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Standings
CAL
@BAL
7
3
MIL
@CHW
9
2
OAK
@DET
3
0
BOS
@KCR
1
2
CLE
@MIN
4
0
NYY
@TEX
7
5
MON
@CIN
1
4
CHC
@LAD
4
5
HOU
@NYM
1
0
ATL
@PIT
10
2
STL
@SDP
7
1
PHI
@SFG
1
4
Saturday, July 17, 1976,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 32,911, Time of Game: 2:19
Astros
1
44-45
 Won 2 
3rd, 11 GB
at Mets
0
47-44
 Lost 2 
3rd, 13½ GB
L: Tom Seaver (9-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  0
Mets            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Greg Gross RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .288 .688 -0.028 0.65 0.021 -0.049 -0.1 0 0
   Wilbur Howard PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .499 0.021 0.87 0.021 0.000 0.2 0 0
Rob Andrews 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .280 .661 -0.002 0.53 0.021 -0.023 0.2 1 4
Cesar Cedeno CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .296 .851 0.020 0.77 0.116 -0.096 -0.4 2 0 HR,GDP
Bob Watson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .780 -0.068 0.85 0.035 -0.103 -0.7 10 2 CS
Jose Cruz LF-RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .296 .781 0.035 0.79 0.059 -0.024 0.4 3 0 SB
Enos Cabell 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .296 .685 -0.070 0.83 0.000 -0.070 -0.7 1 2
Ed Herrmann C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .577 -0.060 0.86 0.000 -0.060 -0.6 5 0
Roger Metzger SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .241 .633 -0.056 0.76 0.000 -0.056 -0.5 3 4
Joaquin Andujar P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .179 .357 -0.050 0.70 0.000 -0.050 -0.5 2 2
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 1 11 .133 .395 -0.258 0.75 0.273 -0.531 -2.7 27 14
HR: C Cedeno (15, off T Seaver; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: C Cedeno 4; J Cruz; G Gross; R Andrews.
GIDP: C Cedeno (9).
RBI: C Cedeno (49).
2-out RBI: C Cedeno.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Andrews-R Metzger-B Watson.
Baserunning
SB: J Cruz (13, 2nd base off T Seaver/J Grote).
CS: B Watson (2, 2nd base by T Seaver/J Grote).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mike Phillips 3B-SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .264 .733 -0.089 1.65 0.041 -0.130 -0.2 1 3
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .252 .634 -0.035 1.40 0.064 -0.099 0.2 0 3
Bruce Boisclair LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .295 .688 -0.238 1.86 0.000 -0.238 -1.5 3 0 GDP
Dave Kingman RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .235 .812 -0.030 1.62 0.081 -0.111 -0.2 0 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .281 .720 -0.022 1.61 0.046 -0.068 -0.3 9 0 SH
Del Unser CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .627 -0.124 1.64 0.000 -0.124 -0.7 2 0
   John Milner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .812 -0.084 3.18 0.000 -0.084 -0.2
Jerry Grote C 2 0 1 0 1 0 .257 .668 -0.020 1.37 0.053 -0.073 0.1 11 2
Bud Harrelson SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .657 -0.066 1.40 0.000 -0.066 -0.4 1 1
   Wayne Garrett PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .672 -0.058 2.41 0.000 -0.058 -0.2
   Roy Staiger 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .487 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Tom Seaver P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .085 .274 -0.060 1.19 0.000 -0.060 -0.4 0 0
   Joe Torre PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .302 .765 0.068 1.72 0.068 0.000 0.2
   Leon Brown PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .543 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Skip Lockwood P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .955 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 5 0 2 5 .167 .385 -0.758 1.64 0.353 -1.111 -3.7 27 10
SH: E Kranepool (2, off J Andujar).
TB: E Kranepool; D Kingman; J Torre; J Grote; F Millan.
GIDP: B Boisclair (3).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Phillips-E Kranepool.
PB: J Grote (3).
E: B Harrelson (12).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joaquin Andujar, W (6-5) 9 5 0 0 2 5 0 3.82 33 80 0.759 1.64 3.7
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 33 80 0.759 1.64 3.7

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Seaver, L (9-6) 8 3 1 1 0 11 1 2.72 27 83 0.231 0.74 2.3
Skip Lockwood 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.06 4 0 0 0.028 0.82 0.4
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 11 1 1.00 31 83 0 0 0.259 0.75 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Frank Pulli.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         New York Mets
1 Greg Gross RF 1 Mike Phillips 3B
2 Rob Andrews 2B 2 Felix Millan 2B
3 Cesar Cedeno CF 3 Bruce Boisclair LF
4 Bob Watson 1B 4 Dave Kingman RF
5 Jose Cruz LF 5 Ed Kranepool 1B
6 Enos Cabell 3B 6 Del Unser CF
7 Ed Herrmann C 7 Jerry Grote C
8 Roger Metzger SS 8 Bud Harrelson SS
9 Joaquin Andujar P 9 Tom Seaver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 --- R HOU C. Cedeno T. Seaver 12% 58% Home Run
b1 0-1 0 12- OO NYM B. Boisclair J. Andujar 11% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Phillips to 3B
b9 0-1 2 1-- O NYM J. Milner J. Andujar 8% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b7 0-1 0 --- NYM D. Kingman J. Andujar -8% 59% Single
b9 0-1 0 --- O NYM B. Boisclair J. Andujar 8% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted

