New York Mets 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 24
Played on Saturday, April 29, 1989 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  3  -   5 10  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dykstra cf                    5   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Johnson 3b                    5   2   4   2       0   0       0   0
K. Hernandez 1b               5   1   1   0       0   1      11   2
Strawberry rf                 4   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
McReynolds lf                 4   0   2   1       0   2       1   0
Teufel 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   3
Lyons c                       3   0   0   0       1   0       6   1
Elster ss                     3   1   1   0       1   1       1   2
Darling p                     3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Aase p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Myers p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                       36   5  10   5       3   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. K. Hernandez-Lyons-K. Hernandez.
E: Darling (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Dykstra (7,off Forsch).
HR: Johnson (4,9th inning off Forsch 1 on 2 out).
GDP: K. Hernandez (1,off Knepper).
IBB: Lyons (1,by Darwin).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Johnson (6,2nd base off Knepper/Ashby).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Hatcher lf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Doran 2b                      3   0   2   0       1   0       2   4
Davis 1b                      2   0   0   0       2   1       8   0
Bass rf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Ashby c                       4   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Ramirez ss                    4   1   2   0       0   0       1   5
Knepper p                     1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Darwin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gross ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Forsch p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   4   0       5   4      27   9

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

BATTING - 
2B: Doran (9,off Darling); Ramirez (1,off Darling).
SH: Young (2,off Darling).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darling W(1-3)                7     2   1   0   4   3   0  27
Aase                          0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Myers SV(5)                   1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     4   1   0   5   4   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper L(1-4)                5     7   2   2   2   2   0  23
Darwin                        2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Agosto                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Forsch                        1.2   3   3   3   0   2   1   8
Totals                        9    10   5   5   3   6   1  39

Knepper faced 4 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Knepper (1).
IBB: Darwin (4,Lyons).

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Jim Quick, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Eric Gregg
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 29853


Starting Lineups:

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

METS 1ST: Dykstra grounded out (second to first); Johnson
singled to third; K. Hernandez grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Young struck out; Hatcher grounded out (second to
first); Doran doubled to right; Davis walked; Bass walked [Doran
to third, Davis to second]; Caminiti struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Strawberry popped to third; McReynolds singled to
center; Teufel walked [McReynolds to second]; Lyons lined to
center; Elster walked [McReynolds to third, Teufel to second];
Darling forced Teufel (third unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ashby grounded out (first to pitcher); Ramirez flied
to center; Knepper popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Dykstra grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
singled to center; Johnson stole second; K. Hernandez struck
out; Knepper threw a wild pitch [Johnson to third]; Strawberry
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Young lined to first; Hatcher grounded out
(shortstop to first); Doran walked; Davis flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: McReynolds was called out on strikes; Teufel popped to
second; Lyons grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bass flied to center; Caminiti flied to center;
Ashby flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Elster grounded out (shortstop to first); Darling
lined to left; Dykstra lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ramirez doubled to left; Knepper walked; Young
reached on an error by Darling on a sacrifice bunt [Ramirez
scored (unearned) (no RBI), Knepper to third, Young to second];
Hatcher reached on a fielder's choice that turned into a double
play [Knepper out at home (first to catcher), Hatcher out at
first (catcher to first), Young to third]; Doran grounded out
(second to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
1.

METS 6TH: Johnson singled to right; K. Hernandez singled to
center [Johnson to third]; Strawberry singled to right [Johnson
scored, K. Hernandez to second]; McReynolds singled to center
[K. Hernandez scored, Strawberry to second]; DARWIN REPLACED
KNEPPER (PITCHING); Teufel grounded out (second to first)
[Strawberry to third, McReynolds to second]; Lyons was walked
intentionally; Elster struck out; Darling struck out; 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Davis struck out; Bass flied to center; Caminiti
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2,
Astros 1.

METS 7TH: Dykstra flied to center; Johnson flied to left; K.
Hernandez flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ashby lined to right; Ramirez flied to center; GROSS
BATTED FOR DARWIN; Gross grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: AGOSTO REPLACED GROSS (PITCHING); Strawberry popped to
third; FORSCH REPLACED AGOSTO (PITCHING); McReynolds struck out;
Teufel grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: AASE REPLACED DARLING (PITCHING); Young grounded out
(pitcher to first); Hatcher grounded out (pitcher to first);
Doran singled to right; Davis walked [Doran to second]; MYERS
REPLACED AASE (PITCHING); Bass grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

METS 9TH: Lyons grounded out (second to first); Elster singled
to left; Myers was called out on strikes; Dykstra doubled to
right [Elster scored]; Johnson homered [Dykstra scored]; K.
Hernandez flied to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros
1.

ASTROS 9TH: Caminiti grounded out (shortstop to first); Ashby
struck out; Ramirez singled to third; BIGGIO BATTED FOR FORSCH;
Ramirez advanced to second because of defensive indifference
[Ramirez to second]; Biggio popped to catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             5  10   1    7
 Astros           1   4   0    8


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