Houston Astros 6, New York Mets 5
Regular Season Game 84
Played on Wednesday, July 5, 1989 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  0  0    1  3  0    0  1  0  -   5 10  2
HOU N    1  3  1    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   6 13  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Samuel cf                     5   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
Carreon rf                    5   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Johnson 3b                    3   0   0   0       2   2       1   0
McReynolds lf                 4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Teufel 1b                     3   1   2   0       1   0       9   2
Jefferies 2b                  3   0   2   1       1   0       1   5
Lombardi c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Strawberry ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Elster ss                     3   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
  Wilson ph                   0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Innis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Darling p                     2   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Aase p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mazzilli ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Aguilera p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sasser ph,c                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       34   5  10   5       4   7      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Jefferies-Elster-Teufel.
E: Lombardi (1), Darling (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Elster (10,off Knepper).
SF: McReynolds (5,off Darwin); Wilson (2,off Andersen).
GDP: Elster (11,off Knepper); Lombardi (2,off Knepper).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Johnson (16,2nd base off Knepper/Biggio); Carreon (1,2nd base off Darwin/Biggio);
Jefferies (10,2nd base off Darwin/Biggio).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hatcher lf                    4   2   3   1       1   1       3   0
Young cf                      4   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
Doran 2b                      5   0   1   2       0   1       1   2
Davis 1b                      3   0   1   0       2   0       7   1
Puhl rf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
Ramirez ss                    4   2   2   0       0   0       3   1
Biggio c                      3   0   2   1       1   0       7   0
Knepper p                     2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Darwin p                    0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  13   6       5   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Caminiti-Doran-Davis, Doran-Ramirez-Davis.
E: Davis (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Knepper (4,off Darling); Puhl (18,off Darling).
3B: Caminiti (3,off Darling).
SF: Darwin (1,off Darling).
GDP: Puhl (4,off Aguilera).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doran (14,2nd base off Darling/Lombardi); Davis (3,2nd base off Darling/Lombardi);
Biggio 2 (8,2nd base off Darling/Lombardi 2); Young (31,2nd base off Aase/Lombardi).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Darling L(6-6)                4.2  11   6   5   4   2   0  29
Aase                          0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Aguilera                      2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8
Innis                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    13   6   5   5   3   0  41

WP: Darling (6).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Knepper                       4     8   4   4   1   2   0  20
Darwin W(8-2)                 3     2   0   0   0   4   0  11
Andersen                      0.2   0   1   1   2   0   0   4
Agosto                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Smith SV(17)                  1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   5   4   7   0  40

Knepper faced 4 batters in the 5th inning

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Fred Brocklander, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Paul Runge
Time of Game: 3:34   Attendance: 24675


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Samuel              cf        Hatcher             lf
2. Carreon             rf        Young               cf
3. Johnson             3b        Doran               2b
4. McReynolds          lf        Davis               1b
5. Teufel              1b        Puhl                rf
6. Jefferies           2b        Caminiti            3b
7. Lombardi            c         Ramirez             ss
8. Elster              ss        Biggio              c
9. Darling             p         Knepper             p

METS 1ST: Samuel struck out; Carreon grounded out (pitcher to
first); Johnson walked; Johnson stole second; McReynolds popped
to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Hatcher singled to left; Hatcher was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Darling [Hatcher to third];
Young grounded out (second to first); Doran singled to center
[Hatcher scored (unearned)]; Doran stole second [Doran to third
(error by Lombardi)]; Davis walked; Davis stole second; Puhl
struck out; Caminiti grounded out (second to first); 1 R (0 ER),
2 H, 2 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

METS 2ND: Teufel singled to third; Jefferies grounded out (third
to first) [Teufel to second]; Lombardi reached on an error by
Davis [Teufel to third]; Elster grounded into a double play
(third to second to second to first) [Lombardi out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Ramirez singled to right; Biggio flied to center;
Knepper doubled to right [Ramirez to third]; Hatcher singled to
center [Ramirez scored, Knepper to third]; Young singled to
center [Knepper scored, Hatcher to third]; Doran grounded out
(second to first) [Hatcher scored, Young to second]; Davis
walked while Young advanced to third on a wild pitch; Puhl flied
to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 4.

METS 3RD: Darling flied to left; Samuel grounded out (third to
first); Carreon flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Caminiti tripled to center; Ramirez popped to first;
Biggio singled to left [Caminiti scored]; Knepper flied to
center; Biggio stole second; Hatcher walked; Young flied to
left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros 5.

METS 4TH: Johnson struck out; McReynolds singled to center;
Teufel singled to right [McReynolds to second]; Jefferies
singled to center [McReynolds scored, Teufel to second];
Lombardi grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
shortstop to first) [Jefferies out at second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Doran grounded out (first to pitcher); Davis flied
to center; Puhl doubled to right; Caminiti grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 5.

METS 5TH: Elster doubled to left; Darling singled to center
[Elster to third]; Samuel singled to left [Elster scored,
Darling to second]; Carreon singled to left [Darling scored,
Samuel to third]; DARWIN REPLACED KNEPPER (PITCHING); Johnson
struck out while Carreon stole second; McReynolds out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Samuel scored]; Teufel popped to first;
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Ramirez singled to left; Biggio singled to right
[Ramirez to third]; Biggio stole second; Darwin out on a
sacrifice fly to right [Ramirez scored, Biggio to third];
Hatcher struck out; Young walked; AASE REPLACED DARLING
(PITCHING); Young stole second; Doran struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 6.

METS 6TH: Jefferies singled to center; Lombardi struck out while
Jefferies stole second; Elster struck out; MAZZILLI BATTED FOR
AASE; Mazzilli struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros
6.

ASTROS 6TH: AGUILERA REPLACED MAZZILLI (PITCHING); Davis singled
to center; Puhl grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Davis out at second]; Caminiti grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 6.

METS 7TH: Samuel flied to right; Carreon singled to shortstop;
Johnson popped to shortstop; McReynolds flied to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Ramirez grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
walked; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR DARWIN; Reynolds popped to third;
Hatcher singled to shortstop [Biggio to second]; Young forced
Hatcher (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 4,
Astros 6.

METS 8TH: ANDERSEN REPLACED REYNOLDS (PITCHING); Teufel walked;
Jefferies walked [Teufel to second]; STRAWBERRY BATTED FOR
LOMBARDI; Strawberry grounded out (first to pitcher) [Teufel to
third, Jefferies to second]; WILSON BATTED FOR ELSTER; Wilson
out on a sacrifice fly to center [Teufel scored]; SASSER BATTED
FOR AGUILERA; AGOSTO REPLACED ANDERSEN (PITCHING); Sasser was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: SASSER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MILLER REPLACED
STRAWBERRY (PLAYING SS); INNIS REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Doran
grounded out (second to first); Davis flied to left; Puhl
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 5,
Astros 6.

METS 9TH: SMITH REPLACED AGOSTO (PITCHING); Samuel flied to
center; Carreon lined to first; Johnson walked; McReynolds flied
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             5  10   2    8
 Astros           6  13   1   11


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