Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 27
Played on Wednesday, April 29, 1998 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0
HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  1    2  0  x  -   6 12  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Becker lf                     2   0   1   1       1   1       1   0
  Tatum ph,lf                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Alfonzo 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Olerud 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       4   2
Huskey rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Baerga 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
McRae cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Castillo c                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Ordonez ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Mlicki p                      2   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
  M. Franco ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wendell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bohanon p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   1   8   1       1   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ordonez-Baerga-Olerud.
PB: Castillo (1).

BATTING - 
3B: Becker (1,off Lima).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ordonez (2,3rd base off Nitkowski/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   1       0   2
Bell rf                       4   2   3   2       0   0       4   1
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       6   2
Berry 3b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alou lf                       4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Everett cf                    2   0   0   0       2   1       3   0
Gutierrez ss                  3   0   1   0       1   0       3   4
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   1       6   0
Lima p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spiers ph,3b                1   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                       30   6  12   6       5   3      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gutierrez-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Bell 2 (12,off Mlicki,off Wendell); Berry (3,off Mlicki); Ausmus (2,off
Mlicki).
HR: Alou (7,6th inning off Mlicki 0 on 0 out).
SH: Lima (1,off Mlicki).
GDP: Berry (2,off Wendell).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Spiers (1,2nd base off Wendell/Castillo); Everett (4,2nd base off Wendell/Castillo).
CS: Everett (4,2nd base by Mlicki/Castillo); Gutierrez (3,2nd base by Mlicki/Castillo);
Biggio (2,2nd base by Wendell/Castillo).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki L(0-3)                 6     9   4   4   2   3   1  26
Wendell                       1.2   3   2   2   3   0   0   9
Bohanon                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    12   6   6   5   3   1  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lima W(4-1)                   6.2   8   1   1   1   4   0  27
Nitkowski                     0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Magnante                      2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     8   1   1   1   6   0  34


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Rich Rieker, 3B - Sam Holbrook
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 14448


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Becker was called out on strikes; Alfonzo flied to
center; Olerud singled to left; Huskey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio singled to shortstop; Bell doubled to center
[Biggio scored]; Bagwell lined to center [Bell to third]; Berry
singled to right [Bell scored, Berry to second (on throw)]; Alou
flied to center; Everett struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 2.

METS 2ND: Baerga grounded out (first to pitcher); McRae flied to
left; Castillo singled to second; Ordonez lined to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Gutierrez grounded out (catcher to first); Ausmus
walked; Lima out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Ausmus
to second]; Biggio was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Mlicki singled to third; Becker tripled to first
[Mlicki scored]; Alfonzo struck out; Olerud popped to shortstop;
Huskey flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bell popped to first; Bagwell lined to center; Berry
doubled to right; Alou singled to center [Berry scored, Alou out
at second (center to first to shortstop)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 4TH: Baerga grounded out (second to first); McRae singled
to second; Castillo lined into a double play (shortstop to
first) [McRae out at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett flied to left; Gutierrez flied to right;
Ausmus doubled to left; Lima grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Ordonez grounded out (shortstop to first); Mlicki
struck out; Becker walked; Alfonzo flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio lined to center; Bell singled to shortstop;
Bagwell popped to shortstop; Berry popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Olerud singled to right [Olerud out at second (right
to shortstop)]; Huskey flied to right; Baerga grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Alou homered; Everett walked; Everett was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Gutierrez singled to
shortstop; Gutierrez was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Ausmus was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

METS 7TH: McRae grounded out (second to first); Castillo
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ordonez singled to shortstop;
M. FRANCO BATTED FOR MLICKI; M. Franco singled to first [Ordonez
to second]; TATUM BATTED FOR BECKER; NITKOWSKI REPLACED LIMA
(PITCHING); Ordonez stole third; Tatum struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: SPIERS BATTED FOR NITKOWSKI; WENDELL REPLACED M.
FRANCO (PITCHING); TATUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Spiers
walked; Spiers stole second; On a bunt Biggio singled to pitcher
[Spiers to third]; Biggio was caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop); Bell doubled to left [Spiers scored];
Bagwell singled to shortstop [Bell scored]; Berry grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Bagwell out at
second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

METS 8TH: MAGNANTE REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); SPIERS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); Alfonzo lined to right; Olerud grounded out
(shortstop to first); Huskey flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Alou lined to left; Everett walked; Everett stole
second; Gutierrez walked while Everett advanced to third on a
passed ball; Ausmus flied to right; BOHANON REPLACED WENDELL
(PITCHING); Spiers flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
1, Astros 6.

METS 9TH: Baerga lined to right; McRae lined to third; Castillo
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros
6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   8   0    6
 Astros           6  12   0    6


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