1986 Houston Astros
Personnel | Standings | Splits | Regular Season
National League Championship Series


Summary:

96-66, First place, NL West
NL Western Division Champions


Manager: Hal Lanier

Coaches:

NameFirst GameLast Game
Yogi Berra4/8/198610/5/1986
Matt Galante4/8/198610/5/1986
Denis Menke4/8/198610/5/1986
Les Moss4/8/198610/5/1986
Gene Tenace4/8/198610/5/1986

Players:

Larry Andersen Alan Ashby Mark Bailey Kevin Bass Eric Bullock
Jeff Calhoun Jose Cruz Danny Darwin Glenn Davis Jim Deshaies
Frank DiPino Bill Doran Dan Driessen Tom Funk Ty Gainey
Phil Garner Billy Hatcher Manny Hernandez Matt Keough Charlie Kerfeld
Bob Knepper Mark Knudson Davey Lopes Aurelio Lopez Mike Madden
Louie Meadows John Mizerock Rafael Montalvo Jim Pankovits Bert Pena
Terry Puhl Craig Reynolds Nolan Ryan Mike Scott Dave Smith
Julio Solano Dickie Thon Tony Walker Denny Walling Robbie Wine


Standings: 1986 NL Western Division

Team G W L Pct RS RA GB
Houston Astros 162 96 66 .593 654 569 -
Cincinnati Reds 162 86 76 .531 732 717 10.0
San Francisco Giants 162 83 79 .512 698 618 13.0
San Diego Padres 162 74 88 .457 656 723 22.0
Los Angeles Dodgers 162 73 89 .451 638 679 23.0
Atlanta Braves 161 72 89 .447 615 719 23.5

Finish: First place out of six, -10 games behind


Team splits:

Total Home Road
Team G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Atlanta Braves 18 13 5 .722 65 47 9 7 2 .778 34 22 9 6 3 .667 31 25
Chicago Cubs 12 8 4 .667 58 42 6 4 2 .667 29 20 6 4 2 .667 29 22
Cincinnati Reds 18 14 4 .778 85 47 9 7 2 .778 40 21 9 7 2 .778 45 26
Los Angeles Dodgers 18 10 8 .556 71 73 9 7 2 .778 35 27 9 3 6 .333 36 46
Montreal Expos 12 8 4 .667 60 39 6 5 1 .833 25 18 6 3 3 .500 35 21
New York Mets 12 5 7 .417 40 54 6 4 2 .667 27 33 6 1 5 .167 13 21
Philadelphia Phillies 12 6 6 .500 45 47 6 3 3 .500 24 23 6 3 3 .500 21 24
Pittsburgh Pirates 12 6 6 .500 32 42 6 2 4 .333 15 29 6 4 2 .667 17 13
San Diego Padres 18 10 8 .556 89 76 9 5 4 .556 43 39 9 5 4 .556 46 37
San Francisco Giants 18 9 9 .500 60 49 9 5 4 .556 30 26 9 4 5 .444 30 23
St. Louis Cardinals 12 7 5 .583 49 53 6 3 3 .500 25 31 6 4 2 .667 24 22
Total 162 96 66 .593 654 569 81 52 29 .642 327 289 81 44 37 .543 327 280

Division splits:

Total Home Road
Division G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
NL East 72 40 32 .556 284 277 36 21 15 .583 145 154 36 19 17 .528 139 123
NL West 90 56 34 .622 370 292 45 31 14 .689 182 135 45 25 20 .556 188 157
Total 162 96 66 .593 654 569 81 52 29 .642 327 289 81 44 37 .543 327 280

Splits by month:

Total Home Road
Month G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
April 20 14 6 .700 72 67 10 6 4 .600 31 28 10 8 2 .800 41 39
May 26 13 13 .500 91 87 12 6 6 .500 39 37 14 7 7 .500 52 50
June 29 14 15 .483 116 108 15 9 6 .600 62 60 14 5 9 .357 54 48
July 27 16 11 .593 116 94 16 11 5 .688 72 64 11 5 6 .455 44 30
August 28 16 12 .571 109 105 13 8 5 .615 51 51 15 8 7 .533 58 54
September 27 18 9 .667 130 102 12 9 3 .750 59 44 15 9 6 .600 71 58
October 5 5 0 1.000 20 6 3 3 0 1.000 13 5 2 2 0 1.000 7 1
Total 162 96 66 .593 654 569 81 52 29 .642 327 289 81 44 37 .543 327 280

