New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 20
Played on Tuesday, April 30, 1985 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  2  x  -   4  7  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   3
Bass rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Walling 1b                    3   1   1   1       0   0       6   1
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Mumphrey cf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Garner 3b                     2   0   0   0       1   2       0   1
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Reynolds ss                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Niekro p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gainey ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       27   1   4   1       2   8      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Reynolds-Doran-Walling, Doran-Reynolds-Walling.

BATTING - 
HR: Walling (1,1st inning off Gooden 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Ashby 2 (2,off Gooden 2).
Team LOB: 1.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Doran (3,2nd base by Gooden/Carter).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Backman 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Knight ph,3b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hernandez 1b                  2   2   1   0       2   0       6   4
Carter c                      2   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
  Hurdle c                    2   1   2   1       0   0       6   0
Strawberry cf                 3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Foster lf                     2   0   1   1       1   1       0   0
  Wilson pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Christensen rf              1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Heep rf,lf                    4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Santana ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       7   5
Gooden p                      1   1   0   0       2   0       2   1
Totals                       28   4   7   4       6   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hernandez-Santana-Hernandez, Hernandez-Santana-Gooden.
E: Gooden (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Heep (2,off Niekro); Santana (2,off DiPino).
IBB: Hernandez (5,by DiPino); Strawberry (2,by DiPino).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Heep (1,2nd base by Niekro/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niekro L(1-3)                 6.1   4   2   2   3   4   0  24
DiPino                        1.1   3   2   2   3   1   0   9
Calhoun                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     7   4   4   6   5   0  34

IBB: DiPino 2 (3,Hernandez,Strawberry).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gooden W(3-1)                 9     4   1   1   2   8   1  29


Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Terry Tata, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 31558


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Doran               2b        Backman             2b
2. Bass                rf        Johnson             3b
3. Walling             1b        Hernandez           1b
4. Cruz                lf        Carter              c
5. Mumphrey            cf        Strawberry          cf
6. Garner              3b        Foster              lf
7. Ashby               c         Heep                rf
8. Reynolds            ss        Santana             ss
9. Niekro              p         Gooden              p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran made an out to shortstop; Bass struck out;
Walling homered; Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Backman grounded out (first unassisted); Johnson
grounded out (first to pitcher); Hernandez walked; Carter flied
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Mumphrey singled; Garner struck out; Ashby grounded
into a double play (first to shortstop to first) [Mumphrey out
at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Strawberry struck out; Foster walked; Heep grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Foster out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds singled; Niekro reached on an error by
Gooden [Reynolds to second, Niekro to first]; Reynolds was
picked off second (catcher to shortstop); Doran forced Niekro
(first to shortstop); Doran was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Santana flied out to center; Gooden walked; Backman
grounded out (first unassisted) [Gooden to second]; Johnson
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Walling
flied out to right; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Hernandez made an out to shortstop; Carter struck out;
Strawberry flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: HURDLE REPLACED CARTER (PLAYING C ); Mumphrey struck
out; Garner struck out; Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Foster struck out; Heep singled; Heep was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Santana struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Reynolds made an out to shortstop; Niekro grounded
out (shortstop to first); Doran struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: Gooden popped to catcher in foul territory; Backman
grounded out (second to first); Johnson flied out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Bass singled; Bass was picked off first (pitcher to
first); Walling flied out to center; Cruz struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 7TH: Hernandez singled; Hurdle singled [Hernandez to
second]; Strawberry flied out to center; Foster singled
[Hernandez scored, Hurdle to third]; WILSON RAN FOR FOSTER;
DIPINO REPLACED NIEKRO (PITCHING); Heep singled [Hurdle scored,
Wilson to second]; Santana grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Heep out at second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: CHRISTENSEN REPLACED WILSON (PLAYING RF); HEEP
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Mumphrey grounded out (third to
first); Garner walked; Ashby grounded into a double play (first
to shortstop to pitcher) [Garner out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Gooden walked; Backman grounded out (third to first)
[Gooden to second]; KNIGHT BATTED FOR JOHNSON; Knight struck
out; Hernandez was walked intentionally; Hurdle singled [Gooden
scored, Hernandez to third, Hurdle to second]; Strawberry was
walked intentionally; Christensen singled [Hernandez scored,
Hurdle to third, Strawberry to second]; CALHOUN REPLACED DIPINO
(PITCHING); Heep flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 4.

ASTROS 9TH: KNIGHT STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Reynolds popped
to catcher in foul territory; GAINEY BATTED FOR CALHOUN; Gainey
struck out; Doran walked; Bass flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   4   0    1
 Mets             4   7   1    6


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