Houston Astros 7, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 108
Played on Friday, August 1, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

NY  N    1  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    1  0  1    1  0  0    0  4  x  -   7  9  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
J. Reyes ss                   4   1   2   0       1   0       3   2
Chavez rf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Wright 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   4
Delgado 1b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       6   2
Beltran cf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Tatis lf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Easley 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   2       3   2
Schneider c                   3   0   1   0       1   1       9   0
P. Martinez p                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  A. Reyes ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Feliciano p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3  10   3       2   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Wright-Easley-Delgado.

BATTING - 
2B: Delgado (22,off Backe).
SH: Chavez (9,off Backe).
GDP: Delgado (10,off Backe).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: J. Reyes (11,2nd base by Backe/Quintero).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     3   1   1   1       1   1       2   1
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       8   0
Lee lf                        2   2   1   1       2   0       3   0
Pence rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Wigginton 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Loretta ph                  1   1   1   4       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Erstad cf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Quintero c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Backe p                       2   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum 3b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   7   9   7       3   8      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Berkman, Quintero-Tejada.

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (33,off Heilman).
HR: Matsui (3,1st inning off P. Martinez 0 on 0 out); Backe (2,3rd inning off
P. Martinez 0 on 0 out); Lee (25,4th inning off P. Martinez 0 on 0 out);
Loretta (4,8th inning off Heilman 3 on 1 out).
SH: Quintero (2,off Heilman).
GDP: Tejada (15,off P. Martinez).
IBB: Lee (6,by Heilman).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
P. Martinez                   5     5   3   3   2   5   3  21
Smith                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Heilman L(1-5)                1.1   4   4   4   1   1   1   9
Feliciano                     0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        8     9   7   7   3   8   4  35

IBB: Heilman (3,Lee).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         6    10   3   3   2   4   0  28
Byrdak                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Sampson                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wright                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Brocail W(5-5)                0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Valverde                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    10   3   3   2   7   0  37

Backe faced 3 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Chris Guccione, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Bill Welke
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 41083


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. J. Reyes            ss        Matsui              2b
2. Chavez              rf        Tejada              ss
3. Wright              3b        Berkman             1b
4. Delgado             1b        Lee                 lf
5. Beltran             cf        Pence               rf
6. Tatis               lf        Wigginton           3b
7. Easley              2b        Erstad              cf
8. Schneider           c         Quintero            c
9. P. Martinez         p         Backe               p

METS 1ST: J. Reyes singled to center; Chavez out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [J. Reyes to second]; Wright singled to
right [J. Reyes scored]; Delgado grounded into a double play
(first unassisted) [Wright out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui homered; Tejada grounded out (shortstop to
first); Berkman grounded out (first unassisted); Lee walked;
Pence forced Lee (shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Beltran flied to right; Tatis struck out; Easley
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Wigginton flied to center; Erstad struck out;
Quintero grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Schneider grounded out (shortstop to first); P.
Martinez flied to right; J. Reyes flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Backe homered; Matsui grounded out (third to first);
Tejada struck out; Berkman struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Chavez grounded out (second to first); Wright struck
out; Delgado singled to first; Beltran singled to right [Delgado
to second]; Tatis singled to center [Delgado scored, Beltran to
second]; Easley singled to center [Beltran scored, Tatis to
third]; Schneider walked [Easley to second]; P. Martinez forced
Schneider (shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee homered; Pence singled to third; Wigginton
struck out; Erstad flied to right; Quintero singled to right
[Pence to third]; Backe struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: J. Reyes walked; Chavez struck out while J. Reyes was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Wright grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Matsui walked; Tejada grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Matsui out at second]; Berkman
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Delgado doubled to right; Beltran flied to center;
Tatis flied to center; Easley grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: SMITH REPLACED P. MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Lee popped to
shortstop; Pence struck out; Wigginton popped to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Schneider singled to shortstop; A. REYES BATTED FOR
SMITH; On a bunt A. Reyes singled to third [Schneider to
second]; J. Reyes singled to right [Schneider to third, A. Reyes
to second]; BYRDAK REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Chavez struck out;
SAMPSON REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Wright forced Schneider
(third to catcher) [A. Reyes to third, J. Reyes to second];
WRIGHT REPLACED WIGGINTON (PITCHING); BLUM REPLACED SAMPSON
(PLAYING 3B); Delgado flied to left; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: HEILMAN REPLACED A. REYES (PITCHING); Erstad singled
to right; Quintero out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Erstad to second]; Blum reached on a fielder's choice [Erstad
out at third (pitcher to third to shortstop)]; Matsui struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 8TH: Beltran flied to left; BROCAIL REPLACED WRIGHT
(PITCHING); Tatis popped to second; Easley was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Tejada singled to left; Berkman doubled [Tejada to
third]; Lee was walked intentionally; Pence forced Tejada (first
to catcher) [Berkman to third, Lee to second]; LORETTA BATTED
FOR BROCAIL; Loretta homered [Berkman scored, Lee scored, Pence
scored]; FELICIANO REPLACED HEILMAN (PITCHING); Erstad struck
out; Quintero grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 7.

METS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED LORETTA (PITCHING); Schneider struck
out; ANDERSON BATTED FOR FELICIANO; Anderson flied to left; J.
Reyes grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             3  10   0    7
 Astros           7   9   0    4


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