Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 2
Regular Season Game 29
Played on Monday, May 9, 1988 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  4
HOU N    0  2  0    1  2  0    1  0  x  -   6  9  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    4   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Teufel 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Hernandez 1b                  4   0   2   1       0   1       8   0
Strawberry rf                 2   0   0   1       1   1       1   0
McReynolds lf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Carter c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Johnson 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Elster ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Fernandez p                   2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Leach p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Backman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Innis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       1   7      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Johnson-Hernandez.
E: Dykstra (1), Teufel (3), Carter (2), Elster (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Dykstra (4,off Darwin).
SF: Strawberry (3,off Darwin).
GDP: Teufel (3,off Darwin).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      4   2   2   0       0   1       0   0
Hatcher lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Doran 2b                      3   1   1   2       1   0       3   1
Davis 1b                      4   1   0   0       0   1       4   0
Bass rf                       4   1   3   1       0   0       4   0
Pankovits 3b                  4   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
  Jackson 3b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Ramirez ss                    3   0   1   1       0   0       5   4
Darwin p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       33   6   9   5       1   5      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Doran-Ramirez-Davis.

BATTING - 
2B: Hatcher (7,off Fernandez); Bass (6,off Fernandez).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran 2 (6,2nd base off Fernandez/Carter 2); Young 2 (20,2nd base off Fernandez/Carter,2nd
base off Innis/Carter); Bass (5,2nd base off Leach/Carter).
CS: Hatcher (7,3rd base by Fernandez/Carter).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez L(1-2)              4.2   8   5   3   1   4   0  23
Leach                         1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Innis                         2     1   1   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        8     9   6   3   1   5   0  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin W(2-2)                 9     7   2   2   1   7   0  34


Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Terry Tata
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 18388


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Dykstra             cf        Young               cf
2. Teufel              2b        Hatcher             lf
3. Hernandez           1b        Doran               2b
4. Strawberry          rf        Davis               1b
5. McReynolds          lf        Bass                rf
6. Carter              c         Pankovits           3b
7. Johnson             3b        Ashby               c
8. Elster              ss        Ramirez             ss
9. Fernandez           p         Darwin              p

METS 1ST: Dykstra struck out; Teufel singled to left; Hernandez
singled to center [Teufel to third]; Strawberry hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Teufel scored]; McReynolds popped to second; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young struck out; Hatcher doubled to center; Hatcher
was caught stealing third (catcher to third); Doran walked;
Doran stole second; Davis was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Carter flied to right; Johnson popped to shortstop;
Elster singled to center; Fernandez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bass doubled to left; Pankovits singled to center
[Bass scored, Pankovits scored (error by Dykstra)
(unearned)]; Lenny Dykstra overran ball; Ashby popped to
first; Ramirez popped to second; Darwin was called out on
strikes; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Dykstra doubled to left; Teufel lined to right
[Dykstra to third]; Hernandez singled to right [Dykstra scored];
Strawberry walked [Hernandez to second]; McReynolds popped to
second; Carter forced Strawberry (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Young flied to left; Hatcher grounded out (third to
first); Doran grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 2.

METS 4TH: Johnson flied to right; Elster grounded out (third to
first); Fernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis reached on an error by Elster [Davis to
first]; Bass singled to left [Davis to second]; Pankovits flied
to center; Ashby popped to catcher; Ramirez singled to center
[Davis scored (unearned), Bass to third, Ramirez to second (on
throw)]; Darwin was called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Dykstra singled to center; Teufel grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Dykstra out at
second]; Hernandez lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Young singled to center; Young stole second; Hatcher
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Young to third]; Doran singled
to center [Young scored]; Davis flied to center; Doran stole
second; Bass singled to center [Doran scored]; LEACH REPLACED
FERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Bass stole second; Pankovits flied to
right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 5.

METS 6TH: Strawberry struck out; McReynolds grounded out
(shortstop to first); Carter flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Ashby popped to shortstop; Ramirez popped to third;
Darwin grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 5.

METS 7TH: Johnson struck out; Elster lined to third; BACKMAN
BATTED FOR LEACH; Backman flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: INNIS REPLACED BACKMAN (PITCHING); Young singled to
right; Young stole second [Young to third (error by Carter)];
Hatcher grounded out (shortstop to first); Doran reached on an
error by Teufel [Young scored (unearned), Doran to first]; Davis
hit into a double play (third to first) [Doran out at second]; 1
R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

METS 8TH: Dykstra struck out; Teufel singled to right; Hernandez
struck out; Strawberry forced Teufel (shortstop unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Bass grounded out (second to first); Pankovits
struck out; Ashby flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 6.

METS 9TH: JACKSON REPLACED PANKOVITS (PLAYING 3B); McReynolds
flied to left; Carter grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             2   7   4    5
 Astros           6   9   0    4


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