Houston Astros 4, New York Mets 1
Regular Season Game 88
Played on Monday, July 16, 1990 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  1
HOU N    0  2  1    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   4 12  0
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Johnson 3b,ss,3b              4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Magadan 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
  Pena p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jefferies 2b                  4   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Strawberry rf                 3   0   1   0       1   2       2   1
McReynolds lf                 3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Boston cf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Elster ss                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   6
  O'Malley ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Teufel ph,3b,1b             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Hundley c                     2   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
  Carreon ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sasser ph,c                 1   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Ojeda p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Miller ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Darling p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Diaz ph,ss                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       29   1   3   1       3  10      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Strawberry-Sasser.
E: Sasser (8).

BATTING - 
HR: Jefferies (11,1st inning off Portugal 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Boston (4,off Portugal).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Yelding ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Candaele lf                   4   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Ortiz rf                      4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Caminiti 3b                   3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Biggio cf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Stubbs 1b                     3   0   0   1       0   3       8   2
Nichols c                     4   0   0   0       0   2      11   1
Rohde 2b                      4   0   3   0       0   1       0   1
Portugal p                    3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Agosto p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Andersen p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   4  12   3       1   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Portugal-Nichols-Stubbs.

BATTING - 
2B: Rohde (3,off Ojeda).
3B: Biggio (1,off Ojeda); Candaele (3,off Ojeda).
SH: Stubbs (1,off Ojeda).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Yelding (15,2nd base by Ojeda/Hundley).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ojeda L(4-4)                  5     8   3   3   1   2   0  23
Darling                       2     4   1   0   0   2   0   9
Pena                          1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        8    12   4   3   1   7   0  35

WP: Darling (4).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Portugal W(4-8)               6.2   3   1   1   2   7   1  24
Agosto                        0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Andersen SV(3)                2.1   0   0   0   0   3   0   7
Totals                        9     3   1   1   3  10   1  32

WP: Portugal (2).

Umpires: HP - Bob Davidson, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Charlie Williams, 3B - John McSherry
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 16942


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Johnson             3b        Yelding             ss
2. Magadan             1b        Candaele            lf
3. Jefferies           2b        Ortiz               rf
4. Strawberry          rf        Caminiti            3b
5. McReynolds          lf        Biggio              cf
6. Boston              cf        Stubbs              1b
7. Elster              ss        Nichols             c
8. Hundley             c         Rohde               2b
9. Ojeda               p         Portugal            p

METS 1ST: Johnson flied to center; Magadan grounded out (first
to pitcher); Jefferies homered; Strawberry singled to right;
McReynolds popped to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Yelding singled to center; Yelding was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Candaele grounded out
(shortstop to first); Ortiz grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 2ND: Boston struck out; Elster struck out; Hundley was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Caminiti singled to second; Biggio tripled to center
[Caminiti scored]; Stubbs out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
unassisted) [Biggio scored]; Nichols struck out; Rohde singled
to center; Portugal forced Rohde (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

METS 3RD: Ojeda was called out on strikes; Johnson lined to
first; Magadan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Yelding made an out to catcher; Eric
Yelding called for interference for running into his bunt;
Candaele tripled to center; Ortiz singled to left [Candaele
scored]; Caminiti flied to right; Biggio singled to left [Ortiz
to second]; Stubbs struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 3.

METS 4TH: Jefferies grounded out (first to pitcher); Strawberry
struck out; McReynolds flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Nichols grounded out (shortstop to first); Rohde
doubled to left; Portugal grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Rohde to third]; Yelding grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 5TH: Boston struck out; Elster flied to right; Hundley
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Candaele grounded out (third to first); Ortiz
grounded out (pitcher to first); Caminiti walked; Biggio flied
to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 6TH: MILLER BATTED FOR OJEDA; Miller grounded out
(shortstop to first); Johnson struck out; Magadan lined to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: DARLING REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Stubbs was
called out on strikes; Nichols grounded out (shortstop to
first); Rohde singled to center; Portugal struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

METS 7TH: Jefferies singled to right; Strawberry walked
[Jefferies to second]; Portugal threw a wild pitch [Jefferies to
third]; McReynolds walked [Strawberry to second]; Boston
grounded into a double play (pitcher to catcher to first)
[Strawberry to third, McReynolds to second, Jefferies out at
home]; O'MALLEY BATTED FOR ELSTER; AGOSTO REPLACED PORTUGAL
(PITCHING); TEUFEL BATTED FOR O'MALLEY; Teufel walked; CARREON
BATTED FOR HUNDLEY; ANDERSEN REPLACED AGOSTO (PITCHING); SASSER
BATTED FOR CARREON; Sasser grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: SASSER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); TEUFEL STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING 3B); JOHNSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Yelding singled to right; Yelding was picked off first (pitcher
to first); On a bunt Candaele singled to first; Ortiz singled to
center [Candaele to third]; Caminiti reached on a fielder's
choice [Candaele scored (error by Sasser; assist by Darling)
(unearned) (no RBI), Ortiz to second]; Darling threw a wild
pitch [Ortiz to third, Caminiti to second]; Biggio hit into a
double play (right to catcher) [Ortiz out at home]; 1 R (0 ER),
3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

METS 8TH: DIAZ BATTED FOR DARLING; Diaz was called out on
strikes; Johnson grounded out (first unassisted); Magadan flied
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: DIAZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); TEUFEL CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); PENA REPLACED MAGADAN (PITCHING);
JOHNSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); Stubbs struck out;
Nichols struck out; Rohde struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 4.

METS 9TH: Jefferies popped to shortstop; Strawberry was called
out on strikes; McReynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   3   1    4
 Astros           4  12   0    7


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