New York Mets 2, Houston Astros 1 (12 innings)
National League Championship Series Game 5
Played on Tuesday, October 14, 1986 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  4  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   1       1   0       1   2
Hatcher cf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Walling 3b                    5   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Davis 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Bass rf                       5   0   2   0       0   0       7   0
Cruz lf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Ashby c                       5   1   1   0       0   1      15   0
Reynolds ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Thon ph,ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ryan p                        3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Puhl ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Kerfeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41   1   9   1       2   6      34   5

FIELDING - 
E: Kerfeld (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Ashby (1,off Gooden).
SH: Hatcher (2,off Gooden).
GDP: Reynolds (1,off Gooden).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (1,2nd base off Gooden/Carter); Puhl (1,2nd base off Gooden/Carter).
CS: Bass (1,2nd base by Gooden/Carter).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Backman 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   3       0   9
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   1   0       1   1      14   1
Carter c                      5   0   1   1       0   0       6   1
Strawberry rf                 3   1   1   1       1   2       2   0
Wilson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       5   1
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Knight 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Santana ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       6   3
  Mazzilli ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Elster ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gooden p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Heep lf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       38   2   4   2       2  15      36  19

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

BATTING - 
HR: Strawberry (2,5th inning off Ryan 0 on 1 out).
IBB: Hernandez (3,by Kerfeld).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan                          9     2   1   1   1  12   1  30
Kerfeld L(0-1)                2.1   2   1   1   1   3   0  10
Totals                       11.1   4   2   2   2  15   1  40

IBB: Kerfeld (1,Hernandez).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gooden                       10     9   1   1   2   4   0  38
Orosco W(2-0)                 2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                       12     9   1   1   2   6   0  44


Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Lee Weyer, 
LF - Frank Pulli, RF - Dutch Rennert
Time of Game: 3:45   Attendance: 54986


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Doran grounded out (second to first); Hatcher
grounded out (second to first); Walling singled to second; Davis
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Dykstra was called out on strikes; Backman was called
out on strikes; Hernandez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass singled to center; Cruz singled to center [Bass
to third]; Ashby was called out on strikes; Reynolds grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cruz out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Carter grounded out (pitcher to first); Strawberry was
called out on strikes; Wilson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ryan was called out on strikes; Doran grounded out
(pitcher to first); Hatcher singled to center; Walling flied out
to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Knight struck out; Santana grounded out (second to
first); Gooden was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis flied out to left; Bass grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cruz grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

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

ASTROS 5TH: Ashby doubled to right; Reynolds singled to left
[Ashby to third]; On a bunt Ryan forced Reynolds (pitcher to
shortstop); Doran forced Ryan (second to shortstop) [Ashby
scored]; Doran stole second; Hatcher walked; Walling flied out
to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 5TH: Carter flied out to right; Strawberry homered; Wilson
struck out; Knight flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis grounded out (second to first); Bass singled
to center; Bass was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Cruz struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Santana grounded out (shortstop to first); Gooden
flied out to right; Dykstra made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
grounded out (first to pitcher); Ryan was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: Backman struck out; Hernandez singled to right; Carter
made an out to shortstop; Strawberry walked [Hernandez to
second]; Wilson flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 8TH: On a bunt Doran singled to first; Hatcher out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Doran to second]; Walling hit
into a double play (left to shortstop) [Doran out at third]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: Knight flied out to right; Santana struck out; Gooden
made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Davis made an out to shortstop; Bass grounded out
(second to first); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 9TH: Dykstra flied out to right; Backman struck out;
Hernandez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 1.

ASTROS 10TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Reynolds
grounded out (second to first); PUHL BATTED FOR RYAN; Puhl
singled to second; Puhl stole second; Doran walked; Hatcher
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 10TH: KERFELD REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Carter grounded out
(third to first); Strawberry struck out; Wilson struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 11TH: OROSCO REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); HEEP REPLACED
GOODEN (PLAYING LF); Walling struck out; Davis was called out on
strikes; Bass grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 11TH: Knight grounded out (second to first); MAZZILLI
BATTED FOR SANTANA; Mazzilli grounded out (first unassisted);
Heep struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 12TH: ELSTER REPLACED MAZZILLI (PLAYING SS); Cruz popped
to third in foul territory; Ashby grounded out (third to first);
THON BATTED FOR REYNOLDS; Thon flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 12TH: THON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Dykstra grounded
out (first unassisted); Backman singled to shortstop; Backman
was picked off first but was safe on an error by Kerfeld
[Backman to second]; Hernandez was walked intentionally; Carter
singled to center [Backman scored, Hernandez to second]; 1 R, 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   9   1    7
 Mets             2   4   0    4


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