New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 1
National League Championship Series Game 2
Played on Thursday, October 9, 1986 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    2  3  0    0  0  0  -   5 10  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1 10  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Backman 2b                    5   2   2   1       0   0       5   2
Hernandez 1b                  3   1   2   2       2   0       9   0
Carter c                      5   0   1   1       0   1       7   0
Strawberry rf                 3   0   0   1       0   2       1   0
Wilson lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Knight 3b                     3   0   1   0       1   1       1   3
Santana ss                    4   0   1   0       0   2       1   5
Ojeda p                       4   1   0   0       0   2       0   3
Totals                       36   5  10   5       3   8      27  13

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

BATTING - 
2B: Carter (1,off Ryan); Dykstra (1,off Lopez).
3B: Hernandez (1,off Ryan).
SF: Strawberry (1,off Ryan).
GDP: Carter (1,off Kerfeld).
IBB: Hernandez 2 (2,by Andersen,by Lopez); Knight (1,by Lopez).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wilson (1,2nd base off Lopez/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Garner 3b                     3   0   1   1       1   0       1   1
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Bass rf                       3   0   2   0       1   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Thon ss                       4   0   2   0       0   1       2   2
Ryan p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kerfeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopes ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   1  10   1       2   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Thon-Doran-Davis.
E: Hatcher (1), Davis (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bass (2,off Ojeda).
GDP: Lopes (1,off Ojeda).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ojeda W(1-0)                  9    10   1   1   2   5   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(0-1)                   5     7   5   5   0   5   0  22
Andersen                      2     1   0   0   1   2   0   9
Lopez                         1.1   2   0   0   2   1   0   8
Kerfeld                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9    10   5   5   3   8   0  40

IBB: Andersen (1,Hernandez); Lopez 2 (2,Knight,Hernandez).

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Dutch Rennert, 3B - Joe West, LF - Fred Brocklander, 
RF - Doug Harvey
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 44391


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Dykstra             cf        Hatcher             cf
2. Backman             2b        Doran               2b
3. Hernandez           1b        Garner              3b
4. Carter              c         Davis               1b
5. Strawberry          rf        Bass                rf
6. Wilson              lf        Cruz                lf
7. Knight              3b        Ashby               c
8. Santana             ss        Thon                ss
9. Ojeda               p         Ryan                p

METS 1ST: On a bunt Dykstra grounded out (pitcher to first);
Backman lined to third; Hernandez made an out to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher was called out on strikes; Doran struck out;
Garner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Carter struck out; Strawberry struck out; Wilson flied
out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Bass doubled
to left; Cruz singled to shortstop [Bass to third]; Ashby
reached on a fielder's choice [Bass out at home (pitcher to
catcher), Cruz to second]; Thon was called out on strikes; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Knight struck out; Santana struck out; Ojeda struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ryan grounded out (third to first); Hatcher singled
to center; Doran hit into a double play (second to first)
[Hatcher out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Dykstra grounded out (first unassisted); Backman
singled to center; Hernandez singled to center [Backman to
second]; Carter doubled to center [Backman scored, Hernandez to
third]; Strawberry hit a sacrifice fly to left [Hernandez
scored]; Wilson flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner walked; Davis grounded out (third to first)
[Garner to second]; Bass singled to third [Garner stayed at
second]; Cruz struck out; Ashby forced Garner (third
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Knight made an out to second; Santana singled to
right; Ojeda forced Santana (third to shortstop); Dykstra
singled to left [Ojeda to second]; Backman singled to center
[Ojeda scored, Dykstra to third, Backman to second (error by
Hatcher)]; Hernandez tripled to center [Dykstra scored, Backman
scored]; Carter flied out to center; 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon singled to left; PANKOVITS BATTED FOR RYAN;
Pankovits struck out; Hatcher made an out to shortstop; Doran
singled to left [Thon to third, Doran to second (on throw)];
Garner flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5,
Astros 0.

METS 6TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Strawberry
flied out to right; Wilson grounded out (first to pitcher);
Knight singled to center; Santana struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis singled to center; Bass walked [Davis to
second]; Cruz flied out to center; Ashby forced Bass (shortstop
to second) [Davis to third]; Thon flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 0.

METS 7TH: Ojeda was called out on strikes; Dykstra reached on an
error by Davis [Dykstra to first]; Backman grounded out (second
to first) [Dykstra to second]; Hernandez was walked
intentionally; Carter flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Mets 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: PUHL BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; Puhl singled to right;
Hatcher forced Puhl (shortstop to second); Doran grounded out
(first unassisted) [Hatcher to second]; Garner singled to center
[Hatcher scored]; Davis forced Garner (shortstop to second); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: LOPEZ REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Strawberry struck out;
Wilson singled to center; Wilson stole second; Knight was walked
intentionally; Santana forced Knight (shortstop to second)
[Wilson to third]; Ojeda flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Bass flied out to left; Cruz popped to catcher in
foul territory; Ashby grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

METS 9TH: Dykstra doubled to center; On a bunt Backman made an
out to catcher; Hernandez was walked intentionally; KERFELD
REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Carter grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Hernandez out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Thon singled to center; LOPES BATTED FOR KERFELD;
Lopes grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Thon out at second]; Hatcher grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             5  10   0    8
 Astros           1  10   2    9


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