Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 0
Regular Season Game 90
Played on Friday, July 18, 1986 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  1  x  -   3  7  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
K. Mitchell ss                4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
Carter c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   2
Strawberry rf                 3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Foster lf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Knight 3b                     2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Teufel 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Darling p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Backman ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sisk p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   3   0       1   9      24   9

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Reynolds ss                   3   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
  Thon ph,ss                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Walling 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Davis 1b                      3   2   2   0       1   1       8   0
Bass rf                       2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Cruz lf                       2   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
  Walker pr,cf                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   0   1   2       0   1       8   1
Gainey cf,lf                  2   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Knepper p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       29   3   7   3       3   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Davis (19,off Darling); Walker (6,off Sisk).
SH: Bass (1,off Darling).
HBP: Bass (4,by Myers).
IBB: Cruz (6,by Darling).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Gainey (1,2nd base by Darling/Carter).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darling L(9-3)                7     5   2   2   3   6   0  28
Myers                         0.2   1   1   1   0   1   0   4
Sisk                          0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8     7   3   3   3   7   0  34

WP: Darling (5).
HBP: Myers (1,Bass).
IBB: Darling (2,Cruz).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper W(11-7)               9     3   0   0   1   9   0  31

WP: Knepper (1).

Umpires: HP - Dave Pallone, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Greg Bonin, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 22906


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Wilson struck out; K. Mitchell struck out; Hernandez
singled; Carter flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran flied out to center; Reynolds grounded out
(second to first); Walling flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Davis struck out; Bass was called out on strikes;
Cruz singled; Ashby grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Teufel made an out to shortstop; Darling struck out;
Wilson singled; K. Mitchell forced Wilson (third to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Gainey singled; Gainey was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Knepper flied out to center; Doran
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Hernandez struck out; Carter flied out to left;
Strawberry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Reynolds struck out; Walling grounded out (first
unassisted); Davis doubled; Bass flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Foster struck out (catcher to first); Knight walked;
Teufel flied out to right; Knepper threw a wild pitch [Knight to
second]; Darling flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Cruz made an out to shortstop; Ashby struck out;
Gainey flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 0.

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

ASTROS 6TH: Knepper grounded out (first to pitcher); Doran
grounded out (shortstop to first); Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: Carter struck out; Strawberry was called out on
strikes; Foster grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Walling singled; Davis walked [Walling to second];
Bass out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Walling to
third, Davis to second]; Cruz was walked intentionally; Ashby
singled [Walling scored, Davis scored, Cruz to second]; WALKER
RAN FOR CRUZ; Darling threw a wild pitch [Walker to third, Ashby
to second]; Gainey walked; On a bunt Knepper struck out; Doran
grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 2.

METS 8TH: WALKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); GAINEY CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Knight grounded out (shortstop to
first); Teufel grounded out (shortstop to first); BACKMAN BATTED
FOR DARLING; Backman singled; Wilson forced Backman (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: THON BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; MYERS REPLACED BACKMAN
(PITCHING); Thon struck out; Walling flied out to center; Davis
singled; Bass was hit by a pitch [Davis to second]; SISK
REPLACED MYERS (PITCHING); Walker doubled [Davis scored, Bass to
third]; Ashby grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 9TH: THON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); K. Mitchell flied
out to right; Hernandez made an out to second; Carter made an
out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             0   3   0    4
 Astros           3   7   0    7


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