New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 161
Played on Saturday, October 3, 2009 (D) at Citi Field

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  1
NY  N    0  2  0    0  2  0    1  0  x  -   5 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Tejada ss                     3   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
Berkman 1b                    3   0   2   0       1   0      10   1
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Keppinger 3b                  3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Matsui 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   5
Towles c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   1
Bazardo p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Gervacio p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Manzella pr                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   7   1       4   2      24  13

FIELDING - 
E: Tejada (20).

BATTING - 
2B: Towles (2,off Misch); Berkman (31,off Stokes).
3B: Bourn (12,off Misch).
SF: Tejada (8,off Misch).
GDP: Keppinger (13,off Stokes).
Team LOB: 9.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pagan cf                      5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Castillo 2b                   4   1   0   0       1   1       6   4
Murphy 1b                     5   0   2   0       0   1       9   0
Francoeur rf                  5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Sullivan lf                   3   2   1   0       2   0       1   0
Tatis 3b                      4   1   2   2       0   0       2   8
Thole c                       3   0   2   1       1   0       2   0
A. Hernandez ss               2   1   1   1       2   0       1   2
Misch p                       2   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Stokes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Feliciano p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reed ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  S. Green p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  10   4       7   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. A. Hernandez-Castillo-Murphy.

BATTING - 
2B: Murphy (38,off Bazardo); A. Hernandez (15,off Bazardo); Pagan (20,off Bazardo);
Tatis (21,off Fulchino).
3B: Thole (1,off Bazardo).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sullivan (7,2nd base off Gervacio/Towles); Tatis (4,2nd base off Gervacio/Towles).
CS: Sullivan (1,2nd base by Fulchino/Towles).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bazardo L(1-3)                4.2   5   4   3   3   0   0  23
Gervacio                      0     1   0   0   1   0   0   2
Wright                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Byrdak                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Fulchino                      1     2   1   1   2   0   0   6
Hawkins                       1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8    10   5   4   7   3   0  41


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Misch W(3-4)                  5     5   1   1   0   1   0  20
Stokes                        1.2   2   0   0   1   0   0   7
Feliciano                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
S. Green                      1.2   0   0   0   3   1   0   8
Rodriguez SV(35)              0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     7   1   1   4   2   0  37


Umpires: HP - Damien Beal, 1B - Adrian Johnson, 2B - Gary Cederstrom, 3B - Fieldin Culbreth
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 37578


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Bourn               cf        Pagan               cf
2. Tejada              ss        Castillo            2b
3. Berkman             1b        Murphy              1b
4. Lee                 lf        Francoeur           rf
5. Pence               rf        Sullivan            lf
6. Keppinger           3b        Tatis               3b
7. Matsui              2b        Thole               c
8. Towles              c         A. Hernandez        ss
9. Bazardo             p         Misch               p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn lined to center; Tejada singled to center;
Berkman singled to right [Tejada to third]; Lee popped to
second; Pence forced Berkman (third to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Pagan grounded out (shortstop to first); Castillo
grounded out (second to first); Murphy doubled to right;
Francoeur grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Keppinger grounded out (pitcher to first); Matsui
grounded out (third to first); Towles doubled; Bazardo flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Sullivan walked; Tatis flied to right; Thole grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Sullivan to second]; A. Hernandez
doubled to left [Sullivan scored]; Misch reached on an error by
Tejada [A. Hernandez scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Pagan doubled
to left [Misch to third]; Castillo grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn tripled to center; Tejada out on a sacrifice
fly to center [Bourn scored]; Berkman grounded out (second to
first); Lee singled to center; Pence forced Lee (third to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 3RD: Murphy grounded out (second to first); Francoeur flied
to right; Sullivan grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Keppinger lined to third; Matsui was called out on
strikes; Towles grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 4TH: Tatis grounded out (shortstop to first); Thole tripled
to right; A. Hernandez reached on a fielder's choice [Thole out
at home (first to second to catcher)]; Misch walked [A.
Hernandez to second]; Pagan lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bazardo grounded out (third to first); Bourn lined
to third; Tejada grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Castillo walked; Murphy flied to center; Francoeur
flied to right; Sullivan singled to center [Castillo to third];
GERVACIO REPLACED BAZARDO (PITCHING); Sullivan stole second;
Tatis singled to center [Castillo scored, Sullivan scored];
Tatis stole second; Thole walked; WRIGHT REPLACED GERVACIO
(PITCHING); A. Hernandez walked [Tatis to third, Thole to
second]; Misch grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 4.

ASTROS 6TH: STOKES REPLACED MISCH (PITCHING); Berkman doubled to
left; Lee grounded out (third to first); Pence singled to first
[Berkman to third]; Keppinger grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Pence out at second]; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 4.

METS 6TH: BYRDAK REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Pagan popped to
shortstop; Castillo struck out; Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Matsui walked; Towles forced Matsui (third to
second); ERSTAD BATTED FOR BYRDAK; Erstad forced Towles (third
to second); FELICIANO REPLACED STOKES (PITCHING); Bourn grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 4.

METS 7TH: FULCHINO REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Francoeur flied
to center; Sullivan walked; Sullivan was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Tatis doubled to center; Thole singled to
center [Tatis scored]; A. Hernandez walked [Thole to second];
REED BATTED FOR FELICIANO; Reed grounded out (first unassisted);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 5.

ASTROS 8TH: S. GREEN REPLACED REED (PITCHING); Tejada flied to
left; Berkman walked; Lee flied to right; Pence forced Berkman
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 5.

METS 8TH: HAWKINS REPLACED FULCHINO (PITCHING); Pagan was called
out on strikes; Castillo lined to shortstop; Murphy singled to
center; Francoeur singled to center [Murphy to second]; Sullivan
flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Keppinger walked; Matsui lined to center; Towles
struck out; BLUM BATTED FOR HAWKINS; Blum walked [Keppinger to
second]; RODRIGUEZ REPLACED S. GREEN (PITCHING); MANZELLA RAN
FOR BLUM; Bourn flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   7   1    9
 Mets             5  10   0   12


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