Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 4
Regular Season Game 91
Played on Saturday, July 19, 1986 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  4  -   4  7  1
HOU N    0  0  0    1  2  1    0  0  1  -   5 11  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       2   0
Backman 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Hernandez 1b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       7   3
Carter c                      4   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Strawberry rf                 4   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Heep lf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Johnson 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   4
Santana ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       4   3
  Wilson ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sisk p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Foster ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  McDowell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Gooden p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  K. Mitchell ph,ss           2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   4   7   4       2   7      26  15

FIELDING - 
E: Carter (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Backman (12,off Scott); Carter (8,off Scott).
HR: Dykstra (5,9th inning off Scott 0 on 0 out); Strawberry (14,9th inning
off Smith 1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      5   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Reynolds ss                   5   2   3   1       0   1       0   1
Walling 3b                    4   1   1   2       0   0       0   1
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0      10   1
Bass rf                       4   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Ashby c                       3   0   2   1       1   0       8   0
Gainey cf                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hatcher ph,cf               1   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Scott p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Garner ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   5  11   5       1   4      27   9

FIELDING - 
E: Scott (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Bass (17,off Gooden).
HR: Walling (6,5th inning off Gooden 1 on 2 out); Reynolds (4,9th inning off
McDowell 0 on 2 out).
SF: Hatcher (1,off Orosco).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (32,2nd base off Gooden/Carter).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gooden                        5     9   4   4   1   1   1  25
Orosco                        2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Sisk                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
McDowell L(7-3)               0.2   1   1   1   0   1   1   3
Totals                        8.2  11   5   5   1   4   2  38

Gooden faced 3 batters in the 6th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott                         8.1   5   3   3   1   7   1  31
Smith W(2-6)                  0.2   2   1   1   1   0   1   5
Totals                        9     7   4   4   2   7   2  36


Umpires: HP - Bob Engel, 1B - Greg Bonin, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Dave Pallone
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 44502


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Dykstra flied out to left; Backman flied out to left;
Hernandez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (first to pitcher); Reynolds
singled; Walling forced Reynolds (second to shortstop) [Walling
to first]; Davis grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Carter grounded out (third to first); Strawberry
struck out; Heep walked; Johnson made an out to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass grounded out (third to first); Cruz grounded
out (third to first); Ashby singled; Gainey forced Ashby (second
to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Santana grounded out (pitcher to first); Gooden
grounded out (pitcher to first); Dykstra grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Scott struck out; Doran singled; Doran stole second
[Doran to third (error by Carter)]; Reynolds made an out to
shortstop; Walling flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Backman doubled; Hernandez grounded out (first
unassisted) [Backman to third]; Carter struck out; Strawberry
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis flied out to right; Bass doubled; Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Bass to third]; Ashby singled
[Bass scored]; Gainey forced Ashby (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Heep grounded out (pitcher to first); Johnson struck
out; Santana grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Scott grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to
first); hit off Dwight Gooden's hand; Doran grounded out
(first to pitcher); Reynolds singled; Walling homered [Reynolds
scored]; Davis flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

METS 6TH: Gooden flied out to center; Dykstra made an out to
second; Backman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Bass singled; Cruz singled [Bass to third]; Ashby
walked [Cruz to second]; Dwight Gooden called for going to
his mouth for ball 4; HATCHER BATTED FOR GAINEY; OROSCO
REPLACED GOODEN (PITCHING); Hatcher hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Bass scored, Cruz to third]; Scott struck out; Doran
forced Ashby (second to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 4.

METS 7TH: HATCHER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Hernandez struck
out; Carter flied out to center; Strawberry lined to first; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Reynolds struck out; Walling flied out to left;
Davis singled; Bass flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: Heep popped to catcher in foul territory; Johnson
struck out; WILSON BATTED FOR SANTANA; Wilson singled [Wilson to
second (error by Scott)]; K. MITCHELL BATTED FOR OROSCO; K.
Mitchell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: SISK REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); K. MITCHELL STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Cruz grounded out (first to pitcher);
Ashby flied out to center; Hatcher grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 9TH: Dykstra homered; On a bunt Backman made an out to
pitcher; Hernandez singled; Carter doubled [Hernandez scored];
SMITH REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); Strawberry homered [Carter
scored]; Heep grounded out (first to pitcher); Johnson singled;
FOSTER BATTED FOR SISK; Foster walked [Johnson to second]; K.
Mitchell grounded out (pitcher to first); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Mets 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: GARNER BATTED FOR SMITH; MCDOWELL REPLACED FOSTER
(PITCHING); Garner struck out; Doran grounded out (pitcher to
first); Reynolds homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros
5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             4   7   1    5
 Astros           5  11   1    7


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