Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 3 (12 innings)
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Thursday, July 11, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  1  0    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    1  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4 12  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    6   1   1   0       0   1       4   0
Backman 2b                    6   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Hernandez 1b                  5   1   1   0       1   0      14   0
Strawberry rf                 4   0   0   1       1   2       1   0
Carter c                      5   1   2   1       1   1      11   0
  Gorman p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Heep lf                       4   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
  McDowell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Staub ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Reynolds c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    5   0   3   1       0   0       0   3
Santana ss                    5   0   1   0       0   2       0   3
Fernandez p                   3   0   0   0       0   3       0   2
  Foster lf                   2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       46   3  10   3       3  14      34  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hernandez.

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (4,off Ryan).
SF: Strawberry (1,off Ryan).
GDP: Heep (10,off Ryan); Strawberry (4,off Smith).
Team LOB: 11.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      6   0   5   2       0   0       0   6
Gainey cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Garner 3b                     4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       5   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Bass rf                       5   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Davis 1b                      5   0   1   1       0   1      10   1
Bailey c                      5   0   0   0       0   4      13   1
Thon ss                       5   2   3   0       0   0       4   3
Ryan p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       44   4  12   4       1  11      36  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Doran-Thon-Davis, Thon-Davis.
E: Gainey (2), Ryan (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Doran 2 (18,off Fernandez 2).
HR: Bass (10,6th inning off Fernandez 0 on 1 out).
SH: Smith (1,off Gorman).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Thon (1,2nd base off Fernandez/Carter); Bass (11,2nd base off Orosco/Carter).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez                     6     7   3   3   0   7   1  25
McDowell                      3     2   0   0   1   2   0  11
Orosco                        2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Gorman L(4-4)                 0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Totals                       11.1  12   4   4   1  11   1  46


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan                          7     7   3   1   3  11   0  33
Calhoun                       2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Smith W(5-3)                  3     2   0   0   0   0   0  10
Totals                       12    10   3   1   3  14   0  50

WP: Ryan 2 (8).

Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Paul Runge, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Steve Rippley
Time of Game: 3:44   Attendance: 20921


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Dykstra             cf        Doran               2b
2. Backman             2b        Gainey              cf
3. Hernandez           1b        Garner              3b
4. Strawberry          rf        Cruz                lf
5. Carter              c         Bass                rf
6. Heep                lf        Davis               1b
7. Johnson             3b        Bailey              c
8. Santana             ss        Thon                ss
9. Fernandez           p         Ryan                p

METS 1ST: Dykstra struck out; Backman flied out to center;
Hernandez reached on an error by Ryan [Hernandez to first];
Strawberry flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran doubled; Gainey grounded out (first
unassisted) [Doran to third]; Garner flied out to center; Cruz
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Carter singled; Heep singled [Carter to second]; Ryan
threw a wild pitch [Carter to third, Heep to second]; Johnson
doubled [Carter scored, Heep to third]; Santana struck out
(catcher to first); Fernandez struck out; Dykstra grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass struck out; Davis flied out to left; Bailey
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Backman flied out to left; Hernandez walked;
Strawberry walked [Hernandez to second]; Ryan threw a wild pitch
[Hernandez to third, Strawberry to second]; Carter walked; Heep
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Carter out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon flied out to left; Ryan grounded out (pitcher
to first); Doran doubled; Gainey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Johnson singled; Santana grounded out (second to
first) [Johnson to second]; Fernandez struck out; Dykstra
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner singled; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted)
[Garner to second]; Bass flied out to left; Davis singled
[Garner scored, Davis to second]; Bailey struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Backman singled; Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Backman to second]; Strawberry struck out; Carter struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon singled; Thon stole second; Ryan struck out;
Doran singled [Thon scored]; Gainey grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Doran to second]; Garner grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

METS 6TH: Heep struck out; Johnson singled; Santana struck out;
Fernandez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz struck out; Bass homered; Davis flied out to
left; Bailey struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Dykstra reached on an error by Gainey [Dykstra to
second]; Backman struck out; Hernandez reached on a fielder's
choice [Dykstra to third, Hernandez to second]; Strawberry hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Dykstra scored (unearned)]; Carter
singled [Hernandez scored (unearned), Carter to second]; Heep
struck out; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MCDOWELL REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); FOSTER REPLACED
FERNANDEZ (PLAYING LF); Thon grounded out (shortstop to first);
WALLING BATTED FOR RYAN; Walling struck out; Doran singled;
Gainey grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 8TH: CALHOUN REPLACED WALLING (PITCHING); Johnson flied out
to left; Santana singled; Foster struck out; Dykstra grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Garner walked; Cruz hit into a double play (first
unassisted) [Garner out at second]; Bass grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 9TH: Backman struck out; Hernandez grounded out (pitcher to
first); Strawberry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Bailey
struck out; Thon singled; PUHL BATTED FOR CALHOUN; Puhl flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 10TH: SMITH REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Carter lined to
shortstop; STAUB BATTED FOR MCDOWELL; Staub grounded out (second
to first); Johnson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 10TH: OROSCO REPLACED STAUB (PITCHING); Doran grounded
out (third to first); Gainey grounded out (pitcher to first);
Garner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 3.

METS 11TH: Santana flied out to left; Foster flied out to left;
Dykstra singled; Backman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 11TH: Cruz flied out to right; Bass singled; Davis struck
out; Bass stole second; Bailey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 12TH: Hernandez singled; Strawberry grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Hernandez out at second]; Carter made
an out to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 12TH: GORMAN REPLACED CARTER (PITCHING); REYNOLDS
REPLACED OROSCO (PLAYING C ); Thon singled; Smith out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Thon to second]; Doran
singled [Thon scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             3  10   0   11
 Astros           4  12   2    8


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