New York Mets 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Thursday, July 25, 1985 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   3  7  2
NY  N    1  0  1    0  3  0    1  0  x  -   6  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   1       2   1
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       2   6
Bass cf                       4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Mumphrey rf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Davis 1b                      4   1   1   1       0   1      12   1
Garner 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Bailey c                      3   1   1   1       1   1       5   1
Scott p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Jones ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   3   7   3       2   6      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Calhoun-Reynolds-Davis.
E: Mumphrey (5), Bailey (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Doran (21,off Gooden).
HR: Davis (6,7th inning off Gooden 0 on 0 out); Bailey (6,7th inning off Gooden
0 on 1 out).
GDP: Cruz (7,off Gooden).
Team LOB: 5.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    3   2   2   0       0   1       2   0
Backman 2b                    4   1   3   1       0   1       2   5
Hernandez 1b                  2   1   2   2       2   0       9   2
Carter c                      4   1   1   3       0   1       6   0
Strawberry rf                 3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Paciorek ph,rf              1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Foster lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Santana ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   2
Gooden p                      3   1   0   0       0   0       2   1
Totals                       31   6   9   6       3   5      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Backman-Santana-Hernandez.

BATTING - 
3B: Backman (4,off Scott).
HR: Carter (12,5th inning off Scott 2 on 2 out).
SH: Dykstra (3,off Scott).
GDP: Santana (9,off Calhoun).
IBB: Hernandez (12,by Scott).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hernandez (2,2nd base by Calhoun/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(9-5)                  6     6   5   2   1   5   1  26
Calhoun                       2     3   1   1   2   0   0   9
Totals                        8     9   6   3   3   5   1  35

WP: Calhoun (3).
IBB: Scott (4,Hernandez).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gooden W(15-3)                9     7   3   3   2   6   2  35


Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Scott Grinder, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Bill Williams
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 28421


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran doubled; Reynolds grounded out (second to
first) [Doran to third]; Bass singled [Doran scored]; Cruz
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Bass
out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Dykstra struck out; Backman tripled; Hernandez singled
[Backman scored]; Carter flied out to left; Strawberry grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Mumphrey grounded out (first to pitcher); Davis
struck out; Garner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Foster made an out to first; Johnson grounded out
(first unassisted); Santana grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Bailey struck out; Scott struck out; Doran singled;
Reynolds forced Doran (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Gooden grounded out (shortstop to first); Dykstra
singled; Backman singled [Dykstra to second]; Hernandez singled
[Dykstra scored, Backman to third]; Carter struck out;
Strawberry struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); Mumphrey singled; Davis flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 4TH: Foster struck out; Johnson made an out to second;
Santana grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Garner grounded out (first to pitcher); Bailey
walked; Scott popped to first in foul territory; Doran struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Gooden reached on an error by Bailey [Gooden to
first]; Dykstra out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Gooden to second]; Backman struck out; Hernandez was walked
intentionally; Carter homered (unearned) [Gooden scored
(unearned), Hernandez scored (unearned)]; Strawberry grounded
out (first unassisted); 3 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Bass made
an out to shortstop; Cruz walked; Mumphrey grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 5.

METS 6TH: Foster made an out to shortstop; Johnson grounded out
(first to pitcher); Santana grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis homered; Garner flied out to center; Bailey
homered; JONES BATTED FOR SCOTT; Jones flied out to center;
Doran grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Mets 5.

METS 7TH: CALHOUN REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Gooden grounded out
(shortstop to first); Dykstra singled [Dykstra to second (error
by Mumphrey)]; Backman singled [Dykstra scored, Backman to
second (on throw to home)]; Hernandez walked; Carter flied out
to right [Backman to third]; PACIOREK BATTED FOR STRAWBERRY;
Hernandez was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 6.

ASTROS 8TH: PACIOREK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Reynolds
singled; Bass grounded out (first unassisted) [Reynolds to
second]; Cruz made an out to shortstop; Mumphrey struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 6.

METS 8TH: Paciorek singled; Calhoun threw a wild pitch [Paciorek
to second]; Foster grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
walked; Santana grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 6.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis flied out to right; Garner made an out to
second; Bailey made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Mets 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   2    5
 Mets             6   9   0    5


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