New York Mets 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 79
Played on Friday, July 4, 1986 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  1
NY  N    1  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   2  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   5
Gainey cf,lf                  3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Walling 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Bass rf                       4   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Cruz lf                       2   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Walker pr,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Garner ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Mizerock c                    2   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Ryan p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meadows ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ashby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   5   1       5   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Doran-Reynolds-Davis.
E: Walling (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Gainey (2,off Gooden); Walling (9,off Gooden).
HR: Bass (12,7th inning off Gooden 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Ryan (1,off Gooden).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bass (9,2nd base by Gooden/Carter).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    3   1   2   1       1   0       5   0
Backman 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   1       0   1       6   4
Strawberry rf                 4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Carter c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Heep lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Wilson lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    2   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Santana ss                    2   1   0   0       1   1       3   3
Gooden p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Totals                       28   2   5   2       4   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hernandez-Santana-Backman, Johnson-Hernandez-Santana.

BATTING - 
2B: Dykstra 2 (12,off Ryan,off Smith).
SH: Gooden (6,off Smith).
GDP: Santana (4,off Ryan).
Team LOB: 7.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan                          5     3   1   1   3   6   0  21
Andersen                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Smith L(1-5)                  2     1   1   1   1   0   0   8
Totals                        8     5   2   2   4   7   0  33


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gooden W(10-3)                9     5   1   1   5   4   1  34


Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Steve Rippley, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Lee Weyer
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 28557


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Doran               2b        Dykstra             cf
2. Gainey              cf        Backman             2b
3. Walling             3b        Hernandez           1b
4. Davis               1b        Strawberry          rf
5. Bass                rf        Carter              c
6. Cruz                lf        Heep                lf
7. Reynolds            ss        Johnson             3b
8. Mizerock            c         Santana             ss
9. Ryan                p         Gooden              p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to center; Gainey doubled to left;
Walling flied out to center; Davis made an out to second; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Bass singled; Bass was caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop to pitcher); Cruz struck out;
Reynolds grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Heep singled to shortstop; Johnson walked [Heep to
second]; Santana grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Heep to third, Johnson out at second];
Gooden walked; Dykstra forced Gooden (shortstop to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Mizerock walked; On a bunt Ryan grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to second) [Mizerock out at
second]; Doran grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Backman grounded out (second to first); Hernandez
struck out; Strawberry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Gainey grounded out (second to first); Walling
doubled to right; Davis popped to first in foul territory; Bass
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Carter reached on an error by Walling [Carter to
first]; Heep forced Carter (second to shortstop) [Heep to
first]; Johnson struck out; Santana struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz flied out to left; Reynolds flied out to right;
Mizerock made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Gooden grounded out (second to first); Dykstra walked;
Backman lined to left; Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: MEADOWS BATTED FOR RYAN; Meadows made an out to
second; Doran walked; Gainey struck out; Walling flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED MEADOWS (PITCHING); Strawberry flied
out to center; Carter singled to center; Heep struck out;
Johnson grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis flied out to center; Bass homered; Cruz
walked; WALKER RAN FOR CRUZ; Reynolds made an out to second;
Mizerock singled to center [Walker to third]; ASHBY BATTED FOR
ANDERSEN; Ashby struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 1.

METS 7TH: GAINEY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WALKER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING CF); SMITH REPLACED ASHBY (PITCHING); Santana
walked; Gooden out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Santana to second]; Dykstra doubled to right [Santana scored];
Backman grounded out (first unassisted) [Dykstra to third];
Hernandez flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Doran flied out to center; Gainey walked; Walling
hit into a double play (third to first) [Gainey out at third
(shortstop unassisted)]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: Strawberry made an out to third; Carter grounded out
(shortstop to first); Heep flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: WILSON REPLACED HEEP (PLAYING LF); Davis grounded
out (shortstop to first); Bass struck out; GARNER BATTED FOR
WALKER; Garner walked; Reynolds grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   5   1    6
 Mets             2   5   0    7


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