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Scores
Standings
CAL
@BAL
1
3
MIN
@CLE
3
10
OAK
@DET
5
1
STL
@LAD
4
0
CIN
@MON
4
1
HOU
@NYM
2
4
ATL
@PHI
2
1
 
(11)
CHC
@SDP
5
6
Monday, August 21, 1972,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 24,242, Time of Game: 2:03
Astros
2
66-52
 Lost 1 
2nd, 7½ GB
at Mets
4
60-53
 Won 1 
2nd, 11½ GB
W: Jon Matlack (11-7)
L: Jim Ray (10-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  1  0    2  7  1
Mets            0  0  1   0  0  0   1  0  2    4  4  2
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roger Metzger SS 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .213 .276 .253 .529 0.077 1.15 0.125 -0.048 0.5 2 1
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .347 .407 .586 .993 0.569 1.54 0.580 -0.011 2.9 3 0 HR,2B
Jim Wynn RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .274 .379 .476 .855 -0.199 1.69 0.023 -0.222 -1.8 3 0 IW
Lee May 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .287 .349 .521 .870 -0.167 1.69 0.055 -0.222 -0.8 8 0 2B,GDP
Doug Rader 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .239 .303 .425 .728 -0.136 1.42 0.039 -0.175 -0.8 0 1 CS
Tommy Helms 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .268 .293 .371 .664 0.005 1.33 0.083 -0.078 -0.0 0 4
Jesus Alou LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .364 .343 .706 -0.054 1.64 0.055 -0.110 -0.2 3 0
Larry Howard C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .213 .274 .287 .561 -0.159 1.61 0.000 -0.159 -0.9 7 1
Jerry Reuss P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .115 .164 .154 .317 -0.063 1.36 0.000 -0.063 -0.5 0 0
   Bob Watson PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .307 .379 .446 .825 -0.051 2.12 0.000 -0.051 -0.2
   Jim Ray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .071 .071 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 3 8 35 .219 .286 .375 .661 -0.178 1.50 0.960 -1.139 -1.8 26 7
2B: L May (24, off J Matlack); C Cedeno (29, off J Matlack).
HR: C Cedeno (19, off J Matlack, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
IBB: J Wynn (6, by J Matlack).
TB: C Cedeno 6; L May 2; T Helms 2; J Alou; D Rader.
GIDP: L May (10).
RBI: C Cedeno 2 (63).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
PB: L Howard (5).
E: D Rader (13).
Baserunning
CS: D Rader (4, 2nd base by J Matlack/D Dyer).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lute Barnes 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .320 .414 .440 .854 0.016 1.38 0.108 -0.093 0.2 2 2
Wayne Garrett 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .209 .366 .299 .665 -0.043 1.33 0.024 -0.068 -0.3 0 4
Willie Mays CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259 .418 .426 .844 -0.104 1.54 0.021 -0.125 -0.4 4 0
Tommie Agee RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .245 .335 .403 .738 -0.140 1.36 0.000 -0.140 -1.0 2 0
Duffy Dyer C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .237 .307 .395 .702 -0.115 1.21 0.000 -0.115 -0.7 9 1
John Milner LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .251 .351 .429 .780 -0.027 0.88 0.027 -0.054 -0.3 0 0
Jim Beauchamp 1B 4 2 2 3 0 0 4 .203 .219 .290 .509 0.686 0.92 0.705 -0.019 2.7 8 1 2·HR
Ted Martinez SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .218 .244 .263 .507 0.035 0.86 0.062 -0.027 0.2 1 2 SB
Jon Matlack P 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .158 .250 .175 .425 0.015 1.35 0.066 -0.050 -0.1 1 1
Team Totals 31 4 4 4 3 7 34 .129 .206 .323 .528 0.323 1.21 1.013 -0.691 0.3 27 11
HR: J Beauchamp 2 (2, 1 off J Reuss, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs, 1 off J Ray, 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: J Beauchamp 8; T Martinez; L Barnes.
RBI: J Beauchamp 3 (8); L Barnes (2).
