New York Mets 9, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 106
Played on Sunday, July 31, 2005 (D) at Minute Maid Park

NY  N    0  0  0    2  1  0    1  1  4  -   9 17  0
HOU N    1  0  1    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   4 10  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reyes ss                      5   1   1   0       0   0       5   4
Cairo 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Woodward ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  R. Hernandez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Looper p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Beltran cf                    4   1   3   1       1   0       4   0
Floyd lf                      4   2   2   2       1   0       1   0
Wright 3b                     5   2   2   1       0   1       2   0
Cameron rf                    5   2   3   1       0   2       1   0
Mientkiewicz 1b               5   0   3   0       0   1       6   0
Castro c                      4   0   2   2       1   0       4   0
Ishii p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Offerman ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Padilla p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson ph,2b              1   1   0   1       1   0       1   0
Totals                       40   9  17   8       4   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cairo-Reyes-Mientkiewicz, Heilman-Reyes-Mientkiewicz.

BATTING - 
2B: Cairo (12,off Oswalt); Wright (28,off Oswalt); Reyes (18,off Oswalt); Cameron
(23,off Wheeler); Beltran (24,off Springer).
HR: Floyd (24,4th inning off Oswalt 0 on 0 out).
SH: Reyes (4,off Qualls).
SF: Anderson (2,off Harville).
GDP: Mientkiewicz (11,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Anderson 2 (4,3rd base off Gallo/Ausmus,2nd base off Wheeler/Ausmus); Beltran
(7,3rd base off Springer/Ausmus); Wright (10,3rd base off Harville/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   2   1   0       1   2       4   3
Bruntlett cf                  5   1   3   3       0   0       3   0
Berkman 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Ensberg 3b                    5   0   2   1       0   1       0   3
Lane rf                       4   0   2   0       1   1       2   0
Everett ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Burke lf                      3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
Oswalt p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4  10   4       4   4      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Berkman, Biggio-Everett-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (21,off Ishii); Ensberg (23,off Ishii); Biggio (29,off Padilla).
HR: Bruntlett (3,1st inning off Ishii 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Biggio (13,by Ishii); Berkman (3,by Looper).
GDP: Berkman (10,off Ishii); Everett (3,off Heilman).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman (2,2nd base off Ishii/Castro).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ishii                         4     5   3   3   3   2   1  21
Padilla                       2     3   1   1   0   0   0   9
Heilman W(4-3)                1     1   0   0   0   1   0   3
R. Hernandez                  1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Looper                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    10   4   4   4   4   1  42

HBP: Ishii (3,Biggio); Looper (3,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        6     9   3   3   1   3   1  26
Qualls                        0.2   0   1   1   2   0   0   4
Gallo                         0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wheeler L(1-3)                1.1   3   1   1   0   1   0   7
Springer                      0     3   4   4   1   0   0   4
Harville                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    17   9   9   4   5   1  46

Springer faced 4 batters in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Paul Schrieber, 2B - Andy Fletcher, 3B - Rob Drake
Ejections: NY  Coach Sandy Alomar by Rob Drake [Time out call]
Time of Game: 3:29   Attendance: 43028


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Reyes               ss        Biggio              2b
2. Cairo               2b        Bruntlett           cf
3. Beltran             cf        Berkman             1b
4. Floyd               lf        Ensberg             3b
5. Wright              3b        Lane                rf
6. Cameron             rf        Everett             ss
7. Mientkiewicz        1b        Burke               lf
8. Castro              c         Ausmus              c
9. Ishii               p         Oswalt              p

METS 1ST: Reyes grounded out (first to pitcher); Cairo doubled
to left; Beltran singled to center [Cairo to third]; Floyd lined
into a double play to second [Beltran out at first (second to
first)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Bruntlett homered; Berkman
singled to right; Ensberg thought he walked and started for
1B but it was only ball 3; Berkman started for 2B; HP umpire
Davidson called time; the Mets tagged Berkman out in a rundown
but the umpires put him back on 1B; Mgr Randolph complained and
then Bench Coach Sandy Alomar Sr. ejected by 3B umpire Rob
Drake; Ensberg popped to shortstop; Berkman stole second;
Lane was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Wright flied to right; Cameron struck out;
Mientkiewicz singled to right; Castro walked [Mientkiewicz to
second]; Ishii grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett doubled to left; On a bunt Burke made an out
to first; Ausmus flied to center; Oswalt popped to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Reyes grounded out (third to first); Cairo flied to
center; Beltran grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio walked; Bruntlett reached on a fielder's
choice [Biggio to second]; Berkman grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Biggio to third, Bruntlett out
at second]; Ensberg doubled to center [Biggio scored]; Lane
popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Floyd homered; Wright doubled to right; Cameron
singled to right [Wright to third]; Mientkiewicz grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Wright scored (no
RBI), Cameron out at second]; Castro flied to center; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett flied to center; Burke walked; Ausmus popped
to shortstop; Oswalt walked [Burke to second]; Biggio was hit by
a pitch [Burke to third, Oswalt to second]; Bruntlett singled to
center [Burke scored, Oswalt to third, Biggio to second];
Berkman popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros
3.

METS 5TH: OFFERMAN BATTED FOR ISHII; Offerman flied to left;
Reyes doubled to left; Cairo lined to pitcher; Beltran singled
to center [Reyes scored]; Floyd grounded out (second to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: PADILLA REPLACED OFFERMAN (PITCHING); Ensberg
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lane singled to center;
Everett flied to center; Burke grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Wright struck out; Cameron struck out; Mientkiewicz
singled to right; Castro flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus popped to third; LAMB BATTED FOR OSWALT; Lamb
flied to left; Biggio doubled to center; Bruntlett singled to
left [Biggio scored, Bruntlett to second (on throw)]; Berkman
flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 4.

METS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); ANDERSON BATTED FOR
PADILLA; Anderson walked; Reyes out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher
to second) [Anderson to second]; Cairo grounded out (shortstop
to first); Beltran walked; GALLO REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING);
Anderson stole third; Floyd singled to right [Anderson scored,
Beltran to third]; WHEELER REPLACED GALLO (PITCHING); Wright
forced Floyd (third to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: HEILMAN REPLACED CAIRO (PITCHING); ANDERSON STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Ensberg struck out; Lane singled to
pitcher; Everett grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Lane out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 4, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: Cameron doubled to center; Mientkiewicz singled to
right [Cameron to third]; Castro singled to right [Cameron
scored, Mientkiewicz to second]; Anderson forced Castro
(shortstop to second) [Mientkiewicz to third]; Anderson stole
second; Reyes grounded out (first unassisted); WOODWARD BATTED
FOR HEILMAN; Woodward was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: R. HERNANDEZ REPLACED WOODWARD (PITCHING); Burke
popped to shortstop; Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to first);
PALMEIRO BATTED FOR WHEELER; Palmeiro popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 4.

METS 9TH: SPRINGER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Beltran doubled
to left; Floyd walked; Beltran stole third; Wright singled to
left [Beltran scored, Floyd to second]; Cameron singled to
center [Floyd scored, Wright to second]; HARVILLE REPLACED
SPRINGER (PITCHING); Mientkiewicz was called out on strikes;
Wright stole third; Castro singled to center [Wright scored,
Cameron to third]; Anderson hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Cameron scored]; Reyes grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: LOOPER REPLACED R. HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Biggio was
called out on strikes; Bruntlett flied to right; Berkman was hit
by a pitch; Ensberg singled to third [Berkman to second]; Lane
walked [Berkman to third, Ensberg to second]; Everett popped to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 9, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             9  17   0   10
 Astros           4  10   0   11


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