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@BAL
3
4
OAK
@CHW
1
6
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@CLE
4
2
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@MIN
4
8
SEA
@NYY
6
2
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@TBD
3
2
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@TOR
6
4
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@ARI
3
6
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@HOU
11
3
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@LAD
8
3
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@MIL
8
4
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@PHI
2
3
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@SDP
6
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@SFG
1
6
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@STL
2
1
 
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Friday, May 3, 2002,
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 31,329, Time of Game: 3:17
Mets
11
18-11
 Won 1 
1st
at Astros
3
12-16
 Lost 1 
4th, 5 GB
W: Pedro Astacio (5-1)
L: Dave Mlicki (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            0  0  3   0  3  0   0  0  5   11 15  1
Astros          1  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    3  9  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roberto Alomar 2B 6 1 2 1 0 0 6 .261 .323 .378 .701 26 15 -0.047 0.43 0.011 -0.058 0.3 2 2 2B
Edgardo Alfonzo 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .324 .420 .373 .793 22 14 0.044 0.60 0.064 -0.020 0.3 0 1 SB
   Joe McEwing PH-3B 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .325 .333 .575 .908 3 3 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.9 0 0
Mike Piazza C 5 1 0 0 1 0 6 .280 .375 .587 .962 24 14 -0.028 0.57 0.025 -0.053 -1.0 9 0
   Armando Benitez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mo Vaughn 1B 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .276 .364 .362 .726 23 16 -0.100 0.82 0.000 -0.100 -1.3 8 0
Jeromy Burnitz RF 4 3 3 2 0 0 5 .252 .355 .485 .841 16 12 0.169 0.68 0.174 -0.006 2.4 3 0 HR,HBP
   Vance Wilson C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .317 .462 .779 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
John Valentin SS 4 2 3 4 1 1 5 .280 .357 .480 .837 24 15 0.419 0.87 0.423 -0.004 4.5 1 2 HR,2·2B
Jay Payton CF 5 2 2 3 0 0 5 .227 .299 .398 .697 18 11 -0.057 0.59 0.052 -0.109 1.7 2 0 2·HR
Roger Cedeno LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .222 .278 .253 .530 18 7 -0.013 0.64 0.016 -0.029 -0.2 1 0 IW
Pedro Astacio P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 7 5 -0.090 1.23 0.003 -0.093 -0.8 0 0
   David Weathers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mark Johnson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .194 .306 .387 .693 3 2 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
   Scott Strickland P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Timo Perez PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .326 .326 .488 .814 3 1 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 43 11 15 11 4 5 48 .349 .417 .698 1.114 187 115 0.293 0.64 0.768 -0.476 6.3 27 6
2B: J Valentin 2 (4, 2 off D Mlicki); R Alomar (3, off B Lidge).
HR: J Valentin (2, off D Mlicki, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); J Payton 2 (4, 1 off R Stone, 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF, 1 off D Mlicki, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF-CF); J Burnitz (7, off R Stone, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
IBB: R Cedeno (1, by D Mlicki).
HBP: J Burnitz (3, by D Mlicki).
TB: J Valentin 8; J Payton 8; J Burnitz 6; R Alomar 3; E Alfonzo 2; J McEwing; R Cedeno; P Astacio.
RBI: J Valentin 4 (11); J Payton 3 (10); J Burnitz 2 (20); J McEwing (7); R Alomar (13).
2-out RBI: J Valentin 2; J McEwing; J Burnitz; R Alomar.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Valentin-R Alomar-M Vaughn.
E: J Valentin (4).