Day/night splits:

Total Home Road
Day / night G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Day 52 30 22 .577 217 187 19 12 7 .632 83 72 33 18 15 .545 134 115
Night 110 66 44 .600 437 382 62 40 22 .645 244 217 48 26 22 .542 193 165
Total 162 96 66 .593 654 569 81 52 29 .642 327 289 81 44 37 .543 327 280

Splits by day of week:

Total Home Road
Day of week G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA G W L Pct RS RA
Sunday 27 12 15 .444 99 105 13 6 7 .462 55 60 14 6 8 .429 44 45
Monday 17 11 6 .647 74 80 10 6 4 .600 39 56 7 5 2 .714 35 24
Tuesday 25 15 10 .600 111 84 12 6 6 .500 41 36 13 9 4 .692 70 48
Wednesday 25 14 11 .560 96 70 11 7 4 .636 47 26 14 7 7 .500 49 44
Thursday 16 10 6 .625 65 59 9 6 3 .667 32 29 7 4 3 .571 33 30
Friday 26 15 11 .577 93 74 13 9 4 .692 48 32 13 6 7 .462 45 42
Saturday 26 19 7 .731 116 97 13 12 1 .923 65 50 13 7 6 .538 51 47
Total 162 96 66 .593 654 569 81 52 29 .642 327 289 81 44 37 .543 327 280

Score by inning:

Home 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Total
Opponent 28 24 17 37 30 46 34 31 40 1 1 0 0 0 0 289
Houston 53 33 24 27 42 45 38 41 20 1 2 0 0 0 1 327

Road 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Houston 46 25 41 31 30 37 25 41 41 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 327
Opponent 25 34 23 27 39 33 41 32 18 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 280

Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
Opponent 53 58 40 64 69 79 75 63 58 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 569
Houston 99 58 65 58 72 82 63 82 61 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 654


