New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 136
Played on Saturday, September 2, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

NY  N    0  0  0    2  0  1    0  0  1  -   4  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    1  0  0  -   2  3  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Chavez rf,cf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Lo Duca c                     4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Beltran cf                    4   2   1   0       0   0       6   0
  Green rf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Delgado 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Wright 3b                     3   1   2   1       1   0       1   1
Floyd lf                      3   0   1   2       0   1       3   0
Valentin 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       0   3
A. Hernandez ss               4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Maine p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Feliciano p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   7   3       1   7      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Floyd (16,off Miller).
SF: Floyd (3,off Hirsh).
GDP: Floyd (4,off Hirsh).
IBB: Wright (11,by Hirsh).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Valentin (6,2nd base off Hirsh/Ausmus).
CS: Wright (5,2nd base by Hirsh/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Lamb 3b                       3   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Lane ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       7   3
Huff rf                       3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Burke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Scott lf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Hirsh p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ensberg ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   3   2       2   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Everett-Berkman.
E: Biggio (5), Hirsh (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (32,off Wagner).
HR: Berkman (37,5th inning off Maine 0 on 0 out); Lamb (11,7th inning off Maine
0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maine W(5-3)                  6.1   2   2   2   1   3   2  22
Feliciano                     0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Heilman                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Wagner SV(34)                 1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     3   2   2   2   5   2  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hirsh L(2-3)                  6     5   3   1   1   4   0  24
Springer                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Qualls                        1.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   5
Miller                        0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     7   4   2   1   7   0  35

WP: Hirsh (4).
IBB: Hirsh (2,Wright).

Umpires: HP - Larry Vanover, 1B - Scott Barry, 2B - Greg Gibson, 3B - Paul Nauert
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 43218


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Chavez              rf        Taveras             cf
2. Lo Duca             c         Biggio              2b
3. Beltran             cf        Lamb                3b
4. Delgado             1b        Berkman             1b
5. Wright              3b        Huff                rf
6. Floyd               lf        Scott               lf
7. Valentin            2b        Everett             ss
8. A. Hernandez        ss        Ausmus              c
9. Maine               p         Hirsh               p

METS 1ST: Chavez flied to right; Lo Duca flied to left; Beltran
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras grounded out (second to first); Biggio flied
to left; Lamb grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Delgado grounded out (shortstop to first); Wright
singled to left; Floyd grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Wright out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman struck out; Huff struck out; Scott grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Valentin singled to center; A. Hernandez flied to
left; On a bunt Maine grounded out (first to second) [Valentin
stayed at first]; John Maine called for interference;
Valentin stole second; Chavez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett was called out on strikes; Ausmus grounded
out (shortstop to first); Hirsh flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Lo Duca singled to left; Beltran singled to right [Lo
Duca to second]; Delgado flied to left [Lo Duca to third];
Wright reached on an error by Biggio [Lo Duca scored, Beltran to
third]; Floyd hit a sacrifice fly to center [Beltran scored
(unearned)]; Wright was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Taveras flied to right; Biggio flied to center; Lamb
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Valentin was called out on strikes; A. Hernandez
grounded out (pitcher to first); Maine was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman homered; Huff flied to left; Scott grounded
out (shortstop to first); Everett popped to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Chavez grounded out (second to first); Lo Duca flied
to left; Beltran reached on an error by Hirsh (assist by
Berkman); Delgado singled to right [Beltran to third]; Hirsh
threw a wild pitch [Beltran scored (unearned), Delgado to
second]; Wright was walked intentionally; Floyd struck out; 1 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Ausmus flied to center; ENSBERG BATTED FOR HIRSH;
Ensberg walked; Taveras flied to center; Biggio flied to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: SPRINGER REPLACED ENSBERG (PITCHING); Valentin flied
to right; A. Hernandez popped to shortstop; Maine was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Lamb homered; Berkman flied to center; FELICIANO
REPLACED MAINE (PITCHING); Huff struck out; Scott grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 2.

METS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); PALMEIRO REPLACED
SPRINGER (PLAYING LF); Chavez grounded out (first unassisted);
Lo Duca grounded out (second to first); Beltran grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: HEILMAN REPLACED FELICIANO (PITCHING); Everett
grounded out (third to first); Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to
first); Palmeiro flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 2.

METS 9TH: Delgado grounded out (second to first); Wright singled
to left; MILLER REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Floyd doubled to
right [Wright scored]; Valentin struck out; A. Hernandez struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED HEILMAN (PITCHING); Taveras flied to
right; Biggio doubled to left; LANE BATTED FOR LAMB; Lane
walked; Berkman flied to center; CHAVEZ CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING CF); GREEN REPLACED BELTRAN (PLAYING RF); BURKE BATTED
FOR HUFF; Burke was called out on strikes; Mets center
fielder Carlos Beltran left the game due to an injured knee;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4   7   0    4
 Astros           2   3   2    3


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