Baserunning
SB: E Alfonzo (2, 2nd base off D Mlicki/G Zaun).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Craig Biggio 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .260 .353 .452 .805 17 14 -0.169 0.96 0.000 -0.169 -2.4 2 0 GDP
Gregg Zaun C 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .289 .372 .421 .793 20 14 -0.011 0.45 0.030 -0.041 -0.6 5 2
Jeff Bagwell 1B 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .281 .432 .573 1.005 16 10 0.078 0.77 0.136 -0.058 1.4 7 0 2·HR
Lance Berkman CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .288 .395 .635 1.030 22 12 -0.043 0.61 0.011 -0.053 -0.5 4 0
Daryle Ward LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .330 .351 .491 .842 15 7 -0.052 0.46 0.000 -0.052 -0.7 2 0
Richard Hidalgo RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .248 .316 .486 .802 15 10 -0.002 0.52 0.033 -0.035 -0.3 5 0
Morgan Ensberg 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .292 .363 .431 .793 21 15 0.066 0.56 0.081 -0.015 1.3 0 1 2B
Julio Lugo SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .244 .306 .267 .573 17 9 -0.085 0.82 0.000 -0.086 -0.6 2 4
Dave Mlicki P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 1 0.043 1.05 0.043 0.000 0.4 0 0
   Brandon Puffer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Blum PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .333 .350 .683 5 1 0.009 0.54 0.009 0.000 0.1
   Scott Linebrink P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Orlando Merced PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .208 .286 .250 .536 6 3 -0.041 1.80 0.000 -0.041 -0.5
   Ricky Stone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brad Lidge P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brian Hunter PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .389 .389 .556 .944 3 3 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.7
Team Totals 36 3 9 3 2 9 38 .250 .289 .444 .734 158 99 -0.206 0.67 0.344 -0.550 -1.7 27 7
2B: M Ensberg (5, off A Benitez).
HR: J Bagwell 2 (6, 2 off P Astacio, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF-CF; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: J Bagwell 8; M Ensberg 3; G Zaun; J Lugo; R Hidalgo; B Hunter; D Mlicki.
GIDP: C Biggio (2).
RBI: J Bagwell 2 (16); B Hunter (3).
2-out RBI: J Bagwell.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
E: M Ensberg (4).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pedro Astacio, W (5-1) 6 3 2 2 2 5 2 2.57 23 99 59 30 7 22 6 10 1 0 61 0.139 0.66 1.2
David Weathers 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.08 5 23 14 6 3 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.036 1.45 0.5
Scott Strickland 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.79 4 13 8 4 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0.030 0.76 0.5
Armando Benitez 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.21 6 23 18 13 3 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 0.000 0.01 -0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 2 9 2 3.00 38 158 99 53 16 30 11 16 5 0 61 0 0 0.205 0.67 1.7

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Mlicki, L (3-3) 4.2 10 6 6 2 3 2 3.38 27 96 62 34 17 11 9 12 3 0 21 -0.316 1.06 -3.6
Brandon Puffer 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.88 1 5 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.006 0.22 0.2
Scott Linebrink 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 9.00 7 27 18 10 3 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0.023 0.15 1.1
Ricky Stone 1.1 2 3 3 2 0 2 3.44 8 38 20 13 1 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 -0.006 0.08 -2.2
Brad Lidge 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 13.50 5 21 12 9 2 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 -0.001 0.01 -1.7
Team Totals 9 15 11 11 4 5 4 11.00 48 187 115 67 24 24 15 23 6 0 21 1 0 -0.294 0.64 -6.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Mlicki (2; J Burnitz).
IBB: D Mlicki (1; R Cedeno).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Alfonso Marquez, 3B - Tim Welke.
Time of Game: 3:17.
Attendance: 31,329.
Start Time Weather: 72° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Houston Astros
1 Roberto Alomar 2B 1 Craig Biggio 2B
2 Edgardo Alfonzo 3B 2 Gregg Zaun C
3 Mike Piazza C 3 Jeff Bagwell 1B
4 Mo Vaughn 1B 4 Lance Berkman CF
5 Jeromy Burnitz RF 5 Daryle Ward LF
6 John Valentin SS 6 Richard Hidalgo RF
7 Jay Payton CF 7 Morgan Ensberg 3B
8 Roger Cedeno LF 8 Julio Lugo SS
9 Pedro Astacio P 9 Dave Mlicki P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-1 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  RR NYM J. Valentin D. Mlicki 20% 70% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF); Piazza Scores; Burnitz Scores
t5 3-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  RR NYM J. Valentin D. Mlicki 14% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball); Burnitz Scores
t3 0-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R NYM J. Burnitz D. Mlicki 12% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive); Alfonzo Scores; Piazza to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell P. Astacio -10% 39% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t2 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYM J. Valentin D. Mlicki 9% 49% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Burnitz to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM R. Alomar D. Mlicki -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O NYM E. Alfonzo D. Mlicki -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYM M. Piazza D. Mlicki -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Pedro Astacio facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU C. Biggio P. Astacio 2% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU G. Zaun P. Astacio 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  R HOU J. Bagwell P. Astacio -10% 39% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
b1 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU L. Berkman P. Astacio -1% 38% Walk
