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Cubs 4, Mets 2
1976 Regular Season Game 82
July 5, 1976
Astros 7, Mets 3
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July 6, 1976
Astros 1, Mets 0
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National League Standings, July 5, 1976

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Boisclair Bruce
Boisclair
2b
Millan Felix
Millan
lf
Milner John
Milner
rf
Kingman Dave
Kingman
1b
Kranepool Ed
Kranepool
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
3b
Staiger Roy
Staiger
ss
Harrelson Bud
Harrelson
p
Apodaca Bob
Apodaca
July 5, 1976, Astrodome, Houston, TX

Houston Astros 7, New York Mets 3

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Bruce Boisclair cf 4 1 1 0 1 1 .308
Felix Millan 2b 5 2 2 0 0 0 .255
John Milner lf 4 0 1 0 1 1 .288
Dave Kingman rf 4 0 2 2 0 1 .234
Ed Kranepool 1b 4 0 1 1 1 0 .291
Jerry Grote c 3 0 1 0 1 0 .252
Roy Staiger 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .196
Bud Harrelson ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .213
Bob Apodaca p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .200
- Bob Myrick p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Mike Vail ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286
- Ken Sanders p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Joe Torre ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302
- Skip Lockwood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .444
Astros ab r hbibbso
Enos Cabell 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1
Rob Andrews 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0
Cesar Cedeño cf 3 2 2 0 1 0
Bob Watson 1b 4 1 2 2 0 0
José Cruz rf 4 1 1 1 0 0
Cliff Johnson lf 3 1 1 0 0 0
- Wilbur Howard lf 1 0 0 0 0 1
Ed Herrmann c 4 1 1 1 0 1
Roger Metzger ss 3 1 1 2 0 0
Joe Niekro p 3 0 0 0 0 0
- Ken Forsch p 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 10 0
Houston Astros 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 x 7 9 1

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Bob Apodaca (L,1-4) 3.0 7 6 6 1 0 2.70
Bob Myrick 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 2.89
Ken Sanders 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 1.80
Skip Lockwood 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2.27
Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Joe Niekro (W) 6.2 7 3 1 4 4
Ken Forsch 2.1 3 0 0 0 0

Errors: Enos Cabell.
PB: Ed Herrmann.
2B: Bruce Boisclair (6), Roy Staiger (4), Ed Herrmann.
3B: Roger Metzger.
HR: Bob Watson.
Intentional Walks: Cesar Cedeño.
SF: Dave Kingman, Enos Cabell.
SB: José Cruz.


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