New York Mets 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 96
Doubleheader Nightcap
Played on Friday, July 24, 1987 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    2  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
NY  N    1  0  3    1  1  0    0  1  x  -   7 16  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    4   1   1   0       1   2       6   1
Doran 2b                      5   1   1   1       0   0       3   2
Walling rf,lf                 4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Davis 1b                      4   1   1   2       0   0       6   0
Ashby c                       3   0   1   1       1   0       5   0
Cruz lf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
C. Reynolds ss                1   0   0   0       2   1       1   4
  Pankovits ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Knepper p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Childress p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopes ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meads p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bass rf                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4   8   4       4   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Hatcher-Caminiti, C. Reynolds-Doran-Davis.

BATTING - 
2B: Walling (15,off Mitchell); Davis (23,off Mitchell); Doran (13,off Mitchell);
Caminiti (2,off Myers).
SH: Knepper (9,off Mitchell).
GDP: Doran (5,off Mitchell).
Team LOB: 7.

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Wilson rf                     4   4   3   0       1   0       1   0
Magadan 1b,3b                 5   1   5   1       0   0      10   1
McReynolds lf                 3   0   0   1       1   0       2   0
Teufel 2b                     3   1   3   4       0   0       3   3
Lyons c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       3   1
Johnson 3b                    3   1   2   1       1   1       0   0
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Santana ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Mitchell p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Backman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Myers p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hernandez 1b                1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       34   7  16   7       3   4      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Santana-Teufel-Magadan, Dykstra-Teufel.
E: McReynolds (3), Johnson (18).

BATTING - 
2B: Lyons (3,off Knepper).
HR: Teufel (8,3rd inning off Knepper 2 on 1 out); Johnson (23,5th inning off
Childress 0 on 1 out).
SH: Dykstra (2,off Meads).
SF: McReynolds (6,off Knepper); Teufel (2,off Childress).
GDP: Backman (4,off Childress).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wilson (16,2nd base off Meads/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(3-12)               3     7   4   4   2   1   1  18
Childress                     2     4   2   2   1   0   1   9
Meads                         2.2   5   1   1   0   3   0  12
Smith                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8    16   7   7   3   4   2  40


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mitchell W(2-2)               5     5   4   4   4   1   0  23
Myers                         2     1   0   0   0   2   0   7
Orosco SV(14)                 2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Totals                        9     8   4   4   4   4   0  38


Umpires: HP - Fred Brocklander, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - John McSherry, 3B - Frank Pulli
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 44370


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Hatcher             cf        Dykstra             cf
2. Doran               2b        Wilson              rf
3. Walling             rf        Magadan             1b
4. Davis               1b        McReynolds          lf
5. Ashby               c         Teufel              2b
6. Cruz                lf        Lyons               c
7. Caminiti            3b        Johnson             3b
8. C. Reynolds         ss        Santana             ss
9. Knepper             p         Mitchell            p

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher walked; Doran grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Hatcher out at second]; Walling
doubled to left; Davis doubled to center [Walling scored]; Ashby
singled to left [Davis scored, Ashby to second (error by
McReynolds)]; Cruz reached on an error by Johnson [Ashby to
third, Cruz to first]; Caminiti grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Dykstra flied out to left; Wilson singled to third;
Magadan singled to right [Wilson to third]; McReynolds hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Wilson scored]; Teufel singled to left
[Magadan to second]; Lyons forced Teufel (shortstop to second);
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 2ND: C. Reynolds walked; Knepper out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [C. Reynolds to second]; Hatcher hit into a
double play (center to second) [C. Reynolds out at third]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 2ND: Johnson walked; Santana flied out to center; On a bunt
Mitchell struck out; Dykstra grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Doran grounded out (first unassisted); Walling
grounded out (first unassisted); Davis lined to first; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Wilson walked; Magadan singled to left [Wilson to
second]; McReynolds flied out to right [Wilson to third]; Teufel
homered [Wilson scored, Magadan scored]; Lyons doubled to left;
Johnson singled to shortstop [Lyons to third]; Santana popped to
catcher in foul territory; Mitchell grounded out (pitcher to
first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Ashby walked; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted)
[Ashby to second]; Caminiti struck out (catcher to first); C.
Reynolds walked; PUHL BATTED FOR KNEPPER; Puhl flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 4.

METS 4TH: CHILDRESS REPLACED PUHL (PITCHING); Dykstra flied out
to center; Wilson singled to second; Magadan singled to right
[Wilson to third]; McReynolds walked [Magadan to second]; Teufel
sacrifice flied into a double play to center [Wilson scored,
Magadan out at third (center to third)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Mets 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Hatcher singled to left; Doran doubled to center
[Hatcher scored]; Walling flied out to center [Doran to third];
Davis grounded out (shortstop to first) [Doran scored]; Ashby
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Mets 5.

METS 5TH: Lyons grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
homered; Santana singled to second; BACKMAN BATTED FOR MITCHELL;
Backman grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Santana out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Mets 6.

ASTROS 6TH: MYERS REPLACED BACKMAN (PITCHING); Cruz flied out to
right; Caminiti doubled to left; C. Reynolds struck out; LOPES
BATTED FOR CHILDRESS; Lopes flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 6.

METS 6TH: MEADS REPLACED LOPES (PITCHING); Dykstra grounded out
(second to first); Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Magadan singled to left; McReynolds flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Hatcher struck out; Doran grounded out (second to
first); Walling flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
4, Mets 6.

METS 7TH: Teufel singled to left; Lyons struck out; Johnson
struck out; Santana struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Mets 6.

ASTROS 8TH: MAGADAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); OROSCO
REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); HERNANDEZ REPLACED MYERS (PLAYING
1B); Davis grounded out (third to first); Ashby flied out to
left; Cruz grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 4, Mets 6.

METS 8TH: Hernandez singled to right; Dykstra out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Hernandez to second]; Wilson was
credited with a single when a runner was hit by the batted ball
[Hernandez out at third (shortstop unassisted)]; Wilson stole
second; Magadan singled to right [Wilson scored]; WALLING
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); SMITH REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING);
BASS REPLACED MEADS (PLAYING RF); McReynolds flied out to
center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Caminiti flied out to center; PANKOVITS BATTED FOR
C. REYNOLDS; Pankovits singled to shortstop; Bass singled to
left [Pankovits to second]; Hatcher struck out; Doran flied out
to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   8   0    7
 Mets             7  16   2    9


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