New York Mets 3, Houston Astros 2

Regular Season Game 4

Played on Saturday, April 7, 1984 (N) at Astrodome

NY N 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 8 0 HOU N 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 2 6 1

New York MetsAB R H RBI BB SO PO AGardenhire 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 Oquendo ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 Hernandez 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 10 1 Foster lf 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 1 Strawberry rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 Wilson cf 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 0 Brooks 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 Fitzgerald c 2 0 1 0 1 0 7 0 Ortiz c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gooden p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 Tidrow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jones ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Sisk p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Orosco p 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0Totals34 3 8 3 3 6 27 12FIELDING -PB:Fitzgerald (1).BATTING -2B:Foster (3,off Knepper); Wilson (1,off Knepper).HR:Strawberry (2,2nd inning off Knepper 0 on 1 out).GDP:Gooden (1,off Knepper).Team LOB:7.

Houston AstrosAB R H RBI BB SO PO ADoran 2b 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 3 Puhl rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Garner ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Thon ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 Cruz lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 Mumphrey cf 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 Knight 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 9 0 Walling 3b 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 4 Ashby c 3 0 1 0 1 0 6 1 Knepper p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 Spilman ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 LaCoss p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cabell ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 DiPino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Bannister ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Totals32 2 6 2 6 6 27 11FIELDING -DP:1. Walling-Doran-Knight.E:Walling (1).BATTING -Team LOB:9.BASERUNNING -SB:Walling (1,2nd base off Gooden/Fitzgerald).

PITCHING

New York MetsIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPGooden W(1-0) 5 3 1 1 2 5 0 20 Tidrow 1 2 1 1 3 1 0 7 Sisk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Orosco SV(1) 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 8Totals9 6 2 2 6 6 0 38

Houston AstrosIP H R ER BB SO HR BFPKnepper L(0-1) 5 7 3 3 0 2 1 20 LaCoss 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 DiPino 3 1 0 0 3 3 0 14Totals9 8 3 3 3 6 1 37Umpires:HP - Joe West, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Frank Pulli, 3B - Jerry CrawfordTime of Game:2:47Attendance:18925 Starting Lineups: New York Mets Houston Astros 1. Gardenhire 2b Doran 2b 2. Oquendo ss Puhl rf 3. Hernandez 1b Thon ss 4. Foster lf Cruz lf 5. Strawberry rf Mumphrey cf 6. Wilson cf Knight 1b 7. Brooks 3b Walling 3b 8. Fitzgerald c Ashby c 9. Gooden p Knepper p METS 1ST: Gardenhire made an out to shortstop;Debut game for Dwight Gooden;Oquendo singled; Oquendo was out trying to advance to second (catcher to shortstop); Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (second to first); Puhl grounded out (second to first); Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 0, Astros 0. METS 2ND: Foster flied out to left; Strawberry homered; Wilson grounded out (pitcher to first); Brooks flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); Mumphrey struck out; Knight struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 0. METS 3RD: Fitzgerald singled; Gooden grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Fitzgerald out at second]; Gardenhire struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 0. ASTROS 3RD: Walling walked; Walling stole second; Ashby singled [Walling to third]; Knepper struck out; Doran struck out; Puhl made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Astros 0. METS 4TH: Oquendo grounded out (third to first); Hernandez singled; Foster doubled [Hernandez to third]; Strawberry grounded out (second to first); Wilson doubled [Hernandez scored, Foster scored]; Brooks grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 0. ASTROS 4TH: Thon grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Mumphrey grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 0. METS 5TH: Fitzgerald made an out to second; Gooden grounded out (third to first); Gardenhire singled; Oquendo flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 0. ASTROS 5TH: Knight flied out to center; Walling singled; Ashby grounded out (first to shortstop to pitcher) [Walling to second]; SPILMAN BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Spilman walked; Doran singled [Walling scored, Spilman to third]; Puhl flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 1. METS 6TH: LACOSS REPLACED SPILMAN (PITCHING); Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); Foster struck out; Strawberry flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 1. ASTROS 6TH: TIDROW REPLACED GOODEN (PITCHING); Thon singled; Cruz walked [Thon to second]; Fitzgerald allowed a passed ball [Thon to third, Cruz to second]; Mumphrey walked; Knight singled to left [Thon scored, Cruz out at home (left to catcher), Mumphrey to second]; Walling struck out; Ashby walked [Mumphrey to third, Knight to second]; CABELL BATTED FOR LACOSS; Cabell flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 2. METS 7TH: DIPINO REPLACED CABELL (PITCHING); Wilson struck out; Brooks flied out to center; Fitzgerald walked; JONES BATTED FOR TIDROW; Jones walked [Fitzgerald to second]; Gardenhire flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 2. ASTROS 7TH: ORTIZ REPLACED FITZGERALD (PLAYING C ); SISK REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Doran grounded out (first unassisted); Puhl flied out to left; Thon grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 2. METS 8TH: Oquendo reached on an error by Walling [Oquendo to first]; Hernandez singled [Oquendo to third]; Foster struck out; Strawberry struck out; Wilson popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 2. ASTROS 8TH: OROSCO REPLACED SISK (PITCHING); Cruz grounded out (second to first); Mumphrey walked; Knight made an out to second; Walling flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 2. METS 9TH: Brooks flied out to left; Ortiz grounded out (second to first); Orosco walked; Gardenhire forced Orosco (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 2. ASTROS 9TH: Ashby grounded out (third to first); BANNISTER BATTED FOR DIPINO; Bannister flied out to left; Doran singled; GARNER BATTED FOR PUHL; Garner flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Mets 3, Astros 2. Final Totals R H E LOB Mets 3 8 0 7 Astros 2 6 1 9

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