Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 4 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 109
Played on Saturday, August 2, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

NY  N    0  2  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  2    1  -   5  8  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
J. Reyes ss                   5   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Beltran cf                    4   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Wright 3b                     5   0   0   0       0   1       1   6
Delgado 1b                    3   0   1   1       1   2      10   0
Tatis rf,lf                   5   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Murphy lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       4   1
  Schoeneweis p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  A. Reyes ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Feliciano p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Easley 2b                     3   1   2   2       1   0       1   2
Castro c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Schneider c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Santana p                     2   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
  Sanchez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chavez rf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4   8   4       4  11      29  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Murphy-Easley.

BATTING - 
2B: Beltran (25,off Oswalt); Delgado (23,off Oswalt).
HR: Easley (5,2nd inning off Oswalt 1 on 1 out).
SF: Delgado (6,off Oswalt).
IBB: Delgado (12,by Hawkins).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: J. Reyes (36,2nd base off Hawkins/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     5   2   2   1       0   1       0   4
Tejada ss                     5   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Berkman 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   1      14   1
Lee lf                        5   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Loretta 3b                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   3
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bourn ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Pence rf                      3   1   1   0       2   1       1   0
Erstad cf                     3   0   0   1       0   1       3   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       1   0       8   1
  Newhan pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quintero c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wigginton ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Blum ph,3b                  1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   8   5       5   6      30  14

FIELDING - 
E: Loretta (4), Ausmus (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Loretta (12,off Wagner).
3B: Matsui (2,off Santana).
HR: Matsui (4,8th inning off Schoeneweis 0 on 0 out).
SF: Erstad (1,off Feliciano).
HBP: Berkman (6,by Santana); Erstad (1,by Santana).
IBB: Pence (1,by Feliciano).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Santana                       6.1   3   1   1   2   3   0  26
Sanchez                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Schoeneweis                   0.2   1   1   1   0   0   1   3
Smith                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wagner                        1     3   2   2   1   2   0   7
Heilman L(1-6)                0     1   1   1   1   0   0   2
Feliciano                     0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Totals                        9.2   8   5   5   5   6   1  43

Heilman faced 2 batters in the 10th inning
HBP: Santana 2 (4,Berkman,Erstad).
IBB: Feliciano (5,Pence).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        6     6   4   4   3   7   1  27
Byrdak                        0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Hawkins                       0.2   0   0   0   1   2   0   3
Geary                         2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Valverde W(5-3)               1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                       10     8   4   4   4  11   1  42

IBB: Hawkins (1,Delgado).

Umpires: HP - Tim Welke, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - Chris Guccione
Time of Game: 3:26   Attendance: 39152


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. J. Reyes            ss        Matsui              2b
2. Beltran             cf        Tejada              ss
3. Wright              3b        Berkman             1b
4. Delgado             1b        Lee                 lf
5. Tatis               rf        Loretta             3b
6. Murphy              lf        Pence               rf
7. Easley              2b        Erstad              cf
8. Castro              c         Ausmus              c
9. Santana             p         Oswalt              p

METS 1ST: J. Reyes struck out; Beltran walked; Wright lined to
center; Delgado struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui grounded out (third to first); Tejada
grounded out (second to first); Berkman popped to first; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Tatis grounded out (second to first); Murphy singled
to right; Debut game for Dan Murphy; Easley homered
[Murphy scored]; Castro was called out on strikes; Santana
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee popped to shortstop; Loretta flied to center;
Pence grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: J. Reyes singled to third [J. Reyes to second (error
by Loretta)]; Beltran doubled to right [J. Reyes scored]; Wright
grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Beltran to third];
Delgado out on a sacrifice fly to center [Beltran scored]; Tatis
was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Erstad grounded out (third to first); Ausmus flied
to left; Oswalt struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4,
Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Murphy was called out on strikes; Easley singled to
center; Castro flied to right; Santana walked [Easley to
second]; J. Reyes grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui tripled to center; Tejada flied to left;
Berkman was hit by a pitch; Lee singled to center [Matsui
scored, Berkman to third]; Loretta walked [Lee to second]; Pence
struck out; Erstad popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets
4, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Beltran grounded out (second to first); Wright
grounded out (shortstop to first); Delgado doubled to left;
Tatis grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Oswalt flied
to right; Matsui grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Murphy grounded out (third to first); Easley walked;
Castro lined to center; Santana struck out (catcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Tejada singled to right; Berkman struck out; Lee
lined to right; Loretta flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 4, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: BYRDAK REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); J. Reyes singled to
center; Beltran lined to left; HAWKINS REPLACED BYRDAK
(PITCHING); Wright struck out while J. Reyes stole second [J.
Reyes to third (error by Ausmus)]; Delgado was walked
intentionally; Tatis was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Pence walked; Erstad was hit by a pitch [Pence to
second]; Ausmus flied to left; WIGGINTON BATTED FOR HAWKINS;
SANCHEZ REPLACED SANTANA (PITCHING); Wigginton flied into a
double play to left [Pence out at second (left to second)]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: GEARY REPLACED WIGGINTON (PITCHING); Murphy grounded
out (third to first); Easley popped to first; Castro grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: TATIS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); SCHOENEWEIS
REPLACED MURPHY (PITCHING); CHAVEZ REPLACED SANCHEZ (PLAYING
RF); Matsui homered; Tejada grounded out (third to first);
Berkman grounded out (second to first); SMITH REPLACED
SCHOENEWEIS (PITCHING); Lee grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 2.

METS 9TH: Chavez grounded out (shortstop to first); J. Reyes
grounded out (first to pitcher); Beltran grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING); Loretta doubled to
left; Pence singled to center [Loretta to third]; Erstad struck
out; Ausmus walked [Pence to second]; BLUM BATTED FOR GEARY;
NEWHAN RAN FOR AUSMUS; Blum singled to left [Loretta scored,
Pence scored, Newhan to second]; Geoff Blum hit a sinking
liner that Dan Murphy trapped; Hunter Pence started running from
2B immediately on the hit while Mark Loretta waited at 3B and
then stumbled when he started towards HP; Pence nearly passed
Loretta half way home; they both slid into the plate with
Loretta knocking catcher Ramon Castro off the plate; Pence slid
in immediately after Loretta; plate umpire Tim Welke signaled
'safe' and then 'safe'; SCHNEIDER REPLACED CASTRO (PLAYING C
); Matsui was called out on strikes; Tejada flied to center; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

METS 10TH: QUINTERO REPLACED NEWHAN (PLAYING C ); VALVERDE
REPLACED LORETTA (PITCHING); BLUM STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B);
Wright popped to first; Delgado struck out; Tatis singled to
left; A. REYES BATTED FOR WAGNER; A. Reyes struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 10TH: HEILMAN REPLACED A. REYES (PITCHING); Berkman
walked; Lee singled to center [Berkman to third]; BOURN BATTED
FOR VALVERDE; FELICIANO REPLACED HEILMAN (PITCHING); Bourn
struck out; Pence was walked intentionally [Lee to second];
Erstad lined out on a sacrifice fly to left [Berkman scored]; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4   8   0    8
 Astros           5   8   2    9


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