New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Wednesday, April 23, 2003 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
NY  N    1  1  1    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   4  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Vizcaino ss                   3   0   0   0       1   1       1   4
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   2       1   1       9   0
Berkman lf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Hidalgo rf                    3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
Ensberg 3b                    2   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Blum ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oswalt p                      3   1   2   0       0   0       0   2
  Chen p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Merced ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   8   2       4   8      24  10

BATTING - 
2B: Kent (8,off Leiter); Merced (4,off Benitez).
SH: Vizcaino (1,off Leiter).
GDP: Vizcaino (2,off Leiter).
IBB: Ensberg (1,by Leiter).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Vizcaino (1,2nd base by Weathers/Piazza).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alomar 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   0       3   6
Perez cf,lf                   3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Floyd lf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Shinjo cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Piazza c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       7   2
  Wilson c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Vaughn 1b                     2   0   1   1       1   0       8   0
  Cedeno pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benitez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wigginton 3b                  3   1   1   1       1   1       0   2
Gonzalez rf                   3   1   2   1       1   1       2   0
Sanchez ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Leiter p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Weathers p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bell ph,1b                  0   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       30   4   8   4       5   5      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sanchez-Vaughn, Piazza-Alomar.
E: Wigginton (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Floyd (4,off Oswalt).
HR: Gonzalez (1,2nd inning off Oswalt 0 on 0 out).
SF: Bell (1,off Dotel).
HBP: Vaughn (2,by Dotel).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Perez (1,2nd base by Oswalt/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt L(2-2)                 6     7   3   3   4   5   1  28
Chen                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Dotel                         1     1   1   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                        8     8   4   4   5   5   1  37

HBP: Dotel (2,Vaughn).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Leiter W(3-0)                 6     7   2   2   3   5   0  28
Weathers                      2     0   0   0   1   2   0   6
Benitez SV(6)                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   2   2   4   8   0  38

IBB: Leiter (2,Ensberg).

Umpires: HP - Mike Everitt, 1B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 2B - Larry Young, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 20322


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Biggio              cf        Alomar              2b
2. Vizcaino            ss        Perez               cf
3. Bagwell             1b        Floyd               lf
4. Berkman             lf        Piazza              c
5. Kent                2b        Vaughn              1b
6. Hidalgo             rf        Wigginton           3b
7. Ausmus              c         Gonzalez            rf
8. Ensberg             3b        Sanchez             ss
9. Oswalt              p         Leiter              p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Vizcaino
grounded out (second to first); Bagwell walked; Berkman grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Alomar grounded out (pitcher to first); Perez walked;
Floyd singled to center [Perez to third]; Piazza walked [Floyd
to second]; Vaughn grounded out (first unassisted) [Perez
scored, Floyd to third, Piazza to second]; Wigginton struck out;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent doubled to right; Hidalgo struck out; Ausmus
struck out; Ensberg was walked intentionally; Oswalt flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Gonzalez homered; Sanchez grounded out (second to
first); Leiter grounded out (pitcher to first); Alomar singled
to pitcher; Perez struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio reached on an error by Wigginton; Vizcaino
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Biggio out at
second]; Bagwell grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 3RD: Floyd doubled to right; Piazza popped to second;
Vaughn singled to right [Floyd to third]; Wigginton singled to
center [Floyd scored, Vaughn to second]; Gonzalez struck out;
Sanchez forced Wigginton (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman singled to second; Kent struck out; Hidalgo
popped to second; Ausmus singled to right [Berkman to second];
Ensberg flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

METS 4TH: Leiter was called out on strikes; Alomar grounded out
(third to first); Perez singled to center; Perez was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Oswalt singled to center; Biggio singled to left
[Oswalt to second]; Vizcaino out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
first) [Oswalt to third, Biggio to second]; Bagwell singled to
left [Oswalt scored, Biggio scored]; Berkman struck out; Kent
flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 5TH: Floyd flied to right; Piazza flied to center; Vaughn
walked; Wigginton popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Hidalgo walked; Ausmus forced Hidalgo (third to
second); Ensberg forced Ausmus (second to shortstop); Oswalt
singled to third [Ensberg to second]; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 6TH: Gonzalez walked; Sanchez flied to center; CLARK BATTED
FOR LEITER; Clark was called out on strikes; Alomar grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 7TH: WEATHERS REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Vizcaino walked;
Bagwell struck out while Vizcaino was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Berkman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: CHEN REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Perez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Floyd flied to left; Piazza grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

ASTROS 8TH: PEREZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); SHINJO
REPLACED FLOYD (PLAYING CF); Kent flied to right; Hidalgo
grounded out (catcher to first); Ausmus grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 3.

METS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED CHEN (PITCHING); Vaughn was hit by a
pitch; CEDENO RAN FOR VAUGHN; Wigginton walked [Cedeno to
second]; Gonzalez singled to center [Cedeno to third, Wigginton
to second]; Sanchez forced Cedeno (shortstop to catcher)
[Wigginton to third, Gonzalez to second, Sanchez to first]; BELL
BATTED FOR WEATHERS; Bell hit a sacrifice fly to left [Wigginton
scored]; Alomar grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 4.

ASTROS 9TH: WILSON REPLACED PIAZZA (PLAYING C ); BENITEZ
REPLACED CEDENO (PITCHING); BLUM BATTED FOR ENSBERG; BELL STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Blum flied to left; Mets Mike Piazza
left the game due to an injured groin; MERCED BATTED FOR
DOTEL; Merced doubled to right; Biggio grounded out (shortstop
to first); Vizcaino struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   8   0    9
 Mets             4   8   1    9


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