New York Mets 2, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 21
Played on Wednesday, April 29, 1987 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  8  1
NY  N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  x  -   2  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Doran 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Hatcher cf                    4   0   2   0       0   1       1   1
Garner 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
  Walling ph,3b               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Bass rf                       4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Pankovits lf                  3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   0   1   0       0   0      12   0
Pena ss                       2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Bailey ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Darwin pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Scott p                       1   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
  Waller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Knepper p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   1   8   1       2   9      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Pena (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bass (6,off Sisk).
GDP: Walling (2,off Sisk).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bass (4,2nd base off Fernandez/Carter).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Sisk p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Backman 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Hernandez 1b                  3   1   2   2       0   1       3   0
Carter c                      4   0   1   0       0   3       9   0
Strawberry rf                 4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
McReynolds lf                 3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Santana ss                    3   0   1   0       0   1       2   3
Fernandez p                   2   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson ph,cf                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       31   2   7   2       0  12      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Backman-Santana-Hernandez.

BATTING - 
2B: Santana (1,off Scott).
HR: Hernandez (3,4th inning off Scott 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Hernandez (1,by Knepper).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(3-1)                  6     7   2   2   0   7   1  25
Knepper                       2     0   0   0   0   5   0   7
Totals                        8     7   2   2   0  12   1  32

HBP: Knepper (2,Hernandez).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez W(4-1)              7     5   0   0   2   8   0  28
Sisk                          1     2   1   1   0   0   0   4
Orosco SV(6)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   1   1   2   9   0  36

Sisk faced 1 batter in the 9th inning

Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Paul Runge, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 27097


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. Pankovits           lf        McReynolds          lf
7. Ashby               c         Johnson             3b
8. Pena                ss        Santana             ss
9. Scott               p         Fernandez           p

ASTROS 1ST: Doran singled to center; Hatcher singled to center
[Doran to second]; Garner struck out; Davis popped to third in
foul territory; Bass was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Dykstra lined to first; Backman grounded out (second
to first); Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pankovits struck out; Ashby grounded out (shortstop
to first); Pena walked; Scott struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Carter struck out; Strawberry grounded out (second to
first); McReynolds reached on an error by Pena [McReynolds to
first]; Johnson made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran flied out to center; Hatcher popped to third
in foul territory; Garner flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Santana doubled to center [Santana out at third
(center to shortstop to third)]; Fernandez singled to left;
Dykstra made an out to shortstop; Backman grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis singled to center; Bass forced Davis
(shortstop to second); Bass stole second; Pankovits struck out;
Ashby flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets
0.

METS 4TH: Hernandez homered; Carter singled to left; Strawberry
flied out to left; McReynolds struck out; Johnson grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pena flied out to center; Scott walked; Doran lined
to second; Hatcher struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Santana grounded out (third to first); Fernandez
singled to center; Dykstra singled to third [Fernandez to
second]; Backman struck out; Hernandez singled to right
[Fernandez scored, Dykstra to third]; Carter struck out; 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Garner singled to left; Davis was called out on
strikes; Bass lined to right; Pankovits flied out to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Strawberry struck out; McReynolds struck out; Johnson
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby singled to pitcher; Pena flied out to center;
WALLER BATTED FOR SCOTT; Waller was called out on strikes; Doran
forced Ashby (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: KNEPPER REPLACED WALLER (PITCHING); Santana was called
out on strikes; WILSON BATTED FOR FERNANDEZ; Wilson struck out;
Dykstra was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: SISK REPLACED DYKSTRA (PITCHING); WILSON STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); Hatcher singled to center; WALLING BATTED FOR
GARNER; Walling grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Hatcher out at second]; Davis grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 8TH: WALLING STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Backman flied out
to center; Hernandez was hit by a pitch; Carter struck out;
Strawberry struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: Bass doubled to right; PUHL BATTED FOR PANKOVITS;
OROSCO REPLACED SISK (PITCHING); Puhl flied out to right; Ashby
flied out to center; BAILEY BATTED FOR PENA; Bailey singled to
center [Bass scored]; DARWIN RAN FOR BAILEY; CRUZ BATTED FOR
KNEPPER; Cruz struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets
2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   8   1    8
 Mets             2   7   0    6


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