Houston Astros 3, New York Mets 1
National League Championship Series Game 4
Played on Sunday, October 12, 1986 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  2  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  4  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  3  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Hatcher cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Garner 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Walling ph,3b               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      3   1   1   0       1   0      14   0
Bass rf                       3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Ashby c                       3   1   1   2       0   0       5   0
Thon ss                       3   1   1   1       0   0       1   4
Scott p                       3   0   0   0       0   3       1   2
Totals                       31   3   4   3       2   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
E: Scott (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Walling (1,off Sisk).
HR: Ashby (1,2nd inning off Fernandez 1 on 2 out); Thon (1,5th inning off Fernandez
0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Backman 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Carter c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Strawberry rf                 3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Wilson lf                     3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Knight 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Santana ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Heep ph                     0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Elster ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Fernandez p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mazzilli ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McDowell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sisk p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   3   1       0   5      27   9

BATTING - 
SF: Heep (1,off Scott).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Backman (1,2nd base off Scott/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott W(2-0)                  9     3   1   1   0   5   0  31


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez L(0-1)              6     3   3   3   1   5   2  22
McDowell                      2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Sisk                          1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     4   3   3   2   6   2  33


Umpires: HP - Dutch Rennert, 1B - Joe West, 2B - Fred Brocklander, 3B - Doug Harvey, 
LF - Lee Weyer, RF - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 55038


Starting Lineups:

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

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

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

ASTROS 2ND: Davis singled to right; Bass struck out; Cruz struck
out; Ashby homered [Davis scored]; Thon flied out to center; 2
R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Carter made an out to shortstop; Strawberry struck
out; Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Scott struck out; Doran grounded out (second to
first); Hatcher flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Knight grounded out (third to first); Santana grounded
out (third to first); Fernandez made an out to pitcher; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Garner made an out to second; Davis walked; Bass
made an out to second; Cruz flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Dykstra made an out to second; Backman reached on an
error by Scott [Backman to first]; Mike Scott called for
obstruction; he ran to field the ball, gave way to Glenn Davis,
then tripped Wally Backman; Backman stole second; Hernandez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Carter struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby flied out to center; Thon homered; Scott was
called out on strikes; Doran flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Strawberry struck out; Wilson grounded out (shortstop
to first); Knight singled to left; Santana made an out to first;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Hatcher flied out to center; Garner flied out to
center; Davis popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

METS 6TH: MAZZILLI BATTED FOR FERNANDEZ; Mazzilli struck out;
Dykstra struck out; Backman grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

ASTROS 7TH: MCDOWELL REPLACED MAZZILLI (PITCHING); Bass flied
out to left; Cruz grounded out (second to first); Ashby grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets
0.

METS 7TH: Hernandez made an out to second; Carter grounded out
(pitcher to first); Strawberry grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Thon grounded out (third to first); Scott struck
out; Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 0.

METS 8TH: Wilson singled; Knight grounded out (third to first)
[Wilson to third]; HEEP BATTED FOR SANTANA; Heep hit a sacrifice
fly to center [Wilson scored]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR MCDOWELL;
Johnson flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Mets 1.

ASTROS 9TH: ELSTER REPLACED HEEP (PLAYING SS); SISK REPLACED
JOHNSON (PITCHING); Hatcher grounded out (third to first);
WALLING BATTED FOR GARNER; Walling doubled to center; Davis
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bass walked; Cruz forced
Walling (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Mets 1.

METS 9TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Dykstra singled
to left; On a bunt Backman grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Dykstra to second]; Hernandez grounded out (second to first)
[Dykstra to third]; Carter flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Mets 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   4   1    3
 Mets             1   3   0    3


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