New York Mets 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 98
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Saturday, July 27, 1985 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  8  0
NY  N    0  2  2    2  0  0    0  1  x  -   7 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Thon ss                       4   1   1   0       0   2       2   5
Garner 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
Bass cf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Davis 1b                      3   1   1   2       1   0       9   0
Bailey c                      3   0   2   0       1   0       3   0
Tolman rf                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mumphrey ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dawley p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Ashby ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Rivera 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Kerfeld p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Jones rf                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Doran ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       2   5      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Rivera-Davis, Garner-Thon-Davis, Thon-Garner.

BATTING - 
2B: Thon (5,off Latham).
HR: Davis (7,4th inning off Latham 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Mumphrey (7,off Latham).
Team LOB: 6.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Backman 2b                    4   2   2   1       1   0       7   2
Hernandez 1b                  3   1   2   2       2   1      11   1
Strawberry rf                 1   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Paciorek ph,rf              2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Heep lf                       4   0   3   1       0   0       1   0
Hurdle c                      1   1   0   0       2   0       5   0
Johnson 3b                    3   1   2   2       0   0       0   3
Santana ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       1   6
Latham p                      2   1   1   1       1   0       0   1
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   7  12   7       7   2      27  14

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

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (9,off Kerfeld); Heep (13,off Kerfeld); Hernandez (22,off DiPino);
Backman (7,off Dawley).
SH: Hurdle (1,off DiPino); Orosco (1,off Dawley).
SF: Johnson (4,off Kerfeld).
GDP: Dykstra (1,off Kerfeld).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Backman (14,2nd base off Kerfeld/Bailey).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kerfeld L(0-1)                3.1   5   6   6   7   1   0  20
DiPino                        2.2   4   0   0   0   0   0  11
Dawley                        2     3   1   1   0   1   0   8
Totals                        8    12   7   7   7   2   0  39


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Latham W(1-1)                 7.1   7   3   3   1   4   1  29
Orosco SV(10)                 1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2   5   1  36

WP: Latham (1).

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Bill Williams, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Scott Grinder
Time of Game: 2:55   Attendance: 51284


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Thon                ss        Dykstra             cf
2. Garner              2b        Backman             2b
3. Bass                cf        Hernandez           1b
4. Cruz                lf        Strawberry          rf
5. Davis               1b        Heep                lf
6. Bailey              c         Hurdle              c
7. Tolman              rf        Johnson             3b
8. Rivera              3b        Santana             ss
9. Kerfeld             p         Latham              p

ASTROS 1ST: Thon struck out; Debut game for Charlie
Kerfeld; Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: On a bunt Dykstra singled; Backman lined into a double
play (third to first) [Dykstra out at first]; Hernandez walked;
Strawberry walked [Hernandez to second]; Heep flied out to left;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (pitcher to first); Davis flied
out to left; Bailey walked; Tolman made an out to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Hurdle walked; Johnson doubled [Hurdle scored];
Santana grounded out (shortstop to first) [Johnson to third];
Latham singled [Johnson scored]; Dykstra grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Latham out at second]; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Rivera grounded out (first unassisted); Kerfeld
struck out; Thon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 2.

METS 3RD: Backman singled; Backman stole second; Hernandez
walked; Strawberry struck out; Heep doubled [Backman scored,
Hernandez to third]; Hurdle walked; Johnson hit a sacrifice fly
to right [Hernandez scored, Heep to third]; Santana flied out to
left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner flied out to right; Bass singled; Cruz flied
out to right; Davis homered [Bass scored]; Bailey singled;
Latham threw a wild pitch [Bailey to second]; Tolman struck out;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 4.

METS 4TH: Latham walked; Dykstra popped to third in foul
territory; Backman walked [Latham to second]; DIPINO REPLACED
TOLMAN (PITCHING); JONES REPLACED KERFELD (PLAYING RF);
Hernandez doubled [Latham scored, Backman scored]; PACIOREK
BATTED FOR STRAWBERRY; Paciorek lined into a double play
(shortstop to second) [Hernandez out at second]; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 6.

ASTROS 5TH: PACIOREK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Rivera
grounded out (shortstop to first); Jones lined to second; Thon
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Mets 6.

METS 5TH: Heep singled; Hurdle out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Heep to second]; Johnson singled [Heep to third];
Santana popped to catcher in foul territory [Johnson to second];
Latham grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner grounded out (third to first); Bass singled;
Cruz lined to second; Davis grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 6.

METS 6TH: Dykstra grounded out (second to first); Backman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hernandez singled; Paciorek
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Bailey singled; MUMPHREY BATTED FOR DIPINO; Mumphrey
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Bailey out at second]; Rivera grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 6.

METS 7TH: DAWLEY REPLACED MUMPHREY (PITCHING); Heep singled;
Heep was picked off first (pitcher to first); Hurdle made an out
to first; Johnson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Jones made an out to shortstop; Thon doubled; Garner
singled [Thon scored]; OROSCO REPLACED LATHAM (PITCHING); Bass
forced Garner (third to second); Cruz grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 6.

METS 8TH: Santana singled; Orosco out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Santana to second]; Dykstra flied out to
center; Backman doubled [Santana scored]; Hernandez struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis walked; Bailey forced Davis (pitcher to
second); ASHBY BATTED FOR DAWLEY; Ashby singled [Bailey to
second]; Rivera struck out; DORAN BATTED FOR JONES; Doran forced
Ashby (first to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   0    6
 Mets             7  12   0    8


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