New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Sunday, July 6, 1986 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  2  -   3 10  1
NY  N    0  2  1    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   5 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   1   2   0       0   1       2   2
Thon ss                       4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Garner 3b                     2   1   0   1       2   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      2   0   0   0       1   1       3   2
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gainey ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  DiPino p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walling ph                  1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Bass rf                       5   0   3   1       0   0       1   1
Pankovits lf                  4   0   2   1       1   1       3   0
Walker cf                     5   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Mizerock c                    2   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
  Ashby ph,c                  2   0   0   0       1   0       5   1
Knudson p                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Meadows ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds 1b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       36   3  10   3       7   8      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Doran (7).

BATTING - 
SF: Garner (2,off Fernandez).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (27,2nd base off Fernandez/Hearn); Walker (4,2nd base off Fernandez/Hearn).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    4   0   3   1       1   0       8   0
Backman 2b                    4   0   1   0       1   1       1   2
Hernandez 1b                  3   0   0   0       1   1       4   1
Strawberry rf                 4   0   1   0       0   2       2   1
K. Mitchell ss                3   2   2   1       1   1       0   1
  Santana ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Heep lf                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Wilson ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 3b                    4   2   2   2       0   0       2   1
Hearn c                       4   1   1   0       0   1       8   0
Fernandez p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sisk p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  McDowell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5  11   4       4   8      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (8,off Knudson); Dykstra (13,off Lopez).
HR: K. Mitchell (5,3rd inning off Knudson 0 on 1 out); Johnson (4,7th inning
off DiPino 1 on 2 out).
SH: Fernandez 2 (5,off Knudson,off Andersen).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dykstra (17,2nd base off Knudson/Mizerock); Strawberry (17,2nd base off
Andersen/Mizerock).
CS: Dykstra (4,2nd base by DiPino/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knudson L(0-3)                3     4   3   1   2   2   1  16
Andersen                      2     4   0   0   1   1   0  10
Lopez                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
DiPino                        2     2   2   2   1   4   1   8
Totals                        8    11   5   3   4   8   2  38


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez W(11-2)             6.2   6   1   1   5   5   0  31
Sisk                          1.2   4   2   2   2   2   0  11
McDowell SV(8)                0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Totals                        9    10   3   3   7   8   0  44


Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Lee Weyer, 2B - Ed Montague, 3B - Steve Rippley
Time of Game: 3:08   Attendance: 31017


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Doran               2b        Dykstra             cf
2. Thon                ss        Backman             2b
3. Garner              3b        Hernandez           1b
4. Davis               1b        Strawberry          rf
5. Bass                rf        K. Mitchell         ss
6. Pankovits           lf        Heep                lf
7. Walker              cf        Johnson             3b
8. Mizerock            c         Hearn               c
9. Knudson             p         Fernandez           p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled; Thon flied out to center; Doran stole
second; Garner flied out to center; Davis walked; Bass flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Dykstra singled to left; Backman flied out to left;
Dykstra stole second; Hernandez walked; Strawberry struck out;
K. Mitchell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pankovits made an out to third; Walker singled;
Walker stole second; Mizerock struck out; Knudson walked; Doran
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Heep flied out to left; Johnson doubled to left; Hearn
reached on an error by Doran [Johnson scored (unearned) (no
RBI), Hearn to first]; Fernandez out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Hearn to second]; Dykstra singled to center [Hearn
scored (unearned)]; Backman walked [Dykstra to second];
Hernandez grounded out (second to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Thon flied out to center; Garner walked; Davis
forced Garner (third to second) [Davis to first]; Bass singled
to left [Davis to second]; Pankovits was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 3RD: Strawberry flied out to left; K. Mitchell homered;
Heep grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson flied out to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Walker flied out to center; Mizerock was called out
on strikes; MEADOWS BATTED FOR KNUDSON; Meadows flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

METS 4TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED MEADOWS (PITCHING); Hearn singled to
center; Fernandez out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second)
[Hearn to second]; Dykstra grounded out (shortstop to first);
Backman singled to right [Hearn out at home (right to catcher)];
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Doran struck out; Thon flied out to center; Garner
flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

METS 5TH: Hernandez struck out; Strawberry singled to right;
Strawberry stole second; K. Mitchell walked; Heep singled to
pitcher [Strawberry to third, K. Mitchell to second]; Johnson
made an out to shortstop; Hearn flied out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis was called out on strikes; Bass singled to
left; Pankovits walked [Bass to second]; Walker forced Bass
(right to third) [Pankovits to second, Walker to first]; ASHBY
BATTED FOR MIZEROCK; Ashby made an out to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

METS 6TH: LOPEZ REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); ASHBY STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING C ); REYNOLDS REPLACED ANDERSEN (PLAYING 1B); Fernandez
struck out; Dykstra doubled to left; Backman grounded out
(second to first) [Dykstra to third]; Hernandez flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds flied out to right; Doran singled to left;
Thon singled to center [Doran to third]; Garner hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Doran scored]; GAINEY BATTED FOR LOPEZ; Gainey
walked [Thon to second]; SISK REPLACED FERNANDEZ (PITCHING);
Bass grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: DIPINO REPLACED GAINEY (PITCHING); Strawberry struck
out; K. Mitchell singled to right; WILSON BATTED FOR HEEP;
Wilson flied out to center; Johnson homered [K. Mitchell
scored]; Hearn struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets
5.

ASTROS 8TH: SANTANA REPLACED K. MITCHELL (PLAYING SS); WILSON
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Pankovits singled to left; Walker
struck out; Ashby walked [Pankovits to second]; Reynolds flied
out to center; Doran grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 5.

METS 8TH: Sisk struck out; Dykstra walked; Dykstra was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop to first); Backman struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 5.

ASTROS 9TH: CRUZ BATTED FOR THON; Cruz was called out on
strikes; Garner walked; WALLING BATTED FOR DIPINO; Walling
singled to left [Garner to second]; Bass singled to right
[Garner scored, Walling to second]; Pankovits singled to center
[Walling scored, Bass to second]; MCDOWELL REPLACED SISK
(PITCHING); Walker struck out; Ashby grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  10   1   14
 Mets             5  11   0    9


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