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Reds 6, Mets 3
1981 Regular Season Game 73
August 31, 1981
Astros 6, Mets 1
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September 1, 1981
Astros 3, Mets 2
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National League Standings, August 31, 1981

Box Score Game Memories Scorecard Mets Stats
Thru This Game

Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Mazzilli Lee
Mazzilli
ss
Taveras Frank
Taveras
3b
Brooks Hubie
Brooks
1b
Kingman Dave
Kingman
lf
Jorgensen Mike
Jorgensen
rf
Valentine Ellis
Valentine
c
Stearns John
Stearns
2b
Flynn Doug
Flynn
p
Zachry Pat
Zachry
August 31, 1981, Astrodome, Houston, TX

Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 1

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Lee Mazzilli cf 3 1 1 1 1 1 .221
Frank Taveras ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 .241
Hubie Brooks 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .304
Dave Kingman 1b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .222
Mike Jorgensen lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .244
Ellis Valentine rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 .186
John Stearns c 4 0 1 0 0 0 .262
Doug Flynn 2b 2 0 1 0 0 0 .220
- Mookie Wilson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291
Pat Zachry p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .194
- Mike Cubbage ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224
- Ray Searage p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Astros ab r hbibbso
Tony Scott cf 5 2 3 1 0 0
Craig Reynolds ss 3 0 1 0 0 0
Denny Walling rf 4 0 0 0 0 0
Josť Cruz lf 4 1 1 1 0 0
Harry Spilman 1b 4 1 0 0 0 1
Art Howe 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0
Alan Ashby c 4 1 2 0 0 1
Joe Pittman 2b 2 0 0 0 2 1
Don Sutton p 3 0 0 1 1 1

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

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Pat Zachry (L,6-10) 6.0 5 4 1 1 3 3.79
Ray Searage 2.0 3 2 2 2 1 5.52
Houston Astros ip h rer bbso
Don Sutton (W) 9.0 9 1 1 1 8

Left on base: Mets 7, Astros 8
Errors: Dave Kingman 2 (13), Doug Flynn.
2B: Dave Kingman (8), Hubie Brooks (15), Alan Ashby, Josť Cruz, Craig Reynolds.
HR: Lee Mazzilli (4).
Intentional Walks: Joe Pittman.
SH: Doug Flynn, Craig Reynolds 2.


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