New York Mets 6, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 32
Played on Thursday, May 15, 1986 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  1  2    0  0  2    0  1  0  -   6  9  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   1   2   0       0   3       2   0
Johnson ss                    2   1   0   0       2   0       2   4
  Santana ss                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   1       1   1       9   1
Strawberry rf                 3   2   1   1       1   0       4   0
Carter c                      4   1   1   1       0   1       4   1
Heep lf                       3   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
  Wilson lf                   1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Knight 3b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       0   1
Teufel 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   2
Darling p                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   5
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6   9   6       5  10      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Darling-Johnson-Hernandez, Knight-Teufel-Hernandez.

BATTING - 
3B: Strawberry (1,off Ryan).
HR: Heep (2,6th inning off Ryan 1 on 1 out); Carter (6,8th inning off Madden
0 on 0 out).
SF: Strawberry (4,off Ryan).
IBB: Hernandez (2,by Madden).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Strawberry (2,2nd base off Ryan/Bailey); Dykstra 2 (11,2nd base off Ryan/Bailey,2nd
base off Madden/Bailey).
CS: Heep (1,2nd base by Ryan/Bailey).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   1   3   0       0   0       2   1
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   2       0   0       1   2
Cruz lf                       3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Walling 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Garner 3b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
Bass cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Puhl rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bailey c                      3   0   0   0       0   2      10   1
Ryan p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Pankovits ph                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Madden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ashby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   8   2       2   4      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Doran (6,off Darling).
GDP: Reynolds (2,off Darling); Bass (3,off Orosco).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Garner (2,2nd base by Darling/Carter).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darling W(4-0)                8     8   2   2   2   3   0  32
Orosco                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9     8   2   2   2   4   0  34

Darling faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(3-5)                   6     6   5   5   3   7   1  26
Madden                        2     2   1   1   2   2   1  10
Calhoun                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   6   6   5  10   2  40

WP: Calhoun (2).
IBB: Madden (1,Hernandez).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Dutch Rennert, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Ed Montague
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 13856


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Dykstra             cf        Doran               2b
2. Johnson             ss        Reynolds            ss
3. Hernandez           1b        Cruz                lf
4. Strawberry          rf        Walling             1b
5. Carter              c         Garner              3b
6. Heep                lf        Bass                cf
7. Knight              3b        Puhl                rf
8. Teufel              2b        Bailey              c
9. Darling             p         Ryan                p

METS 1ST: Dykstra struck out; Johnson lined to second; Hernandez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

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

METS 2ND: Strawberry walked; Strawberry stole second; Carter was
called out on strikes; Heep grounded out (first unassisted)
[Strawberry to third]; Knight singled [Strawberry scored];
Teufel made an out to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Walling grounded out (first unassisted); Garner
singled; Garner was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Bass singled; Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Darling grounded out (second to first); Dykstra
singled; Dykstra stole second; Johnson walked; Hernandez singled
[Dykstra scored, Johnson to third]; Strawberry hit a sacrifice
fly to left [Johnson scored]; Carter flied out to left; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bailey grounded out (pitcher to first); Ryan
grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran flied out to right; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Heep singled; Heep was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Knight struck out; Teufel popped to first; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz
walked; Walling forced Cruz (shortstop to second) [Walling to
first]; Garner flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
3, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Darling was called out on strikes; Dykstra was called
out on strikes; Johnson walked; Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bass grounded out (second to first); Puhl grounded
out (first to pitcher); Bailey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 3, Astros 0.

METS 6TH: Strawberry tripled; Carter grounded out (shortstop to
first); Heep homered [Strawberry scored]; Knight grounded out
(first to pitcher); Teufel struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: PANKOVITS BATTED FOR RYAN; Pankovits walked; Doran
doubled [Pankovits to third]; Reynolds singled [Pankovits
scored, Doran scored]; Cruz flied out to center; Walling flied
out to left; Garner forced Reynolds (shortstop to second); 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 2.

METS 7TH: MADDEN REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Darling flied
out to right; Dykstra singled; Dykstra stole second; Johnson
popped to first; Hernandez was walked intentionally; Strawberry
forced Hernandez (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
5, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: SANTANA REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING SS); WILSON
REPLACED HEEP (PLAYING LF); Bass flied out to right; Puhl flied
out to left; Bailey struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5,
Astros 2.

METS 8TH: Carter homered; Wilson struck out; Knight grounded out
(shortstop to first); Teufel walked; Darling was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: ASHBY BATTED FOR MADDEN; Ashby flied out to center;
Doran singled; Reynolds flied out to right; Cruz singled [Doran
to third]; Walling grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

METS 9TH: CALHOUN REPLACED ASHBY (PITCHING); Dykstra struck out;
Santana singled; Hernandez flied out to center; Calhoun threw a
wild pitch [Santana to second]; Strawberry grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 6, Astros 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Garner singled; OROSCO REPLACED DARLING (PITCHING);
Bass grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Garner out at second]; Puhl struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 6, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             6   9   0    7
 Astros           2   8   0    5


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