New York Mets 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Monday, August 23, 1999 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   2 10  0
NY  N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   2   0       1   0       0   0
Berkman lf                    5   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Everett cf,rf                 4   1   2   1       0   0       6   0
Mieske rf,lf                  4   1   1   1       0   1       5   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   1   0       0   2       6   0
Bogar ss                      4   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
Elarton p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Ward ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Barker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2  10   2       2  11      26   4

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (50,off Leiter).
HR: Mieske (5,5th inning off Leiter 0 on 0 out); Everett (20,7th inning off
Leiter 0 on 0 out).
SH: Elarton (4,off Leiter).
GDP: Mieske (2,off Leiter).
IBB: Biggio (6,by Leiter).
Team LOB: 9.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Henderson lf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Alfonzo 2b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       2   1
Olerud 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0      10   0
Piazza c                      4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Ventura 3b                    4   1   2   0       0   1       0   3
Hamilton cf                   4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Cedeno rf                     3   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Ordonez ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Leiter p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Agbayani ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wendell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benitez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Franco ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       2   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ventura-Alfonzo-Olerud.

BATTING - 
2B: Hamilton 2 (16,off Elarton,off Powell).
HR: Alfonzo (20,1st inning off Elarton 0 on 1 out).
SF: Cedeno (2,off Elarton).
IBB: Ordonez (8,by Powell).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Elarton                       8     6   2   2   1   4   1  31
Powell L(4-4)                 0.2   2   1   1   1   1   0   5
Totals                        8.2   8   3   3   2   5   1  36

IBB: Powell (3,Ordonez).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Leiter                        7     7   2   2   2   7   2  29
Wendell                       1.2   3   0   0   0   3   0   8
Benitez W(3-2)                0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    10   2   2   2  11   2  38

WP: Leiter (3).
IBB: Leiter (6,Biggio).

Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Sam Holbrook, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Marvin Hudson
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 39292


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Biggio              2b        Henderson           lf
2. Berkman             lf        Alfonzo             2b
3. Bagwell             1b        Olerud              1b
4. Caminiti            3b        Piazza              c
5. Everett             cf        Ventura             3b
6. Mieske              rf        Hamilton            cf
7. Eusebio             c         Cedeno              rf
8. Bogar               ss        Ordonez             ss
9. Elarton             p         Leiter              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio doubled to left; Berkman grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Biggio to third]; Bagwell struck out;
Caminiti grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Henderson flied to center; Alfonzo homered; Olerud
walked; Piazza singled to left [Olerud to second]; Ventura flied
to left; Hamilton grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett singled to third; Mieske grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Everett out at second];
Eusebio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Cedeno was called out on strikes; Ordonez flied to
center; Leiter was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bogar struck out; Elarton struck out; Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Henderson flied to right; Alfonzo flied to center;
Olerud singled to center; Piazza popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman struck out; Bagwell struck out; Caminiti
walked; Everett flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Ventura singled to right; Hamilton doubled to left
[Ventura to third]; Cedeno lined out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Ventura scored, Hamilton to third]; Ordonez reached on a
fielder's choice [Hamilton out at home (pitcher to catcher)];
Leiter struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Mieske homered; Eusebio popped to first; Bogar flied
to right; Elarton struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Henderson flied to left; Alfonzo lined to center;
Olerud flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman
singled to center; Bagwell grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Berkman to second]; Leiter threw a wild pitch [Berkman to
third]; Caminiti popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Piazza flied to center; Ventura singled to right;
Hamilton struck out; Cedeno grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Everett homered; Mieske popped to first; Eusebio
singled to left; Bogar singled to center [Eusebio to second];
Elarton out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Eusebio to
third, Bogar to second]; Biggio was walked intentionally;
Berkman grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: Ordonez grounded out (shortstop to first); AGBAYANI
BATTED FOR LEITER; Agbayani grounded out (shortstop to first);
Henderson flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets
2.

ASTROS 8TH: WENDELL REPLACED AGBAYANI (PITCHING); Bagwell
singled to left; Caminiti struck out; Everett flied to center;
Mieske struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Alfonzo flied to right; Olerud grounded out (third to
first); Piazza flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Eusebio struck out; Bogar flied to center; WARD
BATTED FOR ELARTON; Ward singled to right; BARKER RAN FOR WARD;
Biggio singled to right [Barker to third]; BENITEZ REPLACED
WENDELL (PITCHING); Berkman struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: POWELL REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); EVERETT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MIESKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
BARKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Ventura was called out on
strikes; Hamilton doubled to right; Cedeno flied to left
[Hamilton to third]; Ordonez was walked intentionally; M. FRANCO
BATTED FOR BENITEZ; M. Franco singled to left [Hamilton scored,
Ordonez to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2  10   0    9
 Mets             3   8   0    7


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