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' Tom Seaver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O HOU G. Gross T. Seaver -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O HOU R. Andrews T. Seaver -1% 47% Groundout: C-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- R HOU C. Cedeno T. Seaver 12% 58% Home Run
t1 1-0 2 --- O HOU B. Watson T. Seaver -1% 57% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- NYM M. Phillips J. Andujar -4% 53% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- NYM F. Millan J. Andujar -6% 47% Single; Phillips to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- OO NYM B. Boisclair J. Andujar 11% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Phillips to 3B
b1 0-1 2 --3 O NYM D. Kingman J. Andujar 4% 62% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- HOU J. Cruz T. Seaver 3% 65% Single
t2 1-0 0 1-- HOU E. Cabell T. Seaver 3% 68% Cruz Steals 2B
t2 1-0 0 -2- O HOU E. Cabell T. Seaver -4% 64% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 -2- O HOU E. Herrmann T. Seaver -3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cruz to 3B
t2 1-0 2 --3 O HOU R. Metzger T. Seaver -3% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool J. Andujar 2% 60% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- O NYM D. Unser J. Andujar 2% 62% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 2 --- NYM J. Grote J. Andujar -1% 61% Single
b2 0-1 2 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson J. Andujar 2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O HOU J. Andujar T. Seaver -2% 61% Strikeout
t3 1-0 1 --- O HOU G. Gross T. Seaver -1% 60% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 2 --- O HOU R. Andrews T. Seaver -1% 59% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYM T. Seaver J. Andujar 3% 61% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- O NYM M. Phillips J. Andujar 2% 63% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 0-1 2 --- O NYM F. Millan J. Andujar 1% 64% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- O HOU C. Cedeno T. Seaver -2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O HOU B. Watson T. Seaver -1% 61% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Cruz T. Seaver -1% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O NYM B. Boisclair J. Andujar 3% 63% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 --- O NYM D. Kingman J. Andujar 2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- O NYM E. Kranepool J. Andujar 1% 66% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 6-7-8
t5 1-0 0 --- O HOU E. Cabell T. Seaver -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- O HOU E. Herrmann T. Seaver -1% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O HOU R. Metzger T. Seaver -1% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- O NYM D. Unser J. Andujar 3% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- NYM J. Grote J. Andujar -4% 61% Walk
b5 0-1 1 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson J. Andujar 4% 65% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 2 1-- O NYM T. Seaver J. Andujar 3% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 9-1-2
t6 1-0 0 --- O HOU J. Andujar T. Seaver -2% 66% Strikeout
t6 1-0 1 --- O HOU G. Gross T. Seaver -1% 65% Flyball: LF
t6 1-0 2 --- HOU R. Andrews T. Seaver 1% 66% Single
t6 1-0 2 1-- O HOU C. Cedeno T. Seaver -2% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 1-2-3
b6 0-1 0 --- O NYM M. Phillips J. Andujar 4% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-1 1 --- O NYM F. Millan J. Andujar 3% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-1 2 --- O NYM B. Boisclair J. Andujar 2% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 4-5-6
t7 1-0 0 --- HOU B. Watson T. Seaver 3% 76% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t7 1-0 0 1-- O HOU J. Cruz T. Seaver -6% 70% Watson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t7 1-0 1 --- O HOU J. Cruz T. Seaver -1% 69% Strikeout
t7 1-0 2 --- O HOU E. Cabell T. Seaver -1% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 4-5-6
b7 0-1 0 --- NYM D. Kingman J. Andujar -8% 59% Single
b7 0-1 0 1-- O NYM E. Kranepool J. Andujar 3% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Kingman to 2B
b7 0-1 1 -2- O NYM D. Unser J. Andujar 8% 70% Strikeout
b7 0-1 2 -2- O NYM J. Grote J. Andujar 7% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Tom Seaver facing 7-8-9
t8 1-0 0 --- O HOU E. Herrmann T. Seaver -2% 76% Strikeout
t8 1-0 1 --- O HOU R. Metzger T. Seaver -1% 74% Flyball: LF
t8 1-0 2 --- O HOU J. Andujar T. Seaver -1% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 8-9-1
Wayne Garrett pinch hits for Bud Harrelson (SS) batting 8th
b8 0-1 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett J. Andujar 6% 79% Flyball: LF
Joe Torre pinch hits for Tom Seaver (P) batting 9th
b8 0-1 1 --- NYM J. Torre J. Andujar -7% 72% Single
Leon Brown pinch runs for Joe Torre (PH) batting 9th
b8 0-1 1 1-- O NYM M. Phillips J. Andujar 7% 80% Flyball: LF
b8 0-1 2 1-- O NYM F. Millan J. Andujar 6% 86% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Skip Lockwood facing 1-2-3
Skip Lockwood replaces Leon Brown (PR) pitching and batting 9th
Roy Staiger replaces Wayne Garrett (PH) playing 3B batting 8th
Mike Phillips moves from 3B to SS
t9 1-0 0 --- HOU G. Gross S. Lockwood 2% 88% Single
Wilbur Howard pinch runs for Greg Gross (RF) batting 1st
t9 1-0 0 1-- HOU R. Andrews S. Lockwood 2% 90% Passed Ball; Howard to 2B
t9 1-0 0 -2- HOU R. Andrews S. Lockwood 1% 91% Walk
t9 1-0 0 12- OO HOU C. Cedeno S. Lockwood -5% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B; Howard to 3B
t9 1-0 2 --3 O HOU B. Watson S. Lockwood -3% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Joaquin Andujar facing 3-4-5
Wilbur Howard moves from PR to LF
Jose Cruz moves from LF to RF
b9 0-1 0 --- O NYM B. Boisclair J. Andujar 8% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 0-1 1 --- O NYM D. Kingman J. Andujar 5% 96% Flyball: CF
b9 0-1 2 --- NYM E. Kranepool J. Andujar -5% 92% Single
John Milner pinch hits for Del Unser (CF) batting 6th
b9 0-1 2 1-- O NYM J. Milner J. Andujar 8% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Mets 0.

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