2-out RBI: J Beauchamp 3.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. W Garrett-L Barnes-J Beauchamp; L Barnes-D Dyer.
E: T Martinez (3); T Agee (10).
Baserunning
SB: T Martinez (6, 2nd base off J Reuss/L Howard).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Reuss 7 3 2 2 1 6 1 4.13 26 68 -0.039 0.95 0.9
Jim Ray, L (10-6) 1.2 1 2 2 2 1 1 3.68 8 0 0 -0.284 2.12 -1.2
Team Totals 8.2 4 4 4 3 7 2 4.15 34 68 0 0 -0.323 1.21 -0.3

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jon Matlack, W (11-7) 9 7 2 2 3 8 1 2.18 35 70 0.178 1.50 1.8
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 3 8 1 2.00 35 70 0.178 1.50 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: J Matlack (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Matlack (12; J Wynn).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Bruce Froemming.
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: 24,242.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         New York Mets
1 Roger Metzger SS 1 Lute Barnes 2B
2 Cesar Cedeno CF 2 Wayne Garrett 3B
3 Jim Wynn RF 3 Willie Mays CF
4 Lee May 1B 4 Tommie Agee RF
5 Doug Rader 3B 5 Duffy Dyer C
6 Tommy Helms 2B 6 John Milner LF
7 Jesus Alou LF 7 Jim Beauchamp 1B
8 Larry Howard C 8 Ted Martinez SS
9 Jerry Reuss P 9 Jon Matlack P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 2-2 2 1-- RR NYM J. Beauchamp J. Ray 44% 100% Home Run; Milner Scores
t8 1-2 1 1-- R HOU C. Cedeno J. Matlack -31% 45% Double to LF; Metzger Scores
b7 1-1 2 --- R NYM J. Beauchamp J. Reuss 26% 78% Home Run
t6 0-1 0 --- R HOU C. Cedeno J. Matlack -18% 50% Home Run
t8 2-2 1 12- OO HOU L. May J. Matlack 17% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- HOU R. Metzger J. Matlack -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- HOU C. Cedeno J. Matlack -3% 44% Wild Pitch; Metzger to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- HOU C. Cedeno J. Matlack -9% 35% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Metzger to 3B; Cedeno to 2B/Adv on E6
t1 0-0 0 -23 OO HOU J. Wynn J. Matlack 16% 51% Double Play: Flyball: 2B-C
t1 0-0 2 -2- O HOU L. May J. Matlack 3% 54% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM L. Barnes J. Reuss -2% 52% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- NYM W. Garrett J. Reuss 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O NYM W. Mays J. Reuss -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O NYM T. Agee J. Reuss -2% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- HOU D. Rader J. Matlack -4% 46% Single to CF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O HOU T. Helms J. Matlack 6% 52% Rader Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS-1B)
t2 0-0 1 --- HOU T. Helms J. Matlack -3% 50% Single to RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O HOU J. Alou J. Matlack 2% 51% Groundout: P-1B; Helms to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O HOU L. Howard J. Matlack 3% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYM D. Dyer J. Reuss -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYM J. Milner J. Reuss -2% 51% Popfly: SS
b2 0-0 2 --- O NYM J. Beauchamp J. Reuss -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O HOU J. Reuss J. Matlack 2% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O HOU R. Metzger J. Matlack 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O HOU C. Cedeno J. Matlack 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- NYM T. Martinez J. Reuss 4% 59% Single to CF
b3 0-0 0 1-- O NYM J. Matlack J. Reuss -4% 55% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 1-- NYM L. Barnes J. Reuss 2% 58% Martinez Steals 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- R NYM L. Barnes J. Reuss 11% 68% Single to CF; Martinez Scores
b3 1-0 1 1-- O NYM W. Garrett J. Reuss -1% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B; Barnes to 2B
b3 1-0 2 -2- NYM W. Mays J. Reuss 1% 68% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Barnes to 3B