Regular Season

Date Opponent Score Rec Strk WP LP SV A T D/N
Tue 4/8/1986 vs Giants L 3-8 0-1 L1 Krukow (1-0) Ryan (0-1) M. Davis (1) 22,935 2:20 N
Wed 4/9/1986 vs Giants L 1-4 0-2 L2 Garrelts (1-0) Scott (0-1) Minton (1) 6,875 2:33 N
Thu 4/10/1986 vs Giants W 4-0 1-2 W1 Knepper (1-0) Blue (0-1) 6,070 2:27 N
Fri 4/11/1986 vs Braves W 2-1 2-2 W2 Kerfeld (1-0) Palmer (0-1) Smith (1) 9,357 2:14 N
Sat 4/12/1986 vs Braves W 4-3 3-2 W3 Ryan (1-1) Mahler (1-1) Smith (2) 19,803 2:30 N
Sun 4/13/1986 vs Braves L 7-8 3-3 L1 Johnson (1-0) Scott (0-2) Garber (1) 8,739 2:56 D
Tue 4/15/1986 at Giants W 8-3 4-3 W1 Knepper (2-0) Blue (0-2) Kerfeld (1) 46,638 3:01 D
Wed 4/16/1986 at Giants W 4-1 5-3 W2 Ryan (2-1) Mason (0-1) Smith (3) 3,590 2:45 D
Fri 4/18/1986 at Reds W 6-4 6-3 W3 Scott (1-2) Soto (1-1) Smith (4) 26,126 2:38 N
Sat 4/19/1986 at Reds W 4-3 7-3 W4 Knepper (3-0) Browning (0-1) Smith (5) 17,564 2:26 D
Sun 4/20/1986 at Reds W 6-4 8-3 W5 Madden (1-0) Gullickson (0-1) Kerfeld (2) 17,878 2:45 D
Mon 4/21/1986 at Braves L 2-8 8-4 L1 Johnson (2-0) Ryan (2-2) 5,361 2:36 N
Tue 4/22/1986 at Braves W 3-2 9-4 W1 Kerfeld (2-0) Ward (0-1) 6,316 2:18 N
Wed 4/23/1986 at Braves W 3-2 10-4 W2 Solano (1-0) Smith (1-1) Smith (6) 7,666 2:27 D
Thu 4/24/1986 vs Reds L 0-3 10-5 L1 Soto (2-1) Madden (1-1) 10,245 2:35 N
Fri 4/25/1986 vs Reds W 3-1 11-5 W1 Ryan (3-2) Browning (0-2) 16,296 2:07 N
Sat 4/26/1986 vs Reds W 1-0 12-5 W2 Scott (2-2) Gullickson (0-2) 38,442 2:06 N
Sun 4/27/1986 vs Reds W 6-0 13-5 W3 Knepper (4-0) Denny (1-2) 12,185 2:06 D
Tue 4/29/1986 at Phillies L 4-12 13-6 L1 Rawley (3-1) Ryan (3-3) 16,313 2:48 N
Wed 4/30/1986 at Phillies W 1-0 14-6 W1 Scott (3-2) K. Gross (1-3) Smith (7) 17,134 2:38 N
Fri 5/2/1986 at Expos W 6-3 15-6 W2 Knepper (5-0) Youmans (0-3) Smith (8) 6,781 2:38 D
Sat 5/3/1986 at Expos L 6-7 (10) 15-7 L1 Reardon (3-2) DiPino (0-1) 11,769 3:45 D
Sun 5/4/1986 at Expos L 6-7 15-8 L2 Reardon (4-2) Smith (0-1) 13,810 3:01 D
Tue 5/6/1986 at Mets L 0-4 15-9 L3 Gooden (5-0) Knepper (5-1) 41,722 2:36 N
Wed 5/7/1986 at Mets L 2-3 15-10 L4 Fernandez (4-0) Ryan (3-4) Orosco (6) 26,956 2:42 N
Fri 5/9/1986 at Pirates W 3-2 16-10 W1 Kerfeld (3-0) Winn (1-1) Smith (9) 17,296 2:27 N
Sat 5/10/1986 at Pirates W 6-3 17-10 W2 Knepper (6-1) Rhoden (2-2) DiPino (1) 13,344 2:56 N
Sun 5/11/1986 at Pirates L 3-4 (12) 17-11 L1 DeLeon (1-0) Kerfeld (3-1) 13,170 3:39 D
