New York Mets 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 85
Played on Friday, July 10, 1987 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  1    1  0  5    0  0  0  -   7 14  3
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   3  6  2
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   2   3   1       0   0       2   0
Backman 2b                    5   0   1   1       0   1       2   3
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   0   0       1   2      10   0
Carter c                      5   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Strawberry rf                 4   1   3   0       1   0       1   0
McReynolds lf                 4   2   3   3       1   1       3   0
Johnson 3b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Santana ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   4
Gooden p                      3   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   7  14   6       3   7      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Santana-Hernandez.
E: Backman (5), Carter (4), Johnson (15).

BATTING - 
2B: Dykstra (15,off Scott); Santana (10,off Scott).
HR: McReynolds 2 (16,4th inning off Scott 0 on 1 out,6th inning off Scott 1
on 1 out); Johnson (17,6th inning off Scott 0 on 1 out).
SH: Gooden (2,off Scott).
GDP: Johnson (3,off Meads).
IBB: Hernandez (5,by Scott).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Strawberry (13,2nd base off Scott/Ashby).
CS: Dykstra (4,2nd base by Scott/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      3   1   1   0       2   1       2   0
Doran 2b                      5   1   1   1       0   2       5   5
Walling 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0      11   1
Bass rf                       3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Ashby c                       3   0   0   0       1   1       7   1
C. Reynolds ss                4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Scott p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Meads p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Childress p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopes ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   6   1       4   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Walling-Doran-Davis.
E: Young (1), C. Reynolds (9).

BATTING - 
HR: Doran (12,6th inning off Gooden 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Ashby (6,off Gooden).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Young 2 (2,2nd base off Gooden/Carter 2).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gooden W(6-2)                 8.2   6   3   2   4   5   1  37
Orosco SV(12)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     6   3   2   4   6   1  38

WP: Gooden (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Scott L(10-5)                 5.2  11   7   6   1   7   3  28
Meads                         1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   6
Childress                     2     1   0   0   2   0   0   9
Totals                        9    14   7   6   3   7   3  43

IBB: Scott (4,Hernandez).

Umpires: HP - Steve Rippley, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Dick Stello
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 42847


Starting Lineups:

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

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

ASTROS 1ST: Young was called out on strikes; Doran flied out to
center; Walling grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Carter grounded out (shortstop to first); Strawberry
singled; Strawberry stole second; McReynolds struck out; Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets
0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis flied out to left; Bass walked; Cruz singled
[Bass to third]; Gooden threw a wild pitch [Bass scored, Cruz to
second]; Ashby walked; C. Reynolds flied out to right; Scott
made an out to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 3RD: Santana made an out to second; Gooden struck out;
Dykstra doubled; Backman singled to center [Dykstra scored,
Backman to second (error by Young)]; Hernandez was walked
intentionally; Carter struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Young singled; Young stole second [Young to third
(error by Carter)]; Doran was called out on strikes; Walling
grounded out (pitcher to third to first); Davis made an out to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 4TH: Strawberry flied out to right; McReynolds homered;
Johnson flied out to center; Santana doubled; Gooden struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass flied out to left; Cruz struck out; Ashby
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 1.

METS 5TH: Dykstra singled; Dykstra was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Backman grounded out (third to first);
Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: C. Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Scott
struck out; Young flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Carter grounded out (pitcher to first); Strawberry
singled; McReynolds homered [Strawberry scored]; Johnson
homered; Santana singled; Gooden out on a sacrifice bunt (first
to second) [Santana to second]; Dykstra singled [Santana scored,
Dykstra to second (on throw to home)]; MEADS REPLACED SCOTT
(PITCHING); Backman reached on an error by C. Reynolds [Dykstra
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Backman to first]; Hernandez
grounded out (second to first); 5 R (4 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Doran homered; Walling grounded out (third to
first); Davis made an out to second; Bass grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 2.

METS 7TH: Carter flied out to center; Strawberry singled;
McReynolds singled [Strawberry to second]; Johnson grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [McReynolds out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Cruz singled; Ashby grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Cruz out at second]; C. Reynolds reached
on an error by Backman [C. Reynolds to first]; PUHL BATTED FOR
MEADS; Puhl grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 2.

METS 8TH: CHILDRESS REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Santana grounded
out (second to first); Gooden singled; Dykstra grounded out
(second to first) [Gooden to second]; Backman grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Young walked; Young stole second; Doran flied out to
left; Walling grounded out (second to first) [Young to third];
Davis reached on an error by Johnson [Young scored (unearned)
(no RBI), Davis to first]; Bass forced Davis (shortstop to
second); 1 R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 3.

METS 9TH: Hernandez made an out to second; Carter grounded out
(third to first); Strawberry walked; McReynolds walked
[Strawberry to second]; Johnson grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); Ashby struck
out; C. Reynolds singled; LOPES BATTED FOR CHILDRESS; Lopes
singled [C. Reynolds to second]; Young walked [C. Reynolds to
third, Lopes to second]; OROSCO REPLACED GOODEN (PITCHING);
Doran struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 7, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             7  14   3    9
 Astros           3   6   2    8


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