New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Sunday, July 3, 1988 (D) at Shea Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  2  3
NY  N    0  0  2    0  0  1    2  0  x  -   5  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      2   0   0   0       2   2       3   0
Ramirez ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Doran 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   3       0   4
Bass rf                       4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Davis 1b                      3   0   1   0       0   2       4   2
Hatcher lf                    2   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Pankovits 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Ryan p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Henderson ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       28   0   2   0       2  12      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Ramirez (13), Doran (3), Bass (2).

BATTING - 
HBP: Hatcher (7,by Fernandez).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Young (11,2nd base by Fernandez/Sasser).

New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Backman 2b                    3   0   0   0       2   2       3   1
Magadan 1b                    2   0   1   1       2   0       2   0
Strawberry rf                 3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Johnson 3b                    3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Wilson lf                     4   1   0   0       0   2       4   0
Sasser c                      4   1   2   1       0   1      13   2
Elster ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Fernandez p                   4   1   2   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   8   4       6   7      27   4

FIELDING - 
E: Elster (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Dykstra (12,off Ryan); Sasser (3,off Ryan).
SF: Magadan (2,off Ryan).
IBB: Johnson (13,by Ryan).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Johnson 2 (15,2nd base off Ryan/Biggio 2); Dykstra (18,2nd base off Ryan/Biggio);
Wilson (8,2nd base off Ryan/Biggio).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ryan L(5-7)                   7     8   5   2   5   7   0  35
Agosto                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8     8   5   2   6   7   0  39

WP: Ryan (9).
IBB: Ryan (3,Johnson).

New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fernandez W(5-6)              9     2   0   0   2  12   0  31

HBP: Fernandez (5,Hatcher).

Umpires: HP - Harry Wendelstedt, 1B - Greg Bonin, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 40973


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                New York Mets            
1. Young               cf        Dykstra             cf
2. Ramirez             ss        Backman             2b
3. Doran               2b        Magadan             1b
4. Bass                rf        Strawberry          rf
5. Davis               1b        Johnson             3b
6. Hatcher             lf        Wilson              lf
7. Pankovits           3b        Sasser              c
8. Biggio              c         Elster              ss
9. Ryan                p         Fernandez           p

ASTROS 1ST: Young walked; Ramirez popped to second in foul
territory; Doran was called out on strikes; Bass lined to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Dykstra flied to left; Backman grounded out (second to
first); Magadan walked; Strawberry was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Davis singled; Hatcher was hit by a pitch [Davis to
second]; Pankovits popped to catcher in foul territory; Biggio
lined to center; Ryan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 2ND: Johnson singled; Johnson stole second; Wilson flied to
right; Sasser grounded out (first to pitcher) [Johnson to
third]; Elster flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Young struck out; Ramirez singled; Doran struck out;
Bass flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 0.

METS 3RD: Fernandez reached on an error by Ramirez; Dykstra
doubled [Fernandez to third]; Backman walked; Magadan hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Fernandez scored (unearned)];
Strawberry walked [Dykstra to third, Backman to second]; Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Dykstra scored (unearned),
Backman to third, Strawberry to second]; Wilson struck out; 2 R
(0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Davis struck out; Hatcher lined to left; Pankovits
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 2.

METS 4TH: Sasser struck out; Elster was called out on strikes;
Fernandez singled; Dykstra flied to left in foul territory; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio was called out on strikes; Ryan struck out;
Young walked; Young was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 5TH: Backman was called out on strikes; Magadan walked;
Ryan threw a wild pitch [Magadan to second]; Strawberry lined to
left; Johnson was walked intentionally; Wilson was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Ramirez was called out on strikes; Doran struck out;
Bass reached on an error by Elster [Bass out at second (catcher
to second)]; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 2.

METS 6TH: Sasser doubled to right [Sasser to third (error by
Bass)]; Elster grounded out (shortstop to second to first);
Fernandez singled [Sasser scored]; Dykstra forced Fernandez
(second to shortstop); Dykstra stole second; Backman was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Davis struck out; Hatcher flied to right; Pankovits
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Mets 3.

METS 7TH: Magadan singled; Strawberry singled [Magadan to
second]; Johnson forced Strawberry (first to shortstop) [Magadan
to third]; Johnson stole second; Wilson reached on a fielder's
choice [Magadan out at home (second to catcher), Johnson to
third]; Wilson stole second; Sasser singled [Johnson scored,
Wilson scored (error by Doran) (unearned), Sasser to second];
Elster flied to center; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Mets 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio flied to left; HENDERSON BATTED FOR RYAN;
Henderson struck out; Young struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 5.

METS 8TH: AGOSTO REPLACED HENDERSON (PITCHING); Fernandez flied
to left; Dykstra grounded out (pitcher to first); Backman
walked; Magadan flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Mets 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Ramirez flied to center; Doran grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bass lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Mets 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           0   2   3    4
 Mets             5   8   1   10


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