Mon 5/12/1986 vs Phillies L 1-5 17-12 L2 Rawley (4-3) Deshaies (0-1) 8,354 2:18 N
Tue 5/13/1986 vs Phillies W 3-2 (11) 18-12 W1 Solano (2-0) Rucker (0-1) 7,087 2:51 N
Wed 5/14/1986 vs Mets W 6-2 19-12 W2 Knepper (7-1) Ojeda (5-1) 11,626 2:23 N
Thu 5/15/1986 vs Mets L 2-6 19-13 L1 Darling (4-0) Ryan (3-5) 13,856 2:42 N
Fri 5/16/1986 vs Cubs W 9-6 20-13 W1 Solano (3-0) Baller (1-2) Smith (10) 17,802 2:50 N
Sat 5/17/1986 vs Cubs W 5-1 21-13 W2 Scott (4-2) Trout (2-1) 37,483 2:40 N
Sun 5/18/1986 vs Cubs L 2-5 21-14 L1 Hoffman (1-1) Knepper (7-2) Smith (5) 14,483 2:56 D
Tue 5/20/1986 vs Pirates L 2-4 21-15 L2 Walk (2-0) Ryan (3-6) 8,711 2:38 N
Wed 5/21/1986 vs Pirates L 1-2 21-16 L3 Rhoden (3-3) Scott (4-3) 6,990 2:22 N
Thu 5/22/1986 vs Pirates W 4-0 22-16 W1 Knepper (8-2) Reuschel (3-4) 4,784 2:29 D
Fri 5/23/1986 at Cubs L 1-4 22-17 L1 Sutcliffe (2-6) Solano (3-1) 20,532 2:23 D
Sat 5/24/1986 at Cubs L 3-4 22-18 L2 Frazier (2-3) Smith (0-2) Smith (6) 33,555 2:50 D
Sun 5/25/1986 at Cubs W 3-1 (11) 23-18 W1 Kerfeld (4-1) Smith (2-4) Smith (11) 36,000 3:02 D
Mon 5/26/1986 at Cardinals W 4-1 24-18 W2 Deshaies (1-1) Forsch (3-3) DiPino (2) 20,099 2:43 N
Tue 5/27/1986 at Cardinals W 5-4 25-18 W3 Smith (1-2) Dayley (0-3) 20,146 2:48 N
Wed 5/28/1986 at Cardinals W 4-3 (11) 26-18 W4 Kerfeld (5-1) Worrell (3-3) 17,582 3:18 D
Fri 5/30/1986 vs Expos L 0-1 26-19 L1 Smith (4-4) Scott (4-4) Reardon (12) 13,854 2:14 N
Sat 5/31/1986 vs Expos W 4-3 27-19 W1 DiPino (1-1) Burke (2-1) Smith (12) 25,381 2:30 N
Sun 6/1/1986 vs Expos W 8-4 28-19 W2 Knepper (9-2) Hesketh (3-4) 13,325 2:38 D
Mon 6/2/1986 vs Cardinals L 2-9 28-20 L1 Tudor (5-3) Madden (1-2) 11,669 2:45 N
Tue 6/3/1986 vs Cardinals L 1-3 28-21 L2 Mathews (1-0) Deshaies (1-2) Worrell (8) 6,430 2:20 N
Wed 6/4/1986 vs Cardinals W 4-2 29-21 W1 Scott (5-4) Burris (2-2) Smith (13) 11,396 2:33 N
Thu 6/5/1986 at Dodgers L 0-1 29-22 L1 Honeycutt (3-3) Hernandez (0-1) Howell (3) 32,545 2:25 N
Fri 6/6/1986 at Dodgers L 2-3 29-23 L2 Howell (2-2) Knepper (9-3) 38,991 2:52 N
Sat 6/7/1986 at Dodgers W 7-5 30-23 W1 Lopez (1-0) Howell (2-3) Smith (14) 32,902 3:27 D
Sun 6/8/1986 at Dodgers W 3-2 31-23 W2 Scott (6-4) Valenzuela (8-4) Smith (15) 47,404 2:44 D
Mon 6/9/1986 at Padres W 5-3 32-23 W3 Deshaies (2-2) Show (3-4) Lopez (1) 19,167 2:42 N
Tue 6/10/1986 at Padres W 12-1 33-23 W4 Knepper (10-3) Dravecky (5-6) 13,966 2:31 N
Wed 6/11/1986 at Padres L 7-11 33-24 L1 McCullers (2-1) DiPino (1-2) 13,686 2:47 D