b1 1-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU D. Ward P. Astacio 2% 40% Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM M. Vaughn D. Mlicki -2% 37% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 1 --- 3,(0-2)  NYM J. Burnitz D. Mlicki 3% 40% Hit By Pitch
t2 0-1 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYM J. Valentin D. Mlicki 9% 49% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line); Burnitz to 3B
t2 0-1 1 -23 6,(3-2)  O NYM J. Payton D. Mlicki -8% 41% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 -23 4,(3-0)  NYM R. Cedeno D. Mlicki 2% 42% Intentional Walk
t2 0-1 2 123 4,(1-2)  O NYM P. Astacio D. Mlicki -8% 34% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Pedro Astacio facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU R. Hidalgo P. Astacio 2% 37% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- 8,(2-2)  O HOU M. Ensberg P. Astacio 1% 38% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Lugo P. Astacio 1% 39% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 1.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM R. Alomar D. Mlicki -3% 36% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  NYM E. Alfonzo D. Mlicki 3% 39% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
t3 0-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  NYM M. Piazza D. Mlicki 2% 41% Alfonzo Steals 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- 6,(3-2)  NYM M. Piazza D. Mlicki 2% 43% Walk
t3 0-1 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O NYM M. Vaughn D. Mlicki -5% 38% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 12- 2,(0-1)  R NYM J. Burnitz D. Mlicki 12% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive); Alfonzo Scores; Piazza to 3B
t3 1-1 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  RR NYM J. Valentin D. Mlicki 20% 70% Double (Line Drive to CF-RF); Piazza Scores; Burnitz Scores
t3 3-1 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O NYM J. Payton D. Mlicki -3% 67% Popfly: 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Pedro Astacio facing 9-1-2
b3 1-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU D. Mlicki P. Astacio -4% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF)
b3 1-3 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO HOU C. Biggio P. Astacio 9% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 1-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU G. Zaun P. Astacio 1% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 8-9-1
t4 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYM R. Cedeno D. Mlicki -2% 71% Bunt Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
t4 3-1 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYM P. Astacio D. Mlicki -1% 70% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
t4 3-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  NYM R. Alomar D. Mlicki 1% 71% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Short RF)
t4 3-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  NYM E. Alfonzo D. Mlicki 2% 72% Single (Ground Ball); Alomar to 2B
t4 3-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O NYM M. Piazza D. Mlicki -3% 69% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-3, Mets' Pedro Astacio facing 3-4-5
b4 1-3 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell P. Astacio 3% 72% Strikeout Swinging
b4 1-3 1 --- 8,(3-2)  O HOU L. Berkman P. Astacio 2% 74% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-3 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU D. Ward P. Astacio 1% 75% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 1.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 3-1, Astros' Dave Mlicki facing 4-5-6
t5 3-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM M. Vaughn D. Mlicki -2% 73% Flyball: RF
t5 3-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  NYM J. Burnitz D. Mlicki 2% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru Short RF)
t5 3-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  RR NYM J. Valentin D. Mlicki 14% 89% Home Run (Fly Ball); Burnitz Scores
t5 5-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  R NYM J. Payton D. Mlicki 4% 93% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF)
t5 6-1 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O NYM R. Cedeno D. Mlicki -0% 93% Flyball: CF
t5 6-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  NYM P. Astacio D. Mlicki 0% 93% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF)
Brandon Puffer replaces Dave Mlicki pitching and batting 9th
t5 6-1 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYM R. Alomar B. Puffer -1% 92% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 6, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Pedro Astacio facing 6-7-8
b5 1-6 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo P. Astacio 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-6 1 --- 6,(2-2)  HOU M. Ensberg P. Astacio -2% 91% Reached on E6 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball); Ensberg to 2B
b5 1-6 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lugo P. Astacio 2% 94% Flyball: CF
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Brandon Puffer (P) batting 9th
b5 1-6 2 -2- 5,(3-1)  HOU G. Blum P. Astacio -1% 93% Walk
b5 1-6 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Biggio P. Astacio 2% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Mets 6, Astros 1.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-1, Astros' Scott Linebrink facing 2-3-4
Scott Linebrink replaces Geoff Blum (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM E. Alfonzo S. Linebrink -0% 95% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t6 6-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM M. Piazza S. Linebrink -0% 94% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t6 6-1 2 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM M. Vaughn S. Linebrink -0% 94% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 6, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-6, Mets' Pedro Astacio facing 2-3-4
