Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 2 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 106
Played on Tuesday, July 31, 2001 (N) at Enron Field

NY  N    0  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   2  6  0
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   3  8  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McEwing lf                    5   0   1   0       0   3       2   0
Lawton rf                     4   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Piazza c                      3   0   0   0       1   1       8   0
Ventura 3b                    4   1   0   0       1   1       1   3
Shinjo cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Zeile 1b                      2   1   0   0       1   1       9   0
Alfonzo 2b                    3   0   2   1       0   0       0   4
Ordonez ss                    3   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
Rusch p                       3   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Payton ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Riggan p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       5   9      28   9

BATTING - 
2B: Alfonzo (16,off Wagner).
SH: Ordonez (5,off Wagner).
SF: Alfonzo (3,off Mlicki).
HBP: Piazza (1,by Mlicki); Zeile (4,by Mlicki).
IBB: Piazza (14,by Cruz).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Ventura (2,2nd base off Mlicki/Ausmus).
CS: Ordonez (2,3rd base by Mlicki/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Lugo ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       8   2
Berkman lf                    4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Alou rf                       4   1   3   0       0   0       1   0
Hidalgo cf                    3   1   1   2       0   1       3   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jackson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Eusebio ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mlicki p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Servais c                   1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Totals                       36   3   8   3       0   6      30  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bagwell.

BATTING - 
HR: Hidalgo (14,2nd inning off Rusch 1 on 1 out); Biggio (16,10th inning off
Riggan 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Hidalgo (11,by Rusch).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rusch                         6     5   2   2   0   3   1  24
White                         2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Riggan L(0-1)                 1.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   5
Totals                        9.1   8   3   3   0   6   2  37

Rusch faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Rusch (6,Hidalgo).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki                        6     5   2   2   3   3   0  27
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Jackson                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Wagner                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Cruz W(2-1)                   1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                       10     6   2   2   5   9   0  41

WP: Mlicki 2 (3).
HBP: Mlicki 2 (3,Piazza,Zeile).
IBB: Cruz (4,Piazza).

Umpires: HP - Wally Bell, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Mark Carlson, 3B - Chris Guccione
Time of Game: 3:21   Attendance: 33006


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. McEwing             lf        Biggio              2b
2. Lawton              rf        Lugo                ss
3. Piazza              c         Bagwell             1b
4. Ventura             3b        Berkman             lf
5. Shinjo              cf        Alou                rf
6. Zeile               1b        Hidalgo             cf
7. Alfonzo             2b        Castilla            3b
8. Ordonez             ss        Ausmus              c
9. Rusch               p         Mlicki              p

METS 1ST: McEwing struck out; Lawton singled to right; Mlicki
threw a wild pitch [Lawton to second]; Piazza was hit by a
pitch; Ventura flied to center; Shinjo grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Lugo grounded out (third to
first); Bagwell flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Zeile was hit by a pitch; Alfonzo singled [Zeile to
second]; Ordonez singled to left [Zeile to third, Alfonzo to
second]; Rusch forced Ordonez (second to shortstop) [Zeile
scored, Alfonzo to third]; McEwing struck out; Lawton walked
[Rusch to second]; Piazza forced Lawton (third to second); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman flied to right; Alou singled; Hidalgo
homered [Alou scored]; Castilla grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ausmus flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Ventura walked; Shinjo flied to left; Ventura stole
second; Zeile walked; Mlicki threw a wild pitch [Ventura to
third]; Alfonzo hit a sacrifice fly to right [Ventura scored];
Ordonez grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Mlicki flied to right; Biggio flied to center; On a
bunt Lugo made an out to catcher; Julio Lugo called for
interference for running into his own batted ball; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Rusch struck out; On a bunt McEwing singled to third;
Lawton grounded out (pitcher to first) [McEwing to second];
Piazza grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell flied to left; Berkman grounded out (second
to first); Alou singled to left; Hidalgo struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 5TH: Ventura grounded out (first unassisted); Shinjo
grounded out (first to pitcher); Zeile flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Castilla grounded out (third to first); Ausmus
grounded out (second to first); Mlicki popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 6TH: Alfonzo flied to left; Ordonez singled to left; Rusch
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Ordonez to second]; Ordonez
was caught stealing third (catcher to third); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio flied to center; Lugo was called out on
strikes; Bagwell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 7TH: DOTEL REPLACED MLICKI (PITCHING); McEwing struck out;
Lawton struck out; Piazza struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Berkman singled to center; Alou singled to right
[Berkman to second]; Hidalgo was hit by a pitch [Berkman to
third, Alou to second]; WHITE REPLACED RUSCH (PITCHING);
Castilla forced Berkman (shortstop to catcher) [Alou to third,
Hidalgo to second]; MERCED BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Merced was called
out on strikes; WARD BATTED FOR DOTEL; Ward struck out; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 8TH: SERVAIS REPLACED WARD (PLAYING C ); JACKSON REPLACED
MERCED (PITCHING); Ventura struck out; Shinjo flied to center;
Zeile was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Lugo flied to
center; Bagwell singled to center; Berkman singled to center
[Bagwell to second]; Alou lined to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Alfonzo doubled to
right; Ordonez out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Alfonzo to third]; PAYTON BATTED FOR WHITE; Payton walked;
McEwing lined into a double play (first unassisted) [Payton out
at first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: RIGGAN REPLACED PAYTON (PITCHING); Hidalgo flied to
left; Castilla grounded out (third to first); EUSEBIO BATTED FOR
WAGNER; Eusebio grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 10TH: CRUZ REPLACED EUSEBIO (PITCHING); Lawton grounded out
(second to first); Piazza was walked intentionally; Ventura
flied to left; Shinjo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 10TH: Servais struck out; Biggio homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             2   6   0    9
 Astros           3   8   0    6


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