Thu 6/12/1986 vs Giants W 4-1 34-24 W1 Hernandez (1-1) Krukow (8-4) Smith (16) 16,342 2:37 N
Fri 6/13/1986 vs Giants L 1-3 34-25 L1 M. Davis (2-3) Scott (6-5) 23,532 2:22 N
Sat 6/14/1986 vs Giants W 7-3 35-25 W1 Deshaies (3-2) Mulholland (0-1) Lopez (2) 32,477 2:48 N
Sun 6/15/1986 vs Giants L 2-7 35-26 L1 Blue (4-3) Knepper (10-4) 22,958 2:56 D
Tue 6/17/1986 at Reds L 4-5 35-27 L2 Welsh (2-1) Hernandez (1-2) Franco (11) 16,824 2:33 N
Wed 6/18/1986 at Reds L 2-3 35-28 L3 Robinson (5-0) Smith (1-3) 17,426 2:20 N
Thu 6/19/1986 at Reds W 6-2 36-28 W1 Deshaies (4-2) Soto (3-7) 25,920 2:54 N
Fri 6/20/1986 at Giants L 1-3 36-29 L1 Blue (5-3) Knepper (10-5) Berenguer (2) 25,116 2:18 N
Sat 6/21/1986 at Giants L 1-2 36-30 L2 Garrelts (6-6) Knudson (0-1) Berenguer (3) 24,927 2:51 D
Sun 6/22/1986 1 at Giants L 2-4 36-31 L3 Krukow (9-4) Hernandez (1-3) 2:22 D
Sun 6/22/1986 2 at Giants L 2-3 36-32 L4 Berenguer (1-0) Smith (1-4) Hensley (1) 47,030 2:42 D
Mon 6/23/1986 vs Reds W 7-6 37-32 W1 Andersen (1-0) Power (3-5) 12,953 2:57 N
Tue 6/24/1986 vs Reds W 8-4 38-32 W2 Ryan (4-6) Browning (5-7) 17,487 2:44 N
Wed 6/25/1986 vs Reds L 3-4 (10) 38-33 L1 Franco (1-4) Lopez (1-1) 13,313 3:00 N
Fri 6/27/1986 vs Dodgers W 5-0 39-33 W1 Scott (7-5) Reuss (2-6) 25,760 2:06 N
Sat 6/28/1986 vs Dodgers W 6-4 40-33 W2 Deshaies (5-2) Welch (3-6) Lopez (3) 34,252 2:35 N
Sun 6/29/1986 vs Dodgers W 2-1 41-33 W3 Hernandez (2-3) Valenzuela (10-5) DiPino (3) 32,723 2:23 D
Mon 6/30/1986 vs Padres L 2-9 41-34 L1 Dravecky (7-7) Knepper (10-6) 11,141 2:22 N
Tue 7/1/1986 vs Padres L 4-7 41-35 L2 Show (7-4) Knudson (0-2) Gossage (14) 13,866 2:46 N
Wed 7/2/1986 vs Padres W 8-1 42-35 W1 Scott (8-5) Hawkins (5-5) 10,148 2:18 D
Thu 7/3/1986 at Mets L 5-6 (10) 42-36 L1 Orosco (4-4) DiPino (1-3) 48,839 3:08 N
Fri 7/4/1986 at Mets L 1-2 42-37 L2 Gooden (10-3) Smith (1-5) 28,557 2:39 D
Sat 7/5/1986 at Mets W 2-1 43-37 W1 Kerfeld (6-1) McDowell (7-1) 50,939 2:24 N
Sun 7/6/1986 at Mets L 3-5 43-38 L1 Fernandez (11-2) Knudson (0-3) McDowell (8) 31,017 3:08 D
Mon 7/7/1986 at Expos W 12-1 44-38 W1 Scott (9-5) Martinez (0-1) 17,694 2:40 N
Tue 7/8/1986 at Expos W 4-1 45-38 W2 Ryan (5-6) Tibbs (4-5) Kerfeld (3) 16,382 2:29 N
Wed 7/9/1986 at Expos L 1-2 45-39 L1 Youmans (9-5) Knepper (10-7) 15,316 2:08 N
Thu 7/10/1986 vs Phillies W 11-4 46-39 W1 Knudson (1-3) Hudson (4-9) 18,289 2:39 N
Fri 7/11/1986 vs Phillies L 1-4 46-40 L1 Carman (4-2) Scott (9-6) Bedrosian (11) 18,047 2:22 N
