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Tuesday May 25, 1976
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The Phillies spotted the Mets a three-run lead in the first, then came on strong to score their second victory over Tom Seaver in a week, 8-4. Jay Johnstone led the 17-hit attack with four hits, including a homer. [The Sporting News]


Philadelphia Phillies 8, New York Mets 4

Game Played on Tuesday, May 25, 1976 (Night game) at Veterans Stadium

Mets         3  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   4  9  0
Phillies     0  2  2    0  3  0    1  0  x  -   8 18  1


Mets                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Phillies             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Garrett 3b            4   1   2   0     1   0   .234      Cash 2b               5   0   2   2     0   0   .298
Millan 2b             5   1   2   1     0   1   .259      Bowa ss               5   1   3   0     0   1   .305
Kranepool rf          4   0   0   0     0   1   .281      Schmidt 3b            3   0   1   0     2   1   .306
Milner lf             3   0   0   1     0   0   .369      Luzinski lf           4   0   0   0     0   2   .294
Kingman 1b            4   1   1   1     0   1   .248        Martin cf           1   0   0   0     0   1   .190
Unser cf              2   0   0   0     2   0   .232      Johnstone rf          5   3   4   2     0   0   .326
Grote c               4   1   2   1     0   1   .320      Hutton 1b             3   3   3   1     1   0   .259
Harrelson ss          2   0   1   0     0   1   .226      Tolan cf,lf           4   0   2   1     0   0   .321
  Boisclair ph        1   0   1   0     0   0   .348      Boone c               3   1   3   2     1   0   .316
  Sanders p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Lonborg p             3   0   0   0     0   1   .227
  Brown ph            1   0   0   0     0   1   .500        McCarver ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .348
Seaver p              2   0   0   0     0   0   .080        Reed p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Torre ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .345
  Phillips ss         1   0   0   0     0   0   .212

Totals               34   4   9   4     3   6             Totals               37   8  18   8     4   6

Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 32,772
Left on Base: Mets 7, Phillies 9
DP: Mets 3, Phillies 1
Errors: Bowa
Doubles: Millan (12), Garrett (5), Johnstone (8), Boone (6)
Home Runs: Kingman (16), Grote (1), Johnstone (2)
Stolen Bases: Garrett (4), Grote (1), Bowa 3 (7)
Caught Stealing: Unser (2), Schmidt (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Milner (2)
GIDP: Seaver (1), Lonborg (1), Luzinski (3)


Mets                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Seaver L(4-4)           6    15   7   7   3   5   1  32   3.23
Sanders                 2     3   1   1   1   1   0   9   1.32
Totals                  8    18   8   8   4   6   1  41

Phillies               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Lonborg W(7-0)          7     8   4   4   2   4   2  29   2.54
Reed                    2     1   0   0   1   2   0   9   4.50
Totals                  9     9   4   4   3   6   2  38

Wild Pitches: Seaver (6)

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Ed Montague


METS 1ST: Garrett walked; Garrett stole second; Millan doubled
to left [Garrett scored]; Kranepool grounded out (first to
pitcher) [Millan to third]; Milner hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Millan scored]; Kingman homered; Unser walked; Unser was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
3, Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 1ST: Cash flied out to right; Bowa singled to left;
Bowa stole second; Seaver threw a wild pitch [Bowa to third];
Schmidt walked; Luzinski struck out [Bowa out at home (catcher
unassisted)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Phillies 0.

METS 2ND: Grote flied out to center; Harrelson singled to
pitcher; Seaver grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Harrelson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Phillies 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Johnstone singled to right; Hutton singled to
first [Johnstone to second]; Tolan singled to right [Johnstone
scored, Hutton to second]; Boone singled to left [Hutton scored,
Tolan to second]; Lonborg grounded into a double play (pitcher
to third to first) [Boone to second, Tolan out at third]; Cash
flied out to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Phillies 2.

METS 3RD: Garrett grounded out (first to pitcher); Millan
singled to left; Kranepool popped to third; Milner grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Phillies 2.

PHILLIES 3RD: Bowa singled to shortstop; Bowa stole second;
Schmidt struck out; Luzinski flied out to right; Johnstone
doubled to right [Bowa scored]; Hutton singled to right
[Johnstone scored]; Tolan singled to center [Hutton to second];
Boone walked [Hutton to third, Tolan to second]; Lonborg popped
to second; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 3, Phillies 4.

METS 4TH: Kingman struck out; Unser grounded out (shortstop to
first); Grote singled to right; Grote stole second; Harrelson
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3,
Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 4TH: Cash grounded out (third to first); Bowa singled
to second; Bowa stole second; Schmidt singled to shortstop [Bowa
to third]; Luzinski grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Schmidt out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
3, Phillies 4.

METS 5TH: Seaver grounded out (second to first); Garrett doubled
to left; Millan grounded out (third to first); Kranepool struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Phillies 4.

PHILLIES 5TH: Johnstone homered; Hutton walked; Tolan flied out
to center; Boone doubled to left [Hutton to third]; Lonborg
struck out; Cash singled to center [Hutton scored, Boone
scored]; Bowa struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3,
Phillies 7.

METS 6TH: Milner grounded out (second to first); Kingman made an
out to third; Unser made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Mets 3, Phillies 7.

PHILLIES 6TH: Schmidt grounded out (third to first); Luzinski
struck out; Johnstone singled to left [Johnstone out at second
(left to second)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Phillies 7.

METS 7TH: MARTIN REPLACED LUZINSKI (PLAYING CF); TOLAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Grote homered; BOISCLAIR BATTED FOR
HARRELSON; Boisclair singled to third; TORRE BATTED FOR SEAVER;
Torre flied out to right; Garrett flied out to left; Millan
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Phillies 7.

PHILLIES 7TH: SANDERS REPLACED BOISCLAIR (PITCHING); PHILLIPS
REPLACED TORRE (PLAYING SS); Hutton singled to right; Tolan
grounded out (first to pitcher) [Hutton to second]; Boone
singled to center [Hutton scored]; MCCARVER BATTED FOR LONBORG;
McCarver popped to second; Cash singled to right [Boone to
second]; Bowa popped to shortstop; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
4, Phillies 8.

METS 8TH: REED REPLACED MCCARVER (PITCHING); Kranepool grounded
out (pitcher to first); Milner grounded out (first to pitcher);
Kingman reached on an error by Bowa; Unser walked [Kingman to
second]; Grote struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4,
Phillies 8.

PHILLIES 8TH: Schmidt walked; Schmidt was caught stealing second
(catcher to second to first); Martin struck out; Johnstone
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4,
Phillies 8.

METS 9TH: BROWN BATTED FOR SANDERS; Brown struck out; Phillips
popped to shortstop; Garrett singled to left; Millan grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Phillies 8.



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