Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 31
Played on Wednesday, May 14, 1986 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   2  5  2
HOU N    0  2  1    0  0  1    2  0  x  -   6 11  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
K. Mitchell ss,3b             4   0   1   1       0   0       0   4
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       9   1
Carter c                      3   1   1   1       1   0       8   0
Strawberry rf                 4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Foster lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Knight 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Leach p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Niemann p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Teufel 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Ojeda p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Santana ss                  1   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       32   2   5   2       1   5      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. K. Mitchell-Teufel-Hernandez.
E: K. Mitchell (1), Strawberry (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Santana (2,off Knepper); K. Mitchell (5,off Knepper).
HR: Carter (5,7th inning off Knepper 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Teufel (2,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf,lf                 4   1   1   0       1   0       5   0
Pankovits 2b                  5   0   0   0       0   3       2   3
Cruz lf                       4   0   3   1       0   0       2   0
  Walker pr,cf                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
Garner 3b                     4   3   2   1       0   0       0   2
Bass rf                       4   1   3   2       0   0       1   0
Thon ss                       4   0   1   1       0   1       1   5
Bailey c                      2   0   1   1       2   0       5   0
Knepper p                     4   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
Totals                       35   6  11   6       3   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Pankovits-Davis.
E: Garner (9).

BATTING - 
2B: Bass 2 (7,off Ojeda 2).
3B: Thon (1,off Ojeda).
GDP: Davis (4,off Ojeda).
IBB: Bailey (1,by Ojeda).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher 2 (6,2nd base off Ojeda/Carter,3rd base off Ojeda/Carter).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ojeda L(5-1)                  6     7   4   2   3   7   0  28
Leach                         1     3   2   2   0   1   0   6
Niemann                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    11   6   4   3   8   0  38

IBB: Ojeda (2,Bailey).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(7-1)                9     5   2   2   1   5   1  33


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 11626


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Wilson              cf        Hatcher             cf
2. K. Mitchell         ss        Pankovits           2b
3. Hernandez           1b        Cruz                lf
4. Carter              c         Davis               1b
5. Strawberry          rf        Garner              3b
6. Foster              lf        Bass                rf
7. Knight              3b        Thon                ss
8. Teufel              2b        Bailey              c
9. Ojeda               p         Knepper             p

METS 1ST: Wilson grounded out (second to first); K. Mitchell
popped to second; Hernandez singled; Carter walked [Hernandez to
second]; Strawberry grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher flied out to center; Pankovits struck out;
Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Foster struck out; Knight flied out to center; Teufel
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis struck out; Garner reached on an error by K.
Mitchell [Garner to first]; Bass doubled [Garner scored
(unearned)]; Thon struck out; Bailey singled [Bass scored
(unearned)]; Knepper was called out on strikes; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Ojeda struck out; Wilson flied out to center; K.
Mitchell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Hatcher walked; Pankovits struck out while Hatcher
stole second; Hatcher stole third; Cruz singled to right
[Hatcher scored, Cruz to third (error by Strawberry)]; ball
bounced through Darryl Strawberry's legs; Davis grounded out
(third to first); Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R,
1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 4TH: Hernandez flied out to center; Carter reached on an
error by Garner [Carter to first]; Strawberry flied out to left;
Foster flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass doubled; Thon grounded out (shortstop to
first); Bailey walked; Knepper struck out; Hatcher forced Bailey
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Knight singled; Teufel grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Knight out at second]; Ojeda was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Pankovits grounded out (first to pitcher); Cruz
singled; Davis grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Cruz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Wilson flied out to right; K. Mitchell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hernandez flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner singled; Bass grounded out (third to first)
[Garner to second]; Thon tripled [Garner scored]; Bailey was
walked intentionally; Knepper struck out; Hatcher made an out to
first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 7TH: Carter homered; Strawberry struck out; Foster made an
out to shortstop; Knight grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: K. MITCHELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); LEACH
REPLACED KNIGHT (PITCHING); SANTANA REPLACED OJEDA (PLAYING SS);
Pankovits struck out; Cruz singled; WALKER RAN FOR CRUZ; Davis
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Walker to second]; Garner
singled [Walker scored]; Bass singled [Garner scored]; Thon
lined to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 6.

METS 8TH: HATCHER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WALKER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Teufel grounded out (pitcher to first);
Santana doubled; Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Santana to third]; K. Mitchell doubled [Santana scored];
Hernandez struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: NIEMANN REPLACED LEACH (PITCHING); Bailey grounded
out (first unassisted); Knepper grounded out (pitcher to first);
Hatcher singled; Pankovits forced Hatcher (shortstop to second);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 9TH: Carter grounded out (third to first); Strawberry
grounded out (first to pitcher); Foster grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             2   5   2    4
 Astros           6  11   1    8


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