NY Mets 8, Houston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(4-2)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 9 1
NY Mets 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 X 8 13 1
WP: R. Hernandez (1-0)
LP: R. Springer (0-1)
(2-5)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- M. Ensberg doubled to deep right, C. Biggio scored
Bot 6th: NY Mets
- V. Diaz singled to right, C. Floyd scored, D. Wright to third
- M. Cairo singled to shallow center, D. Wright scored, V. Diaz to second
- K. Matsui reached on bunt single to first, V. Diaz scored, M. Cairo to third
Top 7th: Houston
- A. Everett singled to right, O. Palmeiro scored
Top 8th: Houston
- J. Lane tripled to deep center, M. Ensberg scored
- J. Vizcaino ground rule double to deep left, J. Lane scored
Bot 8th: NY Mets
- J. Reyes grounded into fielder's choice, V. Diaz scored, M. Anderson out at second
- K. Matsui singled to center, J. Reyes scored, K. Matsui to second advancing on throw
- R. Castro safe at first on right fielder J. Lane's fielding error, K. Matsui scored, C. Beltran to third
- C. Floyd singled to center, C. Beltran and R. Castro scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Everett ss 5 0 2 1 0 1 0 .174
C. Biggio 2b 4 1 1 0 1 2 0 .400
J. Bagwell 1b 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .238
M. Ensberg 3b 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 .381
J. Lane rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .348
C. Burke lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .333
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Vizcaino ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Franco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Scott lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
B. Ausmus c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .111
W. Taveras cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .429
A. Pettitte p 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
    O. Palmeiro lf 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .400
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 4 9 4 3 9 13  
 Batting
2B - M Ensberg 2 (2, M Aybar, T Glavine); J Vizcaino (2, D Koo).
3B - O Palmeiro (1, M Aybar); J Lane (1, M Aybar).
RBI - M Ensberg (2), A Everett (1), J Lane (4), J Vizcaino (2).
2-out RBI - M Ensberg.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Lane 1, O Palmeiro 1, A Pettitte 1, J Bagwell 3, B Ausmus 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - C Burke (1, 2nd base off T Glavine/M Piazza), M Ensberg (1, 2nd base off T Glavine/M Piazza).
CS - M Ensberg (2, 2nd base by T Glavine/M Piazza).
 
 Fielding
E - J Lane (2, fly ball).
 NY Mets
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Reyes ss 5 1 1 1 0 2 3 .364
K. Matsui 2b 5 1 2 2 0 2 1 .269
C. Beltran cf 3 1 1 0 2 1 3 .300
M. Piazza c 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .150
    R. Castro c 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .375
C. Floyd lf 5 1 2 2 0 1 0 .321
D. Wright 3b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 .280
D. Mientkiewicz 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
V. Diaz rf 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 .385
T. Glavine p 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000
    M. Cairo ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .600
    M. Aybar p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Koo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Anderson ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .667
    B. Looper p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 37 8 13 7 4 7 17  
 Batting
2B - D Wright (2, A Pettitte).
S - D Mientkiewicz.
RBI - V Diaz (1), M Cairo (1), K Matsui 2 (6), J Reyes (2), C Floyd 2 (6).
2-out RBI - K Matsui 2, C Floyd 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Glavine 2, C Beltran 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - V Diaz (1, 3rd base off D Wheeler/B Ausmus), M Cairo (1, 2nd base off D Wheeler/B Ausmus), J Reyes (2, 2nd base off R Springer/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
E - D Wright (1, throw).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte 5.1 9 3 3 2 5 0 3.18
D. Wheeler 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
R. Springer (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 0.2 2 5 2 2 0 0 10.12
J. Franco 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
C. Qualls 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45
 NY Mets
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Glavine 6.0 4 1 1 3 6 0 5.59
M. Aybar (BS, 1) 1.0 4 3 3 0 1 0 9.64
D. Koo 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
R. Hernandez (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
B. Looper 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 18.00
IBB - C Beltran (by R Springer).
Pitches-strikes - A Pettitte 104-68; D Wheeler 17-12; R Springer 23-13; J Franco 5-3; C Qualls 4-3; T Glavine 97-53; M Aybar 24-16; D Koo 1-1; R Hernandez 10-9; B Looper 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Pettitte 9-2; D Wheeler 1-2; R Springer 1-1; J Franco 0-0; C Qualls 0-1; T Glavine 7-4; M Aybar 2-0; D Koo 0-0; R Hernandez 1-1; B Looper 2-0.
Batters faced - A Pettitte 27; D Wheeler 6; R Springer 7; J Franco 1; C Qualls 1; T Glavine 25; M Aybar 7; D Koo 1; R Hernandez 3; B Looper 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mark Wegner. 1B--Paul Nauert. 2B--Gary Darling. 3B--Larry Poncino.
Time: 3:17. (Plus delay totaling 14 minutes in the 6th).
Attendance: 53,663.
Weather: 55 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED AFTER FIVE INNINGS DUE TO A SCOREBORAD MALFUNCTION INVOLVING THE BATTER'S EYE.

Updated on Tuesday, Apr 12, 2005 3:42 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
M. Ensberg M. Ensberg
3-3
1 RBI
 NY Mets
K. Matsui K. Matsui
2-5
2 RBI