Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 57
Played on Wednesday, June 8, 2005 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  2    1  0  0  -   4  8  0
NY  N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Burke lf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Self rf                       3   2   1   0       1   1       2   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       2   1
Berkman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   1   1       1   0       0   2
Lane cf                       4   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Everett ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Quintero c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       9   1
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Backe p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Palmeiro ph,rf              2   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       34   4   8   4       2   5      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (17,off Zambrano); Everett (15,off Zambrano); Lane (12,off Zambrano).
HR: Palmeiro (1,7th inning off Bell 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Berkman (3,off Zambrano).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Everett (3,2nd base off R. Hernandez/Castro).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reyes ss                      5   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Cameron rf                    2   1   0   0       3   2       5   0
Beltran cf                    5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Floyd lf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Piazza c                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Castro ph,c                 4   0   1   1       0   1       6   0
Anderson 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       9   3
Wright 3b                     2   0   1   0       2   0       0   5
Matsui 2b                     2   0   1   0       2   1       0   1
Zambrano p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
  Diaz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bell p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Woodward ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  R. Hernandez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       7  10      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Matsui-Reyes-Anderson.

BATTING - 
2B: Castro (1,off Backe); Wright (16,off Wheeler).
SH: Zambrano (3,off Backe).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Reyes (16,2nd base off Qualls/Quintero).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(6-3)                  6     4   1   1   6   7   0  27
Qualls                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Wheeler                       1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Lidge SV(14)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   1   1   7  10   0  39

WP: Backe 2 (3).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zambrano L(3-6)               6     6   3   3   2   3   0  25
Bell                          2     1   1   1   0   1   1   7
R. Hernandez                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   4   4   2   5   1  36

WP: R. Hernandez (2).

Umpires: HP - Bill Hohn, 1B - Gerry Davis, 2B - Doug Eddings, 3B - Bruce Dreckman
Time of Game: 3:06   Attendance: 23635


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Burke               lf        Reyes               ss
2. Self                rf        Cameron             rf
3. Biggio              2b        Beltran             cf
4. Berkman             1b        Floyd               lf
5. Ensberg             3b        Piazza              c
6. Lane                cf        Anderson            1b
7. Everett             ss        Wright              3b
8. Quintero            c         Matsui              2b
9. Backe               p         Zambrano            p

ASTROS 1ST: Burke grounded out (third to first); Self grounded
out (first to pitcher); Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Reyes flied to center; Cameron walked; Beltran singled
to right [Cameron to second]; Floyd struck out; CASTRO BATTED
FOR PIAZZA; Castro doubled to left [Cameron scored, Beltran to
third]; Mets catcher Mike Piazza left the game due to an
injured hand/wrist; Anderson flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: CASTRO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Berkman grounded
out (first to pitcher); Ensberg popped to catcher; Lane flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Wright walked; Matsui singled to right [Wright to
third]; Zambrano out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Matsui to second]; Reyes struck out; Cameron walked; Beltran
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett flied to right; Quintero grounded out (first
to pitcher); Backe flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Floyd singled to right; Castro forced Floyd (shortstop
to second); Castro was picked off first (catcher to first);
Anderson flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Burke struck out; Self singled to left; Biggio
doubled to left [Self scored]; Berkman grounded out (first
unassisted) [Biggio to third]; Ensberg walked; Lane struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Wright grounded out (third to first); Matsui walked;
On a bunt Zambrano struck out; Reyes flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett doubled to left; Quintero flied to right
[Everett to third]; Backe grounded out (third to first); Burke
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Cameron walked; Backe threw a wild pitch [Cameron to
second]; Beltran was called out on strikes; Floyd struck out;
Castro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Self walked; Biggio singled to left [Self to
second]; Berkman grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Self to third, Biggio out at second];
Ensberg singled to third [Self scored]; Lane doubled to center
[Ensberg scored]; Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Anderson flied to center; Wright walked; Backe threw a
wild pitch [Wright to second]; Matsui was called out on strikes;
DIAZ BATTED FOR ZAMBRANO; Diaz grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: BELL REPLACED DIAZ (PITCHING); Quintero grounded out
(third to first); PALMEIRO BATTED FOR BACKE; Palmeiro homered;
Burke flied to left; Self was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED SELF (PITCHING); PALMEIRO STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); On a bunt Reyes singled to pitcher; Cameron
struck out while Reyes stole second; Beltran grounded out (third
to first); Floyd flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Mets 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Berkman
grounded out (third to first); Ensberg flied to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Castro popped to
shortstop; Anderson grounded out (second to first); Wright
doubled to right; Matsui walked; WOODWARD BATTED FOR BELL;
Woodward was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Mets 1.

ASTROS 9TH: R. HERNANDEZ REPLACED WOODWARD (PITCHING); Lane
flied to right; Everett singled to left; Everett stole second;
Quintero struck out; R. Hernandez threw a wild pitch [Everett to
third]; Palmeiro flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Mets 1.

METS 9TH: AUSMUS REPLACED WHEELER (PLAYING C ); LIDGE REPLACED
QUINTERO (PITCHING); Reyes grounded out (pitcher to first);
Cameron struck out; Beltran flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Mets 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   0    5
 Mets             1   6   0   11


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