Sat 7/12/1986 vs Phillies W 4-3 47-40 W1 Ryan (6-6) Rawley (11-5) Smith (17) 17,491 2:51 D
Sun 7/13/1986 vs Phillies L 4-5 (11) 47-41 L1 Bedrosian (6-3) Smith (1-6) 20,597 3:01 D
Thu 7/17/1986 vs Mets L 2-13 47-42 L2 Ojeda (11-2) Ryan (6-7) 21,536 3:10 N
Fri 7/18/1986 vs Mets W 3-0 48-42 W1 Knepper (11-7) Darling (9-3) 22,906 2:25 N
Sat 7/19/1986 vs Mets W 5-4 49-42 W2 Smith (2-6) McDowell (7-3) 44,502 2:38 N
Sun 7/20/1986 vs Mets W 9-8 (15) 50-42 W3 Knepper (12-7) McDowell (7-4) 23,900 5:29 D
Mon 7/21/1986 vs Expos W 8-7 51-42 W4 Kerfeld (7-1) Reardon (6-5) 13,753 3:03 N
Tue 7/22/1986 vs Expos W 1-0 (10) 52-42 W5 Smith (3-6) Youmans (10-6) 19,271 2:43 N
Wed 7/23/1986 vs Expos W 4-3 (11) 53-42 W6 Lopez (2-1) Burke (7-4) 15,364 3:07 N
Thu 7/24/1986 at Phillies W 9-3 54-42 W7 Scott (10-6) Rawley (11-7) 31,094 2:37 N
Fri 7/25/1986 at Phillies L 2-4 54-43 L1 Hudson (6-9) Deshaies (5-3) Bedrosian (13) 23,387 2:28 N
Sat 7/26/1986 at Phillies L 2-3 54-44 L2 Carman (5-2) Knudson (1-4) Schatzeder (2) 34,075 2:24 N
Sun 7/27/1986 at Phillies W 3-2 55-44 W1 Ryan (7-7) K. Gross (6-8) Lopez (4) 33,192 2:14 D
Mon 7/28/1986 vs Braves W 4-2 56-44 W2 Knepper (13-7) Alexander (1-3) Smith (18) 24,597 2:19 N
Tue 7/29/1986 vs Braves L 0-1 56-45 L1 Palmer (7-8) Scott (10-7) Garber (13) 26,610 2:31 N
Wed 7/30/1986 vs Braves W 4-2 57-45 W1 Deshaies (6-3) Acker (1-1) Smith (19) 34,102 2:50 N
Fri 8/1/1986 at Padres W 6-3 58-45 W2 Knepper (14-7) Hoyt (5-7) Smith (20) 22,108 2:39 N
Sat 8/2/1986 at Padres W 5-4 59-45 W3 Scott (11-7) Show (7-5) Smith (21) 28,612 2:40 N
Sun 8/3/1986 at Padres L 1-5 59-46 L1 Hawkins (8-7) Knudson (1-5) Gossage (18) 21,850 2:20 D
Mon 8/4/1986 at Dodgers L 3-7 59-47 L2 Valenzuela (15-6) Kerfeld (7-2) 32,182 2:54 N
Tue 8/5/1986 at Dodgers W 10-2 60-47 W1 Lopez (3-1) Howell (4-7) Smith (22) 45,525 3:21 N
Wed 8/6/1986 at Dodgers L 4-7 60-48 L1 Honeycutt (8-6) Keough (2-3) Niedenfuer (7) 40,709 3:06 D
Fri 8/8/1986 vs Padres W 5-0 61-48 W1 Scott (12-7) McCullers (5-6) 31,142 2:15 N
Sat 8/9/1986 vs Padres W 6-2 62-48 W2 Deshaies (7-3) Hawkins (8-8) Kerfeld (4) 38,169 2:28 N
Sun 8/10/1986 vs Padres L 3-5 62-49 L1 Dravecky (8-9) Knepper (14-8) Gossage (19) 20,839 2:30 D
Mon 8/11/1986 vs Dodgers W 7-6 63-49 W1 Smith (4-6) Howell (4-8) 23,206 3:31 N
Tue 8/12/1986 vs Dodgers W 3-0 64-49 W2 Ryan (8-7) Honeycutt (8-7) Kerfeld (5) 37,973 2:25 N
