Houston 8, NY Mets 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 8 12 0
NY Mets 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 6 0
WP: B. Backe (8-12)
LP: J. Maine (10-8)
(72-58)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- D. Erstad struck out swinging
- M. Bourn struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, NY Mets 0

  Bottom 1st: NY Mets
- J. Reyes fouled out to third
- A. Reyes grounded out to second
- D. Wright struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, NY Mets 0

  Top 2nd: Houston
- L. Berkman ground rule double to deep center
- G. Blum singled to right, L. Berkman scored
- T. Wigginton grounded into fielder's choice, G. Blum out at second
- D. Newhan popped out to shallow center
- H. Quintero grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, NY Mets 0

  Bottom 2nd: NY Mets
- C. Delgado struck out swinging
- C. Beltran flied out to left
- D. Murphy flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, NY Mets 0

  Top 3rd: Houston
- B. Backe singled to center
- D. Erstad walked, B. Backe to second
- M. Bourn sacrificed to third, B. Backe to third, D. Erstad to second
- M. Tejada singled to right, B. Backe scored, D. Erstad to third
- L. Berkman homered to deep left, D. Erstad and M. Tejada scored
- G. Blum walked
- T. Wigginton popped out to first
- D. Newhan grounded out to third

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, NY Mets 0

  Bottom 3rd: NY Mets
- R. Church grounded out to pitcher
- B. Schneider grounded out to shortstop
- J. Maine grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, NY Mets 0

  Top 4th: Houston
- H. Quintero popped out to shortstop
- B. Backe flied out to right
- D. Erstad singled to right
- M. Bourn grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, NY Mets 0

  Bottom 4th: NY Mets
- J. Reyes lined out to center
- A. Reyes grounded out to shortstop
- D. Wright struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, NY Mets 0

  Top 5th: Houston
- M. Tejada singled to center
- L. Berkman flied out to left
- G. Blum flied out to left
- T. Wigginton grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, NY Mets 0

  Bottom 5th: NY Mets
- C. Delgado grounded out to pitcher
- C. Beltran struck out swinging
- D. Murphy walked
- R. Church doubled to right, D. Murphy scored
- B. Schneider grounded out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, NY Mets 1

  Top 6th: Houston
- D. Newhan homered to deep right
- H. Quintero struck out swinging
- B. Backe struck out swinging
- D. Erstad singled to right
- M. Bourn singled to center, D. Erstad to second
- D. Sanchez relieved J. Maine
- M. Tejada singled to left, D. Erstad scored, M. Bourn to second
- L. Berkman singled to right, M. Bourn scored, M. Tejada to third
- G. Blum popped out to third

3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, NY Mets 1

  Bottom 6th: NY Mets
- N. Evans hit for D. Sanchez
- N. Evans grounded out to shortstop
- J. Reyes singled to right center
- A. Reyes grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Reyes out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, NY Mets 1

  Top 7th: Houston
- J. Smith relieved D. Sanchez
- T. Wigginton grounded out to pitcher
- D. Newhan grounded out to first
- H. Quintero struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, NY Mets 1

  Bottom 7th: NY Mets
- D. Wright flied out to right
- C. Delgado singled to right
- C. Beltran grounded into fielder's choice, C. Delgado out at second
- D. Murphy grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, NY Mets 1

  Top 8th: Houston
- B. Stokes relieved J. Smith
- E. Chavez in center field
- B. Backe grounded out to second
- D. Erstad struck out swinging
- M. Bourn struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, NY Mets 1

  Bottom 8th: NY Mets
- R. Church singled to left
- B. Schneider homered to deep right center, R. Church scored
- T. Byrdak relieved B. Backe
- E. Chavez struck out swinging
- J. Reyes doubled to left
- A. Reyes flied out to left
- D. Wright hit by pitch
- C. Delgado grounded out to second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, NY Mets 3

  Top 9th: Houston
- M. Tejada grounded out to shortstop
- G. Blum flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, NY Mets 3

  Bottom 9th: NY Mets
- R. Abercrombie in left field
- G. Geary relieved T. Byrdak
- D. Easley hit for B. Stokes
- D. Easley grounded out to third
- D. Murphy walked
- R. Church grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, D. Murphy out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, NY Mets 3
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman Lance Berkman
3-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 NY Mets
B. Schneider Brian Schneider
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI