New York Mets 11, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 28
Played on Friday, May 3, 2002 (N) at Astros Field

NY  N    0  0  3    0  3  0    0  0  5  -  11 15  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   3  9  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alomar 2b                     6   1   2   1       0   0       2   2
Alfonzo 3b                    4   1   2   0       1   0       0   1
  McEwing ph,3b               1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Piazza c                      5   1   0   0       1   0       9   0
  Benitez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Vaughn 1b                     5   0   0   0       0   3       8   0
Burnitz rf                    4   3   3   2       0   0       3   0
  Wilson c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Valentin ss                   4   2   3   4       1   1       1   2
Payton cf                     5   2   2   3       0   0       2   0
Cedeno lf                     4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Astacio p                     3   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Weathers p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Strickland p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perez ph,rf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43  11  15  11       4   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Valentin-Alomar-Vaughn.
E: Valentin (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Valentin 2 (4,off Mlicki 2); Alomar (3,off Lidge).
HR: Valentin (2,5th inning off Mlicki 1 on 1 out); Payton 2 (4,5th inning off
Mlicki 0 on 1 out,9th inning off Stone 1 on 1 out); Burnitz (7,9th inning
off Stone 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Burnitz (3,by Mlicki).
IBB: Cedeno (1,by Mlicki).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Alfonzo (2,2nd base off Mlicki/Zaun).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Zaun c                        5   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
Bagwell 1b                    4   2   2   2       0   1       7   0
Berkman cf                    3   0   0   0       1   2       4   0
Ward lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   2   0       0   1       0   1
Lugo ss                       4   0   1   0       0   2       2   4
Mlicki p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Linebrink p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Merced ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hunter ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   3   9   3       2   9      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Ensberg (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (5,off Benitez).
HR: Bagwell 2 (6,1st inning off Astacio 0 on 2 out,6th inning off Astacio 0
on 1 out).
GDP: Biggio (2,off Astacio).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio W(5-1)                6     3   2   2   2   5   2  23
Weathers                      1     2   0   0   0   2   0   5
Strickland                    1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Benitez                       1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Totals                        9     9   3   3   2   9   2  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki L(3-3)                 4.2  10   6   6   2   3   2  27
Puffer                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Linebrink                     2     0   0   0   0   2   0   7
Stone                         1.1   2   3   3   2   0   2   8
Lidge                         0.2   3   2   2   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9    15  11  11   4   5   4  48

HBP: Mlicki (2,Burnitz).
IBB: Mlicki (1,Cedeno).

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Alfonso Marquez, 3B - Tim Welke
Time of Game: 3:17   Attendance: 31329


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Alomar              2b        Biggio              2b
2. Alfonzo             3b        Zaun                c
3. Piazza              c         Bagwell             1b
4. Vaughn              1b        Berkman             cf
5. Burnitz             rf        Ward                lf
6. Valentin            ss        Hidalgo             rf
7. Payton              cf        Ensberg             3b
8. Cedeno              lf        Lugo                ss
9. Astacio             p         Mlicki              p

METS 1ST: Alomar flied to right; Alfonzo grounded out (shortstop
to first); Piazza grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Zaun grounded out (shortstop to
first); Bagwell homered; Berkman walked; Ward popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Vaughn was called out on strikes; Burnitz was hit by a
pitch; Valentin doubled to left [Burnitz to third]; Payton flied
to center; Cedeno was walked intentionally; Astacio struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo flied to center; Ensberg was called out on
strikes; Lugo was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Alomar flied to center; Alfonzo singled to center;
Alfonzo stole second; Piazza walked; Vaughn struck out; Burnitz
singled to right [Alfonzo scored, Piazza to third]; Valentin
doubled [Piazza scored, Burnitz scored]; Payton popped to
second; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Mlicki singled to left; Biggio grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Mlicki out at
second]; Zaun grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: On a bunt Cedeno grounded out (catcher to first);
Astacio grounded out (catcher to first); Alomar singled to
right; Alfonzo singled [Alomar to second]; Piazza popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bagwell struck out; Berkman was called out on
strikes; Ward lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Vaughn flied to right; Burnitz singled to right;
Valentin homered [Burnitz scored]; Payton homered; Cedeno flied
to center; Astacio singled to left; PUFFER REPLACED MLICKI
(PITCHING); Alomar flied to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Hidalgo grounded out (third to first); Ensberg
reached on an error by Valentin [Ensberg to second]; Lugo flied
to center; BLUM BATTED FOR PUFFER; Blum walked; Biggio flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: LINEBRINK REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); Alfonzo flied to
right; Piazza flied to right; Vaughn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Zaun flied to right; Bagwell homered; Berkman flied
to left; Ward flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 6,
Astros 2.

METS 7TH: Burnitz flied to right; Valentin struck out; Payton
reached on an error by Ensberg; Cedeno forced Payton (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: WEATHERS REPLACED ASTACIO (PITCHING); Hidalgo
singled to right; Ensberg singled to center [Hidalgo to second];
Lugo was called out on strikes; MERCED BATTED FOR LINEBRINK;
Merced struck out; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

METS 8TH: JOHNSON BATTED FOR WEATHERS; STONE REPLACED MERCED
(PITCHING); Johnson lined to shortstop; Alomar flied to left;
Alfonzo walked; Piazza grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: STRICKLAND REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Zaun singled
to center; Bagwell popped to catcher; Berkman struck out; Ward
lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

METS 9TH: Vaughn grounded out (first unassisted); Burnitz
homered; Valentin walked; Payton homered [Valentin scored];
LIDGE REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Cedeno singled to center; PEREZ
BATTED FOR STRICKLAND; Perez flied to center; Alomar doubled to
left [Cedeno scored]; MCEWING BATTED FOR ALFONZO; McEwing
singled to center [Alomar scored]; Piazza grounded out
(shortstop to first); 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 11, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: MCEWING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); PEREZ STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); WILSON REPLACED BURNITZ (PLAYING C ); BENITEZ
REPLACED PIAZZA (PITCHING); Hidalgo popped to first; Ensberg
doubled to left; Lugo singled to left [Ensberg to third]; HUNTER
BATTED FOR LIDGE; Hunter singled to right [Ensberg scored, Lugo
to second]; Biggio struck out; Zaun grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 11, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets            11  15   1   10
 Astros           3   9   1    8


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