New York Mets 12, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 77
Played on Thursday, June 30, 1988 (N) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  2  2  -   6  7  1
NY  N    0  1  2    1  3  1    0  4  x  -  12 16  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher cf                    5   1   3   1       0   1       0   0
Ramirez ss                    5   2   2   1       0   0       0   3
Doran 2b                      5   0   1   1       0   1       0   3
Davis 1b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Bass rf                       3   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Bell 3b                       2   0   0   0       2   0       2   1
Henderson lf                  2   1   0   0       1   1       3   1
  Puhl ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Trevino lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio c                      4   1   0   0       0   1       8   1
Darwin p                      1   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
  Childress p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meadows ph                  1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6   7   6       3   5      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Darwin (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hatcher (14,off Ojeda); Ramirez (11,off Ojeda); Doran (8,off Leach).
SF: Darwin (1,off Ojeda).
HBP: Bass (5,by Ojeda).
GDP: Doran (4,off Ojeda).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bass (20,2nd base off Ojeda/Carter).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Backman 2b                    3   1   0   1       1   1       3   0
McReynolds lf                 5   2   2   2       0   2       2   0
Strawberry rf                 4   4   3   2       1   0       3   0
Johnson 3b                    4   0   3   4       0   0       0   1
Carter c                      4   0   0   1       0   2       4   0
  Lyons c                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Magadan 1b                    4   2   3   0       1   0       9   2
Elster ss                     4   1   2   0       0   1       4   7
Ojeda p                       3   0   1   2       0   1       2   3
  Leach p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       37  12  16  12       3   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ojeda-Elster-Magadan.
E: Johnson (9), Magadan (2).
PB: Lyons (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson 2 (13,off Darwin,off Childress); Elster (7,off Darwin); McReynolds
(9,off Childress).
3B: Strawberry (3,off Darwin).
HR: Strawberry (19,3rd inning off Darwin 1 on 2 out); McReynolds (9,6th inning
off Childress 0 on 2 out).
SH: Backman (5,off Darwin).
SF: Carter (5,off Darwin); Johnson (3,off Darwin).
IBB: Strawberry (13,by Childress).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dykstra 2 (16,2nd base off Darwin/Biggio,3rd base off Darwin/Biggio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darwin L(3-7)                 4.2  11   7   6   0   6   1  26
Childress                     3.1   5   5   5   3   2   1  17
Totals                        8    16  12  11   3   8   2  43

WP: Darwin (1).
IBB: Childress (2,Strawberry).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ojeda W(6-6)                  7.2   5   4   2   3   4   0  33
Leach SV(2)                   1.1   2   2   0   0   1   0   7
Totals                        9     7   6   2   3   5   0  40

HBP: Ojeda (4,Bass).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Greg Bonin, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 48671


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Hatcher             cf        Dykstra             cf
2. Ramirez             ss        Backman             2b
3. Doran               2b        McReynolds          lf
4. Davis               1b        Strawberry          rf
5. Bass                rf        Johnson             3b
6. Bell                3b        Carter              c
7. Henderson           lf        Magadan             1b
8. Biggio              c         Elster              ss
9. Darwin              p         Ojeda               p

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher struck out; Ramirez reached on an error by
Magadan; Doran grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop
to first) [Ramirez out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Dykstra grounded out (shortstop to first); Backman
grounded out (shortstop to first); McReynolds was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis grounded out (pitcher to first); Bass was hit
by a pitch; Bass stole second; Bell walked; Henderson struck
out; Biggio forced Bell (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Strawberry singled to left; Johnson singled to right
[Strawberry to third]; Carter hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Strawberry scored]; Magadan singled to left [Johnson to
second]; Elster was called out on strikes; Ojeda struck out; 1
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Darwin grounded out (shortstop to first); Hatcher
made an out to shortstop; Ramirez flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 1.

METS 3RD: Dykstra singled to center; Dykstra stole second;
Backman was called out on strikes; McReynolds struck out while
Dykstra stole third; Strawberry homered [Dykstra scored];
Johnson doubled to shortstop; Darwin threw a wild pitch [Johnson
to third]; Carter struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran flied out to right; Davis was called out on
strikes; Bass grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

METS 4TH: Magadan singled to second; Elster singled to right
[Magadan to second]; On a bunt Ojeda reached on an error by
Darwin [Magadan to third, Elster to second]; Dykstra flied out
to left; Backman out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Magadan scored (unearned), Elster to third, Ojeda to second];
McReynolds flied out to right; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Bell flied out to left; Henderson walked; Biggio
reached on an error by Johnson [Henderson to third]; Darwin hit
a sacrifice fly to right [Henderson scored (unearned)]; Hatcher
doubled to center [Biggio scored (unearned)]; Ramirez singled to
shortstop [Hatcher to third]; Doran lined to left; 2 R (0 ER), 2
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 4.

METS 5TH: Strawberry tripled to center; Johnson hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Strawberry scored]; Carter grounded out (shortstop
to first); Magadan singled to left; Elster doubled to left
[Magadan to third]; CHILDRESS REPLACED DARWIN (PITCHING); Ojeda
singled to left [Magadan scored, Elster scored, Ojeda out at
second (left to catcher to second to first)]; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis lined to pitcher; Bass grounded out (shortstop
to first); Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 7.

METS 6TH: Dykstra grounded out (third to first); Backman
grounded out (first unassisted); McReynolds homered; Strawberry
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Mets 8.

ASTROS 7TH: Henderson grounded out (first to pitcher); Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Childress grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 8.

METS 7TH: Johnson flied out to left; Carter made an out to
third; Magadan walked; Elster popped to third in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Mets 8.

ASTROS 8TH: Hatcher singled to left; Ramirez doubled to right
[Hatcher to third]; Doran struck out; Davis lined to second;
Bass singled to center [Hatcher scored, Ramirez scored]; Bell
walked [Bass to second]; PUHL BATTED FOR HENDERSON; LEACH
REPLACED OJEDA (PITCHING); Puhl lined to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Mets 8.

METS 8TH: TREVINO REPLACED PUHL (PLAYING LF); Leach struck out;
Dykstra singled to left; Backman walked [Dykstra to second];
McReynolds doubled to left [Dykstra scored, Backman to third];
Strawberry was walked intentionally; Johnson doubled to right
[Backman scored, McReynolds scored, Strawberry scored, Johnson
to third (on throw to home)]; Carter struck out; Magadan
grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Mets 12.

ASTROS 9TH: LYONS REPLACED CARTER (PLAYING C ); Biggio struck
out but advanced to first on a passed ball; MEADOWS BATTED FOR
CHILDRESS; Meadows forced Biggio (first to shortstop); Hatcher
singled to center [Meadows to third]; Ramirez forced Hatcher
(shortstop to second) [Meadows scored (unearned)]; Doran doubled
to right [Ramirez scored (unearned)]; Davis grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Mets
12.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   7   1    7
 Mets            12  16   2    7


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