New York Mets 10, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 87
Played on Saturday, July 13, 1985 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  2    1  4  0    3  0  0  -  10 14  0
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Backman 2b                    4   2   1   1       1   1       1   5
Hernandez 1b                  3   2   2   1       2   0      10   1
Carter c                      4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
  Darling pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds c                  1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Strawberry rf                 5   2   2   1       0   2       5   0
Foster lf                     5   1   4   4       0   0       3   0
Johnson 3b                    5   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Santana ss                    3   1   1   1       1   1       0   1
Lynch p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Totals                       38  10  14  10       4   8      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Foster 2 (14,off Knudson,off Madden); Johnson (6,off Knudson); Hernandez
(17,off Mathis).
SH: Lynch (4,off Knudson).
GDP: Hernandez (6,off Calhoun).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Backman (12,2nd base off Knudson/Ashby).
CS: Dykstra (1,2nd base by Knudson/Ashby); Hernandez (1,2nd base by Knudson/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Puhl rf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Bass cf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Walling 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       7   2
Ashby c                       2   0   1   1       0   0       4   3
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mathis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones cf                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Knudson p                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Bailey c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Totals                       33   1   6   1       3   2      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Davis-Reynolds-Davis.
E: Doran (8), Bass (1).
PB: Bailey (10).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lynch W(7-5)                  9     6   1   1   3   2   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knudson L(0-2)                4     7   4   4   2   3   0  19
Madden                        0.1   2   3   3   2   1   0   5
Mathis                        2     5   3   3   0   2   0  11
Calhoun                       2.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9    14  10  10   4   8   0  43

Knudson faced 1 batter in the 5th inning
WP: Calhoun (2).

Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Dave Pallone, 3B - Paul Runge
Ejections: NY  Manager Davey Johnson by Bob Engel [Balls and strikes]
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 23234


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Dykstra             cf        Doran               2b
2. Backman             2b        Reynolds            ss
3. Hernandez           1b        Puhl                rf
4. Carter              c         Cruz                lf
5. Strawberry          rf        Bass                cf
6. Foster              lf        Walling             3b
7. Johnson             3b        Davis               1b
8. Santana             ss        Ashby               c
9. Lynch               p         Knudson             p

METS 1ST: Mets manager Davey Johnson ejected by HP umpire Bob
Engel sometime in game; Dykstra singled; Backman lined to
center; Dykstra was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Hernandez walked; Hernandez was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran popped to catcher in foul territory; Reynolds
grounded out (second to first); Puhl struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Carter flied out to left; Strawberry struck out;
Foster singled; Johnson popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz singled; Bass singled [Cruz to second]; Walling
flied out to left; Davis forced Bass (pitcher to second) [Cruz
to third]; Ashby singled [Cruz scored, Davis to second]; Knudson
walked [Davis to third, Ashby to second]; Doran grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Santana walked; Lynch out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Santana to second]; Dykstra grounded out (first
unassisted) [Santana to third]; Backman singled [Santana
scored]; Backman stole second; Hernandez singled [Backman
scored, Hernandez to third (error by Bass)]; Carter made an out
to second; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Reynolds grounded out (first to pitcher); Puhl flied
out to right; Cruz walked; Bass grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Strawberry grounded out (catcher to first); Foster
doubled; Johnson doubled [Foster scored]; Santana struck out;
Lynch struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Walling lined to center; Davis grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ashby grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Dykstra singled; MADDEN REPLACED ASHBY (PITCHING);
BAILEY REPLACED KNUDSON (PLAYING C ); Bailey allowed a passed
ball [Dykstra to second]; Backman walked; Hernandez walked
[Dykstra to third, Backman to second]; Carter struck out;
Strawberry singled [Dykstra scored, Backman to third, Hernandez
to second]; Foster doubled [Backman scored, Hernandez scored,
Strawberry scored]; MATHIS REPLACED MADDEN (PITCHING); Johnson
grounded out (second to first) [Foster to third]; Santana
grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bailey flied out to left; Doran grounded out (second
to first); Reynolds flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 7, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Lynch struck out; Dykstra flied out to center; Backman
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Puhl flied out to center; Cruz grounded out (second
to first); Bass lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 7,
Astros 1.

METS 7TH: Hernandez doubled; Carter singled [Hernandez scored,
Carter to second]; Gary Carter injured on play; DARLING
RAN FOR CARTER; Strawberry singled [Darling to third]; Foster
singled [Darling scored, Strawberry to second]; Johnson flied
out to center [Strawberry to third]; Santana singled [Strawberry
scored, Foster to third]; CALHOUN REPLACED BASS (PITCHING);
JONES REPLACED MATHIS (PLAYING CF); Calhoun threw a wild pitch
[Santana to second]; Lynch grounded out (second to first);
Dykstra flied out to left; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 10,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: REYNOLDS REPLACED DARLING (PLAYING C ); Walling
grounded out (pitcher to first); Davis singled; Jones struck
out; Bailey singled [Davis to second]; Doran flied out to right;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 10, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: Backman reached on an error by Doran [Backman to
first]; Hernandez grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to first) [Backman out at second]; Reynolds struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 10, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Reynolds flied out to left; Puhl singled; Cruz
grounded out (first unassisted) [Puhl to second]; Calhoun
walked; Walling flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
10, Astros 1.

METS 9TH: Strawberry struck out; Foster flied out to left;
Johnson flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 10,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis flied out to right; Jones flied out to right;
Bailey flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 10,
Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets            10  14   0    6
 Astros           1   6   2    8


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