New York Mets 7, Houston Astros 6 (16 innings)
National League Championship Series Game 6
Played on Wednesday, October 15, 1986 (D) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  1  0    3  -   7 11  0
HOU N    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0    2  -   6 11  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilson cf,lf                  7   1   1   1       1   2       2   0
Mitchell lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Elster ss                   3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Hernandez 1b                  7   1   1   1       0   2      20   6
Carter c                      5   0   2   0       2   0       9   2
Strawberry rf                 5   2   1   0       2   2       1   0
Knight 3b                     6   1   1   2       0   1       1   7
Teufel 2b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
  Backman ph,2b               2   1   1   1       2   0       1   2
Santana ss                    3   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
  Heep ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McDowell p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Ojeda p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Mazzilli ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Aguilera p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Dykstra ph,cf               4   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
Totals                       54   7  11   6       8  11      48  30

BATTING - 
2B: Hernandez (1,off Knepper); Strawberry (1,off Lopez).
3B: Dykstra (1,off Knepper).
SH: Orosco (1,off Calhoun).
SF: Knight (1,off Smith).
GDP: Santana (1,off Knepper); Wilson (1,off Calhoun).
IBB: Backman (1,by Smith); Dykstra (1,by Lopez).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      7   1   2   0       0   1       1   6
Hatcher cf                    7   2   3   2       0   0       2   0
Garner 3b                     3   1   1   1       0   1       0   5
  Walling ph,3b               4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Davis 1b                      7   1   3   2       0   1      21   0
Bass rf                       6   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Cruz lf                       6   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Ashby c                       6   0   0   0       0   0      12   1
Thon ss                       3   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  Reynolds ph,ss              3   0   0   0       0   2       3   3
Knepper p                     2   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Pankovits ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Calhoun p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopes ph                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       56   6  11   6       3   9      48  24

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Thon-Davis, Doran-Reynolds-Davis.
E: Bass (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Garner (1,off Ojeda); Davis (1,off Aguilera).
HR: Hatcher (1,14th inning off Orosco 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (2,2nd base off Ojeda/Carter).
CS: Bass 2 (3,Home by Ojeda/Carter,2nd base by McDowell/Carter).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ojeda                         5     5   3   3   2   1   0  20
Aguilera                      3     1   0   0   0   1   0  10
McDowell                      5     1   0   0   0   2   0  15
Orosco W(3-0)                 3     4   3   3   1   5   1  14
Totals                       16    11   6   6   3   9   1  59


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       8.1   5   3   3   1   6   0  30
Smith                         1.2   0   0   0   3   2   0   8
Andersen                      3     0   0   0   1   1   0  10
Lopez L(0-1)                  2     5   3   3   2   2   0  12
Calhoun                       1     1   1   1   1   0   0   4
Totals                       16    11   7   7   8  11   0  64

Lopez faced 2 batters in the 16th inning
WP: Calhoun 2 (2).
IBB: Smith (1,Backman); Lopez (3,Dykstra).

Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Lee Weyer, 3B - Frank Pulli, 
LF - Dutch Rennert, RF - Joe West
Time of Game: 4:42   Attendance: 45718


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Wilson struck out; Mitchell grounded out (third to
first); Hernandez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled to center; Hatcher forced Doran (first
to shortstop); Garner doubled to left [Hatcher scored]; Davis
singled to center [Garner scored]; Bass walked [Davis to
second]; Cruz singled to right [Davis scored, Bass to third];
Bass was caught stealing home (catcher to third) [Cruz to
second]; missed squeeze; Ashby lined to shortstop; 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 2ND: Carter flied out to right; Strawberry grounded out
(second to first); Knight grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Thon grounded out (first to pitcher); Knepper was
called out on strikes; Doran grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 3RD: Teufel grounded out (shortstop to first); Santana
singled to center; On a bunt Ojeda forced Santana (third to
shortstop); Wilson walked [Ojeda to second]; Mitchell struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first); Garner
flied out to center; Davis flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 4TH: Hernandez flied out to center; Carter flied out to
right; Strawberry was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass grounded out (pitcher to first); Cruz grounded
out (pitcher to first); Ashby flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Knight grounded out (pitcher to first); Teufel
grounded out (third to first); Santana grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Thon grounded out (second to first); Knepper walked;
Doran forced Knepper (second to shortstop); Doran stole second;
Hatcher singled to third [Doran out at third (third to
shortstop)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 6TH: MAZZILLI BATTED FOR OJEDA; Mazzilli struck out; Wilson
grounded out (third to first); Mitchell grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: AGUILERA REPLACED MAZZILLI (PITCHING); Garner struck
out; Davis doubled to left; Bass grounded out (pitcher to
first); Cruz grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Carter flied
out to center; Strawberry was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby grounded out (second to first); Thon lined to
pitcher; Knepper lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 3.

