New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Monday, August 28, 2000 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
NY  N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   4  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cedeno lf                     3   1   1   1       2   0       1   0
Lugo 2b                       3   0   0   0       1   0       5   3
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       8   3
Hidalgo cf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Alou rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Eusebio c                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
  Barker pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meluskey c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Truby 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       0   1
Bogar ss                      3   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
  Spiers ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
B. Powell p                   2   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
  Berkman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   2       3   7      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bogar-Lugo-Bagwell.
E: Eusebio (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Eusebio (18,off Rusch); Truby (11,off Rusch).
3B: Truby (2,off Rusch).
HR: Cedeno (5,1st inning off Rusch 0 on 0 out); Hidalgo (33,3rd inning off
Rusch 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Alou (14,off Rusch).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Barker (7,2nd base off Wendell/Pratt).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Agbayani lf                   3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Bell rf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Alfonzo 2b                    3   1   1   3       1   0       2   4
Ventura 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Zeile 1b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       9   1
Payton cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       2   1
Bordick ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   5
Pratt c                       2   0   0   0       2   0       7   0
Rusch p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wendell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       27   4   6   3       6   1      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bordick-Alfonzo-Zeile.

BATTING - 
2B: Payton (19,off Cabrera).
HR: Alfonzo (17,1st inning off B. Powell 2 on 0 out).
SH: Rusch 2 (4,off B. Powell 2).
GDP: Payton (8,off B. Powell).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
B. Powell L(1-1)              5     5   3   3   6   0   1  25
Cabrera                       3     1   1   1   0   1   0  10
Totals                        8     6   4   4   6   1   1  35

BK: Cabrera (1).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rusch W(9-10)                 7     7   2   2   3   7   2  30
Wendell SV(1)                 2     1   0   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        9     8   2   2   3   7   2  37


Umpires: HP - Matt Hollowell, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Mark Hirschbeck, 3B - Dan Iassogna
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 28472


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Cedeno              lf        Agbayani            lf
2. Lugo                2b        Bell                rf
3. Bagwell             1b        Alfonzo             2b
4. Hidalgo             cf        Ventura             3b
5. Alou                rf        Zeile               1b
6. Eusebio             c         Payton              cf
7. Truby               3b        Bordick             ss
8. Bogar               ss        Pratt               c
9. B. Powell           p         Rusch               p

ASTROS 1ST: Cedeno homered; Lugo walked; Bagwell forced Lugo
(center to shortstop); Hidalgo grounded out (second to first)
[Bagwell to second]; Alou flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Agbayani singled to center; Bell singled [Agbayani to
third]; Alfonzo homered [Agbayani scored, Bell scored]; Ventura
grounded out (second to first); Zeile walked; Payton grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Zeile out at
second]; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Eusebio doubled to center; Truby struck out; Bogar
singled [Eusebio stayed at second]; B. Powell struck out; Cedeno
walked [Eusebio to third, Bogar to second]; Lugo flied to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 3.

METS 2ND: Bordick singled to left; Pratt walked [Bordick to
third (error by Eusebio)]; Rusch out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Pratt to second]; Agbayani walked; Bell
popped to first in foul territory; Alfonzo popped to first; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell grounded out (third to first); Hidalgo
homered; Alou was called out on strikes; Eusebio grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 3RD: Ventura grounded out (first to pitcher); Zeile lined
to right; Payton singled to left; Bordick forced Payton (third
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Truby tripled; Bogar struck out; B. Powell struck
out; Cedeno walked; Lugo grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 4TH: Pratt walked; Rusch out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Pratt to second]; Agbayani flied to right; Bell walked;
Alfonzo walked [Pratt to third, Bell to second]; Ventura
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Bagwell singled to left; Hidalgo popped to
shortstop; Alou grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Bagwell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 3.

METS 5TH: Zeile lined to shortstop; Payton popped to second;
Bordick flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Eusebio struck out; Truby doubled to left; Bogar was
called out on strikes; BERKMAN BATTED FOR B. POWELL; Berkman
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 3.

METS 6TH: CABRERA REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); Pratt grounded
out (second to first); Rusch struck out; Agbayani grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first); Lugo flied
to left; Bagwell flied to right in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Alfonzo flied
to left; Ventura flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WENDELL REPLACED RUSCH (PITCHING); Hidalgo popped to
shortstop; Alou popped to second; Eusebio singled to right;
BARKER RAN FOR EUSEBIO; Barker stole second; Truby flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 8TH: MELUSKEY REPLACED BARKER (PLAYING C ); Zeile flied to
center; Payton doubled to right; Bordick grounded out (first
unassisted) [Payton to third]; Cabrera balked [Payton scored];
Pratt flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 4.

ASTROS 9TH: SPIERS BATTED FOR BOGAR; Spiers grounded out (first
to pitcher); WARD BATTED FOR CABRERA; Ward grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cedeno grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   1    8
 Mets             4   6   0    7


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