to center; Ordonez doubled to third [Castillo scored, Ordonez to
third (on throw)]; BAERGA BATTED FOR MLICKI; Baerga out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Ordonez scored]; Alfonzo struck out;
Lopez singled to center; Gilkey doubled to center [Lopez to
third]; Olerud walked; Huskey flied to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: WENDELL REPLACED BAERGA (PITCHING); Gutierrez flied
to right; Ausmus flied to right; HOWELL BATTED FOR HALAMA;
Howell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: SCANLAN REPLACED HOWELL (PITCHING); McRae walked; On a
bunt Castillo reached on a fielder's choice [McRae to second];
Ordonez out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [McRae to
third, Castillo to second]; M. FRANCO BATTED FOR WENDELL;
NITKOWSKI REPLACED SCANLAN (PITCHING); M. Franco walked; Alfonzo
forced M. Franco (shortstop to second) [McRae scored, Castillo
to third]; Lopez tripled to center [Castillo scored, Alfonzo
scored]; Gilkey singled to shortstop [Lopez scored]; Gilkey was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 6.

ASTROS 7TH: MCMICHAEL REPLACED M. FRANCO (PITCHING); Biggio
walked; Bell singled to second [Biggio to third]; Bagwell flied
to right; Spiers singled to left [Biggio scored, Bell to
second]; Alou walked [Bell to third, Spiers to second]; ROJAS
REPLACED MCMICHAEL (PITCHING); Everett doubled to right [Bell
scored, Spiers scored, Alou to third]; Gutierrez struck out;
Ausmus lined to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 6.

METS 7TH: Olerud singled to center; Huskey flied to left; McRae
forced Olerud (second to shortstop); McRae was picked off and
caught stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets 6.

ASTROS 8TH: CLARK BATTED FOR NITKOWSKI; Clark grounded out
(first to pitcher); Biggio singled to center; Bell singled to
center [Biggio to second]; Bagwell was hit by a pitch [Biggio to
third, Bell to second]; COOK REPLACED MCRAE (PITCHING); BECKER
REPLACED ROJAS (PLAYING CF); Spiers out on a sacrifice fly to
left [Biggio scored]; Alou was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 6.

METS 8TH: HENRY REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Castillo grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ordonez popped to second; Becker homered;
Alfonzo flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Everett was called out on strikes; Gutierrez walked;
Gutierrez was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop); Ausmus popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 7.

METS 9TH: Lopez walked; Gilkey flied to center; Olerud walked
[Lopez to second]; Huskey flied to center; TATUM BATTED FOR
COOK; Tatum homered [Lopez scored, Olerud scored]; 3 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 7, Mets 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           7  10   0   10
 Mets            10  10   1    6


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