New York Mets 9, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 135
Played on Wednesday, September 1, 1999 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  2  1    0  3  1    0  2  0  -   9 18  1
HOU N    0  1  0    2  0  1    0  1  0  -   5  7  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Henderson lf                  4   0   0   0       2   2       1   0
  Cook p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benitez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Alfonzo 2b                    4   0   0   1       1   2       1   5
Olerud 1b                     5   3   3   0       1   0      11   1
Piazza c                      5   2   4   0       1   0       4   0
Ventura 3b                    6   2   3   4       0   1       2   2
Hamilton cf                   2   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Dunston pr,cf               4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Cedeno rf                     5   1   3   2       0   1       2   0
Ordonez ss                    4   0   1   0       1   0       2   5
Dotel p                       3   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Mahomes p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Franco ph                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agbayani ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Mora lf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43   9  18   9       6   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Alfonzo-Ordonez-Olerud, Alfonzo-Ordonez-Olerud.
E: Piazza (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Piazza 2 (24,off Holt 2); Olerud 2 (32,off Williams,off Cabrera); Ventura
(33,off Williams); Agbayani (16,off T. Miller).
3B: Dunston (3,off Henry).
HR: Ventura (29,2nd inning off Holt 1 on 0 out).
SH: Dotel (1,off Williams).
SF: Alfonzo (8,off T. Miller).
GDP: Olerud (19,off Holt).
IBB: Ordonez (10,by Cabrera).
Team LOB: 15.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       4   3
Spiers lf,cf                  4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   2   2   1       1   1       5   1
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   3   0       0   0       0   0
Bell rf                       3   0   0   1       1   2       4   0
Javier cf                     2   1   1   2       1   0       2   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bako c                        4   0   0   1       0   0       8   1
Gutierrez ss                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Williams p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Henry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Miller p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mieske lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Holt p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogar ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   5   7   5       4   4      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Gutierrez-Bagwell.
E: Gutierrez (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Caminiti 2 (7,off Dotel,off Cook).
HR: Bagwell (39,4th inning off Dotel 0 on 0 out).
SF: Javier (2,off Mahomes).
GDP: Spiers (8,off Dotel); Bako (2,off Mahomes).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Javier (14,2nd base off Dotel/Piazza).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dotel W(6-1)                  5     5   4   3   4   3   1  23
Mahomes                       2     0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Cook                          1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Benitez                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   5   4   4   4   1  36

Dotel faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Holt L(3-13)                  4    10   6   6   2   6   1  24
Williams                      1     4   1   1   1   0   0   8
Cabrera                       2     1   0   0   2   2   0   9
Henry                         0.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   3
T. Miller                     0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Powell                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    18   9   9   6   8   1  51

Holt faced 4 batters in the 5th inning
Williams faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
IBB: Cabrera (2,Ordonez).

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Mike Winters
Time of Game: 3:21   Attendance: 24112


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Henderson           lf        Biggio              2b
2. Alfonzo             2b        Spiers              lf
3. Olerud              1b        Bagwell             1b
4. Piazza              c         Caminiti            3b
5. Ventura             3b        Bell                rf
6. Hamilton            cf        Javier              cf
7. Cedeno              rf        Bako                c
8. Ordonez             ss        Gutierrez           ss
9. Dotel               p         Holt                p

METS 1ST: Henderson struck out; Alfonzo walked; Olerud grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Alfonzo out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio walked; Spiers grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Biggio out at second]; Bagwell
walked; Caminiti popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Piazza doubled to right; Ventura homered [Piazza
scored]; Hamilton flied to left; Cedeno singled to center;
Ordonez singled to center [Cedeno to second]; On a bunt Dotel
singled to shortstop [Cedeno to third, Ordonez to second];
Henderson was called out on strikes; Alfonzo struck out; 2 R, 5
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bell struck out; Javier walked; Javier stole second
[Javier to third (error by Piazza)]; Bako grounded out (first
unassisted) [Javier scored (unearned)]; Gutierrez grounded out
(second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros
1.

METS 3RD: Olerud singled to center; Piazza singled to right
[Olerud to third]; Ventura struck out; Hamilton forced Piazza
(second to shortstop) [Olerud scored]; Cedeno reached on an
error by Gutierrez [Hamilton to second]; DUNSTON RAN FOR
HAMILTON; Ordonez lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: DUNSTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Holt grounded
out (shortstop to first); Biggio flied to center; Spiers lined
to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Dotel was called out on strikes; Henderson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Alfonzo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell homered; Caminiti doubled to right; Bell
struck out; Javier singled to center [Caminiti scored]; Bako
lined to left; Gutierrez grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Olerud walked; Piazza doubled to left [Olerud to
third]; Ventura singled to left [Olerud scored, Piazza to
third]; Dunston singled to center [Piazza scored, Ventura to
second]; WILLIAMS REPLACED GUTIERREZ (PITCHING); BOGAR REPLACED
HOLT (PLAYING SS); Cedeno singled to center [Ventura scored,
Dunston to second]; Ordonez lined to right; Dotel out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Dunston to third, Cedeno to
second]; Henderson walked; Alfonzo popped to second; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
flied to right; Spiers was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Olerud doubled to left; Piazza singled to right
[Olerud to third]; Ventura doubled to right [Olerud scored,
Piazza to third]; CABRERA REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Dunston
lined to second; Cedeno was called out on strikes; Ordonez was
walked intentionally; Dotel was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bagwell singled to left; Caminiti singled to center
[Bagwell to third]; Bell walked [Caminiti to second]; MAHOMES
REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Javier out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Bagwell scored]; Bako grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Bell out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 4.

METS 7TH: Henderson flied to center; Alfonzo flied to right;
Olerud doubled to right; Piazza walked; Ventura grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR CABRERA; Johnson grounded out
(third to first); Bogar grounded out (shortstop to first);
Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: HENRY REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Dunston tripled to
center; Cedeno singled to left [Dunston scored]; Ordonez flied
to left; M. FRANCO BATTED FOR MAHOMES; T. MILLER REPLACED HENRY
(PITCHING); AGBAYANI BATTED FOR M. FRANCO; Agbayani doubled to
left [Cedeno to third]; Henderson walked; Alfonzo out on a
sacrifice fly to right [Cedeno scored, Agbayani to third];
Olerud forced Henderson (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: COOK REPLACED HENDERSON (PITCHING); MORA REPLACED
AGBAYANI (PLAYING LF); Spiers singled to right; Bagwell struck
out; Caminiti doubled to left [Spiers to third]; Bell grounded
out (second to first) [Spiers scored, Caminiti to third]; Javier
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 9,
Astros 5.

METS 9TH: SPIERS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); POWELL REPLACED
JAVIER (PITCHING); MIESKE REPLACED T. MILLER (PLAYING LF);
Piazza flied to right; Ventura grounded out (first unassisted);
Dunston grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 9, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: BENITEZ REPLACED COOK (PITCHING); Bako grounded out
(first to pitcher); Mieske popped to third; Bogar lined to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             9  18   1   15
 Astros           5   7   1    4


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