New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 95
Doubleheader Opener
Played on Friday, July 24, 1987 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  2
NY  N    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  3  x  -   5  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Young cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Doran 2b,ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   4
Davis 1b                      3   1   2   1       0   0       8   0
Bass rf                       3   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Wine c                        3   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
  Ashby ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
C. Reynolds ss                2   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
  Pankovits ph,2b             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ryan p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Meads p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kerfeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lopes ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       31   2   6   2       1   7      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Doran-C. Reynolds-Davis, Doran-C. Reynolds-Davis.
E: Doran (5), Davis (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Wine (1,off Fernandez).
HR: Davis (16,2nd inning off Fernandez 0 on 0 out).
SF: Bass (3,off McDowell).
HBP: Davis (2,by Fernandez).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bass (8,2nd base by Fernandez/Carter).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    3   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Backman 2b                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   3
Hernandez 1b                  3   1   1   0       1   0       6   1
Strawberry rf                 3   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Mazzilli lf                   2   1   0   0       2   1       3   0
Carter c                      4   0   0   0       0   2       8   1
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   1       0   0       0   2
Almon ss                      2   2   1   0       2   0       1   1
  Santana ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Fernandez p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McDowell p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       25   5   6   3       7   3      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Strawberry (19,off Andersen).
SH: Fernandez 3 (5,off Ryan 2,off Kerfeld).
SF: Johnson (3,off Andersen).
GDP: Johnson (5,off Kerfeld); Backman (3,off Kerfeld).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mazzilli (4,2nd base off Ryan/Wine); Strawberry (17,2nd base off Ryan/Wine).
CS: Strawberry (8,3rd base by Ryan/Wine).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(4-12)                  5     4   2   2   4   2   0  22
Meads                         0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Kerfeld                       2     0   0   0   2   1   0   6
Andersen                      1     2   3   0   0   0   0   7
Totals                        8     6   5   2   7   3   0  36

Ryan faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
Meads faced 1 batter in the 6th inning

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez W(10-6)             8     5   2   2   1   7   1  30
McDowell SV(13)               1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   2   2   1   7   1  34

Fernandez faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
HBP: Fernandez (6,Davis).

Umpires: HP - Frank Pulli, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:44   


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Hatcher             lf        Dykstra             cf
2. Young               cf        Backman             2b
3. Doran               2b        Hernandez           1b
4. Davis               1b        Strawberry          rf
5. Bass                rf        Mazzilli            lf
6. Caminiti            3b        Carter              c
7. Wine                c         Johnson             3b
8. C. Reynolds         ss        Almon               ss
9. Ryan                p         Fernandez           p

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher struck out; Young popped to first in foul
territory; Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Davis homered; Bass flied out to left; Caminiti
singled to left; Wine popped to catcher in foul territory; C.
Reynolds struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Strawberry grounded out (second to first); Mazzilli
walked; Mazzilli stole second; Carter flied out to left
[Mazzilli to third]; Johnson flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ryan struck out; Hatcher flied out to center; Young
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Almon walked; Fernandez out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Almon to second]; Dykstra grounded out
(first unassisted) [Almon to third]; Backman singled to left
[Almon scored]; Hernandez grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran grounded out (second to first); Davis made an
out to shortstop; Bass grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 4TH: Strawberry singled to center; Strawberry stole second;
Mazzilli struck out; Strawberry was caught stealing third
(catcher to third); Carter struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Caminiti struck out; Wine doubled to left; C.
Reynolds struck out; Ryan flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Almon
singled to center; Fernandez out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Almon to second]; Dykstra singled to left [Almon
scored]; Backman flied out to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Hatcher flied out to center; Young flied out to
left; Doran flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Hernandez walked; Strawberry walked [Hernandez to
second]; MEADS REPLACED RYAN (PITCHING); Mazzilli walked
[Hernandez to third, Strawberry to second]; KERFELD REPLACED
MEADS (PITCHING); Carter struck out; Johnson grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Mazzilli out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis was hit by a pitch; Bass forced Davis (third
to second); Caminiti flied out to center; Bass was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Mets 2.

METS 7TH: Almon walked; Fernandez out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Almon to second]; Dykstra walked; Backman
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Dykstra out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Wine struck out; PANKOVITS BATTED FOR C. REYNOLDS;
Pankovits struck out; LOPES BATTED FOR KERFELD; Lopes walked;
Hatcher made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Mets 2.

METS 8TH: DORAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); PANKOVITS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); ANDERSEN REPLACED LOPES (PITCHING);
Hernandez singled to right; Strawberry doubled to right
[Hernandez to third]; Mazzilli reached on an error by Davis
[Hernandez scored (unearned) (no RBI), Strawberry to third];
Carter reached on an error by Doran [Strawberry scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Mazzilli to third, Carter to second];
Johnson hit a sacrifice fly to left [Mazzilli scored
(unearned)]; Almon grounded out (shortstop to first) [Carter to
third]; Fernandez grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R (0 ER), 2
H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Young singled to center; Doran singled to left
[Young to second]; SANTANA REPLACED ALMON (PLAYING SS); MCDOWELL
REPLACED FERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Davis singled to second [Young to
third, Doran to second]; Bass hit a sacrifice fly to left [Young
scored]; Caminiti forced Davis (first to shortstop) [Doran to
third, Caminiti to first]; ASHBY BATTED FOR WINE; Ashby grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   6   2    5
 Mets             5   6   0    7


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