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New York Mets 9, Cincinnati Reds 2

New York Mets 9, Cincinnati Reds 2

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Monday, October 8, 1973 at Shea Stadium

CIN N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  1
NY  N    1  5  1    2  0  0    0  0  x  -   9 11  1
BATTING
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Morgan 2b              4   0   1   1       0   1       0   5
Perez 1b               4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Bench c                4   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Kosco rf               4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Armbrister cf          4   0   1   0       0   3       3   0
Menke 3b               4   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
Chaney ss              3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gagliano ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grimsley p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stahl ph             1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Tomlin p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nelson p             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  King ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                35   2   8   2       0   9      24   8
FIELDING - 
E: Kosco (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Bench (2,off Koosman).
HR: Menke (1,3rd inning off Koosman 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.
New York Mets         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garrett 3b             4   0   0   1       0   3       1   0
Millan 2b              3   2   1   1       2   0       2   0
Staub rf               5   2   2   4       0   0       0   0
Jones lf               3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Milner 1b              4   0   1   1       0   2       4   1
Grote c                3   2   1   0       1   0       9   0
Hahn cf                4   1   2   0       0   0       8   0
Harrelson ss           4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Koosman p              4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                34   9  11   8       4   6      27   4
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Garrett (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Jones (1,off Tomlin).
HR: Staub 2 (3,1st inning off Grimsley 0 on, 2 out,2nd inning off Hall 2 on,
2 out).
SF: Garrett (1,off Grimsley).
Team LOB: 6.
PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Grimsley L(0-1)        1.2   5   5   5   1   2   1
Hall                   0.1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Tomlin                 1.2   5   3   3   1   1   0
Nelson                 2.1   0   0   0   1   0   0
Borbon                 2     0   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 8    11   9   9   4   6   2
New York Mets         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Koosman W(1-0)         9     8   2   2   0   9   1

Umpires: Chris Pelekoudas, Bob Engel, Bruce Froemming, Jerry Dale, Ed Vargo, Ed Sudol
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 53967
Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               New York Mets            
1. Rose                lf        Garrett             3b
2. Morgan              2b        Millan              2b
3. Perez               1b        Staub               rf
4. Bench               c         Jones               lf
5. Kosco               rf        Milner              1b
6. Armbrister          cf        Grote               c
7. Menke               3b        Hahn                cf
8. Chaney              ss        Harrelson           ss
9. Grimsley            p         Koosman             p

REDS 1ST: Rose made an out to center; Morgan popped to first in
foul territory; Perez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Garrett was called out on strikes; Millan made an out
to right; Staub homered; Jones singled to right; Milner struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Mets 1.

REDS 2ND: Bench was called out on strikes; Kosco made an out to
left; Armbrister struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Mets
1.

METS 2ND: Grote walked; Hahn singled to right [Grote to second];
Harrelson lined to right; Koosman singled to center [Grote to
third, Hahn to second]; Garrett hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Grote scored, Hahn to third]; Millan singled to right [Hahn
scored, Koosman to second]; HALL REPLACED GRIMSLEY (PITCHING);
Staub homered [Koosman scored, Millan scored]; Jones walked;
Milner struck out; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Mets 6.

REDS 3RD: Menke homered; Chaney popped to second; STAHL BATTED
FOR HALL; Stahl singled to center; Rose singled to left [Stahl
to second]; Morgan singled to right [Stahl scored, Rose to
second]; Perez made an out to center [Rose to third]; Bench
forced Morgan (shortstop to second); 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
2, Mets 6.

METS 3RD: TOMLIN REPLACED STAHL (PITCHING); Grote singled to
center; Hahn grounded out (shortstop to first) [Grote to
second]; Harrelson made an out to center; Koosman singled to
right [Grote scored]; Garrett struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 2, Mets 7.

REDS 4TH: Kosco struck out; Armbrister singled to left; Menke
struck out; Chaney popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 2, Mets 7.

METS 4TH: Millan walked; Staub made an out to right; Jones
doubled to right [Millan scored (error by Kosco)]; Milner
singled to right [Jones scored]; Grote made an out to left; Hahn
singled to center [Milner to second]; NELSON REPLACED TOMLIN
(PITCHING); Harrelson made an out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Reds 2, Mets 9.

REDS 5TH: Nelson struck out; Rose singled to center; Morgan
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first) [Rose
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Mets 9.

METS 5TH: Koosman grounded out (second to first); Garrett made
an out to left; Millan walked; Staub grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Mets 9.

REDS 6TH: Perez popped to first; Bench made an out to center;
Kosco reached on an error by Garrett; Armbrister was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Mets 9.

METS 6TH: Jones grounded out (second to first); Milner grounded
out (second to first); Grote made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Mets 9.

REDS 7TH: Menke grounded out (shortstop to first); Chaney made
an out to center; KING BATTED FOR NELSON; King singled to left;
Rose made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Mets
9.

METS 7TH: BORBON REPLACED KING (PITCHING); Hahn grounded out
(pitcher to first); Harrelson struck out; Koosman grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Mets 9.

REDS 8TH: Morgan was called out on strikes; Perez made an out to
center; Bench doubled to left; Kosco lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Mets 9.

METS 8TH: Garrett struck out; Millan made an out to right; Staub
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2,
Mets 9.

REDS 9TH: Armbrister struck out; Menke made an out to center;
GAGLIANO BATTED FOR CHANEY; Gagliano made an out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Mets 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   8   1    6
 Mets             9  11   1    6

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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