Wed 8/13/1986 vs Dodgers L 3-5 64-50 L1 Hershiser (12-8) Scott (12-8) Niedenfuer (8) 33,327 2:40 N
Thu 8/14/1986 vs Dodgers W 3-2 65-50 W1 Andersen (2-0) Valenzuela (15-8) Smith (23) 42,118 2:15 N
Fri 8/15/1986 at Braves W 3-0 66-50 W2 Knepper (15-8) Acker (2-2) 26,625 2:14 N
Sat 8/16/1986 at Braves W 7-4 67-50 W3 Keough (3-3) Mahler (11-12) Smith (24) 31,862 2:43 N
Sun 8/17/1986 at Braves L 3-4 67-51 L1 Speck (2-0) Andersen (2-1) Garber (18) 17,618 2:54 D
Mon 8/18/1986 at Pirates W 3-0 68-51 W1 Scott (13-8) Walk (5-7) 7,965 2:24 N
Tue 8/19/1986 at Pirates W 1-0 69-51 W2 Deshaies (8-3) Bielecki (6-9) Smith (25) 9,128 2:31 N
Wed 8/20/1986 at Pirates L 1-4 69-52 L1 Rhoden (14-7) Knepper (15-9) 16,997 2:12 N
Fri 8/22/1986 at Cardinals L 5-6 69-53 L2 Tudor (13-6) Ryan (8-8) Worrell (28) 33,918 2:44 N
Sat 8/23/1986 at Cardinals L 1-7 69-54 L3 Cox (8-10) Scott (13-9) 40,944 2:28 N
Sun 8/24/1986 at Cardinals W 5-1 70-54 W1 Deshaies (9-3) Conroy (3-8) Lopez (5) 33,687 2:50 D
Mon 8/25/1986 vs Cubs W 3-2 71-54 W2 Kerfeld (8-2) Smith (8-8) Smith (26) 24,211 2:40 N
Tue 8/26/1986 vs Cubs L 3-5 71-55 L1 Lynch (4-3) Darwin (0-1) Smith (25) 22,579 2:33 N
Wed 8/27/1986 vs Cubs W 7-1 72-55 W1 Ryan (9-8) Moyer (5-4) Kerfeld (6) 24,198 2:39 N
Fri 8/29/1986 vs Pirates W 3-2 73-55 W2 Scott (14-9) Reuschel (8-15) Smith (27) 22,801 2:37 N
Sat 8/30/1986 vs Pirates L 3-13 73-56 L1 Rhoden (15-7) Deshaies (9-4) 30,598 2:46 N
Sun 8/31/1986 vs Pirates L 2-8 73-57 L2 Walk (7-7) Knepper (15-10) 25,405 2:17 D
Mon 9/1/1986 at Cubs W 6-4 74-57 W1 Darwin (1-1) Lynch (4-4) Smith (28) 25,547 3:01 D
Tue 9/2/1986 at Cubs W 8-7 (18) 75-57 W2 Darwin (2-1) Maddux (0-1) 10,501 5:14 D
Wed 9/3/1986 at Cubs W 8-2 76-57 W3 Scott (15-9) Sanderson (7-11) 7,051 2:48 D
Fri 9/5/1986 vs Cardinals L 5-8 76-58 L1 Soff (2-0) Lopez (3-2) 23,547 2:50 N
Sat 9/6/1986 vs Cardinals W 7-6 77-58 W1 Kerfeld (9-2) Worrell (8-10) 21,802 2:58 D
Sun 9/7/1986 vs Cardinals W 6-3 78-58 W2 Calhoun (1-0) Mathews (10-5) Smith (29) 20,773 2:50 D
Mon 9/8/1986 vs Reds W 3-1 79-58 W3 Ryan (10-8) Welsh (5-6) Kerfeld (7) 26,997 2:26 N
Tue 9/9/1986 vs Reds W 9-2 80-58 W4 Scott (16-9) Browning (12-12) 22,711 2:11 N
Wed 9/10/1986 at Dodgers L 1-5 80-59 L1 Hershiser (13-11) Deshaies (9-5) 27,534 2:56 N
Thu 9/11/1986 at Dodgers L 6-14 80-60 L2 Valenzuela (19-9) Knepper (15-11) 34,816 2:51 N
Fri 9/12/1986 at Padres W 5-3 81-60 W1 Kerfeld (10-2) McCullers (8-8) Smith (30) 11,319 2:35 N
