Houston Astros 5, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 98
Played on Sunday, July 26, 1987 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  4  -   5 10  0
NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  6  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf,lf                 3   1   3   3       1   0       2   0
Doran 2b,ss                   4   0   1   0       1   0       1   1
Walling lf,1b                 4   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Ashby c                       3   1   0   0       1   1       9   1
Bass rf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   1   1   1       0   0       2   1
C. Reynolds ss                3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Lopes ph                    1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Pankovits 2b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Darwin p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Cruz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kerfeld p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meads p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Young cf                    1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5  10   5       4   4      27   5

BATTING - 
2B: Bass (20,off Gooden).
HR: Hatcher (8,9th inning off Orosco 2 on 2 out).
SF: Caminiti (1,off Gooden).
HBP: Hatcher (6,by Gooden).
GDP: Doran (6,off Gooden).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hatcher (35,2nd base off Gooden/Lyons); Doran (16,2nd base off Orosco/Lyons).
CS: Hatcher (4,2nd base by Gooden/Lyons).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    3   2   0   0       2   0       3   0
Backman 2b                    2   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   2   1       0   0      10   3
Strawberry rf                 4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
McReynolds lf                 3   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Johnson 3b                    3   0   1   0       1   2       0   2
Lyons c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Santana ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
  Magadan ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gooden p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
  Mazzilli ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Orosco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wilson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   2   6   2       5   7      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Gooden-Santana-Hernandez.
E: Gooden 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Hernandez (15,off Darwin); Magadan (10,off Smith).
SH: Backman (5,off Darwin).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dykstra 2 (14,2nd base off Darwin/Ashby,2nd base off Kerfeld/Ashby).
CS: Johnson (5,2nd base by Darwin/Ashby).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin                        6     4   1   1   1   4   0  22
Kerfeld                       1.1   0   1   1   3   1   0   7
Meads                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Smith W(2-0)                  1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        9     6   2   2   5   7   0  37


New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gooden                        8     6   1   1   3   4   0  31
Orosco L(2-7)                 1     4   4   4   1   0   1   8
Totals                        9    10   5   5   4   4   1  39

HBP: Gooden (1,Hatcher).

Umpires: HP - John McSherry, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Larry Poncino, 3B - Fred Brocklander
Ejections: HOU Manager Hal Lanier by Larry Poncino [Call at 2B]
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 43554


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher singled to center; Hatcher stole second;
Doran grounded out (third to first); Hatcher was picked off
second but was safe on an error by Gooden [Hatcher to third];
Walling made an out to shortstop; Davis grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher); Bass grounded
out (first to pitcher); Caminiti grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Strawberry struck out; McReynolds flied out to left;
Johnson singled to left; Johnson was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: C. Reynolds grounded out (second to first); Darwin
struck out; Hatcher walked; Hatcher was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Lyons flied out to center; Santana grounded out (third
to first); Gooden struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran grounded out (first unassisted); Walling
struck out; Davis singled to right; Ashby struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 4TH: Dykstra walked; Dykstra stole second; Astros
manager Hal Lanier ejected by 2B umpire Larry Poncino;
Backman out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Dykstra to
third]; Hernandez singled to center [Dykstra scored]; Strawberry
struck out; McReynolds singled to right [Hernandez to second];
Johnson struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Bass singled to second; Caminiti flied out to
center; C. Reynolds grounded out (second to first) [Bass to
second]; Darwin struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 1.

METS 5TH: Lyons flied out to right; Santana lined to third; On a
bunt Gooden made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Hatcher was hit by a pitch; Doran grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Hatcher out at
second]; Walling walked; Davis forced Walling (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 6TH: Dykstra flied out to left; Backman grounded out
(second to first); Hernandez doubled to third; Strawberry made
an out to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby walked; Bass doubled to center [Ashby to
third]; Caminiti hit a sacrifice fly to left [Ashby scored]; C.
Reynolds flied out to left; CRUZ BATTED FOR DARWIN; Cruz flied
out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 7TH: KERFELD REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); McReynolds flied out
to right; Johnson walked; Lyons struck out; Santana lined to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Hatcher singled to center; Hatcher was picked off
first (pitcher to first); Doran singled to right; Doran was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Gooden [Doran to
second]; Walling flied out to center; Davis grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 1.

METS 8TH: MAZZILLI BATTED FOR GOODEN; Mazzilli grounded out
(first unassisted); Dykstra walked; Dykstra stole second;
Backman walked; MEADS REPLACED KERFELD (PITCHING); Hernandez
flied out to left; Strawberry singled to pitcher [Dykstra to
third, Backman to second]; HATCHER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); WALLING CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); SMITH REPLACED
DAVIS (PITCHING); YOUNG REPLACED MEADS (PLAYING CF); McReynolds
walked [Dykstra scored, Backman to third, Strawberry to second];
Johnson struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Mets 2.

ASTROS 9TH: OROSCO REPLACED MAZZILLI (PITCHING); Ashby flied out
to left; Bass grounded out (shortstop to first); Caminiti
singled to left; LOPES BATTED FOR C. REYNOLDS; Lopes singled to
left [Caminiti to second]; Young singled to right [Caminiti
scored, Lopes to third]; Hatcher homered [Lopes scored, Young
scored]; Doran walked; Doran stole second; Walling grounded out
(first to pitcher); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Mets 2.

METS 9TH: DORAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); PANKOVITS
REPLACED LOPES (PLAYING 2B); Lyons popped to catcher in foul
territory; MAGADAN BATTED FOR SANTANA; Magadan doubled to
center; WILSON BATTED FOR OROSCO; Wilson struck out; Dykstra
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
5, Mets 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  10   0    7
 Mets             2   6   2    8


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