b6 1-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU G. Zaun P. Astacio 1% 95% Flyball: RF
b6 1-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R HOU J. Bagwell P. Astacio -4% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b6 2-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Berkman P. Astacio 1% 93% Flyball: LF
b6 2-6 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Ward P. Astacio 1% 94% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 6, Astros 2.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Astros' Scott Linebrink facing 5-6-7
t7 6-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM J. Burnitz S. Linebrink -1% 93% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t7 6-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM J. Valentin S. Linebrink -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging
t7 6-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  NYM J. Payton S. Linebrink 0% 93% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t7 6-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O NYM R. Cedeno S. Linebrink -1% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 6, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-6, Mets' David Weathers facing 6-7-8
David Weathers replaces Pedro Astacio pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-6 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU R. Hidalgo D. Weathers -3% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b7 2-6 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  HOU M. Ensberg D. Weathers -6% 83% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF); Hidalgo to 2B
b7 2-6 0 12- 6,(3-2)  O HOU J. Lugo D. Weathers 5% 89% Strikeout Looking
Orlando Merced pinch hits for Scott Linebrink (P) batting 9th
b7 2-6 1 12- 6,(3-2)  O HOU O. Merced D. Weathers 4% 93% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-6 2 12- 2,(0-1)  O HOU C. Biggio D. Weathers 3% 96% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 6, Astros 2.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Astros' Ricky Stone facing 9-1-2
Ricky Stone replaces Orlando Merced (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Mark Johnson pinch hits for David Weathers (P) batting 9th
t8 6-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYM M. Johnson R. Stone -0% 96% Lineout: SS
t8 6-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O NYM R. Alomar R. Stone -0% 96% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t8 6-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  NYM E. Alfonzo R. Stone 0% 96% Walk
t8 6-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O NYM M. Piazza R. Stone -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 6, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-6, Mets' Scott Strickland facing 2-3-4
Scott Strickland replaces Mark Johnson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-6 0 --- 2,(1-0)  HOU G. Zaun S. Strickland -3% 92% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF)
b8 2-6 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Bagwell S. Strickland 3% 95% Popfly: C (Front of Home)
b8 2-6 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman S. Strickland 2% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-6 2 1-- 3,(2-0)  O HOU D. Ward S. Strickland 1% 98% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 6, Astros 2.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Ahead 6-2, Astros' Ricky Stone facing 4-5-6
t9 6-2 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O NYM M. Vaughn R. Stone -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 6-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  R NYM J. Burnitz R. Stone 1% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t9 7-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  NYM J. Valentin R. Stone 0% 99% Walk
t9 7-2 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  RR NYM J. Payton R. Stone 1% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Valentin Scores
Brad Lidge replaces Ricky Stone pitching and batting 9th
t9 9-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  NYM R. Cedeno B. Lidge 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive)
Timo Perez pinch hits for Scott Strickland (P) batting 9th
t9 9-2 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O NYM T. Perez B. Lidge -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 9-2 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  R NYM R. Alomar B. Lidge 0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Cedeno Scores
Joe McEwing pinch hits for Edgardo Alfonzo (3B) batting 2nd
t9 10-2 2 -2- 3,(0-2)  R NYM J. McEwing B. Lidge 0% 100% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Short CF); Alomar Scores
t9 11-2 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O NYM M. Piazza B. Lidge 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 11, Astros 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-11, Mets' Armando Benitez facing 6-7-8
Armando Benitez replaces Mike Piazza (C) pitching and batting 3rd
Vance Wilson replaces Jeromy Burnitz (RF) playing C batting 5th
Joe McEwing moves from PH to 3B
Timo Perez moves from PH to RF
b9 2-11 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU R. Hidalgo A. Benitez 0% 100% Popfly: 1B
b9 2-11 1 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Ensberg A. Benitez -0% 100% Double to LF (Line Drive to LF Line)
b9 2-11 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  HOU J. Lugo A. Benitez -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Short LF); Ensberg to 3B
Brian Hunter pinch hits for Brad Lidge (P) batting 9th
b9 2-11 1 1-3 3,(0-2)  R HOU B. Hunter A. Benitez -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Ensberg Scores; Lugo to 2B
b9 3-11 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU C. Biggio A. Benitez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b9 3-11 2 12- 9,(2-2)  O HOU G. Zaun A. Benitez 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 11, Astros 3.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:HOU200205030
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