Sat 9/13/1986 at Padres L 3-4 81-61 L1 Lefferts (8-7) Smith (4-7) 32,729 2:42 N
Sun 9/14/1986 at Padres L 2-3 81-62 L2 Lefferts (9-7) Scott (16-10) 13,279 2:35 D
Tue 9/16/1986 at Reds W 6-1 82-62 W1 Knepper (16-11) Gullickson (13-11) Andersen (1) 16,927 2:34 N
Wed 9/17/1986 at Reds W 6-1 83-62 W2 Darwin (3-1) Welsh (6-7) 15,195 2:26 N
Thu 9/18/1986 at Reds W 5-3 84-62 W3 Keough (4-3) Browning (13-13) Lopez (6) 11,825 2:16 N
Fri 9/19/1986 vs Padres W 5-4 85-62 W4 Kerfeld (11-2) LaPoint (1-3) Smith (31) 23,805 2:47 N
Sat 9/20/1986 vs Padres W 10-6 86-62 W5 Scott (17-10) Hayward (0-1) 36,878 2:33 N
Sun 9/21/1986 vs Padres L 0-5 86-63 L1 Jones (1-0) Knepper (16-12) 23,385 2:24 D
Mon 9/22/1986 vs Dodgers L 2-9 86-64 L2 Valenzuela (20-10) Darwin (3-2) 27,641 2:35 N
Tue 9/23/1986 vs Dodgers W 4-0 87-64 W1 Deshaies (10-5) Powell (2-7) 27,734 2:44 N
Wed 9/24/1986 vs Giants W 6-0 88-64 W2 Ryan (11-8) LaCoss (10-13) 37,611 2:39 N
Thu 9/25/1986 vs Giants W 2-0 89-64 W3 Scott (18-10) Berenguer (2-3) 32,808 2:24 D
Fri 9/26/1986 at Braves L 4-5 89-65 L1 Alexander (6-6) Keough (4-4) Smith (1) 6,754 2:15 N
Sat 9/27/1986 at Braves W 4-0 90-65 W1 Darwin (4-2) Palmer (11-10) 13,545 2:22 D
Sun 9/28/1986 at Braves W 2-0 91-65 W2 Deshaies (11-5) Acker (3-7) Smith (32) 6,280 2:22 D
Tue 9/30/1986 at Giants L 5-6 91-66 L1 M. Davis (5-7) Lopez (3-3) 13,358 2:34 N
Wed 10/1/1986 at Giants W 5-0 92-66 W1 Darwin (5-2) Krukow (19-9) 9,881 2:41 D
Thu 10/2/1986 at Giants W 2-1 (10) 93-66 W2 Keough (5-4) Robinson (6-3) Smith (33) 8,656 3:07 N
Fri 10/3/1986 vs Braves W 6-2 94-66 W3 Ryan (12-8) Acker (3-8) 25,068 2:22 N
Sat 10/4/1986 vs Braves W 3-2 95-66 W4 Deshaies (12-5) Smith (8-16) Lopez (7) 17,314 2:18 D
Sun 10/5/1986 vs Braves W 4-1 96-66 W5 Knepper (17-12) Mahler (14-18) 37,531 1:50 D

Totals:



National League Championship Series
New York Mets defeat Houston Astros 4-2

Date G Opponent Score Rec Strk WP LP SV A T D/N
Wed 10/8/1986 1 vs Mets W 1-0 1-0 W1 Scott (1-0) Gooden (0-1) 44,131 2:56 N
Thu 10/9/1986 2 vs Mets L 1-5 1-1 L1 Ojeda (1-0) Ryan (0-1) 44,391 2:40 N
Sat 10/11/1986 3 at Mets L 5-6 1-2 L2 Orosco (1-0) Smith (0-1) 55,052 2:55 D
Sun 10/12/1986 4 at Mets W 3-1 2-2 W1 Scott (2-0) Fernandez (0-1) 55,038 2:23 N
Tue 10/14/1986 5 at Mets L 1-2 (12) 2-3 L1 Orosco (2-0) Kerfeld (0-1) 54,986 3:45 D
Wed 10/15/1986 6 vs Mets L 6-7 (16) 2-4 L2 Orosco (3-0) Lopez (0-1) 45,718 4:42 D


Data courtesy of Retrosheet