b3 1-0 2 1-3 NYM T. Agee J. Reuss 1% 69% Passed Ball; Mays to 2B
b3 1-0 2 -23 O NYM T. Agee J. Reuss -5% 64% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O HOU J. Wynn J. Matlack 3% 67% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-1 1 --- HOU L. May J. Matlack -6% 61% Double to CF
t4 0-1 1 -2- O HOU D. Rader J. Matlack 4% 66% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 2 -2- O HOU T. Helms J. Matlack 4% 70% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- O NYM D. Dyer J. Reuss -2% 68% Popfly: SS
b4 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Milner J. Reuss -1% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 2 --- O NYM J. Beauchamp J. Reuss -1% 66% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- HOU J. Alou J. Matlack -6% 60% Single to LF
t5 0-1 0 1-- O HOU L. Howard J. Matlack 5% 65% Strikeout
t5 0-1 1 1-- O HOU J. Reuss J. Matlack 4% 69% Strikeout
t5 0-1 2 1-- O HOU R. Metzger J. Matlack 3% 72% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- O NYM T. Martinez J. Reuss -2% 71% Strikeout
b5 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Matlack J. Reuss -1% 69% Strikeout
b5 1-0 2 --- O NYM L. Barnes J. Reuss -1% 68% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 2-3-4
t6 0-1 0 --- R HOU C. Cedeno J. Matlack -18% 50% Home Run
t6 1-1 0 --- O HOU J. Wynn J. Matlack 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t6 1-1 1 --- O HOU L. May J. Matlack 2% 55% Strikeout
t6 1-1 2 --- O HOU D. Rader J. Matlack 2% 57% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 2-3-4
b6 1-1 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett J. Reuss -3% 54% Flyball: LF
b6 1-1 1 --- O NYM W. Mays J. Reuss -2% 52% Flyball: RF
b6 1-1 2 --- O NYM T. Agee J. Reuss -2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 6-7-8
t7 1-1 0 --- O HOU T. Helms J. Matlack 4% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-1 1 --- O HOU J. Alou J. Matlack 3% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-1 2 --- O HOU L. Howard J. Matlack 2% 58% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Jerry Reuss facing 5-6-7
b7 1-1 0 --- O NYM D. Dyer J. Reuss -4% 54% Flyball: LF
b7 1-1 1 --- O NYM J. Milner J. Reuss -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b7 1-1 2 --- R NYM J. Beauchamp J. Reuss 26% 78% Home Run
b7 2-1 2 --- O NYM T. Martinez J. Reuss -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 9-1-2
Bob Watson pinch hits for Jerry Reuss (P) batting 9th
t8 1-2 0 --- O HOU B. Watson J. Matlack 5% 82% Strikeout
t8 1-2 1 --- HOU R. Metzger J. Matlack -6% 76% Walk
t8 1-2 1 1-- R HOU C. Cedeno J. Matlack -31% 45% Double to LF; Metzger Scores
t8 2-2 1 -2- HOU J. Wynn J. Matlack -2% 43% Intentional Walk
t8 2-2 1 12- OO HOU L. May J. Matlack 17% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Jim Ray facing 9-1-2
Jim Ray replaces Bob Watson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-2 0 --- NYM J. Matlack J. Ray 7% 66% Walk
b8 2-2 0 1-- O NYM L. Barnes J. Ray -6% 60% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 2-2 1 1-- O NYM W. Garrett J. Ray -2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B; Matlack to 2B
b8 2-2 2 -2- O NYM W. Mays J. Ray -8% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Jon Matlack facing 5-6-7
t9 2-2 0 --- O HOU D. Rader J. Matlack 5% 55% Strikeout
t9 2-2 1 --- HOU T. Helms J. Matlack -6% 50% Single to LF
t9 2-2 1 1-- O HOU J. Alou J. Matlack 7% 56% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 2-2 2 1-- O HOU L. Howard J. Matlack 6% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Astros' Jim Ray facing 4-5-6
b9 2-2 0 --- O NYM T. Agee J. Ray -5% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 2-2 1 --- O NYM D. Dyer J. Ray -4% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-2 2 --- NYM J. Milner J. Ray 3% 56% Walk
b9 2-2 2 1-- RR NYM J. Beauchamp J. Ray 44% 100% Home Run; Milner Scores
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Mets 4.

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