Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 3
Regular Season Game 23
Played on Monday, April 30, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  0  -   3  8  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  1  x  -   4  5  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Nieuwenhuis lf                4   0   2   2       0   1       3   0
Tejada ss                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Murphy 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   4
Wright 3b                     4   1   1   0       0   3       1   3
Davis 1b                      4   1   2   0       0   0      10   0
Baxter rf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hairston ph,rf              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Torres cf                     4   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Thole c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Dickey p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Duda ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Acosta p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Parnell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdespin ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       1   8      24  12

FIELDING - 
E: Murphy (5), Thole (4).

BATTING - 
HBP: Tejada (1,by Norris).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schafer cf                    4   2   2   0       0   1       0   0
Altuve 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Lowrie ss                     4   0   2   1       0   1       1   3
Buck lf                       2   1   0   1       1   1       3   0
  J. Martinez ph,lf           1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Downs 1b                      4   1   1   2       0   0      10   1
Bogusevic rf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Johnson 3b                    2   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Castro c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Norris p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maxwell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lyon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abad p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  F. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   4   5   4       2   9      27   8

BATTING - 
HR: Downs (2,6th inning off Dickey 1 on 2 out).
SH: Altuve (1,off Dickey).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Schafer (8,2nd base off Acosta/Thole).
CS: Bogusevic (2,2nd base by Dickey/Thole).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Dickey                        6     3   3   3   2   6   1  24
Acosta L(0-2)                 1.1   2   1   1   0   2   0   6
Byrdak                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Parnell                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     5   4   4   2   9   1  32


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris                        6.2   7   3   3   1   7   0  28
Lopez                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wright                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Lyon                          0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Abad                          0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
F. Rodriguez W(1-3)           0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Myers SV(5)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   3   3   1   8   0  36

WP: Norris (2).
HBP: Norris (3,Tejada).

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Lance Barksdale, 2B - Mike Muchlinski, 3B - Adrian Johnson
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 17536


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Nieuwenhuis         lf        Schafer             cf
2. Tejada              ss        Altuve              2b
3. Murphy              2b        Lowrie              ss
4. Wright              3b        Buck                lf
5. Davis               1b        Downs               1b
6. Baxter              rf        Bogusevic           rf
7. Torres              cf        Johnson             3b
8. Thole               c         Castro              c
9. Dickey              p         Norris              p

METS 1ST: Nieuwenhuis was called out on strikes; Tejada was
called out on strikes; Murphy grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Schafer struck out; Altuve grounded out (shortstop
to first); Lowrie grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Wright was called out on strikes; Davis grounded out
(first unassisted); Baxter singled to center; Torres struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Buck walked; Downs forced Buck (third to second);
Bogusevic popped to third; Johnson walked [Downs to second];
Castro flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Thole popped to shortstop; Dickey grounded out
(shortstop to first); Nieuwenhuis grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Norris grounded out (third to first); Schafer
grounded out (pitcher to first); Altuve reached on an error by
Thole; Lowrie struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
0.

METS 4TH: Tejada was hit by a pitch; Murphy struck out; Norris
threw a wild pitch [Tejada to second]; Wright struck out; Davis
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Buck was called out on strikes; Downs grounded out
(third to first); Bogusevic struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Baxter grounded out (first to pitcher); Torres flied
to left; Thole singled to right; Dickey popped to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Johnson struck out (catcher to first); Castro flied
to left; Norris struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

METS 6TH: Nieuwenhuis singled to right; Nieuwenhuis was picked
off first (pitcher to first); Tejada was called out on strikes;
Murphy grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Schafer singled to left; Altuve out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Schafer to second]; Lowrie singled to
left [Schafer to third]; Buck forced Lowrie (second to
shortstop) [Schafer scored]; Downs homered [Buck scored];
Bogusevic reached on an error by Murphy; Bogusevic was picked
off and caught stealing second (pitcher to second to first); 3
R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Wright singled to center; Davis singled to right
[Wright to second]; Baxter flied to right [Wright to third,
Davis to second]; Torres singled to first [Wright scored, Davis
to third]; Thole grounded out (pitcher unassisted) [Torres to
second]; DUDA BATTED FOR DICKEY; Duda walked; Nieuwenhuis
singled to right [Davis scored, Torres scored, Duda to third,
Nieuwenhuis to second (on throw to home)]; LOPEZ REPLACED NORRIS
(PITCHING); Tejada lined to third; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: ACOSTA REPLACED DUDA (PITCHING); Johnson was called
out on strikes; Castro flied to left; MAXWELL BATTED FOR LOPEZ;
Maxwell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED MAXWELL (PITCHING); Murphy lined to
left; LYON REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Wright was called out on
strikes; ABAD REPLACED LYON (PITCHING); Davis singled to right;
HAIRSTON BATTED FOR BAXTER; F. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED ABAD
(PITCHING); Hairston flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: HAIRSTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Schafer
singled to third; On a bunt Altuve made an out to first; Schafer
stole second; Lowrie singled to center [Schafer scored]; BYRDAK
REPLACED ACOSTA (PITCHING); J. MARTINEZ BATTED FOR BUCK; J.
Martinez was called out on strikes; PARNELL REPLACED BYRDAK
(PITCHING); Downs grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 4.

METS 9TH: J. MARTINEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); MYERS
REPLACED F. RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Torres grounded out (shortstop
to first); Thole flied to left; VALDESPIN BATTED FOR PARNELL;
Valdespin grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             3   8   2    6
 Astros           4   5   0    4


Data courtesy of Retrosheet