METS 8TH: Knight grounded out (shortstop to first); Teufel
singled to center; Santana grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Teufel out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Doran grounded out (second to first); Hatcher
grounded out (third to first); WALLING BATTED FOR GARNER;
Walling grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 3.

METS 9TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); DYKSTRA BATTED
FOR AGUILERA; Dykstra tripled to center; Wilson singled to right
[Dykstra scored]; Mitchell grounded out (third to first) [Wilson
to second]; Hernandez doubled to center [Wilson scored]; SMITH
REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Carter walked; Strawberry walked
[Hernandez to third, Carter to second]; Knight hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Hernandez scored, Carter to third, Strawberry to
second]; BACKMAN BATTED FOR TEUFEL; Backman was walked
intentionally; HEEP BATTED FOR SANTANA; Heep struck out; 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: MCDOWELL REPLACED HEEP (PITCHING); DYKSTRA STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); BACKMAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); WILSON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); ELSTER REPLACED MITCHELL
(PLAYING SS); Davis grounded out (third to first); Bass grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cruz flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 10TH: Dykstra flied out to left; Wilson popped to
shortstop; Elster struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher); REYNOLDS
BATTED FOR THON; Reynolds struck out; PUHL BATTED FOR SMITH;
Puhl grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 11TH: REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); ANDERSEN
REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to
first); Carter walked; Strawberry popped to third; Knight struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 11TH: Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); Hatcher
grounded out (third to first); Walling grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 12TH: Backman grounded out (first unassisted); McDowell
grounded out (second to first); Dykstra grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 12TH: Davis struck out; Bass singled to center; Bass was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Cruz grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

METS 13TH: Wilson grounded out (pitcher to first); Elster
grounded out (second to first); Hernandez lined to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 13TH: Ashby flied out to center; Reynolds grounded out
(first to pitcher); PANKOVITS BATTED FOR ANDERSEN; Pankovits
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 3,
Astros 3.

METS 14TH: LOPEZ REPLACED PANKOVITS (PITCHING); Carter singled
to right; Strawberry walked [Carter to second]; On a bunt Knight
forced Carter (pitcher to third) [Strawberry to second]; Backman
singled to right [Strawberry scored, Knight to third, Backman to
second (error by Bass)]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR MCDOWELL; Johnson
popped to catcher in foul territory; Dykstra was walked
intentionally; Wilson struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 4,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 14TH: OROSCO REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Doran struck
out; Hatcher homered; the ball struck the LF pole;
Walling grounded out (first to pitcher); Davis popped to second;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

METS 15TH: Elster popped to first; Hernandez was called out on
strikes; Carter singled to center; Carter was out trying to
advance to second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 15TH: Bass struck out; Cruz struck out; Ashby grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

METS 16TH: Strawberry doubled to center; Knight singled to right
[Strawberry scored, Knight to second (on throw to home)];
CALHOUN REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Calhoun threw a wild pitch
[Knight to third]; Backman walked; Calhoun threw a wild pitch
[Knight scored, Backman to second]; Orosco out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Backman to third]; Dykstra singled to
right [Backman scored]; Wilson grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Dykstra out at second]; 3 R, 3
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 16TH: Reynolds struck out; LOPES BATTED FOR CALHOUN;
Lopes walked; Doran singled to center [Lopes to second]; Hatcher
singled to center [Lopes scored, Doran to second]; Walling
forced Hatcher (first to shortstop) [Doran to third]; Davis
singled to center [Doran scored, Walling to second]; Bass struck
out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             7  11   0    9
 Astros           6  11   1    5


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