New York Mets 4, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Tuesday, May 6, 1986 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    3  0  x  -   4  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Walling 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bass cf                       2   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Puhl rf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Kerfeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bailey c                    0   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Totals                       29   0   2   0       2   7      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Walling (1).

BATTING - 
GDP: Davis (3,off Gooden).
Team LOB: 4.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
K. Mitchell cf                4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
  Dykstra pr,cf               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Teufel 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Hernandez 1b                  2   0   1   0       2   0       7   4
Carter c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Strawberry rf                 4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Foster lf                     3   2   1   1       1   1       2   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Santana ss                    3   1   0   0       0   1       1   2
Gooden p                      3   1   1   2       0   0       3   1
Totals                       31   4   6   4       3   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gooden-Carter-Hernandez.
E: Teufel (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Hernandez (10,off Knepper); Knight (4,off Knepper); Teufel (5,off Knepper).
3B: Gooden (1,off Knepper).
HR: Foster (1,5th inning off Knepper 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(5-1)                6.1   5   4   3   2   5   1  27
Kerfeld                       0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Madden                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8     6   4   3   3   8   1  34


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gooden W(5-0)                 9     2   0   0   2   7   0  31


Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Charlie Williams, 2B - Harry Wendelstedt, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 41722


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Doran               2b        K. Mitchell         cf
2. Reynolds            ss        Teufel              2b
3. Cruz                lf        Hernandez           1b
4. Davis               1b        Carter              c
5. Walling             3b        Strawberry          rf
6. Ashby               c         Foster              lf
7. Bass                cf        Knight              3b
8. Puhl                rf        Santana             ss
9. Knepper             p         Gooden              p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to left; Reynolds struck out; Cruz
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: K. Mitchell grounded out (pitcher to first); Teufel
struck out; Hernandez flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (third to first); Walling
grounded out (second to first); Ashby grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Carter grounded out (shortstop to first); Strawberry
grounded out (second to first); Foster grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bass flied out to center; Puhl was called out on
strikes; Knepper grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Knight flied out to center; Santana struck out; Gooden
lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran grounded out (first to pitcher); Reynolds
grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: K. Mitchell grounded out (third to first); Teufel
grounded out (third to first); Hernandez doubled; Carter flied
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Davis singled; Walling flied out to center; Ashby
struck out; Bass walked [Davis to second]; Puhl flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Strawberry struck out; Foster homered; Knight doubled;
Santana grounded out (third to first); Gooden flied out to left;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Knepper flied out to center; Doran grounded out
(shortstop to first); Reynolds lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: K. Mitchell grounded out (pitcher to first); Teufel
doubled; Hernandez walked; Carter flied out to center;
Strawberry struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher); Davis struck
out; Walling grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: Foster walked; Knight struck out; Santana reached on
an error by Walling [Foster to third, Santana to second]; Gooden
tripled [Foster scored, Santana scored (unearned)]; KERFELD
REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); K. Mitchell singled [Gooden
scored]; DYKSTRA RAN FOR K. MITCHELL; Teufel forced Dykstra
(second to shortstop); Hernandez walked [Teufel to second];
Carter struck out; 3 R (2 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
4.

ASTROS 8TH: DYKSTRA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Ashby was
called out on strikes; Bass struck out; Puhl flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 4.

METS 8TH: MADDEN REPLACED ASHBY (PITCHING); BAILEY REPLACED
KERFELD (PLAYING C ); Strawberry struck out; Foster struck out;
Knight grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 4.

ASTROS 9TH: Bailey walked; Doran forced Bailey (first to
shortstop) [Doran to first]; Reynolds singled [Doran to second];
Cruz reached on an error by Teufel [Doran to third, Reynolds to
second, Cruz to first]; Davis grounded into a double play
(pitcher to catcher to first) [Doran out at home]; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   2   1    4
 Mets             4   6   1    6


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